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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Come out and 'Mingle' on 'Main Street' Thursday evening in downtown Crookston

  • Chamber's Main Street Mingle Block Party is from 5 to 7 p.m.
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  •     There’s always something to do in Crookston and on Thursday, June 13 the Crookston Chamber of Commerce will be continuing the Block Party series with the Main Street Mingle.  The block parties offer great food, fun, music and deals from great local businesses.
        From south to north, the Main Street Mingle stretches from the Crookston Eye Clinic to Bridge Street Candle Co and Tuxedos by Savvi.  Many businesses all along Main Street in Crookston will be open during the 5:00 – 7:00 pm block party and offering great discounts and promotions to their customers.
        The Irishman’s Shanty will have a booth set up in the empty on the corner of Main and 2nd, where the Wayne Hotel once stood.  They will be selling their tacos in a bag, hot dogs, beverages and more.
        Businesses taking part in the Main Street Mingle are: Aspen Chiropractic, Begggs Insurance Agency, Bridge Street Candle Co. and Tuxedos by Savvi, Crookston Eye Clinic, Crookston Paint & Glass, Crookston Snap Fitness, Crookston United Insurance, Eagle Thrifty White Pharmacy, Erickson Embroidery & Design, Golden Link Senior Center, Irishman’s Shanty, Longtin Agency, Montague’s Flower Shop and Oman State Farm Insurance.
        Each week the Crookston Chamber of Commerce hosts a “Minute to Win It” game as part of the block party.   The winner of this week’s game will win a pair of can koozies.
        Additionally each week many businesses around town participate in the Walk the Block Scavenger Hunt.  Those interested in participating visit the various businesses with a Crookston Chamber C logo for that week.  
        Take a picture of yourself with that logo in at least three of the participating businesses, post those pictures to the Crookston Chamber Facebook page or get them into the Chamber office to be entered in a drawing for a prize.  This week the Crookston Chamber is giving away $5 Chamber Bucks.  June 13 businesses participating in the Scavenger Hunt are: Four Seasons Clothing, El Gordito Market, Widman’s Candy Shop, Willow & ivy, This Is Sew Broadway, KROX Radio, Odine Smulan Insurance, M & H, The Prescription Shoppe, Golden link Senior Center, Longtin Agency, Montague’s Flower Shop, Crookston Floral and Antiques, Crookston Paint and Glass, Crookston Eye Clinic, Crookston United Insurance and Erickson Embroidery and Design.
        The Crookston Chamber of Commerce Block Party series continues each Thrusday through the summer, with the exception of Independence Day.  For more information on the block parties please go to visitcrookston.com/blockparties

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