To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: [email protected].
Author Gary Brueggemann will lead a discussion of his book “Minnesota’s Oldest Murder Mystery: The Case of Edward Phalen, St. Paul’s Unsaintly Pioneer,” 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan. Hear his theories on the cold case involving a founding father of St. Paul.
Carrie Rocha, author of “Pocket Your Dollars,” will share how to overcome debt, 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 5, Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.
Medieval Fair, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at Caponi Art Park, 1220 Diffley Road, Eagan. Admission is free with a $5 per person suggested donation. Information: www.caponiartpark.org.
Scott County Art Crawl, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in Prior Lake, Savage and Shakopee. Information: http://scottcountyartcrawl.org.
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.
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 Jenn 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.
“Spooky Music 2” by the Minnesota Symphonic Winds, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center. Tickets: $25 or $15 for groups of 10 or more at the box office, by phone at 800-982-2787 or Ticketmaster.com.
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.
“The Fantasticks,” presented by NewBridge Theatre Company, 8 p.m. Sept. 26-28 and 2 p.m. Sept. 29, 105 Second St. E., Hastings. Information: 651-295-3224, www.newbridgetc.com.
“Arsenic & Old Lace,” presented by the Prior Lake Players Community Theatre, 7 p.m. Oct. 25-26 and Nov. 1-2, and 2 p.m. Oct. 27, at Twin Oaks Middle School, 15860 Fish Point Road S.E., Prior Lake. Tickets: $14/adults, $12/seniors and students, and $8 for children 12 and under at www.plplayers.org or at the door. Information: www.plplayers.org.
Rock 4 Real, an authentic rock ’n’ roll experience for adults, begins Oct. 23 for five sessions at MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis. Coaches will be Mike Arturi and Tim Mahoney. Information: macphail.org/offerings/adults/ensembles or 612-321-0100.
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].