Arts Calendar for the week of Aug. 4

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

Auditions
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, 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.

Events
Dakota County Fair, Aug. 7-13, Dakota County Fairgrounds, 4008 220th St. W., Farmington. Information: dakotacountyfair.org.

Minnesota State Capitol grand opening celebration, Aug. 11-13, St. Paul. Information: https://mn.gov/admin/capitol-grand-opening/schedule/.

Exhibits
Works by Juliet Parisi, painter of organic surrealistic images, and painter Carolina Tana are on display through September in the Steeple Center gallery, 14375 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Free and open to the public.

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
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/.

Ray Sands, of the Polka Dots (accordion), 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, Welch Trail, 26674 144th Ave. Way, Welch. A Voices of the Valley Cannon Valley Trail event. Information: cannonvalleytrail.com.

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.

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, in the amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo as part of Music in the Zoo. Tickets: $62, $74.50 VIP box seat. Information: http://suemclean.com/.

Los Lonely Boys with Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, 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/.

Blink 182, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, Mystic Lake, Prior Lake. Part of Mystic’s Silver Anniversary Summer. Tickets: $49. Information: 952-496-6563 or mysticlake.com.

Dave Koz and Larry Graham Side By Side Summer 2017, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, in the amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo as part of Music in the Zoo. Tickets: $52, $64.50 VIP box seat. Information: http://suemclean.com/.

Abbacadabra – The Ultimate ABBA Tribute, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, and Friday, Aug. 11, Mystic Lake, Prior Lake. Tickets: $15 and $20. Information: 952-496-6563 or mysticlake.com.

Music in Kelley Park featuring Riverside Hitmen, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at Kelley Park, 6855 Fortino St., Apple Valley. Free. Food and beverages available for purchase. Information: http://avartsfoundation.org/.

An Evening with Herbie Hancock, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, in the amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo as part of Music in the Zoo. Tickets: $91 Gold Circle seat, $103.50 VIP box seat, $81 and $75 reserved seats. Information: http://suemclean.com/.

Jim Yngsdal, guitar, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, Welch Trail, 26674 144th Ave. Way, Welch. A Voices of the Valley Cannon Valley Trail event. Information: cannonvalleytrail.com.

BoDeans, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, in the amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo as part of Music in the Zoo. Tickets: $37, $49.50 VIP box seat. Information: http://suemclean.com/.

Josh Thompson, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, in the amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo as part of Music in the Zoo. Tickets: $40, $52.50 VIP box seat. Information: http://suemclean.com/.

Theater
“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.

“Club 210,” presented by the Second Act Players, 7 p.m. Aug. 11 and 12 at the Steeple Center in Rosemount. Tickets: $15 general admission, $12 Rosemount Area Arts Council members, seniors 50-plus and students. Information: RosemountArts.com.

“The Lion King Jr.,” 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12 and 13, Caponi Art Park, 1220 Diffley Road, Eagan. Tickets: $10 adults, $8 seniors and students. Information: caponiartpark.org.

Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes!” presented by Burnsville Summer Theatre and The Play’s the Thing Productions, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17-19, and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 20, Mraz Center, Burnsville High School, 600 E. Highway 13, Burnsville. Tickets: $11-$12 available at the door and online at https://tpttproductions.thundertix.com/events/108005.

Workshops/classes/other
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.

Ballet Royale Minnesota, Lakeville, August offerings: Youth Ballet August Jump-Start Intensive, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 21-25. Youth Ballet Point Preparatory Workshop, Aug. 20-25, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Creative Story Dance Day Camp, 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 12. Deirdre Chapman Master Class, 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 22. Open house celebration, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 26. Mommy/Daddy and Me, 6-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Registration open houses, 5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 10 and 17; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 6. Information: 952-898-3163.

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.

Oil painting workshop: “Alla Prima Oil Painting” with Dan Petrov, 4-7 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 7 to Oct. 12, 190 S. River Ridge Circle, Burnsville. Preregister by phone at 763-843-2734.

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 jjloch@charter.net.

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/.