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Excitement is Building Everyday at the Historic Butler Building!

The Butler Building offers unique venue options for community events, family reunions, spectacular weddings, corporate events... the list goes on and on. Below are highlighted events in the Aitkin community as well as featured events at the Butler Building. Stop by to visit our local businesses and see what is happening at the Butler Building!
10-72017

St. Patrick’s Day Comes 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,

09-302017

MN Preservation features Harvest Moon Brewfest and Farmers’ Market

The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota is a private, nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to preserving, protecting, and promoting Minnesota’s historic resources. PAM is a Statewide Partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Sylvia Allen is featured in their latest magazine issue. The Magazine of the Preservation Alliance of

07-182017

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

07-182017

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

06-152017

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.

06-62017

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,