Plenty to enjoy in Lester Prairie
Each year, Lester Prairie residents have opportunities to enjoy time with family and friends at community gatherings.
Dairy Days in June
In 2012, Lester Prairie had its fourth annual Dairy Days celebration. The event was sponsored by Roger and Kathy Krienke, Kraig and Rachelle Krienke of Prairie Dairy, Angvall Hardware, and Herald Journal Publishing. It included a medallion hunt, a dairy eating contest, and a daily dairy drawing at Angvall Hardware. The medallion hunt winner, Jeanette Hoof, received $250 in gift certificates for dairy products.
Find great bargains on Garage Sale Day
Garage Sale Day in Lester Prairie has been a tradition since 1980. The 2013 sale is set for Saturday, Sept. 21.
For more information, contact Charlotte Ehrke at (320) 395-2097.
Lester Prairie’s holiday celebration takes place the first Friday in December at city hall.
The event features a visit from Santa, and children receive gift bags from the Lester Prairie Lions Club. Sponsorship for the celebration comes from several groups, including the Lester Prairie Business Association, and the Lester Prairie Lions.
Baseball teams for everyone
Baseball is a popular children’s activity in Lester Prairie. Boys and girls from preschool to age 18 can join the youth baseball/softball program. For more information, contact volunteer Jeff Engen at firstname.lastname@example.org or (320) 395-9839; or go to www.lpbaseball-softball.org.
American Legion baseball, available for boys ages 15 to 18, is sponsored by Ray Kirkpatrick Legion Post 463. For more information, contact Mark Detlefsen at (320) 395-2813.
Bulldog Shoot-Out 3-on-3 basketball tournament
The annual Bulldog Shoot-Out 3-on-3 is conducted during June at the Lester Prairie High School. More than 80 teams come from all over to participate in this two-day tournament. Divisions are conducted in elementary, junior high, B-squad, varsity and post high school for both men and women.
For more information about this event, contact Kelly Elling at (320) 395-2521 or at 131 Hickory St. N., Lester Prairie, MN 55354.