CRYSTAL FALLS--The Crystal Falls Business Association has announced the schedule for the upcoming Humungus Fungus Fest on Aug. 7-11.
The fest kicks off on Wednesday, Aug. 7, with a teen talent contest at 6:30 p.m. at the Lions Club building at Runkle Lake Park.
On Thursday, Aug. 8, it’s time to watch the teens play softball at Runkle Lake Park at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 9
Begin the morning by watching the youth golf outing at the Crystal View course at 9 a.m. For more information about the youth golf event, call 875-3029.
Next, it’s time to do some shopping at the Fungus Fest Sidewalk Sales from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you can’t get all of your shopping done Friday, you can still shop the sidewalk sales on Saturday.
For more information about the sidewalk sales, contact 875-4479.
After filling your shopping bags, head over to United Lutheran Church for delicious pasties sold by the Academic Boosters Club at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
St. Mark’s Church is providing more delicious food at the salad luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Harbour House Museum’s Mushroom Cook-Off will start at 1 p.m. and go until 3.
Move on down the hill to the Senior Citizens Center at 1:30 p.m. to watch the cribbage tournament. For more information about the tournament, call 875-6709.
At 5 p.m., the ball race takes place on Superior Avenue, followed by the Mushroom Pride Parade at 5:30 p.m.
The day will end with the women’s and men’s softball games at Runkle Lake at 6 p.m. For more information about the softball games, call 906-284-2398.
Saturday, Aug. 10
Saturday’s events begin with more shopping at the Fungus Fest sidewalk sales from 9 a.m. until noon.
Take a break from shopping and enjoy delicious threats during a pie social at Christ United Methodist Church from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
At 11 a.m., Runkle Lake Park is the place to be for the day beginning with the annual volleyball matches. For more information about volleyball, call 906-367-0695.
Mid-night Storm Rockin’ Blues Band will perform at Runkle Lake Park from noon until 6 p.m.
At 1 p.m., the buckboard and horseshoe tournaments begin. For more information about the buckboard tournament, call 906-822-0267. For more information about the horseshoe tournament, call 875-4515.
The events for Saturday come to a close at 7 p.m. with the Runkle Lake Park dance.
Sunday, Aug. 11
The Humungus Fungus Fest will have its last event at 6 p.m. at The Crystal Theatre, when Tony Rocker will be performing an Elvis tribute.
It all means humungus fun during the weekend of Aug. 7-11 in Crystal Falls