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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 May 4, 2016
Brainerd
Legion Riders meeting at the American Legion in Brainerd. Become a member today! ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Recreation, Community Events
Wednesday May 4, 2016
Brainerd
Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes autocross as well. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday May 4, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Thursday May 5, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday May 5, 2016
Brainerd
The Brainerd Lakes Area Audubon Society and the Northland Arboretum will be sponsoring short, morning bird hikes this spring. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday May 5, 2016
Nisswa
Come play to get your Gull Dam prizes & bragging rights! Players get $3 Gull Dam Beers! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday May 5, 2016
Brainerd
Celebrating the culmination of two years of movie making by the Videography class of Central Lakes College. Meet the film makers before and after the show. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday May 5, 2016
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems ''North Woods/Great Lakes'' ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday May 6, 2016 - Sunday May 8, 2016
Brainerd
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. Fans can see dragsters, cars, trucks, bikes, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters, all of which are competing for prize money, hardware and all-important series points that go toward series championships at the end of the season. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 6, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday May 6, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Friday May 6, 2016
Nisswa
TAP events are scheduled monthly at our local destinations where guests gather together to create original works of art. Enjoy this creative adventure with friends, co-workers, family, spouses or strangers alike! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday May 6, 2016
Brainerd
Encore of the Cultural Arts Series with ''Takin it to the Limit: a tribute to the Eagles performed in joint effort by the Fabulous Armadillos and Collective Unconscious, the most talented musicians you can imagine. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday May 6, 2016
Brainerd
Back by popular demand, The Fabulous Armadillos & Collective Unconscious come together for a tribute concert celebrating the music of the Eagles. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 7, 2016 - Sunday May 8, 2016
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
Saturday May 7, 2016
Brainerd
The Brainerd Lakes Area Audubon Society and the Northland Arboretum will be sponsoring short, morning bird hikes this spring. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 7, 2016
Breezy Point
This event features a pig roast, plane rides, static display helicopters (medi-vac), pilots & friends social, and a classic car show. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 7, 2016 - Sunday May 8, 2016
Brainerd
Displays, Demos, Door Prizes, 50+ Vendors, Kids Corner, Concessions. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 7, 2016
Nisswa
Race our Gull Dam horses to win prizes and free Gull Dam beer! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Sunday May 8, 2016
Deerwood
Mother's Day Brunch Buffet - Music provided by Jim Olsen on guitar. ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Sunday May 8, 2016
Nisswa
Enjoy Mother's Day Brunch at Jake's with mom. Grand array of foods on our Brunch Buffet try them all. ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Sunday May 8, 2016
Brainerd
Come to the Legacy Grille to enjoy our delicious buffet we have made especially for this special Mother's Day Brunch. ... read more
Categories: Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity
Sunday May 8, 2016
Baxter
Mother's Day Brunch is a great way to celebrate Mom. We offer an omelette station, chef carved beef, build your own waffle stations, fresh baked goods and a Giant variety of Hot & Cold items. ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Sunday May 8, 2016
Nisswa
Mother's Day Brunch is a great way to celebrate Mom. We offer an omelette station, chef carved beef, build your own waffle stations, fresh baked goods and a Giant variety of Hot & Cold items. ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Sunday May 8, 2016
Brainerd
Treat mom and the family to a delicious style buffet style brunch at The Restaurant at Maddens Inn & Golf Club. The Madden's chefs have prepared an array of brunch favorites to satisfy everyone's taste buds. ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Sunday May 8, 2016
Brainerd
Treat Mom and family to a wide array of both breakfast and lunch items. Many hot and cold items to choose from and mom will be sure to find her favorites here. ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Sunday May 8, 2016
Brainerd
Celebrate mom at The Woods. Enjoy a special Mother's Day Brunch that will have all of her favorites to choose from. ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Sunday May 8, 2016
East Gull Lake
Happy Mother's Day with a view! Join us for our extensive brunch buffet. We are offering our Build your own Mimosa Bar which is FREE for all moms. ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Sunday May 8, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Sunday May 8, 2016
Don't miss the final concert of the Lakes Area Music Festival's 2015-2016 Winter Series! By air, sky or ground, each piece on the program is inspired by a different, delightful species. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events
Tuesday May 10, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday May 10, 2016
Join the Gull Chain of Lakes Association and Gull Lake Yacht Club as they co-host Business After Hours on Tuesday, May 10, from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. at the Gull Lake Yacht Club. Mix a little business with pleasure! ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals & Celebrations
Tuesday May 10, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Tuesday May 10, 2016
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems ''North Woods/Great Lakes'' ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Wednesday May 11, 2016 - Saturday May 14, 2016
Brainerd
PleasureLand RV Center will take over BIR for its Brainerd RV Show & Sale, featuring over 200 RVs and campers for sale. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Wednesday May 11, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Thursday May 12, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday May 12, 2016
Brainerd
The Brainerd Lakes Area Audubon Society and the Northland Arboretum will be sponsoring short, morning bird hikes this spring. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday May 12, 2016
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 May 12, 2016
Brainerd
Camp Confidence offers ''Spring Fling''. Enjoy camps most requested activities (weather permitting). Possibilities include Glass Bottom Boat, Archery, Big Slide, Hayride, Wildlife Sanctuary. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Thursday May 12, 2016
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems ''North Woods/Great Lakes'' ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday May 13, 2016 - Sunday May 15, 2016
Brainerd
CRA brings a thrill a minute and great Superbike racing action. See corners taken on 2 wheels and a knee. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 13, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday May 13, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Saturday May 14, 2016
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Categories: Recreation, Family Activity
Saturday May 14, 2016
2016 Minnesota fishing season opens for Walleye, Sauger, Northern Pike. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Family Activity
Saturday May 14, 2016
Brainerd
The Brainerd Lakes Area Audubon Society and the Northland Arboretum will be sponsoring short, morning bird hikes this spring. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 14, 2016
Brainerd
Spring Arts and Craft Festival featuring 150+ artists/crafters with quality handmade items! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday May 14, 2016
Brainerd
You may associate our Second Saturdays with our long-running Crossing Flipside Kids programming but did you know that there are also opportunities to visit with featured member artists, trunk shows with visiting artists, workshops for adults, and more? ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 14, 2016
Brainerd
Brainerd Lakes Bicycle Safety Clinic ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Saturday May 14, 2016
Brainerd
Enjoy a kid friendly Matinee following the Second Saturday event at the Franklin Arts Center! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Sunday May 15, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Tuesday May 17, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday May 17, 2016
Brainerd
An introduction to torch-fired enameling. In the class students will use a torch, pre-cut copper pieces, and powdered enamels. Students will develop skills while working on a practice piece of copper and then create a completed wearable jewelry piece to take home. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday May 17, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Tuesday May 17, 2016
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems ''North Woods/Great Lakes'' ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Wednesday May 18, 2016
Brainerd
Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes autocross as well. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday May 18, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Thursday May 19, 2016 - Saturday May 21, 2016
Brainerd
Looking for plants to start your garden or complete your landscaping? The Center is offering a wide variety of plants for sale. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Thursday May 19, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday May 19, 2016
Brainerd
The Brainerd Lakes Area Audubon Society and the Northland Arboretum will be sponsoring short, morning bird hikes this spring. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday May 19, 2016
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 May 19, 2016
Nisswa
Come play to get your Gull Dam prizes & bragging rights! Players get $3 Gull Dam Beers! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday May 19, 2016
Brainerd
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer! This program will offer classes focused on one of our three major Minnesota Ecosystems ''North Woods/Great Lakes'' ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday May 20, 2016 - Sunday May 22, 2016
Brainerd
The Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the drag strip for the second of six weekends. Eliminations are Saturday AND Sunday. The Slowpokes Car Club is on the road course Friday, followed by the World Racing League for two endurance races. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday May 20, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday May 20, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Saturday May 21, 2016
The Officers Down 5K is hosting the Officers Down 5K Run/Walk & Community Day - Aitkin, Minnesota on Saturday, May 21, 2016. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Saturday May 21, 2016
Brainerd
The Brainerd Lakes Area Audubon Society and the Northland Arboretum will be sponsoring short, morning bird hikes this spring. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 21, 2016
Crosslake
Take advantage of excellent shopping opportunities at the Crosslake ideal Lions Craft and Flea Market. A great variety of new, vintage and re-purposed items! Vendors welcome. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 21, 2016
Brainerd
Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation?s annual community fundraising 5K walk event. The funds raised from the 5K support our nonprofit mission and research aimed at finding a cure for arthritis, America?s leading cause of disability. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Sunday May 22, 2016
Brainerd
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month. ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Sunday May 22, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Tuesday May 24, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday May 24, 2016
Crosby
Sip & Savor is a local tasting event of foods and beverages from our own community. There will be entertainment, great food, silent auction featuring gift baskets, a Coach purse, golf passes, pontoon rental and more... ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Tuesday May 24, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Wednesday May 25, 2016 - Friday May 27, 2016
Brainerd
Complete this 3 day school and receive a full SCCA Regional Level competition racing license. This allows you to enter any SCCA regional or vintage racing event. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Racing
Wednesday May 25, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Thursday May 26, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday May 26, 2016
Brainerd
The Brainerd Lakes Area Audubon Society and the Northland Arboretum will be sponsoring short, morning bird hikes this spring. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday May 26, 2016 - Sunday May 29, 2016
Brainerd
Brainerd International Raceway hosts the first major race of the 2016 season Memorial Day weekend. The 8th Annual Street Car Showdown is a double-header with the kick-off for the three-race Muscle Car Series on the drag strip and the return of the SCCA Harvey West Memorial Day Classic on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing, Premier Annual Events
Thursday May 26, 2016
Baxter
Join us at Cherry Berry Self-Serve Yogurt Bar in Baxter (next to Starbucks) for a fundraising event on Thursday, May 26, 2016! From 5-8 pm, Cherry Berry is donating 10-20% of all sales to Alex & Brandon Child Safety Center. Come on out, help raise funds, take a picture with our new photo wall and learn about an amazing organization in our community! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Thursday May 26, 2016
Crosslake
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Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday May 27, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday May 27, 2016
Pine River
Come join us for fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, & on occasion ? music, demonstrations, kids? activities, & more! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday May 27, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Friday May 27, 2016
Nisswa
Live Music Every Friday & Saturday! NO COVER! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 28, 2016
Brainerd
The Brainerd Lakes Area Audubon Society and the Northland Arboretum will be sponsoring short, morning bird hikes this spring. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 28, 2016
Brainerd
Get your garden questions answered by a Master Gardener, purchase plants and miscellaneous garden treasures! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 28, 2016
Crosslake
Take advantage of excellent and unique shopping opportunities at Crosslake's Original Craft and Flea Market located at the intersection of County Roads 3 and 103 ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 28, 2016
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: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 28, 2016
Nisswa
Preorder a 750ml bottle of Gull Dam Jet Ale at 13.5% ABV! Choose your bottle number to receive Gull Dam bragging rights with this limited release! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday May 28, 2016
Nisswa
Live Music Every Friday & Saturday! NO COVER! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Sunday May 29, 2016
Baxter
5K Family Run/Walk and fundraiser event. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Sunday May 29, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Tuesday May 31, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday May 31, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jun 1, 2016
Brainerd
Legion Riders meeting at the American Legion in Brainerd. Become a member today! ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Recreation, Community Events
Wednesday Jun 1, 2016
Brainerd
Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes autocross as well. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jun 1, 2016
Nisswa
It's off to the races every Wednesday throughout the summer with the Nisswa Turtle Races! This event is a long standing tradition in the Nisswa community that draws a huge crowd each week for family fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jun 1, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Thursday Jun 2, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday Jun 2, 2016
Nisswa
Come play to get your Gull Dam prizes & bragging rights! Players get $3 Gull Dam Beers! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jun 3, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jun 3, 2016
Pine River
Come join us for fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, & on occasion ? music, demonstrations, kids? activities, & more! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jun 3, 2016 - Saturday Jun 4, 2016
The Cuyuna Lakes MTB Crew (The Crew) announces another exciting opportunity to expand the Cuyuna Trail System. Crow Wing county is developing a plan to build a 10 mile adventure trail in the Cuyuna Hills section of Crow Wing County. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jun 3, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Friday Jun 3, 2016
Nisswa
TAP events are scheduled monthly at our local destinations where guests gather together to create original works of art. Enjoy this creative adventure with friends, co-workers, family, spouses or strangers alike! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jun 3, 2016
Nisswa
Enjoy the musical talents of The BeatKeepers while enjoying a brew! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 4, 2016
Brainerd
Join Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge supporters in Brainerd for a day filled with fishing, food, fellowship, prizes, and so much more! Individuals from around the state will join together in support of our efforts to stop addiction. You can help make this campaign a success. Your time and enthusiasm are greatly appreciated! MEET NEW FRIENDS! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jun 4, 2016
Nisswa
1st place prize $500 cash prize, 2nd and 3rd place trophies with peoples choice awards. All Gull Dam vehicles are welcome: Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles! There will be live music, prizes and the best of all...Gull Dam beer! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 4, 2016
Crosslake
Join us at The Cottage Place Art School's Open House! Visit our new location south of Crosslake at 32577 County Road 3. Watch Raku Pottery Firing up by the barn and check out the Art School offering classes for all ages. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Saturday Jun 4, 2016
Come enjoy an outdoor concert at The Green Lantern featuring Levi Pelzer, Coyote Wild, Natalie Stovall and the Drive ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Culinary Events
Saturday Jun 4, 2016
Nisswa
Enjoy some live music of the Alex Rossi Band while sipping on a cold brew! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 4, 2016
3rd Annual Fundraiser - Support the Arts in Our Community! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Saturday Jun 4, 2016
Them Coulee Boys concert. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Sunday Jun 5, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Sunday Jun 5, 2016
Baxter
Dragonflies and damselflies (known collectively as the Odonata) are fascinating and beautiful insects and can be found throughout Minnesota, from the prairies to the north woods. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 7, 2016
Brainerd
Youth and Adult Master Gardening classes will teach you how to grow a garden from picking out your perfect spot to harvesting your plot. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 7, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday Jun 7, 2016
Out-of-Area
Celtic Woman, the multi-platinum Irish music sensation, returns to North America in 2016 with a brand new show: Destiny. The performances honor Ireland's past, while bringing a contemporary musical edge to songs, old and new, in a way that also reflects the vibrant, modern nation that Ireland has become. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 7, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jun 8, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Wednesday Jun 8, 2016
Nisswa
A night to come talk with gear heads and show off your cars, trucks and motorcycles! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 9, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday Jun 9, 2016
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 Jun 9, 2016
Brainerd
Camp Confidence offers ''Summer Kick-Off Party''. Outdoor Campfire complete with campfire skits, stories, pranks, s''mores as you greet and meet the new summer camp staff. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 9, 2016
Pequot Lakes
Geocaching 101! Go on a treasure hunt while learning some awesome skills of the fast growing geochaching sport! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Family Activity
Friday Jun 10, 2016 - Sunday Jun 12, 2016
Brainerd
A wet & wild triple event! The Central Road Racing Association's insane brand ofSuperbike Racing is on the Competition Road Course, while the Bracket Drag Racing Series features races 5 and 6 on the drag strip. IWA Watercross features snowmobiles racing on Lake BIR. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jun 10, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jun 10, 2016
Pine River
Come join us for fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, & on occasion ? music, demonstrations, kids? activities, & more! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jun 10, 2016 - Saturday Jun 11, 2016
Nisswa
A celebration of Scandinavian and Scandinavian/American folk music here in northern Minnesota. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Jun 10, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Friday Jun 10, 2016
Nisswa
Live music at Gull Dam Brewing. Featuring Lee Bone. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 11, 2016
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
Saturday Jun 11, 2016
Brainerd
You may associate our Second Saturdays with our long-running Crossing Flipside Kids programming but did you know that there are also opportunities to visit with featured member artists, trunk shows with visiting artists, workshops for adults, and more? ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 11, 2016
Brainerd
Stone Faces will be created today. Apply paint to stone and make your own unique puzzle pieces. Recommended for children ages 5-13. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 11, 2016
Nisswa
Live Music at Gull Dam Brewing featuring Ross William Perry. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 12, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Monday Jun 13, 2016 - Friday Jun 17, 2016
Breezy Point
Come to Eco Camp & we'll teach you how to be a planet superhero through outdoor experiences, gardening projects, crafts, games, field trips, & more! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 14, 2016
Brainerd
Youth and Adult Master Gardening classes will teach you how to grow a garden from picking out your perfect spot to harvesting your plot. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 14, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday Jun 14, 2016
Crosslake
Big Fun Tuesdays the place to be each Tuesdays this summer! Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each week. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 14, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jun 15, 2016
Brainerd
Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes autocross as well. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jun 15, 2016
Nisswa
It's off to the races every Wednesday throughout the summer with the Nisswa Turtle Races! This event is a long standing tradition in the Nisswa community that draws a huge crowd each week for family fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jun 15, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Thursday Jun 16, 2016
Pequot Lakes
Each Thursday in the summer, the park adjacent to the Paul Bunyan Trail transforms into a sea of tents with vendors selling a variety of unique merchandise, as well as tasty treats. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 16, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday Jun 16, 2016
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 Jun 16, 2016
Nisswa
Come play to get your Gull Dam prizes & bragging rights! Players get $3 Gull Dam Beers! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 16, 2016
Crosslake
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Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Friday Jun 17, 2016
Pine River
The ducks are ceremoniously dumped into the Pine River below the dam at the blast from a shotgun. Then they power paddle downstream 100 yards to the finish line. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jun 17, 2016 - Sunday Jun 19, 2016
Brainerd
The Modern Automotive Performance Proving Grounds is back again this year with a bigger and better show that features drag racing, drifting and autocross competitions, burnout contests, open lapping on the road course, a car show and a whole lot more. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jun 17, 2016 - Saturday Jun 18, 2016
Brainerd
The Confidence Learning Center?s Camp Classic Events are the largest fundraising event put on each year in-house by the staff (and many volunteers) of Confidence Learning Center! Each year on the 3rd weekend of June friends and supporters of Camp gather together to celebrate all through a variety of events including golf, fishing, an Italian dinner, silent & live auctions, raffle tickets and more! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Friday Jun 17, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jun 17, 2016 - Friday Jun 24, 2016
The Tour of Minnesota, formerly known as the jaunt with Jim Klobuchar bike ride, has set its dates and itinerary for 2016. This is our 42nd trip, set to do 300 plus miles on the trails of Northern Minnesota! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jun 17, 2016
Pine River
Come join us for fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, & on occasion ? music, demonstrations, kids? activities, & more! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jun 17, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Friday Jun 17, 2016
Nisswa
Live music at Gull Dam Brewing featuring The Wrench. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jun 17, 2016
Crosslake
We're hosting good ol' fashioned Friday night outdoor movies at the US Army Corps of Engineers - Crosslake Campground this summer! You bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs and we'll provide the popcorn and water. Each movie title is family friendly and begins at dusk. Come early to enjoy a fun, educational and informational presentation which relates to the movie topic, some may include prizes! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Service, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 18, 2016 - Sunday Jun 19, 2016
Nisswa
Established in 1974, downtown Nisswa serves as home to the Nisswa Majestic Pines Arts Fair. New last year, Fine Crafts have been added to the show! Artists from all around the Midwest come to this show to display and sell their works. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 18, 2016
Crosslake
These days more than 50 antique boats with values as high as $1 million participate in our annual show. Some of the countries most affluent wood boat collectors make their homes here in the lakes area and bring out some amazing boats every year. The craftsmanship and attention to detail that goes into these works of art is enough to leave you in awe. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jun 18, 2016
Breezy Point
All activities are open to visitors & fishing contestants. Come and enjoy a silent auction, door prizes and lunch! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 18, 2016
Crosslake
Take advantage of excellent shopping opportunities at the Crosslake ideal Lions Craft and Flea Market. A great variety of new, vintage and re-purposed items! Vendors welcome. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 18, 2016
Crosslake
Gather your friends for a fun and educational class where you'll learn the process of Bisque-ware pottery and choose from a selection of handmade bisque-ware pieces to glaze. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 18, 2016
Rat Pack Crooners Cruise with Mr. Mellow D singing songs of the past of Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Nat King Cole, Lois Armstrong and more. Mr. Mellow D is one of the best around to perform this style music. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Saturday Jun 18, 2016
Nisswa
Live Music Every Friday & Saturday! NO COVER! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 18, 2016
Deerwood
SIP: Taste of over 75 wines & beer SAVOR: Sample foods from the Ruttger's Restaurants: Ruby's, Zig's and Bear Pine Bar SPA: Complimentary chair massages SOUNDS: Music in the Bear Pine Bar 8 to 11 p.m ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Culinary Events
Saturday Jun 18, 2016
The Social Animals concert. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Sunday Jun 19, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Tuesday Jun 21, 2016
Brainerd
Youth and Adult Master Gardening classes will teach you how to grow a garden from picking out your perfect spot to harvesting your plot. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 21, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday Jun 21, 2016
Crosslake
Wheel throwing with clay - pottery class for experienced teens ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Tuesday Jun 21, 2016
Little Falls
Take aim at the 9th annual Chamber Sporting Clays Summer Fling! Mark your calendar for Tuesday, June 21 and join other Chamber members for this networking opportunity at Rice Creek Hunting and Recreation in Little Falls. Network with other members in a relaxed setting by signing up as an individual and being placed randomly with three other shooters. ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Recreation, Premier Annual Events
Tuesday Jun 21, 2016
Crosslake
Big Fun Tuesdays the place to be each Tuesdays this summer! Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each week. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 21, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jun 22, 2016
Nisswa
It's off to the races every Wednesday throughout the summer with the Nisswa Turtle Races! This event is a long standing tradition in the Nisswa community that draws a huge crowd each week for family fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jun 22, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Wednesday Jun 22, 2016
Nisswa
A night to come talk with gear heads and show off your cars, trucks and motorcycles! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 23, 2016 - Thursday Aug 25, 2016
Pequot Lakes
Each Thursday in the summer, the park adjacent to the Paul Bunyan Trail transforms into a sea of tents with vendors selling a variety of unique merchandise, as well as tasty treats. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 23, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday Jun 23, 2016
Crosslake
... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Thursday Jun 23, 2016 - Saturday Jun 25, 2016
Brainerd
Lakes Jam is a annual event that unites rock and country music fans from all walks of life and brings them together in the Brainerd Lakes area! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Thursday Jun 23, 2016
Crosslake
Eat, Drink, Create & Socialize with The Traveling Art Pub at Manhattan Beach Lodge ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jun 24, 2016
Pine River
The ducks are ceremoniously dumped into the Pine River below the dam at the blast from a shotgun. Then they power paddle downstream 100 yards to the finish line. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jun 24, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jun 24, 2016
Pine River
Come join us for fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, & on occasion ? music, demonstrations, kids? activities, & more! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jun 24, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Friday Jun 24, 2016
Baxter
NEW THIS YEAR - The Kids for the Cure Races will be held on Friday, June 24 at 6 pm! Races for ages 2-10 are on the track at age appropriate distances. Each child will receive a special goody bag courtesy of Kiwanis. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Racing, Health & Wellness
Friday Jun 24, 2016
Brainerd
Enjoy the longest sunset of the year field-side at the Farm with the Lakes Area Music Festival. Summer Solstice is a celebration of great food and music featuring a quartet of opera singers performing familiar hits by Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Bizet and more. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Friday Jun 24, 2016
Nisswa
Live Music Every Friday & Saturday! NO COVER! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 25, 2016 - Sunday Jun 26, 2016
Brainerd
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Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 25, 2016
Baxter
Since July of 2000, the annual Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure® has been one of our biggest fundraisers. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 25, 2016
Baxter
Since July of 2000, the annual Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure® has been one of our biggest fundraisers. It is held in conjunction with the Community Action 4th of July celebrations, on the last Saturday in June. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Racing, Health & Wellness
Saturday Jun 25, 2016
Crosslake
This is a fun and interactive class where children (ages 6-8) will each complete three projects to take home. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Saturday Jun 25, 2016
Fifty Lakes
A full day of fun with food, games, music and events. Special events include a State Patrol aircraft demo, Family bingo, a Mega meat raffle featuring two $100 meat packages, and a fabulous prize raffle drawing to be held at 8 PM. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 25, 2016
Crosslake
Grab 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 through August 27, 2016. 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 & Entertainment, Community Service, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Sunday Jun 26, 2016
Brainerd
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month. ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Sunday Jun 26, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Monday Jun 27, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Monday Jun 27, 2016
Crosslake
This two-day class for teens is designed to bring out your imagination! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 28, 2016
Brainerd
Youth and Adult Master Gardening classes will teach you how to grow a garden from picking out your perfect spot to harvesting your plot. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 28, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Tuesday Jun 28, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday Jun 28, 2016
Crosslake
This two-day class for teens is designed to bring out your imagination! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 28, 2016
Crosslake
Big Fun Tuesdays the place to be each Tuesdays this summer! Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each week. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jun 28, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jun 29, 2016
Brainerd
Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes autocross as well. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jun 29, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Wednesday Jun 29, 2016
Crosslake
A simple picture can become a work of art by using this cutting technique! Participants will make one 4''x6'' linocut picture and 5 prints of that picture in this class. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Wednesday Jun 29, 2016
Nisswa
It's off to the races every Wednesday throughout the summer with the Nisswa Turtle Races! This event is a long standing tradition in the Nisswa community that draws a huge crowd each week for family fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jun 29, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing??? ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Wednesday Jun 29, 2016
Nisswa
A night to come talk with gear heads and show off your cars, trucks and motorcycles! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Wednesday Jun 29, 2016 - Saturday Jul 2, 2016
Brainerd
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 30, 2016 - Thursday Sep 1, 2016
Pequot Lakes
Each Thursday in the summer, the park adjacent to the Paul Bunyan Trail transforms into a sea of tents with vendors selling a variety of unique merchandise, as well as tasty treats. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jun 30, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Thursday Jun 30, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday Jun 30, 2016
Crosslake
... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Friday Jul 1, 2016
Pine River
The ducks are ceremoniously dumped into the Pine River below the dam at the blast from a shotgun. Then they power paddle downstream 100 yards to the finish line. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jul 1, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jul 1, 2016
Pine River
Come join us for fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, & on occasion ? music, demonstrations, kids? activities, & more! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jul 1, 2016
Crosslake
This is a beginning class for those who would like to try wheel throwing with clay! No experience is necessary. You will be creating a mug, bowl, or plate on the wheel. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Friday Jul 1, 2016 - Saturday Jul 2, 2016
Live performance from Bruce Neuman and Tiki D. This is a Jimmy Buffet themed cruise with songs of Jimmy Buffet, Kenney Chesney, Bob Marley and many other Island style singers. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Friday Jul 1, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Friday Jul 1, 2016
Nisswa
TAP events are scheduled monthly at our local destinations where guests gather together to create original works of art. Enjoy this creative adventure with friends, co-workers, family, spouses or strangers alike! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 2, 2016
Crosslake
Join the 19th 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 Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Saturday Jul 2, 2016
Crosslake
Take advantage of excellent and unique shopping opportunities at Crosslake's Original Craft and Flea Market located at the intersection of County Roads 3 and 103 ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 2, 2016
Crosslake
Gather your friends for a fun and educational class where you'll learn the process of Bisque-ware pottery. You will choose from a selection of handmade bisque-ware pieces to glaze. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 2, 2016
Nisswa
Live Music Every Friday & Saturday! NO COVER! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 2, 2016 - Saturday Sep 3, 2016
Crosslake
Grab 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 through August 27, 2016. 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 & Entertainment, Community Service, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 2, 2016
Deerwood
Don't miss the fireworks at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge. The fireworks start at dusk, but before things get too sparkly we'll have live music, beverages, and ice cream from Auntie M's. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 2, 2016
Crosslake
Join us on Saturday, July 2, 2016 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 & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Service, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Sunday Jul 3, 2016 - Monday Jul 4, 2016
Breezy Point
Come celebrate our Independence Day with Fourth of July activities July 3 and 4 in Pequot Lakes. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Sunday Jul 3, 2016
Nisswa
Family fun all day long! Food and treats throughout town. Turtle Races, crafters, music, kids fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Sunday Jul 3, 2016
Brainerd
Widely known and respected as one of central Minnesota's finest arts presentations. You will find some new art elements, as well as some of your old favorites. Whether it is a favorite artist, entertainer or even your favorite snack offered by our food vendors, Arts in the Park has something for you. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Sunday Jul 3, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Monday Jul 4, 2016
Brainerd
Brainerd is the host for multiple Fourth of July events in the area. There is something for everyone! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Monday Jul 4, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Tuesday Jul 5, 2016
Brainerd
Youth and Adult Master Gardening classes will teach you how to grow a garden from picking out your perfect spot to harvesting your plot. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jul 5, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Tuesday Jul 5, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday Jul 5, 2016
Crosslake
Hone your skills ar this two consecutive day wheel throwing pottery class for adults. Experience with a pottery wheel is necessary. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Tuesday Jul 5, 2016
Crosslake
Big Fun Tuesdays the place to be each Tuesdays this summer! Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each week. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jul 5, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jul 6, 2016
Brainerd
Legion Riders meeting at the American Legion in Brainerd. Become a member today! ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Recreation, Community Events
Wednesday Jul 6, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Wednesday Jul 6, 2016
Nisswa
It's off to the races every Wednesday throughout the summer with the Nisswa Turtle Races! This event is a long standing tradition in the Nisswa community that draws a huge crowd each week for family fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jul 6, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Wednesday Jul 6, 2016
Nisswa
A night to come talk with gear heads and show off your cars, trucks and motorcycles! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 7, 2016 - Thursday Sep 8, 2016
Pequot Lakes
Each Thursday in the summer, the park adjacent to the Paul Bunyan Trail transforms into a sea of tents with vendors selling a variety of unique merchandise, as well as tasty treats. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 7, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Thursday Jul 7, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday Jul 7, 2016
Crosslake
This is a fun and educational class where children will each complete three projects to take home. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 7, 2016 - Saturday Jul 9, 2016
Nisswa
Original oils, watercolors, acrylics, giclee prints, pottery, mixed media, cards, hand-blown art glass, and more. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 7, 2016
Nisswa
Come play to get your Gull Dam prizes & bragging rights! Players get $3 Gull Dam Beers! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 7, 2016
Brainerd
Camp Confidence offers ''Beach Party''. Bring your friends and enjoy a great evening of music, boat, swim, and share an evening on the beach with your BFF. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 7, 2016
Pequot Lakes
A hit on Broadway, this delightful musical show follows two great friends - the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad - through four fun-filled seasons. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jul 8, 2016
Pine River
The ducks are ceremoniously dumped into the Pine River below the dam at the blast from a shotgun. Then they power paddle downstream 100 yards to the finish line. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jul 8, 2016 - Sunday Jul 10, 2016
Brainerd
The fourth of six Bracket Drag Racing weekends will be on the drag strip, with eliminations both Saturday and Sunday. The Zalusky Advanced Riding School and Road Closed Promotions' Track Day will be on the road course Saturday and Sunday, respectively. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jul 8, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jul 8, 2016 - Saturday Jul 9, 2016
Iconic Fest is a two day outdoor music festival featuring Iconic artists of 1970's - 1990's. Lineup includes John Anderson, Great White, Confederate Railroad and more. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jul 8, 2016
Pine River
Come join us for fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, & on occasion ? music, demonstrations, kids? activities, & more! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jul 8, 2016
Crosslake
A simple picture can become a work of art by using this cutting technique! This class is designed for teens ages 13-17. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Friday Jul 8, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Friday Jul 8, 2016
Nisswa
Live Music Every Friday & Saturday! NO COVER! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jul 8, 2016
Pequot Lakes
A hit on Broadway, this delightful musical show follows two great friends - the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad - through four fun-filled seasons. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 9, 2016
Nisswa
Don't miss this day of MUD, SWEAT & FEARS! Mount Ski Gull is hosting it's 2nd annual 5k Mud Run Saturday, July 9th, 2016. Compete as a team or an individual, ages 10 and up. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Saturday Jul 9, 2016
Crosslake
This fun and educational class designed for teens ages 13-17 will teach the art of paper making! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Saturday Jul 9, 2016
Brainerd
You may associate our Second Saturdays with our long-running Crossing Flipside Kids programming but did you know that there are also opportunities to visit with featured member artists, trunk shows with visiting artists, workshops for adults, and more? ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 9, 2016
Brainerd
Sunshine and Silhouettes will use the power of the sun to create a special solar print on paper. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 9, 2016
Pequot Lakes
A hit on Broadway, this delightful musical show follows two great friends - the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad - through four fun-filled seasons. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 9, 2016
Nisswa
Live Music Every Friday & Saturday! NO COVER! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 9, 2016 - Saturday Sep 10, 2016
Crosslake
Grab 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 through August 27, 2016. 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 & Entertainment, Community Service, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Sunday Jul 10, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Monday Jul 11, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Tuesday Jul 12, 2016
Brainerd
Youth and Adult Master Gardening classes will teach you how to grow a garden from picking out your perfect spot to harvesting your plot. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jul 12, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Tuesday Jul 12, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday Jul 12, 2016 - Wednesday Jul 13, 2016
Come and join us in Pequot Lakes for our traditional Bean Hole Days July 12-13, 2016! ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Tuesday Jul 12, 2016
Crosslake
Gather your friends for a fun and educational class where you'll learn the process of Bisque-ware pottery. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jul 12, 2016
Crosslake
Big Fun Tuesdays the place to be each Tuesdays this summer! Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each week. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jul 12, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jul 13, 2016
Brainerd
Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes autocross as well. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jul 13, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Wednesday Jul 13, 2016
Crosslake
This is a fun and educational class where children will each complete three projects to take home. Projects include: pinch pot finger puppet, foil bird, and Tempra painting. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Wednesday Jul 13, 2016
Nisswa
It's off to the races every Wednesday throughout the summer with the Nisswa Turtle Races! This event is a long standing tradition in the Nisswa community that draws a huge crowd each week for family fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jul 13, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Wednesday Jul 13, 2016
Nisswa
A night to come talk with gear heads and show off your cars, trucks and motorcycles! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Wednesday Jul 13, 2016
Pequot Lakes
A hit on Broadway, this delightful musical show follows two great friends - the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad - through four fun-filled seasons. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 14, 2016 - Thursday Sep 15, 2016
Pequot Lakes
Each Thursday in the summer, the park adjacent to the Paul Bunyan Trail transforms into a sea of tents with vendors selling a variety of unique merchandise, as well as tasty treats. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 14, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Thursday Jul 14, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday Jul 14, 2016
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 Jul 14, 2016
Pequot Lakes
A hit on Broadway, this delightful musical show follows two great friends - the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad - through four fun-filled seasons. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jul 15, 2016
Pine River
The ducks are ceremoniously dumped into the Pine River below the dam at the blast from a shotgun. Then they power paddle downstream 100 yards to the finish line. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jul 15, 2016 - Sunday Jul 17, 2016
Brainerd
Whether you?re a motorcycle racing enthusiast or not, CRA Superbike Racing is about as intense as it gets. Nothing replaces the sound of bikes screaming around the track and battling for position. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jul 15, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jul 15, 2016
Pine River
Come join us for fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, & on occasion ? music, demonstrations, kids? activities, & more! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jul 15, 2016
Crosslake
This two-day hand building class for adults is designed to offer variety in each person's decided project! Options for project include: hand-built pottery platters, containers with lids and embellishments, sculptures, lace pottery plates and bowls, handmade tiles, fairy garden houses or bridges. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Friday Jul 15, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Friday Jul 15, 2016
Nisswa
Live Music Every Friday & Saturday! NO COVER! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jul 15, 2016
Pequot Lakes
A hit on Broadway, this delightful musical show follows two great friends - the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad - through four fun-filled seasons. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 16, 2016
Crosslake
Take advantage of excellent shopping opportunities at the Crosslake ideal Lions Craft and Flea Market. A great variety of new, vintage and re-purposed items! Vendors welcome. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 16, 2016
Nisswa
Live Music Every Friday & Saturday! NO COVER! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 16, 2016
Aitkin
Lakes Area Music Festival Prelude Series serves as a warm up to the official Festival season. Allowing us to extend our mission throughout the region, small ensembles of Festival musicians perform chamber music in surrounding Lakes Area communities. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 16, 2016 - Saturday Sep 17, 2016
Crosslake
Grab 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 through August 27, 2016. 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 & Entertainment, Community Service, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Sunday Jul 17, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Sunday Jul 17, 2016
Brainerd
Lakes Area Music Festival Prelude Series serves as a warm up to the official Festival season. Allowing us to extend our mission throughout the region, small ensembles of Festival musicians perform chamber music in surrounding Lakes Area communities. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Sunday Jul 17, 2016
Crosslake
Lakes Area Music Festival Prelude Series serves as a warm up to the official Festival season. Allowing us to extend our mission throughout the region, small ensembles of Festival musicians perform chamber music in surrounding Lakes Area communities. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Monday Jul 18, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Tuesday Jul 19, 2016
Brainerd
Youth and Adult Master Gardening classes will teach you how to grow a garden from picking out your perfect spot to harvesting your plot. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jul 19, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Tuesday Jul 19, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday Jul 19, 2016
Crosslake
Big Fun Tuesdays the place to be each Tuesdays this summer! Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each week. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jul 19, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jul 20, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Wednesday Jul 20, 2016
Crosslake
This is a fun and educational class where children will each compete three projects to take home. Projects include: pinch pot finger puppet, foil bird, and Tempra painting. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events, Family Activity
Wednesday Jul 20, 2016
Nisswa
It's off to the races every Wednesday throughout the summer with the Nisswa Turtle Races! This event is a long standing tradition in the Nisswa community that draws a huge crowd each week for family fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jul 20, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Wednesday Jul 20, 2016
Nisswa
A night to come talk with gear heads and show off your cars, trucks and motorcycles! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 21, 2016 - Thursday Sep 22, 2016
Pequot Lakes
Each Thursday in the summer, the park adjacent to the Paul Bunyan Trail transforms into a sea of tents with vendors selling a variety of unique merchandise, as well as tasty treats. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 21, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Thursday Jul 21, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday Jul 21, 2016
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 21, 2016
Nisswa
Come play to get your Gull Dam prizes & bragging rights! Players get $3 Gull Dam Beers! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jul 22, 2016
Pine River
The ducks are ceremoniously dumped into the Pine River below the dam at the blast from a shotgun. Then they power paddle downstream 100 yards to the finish line. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jul 22, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jul 22, 2016 - Sunday Jul 24, 2016
Garrison
TONS of events to be enjoyed by the whole family! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jul 22, 2016
Pine River
Come join us for fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, & on occasion ? music, demonstrations, kids? activities, & more! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jul 22, 2016
Nisswa
Come play The Pines, one of Minnesota's top courses, and help raise funds for Central Mn Adult & Teen Challenge. This is a four-person scramble. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Friday Jul 22, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Saturday Jul 23, 2016
Live performance from Lee ''B one'' Sherseth. Lee is one of the best Blues singers around. Listen to songs of many of the greats, BB King, Howlin Wolf, Willie Dixon, Johnny Winters and more along with some of Lee's originals ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Saturday Jul 23, 2016 - Saturday Sep 24, 2016
Crosslake
Grab 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 through August 27, 2016. 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 & Entertainment, Community Service, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jul 23, 2016
Baxter
The Lakes Area's only GLOW RUN has something for everyone - a 5k run, a 2 mile walk, and a kids' 1k option all on a lighted and music filled course including the famous GLOW TUNNEL! There will be music & fun for the whole family along with awards for the ''Best Glow.'' GLOW ON! ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness, Premier Annual Events
Sunday Jul 24, 2016
Brainerd
American Legion has a breakfast buffet on the fourth Sunday of every month. ... read more
Categories: Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Sunday Jul 24, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Monday Jul 25, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Tuesday Jul 26, 2016
Brainerd
Youth and Adult Master Gardening classes will teach you how to grow a garden from picking out your perfect spot to harvesting your plot. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jul 26, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Tuesday Jul 26, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday Jul 26, 2016
Crosslake
This fun and educational class designed for teens ages 13-17 will teach the art of paper making! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events
Tuesday Jul 26, 2016
Crosslake
Big Fun Tuesdays the place to be each Tuesdays this summer! Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each week. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Jul 26, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Wednesday Jul 27, 2016
Brainerd
Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes autocross as well. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jul 27, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Wednesday Jul 27, 2016
Nisswa
It's off to the races every Wednesday throughout the summer with the Nisswa Turtle Races! This event is a long standing tradition in the Nisswa community that draws a huge crowd each week for family fun. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Jul 27, 2016
Crosslake
Come walk with friends! What better way to get some great exercise while chatting and laughing? ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Wednesday Jul 27, 2016
Nisswa
A night to come talk with gear heads and show off your cars, trucks and motorcycles! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 28, 2016 - Thursday Sep 29, 2016
Pequot Lakes
Each Thursday in the summer, the park adjacent to the Paul Bunyan Trail transforms into a sea of tents with vendors selling a variety of unique merchandise, as well as tasty treats. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Jul 28, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Thursday Jul 28, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Thursday Jul 28, 2016
Crosslake
This is a fun and educational class where children will each complete three projects to take home. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jul 29, 2016
Pine River
The ducks are ceremoniously dumped into the Pine River below the dam at the blast from a shotgun. Then they power paddle downstream 100 yards to the finish line. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Jul 29, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jul 29, 2016
Pine River
Come join us for fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, & on occasion ? music, demonstrations, kids? activities, & more! ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Friday Jul 29, 2016
Brainerd
Meat raffle at the Legion every Friday. Up to a $50 meat packages given away. Full bar and menu. Special Dinners at 5:30 pm. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events
Friday Jul 29, 2016
Bernie King and The Guilty Pleasures concert. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Saturday Jul 30, 2016 - Saturday Oct 1, 2016
Crosslake
Grab 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 through August 27, 2016. 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 & Entertainment, Community Service, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Sunday Jul 31, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with our NEW digital system. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation
Monday Aug 1, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Monday Aug 1, 2016 - Friday Aug 5, 2016
... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Aug 2, 2016
Brainerd
Youth and Adult Master Gardening classes will teach you how to grow a garden from picking out your perfect spot to harvesting your plot. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Aug 2, 2016
Brainerd
Sailing lessons for kids and adults. No sailboat? No problem! Our sailing school has been teaching kids to sail on Gull Lake for more that 50 years. ... read more
Categories: Education, Recreation
Tuesday Aug 2, 2016
Baxter
Mmmmmm! Fresh locally grown produce from the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Can it get any better? ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Health & Wellness
Tuesday Aug 2, 2016
Crosslake
Big Fun Tuesdays the place to be each Tuesdays this summer! Load up the kids and bring them to Crosslake's Town Square for Paul Bunyan sized games each week. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Tuesday Aug 2, 2016
Brainerd
Bar Bingo with us. Full menu and bar. Pull tabs available. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events