For week of July 15-21; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
House o' Hair, Wed
Deuces Wild, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fri
Acoustic guitarist Bryan Barber will perform a free concert 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lord of Life Church in Baxter.
Kid Hollywood, Wed
Cleo Kuelbs and Cliff Veronick, 7-9 p.m. Fri-Sat
Lisa Wenger Band, Thu
Prime Time Charlie's
Carbon Copy, Fri-Sat
The New Exchange
Eagle River, 9:30 p.m. Sat
DJ JP, 10 p.m. Fri-Sat
Kristi & Jeff, 3:30-7:30 p.m. Sat, patio
White Hawk Supper Club
The Blue Goose
Bugsy, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Fri-Sat, $3
Steve Anderson, Fri-Sun
Muddy Water, Fri-Sat
6:30 p.m. Thursday and July 29, Coco Moon, free.
Concerts in the Park, 7 p.m. Thursday, Gregory Park, free.
"Rhythm of the Rails"
Vaudeville show, 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and July 22-24 and 29-31, Northern Pacific Center, $8 (adults), $6 (children), tickets at the door or in advance at Kingwood Senior Center, Suite 205, 824-7109.
Organ Recital Series
Corrie Wrobel, noon Wednesday, Bethlehem Lutheran, freewill offering, 829-9740.
Acoustic guitar, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Lord of Life Church, free, refreshments available.
The Black Hole Players
Dinner theater, time TBA Thursdays through Aug. 19, Prairie Bay Restaurant, 824-6444, www.prairiebay.com.
Johnny Cash impersonator
7 p.m. Thursday, Veteran's Memorial Park, free.
Family Gospel group, 7 p.m. July 22, Veteran's Memorial Park, free.
One Man Band
Vocal/instrumental, 7 p.m. July 29, Veteran's Memorial Park, free.
Organ Recital Series
Kathy Taylor, noon Aug. 11, Church of the Cross, freewill offering, 829-9740.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Events & Convention Center
Joan Rivers, comedy, 6 and 9 p.m. Aug. 12, $17 and $24, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
"The Jungle Book"
Presented by Lamplighter Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and July 23-24, Centennial Auditorium.
"Midnight, Matrimony and Murder"
Murder mystery dinner show, 6 p.m. July 31, T Maxwell's, $39.95, reservations required, (218) 894-4000.
Moondance Jam 13
Featuring classic rock, progressive rock and regional rock bands, Thursday-Saturday, $75-$350, www.moondancejam.com, (877) MOON-JAM, (218) 547-1055.
Evelyn Matthies' Gallery
712 Washington St.
Maria Thompson Seep, acrylic paintings, through Sunday.
Crow Wing County Historical
"Bird's-Eye View," old and new photographs of Brainerd, ongoing.
"Dressing Up and Stepping Out," ongoing.
"No Time to Play," collectible toys, ongoing.
"Fashion: Function, Style, Fad," children's exhibit, ongoing.
Jaques Art Center grand opening
Unveiling new addition, featuring guest speakers, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jaques Art Center.
Ripple River Gallery
"Lasting Impressions," Inuit prints, ongoing.
Nick Wroblewski, "Woodcuts," through Aug. 8.
EAST GULL LAKE
Stable Gallery at Madden's Resort
Various artists, through October. Gallery hours noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
Lakes Area Artists Show
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Nisswa Community Center, free.
The Art Cart
Brainerd Area Art Club's juried exhibit, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Wednesday-July 24, Pioneer Village, (218) 678-2017, (320) 594-2456.
Majestic Pines Art Festival
9 a.m.-6 p.m. July 24, throughout Nisswa, free. Includes live music by Bolivar Burga (flute), 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Cullen Cove String Band, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
44th annual Pine River Art Club Show & Exhibit
10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 22-25, The Warehouse, free.
Out of town
Blues singer, 9 p.m. Friday, Famous Dave's, 3001 Hennepin Ave. S., $15, (612) 882-9900.
Jazz vocalist, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Orchestra Hall, $19-$39, (612) 371-5656, www.minnesotaorchestra.org.
The Way Out Weekend
Presented by Polaris, July 24 at State Fairgrounds. .38 Special at noon, Clint Black at 4 p.m., Jonny Lang at 7:30 p.m. and John Fogerty at 9 p.m. $20 (advance), $30 (at door), free (ages 12 and under), www.polarisindustries.com.
EarthScapes Mini Golf and Exhibits
Ongoing, Science Museum of Minnesota, outdoor gallery, $8 (adults), $6 (children ages 4-12 and seniors), www.smm.org.
The Original Stand Up Guys
Featuring Alex Cole, Bill Bauer, Louie Anderson, Jeff Gerbino and Scott Hansen, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery, Hotel Sofitel, $35 and $50, (763) 420-2213, comedyinfo.com.
"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.
Featuring Tim McGraw, George Strait, Kenny Chesney and more, Aug. 5-7, Soo Pass Ranch, $110-$150, 1-800-4-WE-Fest, www.wefest.com, www.ticketmaster.com.
Bayfront Blues Festival
Aug. 12-15, Bayfront Festival Park, $12-$54, (715) 394-6831, www.bayfrontblues.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. Aug. 9, 2 p.m. Aug. 10, $22, reservations also can be made for dinner before the show, (952) 474-5951.
Hastings Irish/Celtic Festival
Featuring Dean Magraw and John Williams and more, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 8, Little Log House Pioneer Village, $6 (advance per day), $8 (at the door per day), half-price (seniors and ages 6-14), free (under age 6), (651) 292-4900, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.minnesotafolkfestival.org.
Grand Casino Hinckley
Events & Convention Center
Reba McEntire, 8 p.m. Thursday, $39, $49, $56, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Brooks & Dunn, 9 p.m. July 23, $36, $43, $50, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
George Thorogood & The Destroyers, 9 p.m. Aug. 6, ticket prices TBA, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Jackpine Writers' Bloc workshop
"Writing for Prophet/Profit," 4 p.m. July 31, Long Lake Theater, $25 registration fee. Contact Cindie Ekren at (218) 652-4257, email@example.com.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
Regional Art Show, through Saturday, free.
Ellen Diederick and Grace Haverty, watercolors, Tuesday-Aug. 29, free.
"Lines of Light," poems and photographs by Sharon Harris and Tarah Wolff, ongoing, free.
Christian music, Thursday-Saturday, Willmar Civic Center grounds, $22-$53.50, 1-800-965-9324, www.sonshinefestival.com.
Summer Speaker Series
Wendy Rosnau, author of "A Thousand Kisses Deep," noon Monday, Brainerd Public Library, free.
Walter Roers, author of "The Pact," noon July 26, Brainerd Public Library, free.
David J. Bredehoft, "How Much is Enough? Everything You Need to Know to Steer Clear of Overindulgence and Raise Likeable, Responsible and Respectful Children," noon-2 p.m. July 30, Book World, Westgate Mall.
Crow Wing County Fair
Aug. 3-8, county fairgrounds in south Brainerd, free, brainerd.com/fair. Includes live music, rides, games, moto-cross, demolition derby, truck pull, 4-H exhibits and events, talent contest, food and beverages.
White Hawk Supper Club
Grand opening featuring pig roast, 3 p.m. July 24, $4 (adults), $2 (children).
"Imagination and Writing"
Grades K-4, presented by children's book author Nancy Carlson, 10 a.m. Friday, Brainerd Public Library, free, 829-5574.
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.
Mille Lacs Indian Museum
12 miles north of Onamia
on Highway 169
Showcase of Mille Lacs Band Artists and Silent Auction, through September.
Moccasin Game, noon Sundays through summer.
Birch Bark Basket Workshop, noon-4 p.m. July 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 25, $40 (public), $35 (Minnesota Historical Society members), $10 (supply fee), (320) 532-3632.
5-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Mille Lacs Band District I Community Center, Vineland, free. For information, call Rick Anderson at (320) 532-8847.
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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