For week of June 18-24; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Backus American Legion
426 Wren Trail N.W.
The Frankie Lamb Band, 2-6 p.m. Sunday
608 Laurel St.
Black Valentine, Friday-Saturday
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month
124 Front St.
Virg and The El Dorados, 8 p.m. -midnight, Friday
13184 County Road 8
Muddy Water, June 27
707 Laurel St.
The Wayne Renn Band, Thursday-Saturday
The E Squared Cafe
123 East Washington St.
Rumgumption, 7-10 p.m. Saturday
217 S. Seventh St., Suite 108
612 Front St.
Open Jam, every Saturday
30279 Airport Road
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Drive
Stool Pigeons, Friday-Saturday
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Family Jewels for the Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
21427 County Road 36
Montana Sky, 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m. Saturday
Blue Goose Inn
9347 U.S. Highway 169
The Vibe, Friday-Saturday
Sportsman's Bar and Grill
24997 Quest Rd.
Kenny Jake Band, Saturday
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
21560 County Road 3
Limited Engagement, Saturday
133 Highway 10
Ye Old Pickle Factory
1410 City Hall St.
The District, Saturday
119 Third St. N.E.
The Diamond Dogs, Saturday
'Willy Wonka' production
Willy Wonka, Central Lakes College summer musical, 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday- June 27, June 30 and July 1-3, 2 p.m. on June 27 and July 5, Chalberg Theatre; tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children 10 and younger or are available by calling the Theatre Box Office at 855-8199.
Glenn Miller Orchestra
The Glenn Miller Orchestra, 8 p.m. Thursday, Central Lakes College gym; tickets are $25 and are available by calling the Theatre Box Office at 855-8199 or (800) 933-0346, extension 8199 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Organ Series
Summer Organ Series, Joe Trucano, 12-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Trinity Lutheran Church, free.
Lutheran choir to perform
The 2009 Minnesota All-State Lutheran Choir concert, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, free.
Concerts in the Park Music Series
Concerts in the Park Music Series, at 3 p.m. every Sunday through Aug. 16 at Maple Island Park. This Sunday is Battlelegs.
Musical comedy coming
A Don't Hug Me County Fair, presented by Pequot Lakes Community Theatre, 8 p.m. July 8-11 and July 13-14, Pequot Lakes High School theater; Adults, $12, 60 and older, $10 and 18 and younger, $8, tickets available by calling (218) 568-9200 or at the door one hour before the show.
Zeitgeist to perform
Zeitgeist, contemporary classical music concert by the nationally renowned Twin Cities based quartet, 7:30 p.m. June 26, Wadena Memorial Auditorium; advance tickets by calling (218) 385-3339.
Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
Bob Briscoe Stoneware with new etchings by Anna Marie Pavlik exhibit through July 12, with a reception from 3-5 p.m. Saturday.
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.
Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
Power of Presence, exhibit and silent auction, through Wednesday.
Northland Arboretum Art Gallery
Diane Whiting's Florafina, exhibit, through July 31.
Evelyn Matthies' Porthole Gallery
712 Washington St.
Amanda Gullixson artwork exhibit through June 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 in Integrity Realty
25282 Hazelwood Dr.
Michaelangelo's Sister and Students watercolor exhibit, June 28-July 4, with a reception from 1-5 p.m. June 28.
Nisswa Community Center
25628 Main St.
The Lakes Area Artist Group, 12th annual Fine Art Show and Sale, June 25-27, free; demonstrations will be held.
Author James E. Law, book signing, 12-3 p.m. June 26, Book World, 15528 Edgewood Dr.
Brown bag lunch summer series
Brown bag lunch, 12-1 p.m. Monday, in large meeting room at Brainerd Public Library, free. Author Earl Hipp will speak.
Pig races, 6:30-8 p.m., every Friday and Saturday through summer.
Team Impact to perform
Team Impact, a group of the strongest men on the planet, will perform at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, during the Little Falls Dam Festival.
Vintage Style Show
Vintage Style Show, 2 p.m. June 27, Central Lakes College Staples campus; Tickets, $12 for show and refreshments, and can be obtained at Heritage Design, Staples World and Nelson Insurance or by calling (218) 894-1649.
Out of town
Woodtick Musical Theater
Highway 34 and Marie Ave.
Tic Band, 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 12; tickets are $15.50 for adults, $9.50 for ages 13-17, $6.50 for children and $14.50 for seniors. For more information call (800) 644-6892.
Bloomington Civic Plaza
1800 West Old Shakopee Rd.
Bloomington Global Celebration, 9 a.m. -1 p.m., Saturday; For more information call (952-563-4957.
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, playing through Saturday, box office, (800) 362-3515, www.chanhassentheatres.com
Old Log Theater
5175 Meadville St.
Funny Money a comedy presented by Old Log Theater, through Sept. 26; Treasure Island, a summer children's show through July 25, (952) 474-5951, www.oldlog.com.
Grand Casino Hinckley Events and Convention Center
777 Lady Luck Dr.
John Kay and Steppenwolf, 8 p.m. July 11, general $25, $33, VIP, $38
Gretchen Wilson with Josh Turner, 8 p.m. July 18, general, $40, $50, VIP, $55
George Thorogood and the Destoyers and Jonny Lang, 8 p.m. Aug. 21, general $35, $40, VIP, $45
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave. S.
Sin and Salvation: William Holman Hunt and the Pre-Raphaelite Vision, through Sept. 6.
Time and Tide: The Changing Art of the Asmat of New Guinea, through July 26, (612) 870-3131, www.artsmia.org.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Charley Pride, July 24-25, general, $28, VIP, $36.
Long Lake Theater
A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline, a musical tribute, through June 27, 3 p.m. Wednesdays and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; tickets available by calling (218) 732-0099 or by going online at www.longlaketheater.net.
Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
Deer Camp, 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; tickets are $19, www.paramountarts.org
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W. Kellogg Boulevard
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, through Jan. 3, tickets are $23 for adults and $18 for children age 4-12; for more information go to www.smm.org/titantic
Northern Lights Casino
Billy Squier, 7 p.m. June 27-28, tickets, $29-$41.
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.
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 Second Saturday's Summer Kick-off, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1001 Kingwood St. Shop at the Crossing Arts Sales Gallery, walk through artist studios and watch live demonstrations. Closing party, 4-6 p.m. June 19.
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'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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