Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Northeast Range 2012 Events And Activities

*Event Dates for 2012 --

May 12th - Fishing Opener
May 28th - Memorial Day
June 9th - Finnish-American Summer Festival
June 9th - Babbitt Walleye Whamma Fishing Contest on Birch Lake
June 22nd - 24th - Peter Mitchell Days, Babbitt
July 4th - Fourth of July
July 27th - 29th - Blueberry Arts Festival, Ely
August 24- 26 - Embarrass Regional Fair
Sept. 3rd - Labor Day
Sept.7th - 9th - Harvest Moon Festival, Ely
Dec. 15th - Ice Candles and Holiday Gathering, Embarrass

Babbitt Events

Peter Mitchell Fun Days Events Page: 

When: Saturday June 9, 2012
Where: Birch Lake off County Road 70, 1 mile South of Babbitt
What: Catch the Big One or Small One- Prize of $1,000!

When: June 22-24, 2012
Where: The large field next to the Babbitt Credit Union in Babbitt
What: Includes a carnival, live bands, food booths, and more!

Embarrass Events

Finnish-American Summer Festival-

Experience the Finnish culture, music, crafts, and food in a one day
celebration.This annual event occurs on the second Saturday of June
at Timber Hall in Embarrass.

Embarrass Region Fair-

The Embarrass Region Fair Association sponsors an annual fair held at the
end of August, as well as, other events throughout the year.

This three day event is loaded with family fun including:
Exhibits, Softball, Horse Show, Mud Run, Demolition Derby, Flying Finn 10K Run,
Horse Shoe Tournament, Team Penning Competition and much more.

This event occurs the last full weekend in August. This year's event will be held on August 24-26, 2012 at the Embarrass Timber Hall.

Ice Candles and Holiday Gathering-

This Finnish tradition of remembering loved ones during the holiday season
has once again become a priority in our community. Ice candles are placed
at the Embarrass Cemetery on grave sites and along the driveway for a magical
display of light, warmth, and beauty on a cold winter night.
This is scheduled for Saturday, December 15, 2012 from 4pm-6pm at the Embarrass Town Hall. For more information: please call 218-984-2084.

Ely Events

When: July 27-29, 2012
Where: Whiteside Park in Ely, between 7th and 8th Ave. on E. Sheridan St.
What: 300 exhibitors – Original art, handcrafts, ethnic foods, Children’s events


When: September 7th – 9th, 2012
Where: Whiteside Park in Ely, between 7th and 8th Ave. on E. Sheridan St.
What: 125+ Arts & crafts exhibitors, demonstrations.

Tower Events
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Other Area Activities

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
Fortune Bay Resort Casino
Bois Forte Heritage Center
International Wolf Center
North American Bear Center
Dorothy Molter Museum
Soudan Underground Mine
Bear Head Lake State Park
Blueberry Arts Festival
Harvest Moon Festival
Winter Festival
Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
Dog Sledding
Northern Lights
Berry Picking
Wildlife Sightings (moose, bear, wolves, loons and more)
Swimming, water skiing, canoeing, and kayaking

Golf at nearby Babbitt Golf Club. This reasonably priced and challenging
nine hole course features well maintained greens and complete rental
facilities. Advance reservations are not required.

The Ely Municipal Course is also a convenient, challenging course.
Giants Ridge Golf Course one of the premier golf courses of the upper Midwest
is located less than 30 minutes from Timber Bay Lodge.

The Wilderness at Fortune Bay made the best new course link
in GolfWeek Magazine.

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