For week of April 14-20; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Near Highways 371 and 87
Welcome Back Musical Comedy, 5:30 p.m. Saturday
Frankie Lamb Band, 2-6 p.m. Sunday
Paul Bunyan Bowl
7609 Excelsior Road
Clint Jacobs and the Jammers Club, Friday; The Beet Keepers, April 21
608 Laurel St.
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursdays of the month
124 Front St.
Limited Edition, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday
The E Squared Cafe
123 East Washington St.
Drew Peterson, 8 p.m. Friday, $5 cover
The Last Turn Saloon
214 S. Eighth St.
Old, Fat and Gray, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Saturday
30279 Airport Road
downstairs of the Commander
The 2 of Hearts, 5-9 p.m. Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Drive
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
21560 CR 3
The Diamond Dogs, Friday
133 Highway 10
County Road 203
Kenny Jake Band, Saturday
KC’s Uptown Saloon
116 Cedar Ave. E.
Beet Keepers, Thursday
The Huntin’ Shack
724 Highway 210 W.
Power Line, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. April 22
‘A Night of Inspiration’
Kathryn Knuttila, Miss Minnesota 2010, will host “A Night of Inspiration,” 7 p.m. Friday, Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak St. Event is free, but donations will be accepted. Concert will feature talent performances by local artists and Knuttila and local people and their inspiring works and stories, while fundraising for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
The United States Air Force Academy Band Academy Winds concert, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Tornstrom; free, but tickets must be acquired beforehand by stopping at the Brainerd Dispatch, 506 James St., Brainerd or by mailing in a coupon form found in the Dispatch with a self-addressed, stamped envelope with the request for the tickets.
Adventures ‘n Theatre production of “The Clown Who Ran Away,” May 20-21; a Central Lakes College event.
Central Lakes College Children’s Theatre to present “Tinytown,” 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dryden Theatre. All tickets are $5 and may be purchased at clctickets.com or from the CLC box office at 855-8199.
CLC Summer Theatre
Central Lakes College Summer Theatre productions “It Runs in The Family,” June 15-26 and “Annie,” July 15-24, For more information contact Dennis Lamberson at 855-8202 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Patrick Spradlin at 855-8255 or at email@example.com.
C-I choir program
The Feast Of Eastertide, Saturday and Sunday, Crosby-Ironton High School. Cost is $20 and available in the choir room or by making a request by mail at Crosby Ironton High School: Att. Vocal Music Dept., 711 Poplar Street, Crosby, MN. 56441.
The Honey Dewdrops to perform, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, large meeting room at Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library; free.
NEW YORK MILLS
The Honey Dewdrops to perform, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, New York Mills Cultural Center; $12 for advance sale and $15 the day of the concert. Students are $5 anytime. For tickets call (218) 385-3339 to reserve a seat.
Todd Green to perform
Multi-instrumentalist Todd Green to perform several concerts at 7 p.m.; Thursday at Chase on the Lake in Walker, Saturday at Forestview Middle School in Baxter and Sunday at The Warehouse in Pine River; concerts are free, but tickets must be picked up at the local Kitchigami libraries.
A country concert
An Evening of Country Music, a fundraiser for Faith in Action, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Northern Lights Event Center.
Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
Linda Johaneson, landscapes in fiber exhibit, ends May 15.
Jaques Art Center
121 Second St. N.W.
“Favorite Things” and “It Starts With A Memory,” on display from April 29- June 4.
Art Matters Studio and Gallery
located in Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
Photography exhibition on 2010 Warrior football team’s championship, 1:30-4 p.m. May 1 with exhibit on display through June 15 or by appointment by calling 330-1780.
Brainerd Public Library
416 S. Fifth St.
Artist Jeanne Gaffney work on display through May.
501 Laurel St.
Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.
Crow Wing County
320 Laurel St.
Various exhibits, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 829-3268, www.crowwinghistory.org.
Kevin Matthews Pottery
113 Washington St.
Glazed and Amazed event to support the Tom Brown family in the April 30 Multiple Sclerosis Walk; People come in and purchase an item to design; dates are 2-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 2-9 p.m. April 22.
Northland Arboretum Art Gallery
14250 Conservation Dr.
Artist Darlene Stone’s work on display, ends Wednesday.
Community Center and Library
14126 Daggett Pine Road
Paintings by Crosslake Art Club members, ongoing.
Morrison County Government
213 First Ave. S.E.
Local artists, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. weekdays, ongoing.
2151 S. Lindbergh Drive
Various Morrison County historical exhibits, ongoing, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, free, (320) 632-4007, www.morrisoncountyhistory.org.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
24 Main Ave. N.
Regional Art Show, May 7, with artist reception from 3-5 p.m. May 14.
Regional High School Art Show, runs through April 23, with artist reception from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up at 10 a.m., Jaques Art Center; One stroke painting classes, first Wednesday of the month, 1-4 p.m., cost is $18 and class will be taught by Rochelle Bertram. More information or to register call the center at (218) 927-2363 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book-signing with Judy Kuusisto and doll presentation, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jaques Art Center.
Geritol Frolics auditions
Geritol Frolics auditions for those age 55 and older, 6-9 p.m. May 5 and from 10 a.m. to noon May 7 at Franklin Arts Center. For more information call 825-3777.
Musician jam sessions
All musician invited to join in acoustic jam sessions, first Sunday of the month, Grand Lodge at Heartwood Senior Living Community. More information by calling Connie Lou Swanson at Heartwood at (218) 534-3089.
St. Francis Music Center
Community Chorale meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays.
The St. Francis Sestri Na Mir meets from 5-7 p.m. Sundays.
The St. Francis male singing group meets from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays; More information by contacting St. Francis Music Center at (320)632-0637 or visit www.sfmusiccenter.org.
Out of town
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
501 W. 78th St.
“Jesus Christ Superstar,” plays through July 30; box office, (800) 362-3515, www.chanhassentheatres.com.
Old Log Theater
5175 Meadville St.
“On Golden Pond,” runs through the end of April; (952) 474-5951, www.oldlog.com.
Grand Casino Hinckley Events
and Convention Center
777 Lady Luck Dr.
George Jones, Saturday
Old Main Village
301 S. Fifth St.
From Age to Age, 1 p.m. Saturday; and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Chapel, Mankato; tickets are $10 and $6 for students.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave. S.
The Mourners: Tomb Sculptures from the Court of Burgundy, ends Sunday; Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting, through May 1; (612) 870-3131, www.artsmia.org.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
777 Grand Ave.
Sawyer Brown, May 7
2705 Annapolis Lane
“The Marvelous Wonderettes,” through July 24, tickets are available by calling (763) 553-1600 or going online at plymouthplayhouse.com.
Mystic Lake Casino
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd.
Kellie Pickler, Saturday; Bill Maher, 8 p.m. June 25; Dolly Parton, 7:30 p.m. July 27; More information by contacting Mystic Box Office at (952) 496-6563 or go to mysticlake.com.
Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
Big Head Todd and the Monsters, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; tickets are $35 for main floor seating, $30 for balcony and $25 for rear balcony; Ozark Jubilee presents “The Legends of Country Music!,” 1:30 p.m. April 25 and 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 26, cost is $22 for adults and $20 for seniors; (320) 259-5463 or www.paramountarts.org/main/events.
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W. Kellogg Boulevard
“Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs,” through Sept. 5, tickets range from $16-$30; more information go to www.smm.org or call (651) 221-9444.
Northern Lights Casino
6800 Y Frontage Rd. N.W.
Rick Springfield, 7 p.m. Saturday
Cherry Stone, 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m., Friday-Saturday, Cabaret at the casino.