AITKIN

Art events

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.

BRAINERD

Writers and readers event

Moving Words, with readings and discussion with Minnesota authors, noon Monday, Oct. 14, at the Brainerd Public Library. Event is free and open to the public.

Verse Like Water

Verse Like Water, the visiting poet program of Central Lakes College, presents Iranian-American Poet Kaveh Akbar at noon Oct. 25 in the Chalberg Theatre; free and open to public.

Holiday Festival

Franklin Arts Center will host its annual Holiday Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 9.

LITTLE FALLS

Book Talk

Sr. Elise Saggau will talk about “The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls, Minnesota: A Journey to New Frontiers, 1950-2018,” at 1 p.m. Saturday at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum.

Sprout Growers and Makers Marketplace

Sprout Growers and Makers Marketplace, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26; https://www.sproutmn.com/ for more information.

WADENA

BookEnds event

Author Michael Schumacher to speak at 11 a.m. Saturday at The Uptown Café. Schumacher will also speak at the Wadena County Historical Society’s annual meeting at 7 p.m.Friday at Maasconi’s in Verndale.