For week of Nov. 3-9, bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
608 Laurel St.
High Octane, Friday-Saturday
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month
124 Front St.
Highway 371 N.
DJ Walzy, Thursday and Saturday; Seth Doud and Antman, Friday
The Last Turn Saloon
214 S. Eighth St.
Open Mic Night, first Wednesday of the month from 7-9 p.m.
30279 Airport Rd.
Loose Cannon, Friday-Saturday
downstairs of the Commander
Dave Burkart, 5-9 p.m. Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Dr.
White Ties, Friday-Saturday
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
38136 CR 66
DJ J.P. and Chad, 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Ox Lake Tavern and Grill
County Roads 66 and 16
DJ Lizzy, Friday-Saturday
County Roads 66 and 16
DJ Number II, Friday-Saturday
Blue Goose Inn
9347 Highway 169
Firewater Burn, Friday-Saturday
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
West Side Bar
115 West Broadway
Shelby’s Voyage, Friday; Grave Dancers, Saturday
21560 CR 3
Loss 4 Words, Saturday
133 Highway 10
Retro Cowboy, Friday
Friday nights at the Beanery Cafe
Lowell LaBerge & Friends, 8-10 p.m. Friday, the Beanery Cafe.
BHS band concert
Brainerd High School bands to perform, 7 p.m. Thursday, Tornstrom Auditorium. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for students.
Fall CLC band concert
Central Lakes College band concert, 8:01 p.m. Tuesday, Chalberg Theatre. Cost is $5 for adults.
‘Deer Camp the Musical’
“Deer Camp the Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Franklin Arts Center Auditorium. Tickets are $23 in advance or $26 at the door. Group rates are available through the ticket line at (218) 536-0589. Advance tickets are available at Cub Foods and Pequot Lakes SuperValu.
Fall CLC choir concert
Central Lakes College choir concert “On Winds of a Song,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Chalberg Theatre; free.
The Rose Ensemble
The Rose Ensemble, 7 p.m. Friday, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College; Cost is $12 and can be purchased online at www.RoseEnsemble.org or calling (651) 225-4340. Educational lecture/demonstration will be at 11 a.m. Friday at CLC and at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Brainerd Public Library.
Lakes Area Concert
Anderson and Roe, a piano duet, Nov. 14; Street Corner Symphony, March 12; Alexander Sevastian, solo accordionist, March 31; and Redhead Express Walker Family, April 28. All concerts at 7:30 p.m. at Tornstrom Auditorium.
GRS to present two concerts
Great River Strings hunting theme concerts, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Salem Lutheran Church in Deerwood; and at 2 p.m. Nov. 13, at the First Lutheran Church in Aitkin. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors up to a maximum of $20 per family.
‘Deer Camp the Musical’
“Deer Camp the Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Little Falls High School Auditorium. Tickets are $23 in advance or $26 at the door. Group rates are available through the ticket line at (218) 536-0589. Advance tickets are available at Coborn’s.
Grassroots Concert season
Tim Sparks, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar. Admission is $10 at the door for adults and $5 for children under 12 with listening attention. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Pequot Lakes Community Theatre production of “The 1940’s Radio Hour,” Nov. 11-13 and 18-20. More information call the Pequot Lakes Community Education office at (218) 568-9200.
Staples Motley Area
Arts Council series
Butch Thompson, 2 p.m. Nov. 13, Centennial Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students in advance, or $15 and $7 at the door. Tickets available online at the Arts Council’s website and from the Staples Motley Public Schools Community Education Office at (218) 894-5416 or (800) 213-6877.
WDC theater kick-off
Wadena-Deer Creek High School theater to perform musical, “Wonderland,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17-19, Wadena Memorial Auditorium.
Art Matters Studio and Gallery
#225 Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
“Altered States: Abstract and Impressionist Photography” by John Erickson from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12; Exhibit runs through March 30, or by appointment at (218) 330-1780.
Evelyn Matthies’ Porthole Gallery
712 Washington St.
Kathleen Thorson’s first solo exhibition, opens Friday and runs through end of December, with artist reception from 1-5 p.m. Saturday. Times are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through 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 email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zorongo Flamenco Dance
Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre of Minneapolis, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College. Tickets are $10-25 and available at www.clctickets.com.
BHS arts and crafts festival
Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12, Brainerd High School. Free.
Guest author Mary Desjarlais of “Dorie Lavalle; A Minnesota Story of Moonshine and Murder,” 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Bookin’ It Bookstore.
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.
The Staples Area Women’s Chorus rehearsals from 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays in Staples Motley High School choir room.