■ Live music
For week of Dec. 13-19; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Hwys. 371 and 87
Frankie Lamb Band, 2-6 p.m. Sunday
608 Laurel St.
Last Page, Friday-Saturday
601 Laurel St.
Songster Pete Norman, 5-7 p.m. every Friday; Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month
124 Front St.
Three Men and a Lady, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday
Sunshine Kitchen & Moonshine
724 Mill Ave.
Lolah, Friday; Project Rainbow Party, 10 p.m. Saturday
707 Laurel St.
Fat Daddy’s, Friday; Six to Midnight, Saturday
The Underground Dance Club
downstairs of The Hubb
DJ Richie Rick, every Friday-Saturday
The Last Turn Saloon
214 S. Eighth St.
Open Mic Night, first Wednesday of the month from 7-10 p.m.
219 South Ninth St.
Free Jams in the Blue Room, third Wednesday of the month
30279 Airport Rd.
Under the Covers, Thursday-Friday; Rebel Queen’s, Saturday; karaoke, Sunday
downstairs of the Commander
Todd Douglas, Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Dr.
Karaoke, Thursday-Friday; Strange Brew, Saturday
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
Crosby’s Piano Bar
County Roads 66
Open Jam Night, Wednesday; Piano bar with Steve Anderson or Shannon Webster, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
County Roads 66
Hank from Blind Luck, Thursday, Dec. 13; Blind Luck, 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday
133 Highway 10
Loss 4 Words, Saturday
8798 Interlachen Road
Karaoke, every Saturday at 9:30 p.m.
■ Performing arts
BHS holiday concert
Brainerd High School (BHS) choirs, featuring the Chamber Orchestra will perform holiday concert 7 p.m. Monday, Tornstrom Auditorium. Tickets are $6 for adult and $4 for students, and are available at the door.
Steele Family Christmas
Central Lakes College (CLC) Cultural Arts series presents, The Steele Family Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Chalberg Theatre. Tickets are $27 for premium seats, $22 for side seats, $16 for temporary chairs and $11 for CLC students. Ticket go to www.clctickets.com.
Rock & Roll Xmas Spectacular
Central Lakes College (CLC) Cultural Arts series presents, Rock & Roll Spectacular, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Chalberg Theatre; 7:30 p.m. show is sold out. Tickets are $27 for premium seats, $22 for side seats, $16 for temporary chairs and $11 for CLC students. Ticket go to www.clctickets.com.
Central Lakes College Theatre musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” performances will be Feb. 14-17 and 21-24, 2013. For information, contact Patrick Spradlin at 855-8255 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
C-I choir concerts
The Crosby-Ironton High School choirs Christmas concerts, Sunday, Mayberry Auditorium. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.
Orchestras to perform
“The Sforzando String Orchestra” and “The Con Brio String Orchestra” to perform Christmas concert, 7 p.m. Friday, Sacred Heart Chapel, St. Francis Convent. Baskets will be available for free will donations. For more information, call the Music Center at 320-632-0637.
■ Special Events
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.
Creative Writing Boot Camp
The Crossing Arts Alliance presents “Creative Writing Boot Camp,” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 12, 2013, Franklin Arts Center. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $15 and includes all day workshop, lunch and beverages. For more information or to download a registration form, visit www.bluecottageagency.com or call Krista at 828-4717.
Poet Susan Sink of “Habits” to appear, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Good Book and Gifts.
Author Ren Holland of “The Early Resorts of Minnesota,” book signing event, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum. For more information, call 320-632-4007.
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 teen-aged 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.
Auditions for Pequot Lakes Community Theater’s “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” 6:30 p.m. on Monday or Tuesday, Pequot Lakes High School Theater. Questions contact Kate at firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-838-3988. For more information on the production call Pequot Lakes Community Education at 218-568-9200.
Staples Area Women’s Chorus rehearsals, 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays in Staples Motley High School Choir Room.
■ Visual arts
Art Matters Gallery
1001 Kingwood St.
“Close Encounters,” exhibition, by appointment by calling 330-1780 through January 2013.
Brainerd Public Library
416 S. Fifth St.
Artists Jan Roberts and Phyllis Frankum work on display through February.
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.
Crow Wing County
204 Laurel St.
Artwork by Diane Runberg through December.
Glaze 2 Amaze
706 Laurel St.
Pottery glazing for ladies only, 3-8 p.m. Thursday.
Pottery glazing for children, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and from 1-5 p.m. Sunday.
Sioux Line Depot Museum
101 First St. N.E.
A traveling exhibit entitled Lake Roosevelt Artifact Exhibit and Interpretive Project will be on display during regular business hours. Schedule the exhibit for a group, school or organization, contact the Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network office at (218) 545-1166 or Kay at (218) 546-5996.
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.
“Our Town: Paint yourself into your community,” featured through Dec. 29.
If you would like your event listed in the entertainment guide, e-mail Jennifer at email@example.com, call 855-5851, fax 829-0211 or mail to Jennifer Stockinger, Brainerd Dispatch, P.O. Box 974, Brainerd, MN 56401. Please include time, date, place, admission price and contact information. Deadline is Monday for Thursday publication.