• Thursdays: Nisswa Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nisswa American Legion parking lot
  • Fridays: Pine River Market Square farmers market, 2:30-5:30 p.m., chamber information center
  • Saturdays: Farmers market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Ideal Greet Market, Ideal Corners
  • Wednesdays: Turtle Trek Scavenger Hunt, 2 p.m., downtown Nisswa


  • 31: Pine River Community Garage Sale
  • 31: Pequot Lakes Crazy Days
  • 31: Lakes Area Music Festival: Opening celebration, 7:30 p.m., online


  • 1: Pine River Community Garage Sale
  • 1: Pequot Lakes Crazy Days
  • 1: Music in the Park: Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboys (country), 6-8 p.m., Crosslake Town Square
  • 1: Bands in the Park: Muddy Water Band (country, country rock, ’50s), 7-9 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes
  • 1: Lakes Area Music Festival: Lieder and chamber music by German greats, 7:30 p.m., online
  • 2: Lakes Area Music Festival: Spirituals and Beethoven’s Song of Thanksgiving, 2 p.m., online
  • 3-6: Brainerd Community Theatre: “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” 6:30 p.m., outdoors at Central Lakes College, Brainerd
  • 5: Lakes Area Music Festival: Chamber music by Coleridge-Taylor and Dvorak, 7:30 p.m., online
  • 8: Backus Cornfest fireworks
  • 8: Music in the Park: One Night Stand (variety), 6-8 p.m., Crosslake Town Square
  • 8: Bands in the Park: Dos Guys (variety), 7-9 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes
  • 8: Lakes Area Music Festival: Grand opera hits with singers from the MET, 7:30 p.m., online
  • 9: Lakes Area Music Festival: Bach and works inspired by the French baroque, 2 p.m., online
  • 12: Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Golf Classic, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., The Pines at Grand View Lodge
  • 12: Lakes Area Music Festival: Devilish sonata and heavenly serenade, online
  • 14: Lakes Area Music Festival: An evening of Reflections featuring House of Makers dance, 7:30 p.m., online
  • 15: Crosslake Ideal Lions Club flea market, Crosslake Town Square
  • 15: Music in the Park: Fathom Lane (original country, rock), 6-8 p.m., Crosslake Town Square
  • 15: Bands in the Park: Big Sweet Life (‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s), 7-9 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes
  • 15: Lakes Area Music Festival: Drama of the baroque, 7:30 p.m., online