For week of Nov. 6-12; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
Inner Vintage, today
Phat Pearl, Fri-Sat
Ded Walleye, Wed
Iron Rail Saloon
Pop Machine, today-Sat
Jack Tango, Sun
Free Ride, Wed
Blues Train, 8:30 p.m. Fri
Reeling in the Years, Fri-Sat
Prime Time Charlie's
Blues Hound, 9:30 p.m. Fri
Oktoberfest, live music, Sat
Baby Grand, Fri-Sat
EAST GULL LAKE
Ernie's on Gull Lake
Blues Train, Sat
The Blue Goose
High Noon, 9:30 p.m. Fri-Sat, $3
Donny Vosen, Fri-Sun
Bounty Hunter, Fri-Sat
6:30 p.m. first, third and fifth Thursdays of the month, Coco Moon, downtown.
Bluegrass music, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Paul Bunyan Nature Learning Center, $10 and $12, 829-9620.
Pianist, noon-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Finishing Touch.
Brainerd High School
7 p.m. Tuesday, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School. Benefit concert for the Brainerd Soup Kitchen.
Performed by Stroia Ballet Co., 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, $10 (13 and up), $7 (12 and under), tickets available at Bridge of Harmony or at the door.
7-9:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Washington Middle School. Sponsored by BAY Ministries.
"The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds"
7:30 p.m. Nov. 18-22, 24-25, 2 p.m. Nov. 23, Dryden Theatre, Central Lakes College.
"Holiday Spectacular," presented by Heartland Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, $12-$35, 1-800-826-1997.
"And It Came to Pass"
Traditional and original Christmas songs performed by the Golden Gems, 3 p.m. Dec. 7, Presbyterian Church, free will offering, 829-6961.
"Holiday Spectacular," presented by Heartland Symphony Orchestra, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Charles D. Martin Auditorium, $12-$35, 1-800-826-1997.
Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery at Izatys
Mark Poolos, 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, $10.
Fancy Ray, 8 p.m. Nov. 22-23, $10.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Events & Convention Center
Sawyer Brown, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $19 and $26,
(651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
Musical, presented by Pequot Lakes Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Nov. 14-15, 2 p.m. Sunday and Nov. 16, Pequot Lakes School Auditorium, $10 (adults), $9 (ages 60 and up), $8 (ages 18 and under), tickets available at Pequot Lakes Community Education, Wells Fargo Bank in Pequot Lakes, Lakes State Bank in Pequot Lakes and Crosslake, Brainerd Lakes Area Chambers of Commerce, tickets purchased at door are $1 extra, (218) 568-9200, www.glapa.org. On Friday, student tickets are $4 and pizza and pop will be served to the first 300 theater-goers from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. in the high school commons.
Pillager junior high band,
6:30 p.m. Monday, Pillager High School Performing Arts Center, free.
Pillager High School band,
7:30 p.m. Monday, Pillager High School Performing Arts Center, free.
Riverside Bass Quintet
Jazz, folk, religious, renaissance and contemporary, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21, Centennial Auditorium, $10 (adult advance), $12 (adult at door), $5 (student advance), $6 (student at door), (218) 894-5416, (800) 213-6877.
"A Gingerbread Christmas"
Craft sale, music, dancing and demonstrations, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 29 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 30, Wadena Elementary School and Memorial Auditorium, $1, (218) 631-1751.
Northern Lights Casino
Glen Campbell, 7 p.m. Nov. 22, $20 and $25.
Brainerd City Hall
Fifth and Laurel streets
Diane Runberg, watercolors, collage, acrylic and colored pencil art, through December.
Central Lakes College Gallery
Award Winning Student Design Art, through Dec. 12, featuring pieces that earned citations of excellence from a professional advertising organization.
Brainerd Public Library
Donna Maves, watercolors, through Jan. 8.
Crow Wing County
"Hooked on Fishing," featuring lures, reels and photographs, ongoing. To submit items: 829-3268.
Black Bear Pottery
10797 Black Bear Road S.E.
Highway 18 between
Brainerd and Garrison
Holiday open house featuring pottery, handmade paper and candles, wooden angels, soap, ornaments, wood turning and hand-dyed, hand-painted and beaded silks. Nov. 28-30 and Dec. 6-7, (218) 764-3296.
Ripple River Gallery
South of Aitkin
"Light and Landscape" by the Korte family, ongoing.
Artwork by Steve Bardolph, through November.
"Good Eatin'," through December.
Out of town
Aerosmith and KISS
7 p.m. Monday, Target Center, $125, $85 and $45, (651) 989-5151.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
"P.R.S.S.," an interactive installation by Rich Shelton and Piotr Szyhalski dealing with the essential aspects of contemporary human behavior, through Nov. 30.
"Sacred Symbols: Four Thousand Years of Ancient American Art" featuring work from a selection of civilizations found throughout North, Central and South America, through Jan. 11.
The Minnesota Opera, in Italian with English translations, 8 p.m. Nov. 15, 2 p.m. Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, 20-22, 2 p.m. Nov. 23, The Ordway, $28.50 and $86.50, 1-651-224-4222.
"The Wizard of Oz"
Nov. 21-Jan. 10, The Children's Theatre Co., 2400 Third Ave. S., $19-$29 (adults), $13-$25 (children), (612) 874-0400.
Based on the PBS series, through Jan. 4, Minnesota Children's Museum.
"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.
"Lewis & Clark: Great
Omnitheater film, through spring 2004, Science Museum of Minnesota, $7 (adults), $5 (ages 4-12 and seniors), (651) 221-9444.
"CSI: Crime Scene Insects"
Forensic entomology exhibit, through Jan. 19, Science Museum of Minnesota, gallery admission is $8 (adults), $6 (kids and seniors), (651) 221-9423.
"The Gift: A Christmas
With T. Mychael Rambo, gospel, jazz, rhythm and blues and stories of the season, 8 p.m. Nov. 29 and 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Fitzgerald Theater, 10 E. Exchange St., $28, $23 and $18, $3 discount for MPR members, (651) 290-1221.
Grand Casino Hinckley
Events & Convention Center
Trick Pony, 4 and 7 p.m. Nov. 16, $26, (651) 981-5151, www.ticketmaster.com
Rick Springfield with Ken Valdez, 8 p.m. today, $33 (advance), $37 (at door), 21 and over, (763) 478-6661.
Thunder from Down Under, 9 p.m. Saturday, $18 (advance), $22 (day of show), $26 (VIP seating), 21 and over, (763) 478-6661.
Flipp, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 21, $11 (advance), $15 (at door), 21 and over, (763) 478-6661.
Boogie Wonderland, Thanksgiving dance, 9 p.m. Nov. 26, $10, 21 and over, (763) 478-6661.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
Sharon Harris and Teresa Reed, art exhibit, through Nov. 29, Second Story Gallery.
Glass art by John Olesen and Heikki Jylha-Vuorio and paintings by Aura Jylha-Vuorio, through Nov. 29.
Delta blues, 8 p.m. Saturday, $10 (public), $8 (members) and $5 (students), (218) 385-3339.
A cappella group, 7 p.m., Nov. 14, $10 (public), $8 (members) and $5 (students), (218) 385-3339.
SCSU Orchestra Concert
7:30 p.m. Friday, Kimberly Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall, free.
Judith Guest, "Ordinary People and Errands," 7 p.m. today, Brainerd Public Library, free. "Friends of the Library" meeting and potluck, 5:30 p.m., new members welcome.
Roger MacDonald, "A Country Doctor's Casebook: Tales from the North Woods," 7 p.m. Dec. 4, Brainerd Public Library, free.
Art for the Holidays
Show and sale presented by the Brainerd Area Art Club, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 24-Dec. 23, 617 Laurel St. (The Crossing's old location).
A benefit for the A Cappella Choir. An evening of gourmet cuisine and classical music, 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, advance tickets $55 per person or $310 for a table of six, (218) 963-7990, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Author Douglas Wood will sign copies of his books, "Old Turtle and the Broken Truth" and "What Santa Can't Do," 6-7 p.m. Nov. 13.
Rehearses 7 p.m. Mondays, music room, Central Lakes College.
Play with Your Food
With Wendy Olson, ages 3 and under, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Crossing Arts Center, $8 per child (non-members), $3 per child (members), limited to first 20 registrants, 828-5372.
Earthenware Mask Making
Instructed by Haddie Hadachek, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Black Bear Pottery, $65, $10 supply fee, 828-5373.
Fun with Watercolors
Instructed by Kathy Braud, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 15, Crossing Arts Center, $50, 828-5373.
Unlimited Learning Series
"Iraq: What Does the Future Hold," 7 p.m. Tuesday, Cuyuna Range Elementary School.
"Lutefisk and Lefse: Scandinavians and the American Dream," 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Hallett Community Center.
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.
Mille Lacs Indian Museum
12 miles north of Onamia
On Highway 169
Sweet Grass Containers workshop, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9, $25 (public), $20 (Minnesota Historical Society members) and $10 (band members), $4.50 supply fee.
Black Ash Basket Weaving Workshop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 21-23, all materials provided, $145 (public), $135 (Minnesota Historical Society members).
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