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BRIEF: Get Outta Town

August 2, 2014

By Lisa Schwarz, St. Cloud Times, Minn.



Aug. 02--Summer's not over yet. Before the State Fair rolls around, there's still time to make it to one of the far corners of the state.

Pine Point Powwow

Where: Ponsford

When: Saturday-Sunday

What: Come to watch the drummers and dancers keep an age-old tradition alive for today. Spectacular grand entries are scheduled for 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., with a feast at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

How far: About 140 miles, 2 1/2 hours.

Details:www.parkrapids.com, 218-573-3007.

Yellow Rose 5K

Where: Warroad

When: Saturday

What: Headed up to Lake of the Woods? Explore the shores on this short race that raises money for local charities.

How far: About 300 miles, 5 hours.

Details:www.northlandrunner.com

Rockwoods Jamfest

Where: Elk River

When: Aug. 15.

What: Rockwoods Jamfest featrures live music from Rodney Atkins, Dustin Lynch, Frankie Ballard, Chris Hawkey and Craig Campbell.

How far: About 40 miles, 45 minutes.

Details: $38-$80. http://rockwoodsjamfest.com

By Times Travel Editor Lisa Schwarz, lschwarz@stcloudtimes.com.

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