Festivals & Events Calendar

July 2006

Gala Night Parade with Fireworks (Jul 3rd, 2006 – 1976-09-12 11:54:00)

Location: Main Street (Broadway), Gilbert

Contact: 218-748-2232

Eveleth Fireworks & Streetdance (Jul 3rd, 2006 – 1976-09-12 11:54:00)

Location: Grant Avenue, Eveleth

Contact: 218-744-4329

Virginia Fourth of July Celebration (Jul 4th, 2006 – 1976-09-12 00:00:00)

Beginning at 9 a.m., a children’s parade marches through Olcott Park.  Immediately following the parade, a variety of fun games for all ages are available, including a scavenger hunt.  At noon, a “fun” auction is held.  Concessions include hamburgers, hot dogs, brats and beverages will be available.
Location: Olcott Park, Virginia

Contact: Mayor Carolyn Luoma Gentilini

Mountain Iron Family Fourth Celebration (Jul 4th, 2006 – 1976-09-12 00:00:00)

Family picnics, games, concessions, music bingo and more.  Contact Larry Nanti with the City of Mt. Iron for more information 218-748-7570.
Location: West Two Rivers Campground, Mt. Iron

Contact: Larry Nanti, 218-748-7570

Website: http://www.mtniron.com

Morning Kiddie Parade & Games (Jul 4th, 2006 – 1976-09-12 11:54:00)

Location: Main Street (Broadway), Gilbert

Contact: 218-748-2232

Eveleth July 4th Parade (Jul 4th, 2006 – 1976-09-12 11:54:00)

Location: Grant Avenue, Eveleth

Mines & Pines Jubilee (Jul 8th – 16th, 2006)

A week long festival celebrating life on the Iron Range.  The jubilee features a gigantic parade and street dance, sidewalk days and the Mines & Pines Art Festival.
Location: Hibbing

Contact: Hibbing Chamber of Commerce at: 218-262-3895

Website: http://www.hibbing.org

Habitat 500 Bike Ride (Jul 9th – 15th, 2006)

Now in its 14th year, the Habitat 500 is a bicycle ride (not a race) that covers 500 miles over the course of 7 days (an average of 71 miles per day). Each rider raises funds from family, friends, businesses, and church groups and designates the Habitat for Humanity affiliates they wish to support (both locally and around the world). Riders are required to raise a minimum of $750, but the average amount raised is nearly $2,000 per rider.

Location: Sanstone, Duluth, Virginia, Hibbing, McGregor, Pierz, Mora

Price: $150-$225

Contact: 877-804-3466 or [email protected]

Website: http://www.Habitat500.org

Hoyt Lakes Water Carnival (Jul 21st – 23rd, 2006)

Location: Hoyt Lakes

Contact: Mary Lou Neagbour @ 218-225-2619

Website: http://www.hoytlakescarnival.com

Iron Range Off-Road Driving School (Jul 22nd – 23rd, 2006)

Iron Range Offroad, Minnesota’s only offroad driving school, is excited to announce it’s 2006 calendar. The classroom setting is the spectacular Iron Range OHV park, 3 hours north of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The classes are geared toward entry level Jeepers, stressing safety and environmental responsibility. Trail riding is broken up with class modules that cover trip preparation, vehicle maintenance and repair, driving skills for different terrain, extraction techniques, vehicle upgrades, and much more. To sign up for a trip or request additional information, log onto: www.ironrangeoffroad.com.
Location: Iron Range OHV Park

Website: http://www.ironrangeoffroad.com

Hands-On History Day Camp (Jul 24th – 28th, 2006)

From homestead and location life to working in the iron mines then and now, campers ages 7-12 will get ‘elbow deep’ in history and experience the rich traditions and cultures of the Iron Range.

For more information, contact Julie Brownell at Ironworld Discovery Center at 218-254-1230 or 800-372-6437 or by email at: [email protected].
Location: Ironworld Discovery Center

Price: $100 includes daily lunch, snack and beverages.

Contact: Julie Brownell

Website: http://www.ironworld.com

Border-to-Border Triathlon (Jul 25th – 28th, 2006)

Location: Various Locations, Eveleth

Contact: City of Eveleth, 218-744-4329