Calendar of Events - Balsam Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
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Bernie the Patriotic Bear Drawing

Stop into Basically Balsam for a chance to win Patriotic Bernie the Bear with Radio Flyer wagon full of toys. Drawing on July 3rd after parade.


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 Steven Rediske

Balsam Lake Area Chamber of Commerce spring opener Bass tournament

Balsam Lake Area Chamber of Commerce spring opener Bass tournament
Tournament Date: Sunday May 15th
Tournament Lake: Balsam Lake
Time: 7:00am-3pm
Entry Fee: $220.00 includes big fish
Basic tournament rules apply as previous pro tournaments. 6:30am meeting at the beach. Take off and weigh in also at the beach. We will be drawing for take off positions. This tournament is a six fish limit and will be limited to 19 boats.
By completing this entry form, the individuals listed below hereby voluntarily waive and release all other contestants, tournament officials, volunteers, & members of the Balsam Lake Area Chamber of Commerce from any claims of injury and or damage incurred while pre-fishing or competing in and for this tournament. 

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05/15/166:30am to 3:00pmJohn Amrhien

Polk County Museum Open House

4th of July weekend at the Polk County Museum...
$ 1.00  Rootbeer Floats on the Museum lawn 
Saturday July 2nd  11am-2pm  
Sunday   July 3rd   12noon -2pm

FREE  ADMISSION Museum is air conditioned, stop in, cool down, check out all of the Exhibits and Displays!!

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 Charity Schaar

Freedom Fest 5k Fun Run/Walk

Freedom Fest 5k Fun Run/Walk will be at 8:30 am Saturday July 2nd.  Registration is at the basketball courts in Pine Park and that will start at 7:30 am.  Cost is $10 with all proceeds going to the Unity Lions Club Scholarship fund.  This is an out and back route that will finish at the start line.  There will be a water stop at the halfway/turnaround.  Prizes for 1st place Men, Women and under 18.  Also we will be giving away random gift certificates to other participants.  If there are any questions please contact Joey Peper 715 554 7616 (call or text) or email is

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07/02/168:30am to 10:00amJoey Peper

Scoop the Loop

The Balsam Lake Area Chamber of Commerce has a new event this year. Scoop the Loop car cruise on Main St with a twist, cars/bikes will idle or putt down Main and in front of the main stage be able to do a small burn out for fun, then follow the route back around and back down Main St. Starting at 4pm Saturday July 2nd in front of the Main Street Cafe we will start parking cars/bikes for registration for both the Scoop the Loop and Sunday's car show, once Main St is cleared we will start the Scoop cruise. $5.00 entry for the cruise and $10.00 for both Scoop & car show. First 100 entries receive a Balsam Lake Area Chamber goodie bag.

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07/02/164:00pm to 7:00pmNick Walton

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