Join the Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) on September 15 to celebrate the 15th annual Wild Rice Festival. It’s a free, family-friendly celebration of wild rice, Native American culture and the harvest season.
The Wild Rice Festival runs from from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Performances and demonstrations throughout the day include:
HANC is located at 2520 Dale St., north of Highway 36. It includes 52 acres of marsh, prairie and forest habitats.
Proceeds of this fundraising event support the nature center and its mission of environmental education and outdoor recreation. Thanks to Great Southern Bank, Half Price Books, Skyline Electric, Ken Malmstedt and the many volunteers who make this event possible. Visit WildRiceFestival.org or call 651-765-HANC (4262) to learn more.