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Lilypad Picnic and Brunch – 10th Anniversary

July 18 @ 10:00 am - July 21 @ 4:30 pm CDT

$25.00

The festivities begin on Saturday with a picnic at Whiteside Park from 10 am to 4:30 pm, followed by a bonfire at the North American Bear Center on Saturday evening, and concludes with breakfast at the Grand Ely Lodge on Sunday at 10 am. It is always so much fun to catch up with “bear friends” and meet new ones!

There will be a silent auction, great merchandise for sale, and other fun events that will benefit the North American Bear Center.  Even your ticket purchase helps!  To donate items for the auction or for questions, please contact Linda Ziobro at [email protected]

The Lilypad Picnic®:

Held at Whiteside Park on East Harvey Street in Ely from 10am-4:30pm, on Saturday July 21, 2018.

​There will be games, an auction, music and more! Lunch will be served from 12:00pm-1:15pm at Whiteside Park.

The menu this year will be your choice of:

– sloppy joes
– bratwurst
– faux joes (vegetarian sloppy joes)
– mac & cheese
– wild rice salad
– vinegar coleslaw
– assorted chips
– lemonade & bottled water
– cookies made by Plum Bun

No alcohol is permitted at the NABC or picnic location.

Lodging and travel accommodations are the responsibility of the guest. (Visit this link for more information.)

Where are the closest airports/train stations/bus terminals?
Range Regional Airport – approx 1 hr 45 min from Ely
Duluth Airport – approx 2 hrs 30 min from Ely
Amtrak – approx 2 hrs 30 min from Ely
Greyhound – approx 2 hrs 30 min from Ely

Car rentals are available at the Duluth Airport.

This picnic a fundraiser for the NABC. There will be a drawing featuring many wonderful items donated by Lily fans and local venders. We will also offer commerative t-shirts and other items for sale.  Any monies raised by the event, over the cost of producing the shirts and other items, go directly to the NABC.

The Brunch:

Held at the Grand Ely Lodge in Ely from 10am-1pm on Sunday July 22, 2018.

Food will be served from 10:00am-11:30am.

The breakfast includes scrambled eggs with condiments, choice of French toast sticks or mini pancakes with maple syrup and whipped butter, sausage, bacon, breakfast potatoes, assorted pastries, muffins and whole fresh fruit.

Dr. Lynn and Donna Rogers other staff and board members of the NABC/WRI.

Ticket Info:

THERE IS NO COMBO PRICING THIS YEAR – PLEASE BE SURE TO PURCHASE A TICKET FOR BOTH THE PICNIC AND BRUNCH IF YOU ARE ATTENDING BOTH EVENTS.

Tickets to the picnic and brunch are VIRTUAL.  You will NOT receive anything in the postal mail, but you may print out your receipt to present at registration in Ely.  We have all registrants on file.

Ticket Prices:

PICNIC:
Children 3 & Under: FREE
Children 4 – 11: $25
Adults (12 & up): ONE (1) Sandwich/brat: $35, $5 for additional sandwich/brat

BRUNCH:
Children 3 & Under: FREE
Children 4 – 11: $25
Adults (12 & up): $35

Details

Start:
July 18 @ 10:00 am
End:
July 21 @ 4:30 pm
Cost:
$25.00
Event Category:
Website:
www.lilypadpicnic.com

Organizer

Northwoods Bear Foundation
Email:
lilypicnic@gmail.com
Website:
www.lilypadpicnic.com

Venue

Whiteside Park
721 E Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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North American Bear Center

1926 Highway 169
PO Box 161
Ely, MN 55731

(218) 365-7879
(877) 365-7879
[email protected]