To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: [email protected].
Mystery author Susan Koefod debuts her third book in the Arvo Thorson series, “Burnt Out,” 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. A question-and-answer session will follow Koefod’s reading. Books will be available for purchase.
Ramble Jam Country Music Festival, Sept. 20-21, Dakota County Fairgrounds, 4008 220th St. W., Farmington. Produced by Rotary Club of Farmington. Information: www.ramblejamcountry.com.
Lakeville Art Festival, Sept. 21-22, Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave., Lakeville. Information: lakevilleartfestival.org.
Lone Oak Days, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21-22, Holz Farm, 4665 Manor Drive, Eagan. Information: Eagan Parks and Recreation, 651-675-5000.
Visual art exhibit by Stephanie Molstre-Kotz is on display through October at the Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount.
Dan Petrov’s “The Mystery of Light” exhibit is on display through Oct. 26 in the Burnsville Performing Arts Center gallery, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Information: 952-895-4679 or www.burnsvillepac.com.
Broadway Boys, 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets: $30 and $40 at the box office, Ticketmaster.com or 800-982-2787.
Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets: $39.50 and $50.50 at the box office, Ticketmaster.com or 800-982-2787.
Midnight Duo – Mary Dushane and Nick Jordan – will play Appalachian, Southern, Irish and Cajun music performed on fiddle and guitar, 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Wescott Library in Eagan.
Three Faces of the King featuring the music of Elvis, 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets: $51, $61 and $71 at the box office, Ticketmaster.com or 800-982-2787.
Ben Rosenbush and The Brighton, along with special guests Jen Alexander and Chris Greseth, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave. Tickets: $15 at the box office and www.LakevilleAreaArtsCenter.com.
An Acoustic Brunch Fundraiser for CCFA-Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis. Performances by Elizabeth Kupchella, Faith Boblett, Dustin Lee, and Lydia Hoglund of Bomba de Luz. Featuring a silent auction and wine grab. Cost: $30 for adults, $10 for children. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter of the CCFA. Tickets available at the door and in advance at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/461375.
Poetry Jam and Rap Battle, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, Apple Valley Teen Center, 14255 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley. Information: 952-953-2385.
One-Act Showcase by Chameleon Theatre Circle, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20-21 and 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Tickets: $13 for adults and $10 for students/seniors at the box office, Ticketmaster.com or 800-982-2787.
Teen Poetry Jam/Rap Battle, 4-5 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.
Adult painting open studio, 9 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Eagan Art House, 3981 Lexington Ave. S. Fee is $5 per session. Information: 651-675-5521.
Teens Express Yourself with Paint, 5-7 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 1-3 p.m. Information: 651-675-5500.
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 1:30-4 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, 20110 Holyoke Ave. Beginners, 9-10 a.m.; Intermediate, 10 a.m. to 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 6:30-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Robert Trail Library. Information: John Loch, 952-255-8545 or [email protected].