Day 4: June 20
In place of the traditional Turtle Fest parade, Turtle Fest 2.0 held a fireworks display at the fairgrounds on Friday night. Festival goes turned out at the fairgrounds and at other locations in town to watch the 10 p.m. display.
Saturday, which is the final day of Turtle Fest, features many of the same activities as Friday. On the street shopping will continue through today and the virtual 5K, sponsored by the Brew, is taking place all day.
Day 3: June 19
It was the third clue in the Medallion Hunt, "Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard", that lead 10-year-old Regan Hemberger, Perham, to find the medallion today outside of the Bridge Pantry. By finding the medallion Hemberger and her family have won the prize of $500 in Perham Bucks.
West Main Street is blocked off from Second Avenue South to First Avenue South to while On the Street Shopping, which will go through Saturday, takes place. Local stores have goods on the sidewalks in front of their stores and food and retail vendors are in the blocked off block of Main Street.
The Farmers Market is once again in NP Park and will be there again on Saturday.
Other events taking place today and tomorrow can be found at perham.com/turtlefest.
Day 2: June 18
A cool windy day has made for a quiet start to the second day of Turtle Fest 2.0.
While Friday is expected to be busier, as more events are planned for Friday, the Kids Driving Range is scheduled for 3-6 p.m. at Perham Lakeside. The event is free and requires a reservation, those wishing to participate in today's event should call Mike at 218-346-6070.
The Medallion Hunt medallion has yet to be found. The clue for day two is: "Georgie Porgie, Pudding and Pie, kissed the girls and made them cry."
Day 1: June 17
All 10 rocks for the Race to Find the Turtle event were found before 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, to kick off the 2020 Turtle Fest 2.0, Sandy Palubicki said.
Turtle Fest will going until Saturday, June 20, and will be featuring events such as the Rib Fest, Medallion Hunt, a virtual 5K and a Fireworks display.
The clue for day one of the Medallion Hunt is: "Over the River and thru the Woods, to Grandmother's house we go."
This story will be updated throughout the week of Turtle Fest.