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The Prior Lake Players will hold auditions for the comedy “Harvey” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 21-22 at Twin Oaks Middle School, 15860 Fish Point Road S.E., Prior Lake. Cast: six males and six females. Auditions are first-come, first-served; no appointments necessary. Come prepared to read from the script. Head shots welcome; an on-site photographer will take photos for directors’ reference. Rehearsals will be September and October in Prior Lake and Burnsville. Performances will be 7 p.m. Nov. 3-4 and 10-11 at Twin Oaks Middle School. Audition forms and additional details can be found at plplayers.org.
Rosemount Leprechaun Days, July 21-30. Information: www.RosemountEvents.com.
Dakota County Fair, Aug. 7-13, Dakota County Fairgrounds, 4008 220th St. W., Farmington. Information: dakotacountyfair.org.
David Pates Photography exhibit is on display through July 31 in the art gallery at the Lakeville Area Arts Center. Information: 952-985-4640.
Cultural Perspectives: “A Global Family” Art Exhibit is on display through Aug. 5 in the Ames Center art gallery, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Information: International Festival of Burnsville, https://intlfestburnsville.org/.
Music in Kelley Park featuring Patty Peterson and the All Star Band, 6-9 p.m. Friday, July 28, at Kelley Park, 6855 Fortino St., Apple Valley. Free. Food and beverages available for purchase. Information: http://avartsfoundation.org/.
Gritpickers, 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29, in the amphitheater at Whitetail Woods Regional Park, 17100 Station Trail, Farmington. Part of Dakota County’s Music in the Parks. Free.
Mary Chapin Carpenter, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29, in the amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo as part of Music in the Zoo. Tickets: $47, $59.50 VIP box seat. Information: http://suemclean.com/.
Mariachi Mexico (mariachi), 7 p.m. Sunday, July 30, as part of Heart of the City Music Festival at Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Free.
Steve Earle & The Dukes with special guest The Cactus Blossoms and The Mastersons, 7 p.m. Sunday, July 30, in the amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo as part of Music in the Zoo. Tickets: $45, $57.50 VIP box seat. Information: http://suemclean.com/.
March On!, a Drum Corps International show, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, Farmington High School, 20655 Flagstaff Ave. Tickets: $12 in advance at brownpapertickets.com/event/2980974 or $15 at the gate. Information: minnesotabrass.org.
Remembering the King (an Elvis tribute feature Steve Marcio), 7 p.m. on Aug. 2 as part of Wednesday in the Park at Civic Center Park, 75 Civic Center Parkway, Burnsville. Free.
Music in Kelley Park featuring Reina del Cid, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at Kelley Park, 6855 Fortino St., Apple Valley. Free. Food and beverages available for purchase. Information: http://avartsfoundation.org/.
Gear Daddies with The Nadas, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, in the amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo as part of Music in the Zoo. Tickets: $48, $60.50 VIP box seat. Information: http://suemclean.com/.
Kalpulli Ketzal Coatlicue & Chinelos San Pablo Apostol, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, Caponi Art Park, 1220 Diffley Road, Eagan. Cost: $5. Information: caponiartpark.org.
Brio Brass (rockin’ brass band), 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, as part of Heart of the City Music Festival at Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Free.
“The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” presented by Eagan High School Community Theatre, 7 p.m. July 26-29, Eagan High School, 4185 Braddock Trail, Eagan. Tickets: $15 ages 13 and older, $10 ages 12 and younger and seniors age 62 and older. Information: www.eaganhs.portal.rschooltoday.com.
“Blithe Spirit,” presented by Expressions Community Theater, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4-5, 10-12, and 2 p.m. Aug. 6 and 13, Lakeville Area Arts Center. Tickets: $13. Information: 952-985-4640.
“Ole and Lena at the State Fair,” 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, and Friday, Aug. 11, Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Tickets: $20 at the box office, 800-982-2787 or Ticketmaster.com.
Homeward Bound Theatre Company offers “Magic and Juggling,” grades 6-8, 10:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 7-11 at Black Hawk Middle School in Eagan. Information: District 196 Community Education at 651-423-7920 or www.district196.org/ce.
Cheers and Canvas, 7-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, Lakeville Brewing Co. Register at www.watchmedraw.net.
Summer art camps for ages 5 and older are available at Watch Me Draw Art Studio, 20908 Holyoke Ave., Lakeville. Clay Dazzle Art Camp, 2-4 p.m. July 24-27. Meow Madness, 2-4 p.m. July 31-Aug. 2. Monster Mash Art Camp, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28. Register at watchmedraw.net. Information: 952-469-1234.
Kids Club, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays, Divine Time, 14555 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Friendship, crafts and more. Ages: 7-11. Cost: $22 per class, pay as you come. No registration required. Sibling discount. Information: 651-343-8606.
Coffee and Canvas class, 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at BlueNose Coffee, 20700 Chippendale Ave. W., Farmington. Cost: $36. Different theme each month. Sign up in store or online at www.tracygiza.com.
Goswami yoga, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, Angry Inch, 20841 Holyoke Ave., Lakeville, $15. Bring a mat and water bottle. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/448873945467720.
Yoga wind down class is the first Thursday of the month at Precision and Flow Pilates, 13708 County Road 11, Burnsville. Information: www.precisionandflowpilates.com.
“Flemish and Renaissance Oil Painting Method,” 4-7 p.m. Thursdays, River Ridge Arts School, Burnsville. Six weeks of comprehensive study of oil painting for students of all levels. Information/registration: Dan Petrov at 763-843-2734 or www.danpetrovart.com.
Drawing & Painting (adults and teens) with artist Christine Tierney, classes 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, River Ridge Studios, 190 S. River Ridge Circle, Burnsville. Information: www.christinetierney.com, 612-210-3377.
Brushworks School of Art Burnsville offers fine art education through drawing and painting. Classes for adults and teens. Information: Patricia Schwartz, www.BrushworksSchoolofArt.com, 651-214-4732.
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.
Line dance lessons, 1:30-4 p.m. Mondays, Apple Valley American Legion, 14521 Granada Drive. Information: Marilyn at 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@example.com.
SouthSide Writers, Saturday workgroup for aspiring writers, offering critique, submission and manuscript preparation information, support and direction, 10 a.m. to noon, Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan. Information: 651-688-0365.
Dakota Speakers Toastmasters meets 6-7 p.m. Mondays at Apple Valley Ecumen Seasons Learning Center. Information: http://dakota.toastmastersclubs.org/.