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  • Sylvia Speaking at ‘Think Big for your Small Business with APP’ July 8th What are the best practices for getting a new business off the ground? How can you grow your small business’ reach? APP’s Devin Loring will talk to successful Shore area business owners and thought leaders during the next event in our APP Talks live speaker and networking series: “Thinking Big for Your Small Business,” 5:15 p.m. July ...
  • Midge Johnson Presents Spinning Demonstration at Aitkin Farmers’ Market July 4th As part of its weekly entertainment series at the historic Aitkin Butler Building (301 Minnesota Avenue North), the 2015 Farmers’ Market will present a very special live spinning demonstration by living history spinning demonstrator Midge Johnson on July 4. Farmers’ Market Facebook Page   With a collection of five spinning wheels to her name and 20 years of ...
  • Lakes Area Music Festival Returns to Aitkin July 12th On July 12 at 7 pm we will be hosting a free concert at the historic Butler building Opera House. Enjoy music by Mozart, Puccini, Ravel, Copland, and more. Musicians: Kathryn Bennett, violin – Minnesota Orchestra Kayla Moffet, violin – St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Samantha Rodriguez, viola – Rochester Philharmonic Scott Lykins, cello and piano – Lakes Area Music Festival John Taylor Ward, ...
  • Minnesota Roots Duo Ida Grove to Present Exclusive Performance at Historic Butler Building July 18th The historic Aitkin Butler Building will present an intimate concert by Ida Grove, a Minnesota-based roots duo, as part of its Farmers’ Market entertainment series on July 18th. Hailing from Minneapolis by way of Iowa, Ida Grove is a roots duo comprised of married couple Brian Amelang and Maggie Mackaman. Playing fiddle, guitar, mandolin, and banjo, ...
  • Jersey Shore Wine Festival Breaks Records 2015 Jersey Shore Wine Festival Breaks Records with 3,000 Festival Attendees Matawan Assistant Principal Wins Register-To-Win Wine Basket Raffle This past weekend’s 5th Annual Jersey Shore Wine Festival, presented by the Lakewood BlueClaws at FirstEnergy Stadium, broke records as the largest festival yet drawing nearly 3,000 festivalgoers through its gates over two days. The successful event drew friends and ...
  • 2015 Aitkin Farmers’ Market Returns Bigger, Better Did you attend the Farmers’ Market last year, or are you interested in attending this year? Have ideas about what you would like to see? We would love to hear from you! Please let us know what by contacting Sylvia Allen at Sylvia@thebutlerbuilding.org or by phone at (218) 678-2441. This year’s Aitkin Farmers’ Market, slated to ...
  • Harvest Moon Brew Fest 2015 Butler Building – Aitkin, Minnesota Saturday, September 12, 2015 3 to 6 PM PURCHASE TICKETS PRINT ORDER FORM Glacial Lakes Brewers is hosting this exciting event outdoors in the parking lot of the historic Butler Building in downtown Aitkin, Minnesota (301 Minnesota Avenue North). Minneapolis-based Surly Brewing Co. will be back with its highly popular craft brews, while the 2nd Annual ...
  • Keystone Farms to Pair World-Class Cheeses with Finest in Garden State Wines at Jersey Shore Wine Festival Keystone Farms Cheese, a purveyor of handcrafted artisan cheese from Wisconsin, will be featuring their fine quality cheeses at the upcoming 5th Annual Jersey Shore Wine Festival, to be held on Saturday, June 13 through Sunday, June 14. Presented by the Lakewood BlueClaws, from 12 noon to 5 p.m. (rain-or-shine) at Lakewood’s FirstEnergy Park (2 ...
  • Ugandan Nurse Lydia Nunes Named “Nurse of the Week” by HireNurses.com To honor this year’s National Nurses Week, Boston-based HireNurses.com named Lydia Nunes, a 28-year-old Ugandan nurse, its first “Nurse of the Week.” Nurses who had been nominated for this honor had to submit a description of their job and why they are a nurse. Lydia’s winning entry was both heartwarming and touched the hearts ...
  • Save the Date: Inaugural Waretown Spring Wine Festival, April 25-26 Waretown, which is located just a short distance from Long Beach Island, will host its first annual Waretown Spring Wine Festival, Saturday, April 25th through Sunday, April 26th. The inaugural wine festival will be held in the Waretown Recreation and Lake Area, located at 905 Wells Mill Road. The Waretown Spring Wine Festival is a two-day ...
  • 2015 Jersey Shore Wine Festival Tickets To Go On Sale March 16 The Lakewood BlueClaws have announced today that tickets for the fifth annual Jersey Shore Wine Festival to be held at Lakewood’s FirstEnergy Park, will go on-sale starting March 16. Tickets for the two-day wine festival, to be held Saturday, June 13th through Sunday, June 14th, will be available for purchase both in-person through the BlueClaws’ ticket ...
  • Holmdel Community Church to Host Annual Turkey Dinner March 14th After a one-year hiatus, the Holmdel Community Church will have their annual home-style turkey dinner, which will take place on Saturday, March 14 at the Holmdel Community Church, 40 West Main Street, Holmdel. Guests may eat at one of four seatings, or enjoy a take out meal at home. This annual event ...
  • Sylvia’s children Expands Access to Care with Donations from Henry Schein Cares Sylvia’s Children, a New Jersey-based non-profit founded by businesswoman and philanthropist Sylvia Allen, announced today that it has received a donation of health care products under a grant from the Henry Schein Cares Global Product Donation Program. Through this program, Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based ...
  • Send Needed Help to Sylvia’s Children by Sponsoring Jenna’s Medical Trip “Last year, I was introduced to Sylvia’s Children. Sylvia’s Children is a non-profit organization in Uganda, Africa serving an orphanage, school, and medical clinic. I traveled with a team to the small village of Mbiriizi. In Mbiriizi, I provided medical care including physical exams, medications, treatments, procedures, and referred for different imaging studies. ...
  • Inaugural Waretown Spring Wine Festival, April 25-26 Waretown, which is located just a short distance from Long Beach Island, will host its first annual Waretown Spring Wine Festival, Saturday, April 25th through Sunday, April 26th. ORDER TICKETS ONLINE Visit Waretown Spring Festival website for all details Winery Application Stay Up To Date with Vendor, Entertainment and Event Details on Facebook! The inaugural wine festival will be ...
  • 2015 Jersey Shore Wine Festival – June 13-14 The Lakewood BlueClaws will host the fifth annual Jersey Shore Wine Festival at Lakewood’s FirstEnergy Park, on Saturday, June 13th through Sunday, June 14th. It is located at 2 Stadium Way in Lakewood, NJ 08701, at the intersection of Cedar Bridge and New Hampshire Avenues. Stay Up To Date with Vendor, Entertainment and Event Details on ...
  • Historic Aitkin Opera House at Butler Building Hosting VIP Fish House Parade Reception Chuck Butler to Return with Live Double Fiddles Performance Following Parade Held every Black Friday, as a way for Minnesotans to ring in the holiday season with a day of food, fun and festivities, Downtown Aitkin will make way for its highly anticipated “World Famous Fish House Parade,” Friday, Nov. 28 at 1 p.m. CT. ...
  • Downtown Aitkin Presents 24th Annual “World Famous Fish House Parade” November 28 Downtown Aitkin will soon be clearing a path down its main streets to make way for its highly anticipated 24th Annual “World Famous Fish House Parade,” being presented by the Aitkin Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Nov. 28 at 1 p.m. CT. Each year Aitkin-ites and others from around the tri-state area bundle up ...
  • Sylvia’s Children Once Again Brings Holiday Cheer to African Orphans Sylvia’s Children (www.sylviaschildren.org), a New Jersey-based non-profit, will once again be embarking on a heartwarming Christmas trip this November. Each year, volunteers with the organization help to bring Christmas magic to the children of the Mbirizi Advanced Primary and Day Care School located in Uganda, Africa. One third of the 1,015 children currently attending the school ...
  • Stafford Township (Manahawkin) Fall Harvest Wine Festival October 18 & 19, 2014 12-5pm each day Manahawkin Lake Park, Manahawkin, NJ Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the gate (Designated drivers or under 21 years are free) Enjoy live music while sampling New Jersey Wines Please enjoy responsibly Bring blankets or chairs to enjoy the music, vendors, crafters and food. Purchase Advanced Tickets Online Purchase Tickets by Mail Sponsored By:

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