Category Archives: The Events

The 10 Best Resort Activities during Family Season – Casey’s Favorites

Despite being trapped in the depths of my first (rather startling) Minnesota winter, nothing warms me up more than getting excited about another upcoming summer of family fun and plentiful resort activities. Soon the ice on Pelican Lake will thaw, the sun will shine warmer and warmer, and our lovely families will return again to […]

The Barn at Five Lakes Resort

The Barn is finally finished! Well it has been “finished” for about 3 months now and even though there will always be small projects to continually enhance the space, it’s ready. Perfect for weddings, groom’s dinners, meetings and parties, The Barn is a picturesque venue for any event.  You won’t find horses in this barn.  […]

What is a Hootenanny?

A Hootenanny is officially defined (thank you as a social gathering or informal concert featuring folk singing and, sometimes, dancing. But more importantly (and more officially), a Hootenanny is the Tuesday night show at Fair Hills Resort featuring folk singing and dancing. The Hoot is probably one of the most anticipated activities each week […]

Tour de Hoot 2011 Success

Tour de Hoot 2011 was a great success! Beth, Larry, Caitlin & Medora traveled around the Midwest and performed 14 shows in 10 days for our loyal guests, new friends and some family.  And boy was it fun!  We saw many Monotone Lawnboys, Pete the Pelicans, little Petes and Wide Mouth Frogs.  We know our […]


Five Lakes Resort will be hosting an open house this Saturday, January 29, from 11 am – 5 pm. All are welcome to attend. Come and check out the ski trails! Five Lakes Resort is proud to offer over 30K of groomed ski trails for both classical and skate skiers. Five Lakes is also the […]

Nordic Skiing at Five Lakes Resort

A favorite pastime of the winter season for the Fair Hills staff is cross country skiing.  Luckily, Fair Hills staff has the perfect location for hours of skiing enjoyment at it’s sister resort.  Five Lakes Resort has over 35K of groomed trails for classical and skate skiers. Normally this early in December the conditions are […]

Tour de Hoot 2011

Fair Hills is excited to announce the cities and dates of Tour de Hoot 2011. Dave, Beth, Larry, Caitlin and Pete the Pelican are bringing the Hootenanny to 13 cities. Fargo – January 8th Minneapolis – January 9th St. Paul – January 9th Rochester – January 10th Sioux Falls – January 11th Omaha – January […]

Wildflower Invitational, Twilight Appreciation Day and More

Here’s the latest news from Wildflower… Wildflower Invitational – Sunday, August 22 2-person teams 9 hole best-ball / 9 hole scramble / flighted 9 hole alternate shot format $110 per team entry fee (includes golf, carts, range, lunch and prizes) 11:00 a.m. shotgun with lunch after the first 18-holes USGA handicaps required Contact the pro […]

Wildflower 2010 Patron Appreciation Day – Sunday, June 20

In conjunction with Fair Hills’ Pelican Lake Open House, our annual Patron Appreciation Day will be Sunday, June 20. Patron Members and their spouses will receive a complimentary brunch at Fair Hills between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Patrons can also book tee times anytime that Sunday without using their “punches”, as well as invite […]

Tuesday Golfing Special

Hasn’t the weather been amazing?! We thought we’d help everyone get in a summer mood by posting our summer golf specials. The featured special this week… It’s Men’s Day Every Tuesday ½ off green fees & carts = $27.50 per person! Please contact the Wildflower Golf Course with any questions. (Remember, you don’ t have […]