For week of Nov. 13-19; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
Ded Walleye, today-Sat
Scooter and the Kickstands, Mon-Wed
Kenny Jake, 8:30 p.m. Fri
Iron Rail Saloon
Free Ride, today
Silent Partner, Fri-Sat
Jack Tango, Sun
Eagle River, Wed
Bonedaddy, 9:30 p.m. Fri-Sat
Prime Time Charlie's
Carbon Copy, Fri-Sat
Blues Hound, 9:30 p.m. Fri
Oktoberfest featuring live music, Sat
EAST GULL LAKE
Ernie's on Gull Lake
Blues Train, 7-11 p.m. Sun
The Blue Goose
Trouble Shooter, 9:30 p.m. Fri-Sat, $3
Donny Vosen, Fri-Sun
Southern Uprising, Fri-Sat
6:30 p.m. first, third and fifth Thursdays of the month, Coco Moon, downtown.
CD release concert, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Brainerd High School, $3. With opening bands A Tribute to Fun Factory, Aana Bendson, The Mike Qualey Experience, These Keepsake Letters and Feedback Symphony.
Performed by Stroia Ballet Co., 7 p.m. Friday, 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. Saturday, Washington Middle School. Sponsored by BAY Ministries.
CLC orchestras concert
"Music in the Good Ol' USA," featuring the Central Lakes College Cantare Concert Chorale, Women's Choir and Chamber Singers, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, free.
"The Effect of Gamma Rays on
7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Nov. 22, Nov. 24-25; 2 p.m. Nov. 23, Dryden Theatre, Central Lakes College, $5 (public), free (CLC students), available at CLC Bookstore, 855-8199.
Rhythm of the Rails
Old Tyme Radio Show
Times TBA, Nov. 29-30, Franklin Junior High School auditorium.
"Holiday Spectacular," presented by Heartland Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, $12-$35, 1-800-826-1997.
Flyer Band Indoor
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Charles D. Martin Auditorium, $4 (adults), $2 (students), $1 (children 5 and under).
"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
Fancy Ray, 8 p.m. Nov. 22-23, $10.
Musical, presented by Pequot Lakes Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 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 at the door are $1 extra, (218) 568-9200, www.glapa.org.
"Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse"
Presented by Children's Theatre Co., 2 p.m. Dec. 6, Pequot Lakes School Auditorium, variety of ticket prices, www.glapa.org.
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.
Mickey Gilley, 6 and 9 p.m. Dec. 12, $20 and $24.
Brainerd City Hall
Fifth and Laurel streets
Diane Runberg, watercolors, collage, acrylic and colored pencil art, through December.
Brainerd Area Art Club
Art for the Holidays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, Nov. 24-Dec. 23. Original artwork for sale by lakes area artists. Original paintings and prints, wood carvings, painted glass, painted wood pieces, cards and more.
Central Lakes College Gallery
Award Winning Student Design Art, through Dec.12. 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, Nov. 28-30 and Dec. 6-7. Featuring pottery, handmade paper and candles, wooden angels, soap, ornaments, wood turning, and hand-dyed, hand-painted and beaded silks. (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
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.
Tuesdays-Sundays through Dec. 21, Guthrie Theatre Lab, 700 N. First St., $20-$30, (612)377-2224.
The Minnesota Opera, in Italian with English translations, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 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 Love"
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.
"Heartland Holiday Concert"
With Peter Ostroushko, acoustic music collected from around the globe, 8 p.m. Dec. 6 and 2 p.m. Dec. 7, 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. Sunday, $26, (651) 981-5151, www.ticketmaster.com
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.
Four Shadow, a cappella group, 7 p.m. Friday, $10 (public), $8 (members) and $5 (students), (218) 385-3339.
S.A. Gorden, author of "Eyes of an Eagle," noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Book World.
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).
Roger MacDonald, "A Country Doctor's Casebook: Tales from the North Woods," 7 p.m. Dec. 4, Brainerd Public Library, free.
Grand House Tour
Fund-raiser for the Heartland Symphony Orchestra, 9:30 a.m. and noon Dec. 6, $20, tickets available at The Dispatch.
Book signing, Douglas Wood, author of "Old Turtle and the Broken Truth" and "What Santa Can't Do," 6-7 p.m. today.
Nut Brown Hare from the children's book "Guess How Much I Love You," posing for Polaroids after the Little Falls Santa Parade, Nov. 28. The parade begins at 6 p.m. Refreshments available.
Alice Palace, author of "My Little Cabin" and "My Little Lighthouse," 3-4 p.m. Nov. 28, Rainy Days Bookstore.
PEQUOT LAKES Library fund-raiser
Fund-raiser for the Pequot Lakes library featuring Tom Hegg, author of "A Cup of Christmas Tea," 2 p.m. Saturday, Grace United Methodist Church, $20. All tickets will be presold by Shari Wilson at (218) 568-5200, Sue Lenzen at (218) 568-6974, or Lydia Loven at (218) 568-4598.
Rehearses 7 p.m. Mondays, music room, Central Lakes College.
Fun with Watercolors
Instructed by Kathy Braud, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Crossing Arts Center, $50, 828-5373.
Unlimited Learning Series
"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
Black Ash Basket Weaving Workshop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 21-23, all materials are provided, $145 (public), $135 (Minnesota Historical Society members).
If you would like your event listed in the Entertainment Guide, e-mail John at email@example.com, 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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