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Special Events--EMDASH--Aug. 11

AITKIN Art events Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center; Coloring Club, 1-3 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. More information at www.jaquesart.com or 218-927-2363. BAXTER Author event Author Raymen St...

AITKIN

Art events

Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center; Coloring Club, 1-3 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. More information at www.jaquesart.com or 218-927-2363.

BAXTER

Author event

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Author Raymen Starkka of "SINS of Human Rights Abuse and Corruption," to appear for book signing: noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 27, Book World.

BRAINERD

Creative workshop

Free "Creative Writing Kickstart Workshop," 9 a.m. to noon Friday with award winning author Alison McGhee, Brainerd Public Library. Registration is required by calling 218-829- 5574.

CAMP RIPLEY

Book sale

Book sale and book signing event, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Minnesota Military Museum;

Author Michael P. Maurer of "Perfume River Nights," and Jennifer Rude Klett of "Alamo Doughboy" will sign copies of their books Saturday.

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A presentation of "The American Doughboy Experience during The Great War and Writing Alamo Doughboy," 11 a.m. Saturday near the New World War I exhibit.

"Sharing the Fire" open Saturday, with a public reception from 1-3 p.m.

CROSBY

Music in the Park

Brendan Flynn and Emily Hammer to perform 5-8 p.m. tonight, Aug. 11, in the Cuyuna Lakes Chamber's Music in the Park concert series, Crosby Memorial Park.

Summer Soiree

Las Vegas entertainer Barrie Cunningham to perform "Adventures in Parrotdise, the Ultimate Tribute to Jimmy Buffett," 6 p.m., Saturday, Heartwood Senior Living Community, as part of the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center's Summer Soiree fundraiser. Tickets are $50 per person. Reservations or more information, contact Jennifer Holmvig at jholmvig@cuyunamed.org or 218-545-4455.

CROSSLAKE

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Music Outdoor Series

Church of Cash, 7 p.m. Saturday, Town Square

Author event

Author Eric Dregni to appear 1:30 p.m., Aug. 19, Crosslake Library and Community Center, for a book-signing and discussion of his debut novel, "Let's Go Fishing: Fish Tales from the North Woods."

Crosslake's Artisan's Fair

Artisan's Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Historic Log Village. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children.

HACKENSACK

Art and Book Festival

Northwoods Arts Council's 21st annual Art and Book Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, downtown Hackensack.

LITTLE FALLS

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night, the first Thursdays of every month from 7-9 p.m. through Sept. 1, Great River Arts. More information go to www.greatart.org or by calling 320-632-0960.

Theater Camp

First Act Children's Theater with classes, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 15-19, geared for first through sixth graders. Cost is $90 for non-members and $80 for members with a multi-child registration discount for families registering more than two students. Register in advance online at www.greatart.org , by calling 320-632-0960 or at Great River Arts.

NISSWA

Summer Concert Series

Grand View Lodge Summer Concert Series, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 25, Fleetwood Mac Tribute by Rumors and Dreams. Opening is 70s Acoustic Classics by Chuck Skajewski and Friends, on the driving range at the Pines Golf Course.

WADENA

Old Wadena Rendezvous

Old Wadena Rendezvous and Folklife Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Old Wadena Park. Admission for adults 12 and older is $10 for the weekend. Kids 12 and under are free. There will be a maximum $25 admission for families.

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