Arts Calendar

To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: [email protected].

Dennis Ross with special guest Gary Keshner at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, and Saturday, Oct. 13, at MinneHAHA Comedy Club, 1583 E. First Ave., Shakopee (lower level of Dangerfield’s), (612) 860-9388, Tickets: $13.

Chad Daniels at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 12-13, and 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at Laugh Lines Comedy, GrandStay Hotel, 7083 153rd St. W., Apple Valley. Tickets are $12 (Sunday) and $15 (Friday/Saturday). Tickets are available online at or by calling (651) 528-8454.

Dakota Valley Symphony concert saluting composer John Williams at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets range from $5 to $15 and can be purchased at the box office, or via Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787 or

The Atlantis Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18. Part of the Minnesota Zoo’s Acoustic Concert Series in the Target Learning Center. Tickets: $25. Information:

Exhibits/art shows
Harvest of Art Community Art Exhibit runs through Nov. 2 at the Eagan Art House, 3981 Lexington Ave. S., and other Eagan locations. Information: (651) 675-5521 or

Art Madness by the Eastview Community Foundation, 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at The Barn, Spirit of Brandtjen Farms, 16972 Brandtjen Farm Drive, Lakeville. Tickets are $35 in advance at or $40 at the door.

Seasonal events
Minnesota Zoo’s Scarecrow Alley, Oct. 6-31, Apple Valley. Information:

Frightmares at Buck Hill in Burnsville, Oct. 12-13, 17-21, 25-28. Information:

More Grave Truths Cemetery Walk: Ghosts & Gossip, 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the LeDuc Historic Estate in Hastings. Cost: $7. Reservations: (651) 437-7055. Information:

Harvest Moon Festival, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 19-20 at Dakota City, Dakota County fairgrounds, Farmington. Admission: $5 (age 13 and older), $3 (ages 4-12), free for children under 3. Information:

ValleySCARE Halloween Haunt, Oct. 6-31, 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays, noon to midnight Saturdays, Shakopee. Information:

Planet Spooky at Valleyfair, daytime hours Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 28, Shakopee. Information:

Farmington community education students, under the direction of The Play’s The Thing Productions, will perform “The Hobbit” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, and 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Boeckman Middle School auditorium, 800 Denmark Ave., Farmington. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $6/adults, $5/children.

Chameleon Theatre Circle will present David Mamet’s “Speed-The-Plow” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 13, 15, 18, 19, and 20, and at 2 p.m. Oct. 14 and 21, at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for students, seniors, AD and ASL patrons, and groups of eight or more. Tickets are available at the box office and through Ticketmaster online or (800) 982-2787.

Sampler Saturday, oil painting, 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Eagan Art House. Cost: $20. Registration required: or (651) 675-5521.

Holiday Cards in Watercolor, 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 9, at the Eagan Art House. Cost: $45. Registration required: or (651) 675-5521.

Teen artist gatherings at the Eagan Art House from 3:30 to 5:30 Thursdays, Nov. 8 and Dec. 6; and from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1. Cost: $3. Information: (651) 675-5521.

Jewelry Club, 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays, Oct. 19, Nov. 9 and Dec. 14, at the Eagan Art House. Cost: $15 per class. Registration required: or (651) 675-5521.

Adult painting open studio from 9 a.m. to noon the first and third Fridays of the month at the Eagan Art House, 3981 Lexington Ave. S. Fee is $5 per session. Information: (651) 675-5521.

Music Together in the Valley offers classes for parents and their infant, toddler and preschool children in Rosemount, Farmington, Lakeville and Apple Valley. Information: or (651) 439-4219.

The Eagan Art House offers classes for ages 4 through adult. For a complete listing go to or call (651) 675-5521.

Dan Petrov Art Studio in Burnsville offers oil painting classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced skill level painters,, (763) 843-2734.

Teens Express Yourself with Paint, 5 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Brushworks School of Art in Burnsville,, (651) 214-4732.

Drama/theater classes for ages 4 and up at River Ridge Arts Building, Burnsville, (952) 736-3644.

Show Biz Kids Theater Class for children with special needs (ASD/DCD programs), In the Company of Kids 13710 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville, (952) 736-3644.

Broadway Kids Dance and Theater Program for all ages and abilities, In the Company of Kids, 13710 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville (Colonial Shopping Center), (952) 736-3644.

Join other 55-plus adults at the Eagan Art House to create beaded jewelry. The Jewelry Club meets on the third Friday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. Information: (651) 675-5500.

Savage Art Studios, 4735 W. 123rd St., Suite 200, Savage, offers classes/workshops for all ages. Information: or (952) 895-0375.

Soy candle making classes held weekly in Eagan near 55 and Yankee Doodle. Call Jamie at (651) 315-4849 for dates and times. $10 per person. Presented by Making Scents in Minnesota.

Country line dance classes held for intermediates Mondays 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Rambling River Center, 325 Oak St., Farmington, $5/class. Call Marilyn (651) 463-7833.

Country line dance classes on Wednesdays at the Lakeville Senior Center, 20732 Holt Ave. Beginners, 9-10 a.m.; Intermediate, 10 a.m.-noon. $5/class. Call Marilyn (651) 463-7833.

The Lakeville Area Arts Center offers arts classes for all ages,, (952) 985-4640.