Quick trips to weekend events in Minnesota and Wisconsin
3. LAKE CRYSTAL Duck Days Celebration: Family fun includes petting zoo, inflatables, high school marching band competition, pedal pull, bean bag toss, music and bride dresses more. June 15 16. 507 726 6088.
4. June 1 3. 507 283 4061. OWATONNA Smokin’ in Steele BBQ and Blues: Fifth annual event features sanctioned BBQ competition and fundraiser, blues music, harmonica lessons, beer garden, bean bag toss, hot rod garden tractor pull, 5K race and more. June 1 3. 507 451 5554.
7. PINE CITY Arrowheads and Stone Tools: Learn about art of making spear points and arrowheads and how modern flint knappe bride dresses rs keep ancient craft alive. Annual event co sponsored by Minnesota Flint Knappers Guild. June 29 30. 320 629 6356.
8. WINONA 25th Annual Dixieland Jazz bride dresses Festival: Musicians include Jim Radloff, Turkey River All Star, Blue Ox Jazz Babies and the Gate City Jazz Band. June 30. 800 657 4972. EAU CLAIRE Norwegian Valdres Samband Stevne: Annual reunion since 1899 of Norwegian descendants bride dresses from North Aurdal, South Aurdal, Vang, Etnedal, Vestre Slidre and Oystre Slidre. Lectures, genealogy room, bus tour, crafts, boutique, food. All interested in Nordic culture welcome. Plaza Hotel Suites. June 14 16. 952 930 1055.