Events

Tom’s Tavern – Fire Department Auction RESCHEDULED TO SEPTEMBER 12, 2020 – Silent Auction starts at 3 pm – Live Auction starts at 4 pm – The Elk River Volunteer Fire Department is looking for entities and businesses that are willing to donate merchandise or gift cards/certificates to auction off, either during the silent or live auction that day.  All amounts raised during this fundraiser will go towards the new fire hall for the Elk River FD. We have started building the new fire hall but need funds to finish it in 2020.  We would appreciate any donation, whether tangible or monetary to go towards this effort.  If we could have all donations in hand by Monday, April 20, 2020, that would be appreciated.  You can contact the following individuals to coordinate delivery/pickup of the donation: Kami Nibler (208) 826-3301, DeEtta Mitchell (208) 669-2476, Leesa Semler (509) 336-9780, or Marisa Shoemaker (208)305-1991.  Thank you! 2020 ERFD donation request letter

Elk River Library –  Wild Game Feed – May 2, 2020 – 6 p.m. – Elk River Community Center, 112 South 2nd Street – Bring Friends, Family and a dish to pass (does not  have to be wild game – Raffle tickets avaialable now at the Library, Tom’s Tavern, Log Inn & Elk River Lodge, $5 each: 50/50 raffle and more prizes, do not need to be present to win – all proceeds benefit the Library Children’s Programming –  Contact the Library for more information (208) 826-3539

ATV Fun Run, Bud Nelson Memorial Ride – May 16, 2020 – Check in at the registration table next to Tom’s Tavern from 9 am to 11 am.  $10 first hand, $5 each additional hand per person.  A $5 Potlatch Deltic day pass is required & will be available at registration.  Pre-register online at www.elkriverthunderrun.com. Helmets are required for any rider under 16 years of age.  The ride will be approximately 45 miles.  50/50, cash prizes & more!  This is a family friendly event.  Proceeds fund the Thunder in the Mountains Fireworks show.

Elk River Lodge – Fishing Derby – June 6, 2020

ATV Fun Run – June 20, 2020

Thunder in the Mountains – July 4, 2020 – Begins after dark

Tom’s Tavern – Founders Day – June 25, 2020

Elk River Days – August 7 & 8, 2020

Tom’s Tavern – Pig Roast – October 3, 2020

Tom’s Tavern – Broomstick Pool Tournament – October 30, 2020

Tom’s Tavern – Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast – November 7, 2020

Tom’s Tavern – Thanksgiving Potluck – November 26, 2020

Tom’s Tavern – Pirate Gift Exchange – December 12, 2020

Tom’s Tavern – Christmas Potluck – December 25, 2020


YEAR AROUND FUN

*Dates and information will be posted when available

WINTER~December thru February

  • Tom’s Tavern Pirate Gift Exchange
  • Kids Christmas Fun at the Library
  • Santa comes to town Christmas Eve
  • New Year’s Eve Parties
  • Tom’s Tavern Crab Feed
  • Snowmobile Fun Runs
  • Winterfest
  • Ice Fishing Derby
  • Superbowl Parties

SPRING~March thru May

  • Kids Easter Egg Hunt
  • Fire Department Auction
  • ATV/UTV Fun Run
  • Spring Fishing Derby (May or June)
  • SLORA Boat Races

SUMMER~June thru August

  • Library Summer Reading Program
  • ATV/UTV Fun Run
  • Fireworks in the Mountains
  • Tom’s Tavern Founder’s Day
  • Elk River Days

FALL~September thru November

  • ATV/UTV Mud Bogs & Tuff Mudder
  • Tom’s Tavern Iron Man
  • Tom’s Tavern Pig Roast
  • Tom’s Tavern Pool Tournament
  • Kids Halloween Fun at the Library
  • Spooky Library
  • Veteran’s Day Breakfast