Even though it barely just opened, Pinecone Central Park in Sartell is already a magnet for team sports and cultural activities from throughout the area.
The proof, as they say, is in the pudding – or in this case, the scheduling. There are only two weekends that have not been booked so far, both in July.
Here is the playing and entertainment schedules as it now stands:
May 30-June 1: This was the start of the Sartell Sabre Classic Baseball Tourney.
June 6-8: The Sartell Sabre Classic Baseball Tourney.
June 12: Movies in the Park sponsored by Bank Vista.
June 13-15: Sartell Sabre Classic Baseball Tourney.
June 20-22: Sartell Sabre Classic Baseball Tourney.
June 27-29: Star of the North Soccer Tourney.
July 18-20: Central Minnesota Community Baseball League Tourney (ages 9-12).
July 25-27: Minnesota State Federation Baseball Tourney.
July 31: Music in the Park with Ring of Kerry, an Irish-themed band.
Aug. 2: Minnesota Twins “Play Ball” baseball clinic (two events).
Aug. 7: Music in the Park with Belle Amour (vintage jazz).
Aug. 14: Music in the Park with Tim Sparks and Phil Heywood.
Aug. 21: Bank Vista’s Movies in the Park. Also Music in the Park with Gypsy Mania.
April-May: High school lacrosse (18 practices, 15 games).
May-August: Minnesota Amateur Soccer League (Rock City, 19 games).
May-July: Sartell Baseball Association (more than 70 days of multiple games and practices each day).
June-August: Central Minnesota Youth Soccer (6U, 36 games).
June-August: Central Minnesota Youth Soccer (8U, 54 games).
July-August: Fellowship of Christian Athletes (youth baseball).