Performing Arts — July 13 – Brainerd Dispatch

CLC Performing Arts Series features award-winning polka artists.

Mollie B & SqueezeBox with Ted Lange are headlined by two Polka Hall of Famers: multi-instrumentalist and singer Mollie B, host of the “Mollie B Polka Party” TV show on RFD-TV; and two-time Grammy nominee Ted Lange.

In addition to participating in the “Mollie B Polka Party”, the group composed a song and appeared in Clint Eastwood’s film, “The Mule”.

The band has received numerous awards for their recordings and performances. They also co-produced and starred in the award-winning live show “Mollie B Christmas Special” for several years in Branson, Missouri, and Reedsburg, Wisconsin.

Catch their performance at Central Lakes College’s Brainerd Campus at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13. To purchase tickets for the outdoor concert, visit For more information about the band, visit:

Free water ski show at Lum Park in Brainerd

Join Fred, Velma, Daphne, Shaggy and Scooby Doo as they search for clues to the show’s missing star from 5-7pm on Sunday, July 17. Will they be able to get the team together in time for the final pyramid? Join us for this free show to find out!

Join the Brainerd Ski Loons water ski show team as they hit the water to show off their skills, from inspiring synchronized ballet lines to thrilling high-flying ski jumping stunts. Bring your chairs and take advantage of the concessions offered by the Ski Loons.

The Brainerd Ski Loons Water Ski Show Team is a local non-profit community organization providing opportunities for personal development, teamwork and community involvement through water sports.

Summer theater workshops for young people “Play Off the Page” at the CLC

Grades 1-4 will meet 10 a.m.-noon Monday, July 18-22, and grades 5-9 will meet 10 a.m.-noon July 25-29 during Drama Workshops Play Off the Page summer camp at Central Lakes College.

Students will work on acting skills and acting, create characters and write a play together under the direction of playwright Mary Aalgaard. They will create a play on the theme of a visit to a farm or an adventure in the great outdoors.

On the final day, students will have a performance for family and friends, and it will be recorded to make available online.

The cost is $70 per student. For more information or to register for the workshops, call 218-232-6069 or email [email protected], or visit