When Flake Festival made its debut as Forest Lake’s winter celebration in 2011, the schedule comprised a few loosely arranged events. As the growing tradition opens for a fourth year on Saturday, that same amount of events is represented in just ones new to the festival. Major first-time activities on the ice include a family Olympics competition, a luminary-lined 5K, an ice golf tournament and a vintage snowmobile show.
Rotary Club’s Winter Plunge set for Saturday One of the biggest fundraisers in the area will cap FLake Festival this Saturday, as the Forest Lake Rotary Club’s Winter Plunge will heat up chilly waters. The fourth-annual event is expected to bring over 700 brave participants to Lakeside Memorial Park. It may also bring a number [...]