Brainerd Community Theatre

Brainerd Community Theatre’s summer production of “Xanadu: The Musical” is slated for performances July 28-30 and Aug. 3-5, John Chalberg Theatre. Tickets are available through the Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center’s website at

Lakes Area Music Festival

Lakes Area Music Festival’s 2021 season opens with an opening gala at 7 p.m. July 30 that features Tchaikovsky Competition-winning violinist, Itamar Zorman; followed by the official start of its season with “American Roots,” a kaleidoscopic orchestral celebration of America, at 7:30 p.m. July 31 and 2 p.m. Aug. 1 at Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts in Brainerd.

Ticket reservations are required for the festival series, but the Lakes Area Music Festival has maintained its commitment to providing its music to all, regardless of means. A suggested donation of $20 per ticket is requested, but not required. To reserve tickets for any music festival event, visit or call 218-831-0765.