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Calendar of Events - August 15, 2013


Market in the Park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 22

Duck Races, 2 p.m. Fridays, Pine River Dam through Aug. 16

Hackensack Kids Fishing Contest, Tuesdays through Aug. 20

Turtle Races, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, downtown Nisswa through Aug. 21

Farmers’ Markets

Crosslake: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Crosslake Town Square

Nisswa: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nisswa American Legion parking lot

Pine River: 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays, Barclay Avenue & Third Street


15 Anthony Bukoski, Speaking of Books series, 4:30-6 p.m., Prairie Bay Grill and Catering, Baxter

15-18 NHRA Nationals, Brainerd International Raceway

16 “For the Love of Lakes” author Darby Nelson, 7 p.m., Fifty Lakes Foundation clubhouse

16 PTL Concert fundraiser for Faith in Action, 2 and 7 p.m., Calvary Church, Walker

17 Crosslake Flea Market and Craft Sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., former Catholic church

17 Northwoods Art and Book Festival and Poetry Recognition Event, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Hackensack Community Building and UCC Church

17 Lakes and Farm Harvest Supper, 4:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., Nisswa Community Center

17 Band in the Park, Brad Wallace (contemporary, rock), 7-9 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes

17 Crosslake Outdoor Music Series, Sell Out Stereo, 7 p.m., Crosslake Town Square

18 Lakes Area Music Festival grand finale concert, 3 p.m., Tornstrom Auditorium, Brainerd

19 Whitefish Area Lions Wine Tasting for Scholarships, 6 p.m. Riverside Inn

20 Pequot Lakes Library Kids’ Summer Reading Program ice cream and book party, 1-2 p.m.

20 Ironton: Small Town/Big history, 1:30 p.m., Heartwood Senior Living, Crosby, Unlimited Learning event

21 Nisswa Turtle Races end for season, 2 p.m.

21 Free Community Bluegrass & Old Time Music, 6-9 p.m., Cass County Fairgrounds, Pine River

21-25 Lakes Bluegrass Festival, Cass County Fairgrounds, Pine River

21 Tony Melendez concert, 6:30 p.m., Trailside Center, Pequot Lakes

23-25 Gull Lake Classic Boat Show, Bar Harbor Supper Club

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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