For week of June 10-16; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
Radio Daze, Mon-Wed
Blimp (tribute to Led Zeppelin), Thu
Suicide Blonde, Fri-Sat
Cleo Kuelbs and Cliff Veronick (dinner music), 7-10 p.m. Thu
Obsession X, Fri-Sat
Prime Time Charlie's
Stool Pigeons, Fri-Sat
The New Exchange
Lip Service, 9:30 p.m. Sat
DJ JP, 10 p.m. Fri-Sat
Kristi & Jeff, 3:30-7:30 p.m. Sat, patio
EAST GULL LAKE
Bryan Barber, Thu
The Blue Goose
Still Missing, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Fri-Sat, $3
Steve Anderson, Fri-Sun
Bryan Barber, 3-6 p.m. Sat-Sun
Free Ride, Fri-Sat
Bryan Barber, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fri
Featuring The Harmony Engineers, the Northcountrymen & Friends Chours, Class of '79 and Contagious, "Girls, Girls, Girls," 3 p.m. Sunday, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, $7 (adults), $5 (students and seniors), 829-9663 or 829-1214. Tickets available at the Dispatch, Music General and Bridge of Harmony.
Organ Recital Series
Gayle Martensen, noon Wednesday, Zion Lutheran Church, free will offering, 829-9740.
6:30 p.m. June 17 and July 1, Coco Moon, free.
Ring of Kerry
Concerts in the Park, 7 p.m. June 17, Gregory Park, free.
Louie Anderson and Scott Hansen
Good Friends Comedy Tour, 7 p.m. June 20, The Rail, $25, (218) 829-0513. Every dad receives a free copy of Anderson's book "Dear Dad."
The Cullen Cove String Band
Concerts in the Park, 7 p.m. June 24, Gregory Park, free.
Organ Recital Series
Rev. Richard Coleman, noon June 30, Park United Methodist Church, free will offering, 829-9740.
June 30-July 4, throughout Brainerd. (update when detailed schedule becomes available)
Battle of the Bands
Time TBA July 2, Adamson Field, $5 or two for $8 through May 31. Tickets available at The Warrior Outlet, Bridge of Harmony, Coco Moon, the Dispatch, Eclectic Cafe, Brainerd Community Action, 829-5278.
Great Northern BBQ Cook-off
Time TBA July 2, downtown.
Organ Recital Series
Brad Eveland, noon July 7, First Congregational, free will offering, 829-9740.
Acoustic folk/country, 7 p.m. July 8, Gregory Park, free. Part of Concerts in the Park.
"Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp"
Presented by Kids Act Productions, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. June 17-18, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, free, 828-9109.
"Tony 'n Tina's Wedding"
Interactive theater and dinner, 7 p.m. July 1, Breezy Point Resort, 1-888-279-0089, www.ticketworks.com, (218) 855-8129. Proceeds fund CLC scholarships.
Jim Anthony Band
4 p.m. Sunday, Maple Island Park, free.
Country Western music, 7 p.m. June 17, Veteran's Memorial Park, free.
Sophisticated Swing Band
7 p.m. June 24, Veteran's Memorial Park, free.
Bend Over Backwards
7 p.m. July 1, Veteran's Memorial Park, free.
Gordon Men's Chorus
7 p.m. July 8, Veteran's Memorial Park, free.
5th annual Nisswa-stamman
Featuring 100 Nordic folkmusicians on three stages, Friday-Saturday, (218) 764-2994, (218) 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., Seniors Center, Pequot Lakes, free.
Festival, 9 a.m. to 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 p.m.-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 (218) 828-8922, email@example.com.
9 p.m. Friday, Seniors Center, free.
"Seeking the Sun"
Summer solstice pageant, 6:30 p.m. June 17, Legacy Gardens, free.
"Seeking the Sun"
Summer solstice pageant, 6:30 p.m. June 18, Sunnybrook Park, free.
"Seeking the Sun"
Summer solstice pageant, 2 p.m. June 20, Old Wadena County Park, free.
Brainerd City Hall
Fifth and Laurel streets
Encore Arts members, paintings, through July 1.
Evelyn Matthies' Gallery
712 Washington Street
Maria Thompson Seep, acrylic paintings, through July 18; reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 19.
Brainerd Public Library
William H. Grange, pencil, watercolor and ink, through July 2.
Phyliis Frankum, paintings, Encore Arts Club Artist of the Month, through June 30.
The Avenue (upper floor of Fifth Avenue Furniture)
1602 Mill Avenue
Mary Tuomi, watercolors, and Cris Smith, sculpture, through July 1.
Brainerd High School
Quilt show, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. June 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 26, free.
Ripple River Gallery
Joan Malkerson, "Paintings & Masks," through Sunday.
Out of town
Pianist with band, 9:15 p.m. June 25, Peavy Plaza, downtown. Part of Hot Summer Jazz Festival, (612) 343-5943, www.hotsummerjazz.com.
Swedish Heritage Day
10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 27, Minnehaha Park, free, (952) 447-5327, www.svenskarnasdag.com.
A Taste of Minnesota
Various bands, July 1-5, downtown St. Paul along Mississippi River, free.
The Rose Ensemble
"Cantiga!," ancient Mediterranean vocal music, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Great Hall, St. John's University, $20 (adults), $12 (students), (651) 225-4340.
"Totally Terrific TreeHouses"
Exhibit, through Oct. 10, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, $7 (adults), free (ages 15 and under, members), (952) 443-1400, www.arboretum.umn.edu.
Brave New Workshop
Comedy, 8 p.m. June 18, Historic Holmes Theatre, $15 (adults), $7.50 (students), (218) 844-SHOW.
10,000 Lakes Festival
Featuring John Mayer, 311, Maroon 5 and more, July 1-4, Soo Pass Ranch, www.10000lakesfestival.com, www.ticketmaster.com.
Old Log Theater
"Over the River and Through the Woods," comedic play, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 4, $22, (952) 474-5951, www.oldlog.com.
Boone & Erickson, "80 Years of Worst Jokes," 8 p.m. June 21-22, July 12-13, Aug. 9, 2 p.m. Aug. 10, $22, reservations can also be made for dinner before the show, (952) 474-5951.
Art on the Lake
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 13, Artworks.
Grand Casino Hinckley
Events & Convention Center
REO Speedwagon and Night Ranger, 7 p.m. Sunday, ticket prices TBA, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Grand Celebration Powwow, June 18-20, free.
NEW YORK MILLS
Great American Think-Off finals
7 p.m. Saturday, James W. Mann Performing Arts Center, $5 (members advance), $8 (members at door), $7 (non-members advance), $10 (non-members at door), reserve seating available, (218) 385-3339, firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, downtown.
Regional Cultural Center
"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, email@example.com.
Summer Speaker Series
Mary Winstead, author of "Back to Mississippi: A Personal Journey through the Events that Changed America in 1964," noon Monday, Brainerd Public Library, free.
Thomas Day, author of "I Took the Easy Way Out: Life Lessons on Hidden Handicaps," noon June 21, Brainerd Public Library, free.
Susan Kay Law, author of "Marry Me," noon June 28, Brainerd Public Library, free.
Miss Brainerd Lakes Area Scholarship Pageant
7 p.m. Saturday, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, $8 (in advance), $10 (at door), on sale at Community Education, 828-5372.
"Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding" auditions
1-4 p.m. Saturday, callbacks Sunday, Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College, (218) 855-8129. Show will be held 7 p.m. July 1 at Breezy Point Resort.
10 a.m.- 7 p.m. June 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 26, Brainerd High School, free.
Legacy Chorale auditions
6-10 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Lord of Life Church, firstname.lastname@example.org, (888) 899-6034, (218) 820-6034.
Unlimited Learning series
"Bringing a Consumer Product to Market," 1:30 p.m. June 22, Hallett Community Center, $6.
Pasta and Bread Dinner
5-7:30 p.m. Friday, Cascade United Methodist Church, free will donations. Proceeds benefit mission trip.
Ten Hi customer appreciation party
Celebrating 15th anniversary, 9 a.m.-1 a.m. Saturday. Includes pig roast, specials, prizes and live music by Free Ride at 9 p.m.
Nisswa Freedom Day and Parade
July 3, throughout town. Parade, 7 p.m.
Pequot Lakes Celebrate Summer Celebration
July 3-7, throughout Pequot Lakes and Breezy Point.
Bean Hole Days
July 6-7. Beans served at noon July 7, Bobberland Park.
"Jungle Book" auditions
For Lamplighter Community Theatre play, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Centennial Auditorium, or by appointment with director Kevin Olson, (218) 894-2640. Show dates are 7:30 p.m. July 21, 23 and 24.
With Michelle Pfeiffer, ages 3-5, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Crossing Arts Center, $8 per child (non-members), $3 per child (members), limited to first 20 registrants, 828-5372.
Nisswa-stamman Finnish fiddling workshop
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Swedish Timber House, Lake Shore, $25.
All ages and skill levels, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 6, St. Francis Music Center, (320) 632-0637, www.sfmusiccenter.org.
Introductory class for ages 4-5, 1-1:50 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 6, St. Francis Music Center, (320) 632-0637, www.sfmusiccenter.org.
Pop dance class
For grades 3-5, 2 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 6, St. Francis Music Center, (320) 632-0637, www.sfmusiccenter.org.
5-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Mille Lacs Band District I Community Center, Vineland, free. For information, call Rick Anderson at (320) 532-8847.
Lamplighter Community Theatre Summer Academy
Open to grades K-8, 10-11:30 a.m. Monday-June 18, Centennial Auditorium, small fee for materials, (218) 894-2497.
If you would like your event listed in the Entertainment Guide, e-mail John at email@example.com, call 855-5863, fax 829-0211 or mail to John Hansen, 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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