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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


Monthly Breakfasts

Legion Auxiliary
2nd Sunday of Each Month



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



Monday-Friday Lunch Hour Play 11am - 2pm

Monday-Thurs, 4pm - 10pm

Friday 4pm - 2am

Saturday 11am - 2am

Sunday 11am - 10pm



See schedule in months below



4th Monday

Aux & SAL Mtgs., 7pm

Post General Mtg, 7:30pm

(No SAL/AUX Mtgs in Dec)


Annual Schedule


  • 1st, Karaoke, 7:30pm

  • Every Sunday, Cribbage Tournament, 1-3pm

  • 15th, Karaoke, 8pm



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

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

  • 13th Superbowl Party



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

  • 17th St. Patrick’s Day party and feed.

    • Shepherd's Pie & Guiness Stew meal served all day!

    • Shenanigans begin at 6pm with game show night.

  • 20th District 6 E-Board Meeting Backus Post​



  • 9th Kids Easter Party, 11am-Noon (Drive Through)

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

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

  • 17th Easter Sunday, Club is closed



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

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

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

  • 14th Minnesota Fishing Opener

  • 21st Gary Dawson's Services, 11am

  • 22nd Leo & Sue Elyea Memorial Luncheon, approximately 2pm

  • 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



  • 12th Auxiliary Breakfast, 7:30-11:30am

  • 19th Frankie Lamb Dance, 2-5pm

  • 27th Flag Retirement Ceremony at 4pm.

    • Abbreviated General Meeting at 5pm

    • Installation of Officers at 5:30pm

    • Potluck dinner at 6:30pm



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

  • 17th Frankie Lamb Dance, 2-5pm



  • 12th -14th Cornfest Weekend

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

  • 14th

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

    • Frankie Lamb Dance 2-5pm, followed by a Chicken dinner!

    • Auxiliary Raffle drawing will be held at 5:30pm.



  • 5th Labor Day

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

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

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

  • 18th Frankie Lamb Dance, 2-5pm



  • 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.



  • 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



  • 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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