For week of July 5-11; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Jivin Ivan (variety) Fri-Sat
Blue Ox Bar
Stumpin Lumpkin (rock) Thur-Sat
Clayson Union (rock) Mon-Wed
Whiskey Logic (country rock) Fri
Iron Rail Saloon
Free Ride (variety) Thur-Sat
To Be Announced Wed
Dead Walleye (variety) Thurs
To Be Announced Fri-Sat
Dockside Bar, Breezy Point Resort
Elvis (impersonator) Fri, 8-10:30 p.m.
Marina Bar, Breezy Point Resort
Asian Society (variety) Thur-Sat
Knockers (variety) Mon-Wed
Prime Time Charlie's
Stool Pigeons (rock) Fri-Sat
Uncle Chunk (variety) Thur-Fri
Tim Mahoney (variety) Sat
Elvis (Impersonator) Sun
Three Bobs (variety) Mon
Bar Harbor Supper Club
Bill Shaw (variety) Thur-Sun
Steve Anderson (variety) Mon-Tues
Breezin (variety) Wed
The Blue Goose
Bear Creek (country) Thur
Neilson White Band (variety) Fri-Sat
West Side Bar
To Be Announced Thur-Sat
Whiskey Logic (country rock) Sat
The Nisswa Grille
Diane Saumer & Friends (variety) Sat, Wed, 6-10 p.m.
CLC Theatre summer season
Comedy musical "Smoke on the Mountain," 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and July 10-14, 2 p.m. Sunday and July 11, 15, Dryden Theatre; children's variety show "Stories, Songs, and Fables 2001," 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through July 19, Dryden Theatre; "Life, Version 2.0: A User's Guide" improvisational comedy show, 10 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and July 13-14 and 19-20, Brainerd Ramada Inn; "Don't Dress for Dinner," 7:30 p.m. July 18-21, 24-28 and 2 p.m. July 22, 29, Chalberg Theatre; 855-8199 or 800-933-0346.
Summer stock theater
Professional production of "A Thousand Clowns" featuring Paul Eiding and Bonnie Urseth, through July 15, Paul Bunyan Playhouse, downtown Bemidji; comedy "Totally Necessary Men," July 18-22; two other productions through Aug. 24; $13 for adults, $9 for students, (218) 751-7270.
Little Falls summer concerts
Western swing musician Dean Severson in Concerts in the Park series, 4 p.m. Sunday, Maple Island Park, downtown Little Falls, free; acoustic rock group Fault Line, July 15.
The Nes Sanglag, Norway's oldest choir, in concert, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 418 N.E. Eighth Ave., Brainerd, free.
Brainerd park concert
Juggler Tuey in Brainerd's Performance in the Park summer concert series, 7 p.m. July 12, Gregory Park, free; Paul Imholte, July 19.
Naomi & the Segos in concert, 7:30 p.m. July 12, Staples Alliance Church, freewill offering, (218) 894-2891.
Brainerd in Song and Dance
Rhythm of the Rails street variety show, 8 p.m. July 12-14, 19-21, 26-28, and 4 p.m. July 22, 303 Front St., Brainerd, $6 for adults, $4 for children, free for children 6 and under.
The Schimpp Sisters in concert, 7:30 p.m. July 13, Staples Centennial Auditorium, $6 in advance, $7 at the gate, 800-213-6877.
Prairie Fire Theater Co. presents "Cinderella," 7:30 p.m. July 13, Charles Martin Auditorium, Little Falls High School, $2 for adults, $1 for children, (320) 632-6629.
Urban Renewal in concert, 8 p.m. July 14, James W. Mann Performing Arts Center, New York Mills, $8 for New York Mills Regional Cultural Center members, $10 for nonmembers at the gate.
Bobble the Clown children's show, 1 p.m. July 14, Carnegie Library, Little Falls, (320) 632-9676; Bill the Juggler, July 28.
Little Falls comedy
You Betcha! Productions presents "Greater Tuna" comedy at 7:30 p.m. July 20-21, Charles Martin Auditorium, Little Falls High School, $5 at the gate.
Evelyn Matthies Porthole Gallery
"Reflections" by Nancy Williams and Jan Kurtz, through August, 712 Washington St., Brainerd.
Brainerd Public Library
Kathy Porwall-Chris Lauer mentor-student joint exhibit, through August; Warren Woodworth "Retrospective," through July.
Coco Moon Caf
Watercolor exhibit by Laura Miller.
Bookin' It Bookstore
Painting exhibit by Little Falls artist Warren Woodworth, through July, downtown Little Falls.
"Spontaneous Imagery and Portraits" exhibit by illustrator Nancy Leasman, through August, downtown Little Falls.
Family Medical Center Gallery
"Minnesota Thoughts and Memories" exhibit by painter Lynda Converse, through August, 811 Second St. S.E., Little Falls.
Jaques Art Center
"A Scratch in the Surface: The Art of Francis Lee Jaques," through Saturday, downtown Aitkin; Aitkin All Class Reunion exhibit "Home Grown Talent," through Friday; Ripple River Quilters show, Tuesday-Sept. 1.
Ripple River Gallery
Painting exhibit by Fergus Falls artist Charles Beck, through Aug. 5, with artist reception 5-8 p.m. Saturday, rural Deerwood.
Pine River Elementary School
Pine River Art Club's 41st annual exhibit and sale, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. July 26-28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 29, painting demonstrations 2 p.m. July 26-28.
Nisswa Community Center and park
Majestic Pines Art Festival, July 27-28, downtown Nisswa.
Out of town
Ordway Center for
the Performing Arts
345 Washington St.
"South Pacific," through July 25, $24-$55, (651) 224-4222.
Xcel Energy Center
Sugar Ray in concert, 7:30 p.m. July 30, $29.50; Matchbox Twenty in concert, 6 p.m. Aug. 1, $36.50; (651) 989-5151.
Brave New Workshop's "Flanagan's Wake" runs weekly Thursday-Sunday, (612) 332-6620.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave.
"Degas & America" exhibit, through Sept. 9, (612) 870-3131.
Walker Art Center
725 Vineland Place
"Franz Marc and the Blue Rider" exhibit, through July 15.
Eric Clapton in concert, 7:30 p.m. July 19, Fargodome, $46-$66, (701) 235-7171.
Brainerd's summer festival concludes with Freedom Festival street dance with The Original Knights of Rock & Roll, 5 p.m.-midnight Friday, free.
Lunch at the library
Jerry Walseth, Brainerd superintendent, in Brainerd Friends of the Library's "brown bag lunch" series, noon-1 p.m. Monday, Brainerd Public Library.
Art In The Park
Art In The Park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 13 and 14, park's lakefront in downtown Walker.
Carson and Barnes five-ring circus, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. July 16, Ironton Industrial Park, advance tickets $5 for children, $10 for adults at Dave's Pit Stop, the Hair
Refinery, C-I Courier office and Citgo in Crosby-Ironton; Holiday near Potlatch in Brainerd; Holiday in Crosslake; Emily Hardware; Citgo and Hansen's Store on Bay Lake in Deerwood; and Aitkin Chamber of Commerce office.
Bluegrass jams on first, third and fifth Thursdays of each month at Coco Moon in downtown Brainerd, starting at 6:30 p.m., and every Saturday at Lakes Music in Pequot Lakes, starting at 1 p.m., call Charlotte Curtis at (218) 692-4035 for more information.
Aitkin Riverboat Heritage Days featuring Miss Aitkin Pageant, pancake breakfast, street dances, horse show and other events, July 18-22, with parade 5 p.m. July 21, call Aitkin Chamber of Commerce, 927-2316 or 800-526-8342.
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