SPIRIT LAKE — An “Armed Forces Day Celebration” is set for 12:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Spirit Lake City Park.
It will include a Color Guard, music, a beer garden, food vendors, cornhole tournament, dancing, auctions, veteran booths and a 2.2-mile “Buddy Watch Walk.”
Proceeds will go toward sending care packages to active military and supporting veterans.
Registration is under way for the inaugural Spirit Lake Cardboard Boat Regatta, a kayak bass fishing tournament, a chili contest, craft fair and other events set for May 20-23.
Entrants in the May 22 cardboard boat regatta will compete for bragging rights and trophy plaques in several categories including the Torpedo Award for fastest cardboard boat on the course, Spirit Award, the “Friggin’ Awesome Award” for best design and the Titanic Award for the most spectacular sinking.
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