Honor band festival

Mid-State Conference Honor Band concert, 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, Old Gym at Aitkin High School. Donations will be accepted at the door.


'Bill W. and Dr. Bob'

Brainerd Community Theatre will present "Bill W. and Dr. Bob," 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 6-7, with an additional 2 p.m. matinee performance Saturday, at the Dryden Theatre. Tickets are available from the CLC Theatre Box Office at 218-855-8199 or online at

Legacy Chorale concerts

Legacy Chorale will perform three concerts titled "Joy to the World: A Celebration of Carols from Around the Globe:" Concerts will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Crosby-Ironton High School in Ironton; and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at Salem Lutheran Church in Longville. Free will donations will be accepted.

'A Christmas Carol'

SpaQuest and Stage North Theatre Company presents its holiday show, "A Christmas Carol," Dec. 12-16, Franklin Arts Center. Tickets are available now at the website or by calling 218-232-6810 or in person at the A-2-Z Yarn Shop on the main level of the Franklin Arts Center. Adults are $10, seniors are $9 and children ages 6-12 are $5.

Rhythmic Circus' 'Holiday Shuffle'

Rhythmic Circus' "Holiday Shuffle" show, 6 p.m. Dec. 16, Tornstrom Auditorium, presented by Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available from the CLC Theatre Box Office at 218-855-8199 or online at


Multi-instrumentalist to perform

Michael Shynes will perform, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Great River Arts, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be bought in advance by calling Great River Arts at 320-632-0960 or online at

'Sounds of Christmas'

The St. Francis Preparatory and Concert Orchestras will perform "Sounds of Christmas," 7 p.m. Dec. 14, Sacred Heart Chapel, St. Francis Convent; free.