Backus Community Center 900 5th Street, International Falls Minnesota
(218) 285-7225 | Email
Office Open Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

MISSION STATEMENT: “Historic Backus Community Center, the heart of International Falls, where all generations celebrate arts, culture, recreation, wellness and life-long learning”

Backus Performing Arts Series 2017-2018

Shows begin at 7:00 pm, doors open at 6:30 pm
Season Tickets: $65 Non-Members | $55 Backus Members
Pick 4 Shows: $44 Non-Members | $38 Backus Members
Season tickets only available at the Backus office
Individual shows: Adult $12 | Student $6 | Family $25 (immediate family only please)
Individual tickets available at: City Drug Store, J & D Foods in Littlefork, Betty's in Fort Frances & at the door

NEW! VIP Lounge | Complimentary beverages & snacks before the show for season ticket holders & sponsors

Teddy Roosevelt

Teddy Roosevelt Show

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Willy Wonka


Borealis Bards present Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka"

Friday, October 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, October 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Monroe Crossing

Monroe Crossing "Bluegrass Christmas"

Friday, December 15, 2017

Daren Streblow

Daren Streblow

Friday, February 2, 2018

Kat Perkins

Kat Perkins

Saturday, March 10, 2018


Minneapolis Children's Theatre Company present "Seedfolks"

Friday, April 27, 2018

The Backus Performing Arts Series was brought to you in 2016-2017 by:



Thank you to our sponsors for partnering with us to bring these fine shows to the stage!


Bremer Bank

Super One Foods

Wagner Construction