River Falls Days highlights
Below is a partial listing of events for River Falls Days, held July 11-14.
A complete schedule of events and registration forms can be found at the chamber website, www.rfchamber.com, click on "River Falls Days."
Printed event schedules will be available in the upcoming Buyer's Guide and next week's Journal.
For more information about River Falls Days -- July 11-14 -- call the chamber office at 715-425-2533 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, July 11
--The crowning of the 2013 River Falls Royal Ambassadors at 7 p.m. at the River Falls High School.
--Slider eating contest at 7:30 p.m. at Second and Locust streets.
--Street dance featuring Bad Habits Brass at 8 p.m. at Second and Locust streets. Free entry.
Friday, July 12
--Play bingo from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Second and Locust streets.
--The dunk tank noon to 3 p.m. on Locust Street.
--Community Dinner at River Falls United Methodist Church, located at 127 S. Second Street from 4:30-9 p.m.
--Root beer floats at the River Falls Ambulance bay, 175 E. Cedar Street, for $1 at 5 p.m.
--Legion pig roast from 5-8 p.m. at the American Legion, 701 N. Main Street.
--Laser Tag from 6-10 p.m. in the Family Fresh Market South parking lot, $6.
--River Falls Days parade at 6:30 p.m. The parade will start on Main and Moundsview streets, turn onto Division Street and finish up on Second Street.
--DJ teen dance from 9-11 p.m. on Main and Walnut streets.
--Street dance featuring Junk FM from 9-11 p.m. at Second and Locust streets. Entry fees apply.
Saturday, July 13
--10k/2 mile race starts at 8 a.m. on Main Street and Cascade Ave., by Dairy Queen. Day-of registration will be from 6:45-7:45 a.m. at Glen Park.
--Laser Tag from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., in the Family Fresh Market south parking lot, $6.
--Car show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wind Supper Club, 709 Main St.
9 a.m. - 1 a.m.
--Volleyball Tournament starting on 9 a.m. at Hoffman Park. $60 per team.
--1K kids fun run at 9:15 a.m. around Glen Park. Each child will receive a medal, bib and t-shirt.
--Fireman's water fight at 10 a.m. near the fire hall on Second Street.
--Petting zoo, kiddie parade and River Falls Ambassadors meet and greet at the River Falls Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon.
--Youth bean bag tournament for ages 13-17, at 10 a.m. on Locust Street.
--Children's Water Fight for ages 5-13 at 11 a.m. near fire hall on Second Street.
--The dunk tank noon to 6 p.m. at Main and Locust streets.
--Children's entertainment area from noon to 6 p.m., at Second and Locust streets. The area will include inflatables, games, the gymnastics area, martial arts demo, face painting and more.
--Tricia and the Toonies at 12:30 p.m. under the big tent, Second and Locust streets.
--Mad Science at 1:30 p.m. under the big tent, Second and Locust streets.
--Cale the Juggler at 2:30 p.m. under the big tent, Second and Locust streets.
-- River Falls talent show and karaoke at 3:30 p.m. under the big tent, Second and Locust streets.
--Bingo at 7 p.m. at the American Legion, 701 N. Main Street.
--Tractor pull at the north end industrial park at 7p.m.
--Street dance featuring The Tommy Bentz Band at 7:30 p.m. at Second and Locust streets. Entry fees apply.
--Street dance featuring Lost Highway at 9:30 p.m. at Second and Locust streets. Entry fees apply.
Sunday, July 14
--Outdoor worship service from 10-11:15 a.m. under the big tent, Second and Locust streets.
--Car Cruze-In from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown.
--Truck and garden tractor pull at the north end industrial park at 1 p.m.
--Tennis social mixer from 3-7 p.m. at the River Falls High School tennis courts.
--Golden Glove Boxing USA at 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. at the West Wind Supper Club, 709 Main Street.
--Fireworks at Hoffman Park at dusk. Can be viewed from Hoffman Park and Greenwood Elementary Fields, E Division Street.
--Carnival on Spruce Street. Open 3-10 p.m, Thursday; noon to 11 p.m., Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday; and noon to 6 p.m., Sunday. Wristbands for $20 will be available from 12:30-4:30 p.m., Friday; and 12-4 p.m., Saturday.
--Food and beer booths at Second and Locust streets and the north end industrial park. Miller beer will be available as well as pork chops on a stick, hamburgers, nachos, brats, walking tacos, chicken fajitas, island noodles, cheese curds, kettle corn and more.
--Downtown River Falls merchant sales and city-wide garage sales from Thursday through Sunday.
--Medallion Hunt with clues posted on the ticket booth located at Locust and Second streets every two hours beginning at 9 a.m., Friday, July 12. If the medallion has not been found on Friday, the last two clues will be posted beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday. Winner will receive $200; or $250 with a 2013 River Falls Days button.