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Friday Feb. 3

Torchlight "Gone with the Windz" parade and fireworks display

  • When: 7 p.m.; fireworks follow immediately after parade over Lakefront Park (Google map)
  • Where: Parade travels down 2nd Street

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Saturday Feb. 4

Pancake breakfast

  • When: 7 a.m. 
  • Where: Masonic Temple, 209 Locust St.
  • Cost: $8 adults, $4 children under 11

Balloon launch

  • When: 7:30 a.m.
  • Where: E.P. Rock Elementary School (Google map)

Marketplace and craft fair

  • When: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Where: E.P. Rock Elementary School

Up, Up & Away 5K fun run/walk

Minnesota Kite Society display

  • When: noon-3 p.m.
  • Where: E.P. Rock Elementary grounds

Smoosh board competition

  • When: 1 p.m.
  • Where: E.P. Rock Elementary grounds

Ice carving

  • When: 1 p.m.
  • Where: E.P. Rock Elementary grounds

Pet costume contest

  • When: 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Angel's Pet World, 105 2nd St.

Balloon launch

  • When: 3 p.m.
  • Where: E.P. Rock Elementary grounds

Hot air balloon Moon Glow (wind permitting) or Field of Fire

  • When: 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: E.P. Rock Elementary grounds

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Sunday Feb. 5

Balloon launch

  • When: 7:30 a.m.
  • Where: E.P. Rock Elementary grounds

Lake Mallalieu kids ice fishing derby

  • When: 2-4 p.m.
  • Where: Southwest bay of Lake Mallalieu
  • Who: Kids ages 6-12 

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