Archive for October, 2014


Tinsel & Lace Holiday Boutique

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Leech Lake area Holiday Boutique in Walker Minnesota this Saturday. Featuring regional artists, crafters and home based businesses providing the perfect mix of Holiday shopping and browsing the latest trends. See new designs from local artists, one of a kind pieces from crafters and the latest consumer products. Fun for all ages, concessions available. Get started on your Holiday Shopping ahead of the crowd.


November 1, 2014 8:30AM – 4:00 PM

Walker Hackensack Akeley School Commons

301 4th Street. Walker, MN

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: City Dock Cottages

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: City Dock Cottages

“Up North” cottages on Walker Bay of Leech Lake offer accommodations for between 2 and 10 guests year round. With completely furnished cottages, AC, cable and a gas grill at each location, you can park at your deck. Uptown Walker is only a block away, making it easy for couples and families to explore the historic city. Pets are welcome so you can bring the entire family! The location is near biking and hiking trails, snowmobile and cross country opportunities with tennis, golf and a casino nearby.

City Dock Cottages offer a great alternative for active, culture rich vacations on Leech Lake. Call them for more infomraiton at 218-547-1662

Treats for Tots

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Halloween is coming up and many families are starting to plan their ghoulish night out. The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe hosts a great alternative to traditional door-to-door trick or treating activities. Treats for Tots is a fun, interactive and safe alternative hosted in three different, climate controlled locations. Families can participate at Northern Lights Casino – Walker, MN, Boys & Girls Club – Cass Lake, MN, or the Morse Town Hall – Deer River, MN. Children will not be exposed to casino activity in Walker. All three locations will be open Friday October 31st from 4PM – 7PM. The event is free to the public and sure to be a ghostly time!!


Haloween Alternative, Leech Lake Community

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: Oak Point Resort

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: Oak Point Resort


Oak Point Resort is a peaceful, family owned resort located on Leech Lake off Steamboat Bay. Oak Point Resort offers 8 fully furnished cabin rentals and 5 RV sites maintained year round! Each cabin includes a full kitchen, indoor bathroom facilities and supplied bed linens. All you need is bath and kitchen towels. For Summer months there are also boat and motor rentals available including a pontoon and free canoes!


Oak Point Resort is a perfect destination for Winter vacations as well.  Enjoy secluded scenery, beautiful sunsets and campfires lakeside on the protected bay after a day of ice or spear fishing. Ice Fishing on Leech Lake is known for their excellent walleye, jumbo perch and northern pike activity. Oak Point has spear house rentals for rent as well. The resort is adjacent to miles of cross-country ski trails, snowmobile rails and available deer, bear, grouse, waterfowl and small game hunting.


Year round, visitors experience a top notch family vacation. With Leech Lake offering some of the finest muskie fishing in the word. With the fully furnished cabins you can experience a day on the lake, retreat ‘home’ to cook up your catch and close the day with a lakeside sunset around a beach campfire. Bringing families closer while creating lifelong memories is the key to a strong vacation.


Plan your next family vacation up north on Leech Lake with Oak Point Resort!

Fall Has It All || Harvest Moon Celebration Oct 4th

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

As we begin October we’re approaching the end of our Fall Has It All celebration. The past few weeks have been filled with various activities. The celebration kicked off on September 20th with the North Country Marathon, followed by Oktoberfest downtown featuring arts, crafts and live music. Locals and visitors alike enjoyed the beer garden, homemade soups, polish sausage and Mary Etta’s pies while enjoying live German music. The day was filled with various sales and ended with a dance at the downtown fire hall.


Other highlights from the event include the art show September 21st, a quilt show on September 25th and the 10th annual Hackensack Chainsaw Event. This event took place on September 26th and included sculpting, food, artisans booths and general family fun at the city park in Hackensack. In conjunction to the Chainsaw Event, the city hosted a successful Lumberjack Show followed by a dance at the American Legion. The third weekend of the event also hosted a second race in Walker, Classic Car Show in Hackensack and a Vintage Car Show in Remer. The Chainsaw Event concluded that Sunday, September 28th with the final Lumberjack show and a live auction of the chainsaw carvings.


This weekend we’ll see the overall event come to a close. Saturday October 4th the Harvest Moon Festival takes place near Walker at the Moondance Fairgrounds with tastes of over 50 beers & wines. The event will also host food, crafts, artists and live music all day. A family fun 5k will begin at 10:45am with the celebration beginning at 11am. Other notable events are the dog show, wiener dog races, redneck Olympics and onsite camping. Sidewalk sales will continue to take place in Remer for most of the day. A special Octoberfest menu has taken over the Pub in Remer and the Depot in town is hosting a pumpkin carving contest and bake sale. Jodi Schwen, author of “Northern Comfort: Musings of acqueline Pine Savage” will be at the Remer Centennial Library. Her book signing includes pie, coffee and hot cider.


Overall, this event has been a great time to connect with neighbors and visiting friends. Let us know in the comments which events you attended and what you enjoyed most about #FallHasItAll


Official flyer for Harvest Moon Celbration

Fall Has It All Website


Harvest Moon Celebration Website