Dodge Center is going to celebrate with Dodger Days over Father’s Day weekend this year. The event kicks off on Thursday June 15th with the Dodge Center Chamber of Commerce playing host from 11am to 2pm on Main Street between Central Ave N and First Ave NW.
Garage sales citywide will start on Friday, June 16th and continue all weekend. The Dodge Center library will hold a yard game from 11am to noon. The Dodge Center Fire Department will have a feed at the fire hall from 6 to 8pm on Thursday evening. There is a bean bag tournament at the American Legion at 6:30pm with registration at 5:30. At dusk the movie Incredibles 2 will be shown at the park starting 9pm.
Venom softball and soccer tournaments are all day Saturday at North Park. The Dodger Day 5K sponsored by Triton Community Ed starts at 8am with sign-up an hour prior. This is an all ages run. The library will have a chalk contest at North Park Saturday from 9am til noon. Pickleball games will be held at the tennis courts from 9am to noon on Saturday. An open air vendor market is sponsored by Community ed from 9am to 4pm. Bounce houses will be open for the kids from 10am to 7pm at North Park and a dunk tank from 11:30 to 4:30pm.
A BBQ cookoff starts Saturday with registration at 10am and judging and awards will take place at 5pm. Saturday is a free swim day at the pool from noon to 7pm. Be on Mainstreet for live music outside with the Danglers at the Annadine from 6 to 10pm. Fireworks will cap off the night at North Park.
Sunday will be the Father’s Day fly-in and breakfast at the Dodge Center airport from 7am to noon. A car show will take place at North Park from 10am to noon. Sunday is also the touch a truck event at McNeilus Truck.
The Dodger Days and Stagecoach Days Duck raffle will take plave on Sunday June 25th at 7pm at Riverside Park in Mantorville. Tickets are $10 each and only 500 tickets will be sold. First place prize is $1,000, 2nd place is $500, 3rd place is $300, 4th is $200 and 5th thru 9th place prizes are $99 each.