■ Live music
For week of Jan. 10-16; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Near Highways 371 & 87
Frankly Country Band, 2-6 p.m. Jan. 20
608 Laurel St.
Seazon of the Fly, 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.
The Just Us Band, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday
Sunshine Kitchen & Moonshine
724 Mill Ave.
Aitas, 10 p.m. Saturday
707 Laurel St.
Hair Mania, Friday-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.
The Express Band, Friday-Saturday; karaoke, Sunday
downstairs of the Commander
Off The Record, Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Dr.
Karaoke, every Thursday
Kung Fu Hippies, Friday-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
Acoustic Thursday with Andy Fischer, Thursday, Jan. 10; John Pribyl, Jan. 17
Blind Luck, Jan. 19
Blue Goose Inn
9347 Highway 169
Daisy & the Dukes, Friday-Saturday
2156 County Road 3
Tim Mahoney, Saturday
Sherwood Forest Tavern
8798 Interlachen Road
Karaoke, every Saturday at 9:30 p.m.
30279 Airport Rd.
Gun Shy, 8:30 p.m. to midnight Jan. 18, $3 cover to benefit Pine River Food Shelf
■ Performing arts
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.
NEW YORK MILLS
Ensemble 61 to perform, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. Admission is $12 advance sale and $15 the night of the concert. Student admission is $5. Tickets are available by calling 218-285-3339 or email@example.com.
■ 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. Beginning to Intermediate Watercolor for adults will be held Jan. 25 and 26. Cost $80. Instructor: is Duane Barnhart. More information or to register call the center at (218) 927-2363 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Creative Writing Boot Camp
The Crossing Arts Alliance presents “Creative Writing Boot Camp,” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 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.
The Heartland Symphony Orchestra (HSO) to host a five course meal paired with music ensembles performed by members of the HSO, 3 p.m. Jan. 27, A.T. Black and White Restaurant. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased until Jan. 18 at the following locations in Little Falls: Bookin’ It, Great River Regional Arts and KLTF Radio. In Brainerd, they can be purchased at the Brainerd Dispatch and Bridge of Harmony. Contact the HSO office to purchase tickets through the mail at 1-800-826-1997 or email@example.com.
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.
Staples Area Women’s Chorus rehearsals, 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays in Staples Motley High School Choir Room.
■ Visual arts
Jaques Art Center
121 Second St. N.W.
Juried exhibit entitled “Home Sweet Home,” opens Friday and runs through Jan. 16. Opening reception, 12-3 p.m. Saturday.
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.
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.
IF YOU would like your event listed in the entertainment guide, email Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.