Arts & Entertainment Calendar
608 Laurel St.
Strange Daze, Friday-Saturday
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
Highway 371 N.
DJ Walzy, Thursday and Saturday; G.B. Leighton, 9:30 p.m. Friday
The Last Turn Saloon
214 S. Eighth St.
Open Mic Night, first Wednesday of the month from 7-9 p.m.
612 Front St.
Aitas and Weird Allison, Nov. 19; Blue Room Free Jam, every Sunday from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
BREEZY POINTCommander Bar30279 Airport Rd. The Common Ground, Friday-Saturday
JJ’s Pubdownstairs of the Commander Joel Edwin, 5-9 p.m. Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits8548 Ski Chalet Dr. TBA, Friday-Saturday
CROSBYThe Bridge Tavern26929 Highway 6 Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
CROSSLAKEMoonlight Bay38136 CR 66 DJ J.P. and Chad, 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Ox Lake Tavern and GrillCounty Roads 66 and 16 Northern Exposure Trio, 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday
The WharfCounty Roads 66 and 16 DJ Number II, Friday-Saturday
LAKE SHOREBar Harbor8164 Interlachen Road Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
LITTLE FALLSWest Side Bar115 West Broadway Loss 4 Words, Friday; Thunder Ridge, Saturday
MERRIFIELDHarpo’s21560 CR 3 Kings Ransom, Nov. 19
MOTLEYTen Hi133 Highway 10 October Son, Saturday
Performing artsAITKIN- Friday nights at the Beanery CafeJan and Mike Cherry, 8-10 p.m. Friday, the Beanery Cafe.
BRAINERD- Fall CLC choir concertCentral Lakes College choir concert “On Wings of a Song,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Chalberg Theatre; free.
- Lakes Area ConcertAssociation seriesAnderson and Roe, a piano duet, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Tornstrom Auditorium.
CROSSLAKE- Legacy Chorale to present fall concertsLegacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota’s fall concert series, entitled “Sing All Along De Way: Celebrating the Spiritual,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Crosslake Lutheran Church; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, at Calvary Lutheran Church in Perham; and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Baxter. Admission is $10 for adults and seniors, and students age 18 and younger are admitted free of charge. Tickets can be purchased at the door at each concert; or at the Brainerd Dispatch, Bethany Bookstore in Baxter, Crosslake Lutheran Church or by contacting Bill Satre, Legacy Chorale manager, at (218) 820-4558 or Bill.Satre@LegacyChorale.org.
DEERWOOD- GRS to present two concertsGreat River Strings hunting theme concerts, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Salem Lutheran Church in Deerwood; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, at the First Lutheran Church in Aitkin. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors up to a maximum of $20 per family.
LITTLE FALLS- ‘Deer Camp the Musical’“Deer Camp the Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Little Falls High School Auditorium. Tickets are $23 in advance or $26 at the door. Group rates are available through the ticket line at (218) 536-0589. Advance tickets are available at Coborn’s.
NISSWA- Grassroots Concert seasonTim Sparks, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 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.
PEQUOT LAKES- PLCT productionPequot Lakes Community Theatre production of “The 1940’s Radio Hour,” Friday- Sunday and Nov. 18-20. More information call the Pequot Lakes Community Education office at (218) 568-9200.
STAPLES- Staples Motley AreaArts Council seriesButch Thompson, 2 p.m. Sunday, Centennial Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students in advance, or $15 and $7 at the door. Tickets available online at the Arts Council’s website and from the Staples Motley Public Schools Community Education Office at (218) 894-5416 or (800) 213-6877.
- WDC theater kick-offWadena-Deer Creek High School theater to perform musical, “Wonderland,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17-19, Wadena Memorial Auditorium.
Visual artsAITKIN- Jaques Art Center121 Second St. N.W.Asian exhibit featuring Barden R. Heft Collection of Japanese Woodblock Prints by Tadashi Nakiyama, ends Friday.
BRAINERD- Art Matters Studio and Gallery#225 Franklin Arts Center1001 Kingwood St.“Altered States: Abstract and Impressionist Photography” by John Erickson from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; Exhibit runs through March 30, or by appointment at (218) 330-1780.
- Northland Arboretum Art Gallery14250 Conservation Dr.Photography by Jenny Wallin, runs through Tuesday. Free exhibits, for more information call the arb at 829-8770.
CROSBY- Sioux Line Depot Museum101 First St. N.E.A traveling exhibit entitled Lake Roosevelt Artifact Exhibit and Interpretive Project will be on display during regular business hours. To schedule the exhibit for a group, school or organization, contact the Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network office at (218) 545-1166 or Kay at (218) 546-5996.
NEW YORK MILLS- Regional Cultural CenterCenter Gallery24 Main Ave. N.“Colors of the Earth,” ends Saturday. “Land by Hand: Fiber Artists Explore Place,” opens Wednesday and runs through Dec. 31, with a reception from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 19. A presentation by one of the artists, 1:30 p.m.; and a free family fiber arts activity, “Things with Strings,” from 2:30-4 p.m. Free.
Special eventsAITKIN- Art eventsKaleidoscope, 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 email@example.com.
BAXTER- Joe Plut eventA grand opening of the Joe Plut Reading Room, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Prairie Bay. Plut will sign copies of his book, “Conversations with Jon Hassler,” with a half hour program scheduled at 7 p.m.
BRAINERD- Flipside eventFlipside, art children’s event, 10 a.m. to noon, second Saturday of the month, Franklin Arts Center cafeteria; suggested $3 cover. Questions call Paulette Buck at 828-8062.
- BHS arts and crafts festivalHoliday Arts and Crafts Festival, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Brainerd High School. Free.
- Heartland Poets to meetHeartland Poets to meet, 6-9 p.m. Friday, large roon at Brainerd Public Library.
- ‘Voyageur Skies’ eventMark Seeley, author and climatologist, and photographer Don Breneman to present “Voyageur Skies: Weather and the Wilderness in Minnesota’s National Park,” a free, public program, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College.
- Doug Ohman programDoug Ohman to present Mississippi River program, 6 p.m. Monday, Brainerd Public Library.