• Backus Community Center

    • Clubs/Organizations
    • Art Classes
    • Banquet Facilities
    • Catering
    • Entertainment
    • Event Catering
    • Event Space
    • Events & Parties
    • Meeting Spaces
    • Office Space
    • Theater
    • Wedding Facilities
    • Youth & Children's Programs
    900 - 5th Street
    International Falls, MN 56649
    (218) 285-7225
    218-285-7118 (fax)
    Hours:
    Summer Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday ~ Thursday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday

    About Us

    Since 2002, Citizens for Backus/AB, a non-profit 501-C3 corporation, has owned both historic buildings. The Backus building is currently operating as a vibrant community center and is used by read more
    • About

      Since 2002, Citizens for Backus/AB, a non-profit 501-C3 corporation, has owned both historic buildings. The Backus building is currently operating as a vibrant community center and is used by residents of all ages. The Backus stage plays host to talent shows, concerts, musicals, 4-H shows, plays, special events and community gatherings.
      The building provides a home for an art studio, 4-H programming, youth sports, dance studios, art classes, summer youth drama and theater programs, music lessons, orchestra, teen dances, weddings, receptions, showers, training, workshops, dinners and monthly soup suppers! The auditorium and meeting rooms are available for rent and office space is also available.

    • Media

    • Member Events

      Monday Dec 12, 2022
      Monday Jan 9, 2023
    • Whom to Contact

      • Alyssa Crawford
        Office Assistant
        900 Fifth Street
        International Falls, MN 56649
        Phone: (218) 285-7225
        Fax: (218) 285-7118
      • Lois Lundin
        Executive Director
        900 Fifth Street
        International Falls, MN 56649
        Phone: (218) 285-7225
        Fax: (218) 285-7118
      • Hoa Sobczynski
        Business Manager
        900 5th Street
        International Falls, MN 56649
        Phone: (218) 285-7225
        Fax: (218) 285-7118
      • Darcy Sullivan
        KCC-TV Program Manager
        900 Fifth Street Room 209
        International Falls, MN 56649
        Cell Phone: (218) 434-3465
        Fax: (218) 285-7118
    • Directions

      Neighboring west, the St. Thomas Aquainas Catholic Church. We share parking lot space with Forestland, which is to our east. 1 block west of the police station & court. 1 block east is a gas station.