Business After Hours hosted by WonderTrek Children's Museum & Franklin Arts Center


Gather your ‘team’ and join WonderTrek Children’s Museum and the Franklin Arts Center as they host Business After Hours on Tuesday, March 14th! This free networking event will be hosted in the Franklin Arts Center. Guests will have the opportunity to mingle with the Chamber community while enjoying delicious ‘school lunch’ appetizers—sandwiches, chips, meatballs, vegetables, fruit, sherbert, cookies and bars. Beverages will also be available—wine, dessert wine, beer, water and coffee.

Learn more about our hosts from Maria Prozinski (Director of the WonderTrek Children’s Museum) and Jean Kramer-Johnson (Owner of the Franklin Arts Center), during their interview with Matt Kilian (Brainerd Lakes Chamber President). Guests are encouraged to stay until the end for a chance to win fabulous prizes provided by the host and attendees!

Event Timeline

  • 4:30 PM: Networking, appetizers and beverages (several businesses in the Franklin Arts Center will be open and serving food/beverages)
  • 5:15 PM: Live music provided by Legacy Chorale and introductions (in the auditorium)
  • 5:30 PM: Host interview
  • 5:50 PM: Drawing for door prizes (must be present to win!)
  • 6:00 PM: Businesses will continue to be open

Tour Franklin Arts Center!

Guests are encouraged to take self-guided tours of the Franklin Arts Center and visit the businesses below.
A Needle Pulling Thread, Elesa Boutique, *Legacy Choral of Greater Minnesota, *Franklin Arts Center, Scott Schardin, WonderTrek Children’s Museum, Honey Badger, *Tracy Miller Fine Art, *Carrie Benson Photography, Peace and Pottery, Rothvanni, Holly Ulm Studio, Virtual Reality, Accessibility Design, All About You, Box Fort, Dona Goodrich, Patrick Lymch, The Crow’s Club, Lakes Area Yoga, MN Makerspace, Cuyuna Rock and Mineral Society, Cory Design, *Stage North Theatre.
* Brainerd Lakes Chamber Members


Everyone is invited to learn more about the Chamber and gain exposure for their business by attending this free event. Business After Hours attendees pass the microphone and introduce themselves to the group, so bring your business cards and get ready to network!

As a courtesy to the host, advanced registration is recommended. To make your reservation, register at the link below or call (218) 829-2838.

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