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Ox Cart Days Underway In Crookston

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  If you're looking for something to do this weekend, it's Ox Cart Days in Crookston.  It started off Thursday night with a  tractor pulling contest for kids.

  All kinds of events are underway right now and run through late Friday night, and all day Saturday.

Jason Kremer, Chamber of Commerce: "Friday night we've got our teen dance going on at 9 o'clock at the downtown square in Crookston. At 8:30 we start our bar crawl. Great event. We've enhanced it. We have 2 buses going around to all the bars."

Jeannine Windels, Lions Club: "We're serving brats, hotdog's, corn on the cob, fresh from the Farmer's Market."

  All kinds of food has already been served up, by all kinds of food vendors around the town square. Plus, it's the ribfest tonight at the American Legion.

Music: "Here's a quarter, call someone who cares…."

  And there are all kinds of entertainment acts for the entire family on the main stage all weekend long or if you're a bit adventurous, you can get an airboat ride or even take your own 1-hour long canoe trip down the Red Lake River into Crookston.

Dale Stainbrook, Ox Cart Days: "Just go down to Central Park by the boat landing and there's someone down there that will help get you out here and on the river."

  After a full schedule events tonight and tomorrow, things will wrap up with the torch light parade Saturday evening, followed by a fireworks display.

Click here for the schedule of events.

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