WEEKLY

  • Tuesdays: Hackensack Children’s Fishing Contest, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., fishing pier
  • Wednesdays: WonderTrek Region 5 Children’s Museum, 1:30 p.m., Pine River Public Library
  • 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: Heritage Group North Celebration of Schools exhibit, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Pine River Historic 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

AUGUST

  • 4-5, 7-9: Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts: “Romeo and Juliet,” Pequot Lakes High School, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4-5, 7, 9 and 2 p.m. Aug. 8
  • 4-5: Brainerd Community Theatre: “Xanadu,” 6:30 p.m., Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
  • 6-7: Pine River Community Garage Sale
  • Crosslake Area Library book sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., community center

  • 6: Lakeside Concert Series: Dick Kimmel and Kelly Coyle, 5-7 p.m., Hackensack Park pavilion on Birch Lake
  • 6: Brainerd Community Theatre auditions, 6:30 p.m., Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
  • 6, 8: Pequot Lakes Community Theatre auditions, “Superhero Support Group,” 6:30 p.m., Pequot Lakes High School auditorium
  • 7: Backus all-class reunion
  • 7: Dru Sjodin Purple Elephant Run, 8 a.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes
  • 7: Chokecherry Festival & Pet Pageant, Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes
  • 7: Garage sale, Pequot Lakes merchants
  • 7: Street dance, 6-11 p.m., Patriot Avenue, Pequot Lakes
  • 7: Brainerd Community Theatre auditions, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
  • 7-8: Pequot Lakes All-Class Reunion, 12:30 p.m. Aug. 8, high school
  • 7-8: Clays to End Hunger trap shooting fundraiser, Lakeshore Conservation Club, Lake Shore
  • 8: Crosslake Area Historical Society’s Village Family Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Crosslake Historic Log Village
  • 11: The Holy Rocka Rollaz! 6:30 p.m., south lawn, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
  • 12-14: Crosslake Art Club Art Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Crosslake Community Center
  • 13-14: Nisswa Crazy Days
  • 13-14: Backus Cornfest: Parade at 2 p.m. Aug. 14
  • 14: Camp Knutson Quilt Auction fundraiser, live auction at noon online and in person
  • 14: Pig roast and car show, Crosslake Fire Hall
  • 14: Cardboard boat races, Moonlite Bay, Crosslake
  • 14: Northwoods Arts Council’s Art and Book Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Hackensack
  • 14: Bands in the Park: Norman’s Bait & Tackle Choir Band, 7-9 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes
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