The Weekender is ready for another great weekend! Independence Day Holiday or not, there’s lots going on this weekend! From a World War II-era dance, to a country concert, and an off-road bike race, get out and enjoy the weekend! There’s something for everyone!
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Outdoors, Gates open @ 5pm - John Michael Montgomery is an American country music singer. Montgomery began singing with his brother Eddie, who will also be playing at this fantastic show. Get your tickets early.
Each summer in Central Minnesota, more than 1,000 bicyclists wend their way through a rich green and rolling landscape, along quiet roads on Tour of Saints. Now, in its 40+ years, this celebration of bicycling draws riders from all around Minnesota and beyond to St. Joseph for Tour of Saints..."a heavenly little ride." This ride is a fundraiser for the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota, the state’s biggest bicycle education and advocacy nonprofit. Enjoy 18, 35 or 50-mile route options : The tour starts and ends at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, MN. Check-in opens at 6:30 a.m. and closes at 8:30 a.m. so that all riders are underway by 9 a.m. Three courses are designed to offer the most scenic and pleasant routes. Riders enjoy food and drink at rest stops on each course. Helmets are required: Protect your melon! Safe cycling to all Tour of Saints riders! Disclaimer: Tour of Saints is a fundraiser for the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota. All fees are non-refundable. Registration transfers are not available. This ride is a rain-or-shine event. Apparel: 2023 Tour of Saints T-shirts will be available Make a weekend of it!: Very affordable and convenient lodging is available right at St. Ben's!
10th Annual Bluegrass Picker's Festival Saturday July 8, 2023 & 3rd Annual Collector Car Show Collector Cars $10.00 per car donations go to The Big Woods Call Ron Blade at 612-889-2004, Our MBOTMA Member
Jam Sessions throughout the day Bluegrass Picker's Show in the Barn 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Bring your own Chair
Food Items Available
PICKERS-$5.00 per day
GATE General Admission:
ADULTS: $10.00 Seniors & Veterans: $8.00 Students 1st-12th grade: $5.00 5 & under: FREE. MN Pioneer Park