For week of Sept. 22-28; bands perform 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
Methuselah, Fri-Sat, $3
Open mic jam session hosted by Dirty Bomb, Mon
Rick Justice, Tue-Wed
Virg and the Eldorados, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fri
Christopher Banker Band, Thu
High Noon, Fri, $3
Suicide Blonde, Sat, $3
The Hitz, Wed
Kenny Jake Band, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fri
40 Watt Bulb, 8 p.m. Sat, $5
Cleo Kuelbs and Cliff Veronick (dinner music), 7-10 p.m. Fri-Sat
Mind's Eye, Fri-Sat
Prime Time Food and Spirits
The Ride, Fri-Sat
Breezy Point Resort
Tami & the Bachelor, Thu-Sat
DJJP, 10 p.m. Fri-Sat
EAST GULL LAKE
Madden's Inn & Golf Club
Leisha Kaye, Thu
DJ, Sat, Mon-Wed
Fugitives (classic rock and country), 8 p.m.-midnight Fri-Sat
The Blue Goose
Eagle River Band, Fri-Sat, $3
Saxy Lady, Thu-Sun, Wed
Chmielewski Funtime, 8 p.m.-midnight Sat
The Wagon Wheel
Headin' Back (classic rock), 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Sat
October Son, Fri-Sat
Northern Lights Casino
Alex Parenteau & Silver Wings, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fri-Sat
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.
7 p.m. Sept. 29, Oct. 1 and Oct. 7-8, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Oct. 2, 6 and 9, Franklin Junior High School auditorium, $10 (general), $12 (premium), tickets available at Washington Educational Services Building or 822-6929.
Comedian, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 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.
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
Fall Concert, "Stage Presence," 2:30 p.m. Oct. 2, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Educational Services Building, $20 (family), $15 (adult pair), $9 (adult), $6 (seniors/students), 1-800-826-1997.
"Inherit the Wind"
Presented by Central Lakes College Theatre, Oct. 6-8 and 13-15, Chalberg Theatre, CLC, ticket prices TBA.
Comedian, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery at the Rail, ticket prices TBA, 829-0513, 824-JOKE, www.comedyinfo.com.
Comedian, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15, 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.
Gospel music, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Heritage Assembly of God Auditorium, $12 (advanced), $15 (at door), tickets available at Bethany Bookstore in Baxter, KTIG Radio in Pequot Lakes, Good Bookstore in Little Falls and Inspirations in Wadena. Presented by River of Life Productions.
Classic jazz pianist, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Crosslake Lutheran Church, $12 (adults), $10 (ages 60 and older), $6 (students), available at Bridge of Harmony in Brainerd, Lakes State Bank in Pequot Lakes and Crosslake and the church, (218) 692-3682. Proceeds go to Piano & Stages for Fellowship Hall.
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
Fall Concert, "Stage Presence," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Martin Auditorium, Little Falls High School, $20 (family), $15 (adult pair), $9 (adult), $6 (seniors/students), 1-800-826-1997.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Events & Convention Center
LeAnn Rimes, 7 and 9 p.m. Sept. 30, $32-$40, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Ramblin' Jack Elliot, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Pequot Lakes School Auditorium, $15, www.grassrootsconcerts.org, www.ramblinjack.com.
Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts, clown and mime, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Pequot Lakes School auditorium, ticket prices TBA, (218) 568-9200, www.glapa.org.
Fifth and Laurel streets
Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.
Evelyn Matthies' Porthole Gallery
712 Washington St.
"Brush Strokes," paintings by Edna Blanchard, through Oct. 26; reception 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, 829-5953.
Brainerd Public Library
Karen Cheney, miniature paintings, through Sept. 29. Presented by Encore Arts Club.
Crow Wing County Historical
Magoffin Doll Collection, ongoing.
"Fashion: Function, Style, Fad," ongoing.
"Bird's-eye View," ongoing.
Central Lakes College Gallery
"Apartment for Rent," Anthony Marchetti, through Thursday.
Art by Mary Tuomi, ongoing.
Brainerd High School
Fall Arts & Crafts Festival, Oct. 8.
Jaques Art Center
"Beacons of the Earth and Sky," pastel landscapes by Diana Rudolph and felted sculptures by Birgit Wolff, through Oct. 22; reception 1-4 p.m. Oct. 8.
Ripple River Gallery
"Natural Parables," paintings by Jil Evans, through Oct. 16.
Raku pottery firing and fall open house, time TBA Oct. 1. Featuring guest artist Jim Loso.
First Lutheran Church
Prairie Point Quilters meeting, 7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, (320) 632-4254 or 825-9345.
Featuring area artists, all day Sunday, Northern Lights Casino, www.northerlightscasino.com. Part of Fall Has It All festival.
Out of town
"Bankruptcy City Ballad"
Presented by Theater Latte Da, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, The Southern Theater, 1420 Washington Ave. S., $20-$25, (612) 340-1725, latteda.org.
With P.O.S., Turbo Nemesis, Blueprint and DJ Rare Groove, 7 p.m. Saturday, Playmakers Pavilion, $16 (advance), $18 (day of show), (701) 235-7171, www.ticketmaster.com, www.playmakersfargo.com.
Sean Curran Company
"Aria," dance performance, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Petters Auditorium, Benedicta Arts Center, College of St. Benedict, ticket prices TBA, (320) 363-5777, www.csbsju.edu/finearts.
27th annual Fall Festival
& Fiddlers' Contest
Noon Sunday, Terrace Mill, $5 (public), $4 (members), $2 (children 12 and younger), (320) 634-5093, www.terracemill.org.
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.
6 p.m. Mondays, Jack's House, free, no buy-in or entry fee, weekly prizes.
Central Lakes College
Rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays starting Sept. 12, music room, 855-8215, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Practices, 7 p.m. Mondays, First Congregational Church. New members and audiences welcome. If interested, call Dick Jensen at 829-9663 or Yibby Knudsen at 829-1214.
Brainerd Writers' Alliance meeting
10 a.m.-noon, third Saturday of every month, Brainerd Public Library, 825-0461, $10 annual membership dues.
"Spain," presented by Vicky Montes, noon Oct. 6, Chalberg Theatre, free, 855-8183.
Brainerd Writers' Alliance
Featuring keynote speaker Will Weaver, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Central Lakes College cafeteria, 825-0461.
5 p.m. Sundays, 40 Club, free, no buy-in or entry fee, (320) 692-2080.
Cuyuna Range Community Band
Practice, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Aitkin High School band room, (218) 546-7402.
Crossing Arts Alliance
6:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Northland Arboretum.
Featuring dancers Oscar and Michelle Gonzalez, food, arts and crafts, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 8, Northland Arboretum, $10 (adults), $5 (students), 855-8183, email@example.com.
6 p.m. Tuesdays, The Deer Stand, no buy-in or entry fee.
Forest Road Art Guild meeting
Featuring Carol (Nystrom) Hanson (fiber and surface artist), 9:30 a.m. Oct. 7, Forest Road Art Studio, (218) 534-4936, www.forestroadart.org.
6 p.m. Thursdays, Gary's Sports Bar & Grill, no buy-in or entry fee.
6 p.m. Wednesdays, Town Tavern, free, no buy-in or entry fee, (218) 546-5997.
Good Living Cookbook Club
7 p.m. Tuesdays, Bookin' It, (320) 616-5580, www.bookinitontheweb.com.
Fiction Book Club
7 p.m. Tuesdays, Bookin' It, (320) 616-5580, www.bookinitontheweb.com. Featuring "Hidden" by Paul Jaskunas.
Spirituality Book Discussion Group
6 p.m. Oct. 6, Bookin' It, (320) 616-5580, www.bookinitontheweb.com. Featuring "The Wisdom Way of Knowing" by Cynthia Bourgeault.
Fall Has It All
Festival, Friday-Oct. 2, Northern Lights Casino, www.northernlightscasino.com.
Jaques Art Center workshops
"Italics for Everyone," calligraphy, taught by Diane von Arx, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7 and 14, $140 (members), $180 (non-members), $30 materials fee, (218) 927-2363.
"Basic Beading," 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 8, taught by Kate Molitor, $25 (members), $35 (non-members), (218) 927-2363.
"Caterpillar Beading," 1-4 p.m. Oct. 8, taught by Kate Molitor, $25 (members), $35 (non-members), (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.
Great River Arts Center classes
Beginning/intermediate watercolor, taught by Kathy Braud, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Tuesday-Oct. 18, registration deadline Sept. 24, (320) 632-0960.
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