For week of April 16-22; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
608 Laurel St.
Lasher, Friday- Saturday
The Iron Rail
707 Laurel St.
Sound Bandits, Friday- Saturday
124 Front St.
Muddy Waters, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Friday
612 Front St.
Open Jam, every Saturday
13184 County Road 8
The Lantern Idol, starts at 8:30 p.m. every Saturday through April 25
The E Squared Cafe
123 East Washington St.
Leane Perius and Seth Doud, Friday, $3 cover.
217 S. Seventh St., Suite 108
Self-Immolation, The Black Revolt and Cleobury from Madison, Wis., Friday, $5 cover
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month
10067 Leisure Lane
Kenny Jake Band, 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m., Saturday
The Old Waterfall
4955 Highway 371 N.
Diamond Star DJ's, Friday
Backus American Legion
Highways 371 and 87 W.
Frankie Lamb, 2-6 p.m. Sunday
133 Highway 10
King's Ransom, 8 p.m. -12 a.m., Saturday
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Alan Godage & Sundown the Classic Country Band, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
Blue Goose Inn
9347 U.S. Highway 169
Shirts and Skins, Friday-Saturday
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m., every Friday-Saturday.
Huntin' Shack Bar and Grill
724 State Highway 210 W.
The Diamond Dogs, 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m., Friday
30279 Airport Road
Sonik Envy, Friday-Saturday.
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Dr.
October Son, Friday-Saturday
'The Pig Price'
The Pig Prince, presented by Central Lakes College Children's Theatre, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Dryden Theatre, tickets are $5 and available at CLC Theatre box office at 855-8199 or (800) 933-0346, ext. 8199.
Tonic Sol Fa
Tonic Sol Fa A Cappella to perform 7:30 p.m. May 1, Tornstrom Auditorium in Washington Educational Service Building; tickets available at Cub Foods in Brainerd and Baxter, Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity, Thrivent Financial offices or online at www.tonicsolfa.com.
Lakes Area Concert Series
Jimmy Darsey to perform 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Tornstrom Auditorium in Washington Educational Service Building; more information call Betty Alderman at 829-3379.
Legacy Chorale spring concerts
Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota spring concerts set 7:30 p.m. April 23 and 3 p.m. April 26, Lord of Life Lutheran Church; tickets, $10 for adults and seniors, free to students 18 and under and available in advance from Chorale members, Brainerd Dispatch and Bethany Bookstore or by calling Bob Nelson, Legacy Chorale manager, at 820-6034 or email@example.com.
The High 48s
The High 48s to perform, 8 p.m. Friday, The Lodge; tickets are $9 in advance, $12 at door, $8 for teens and free to children 12 and under. Information call (800) 635-3037 or go to www.MinnesotaBluegrass. org.
Great River Strings to perform
The Great River Strings to perform 7:30 p.m. April 25, St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Crosby. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and $20 per family.
Great River Strings to perform
The Great River Strings to perform 2 p.m. April 26, Aitkin First Lutheran Church, Aitkin. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and $20 per family.
Nina Miller to perform
Nina (DeBow) Miller to perform 2 p.m. Sunday at the United Methodist Church, advance tickets, $12 adults, $6 students, tickets at the door, $15 adults, $7 students. Tickets available at Centennial Auditorium box office at (218) 894-5416 or (800) 213-6877.
Grassroots Concerts series
April Verch Band, folk, old-time, bluegrass, roots, jazz and step-dancing music by four-piece band in Live Well Night Club Bar, 7:30 p.m. April 24. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., tickets are $10, adults and $5, children; For more information call 829-4092 or www.grassrootsconcerts.org.
Pequot Lakes High School production
The Pequot Lakes High School will perform The Merchant of Venice, at 7 p.m. April 24-25, 2 p.m. April 26; tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults.
Strikepoint to perform
The Strikepoint Handbell Ensemble from Duluth to perform 7:30 p.m., Saturday, tickets are $12 for adults; $10 for people age 60 and older; and $8 for age 18 and younger. Tickets available by calling (218) 568-9200.
International Taste Sampler event
The Great River Arts Association presents International Taste Sampler Spanish Tapas event from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the Great River Arts Center at 122 S.E. First St., $30 for advanced tickets, $35 at the door, for more information call (320) 632-0960 or e-mail to gallery@great river.org.
St. Catherine Women's Choir to perform
St. Catherine Women's Choir to perform 7:30 p.m. Friday, Hope Lutheran Church, Walker; free, more information call (218) 547-1850.
Legacy Chorale spring concert
Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota spring concert set 7 p.m. April 25, Salem Lutheran Church; a free-will offering to attend.
Crossing Arts Alliance Gallery
Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
Various artists, ongoing.
501 Laurel St.
Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.
Crow Wing County Historical Society
320 Laurel St.
Various exhibits, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 829-3268, www.crowwinghistory.org.
Northland Arboretum Art Gallery
Collaborative work by Marlon Davidson and Don Knudson, through May 31.
Evelyn Matthies' Porthole Gallery
712 Washington St.
Molly Krautkremer's Art thru the eyes of an 8-year-old, through April 27, with a 2-4 p.m. April 18 reception.
Central Lakes College Gallery
501 W. College Dr.
Student art exhibit through May 13.
Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
Sonja Larsen's nature prints' exhibit, through May 1, with a demo and book signing from 2-4 p.m. May 3.
Jaques Art Center
121 Second St. NW
Students Art Exhibit, students from Aitkin County through May 2, admission free.
Community Center and Library
14126 Daggett Pine Road
Paintings by Diane Runberg, ongoing.
Morrison County Government Center Gallery
213 First Ave. S.E.
Art by Jim Poff, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 9-11 a.m. Saturdays, ongoing.
2151 S. Lindbergh Drive
Commemorate!, artifacts from Minnesota's 150-year history, ongoing, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, free, (320) 632-4007, www.morrisoncounty history.org.
Beginner wood carving class
9 a.m.-noon third Saturday of the month and 6-9 p.m. third Wednesday of the month, Franklin Arts Center Woodworking Shop, 1001 Kingwood St.
Adult book club
7 p.m. second Thursday of every month, Brainerd Public Library, 416 S. Fifth St.
Teen book club
4 p.m. second Thursday of every month, Brainerd Public Library.
Senior Center Book Club
10:30-11:30 a.m. third Wednesday of every month, Lakes Area Senior Activity Center, 803 Kingwood St.
Jaques Art Center workshops
121 Second St. N.W.
Weavers' Club, 1 p.m. first Saturday of the month, (218) 927-2363, www.jaquesart.com.
Calligraphy study group
5-7 p.m. first Monday of the month, 9-11 a.m. fourth Wednesday of the month, Jaques Art Center, 121 Highway 210 N.W., (218) 927-2363, www.aitkinbeanery.com, www.northernlightswine.com.
Great River Arts Center classes
122 First St. S.E.
What's in a Word, a two-day workshop on writing family memoir with Laura Flynn, author of Swallow the Ocean, Saturday-Sunday, cost $70.
Ceramics Open Studio, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, $5 (GRAA members), $8 (non-members).
Drawing Discovery Book Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m. first Thursday of the month, free, (320) 616-5421, www.greatart.org, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great River Writers meeting
6:30 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, Carnegie Library, (320) 632-1848, (800) 809-1848, www.bookinitontheweb.com.
Spirituality Book Discussion Group
6 p.m. first Thursday of the month, September-May, Bookin' It, 113 First St. S.E., (320) 616-5580, www.bookinitontheweb. com.
Good Living Cookbook Club
7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Bookin' It, 113 First St. S.E., (320) 616-5580, www.bookinitontheweb.com.
Contemporary Fiction Book Club
7 p.m. third Tuesday of the month, September-May, Bookin' It, 113 First St. S.E., (320) 616-5580, www.bookinitontheweb. com.
Staples Public Library
611 Iowa Ave. NE
Children's programs: Bedtime Stories with Sharon, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 21 and 28; and Barbie is Fifth and Still Nifty, 6-8 p.m. April 16; more information (218) 894-1401.
Central Lakes College Community Band
Rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, Rehearsal Hall, CLC, 855-8215, email@example.com.
Northcountrymen Barbershop Chorus
Practices, 7 p.m. Mondays, First Congregational Church, 415 Juniper St. New members and audiences welcome. If interested, call Dick Jensen at 829-9663 or Yibby Knudsen at 829-1214.
First Friday Drum Circle
7:30 p.m. first Friday of every month, First Congregational Church, 415 Juniper St., free. Musicians and audience welcome.
Franklin Arts Center Open House
10 a.m.-4 p.m. second Saturday of every month, 1001 Kingwood St.
Brainerd Writers' Alliance meeting
10 a.m.-1 p.m., third Saturday of every month, Central Lakes College cafeteria, $10 annual membership dues, 825-0461, www.brainerdwriters.org.
Great River Strings practices
5:30 p.m. (beginning orchestra), 6:30 p.m. (main group) Tuesdays, First Lutheran Church, 107 Second St. S.E., (218) 678-3034.
Cuyuna Range Community Band
Practice, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Aitkin High School band room, (218) 546-7402.
Crosslake Art Club meeting
1 p.m. first Monday of every month, Crosslake Community Center, 14126 Daggett Pine Road.
Prairie Point Quilters meeting
7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, First Lutheran Church, 2100 Riverview Drive, (320) 632-4254 or 825-9345.
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.
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