For week of Oct. 28-Nov. 3; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
Three Dollar Molly, Thu
Fat Chance, Fri-Sat
Power Trip, Sun-Tue
Jasmine Cain, Wed
Kenny Jake, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fri
Pop Machine, Thu-Sat
SKATYRS (oldies), singles dance, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fri
The Palmers, Fri-Sat
Prime Time Charlie's
Silent Partner, Fri-Sat
The New Exchange
Hellandback, 9:30 p.m. Sat
The Blue Goose
Tamarack, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Fri-Sat, $3
Saxy Lady and the Surf Cat, 7-11 p.m. Thu-Sun, Wed
Play, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Nov. 4-6, midnight Saturday, Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College, $5 (public), free (CLC students), 855-8199.
Brainerd High School Choirs
Fall concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, $4 (adults), $2 (students).
"Scariest Comedians of 2004"
7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery at The Rail, $10, $5 with ticket stub from previous show.
Legacy Chorale of
"Minnesota Masters," 2 p.m. Sunday, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, $8 (adults), $5 (seniors and students), available at the Dispatch, Bridge of Harmony and Music General in Brainerd and Lakes Music in Pequot Lakes and the Aitkin Independent Age, 1-888-899-6034, email@example.com.
6:30 p.m. Nov. 4 and 18, Coco Moon, free.
Neal & Leandra
7:30 p.m. Nov. 6, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School. Lakes Area Concert Association season memberships: $28 (adults), $10 (students), $70 (families). For information, contact Betty Alderman at 829-3379.
55-and-over variety show, 7 p.m. Nov. 11-13 and 18-20, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and 21, Franklin Junior High School auditorium, $10 (adults), $8 (students and seniors 60 and over); available at Northern National Bank in Brainerd, Baxter, Nisswa and Crosslake; Music General in Brainerd; the Dispatch; the Crosby-Ironton Courier; and the Brainerd Community Education office; 828-5372.
"Saturday Cafe" concert series
Gary Lynn Burt and Sarah Holmbeck, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Common Grounds, free.
Donny Williams, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 6, Common Grounds, free.
Heather Doughty, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Common Grounds, free.
Annie Humphrey, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Common Grounds, free.
Kristi Morris and Jeff Kellogg, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 27, Common Grounds, free.
Grassroots Concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nisswa Community Center, $10, www.cloutier.org.
Grassroots Concert, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Nisswa Community Center, $10, www.chucksuchy.com.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Events & Convention Center
Bob Newhart, comedy, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $25, $32, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Travis Tritt, country music, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5-6, $29, $39, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
"Once Upon a Mattress"
Presented by Pequot Lakes Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12-13 and 18-20, 2 p.m. Nov. 14 and 21, Pequot Lakes School Auditorium, $10 (adults), $9 (age 60 and older), $8 (age 17 and under), $1 extra at door, (218) 568-9200, www.glapa.org.
Northern Lights Casino & Hotel
Merle Haggard, 7 p.m. Nov. 19, 1-877-LIGHTS-9, www.northernlightscasino.com.
Fifth and Laurel streets
Adrien Town and Helen Smith, paintings, ongoing.
Brainerd artist Lorna Klein, a variety of watercolors, through Sunday.
Evelyn Matthies' Gallery
712 Washington St.
"SCUBA diving in the Brainerd lakes area," through Monday.
Brainerd Public Library
Work by Encore Arts Club members, 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.
Brainerd High School
Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 13, free. Over 150 exhibitors; use north or south doors.
Brainerd Medical Center
Kathy Kovala, watercolors, through Sunday.
Central Lakes College Gallery
Jen Theisen, acrylic and mixed media, through Nov. 4.
Salute to the Arts exhibit, Monday-Nov. 30; reception 5-8 p.m. Nov. 5.
Ripple River Gallery
"Black & White Invitational," through Nov. 21.
EAST GULL LAKE
Stable Gallery at Madden's Resort
Various artists, through Saturday. Gallery hours noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
Great River Arts Center Gallery
Charles Kapsner, paintings, through Friday.
Out of town
Through Nov. 7, Guthrie Theater Mainstage, $14-$54, (612) 377-2224, (877) 44-STAGE, www.guthrietheater.org.
"The Sex Habits of
Saturday-Nov. 21, Guthrie Lab, $22-$30, (612) 377-2224, (877) 44-STAGE, www.guthrietheater.org.
The Manhattan Transfer
8 p.m. Nov. 20, Chrysler Hall, Nicollet Mall, $20, $47, (612) 371-5656, www.mnorch.org.
"A Christmas Carol"
Nov. 20-Dec. 26, Guthrie Theater Mainstage, $14-$54, (612) 377-2224, (877) 44-STAGE, www.guthrietheater.org.
"Chinasaurs: The Great
Dinosaurs of China"
Exhibit, Nov. 10-May 1, Science Museum of Minnesota, $8.50 (adults), $6.50 (ages 4-12 and seniors).
With Chris Cagle and Julie Roberts, 8 p.m. Nov. 20, Xcel Energy Center, $29.50, $36.50, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Grand Casino Hinckley
Events & Convention Center
Collin Raye, 4 and 7 p.m. Nov. 21, $25, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
"The Art of the Hunt," area artists, Tuesday-Nov. 27.
"Last Resorts," photos by Sheila Farrell, Tuesday-Nov. 27.
Anat Fort (jazz piano), 8 p.m. Saturday, $8 (members), $10 (non-members), $5 (students), (218) 385-3339.
Kevin Carlson (tenor), 8 p.m. Nov. 6, $8 (members), $10 (non-members), $5 (students), (218) 385-3339.
St. Cecilia Trio, 8 p.m. Nov. 13, $8 (members), $10 (non-members), $5 (students), (218) 385-3339.
Christmas Art & Craft Celebration
and Women's Showcase
Featuring arts and crafts vendors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14, Park Rapids High School, (218) 732-9439.
"Minnesota Masters," 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Calvary Lutheran Church, $8 (adults), $5 (seniors and students), available at the Dispatch, Bridge of Harmony and Music General in Brainerd and Lakes Music in Pequot Lakes and the Aitkin Independent Age, 1-888-899-6034, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flanders Recorder Quartet
7:30 p.m. Nov. 6, Atonement Lutheran Church, $75 (adult season membership), $60 (senior season membership), $30 (student season membership).
Incubus and The Music
7 p.m. Nov. 11, Halenbeck Hall, St. Cloud State University, $30-35, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
10-11:45 p.m. Saturday, Central Lakes College gym, free. Sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa.
Peru, Holly Zelinske, noon Nov. 4, Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College.
First Thursdays Speaker Series
Mark Munger, 7 p.m. Nov. 4, Brainerd Public Library, free.
Taste of the Lakes
6 p.m. (wine tasting and silent auction), 7 p.m. (chef's presentation and live auction) Nov. 19, Breezy Point Resort, $50, 829-4606, 1-877-730-5437. Tickets on sale Monday. Fund-raiser dinner for Kinship Partners.
Unlimited Learning series
"What a Zoo! Effective Conflict Management in Today's World," Bob Hoeft, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Hallett Community Center, $6.
Downtown Holiday Art Show and Sale
11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 6, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 7, Great River Arts Center Gallery, free.
Bookin' It Tea Retreat
Featuring Pete Hautman, National Book Award finalist for "Godless," Nov. 13, Linden Hill Conference & Retreat Center, reservations required, (320) 616-5580.
Fish House Parade
1 p.m. Nov. 26, downtown, (218) 927-2316, 800-526-8342.
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.
Community Band rehearsals
7-9 p.m. Mondays, Central Lakes College music room, 855-8215.
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.
Taught by Kathy Kovala, 9 a.m.-noon (beginner), 1-4 p.m. (intermediate) Thursdays through Nov. 11, Lutheran Church of the Cross, $125 (full six-week session), 829-1457, email@example.com.
Mille Lacs Indian Museum
12 miles north of Onamia
Leather pouch workshop, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 7, $40 (public), $35 (Minnesota Historical Society members), $20 (Mille Lacs band of Ojibwe members), $5 (supply fee), (320) 532-3632.
5-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Mille Lacs Band District I Community Center, 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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