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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!
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,

02-62017

Save the Dates: Aitkin Farmers’ Market and Harvest Moon Brew Fest Return Once Again This Year

Get your pen or pencil out! The Aitkin Farmers’ Market and the Harvest Moon Brew Fest, both of which have grown to become some of the region’s most popular events, will return again this year. First, the 2017 Aitkin Farmers’ Market is scheduled to return Memorial Weekend on Saturday, May

11-32016

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

05-182016

Farmers’ Market Opens May 28th!

10 Great Area Farmers Will Be There!On Saturdays, starting May 28th, Memorial Day Weekend, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the 2016 Farmers' Market will return to Aitkin's most recognizable historic landmark, the Butler Building. Those from around the Aitkin area can expect an abundance of different items at the