Bean Hole Days is scheduled to take place in Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 16-17. The cast iron kettles of beans will be buried Tuesday evening so they can cook overnight and be served free of charge at noon Wednesday, July 17.

A community picnic will take place Tuesday, along with an awards presentation for the Pequot Lakes Volunteer of the Year, Business of the Year and Citizen of the Year.

Following is a schedule of events:

Tuesday, July 16

  • 5-8 p.m.: Community picnic. Enjoy a $5 picnic dinner (brat, hot dog, chips and pop), sponsored by Pequot Lakes Supervalu with proceeds going toward hosting summer events in Pequot Lakes). Meet community nonprofits and youth organizations, play games and enjoy entertainment.

  • 5-8 p.m.: Bungee trampoline and games.

  • 5-8 p.m.: Bouncy house sponsored by Central Lakes Rotary Club.

  • 5:30 p.m.: Burying of the beans ceremony.

  • 6 p.m.: Awards presentation. Community Action of Pequot Lakes Volunteer of the Year, Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year, Pineandlakes Echo Journal Citizen of the Year.

Wednesday, July 17

9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Crafter Show.

9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Bouncy house, yard games, sponsored by Central Lakes Rotary Club.

11:15 a.m.: Coronation ceremony with crowning of the Prince & Princess Jellybean, Queen and King Bean, royal taste test and stirring of bean pots.

Noon: Serving of the beans. Volunteers will serve a free bowl of baked beans, dinner roll and water.

12:30-2:20 p.m.: “Memories of Elvis” show by Chris Olson.