Central Lakes Rotary seeks volunteers for August music festival in Pine River

The Rotary Ends Human Trafficking Music Festival will take place Aug. 12-14 at events park just north of Pine River.

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PINE RIVER — Central Lakes Rotary seeks volunteers for its first Rotary Ends Human Trafficking (REHT) Music Festival slated Aug. 12-14 at the Lakes Music and Events Park just north of Pine River.

Music will start at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, and will continue through 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. Camping will be available at the events park.

The festival is planned to be an annual event and will feature regional rock and country bands, plus camping, speakers on ending human trafficking, food and more. The event is family friendly and will feature activities for children and adults.

Bands include Rush Tribute Project, 32 Below, Corey Medina and Brothers, Remedy Drive, Kent Dudley and Bended Knee and Tim Eggebraaten.

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Volunteers can sign up at through the volunteer link. Any questions about volunteering can be directed to Stephen Blenkush at .


Festival tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite (visit or at the front gate. Tickets for the weekend are $80 in advance and $90 at the front gate.

Camping can be purchased on Campspot (visit There are over 110 electrical sites and over 200 sites altogether.

Sites are $40 a night for electric and $25 a night for nonelectric. Primitive sites can also be reserved, but specific sites cannot be chosen. There is a minimum stay of two nights, and two festival tickets are required for each campsite.

Check-in for camping will be from 1-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, or starting at 8 a.m. Friday.

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