Calendar: Aug. 3-11, 2022, events listed

Take a look at upcoming events in the Brainerd lakes area.

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Tuesdays: Hackensack Children’s Fishing Contest, Birch Lake, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: Big Fun Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m., Crosslake Town Square
Wednesdays: Turtle Races, 2 p.m., downtown Nisswa
Fridays: Pine River Depot open, craft sale, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Fridays: Pine River Duck Races, 1:30 p.m., Pine River dam
Fridays: Pine River Market Square, 2:30-5:30 p.m., Pine River Depot

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The tour will show off the innovations being invented in Pine River
The gas station, which opened in 1934, was the last in the United States that used hand, known as gravity, pumps. It was a Standard Oil Station from 1934 to 1959, then was privately owned after the main route to Watertown, South Dakota, was changed and the car and truck traffic dwindled.
Many noted the great crowd at the annual event.
Plans for two new parks, an ice hockey rink, a paved path for walking, running and biking within the Crosslake Community Center grounds, a possible expansion of the library and more will be shared
Take a look at upcoming events in the Brainerd lakes area, including the last Turtle Race of the summer in Nisswa Wed. Nov. 17!
Aug. 20 event promotes agriculture and lake health.
Outreach proves successful even with smaller turnout.
Proceeds go to support youth scholarships.
Meeting comes as part of centennial celebration.


3-21: Lakes Area Music Festival season
3-4: Brainerd Community Theatre: “Sister Act,” 7 p.m., Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
3: Lakes Area Music Festival: Three Statues, 7:30 p.m., Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts, Brainerd
5: Lakes Area Music Festival: Open rehearsal, Us & Them, 1:15 p.m., Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts, Brainerd
5: Lakes Area Music Festival: Cabaret, 7:30 p.m., Grand View Lodge, Nisswa
5-6: Friends of the Pine River Library summer book sales, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Commercial Building, Cass County Fairgrounds, Pine River
5-6: Crosslake Area Library book sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Crosslake Community Center
6: Chokecherry Festival, Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes
6: Pequot Lakes Area Historical Society open house, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Cole Memorial Building
6: Music in the Park: Rockin Hill Band, 6 p.m., Crosslake Town Square gazebo
6: Street dance, Pequot Lakes
6-7: Lakes Area Music Festival: Us & Them, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts, Brainerd
6-7: Clays to End Hunger, Lakeshore Conservation Club, Lake Shore
7: Pequot Lakes All Class Reunion, 12:30 p.m., Pequot Lakes High School cafeteria
8: Lakes Area Music Festival: Open rehearsal, Ariadne auf Naxos, 1:15 p.m., Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts, Brainerd
10: Central Lakes Community Performing Arts: Monroe Crossing, 7 p.m., Central Lakes College outdoors stage, Brainerd
10: Lakes Area Music Festival: Rain & Red Clay
10-11: Pequot Lakes Community Theater: Auditions for “You Can’t Take it With You,” 6-9 p.m., Pequot Lakes High School auditorium

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