For week of May 20-26; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
Lemon Trophy, Fri-Sat
Jasmine Cain, Mon-Wed
Preston and Paulzine, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fri
Top Notch, Thu
High Noon, Fri
Christopher Banker Band, Sat
Kid Hollywood, Wed
The Old Waterfall
Highway 371 North
Blues Train, 7-11 p.m. Sun
Stall 68, 9:30 p.m. Fri-Sat
Prime Time Charlie's
Stool Pigeons, Fri-Sat
The Blue Goose
Eagle River, Fri-Sat
Steve Anderson, Fri-Sun
Bottom Feeders, Fri-Sat
6:30 p.m. Thursday and June 2 and 16, Coco Moon, free.
Mississippi Horizons Choir Concert
7 p.m. Thursday, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, free.
Rhythm of the Rails
Radio Hour, "Hail to Thee, Summer," 8 p.m. Saturday, Franklin Junior High School auditorium.
"Girls, Girls, Girls," 3 p.m. June 13, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, free (in advance), $7 (at door), 829-9663.
Choir and handbell concert
Presented by Aitkin High School students, 7:30 p.m. Monday, school auditorium, free.
Blues singer, "Blues and BBQ Summer Kickoff," 3:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Matty's, (218) 963-3815, www.janivamagness.com.
Featuring 100 Nordic folkmusicians on three stages, June 11-12, 764-2994, 963-7897, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.nisswastamman.org.
Finnish fiddling workshop, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Swedish Timber House, Lake Shore, $25.
Evening concert, 7 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Cross, $10 (adults), $5 (children).
Dance, 9 p.m., senior center, Pequot Lakes, free.
Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Pioneer Village, $10 (adults), $1 (children). Bring your own chairs; supervised children's activities all day, food and drink available.
Smorgasbord, 5-7:30 p.m., Nisswa Community Center, $12.
Dance, 7 p.m.-1 a.m., Nisswa American Legion.
3 Danish Royal Tenors
7 p.m. June 23, Lutheran Church of the Cross, $12, contact Susanne Hohlen at 828-8922, email@example.com.
Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery
Louie Anderson and Scott Hansen, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. June 4, $35. Special packages available for $285 and $235; (800) 533-1728, www.izatys.com.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Events & Convention Center
Kenny Rogers, 6 and 9 p.m. June 3, prices TBA, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
9 p.m. June 11, Senior Center, free.
"The Wizard of Oz"
Presented by Prairie Fire Theatre, 7 p.m. June 4-5, Performing Arts Area, Pillager High School, $4 (adults), $2 (students).
"Elvis Memories," dinner and show, 5 p.m. (dinner), 7 p.m. (show), 9:15 p.m. (show) Saturday, $24.95 (dinner and show), $9.95 (second show only), T Maxwell's, (218) 894-4000.
Central Minnesota Boys' Choir
7:30 p.m. June 3, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, (218) 894-5416 or (800) 213-6877.
Brainerd City Hall
Fifth and Laurel streets
Encore Arts members, paintings, through July 1.
Evelyn Matthies' Gallery
712 Washington St.
Mary Louise LaCrosse, oil and acrylic work, through May 29.
Brainerd Public Library
William H. Grange, pencil, watercolor and ink, through July 2.
The Avenue (upper floor of
Fifth Avenue Furniture)
1602 Mill Ave.
Mary Tuomi, watercolors, and Cris Smith, sculpture, through July 1.
Central Lakes College Gallery
"Abstract Images," Cindy Wegman, photographs, through May 30.
Ripple River Gallery
Joan Malkerson, "Paintings & Masks," through June 13; artist reception 5-7 p.m. Saturday.
12th annual Garrison Art Show
10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 30, VFW, free, featuring artwork for sale, live music by Cleo Kuelbs and Cliff Veronick (classic swing) and Charley Warnberg (folk guitar), food and beverages, (218) 764-3296.
Out of town
Mozart's "The Magic Flute," 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts main stage, $28.50-$86.50, (651) 224-4222.
"Saints and Sinners: Music
of the Faithful"
Presented by Ensemble of the North, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, University Lutheran Church of Hope, $10, (612) 387-6328.
Time TBA June 4, Northrup Auditorium, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
St. John's University choir and piano, 2 p.m. Monday, Stephen B. Humphrey Theater, (320) 363-3577.
"Totally Terrific TreeHouses"
Exhibit, June 5-Oct. 10, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, $7 (adults), free (ages 15 and under, members), (952) 443-1400, www.arboretum.umn.edu.
Thursday-Saturday, throughout town; for complete schedule of events, visit www.hibbing.org/dylan1/
Grand Casino Hinckley
Events & Convention Center
Lamont Cranston Blues Band, part of GrandFest, 9 p.m. Friday, free.
Cowboy Crush, part of GrandFest, 2 p.m. Saturday, free.
Vince Gill with Joe Nichols, 8 p.m. Saturday, ticket prices TBA, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Moody Blues, 8 p.m. Sunday, ticket prices TBA, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Charlie Daniels, 5 and 7:30 p.m. June 6, $25, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
REO Speedwagon and Night Ranger, 7 p.m. June 13, ticket prices TBA, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Minnesota Rock Country Hall
of Fame Induction Show
Featuring Bobby Vee, Dave Dudley, Sherwin Linton, Marvin Rainwater, KSTP Barndance, The Tornados, Marilyn Sellars, The Trashmen, The Underbeats, The Runaways, The Orbits, Unbelieveable Uglies, The Titans, The Greenmen, 1 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Medina Entertainment Center, $15 (advance), $18 (at door), www.medinaentertainment.com, www.rockcountryhall.com.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
Regional Art Exhibit, through July 17; reception 7-9 p.m. Friday.
Great American Think-Off finals, 7 p.m. June 12, free.
"A Very Minnesota Summer," improv, 1 p.m. June 18, $25, luncheon at 12:30 p.m.
Jackpine Writers' Bloc workshop
Featuring fiction writer Florence Witkop, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 19, Park Rapids Library, $40 (registration), (218) 652-4257, firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Geritol Frolics" meeting
Open to anyone interesting in participating or assisting in November variety show, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Franklin Junior High School auditorium, 825-3777.
"Geritol Frolics" auditions
Open to ages 55 and up, 7 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Franklin Junior High School auditorium, 825-3777. Show will be in November.
Miss Brainerd Lakes Area
7 p.m. June 12, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, $8 (in advance), $10 (at door), on sale starting Monday at Community Education, 828-5372.
Unlimited Learning series
"For the Love of Nature," 1:30 p.m. June 8, Hallett Community Center, $6.
EAST GULL LAKE
Nisswa Women's Club luncheon
and fashion show
11 a.m. June 1, Madden's Town Hall, $25, (218) 963-7775.
"The Wizard of Oz" auditions
Presented by Prairie Fire Children's Theatre; roles for up to 75 children ages 7-18. Auditions are 10:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. June 1, Performing Arts Area, Pillager High School. Rehearsals are 8 a.m.-1:15 p.m. June 2-3. Full dress rehearsal is 2 p.m. June 4. Performances are 7 p.m. June 4-5. $25 fee per child due May 28 at Pillager Community Education office. For more information, call Cheryl Page at (218) 746-2172.
Rehearses 7 p.m. Mondays, music room, Central Lakes College.
With Michelle Pfeiffer, ages 3-5, 10 a.m.-noon June 12, Crossing Arts Center, $8 per child (non-members), $3 per child (members), limited to first 20 registrants, 828-5372.
10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 11, Swedish Timber House, Lake Shore, $25.
Voice Classes for Children
Ages 6-9, instructor Danna Pantzke, various times and dates, (320) 632-0637.
Beginning string ensemble
Meets 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, St. Francis Music Center, all skill levels, (320) 632-0637.
Meets 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Francis Music Center, all skill levels, (320) 632-0637.
Meets 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays at the St. Francis Music Center, open to anyone who plays a band instrument, all skill levels, (320) 632-0637.
Mille Lacs Indian Museum
12 miles north of Onamia
On Highway 169
Loom Design workshop, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 29, $30 (public), $25 (Minnesota Historical Society members), $15 (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe members), $5 (supply fee), (320) 532-3632.
Fry Bread Making workshop, noon-3 p.m. May 30, $15 (public), $10 (Minnesota Historical Society members), $5 (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe members), (320) 532-3632.
5-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Mille Lacs Band District I Community Center, free. For information, call Rick Anderson at (320) 532-8847.
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