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Special Events - Sept. 26

The Special Events calendar lists book or author events, auditions for theatrical productions, art, craft or food fairs and other unique entertaining events.

Jaci Velasquez
Grammy nominated artist Jaci Velasquez will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 on stage at Cragun’s Sports Center at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake. Velasquez is the entertainment for a concert and dinner benefit for the Freedom Ranch, a safe home for girls rescued form the slavery of sex trafficking. Submitted Photo

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

Benefit event

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Grammy nominated artist Jaci Velasquez will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Cragun’s Sports Center at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake. Velasquez is the entertainment for a concert and dinner benefit for the Freedom Ranch. The event, sponsored by Rising Hope Foundation, begins at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour and dinner at 6 p.m. Cost to attend is $40 per person and tickets can be ordered by phone at 800-965-9324 or online at www.itickets.com/events/434235 .

Auditions

Brainerd Community Theatre hosts auditions for Arthur Miller’s drama “All My Sons,” 7 p.m. Oct. 7 and Oct. 9, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College. Rehearsals will begin the week of Oct. 14. Performances are Dec. 5-7 and Dec. 12-14. For more information contact the director at patrick.spradlin@clcmn.edu or 218-855-8255.

Holiday Festival

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

CROSSLAKE

Crosslake Days

Annual Cider and Candlelight Tour from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, Crosslake Historic Log Village; free.

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LITTLE FALLS

Tattoo presentation

Mitch Bender to speak 7 p.m. Monday at Morrison County Government Center in the county commissioners’ meeting room on the lower level. Social hour starts at 6 p.m., during which attendees can bid on silent auction items with proceeds to be used for MCHS operations.

The cost of the annual program is $25, plus tax per person. Register online at https://squareup.com/store/morrison-county-historical-society or by calling 320-632-4007.

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. Oct. 12 at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum.

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