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The City Square Park,  300 N Chestnut St., Chaska MN  55318

© 2018 by Chaska River City Days. Proudly created by Pascha Derkevics

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Events

FRIDAY, July 26th:

9am-8pm

"Friends of the Chaska Library, Used Book Sale"

@ City Hall Plaza

Look a good book? Now is your time to shop all your favorite genres and titles at the Used Book Sale thanks to Friends of the Chaska Community Library. 

As Per Business's Hours

"Sidewalk Sales"

Shop till you drop! Find the best deals of summer during RCD's Sidewalk Sales. Support local business and stock up on all the best attire, home decor, and more. 

10am - 6pm

"Chaska Historical Society Displays"

@ Chaska Historical Society 

Chaska River City Days may be in it's 44th year however, the City of Chaska has be established longer than that! Come learn about Chaska's rich history with amazing historic photos that put you right back in the history. 

 


To learn more about the Chaska Historical Society go to www.chaskahistory.org.  112 West 4th St.

4pm

***CHASKA CITY SQUARE OPENS***

Let the celebration begin in CITY SQUARE PARK!  

Shop, eat, dance, play games, all is available starting at 4pm! 

4pm - Dusk

"Arts & Crafts Fair"

@ City Square Park

 

**NEW VENDORS THIS YEAR** Art in the Park showcases a variety of Art and Crafts from local and regional artists. Bring some of your favorite pieces home!

4pm - 8:30pm

"Pie & Ice Cream Social"

@ Moravian Church

Join us for food, fun and fellowship, while supporting the church at our annual fundraiser! Serving Sloppy Joes, Chips, Ice Cream Sundaes, Pie and Beverages, all enjoyed in climate-controlled comfort! 4-8:30pm and Sat. 11am-5:30pm at the Chaska Moravian Church across from the City Square Park. The sanctuary will be open for prayer and meditation. Also available, a nursing station for moms and babies.

4pm

"Authors Collective / Chan Writers Group

 

4:30pm - 7pm

"SW Metro Chamber of Commerce Business & Health Expo"

@ The Big Tent

The River City Days Expo will be a one-stop shop for information on all types of things that pertain to Home & Garden, Food, Fitness, & Fun! Join the SouthWest Metro Chamber of Commerce and experience this widely publicized community event with other area businesses.  

5pm - GONE

"FREE WATERMELON from Cooper's"

@ The Big Tent

Thanks to Gary Cooper from Chaska's own Cooper's County Market, FREE watermellon will be served until it's gone! 

5pm

"Step By Step Montesouri Preschool"

@ Gazebo 

Join us to cheer on the Chaska Montessori Preschool children as preform their little hearts out.

5:30pm

"River Valley Dance Academy"

River Valley Dance Academy students will share pieces from their 20th season in the community.

7pm - 8:30pm

"MN Valley Community Band"

@ Gazebo

 

Concert goers can expect to hear music of stage and screen, as well as the “Star and Stripes Forever.” This band is made up of 40 plus dedicated members from Chaska and the surrounding communities who enjoy playing for the public. Bring your favorite lawn chair or picnic blanket and enjoy Chaska’s version of the ‘Boston Pops!’ Barry Fox-Director. Sponsored by the Chaska Park and Rec Dept.

8:30pm - Midnight

"Devon Worley" Band

@ The Big Tent

The Devon Worley Band was forged out of raw talent. Devon’s undeniable ability drew top-tier touring musicians to her side at a very early age. While every other teenage girl was hanging out at the mall snap chatting their boyfriends, Devon’s teenage years were spent paying dues, traveling with her band, and touring relentlessly across the heartland; playing just about every bar, fair and festival in the grain belt.

Catch a show, grab yourself a seat and get ready to be blown away! Welcome to the future.

https://www.facebook.com/DevonWorley/

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SATURDAY, July 27th:

8am

“Stache-n-Dash” 5K Run/ Fun Walk to End Domestic Violence"

@ City Square Park 

The 5 K Run is a USATF Sanctioned Event.  The 5K run starts and ends near Chaska’s notable City Square Park in downtown Chaska.  Participants run on paved asphalt through downtown Chaska then along the Minnesota River which lead them to and onto part of our winding paved trail system. Trophies and Medals awarded to the 5 K runners.


FUN WALK: Walkers will be guided down and around Courthouse Lake.  Group rates for family and friends.  Strollers Welcome.

 

Proceeds to benefit the Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women.
Pre-registration is recommended, but also can register on race day. 

5 K Registration click here: Sign Me Up

8:30am

"Disc Golf Tournament/Clinic"

 **CASH PRIZES**

CASH & FOOD DONATIONS FOR BOUNTIFUL BASKET FOOD SHELF**

WHEN: Saturday, July 27, 2019
WHERE: Chaska Middle School CourseParking in La Academia/Kinder Academy Lot. Check-in near hole 1

                                         

  DAY'S SCHEDULE  
8:30am:  Players Meeting
9:00am:  Tournament Shotgun Start (10:30am: Awards)
10:45am: Ring of Fire
11:00am: Disc Golf Clinic
11:30am: Fun Round
1:00pm: Draw Doubles

EVENTS FOR ALL LEVELS

Tournament: Recreation, Intermediate, & Advanced Divisions
"Ring of Fire":  All ages and abilities are invited to join for chances to win great disc golf swag!
Disc Golf Clinic:  New to the game? Join us for this clinic and stay for full round!
Round of Doubles:  All levels are invited to a round of double for even more prizes!


WE WILL HAVE SOME DISCS FOR USE FOR THOSE NEW TO THE SPORT.

Business Hours

"Sidewalk Sales"

Shop till you drop! Find the best deals of summer during RCD's Sidewalk Sales. Support local business and stock up on all the best attire, home decor, and more. 

9am-8pm

"Used Book Sale"

@ City Hall Plaza

Look a good book? Now is your time to shop all your favorite genres and titles at the Used Book Sale thanks to Friends of the Chaska Community Library. 

10am - 6pm

"Chaska Historical Society Displays"

@ Chaska Historical Society 

Chaska River City Days may be in it's 44th year however, the City of Chaska has be established longer than that! Come learn about Chaska's rich history with amazing historic photos that put you right back in the history. 

 


To learn more about the Chaska Historical Society go to www.chaskahistory.org.  112 West 4th St.

10am - Dusk

"Arts & Crafts Fair"

​@ City Square Park

 

Art in the Park showcases a variety of Art and Crafts from local and regional artists. Bring some of your favorite pieces home!

11am - 1pm

Family Service Fair - A Thrivent Community Event

@ The Big Tent

We will have 5 different hands-on projects that will help support some local non-profits who are making a difference in our community. Each participating family will get a passport card and are asked to complete the project at each station to get a stamp on their card. After completing all of the stations, they will turn their cards in to get a treat!

Pre-registration is not required, however, there will only be a limited about of passport cards available. Current Thrivent members can reserve a passport card ahead of the event if they would like to have guaranteed participation in the event. Please contact Katie Rotz at katie.rotz@thrivent.com or (320) 864-2022 if you are a Thrivent member and would like to have guaranteed participation at the event.

Join us with your family and help spread generosity in our community!

No products will be sold.

11am

"Eastern Carver County Schools - Variety Music"

Under the direction of Eric Songer, the ESCS band students will perform a variety of music that have entertained audiences for many years. 

11am - 4pm

"SW Metro Ed. Coop/Memorial Blood Center Blood Drive"

@ City Square Park (West side near Co Rd 41)

Sponsored by the Southwest Metro Educational Cooperative. Appointments can be done online at http://www.mbc.org/searchdrives and enter sponsor code 3886 or call Sarah Qualy at 651-332-7164. Walk-ins will also be welcome. The Memorial Blood Center vehicle will be parked on HWY 41 adjacent to the City Square Park between 3rd and 4th Streets. Saturday 11am- 4pm.

11am - 5:30pm

"Pie & Ice Cream Social"

@ Moravian Church

Join us for food, fun and fellowship, while supporting the church at our annual fundraiser! Serving Sloppy Joes, Chips, Ice Cream Sundaes, Pie and Beverages, all enjoyed in climate-controlled comfort! 4-8:30pm and Sat. 11am-5:30pm at the Chaska Moravian Church across from the City Square Park. The sanctuary will be open for prayer and meditation. Also available, a nursing station for moms and babies.

1pm

"Fire Department Water Fights"

@ 3rd/4th St. & Walnut 

Cool off while enjoying the fierce yet fun entertainment of our Chaska Fire Department battling other area departments with fire hoses.  Fun & refreshing entertainment the whole family won't want to miss!

2:30pm - 5:30pm

"Jambone"

@ Gazebo

JAMBONE is a four piece variety band that plays rock, country and blues music. From Glen Miller to Johnny Cash to Rolling Stones to Chuck Berry and many more. All four members sing lead and harmony vocals and the musicianship is superb.

2pm-4pm

"Cash Bingo"

@ The Big Tent

When we say cash, we mean it! Come play some BIG BINGO under the BIG TENT!

2pm

"RoboHawks Demo"

@4th St. 

The future is here. Check out the amazing talents of Chaska's Robohawks Team giving out a entertaining demo of their hard work. 

5pm - 8pm

"Rotary Steak & Chicken Fry Dinner"

@ The Big Tent

Prepared and served by the Chaska Rotary Club. Meal includes a choice of Ribeye Steak or Chicken Breast, with corn on the cob, Caesar salad and trimmings. Saturday 5-8pm – 

6pm - 8pm

"17th Annual Karaoke Contest"

@ Gazebo

So you think you can sing? Come to the Gazebo and sign up. Performances at the Gazebo. Sponsored by Mike Tudor, Chaska Community Television.   Prize drawings for registered participants sponsored by the Chaska Park and Rec Dept.

8:00pm - 12am

"Good for Gary" Band

@ The Big Tent

***BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!*** The Twin Cities most entertaining live top 40 cover band!

Good for Gary is a Twin Cities cover band that specializes in playing current and past dance hits, focusing on the newest Top 40 songs. With a 7-piece line-up, there’s no hip-hop, pop, or dance song they can’t cover. You will hear some Iggy Azalea, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Macklemore and old school jams at every show. Check out the rest of the songlist and you will get a taste of what Good for Gary is capable of.

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7am- 4pm

"Couples Golf Scramble"

@ Chaska Par 30 Golf Course

A golf scramble will be held at the Chaska Par 30 on Sunday, July 28th, 2018,   7am-4pm. Green fees are $12.00 per person. (Pull cart included in fee).  Each team will consist of one man and one woman who play the best of their two shots throughout the round, with 1st and 2nd place trophies awarded. Register the day of the event at Par 30 or book your