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Special Events - Aug. 9


Art events

Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center. More information available at or 218-927-2363.


Gregory Park Bandstand

Michael Hoover will perform, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, Gregory Park Bandstand; free.

Artspace Celebrates

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

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

Water ski show

Brainerd Ski Loons, free water shows, 5 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Lum Park.

'Crazy Horse'

"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


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



Auditions for the Pequot Lakes Community Theater musical "Seussical," Aug. 27-28, and Aug. 30. More information at or by calling Pequot Lakes Community Education at 218-568-9200.


Book Ends

Mystery writer Erin Hart will appear along with Paddy O'Brien, 11 a.m. Saturday at The Uptown.