Marshall County has 5 unique events planned for this weekend, and we invite you to attend them all! Below is more information about each event. Enjoy the events, and then tell us about your favorite memory from the weekend!!
Need a family activity for Friday night? Sign up the family to participate in the Cow Bell Dash 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run this Friday, June 26th at 7 p.m. This event is sponsored by MCRC, and all the proceeds go the Marshall County 4-H Beef group. The race starts at Freyman Shelter near the tennis courts in Plymouth’s Centennial Park. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female runner in each age group. Hot dogs and chips will be served immediately after the race, and don’t forget about the silent auction and bake sale! Sign up here!
The 4th Annual Lake Max Challenge is this weekend, June 26-28. The 3-day event consists of stand-up paddle board racing, short course racing, and buoy racing on beautiful Lake Maxinkuckee in Culver. Demonstrations and refreshments will be offered all weekend, and there will even be a swim raft for the kids! For more information regarding registration, results and the schedule, visit http://bit.ly/1R9SJW9. Are you up to the challenge?
Support a good cause on Saturday, June 27th, and join the 7th Annual Brake The Cycle event benefiting the Heminger House in Plymouth. The motorcycle registration is at 10 a.m., and the 80-mile ride begins at 11 a.m. at the American Legion on East Jefferson Street. This event is not just for motorcyclists—everyone is invited to join the fun at 3 p.m. Food, entertainment, and event t-shirts will be available.
Spend the day perusing the shops and visiting the vendors at the 7th Annual Folk Art Gathering at The Briar Patch! This event is on Saturday, June 27th from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and it features a variety of vendors, food, and music. And La D’zert Café will be serving lunch and cupcakes! The Briar Patch is located one mile west of the intersection of U.S. 6 and 31 and one mile north on Oak Road in LaPaz.
Support the young ladies competing for the crown of 2015 Miss Blueberry this Saturday, June 27th. The annual Miss Blueberry Scholarship Pageant starts at 7 p.m. and will be held in the Argos High School Auditorium. Twenty-two young women from Marshall County will be vying not only for the title of Miss Blueberry Queen but also for the available scholarships. Judging is based on the interview/professional wear, theme wear, and evening gown.