Wednesday, June 13, 2012 By Aaron Brown
Their big annual event is coming up in a couple weeks:
Mesaba Co-op Park celebrates its 83rd annual Midsummer Festival (Juhannus) June 22-23, 2012. Opening this year's celebration June 22, 7:30 PM are "The Cactus Blossoms," a hot western swing band called 'The Best Minneapolis Country Band of 2012' by City Pages.
Following the band will be an open stage. Saturday's events include a 1 PM forum, "Cooperation as a Social Value." Music at 7:30 PM will feature Derrell Syria, singer/songwriter from Conga Se Menne followed by a dance with the 'Mesaba Park Band.' The evening concludes with the traditional midnight bonfire. Admission to the Midsummer weekend events is $15 with children under 12 admitted free. Meals and childcare available at additional cost. For more information call: (218) 262-1350.
Mesaba Co-op Park is located 8 miles east of Hibbing off Hwy 37 behind the 'Thirsty Moose.'