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 & Entertainment

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Sunday Jul 14, 2019
Nisswa
Join us for Bingo on Sunday afternoons! Cocktails, Basket Food and Pull Tabs! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Sunday Jul 14, 2019
Brainerd
The Brainerd Ski Loons will be performing a FREE water ski show at Lum Park! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Wednesday Jul 17, 2019
Crosslake
Bingo at Manhattan's ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jul 17, 2019
Nisswa
Join us at 6:30pm on Wednesday nights for Progressive Coverall Bingo! 15 games including $1,000 Progressive Coverall and $500 Progressive Lucky 7!! Open to the Public! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Thursday Jul 18, 2019
Nisswa
Sherwood Forest is excited to host Ladies night - every 3rd Thursday of the month! You will get an opportunity to unWINEd with radio celebrity Tess Taylor and celebrate good times, good company, good food and good fun! Consider this a night out for ladies with a different twist each time! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Culinary Events
Thursday Jul 18, 2019
Brainerd
Games, Fun, Family Feud, Restaurant ... read more
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Sunday Jul 21, 2019
Nisswa
Join us for Bingo on Sunday afternoons! Cocktails, Basket Food and Pull Tabs! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Tuesday Jul 23, 2019
Baxter
Join Brainerd General Rental as they host Business After Hours on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 4:30 ? 6:00 pm at their new building on Hwy 371 north. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Wednesday Jul 24, 2019
Crosslake
Bingo at Manhattan's ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jul 24, 2019
Nisswa
Join us at 6:30pm on Wednesday nights for Progressive Coverall Bingo! 15 games including $1,000 Progressive Coverall and $500 Progressive Lucky 7!! Open to the Public! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Thursday Jul 25, 2019
Brainerd
Games, Fun, Family Feud, Restaurant ... read more
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Saturday Jul 27, 2019
Brainerd
Nearly 5,000 little rubber duckies will launch! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Racing
Sunday Jul 28, 2019
Nisswa
Join us for Bingo on Sunday afternoons! Cocktails, Basket Food and Pull Tabs! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Wednesday Jul 31, 2019
Crosslake
Bingo at Manhattan's ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jul 31, 2019
Nisswa
Join us at 6:30pm on Wednesday nights for Progressive Coverall Bingo! 15 games including $1,000 Progressive Coverall and $500 Progressive Lucky 7!! Open to the Public! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Thursday Aug 1, 2019
Brainerd
Games, Fun, Family Feud, Restaurant ... read more
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Friday Aug 2, 2019
Baxter
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Saturday Aug 3, 2019
Baxter
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Sunday Aug 4, 2019
Baxter
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Sunday Aug 4, 2019
Nisswa
Join us for Bingo on Sunday afternoons! Cocktails, Basket Food and Pull Tabs! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Sunday Aug 4, 2019
Brainerd
The Brainerd Ski Loons will be performing a FREE water ski show at Lum Park! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Wednesday Aug 7, 2019
Baxter
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Wednesday Aug 7, 2019
Crosslake
Bingo at Manhattan's ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Aug 7, 2019
Nisswa
Join us at 6:30pm on Wednesday nights for Progressive Coverall Bingo! 15 games including $1,000 Progressive Coverall and $500 Progressive Lucky 7!! Open to the Public! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Thursday Aug 8, 2019
Baxter
2nd Thursday, Happy Hour for a Cause. One of our favorite ways to give back. Supporting our community, by helping non profits thrive, is in our mission statement. Using our business and motivating our customer base to support local non profits is an important responsibility. Our way to help is by providing a place for non-profits raise funds. The 2nd Thursday program has become one of our most consistent ways to do that in the restaurant ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Thursday Aug 8, 2019
Brainerd
Games, Fun, Family Feud, Restaurant ... read more
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Saturday Aug 10, 2019
Baxter
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Saturday Aug 10, 2019
Deerwood
Great BBQ paired with complementary beers, served picnic style on the decks and East Lawn. Bruce Archer will perform during the all-you-can-eat feast. The Ruttg ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Family Activity
Sunday Aug 11, 2019
Baxter
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Sunday Aug 11, 2019
Nisswa
Join us for Bingo on Sunday afternoons! Cocktails, Basket Food and Pull Tabs! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Sunday Aug 11, 2019
Brainerd
The Brainerd Ski Loons will be performing a FREE water ski show at Lum Park! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Aug 13, 2019
Baxter
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Tuesday Aug 13, 2019
Baxter
Join Encompassing Beauty as they host Business After Hours on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 4:30 - 6:00 pm at their location in Crosslake. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Wednesday Aug 14, 2019
Baxter
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Wednesday Aug 14, 2019
Nisswa
The Brainerd Lakes Chamber invites Chamber members to participate in the 30th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament & Fundraiser on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at The Pines at Grand View Lodge. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Recreation, Fundraising Events, Premier Annual Events
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Wednesday Aug 14, 2019
Crosslake
Bingo at Manhattan's ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Aug 14, 2019
Nisswa
Join us at 6:30pm on Wednesday nights for Progressive Coverall Bingo! 15 games including $1,000 Progressive Coverall and $500 Progressive Lucky 7!! Open to the Public! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Wednesday Aug 14, 2019
Brainerd
The Brainerd Ski Loons will be performing a FREE water ski show at Lum Park! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Aug 15, 2019
Nisswa
Sherwood Forest is excited to host Ladies night - every 3rd Thursday of the month! You will get an opportunity to unWINEd with radio celebrity Tess Taylor and celebrate good times, good company, good food and good fun! Consider this a night out for ladies with a different twist each time! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Culinary Events
Thursday Aug 15, 2019
Brainerd
Games, Fun, Family Feud, Restaurant ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Saturday Aug 17, 2019
Baxter
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Sunday Aug 18, 2019
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Sunday Aug 18, 2019
Nisswa
Join us for Bingo on Sunday afternoons! Cocktails, Basket Food and Pull Tabs! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Wednesday Aug 21, 2019
Baxter
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Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Wednesday Aug 21, 2019
Crosslake
Bingo at Manhattan's ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Aug 21, 2019
Nisswa
Join us at 6:30pm on Wednesday nights for Progressive Coverall Bingo! 15 games including $1,000 Progressive Coverall and $500 Progressive Lucky 7!! Open to the Public! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Thursday Aug 22, 2019
Brainerd
Games, Fun, Family Feud, Restaurant ... read more
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Saturday Aug 24, 2019
Baxter
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Saturday Aug 24, 2019
Deerwood
An all-you-can-eat All-American picnic feast on the East Lawn, paired with live music by Jenna & Martin. The Ruttger’s culinary team will serve a fun and delic ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Family Activity
Sunday Aug 25, 2019
Baxter
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Sunday Aug 25, 2019
Nisswa
Join us for Bingo on Sunday afternoons! Cocktails, Basket Food and Pull Tabs! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Tuesday Aug 27, 2019
Baxter
Join Brenny Funeral Chapel as they host Business After Hours on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 4:30 - 6:00 pm at their location in Baxter. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event
Wednesday Aug 28, 2019
Crosslake
Bingo at Manhattan's ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Aug 28, 2019
Nisswa
Join us at 6:30pm on Wednesday nights for Progressive Coverall Bingo! 15 games including $1,000 Progressive Coverall and $500 Progressive Lucky 7!! Open to the Public! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Thursday Aug 29, 2019
Brainerd
Games, Fun, Family Feud, Restaurant ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Sunday Sep 1, 2019
Nisswa
Join us for Bingo on Sunday afternoons! Cocktails, Basket Food and Pull Tabs! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Wednesday Sep 4, 2019
Crosslake
Bingo at Manhattan's ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Sep 4, 2019
Nisswa
Join us at 6:30pm on Wednesday nights for Progressive Coverall Bingo! 15 games including $1,000 Progressive Coverall and $500 Progressive Lucky 7!! Open to the Public! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Thursday Sep 5, 2019
Brainerd
Games, Fun, Family Feud, Restaurant ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Sunday Sep 8, 2019
Nisswa
Join us for Bingo on Sunday afternoons! Cocktails, Basket Food and Pull Tabs! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Tuesday Sep 10, 2019
Baxter
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Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Tuesday Sep 10, 2019
Baxter
Join The Office Shop as they host Business After Hours on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 4:30 - 6:00 pm at their location in Brainerd. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event