For week of Sept. 18-24; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
Sister Sez, today-Sat
Kenny Jake, 8:30 p.m. Fri
Iron Rail Saloon
Silent Partner, today-Sat
Sunday Jam featuring Wayne Renn, Sun
Jack Tango, Wed
Big Walt, Fri
EAST GULL LAKE
Jack Tango, today
2nd Take, Fri-Sat
Chrissy Marie, Wed
The Blue Goose
Midnight Highway, 9:30 p.m. Fri-Sat, $3
Sawtell, Thu-Sun, Wed
Fabulous Stool Pigeons, Fri-Sat
First, third and fifth Thursdays of the month, Coco Moon, 6:30 p.m.
Fall for the Arts
Fund-raiser for Crossing Arts Alliance, dinner, art sale, silent auction and entertainment by the Swingin' Sertomans, 6 p.m. Sept. 26, Timbermist on County Road 3 North, $30, tickets must be purchased by Monday, 833-0416, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gospel group, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, $12 (advance), $15 (at door), tickets available at Bethany Bookstore in Brainerd, KTIG Radio in Pequot Lakes, Good Bookstore in Little Falls and Inspirations in Wadena. Presented by River of Life Productions.
Presented by On Stage Community Theatre, Oct. 9-12 and 16-19, Franklin Junior High School, 829-4460.
"The French Connection," presented by Heartland Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, $12-$35, 1-800-826-1997.
EAST GULL LAKE
"Autumn in New York"
Fund-raising dinner for Legacy Chorale featuring silent auction and performances, 6 p.m. Sept. 27, Cragun's, $50, tickets must be purchased by Sept. 24, available at The Dispatch, Bridge of Harmony and Music General in Brainerd, and Lakes Music in Pequot Lakes, (218) 820-6034, email@example.com.
"The French Connection," presented by Heartland Symphony Orchestra, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Charles D. Martin Auditorium, $12-$35, 1-800-826-1997.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Events & Convention Center
Lee Ann Womack, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26-27, $29 and $36, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Wynonna Judd, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9-10, $32 and $39, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Northern Lights Casino
Three Dog Night, 7 p.m. today, events center, $20, $25, 877-LIGHTS-9.
Crystal Gayle, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, events center, $15 and $18, 877-LIGHTS-9.
Brainerd City Hall
Fifth and Laurel streets
"Simply Nature" by Mary Tuomi, through Oct. 2.
The Crossing Arts Center
918 Pine St.
Grand opening and annual membership meeting, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2, public welcome.
Evelyn Matthies' Gallery
712 Washington St.
Work by David Ostrowski, through Sept. 27.
Brainerd Public Library
Oil paintings by Sandy Paumen, through Oct. 2.
Crow Wing County Historical Museum
"Hooked on Fishing," featuring lures, reels and photographs, ongoing. To submit items: 829-3268.
County Road 3 North
Fall for the Arts, fund-raiser for Crossing Arts Alliance, dinner, art sale, silent auction and entertainment by the Swingin' Sertomans, 6 p.m. Sept. 26, $30, tickets must be purchased by Monday, 833-0416, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ripple River Gallery
South of Aitkin
"New Work" by Charles Beck, through Sept. 28.
Artwork by Pat Miller, through September.
Fall Craft Spectacular and Bake Sale
More than 50 vendors, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, auditorium and outside, presented by Deerwood Lions.
Great River Arts Center Gallery
Work by Kitie Hollenbeck, through October.
Morrison County Historical Society
"Good Eatin'," through December.
"Uncommon Focus: Images of Morrison County," photo exhibit, dinner, program and annual business meeting, featuring guest speaker Keri Pickett, 5 p.m. Sunday, $12.50, reservations required by today, (320) 632-4007.
Out of town
Saturday, Historic State Theatre, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Oct. 3, Historic Orpheum Theatre, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
"Bob the Builder" Live
7 p.m. Oct. 3, 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 1:30 and 5 p.m. Oct. 5, Target Center, $10-$30, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Minnesota Children's Museum
"Arthur's World," based on the PBS series, through Jan. 4.
"Minnesota! It's Not Just for Lutherans Anymore ..."
Ongoing, 7 p.m. Fridays, 6:30 p.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays, Brave New Workshop Theatre, (612) 332-6620, www.bravenewworkshop.com.
Comic Book Convention
FallCon, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 4-5, Education Building, Minnesota State Fairgrounds, $9 (adults), free (ages 9 and under).
Solo guitar performance, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, (218) 751-7270, www.paulbunyanplayhouse.com.
"The Sound of Music"
Through Oct. 24, eight showings weekly, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, $41-$63, (800) 362-3515.
Country dancing with Alfapha Males, 10:30 p.m. Thursdays, $5.
John Conlee with Rockie, 8 p.m. today, $18, $22 (reserved), (763) 478-6661.
Canned Heat, Black Oak Arkansas and Pat Travers, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 3, $15 (advance), $19 (day of show), $20 (reserved), 21 and over, (763) 478-6661.
Brett Michaels with Hairball, 8 p.m. Oct. 5, $18 (advance), $22 (at door), 21 and over, (763) 478-6661.
Don Williams with Westbound, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 10, $17 (advance), $21 (day of show), (763) 478-6661.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
"Otter Tales and Faces," art exhibit featuring Tom Rieschick, through Oct. 11.
Sharon Harris and Teresa Reed, art exhibit, through Nov. 29, Second Story Gallery.
Buffalo Gals, fiddle music, 8 p.m. Sept. 27, $10 (public), $8 (members), $5 (students), (218) 385-3339.
Lake Wobegon Brass Band
2 p.m. Sunday, James W. Mann Performing Arts Center, $10 (public), $8 (members), $5 (students). Preceded by lunch at noon at high school commons.
Gary Waller, one of three authors of "Will to Murder: The True Story Behind the Crimes & Trials Surrounding the Glensheen Killings," noon-2 p.m. Sept. 25, Book World, Westgate Mall.
John Desanto, Gary Waller and Gail Feichtinger, authors of "Will to Murder: The True Story Behind the Crimes & Trials Surrounding the Glensheen Killings," 5-7 p.m. Sept. 25, CatTales.
Fall for the Arts
Fund-raiser for Crossing Arts Alliance, dinner, art sale, silent auction and entertainment by the Swingin' Sertomans, 6 p.m. Sept. 26, Timbermist on County Road 3 North, $30, tickets must be purchased by Sept. 22, 833-0416, email@example.com.
Beth Zemsky, "Coming Out and the Family," 7 p.m. Oct. 2, Brainerd Public Library, free.
"Uncommon Focus: Images of Morrison County"
Photo exhibit, dinner, program and annual business meeting featuring guest speaker Keri Pickett, 5 p.m. Sunday, VFW, $12.50, reservations required by today, (320) 632-4007.
Art workshop for kids, 10 a.m.-noon second Saturday of the month, Crossing Arts Center, $8 per child (non-members), $3 per child (members), limited to first 20 registrants, 828-5372.
Instructed by Sonja Larson, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Crossing Arts Center, $50, $5 supply fee, 828-5373.
Watercolor class, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Crossing Arts Center, $50, $5 supply fee, 828-5373.
Make Your Own Asian Seal
Calligraphy class, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Crossing Arts Center, $50, $5 supply fee, 828-5373.
Watercolor class, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 4, Crossing Arts Center, $50, 828-5373.
With Wendy Olson, ages 13 and up, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 11, Crossing Arts Center, $8 per child (non-members), $3 per child (members), limited to first 20 registrants, 828-5372.
Unlimited Learning series
"Memoir Writing: Tricks to Trigger Your Memory," 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Hallett Community Center, $6, (218) 546-2616.
"Gourmet Eating: Watch the Food Prep and Enjoy the Results," 6 p.m. Oct. 14, Ruttger's Resort, pre-registration and fee required, (218) 546-2616.
EAST GULL LAKE
Wine Glass Painting Classes
Ongoing through summer, Stable Gallery at Madden's, $20 (includes materials), (218) 575-2976.
Voice Classes for Children
Ages 6-9, instructor Danna Pantzke, various times and dates, (320) 632-0637.
Beginning string ensemble
Meets 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, St. Francis Music Center, all skill levels, (320) 632-0637.
Meets 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Francis Music Center, all skill levels, (320) 632-0637.
Meets 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays at the St. Francis Music Center, open to anyone who plays a band instrument, all skill levels, (320) 632-0637.
If you would like your event listed in the Entertainment Guide, e-mail John at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (218) 855-5863, fax (218) 829-7735 or mail to John Hansen, Brainerd Daily 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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