Nisswa Lake Park

A grand opening gathering will be held from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Nisswa Lake Park to celebrate the park’s development. There will be a presentation at 5:30 p.m.

Viking Festival

The first Nisswa Viking Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, in the Nisswa Pioneer Village. This family-friendly event is designed to be both entertaining and educational.

Band in the Park

Nashville musician Paul Christian will perform from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes as part of the free Band in the Park series. He shares amusing stories, jokes and the songs he's had on the radio.

Woodstock show

Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts will present a tribute/variety show, "Feelin' Alright: A Tribute to the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock," at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in the Pequot Lakes High School auditorium featuring American Pie - Pat and Donna Surface.

Tickets are $12 for students and $15 for adults. Visit and click on "tickets" or call 218-568-9200.