■ Performing arts
Central Lakes College Theatre musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” performances will be 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-16 and 21-23, with 2 p.m. matinees on Feb. 17 and 24. . For tickets call the Box Office at 855 8199, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online ticketing at clctickets.com.
NEW YORK MILLS
‘Diva of the Dakotas’ to perform
Audra Suchy and her husband Andrew to perform, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, 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.
Monroe Crossing’s one hour workshop on “The History of Bluegrass,” from 4-5 p.m. , Pequot Lakes High School choir room. Then at 7:30 p.m. the concert portion of the two presentations will be held in the Pequot Lakes High School Theater. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors age 60 and over and $8 for youth. Tickets on sale through the Pequot Lakes Community Education office by calling 218-568-9200. More information can be found at www.glapa.info.
Lamplighter auditions set
Lamplighter Community Theatre will hold auditions from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday for a spring production of “Sandbag, Stage Left (or, One Dead Dolly,” Trinity Lutheran Church. Anyone interested who cannot make the audition times can call director Dave Vieths at 218-851-3290 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org to set an alternate time. For other information call Amy at 218-894-1925.
WDA to perform one-act
The Wadena-Deer Creek (WDC) one-act play to be performed for the public at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31 in the Wadena Memorial Auditorium. Admission is free.
■ 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.
MidWinter Dinner set
The Aitkin County Friends of the Arts will present its MidWinter Dinner on Feb. 23, with Music of the Beatles, performed by John Koziol & Friends. Social hour, 5:45 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and entertainment at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $39 and are available at the Aitkin Independent Age.
Heidi Purdy, a Central Lakes College (CLC) graduate, will present “Peru: The Inca Trail” at noon Feb. 7, in Chalberg Theatre at CLC; free.
Crossing Arts Alliance’s Flipside, held from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of the month, in the former cafeteria at the Franklin Arts Center. Next event Feb. 9, “Animals in Art ... Arty Party,” painting, drawing, sculpting, cartooning and edible art with Kate Carlson. Participants are asked to bring a photo of their favorite pet.
The 10th annual Crosslake WinterFest is scheduled Thursday, Jan. 31 and runs through Saturday. For a complete list of activities, visit Crosslake.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,” runs through Feb. 16.
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.
Wildlife painter Jerry Raedeke work on display through March.
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.
Five Wings Art Council
121 Fourth St. N.E.
UROCK Poster Exhibit, open through Feb. 28.
If you would like your event listed in the entertainment guide, e-mail 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.