Art events

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


Dancing with the Stars

Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity hosts its own “Dancing with the Stars” fundraising event on Thursday, March 12, at the Dennis Drummond Winery. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with six couples dancing to begin at 6:30 p.m. To see if any tickets are left go to

Author to appear

Book signing event with author Kacie Clement from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at CatTale’s Books and Gifts.

Folkdance dancing

The New Piney Woods Folkdance Club will host its monthly dance from 7-8:30 p.m. March 24, in the yoga studio at the Franklin Arts Center. Contact Paul Wilson at 218-821-3462 for more information.

Film festival

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival, a collection of films that speak to environmental concerns and celebrations of the planet, runs from 2-5 p.m. March 21 at Tornstrom Auditorium. Tickets are available at the arboretum, 14250 Conservation Drive, Baxter. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Children 10 and younger are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.


Deep Portage Learning Center is hosting a dinner and music event at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, at the center, 10 miles east of Hackensack, off Cass County Highway 46. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and will feature The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers. Cost is $20 per person. For tickets and to make reservations call 218-682-2325 or email


Comedy night

“Laughing Out Loud!” a night of comedy show with Jason Schommer, 7:30 p.m. March 21 at the Great River Arts Center. Tickets are $16 and all seating is general admission. Tickets may be purchased by phone at 320-632-0960, online at, at the Great River Arts office during business hours or at the door.