For week of Dec. 23-29; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
608 Laurel St.
Acoustic Pilots, Saturday
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursdays of the month
30279 Airport Road
Stool Pigeons, Thursday and Saturday
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
KC’s Uptown Saloon
116 Cedar Ave. E.
NEW YORK MILLS
‰ Last concert of the year
Caitlin Robertson to open for Ian Alexy in the last concert of the year, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 30, New York Mills Regional Cultural Center; tickets are $5 and free for students with a student identification card.
‰ GLAPA season performances
The Platte Valley Boys, Feb. 19; “Morning’s at Seven” March 25-27 and April 1-3; and Rose Ensemble, April 9. More information by calling the Pequot Lakes Community Education office at (218) 568-9200 or at www.glapa.info.
‰ Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
“Passages” an exhibit featuring 17 artists, through Jan. 2.
‰ Brainerd Public Library
416 S. Fifth St.
Maria Thompson Seep exhibit through December.
‰ City Hall
501 Laurel St.
Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.
‰ Crow Wing County
320 Laurel St.
Various exhibits, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 829-3268, www.crowwinghistory.org.
‰ Evelyn Matthies’ Porthole Gallery
712 Washington St.
“Two Sisters Spin on Art,” display through Jan. 7 from 9:30 a.m. 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and by appointment on Sundays.
‰ Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
Robert Mansfield’s sculpture “Geometric Ikebana,” exhibit on display, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, in front of auditorium.
‰ Community Center and Library
14126 Daggett Pine Road
Paintings by Crosslake Art Club members, ongoing.
‰ Morrison County Government
213 First Ave. S.E.
Art by Jim Poff, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 9-11 a.m. Saturdays, ongoing.
‰ Weyerhaeuser Museum
2151 S. Lindbergh Drive
Various Morrison County historical exhibits, ongoing, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, free, (320) 632-4007, www.morrisoncountyhistory.org.
NEW YORK MILLS
‰ New York Mills Cultural Center
24 Main Ave. N.
Art show called “Happenchance,” featuring Twin Cities artists Laura Andrews, Suzanne Murphy, Heather Humbert (Price) and Jennifer Totoritis-Searl work through Dec. 31.
Minneapolis artist Brian Jorgenson’s show entitled “Paper Plains,” through Dec. 31.
‰ Jacques Art Center
Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up, the Jan. 8 with scratchboards with Duane Barnhart; One stroke painting classes, first Wednesday of the month, 1:30-4:30 p.m., cost is $18 and class will be taught by Rochelle Bertram. More information call the center at (218) 927-2363 or e-mail at email@example.com.
‰ Musician jam sessions
All musician invited to join in acoustic jam sessions, first Sunday of the month with next one 1:15 p.m. Jan. 9, Grand Lodge at Heartwood Senior Living Community. More information by calling Connie Lou Swanson at Heartwood at (218) 534-3089.
‰ GRS Community Orchestra
Great River Strings Community Orchestra to rehearse 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Crosby High School. Information call Lynn Foote at (218) 678-3034.
‰ St. Francis Music Center
Community Chorale meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays.
The St. Francis Sestri Na Mir meets from 5-7 p.m. Sundays.
The St. Francis male singing group meets from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays; More information by contacting St. Francis Music Center at (320)632-0637 or visit www.sfmusiccenter.org.
Out of town
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
777 Grand Ave.
New Year’s Eve Disco Fever, Dec. 31
The Fab Four, 2 and 6 p.m. Jan. 8.
Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
“Holy Bells!” 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday; tickets are $19; (320) 259-5463 or www.paramountarts.org/main/events.
Cabaret at the casino.
If you would like your event listed in the entertainment guide, e-mail Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 855-5851, fax 829-0211 or mail to Jennifer Stockinger, Brainerd Dispatch, P.O. Box 974, Brainerd, MN 56401. Please include time, date, place, admission price and contact information. Deadline is Monday for Thursday publication.