Visual Arts - Sept. 6

? Live music For week of Sept. 6-12; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BACKUS American Legion Highways 371 and 87 Frankie Lamb, 2-6 p.m. Sept. 16 BRAINERD Blue Ox 608 Laurel St. High Octane, Friday-Saturday ...

■ Live music

For week of Sept. 6-12; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.


American Legion


Highways 371 and 87

Frankie Lamb, 2-6 p.m. Sept. 16


Blue Ox

608 Laurel St.

High Octane, Friday-Saturday

Coco Moon

601 Laurel St.


Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month

Eagles Club

124 Front St.

Three Men and a Lady, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday

Madden’s on Gull Lake

11266 Pine Beach Peninsula

Paul Berget, Friday-Saturday

Sunshine Kitchen & Moonshine


724 Mill Ave.

Ducktooth, Saturday, suggested $3; Live Karaoke with the Beetkeepers, Tuesday

The Last Turn Saloon

214 S. Eighth St.

Open Mic Night, first Wednesday of the month from 7-10 p.m.

Yesterday’s Gone

219 South Ninth St.

Free Jams in the Blue Room, third Wednesday of the month



CR 11 & Ranchette Dr.

Whiskey Tango, Saturday

Commander Bar

30279 Airport Rd.

Metromix, Friday-Saturday; karaoke, Sunday

JJ’s Pub

downstairs of the Commander

Joel Edwin, Saturday

Prime Time Food and Spirits

8548 Ski Chalet Dr.

Karaoke, 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays; Bad Girlfriend, Friday-Saturday


The Bridge Tavern

26929 Highway 6

Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday


Moonlight Bay

County Roads 66 and 16

DJ J.P. and DJ Chad, every Friday-Saturday

The Wharf

County Roads 66 and 16

DJ II, 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday


Ten Hi

133 Highway 10

Karaoke with Rita, Saturday

■ Performing arts


Concerts in the Park

Jacki and Jenna Lemieux, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in the bandstand at Gregory Park; free. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket. Rain out site is the Lakes Area Senior Activity Center, 803 Kingwood St.

Cultural Arts Series

“It’s a Wonderful World,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College (CLC); free; Ronny Cox, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14, Dryden Theatre at CLC. Cox also will discuss his experience at 10 a.m. Sept. 15 at Dryden. Tickets for concert and discussion are available from the CLC Theatre Box Office, 855-8255 or email, . or online at


Music program

Central Lakes College music instructor Steve Anderson to perform, 7 p.m. Sept. 14, Fellowship Hall at Crosslake Lutheran Church. Cost is $5.


Grassroots Concerts Series

Doug and Telisha Williams, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar. Admission is $10 at the door for adults and $5 for children under 12 with listening attention, when accompanied by an adult. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information go to or call 839-4092 or e-mail .


GLAPA performance

“A Tribute to Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15, Pequot Lakes High School Theater. Tickets for the single show are available by calling the Pequot Lakes Community Education at (218) 568-9200 or can be purchased starting one hour before the show at the door: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors (age 60 and over) and $9 for youth (age 18 and under).

■ Special Events


Friday nights at the Beanery Cafe

Live music, 8-10 p.m., Friday, the Beanery Cafe.

Art events

Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up at 10 a.m., Jaques Art Center; Art classes, first Wednesday of the month, 1-4 p.m. More information or to register call the center at 218-927-2363 or email at .


Reading Room series

Speaking of Books series, 4:30-6:30 p.m., the third Thursday of the month, Prairie Bay, with Bill and Evelyn Matthies on Sept. 20. More information by calling 824-6444.


Cultural Thursday

Gary Payne to present Cuba for Cultural Thursday, noon and 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, room E354 (lecture lab) at Central Lakes College.

Heartland Poets

Heartland Poets to meet, 6 p.m. Sept. 7, Brainerd Public Library.


Lone Eagle exhibit

Lone Eagle exhibit at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site.

Singing opportunities

The St. Francis Community Chorale meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Sept. 13; Sestri, a Women’s Slavic Choir, meets at 7 p.m. Sundays; Brothers in Harmony, a men’s singing group open to teenage and adult men will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m Mondays; For more information, call the St. Francis Music Center at 320-632-0637.


New member night

Staples Area Women’s Chorus New Member Night, 8 p.m. Monday, Staples Motley High School Choir Room. Rehearsals will be 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays in the choir room.


Whiskey Creek Film Festival

Whiskey Creek Film Festival, Sept. 14-20, the Cozy Theatre; Tickets are available at the Cozy Box Office, the Harvest Thyme Bistro and the New York Mills Cultural Center. Price of a festival pass, all six films is $30;

■ Visual arts


Jaques Art Center

121 Second St. NW

Haitian Art exhibit, ends Sept. 15.

Ripple River Gallery

27591 Partridge Ave.

“World of Wonder” exhibit through Sunday.


City Hall

501 Laurel St.

Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.

Crossing Arts Alliance

Franklin Arts Center

1001 Kingwood St.

“Tuesday Sampler: Taste of the Arts,” where featured artists will be on hand Tuesdays in September from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with Theresa Jarvela of “Home Sweet Murder” and Diane Runberg, encaustic, on Tuesday.

Crow Wing County

Historical Society

320 Laurel St.

Various exhibits, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 829-3268, .

Crow Wing County

Community Services

204 Laurel St.

Artwork by Helen Smith, Barbara Worms and Virginia MacArthur on display through Sept. 30.


Sioux Line Depot Museum

101 First St. N.E.

A traveling exhibit entitled Lake Roosevelt Artifact Exhibit and Interpretive Project will be on display during regular business hours. Schedule the exhibit for a group, school or organization, contact the Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network office at 218- 545-1166 or Kay at 218-546-5996.


Community Center and Library

14126 Daggett Pine Road

Paintings by Crosslake Art Club members, ongoing


Morrison County Government

Center Gallery

213 First Ave. S.E.

Local artists, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. weekdays, ongoing.

Weyerhaeuser Museum

2151 S. Lindbergh Drive

Various Morrison County historical exhibits, ongoing, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, free, 320-632-4007, .

If you would like your event listed in the entertainment guide, email Jennifer at , call 855-5851, fax 829-0211 or mail to Jennifer Stockinger, Brainerd Dispatch, P.O. Box 974, Brainerd, MN 56401. Please include time, date, place, admission price and contact information. Deadline is Monday for Thursday publication.

I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with numerous job titles since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently as Digital Editor. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work these 30+ years. I was present and worked on the our web page when our original website first went live on April 26, 1994.
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