August may be upon us, but that doesn't mean summer is over yet! Now is the perfect time to get out and explore the cities before the warm weather runs out. From 5ks to shopping tours, there are so many ways to get out and get involved in the community.
Where: Hilde Performance Center When: August 3rd Cost: $30-$40
If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday, the Shaver Shuffle is a great option. Not only are you supporting the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund, but you’re also positively impacting your health and getting a little sunshine! This 5k welcomes runners of all levels of experience and encourages participants to bring their pups and strollers. You can even form a team and participate together. With all these awesome benefits, there's no way you can miss this opportunity!
Where: Lake Hiawatha Regional Park When: August 7th Cost: Free!
Now that August is here, your opportunity for lake days is slowly dwindling so the Lake Hiawatha Neighborhood Festival is the perfect way to relax out by the lake before summer officially comes to a close. You can take a canoe out on the lake or simply relax onshore and watch the talent contest, participate in the family fitness challenge, or eat some of the food sold by the vendors. Whatever you choose to do, you can’t go wrong when you’re next to Lake Hiawatha!
Where: 401 E Dual Blvd Ste 110, Isanti, Minnesota 55040 When: August 15-17th Cost: Free!
Sometimes we all need a little retail therapy, and this shopping tour is the perfect way to satisfy this desire. Featuring furniture, home décor, garden art, jewelry, clothing, soaps/lotions, and gifts in a variety of popular styles, this tour is a great way to support local businesses and engage in your community. If you’re ready to shop til you drop, definitely attend this tour!
Where: CHS Field When: August 17th Cost: $50+
450 craft beers. 140 breweries. Live music. Food. Did I get your attention yet? As summer comes to a close, this event is the perfect way to have some fun outdoors before the weather starts getting chillier. For only $50, you get access to samples of all of the beers so you know you won't overspend AND you get to hang out at CHS Field! We hope you take advantage of this awesome opportunity.
There's so many great involvement festivities throughout this month, we hope you find one or two you're excited for! If you're still looking for specific events, consider following our Instagram where we post upcoming weekend events biweekly - exclusively for you.