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The Vergas Looney Daze will take place from August 9th - August 12th. Submitted Photo

Vergas Looney Daze

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Vergas Looney Daze
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

Things are about to get a little 'looney' in Vergas from Aug. 9-12 for Looney Daze.

The celebration kicks off Thursday night with the Miss Vergas and Princess Altona Pageant at 7 p.m. at the Vergas Event Center.

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Friday hosts multiple shopping opportunities with area wide rummage sales and the Methodist Church Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There's also Happy Hour with Todd Sisson, the Little Miss & Mr. Vergas pageant and karaoke.

Saturday is filled with events, from the kids fish-ing tournament, to the 5K; there's also the loon calling contest and live music by The Beat Goes On, David Lee, Blue Barry & Jazzy Frank and the Fat Cats.

Sunday hosts the classic car show, Looney Daze parade, strong man contest and water fights.

The complete Looney Daze schedule is:

Thursday, Aug. 9

• 7 p.m. -- Miss Vergas & Princess Altona Pageant at Vergas Event Center $10 each

Friday, Aug. 10

• Area Wide Rummage Sales (info at Goodman's Supermarket)

• Business Sales

• 8 a.m.-4 p..m. -- Methodist Church Flea Market

• 5 p.m. -- Happy Hour with Todd Sisson at the beer garden (over by Hanson's Plumbing).

• 6:30 p.m. -- Little Miss & Mr Vergas pageant at Vergas Event Center

• 7 p.m. -- Karoke at our Main Stage area by Han-son's Plumbing & Heating (bring your lawn chair)

Saturday, Aug. 11

• 8 a.m.-noon -- Methodist Church Flea Market

• 8 a.m.-10 a.m. -- Kids Fishing Tournament (Sponsored by J & K Marine)

• 8 a.m. -- 5K Run/Walk Registration

• 9 a.m. -- 5K Run/Walk

• 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. -- Street Fair

• 10 a.m. -- Kittenball Tournament Vergas Baseball Diamond; pre-register if you want to play; Ron, 218-457-0966

• noon -- Minnesota Zoo-mobile by the Main Stage

• 1 p.m. -- The Beat Goes On (Multicultural Percus-sionists) (Main stage area).

• 10 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Vergas Fire Department Open House

• 12:30 p.m. -- Road Rally Sign Up (Baseball Diamond)

• 1 p.m. -- Road Rally (Leaving from the Baseball Diamond)

• 1 p.m. -- Loon Calling Registration (Main Stage area)

• 2 p.m. -- Loon Calling Contest (Main Stage area)

• 3 p.m. -- Jazz Music by Blue Barry & Jazzy Frank

• 6-8 p.m. -- Music by David Lee

• 8 p.m.-midnight -- Looney Daze Street Dance with The Fat Cats

Sunday, Aug. 12

• 8 a.m. -- Registration for Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

• 9 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

• 11 a.m. -- Parade Lineup

• 1 p.m. -- Classic Car & Motorcycle Parade

• 10 a.m. -- Outdoor Church Service at St John's Lutheran

• 2 p.m. -- Vergas Looney Daze Parade

• Strong Man Contest /Sheef toss follows parade

• Water Fights follows Strong Man Contest

• 8 p.m. -- 100 plus Nine Gun Raffle at Billy's Corner Bar

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