If you'll be on the lake for opener weekend this year, we hope you catch a big one (or more than one)! However, if you're in the Brainerd Lakes area opening weekend and want to find something to do in town, we've got a few fun activites listed below that are worth checking out:
Drive By Brat
When: Friday, May 12
Where: Crosslake Recreation Area, Crosslake
Event details: The Crosslake Light Up the Dam committee is serving up hot grilled brats to your car! 100% of the proceeds will be used to provide seasonal lighting displays on the Dam. Drive by and grab lunch on your way to or from pre-fishing the Minnesota Walleye Opener! More info: http://business.explorebrainerdlakes.com/events/details/drive-by-brats-66692
Pequot Lakes Block Party 2017
When: Friday, May 12 - Saturday, May 13
Where: Pequot Lakes Downtown
Event details: Lots of great deals from local businesses and restaurants. A great day to shop! Visit http://business.explorebrainerdlakes.com/events/details/pequot-lakes-block-party-2017-67394 for more info.
CRA Super Bike Racing
When: Friday, May 12 - Sunday, May 14
Where: Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd
Event details: Superbike racing on BIR’s 3.1-mile Donnybrooke Road Course. Find out more on their website: http://brainerdraceway.com/cra-superbike-racing/.
Pancake Breakfast at Pelican Lakes Conservation Club
When: Saturday, May 13, 7:30AM to 11:00AM
Where:Pelican Lakes Conservation Club, Breezy Point
Event details: The Pelican Lakes Conservation Club volunteers will be serving a full breakfast including: pancakes, scrambled eggs with ham and cheese, sausage, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice, coffee
Spring Arts & Crafts Festival
When: Saturday, May 13, 9:30AM to 4:00PM
Where: Brainerd Lakes Senior High School
Event details: 150+ artists/crafters with quality handmade items! Sponsored by Brainerd Public Schools Community Education.