For week of July 7-13; bands perform 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
Strange Daze, Fri-Sat
Muddy Water, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fri
Top Notch, Thu
Silent Partner, Fri-Sat, $3 (free to comedy club patrons)
Pop Machine, Wed
Forty Watt Bulb, 8 p.m. Sat, $5
Bluegrass jam, 6:30 p.m. Thu
Prime Time Charlie's
Last Minute, Fri-Sat
Wayne Renn, Thu
Kendall Obermier, Fri-Sat
Breezy Point Resort
Tami & the Bachelor, Mon-Wed
Chris Olson (Memories of Elvis), 8:30 p.m. Sat
Power Play, 10 p.m. Fri
DJJP, 10 p.m. Sat
The New Exchange
Deuces Wild, Fri
Hawk on Bay (formerly
White Hawk Supper Club)
R Factor, 7-11 p.m. Fri-Sat, part of grand opening
EAST GULL LAKE
Ernie's Bar & Grill on Gull Lake
Blues Train, 2-6 p.m. Sun
DJ, Thu-Sat, Mon
Kristi Morris and Jeff Kellogg duo, Tue-Wed
Trick Rider (classic rock), Sat
The Blue Goose
Midlife Crisis, Fri-Sat, $3
Sawtell, 7 p.m.-midnight Thu-Sun, Wed
Steve Anderson, 7 p.m.-midnight Mon-Tue
The Live Well
Diane Summer and Friends, 8 p.m. Fri, cover TBA
Presented by Central Lakes College Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Tuesday-July 16, Dryden Theatre, CLC, $5, 855-8199.
Comedian, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery at the Rail, $10 (at door), $7 (in advance), $5 with ticket stub from previous show, 829-0513, 824-JOKE, www.comedyinfo.com. Comedy price includes free admission to band upstairs after show.
Organ recital series, noon Wednesday, St. Francis Catholic Church, free.
Performances in the Park
Cheryl Sawyer, storyteller/magician, 7 p.m. July 14, Gregory Park, free.
Dennis Warner with Darlyne Cain, folk music, 7 p.m. July 28, Gregory Park, free.
Comedian, 7:30 p.m. July 16, Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery at the Rail, $10 (at door), $7 (in advance), $5 with ticket stub from previous show, 829-0513, 824-JOKE, www.comedyinfo.com. Comedy price includes free admission to band upstairs after show.
Organ recital series, noon July 20, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, free.
Your Money or Your
Laughter Comedy Tour
Louie Anderson, Jeff Cesario and Scott Hansen, 8:30 p.m. July 26, The Rail, $25 (advance), $30 (day of show), 824-JOKE.
Organ recital series, noon July 27, First Presbyterian Church, free.
Comedian, 7:30 p.m. July 30, Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery at the Rail, $10 (at door), $7 (in advance), $5 with ticket stub from previous show, 829-0513, 824-JOKE, www.comedyinfo.com. Comedy price includes free admission to band upstairs after show.
Organ recital series, noon Aug. 3, First Congregational Church, free.
Comedian, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6, Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery at the Rail, $10 (at door), $7 (in advance), $5 with ticket stub from previous show, 829-0513, 824-JOKE, www.comedyinfo.com. Comedy price includes free admission to band upstairs after show.
"Vaudeville's My Home"
Musical comedy, 7 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday, Hackensack Community Building, $5, tickets at Loons Unlimited, Sun Fun, Swansons Southside and Chamber of Commerce in Hackensack, Common Grounds in Longville, Fishing with Your Mind in Walker, Corner Store in Backus, Silbaugh's and Hide-A-Way in Pine River and at the door.
Concerts in the Park
Barb Ryman (folk/country/blues), 3 p.m. Sunday, Maple Island Park, free, www.barbryman.com.
Bryan Barber (acoustic rock), 3 p.m. July 17, Maple Island Park, free, www.bryanbarber.com.
Glen Everhart (comedic songs), 3 p.m. July 24, Maple Island Park, free, www.gleneverhart.com.
Riverfolk, 3 p.m. July 31, Maple Island Park, free, www.riverfolk.net.
St. Cloud Area Jazz Band, 3 p.m. Aug. 7, Maple Island Park, free.
"Disney's Beauty and the Beast"
Presented by Hole in the Day Players, 8 p.m. July 28-30, Aug. 2, Aug. 4-6, 2 p.m. July 30 and Aug. 6, Martin Auditorium, Little Falls High School, (320) 632-9106, tickets at The Flower Dell and Silker Studio in Little Falls.
Eighth annual Rat Lake
Music & Art Festival
9 p.m.-1 a.m. July 29, 10 a.m.-1 a.m. July 30, Larson's Barn, Rat Lake, $10-$12 (per day), (218) 426-3648, www.larsonsbarn.com.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Events & Convention Center
Dwight Yoakam, country, 7:30 p.m. July 28-29, $32 and $39, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Nashville Legends Tour (Jim Ed Brown, Helen Cornelius, Bobby Bare, Stonewall Jackson, Hank Thompson, Shotgun Red), 6 and 9 p.m. Aug. 4, $18 and $34, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
"The Best of How to Talk
Minnesotan: The Musical"
Presented by Pequot Lakes Community Theatre, 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Tuesday-July 14, Pequot Lakes School auditorium, $10 (adults), $9 (seniors), $8 (youths), tickets on sale at door, (218) 568-9200, www.glapa.org.
Connie Hill Etzler
Country music, 7 p.m. Sunday, Northern Pacific Park, free. Part of Music in the Park series.
Moondance Jam 14
Classic rock and regional bands, Wednesday-July 16, Moondance Ranch, $75-$450, www.moondancejam.com.
Fifth and Laurel streets
Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.
215 S. Eighth St.
Jean London, photographs and art, July.
Brainerd Public Library
Paintings by members of Crosslake Art Club, through July.
Crow Wing County Historical
Magoffin Doll Collection, ongoing.
"Called to Duty," military artifacts, ongoing.
First Congregational Church
"Slices of Life," photography by Joey Halverson, Dave Boran, Jan Kurtz and Photo Club, through Sunday.
Cindy Wegman, "Abstract Images," July.
Ripple River Gallery
"Amazing Place," paintings and clay by Butch Holden, through Sunday.
First Lutheran Church
Prairie Point Quilters meeting, 7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, (320) 632-4254 or 825-9345.
Bazaar, arts, crafts and bake sale
9 a.m. Wednesday, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, (218) 562-4945.
45th annual Pine River Art Club Show and Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 28-31, free.
Nisswa Community Center
Eighth annual Lakes Area Artists, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 14-16.
Paper Birch Gallery
Art in the Evening, 6-8:30 p.m. July 30, (866) 963-4815, email@example.com, www.lifesabirch.com. Demonstrations, refreshments and door prizes.
Wall mural ceremony
Unveiling, 12:15 p.m. Thursday, 318 S. Jefferson St., downtown.
Crafters and Artists Mall
Arts and Crafts Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 23, (218) 547-4781.
Out of town
"His Girl Friday"
Through July 31, Guthrie Theater Mainstage, various ticket prices, (612) 377-2224, (877) 44-STAGE, www.guthrietheater.org.
Sounds of the Underground
Rock, 11 a.m. Thursday, Target Center, $26.75, www.ticketmaster.com.
Basilica Block Party
Rock music, Friday-Saturday, Basilica of St. Mary, $10-$25 per day, www.basilicablockparty.org.
Vans Warped Tour
Punk rock, 11 a.m. July 24, Metrodome, $28, www.ticketmaster.com.
Exhibit, through Sept. 5, Science Museum of Minnesota, $8.50 (adults), $6.50 (children and seniors), www.smm.org.
"Bears" Omnitheater film
Through Oct. 6, Science Museum of Minnesota, $7.50 (adults), $5.50 (ages 4-12 and seniors), (651) 221-9444, www.smm.org.
Third annual 10,000 Lakes Festival
Modern and classic rock, July 21-24, Soo Pass Ranch, $75-$295, www.10KLF.com.
Green Man Festival
Rock and folk, July 15-17, Spirit Mountain, $29.99 (single day), $74.99 (weekend), free (younger than 12), www.greenmanfestival.com.
Minnesota Scottish Fair &
All day Saturday, Dakota County Fairgrounds, 1-866-342-6300, www.mnscottishfair.org.
Grand Casino Hinckley
Events & Convention Center
Reba McEntire, 9 p.m. Friday, $41-$58, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Thursday-July 24, $10, Long Lake Theater, (218) 732-0099, www.longlaketheater.net.
Art in the Park
9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 16, city park, free, (218) 485-4594. Featuring arts and crafts, music, games and food.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
"Alumni Plus," through July 16.
"Landscapes: Two Views," photographs by Barry Kleider and Mike Melman, July 19-Sept. 5.
Kat Berentsen and Anat Fort, 8 p.m. July 17, $8 (members), $10 (non-members), part of Summer Music Series.
TV and movie script writing workshop
Taught by Anney Ryan, for grades 9-12, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 18-21, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 22, New York Mills School, $5, (218) 385-2553.
Jasper's Jubilee Theater
Musical and comedy show, 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Aug. 20, $7.95-$14.95, (218) 237-4333, www.jaspersjubileetheater.com.
Christian music, July 14-16, Willmar Civic Center grounds, $39 (per day), $68.50-$75 (all three days), www.sonshinefestival.com.
32nd annual Winnipeg Folk Festival
Thursday-Sunday, Birds Hill Park, $6-$110, www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca.
Friday Night Dance
7-9 p.m. (ages 13-15), 9:30 p.m.-midnight (ages 16-19) Fridays, World on Wheels Skate Center, $5 (first session), $6 (second session).
5 p.m. Sundays, The Green Lantern, free, no buy-in or entry fee, (218) 764-2323.
Brown Bag Speaker Series
Patricia Condon Johnson, author of "Pie in the Sky: A Memoir About Writing and Publishing," noon Monday, Brainerd Public Library, free.
Pre-fair potluck picnic
Hosted by Crow Wing County Fair Association, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, fairgrounds, all members and guests are asked to bring a dish.
Crow Wing County Fair
Variety of entertainment and events, Aug. 2-7, fairgrounds, free, brainerd.com/fair.
5 p.m. Sundays, 40 Club, free, no buy-in or entry fee, (320) 692-2080.
Celebrate America Crosslake
Flea market and other events, 9 a.m. daily through Sunday.
Monday-Tuesday. Includes golf tournament, children's activities and fishing contest, concessions, parade, street dance. (218) 675-6135.
6 p.m. Wednesdays, Town Tavern, free, no buy-in or entry fee, (218) 546-5997.
18th annual Mission Fire Fair
11:30 a.m. July 16, Mission Park. Food, beverages, demos, children's games, clowns, auction, raffle and door prizes.
Tuesday-Wednesday, throughout town. Arts and crafts, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days; beans buried 7 p.m. Tuesday; beans served noon Wednesday.Classes/workshops
Cuyuna Range Community Band
Practice, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Aitkin High School band room, (218) 546-7402.
Jaques Art Center workshops
Concrete bird bath, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, $80 (JAC members), $100 (non-members), (218) 927-2363.
Painting from life and natural light, taught by Anthony LeToruneau, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 22-24, $180 (JAC members), $220 (non-members), (218) 927-2363.
Calligraphy, taught by Thelma Olds, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 5, $100 (JAC members), $140 (non-members), $30 supply fee, (218) 927-2363.
Group discussions on current events issues, 12:30 p.m. third Monday of every month, Gary's, $20 (Unlimited Learning members), $25 (non-members), (218) 927-3042.
Age 3, 5 p.m. Mondays, St. Francis Music Center, (320) 632-0637, www.sfmusiccenter.org.
Ages 4-5, 6 p.m. Mondays, St. Francis Music Center, (320) 632-0637, www.sfmusiccenter.org.
Ages 6 and up, 7 p.m. Mondays, St. Francis Music Center, (320) 632-0637, www.sfmusiccenter.org.
Piano Party Class
Ages 4-5, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Francis Music Center, (320) 632-0637, www.sfmusiccenter.org.
Paper Birch Gallery workshops
Summer landscape watercolor workshop, taught by Russel Norberg, time TBA Aug. 5-7, (866) 963-4815, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.lifesabirch.com.
Taught by Kathy Kovala, 9 a.m.-noon (beginner) and 1-4 p.m. (intermediate) Wednesdays through July 20, Lutheran Church of the Cross, $150 for six-week session, (218) 829-1457, (715) 360-9929, email@example.com.
G.R.E.A.T. artisits, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Pioneer Village, (218) 963-3570. Demonstrations by Joan Anderson (German painting), Lavina Anderson (embroidery), Marie Anderson (painting and knitting), Jan Roberts (heritage arts), Debra Bellman (weaving), Barbara Morgan (rosemaling).
Mille Lacs Indian Museum
12 miles north of Onamia
On Highway 169
Yarn sash workshop, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, $40 (public), $35 (Minnesota Historical Society members), $30 (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe members), $5 supply fee, (320) 532-3632.
Applique beading workshop, noon-4 p.m. July 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 24, $40 (public), $35 (Minnesota Historical Society members), $20 (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe members), $5 supply fee, (320) 532-3632.
Theatre drama camp
Aug. 1-5 and 8-12, site TBA, (218) 632-SHOW. For students in grades 3-12.
If you would like your event listed in the Entertainment Guide, e-mail John at firstname.lastname@example.org, 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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