For week of July 30 -Aug. 6; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
608 Laurel St.
Cold Water Johnsons, Friday-Saturday
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month
124 Front St.
Muddy Water, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Friday
New Song Ministries/Crossroad Music Cafe
217 S. Seventh St.
Steadfast, Thursday; Living Word, Sunday
612 Front St.
Open Jam, every Saturday
Madden's on Gull Lake
11266 Pine Beach Peninsula
Paul Berget, Friday-Saturday and Tuesday-Wednesday
The E Squared Cafe
123 East Washington St.
Sarah Pray, Friday, Drew Peterson, Saturday
30279 Airport Road
S.T.A.R.T., Thursday; Blackout, Friday-Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Drive
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
Blue Goose Inn
9347 U.S. Highway 169
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
133 Highway 10
The Huntin' Shack
724 Highway 210 W.
Montana Sky, Saturday
22974 County Road 2
Kenny Jake Band, Saturday
Summer Organ Series
Summer Organ Series, Heather Larson 12-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 6311 Mildren Rd., Baxter, free.
'Good 'N' Plenty' production
Good 'N' Plenty, Brainerd High School Little Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Aug. 7; tickets are $8.
'Star Spangled Girl' production
Star Spangled Girl, Central Lakes College summer comedy, 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Friday, Dryden Theatre; tickets are $8 and are available by calling the Theatre Box Office at 855-8199 or by e-mailing email@example.com/theatre.
Lakes Area Chamber Music Festival
Lakes Area Chamber Music Festival consists of two pre-concerts and four concerts: Pre-concerts, 2 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church; concerts, 2 p.m. Aug. 9, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Baxter, 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at Lutheran Church of the Cross, Nisswa, 2 p.m. Aug. 16, Trinity Lutheran Church and 7 p.m. Aug. 19, Lutheran Church of the Cross, Nisswa.
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 Dan Wolfe.
Music in the Park
Music in the Park, 7 p.m. Sunday at Northern Pacific Park, 611 Iowa Ave. N.E., Staples Community Band; before the concert there'll be a magic show, featuring Star Michelina, set at 5 p.m. and a a picnic supper at 5:45 p.m.
Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
Deb LeAir Clay exhibit through Aug. 9.
Jaques Art Center
121 Second St. N.W.
From Season to Season, the art of Francis Lee Jaques, on exhibit are 12 original words by former Aitkin resident.
Plein Air Exhibition runs through Aug. 22.
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.
Northland Arboretum Art Gallery
Diane Whiting's Florafina, exhibit, through Friday.
416 S. Fifth St.
Michaelangelo's Sister Watercolor Exhibit, through Aug. 31. Featuring artist Kathy Kovala and her students.
Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
Art classes to be taught by Minnesota artist Dar Brooks, Family Art Intensive Art Class, last class, 9:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Community Center and Library
14126 Daggett Pine Road
Paintings by Diane Runberg, ongoing.
Crosslake Art Club's 25th Annual Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6-8 with six demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 6: Mixing Your Media and Fresh from the Tube. Aug. 7: Throwing Pots and Painting with Light.
Aug. 8: Being Negative Isn't Always Bad and Tricks of the Trade.
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.morrisoncounty history.org.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
24 Main Ave. N.
Alexandria artists Ellen Eilers and Roxanne Sorenson artwork exhibition, through Sept. 2, with a reception at 2 p.m. Aug. 1.
Seven studios in Nisswa, Pequot Lakes and Pine River
North Crow Wing Art Flight working artists tour, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday: Cyrus Swann's Cyrus the Potter in Pine River; Karen Knieri's Rosewood Studio Wildrose Farm Organics in Pequot Lakes; Crystal Celeste Price's The Celeste Shop and Gallery in Pequot Lakes; Jerry Raedeke's Raedeke Art Gallery in Nisswa; Tim and Eileen Kulseth's The Cottage Place in Crosslake; Steven Weagel's Weagel Works in Pequot Lakes; and Donna and Steve Stricker's StrickerArts in Pequot Lakes.
Author Peter P. Bundy of The Wild Garden, book signing, 12-3 p.m. Thursday, Book World.
Wine-tasting and meet artist Charles Kapsner, 4:30-6 p.m. Aug. 13, Prairie Bay; suggested donation, $15 to benefit The Crossing Arts Alliance.
Author Dave Racer of To Change the Heart of Man, book signing, 12-3 p.m. Aug. 22, Mills Ford; and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 23, St. Christopher's Church in Nisswa.
Pig races, 6:30-8 p.m., every Friday and Saturday through summer.
Author Tea Retreat
Author Tea Retreat featuring Brian Freeman, Aug. 15 at Linden Hill; Cost, $35 for Friends of Linden Hill members, $40 for non-members; Reservations call (320) 616-5580.
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.
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat through Sept. 26; Always ... Patsy Cline playing through Oct. 31, 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.
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
Blake Shelton, 7 p.m. Aug. 22 and 5 p.m. Aug. 23, tickets, $38, $42.
Long Lake Theater
Nunsensations! plays through Saturday; tickets call (218) 732-0099 or go online at www.longlaketheater.net.
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
2705 Annapolis Lane
Church Basement Ladies 2: A Second Helping! Wednesdays -Sundays through Nov. 1, tickets $24-$35, tickets are available by calling (763) 553-1600 or going online at plymouthplayhouse.com.
Northern Lights Casino
Whose Line is it Anyway? with Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday.
Coctail Steve, 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m., Friday-Saturday, Cabaret at the casino.
If you'd like your event listed in the entertainment guide, e-mail Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org, 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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