For week of Oct. 1-7; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
608 Laurel St.
Imaginary Friends, Friday-Saturday
124 Front St.
Montana Sky, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month
The E Squared Cafe
123 East Washington St.
The Pines, Saturday, $10 tickets in advance at the E or at www.ESquaredCafe.com.
612 Front St.
Open jam, every Saturday
Last Turn Saloon
214 S. Eighth St.
The Wench featuring John and Josh of the Clintons, 8 p.m. to midnight, Oct. 7
Madden's on Gull Lake
11266 Pine Beach Peninsula
Paul Berget, Saturday and Tuesday
30279 Airport Road
Echo Plane, Friday-Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Drive
Divided Highway, Friday-Saturday
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
Blue Goose Inn
9347 U.S. Highway 169
Shadow Casters, Friday-Saturday
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
133 Highway 10
King's Ransom, Saturday
22974 County Road 2
Kenny Jake Band, Saturday
'Tom, Dick & Harry' performance
Tom, Dick & Harry, Oct. 22-24, Aitkin High School auditorium.
Geritol Frolics performances
2009 Geritol Frolics season opens Oct. 15 and runs for eight performances; tickets available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at box office at Franklin Arts Center, 1001 Kingwood St., Brainerd, or by calling 825 4993; tickets are $10 or $12 for premium tickets.
The Cavern Beat
George Winston, solo piano concert, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College; advance tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets available at the box office at 855-8199 or (800) 933-0346, ext. 8199 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
'The Sound of Music'
The Sound of Music, Central Lakes College fall production, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Wednesday-Oct. 10 and 2 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 10 and at 10 a.m. Oct. 9. For more information contact Dennis Lamberson at 855-8199.
'The Rock Farm'
The Rock Farm, 8 p.m. Oct. 9-10, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College; tickets, $7.50, adults and $5 for CLC students and are available at the Theatre Box Office at 855-8199 or (800) 933-0346, ext. 8199, or e-mail email@example.com.
Grassroots Concerts series opens
Acoustic guitarist Billy McLaughlin, Oct. 9, doors open at 6:30 p.m. with concert start at 7:30 p.m., Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar; Admission is $10. For information go to www.grassrootsconcerts.org or e-mail grassrootsconcerts@ charter.net.
The Real Men Sing in concert
The Real Men Sing, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Staples-Motley High School gym; advance tickets are $8, adults, $4, students; or $10, adults, and $5, students, at the door. Tickets available at Centennial Auditorium Box Office at Staples-Motley Community Education at 400 Second St. N.E., Staples or call (218) 894-5416 or (800) 213-6877.
NEW YORK MILLS
Krauka Viking band to perform
Krauka Viking band, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, New York Mills Regional Cultural Center; tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Tickets are available at the Cultural Center at (218) 385-3339.
Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
Great River: Nature in Art, display runs through Nov. 15.
501 Laurel St.
Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.
Brainerd Public Library
416 S. Fifth St.
Encore Art Club members (Bev Bisek, Lorna Klein, Phyllis Frankum, Virginia MacArthur, Barb Morgan, Helen Smith and Gail Walsh) showcasing their art through Nov. 30.
Crossing Arts Alliance at Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
Brainerd High School Alumni Artes Exhibition, 7 p.m. Saturday, Gallery 119.
Crow Wing County
320 Laurel St.
Various exhibits, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 829-3268, www.crowwinghistory.org.
Northland Arboretum Art Gallery
Area photographer Peg Serani's Nature-Naturally exhibit, ends Nov. 13.
Community Center and Library
14126 Daggett Pine Road
Paintings by Diane Runberg, ongoing.
Morrison County Government
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.morrisoncountyhistory.org.
Lake Edward Township Hall
3 miles north of Merrifield on County Road 3
Kathy Kovala six-week long watercolor classes to begin Tuesday; register by calling Kovala at 829-1457 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
24 Main Ave. N.
Menahga artists Kathleen Ristinen and Abner Jonas exhibition, ends Oct. 14.
Cultural Thursday, noon, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College, free; topic, Brazil.
Aitkin author to be featured
Aitkin author Leif Enger to present novel So Brave, Young, and Handsome, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 13, the Hallett Community Center; $6 fee to public.
'Night of Fine Dining'
Night of Fine Dining, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge; cost is $35 for Unlimited Learning members and $40 for non-members. Sign-up and confirm reservations by sending a check, written to Unlimited Learning - Night of Fine Dining, P.O. Box 455, Deerwood, MN 56444. Deadline for reservations is Oct. 19. For more information, call Kristy or Paul Tesdahl at (218) 546-5036.
'Autumn in New York: Standards From the Big Apple'
'Autumn in New York: Standards From the Big Apple,' fall fundraiser for Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota, 6 p.m. Oct. 10; tickets are $60 per person and must be purchased by Oct. 2. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Bill Satre, chorale manager, at 820-4558, or e-mail at email@example.com.
Out of town
Mall of America
60 East Broadway
Bodies the Exhibition, exhibit of unprecedented view of the human body, through Dec. 31, 2010, on the fourth level; tickets are $22 for adults; $14 for children ages 4-13; and $18 for seniors 62 and older.
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
Oklahoma! opens Friday and ends Jan. 23; Always ... Patsy Cline playing through Oct. 31, box office, (800) 362-3515, www.chanhassentheatres.com
Old Log Theater
5175 Meadville St.
Funny Money, runs through Feb. 6, (952) 474-5951, www.oldlog.com.
Grand Casino Hinckley Events and Convention Center
777 Lady Luck Drive
Don Felder, 8 p.m. Oct. 16, tickets are $25, $30, $35
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave. S.
The Louve and the Masterpiece; Opens Oct. 18 and ends Jan. 10, (612) 870-3131, www.artsmia.org.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Teen Idols (Peter Noone, Micky Dolenz and Mark Lindsay), 6 and 8:30 p.m. Oct. 9, tickets, $20, $25.
Sauk Centre High School
Sinclair Lewis 2009 Writers Conference, Oct. 10 in auditorium; cost is $60 for adults, $55 for college students and senior citizens and free for high school students, but they have to register and pay for lunch and breaks: More information go to www.saukhearald.com/ftp/writers or call Jim Umhoefer at (320) 352-2735 at night.
Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
Willy Wonka, Oct. 9-25, 7 p.m. Fridays and 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; tickets are $11, children/students, $15, age 60 and older, $17, adults. www.paramountarts.org/main/events (320) 259-5463
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
Gretchen Wilson with special guest Cowboy Troy, 7 p.m. Oct. 17-18.
Motongator Joe, 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m., Friday-Saturday, Cabaret at the casino.
If you would 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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