Destination Up North 2016 Up North - Page 27

March 2016 • 27 Glenwood to celebrate 150th birthday this summer ebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding on Lake Minnewaska. Special concerts will be held in the Glenwood City Park throughout the summer. Concert dates are June 9, June 23, July 14, Aug. 4 and Aug. 18. In addition, Paint the Town Week will begin on Monday, June 20. Then the city’s 150th Birthday Bash will be held on Labor Day, Sept. 5, in Barsness Park, capping off a summer for the ages on Lake Minnewaska. Another highlight will continue to be one of the Up North’s premier community celebrations.. Waterama. This year, the 61st annual celebration runs from July 26-31. Waterama offers something for everyone with a 100-unit parade, kiddie parade, water shows, pageants, dances, sporting events, races, contests, and a medallion hunt. Waterama also has Minnesota’s only lighted pontoon parade, followed by a big fireworks show. Other Waterama activities include Crazy Days sales, art and craft shows, a car show, a community worship service in City Park and a kids tractor pull. Waterama’s food vendors offer both hot and cool treats galore FEATURES & ACCOMMODATIONS Get Your Rest With The Bes t • Complimentary Breakfast • Indoor Pool & Hot Tub • Whirlpool Suite • Free Wireless Internet • Cable TV • Copy & Fax Services • Business Center • Meeting Space • 24 hr. coffee • Pet friendly (with approval & fee) • Walking distance to Duffy’s Roadhouse and A&W • Overlooking Lake Minnewaska • Close to a Fitness Center • Extended Stay Rooms Available • Commercial and Corporate Rates 2016 Glenwood Area Events April 9 – 6th Annual Pope County Community Expo - Glenwood May 7 – Ron Erno Memorial Lake Minnewaska Half Marathon - Glenwood May 21 – Lefse Dagen - Starbuck June –