Thursdays: Nisswa Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nisswa American Legion

Fridays: Pine River Duck Races, 1:45 p.m., Pine River dam bridge

Fridays: Pine River Market Square farmers market, 2:30-5:30 p.m., downtown (through Sept. 27)

Saturdays: Ideal Green Market farmers market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Ideal Corners (through mid-October)

Tuesdays: Hackensack Children’s Fishing Contest, 11 a.m., Birch Lake pier (through Aug. 13)

Wednesdays: Nisswa Turtle Races, 2 p.m., downtown Turtle Track


11-14: Hackensack Sweetheart Days events

12: Children’s author Susan Wardell, 10:15 a.m., Pine River Public Library

12-13: Northwoods Arts Council: Josh Duffee and his big band, “The First Ladies of Song,” 7:30 p.m., Hackensack Community Building

13: Music in the Park: Jonah and the Whales (rock), 6 p.m., Crosslake Town Square

13: Band in the Park: Rockin’ Hill Band (classic rock and jazz), 7-9 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes

14: Brainerd Ski Loons Show

15: Author Craig Nagel, 5:30 p.m., Pine River Public Library

15-17, 22-24: Central Lakes Community Performing Arts: "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare-Abridged," Brainerd Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Dryden Theatre, CLC, Brainerd

16-17: Bean Hole Days, Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes: Community picnic, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday; beans served at noon Wednesday

17-21, 24-27: Pequot Lakes Community Theater: “The Little Mermaid,” 7:30 p.m. July 17-19 and 24-26, 2 p.m. July 20-21 and 27, Pequot Lakes High School auditorium

19: Outdoor movie, “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” dusk, Crosslake campground