Village Events

Please take a look at the slide show for the 2021 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Click on the link below. To ALL of YOU Thank you!

Covid kept us from celebrating the 2020 Harvest, but this year’s Threshing Bee will be our best event ever!
Come join us as we entertain you!

Sunday, September 5th &
Monday, September 6th we have a wonderful indoor Craft Show filled with unique and special items! Come join us!

Morning Star Ranch Petting Zoo
– Sun. & Mon. Labor Day Weekend

It takes nearly 20 Volunteers a week to maintain the Village and over 250 Volunteers to put on the Threshing Bee!

I am the Village Graphic Designer and Marketing Associate and I am a “Volunteer!” Please join us & become one of the Village People!

Please call Diane Swenson to Volunteer 701.247.3008 or email

GIFT SHOP – Located in Main Street Hall

Beautiful Homemade Wooden Clocks, Scandinavian Tine (Tina) Boxes, Walking Canes, Post Office Box Banks, a Huge Variety of Handcrafted Wooden Toys, Very Nice Selection of Stump Lake Village Clothing sizes baby to adult. Variety of Jams, Jellies, including Chokecherry Syrup and so much more!

Special Featured Items crafted by Roy Lindvall

Gift Shop is open Sundays 1-5 PM & During Special Village Events
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If you would like to help out at the Village on Thursday starting in June we sure could use your skills. We need things cleaned, painted, renovated, displayed, rearranged, recorded, repaired, constructed, shingled, haul equipment,plant flowers and tree, weeding, setup stations, kitchen cooking & cleaning and so much more. Let us know what you can do and we will be grateful for your participation and involvement.
Please contact Diane Swenson at