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Below is a partial listing of events for River Falls Days, held July 11-14.

A complete schedule of events and registration forms can be found at the chamber website, www.rfchamber.com, click on "River Falls Days."

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Printed event schedules will be available in the upcoming Buyer's Guide and next week's Journal.

For more information about River Falls Days -- July 11-14 -- call the chamber office at 715-425-2533 or email info@rfchamber.com.

Thursday, July 11

--The crowning of the 2013 River Falls Royal Ambassadors at 7 p.m. at the River Falls High School.

--Slider eating contest at 7:30 p.m. at Second and Locust streets.

--Street dance featuring Bad Habits Brass at 8 p.m. at Second and Locust streets. Free entry.

Friday, July 12

--Play bingo from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Second and Locust streets.

--The dunk tank noon to 3 p.m. on Locust Street.

--Community Dinner at River Falls United Methodist Church, located at 127 S. Second Street from 4:30-9 p.m.

--Root beer floats at the River Falls Ambulance bay, 175 E. Cedar Street, for $1 at 5 p.m.

--Legion pig roast from 5-8 p.m. at the American Legion, 701 N. Main Street.

--Laser Tag from 6-10 p.m. in the Family Fresh Market South parking lot, $6.

--River Falls Days parade at 6:30 p.m. The parade will start on Main and Moundsview streets, turn onto Division Street and finish up on Second Street.

--DJ teen dance from 9-11 p.m. on Main and Walnut streets.

--Street dance featuring Junk FM from 9-11 p.m. at Second and Locust streets. Entry fees apply.

Saturday, July 13

--10k/2 mile race starts at 8 a.m. on Main Street and Cascade Ave., by Dairy Queen. Day-of registration will be from 6:45-7:45 a.m. at Glen Park.

--Laser Tag from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., in the Family Fresh Market south parking lot, $6.

--Car show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wind Supper Club, 709 Main St.

9 a.m. - 1 a.m.

--Volleyball Tournament starting on 9 a.m. at Hoffman Park. $60 per team.

--1K kids fun run at 9:15 a.m. around Glen Park. Each child will receive a medal, bib and t-shirt.

--Fireman's water fight at 10 a.m. near the fire hall on Second Street.

--Petting zoo, kiddie parade and River Falls Ambassadors meet and greet at the River Falls Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon.

--Youth bean bag tournament for ages 13-17, at 10 a.m. on Locust Street.

--Children's Water Fight for ages 5-13 at 11 a.m. near fire hall on Second Street.

--The dunk tank noon to 6 p.m. at Main and Locust streets.

--Children's entertainment area from noon to 6 p.m., at Second and Locust streets. The area will include inflatables, games, the gymnastics area, martial arts demo, face painting and more.

--Tricia and the Toonies at 12:30 p.m. under the big tent, Second and Locust streets.

--Mad Science at 1:30 p.m. under the big tent, Second and Locust streets.

--Cale the Juggler at 2:30 p.m. under the big tent, Second and Locust streets.

-- River Falls talent show and karaoke at 3:30 p.m. under the big tent, Second and Locust streets.

--Bingo at 7 p.m. at the American Legion, 701 N. Main Street.

--Tractor pull at the north end industrial park at 7p.m.

--Street dance featuring The Tommy Bentz Band at 7:30 p.m. at Second and Locust streets. Entry fees apply.

--Street dance featuring Lost Highway at 9:30 p.m. at Second and Locust streets. Entry fees apply.

Sunday, July 14

--Outdoor worship service from 10-11:15 a.m. under the big tent, Second and Locust streets.

--Car Cruze-In from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown.

--Truck and garden tractor pull at the north end industrial park at 1 p.m.

--Tennis social mixer from 3-7 p.m. at the River Falls High School tennis courts.

--Golden Glove Boxing USA at 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. at the West Wind Supper Club, 709 Main Street.

--Fireworks at Hoffman Park at dusk. Can be viewed from Hoffman Park and Greenwood Elementary Fields, E Division Street.

Throughout

--Carnival on Spruce Street. Open 3-10 p.m, Thursday; noon to 11 p.m., Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday; and noon to 6 p.m., Sunday. Wristbands for $20 will be available from 12:30-4:30 p.m., Friday; and 12-4 p.m., Saturday.

--Food and beer booths at Second and Locust streets and the north end industrial park. Miller beer will be available as well as pork chops on a stick, hamburgers, nachos, brats, walking tacos, chicken fajitas, island noodles, cheese curds, kettle corn and more.

--Downtown River Falls merchant sales and city-wide garage sales from Thursday through Sunday.

--Medallion Hunt with clues posted on the ticket booth located at Locust and Second streets every two hours beginning at 9 a.m., Friday, July 12. If the medallion has not been found on Friday, the last two clues will be posted beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday. Winner will receive $200; or $250 with a 2013 River Falls Days button.

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Jillian Dexheimer
Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.
(715) 426-1046
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