Art and Culture

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Plays, arts exhibits, concerts, museums – all these cultural opportunities and many more are available in the North Long Lake Area. The Crossing Arts Alliance promotes a variety of arts events in the region. Central Lakes College Theatre supports community plays as well as the popular Cultural Arts Series, which brings nationally recognized performers to Trainbell stages. Each fall, the Geritol Frolics host its vaudeville-style shows. Throughout the year, you will find a variety of arts and crafts shows, often associated with community festivals, throughout region. You also will discover a growing number of music concerts, especially summer concert series in cities throughout the region as well as live bands at area restaurants and nightclubs. A number of museums offer a window to the past. These museums include the Crow Wing County Historical Society’s museum in Merrifield as well as historical exhibits in Crosby, Crosslake, Nisswa and Pequot Lakes. In addition, the Northern Minnesota Railroad Heritage Association hosts a train exhibit in Crosslake, depicting the logging and mining history of this region.