Scenic State Park, Bigfork
Usual Minnesta State Park Admittance Fees Apply
Special Programs: Saturday, August 7
Lodge at the north campground
No charge for Saturday events
||7 p.m., Scenic State Park - Then and Now:
Roseann Schauer, Asst. Manager, Father Hennepin State Park/former DNR Naturalist
The history of Scenic State Park.
How Scenic got its start.
Events in the development at Scenic.
Resources protected at Scenic.
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) structures of 20's & 30's.
|7:30 p.m., If you like walking, you'll love folkswalks: Donna Seline
An explanation of the "people's walking program,"
also known as "non-competitive walking," folkswalking, or volksmarching.
Donna Seline, the president of the NorthStar Trail Travelers (NSTT),
will explain where and how NSTT and its sister walking clubs worldwide
make these non-competitive walking events available to the general public.
||7:45 p.m., Swing Dance Lesson: Paul Stachour
An introduction to the "East Coast Swing" dance.
No previous dance intruction or experience required for this class.
Lesson open to people from ages 8 to 108.
No dance partner necessary (rotation will be used).
You may also take the instruction with a partner of your choice,
if you wish.
|8:30 p.m., Variety Dance
Dancing Featuring mostly East Coast Swing Dances.
Occasional Waltz, Foxtrot, Rhumba, Cha-Cha,
Tango, Lindy-Hop, Salsa, others.
Dance open to people of all ages.
Music played from CD's by a DJ.
Dancing from end of lesson until 10 p.m.
FolksWalk - Sunday, August 8
Starting at the Boat Landing behind the Park Office
||Sun, 8 a.m., NSTT FolksWalk
A non-competitive marked-trail walk through portions of
Scenic State Park. The walk begins at the boat landing,
located behind the park office. There are three separate
loops, each between 3K and 4K in length, totalling 10 kilometers.
The total length of the walk is just over 6 miles, and
should take a reasonably fit person about 2 hours.
Cost is $2 per walker to cover NSTT's cost of materials
Food and beverages available at the start-point.
The cost for those participating in the IVV/AVA record-keeping
program for events and distance is $3, and for the awards $8.
Start anytime after 8 a.m.; finish by 3 p.m.
For more information, see the NSTT web-site at www.nstt.org,
or call the events co-ordinator (Paul) at 952-884-54977.
There is also an NSTT folkswalk at McCarthy Beach State Park
on Saturday, August 7th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
See the NSTT web-site at www.nstt.org for details.