Recreation

With so many recreational opportunities in the Brainerd Lakes Area, it is not a surprise there also are dozens of recreational events, races and activities – everything from bird watching opportunities to golfing tournaments. Many of these events are fundraisers for various nonprofit, community organizations or causes in the Brainerd region. For instance, each spring the Brainerd Jaycees host the Run for the Lakes, a two-day racing event with categories ranging from a full marathon to a 5k and much more. Another example each summer is the Tour of Lakes Bicycle Ride.

Events Calendar - Recreation

Saturday Apr 15, 2017 - Wednesday Sep 6, 2017
2 rounds of 50 targets per league month at your convenience April 15 - September 6, 2017. League open to the public - no club membership required. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events
Monday Apr 24, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Wednesday May 3, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday May 5, 2017 - Sunday May 7, 2017
Brainerd International Raceway?s Bracket Drag Racing Series features some of the best amateur drag racing in the country as 250+ drag racers compete in 10 different classes ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Racing
Saturday May 6, 2017 - Sunday May 7, 2017
Brainerd
50+ indoor & outdoor vendors, concessions, rock cutting, rock wizard, kids' corner, & more! Buy, sell, trade. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday May 19, 2017 - Sunday May 21, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Saturday May 20, 2017
Baxter
Walk to Cure Arthritis ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Monday May 22, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Wednesday May 24, 2017 - Friday May 26, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday May 26, 2017 - Sunday May 28, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Saturday May 27, 2017
PLANT SALE!!! Get gardening questions answered!! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Wednesday May 31, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Saturday Jun 3, 2017
Crosslake
Free kayak classes 10:30 to 12:00 at the Army Corp Campground beach 6/3, 6/17, 7/1, 7/15, 8/5, 8/19 and 9/2. Life jackets provided. No need to register, just show up. All ages welcomed. For more information call Jim 612-581-2144. Thanks, Jim ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Monday Jun 5, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Jun 9, 2017 - Sunday Jun 11, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Saturday Jun 10, 2017
Brainerd
The half marathon and 10.55K run courses traverse the beautiful, but challenging terrain of central Minnesota. The race course is a 10.55K loop. The half marathoners will complete the loop twice. The terrain includes some uneven ground, sandy soil and moderately challenging hills. Half marathoners will pass water stops 9 times. Those running or walking the 10.55 K will pass water stops 4 times. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Racing, Health & Wellness, Premier Annual Events
Wednesday Jun 14, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Jun 16, 2017 - Sunday Jun 18, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Saturday Jun 17, 2017
Crosslake
Free kayak classes 10:30 to 12:00 at the Army Corp Campground beach 6/3, 6/17, 7/1, 7/15, 8/5, 8/19 and 9/2. Life jackets provided. No need to register, just show up. All ages welcomed. For more information call Jim 612-581-2144. Thanks, Jim ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Monday Jun 19, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Tuesday Jun 20, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Tuesday Jun 20, 2017
Little Falls
Take aim at the 10th Annual Chamber Sporting Clays Summer Fling! Mark your calendar for Tuesday, June 20 and join other Chamber members for this networking opportunity at Hunts Point Gun Club south of Pequot Lakes. ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Recreation, Premier Annual Events
Wednesday Jun 28, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Jun 30, 2017 - Sunday Jul 2, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Saturday Jul 1, 2017
Crosslake
Free kayak classes 10:30 to 12:00 at the Army Corp Campground beach 6/3, 6/17, 7/1, 7/15, 8/5, 8/19 and 9/2. Life jackets provided. No need to register, just show up. All ages welcomed. For more information call Jim 612-581-2144. Thanks, Jim ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jul 7, 2017 - Sunday Jul 9, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Monday Jul 10, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Tuesday Jul 11, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Wednesday Jul 12, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Saturday Jul 15, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Saturday Jul 15, 2017 - Sunday Jul 16, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Saturday Jul 15, 2017
Have you ever wanted to take a trip down the BIR drag strip? Well, now's your chance! It's your choice; you can take the Ride of Your Life in a 2-Seater Dragster, reaching speeds of over 140 mph in 9 seconds, in a full 1/4 mile pass or you can control your own destiny by jumping behind the wheel of a real Dragster and propelling yourself down the 1/4 mile strip, reaching speeds of approximately 130 mph in 10 seconds! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Saturday Jul 15, 2017
Crosslake
Free kayak classes 10:30 to 12:00 at the Army Corp Campground beach 6/3, 6/17, 7/1, 7/15, 8/5, 8/19 and 9/2. Life jackets provided. No need to register, just show up. All ages welcomed. For more information call Jim 612-581-2144. Thanks, Jim ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jul 21, 2017 - Sunday Jul 23, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Monday Jul 24, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Tuesday Jul 25, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Wednesday Jul 26, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Aug 4, 2017 - Sunday Aug 6, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Monday Aug 7, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Aug 11, 2017 - Sunday Aug 13, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Wednesday Aug 16, 2017
Nisswa
The Brainerd Lakes Chamber invites you to participate in the 28th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament & Fundraiser on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Cragun's Resort. This is a great day of networking and fun! ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Recreation, Fundraising Events, Premier Annual Events
Thursday Aug 17, 2017 - Sunday Aug 20, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Aug 25, 2017 - Sunday Aug 27, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Monday Aug 28, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Tuesday Aug 29, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Wednesday Aug 30, 2017
If you've ever wondered what it's like to race your own car on a championship drag strip, or if you'd like to know how to get into competitive drag racing, here's your chance. The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is the perfect way to either test the waters of competitive drag racing or just have some fun with your buddies ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Aug 30, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Sep 1, 2017 - Sunday Sep 3, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Wednesday Sep 6, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Sep 8, 2017 - Sunday Sep 10, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Monday Sep 11, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing