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Grand Rapids, MN Events Calendar

In Grand Rapids, Minnesota, there is always something going on! Whether you are looking for family friendly events and programs or you are looking for adult art classes or nightly entertainment, you will find it right here. Our Events Calendar is full. We strive to ensure that we have as complete information about each event as we can. Typically if we don’t have a lot of information we will include a phone number, email or web address to find more information. Year round in Grand Rapids you will find lots of things to do and see.

May 27, 2017
  • North Central Minnesota Farm and Antique Association Flea Market

    May 27, 2017
    25313 US-2, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

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  • Art Around the World (in Northern Minnesota)

    May 27, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Macrostie Art Center, 405 NW 1st Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    Diversity is a beautiful thing, both in life, and in art. Come experience and celebrate the cultural diversity we have here in our area through guest community members and art activities. This is a multi-generational arts and culture activity, open to all. Ages 8+. Ages 4-7 welcome with an adult.

    This event is free.

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  • Bingo

    May 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1776 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    Bingo every Saturday afternoon - come and enjoy!
    For more information:
    Phone: (218) 398-4206
    Email: aerie2469@mchsi.com

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  • Live Music

    May 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
    Fraternal Order of Eagles, South Pokegama Avenue, Grand Rapids, MN, United States

    For more information: http://www.minnesotaeagles.com or 218-326-4845

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May 28, 2017
  • BINGO at the VFW

    May 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    VFW 14 NW 3rd St Grand Rapids, MN 55744

    For more information contact the VFW at: 218-326-9937
    VFW 14 NW 3rd St Grand Rapids, MN 55744

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May 29, 2017
  • Memorial Day

    May 29, 2017

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  • Nashwauk American Legion & Auxiliary #307 Parade

    May 29, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Nashwauk American Legion & Auxiliary Legion Quarters of Memorial Building

    8AM-10AM Breakfast
    10:30 AM Parade
    Memorial Service after the parade at Nashwauk Cemetery

    In case of rain events will be held at Nashwauk Recreation Building

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May 30, 2017
  • MAC Open Studio

    May 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Macrostie Art Center, 405 NW 1st Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    Free to MAC members or $5/session for non-members, this informal group is open to artists of all skill levels working in any 2-dimensional medium. Bring your latest project and create your art in a supportive community! No instruction is provided, but plenty of advice, critique, and feedback is available from the group.

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  • Educational Facilities Taskforce

    May 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Reif Performing Arts Center, 720 NW Conifer Dr, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    A community discussion addressing the facility
    needs of the ISD 318 district. For more
    information visit their website at www.isd318.org.

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  • Open Pottery

    May 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Macrostie Art Center, 405 NW 1st Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, United States

    Open Pottery
    Instructor: Bruce Bartos
    Fee: 15 each/ 10 student
    Dates: Tuesdays, - Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
    Join area potters and students of all skill levels in this informal, on-going weekly class. The instructor will be on hand to give one-on-one guidance and tips about techniques, glazes, and firings. Call by noon on Tuesday to register for that day’s session 218-326-2697.

    Contact person: Summer Scharringhausen, 218-326-2697, summer@macrostieartcenter.org

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  • Open Pottery

    May 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Macrostie Art Center, 405 NW 1st Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    Instructor: Bruce Bartos
    Fee: $15 ($10 students) + materials and firingsJoin area potters and students of all skill levels in this informal, on-going weekly class. The instructor will be on hand to give one-on-one guidance and tips about techniques, glazes, and firings. Call by noon on Tuesday to register for that day’s session
    218-326-2697.

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  • BINGO at the Moose Lodge

    May 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Moose Lodge 2023, 330 NE 10th Ave Grand Rapids, MN 55744

    BINGO every Tuesday open to the public
    Packet sales start at 6:30pm, Bingo starts at 7pm. Food available 5-8pm
    80% payout final game will be progressive cover-all

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May 31, 2017
  • Sam Miltich & Friends at the VFW

    May 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    VFW, 14 NW 3rd St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744

    For more information contact the VFW at: 218-326-9937

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June 1, 2017
  • 4-H Dog Training

    June 1, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am

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  • Open Swim

    June 1, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    Timberlake Lodge Hotel & 17th Street Grill, 144 SE 17th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    Thursdays only from 9:30 am-11:30 am or 3:30 pm-5:30 pm.
    $5.00 per person 5 and under or $7.00 per person 6 and older.
    All swimmers 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
    Limited pool capacity.
    Contact Front Desk at 218-326-2600

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  • Christine Tierney, Paintings

    June 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Edge Center For the Arts, 102 2nd Ave, Bigfork, MN 56628, USA

    Christine Tierney is a representational painter who does still life, portraits and landscapes. This event is free to the public.

    Contact: Lynn
    218-743-6670
    http://www.the-edge-center.org/

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  • Open Swim

    June 1, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Timberlake Lodge Hotel & 17th Street Grill, 144 SE 17th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    Thursdays only from 9:30 am-11:30 am or 3:30 pm-5:30 pm.
    $5.00 per person 5 and under or $7.00 per person 6 and older.
    All swimmers 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
    Limited pool capacity.
    Contact Front Desk at 218-326-2600

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  • Sharon Vanous Art Events

    June 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    601 NW 16th Ave Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744

    Cost $30.00
    Website sharonvanousartevents.com

    Every Thursday come to my studio and we will paint a chosen picture to completion. I will supply everything and walk you step by step through the process. Call ahead to reserve seating is a must as I have limited seating. Check the calendar on my website to see the painting for that Thursday or call and to set up a special event or painting you would prefer.
    Contact Person
    Sharon Vanous
    (218) 244-6672
    slplvan@yahoo.com

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  • Open Figure Drawing

    June 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Macrostie Art Center, 405 NW 1st Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, United States

    Open Figure Drawing
    Instructor: n/a Fee: 10 session/ 40 month
    Dates: Thursday, - Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
    This group meets weekly to draw from a live model. No instruction is provided and participants must provide their own materials. Poses usually range from 15 minute to 30 minutes. Serious artists of all levels are welcome to join this group. Please note that models are sometimes nude.

    Contact Person
    Katie Marshall
    (218) 326-2697
    katie@macrostieartcenter.org
    www.macrostieartcenter.org

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  • Open Figure Drawing

    June 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Macrostie Art Center, 405 NW 1st Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    This group meets weekly to draw from a live model. No instruction is provided and participants must provide their own materials. Poses usually range from 15 minutes to 30 minutes. Serious artists of all levels are welcome to join this group. Please note that models are sometimes nude. Enter in side door on Hwy 2.

    $10 session/ $40 month

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  • Open Mic Night at the VFW

    June 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    VFW 14 NW 3rd St Grand Rapids, MN 55744

    For more information contact the VFW at: 218-326-9937

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  • Bingo

    June 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1776 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    Bingo every Thursday - Come & Enjoy!
    Early Bird is 6:45pm
    For more information: (218) 398-4206
    Email: aerie2469@mchsi.com

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June 2, 2017
  • Itasca Sunset Saddle Club Horse Show arrivals

    June 2, 2017
    Itasca County Fair Grounds, 1336 Fairgrounds Rd, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    Open Horse Show - WSCA Rules Apply-WSCA Approved Judges both days. Saturday and Sunday shows start at 8:00 a.m. Entry fees $3.00 per class. Office fee $5.00 per day. Overall High Point Belt Buckle. JB Western Trailer on grounds both days with lots of tack.
    No Open Checks. Electric Timer.Current Negative Coggins Required. Grounds open at 12 Noon Friday. 4-H Food Booth, water and camping available. Daily entry forms, sponsor form, stall form and complete class list on our website: www.isscmn.net. Saturday Judge Darlene Vsetecka; Sunday Judge Tamara Dahlby; both judges are WSCA approved judges. Please come and join in and enjoy our very beautiful fairgrounds. Show information contact: Susanne 612-599-8496; stall information contact: Marge 218-259-2884

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  • Karjala Genealogy and History Research Center

    June 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Itasca County Historical Society, 201 N Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744

    Weekdays 9:00-5:00 Saturdays 10:00-4:00

    Museum
    Travel back in time as you tour our new museum exhibits. We tell stories about our area; its people its places and its events! See our locally found wooly mammoth tusk, the story of the picture GRACE, or maybe tour through the wooden boat factory called “Harper Boats”.

    Ordinary People 2014
    Featuring cooks of Itasca County; Dorothy Wourms from Roy & Dots Restaurant, ‘Big Helen” Drazenovich from Nashwauk and logging cooks from the old days.

    Francis Ethel Gumm (Judy Garland) Gallery: the exhibit shows her life her in Grand Rapids until the age of 4 ½. Her original baby cradle, her father’s golf clubs he used at the Pokegama Golf Course and some of her movie life.

    Ancestry.com is available at the Karjala Genealogy and History Research Center.

    Contact: Lilah J. Crowe
    ichs@paulbunyan.net
    www.itascahistorical.org

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  • Christine Tierney, Paintings

    June 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Edge Center For the Arts, 102 2nd Ave, Bigfork, MN 56628, USA

    Christine Tierney is a representational painter who does still life, portraits and landscapes. This event is free to the public.

    Contact: Lynn
    218-743-6670
    http://www.the-edge-center.org/

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  • Lake + Co. Shop Grand Opening Celebration

    June 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    403 NW 1st Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    Join us for our Grand Opening celebration! The response we've received over the last 6 months has been so amazing, that we have expanded our offering with more brands and more great products from the brands you already love. So we are celebrating!

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

    FRIDAY 4-7pm - Meet The Brewer - Join us for a guided tasting with Canal Park Brewery - free will donations and 10% of shop sales go to support United Way of 1000 Lakes

    SATURDAY 9am - YOGA w/ Christina from Center in the shop!

    ALL WEEKEND- Giveaways, prizes, snacks, and so much more.

    Hope to see you there!

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  • First Friday Artwalk

    June 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Downtown Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids has a thriving arts community! We celebrate this first Friday of every month with a downtown art walk from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm. Hop from business to business and enjoy a gallery and art displays, listen to live music, meet the artists, and indulge in food and drink.

    For a monthly list of participating businesses go to www.grandrapidsarts.org

    Contact Person
    Katie Benes

    Contact Phone
    (218) 327-5756

    Contact Email
    info@grandrapidsarts.org

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  • Austin Healey Car Show

    June 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Downtown Grand Rapids, MN, United States

    Austin Healey Car Club will be in town for their Annual Rendezvous called "Race to Rapids". Friday, June 2nd they will have a car show in downtown Grand Rapids, MN. Tickets available to vote on the cars and all proceeds goes towards the Grand Rapids Boy Scouts #4144.

    For more information: http://mn-mggroup.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/2017-Rendezvous-Promo.pdf

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  • First Friday Opening Reception

    June 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Macrostie Art Center, 405 NW 1st Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    A free community event with food, wine, live music and a chance to meet the featured artists.

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  • Christine Tierney, Paintings

    June 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Edge Center For the Arts, 102 2nd Ave, Bigfork, MN 56628, USA

    Christine Tierney is a representational painter who does still life, portraits and landscapes. This event is free to the public.

    Contact: Lynn
    218-743-6670
    http://www.the-edge-center.org/

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  • Wine and Bowl Glazing

    June 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Macrostie Art Center, 405 NW 1st Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA

    This is the ceramic version of a “wine and canvas” class. Join an experienced potter as he guides you from start to finish through hand-painted underglazing on two pre-thrown stoneware bowls. Cost of the class includes two stoneware bowls, cost of glazes, and firing fees. Drinks will be available for purchase throughout the duration of the event and there will be plenty of breaks to socialize! Absolutely no art experience is required. Come learn in a fun and supportive environment surrounded by your friends. Ages 21+.

    $40

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  • Live Music

    June 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
    Fraternal Order of Eagles, South Pokegama Avenue, Grand Rapids, MN, United States

    For more information: http://www.minnesotaeagles.com or 218-326-4845

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May 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • ISD 318 Jazz Festival
2
  • Karjala Genealogy and History Research Center
  • MAC Open Studio
  • Classic Watercolor
  • Wheel Thrown and Sculptural Pottery
  • Open Pottery
  • Open Pottery
  • BINGO at the Moose Lodge
  • Wood Carving Session 3 PM
3
  • MacRostie Art Center
  • Painting for Kids
  • Pottery Basics
  • ICAA Bd/County Meeting
  • Sam Miltich & Friends at the VFW
  • ICAA Bd Monthly Meeting
4
  • Wood Carving Session 3 AM
  • 4-H Dog Training Registrations
  • Sharon Vanous Art Events
  • "Help Wanted" Theater Performance
  • Open Figure Drawing
  • Open Figure Drawing
  • Open Mic Night at the VFW
  • Bingo
5
  • Treasures Are Fine on 6, 4 and 29
  • Grand Rapids Lacrosse Shootout!
  • First Friday Artwalk
  • First Friday Opening Reception
  • Wine, Paint, Canvas!
  • Live Music
6
  • Treasures Are Fine on 6, 4 and 29
  • Grand Rapids Lacrosse Shootout!
  • Family Open Studio
  • Family Open Studio
  • Bingo
  • Roller Derby Bout
  • Live Music
7
  • BINGO at the VFW
  • Thank You for the Music; Grand Rapids Area Male Chorus
  • Grand Rapids Area Male Chorus
8
  • Education Task Force
  • GRHS Band Concert
9
  • MAC Open Studio
  • Classic Watercolor
  • Wheel Thrown and Sculptural Pottery
  • Open Pottery
  • Open Pottery
  • BINGO at the Moose Lodge
  • Wood Carving Session 3 PM
10
  • Painting for Kids
  • Pottery Basics
  • Sam Miltich & Friends at the VFW
  • Academic Excellence Awards Night
11
  • 4-H Dog Training
  • Wood Carving Session 3 AM
  • Sharon Vanous Art Events
  • Open Figure Drawing
  • Open Figure Drawing
  • Open Mic Night at the VFW
  • Bingo
  • Itasca Symphony Orchestra
  • 6th Grade Choir Concert
12
  • Annual Opening Fishing BBQ and 5k Run
  • Live Music
13
  • Art Around the World (in Northern Minnesota)
  • Art Around the World in Northern MN
  • Bingo
  • Grand Rapids Area Male Chorus Spring Concert
  • Itasca Symphony Orchestra Concert
  • Itasca Symphony Orchestra Concert
  • Live Music
14
  • Mother's Day
  • BINGO at the VFW
15
  • SWCD Tree Sale-Children's Barn
  • Game Night with Nick Talbot at Pickled Loon Saloon
  • 7th Grade Band Concert
16
  • SWCD Tree Sale-Chldren's Barn
  • MAC Open Studio
  • Classic Watercolor
  • Wheel Thrown and Sculptural Pottery
  • Educational Facilities Taskforce
  • Open Pottery
  • Open Pottery
  • BINGO at the Moose Lodge
  • 6th Grade Band Concert
  • 8th Grade Band Concert
17
  • ICAA Bd Work Session -IF NEEDED
  • ISSC Monthly Meeting -bldg?
  • SWCD Tree Sale-Children's Barn
  • Painting for Kids
  • Sam Miltich & Friends at the VFW
  • Thunderhawk Awards Night
18
  • SWCD Tree Sale-Children's Barn
  • 4-h Dog Training
  • Open Swim
  • Minnesota Orchestra Brass Quintet
  • Open Swim
  • Minnesota Orchestra Chamber Concert
  • Sharon Vanous Art Events
  • IOSP Student Concert
  • Open Figure Drawing
  • Open Figure Drawing
  • Open Mic Night at the VFW
  • Bingo
  • Center Stage Concert
  • CenterStage MN: Actual Wolf
19
  • SWCD Tree Sale-Children's Barn
  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Live Music
20
  • Family Open Studio
  • Spring Phenology Day
  • Family Open Studio
  • Bingo
  • Live Music
21
  • BINGO at the VFW
22
  • GRHS Choir Concert
23
  • Water Legacy all day
  • MAC Open Studio
  • Classic Watercolor
  • Wheel Thrown and Sculptural Pottery
  • Open Pottery
  • Open Pottery
  • BINGO at the Moose Lodge
  • 7th Grade Choir Concert
  • 8th Grade Choir Concert
24
  • Painting for Kids
  • ISD 318 Spelling Bee
  • Itasca Orchestra and Strings Concerts
  • Sam Miltich & Friends at the VFW
25
  • 4-H Dog Training
  • Open Swim
  • Meet the Artist: Mary Pat Gleason
  • Open Swim
  • Sharon Vanous Art Events
  • Open Figure Drawing
  • Open Figure Drawing
  • Open Mic Night at the VFW
  • Bingo
  • Stopping Traffic: Mary Pat Gleason
26
  • Live Music
27
  • North Central Minnesota Farm and Antique Association Flea Market
  • Art Around the World (in Northern Minnesota)
  • Bingo
  • Live Music
28
  • BINGO at the VFW
29
  • Memorial Day
  • Nashwauk American Legion & Auxiliary #307 Parade
30
  • MAC Open Studio
  • Educational Facilities Taskforce
  • Open Pottery
  • Open Pottery
  • BINGO at the Moose Lodge
31
  • Sam Miltich & Friends at the VFW
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