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Special Events - Sept. 13


Art events

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


The Crossing Arts Alliance workshops

Polymer Clay and Buttons, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Cost is $35 for members, $40 for non-members. Needle-felted Sheep, 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 19. Visit or call 218-833-0416 for more details.

Brainerd Writers Alliance presents

Beth Hautala, local author of "Waiting for Unicorns and The Ostrich and Other Lost Things," to appear, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Sage on Laurel.


Book sale

"The Joseph Plut Personal Collection Book Sale," 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21-22, meeting room at Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library.


Harvest festival

Farmer's Market Harvest Festival, Saturday, Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge. The Harvest Festival is a farmer's and crafts market with hayrides, games, live music from J-Pack and children's activities from 3-5 p.m.


'Party with a Purpose'

Morrison County Food Shelf will host "Party with a Purpose," 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sprout. Tickets are $10 per person and include appetizers, wine and beverages. Tickets can be reserved and purchased on or or by calling 320-412-3081 or emailing

Comedy Night

"Jason VS Nature! A Night of Comedy!" starring Jason Schommer and Friends, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Great River Arts Center. Tickets are $13 and all seating is general admission. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 320-632-0960, at the Great River Arts office during business hours, or at the door. Tickets may also be purchased online at

Cooking Class

Cooking class, Sept. 29, Sprout, $30. Reservations can be made at


Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Fall Tour, an annual arts and cultural tour, Sept. 21-22 with stops in Little Falls, Randall, Brainerd, Staples, Wadena and New York Mills. Information go to


Salsa Fest

Second annual Minnesota Salsa Fest, Sept. 22, Todd County Fairgrounds.