Friday nights at the Beanery Cafe
Larry Fontaine, 8-10 p.m., Friday, the Beanery Cafe.
Wine for the Holidays “Le Beaujolais Nouveau Est Arrivé!” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15, the Beanery Cafe. Tickets are $25 for Northern Lights Club members and $30 for non-members. Reservations are required and tickets are available online http://www.aitkinbeanery.com/home or by calling the Beanery Cafe 218-927-7811.
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.
Children’s Felt Art with artist Michelle Pfeiffer, Brainerd Public Library; 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Nov. 19.
Author Alison McGhee to appear at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Wadena City Library; 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Brainerd Public Library; 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Longville-Margaret Welch Memorial Library; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Walker Public Library; 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cass Lake Community Library; noon Nov. 15 at Pine River Public Library; and Nov. 16 at Pequot Lakes Public Library; Free.
BHS craft fair
Arts and craft fair, Saturday, Brainerd High School.
Westgate craft fair
Arts and craft fair, Nov. 17-18, Westgate Mall.
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.