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Nisswa Winter Jubilee runs Friday-Sunday

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The 41st annual Nisswa Winter Jubilee will run Friday-Sunday, Feb. 15-17, presented by the Brainerd Lakes Area Lions.

The theme is Candyland Edition. The annual parade will be at noon Saturday on Main Street.

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Following is a schedule of events:

Friday, Feb. 15

2 p.m.: Medallion Hunt featuring $200 cash prize. Clue No. 1 of 3 will be posted at Martin’s Sports Shop downtown.

4 p.m.: Meat raffle at the Nisswa American Legion.

7 p.m.: Miss Nisswa Scholarship Pageant, Lutheran Church of the Cross.

8 p.m.-midnight: Live band DB3 at Ye Old Pickle Factory.

Saturday, Feb. 16

8:30-11:30 a.m.: Pancake breakfast at the Nisswa Community Center.

10 a.m.: Medallion Hunt featuring $200 cash prize. Clue No. 2 of 3 posted at Nature’s Touch Gifts downtown.

10 a.m.: Snow sculpture judging. Sign up at the Triangle gas station in Nisswa.

10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Eats and treats around town.

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Mini Jubilee at Nisswa Elementary School, hosted by the Black Bear 4-H Club. A Candyland quilt will be on display, provided by Mother Originals Quilt Shop.

10:30-11:30 a.m.: Storytelling at Turtle Town Books & Gifts on Main Street.

Noon: Parade down Main Street.

1 p.m.: Paul Bunyan storytelling at the gazebo.

1 p.m.: Medallion Hunt featuring $200 cash prize. Clue No. 3 of 3 posted at The Urban Accent in Nisswa Square.

1 p.m.: Wood-splitting contest at the turtle track. Sign up at the Triangle gas station in Nisswa.

1:30 p.m.: Parent Iditarod next to the Pickle. Sign up at the Lakes Area Lions Food Booth at the Pickle.

1:30 p.m.: Volleyball tournament. Gather outside the Pickle.

2-4 p.m.: Kids craft time at the Nisswa Chamber Office in Nisswa Square.

3 p.m.: Paul Bunyan storytelling at the gazebo.

4 p.m.: Meat raffle at the Nisswa American Legion.

7:30 p.m.-midnight: Live band Decade 7 at Legion. 2013 Jubilee button needed to get in. Buttons are $5 at the chamber, Pickle and Legion.

Sunday, Feb. 17

Noon-2 p.m.: Nisswa Fire Department’s Ice Fishing Derby on Nisswa Lake. Cost: $5 per hole. Minnows will be available. Raffle tickets will be sold.

4 p.m.: Jam session with live band Decade 7 at Nisswa American Legion. 2013 Jubilee button needed to get in. Buttons are $5 at the chamber, Pickle and Legion.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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