Walker MN

Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

For the 26 years now, the weekend after Labor Day in Walker, MN has become a multi-cultural experience  bringing people together to celebrate foods, music, dance and traditions from around the world.  This Saturday, the annual event kicks off with a parade at 11am followed by music and performers on four different stages around town.  Vendors, vittles, crafts and cultural experiences throughout the community will provide world flavor to locals, tourists and day-trippers.

The Oxcars are a celebration of regional theater in northern Minnesota.  Actors, directors, designers, choreographers, and theater lovers tip their hats to one another at this fun event commending the great talent in the Bemidji, Walker, Park Rapids region.  This year, the event happens Sunday, March 12 at teh American Legion in Walker, MN.  Happy hour starts at 3pm and the awards ceremony kicks off at 4pm.  Catie Belleveau has organized the event for the past four years and stopped by the KBXE studio to discuss the event and the importance of community theater.