Saturday, June 25, 2005

IFF8 logo designed by Sunny Bell, PRHS Junior

Friday, June 24, 2005

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Quilt Me a Story exhibit - Pelican Rapids Public Library

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Good Neighbor picnic (free hot dogs, beverage) - Good Samaritan Center

2:00 p.m. - Touch the Earth (lecture by OTCHS staff on Native Americans in Otter Tail County) at Senior Citizens Center (free refreshments)

1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Making kids crafts from around the world - Pelican Rapids Public Library

6:30 p.m. - Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Pelican Rapids (Tour Guide Marguerite Andrews and Chris Schuelke, OTCHS) Free cones at Scoops for Walkers after the Tour

6:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Riverfront Manor Anniversary party (free cake, tours, door prizes)

7:00 - 10:00 p.m. - Northwind Crossing - Celtic music - The Loft Coffee House, 22950 State Hwy 108 ($10 cover charge)

Saturday, June 25, 2005

9:00 a.m. - Teepee raising - E.L. Peterson Park

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest (Prizes awarded) Broadway Downtown

10:30 - Drum and Dance Youth Group from Anishinaabe Center in Detroit Lakes perform by the teepee in E.L. Peterson Park.

11:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Ethnic (American, Bosnian, German, Mexican, Scandinavian, Somali, Vietnamese) Food Booths - E.L. Peterson Park

12:00 noon - Flag raising (Music by Band of Faith) - E.L. Peterson Park

1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Childrens crafts and games from around the world. PiƱatas at 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 pm - Sherin Park

1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Marketplace and World Craft demonstrations - Sherin Park

1:00 - 4:30 p.m. - World Music and Dance - Sherin Park Shelter
Order of Appearance
Mariachi Los Mensajeros (Twin Cities)
D.D.Va (Norway) see below
Somali Drum and Dance groups (Local)
Ukrainian traditional songs and dances (Local)
Somali Drum and Dance groups (Local)
Mariachi Los Mensajeros (Twin Cities)
Bosnian traditional songs and dances (Local)
Karin McGregor sings Norwegian ballads (Local)
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