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Special Events - Sept. 6


Art events

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

Harvest Moon Brew Fest

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


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 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.


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.


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.


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 or or by calling 320-412-3081 or emailing

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


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


Ethnic Fest

Ethnic Fest, Saturday, Walker. More information on the event can be found on