Friday nights at the Beanery Cafe
Jan and Mike Cherry, 8-10 p.m., Friday, 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 email@example.com.
Live music comedy
Live Musical Comedy with Usual Suspects Theater Company with “Istanbul” and “Don’t Fence Me In,” 5:45 p.m. Dec. 8, American Legion; free.
Music General holiday show
Music General’s annual holiday shows, 5:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Friday, Tornstrom Auditorium. Advance tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under and are available at Music General. At the door, tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.
Just for Kix holiday show
Just For Kix holiday shows, 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., Brainerd High School; tickets are adults, $8 and students, $5.
Cultural Thursday, noon Dec. 6, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College; international students speaking. free.
Lone Eagle exhibit
Lone Eagle exhibit at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site.
Wine tasting event
Wine-tasting event, 7-10 p.m. Dec. 15, Linden Hill. Tickets are $30 and are available at Ambiance @53.
Candace Simar, author of the Abercrombie Trail series novels, will sign books at 3 p.m. Saturday, Turtle Town Books and Gifts.
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.
Author Deborah Ann Thomalla to appear at 4 p.m. Dec. 3, Royalton Public Library.
Staples Area Women’s Chorus rehearsals, 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays in Staples Motley High School Choir Room.