The celebration for Brainerd’s sesquicentennial kicks off Saturday, Sept. 18, with a week of special events to follow in honor of the city’s 150th anniversary.

Saturday, Sept. 18: Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport 75th anniversary carnival — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the airport.

Downtown history walk — 10:30 a.m. beginning at Visit Brainerd.

Rubber duckie race — 4 p.m. on East River Road.

Sesquicentennial kickoff proclamation — 5 p.m. at Brainerd City Hall.

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Monday, Sept. 20: City hall open house and history display — 4-6:30 p.m. at Brainerd City Hall.

Tuesday, Sept. 21: Rotary Park pavilion dedication — noon to 1:30 p.m. at Rotary Park.

Here for Good Market — 3-7 p.m. on South Seventh Street.

Funny Faces ping pong races — 4-6 p.m. at Visit Brainerd.

Brainerd History Walk — 5:30 p.m. beginning at Visit Brainerd.

Wednesday, Sept. 22: Business After Hours sesquicentennial celebration — 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Rumbly Hall.

Brainerd trivia night — 7-9 p.m. at Rumbly Hall.

Downtown Discount Days — All day in downtown Brainerd.

Thursday, Sept. 23: Brainerd History Walk — 3 p.m. beginning at Visit Brainerd.

A Celebration at NPC — 4-8 p.m. at Northern Pacific Center.

Downtown Discount Days — All day in downtown Brainerd.

Friday, Sept. 24: “The Crossing” dedication — 5 p.m. on East River Road

Historical museum grand opening — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Crow Wing County Historical Museum.

Historic Courthouse open house — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse.

Downtown Discount Days — All day in downtown Brainerd.

Saturday, Sept. 25: Stride and Seek — 8:30 a.m. to noon at Notch 8.

Downtown history walk — 10:30 a.m. beginning at Visit Brainerd.

Sesquicentennial bash — noon to 4 p.m. in Gregory Park.

Jaycee’s StreetFest — noon to 12 a.m. on Front Street.

Downtown Discount Days — All day in downtown Brainerd.

Sunday, Sept. 26: Flapjack Festival — 8 a.m. to noon on Front Street.

For more information on the city’s sesquicentennial celebration, visit ci.brainerd.mn.us/596/150-Years.