Special Events — Sept. 7

This calendar lists book or author events, auditions for theatrical productions, art, craft or food fairs and other unique entertainment events.

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Guided night hike at Mount Ski Gull in Nisswa

Enjoy a guided night hike from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, on Mount Ski Gull property in Nisswa.

The family-friendly activity will include stops for fun educational night activities. Topics may include: using your senses at night, nocturnal animals, predators/prey, astronomy and more. The hike is about a mile or 90 minutes with stops for activities and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

The cost is $10 per adult and $2 per child. Those interested must register ahead of time. For more information, visit .

Grown Up Book Fair at Jack Pine Brewery in Baxter


Friends of the Brainerd Public Library will have a Grown Up Book Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Jack Pine Brewery in Baxter.

The event will feature novels, fiction and nonfiction and more with all book sales benefiting the Brainerd Public Library. And $1 from every pine will also be donated to the library.

Aitkin to host Harvest Moon Brew Fest

The eighth annual Harvest Moon Brew Fest will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, in downtown Aitkin on Minnesota Avenue between Northwest Third and Northwest Fourth streets.

Hosted by Glacial Lakes Brewers, the event will feature 18-plus craft regional brewers and distillers, and food and live music. VIP ticket holders will have access to the fest from 2-3 p.m. to sample special brews and chat with the brewers. A designated driver option is also available.

Tickets are available at Block North Brew Pub or Green Owl Gallery. Online tickets are available at or and .

The event includes 14 Lakes Brewing, Beerclub Brewing, Big Axe Brewing Co., Block North Brew Pub, Blue Ox Brewers Society, Cancion Tequila Earth Rider Brewery, Five Rocks Distilling Co., Glacial Lakes Brewers, Jack Pine Brewery, LakHares of the Woods Brewing Co., Little round Still, Lupulin Brewing, Moose Lake Brewing Co., Roundhouse Brewery, Snarky Loon Brewing Co., Surly Brewing Co, Ursa Minor Brewing, Wild Mind Ales and more.

The event is organized and sponsored by Aitkin County Friends of the Arts.

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