October 8 – 14 Area Arts

Fidgety Fairy Tales at the Reif for all ages.


All Month

Paintings by Douglas Ross, and a group show by David Luke, Nancy Stalnaker Bundy, and Linda Snouffer. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Artists in Residence: Mary Corwin, David Dobbs, and Leah Yellowbird. Butterfly mobiles by Dan Root. 3rd floor Historic Central School. 10 NW 5th St.

Photographer Jordan Weis. Brewed Awakenings Coffee House. 24 NE 4th St.

Cree First Nations Artist Chholing Taha’s paintings and shawls on display. Wednesdays -Fridays. 10 am – 1 pm. Edge Center for the Arts. 101 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

Tuesday, October 9

10 am – 4 pm

Mac Open Studio. Free to MAC members or $5/session for non-members, this informal group is open to artists of all skill levels working in any 2-dimensional medium. Bring your latest project and create your art in a supportive community! No instruction is provided, but plenty of advice, critique, and feedback is available from the group. MacRostie Art Center. 405 1st Ave NW.

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.

6:30 pm

An Evening of Wonders. Faces that disappear from drivers’ licenses. Paintbrushes that paint on their own. Photographs that literally come to life right before your eyes. Brace yourself for a whole new take on magic and step into Vitaly’s world. Master illusionist Vitaly has mystified fans from all over the world, including Las Vegas superstars Penn & Teller whom he has successfully fooled in their hit TV show, Fool Us. $25 Adults. $15 Students. Wilcox Theater. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

Wednesday, October 10

7 – 9 pm

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

Thursday, October 11

5 – 8 pm

John Kriesel, a severely injured Iraq war veteran, nationally-acclaimed motivational speaker, former legislator, sports radio personality, and co-author of a best-selling book is about to embark on a series of public appearance events. Kriesel and co-author Jim Kosmo will meet, greet and sign books at breweries throughout the Midwest in what they are calling “Still Standing Books & Breweries Tour 2018-19.” Klockow Brewery. 36 SE 10th St.

6:30 pm

Classic Movie Series. All the King’s Men. The movie won three Oscars including Best Film.  The plot is about a small time political want-to-be politician who rises from a rural county seat to become governor of a state. Free. Edge Center for the Arts. 101 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

7 pm

Fidgety Fairy Tales. For all ages. People with mental health disorders are the heroes. The goal is to help communities to reduce fear and misunderstandings of children with mental health disorders. Free. Reif Center. 720 NW Conifer Dr.

7 – 9 pm

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

Saturday, October 13

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Family Create Second Saturdays sponsored by Children First! Join us every Second Saturday at the MAC for Family Create Saturdays! Free family-orientated art activities with a new theme each month! Ages 3 and up. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult! Funded in part by Children First! and Blandin Foundation. Free. MacRostie Art Center, 405 NW 1st Ave.

7 – 10 pm

Kitchie Boogie (live music). Klockow Brewery. 36 SE 10th St.

7:30 pm

Jim Brickman. Best-selling solo pianist celebrates two decades of music with Pure Piano: The Greatest Hits LIVE! Experience the sounds of award-winning hit-maker, pianist and recording artist Jim Brickman as he brings one of the most entertaining and romantic concert events of the year to The Reif. $44. Wilcox Theater. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

Sunday, October 14

7:30 pm

Dailey and Vincent. Grand Ole Opry Members, with numerous GRAMMY and DOVE awards and more, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent are some of the most reputable and elite entertainers in American music; bluegrass, traditional country and gospel music. In concert, the concoction of fantastically instinctive vocal blends of Dailey’s tenor and Vincent’s reedy harmonies has gained them well-deserved praise for their own distinctive style and worldwide recognition as American Music gold. $44. Wilcox Theater. Reif Center. 720 NW Conifer Dr.