Learn the little known facts about prohibition in Northern Minnesota through the humorous
stories and music of John Perkins at the Edge Center on Saturday.


All Month

25th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Juried artists from Minnesota, North and South Dakota in both two and three-dimensional works. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Artists in Residence: Mary Corwin, Annie Humphrey, David Dobbs, Chelsey Johnson, Patti Farrell and butterfly mobiles by Dan Root. 3rd floor Historic Central School.

Pop Up Park. Cut outs and works by Dan Root. Corner Highway 2 and 1st Ave. NW.

Victoria Kragthorpe: mixed media works. Brewed Awakenings Coffee House. 24 NE 4th St.

Art on the Edge. The Edge Center’s permanent collection will be on display. Thursdays – Fridays. 10 am – 4 pm. Edge Center for the Arts. 102 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

Tin Can Life. Monochromatic gouache paintings of recollections of life on the road in the 1950’s and 60’s by Mick Reasor. Davies Hall. Itasca Community College. 1851 Hwy. 169.

MacRostie Art Center’s fall art classes for kids and adults now on view at www.macrostieartcenter.org.

Tuesday, August 22

12 – 12:45 pm

Tuesday Summer Concert Series. Swing Delivery. 12-member Big Band playing selections from the Swing Era. Optional lunch served at the church at 12:45 pm following the show. Free. $6 per person for lunch. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. 315 SW 21st St.

6 – 8:30 pm

Open Pottery. Instructor: Bruce Bartos, $15 each/ $10 student. Join area potters and students of all skill levels in this informal, on-going weekly class. The instructor will be on hand to give one-on-one guidance and tips about techniques, glazes, and firings. Call by noon on Tuesday to register for that day’s session 218-326-2697. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Wednesday, August 23

7 – 9 pm

Sam Miltich and Friends. Gypsy jazz. VFW. 14 NW 3rd St.

Thursday, August 24

6:30 -10 pm

Open figure drawing. This group meets weekly to draw from a live model. No instruction is provided and participants must provide their own materials. Poses usually range from 15 minute to 30 minutes. Serious artists of all levels are welcome to join this group. Please note that models are sometimes nude.  10 sessions. $40 a month. david@macrostieartcenter.org  MacRostie Art Center 405 NW 1st Ave.

7 pm

Open mic night hosted by Mike Miller. VFW.14 NW 3rd St.

Saturday, August 26

7 – 8 pm

Minnesota Moonshine. A concert of things you might not know about Northern Minnesota by John Perkins. This concert is a benefit for the Edge Center for the Arts. $10 Adults. $5 Children. 101 Second Ave. Bigfork