This weekend is filled with entertaining options as Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks pay homage to the greatest duos in rock history, comedians Jason Schommer and Mary Rowles crack the crowd up at the Paramount, the Lake Wobegon Brass Band visits St. Cloud, GREAT Theatre kicks off Mr. Popper's Penguins at St. John's and an evening of live music and comedy for a great cause goes on at the Red Carpet. Read more about it in The Weekender!

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    Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks: Pop's Greatest Duos

    Pioneer Place

    One of St. Cloud's favorite acts, Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks, continue their Rockumentary series by highlighting music's most dynamic duos. Pioneer Place in downtown St. Cloud is the place to be this weekend for Pop's Greatest Duos. From Sonny and Cher to Hall and Oates, Ploof and company will have you rocking as they pay homage to music's best 1-2 punches while piquing your interest as they introduce little-known facts about each duo they cover. Tickets for the show are going for $28 in advance, $30 at the door.

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    - Thursday, February 25th, 7:30 p.m.
    - Friday, February 26th, 7:30 p.m.
    - Saturday, February 26th, 7:30 p.m.

    (Photo Courtesy: Justin Ploof)
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    Comedian Jason Schommer with Mary Rowles

    Paramount Theatre

    A night of big-time laughs is in store for those who head out to the Paramount Theatre in downtown St. Cloud Saturday as stand-up comedian Jason Schommer performs with special guest Mary Rowles. Schommer spent years opening for fellow Minnesotan Louie Anderson in Las Vegas and has toured the country performing his quick-witted, energetic comedy. Tickets for this night of comedy are going for $8.

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    - Saturday, February 26th, 7:30 p.m.

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    Lake Wobegon Brass Band

    Paramount Theatre

    A weekend of entertainment continues at the Paramount Theatre Sunday afternoon as the Lake Wobegon Brass Band performs. As part of the Paramount's Local Roots Series, the Lake Wobegon Brass Band will provide the rich, full music sound they've perfected since being established nearly 25 years ago in Anoka. The Lake Wobegon Brass Band has performed for hundreds of thousands both at home and overseas -- including gaining a fan in Garrison Keillor. You can get your ticket for $8.

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    - Sunday, February 28th, 3:00 p.m.

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    GREAT Theatre: Mr. Popper's Penguins

    Stephen B. Humphrey Theatre (SJU)

    Take the family out to the campus of St. John's University this weekend GREAT Theatre kicks off its new series, Mr. Popper's Penguins, at the Stephen B. Humphrey Theater. Never before performed by GREAT, Mr. Popper's Penguins tells the story of a modest family man who unexpectedly becomes caretaker for numerous penguins. In order to make ends meet, Mr. Popper takes his penguins on the road as a vaudeville act and hilarity ensues. Tickets for this fun-filled family show start at $19 with discounts available for seniors and children.

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    - Friday, February 26th, 7:00 p.m.
    - Saturday, February 27th, 2:00 p.m.
    - Sunday, February 28th, 2:00 p.m.
    - Friday, March 4th, 7:00 p.m.
    - Saturday, March 5th, 2:00 p.m.
    - Sunday, March 6th, 2:00 p.m.

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    Stand Up to Stigma

    Red Carpet Event Center

    An evening of entertainment for a good cause is happening at the Red Carpet Event Center in downtown St. Cloud Saturday with the Stand Up to Stigma fundraiser. It's the first annual fundraising event for local organization The Beautiful Mind Project, which works to defeat the stigmas attached to mental illness. A creative cocktail happy hour begins the night at 4:30 p.m. with live music by Harbor Drive Hookup, hors d'oeuvres, and a few new cocktails specifically made for the event. The second half of the night features comedy performed by five-time Minnesota comedian of the year, Scott Hanson performing at 8:00 p.m. Tickets for the first half are available for $20 and $30 for the comedy show. You can get tickets for the full night for $45.

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    - Saturday, February 27th, 4:30 p.m./8:00 p.m. Comedy Show