Concerts in the Park
Churchyard, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, in the bandstand at Gregory Park; free. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket. Concerts held every Thursday through Sept. 6. The concerts are a collaboration between the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department and the Lakes Area Senior Activity Center. The rain out site is the senior center located at 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.
Latin heat and Bohemian attitude
Café Accordion Orchestra to perform, noon Thursday, June 21, at the Brainerd Public Library, free.
Outdoor Music Series
Brat Pack Radio, 7 p.m. Saturday, Crosslake Town Square.
GRAA Arts in the Park
Sons of Knut, a free concert from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Maple Island Park. The concert is part of the Great River Arts Association (GRAA) Arts in the Park event.
Pequot Lakes musical
Pequot Lakes Community Theater’s “Mid-Life the Crisis,” 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.
Okee Dokee Brothers to perform
Okee Dokee Brothers to perform, 4:15-5 p.m. June 28, Staples Public Library. For more information, contact the library at (218) 894-1401.
Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre and Wadena-Deer Creek Community Education presents “Peter Pan:” Auditions are at 1 p.m. July 9, Wadena Memorial Auditorium with rehearsals from 1-5 p.m. July 10-13 and performances July 13-14. Registration forms are available at WDC Elementary Office entrance or the District Office. For more information, contact camp coordinator, Kent Schmidt, at (218) 631-3019.
Friday nights at the Beanery Cafe
Jan and Mike Cherry, 8-10 p.m., Friday, June 8, 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. More information or to register call the center at (218) 927-2363 or email at email@example.com.
Author Margo Hansen, to sign copies of her books, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, at Bethany Book and Gift.
Author Theresa M. Jarvela, to sign copies of her novel, from 12-2 p.m. Wednesday, at Book World.
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. Poet Charmaine Donovan is the presenter this Thursday, June 21. More information by calling 824-6444.
Brown Bag Lunch series
Brown Bag Lunch Summer Authors’ Series, noon to 1 p.m. Mondays through July, with author Shawn Lawrence Otto to visit Monday, Brainerd Public Library; free and participants may bring a bag lunch.
Lakes Area Summer Organ Series
Laura Raedeke, noon, Wednesday, First Lutheran Church; free-will offering.
Celtic Festival on the Farm
The fourth annual Celtic Festival, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 21, The Farm on St. Mathias. Admission at the gate is $8 for ages 12 and up, $4 for children ages 3-11 and free for children age 2 and under.
Central Lakes College Theatre to host 2012 summer theatre production, July 12-15 and 19-22. For more information contact Patrick Spradlin at 855-8255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Action Entertainment production, “Out West” to be performed at 4 p.m. every other Saturday during the summer beginning June 26 at Billy’s. All shows are $12 for adults and $7 for children. For a complete schedule go to www.lakesareanightout.com/entertainment/291507/action-entertainment#Info.
Fishermen’s Community Theatre’s “Mysterious Ways,” rehearsals will be at 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Performances, July 26-27 and Aug. 2-3 at The Old Fire Hall in Crosslake. For more information, contact Stanley Mikles at 820-5365.
Free movie showing
“Under Our Skin,” a movie about Lyme disease, 11 a.m. daily starting Saturday and running through June 30, Bear Pause Theater.
Lone Eagle exhibit
Lone Eagle exhibit enhancement to debut this spring at the Charles A. Lingbergh Historic Site.
‘Little Red Riding Hood’
Action Entertainment’s “Little Red Riding Hood,” production will be held every Thursday in the Nisswa Pioneer Village. All shows are $12 for adults and $7 for children. For more information call Action Entertainment at 839-2514.
Calendar author Mary Lawrence to sign her calendars, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Turtle Town Books and Gifts
‘Back to Fifties’
“Back to the Fifties” dinner/dance, Saturday, Northern Lights Event Center. Social hour at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and entertainment at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50, with $35 as a tax-deductible contribution to the Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation.‘
‘Taste of Broadway IV’
“Taste of Broadway IV,” Aug. 20, Northern Lights Hotel Event Center, with rehearsals beginning at 7 p.m. Monday. If interested in joining the chorale for this year’s show contact Joanna Aamodt at (218) 224-3562. Reservations are $50 per person for the inner show and are available by calling (218) 547-2865.