To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: [email protected].
Charlotte Shover, author of “Augustus Temme in the Civil War,” will sell and sign her book, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Presented with the Rosemount Area Arts Council.
Craig Ferguson, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake. Mature audiences only. Tickets: $49 to $59, www.mysticlake.com.
Frightmares at Buck Hill, 7 p.m. Oct. 11-12, 17-20, 24-27, Buck Hill, 15400 Buck Hill Road, Burnsville. Tickets are $18 Sundays and $20 Wednesdays-Saturdays. Information: 952-435-7174, www.frightmares.com.
Valleyscare Halloween Haunt, Oct. 11-12, 17-19, 25-26, Valleyfair, Shakopee. Tickets range from $30.99 to $43.99. Ages 13 and older. Information: www.valleyfair.com/haunt.
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.
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.
Billy McLaughlin, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, Lakeville Area Arts Center. Tickets: $25 in advance (www.LakevilleAreaArtsCenter.com), $29 at the door.
“Afternoon at Pops: Latin Rhapsody” by Dakota Valley Symphony featuring Nachito Herrera, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets: $5-$16 at the box office and Ticketmaster.com.
A Salute to the Rat Pack, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets: $22-$51 at the box office and Ticketmaster.com.
Country Roads: A John Denver Celebration, 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets: $51-$71 at the box office and Ticketmaster.com.
“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.
“Ole & Lena’s Family Reunion,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and 2 p.m. Oct. 20, Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave. Tickets: $17.50 at www.LakevilleAreaArtsCenter.com.
Mad Munchkin Productions puppet shows, Friday, Oct. 25, garage at 17699 Lake Oak Circle, Lakeville. “The Great Candy Caper” for ages 3-12, 6:30 p.m. “Late Night With Pumpkin Headerman” for ages 13 and older, 8 p.m. Bring lawn chair or blanket for seating. Free, but non-perishable food donations requested. Information: www.madmunchkinproductions.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, Twin Oaks Middle School, 15860 Fish Point Road S.E., Prior Lake. Tickets: $14 for adults, $12 for seniors and students, and $8 for children 12 and under at www.plplayers.org or at the door. Information: www.plplayers.org.
Traditional Japanese Bookbinding, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, Eagan Art House, 3981 Lexington Ave. S., Eagan. Cost: $30. Registration required. Information: www.eaganarthouse.org or 651-675-5521.
Classic Film Night – “West Side Story,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Steeple Center, 14375 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Tickets: $6 at www.rosemountarts.com.
“Explorers of Light” photography workshop, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, Steeple Center, 14375 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Cost: $5, free for students. Registration required at www.rosemountarts.com.
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.
Broadway Connections Triple Threat Intensive for Teens, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, Pinnacle Performing Arts Center, 1001 Division St., Northfield. Ages: 12-18. Cost: $95. Register at www.pinnacleperformingartscenter.com.
Maiolica Tile Making, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, Eagan Art House, 3981 Lexington Ave. S., Eagan. Cost: $30. Registration required. Information: www.eaganarthouse.org or 651-675-5521.
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.
Drawing & Painting (adults and teens) with Christine Tierney, 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, River Ridge Arts Building, Burnsville. Information: www.christinetierney.com, 612-210-3377.
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].