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ZZ Top coming to Shooting Star

Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino hosts rockers ZZ Top on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m., performing hits such as "Sharp-Dressed Man" and "Gimme All Your Lovin".

One night later, on Friday, Nov. 13, one of the country's most recognized music and dance revues, Chippendales, will perform at 8 p.m. The all-male lineup is one of the top acts in women's entertainment.

As the month winds down, on Saturday, Nov. 21, the Shooting Star will host a special Native American Music Festival, starting at 4 p.m. Hosted by Williams & Ree, this jam-packed festival will feature performances by native performers including "Big Kenny" Alpin (of Big & Rich), Indigenous, Crystal Shawanda and Derek Miller.

Tickets for upcoming shows are on sale now at the casino box office, by phone at 800-313-7469, or online at


Saturday, Nov. 7


• Live at the Lodge: 7:30-10:30 p.m., Lodge on Lake Detroit, 1200 East Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes. Jason Weissman, sax, and Dan Musselman, piano, perform original jazz compositions and arrangements. Cover charge of $5 is waived for hotel guests. Info: 218-847-8439 or 800-761-8439.

• Still on the Hill: 7:30 p.m., New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. The Ozarkian duo of Kelly Mulhollan and Donna Sterjna will play bluegrass favorites and their own "folkgrass" compositions. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 the evening of the concert. Call 218-385-3339 for information and reservations.


• 'West Side Story': 7:30 p.m., George Simson Auditorium, Detroit Lakes Middle School. Tickets $8 for adults, $6 for students, available at Central Market.

• 'In The Mood': The 1940s musical revue "In The Mood," featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Benny Goodman, The Andrews Sisters and other big band/swing-era icons, comes to Detroit Lakes' Historic Holmes Theatre for a 7:30 p.m. show. Tickets $25 for adults, $12.50 for students. Info: 218-844-SHOW (7469) or

• 'Godspell': 7:30 p.m., Waage Fine Arts Theatre, M-State campus, Fergus Falls. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door for adults; $6 in advance, $7 at the door for youth ages 18 and under; children age 5 and under admitted free. All seats reserved. Info: 218-736-1600.


•'Rags to Riches' Fashion Show: 4 to 6 p.m., ITOW Veterans Museum, 805 West Main, Perham. Fund-raiser tickets are $15, including appetizers and wine, and may be purchased from board members or by calling 218-346-7678. Raffle to win a sapphire and diamond ring will also take place during the event.

• Chocolate Fantasy Extravaganza: 2 to 4 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes. For $5 get a plate to fill with chocolate delights; theme basket silent auction also planned. Money raised will go to the Lakes Crisis & Resource Center building project.

• Church Bazaar: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., United Methodist Church, corner of Pembina & Corbett, Detroit Lakes. Lunch will be served. There will be knives, crafts, gift baskets, plants and more.

• Family Float Night: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center. Adults $5, children $3; members admitted free. Info: 218-844-4221.

Tuesday, Nov. 10


• Teen book discussion: 4 p.m., Detroit Lakes Public Library. Discussion topic is The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Snacks will be served. Info: 218-847-2168.


• Sons of Norway 40th Anniversary: 6 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes. Sit-down dinner will be followed by entertainment from Eric Bergeson. Admission $12.50 for adults and $6 for children age 12 and under. Info: 847-6345 (Dorothy) or 847-7489 (Janice).


The Entertainment Calendar appears weekly in the Becker County Record. Submissions, questions and corrections (labeled "Entertainment Calendar") may be sent by fax, 218-847-9409, by mail to Detroit Lakes Newspapers, 511 Washington Ave., P.O. Box 826, Detroit Lakes, MN 56502, or by e-mail to Vicki Gerdes at