Special Events - July 31
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.
Brown Bag Lunch
Brown Bag Lunch Summer Author Series, every Monday at noon through Aug. 4, Brainerd Public Library; free. Author Jodi Schwen this Monday.
Music in Gregory Park summer series, every Thursday: The Kingery Family, 7 p.m. today. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Rainout site in The Center on Kingwood Street.
Lakes Area Summer Organ Recital Series
Patricia Lundeen, 12-1 p.m. Wednesday, Bethlehem Lutheran Church; free.
Concerts in the Park
Patty and the Buttons, 7 p.m. Saturday, Crosslake Town Square.
Music Festival Prelude
Lakes Area Music Festival concert series: Community Concert will be at 3 p.m. Sunday and "Sommermusik" 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. Aug. 12, Light of the Cross Lutheran Church.
URock Summer Camp
URock Summer Camp, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, St. Francis Music Center; free. More information by calling center at 320-632-0637 or online at www.sfmusiccenter.org.
Green Fair Folk Festival
Green Fair Folk Festival, 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, St. Francis Music Center.
More information call the St. Francis Music Center at 320-632-0637.
Author Doris Stengel to sign books "Arrival and Departure," 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Turtle Town Books and Gifts.
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
Rockin Hill Band 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
Celtic folk musician Todd Menton, 7 p.m. Sunday, Northern Pacific Park. In case of rain, concerts move into Centennial Auditorium. More information on series at www.staplesmotleyart.org.