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New events spark 2009 Turtle Fest schedule

Perham,Minnesota 56573
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New events spark 2009 Turtle Fest schedule
Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

What's new for the 2009 Perham Turtle Fest?

A whole lot.

New events and activities will make the 2009 edition of Turtle Fest the most lively ever.

Here are a few of the new events on the June 17-21 schedule:

---Little Miss Turtle Fest pageant on Thursday evening-

For info call Kendall Ware at Northern Lakes Dance Studio. Registration at 6:30 pm for girls ages 5-7 years at the H.S. auditorium.

----Erin Drew will be performing from 5pm - 7pm on the Parade stage Friday June 19 just before the parade.

---Fireworks are Friday night at 10:30 from the fairgrounds.

---October Road plays at the Fairgrounds Friday night after the Parade. 8:30pm - 12:30am (In case of rain it will be held at the Grand View Heights ballroom at the Pioneer Village)

---The new time for the Perham Lions Demo Derby this year is 2pm on Saturday June 20.

---Turtle Fest Softball Tourney has been revived, with games Saturday and Sunday at the softball fields on the northwest side of town.

---The Unbelievable Uglies and Sapphire are playing Saturday night June 20tat the Pioneer Grounds. Get your advanced tickets from Ma's, the Chamber office, EB, or Jerome's Antiques.

---Heavenly Hackers Golf Tourney is Sunday afternoon. For more info contact PLGC at 218-346-6070

For a complete schedule of events, go to