Parks & Recreation Events

 

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ANNOUNCEMENT

The City of Mountain Iron will celebrate its 125th anniversary to coincide with the 2015 Merritt Days celebration.  This event will be held on August 1st through August 8th, 2015.
 
Make plans with your family to attend this fun-filled, family event.  Please check our web site for further information and updates coming soon.
 
We hope to see you there!!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR MERRITT DAY’S

& MOUNTAIN IRON’S 125TH CELEBRATION - 2015

 

Saturday, August 1st: 4th Annual Adult Co-ed Kick Ball Tournament, Archery Tournament, and a Pickle Ball Tournament at the South Grove field. Call Sally, 750-7219, for more information.

 

Saturday, August 1st - Friday August 7th (No clues on Monday)

City-wide Treasure Hunt clues begin. Clues published in the local paper and posted at City Hall and the Mountain Iron Library daily. The hidden "treasures" are metal pieces clearly marked. Treasure hunt closes at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 10th, 2015. Bring the treasure to the City Hall for your prize.

 

Sunday, August 2nd: Noon to 5:00 p.m.: Family events at the West Two Rivers Campground. Activities will include horseshoes, beach volleyball, bocce ball and bean bag. Kid’s activities include sand castle contest, balloon toss, limbo contest, free slushes, popcorn and cotton candy. Beast Feast Contest and a Chile Cook-off Contest, Bingo in the park and DJ Music by Kurt Schneider.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: D. A. R. E. Youth Fishing Contest at West Two Rivers.

 

Monday – Friday, August 3rd – 7th: Mountain Iron Historical Display opens at the Community Center.

 

Monday – Friday, August 3rd – 7th: High School tours available each day at 11:00 a.m. Use gymnasium doors.

 

Tuesday, August 4th: 4:00 p. m. – 7:00 p.m. FREE Community Picnic at the Community Center. All Mountain Iron residents, past, present and future are invited. Live band Pulse performs at 4:00 p.m. and Bittersweet performs at 5:30 p.m. A full BBQ meal being served. Bouncing House, cotton candy, popcorn, slushes, free photo booth session, and balloon animals.

 

Wednesday, August 5th: ACTIVITIES HELD IN DOWNTOWN MOUNTAIN IRON (OLDTOWN)

5:00 p.m.: Amazing Charles Comedy and Magic Show.

6:00 p.m.: Casey Aro Show.

7:00 p.m.: Steve Tedman Show.

Other activities include a bouncy house, popcorn, slushes, cotton candy, and other concessions.

 

Thursday, August 6th: ACTIVITIES AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER AND MUSIC IN DOWNTOWN MOUNTAIN IRON

4:00 - 7:00 p.m. First Annual Taste of Mountain Iron. Come and try over 30 Iron Range Ethnic foods at the

Community Center. Adult Admission is $8.00.

7:00 p.m.: Live music from the 50’s – 70’s: Four Blue Tear Drops in Downtown Mountain Iron.

 

Friday, August 7th: ACTIVITIES HELD IN DOWNTOWN MOUNTAIN IRON (OLDTOWN)

Concession stands will open.

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.: Cash BINGO at the Mountain Iron Senior Center.

6:00 p.m.: Bean Bag Tournament begins at the American Legion.

6:00 p.m.: All Class Choir Concert at the High School Gymnasium.

7:00 p.m.: Main Street stage. Music by Yellow Journalism Submarine.

9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.: Music by Kutdown.

 

Saturday, August 8th; ACTIVITIES HELD IN DOWNTOWN MOUNTAIN IRON (OLDTOWN)

8:00 a.m. - Noon: Pancake Breakfast at the Senior Center sponsored by the Lions Club.

9:00 a.m.: B.G.'s Wooden Bat Softball Tournament.

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Fire Department Open House on Slate Street.

8:00 a.m.: Registration for the 8th Annual Larry Nanti “Pick Your Pain” Walk/Run. Your choice of 5K/10K Walk/Run.

9:00 a.m.: Race begins and will be held rain or shine.

Noon – 5:00 p.m.: Open House at the Mountain Iron Library.

Noon – Merritt Day’s Classic Car Show. Cars will be parked on Main Street.

Noon - 4:00 p.m.: Kids Corner.

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Cash Bingo at the Mountain Iron Senior Center.

1:00 p.m.: Music by Cowboy Angel Blue.

3:00 p.m.: Music by Preston Gunderson.

4:00 p.m.: Parade line-up at the West end of Main Street.

4:30 p.m.: Parade will begin.

5:00 p.m.: Music by Vitamin Brown.

8:00 p.m.: Music by Christopher David Hansen Band.

At Dusk: Grand Fireworks Display.

After the fire works: Main Street stage. MUSIC HEADLINER BAND IS GIN BLOSSOMS.

 

 

Contact Sally Yuccas at 750-7219 with any questions or information.

Support Merritt Day’s Events: Raffle Ticket are $20. Grand Prize: Barrel Sauna. First Prize is a Kayak, Second Prize is $500. Tickets may be purchased at local businesses or from committee members.

Food concessions on Friday and Saturday. For vendor information, call 748-7570. You must purchase a vending permit at City Hall before Thursday, Aug. 6th, 2015.

 

NO COOLERS ALLOWED. For more information, call 748-7570 or visit our web site at www.mtniron.com


The City of Mountain Iron operates a comprehensive recreation program and a vast network of City Parks that offer activities and opportunities for everyone.

Please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (218) 748-7570 or by mail at the:


Parks and Recreation Department
8586 Enterprise Drive South
Mountain Iron, Minnesota 55768