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Published January 16, 2009, 12:00 AM

Ten days out for Entertainment: Jan. 16 - 25

Concerts, plays, exhibitions, winter fests and a candlelight ski some of the local entertainment happenings.

Friday, Jan. 16

Goldwing Express

Straight from Branson, Mo., the band Goldwing Express performs at Grandpa’s Event Center in Cannon Falls. Doors open at 5:30, dinner starts at 6:30 and the show begins at 7:30 p.m.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: 31846 65th Ave. Way

Cost: $25 in advance, $27 at the door

More info: Call (507) 263-2240 or (877) 216-5144 or go to www.grandpaseventcenter.com

Accordion-O-Rama

The annual accordion extravaganza known as Accordion-O-Rama will be held at Crossings at Carnegie in Zumbrota.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: 320 East Ave.

Cost: $18 in advance, $20 at the door

More info: Call (507) 732-7616

Lounge music

Christy Love and Savannah entertain at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Parlay Lounge and Emerald Bay Lounge

Cost: Free

More info: (800) 222-7077

Saturday, Jan. 17

Missoula Children’s Theatre

Missoula Children’s Theatre is back to work with Goodhue County 4-H’ers on an original musical adaptation of “The Princess and the Pea” at the Sheldon Theatre.

When: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where: 443 W. Third St.

Cost: $10 adults, $6 students

More info: Call (651) 388-8700 or (800) 899-5759, or go online to www.sheldontheatre.org.

Blue Moon

The Trapper Schoepp Band, a group from Ellsworth and Red Wing, performs for the coffeehouse crowd.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Blue Moon Cafe, downtown Red Wing

Cost: Tip jar

Lounge music

Christy Love and Savannah entertain at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Parlay Lounge and Emerald Bay Lounge

Cost: Free

Sunday, Jan. 18

Open Mic

Gary Meyer plays host to Open Mic at the Woodshed. People can come and enjoy the music, sing or play (BYO instrument).

When: 4 to 8 p.m.

Where: Hager City

Monday MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed on the campus of the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing. Marilyn Olson, chairman of the Human Rights Commission, will lead a program of speakers and entertainment including the correctional facility choir and theater group.

When: 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. program

Where: Centennial Hall and gym

Cost: Free

Friday, Jan. 23

Anderson Center

A public reception is planned at the Anderson Center for the opening of “American Heartland: An Exhibition of Photography,” featuring works by David Husom and William Rodman. The display will remain through March 13.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Highway 61 at Highway 19

Cost: Free

More info: Call (651) 388-2009 or go online to www.andersoncenter.org

‘Aladdin’

Twin Bluff Middle School students present “Aladdin.” Admission for adults will be half-price if they bring a donation to the food shelf.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: 2120 Twin Bluff Road

Cost: $2 adults, $1 students, free to 5 and under

Lounge music

Jam Factory and Bear Creek entertain at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Parlay Lounge and Emerald Bay Lounge

Cost: Free

More info: (800) 222-7077 or www.treasureislandcasino.com

Saturday, Jan. 24

Cathy Wurzer

Cathy Wurzer, author of “Tales of the Road: Highway 61,” will present a Hot Reads for Cold Nights program at Red Wing Public Library.

When: 10 a.m.

Where: 225 East Ave.

Cost: Free

Winter Fest

Lake City has revived its Winter Fest celebration. A full weekend of indoor and outdoor activities, musical entertainment and contests is planned by Lake City Better Futures. Opening ceremonies are at noon today at Patton Park. Ohuta Park has softball, and the band Backlash plays at 7 tonight at Lake City Sportsman’s Club. Fireworks will follow.

When: All day

Where: Lake City parks

Cost: Winterfest button; charge for band

More info: www.lcbetterfutures.org

‘Aladdin’

Twin Bluff Middle School students present “Aladdin.”

When: 7 p.m.

Details: See Jan. 23 listing

Candlelight Ski

Frontenac State Park Association’s annual Candlelight Ski this evening will start at the picnic shelter near the overlook and make a 1 1/4-mile loop.

People also can bring or rent snowshoes. There’ll be hot chocolate, a fire and activities in the shelter. Ski passes are required.

When: 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: Frontenac State Park

Year of the Ox

In celebration of the Year of the Ox, Golden Dragon will present live musical entertainment and lion dancing at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

When: 7 to 10 p.m.

Where: Parlay Lounge and Emerald Bay Lounge, Treasure Island

Cost: $20

More info: (800) 222-7077, ext. 2297, or www.treasureislandcasino.com

Williams and Ree

Williams and Ree, a comedy duo also known as “the Indian and the White Guy,” will perform tonight at the Sheldon Theatre. They’ve been packing clubs, casinos and arenas nationwide for more than 30 years. Their onstage camaraderie and ability to find humor in everyday life entertains audiences of all ages.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: 443 W. Third St.

Cost: $29 adults, $17 students

More info: Call (651) 388-8700 or (800) 899-5759, or go online to www.sheldontheatre.org.

Blue Moon

Lee Mensinger performs acoustic music for the coffeehouse crowd.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Blue Moon Cafe, downtown Red Wing

Cost: Tip jar

Crossings at Carnegie

Pianist George Maurer of the Maurer Jazz Group and baritone Dieter Bierbrauer present “For the Sake of One Poem” at Crossings at Carnegie in Zumbrota. The program features the poems of German poet Rainer Maria Rilke set to jazz-tinged gospel and art song.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: 320 East Ave.

Cost: $18 in advance, $20 at the door

More info: Call (507) 732-7616 or go online to www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

Oak Center

The Bourbon Brothers perform at Oak Center General Store.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Highway 63, rural Lake City

Cost: $5-$15 based on ability to pay

More info: Call (507) 753-2080 or go online to www.oakcentergeneralstore.com

Lounge music

Jam Factory and Bear Creek entertain at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Parlay Lounge and Emerald Bay Lounge,

Cost: Free

Sunday, Jan. 25

Winter Fest

Lake City’s Winter Fest continues with snow church services at 8 a.m. at Hok-Si-La Park, pancakes at 9 a.m. at Lincoln High School, and a Polar Bear Plunge at 10 a.m. at Ohuta Park.

When: All morning

Details: See Jan. 24 listing

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