Arts-and-Culture

Arts, Culture, & Entertainment

Plays, arts exhibits, concerts, museums – all these cultural opportunities and many more are available in the Brainerd Lakes Area. The Crossing Arts Alliance, in the Franklin Arts Center in Brainerd, promotes a variety of arts events in the region. Central Lakes College Theatre supports community plays as well as the popular Cultural Arts Series, which brings nationally recognized performers to Brainerd Lakes Area stages. Each fall, the Geritol Frolics host its vaudeville-style shows. Throughout the year, you will find a variety of arts and crafts shows, often associated with community festivals. You also will discover a growing number of music concerts, especially summer concert series in cities throughout the region as well as live bands at area restaurants and nightclubs. A number of museums offer a window to the past. These museums include the Crow Wing County Historical Society’s museum in Brainerd as well as historical exhibits in Crosby, Crosslake, Nisswa and Pequot Lakes. In addition, the Northern Minnesota Railroad Heritage Association hosts a train exhibit in Crosslake, depicting the logging and mining history of this region.

Events Calendar - Arts, Culture and Entertainment

Thursday Oct 16, 2014 - Saturday Nov 1, 2014
Brainerd
The Crossing Arts Alliance accounces its newest exhibit title The Lauguage of Clay that will be on display through November 1, with an opening reception from 5-7 pm on Friday, October 17 in the Q Gallery located in the Franklin Art Center ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Oct 30, 2014 - Sunday Nov 2, 2014
Brainerd
Help us celebrate during our four days of events. Fun for the entire family! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Oct 31, 2014 - Saturday Nov 22, 2014
Brainerd
The Franklin Arts Center Resident Artists Gallery in Brainerd will host an opening reception to display two exhibits: All Souls Day Of the Dead Exhibition & Franklinstein Halloween Pop up Museum. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Oct 31, 2014 - Saturday Nov 1, 2014
Pine River
The Pine River Library's annual Halloween fundraiser. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday Nov 1, 2014
Brainerd
The New York Times describes Tonic Sol-fa's sound as ''A vocal kaleidoscope''-unique to the human voice. Improvisational and passionate music combined with cutting-edge stage presence is the benchmark by which critics and fans agree: nobody does it like Tonic Sol-fa! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Nov 1, 2014
Brainerd
The Farm Country Store is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am - 3 pm. The store features locally grown vegetables, a collection of antique farm/garden tools and household items, handmade Amish crafts, as well as other locally produced food and artisanal goods. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday Nov 1, 2014
Brainerd
Learn the basics of rosemailing with Vesterheim Gold Medalist Patti Goke. As you learn about the history of rosemaling you will also learn the basic strokes used to paint simple flowers and scrolls. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Nov 2, 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
Thursday Nov 6, 2014
Brainerd
Join world-renouned Hardanger fiddle craftsman Bud Larsen as we practice different Scandinavian design techniques to create Christmas ornaments and more. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Nov 6, 2014
Brainerd
Great event for families and grandparents and grandchildren to learn about the Hardanger Fiddle and to hear and dance to lively Scandinavian music with world-renowned Hardanger fiddle craftsman Bud Larsen. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Nov 7, 2014 - Saturday Nov 8, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Pequot Lakes is once again hosting the Block Party where businesses around town have in store specials, refreshments, drawings, and more! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Nov 7, 2014
Brainerd
This musical docudrama tells a story of the journey immigrants took from Europe to America through Ellis Island. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Nov 8, 2014
Aitkin
Comedy on the Rox presents the seond annual Hunting Widows Comedey Show that will feature Nick at Nites Funniest Mom in America, Darlene Westgor, Aitkin's ownMary Kelly Sherlonda Sharp and host extraordinaire Rox Tarrant. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Nov 8, 2014
Brainerd
Holiday Arts and Craft Festival featuring 150+ artists/crafters with quality handmade items! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Nov 8, 2014
Brainerd
Art events for kids - supporting and encouraging kids in all their creative endeavors. Recommended ages 5 to 12. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Nov 8, 2014
Brainerd
Find unique gifts and one-of-a-kind treasures from local artists, enjoy a cup of coffee from Coco Moon and food by Prairie Bay, and enjoy live music, dancers, and jugglers. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Nov 8, 2014
Brainerd
The Brained Area Art Club will host an open house at its 2014 Holiday Art Show and Sale. Artists will exhibit original works, prints, cards and ornaments. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Nov 9, 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 Nov 10, 2014
Walker
Best-known for her Grammy-winning smash ''Rose Garden,'' Lynn Anderson was one of the most popular female country singers of the early '70s, helped by her regular exposure on national television. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Monday Nov 10, 2014
Brainerd
Spirit '20, a group of six musicians who perform music from the roaring 20's, draw on classical backgrounds and a deep and professional knowledge of jazz ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Nov 13, 2014
Brainerd
Band on the Run is comprised of musicians very familiar to local audiences through their appearances with Collective Unconscious, the Fabulous Armadillos, Rock n Roll Xmas Spectacular, and others. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Nov 14, 2014
Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Nov 14, 2014
Nisswa
Erik Koskinen is a native to Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Since moving to the Twin Cities 10 years ago, Erik has amassed a following as a musician, songwriter, bandleader, producer and recording engineer. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Nov 15, 2014
Walker
Sylvia Browne Remembered is a once in a lifetime experience hosted by her son Chris Dufresne and an exclusive look into Sylvia's life as told through private video and intimate stories. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Saturday Nov 15, 2014
Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Nov 16, 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 Nov 16, 2014
Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Tuesday Nov 18, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Free Food, Wine, and Beer at Hopkins Health & Wellness and Snap Fitness busines Open House! Come enjoy and evening while learning about all of the exciting things these businesses have to offer! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Health and Wellness
Thursday Nov 20, 2014
Brainerd
Sweet Dreams & Honky Tonks is a new revue that presents the best loved songs of these classic artists along with stories of colorful lives and careers. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Nov 21, 2014
Nisswa
At Taste of the Lakes 16 chefs from the finest restaurants and caterers in the Brainerd Lakes Area set up buffet stations so participants can enjoy sampling the ''best of the best'' from each of these establishments. There will be a selection of appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts. Wine and beer tasting will also be available during the evening. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event, Premier Annual Events
Friday Nov 21, 2014
Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Nov 22, 2014
Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Nov 23, 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 Nov 23, 2014
Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents Singin' In the Rain through special arrangement with the Music Theater International. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Nov 27, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Nov 28, 2014
Aitkin
In an annual parade, fisherman drag their little shanties down the main drag on the day after Thanksgiving. Fishhouses are normal buildings in Minnesota, as seen in the film Grumpy Old Men. Other events include crafts, food, and a visit with the Clauses. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Nov 28, 2014
Nisswa
Festivities for the annual event begin in the afternoon with horse-drawn wagon rides, storytelling, food merchants, bonfires, hot cider and donut holes at the Pioneer Village and holiday carolers. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Nov 28, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Nov 29, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Sunday Nov 30, 2014
Brainerd
A wonderul tradition for parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren of all ages. Enjoy a delightful lunch, followed by decorating a gingerbread house to take home for the holidays. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Family Activity
Sunday Nov 30, 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
Wednesday Dec 3, 2014
Crosby
Join friends and neighbors at the Crosby Memorial Park on Serpent Lake for a magical evening including a live nativity, horse-drawn sleigh rides and live entertainment. Santa will be on hand so bring your cameras and have your wish lists ready! Bonfires will be available to help keep you warm. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Wednesday Dec 3, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Thursday Dec 4, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Dec 5, 2014 - Sunday Dec 7, 2014
Brainerd
The Brainerd Lakes Curling Association invites you to the Fran Holden Curling Arena at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds in Brainerd, MN ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Friday Dec 5, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Dec 5, 2014
Nisswa
Tim Sparks is an award-winning guitarist whose blending of musical styles has won extensive praise from listeners in all corners of the world. Since bursting onto the music scene with his 1993 release The Nutcracker Suite. Tin has captivated guitar fans with some of the with some of the finest finger style guitar playing around. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Dec 6, 2014
Brainerd
Visit the Crow Wing County Museum for a holiday open house and bake sale. Museum and Sheriff's Residence will be decorated. Enjoy hot cider, coffee, punch and cookies. Open to the public. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Dec 6, 2014
Crosslake
We're celebrating the holiday season in Crosslake. Come for an afternoon of outdoor winter fun, meet Santa, enjoy games, hot cocoa, a campfire with s'mores and more! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Dec 6, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Dec 6, 2014
Brainerd
George Winston's concerts feature a variety of styles, including melodic folk piano, New Orleans R&B piano, and stride piano. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Dec 7, 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
Wednesday Dec 10, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Thursday Dec 11, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Dec 12, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Dec 13, 2014
Brainerd
Art events for kids - supporting and encouraging kids in all their creative endeavors. Recommended ages 5 to 12. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Dec 13, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Sunday Dec 14, 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
Wednesday Dec 17, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Wednesday Dec 17, 2014
Brainerd
Celebrating its 10th year in 2014! A Las Vegas-caliber, multimedia, Rock & Roll extravaganza that mixes hilarious stories with your favorite holiday songs in a way like you've never heard before. Join an all-star cast of musicians as they rock their way through timeless holiday classics and bring new takes on hit songs you didn't even know were holiday classics. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Dec 18, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Dec 19, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Dec 20, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Sunday Dec 21, 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
Wednesday Dec 24, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Thursday Dec 25, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Dec 26, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Dec 27, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Sunday Dec 28, 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
Wednesday Dec 31, 2014
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Thursday Jan 1, 2015
Brainerd
Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter Wonderland. This spectacular holiday tradition includes a driving tour of more than 80 colorfully animated lit displays. These are sure to add a sparkle of excitement to the eyes of families throughout the Lakes Area as they awe over the intricate presentation of lights. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Jan 9, 2015 - Saturday Jan 10, 2015
Breezy Point
Hard Water Fun on Pelican Lake! Plan on attending the 19th annual Ice Fest in Breezy Point. This is an event for all to enjoy! Watch a Minnesota Tradition Pond Hockey Tournament, Cheer for competitiors in a World Championship Ice Auger Competitions! Event also includes, hot air baloon rides, dog sled rides, horse drawn wagons, concessions and more!   ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Jan 9, 2015
Brainerd
With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and Tom Waits, the band is converting audiences one show at a time, from Vancouver to Miami and across Europe. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jan 10, 2015
Brainerd
Art events for kids - supporting and encouraging kids in all their creative endeavors. Recommended ages 5 to 12. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Jan 23, 2015
Brainerd
Transit Authority Band is the premiere tribute band to the historic music of Chicago, the iconic ?rock and roll band with horns?. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jan 24, 2015
Mark your calendars for the world's greatest ice fishing contest - the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake near Brainerd. Join the more than 10,000 anglers as they vie for fabulous prizes, including a truck, all-terrain vehicles, ice fishing equipment and so much more! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Service, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jan 31, 2015
Brainerd
Please invite friends and family, and join us for an evening of delicious chocolate treats, wine and beer tasting and entertainment and a chance to win a jewelry piece donated by Riddle Jewelry! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Service, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday Jan 31, 2015
Pequot Lakes
Consensus is an Acapella Vocal Ensemble that will be performing as part of the Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts (GLAPA) season. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Thursday Feb 5, 2015 - Saturday Feb 7, 2015
Crosslake
Bundle up the family and bring them to Crosslake for our 12th annual WinterFest celebration! Begin your weekend on Thursday and hunt for the WinterFest Medallion for a prize package worth hundreds! Enjoy many good ol'fashoned family friendly activities on Friday and Saturday! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Feb 7, 2015
Brainerd
We are raising the top at ''The Big Event...Under the Big Top'' on February 7 at Cragun's Sports Center, celebrating the greatest schools on earth! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Thursday Feb 12, 2015 - Saturday Feb 14, 2015
Brainerd
The longest-running play in theatre history! Agatha Christie's classic mystery. A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm. One of them is a murderer! The bodies pile up deeper than the snow outside, as a policeman traveling on skis arrives to solve the crime. Whodunnit? You'll have to see it to find out! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Feb 19, 2015 - Saturday Feb 21, 2015
Brainerd
The longest-running play in theatre history! Agatha Christie's classic mystery. A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm. One of them is a murderer! The bodies pile up deeper than the snow outside, as a policeman traveling on skis arrives to solve the crime. Whodunnit? You'll have to see it to find out! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Feb 21, 2015
Pequot Lakes
The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet and Collette Illarde, Flamenco dancer will be performing as part of the Great Lakes Area Performing Arts (GLAPA) season. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Thursday Feb 26, 2015
Brainerd
Stringfever, fresh from London, England?4 world class musicians playing the finest custom made electric stringed instruments. Watch Stringfever?s internationally acclaimed version of Ravel?s Bolero as the guys play this well known classic on one cello simultaneously. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Feb 28, 2015
The Gull Lake Frozen Fore is an outdoor weekend festival that includes music, food and fun on the ice at Hole-in-the-day Bay on Friday Night including the famous ''Frozen Flop''. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Thursday Mar 5, 2015
Brainerd
The world's #1 name in comedy is coming to Brainerd! Brainerd will get in on the laughter as The Second City takes on all the local news that?s fit to twist. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Mar 14, 2015
Crosslake
Find Your Charm in Crosslake at the 41th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration. You don't have to be Irish to appreciate all the excitement associated with this decades long tradition. Dust off your lawn chairs, get your Irish face on and load up the whole family as there is something for all ages in Crosslake for this 40th Annual Celebration! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Thursday Mar 19, 2015
Brainerd
The Commonweal Theatre of Lanesboro, MN, one of the nation's best interpreters of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, presents: Ibsen's The Master Builder. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Mar 20, 2015
Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents The Games Afoot through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Mar 21, 2015
Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents The Games Afoot through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Mar 22, 2015
Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater presents The Games Afoot through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
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
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
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