For week of May 10-16; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Highways 371 and 87 W.
Frankly Country, 2-6 p.m. May 20
608 Laurel St.
Hair Metal Mania, Friday-Saturday
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month
124 Front St.
Virg and the Eldorados, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday
Sunshine Kitchen & Moonshine
724 Mill Ave.
Akoustic!, 8 p.m. Friday, $5 cover; MURZIK and the Heartland Poets, Saturday, $5 suggested cover.
The Last Turn Saloon
214 S. Eighth St.
Seth Doud, Saturday; Open Mic Night, first Wednesday of the month from 7-10 p.m.
The Hubb (formerly The Iron Rail)
707 Laurel St.
Fat Daddy’s, Friday- Saturday; Wayne Renn Band, every Wednesday-Thursday
219 South Ninth St.
Free Jams in the Blue Room, 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Sundays
30279 Airport Rd.
Loose Cannon, Friday-Saturday
downstairs of the Commander
The Soup Bones, 5-9 p.m. Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Dr.
Karaoke, 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays; Thunder Ridge Friday-Saturday
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
County Roads 66 and 16
DJ J.P. and DJ Chad, every Friday-Saturday
County Roads 66 and 16
DJ Number II, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday
8164 Interlachen Road
Daybreak, May 26-27
21560 CR 3
Kings Ransom, Saturday
133 Highway 10
Kings Ransom, Friday
West Side Bar
115 West Broadway
Loss 4 Words, Friday
BHS band concert
Brainerd High School band concert, 7 p.m. May 17, Tornstrom Auditorium. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students.
NEW YORK MILLS
John McCutcheon to perform
John McCutcheon to perform, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10, New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. Admission is $15 in advance by calling (218) 385-3339 or $18 at the door.
Friday nights at the Beanery Cafe
Three Old School Musicians, 8-10 p.m., Friday, the Beanery Cafe.
Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up at 10 a.m., Jaques Art Center; Art classes, first Wednesday of the month, 1-4 p.m., cost is $18. More information or to register call the center at (218) 927-2363 or email at email@example.com.
Reading Room series
Author Joe Plut to host literary series from 4:30-6:30 p.m., third Thursday of the month at Prairie Bay through October, with next program with Bill Marchel on May 17. More information by calling 824-6444.
Flipside children’s event, 10 a.m. to noon second Saturday of the month, with this Saturday’s to be three-dimensional art with Jess Cavazos; $3 suggested donation or $5 per family. More information contact Paulette Buck at 828-8062.
Heatland Poets to meet
Heartland Poets to meet, 6 p.m. Friday, large room at Brainerd Public Library.
BHS arts and crafts festival
Brainerd High School arts and crafts festival, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Fishermen’s Community Theatre’s “Mysterious Ways,” rehearsals will be at 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday beginning June 4. Play will be performed at July 26-27 and Aug. 2-3 at The Old Fire Hall in Crosslake. For more information, contact Stanley Mikles at 820-5365.
Author Talk with William Kent Krueger and Erin Hart, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library.
Art Show and Sale
Garrison Invitational Art Show and Sale, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 27 at the Garrison VFW pavilion and grounds.
Lone Eagle exhibit
Lone Eagle exhibit enhancement to debut this spring at the Charles A. Lingbergh Historic Site.
Pequot Lakes musical
Pequot Lakes Community Theater’s “Mid-Life the Crisis,” rehearsals begin May 21. Performances are 8 p.m. July 12-14 and 19-21 and a 2 p.m. July 15. For more information call Pequot Lakes Community Education office at (218) 568-9200.
Jaques Art Center
121 Second St. NW
Native American Art exhibition, runs through May 26.
Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
Marty Pearson, clay with weaving by Amy Sharpe, ends Sunday.
Brainerd Public Library
416 S. Fifth St.
Mobile art display by artist Jess Cavazos display; Artist Bill Grange’s watercolor exhibit on display through May.
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.
Crow Wing County
204 Laurel St.
Artwork by Jan Lendobeja and Jean Dressel to be on display through June.
Northland Arboretum Art Gallery
14250 Conservation Dr.
Artist Judith Kuusisto work on display through April.
Evelyn Matthies Porthole Gallery
712 Washington St.
Artist Cindy Potvin work on display through May, with a reception from 2-4 p.m. Saturday.
Sioux Line Depot Museum
101 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.
Community Center and Library
14126 Daggett Pine Road
Paintings by Crosslake Art Club members, ongoing.
Morrison County Government
213 First Ave. S.E.
Local artists, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. weekdays, ongoing.
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
Regional Cultural Center
24 Main Ave. N.
16th annual Regional Art Show, through May 23. More information at www.kulcher.org.
Mille Lacs Indian Museum
43411 Oodena Drive
“Mni Sota: Reflections of Time and Place,” a traveling exhibit, ends May 18.
Out of town
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
501 W. 78th St.
“Hairspray,” ends May 26, main stage; box office, (800) 362-3515, www.chanhassentheatres.com.
Old Log Theater
5175 Meadville St.
“The Fox on the Fairway,” runs through May; (952) 474-5951, www.oldlog.com.
Grand Casino Hinckley Events
and Convention Center
777 Lady Luck Dr.
Cheap Trick, May 12
ZZ Top, 3 Doors Down, plus special guest, June 29
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave. S.
The Sports Show, ends Sunday; (612) 870-3131, www.artsmia.org.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
777 Grand Ave.
Cheap Trick, Saturday
Joe Nichols, June 22
2705 Annapolis Lane
“A Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement,” through Oct. 21, tickets are available by calling (763) 553-1600 or going online at plymouthplayhouse.com.
Mystic Lake Casino
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd.
Hewey Lewis and the News, May 20; Rodney Carrington, June 1; Penn & Teller, June 15; Heart and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, June 29; Kid Rock, July 15; Comedian Jeff Dunham, Aug. 3; More information by contacting Mystic Box Office at (952) 496-6563 or go to mysticlake.com.
Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
St. Cloud All Star Jazz Band presents Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience, 7 p.m. Friday All Jazz Band and 8 p.m. Shaun Johnson; tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students, children and seniors; Ring of Kerry, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, $20; (320) 259-5463 or www.paramountarts.org/main/events.
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W. Kellogg Boulevard
“Real Pirates” exhibition, runs through Sept. 3; More information go to www.smm.org or call (651) 221-9444.
Northern Lights Casino
6800 Y Frontage Rd. N.W.
Collin Hay from Men at Work, June 2
In the Cabaret, Atlantis, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Friday-Saturday
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.