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News2017-01-28T14:24:23-05:00

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!
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

09-52017

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

09-22017

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

08-262017

Sylvia’s Children Invites You to Bring Christmas Magic to African Children

For nearly 15 years each holiday season, U.S. travelers have embarked on the trip of a lifetime to a remote village in the East African nation of Uganda, on a volunteer visit led by New Jersey-based nonprofit Sylvia’s Children (www.sylviaschildren.org). Their mission: to help bring Christmas cheer to more than

08-262017

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,

07-282017

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

07-242017

ABC 5 Meteorologist Dave Dahl Announced as Guest Celebrity at Rotary Trap Shoot

Celebrating 40 years as KSTP-TV ABC 5’s meteorologist, Dave Dahl will be joining the Rotary Club of North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale as its celebrity host for its 17th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot, which is scheduled to be held at the Wild Wings of Oneka in Hugo, Minnesota, on September 8

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.