Special Events - Aug. 7
Kaleidoscope, 10 a.m. first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up, Jaques Art Center; Art classes, 1-4 p.m. first Wednesday of the month. More information/registration call the center at 218-927-2363.
Aitkin Farmers Market/music
Acoustic rock artist Astronaut Jones performs Aug. 30, Butler Building.
Lakes Area Summer Organ Recital Series
Ken Hager, 12-1 p.m. Wednesday, Lord of Life Church; free.
Author Christina Baker Kline of "Orphan Train," to appear, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Central Lakes College's Chalberg Theater.
Music in Gregory Park summer series, every Thursday: Blue Moon Jazz Quintet, 7 p.m. today. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Rain-out site in The Center on Kingwood Street.
Auditions at CLC
Auditions for the Central Lakes College (CLC) Theatre production of Larry Shue's "The Foreigner,'" at 7 p.m. Aug. 26-27 in the Chalberg Theatre. Rehearsals will begin on Sept. 2, and will be held five nights a week. Performances are Oct. 2-4 and 9-11.
For more information, contact the director, Patrick Spradlin at email@example.com or at 855-8255.
Concerts in the Park
Boss Grand: Johnny Cash Revue, 7 p.m. Saturday, Crosslake Town Square.
Music Festival Prelude
Lakes Area Music Festival concert series: "Outdoor Adventure," will be at 3 p.m. Sunday and "The Four Seasons" concert, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Tornstrom Auditorium. More information at www.lakesareamusic.org.
Louie Anderson to appear
Comedian Louie Anderson to appear, Aug. 16, Heartwood Senior Living Community, for Cuyuna Regional Medical Center's Golden Jubilee celebration. Tickets are $75 per person and will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations contact Jennifer Holmvig at 218-545-4455.
Author Joe Fellegy of "Thirty Years on the Big Lake" and renowned historian for Mille Lacs Lake to appear, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Light of the Cross Lutheran Church.
Rock the Park V
Rock the Park V, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 16, downtown.
More information call the St. Francis Music Center at 320-632-0637.
Market in the Park
Market in the Park, every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Aug. 21, Trailside Park.
Band in the Park
Live from the Attic, 7 p.m. Saturday, Pequot Lakes
Staples Area Women's Chorus rehearsals, 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Staples Motley High School Choir Room.
Music in the Park series
34th Infantry Division Band, 7 p.m. Sunday, Northern Pacific Park. In case of rain, concerts move into Centennial Auditorium. More information on series at www.staplesmotleyart.org.