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Special Events - Sept. 6

AITKIN

Art events

Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center. More information available at www.jaquesart.com or 218-927-2363.

Harvest Moon Brew Fest

Harvest Moon Brew Fest, Saturday, Sept. 8, Butler building parking lot.

BRAINERD

Author event

Minnesota author Jon Lurie of "The Thunder Before the Storm," noon Monday, Brainerd Public Library; free.

Poets to meet

Heartland Poets to meet, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, in the small room at the Brainerd Public Library.

The Crossing Arts Alliance workshops

Polymer Clay and Buttons, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 14. Cost is $35 for members, $40 for non-members. Needle-felted Sheep, 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 19. Visit crossingarts.org or call 218-833-0416 for more details.

Brainerd Writers Alliance presents

Beth Hautala, local author of "Waiting for Unicorns and The Ostrich and Other Lost Things," to appear, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Sage on Laurel.

CROSBY

Book sale

"The Joseph Plut Personal Collection Book Sale," 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21-22, meeting room at Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library.

Unlimited Learning presents

Jack Hickerson, professor emeritus in literature from Southwest Minnesota State University, to discuss Ernest Hemingway's film "Big Two-Hearted River," 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Heartwood Senior Living.

DEERWOOD

Harvest festival

Farmer's Market Harvest Festival, Sept. 15, Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge. The Harvest Festival is a farmer's and crafts market with hayrides, games, live music from J-Pack and children's activities from 3-5 p.m.

LITTLE FALLS

Book sale

Semi-annual Friends of the Little Falls Carnegie Library Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6; noon to 6 p.m.Friday; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

'Party with a Purpose'

Morrison County Food Shelf will host "Party with a Purpose," 6-8 p.m. Sept. 18, Sprout. Tickets are $10 per person and include appetizers, wine and beverages. Tickets can be reserved and purchased on Eventbrite.com or Facebook.com or by calling 320-412-3081 or emailing natalie@sproutmn.com.

Visual Arts classes

"From Crafts to Fine Art," class,10-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday for eight sessions, starting Sept. 11, Francis Music Center. Classes open to adults ages 55 and over. To register, call 320-632-0637.

Cooking Class

Cooking class, Sept. 29, Sprout, $30. Reservations can be made at https://www.eventbrite.com/d/mn--little-falls/learn-to-preserve/.

MULTIPLE CITIES

Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Fall Tour, an annual arts and cultural tour, Sept. 21-22 with stops in Little Falls, Randall, Brainerd, Staples, Wadena and New York Mills. Information go to https://midwestfiberartstrails.org/weaving-waters/weaving-waters-trail-t...

WALKER

Ethnic Fest

Ethnic Fest, Saturday, Walker. More information on the event can be found on https://leech-lake.com/ethnic-fest-2018.

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