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Lakes Area Music Festival Prelude Series Returns to Historic Opera House in Aitkin, July 14th

The acclaimed Prelude Series, presented by the Lakes Area Music Festival, will return for its fourth year in a row to the City of Aitkin on Saturday, July 14, it has been announced. This year’s highly anticipated performance will once again take place at the historic Opera House at the Butler Building (301 Minnesota

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Aitkin’s 5th Annual Harvest Moon Brew Fest Returns With Dozens of Minnesota Craft Beer Selections

Minnesota beer lovers are in for a real treat. The Harvest Moon Brew Fest, now in its fifth year, will return to Aitkin on Saturday, September 8. Presented by the Glacial Lakes Home Brewers and featuring dozens of the best craft and home brews, and ciders the great state of Minnesota has to offer, the

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Caleigh Brings St. Patrick’s Day to Historic Aitkin Opera House December 9

The wearing of the green won’t be just trees and mistletoe this December. Instead, the historic Aitkin Opera House will be decking the halls with shamrocks, as the downtown venue ushers in St. Patty’s Day early with a special performance by Caleigh and more. PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE On December 9th, Aitkin’s Opera House, which sprang

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Featured Breweries, Music and Food Announced for Aitkin’s Annual Harvest Moon Brew Fest, Sept. 9

Festival goers can look forward to the chance to sample 60 beers and ciders from  eight Minnesota breweries and seven home brewers when the Fourth Annual Harvest Moon Brew Fest returns on September 9, as well as an exciting lineup of live local musical acts and food offerings from popular restaurants. The Brew Fest, at

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Calling Volunteers for Aitkin’s Annual Harvest Moon Brew Fest, Sept. 9

Next month, the historic Butler Building in Aitkin will return with its Fourth Annual Harvest Moon Brew Fest on Sept. 9, and the call is out for additional interested volunteers to join what has become a heavily popular beer festival for the community and the State of Minnesota. In fact, according to a recent survey

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Aitkin’s 4th Annual Harvest Moon Brew Fest Returns Featuring 60+ Beer Selections

Having arguably become one of Minnesota’s most popular events, the Harvest Moon Brew Fest, now in its fourth year, returns to Downtown Aitkin, Saturday, September 9, with 60+ beer brands. Rain-or-shine, this year’s Harvest Moon Brew Fest, hosted by Glacial Lakes Brewers, will take place in the parking lot of the historic Butler Building (301

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Restore Judy Garland’s 1925 Debut Opera House

Are you or a loved one a huge fan of the Great Judy Garland? You can now OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY  at the building that she made her theatrical DEBUT in... The Opera House in the Butler Building. Help Restore... The Butler Building and bring the Opera House back to life

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Aitkin’s Habitat for Humanity Toolin’ Tour – Ride for Habitat, May 21, 2017

Aitkin Habitat for Humanity will host its first annual “Toolin’ Tour,” a six-hour motorcycle ride through Aitkin County this May, it has been announced today. The inaugural motorcycle tour is a fundraiser for the Aitkin Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, with proceeds going to help in constructing a new home in Aitkin. Since 1976, the

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Wines of Hedges Family Estate – Thursday January 19, 2017

  Our first tasting of the new year is just around the corner on Thursday January 19, 2017 6:30pm at the Beanery Cafe in downtown Aitkin, MN. Please join us for the  Wines of the Hedges Family Estate  as we sample wines from this small family owed winery in the Red Mountain AVA of Washington State's Columbia

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Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota Announces Intimate Christmas Concert at Historic Aitkin Opera House, December 10

Following on the heels of a lineup of popular musical performances at the historic Aitkin Opera House, the Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota will be presenting a special holiday concert on Saturday, December 10th – “Sing We Now of Christmas” – it has been announced today. The concert, which starts at 7:30 p.m., is scheduled

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