Upcoming events- Sept. 8
For week of Sept. 8-14; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
608 Laurel St.
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month
124 Front St.
Three Men and a Lady, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday
30279 Airport Rd.
downstairs of the Commander
Joe McGown, 5-9 p.m. Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Drive
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
Blue Goose Inn
9347 U.S. Highway 169
Blue Canyon, Friday-Saturday
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
West Side Bar
115 West Broadway
King’s Ransom, Friday-Saturday
21560 CR 3
King’s Ransom, Sept. 16
133 Highway 10
Midnight Radio, Saturday
Friday nights at the Beanery Cafe
Lowell LaBerge and Friends, 8-10 p.m. Friday, the Beanery Cafe.
CLC Cultural Arts Series
Second City Comedy Tour, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Central Lakes College Chalberg Theatre. Tickets are $10-$25. The Machine’s Pink Floyd show, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15, Tornstrom Auditorium, For details and a seating chart go to www.clctickets.com or contact the CLC Theatre Box Office at 855-8199. Information about each show, including links to each artist’s website, can be found at www.clcmn.edu/theatre.
Grassroots Concert season
Claudia Schmidt to open season, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar. Admission is $10 at the door for adults and $5 for children under 12 with listening attention. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Latin jazz pianist
Latin jazz pianist Nachito Herrera, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Pequot Lakes High School stage, sponsored by Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts. Tickets can be purchased at the Pequot Lakes Community Education office at (218) 568-9200. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for seniors age 60 and over and $13 for youth age 18 and under. Tickets will be sold at the door starting one hour before the show.
Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
Nick Wroblewski, woodcuts exhibit, ends Monday; Botanical Artists “Look at Our Vanishing Forest,” exhibit through Sept. 18.
Q Gallery at Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St., Suite 222
“Pleasures In Movement,” mobile exhibit by artist Jess Cavazos, runs through Monday from 12-4 p.m. or by appointment. Artist reception, 5-7 p.m. Friday.
Middle Ground Gallery
121 Fourth St. N.E.
Five Wings Arts Council Crow Wing County artists work on display through end of October, with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 21.
Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up at 10 a.m., Jaques Art Center; One stroke painting classes, first Wednesday of the month, 1-4 p.m., cost is $18 and class will be taught by Rochelle Bertram. More information or to register call the center at (218) 927-2363 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flipside, art children’s event, 10 a.m. to noon, second Saturday of the month; September event will be instructor Paulette Buck to work with watercolor; suggested $3 cover.
Central Lakes College Community Band rehearsals, begin 7 p.m. Monday, rehearsal room at CLC. For more information contact band conductor Steve Anderson at 855-8215 or 831-3652 or email@example.com.
Used book sale
Friends of the Little Falls Carnegie Library used book sale, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 12-6 p.m. Friday and 12-5 p.m. Saturday. For more information contact LuAnn Jarvis at (320) 632-1942.
Author and illustrator Chris Monroe, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; Author Lynne Jonell, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; Author Patty Overson, 12-2 p.m. Sunday, all at Bookin’ It Book Store.
Arts and Crafts Fair
Little Falls annual Arts and Crafts Fair, Saturday-Sunday, around town.
Little Falls Antiques and Collectibles Fair, Saturday-Sunday, LeBourget Park.
Viva Musica Fall Arts Festival
Viva Musica Fall Arts Festival, 3-11 p.m. Sept. 17, Zorbaz on Gull Lake; free to the public until 7 p.m., then a $10 fee to see the main musical acts of Danny Fromm, Phil Jents and One Night Stand. Money from event being raised for lakes area schools.
Pequot Lakes Community Theatre auditions for “The 1940’s Radio Hour,” 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Pequot Lakes High School Theater. Performances of the show are scheduled for Nov. 11-13 and 18-20. For more information call Michael Sander at (218) 587-4728 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Audition information also is available from the Pequot Lakes Community Education office at (218) 568-9200.
SAWC new member night
The Staples Area Women’s Chorus’ 2011-12 new member night, 8 p.m. Sept. 19, Staples Motley High School choir room. Rehearsals are from 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays in the SMHS choir room.
Whiskey Creek Film Festival
Whiskey Creek Film Festival, Friday through Sept. 15, Cozy Theatre.