Meetings, workshops, classes, parties, showers, concerts .... for 1 to 1,000 .... we have you covered!
Are you looking to expand or upgrade your current work space? The historic Backus building has space for you!
Our staff includes a licensed food manager, three cooks and an experienced event coordinator. Past events hosted in our facility include: weddings, class reunion dinners, receptions, banquets, ethnic food festivals, concerts, plays, public meetings, trainings sessions - large and small - showers, funerals, dances and other special events --
if you can plan it, we can host it!
A 9-foot Steinway Concert Grand Piano is also available for your event, and Backus can secure a variety of musicians or vocalists to fit your needs.
Call Hoa Sobczynski for rental rates and details (218) 285-7225
The 1,000 seat Auditorium is equipped with a full-sized stage, lighting, sound and a 24'x16' projection system allowing for modern presentations and performances
The Backus Board Room is ideal for groups up to 25 and features original wood cabinetry
Room size: 24'x22'
Our Conference Room can seat up to 100 and is open to a variety of table and seating configurations
Room size: 60'x25'
Our newly remodeled Dining Room can seat up to 100 guests and has a light and airy atmosphere thanks to the abundance of east and south sun exposure
Room 110 size: 22'x34'
Room 111 size: 23'x44'
For larger events, the Backus Stage/Gym will provide seating for 200-500
Room size: 55'x85'