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Red Wing, 55066
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Red Wing Minnesota 2760 North Service Drive / P.O. Box 15 55066

Feb. 8

Sheldon Theatre

Roseneath Theatre presents "Wrecked," a show that addresses alcohol abuse in the lives of teenagers and their families. In addition to school shows at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., there will be a public performance.

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When: 7 p.m.

Where: Sheldon Theatre, 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.

'La Vie en Rose'

A two-day winter celebration of film and music begins in Pepin with a showing of "La Vie en Rose," a biography of French singer Edith Piaf. A wine and chocolate tasting event will precede the film.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Lake Pepin Art & Design Center, 408 Second St.

Cost: $15

More info: Call (715) 442-4442 or go online to www.pepinartdesign.org

Hobgoblin Music

Sunita Staneslow from Israel will perform on the harp.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Hobgoblin Music Loft, Highway 19

Cost: $12

More info: Call (651) 388-8400 or (877) 866-3936

Accordion-o-Rama

"Serious squeeze," is how folks at Crossings at Carnegie describe Accordion-o-Rama, a one-of-a-kind jam session. Four accordion players will perform -- "Daddy Squeeze" Dan Newton (Café Accordion Orchestra), Larry Malmberg (the Viking Accordion Band, the Minnesota Orchestra), John Terr (Chicago Cajun Aces, Cajun Hot Soles) and Simone Perrin (Main Squeeze Accordion Orchestra).

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

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

More info: Call (507) 732-7616

Oak Center

Montana Skies, also known as Jennifer and John Adams, will perform contemporary acoustic music by pairing cello and guitar.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Oak Center General Store, 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

Jimmy's Pub

Costello and Hipps will entertain in Jimmy's Pub.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: St. James Hotel

Lounge music

Power of 10 will perform in Parlay Lounge and Knights of Rock 'n' Roll will play in Emerald Bay lounge this weekend.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Treasure Island Resort & Casino

Cost: Free

Saturday, Feb. 9

Harp workshop

Professional harper Sunita Stanleslow will conduct a harp workshop.

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Hobgoblin Music Loft, Highway 19

More info: Call (651) 388-8400 or (877) 866-3936

Tale of Two Sisters

A Victorian Valentine's Tea, "Love Is Spoken Here," will be served at Tale of Two Sisters Tearoom, complete with Victorian treats and chocolate.

When: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Where: 204 W. Seventh St.

Cost: $35

More info: Call (651) 388-2250 or (866) 328-2300

Eagle Spot

Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and help people spot eagles that flock to the open water to feed.

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Colvill Park

Cost: free

Spring Valley

"An Enchanted Evening" dinner dance is being put on by the Spring Valley Stagehands.

When: 6:30 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. dance

Where: Stagehands Theatre, Spring Valley, Wis.

Barn dance

The Barn Cats will play for a Second Saturday Barn Dance with the Barn Cats in River Falls.

When: 7 to 10 p.m.

Where: Meyer Middle School

Crossings at Carnegie

Everyone is welcome to a reception to meet the artists in the February exhibit.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

More info: Call (507) 732-7616

Blue Moon

Bill Cagley and Friends will perform acoustic music for the coffeehouse crowd.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Blue Moon Cafe, downtown Red Wing

Cost: Tip jar

Gypsy Jazz

The second night of the Winter Film and Music Celebration at Lake Pepin Art & Design Center will be an evening of Gypsy Jazz with French chanteuse Robin Pluer, accordionist Stas Venglevski and the Parisota Hot Club.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Pepin

Cost: $8 and $10

More info: Call (612) 275-0507 or go online to www.pepinartdesign.org

Lunar New Year

A Lunar New Year party is under way this week at Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Tonight's celebration of the Year of the Rat will feature live music by B-Jam, a group that performs popular American songs in Vietnamese and also traditional Vietnamese music. There'll be dancing and food, too.

When: 7 to 11 p.m.

Where: Parlay Lounge and Emerald Bay Lounge

Cost: $25

More info: Call (800) 222-7077, ext. 2297

Lounge music

Power of 10 and Knights of Rock 'n' Roll provide live musical entertainment.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Parlay Lounge and Emerald Bay Lounge, Treasure Island

Cost: Free

Oak Center

Paul Mayasich Blues Band is on tape at the 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

Sundogs

The band Sundogs will play in Zumbrota.

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: VFW Hall

Sunday, Feb. 10

Bellechester

It's Triple crown Sunday, with a pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to1 p.m., followed by chili and sweet rolls from 2 to 6 p.m. Bingo and a euchre tournament are planned. The Bellechester Legion is sponsoring the fundraiser to support American Legion scholarships and to purchase color guard uniforms.

When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Bellechester Community Center

Eagle Spot

Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and help people spot eagles.

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Colvill Park

Cost: free

The Keynotes will play for a senior citizen dance in Red Wing.

When: 6 to 10 p.m.

Where: Elks Club

Feb. 11-14

Observatory viewing

The university physics department will offer a talk on "The Best of Tonight's Sky," followed by a stargazing session. The viewing is held on the first clear night only, Feb. 11, 12, 13 or 14.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Room 271, Centennial Science Hall

Cost: Free

More info: Call (715) 425-3560 or visit www.uwrf.edu/physics and click on "observatory"

Thursday, Feb. 14

Swing Dance

The RADD Jazz Series presents a Valentine's Day Swing Dance, featuring Big Band jazz and swing music by the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Jazz Ensemble, directed by David Milne.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: University Center, UW-RF

Crossings at Carnegie

Carrie Rodriguez will provide live musical entertainment.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave.

More info: Call (507) 732-7616

Soapbox Players

Soapbox Players will present a play, "Loves Me Not." The stories have a common theme: breaking up.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Music Loft at Hobgoblin

Cost: $9

More info: Call (651) 388-8400

Friday, Feb. 15

Sheldon Theatre

"Defending the Caveman," a comedy, is being staged this weekend.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: 443 W. Third St.

Cost: $30 adults, $18 students

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

Soapbox Players

"Loves Me Not."

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Music Loft at Hobgoblin

Cost: $9

More info: Call (651) 388-8400

St. James Hotel

The Two Guys will perform in Jimmy's Pub on the Summit .

When: 8 p.m.

Where: St. James Hotel

More info: Call (800) 252-1875 or go to www.st-james-hotel.com

Oak Center

Rad Lorkovic, Joel Rafael and John Inman will perform folk, soul and blues music at the Oak Center General Store.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Rural Lake City

Cost: $5-$15

More info: Call (507) 753-2080

Lounge music

Westside will perform an Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute in Parlay Lounge, and Bear Creek will play in Emerald Bay Lounge.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Treasure Island Resort & Casino

Cost: Free

Next weekend

Saturday, Feb. 16

Fire and Ice events, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Red Wing Arts Association Depot Gallery.

Haitian Carnival celebration, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fourth Street Marketplace, Cannon Falls.

Girlfriend's Day Out, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sargent's Nursery.

Eagle Spot weekend, 1-3 p.m., Colvill Park.

Philip Deraas presents "The Art of Norse Woodcarving: Treforskjaerskniv," 2 p.m., United Lutheran Church.

Open studio and potluck for Lake Pepin Art Design members, 5 p.m., Myklebust and Sears Studio, Stockholm.

Wine Release Party for "Go-Go" red wine, music by Jill Holly, 5 to 7 p.m., Cannon River Winery, Cannon Falls.

Opening reception for artist Sheila Fehrman's exhibit, "Black, White and Red Wing All Over," 5:30 p.m., Sheldon Theatre.

Celebration of the Arts, 6 p.m. art show, 7 p.m. musical variety show, Kenyon-Wanamingo High School Auditorium, Kenyon.

Kenyon-Wanamingo Education Foundation fund raising musical variety and art show, postponed from Dec. 1 storm. no charge, donations accepted.

"Defending the Caveman," 7 p.m., Sheldon Theatre.

Travis LeDoyt, Elvis tribute show, 7 and 9:30 p.m., Treasure Island.

Cam Waters, 7:30 p.m., Blue Moon.

"Loves Me Not," 7:30 p.m., Hobgoblin Music.

Westside does Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute in Parlay Lounge, Bear Creek in Emerald Bay Lounge, 8 p.m., Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

Sunday, Feb. 17

Fire and Ice events, noon, RWAA Depot Gallery.

Eagle Spot weekend, 1 to 3 p.m., Colvill Park.

Antique show 'n' tell, Wabasha County Historical Society, 1-4 p.m., Reads Landing Museum.

"Loves Me Not," 3 p.m., Hobgoblin Music.

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