By Enterprise Staff
On Tuesday, Aug. 6, cyclists from around the country will begin to arrive in Hallock as they reach the halfway mark of the CaNDak Bike Tour.
Volunteers from Hallock and the area are working to provide not only a fun stay for the cyclists, but a fun-filled event for residents.
Cyclists are scheduled to arrive as early as noon on Aug. 6. They will set up camp at Kittson Central School grounds by the Hallock Ice Arena and use its facilities. The Hallock Eagles Club will also offer a supper for the cyclists that evening and breakfast in the morning. Any extra meals will be served after 7 p.m. to the public on a first come-first serve basis.
That evening, cyclists and residents alike can gather in downtown Hallock to enjoy a variety of activities. Second Street from Highway 75 to Birch Avenue will be blocked off for the evening, providing a safe venue for the event.
Here is a rundown of the schedule:
Noon-8 p.m. Groovy Grub
5-6 p.m. Sam Hudson and Annaliese Johnson will sing at Rev Ale (outside)
5-6 p.m. Farmer’s Market on the street
5-8 p.m. Eagles meal
5:30 p.m Kiddie Parade
6 p.m. Trivia at Rev Ale
After the kiddie parade – Corn Hole Tournament at American Federal parking lot; sponsored by American Federal and United Valley banks. Register at the cyclist welcome table or call Am. Fed. by 4 p.m.
6-8:30 p.m. Face Painting and Show and Shine (classic car show).
7-8 p.m. Popple Ridge Pickers in gazebo; bring lawn chairs.
Prize drawings right before last song; Drawings will include a $250 gift certificate from Ronnings in Roseau (one for the cyclists and one for community) and a Red Barn gift certificate
Throughout the afternoon and evening – Bouncy House for the kids; Picture opportunities with cut-out boards; fire engine rides; ice cream cones and floats by Shamrock Lanes and Burgess’s Greenhouse; coffee flights and progressive painting projects at Bean and Brush.