Preparations are well underway for the grand opening of Whitetail Woods Regional Park later this year, and Dakota County Parks staff is looking for volunteers to help out at the event.
The grand opening will be held from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Whitetail Woods, 17100 Station Trail, Farmington. Highlights include horse-drawn wagon rides, a 5K fun run/walk, geocaching, nature play, a lake dedication, refreshments and live music by Twin Cities band The Honeydogs.
Volunteers are needed from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. the day of the event to fill the positions of parking attendants, greeters, kite fliers, fun run registration staff, bonfire tenders, geocaching assistants and green squad helpers. Volunteers must be age 16 or older, or work with the supervision of an adult if younger than 16. Volunteer now.