ST. CLOUD -- The annual St. Cloud city celebration known as "Granite City Days" starts Thursday. The Lemonade Art Fair will be at St. Cloud State University from 11:00 a.m. until 8:30 p.m., with the opening ceremonies at 7:00 p.m.

On Friday the Beaver Island Canoe Trip starts at 3:00 p.m. and the 30th annual Liberty Bank Block Party starts at 5:30 p.m. at Whitney Park. The featured performers this year are BJ Thomas, Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone, and The Buckinghams.

Saturday's highlights include the parade at 10:00 a.m., and Sing! St. Cloud at 5:00 p.m.

Sunday's events include a 5K Run at 8:00 a.m., the Civil Air Patrol Fly-in/Drive-in breakfast from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. and a family fun day at Lake George.