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The history of Otter Tail Country is fascinating. Did you know, the first explorers through this area in 1750 were a Frenchman and an Englishman? They met with a band of Native Americans on the shore of "Lac de la Queue de la Outer", which translates roughly to the Lake of the Otters Tail. This story and many others have been preserved at intriguing historic sites and museums throughout the county.

If you’re drawn to the arts, you’ll appreciate our many art museums, outdoor concerts, community theaters, art fairs, and much more. In addition, you can find classes and workshops throughout Otter Tail Country geared to help aspiring artists perfect their craft. Or, experience the many cultural events and festivals that celebrate the various traditions and heritages that make up Otter Tail Country.

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  1. ELMERS TEXAS BARBEQUE

    27896 STATE HIGHWAY 78, BATTLE LAKE, Minnesota, 56515

    Howdy & welcome to Elmers Texas Barbeque! We serve up the best smokehouse meats right onsite in the Otter Tail Lakes area. We add some exciting entrees, weekend specials and unique ambiance.
    We are proud to bring new entertainment this year [...]

    • Restaurant
    • Entertainment
    • American
    • Arts & Culture
    • Dinner
    • Casual Dinning
    • Group Planning
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  2. A Center for the Arts

    124 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 56537

    A Center for the Arts offers a variety of concerts, theatrical performances and films throughout the year. Come, experience and be inspired!

    • Arts & Culture
    • Entertainment
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  3. Art of the Lakes Gallery

    108 Lake Ave. S., Battle Lake, Minnesota, 56515

    Located in downtown Battle Lake, Art of the Lakes has been an art destination since 1967. Inside the gallery you'll find works of art from more than 100 artists. The organization is nonprofit and serves artists, youth, and the community. Open [...]

    • Arts & Culture
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  4. Battle Lake Farmers Market

    112 West Main Street, Battle Lake, Minnesota, 56515

    Located at the Lakes Area Community Center, the Battle Lake Farmers Market offers a variety of fresh produce, foods, and arts from local producers and artists. Open Saturday 9-1 starting June 6th, and Tuesday 4-7 starting June 2- August.

    • Arts & Culture
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  5. Cultural Center in New York Mills

    24 North Main Avenue, New York Mills, Minnesota, 56567

    The Cultural Center, located in the rural farm and manufacturing town of New York Mills, Minnesota, is a rural hub for creativity, community vitality, and lifelong learning in the arts. We offer visitors intimate opportunities to encounter art [...]

    • Arts & Culture
    • Entertainment
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  6. Forest Edge Art Gallery

    46461 295th Ave, Vergas, Minnesota, 56587

    Forest Edge Art Gallery is located on a piece of paradise just Nothwest of Vergas and is owed and operated by metal sculptor, Patrick Shannon and fellow artist Helena Johnson. In addition, the gallery features remarkable artwork from artists [...]

    • Arts & Culture
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  7. Historic Fort Juelson

    2 miles East of Underwood on Highway 210, Underwood, MN, 56586

    The earthen fort was constructed in July 1876 in response to rumors that American Indians were attacking homesteads and villages in the region. Even though no attack was imminent, Tordenskjold township pioneers chose to complete the fort for [...]

    • History
    • Entertainment
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  8. ITOW: A Veterans Museum

    805 West Main, Perham, MN, 56573

    Perham's in their own words Veterans Museum invites you to experience the memories and events or those who have served in war.

    • History
    • Entertainment
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  9. Kaddatz Gallery

    111 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 56537

    A nonprofit art gallery located in historic downtown Fergus Falls, the Kaddatz Gallery fosters visual arts education and appreciation and exhibits the work of Charles Beck and other recognized local artists. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday [...]

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  10. Lake Region Art Council-McKnight Gallery

    133 S Mill St, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 56537

    Our mission is to encourage and support the arts in West Central Minnesota. Our programs and services are made possible through an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature, Legacy Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund and the McKnight Foundation.

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  11. Landmark Center Henning

    415 Douglas Ave, Henning, Minnesota, 56551

    Landmark is available for public or private events, meetings, workshops, retreats, and has a variety of programs available for the community to participate in creation of Art projects, reading discussions, collection of local history, and [...]

    • Arts & Culture
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  12. Main Frames Art Gallery

    161 W Main St, Perham, Minnesota, 56537

    • Arts & Culture
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  13. Mercantile on Main

    29 N Broadway, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, 56572

    • Arts & Culture
    • Shopping
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  14. Nibi Washkesh Deer Creek Museum

    1906 Main Ave, Deer Creek, Minnesota, 56527

    • History
    • Entertainment
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  15. North Star Industrial Arts

    41187 Co. Hwy 137, New York Mills, Minnesota, 56567

    At NSIA you will find a sculpture studio and walking trails with sculptures and garden art distributed throughout the property. Open May-October Thursday-Monday 9-5 or by appointment.

    • Arts & Culture
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  16. Nyberg Sculpture Park

    6001 E Front St, Vining, Minnesota, 56588

    Nyberg park is an outdoor gallery of mammoth metal sculptures along the streets of Vining, and the grounds of the Big Foot Gas and Convenience store. Open daily all day.

    • Arts & Culture
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  17. Otter Tail County Historical Society

    1110 Lincoln Ave. , Fergus Falls, MN, 56537

    We are dedicated to building a community where everyone can find their place in history. This is accomplished by creating exhibits, public programs, and educational and research opportunities that connect people to their heritage.

    • History
    • Entertainment
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  18. Phelps Mill Festival

    29024 County Highway 45, Underwood, Minnesota, 56586

    July 9th & July 10th, 2016
    Phelps Mill County Park
    Underwood, MN
    Hours: 9:30am - 5:00pm Saturday and 9:30am - 4pm [...]

    • Arts & Culture
    • Arts & History
    • Fairs & Festivals
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  19. Prospect House Museum

    403 Lake Ave N, Battle Lake, MN, 56515

    Formed to share the story of "Cap" Colehour, Civil War Veteran and entrepreneur, to provide greater understanding and appreciation for an earlier and important time in the making of our nation.

    • History
    • Entertainment
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  20. Quilted Blessings

    20350 350th St, Erhard, Minnesota, 56534

    • Arts & Culture
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  21. The Arthouse Studio

    35059 Boys Shore Trail, Ottertail, Minnesota, 56571

    The surrounds influence Shirlee's artwork, including fish prints, woodcuts and paintings. Also offering unusual jewelry and paper made from local plants and clay. Ceremoniously functional, soda fired stoneware and porcelain featuring wheel [...]

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  22. The Historical Museum of East Otter Tail County

    230 1st Ave N, Perham, MN, 56573

    Our displays tell the stories of the people, places and events of the Otter Tail County area through interpretive exhibits, photographs, and original motion picture footage.

    • History
    • Entertainment
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  23. The Quiet Cricket

    124 East Main Street, Vergas, Minnesota, 56587

    Contemporary gift and home decor with a great selection of items for memorable gifting. Open mid-ma through September Monday-Saturday 10-5, and Sunday 10-3. Shortened hours in spring and fall.

    • Arts & Culture
    • Shopping
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  24. The Spot

    220 West Lincoln Avenue, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 56537

    The Spot...good food, good wine and good times. It's a living room for those who like local bands and local artists. Open Tuesday-Saturday 11-11.

    • Arts & Culture
    • Entertainment
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  25. The Williams Company Store & Deli - Ottertail

    101 West Main Street, Ottertail, Minnesota, 56571

    The Williams's Company Store & Deli is your destination place when spending the time at the lake. Browse our delightful selection of gifts, bath and body products, jewelry, kids stuff and gourmet foods. Relax and enjoy a latte, a smoothie or a [...]

    • Shopping
    • Arts & Culture
    • Breakfast
    • Casual Dinning
    • Coffee
    • Lunch
    • Ice Cream/Confectionary
    • Coffee Houses
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  26. White Pine Studio Glass Blowing

    44384 170th St, Clitherall, Minnesota, 56524

    At White Pine Studio you will find a unique shopping and educational experience, with free glass blowing demonstrations. Open June-September Tuesday-Saturday 10-5, and October-May by chance, please call or text.

    • Arts & Culture
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  27. Williams Company Store & Deli - Battle Lake

    102 West Summit Street, Battle Lake, Minnesota, 56515

    The Williams Company store has two beautiful locations. Both stores are located in historic towns; Ottertail, MN and Battle Lake, MN. Vacationers are drawn to our historic buildings and find themselves returning to the stores for our unique [...]

    • Arts & Culture
    • Breakfast
    • Casual Dinning
    • Coffee
    • Ice Cream/Confectionary
    • Lunch
    • Coffee Houses
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