Events


  • May TBD, 2022
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Citywide Garage Sale 

Begins at 7 a.m.  Get your shopping on early!

(Sold will be a wide variety of items will be displayed for sale including, but not limited to, clothes, sporting equipment, electronics, toys and games, household items, furniture, books and gardening equipment.)

East Central PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) of Mora will be on-hand with its popcorn wagon with fresh, buttered popcorn for sale.  There will also be a delicious bake sale with bars, brownies and cheese cakes.

Check the Advertiser or the Pioneer for a full listing, map of sale locations, and sale description.

  • Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021

East Central Minnesota Pride 

1 to 5 p.m., Robinson Park, 200 5th Street SE, Pine City

Entertainment –

The awesome musical entertainment lineup for 2021 Pride:
o Jacob Mahon and the New Salty Dog (1.5 hours)
o Rebel Queens (1.5 hours)

Special Guest:  Martina Marraccino

This is a tobacco-free and alcohol-free event.

Please support the vendors.

LGBTQ Film Screenings

7 p.m. brought to you by Highway 61 Film Festival, at Pine Center for the Arts, 265 5th St. SE, Pine City

More info at: http://highway61filmfestival.org/

What do the Stonewall Riots Mean to LGBTQ+ communities?
In 1969, police raided the popular LGBTQ bar the Stonewall Inn in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Fifty years later, Minnesotans reflect on the impact of this event on their lives and in their community at Mia’s 2019 Pride event.
Producer: Emily Taplin & Diana Fraser

Tretter Risked It All
Vietnam-era veteran, LGBTQ+ activist and archivist Jean-Nickolaus Tretter spent decades preserving the history of his queer community before donating his entire collection to the University of Minnesota.
Producer: Emily Taplin & Diana Fraser

Covid Confessions
Drag performers describe their experiences living through and working in the pandemic while finding new ways to share their art with the community.
Director: Alec Fischer

Patient No More
Patient No More is a feature documentary about the barriers LGBTQ+ women navigate across health care systems and how the never-ending hunt for affirming care affects their lives.
Director/Producer: Diana Fraser

“It’s A Drag Show Honey”

9 p.m. – Froggy’s, 209 5th St. SE, Pine City

PRIDE ACROSS MINNESOTA

Happy Pride Season from East Central Minnesota Pride!

*(2021 Dates)

  • June 5: Northfield Pride Since: 2021 Part of MN Served: Rice County
  • June 12: Hastings Pride Since: 2021 Part of MN Served: Dakota County
  • June 19:  Wabasha Pride Parade Since:  2019   Part of MN Served: Wabasha County
  • June 25-27: Fergus Pride Other names: Fergus Falls Pride Since: 2021 Part of MN Served: Otter Tail County
  • July 17-18: Twin Cities Pride  Since:  1972 as a parade, 1973 as a pride  Part of MN Served: Hennepin, Chisago, Isanti, Mille Lacs, Ramsey, Dakota, Anoka, Washington, Scott, Wright, Carver, Sherburne, Le Sueur and Sibley Counties  Other Areas Served: St. Croix and Pierce Counties (Wis.)
  • July 18: Columbia Heights Pride Since: 2019 Part of MN Served: Columbia Heights and Northern Hennepin County
  • Aug. 12-15:  Fargo-Moorhead Pride  Since:  2001  Other names:  Fargo Pride, Fargo-Moorhead Pride  Part of MN Served:  Clay County  Other Area Served:  Cass County (ND)
  • Aug. 14 MN People of Color Pride Since: 1999 Other names: Black Pride Part of MN Served: Entire State
  • Sept. 2-5: Duluth-Superior Pride  Since:  1986  Other names: D-S Pride  Part of MN Served: St. Louis and Carlton Counties  Other Area Served: Douglas County (Wis.)
  • Sept. 11: 7 Rivers Pride  Since:  2004  Other names: La Crosse Pride, La Crosse-Winona Pride, Pride in the Park  Part of MN Served: Houston and Winona Counties  Other Area Served: La Crosse County (Wis.)
  • Sept. 18: East Central Minnesota Pride Since: 2005 Other names: Pine City Pride Part of MN Served: Pine, Isanti, Chisago, Kanabec and Mille Lacs Counties
  • Sept. 18-19: St. Cloud Pride  Since:  2010  Part of MN Served:  Benton and Stearns Counties
  • Sept. 25: Rochester Pride  Since:  Resumed 2021  Part of MN Served: Dodge, Fillmore, Mower, Olmsted and Wabasha Counties.
  • October 9:  Golden Valley Pride  Since: 2016  Part of MN Served: Golden Valley, Plymouth and other Western Hennepin County 1st- and 2nd-Tier Suburbs.
  • TBA: Grand Cities Pride  Since:  2017  Other names:  Grand Forks Pride  Part of MN Served:  Polk County  Other Area Served:  Grand Forks County (ND)
  • TBA: South Central Minnesota Pride  Since: 2002  Other names:  Mankato Pridefest  Part of MN Served:  Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties
  • TBA:  Borderland Pride  Since: 2017  Other names:  I-Falls Pride, International Falls-Fort Francis Pride  Part of MN Served: Koochiching County (MN)  Other Area Served: Rainy River District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada

*Please email john2690@umn.edu to update this calendar.