August Events

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August is the last month of summer and there are a number of events taking place in our great city. Grab the family and enjoy some fun before the kids head back to school. 

            Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities 5K – August 1 at Fort Snelling State Park. Participate in the 3rd Annual BBBS 5K Run/Walk! Enjoy the views and natural beauty that Fort Snelling State Park offers, all while getting in a bit of exercise! 

            Gilded Spatula Food Truck Battle – August 8 at Canterbury Park. This face-off between local food trucks will provide guests with great food, craft beer, and live music. A portion of the proceeds will go to support YouthLink's life-changing work with homeless youth in the Twin Cities. 

            Loring Park Art Festival – August 8 & 9 at Loring Park. The different art works vary from painting, photography, printmaking, to handmade paper, wood and jewelry. There will also be a variety of performances as well as children’s activities and food booths. Visit the website for detailed information. 

            40th Annual Vadnais Heights Heritage Days – August 13 – 16. All events take place at Community Park, 641 East County Road F or Vadnais Heights Commons, 655 E County Road F. There will be a variety of food vendors and entertainment and even fireworks. Visit the website for more information. 

            Snail Run – August 15 at Kohler Meadows Park. There will be a Kids Fun Run, 5K and a 10K. The 5K and 10K runs start at 9am. Get registered and have some fun! 

            Saint George Greek Summer Festival – August 22 & 23 at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church in Saint Paul. Have a great day enjoying Gyros, Souvlaki, Lamb and Chicken dinners, Greek Pastries, Flaming Cheese, Kid’s Games and Dance and Music Performances.  

            Minnesota Renaissance Festival – August 22 to October 4 at the Festival Fairgrounds in Shakopee, MN. The Renaissance Festival gives visitors the chance to peer into medieval life, as they eat ham from the bone, witness the popular sport of jousting and participate in events like axe-throwing and lute-playing. This is enjoyment for the whole family. Visit the official website for more information. 

            Minnesota State Fair – August 27 to September 7 at the State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights, MN. This year, there are over 450 foods available at 300 concession stands. Agriculture and competition, special exhibits, attractions such as the Mighty Midway, Kidway, Haunted House, Sky Ride and more are fun for all ages. Plus, the Grandstand features entertainment acts and concerts along with other stages throughout the fairgrounds featuring more than 100 acts. There are over a million visitors at this annual event. Visit the website for more information.  

We hope that you found this information helpful. That is what Team Tork is all about: giving great information and education to the community. If you are in the market to buy your next home, or thinking of selling your home, call me. I have the experience and knowledge to get the job done. Call me directly at 651-379-4138 or 651-210-1038, or if you would rather, send me an email to We have more educational information on our website:




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Good Friday morning Joey Torkildson -

Looks like August is going to bring something for everyone to enjoy taking part in.  Enjoy......

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