Jan 27, 2022: Power of the Purse Event

United Way of Northeastern Minnesota Power of The Purse Event “United Way of Northeastern Minnesota’s 2022 Power of the Purse will be an evening celebration of the positive impact women can make when they unite in fundraising and fun! The event will take place on January 27th and will feature a live and silent auction, raffles, games, entertainment, delicious food, wine …

NIGHT RANGER AND STARSHIP FEATURING MICKEY THOMAS TO HEADLINE GRAND OPENING CONCERT AT IRON TRAIL MOTORS EVENT CENTER

Virginia, MN…. Heavy hitting rock legend, Night Ranger is set to co-headline the Iron Trail Motors Event Center’s Grand Opening Concert in Virginia, Minnesota, with Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, Friday, September 24th at 8:00 PM.  Collectively these two acts have sold nearly 40 million records. San Francisco band, Night Ranger, set to release their 12th studio album, “ATBPO” (And the …

Oct 1, 2021: Laurentian Chamber Dinner

Laurentian Chamber Dinner The Laurentian Chambers Annual Dinner is a time to celebrate the growing, expanding, and thriving Laurentian Chamber community. The Laurentian Chambers Annual Dinner will be held at the Miners Event and Convention on Friday, October 1st, 2021.

Oct 7, 2021: Rotary Chili Cook-Off

Rotary Chili Cook-Off “After taking a year off due to COVID, we are pleased to announce our 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off will be held at the new Miners Event & Convention Center on Thursday, October 7th, 2021. This event brings friendly competition and chili tasting for the whole community. All proceeds will be used in support of Rotary Club projects …

Nov 17-21, 2021: Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees The Virginia Community Foundation, Essentia Health Virginia Regional Foundation, Laurentian Chamber of Commerce, and ReVive Virginia are pleased to announce that the 21st Annual Festival of Trees will be held on November 17-20, 2021 at the new Miners Event and Convention Center.

Grand Opening: Week of Sept 20

The City of Virginia is happy to announce that a Grand Opening Committee is hard at work planning a week-long Grand Opening celebration that will showcase all the new Miners Event and Convention Center has to offer. The Grand Opening events will take place during the week of September 20th. Please watch this site for more details as they become …

Miners Event and Convention Center Now Taking Reservations!

Virginia, MN…. As construction ramps up to meet the September Grand Opening of Miners Event and Convention Center in Virginia, Minnesota, so are bookings at the new facility.  The new convention center, often referred to as the MECC, is poised to be the area’s hockey hub with two state-of-the-art arenas and dryland room for hockey training.  The sports side of …

Event Center Announces Ice Bumper Car Attraction!

Virginia, MN…. The new Miners Event and Convention Center (MECC) has announced an exciting addition to their new arenas, ice bumper cars.  This unique attraction takes the fun of bumper cars and puts it on ice.  The MECC will be one of only 27 locations worldwide to feature ice bumper cars and will have exclusive rights to the technology within …

4/9: Concrete Floors Poured!

We had a great week! Our focus is to get all the concrete floors poured as soon as possible. This week we poured the last slab under the West stadia, poured the slab under the East stadia, the North end of the West rink, and the resurfacer room along with two sets of stairs! As far as the other trades …