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Saturday, October 17


Chuck Suchy: 7:30 p.m., Top Hat Theatre, Ulen-Hitterdal School, Ulen. Folk music. Tickets $15 adults, $10 students. Info: 218-596-8853.

Jazz Arts Big Band with Kurt Elling: 7 p.m., The Venue, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $25, main floor reserved; balcony is general admission seating. Info: 218-359-4JAZZ (4529).

Joy Ride: 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Eagles Club, Detroit Lakes.


Old Time Dance: 7 to 10 p.m., Frazee White Pine Room. Music by Kathy Erickson.


Fall Home Business Expo: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Washington Square Mall, Detroit Lakes. Meet consultant style business entrepreneurs and learn how to make money at home! Info: 218-847-1679.

Kiwanis Luau: 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Detroit Lakes. Luau and auction to benefit the Kiwanis Club's youth programs includes a dinner buffet at 6:30 and music by Tim Eggebraaten starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $35 per person. Info: Kim Wegleitner, Holiday Inn, 218-847-2121.

Sunday, October 18


Old Timers Dance: 2 to 6 p.m., Rockin' Horse Café, Richville. Hosted by Old Timers Dance Club. Music by Al Mikish. There will be door prizes drawn.


Harvest Festival: 4 p.m., Lake Eunice Evangelical Free Church. There will be music, coffee and pie and horse-drawn wagon rides.


'Planet Earth -- Ice Worlds' movie: 2 p.m., Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. From emperor penguins, which defy the coldest conditions on earth, to the polar bear that emerges from hibernation with new cubs, Ice Worlds explores an ecosystem in which few could survive.

Swedish Cultural Heritage Society: 4 p.m., Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo, 1330 University Dr. S., Fargo. Annual fall meeting and pancake supper. Joy Lintelman, Ph.D., will present a program drawn from her book I Go to America: Swedish American Women and the Life of Mina Anderson. Everyone welcome.

Tuesday, October 20


Will Weaver: 1 p.m., Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center. Minnesota author Will Weaver will bring his Bookmobile racecar and talk about his books, Saturday Night Dirt and Super Stock Rookie. Info: 218-844-4221 or 847-2168.

DL Book Discussion Group: 3 p.m., Detroit Lakes Public Library. Discussion book is Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson. Info: 218-847-2168.

Wednesday, October 21


Square Dance: 7 p.m., Detroit Lakes IOOF Hall. Hosted by Larry's Plus. Caller is Larry Johansen.

Thursday, October 22


Becker County Historical Society annual meeting/dinner: 5:30 to 8 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom, Detroit Lakes. 5:30 p.m. social, 6 p.m. dinner. Entertainment is "A Night of History" featuring Eric Bergeson, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $15 for Society members, $20 non-members. Info: 218-847-2938.

Saturday, October 24


'The Jungle Book': 4 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes. Musical based on Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book." Family-oriented arts activities prior to the show in the Holmes Ballroom, starting at 1 p.m. Tickets $16 adults, $8 students, available at the Holmes Box Office, online at or by phone at 218-844-SHOW (7469).


Fire & Ice Experience: 6 p.m., The Fireside, Detroit Lakes. Entertainment by Mark Marz, food, wine tasting and auction to benefit St. Mary's Foundation. Tickets limited to 250, $60 each, and available at The Fireside, Jack Chivers Realty, St. Mary's Gift Shop, by calling 844-0719 or online at


Submissions to the Detroit Lakes Newspapers Entertainment Calendar may be sent by fax, 218-847-9409, by mail to Detroit Lakes Newspapers, 511 Washing-ton Ave., P.O. Box 826, De-troit Lakes, MN 56502, or by e-mail to Vicki Gerdes at