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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.

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Wednesday Jan 1, 2014 - Wednesday Dec 31, 2014
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Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event
Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Brainerd
The Fabulous Armadillos have become one of the most popular acts in Central Minnesota. A musical group in a constant stage of metamorphosis! Every show they bring to the stage is different. They start with a core band of 5 seasoned pros and bring in guest artists to fit each ''themed'' show they perform. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Apr 25, 2014 - Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Nisswa
The Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes has grown tremendously since the first event in 2008. Despite the unforgettable first year blizzard, the event now draws more than 1,000 runners who wind their way through remarkable northwoods scenery. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness, Premier Annual Events
Friday Apr 25, 2014 - Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Brainerd
We kick off our 85th Anniversary year with a weekend of fun activities reminiscent of our beginning years. Soooo...''Jump in your breezer, get a wiggle on, dig up your glad rags and get ready to get spifflicated. We're putting on the Ritz''. ... read more
Categories: Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event
Friday Apr 25, 2014
Brainerd
Enjoy fine wines and craft beer sampling paired with different foods at our Northland Arboretum Arbor Day fundraiser. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Culinary Event
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Brainerd
Plant your own container garden, with personalized instruction from Landsburg staff. Your new creation will get extra TLC in their greenhouse until the weather is warm and it is ready to go home. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Brainerd
Attention citizens: Zombie infestations have been reported in Brainerd and April 26, 2014 the infection will spread from downtown Brainerd to include a zombie trail at the Northland Arboretum. Several live bands and many new activities are expected as the infection spreads. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Brainerd
Get energized, inspired, and encouraged in a collective group of literary artists together with a panel of editors, agents and publishers. Make connections. Gain focus and learn how to garner a publisher's or agent's attention. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Brainerd
Geared toward the home gardener, special guest speaker Jack Thomas will teach you about the current bee crisis, how to be bee-friendly, beekeeping basics and more! ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Brainerd
Ever wonder what it was like to play golf in the early days? Celebrate Madden's 85th Anniversary and take advantage of this fun and unique opportunity to experience ''Auld Golf'' in our Hickory Golf Event. Tournament participants are encouraged to wear their knickers and other 1920s attire. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Baxter
Danish Sisterhood Brainerd Chapter (Amber Lodge) will be celebrating our 10 year anniversary. Please join us for a fun filled afternoon and learn more about our organization and Denmark; visit our exhibit; get a chance to win a door prize and bid on fabulous silent auction items. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Walker
As an artist, Craig Morgan has been a mainstay on the charts with an impressive body of work that includes fourteen Top Ten hits -- including fan-favorites ''Redneck Yacht Club,'' ''Almost Home,'' ''That's What I Love About Sunday,'' and ''Tough.'' ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment
Saturday Apr 26, 2014 - Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Crosslake
13th Annual Moonlite Bay Beach Party ''We'll bring the sand, you bring the speedo'' ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month. ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Sunday Apr 27, 2014
Merrifield
Team Style Dart Tournament. We will be drawing cards for teams. ... read more
Categories: Recreation
Tuesday Apr 29, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Wednesday Apr 30, 2014
Brainerd
Enjoy a night of food, fun and great prizes! ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Thursday May 1, 2014
Brainerd
The Geritol Frolics is alive and well and eager to get into its 11th season! Over the years many, many senior citizens have taken advantage of the opportunity to share and display their talents with people like themselves on stage. It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many of them. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday May 1, 2014
Baxter
A concert for the whole family! Comprised of three 7th Graders from Forestview, SOLO was formed by kids wanting to be original, be bold, and to be themselves. Join them as they play the 80's rock they love! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Thursday May 1, 2014 - Saturday May 3, 2014
Brainerd
The Rimers of Eldritch is a mystery, really. A man has been murdered. The mystery is, who he is, who murdered him and what were the circumstances? ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Friday May 2, 2014 - Saturday May 3, 2014
Nisswa
?2 nights deluxe lodging at Grand View Lodge ?Breakfast daily ?Unlimited golf at The Pines, The Preserve & The Garden Course ?Free beer and food at the Pine's Tent Party ?Entry for all givaways and prizes ?Live entertainment by G.B. Leighton ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Family Activity
Friday May 2, 2014
Nisswa
Barbara Jean grew up in a world of music, honing her early gift on the violin and a musical legacy passed from grandmother to mother to daughter into a skilled hand as a multi-instrumentalist and a sharp ear for songwriting. Her Midwestern roots run like a current throughout her music. Barbara Jean is ''Minnesota's answer to Emmylou Harris.''--Jon Bream, StarTribune ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 3, 2014
Brainerd
Hairball Rocks Brainerd for Brainerd Hockey and Basketball & the Brainerd Jaycees. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event
Saturday May 3, 2014 - Sunday May 4, 2014
Brainerd
Displays, Demos, Door Prizes, 50+ Vendors, Kids Corner, Concessions. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 3, 2014
Brainerd
Disc golf enthusiasts of all playing levels will soon converge in Brainerd, and all in the name of Scouting. The Boy Scouts of America's Pine Tree District, which covers the Brainerd Lakes Area, will host a public disc golf fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Brainerd's Lum Park. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday May 3, 2014
Brainerd
The Geritol Frolics is alive and well and eager to get into its 11th season! Over the years many, many senior citizens have taken advantage of the opportunity to share and display their talents with people like themselves on stage. It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many of them. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 4, 2014
Brainerd
This community event raises critical funds to support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research. It is an experience unlike any other ? a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we?ve made and to show the power of our connections ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Sunday May 4, 2014 - Monday May 5, 2014
Brainerd
The object is to have fun while raising funds for facility remodeling and senior programs that fall outside normal budgetary availability, particularly during periods of governmental cutbacks in financial support. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 4, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Monday May 5, 2014
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR?s road course where you can use your own car or one of the school?s 5-speed Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Racing
Tuesday May 6, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Wednesday May 7, 2014
Brainerd
The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style program is a chance for anyone with a street-legal car, truck or motorcycle to race on BIR's world-class drag strip as many times as you want. You get to use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday May 7, 2014
Brainerd
Ronny Cox is an artist who wears a variety of hats--from actor, to musician, to family man-- but if there is one common thread that pulls it all together it's the ''real'' person that wears each hat and the warmth his craft brings to anyone exposed to his many talents. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Thursday May 8, 2014 - Saturday May 10, 2014
Brainerd
The Rimers of Eldritch is a mystery, really. A man has been murdered. The mystery is, who he is, who murdered him and what were the circumstances? ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Friday May 9, 2014
Nisswa
A free community picnic, part of the 2014 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener, with family fun activities. Program planned with Gov. Mark Dayton at 4 p.m. Picnic serving begins after the program. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday May 9, 2014 - Sunday May 11, 2014
Brainerd
Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the drag strip while high-flying Superbike racing takes on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course this weekend. Bracket Drag Racing features some of the most exciting amateur drag racing in the Upper Midwest. During the 12-race series, 250+ drivers compete in 10 classes in dragsters, cars, trucks, bikes, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 9, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday May 10, 2014
Nisswa
The Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener will be hostedin the Brainerd Lakes Area on May 8-11, 2014. Explore Minnesota Tourism, the state's tourism promotion office, organizes this event each year in coordination with a host community. The 67th annual Governor?s Fishing Opener will be hosted by the Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber, with Grand View Lodge as headquarters for the event. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Service, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 10, 2014
Brainerd
Spring Arts and Craft Festival 150+ artists/crafters with quality handmade items! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Saturday May 10, 2014
Brainerd
Join Flipside Kids second Saturdays for fun-filled opportunities for creative expression. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Family Activity
Saturday May 10, 2014
Brainerd
There will be helmet fittings and giveaways, bicycle safety checks, rules of the road, safety procedures and riding the practice course. Bring your bikes and wear a helmet (if you have one). ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 11, 2014
Deerwood
Mother's Day Brunch Buffet - Music provided by Jim Olsen on guitar. Call 218-678-2885 for buffet reservations. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday May 11, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Monday May 12, 2014
Brainerd
Though his slide and video presentation, Daniel will share tips on how to make your yard a haven for your family, for wildlife, and your Water Garden - a beautiful and intrinsic part of your landscape as well as your life. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Family Activity
Tuesday May 13, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 13, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Friday May 16, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday May 17, 2014
Lakewood Health System invites community members and their families to be part of Lakewood's 2014 team for the Walk to Cure Arthritis ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday May 17, 2014
Baxter
HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab is having a BBQ! This day is going to be packed with fun for all ages. There will be FREE food, lawn games, music, face painting, coloring contest, and the Baxter Fire Department. This is a community event and the public is welcome to attend. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday May 18, 2014
Brainerd
Come join the fun! It's the annual Birding Big Day. Join with amateurs and experts alike to identify and count birds at the Northland Arboretum. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 18, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Monday May 19, 2014
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR?s road course where you can use your own car or one of the school?s 5-speed Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Monday May 19, 2014
Walker
Whether writing, recording new songs or traveling the world performing, Moe keeps one of the busiest schedules in show business. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Tuesday May 20, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 20, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Wednesday May 21, 2014 - Friday May 23, 2014
Brainerd
Complete this two-day school and you'll receive a full SCCA Regional Level Competition Racing License. This license allows you to enter any SCCA regional or Vintage Racing event. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Racing
Wednesday May 21, 2014
Brainerd
The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style program is a chance for anyone with a street-legal car, truck or motorcycle to race on BIR's world-class drag strip as many times as you want. You get to use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 23, 2014 - Sunday May 25, 2014
Brainerd
The Showdown is the first race in the three-race Muscle Car Series, featuring the seven Heads-Up Classes, with cars that can run 6-7 seconds at over 200 mph. They have the kind of horsepower that yanks their front end off the ground when they launch from the starting line. The event also includes the SCCA Harvey West Classic on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course, which features drivers from across the country in great wheel-to-wheel racing action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 23, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday May 24, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 24, 2014
Crosslake
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Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 25, 2014
Baxter
Race for Grace is a Family 5K Walk/Run in honor of Grace Elizabeth Lee. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 25, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month. ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday May 25, 2014
Brainerd
Family Fun Day Events start with a family parade with the BHS Marching band, presentation of colors, vocalist for the National Anthem, Keynote speaker and many additional Veteran speakers along with FREE games, prizes, Humvee Rides, face painting and more! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Sunday May 25, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 27, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday May 27, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Friday May 30, 2014
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR?s road course where you can use your own car or one of the school?s 5-speed Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Friday May 30, 2014 - Sunday Jun 1, 2014
Brainerd
This is one of BIR's most exciting races of the year and features many racers who compete during the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in August. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 30, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday May 31, 2014 - Sunday Jun 1, 2014
Brainerd
Thunder at the Lakes rumbles into Brainerd International Raceway from May 31-June 1, with the chance to give race fans a look at some of the best Sportsman drag racers in the country and some thrilling road racing on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Saturday May 31, 2014
Walleye, Bass, Pike & Pahfish ~ Teams fish for one or as many species as desired ~ Proeeds benefit MN Adult & Teen Challenge ~ Donation and fees are tax deductible ~ Great prixes, fun and fishing. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 31, 2014
Crosslake
The Whitefish Area Lions will host a Crosslake Flea Market each month May thru September. Located at the Old Catholic Church Lot on Rte 66 right in the middle of Crosslake. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 31, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 31, 2014
Brainerd
The clinic will consist of informational sessions, eating a shore lunch, fishing from the shore and off the pier, and taking some fishing tackle home. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday May 31, 2014
Aitkin
Area disc golfers will soon get to play their favorite sport for a good cause. All proceeds from the Vibram Birdie Bash disc golf tournament at 10 a.m. May 31 at Aitkin's City Park disc golf course will be donated to Fit City Aitkin. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday May 31, 2014
Brainerd
Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Brainerd Miracle Field. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 1, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
Brainerd
The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style program is a chance for anyone with a street-legal car, truck or motorcycle to race on BIR's world-class drag strip as many times as you want. You get to use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Thursday Jun 5, 2014 - Saturday Jun 7, 2014
Brainerd
This is a 3 day gathering for wakeboarding and boating enthusiasts to celebrate the kick-off of the MN season. Multiple contests will be held, with LOTS of CASH to be won! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Jun 6, 2014 - Sunday Jun 8, 2014
Brainerd
Bracket Drag Racing features some of the most exciting amateur drag racing in the Upper Midwest. During the 12-race series, 250+ drivers compete in 10 classes in dragsters, cars, trucks, bikes, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters. They battle during eliminations both Saturday and Sunday with winners crowned each day. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jun 6, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday Jun 7, 2014
Brainerd
Experience the beautiful Brainerd Lakes area as you ride past lakes and forests on low traffic rolling to flat terrain. An occasional hill can be found as well. Our tour promises an abundance of beautiful scenery, fresh air, terrific rest stops and a different route each year. The ''Tour of Lakes Bicycle Ride'' is a one day recreational ride for cyclists of all abilities. IT IS NOT A RACE. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jun 7, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 7, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Attend the 7th Annual PL/BP Lions Cherry Car show. Browse crafters while looking at cars from all decades. Enjoy food vendors and a day of fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 8, 2014
Brainerd
During the workshop participants will receive an introduction to the ecology, natural history and identification of dragonflies and damselflies. Time in the field will allow students to observe, catch (with a net) and identify dragonflies and damselflies. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 8, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Monday Jun 9, 2014
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR?s road course where you can use your own car or one of the school?s 5-speed Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Racing
Monday Jun 9, 2014 - Friday Jun 13, 2014
Brainerd
The camp will provide learning experiences in pond ecology, kayaking, master gardening, compass orienteering, outdoor survival, creating wildlife habitats, wildlife studies, team building and more. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Education, Recreation
Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Thursday Jun 12, 2014
Breezy Point
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity's 18th Annual Dinner and Auction is our main fundraiser of the year. Bring your friends for food, fun and one of the largest auctions in the area. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Fundraising Event, Culinary Event
Friday Jun 13, 2014 - Sunday Jun 15, 2014
Brainerd
The Central Roadracing Association brings exciting Superbike racing to BIR's 2.5-mile Competition Road Course, while fans are treated to wet and wild racing on Lake BIR, courtesy of the International Watercross Association. On the road course, Superbike racers challenge the tight 13 turns on BIR's 2.5-mile Competition Road Course, taking the corners on two wheels and a knee. On Lake BIR, watch as snowmobile racers compete in drag racing and oval racing on open water! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jun 13, 2014 - Saturday Jun 14, 2014
Crosby
With the snow slowly melting away and the temperatures rising, its time to think about the summer race season. What better race could there be than the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Festival?s Miner?s Mountain Cross Country Race, presented by the City of Cuyuna? Not only do you have a fun and challenging course, but its part of one of the most fun festivals around. Have a grand old time racing with your friends and then join them for all the Sweet Cuyuna Festin? later on. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jun 13, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday Jun 14, 2014
Brainerd
Join us for the thirteenth annual Sour Grapes Races held in the beautiful 540 acre Northland Arboretum. The course is challenging, but beautiful. Race includes a half marathon, 10K run or walk, Kids 1 M and Kids 1/2 M. The race will be chip timed and there will be race day registration. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jun 14, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 15, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Crosslake
Big Fun Tuesday's are back! Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each Tuesday. Gunny sack races, Big fish toss, Pancake throwing and Minnow races. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Wednesday Jun 18, 2014
Brainerd
The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style program is a chance for anyone with a street-legal car, truck or motorcycle to race on BIR's world-class drag strip as many times as you want. You get to use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Thursday Jun 19, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Join us for a hybrid of flea, craft, and business booths as you stroll along the Paul Bunyan Trail. Kids will enjoy searching for over 50 bobbers in the park and test your bowling skills with our Paul Bunyan sized bowling pins and bobber ball! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Jun 20, 2014 - Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Brainerd
The Modern Automotive Performance Proving Grounds will showcase drag racing, drifting and autocross competitions, burnout contests, open lapping on the Competition Road Course, a car show and a whole lot more. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jun 20, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday Jun 21, 2014
Crosslake
Over the years this gathering of boat lovers has grown to become a special community event in this the little Minnesota town of Crosslake. In 2013 there were over seventy ''skippers'' sharing their beautiful boats with the public. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jun 21, 2014 - Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Brainerd
Fishing for our heroes. All proceeds support scholarships for our military heroes! Jason Durham, pro bass and one of Minnesota's premier fishing guides will be guest speaker. Come to beautiful Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake to fish with veterans. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 21, 2014
Crosslake
The Whitefish Area Lions will host a Crosslake Flea Market each month May thru September. Located at the Old Catholic Church Lot on Rte 66 right in the middle of Crosslake. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 21, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 21, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Bring your own lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the music! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 21, 2014
Crosslake
Dust off your lawn chairs, load up the family and join us in Crosslake's Town Square for free live music under the gazebo each Saturday evening! A different band each week; some old, some new, but all very entertaining and many are back by popular request. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 22, 2014 - Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
Baxter
The Baxter Police Department will host the U.S. Police Canine Association regional field trails. With the field trials, police canine teams demonstrate the ability to work together effectively and safely. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Nisswa
Enjoy a day of golf on one of the best courses in the US, and also help raise funds for the Brainerd Campus of Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Crosslake
Prizes awarded to top three and worst team. Prizes for men and women include: Longest Putt, Closest to pin, Longest drive, Closest to line and $1,000 for a hole in one! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month. ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Monday Jun 23, 2014
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR?s road course where you can use your own car or one of the school?s 5-speed Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Racing
Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
Crosslake
Big Fun Tuesday's are back! Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each Tuesday. Gunny sack races, Big fish toss, Pancake throwing and Minnow races. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 26, 2014 - Sunday Jun 29, 2014
Brainerd
In 2014 the Minnesota State H.O.G. Rally is going back to the beautiful Brainerd Lakes Area. New for 2014 ... we have been invited to set up the rally at Brainerd International Raceway and rally goers will be able to enjoy the Lakes Jam music festival! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 26, 2014 - Sunday Jun 29, 2014
Pine River
Tons of fun for everyone during the Cass County Fair in Pine River! The fair offers something for everyone - young and old, area residents and summer visitors. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 26, 2014 - Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Brainerd
Lakes Jam is an annual event that unites rock and country music fans from all walks of life and brings them to the beautiful Brainerd Lakes area. Located in lakes country, the area boasts beautiful scenery and allows Lakes Jam to offer optimal camping and weekend fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Thursday Jun 26, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Join us for a hybrid of flea, craft, and business booths as you stroll along the Paul Bunyan Trail. Kids will enjoy searching for over 50 bobbers in the park and test your bowling skills with our Paul Bunyan sized bowling pins and bobber ball! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 26, 2014 - Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Pine River
The show features a wide variety of quality paintings and other visual expressions created by area artists. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event
Friday Jun 27, 2014 - Sunday Jun 29, 2014
Pine River
Pine River's annual Summerfest celebration will be Friday through Sunday, June 27-29, 2014. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Jun 27, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday Jun 28, 2014 - Monday Jun 30, 2014
Brainerd
Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the drag strip, featuring some of the most exciting amateur drag racing in the Upper Midwest. During the 12-race series, 250+ drivers compete in 10 classes in dragsters, cars, trucks, bikes, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Brainerd
The Twins will offer a youth baseball clinic for ages 6-9 and 10-16 at Bane Park. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Aitkin
Crusin' starts at the Junction. Food sold along the way. Giveaway's at each stop. Raffle drawing and auction at the Moose Lodge. All proceeds of this fundraiser go to the Autism Society of Minnesota. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Fifty Lakes
Family fun for all including live music, vendors, food, games, bingo, meat raffle and more! Raffle Tickets on sale now at the 50 Lakes Bar. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Bring your own lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the music! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Crosslake
Dust off your lawn chairs, load up the family and join us in Crosslake's Town Square for free live music under the gazebo each Saturday evening! A different band each week; some old, some new, but all very entertaining and many are back by popular request. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 29, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Monday Jun 30, 2014
Brainerd
The most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Family Activity
Tuesday Jul 1, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jul 1, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jul 1, 2014
Crosslake
Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each Tuesday. Gunny sack races, Big fish toss, Pancake throwing and Minnow races. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 3, 2014 - Friday Jul 4, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Pig races, fireworks, parades, entertainment! Come celebrate our Independence Day with Fourth of July activities July 3-4 in Pequot Lakes. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Thursday Jul 3, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Join us for a hybrid of flea, craft, and business booths as you stroll along the Paul Bunyan Trail. Kids will enjoy searching for over 50 bobbers in the park and test your bowling skills with our Paul Bunyan sized bowling pins and bobber ball! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Jul 4, 2014 - Sunday Jul 6, 2014
Brainerd
The 28th Annual Show & Go is a Fourth of July tradition for race fans, and this year will be no different. The 2014 edition of the Show & Go (July 4-6) will be a Dual Event Weekend featuring Muscle Car Series drag racing and Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) racing on BIR?s 13-turn, 2.5-mile Competition Road Course. ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jul 4, 2014 - Sunday Jul 6, 2014
Brainerd
The 28th Annual Show & Go is a great Fourth of July tradition at BIR, offering fans a chance to see ridiculous head-to-head drag racing action as well as wide-open wheel-to-wheel racing on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jul 4, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday Jul 5, 2014
Crosslake
Join the 17th annual community-wide effort to restore the Whitefish Area's Walleye population established in memory of Grandpa Boots Buthman, this Crosslake tradition offers events for all ages and abilities. Run, walk or dash for fun and for the fish! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday Jul 5, 2014
Nisswa
A TRUE MINNESOTA RUNNING EVENT - NISSWA FIRECRACKER THE NORTH WOODS FAMILY TRADITION! The Nisswa Firecracker 10K, 5K, and Kids Run is 'THE' Lake Country Classic! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday Jul 5, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 5, 2014
Crosslake
... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 5, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Bring your own lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the music! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 5, 2014
Crosslake
Dust off your lawn chairs, load up the family and join us in Crosslake's Town Square for free live music under the gazebo each Saturday evening! A different band each week; some old, some new, but all very entertaining and many are back by popular request. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 5, 2014
Deerwood
Watch the fireworks at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge on July 5, 2014. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 5, 2014
Crosslake
2014 marks the 44th year the community of Crosslake has been celebrating Americas' freedom with a fantastic fireworks display. Join us on July 5, 2014 on the water or from the shores of Cross Lake to view the display from Sand Island beginning at dusk. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Service, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jul 6, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jul 8, 2014 - Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Come and enjoy this one-of-a-kind event! Enjoy your free bowl of beans cooked overnight in the ground while strolling through the crafters booths and listening to live entertainment. This is a day the whole family can enjoy! ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals and Celebrations, Community Event, Premier Annual Events
Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Crosslake
Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each Tuesday. Gunny sack races, Big fish toss, Pancake throwing and Minnow races. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 10, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Join us for a hybrid of flea, craft, and business booths as you stroll along the Paul Bunyan Trail. Kids will enjoy searching for over 50 bobbers in the park and test your bowling skills with our Paul Bunyan sized bowling pins and bobber ball! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Jul 11, 2014 - Sunday Jul 13, 2014
Brainerd
Powercruise, the premier modified car event in the country, returns to Brainerd International Raceway this year. It's known as the place where you can do everything with your car that you?re not allowed to do anywhere else. Powercruise allows YOU to drive YOUR car on BIR's race track along with other like-minded petrol heads in the cruising sessions, where you can cruise next to the toughest modified street machines, hot rods, imports and drag cars, whether they're turbo charged, supercharged, nitrous injected?all with your family and friends in the car with you! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jul 11, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Nisswa
The Paul Bunyan Extreme 5K is a friends and family event designed to promote a healthy, physical and mental lifestyle. Our course is made to challenge people of all ages and abilities. The 5K, or 3.2 mile course, will be filled with 16 obstacles from mud pits to swings, mother nature to man made, and fitness to fear! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Brainerd
True to the original goal of bringing barbecue to the Brainerd Lakes, the Jaycees hosted a national and local barbecue competition and live music festival. Over the years, the nature of the event has changed a bit but has always included the Cub Foods Rib Fest, a local barbecue competition judged by the participants who select the best non-profit ribs, best local business ribs, and best decorated booth. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Nisswa
The Paul Bunyan Extreme 5k is a friends and family event. The 3.2 mile course will be covered in 16 obstacles ranging from swinging across mud pits to conquering the giant slip and slide! The course is designed so that kids and couch potatoes can complete the course, but it won't be easy! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Health and Wellness
Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Bring your own lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the music! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Crosslake
Dust off your lawn chairs, load up the family and join us in Crosslake's Town Square for free live music under the gazebo each Saturday evening! A different band each week; some old, some new, but all very entertaining and many are back by popular request. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jul 13, 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 Jul 14, 2014
Brainerd
Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR?s road course where you can use your own car or one of the school?s 5-speed Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Racing
Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
Crosslake
Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each Tuesday. Gunny sack races, Big fish toss, Pancake throwing and Minnow races. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
Brainerd
Enjoy An Evening of Family Fun! Stroll through the grounds at the Arb, sampling fare from more than twenty-five local restaurants, resorts and other Central Minnesota vendors specializing in delicious Minnesota treats! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event, Premier Annual Events
Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
Brainerd
The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style program is a chance for anyone with a street-legal car, truck or motorcycle to race on BIR's world-class drag strip as many times as you want. You get to use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Thursday Jul 17, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Join us for a hybrid of flea, craft, and business booths as you stroll along the Paul Bunyan Trail. Kids will enjoy searching for over 50 bobbers in the park and test your bowling skills with our Paul Bunyan sized bowling pins and bobber ball! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Event, Family Activity
Friday Jul 18, 2014 - Sunday Jul 20, 2014
Brainerd
Bracket Drag Racing features some of the most exciting amateur drag racing in the Upper Midwest. During the 12-race series, 250+ drivers compete in 10 classes in dragsters, cars, trucks, bikes, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters. They battle during eliminations both Saturday and Sunday with winners crowned each day. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jul 18, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Saturday Jul 19, 2014
Crosslake
The Whitefish Area Lions will host a Crosslake Flea Market each month May thru September. Located at the Old Catholic Church Lot on Rte 66 right in the middle of Crosslake. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Fundraising Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 19, 2014
Pine River
What a great way to spend the day - casually wandering amongst multiple treasures! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 19, 2014
Pequot Lakes
Bring your own lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the music! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 19, 2014
Crosslake
Dust off your lawn chairs, load up the family and join us in Crosslake's Town Square for free live music under the gazebo each Saturday evening! A different band each week; some old, some new, but all very entertaining and many are back by popular request. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Festivals and Celebrations, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity
Sunday Jul 20, 2014
Brainerd
American Legion offers Bar Bingo every Sunday. Club opens at noon. Food served 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Baxter
New York style wings with 14 signature sauces. Just $.45 each! ... read more
Categories: Community Event, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Brainerd
Farmer's Market with locally grown produce. In season fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, preserves, honey, flowers. Lots of great homemade baked goods and jams & jellies. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Culinary Event
Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Crosslake
Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each Tuesday. Gunny sack races, Big fish toss, Pancake throwing and Minnow races. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity