Special Events - Aug. 9
Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center. More information available at www.jaquesart.com or 218-927-2363.
Gregory Park Bandstand
Michael Hoover will perform, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, Gregory Park Bandstand; free.
Artspace to host celebration, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, free and open to the public, Franklin Arts Center. RSVPs are encouraged via www.artspace.org/our-places/franklin-arts-center.
Field of Dreams
Field of Dreams concerts featuring Dead Larry with Jill and Tony and Zachary Strong, Saturday, St. Mathias Farm. Doors open at 5 p.m. with concert at 7 p.m. Suggested $10 donation at the gate. For more information, visit www.thefarmonstmathias.com.
Water ski show
Brainerd Ski Loons, free water shows, 5 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Lum Park.
"Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior's Life and Legacy" by the Edward Clown family will appear and do a book signing, noon Aug. 21, Brainerd Public Library.
Stage North auditions
Stage North Theatre Company auditions for "Dracula," 7 p.m. Aug. 31 and 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sept. 1, Franklin Arts Center
An acting workshop, 7 p.m. Aug. 28- 29, Franklin auditorium. To sign up, email director Gary Hirsch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blues and BBQ
A Blues and BBQ Bash, 4-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $25 per adult, $12 for children 12 and under and can be purchased on the day of the event or at ruttgers.com/blues-bbq-bash.
Auditions for the Pequot Lakes Community Theater musical "Seussical," Aug. 27-28, and Aug. 30. More information at www.glapa.info or by calling Pequot Lakes Community Education at 218-568-9200.
Mystery writer Erin Hart will appear along with Paddy O'Brien, 11 a.m. Saturday at The Uptown.