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Special Events - Aug. 7

Special Events


Art events

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.


Author visit

Lakes Area Summer Organ Recital Series

Ken Hager, 12-1 p.m. Wednesday, Lord of Life Church; free.


Author visit

Author Christina Baker Kline of "Orphan Train," to appear, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Central Lakes College's Chalberg Theater.

Bandstand concerts

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 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


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.


Knowledge Bites

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.

Singing opportunities

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


Chorus rehearsals

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