Calendar: Aug. 17-28, 2022, events listed

Take a look at upcoming events in the Brainerd lakes area, including the last Turtle Race of the summer in Nisswa Wed. Nov. 17!

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  • Fridays: Pine River Depot open, craft sale, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Fridays: Pine River Market Square, 2:30-5:30 p.m., Pine River Depot
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  • 17: Last Nisswa Turtle Race of the season, 2 p.m., downtown
  • 17: Lakes Area Music Festival: Santos & Haydn, 7:30 p.m., Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts, Brainerd
  • 18: Crosslake Chautauqua: "Crosslake’s Parks and Community Center: Patchwork Past, Fab Future," 1:30-3:30 p.m., Crosslake Community Center
  • 18: Lakes Area Music Festival: Open rehearsal, Ogonek & Mahler, 1:15 p.m., Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts, Brainerd
  • 18: Lakes Area Music Festival: Musicians’ Night Out, 7 p.m., Roundhouse Brewery, Nisswa
  • 18-21: Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Brainerd International Raceway
  • 19: Pine River 150th Committee fish fry fundraiser
  • 20: Bobber Art Crawl, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., downtown Pequot Lakes businesses
  • 20: Crosslake Ideal Lions Club flea market, Crosslake Town Square
  • 20: Music in the Park: Lisa Wenger, 6 p.m., Crosslake Town Square gazebo
  • 20: Bands in the Park: Rockin’ Hill Band, 7-9 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes
  • 20-21: Lakes Area Music Festival: Ogonek & Mahler, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20, 2 p.m. Aug. 21, Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts, Brainerd
  • 24-28: Lakes Bluegrass Festival, Lakes Music & Events Park, Pine River

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