Carlton Daze is an annual celebration that is held each year here in Carlton, MN. During the last full weekend in July of each year, we celebrate "Carlton Daze", a community-wide celebration which includes softball tournaments, golf outings, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, craft shows, auctions, children's theater, community plays, street dances, a 5k race and an ultra marathon, a business expo, bingo, live entertainment, a parade and food galore! There is something for everyone, and a great time is had by all who attend.
This year, one special attendee will be Congressman Jim Oberstar, our 8th district representative in Washington. He was looking forward to biking one of our newly opened bike trails, but as you can imagine he has a busy schedule. One item on the agenda is a ribbon cutting ceremony at Carlton Bike Rental here on Saturday at 9:45 a.m. "Jim" is well-respected as a friend of the working man and the common man. It's only natural that he would join us here at Hobo Junction on this special occasion to open a new chapter in Carlton history.
Carlton Daze 2010 will run from July 23-25.