ARTS Pick: A Prairie Home Companion

Garrison Keillor winds down his career as the host of A Prairie Home Companion with the America the Beautiful tour at the pavilion on Saturday. Photo: Publicity photo Garrison Keillor winds down his career as the host of A Prairie Home Companion with the America the Beautiful tour at the pavilion on Saturday. Photo: Publicity photo

For 41 years A Prairie Home Companion has delivered folksy humor, top musical talent and irreverent commentary led by Garrison Keillor. The radio show comes to life on stage with the America the Beautiful tour, and while Keillor has announced he will retire by 2017 you can still see him, along with Fred Newman, Sue Scott and Fiddling Richard Kriehn, performing the comedy, music and skits that have warmed hearts for decades.

Saturday 8/8. $39-79, 7pm. nTelos Wireless Pavilion, 700 E. Main St, 877-CPAV-TIX.

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