River Falls Days goes virtual! Help us celebrate River Falls July 5-12 through various virtual and small in-person events listed below. We hope you'll join us!
Virtual Restaurant & Tavern Week July 5-12: The goal of Restaurant & Tavern week is to promote and support our awesome local businesses through deals and promotions. Visit the event page to find sweet deals from our awesome local restaurants and taverns all throughout the week of July 5-12! Click "Going" and invite your friends! Let's work to celebrate and the great River Falls restaurants & taverns this community has to offer!
River Falls Days Giveaway July 5-12: Celebrate all the great small businesses River Falls has to offer! Check the River Falls Days Giveaway page daily July 5-12 for your chance to WIN A GIFT CARD to a local business! You'll also find great DEALS from local businesses celebrating River Falls. Each day you'll have the opportunity to comment on a giveaway post to be entered to win that gift card - it's that easy! Click "Going" and invite your friends to the River Falls Days Giveaway!
Gift card winners will be chosen on Monday, July 13th.
Parade Flashbacks July 5-12: Visit The River Falls Days Facebook page July 5-12 to take a trip through time to revisit past River Falls Days Parades!
Medallion Hunt July 10: Clues will be posted on the River Falls Days Facebook page on Friday, July 10 at 10:00a, 11:00a, 12:00p, 1:00p, 2:00p. The winner will receive a $100 Chamber Check ($200 if the winner purchased a button).
Purchase your 2020 River Falls Days Button July 5-12: Don't miss out on a 2020 River Falls Days Rockin' on the Kinni button! Buttons can be purchased from Family Fresh July 5-12 for $3 each. Once you purchase your button, visit our Facebook page and leave a comment on our Button post for your chance to win a Chamber Check!
River Falls Rewind: July 6-10: Visit the River Falls Days Facebook Page July 6-10 for River Falls Rewind! Enjoy some historical pictures and facts throughout the week provided by the River Falls Historic Preservation Committee.
The River Falls Rotary Club invites all River Falls community middle-school students to participate in an essay contest centered on citizenship. Rotary believes it is essential to hear and understand the perspective of youth on key challenges relating our current times. This essay contest provides an opportunity for youth to consider, speak out, and engage in issues of importance to them as citizens in their community and nation.
Themes for the essay should revolve around what it means to be a good citizen in our community. Students are encouraged to write about how young people can apply the Principles of Good Character to respond to events occurring during 2020 such as engaging in acts of kindness, especially in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; promoting social justice; addressing equity and social awareness; and anti-bullying efforts.
- Essays should be 500 words in length.
- Deadline for entries is July 15, 2020
- Essays should be emailed to email@example.com
- Please include your name, address and phone number, e-mail address, and grade you are entering in the fall.
- Eligible participants are students entering grades 6-8 in River Falls area schools in the fall of 2020.
- A $100 Chamber Check will be awarded to the most outstanding essay.
Music in the Park July 10-11: Music in the Park is an annual summertime series that features live music performances from both local and regional musicians in Veterans Park in downtown River Falls.
The Pickled Beats - July 10: The Pickled Beats are a musical duo made up of Ben Tomandl and Laurel Hay. The band hails from the Saint Croix Valley. Visit Veterans Park in downtown River Falls on Friday, July 10 at 7:00 pm.
Practical Goods - July 11: Vibrant Americana duo featuring original songs and covers. Visit Veterans Park in downtown River Falls on Saturday, July 11 at 7:00 pm.
Outdoor River Falls Days Yoga Classes July 9-11: Outdoor yoga classes will be held at: 1401 River Ridge Road (Inspiring Actions Retreat Center). Right on the trailhead so lots of parking and it's very public feeling. People can register online soon.
Thursday, July 9, 6-7 pm, Easy Flow Yoga - Laugh, relax and move in nature. Focus on heart, hip and shoulder openers in fun easy moves. No props needed, just your mat and any outdoor gear you want.
Bug spray recommended. For all levels. w/Tovah
Friday, July 10, 9:30-10:30 am, Sunny Mixed Level Yoga - A focus on various Sun Salutations to get you warmed up and ready to start your day. The class will include a nice mix of strengthening, balancing, and stretching poses as well as awareness of breath. Some yoga experience helpful. w/Tracey
Saturday, July 11, 9-10 am, Strength & Stretch for Balance - A core/stretch combo to find your balance in nature and within yourself. Bring a yoga block or chunky hardcover book if you want a balance prop. For all levels. w/Tovah
River Falls Royal Ambassadors July 5-12: Check out the River Falls Royal Ambassadors activities during Virtual River Falls Days!
Sunday, July 5: Kicks off our Royalty Rocks initiative to spread kindness and positivity. Be on the lookout for rocks with inspiring messages.
Thursday, July 9 7:30 pm: Don't miss the crowning of our new Ambassadors! Stream it online or stop by First National Bank of River Falls Field. Visit the events tab on our Facebook page for more information.
Friday, July 10 2:00-3:00 pm: The newly crowned Ambassadors will greet kids at the new splash pad and pavilion at Glen Park.
Saturday, July 11 10:00 am: Say farewell to our candidates and 2019 court and watch the new 2020 court take their first ride on the float when the cruise down main street. (Pending approval) 3-5 pm. The Ambassadors will be stopping by local businesses to show their support and take a few photos.
Sunday, July 12 3:00-4:00 pm: Dick's Fresh Market parking lot. Meet and greet with the new court, get your picture taken on the float.
This page will be updated with more events/programs as they are finalized!