What’s happening Sept. 7 – 9Published 10:48am Friday, September 7, 2012
The Dalton Threshing Show’s theme is “Today Touching Yesterday,” and it also marks the time of year when summer touches fall. The Threshing Show will highlight the weekend, but area residents can also enjoy Ottertail’s Polka Daze, the 60th anniversary celebration of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s visit to Glendalough State Park and the Lee Franklin Memorial Golf Tournament.
The Threshing Show will feature the Parade of Giants, chainsaw carving demonstrations, a downtown parade, steam engine train rides and performances by the Haining Family, Knutson Family and Fraser Family.
The following is a list of some of the events this weekend has to offer.
• Dalton Threshing Show: Knudtson Family musical entertainment; Parade of Giants, 1:30 p.m.; Sawing lumber, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Knutson Family performance, 7 p.m. at the museum building; Haining Family performance, 8 p.m. at the museum building.
• Ottertail’s 3rd Annual Polka Daze, 1 to 10 p.m. featuring Odell Braaten and the Wee Willie Band
• Otter Pride Night, 5 to 7 p.m. at Kennedy Gym
• Allen Edwards, “The Voice of Branson,” 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at A Center for the Arts
• Dalton Threshing Show: Gates open at 6:30 a.m.; Downtown Dalton Parade, 11 a.m.; Sawing lumber, 10 a.m. to noon and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Shingle making, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Fraser Family performance, 7 p.m. in the museum building; Courier, 8 p.m. in the museum building
• 60th anniversary celebration of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s stay at Glendalough State Park, 8 to 11 a.m.
• Ottertail’s 3rd Annual Polka Daze, 1 to 10 p.m. featuring Leon Olsen and Matt & the Dakota Dutchmen
• Lakeland Hospice Ride, 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. beginning at Minnesota Motor Company.
• Lee Franklin Memorial Golf Tournament, 1 to 5 p.m. at Pebble Lake Golf Course
• Dalton Threshing Show: Gates open at 6:30 a.m.; Community church services from 9 to 10 a.m. at the museum building; Parade of Giants, 1 p.m.