The weather might be cooling down (and then warming back up), but don’t go into hibernation just yet, there’s still plenty for community members to do this weekend if they’re looking to support a local sports team, go to the races or partake in controlled chaos.
1. WISSOTA 100
The final day of the WISSOTA 100 is this Saturday, Sept. 14 with the Saturday night championship features.
The grandstand gates open at 1 p.m. with the national anthem beginning at 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 for a single-day adult general admission ticket, $5 for children.
2. Third annual Otter Chaos
Otter Chaos is being held at the West Otter Tail County Fairgrounds in Fergus Falls on Sunday, Sept. 15, featuring a number of different demo classes including limited weld, big cars, compact cars and compact trucks, a “What in Tarnation Is That” class, as well as autocross and a lawnmower derby. Grandstand tickets are $15 and free for children under 5, with food and drinks available all day. The fun starts at 1 p.m.
3. RiverDogs Cookout
On Saturday, Sept. 14 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. the RiverDogs will be hosting their annual community cookout at Delagoon Park in Fergus Falls. Last month, the RiverDogs won the Minnesota Senior Men’s Baseball Association (MSMBA) Class C state title and the cookout is a way for the team to thank the community for supporting them. The event is open to anyone interested in attending.
4. Fergus Falls Regional R/C Flyers Fall Fun Fly
The Fergus Falls Regional R/C Flyers will be hosting their annual Fall Fun Fly at Flyer’s Field (located past the Fergus Falls landfill, on South Oak Street) Saturday from 9 a.m. to “whenever.”
Over 40 pilots are expected with gas and electric planes, helicopters, drones and more.
The event is open to the public and raffle tickets will be sold for a chance to win prizes.