For week of May 14-20; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Highways 371 and 87
Frankie Lamb's Frankly Country Band, 2-6 p.m. Sunday
608 Laurel St.
Itis, Thursday- Saturday
The Iron Rail
707 Laurel St.
Preston and Paulzine, Friday-Saturday
A watercolor painting by Beverly Hamilton Abear, whose work will be on display at the Brainerd Public Library through June.
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month
124 Front St.
The Kenny Jake Band, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Friday
The E Squared Cafe
123 East Washington St.
The Equal Xchange and Atlas Mountain's Hip Hop Show, 9 p.m. -12 a.m. Friday, $3 cover.
612 Front St.
Open Jam, every Saturday
30279 Airport Road
Shirts and Skins, Friday-Saturday.
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Dr.
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. every Sunday
County Road 66 and 16
DJ. J.P., 10 p.m. -2 a.m., Friday-Saturday
EAST GULL LAKE
Madden's on Gull Lake
11266 Pine Beach Peninsula
Paddy Wagon, May 22-24
Blue Goose Inn
9347 U.S. Highway 169
Jacob Martin, Friday-Saturday
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m., every Friday-Saturday.
133 Highway 10
October Son, May 23
13036 S.W. Horseshoe Lake Rd.
Steve Anderson, 7-11 p.m. Saturday
Huntin' Shack Bar and Grill
724 Highway 210 W.
The Diamond Dogs, 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m., Friday
Holy Hootenanny concert set 7 p.m. Sunday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church; tickets are $10. More information by calling church at 828-9374.
Brainerd High School bands concert
BHS bands concert, 7 p.m. Thursday, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Educational Service Building; Adults, $6, students, $4.
Brainerd Chamber Orchestra concert
Chamber Orchestra concert, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Educational Service Building; free-will offering benefiting Habitat for Humanity.
Brainerd High School A Cappella's spring concert
Spring concert, 7 p.m., May 22, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Educational Service Building.
PRB Renaissance Festival
Pine River-Backus Renaissance Festival, 3:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at PRB High School Commons area.
Concert For A Cause
Staples Area Women's Chorus, Colla Voce Girl's Choir and the Staples Motley High School Women's Chorus to perform Concert For A Cause, 2 p.m. Sunday. The concert is a fundraiser for the Staples and Motley food shelves.
Jaques Art Center
121 Second St. NW
Coming Home by Julie Barta, through June 13.
Crossing Arts Alliance Gallery
Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
Various artists, ongoing.
Fields of Autumn exhibit through Sunday, information call (218) 330-1780.
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.
Sister Lillian Kroll's art exhibit called Reflections on Nature through May 27.
Brainerd Public Library
416 S. Fifth St.
Beverly Hamilton Abear artwork on display through June.
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.morrisoncountyhistory.org.
The Path Less Traveled Art Gallery
25282 Hazelwood Dr.
Art opening to present Minnesota multi-media artist Dar Brooks, 2-6 p.m. May 23, refreshments will be served; For more information call 820-9354.
A wine-tasting event hosted by the Northern Lights Wine Club, 6:30 p.m. May 21, Beanery Internet Cafe.
'Swallow the Ocean' book signing
A book signing of Swallow the Ocean by Laura Flynn, 12-2 p.m. Wednesday at Book World, sponsored by North Central Region of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Questions call Donna Larson at 829-2573.
Meet the new conductor event
Heartland Symphony Orchestra hosting meet the new conductor event, 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Northland Arboretum.
EAST GULL LAKE
YMCA Charity Ball
The Brainerd Family YMCA's 14th annual Charity Ball, Saturday at Madden's Resort. Tickets for dinner and entertainment featuring The Johnny Holm Band are $75 per person. Tickets for entertainment only are $25 per person with doors opening at 8:30 p.m. Reserved tables of 10 are still available and tickets can be purchased in person at the Y or by calling 829-4767.
Teatime at Linden Hill
Teatime at Linden Hill, 12:30-3 p.m. May 23, cost is $35 for members and $40 for non-members; for more information or for reservations call (320) 616-5580.
Art's at the Lake event
Art's at the Lake,10 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 23, Larson's Barn, event ends with a 6 p.m. open microphone event and 8 p.m. entertainment by Crows in the Corn and Nikki and The Ruemates.
Pirates Away program for children age 6-12, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Staples Public Library. More information call library at (218) 894-1401.
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
Introduction to Bookbinding, May 30, tuition is $70 plus a $20 supply fee, (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.
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, email@example.com.
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.
Central Lakes College Community Band, rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays fall through spring, Rehearsal Hall, CLC, 855-8215, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Out of town
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, playing through June 20, box office, (800) 362-3515, www.chanhassentheatres.com
Old Log Theater
5175 Meadville St.
Alone Together, presented by Old Log Theater, through May 23, $19.50-$32.
The Sound for Summer music series concert, 7:30 p.m. June 1, featuring Russ Peterson's Big Band, tickets are $22, (952) 474-5951, www.oldlog.com
Grand Casino Hinckley Events and Convention Center
777 Lady Luck Dr.
Red Envelope Grand Asian Concert, 8 p.m. May 24, general, $15, VIP, $20
Sara Evans, 8 p.m. May 29, general, $25, $35, VIP, $40
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave. S.
Sin and Salvation: William Holman Hunt and the Pre-Raphaelite Vision, June 14 to Sept. 6.
Time and Tide: The Changing Art of the Asmat of New Guinea, through June 14, (612) 870-3131, www.artsmia.org.
Walker Art Center
1750 Hennepin Ave.
UK Performance Now!, performing arts series, ends May 30
600 First Avenue North
Walking with Dinosaurs, live theatrical show through Sunday, tickets starting at $27.75 and are available at Target Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (651) 989-5151.
NEW YORK MILLS
Saana Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. May 22, New York Mills Regional Cultural Center; tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. More information call (218) 385-3339 or go to www.kulcher.org.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Charley Pride, July 24-25, general, $28, VIP, $36.
Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
Cactus Willie and the Cowboy and Hobo Show, 2 and 7 p.m. May 30, tickets are $12 regular and $11 seniors, www.paramountarts.org
Northern Lights Casino
Don McLean, 7 p.m. Sunday, tickets, $19-$31.
Danny Dee, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Friday-Saturday, Cabaret at the casino.
If you'd like your event listed in the entertainment guide, e-mail Jennifer at jennifer.stockinger@ brainerddispatch.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.
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