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Events Calendar

There’s More to ExploreSM in the Brainerd Lakes Area, Minnesota’s premier vacation destination. From festivals and celebrations, to arts and entertainment, you will find thousands of amazing activities every year in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Many of the premier annual events, such as the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza and the Crosslake St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celebration put the Brainerd Lakes area on the map and people keep coming back as they learn more about the activities and amenities in the Brainerd region.

Events Calendar

Wednesday Jan 1, 2014 - Wednesday Dec 31, 2014
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Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event
Saturday Apr 19, 2014 - Sunday Apr 20, 2014
Walker
Since the first Golden Gloves tournament in 1923, the Golden Gloves of America, Inc. and its member franchises have provided an opportunity and environment for young athletes to develop lifetime skills ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment
Sunday Apr 20, 2014
Nisswa
Happy Easter! ... read more
Categories: Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday Apr 20, 2014
Baxter
Happy Easter! ... read more
Categories: Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday Apr 20, 2014
Deerwood
Enjoy Easter Brunch at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge overlooking beautiful Bay Lake. ... read more
Categories: Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday Apr 20, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
Brainerd
In this dynamic, whirlwind performance, two-time National Poetry Slam champion Guante will perform some of his most popular and powerful spoken-word pieces, taking on a wide range of characters, social issues and poetic styles. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment
Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
Brainerd
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby?s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
Staples
The workshop is free and is designed for adults who want to take charge of their ongoing health problems and get relief from their pain, fatigue and other symptoms. ... read more
Categories: Health and Wellness
Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Baxter
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining. ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Heritage House of Pequot Lakes will be providing lunch, tours of the brand new facility - Shiloh Suites and door prizes. Representatives of Heritage House will get you familiar with its campus and their mission statement. Join us as we learn about the newest assisted living facility in the Brainerd Lakes area! ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems?North Woods/Great Lakes? ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event
Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Brainerd
The Fabulous Armadillos have become one of the most popular acts in Central Minnesota. A musical group in a constant stage of metamorphosis! Every show they bring to the stage is different. They start with a core band of 5 seasoned pros and bring in guest artists to fit each ''themed'' show they perform. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Apr 25, 2014 - Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Nisswa
The Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes has grown tremendously since the first event in 2008. Despite the unforgettable first year blizzard, the event now draws more than 1,000 runners who wind their way through remarkable northwoods scenery. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness, Premier Annual Events
Friday Apr 25, 2014 - Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Brainerd
We kick off our 85th Anniversary year with a weekend of fun activities reminiscent of our beginning years. Soooo...''Jump in your breezer, get a wiggle on, dig up your glad rags and get ready to get spifflicated. We're putting on the Ritz''. ... read more
Categories: Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event
Friday Apr 25, 2014
Crosslake
''Journey Through Loss - Finding Hope and Healing'' focuses on loss and grief, stages of recovery and will help you experience joy again following a loss. ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Friday Apr 25, 2014
Staples
Lakewood Health System invites you and your children to help them celebrate National Screen-Free Week with a special event on Friday, April 25th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on the Lower Level of Lakewood?s Main Campus. The event will include fun crafts, crazy games, and delicious snacks and kids will receive health and wellness tips for the whole family. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Friday Apr 25, 2014
Brainerd
Enjoy all-you-can-eat and drink - Wendy's chili, Brick House Pizza and tap beer. Win over 1000 prizes - Free night stay at Holiday Inn Express and Waterpark passes at Three Bears Lodge. Two $50 gift certificates to the Fine Line with three month membership to Anytime Fitness. Gift certificates for tanning, oil changes and MORE! All proceeds and donations from event will go to March of Dimes. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Fundraising Event
Friday Apr 25, 2014
Brainerd
Enjoy fine wines and craft beer sampling paired with different foods at our Northland Arboretum Arbor Day fundraiser. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Culinary Event
Saturday Apr 26, 2014 - Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Crosslake
Join the members of the Crosslake Presbyterian Church as they host an Earth Care Fair to display ways to constructively dela with climate change. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Brainerd
Plant your own container garden, with personalized instruction from Landsburg staff. Your new creation will get extra TLC in their greenhouse until the weather is warm and it is ready to go home. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Brainerd
Get energized, inspired, and encouraged in a collective group of literary artists together with a panel of editors, agents and publishers. Make connections. Gain focus and learn how to garner a publisher's or agent's attention. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Brainerd
Ever wonder what it was like to play golf in the early days? Celebrate Madden's 85th Anniversary and take advantage of this fun and unique opportunity to experience ''Auld Golf'' in our Hickory Golf Event. Tournament participants are encouraged to wear their knickers and other 1920s attire. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Baxter
Brainerd Public Library asks you to join them for a free conference on Minnesota Historical Society Resources, Minnesota Reflections' digital collections and beyond online resources. ... read more
Categories: Education, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Baxter
Danish Sisterhood Brainerd Chapter (Amber Lodge) will be celebrating our 10 year anniversary. Please join us for a fun filled afternoon and learn more about our organization and Denmark; visit our exhibit; get a chance to win a door prize and bid on fabulous silent auction items. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Crosslake
Displays of ways to constructively deal with climate change. See energy efficient cars, used cooking oil powered tractor,a solar powered boat lift, solar hot air furnace, solar electric generation, recycled plastic furniture, etc. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Walker
As an artist, Craig Morgan has been a mainstay on the charts with an impressive body of work that includes fourteen Top Ten hits -- including fan-favorites ''Redneck Yacht Club,'' ''Almost Home,'' ''That's What I Love About Sunday,'' and ''Tough.'' ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment
Saturday Apr 26, 2014 - Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Crosslake
13th Annual Moonlite Bay Beach Party ''We'll bring the sand, you bring the speedo'' ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month. ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Crosslake
Seminar on Biblical Ethics and Climate Change-- Dr Carol Robb, Prof of Biblical Ethics, San Francisco Theological Seminary (Berkeley Ecumenical Graduate Union). ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event
Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Merrifield
Team Style Dart Tournament. We will be drawing cards for teams. ... read more
Categories: Recreation
Tuesday Apr 29, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Apr 29, 2014
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems?North Woods/Great Lakes? ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event
Wednesday Apr 30, 2014
Brainerd
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby?s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Wednesday Apr 30, 2014
Staples
The workshop is free and is designed for adults who want to take charge of their ongoing health problems and get relief from their pain, fatigue and other symptoms. ... read more
Categories: Health and Wellness
Wednesday Apr 30, 2014
Brainerd
Enjoy a night of food, fun and great prizes! ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Thursday May 1, 2014
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems?North Woods/Great Lakes? ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event
Thursday May 1, 2014
Brainerd
The Geritol Frolics is alive and well and eager to get into its 11th season! Over the years many, many senior citizens have taken advantage of the opportunity to share and display their talents with people like themselves on stage. It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many of them. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday May 1, 2014
Baxter
A concert for the whole family! Comprised of three 7th Graders from Forestview, SOLO was formed by kids wanting to be original, be bold, and to be themselves. Join them as they play the 80's rock they love! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Thursday May 1, 2014 - Saturday May 3, 2014
Brainerd
The Rimers of Eldritch is a mystery, really. A man has been murdered. The mystery is, who he is, who murdered him and what were the circumstances? ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Friday May 2, 2014
Nisswa
Barbara Jean grew up in a world of music, honing her early gift on the violin and a musical legacy passed from grandmother to mother to daughter into a skilled hand as a multi-instrumentalist and a sharp ear for songwriting. Her Midwestern roots run like a current throughout her music. Barbara Jean is ''Minnesota's answer to Emmylou Harris.''--Jon Bream, StarTribune ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 3, 2014
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems?North Woods/Great Lakes? ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 3, 2014
Brainerd
Hairball Rocks Brainerd for Brainerd Hockey and Basketball & the Brainerd Jaycees. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Saturday May 3, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Pequot Lakes-Breezy Point Lions Club will once again be assisting you in getting your house/garage/attic/yard/etc. ready for summer! The Community Clean Up will be located at the Pequot Lakes Middle School parking lot and you can bring tires, mattresses, appliances, furniture, scrap metal, demolition debris, fluorescent bulbs, computers, and electronics. (Sorry, we cannot take hazardous waste.) ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Community Event
Saturday May 3, 2014
Breezy Point
Features hand-crafted items, gift baskets, services, and hand-made quilts donated by members of the 138 congregations that comprise the Northeastern Minnesota Synod. ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 3, 2014
Pequot Lakes
You can bring tires, mattresses, appliances, furniture, scrap metal, demolition debris, fluorescent bulbs, batteries, computers, electronics, and paper for shredding to the community clean up. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Community Event
Saturday May 3, 2014
Baxter
Lakewood Health System invites community members and their families to be part of Lakewood?s 2014 March of Dimes-March for Babies Walk. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday May 3, 2014
Brainerd
Disc golf enthusiasts of all playing levels will soon converge in Brainerd, and all in the name of Scouting. The Boy Scouts of America's Pine Tree District, which covers the Brainerd Lakes Area, will host a public disc golf fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Brainerd's Lum Park. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday May 3, 2014
Brainerd
The Geritol Frolics is alive and well and eager to get into its 11th season! Over the years many, many senior citizens have taken advantage of the opportunity to share and display their talents with people like themselves on stage. It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many of them. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 4, 2014
Brainerd
This community event raises critical funds to support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research. It is an experience unlike any other ? a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we?ve made and to show the power of our connections ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Sunday May 4, 2014 - Monday May 5, 2014
Brainerd
The object is to have fun while raising funds for facility remodeling and senior programs that fall outside normal budgetary availability, particularly during periods of governmental cutbacks in financial support. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 4, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Monday May 5, 2014
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR?s road course where you can use your own car or one of the school?s 5-speed Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Racing
Monday May 5, 2014
Brainerd
Boot Camp For New Dads is a nationally licensed program designed to give expectant fathers a place to go and learn from experienced fathers. It provides a relaxed environment for expectant dads to get more information about personal care of their babies and find out about great community resources. ... read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday May 6, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 6, 2014
Crosslake
The Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber invites all members of the Crosslake business community to the Chamber?s Explore Crosslake meetings. The meetings are held at 8 a.m. the 1st Tuesday of each month. Please join us! ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Tuesday May 6, 2014
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems?North Woods/Great Lakes? ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event
Wednesday May 7, 2014
Brainerd
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby?s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Wednesday May 7, 2014
Breezy Point
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Categories: Community Event
Wednesday May 7, 2014
Staples
The workshop is free and is designed for adults who want to take charge of their ongoing health problems and get relief from their pain, fatigue and other symptoms. ... read more
Categories: Health and Wellness
Wednesday May 7, 2014
Brainerd
The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style program is a chance for anyone with a street-legal car, truck or motorcycle to race on BIR's world-class drag strip as many times as you want. You get to use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday May 7, 2014
Brainerd
Ronny Cox is an artist who wears a variety of hats--from actor, to musician, to family man-- but if there is one common thread that pulls it all together it's the ''real'' person that wears each hat and the warmth his craft brings to anyone exposed to his many talents. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Thursday May 8, 2014
Baxter
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining. ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Thursday May 8, 2014
Crosslake
Ladies Night Event with Julie Gowen from J.A.G.Interior Solutions and Stephanie Elvee, Market Representative with Cambria. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Thursday May 8, 2014
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems?North Woods/Great Lakes? ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event
Thursday May 8, 2014 - Saturday May 10, 2014
Brainerd
The Rimers of Eldritch is a mystery, really. A man has been murdered. The mystery is, who he is, who murdered him and what were the circumstances? ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Friday May 9, 2014
Nisswa
A free community picnic, part of the 2014 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener, with family fun activities. Program planned with Gov. Mark Dayton at 4 p.m. Picnic serving begins after the program. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday May 9, 2014 - Sunday May 11, 2014
Brainerd
Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the drag strip while high-flying Superbike racing takes on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course this weekend. Bracket Drag Racing features some of the most exciting amateur drag racing in the Upper Midwest. During the 12-race series, 250+ drivers compete in 10 classes in dragsters, cars, trucks, bikes, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 9, 2014 - Saturday May 10, 2014
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Friday May 9, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Friday May 9, 2014 - Saturday May 10, 2014
Crosslake
This huge community sale is full of treasures that have been donated by residents the community. Profits from the sale will assist 32 youth group members from Crosslake Lutheran Church traveling to Belize for mission work. This community sales takes place on Friday & Saturday, May 9-10, 2014. 8a.m. - 4 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 10, 2014
Nisswa
The Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener will be hostedin the Brainerd Lakes Area on May 8-11, 2014. Explore Minnesota Tourism, the state's tourism promotion office, organizes this event each year in coordination with a host community. The 67th annual Governor?s Fishing Opener will be hosted by the Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber, with Grand View Lodge as headquarters for the event. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Service, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 10, 2014
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems?North Woods/Great Lakes? ... read more
Categories: Education, Family Activity
Saturday May 10, 2014
Brainerd
Spring Arts and Craft Festival 150+ artists/crafters with quality handmade items! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Saturday May 10, 2014
Brainerd
Join Flipside Kids second Saturdays for fun-filled opportunities for creative expression. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Family Activity
Saturday May 10, 2014
Brainerd
There will be helmet fittings and giveaways, bicycle safety checks, rules of the road, safety procedures and riding the practice course. Bring your bikes and wear a helmet (if you have one). ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 10, 2014
Nisswa
Open to all ages! Lunch will be provided. No gun safety training is required! ... read more
Categories: Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Sunday May 11, 2014
Deerwood
Mother's Day Brunch Buffet - Music provided by Jim Olsen on guitar. Call 218-678-2885 for buffet reservations. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday May 11, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Monday May 12, 2014
Brainerd
Though his slide and video presentation, Daniel will share tips on how to make your yard a haven for your family, for wildlife, and your Water Garden - a beautiful and intrinsic part of your landscape as well as your life. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Family Activity
Monday May 12, 2014
Crosslake
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Community Event
Tuesday May 13, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 13, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 13, 2014
Baxter
Network and unwind with your fellow chamber members, meet the staff and learn about their services, all while enjoying fabulous hors d'oeuvres and beverages. Also register for a chance to win prizes! ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Tuesday May 13, 2014
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems?North Woods/Great Lakes? ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event
Wednesday May 14, 2014
Brainerd
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Community Event
Wednesday May 14, 2014
Brainerd
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby?s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Thursday May 15, 2014 - Friday May 16, 2014
Brainerd
SafeGuard is a two-day program where students master driving exercises to give them a thorough understanding of their vehicle?s dynamics. An emphasis is on developing driving skills to safely evade dangerous situations while protecting your passengers. ... read more
Categories: Education, Family Activity
Thursday May 15, 2014
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems?North Woods/Great Lakes? ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event
Friday May 16, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday May 17, 2014
Baxter
The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the signature fundraising event for the Arthritis Foundation. Walkers of all ages will come together this spring at hundreds of sites nationwide to help raise money in the fight against arthritis. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday May 17, 2014
Baxter
HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab is having a BBQ! This day is going to be packed with fun for all ages. There will be FREE food, lawn games, music, face painting, coloring contest, and the Baxter Fire Department. This is a community event and the public is welcome to attend. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday May 18, 2014
Brainerd
Come join the fun! It's the annual Birding Big Day. Join with amateurs and experts alike to identify and count birds at the Northland Arboretum. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 18, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Monday May 19, 2014
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR?s road course where you can use your own car or one of the school?s 5-speed Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Monday May 19, 2014
Brainerd
$1.4 million in scholarships from Military, Community & Foundation sources are awarded. ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event, Family Activity
Monday May 19, 2014
Walker
Whether writing, recording new songs or traveling the world performing, Moe keeps one of the busiest schedules in show business. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Tuesday May 20, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 20, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 20, 2014
Brainerd
Guests will enjoy a fun scavenger hunt, while learning about different aspects that the WC has to offer. ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Event, Family Activity
Tuesday May 20, 2014
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems?North Woods/Great Lakes? ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event
Wednesday May 21, 2014 - Friday May 23, 2014
Brainerd
Complete this two-day school and you'll receive a full SCCA Regional Level Competition Racing License. This license allows you to enter any SCCA regional or Vintage Racing event. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Racing
Wednesday May 21, 2014
Brainerd
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby?s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Wednesday May 21, 2014
Brainerd
The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style program is a chance for anyone with a street-legal car, truck or motorcycle to race on BIR's world-class drag strip as many times as you want. You get to use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Thursday May 22, 2014
Baxter
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining. ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Thursday May 22, 2014
Baxter
Northwoods Networking is a program that will focus on intentional networking for business promotional purposes. While enjoying your lunch, provided by Buffalo Wild Wings, the Northwoods Networking committee will share an educational program, focusing on the art of conversation. After lunch, Kelli Mankowski will provide information about her business. Of course, with this event being held at Party World, she?s doing this with a twist. Be prepared to learn while networking with others in this party atmosphere! ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Thursday May 22, 2014
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems?North Woods/Great Lakes? ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event
Friday May 23, 2014 - Sunday May 25, 2014
Brainerd
The Showdown is the first race in the three-race Muscle Car Series, featuring the seven Heads-Up Classes, with cars that can run 6-7 seconds at over 200 mph. They have the kind of horsepower that yanks their front end off the ground when they launch from the starting line. The event also includes the SCCA Harvey West Classic on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course, which features drivers from across the country in great wheel-to-wheel racing action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 23, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday May 24, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 24, 2014
Crosslake
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Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 25, 2014
Baxter
Race for Grace is a Family 5K Walk/Run in honor of Grace Elizabeth Lee. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 25, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month. ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday May 25, 2014
Brainerd
Family Fun Day Events start with a family parade with the BHS Marching band, presentation of colors, vocalist for the National Anthem, Keynote speaker and many additional Veteran speakers along with FREE games, prizes, Humvee Rides, face painting and more! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 25, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 27, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 27, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Wednesday May 28, 2014
Brainerd
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby?s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Friday May 30, 2014
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR?s road course where you can use your own car or one of the school?s 5-speed Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Friday May 30, 2014 - Sunday Jun 1, 2014
Brainerd
This is one of BIR's most exciting races of the year and features many racers who compete during the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in August. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 30, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday May 31, 2014 - Sunday Jun 1, 2014
Brainerd
Thunder at the Lakes rumbles into Brainerd International Raceway from May 31-June 1, with the chance to give race fans a look at some of the best Sportsman drag racers in the country and some thrilling road racing on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Saturday May 31, 2014
Walleye, Bass, Pike & Pahfish ~ Teams fish for one or as many species as desired ~ Proeeds benefit MN Adult & Teen Challenge ~ Donation and fees are tax deductible ~ Great prixes, fun and fishing. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 31, 2014
Crosslake
The Whitefish Area Lions will host a Crosslake Flea Market each month May thru September. Located at the Old Catholic Church Lot on Rte 66 right in the middle of Crosslake. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 31, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 31, 2014
Brainerd
The clinic will consist of informational sessions, eating a shore lunch, fishing from the shore and off the pier, and taking some fishing tackle home. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 31, 2014
Aitkin
Area disc golfers will soon get to play their favorite sport for a good cause. All proceeds from the Vibram Birdie Bash disc golf tournament at 10 a.m. May 31 at Aitkin's City Park disc golf course will be donated to Fit City Aitkin. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday May 31, 2014
Brainerd
Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Brainerd Miracle Field. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 1, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Monday Jun 2, 2014
Brainerd
Boot Camp For New Dads is a nationally licensed program designed to give expectant fathers a place to go and learn from experienced fathers. It provides a relaxed environment for expectant dads to get more information about personal care of their babies and find out about great community resources. ... read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
Crosslake
The Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber invites all members of the Crosslake business community to the Chamber?s Explore Crosslake meetings. The meetings are held at 8 a.m. the 1st Tuesday of each month. Please join us! ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
Brainerd
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby?s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
Breezy Point
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Categories: Community Event
Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
Brainerd
The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style program is a chance for anyone with a street-legal car, truck or motorcycle to race on BIR's world-class drag strip as many times as you want. You get to use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Thursday Jun 5, 2014 - Saturday Jun 7, 2014
Crosslake
Good deals and bargains galore. This 3 day yard-type monster sale and silent auction is filled with treasures for all ages. Bake sale and Lunch served daily. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Friday Jun 6, 2014 - Sunday Jun 8, 2014
Brainerd
Bracket Drag Racing features some of the most exciting amateur drag racing in the Upper Midwest. During the 12-race series, 250+ drivers compete in 10 classes in dragsters, cars, trucks, bikes, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters. They battle during eliminations both Saturday and Sunday with winners crowned each day. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jun 6, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Friday Jun 6, 2014 - Saturday Jun 7, 2014
Brainerd
This is a free-riding wake board event and contest sponsored by Red Bull and hosted by Cragun's Resort. Celebrate the passion that you have for Minnesota Wakeboarding! This is a 3-day gathering for wake board and boating enthusiasts to celebrate the kick-off of the MN season. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 7, 2014
Brainerd
Experience the beautiful Brainerd Lakes area as you ride past lakes and forests on low traffic rolling to flat terrain. An occasional hill can be found as well. Our tour promises an abundance of beautiful scenery, fresh air, terrific rest stops and a different route each year. The ''Tour of Lakes Bicycle Ride'' is a one day recreational ride for cyclists of all abilities. IT IS NOT A RACE. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jun 7, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 7, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Attend the 7th Annual PL/BP Lions Cherry Car show. Browse crafters while looking at cars from all decades. Enjoy food vendors and a day of fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 8, 2014
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Categories: Community Event, Fundraising Event
Sunday Jun 8, 2014
Brainerd
During the workshop participants will receive an introduction to the ecology, natural history and identification of dragonflies and damselflies. Time in the field will allow students to observe, catch (with a net) and identify dragonflies and damselflies. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 8, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Monday Jun 9, 2014
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR?s road course where you can use your own car or one of the school?s 5-speed Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Racing
Monday Jun 9, 2014 - Friday Jun 13, 2014
Brainerd
The camp will provide learning experiences in pond ecology, kayaking, master gardening, compass orienteering, outdoor survival, creating wildlife habitats, wildlife studies, team building and more. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation
Monday Jun 9, 2014
Crosslake
Crosslake City Council - Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Community Event
Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
Brainerd
StreetSmart is a day-long program to provide your teens with the tools and knowledge they need to stay safe on the roadways. Learn how to emergency brake, recover from hydroplaning and skidding, avoid hazards at high speeds, and a lot more. ... read more
Categories: Education, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
Baxter
Network and unwind with your fellow chamber members, meet the staff and learn about their services, all while enjoying fabulous hors d'oeuvres and beverages. Also register for a chance to win prizes! ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
Brainerd
Group of volunteers committed to making the Lakes Area a community where memory loss/dementia is understood by all and resources are readily available to assist those who need help ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Community Event
Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
Brainerd
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby?s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Thursday Jun 12, 2014
Baxter
ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and provide consumer referrals. Guests are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining. ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Thursday Jun 12, 2014
Breezy Point
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity's 18th Annual Dinner and Auction is our main fundraiser of the year. Bring your friends for food, fun and one of the largest auctions in the area. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Fundraising Event, Culinary Event
Friday Jun 13, 2014 - Sunday Jun 15, 2014
Brainerd
The Central Roadracing Association brings exciting Superbike racing to BIR's 2.5-mile Competition Road Course, while fans are treated to wet and wild racing on Lake BIR, courtesy of the International Watercross Association. On the road course, Superbike racers challenge the tight 13 turns on BIR's 2.5-mile Competition Road Course, taking the corners on two wheels and a knee. On Lake BIR, watch as snowmobile racers compete in drag racing and oval racing on open water! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jun 13, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday Jun 14, 2014
Brainerd
Join us for the thirteenth annual Sour Grapes Races held in the beautiful 540 acre Northland Arboretum. The course is challenging, but beautiful. Race includes a half marathon, 10K run or walk, Kids 1 M and Kids 1/2 M. The race will be chip timed and there will be race day registration. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jun 14, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 14, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Pooches, ponies, pigs, pigeons, parrots - Come one, come all. Bring your favorite pet to the 4th Annual Pequot Lakes Pet Pageant & Parade! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 15, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Crosslake
Big Fun Tuesday's are back! Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each Tuesday. Gunny sack races, Big fish toss, Pancake throwing and Minnow races. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Wednesday Jun 18, 2014
Brainerd
Moms, bring your babies and come enjoy a morning out! Come join us to learn about the changes that occur in the weeks and months following your baby?s birth, ask questions and meet other new moms in your community. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Wednesday Jun 18, 2014
Brainerd
The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style program is a chance for anyone with a street-legal car, truck or motorcycle to race on BIR's world-class drag strip as many times as you want. You get to use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Thursday Jun 19, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Join us for a hybrid of flea, craft, and business booths as you stroll along the Paul Bunyan Trail. Kids will enjoy searching for over 50 bobbers in the park and test your bowling skills with our Paul Bunyan sized bowling pins and bobber ball! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Jun 20, 2014 - Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Brainerd
The Modern Automotive Performance Proving Grounds will showcase drag racing, drifting and autocross competitions, burnout contests, open lapping on the Competition Road Course, a car show and a whole lot more. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jun 20, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Friday Jun 20, 2014
Pine River
Race a duck down the Pine River! Races are held every Friday June 20 through August 15, 2014. There will be three to six races a day depending on the size of the crowd. Any age is welcome to participate. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity