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2022 Event Calendar

 

Regularly Scheduled Events

Open at Noon Daily

Area's Best Happy Hour
Mon-Thurs, 4-6pm

 

Meat Raffles

Friday, 5:30pm

Saturday, 6:30pm

 

Auxiliary Breakfasts
2nd Sun. Mar-Oct. 7:30-11:30am

 

Auxiliary Sandwiches

Friday nights, May 13th thru Sept 2nd

Bar Bingo

Two Locations

Backus American Legion

6pm, Tuesdays

Rendezvous Brewing Hackensack

3pm, Saturdays

 

Progressive Jackpot Trivia
Wednesdays at 7pm

Tri-Wheel, 5pm, Fri. & Sat.

Pull Tabs & E-Tabs Daily

 

E-Bingo

Monday-Friday Lunch Hour Play 11am - 2pm

Monday-Thurs, 4pm - 10pm

Friday 4pm - 2am

Saturday 11am - 2am

Sunday 11am - 10pm

 

Dances

See schedule in months below

 

Meetings

Post/Auxiliary/SAL
4th Monday

Aux & SAL Mtgs., 7pm

Post General Mtg, 7:30pm

(No SAL/AUX Mtgs in Dec)

 

Annual Schedule

JANUARY

  • 1st, Karaoke, 7:30pm

  • Every Sunday, Cribbage Tournament, 1-3pm

  • 15th, Karaoke, 8pm

 

FEBRUARY

  • 6th, 20th, & 27th Cribbage Tournament, 1-3 pm

  • 12th Sweetheart Dinner, 4:30-7:30pm

  • 13th Superbowl Party

 

MARCH                          

  • 13th Auxiliary Breakfast, 7:30-11:30 am

  • 17th St. Patrick’s Day party and feed, 5pm – gone

 

APRIL

  • 9th Kids Easter Party

  • 10th Auxiliary Breakfast, 7:30-11:30am

  • 15th Good Friday SAL Fish Fry, 5pm – gone

  • 17th Easter Sunday, Club is closed

  • 30th Welcome Back Snowbirds Party, 4-8pm

 

MAY

  • 7th Backus Fire Department Smelt Fry Fundraiser (Backus Fire Hall) 4pm

  • 8th Mother’s Day Auxiliary Breakfast, 7:30-11:30 am

  • 13th Auxiliary Sandwiches start up, 4pm – gone

  • 14th Minnesota Fishing Opener

  • 23rd Post, SAL, & Auxiliary Officer Elections

  • 29th Frankie Lamb Dance, 2-5pm

  • 30th Memorial Day Services, Backus at 10 am, Ponto Lake at 11am
    Club social & luncheon to follow the services

 

JUNE

  • 19th Frankie Lamb Dance, 2-5pm

  • 27th Flag Retirement Ceremony at 4pm, followed by Post Meetings,
    joint officer installations, and potluck dinner at 6:30pm

 

JULY

  • 10th Auxiliary Breakfast, 7:30-11:30am

  • 17th Frankie Lamb Dance, 2-5pm

  • 23rd Jackpot Cookoff with 1st, 2nd, 3rd, place prizes. Horseshoe and
    Beanbag Tournaments.

 

AUGUST

  • 12th -14th Cornfest Weekend

  • 13th Reception for visiting veterans, lunch, beanbags, horseshoes

  • 14th Auxiliary Breakfast, 7:30-11:30am

  • 14th Frankie Lamb Dance 2-5pm. Auxiliary Raffle drawing announced during
    band breaks.

 

SEPTEMBER

  • 5th Labor Day

  • 14th SAL Gun Raffle Drawing, Legion at 6:30pm

  • 17th Membership Dinner, 5:30pm Social, Dinner at 7pm

  • 18th Frankie Lamb Dance, 2-5pm

 

OCTOBER

  • 9th Auxiliary Breakfast, 7:30-11:30am

  • 15th SAL Spaghetti Dinner, Fundraiser for the Backus Fire Department,
    5pm – gone

  • 16th Frankie Lamb Dance, 2-5pm

  • 29th Kids Halloween Party, 11am-12:30pm

  • 29th Adult Halloween party, Hors D’oeuvre 8pm, Costume Contest at 9pm.

 

NOVEMBER

  • 4th Bake Sale, Noon-6pm

  • 4th Deer Opener Reception, Chili & Sandwiches at 5pm, 10-round
    Meat Raffle at 5:30pm

  • 5th Deer Hunter’s Dinner, 5-8pm

 

DECEMBER

  • 3rd Christmas Customer Appreciation Party, 4-8pm.
    Meat Raffle 6:30p - prizes to be announced, stay tuned!

  • 17th Kids Christmas Party, 11am-12:30pm

  • 24th Christmas Eve Tom & Jerries, Noon-4pm, Club closes at 4pm.

  • 25th Christmas Day, Club Closed

  • 31st New Year's Eve Dinner and Dance, Dinner at 4:30pm, Dance 5:30-9:30pm.

 

Scheduled events may change.  Stay updated on American Legion events via this website; the Echoland Shopper; Pine Cone Press, Facebook posts and listen to 97.5 FM radio.

 

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