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Looking for some summer fun? Community festival season has arrived. Here's a look at what's on tap.

What: Volksfest

Details: Goodhue's annual celebration includes the Udder Run, games, live entertainment and a pageant.

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When: Friday June 7 and Saturday June 8

Where: Goodhue

More info: www.cityofgoodhue.com

What: Harbor Bar Classic Rock Festival

Details: Hear classic rock tunes from a handful of bands including the Smokin Whiskey Band.

When: 8 p.m.-midnight Friday June 21 and noon-midnight Saturday June 22

Where: N673 825th St., Hager City

More info: www.harborbar.net

What: Midsommer Swedish Festival

Details: Stockholm's annual celebration of its Swedish heritage, with a proliferation of flowers, crafting classes, a bit of Swedish in the shops, Swedish treats in the eateries and a street musician or two, culminating in the decoration and raising of the Maistang (maypole) at SideSpot park at 4 p.m.

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday June 22

Where: Stockholm

Cost: Free

More info: www.stockholmwisconsin.com

What: Plein Air Arts Festival

Details: Observe or partake in this distinct style of outdoor painting.

When: Monday June 24- Saturday June 29

Where: The Depot Gallery and throughout Red Wing

More info: www.redwingartsassociation.org

What: Concerts in the Park

Details: Choose from a variety of music to hear downtown in Central Park throughout the summer. Students from the Universal Music Center kick off the series during the Umbrellas of Red Wing Celebration.

When: 7 p.m. Wednesdays from June 26 to Aug. 7

Where: Central Park Band Shell

Cost: Free

More info: www.redwingartsassociation.org

What: Water Ski Days

Details: Enjoy a parade, food, 5K or 10K run/walk, karaoke contest, art show and much more.

When: Friday June 28-Sunday June 30

Where: Lake City

More info: www.lakecity.org

What: Harbor Bar Blues Festival

Details: Get ready to boogie to the Back Channel Blues Band among others at this year's 49th annual festival.

When: 8 p.m.-midnight Friday July 5 and noon-2 a.m. Saturday July 6

Where: N673 825th St., Hager City

More info: www.harborbar.net

What: Red Wing Pottery Collectors Show

Details: Thousands of Red Wing Pottery enthusiasts flock to town for the annual convention.

When: Thursday July 11- Saturday July 13

Where: Red Wing High School

More info: www.redwingcollectors.org

What: Red Wing Arts Association Garden Tour

Details: Enjoy beautiful gardens, live music and artists painting en plein air.

When: Sunday July 14

Where: Throughout Red Wing

More info: www.redwingartsassociation.org

What: Prairie Island Pow Wow

Details: Watch the grand entries of the Prairie Island Summer Pow Wow.

When: 7 p.m. Friday July 12; 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday July 13; and 1 p.m. Sunday July 14

Where: 5734 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch

Cost: Free

More info: www.prairieisland.org

What: Stockholm Art Fair

Details: Each year more than one hundred artists from five states gather in the park to show and sell their paintings, jewelry, clay, glass, sculpture, fiber, leather and photography. The fair also features foods made by area chefs.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday July 20

Where: Stockholm Village Park

Cost: Free

More info: www.stockholmartfair.org

What: Harbor Bar Reggae Festival

Details: Live reggae music includes Dred I Dred plus more.

When: 8 p.m.-midnight Friday July 26, noon-2 a.m. Saturday July 27 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday July 28

Where: N673 825th St., Hager City

More info: www.harborbar.net

What: River City Days

Details: Red Wing's annual three-day festival with carnival games, athletic competitions, live bands, an art fair and a parade.

When: Friday Aug. 2-Saturday Aug. 4

Where: Bay Point Park and throughout Red Wing

More info: www.rivercitydays.org

What: Dog Days of Stockholm

Details: A day of dog-friendly fun with live music, cool canine contests, rescue dog and canine health presentations, and a wonderful entourage of dogs looking for forever homes.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday Aug. 3

Where: Stockholm Village Park

More info: www.stockholmwisconsin.com

What: Goodhue County Fair

Details: Experience everything from derbies to tractor pulls to live entertainment at the county fair.

When: Tuesday Aug. 6-Sunday Aug. 11

Where: 44279 County 6 Blvd., Zumbrota

More info: www.goodhuecountyfair.com

What: Harbor Bar Country Festival

Details: Enjoy a country music weekend along the Mississippi River. Try your luck on the free mechanical bull.

When: 6-10 p.m. Friday Aug. 16, noon-2 a.m. Saturday Aug. 17

Where: Harbor Bar, N673 825th St., Hager City

More info: www.harborbar.net

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Stacy Bengs-Silverberg
Stacy Bengs has been a photojournalist at the Red Wing Republican Eagle since 2010. She holds a bachelors degree in journalism and art from the University of Minnesota.
(651) 301-7880
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