Butler Events

Aitkin Farmers’ Market Extends Dates Due to Increased Seasonal Crop Yield

Due to a super abundance of goods and agricultural products from farmers this season, organizers of the 2017 Aitkin Farmers’ Market have announced that the weekly community event has been extended indefinitely and will take place every week now until further notice. The Aitkin Farmers’ Market takes place from 9 to 1 p.m. every Saturday,

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

Festivalgoers 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 the

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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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Mississippi Fireflies to Perform as Part of Aitkin’s Farmers Market Entertainment Series, August 26

The historic Aitkin Butler Building will host two special performances from some of Minnesota’s most popular local bands – The YoYo Mamas and the Papa, and the Mississippi Fireflies – as part of its Farmers’ Market entertainment series. The Mississippi Fireflies, coming off of a well-received performance at this month’s Aitkin County Fair, will perform

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The YoYo Mamas and the Papa to Perform as Part of Aitkin’s Farmers Market Entertainment Series, August 19

The historic Aitkin Butler Building will host two special performances from some of Minnesota’s most popular local bands – The YoYo Mamas and the Papa, and the Mississippi Fireflies – as part of its Farmers’ Market entertainment series. The YoYo Mamas and the Papa, an all cello musical group hailing from Minnesota, will perform first

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Acclaimed Lakes Area Music Festival 2017 Prelude Series Returns to Aitkin’s Historic Opera House, July 15th

As part of its acclaimed series of live classical performances leading up to its 2017 Season, the Lakes Area Music Festival will once again return for its third consecutive year to the historic Aitkin Opera House at the Butler Building (301 Minnesota Avenue North) on July 15 at 7 p.m. The concert, as part of

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Calling All Musical Entertainment

The Aitkin Farmers’ Market, now in its fourth year, is putting out the call to all local musicians interested in showcasing their dynamic talent. The Farmers’ Market offers a wonderful stage for musicians to present their musical talents to the local community and surrounding areas. Over the past few years, the Farmers’ Market has featured

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Restore Judy Garland’s 1925 Debut Opera House

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Aitkin, MN, and help us restore the building where Judy Garland (aka Baby Gumm) performed in 1925 -- the Aitkin Opera House! We are bringing the Opera House BACK TO LIFE to relive “Over the Rainbow” and other Judy Garland classics. 50% of the renovation is done…another

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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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