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2014 St. Patrick's Day 40th Parade & Celebration - Crosslake

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Name: 2014 St. Patrick's Day 40th Parade & Celebration - Crosslake
Date: March 15, 2014
Event Description:

"Find Your Charm in Crosslake" at the 40th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration! 

Parade Registration
You don't have to be Irish to appreciate all the excitement associated with this decades-long tradition!  Dust off the lawn chairs, get your Irish face on and load up the whole family as there is something for all ages in Crosslake for this 40th Celebration! Gather your family and friends and search for the Pot 'O Gold beginning Thursday, March 13.  Register for The Clover Dash 5K which takes place on Saturday, March 15.  The race begins and ends in Crosslake's Town Square, so after the race you're in the perfect spot for pre-parade entertainment and more!  Purchase a Raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes and show your Blinkie Button for deals and discounts all over town!  Grab a limited edition 40th St. Pat's Day Tumbler and celebrate in style! Then mark your calendar and attend the Raffle Drawing Party on Saturday, March 22 where lucky tickets will be drawn for prizes worth thousands of dollars from local merchants.
 

Friday, March 7
8 p.m. - Ms. Blarney & Mr. Malarkey Pageant
2014 Ms Blarney: Bridget Bool - Watertown, MN
2014 Mr. Malarkey: Alex Schreiner - St. Louis Park, MN

Manhattan Beach Lodge
39051 County Road 66

Saturday, March 8
11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - St. Urho's Day Grasshopper Hop
2014 Trophy Team Winner: Manhattan's
     2nd Place Team Winner: Maucieri's

The Cedar Chest, Maucieri's Italian Bistro, Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion Post #500, Riverside, Andy's Bar & Grill-Wine & Spirits, Zorbaz on Crozzlake, Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar, The Wharf, The Bourbon Room, Manhattan's


Thursday, March 13
Pot 'O Gold Treasure Hunt

One of three daily clues released at 9 a.m. at Chamber member businesses
Clue #1
It’s more than just luck that

Larson Group Real Estate sponsored this year’s féile
to celebrate our 40 year gala.
They are known for helping you find your place
As you locate this year’s charms space. 

Clue #2
Don't get lost near The Clover Dash
now just off this beaten path.
Found in a place that Crosslake & Dublin both share
where you might just pass Pot O' Gold's fare.

Clue #3
Dance past a couple signs saying SOLD
along a street of gould.
Where two lads and a lass meet river dancing 
while kicking their heels and tapping their feet.
Pot O' Gold Has Been Found! Shaun, Farrah & Marshall Rowley  of St. Cloud found the Pot O' Gold in town square near Rafferty's Pizza. 

 $100 Chamber bucks + a prize basket of goods from The Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion Post #500, The Crossfire, Crosslake Drug Store, JAG Interior Solutions, Lake Country Crafts & Cones, Lakes Area Gallery & Frame Shoppe, Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar, Moonlite Square, Nordic Haus, Savvy Mercantile, Stonemark Land Surveying Inc.and Whitefish Lodge & Suites.

Saturday, March 15
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Crosslake Firefighters Pancake Breakfast
with kids coloring activity and beads for all the kids
Crosslake Lutheran Church
35960 County Road 66

Sunrise  - 11 a.m. - RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon Tether Rides
Must be 10 years of age or older - weather permitting - no charge
US Army Corp of Engineers - Crosslake Dam
35507 County Road 66

9:30 a.m. The Clover Dash 5K
On-line registration
Race day registration begins at 7:45 a.m.
Race begins and ends in Crosslake Town Square

9:30 a.m.  - 3 p.m. Maucieri's Food & Beverage Cart
Beer & Bar, Corned Beef & Hot Dogs
Crosslake Town Square
35770 Allen Avenue

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Crosslake Ace Hardware Post Race and Parade Celebration
with Maucieri's Warming Tent & Bar
Brats, hot dogs, coffee & cocoa with proceeds going to the Crosslake Food Shelf
Crosslake Ace Hardware
35992 Pioneer Drive

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Edina Realty Foundation 3rd Annual Costume Contest
with Prairie Bay's SideDish Food Truck
Prizes for adults and children
35586 County Road 66

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Parade Participant Shuttle Service
Free transportation from C&C Boatworks parking area 36448 County Road 66
 to parade lineup in Crosslake Town Square (for parade participants only)

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Pre-Parade in Crosslake Town Square
Parade lineup begins at 12 p.m. at Swann Drive and Allen Avenue

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free Peanut Pub
Savvy Mercantile
36436 County Road 66

11 a.m. - Dark - Giant Beer Pong on the lake
The Bourbon Room
38136 County Road 66

12 - 4 p.m. - Taco In a Bag & 50/50 Split Raffle
Crosslake Lutheran Church
35960 County Road 66

2 p.m. - 40th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade (Map)
Judges located in the sunroom at the Exchange Lot on Route 66
courtesy of Better Living Concepts
Best Business Trophy Award
Best Non-profit Award
WJJY's $150 Enthusiasm Award

3 - 5 p.m. DJ Music
Manhattan Beach Lodge
39051 County Road 66

4 p.m. - close - DJ's Chad & JP
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar
37627 County Road 66

4 p.m. - 1 a.m. - Live Music featuring MoeDell at 4 p.m. and Paisley Road at 9 p.m.
The Bourbon Room
38136 County Road 66

4 p.m. - close - Live music featuring The S.T.A.R.T. Band, Squeezers and the Geezers and The Danver Patients
Maucieri's Italian Bistro
34650 County Road 3

4 - 8 p.m. - Live music featuring Lisa Wenger & Friends
8 p.m. - close - DJ Music
The Wharf
12986 County Road 16

5 - 8 p.m. - Live Music featuring Decade 7
8 p.m. - close - DJ Music

Manhattan Beach Lodge
39051 County Road 66
 

Saturday, March 22
6 p.m. - St. Pat's Raffle Ticket Drawing party

Hosted by Larson Group Real Estate
Food & Drink Specials - Raffle ticket drawing begins at 7 p.m.
Maucieri's Italian Bistro
34650 County Road 3


2014 Parade Float Winners
Best Float Business

1st place: Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant
2nd place: Maucieri's Italian Bistro
3rd place: Larson Group Real Estate
Honorable Mention: Crosslake Ace Hardware

Best Parade Float non-profit
1st Place: Crosslake Community School 
Honorable Mention: Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway

BL Broadcasting Enthusiasm $150 award
Lakeplace.com

Raffle Prizes: To claim your prize visit or call the Crosslake Welcome Center 33446 County Road 3 - (218) 692-4027- Please have raffle ticket or photo identification
$500 - Crosswoods Golf Course - 2014 5-Day membership - #537  Scott Schrupp
$400 - Lakes Area Gallery & Frame Shoppe - Framed eagle photo - #471 Sheila Milliren
$250 - Breezy Point Resort - 2 night stay at Breezy Point Inn & Suites Hotel (valid 4/1 - 4/30/2014) - #637 Howard Lambert
$200 - Al's Marine - half day rental of Premier pontoon boat - #863 Nancy Berning
$189 - Whitefish Lodge & Suites - One night stay in king or double queen suite - #374 Ron Hendrickson
$160 - Pine Peaks Lodge & Suites - One night stay in a king spa room - #187 Pam Zautner
$152 - Emily Greens Golf Course - 18 holes golf & cart for 4  - #820 Jess Eide
$150 - JAG Interior Solutions -  2 Hours of free design - #1354 Brent Backhaus
$150 - Savvy Mercantile - Redesign consultation with Maribeth - #1004 David James
$125 - Whitefish Golf Course - One spring trial membership - #934 John Mybre
$125 - Whitefish Golf Course - One spring trial membership - #553 David Greischar
$125 - Zorbaz on Gull Lake - (2) 4-Zome at 2015 Frozen Fore & $25 gift card - #752 Easton
$100 - Riverside - 4 Bottles of wine & sweatshirt - #998 John Bibeau
$100 Whitefish Golf Course - 3 golf lessions (2014 season) - #327 B.L. Hatton
$90 - Old Milwaukee Club - (2) Executive room dinners - #1031 Cassandra Otto
$89 - Lundrigan's - Thermos & $50 gift card - #115 Stacy Gustafson
$80 - Lake Country Crafts & Cones - Framed Whitefish chain map - #646 John Thull
$75 - Frandsen Bank & Trust - Gift basket - #381 Chris Palm
$75 - The Village Inn - $20 Gift card & sweatshirt - #99 Janet Albright
$75 - The Wharf - (2) $25 Gift cards & sweatshirt - #775 Sally Manquist
$69 - Boyd Lodge - Sweatshirt & wine glasses - #870 Lori Olson
$69 - Wildwedge Golf & Mini Golf - Mini golf & mystery maze package for 4 - #1097 Matt Gallaway
$60 - Cyrus the Potter - 2 Serving bowls - #282 Terri Grimes
$60 - Holly's Hair & Nail Care - 10 Tanning sessions & manicure - #996 Sue Bibeau
$60 - Northland Press - Free classified ad up to 4 weeks - #685 Joan M Mills
$55 - Wolfhound Bar, Grill & Entertainment - $20 Gift certificate & hoodie - #253 Mary Kay Kendall
$52 - Fifty Lakes Bar & Bottle Shop - $20 Gift certificate & sweatshirt - #666 Eric Stromberg
$50 - Barstock Liquors - Crown Royal Reserve 750 ml - #943 Todd Eggena
$50 - The Cedar Chest - T-shirt & $30 gift card - #1022 Amy Chavie
$50 - The Celtic Cottage - Sweatshirt & gift item - #694 Vicki Brauley
$50 - The Crossfire - $25 Gift certificate & Aloe travel kit - #175 Ron Schmidt
$50 - Crosslake Dental (Dr. Joel Miller) - Whitening film & dental gum - #284 Jim Lee
$50 - Crosslake Drug Store - Gift items - #853 Brian Thull
$50 - Judy's House of Gifts - Teddy bear - #457 Tim Guntzel
$50 - Larson Group Real Estate - Gift basket - #119 Michelle Johnson
$50 - Manhattan's - Gift certificate - #631 Curtis Pestello
$50 - Maucieri's Italian Bistro - Gift certificate - #720 Julie Simard
$50  - Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar - #1213 John Centko
$50 - Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar - #1038 Eileen DeReus
$50 - Moonlite Square - Gift card - #1396 Carly Schweiters
$50 - Northland Pet Lodge - Gift certificate - #449 Maui Rosa
$50 - Norway Ridge - (2) $25 Gift certificates - E931 Rick Herseg
$50 - Prairie Bay Grill & Catering - Gift card - #475 Rose Torgerson
$50 - Prairie Bay SideDish - Gift card - #1288 Mike Myers
$50 - Reeds Market & Gas Express - #621 Chris Stevensen
$50 - Reeds Market & Gas Express - #658 Diana Berry
$50 - RiverWood Bank - Gift bucket - #63 Mary Miller
$50 - The Wharf - Gift card - #1209 Elysha Novak
$50 - Thirty-One Gifts, Stacy Littman - $10 Gift certificate & zip top tote - #1322 Dan Novak
$50 - Waterfront Services - Solar dock lights - #1136 Warren Erickson
$50 - Zorbaz on Crozz Lake - #409 Cindy Guttormson

Special Thanks to the 2014 St. Pat's Day Parade & Celebration Committee Chair:  Mike O'Connell (Larson Group Real Estate) and members: Bruce Gateley (Crosslake Insurance Agency), Dawn Maucieri (Maucieri's Italian Bistro), Laura Stromberg (Pequot Tool & Manufacturing), C Bob Heales (RA Heales & Associates) Crystal Glaser (Whitefish Properties) and Katie Wallace (Northland Press)

 

 
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Event Sponsors:

PLATINUM SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSOR

  • Boyd Lodge
  • Crosslake Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Edina Realty, Inc. - Crosslake
  • JAG Interior Solutions, LLC
  • Mosquito Squad of North Central Minnesota
  • Nor-Son, Inc.
  • Pine Peaks Restaurant
  • RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty - Crosslake
  • Reed's Market and Gas Express
  • Select Therapy - Crosslake
  • The Bourbon Room Saloon & Eatery
  • Wolfhound Bar, Grill and Entertainment

BRONZE SPONSORS

  • Anderson Tax and Accounting Service
  • Barstock Liquors
  • Crosslake Sheet Metal, Inc.
  • Crosslake Veterinary Practice, LLC
  • Golden Horizons Assisted Living and Memory Care
  • Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar
  • Northland Pet Lodge
  • Seaberg Motorsports
  • Stromberg's Chicks and Game Birds

RAFFLE PARTY SPONSORS

  • Larson Group Real Estate
  • Maucieri's, Inc.
Location:
Crosslake, MN
Date/Time Information:
March 15, 2014
Parade line up 12 - 2 p.m. at Crosslake Town Square
Parade begins at 2 p.m.
Contact Information:
Chamber - Cindy Myogeto, (218) 692-4027 or Committee Chair - Mike O'Connell, (218) 831-6787
Fees/Admission:
Blinkie Button Specials: Valid 3/14 and 3/15 unless otherwise noted
Andy's Bar & Grill, Wine & Spirits - $2 green tap beer; $2 Leprechaun Punch
Barstock Liquors - 10% off store wide (excludes sale items)
The Bourbon Room - $2 Coors Light tap; $3 Miller Lite bottles; $3.50 Sloppy Joes
Crosslake Drug Store - 40% off gift area items (3/10 thru 3/22)
Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion Post #500 - $2 Coors light bottles
Fifty Lakes Bar & Bottle Shop - $2 16 oz. green beer (3/15 only)
Goodwill - Crosslake  - 10% off total purchase up to $50
Holiday Station Store -  free 12 oz. coffee or 16 oz. fountain pop
JAG Interior Solutions - 1 Hour Interior Design Consult (within 50 miles thru 4/10/2014)
Judy's House of Gifts - 15% off any regularly priced merchandise (3/14 - 3/16)
Lake Country Crafts & Cones - free small coffee
Lakes Area Gallery & Frame Shoppe - 30% off one item store wide (and 3/17)
Lundrigan's - 15% off one full priced item
Manhattan's - $2 green tap beer; $5 Big Ginger
Maucieri's Italian Bistro - $2 green tap beer; $4 Irish Whiskey drinks; $7.95 Reuben & chips; $8.95 Corned beef & fixins
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar - $4 Big Gingers; $3 Coors light aluminum pints; $2 off appetizers; $2 off reuben sandwiches
Moonlite Square - 5 cents off gas (20 gal limit, inside cash sales 3/15)
Moonlite Square Liquor - St. Brendan's Irish Cream Liqueur 750ml $9.99
Nordic Haus - 17% off one regular priced item
Northland Pet Lodge - 10% off everything (Lodging,daycare,dog food and pet supplies)
Reeds Market & Gas Express - $3 off Reed's homemade smoked meats
Savvy Mercantile - 20% off one accessory; $25 off redesign fee booked now (valid thru April)
The Cedar Chest - $2 green beer; $2 Dr. McGillicuddy shots; free Irish stew after parade (3/15)
The Wharf - $2 green beer or domestic tap; $3 peppermint patty or Baileys coffee; $4 Jameson Ginger; $7.95 Reuben & chips; $9.95 Corned beef & cabbage
Whitefish Lodge & Suites - $2 swim pass; 20% off gift shop
Wolfhound Bar, Grill & Entertainment - $2 off any burger; $2.25 domestic light beer bottles
Zorbaz - $3 Coors light tap; $10 Macho nachos: $5 off large pizza; (2) free pops with large pizza; $4 Jameson drinks; 25% off all clothing

 
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