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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

Thursday Jan 1, 2015 - Thursday Dec 31, 2015
Pequot Lakes
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Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event
Monday Mar 30, 2015
Crosslake
Busy? Don't have time to go to an Educational Weight Loss Challenge Meeting? COOL! This is for YOU! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Mar 31, 2015
Crosslake
Busy? Don't have time to go to an Educational Weight Loss Challenge Meeting? COOL! This is for YOU! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Mar 31, 2015
Staples
Lakewood Health System will offer weekly Grief Support Group meetings. Anyone grieving the loss of a loved one, child or any other loss is welcome to attend one or all meetings. Grief support can alleviate pain associated with illness and death. Join others for discussions centering on various aspects of the grieving process: shock and denial, anger, depression, guilt, hope, renewal and acceptance. ... read more
Categories: Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Mar 31, 2015
Brainerd
The American Legion Post 255 has Bar Bingo every Tuesday night. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Wednesday Apr 1, 2015
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 1, 2015
Breezy Point
... read more
Categories: Community Event
Wednesday Apr 1, 2015
Manhattan Beach
Come to Manhattan's for BINGO! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Thursday Apr 2, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some GREAT conversations over lunch. We'll be offering FREE Nutrition Chats with a new topic each week! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Thursday Apr 2, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some fun and play BINGO with us! ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Friday Apr 3, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Friday Apr 3, 2015
Brainerd
American Legion Post 255 holds a meat raffle every Friday night starting at 5:30 PM until sold out. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Friday Apr 3, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a Meat Raffle each Friday evening. Join us for fun and basket food specials. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Saturday Apr 4, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Saturday Apr 4, 2015
Brainerd
Bring Easter baskets to collect eggs! Free candy and lots of fun with the Easter Bunny! Recommended for kids aged 2-7. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 4, 2015
Baxter
Get an in-depth view of the brewery and brewing process hosted by the brewer and founder himself. Tour spots are limited and must be reserved in advance. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 4, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hostsBar Bingo every Saturday afternoon. Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice! ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Saturday Apr 4, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake Ideal Lions will host the annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the US Army Corp of Engineers Recreation Area in Crosslake. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Service, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Apr 5, 2015
Manhattan Beach
Join us for Easter Brunch at Manhattan's on Sunday, April 5! Make your reservations today! Call (218) 692-3381. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Monday Apr 6, 2015
Crosslake
Busy? Don't have time to go to an Educational Weight Loss Challenge Meeting? COOL! This is for YOU! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Apr 7, 2015
Crosslake
Busy? Don't have time to go to an Educational Weight Loss Challenge Meeting? COOL! This is for YOU! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Apr 7, 2015
Staples
Lakewood Health System will offer weekly Grief Support Group meetings. Anyone grieving the loss of a loved one, child or any other loss is welcome to attend one or all meetings. Grief support can alleviate pain associated with illness and death. Join others for discussions centering on various aspects of the grieving process: shock and denial, anger, depression, guilt, hope, renewal and acceptance. ... read more
Categories: Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Apr 7, 2015
Brainerd
The American Legion Post 255 has Bar Bingo every Tuesday night. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Wednesday Apr 8, 2015
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 Apr 8, 2015
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 8, 2015
Manhattan Beach
Come to Manhattan's for BINGO! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Thursday Apr 9, 2015
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 9, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some GREAT conversations over lunch. We'll be offering FREE Nutrition Chats with a new topic each week! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Thursday Apr 9, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some fun and play BINGO with us! ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Friday Apr 10, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Friday Apr 10, 2015 - Sunday Apr 12, 2015
Brainerd
We have high expectations of excitement this year for the Annual Home Show with the renovations taking place at the Essentia Health Sports Center. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Apr 10, 2015 - Saturday Apr 11, 2015
Nisswa
The 19th Annual YMCA Charity Ball is the lakes are Premiere fundraising event! Held at Grandview Lodge's Gull Lake Center. Dinner, Silent Auction, and live Entertainment provided by THE JOHNNY HOLM BAND. This year, our evening Emcee is Jason DeRusha, WCCO News Anchor. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Friday Apr 10, 2015
Brainerd
American Legion Post 255 holds a meat raffle every Friday night starting at 5:30 PM until sold out. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Friday Apr 10, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a Meat Raffle each Friday evening. Join us for fun and basket food specials. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Saturday Apr 11, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Saturday Apr 11, 2015
Brainerd
This Horticulture Day includes a variety of classes along with vendors, exhibitors, silent auction and door prizes. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 11, 2015
Brainerd
Flipside offers art events on the second Saturday of each month for children of all ages. Parents, grandparents, and other caregivers are welcome. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 11, 2015
Baxter
Get an in-depth view of the brewery and brewing process hosted by the brewer and founder himself. Tour spots are limited and must be reserved in advance. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 11, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hostsBar Bingo every Saturday afternoon. Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice! ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Saturday Apr 11, 2015
Brainerd
The Long Wait is Over! The Classic Grill re-opens for the season with a fabulous Five Course Wine Dinner! Don't miss it. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Monday Apr 13, 2015
Crosslake
Busy? Don't have time to go to an Educational Weight Loss Challenge Meeting? COOL! This is for YOU! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Monday Apr 13, 2015
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 Apr 14, 2015
Crosslake
Busy? Don't have time to go to an Educational Weight Loss Challenge Meeting? COOL! This is for YOU! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Apr 14, 2015
Brainerd
Crow Wing Energized, a grassroots community movement led by Essentia Health and Crow Wing County to improve health and wellness in our community by making healthy choices essential, is excited to host Business After Hours. We will share an update on what has been done since work began a little more than year ago with a focus on the Workplace Wellness Goal Group as well as an opportunity for a $500 grant to improve or create a health and wellness committee at your business. ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Tuesday Apr 14, 2015
Staples
Lakewood Health System will offer weekly Grief Support Group meetings. Anyone grieving the loss of a loved one, child or any other loss is welcome to attend one or all meetings. Grief support can alleviate pain associated with illness and death. Join others for discussions centering on various aspects of the grieving process: shock and denial, anger, depression, guilt, hope, renewal and acceptance. ... read more
Categories: Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Apr 14, 2015
Brainerd
The American Legion Post 255 has Bar Bingo every Tuesday night. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Wednesday Apr 15, 2015
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 15, 2015
Brainerd
Presentation by John Bowen, Crow Wing County Emergency Management Director ... read more
Categories: Community Service
Wednesday Apr 15, 2015
Brainerd
Find out the real stories behind what we all thought we knew about the history of quilting. View quilt squares, small quilts, and pictures of period pieces. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Community Event, Family Activity
Wednesday Apr 15, 2015
Manhattan Beach
Come to Manhattan's for BINGO! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Thursday Apr 16, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some GREAT conversations over lunch. We'll be offering FREE Nutrition Chats with a new topic each week! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Thursday Apr 16, 2015
Brainerd
Home Loan team will walk you through the construction loan process from start to finish. From pre-apporval to ground breaking. ... read more
Categories: Education
Thursday Apr 16, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some fun and play BINGO with us! ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Friday Apr 17, 2015 - Saturday Apr 18, 2015
Crosby
LIVING LOCAL EXPO Featuring: - Beautiful Baby Contest - Wine Tasting - Entertainment - Presenters - Special Interest Breakout Sessions - People's Choice Booth Contest - Attendees will be voting on best-dressed booth - All types of businesses, arts, crafts and home-based businesses are welcome. - No flea market items are allowed. - Something for Everyone. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Apr 17, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Friday Apr 17, 2015
Brainerd
American Legion Post 255 holds a meat raffle every Friday night starting at 5:30 PM until sold out. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Friday Apr 17, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a Meat Raffle each Friday evening. Join us for fun and basket food specials. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Saturday Apr 18, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Saturday Apr 18, 2015
Crosslake
All participating bars will have a mini golf hole set up inside their bar for you to play. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Saturday Apr 18, 2015
Baxter
Get an in-depth view of the brewery and brewing process hosted by the brewer and founder himself. Tour spots are limited and must be reserved in advance. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 18, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hostsBar Bingo every Saturday afternoon. Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice! ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Saturday Apr 18, 2015
Brainerd
Craft beer and wine tastings, food and games. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Saturday Apr 18, 2015
Pequot Lakes
The ''Looney Lutheran'' Comedians will be tickling your funny bone as part of the Great Lakes Area Performing Arts (GLAPA) season. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Apr 19, 2015
Baxter
During 'Senior Gals Hi Tea' you'll have a chance to say ''Hi'' to friends (old and new) and learn a bit about High Tea Parties while enjoying fine teas, finger sandwiches, scones & sweet treats! Coffee will be available as well! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event, Health and Wellness
Monday Apr 20, 2015
Crosslake
Busy? Don't have time to go to an Educational Weight Loss Challenge Meeting? COOL! This is for YOU! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Apr 21, 2015
Crosslake
Busy? Don't have time to go to an Educational Weight Loss Challenge Meeting? COOL! This is for YOU! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Apr 21, 2015
Staples
Lakewood Health System will offer weekly Grief Support Group meetings. Anyone grieving the loss of a loved one, child or any other loss is welcome to attend one or all meetings. Grief support can alleviate pain associated with illness and death. Join others for discussions centering on various aspects of the grieving process: shock and denial, anger, depression, guilt, hope, renewal and acceptance. ... read more
Categories: Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Apr 21, 2015
Brainerd
The American Legion Post 255 has Bar Bingo every Tuesday night. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Wednesday Apr 22, 2015
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 22, 2015
Manhattan Beach
Come to Manhattan's for BINGO! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Thursday Apr 23, 2015
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 23, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some GREAT conversations over lunch. We'll be offering FREE Nutrition Chats with a new topic each week! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Thursday Apr 23, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some fun and play BINGO with us! ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Thursday Apr 23, 2015
Brainerd
Featuring the music of rock icons that filled stadiums across the world! Be blown away by the music of such rockers as The Who, Cheap Trick, Bon Jovi, Tom Petty, Styx, Night Ranger, REO, Kansas, Boston, Queen, Aerosmith, Heart, Deep Purple, and many many others! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Apr 24, 2015 - Saturday Apr 25, 2015
Nisswa
The Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes has grown tremendously since the first event in 2008. The run now draws more than 1500 runners who wind their way through remarkable north wood scenery. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Apr 24, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Friday Apr 24, 2015 - Sunday Apr 26, 2015
Brainerd
Upon completion of the course, participants will have gained general knowledge of lifeguarding and will be qualified to lifeguard at most facilities. Course includes CPR for Lifeguards, First Aid and AED Training. ... read more
Categories: Education, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Friday Apr 24, 2015
Brainerd
The Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department hosts an Arbor Day celebration each year at Lum Park. Area elementary schools participate in educational stations designed to teach children the importance of trees. We include several hands on learning and demonstration stations. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Apr 24, 2015
Brainerd
American Legion Post 255 holds a meat raffle every Friday night starting at 5:30 PM until sold out. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Friday Apr 24, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a Meat Raffle each Friday evening. Join us for fun and basket food specials. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Friday Apr 24, 2015
Brainerd
CELEBRATE ARBOR DAY AT THE NORTHLAND ARBORETUM! Enjoy fine wine and craft beer sampling paired with different foods at our Northland Arboretum Arbor Day Fundraiser. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Culinary Event
Saturday Apr 25, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Saturday Apr 25, 2015
Brainerd
This Expo will provide women with a wealth of information on business opportunities, education, healthcare issues and other interests designed to pamper their bodies and spirit and enhance their minds. ... read more
Categories: Education, Community Event, Health and Wellness
Saturday Apr 25, 2015
Baxter
Get an in-depth view of the brewery and brewing process hosted by the brewer and founder himself. Tour spots are limited and must be reserved in advance. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 25, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hostsBar Bingo every Saturday afternoon. Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice! ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Sunday Apr 26, 2015
Brainerd
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month. ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Monday Apr 27, 2015
Crosslake
Busy? Don't have time to go to an Educational Weight Loss Challenge Meeting? COOL! This is for YOU! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Monday Apr 27, 2015
Nisswa
Sparky and Rhonda Rucker's concert performance is a humor filled journey through 400 years of African-American cultural and folk history, encompassing old-time blues, Appalachian music, slave songs, Civil War music, spirituals, work songs, ballads, Civil Rights music, and Sparky's own original compositions. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Tuesday Apr 28, 2015
Crosslake
Busy? Don't have time to go to an Educational Weight Loss Challenge Meeting? COOL! This is for YOU! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Apr 28, 2015
Staples
Lakewood Health System will offer weekly Grief Support Group meetings. Anyone grieving the loss of a loved one, child or any other loss is welcome to attend one or all meetings. Grief support can alleviate pain associated with illness and death. Join others for discussions centering on various aspects of the grieving process: shock and denial, anger, depression, guilt, hope, renewal and acceptance. ... read more
Categories: Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Tuesday Apr 28, 2015
Brainerd
The American Legion Post 255 has Bar Bingo every Tuesday night. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Wednesday Apr 29, 2015
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 29, 2015
Manhattan Beach
Come to Manhattan's for BINGO! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Thursday Apr 30, 2015
Don?t miss your chance to ride shotgun at this valuable event, which is geared for both business leaders and staff. The Brainerd Lakes Chamber welcomes speakers John Edman, Director of Explore MN Tourism and Dan McElroy, Director of Hospitality MN to the Brainerd Lakes Area. ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Thursday Apr 30, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some GREAT conversations over lunch. We'll be offering FREE Nutrition Chats with a new topic each week! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Thursday Apr 30, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some fun and play BINGO with us! ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Thursday Apr 30, 2015
Brainerd
Join us for our Annual Brainerd Banquet featuring a Silent Auction, Dinner, and Program including The MN Adult & Teen Challenge Choir and Special Guest Speakers Larry and Janice Brown, parents of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator, Adam Brown. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Thursday Apr 30, 2015 - Saturday May 2, 2015
Brainerd
Hilarity abounds in this madcap Italian comedy of lovers, lawyers, servants, and twenty-seven plates of meatballs. Betrothed couple Silvio and Clarice are devastated when a previous fiancé reappears, back-from-the-dead. In this wild farce things, and people, are not what they seem ? disguises, traps, and tricks produce a whirlwind of mass confusion. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday May 1, 2015 - Saturday May 2, 2015
Brainerd
The zombies are getting closer! Beware! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday May 1, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Friday May 1, 2015
Brainerd
American Legion Post 255 holds a meat raffle every Friday night starting at 5:30 PM until sold out. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Friday May 1, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a Meat Raffle each Friday evening. Join us for fun and basket food specials. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Friday May 1, 2015
Nisswa
Mark Kroos plays two guitar necks at the same time in a style characterized by open harmonies, polyphonic textures, and incredible tapping technique. His musical madness is as entertaining to watch as to listen to. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 2, 2015
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: Community Service, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday May 2, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Saturday May 2, 2015 - Sunday May 3, 2015
Brainerd
Teams of drivers will compete in 9- and 7-hour endurance races Saturday and Sunday, respectively, on BIR?s road course. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Saturday May 2, 2015 - Sunday May 3, 2015
Brainerd
Upon completion of the course, participants will have gained general knowledge of lifeguarding and will be qualified to lifeguard at most facilities. Course includes CPR for Lifeguards, First Aid and AED Training. ... read more
Categories: Education, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday May 2, 2015
Baxter
Get an in-depth view of the brewery and brewing process hosted by the brewer and founder himself. Tour spots are limited and must be reserved in advance. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 2, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hostsBar Bingo every Saturday afternoon. Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice! ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Sunday May 3, 2015 - Monday May 4, 2015
Brainerd
Good Samaritan's biggest FRIENDraiser of the year! Hundreds of bowlers raise a minimum of $50 in pledges and enjoy 1 1/2 hours of bowling, shoe rental and a chance to win hundred of door prizes. We're bowling for fun...not scores! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Sunday May 3, 2015
Nisswa
Join us for Sips, Sisterhood, & Savories at the Afternoon Tea for Hope. Enjoy afternoon tea, savory treats, & delectable desserts. Music will be performed by local talent, with flowers & decor by Bloom Designs, a silent auction, and a photo booth. Hats & gloves encouraged! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Service, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Monday May 4, 2015
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 Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Education, Family Activity
Tuesday May 5, 2015
Brainerd
The American Legion Post 255 has Bar Bingo every Tuesday night. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Wednesday May 6, 2015
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 6, 2015
Breezy Point
... read more
Categories: Community Event
Wednesday May 6, 2015
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, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday May 6, 2015
Manhattan Beach
Come to Manhattan's for BINGO! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Thursday May 7, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some GREAT conversations over lunch. We'll be offering FREE Nutrition Chats with a new topic each week! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Thursday May 7, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some fun and play BINGO with us! ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Thursday May 7, 2015 - Saturday May 9, 2015
Brainerd
Hilarity abounds in this madcap Italian comedy of lovers, lawyers, servants, and twenty-seven plates of meatballs. Betrothed couple Silvio and Clarice are devastated when a previous fiancé reappears, back-from-the-dead. In this wild farce things, and people, are not what they seem ? disguises, traps, and tricks produce a whirlwind of mass confusion. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday May 8, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Friday May 8, 2015 - Sunday May 10, 2015
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. It?s the first of six Bracket Drag Racing weekends, which features 250-plus drivers competing 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 8, 2015
Brainerd
American Legion Post 255 holds a meat raffle every Friday night starting at 5:30 PM until sold out. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Friday May 8, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a Meat Raffle each Friday evening. Join us for fun and basket food specials. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Saturday May 9, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Saturday May 9, 2015
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Categories: Recreation, Family Activity
Saturday May 9, 2015
Baxter
Bring your sports equipment to the camp from 7 - 9 am - price it - we help sell it. You receive asking price less 10%. You may also donate your gently used equipment for the benefit of Camp Vanasek or Brainerd Community Action. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 9, 2015
Brainerd
Spring Arts and Craft Festival featuring 150+ artists/crafters with quality handmade items! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 9, 2015 - Sunday May 10, 2015
Backus
Foothills Alpaca Farm is having an open tour! You can visit with the alpacas on the farm and check out their fleece. Also there will be a spinning demonstration. You can also register to win a 10'' teddy bear. Be sure to check out the farm store too! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 9, 2015
Flipside offers art events on the second Saturday of each month for children of all ages. Parents, grandparents, and other caregivers are welcome. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 9, 2015
Baxter
Get an in-depth view of the brewery and brewing process hosted by the brewer and founder himself. Tour spots are limited and must be reserved in advance. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 9, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hostsBar Bingo every Saturday afternoon. Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice! ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Monday May 11, 2015
Brainerd
Driver Improvement Program gives participants better understanding of vehicle and traffic safety, new technology, physical changes and increased driver risk as we age and dhanges to laws and safer decisions. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education
Monday May 11, 2015
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 12, 2015
Brainerd
The American Legion Post 255 has Bar Bingo every Tuesday night. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Wednesday May 13, 2015
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 13, 2015
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 13, 2015
Manhattan Beach
Come to Manhattan's for BINGO! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Thursday May 14, 2015
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 14, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some GREAT conversations over lunch. We'll be offering FREE Nutrition Chats with a new topic each week! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Thursday May 14, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some fun and play BINGO with us! ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Friday May 15, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Friday May 15, 2015
Brainerd
American Legion Post 255 holds a meat raffle every Friday night starting at 5:30 PM until sold out. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Friday May 15, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a Meat Raffle each Friday evening. Join us for fun and basket food specials. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Saturday May 16, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Saturday May 16, 2015
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 16, 2015
The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the signature fundraising event for the Arthritis Foundation. Walkers of all ages will come together in spring of 2015 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 16, 2015
Baxter
Get an in-depth view of the brewery and brewing process hosted by the brewer and founder himself. Tour spots are limited and must be reserved in advance. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 16, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hostsBar Bingo every Saturday afternoon. Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice! ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Sunday May 17, 2015
Baxter
During 'Senior Gals Hi Tea' you'll have a chance to say ''Hi'' to friends (old and new) and learn a bit about High Tea Parties while enjoying fine teas, finger sandwiches, scones & sweet treats! Coffee will be available as well! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event, Health and Wellness
Monday May 18, 2015
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real racecar 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 Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Education, Family Activity
Monday May 18, 2015
Brainerd
Driver Improvement Program Refresher Course gives participants better understanding of vehicle and traffic safety, new technology, physical changes and increased driver risk as we age and changes to laws and safer decisions. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education
Tuesday May 19, 2015
Brainerd
The American Legion Post 255 has Bar Bingo every Tuesday night. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Wednesday May 20, 2015 - Friday May 22, 2015
Brainerd
Complete this three-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. The school combines classroom instruction with on-track driving. ... read more
Categories: Education, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday May 20, 2015
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 20, 2015
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, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Thursday May 21, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some GREAT conversations over lunch. We'll be offering FREE Nutrition Chats with a new topic each week! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Thursday May 21, 2015
Brainerd
Driver Improvement Program gives participants better understanding of vehicle and traffic safety, new technology, physical changes and increased driver risk as we age and changes to laws and safer decisions. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education
Thursday May 21, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some fun and play BINGO with us! ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Friday May 22, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Friday May 22, 2015 - Sunday May 24, 2015
Brainerd
Brainerd International Raceway's 2015 Muscle Car Series kicks off Memorial Day weekend with the 7th Annual Street Car Showdown, a display of raw speed and power on the quarter-mile drag strip. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 22, 2015
Brainerd
American Legion Post 255 holds a meat raffle every Friday night starting at 5:30 PM until sold out. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Friday May 22, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a Meat Raffle each Friday evening. Join us for fun and basket food specials. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Saturday May 23, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Saturday May 23, 2015
Crosslake
Take advantage of excellent shopping opportunities at the Craft and Flea Market. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 23, 2015
Crosslake
Come browse our many vendors during the holiday weekend! See what we are all about and have some fun with games and prizes! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday May 23, 2015
Baxter
Get an in-depth view of the brewery and brewing process hosted by the brewer and founder himself. Tour spots are limited and must be reserved in advance. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 23, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hostsBar Bingo every Saturday afternoon. Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice! ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Sunday May 24, 2015
Brainerd
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month. ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 26, 2015
Brainerd
The American Legion Post 255 has Bar Bingo every Tuesday night. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Wednesday May 27, 2015
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 28, 2015
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 28, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some GREAT conversations over lunch. We'll be offering FREE Nutrition Chats with a new topic each week! ... read more
Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
Thursday May 28, 2015
Crosslake
Come have some fun and play BINGO with us! ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Friday May 29, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Friday May 29, 2015
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real racecar 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 Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity
Friday May 29, 2015 - Sunday May 31, 2015
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Categories: Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 29, 2015
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Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday May 29, 2015
Brainerd
American Legion Post 255 holds a meat raffle every Friday night starting at 5:30 PM until sold out. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Friday May 29, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hosts a Meat Raffle each Friday evening. Join us for fun and basket food specials. ... read more
Categories: Community Event
Saturday May 30, 2015
Nisswa
Wine Tastings are held weekly and focus on a different region of the world each month. We will provide tasting notes for each wine you taste that evening. ... read more
Categories: Culinary Event
Saturday May 30, 2015
Brainerd
The MN Fishing Challenge, presented by Mills Fleet Farm, offers many opportunities for anglers to succeed. Teams may enter one or as many divisions as they wish, all with the $100 team entry fee. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 30, 2015
Brainerd
Come join a free fishing clinic at Lum Park. There will be prizes as well as lots of learning and fun! Bring your own pole for the fishing contest. Lunch included. Ages 5-16. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 30, 2015
Baxter
Get an in-depth view of the brewery and brewing process hosted by the brewer and founder himself. Tour spots are limited and must be reserved in advance. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 30, 2015
Crosslake
Crosslake - Fifty Lakes American Legion and Auxiliary Post #500 hostsBar Bingo every Saturday afternoon. Join us for Bingo, fun and pizza for $1.25 per slice! ... read more
Categories: Community Event