Butler Events

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

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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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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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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Brew Fest is on TV!

Brew Fest Interview on Duluth ABC 10 Brew Fest Interview on the KARE 11 Brew Fest Interview on KBJR 6 with Jennifer Austin Brew Fest Interview on WCCO MSN.com Syndicated the CBS Interview Yahoo! News Syndicated CBS Interview!

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Aitkin’s Harvest Moon Brew Fest to be Featured on Four Major Minnesota TV Networks, Sept. 10-11

Sylvia Allen, owner of the historic Aitkin Butler Building and co-founder of Aitkin’s Harvest Moon Brew Fest (with the Glacial Lakes Home Brewers), will be making the rounds on a number of Minnesota TV news programs this coming week, to share with viewers what they can expect to see at the 2nd Annual Harvest Moon

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