Arts Calendar

To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: darcy.odden@ecm-inc.com.

Books
Minnesota National Guard Lt. Col. Mark Weber will read from his book, “Tell My Sons,” at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Free.

Comedy
Tom Clark, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14-15, and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at Laugh Lines Comedy at GrandStay Hotel, 7083 153rd St. W., Apple Valley. Tickets available at www.hahatickets.com or by calling (651) 528-8454.

Hawaiian Kermit Apio, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Laugh Lines Comedy at GrandStay Hotel, 7083 153rd St. W., Apple Valley. Tickets are $20 for the early show, $25 for the late show. Both feature laughs, food and drinks. Late show features free champagne toast at midnight, party favors, music and dancing. Tickets available at www.hahatickets.com or by calling (651) 528-8454.

Louie Anderson’s “Big Baby Boomer,” 7:30 and 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets range from $29.95 to $101.95 for VIP tickets and a pre-show meet and greet. Purchase tickets at the box office or by phone at (952) 895-4680.

Concerts
Silver Bells Christmas Show featuring The Diamonds, 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets range from $51 to $17 for adults, $22 for children 12 and under at the box office, or via Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787 or ticketmaster.com.

Girl Singers of the Hit Parade Christmas Show, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets are $19 at the box office, or via Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787 or ticketmaster.com.

Dance
Heartbeat Performing Arts Center’s 15th anniversary show, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Eastview High School. Tickets are available at Heartbeat Performing Arts Center for $20 for adults and $18 for children under 12. Tickets will be $25 at the door. Information: (952) 432-7833.

Exhibits
“Color, Motion, and Landscape,” an exhibit featuring the works of Mary Lingen, Joonja Lee Mornes, and Nanci Yermakoff, is on display through Dec. 15 in the gallery at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave.

An acrylic painting exhibit by Sue Kemnitz is on display through Jan. 30 at Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave. Information: (952) 985-4640.

Theater
Chameleon Theatre Circle will present “Return to the Forbidden Planet” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-15, and 2 p.m. Dec. 16, at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets are $20 for adults; $17 for students, seniors, and groups of eight or more. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, or via Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787 or ticketmaster.com.

“Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” will be presented Friday-Sunday, Dec. 14-30, by The Play’s the Thing Productions at Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave. Tickets are $13 and can be purchased online at www.lakevilleareaartscenter.com or by calling (952) 985-4640.

Workshops/classes/other
Teen Poetry Jam/Rap Battle from 4 to 5 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Apple Valley Teen Center, 14255 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, (952) 953-2385. Ages 12-18. Free admission. Free snack and writing workshop with Guante.

Jewelry Club, 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at the Eagan Art House. Cost: $15 per class. Registration required: www.eaganarthouse.org or (651) 675-5521.

Mystery Art Night at the Eagan Art House from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. Cost is $25 to preregister or $30 at the door. Supplies and light refreshments provided. Information: www.eaganarthouse.org or (651) 675-5521.

Sample Saturday at the Eagan Art House from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 15. Pastel painting sampler workshop. Supplies provided. Cost: $20. Registration required: www.eaganarthouse.org 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: www.musictogetherclasses.com or (651) 439-4219.

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

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

Teens Express Yourself with Paint, 5 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Brushworks School of Art in Burnsville, www.BrushworksSchoolofArt.com, (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: www.savageartstudios.com 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, www.lakevillemn.gov, (952) 985-4640.

Rosemount History Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Robert Trail Library. Information: John Loch, (952) 255-8545 or jjloch@charter.net.

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