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Cardboard boat races highlight of Lake Wilson festival

LAKE WILSON -- Can a boat made out of cardboard float? Attendees at the fourth annual Lake Wilson Town & Country Days will find out the answer to that question on Saturday.

LAKE WILSON - Can a boat made out of cardboard float? Attendees at the fourth annual Lake Wilson Town & Country Days will find out the answer to that question on Saturday.

If you think you can build a seaworthy structure from cardboard, registration for Town & Country Days Cardboard Boat Races will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the mud volleyball tent. Boat inspection commences at 2 p.m. down by the lake, and the races start at 3 p.m. Rules and regulations can be found at the Lake Wilson Community Club Facebook page.
Here’s the complete schedule of events for the celebration:
Friday
5:30 to 7 p.m., Whopper Feed fundraiser for Minnwest & Friends Relay for Life team
7 p.m., Town vs. Country softball game
Dusk, kids movie in the park; bring blanket or lawn chairs, concessions available
Saturday
8 a.m. (7 a.m. registration), Relay for Life 5K Fun Run/Walk
8 to 9:30 a.m., community breakfast, Methodist church
9:30 a.m., Coach-pitch ball games; mud volleyball (9 a.m. registration)
11 a.m. to 4 p.m., inflatables
1:30 p.m. (1 p.m. registration), pedal pull
3 p.m., Cardboard Boat Races
5:30 to 7 p.m., pork loin supper, fire hall
6:30 p.m., Lions Club raffle drawing
9 p.m., street dance featuring Shotgun Wedding

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