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Past comes alive this weekend at Pine River Heritage Days

Pine River Heritage Days will be Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 7-10, celebrating the city's heritage with annual events. Kicking off the weekend is the Thursday, Sept. 7, Tea at the Station, a Petticoat Junction Function, from 2-4 p.m. at the Pine River...

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Old postcard view of the Minnesota and International Railway Depot.

Pine River Heritage Days will be Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 7-10, celebrating the city's heritage with annual events.

Kicking off the weekend is the Thursday, Sept. 7, Tea at the Station, a Petticoat Junction Function, from 2-4 p.m. at the Pine River Depot. This is a fundraiser to help sustain the depot.

The weekly farmers market will provide fresh foods and crafts from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8.

From 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, John Rohr's historic news reels from the Pine River community will be shown at the depot.

During the weekend celebration Friday-Sunday, a historical pre-1830s encampment with demonstrations will be staked out in Forbes Park. Hobo Stew will be brewing and served starting at noon Saturday, Sept. 9, at Forbes Park as well.

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Pine River United Methodist Church will host its annual quilt show and lunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9. The event will feature creative demonstrations in quilting, dream catchers and other crafts. Author Charlotte Ellen will be present.

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