Calendar: July 27-Aug. 4, 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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  • 27-28: Brainerd Community Theatre: “Sister Act,” 7 p.m., Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
  • 27: Happy Dancing Turtle: “Reducing Your Plastic Use” webinar, noon-1 p.m.
  • 27: Crosslake Area Historical Society Back Porch program: “Murder, Kidnapping, Robbery and Mayhem in the North Country,” 7 p.m., Crosslake Historic Log Village
  • 29-Aug. 21: Lakes Area Music Festival season
  • 29: Outdoor movie, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campground, Crosslake
  • 29: Lakes Area Music Festival annual gala: “West Side Story” music, dinner at 6 p.m., program and live auction at 8 p.m., Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts, Brainerd
  • 29: Central Lakes Community Performing Arts: Poppa Bear Norton, 7 p.m., Central Lakes College outdoors stage, Brainerd
  • 30: Up River Race, Kiwanis Park, Brainerd: 9 a.m. kayaks start, 9:15 a.m. canoes start, 9:30 a.m. standup paddle boards start
  • 30: Lakes Area Music Festival: Concert for kids, 10 a.m., Brainerd Library
  • 30: Music in the Park: Fathom Lane, 6 p.m., Crosslake Town Square gazebo
  • 30: Bands in the Park: Norman’s Bait & Tackle Choir Band, 7-9 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes

30-31: Lakes Area Music Festival: Tribute to the Earth, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts, Brainerd


  • 1-21: Lakes Area Music Festival season
  • 2: National Night Out: Pequot Lakes and Crosslake
  • 2-4: 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
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