Calendar: Aug. 25-28, 2021

A look at upcoming events in the northern Brainerd lakes area

Appalachian Road Show
Hailing from Georgia is one of this year’s headliners: The Appalachian Road Show performing Aug. 27-28 during the Lakes Bluegrass Festival in Pine River. Submitted Photo
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  • Thursdays: Nisswa farmers market, 8 a.m.-noon, American Legion parking lot
  • Fridays: Pine River Market Square farmers and crafters market, 2:30-5:30 p.m., near Pine River Depot
  • Fridays: Heritage Group North Celebration of Schools exhibit, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Pine River Historic Depot


  • 25: WonderTrek Region 5 Children’s Museum, noon-1:30 p.m., Pine River Public Library
  • 25-29: Lakes Bluegrass Festival, Lakes Music and Events Park, Pine River
  • 25: Picnic and Jumpin’ Jehosafats concert, 5 and 6 p.m., Emily United Methodist Church
  • 25: Crosslake Area Historical Society: Author Candace Simar, 7 p.m., Crosslake Historic Log Village
  • 26: Jumpin’ Jehosafats concert, 5:30 p.m., Pine River United Methodist Church
  • 27: Lakeside Concert Series: The Occasionals, 5-7 p.m., Hackensack Park pavilion on Birch Lake
  • 28: Gull Lake Classic Boat Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bar Harbor Supper Club, Lake Shore
  • 28: Hot Rod & Vintage Car & Truck Meet, noon-5 p.m., Nisswa American Legion
  • 28: Rusty Crayfish Brass Band, 1 p.m., south lawn, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
  • 28: Band, 6-8 p.m., Crosslake Town Square

Lakes Bluegrass Logo
The Lakes Bluegrass Festival logo. Submitted logo

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