Friday nights at the Beanery Cafe
Larry Fontaine, 8-10 p.m., Nov. 9, the Beanery Cafe.
Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up at 10 a.m., Jaques Art Center; Art classes, first Wednesday of the month, 1-4 p.m. More information or to register call the center at 218-927-2363 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reading Room series
Speaking of Books series, 4:30-6:30 p.m., third Thursday of the month, Prairie Bay; Author Paul Sailer, Nov. 15; More information by calling 824-6444.
Melanie Benjamin, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians chief executive, next Cultural Thursday program, noon Thursday, Nov. 1, in Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College. Free.
Children’s Felt Art with artist Michelle Pfeiffer, Brainerd Public Library; 6 p.m. Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 13 and 6 p.m. Nov. 19.
Illusions and magic
Jared Sherlock to perform Nov. 15 at Horizon Health’s “Evening of Illusions” Harvest Ball, Falls Ballroom. Tickets are $35 and include show and a meal. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at F & M State Bank or Horizon Health in Pierz or GoldSmith Jewelers in Little Falls. Tickets also will be available at the door.
Lone Eagle exhibit
Lone Eagle exhibit at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site.
The St. Francis Community Chorale meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; Sestri, a Women’s Slavic Choir, meets at 7 p.m. Sundays; Brothers in Harmony, a men’s singing group open to teenage and adult men will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays; for more information, call the St. Francis Music Center at 320-632-0637.
Comedian to perform
Comedian Scott Hansen to perform, Nov. 17, Nisswa American Legion. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets at Legion or call 218-963-9946, Ext 0.
Staples Area Women’s Chorus rehearsals, 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays in Staples Motley High School Choir Room.