Calendar: June 30-July 7, 2021

A look at northern Brainerd lakes area events

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  • Tuesdays: Hackensack Children’s Fishing Contest, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., fishing pier
  • Wednesdays: Nisswa Turtle Races, 2 p.m.
  • 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: Lakeside Concert Series, 5-7 p.m., Hackensack Park pavilion
  • Saturdays: Bands, Crosslake Town Square, 6-8 p.m.
  • Saturdays: Bands in the Park, 7-9 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes


  • 30: Brainerd Community Theatre: “The Odd Couple,” 6:30 p.m., John Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College, Brainerd


  • 1: Kitchigami Regional Library virtual program: Storytime with The Shaskans, 10-11 a.m., get link on Facebook @KRLSLegacy or call a local library
  • 1-2: Crosslake Community School fundraiser garage sale, noon-6 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday
  • 2-3: Pequot Lakes Community Library book sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., library
  • 2-3: Crosslake Area Library book sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Crosslake Community Center
  • 2-3: Lakes Area Artists Fine Art Show and Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Live Well, Journey Church, Nisswa
  • 2: Lakeside Concert Series: Dos Guys, 5-7 p.m., Hackensack Park pavilion on Birch Lake
  • 3: Reading of the Declaration of Independence, 9 a.m., Fairfield Town Hall
  • 3: Nisswa Freedom Days Celebration & Parade: parade, 7 p.m.
  • 3: Bands in the Park: One Night Stand (rock, blues, jazz, gospel), 7-9 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes
  • 3: Stars & Stripes Days fireworks, dusk, Pequot Lakes
  • 3: Celebrate America Crosslake fireworks, dusk, over Sand Island
  • 3: Fireworks, dusk, Breezy Point Resort
  • 3-4: Pequot Lakes Stars & Stripes Days: Music, food vendors, games, firefighter pancake breakfast (7-11 a.m. July 4), parade (noon July 4), fireworks (dusk July 3)
  • 3-11: Grandpa’s Virtual Run for the Walleye, Crosslake
  • 4: Pequot Lakes Fire Department pancake breakfast, 7-11 a.m., fire hall
  • 4: Nisswa Firecracker Run Up North, 8 a.m., downtown Nisswa
  • 4: Dedication of historic 45-star flag, 2 p.m. Pine River Historic Depot
  • 7: Divas Through the Decades, 6:30 p.m., outdoor stage, Central Lakes College, Brainerd

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