"Take a Walk on the Wild Side"
Wild Rice Festival
The Nemeth Art Center, in partnership with the White Earth Nation, Park Rapids Downtown Business Association and Park Rapids Chamber of Commerce is hosting "Take a Walk on the Wild Side"- a Wild Rice Festival to be held at Armory Square in Park Rapids October 22nd, 2016.
The event will run from 10 am to midnight with performances by Corey Medina, Elisa Korenne, Sonny Johnson, Amanda Standalone, Eddie Lee Kid, Karen Townsend and Annie Humphrey. The Duluth Spin Collective (a fire dancing troupe) will perform in the evening and regional artists' work will be on display throughout the day.
Along with showcasing regional artists and musicians, the Wild Rive Festival will present an opportunity for attendees to stock up on authentic wild rice, discover the terroir of the different strains of wild rice found in the rivers and lakes throughout the region and learn how local wild rice is harvested and processed. Last but not least, there will be a wide variety of food available for purchase at the Wild Rice Festival.