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Date registered: November 29, 2012
URL: http://www.willmarlakesarea.com

Latest posts

  1. Glacial Winery Summer Concert Series — May 26, 2016
  2. Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit — May 25, 2016
  3. Weekend Adventure — December 1, 2015
  4. Movies in the Park – September 19th at Robbins Island! — September 17, 2014
  5. Head to Spicer for the 4th! — July 3, 2014

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May 26

Glacial Winery Summer Concert Series


One of our favorite things to do over the course of the summer is the Summer Concert Series at the Glacial Ridge Winery in Spicer.  Each Thursday from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, we sit back and relax with a glass of wine and listen to some great music at the Winery. It is a relaxing end to …

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May 25

Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit

The Smithsonian Museum on Main Street is coming to Spicer from June 25-August 7, 2016. There will be hands on exhibits exploring We Are Water and How’s the Water. The Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center will be the central location for this exhibit.  There are many activities that will be happening weekly including a Kandiyohi County Historical …

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Dec 01

Weekend Adventure


My husband and I had a free weekend, which doesn’t happen often, so we decided to go on a little adventure. One of our favorite quotes is “My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.” We’ve heard others talk about all the things to do around the Willmar area and just have never …

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Sep 17

Movies in the Park – September 19th at Robbins Island!

Mark your calendars for the final Movies in the Park movie: Despicable Me 2!!!  This Friday, September 19th at Robbins Island in Willmar! Movie, Pop and Popcorn are free!  Thank you to Viking Coke and Walt’s for providing the popcorn.

Jul 03

Head to Spicer for the 4th!

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Spicer is the place to be this 4th of July weekend.  There are so many great events, you are sure to find one that every member of your family will enjoy!!  On July 3rd, they will have their annual 4th of July Street Dance featuring the Johnny Holm Band.  The gates open at 8:30 p.m. …

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Jun 27

Movies in the Park has been moved to WEAC

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Mother Nature is prevailing and Vision 2040 – Things to Do has decided to move our 1st Movies in the Park to the Willmar Education and Arts Center (WEAC).  The movie will start at 8:30 pm. Hope to see you there to watch Frozen!

Jun 26

Movies in the Park

We are so excited for the first Movies in the Park on Friday, June 27th.  The movie is Frozen!  The plan is to have the movie at Robbins Island starting at dusk! The movie is free and there will be free pop and popcorn while supplies last!!  If the weather looks bad, we will move the …

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Jun 20

Iron Warriors hold their 2014 Central Region Conference in Willmar

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It is a perfect day for a motorcycle ride in the Willmar Lakes Area!!  Several rides are planned throughout the area during the Iron Warriors stay in Willmar this weekend!

May 21

WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio are “Goin’ to the Lake!

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WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio’s on-air talent are hitting the road to visit the best summertime spots in cabin country. Minneapolis/ St. Paul May 21, 2014 – WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer along with WCCO Radio’s John Hines will pull into the Willmar Lakes Area on Thursday, May 29 and Friday, May 30 as part …

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May 05

2nd Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride in Spicer, New London & Willmar

The Second Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride is just around the corner! It will be held on Friday, May 16th starting at 5:00 p.m. in Spicer, New London and Willmar. Mayor Denny Baker, Mayor Bill Gossman and Mayor Pro-Temp Denis Anderson will be leading participants on the bike ride from each of their communities.  Each group …

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