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Wednesday, February 3


• "I Remember Buddy Holly & Roy Orbison": 7:30 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Musical tribute commemorating the 51st anniversary of the "Day the Music Died," Feb. 3, 1959, featuring Wayne Luchau as Roy Orbison, Richie Lee as Buddy Holly, "The Shadows," Bobby Vee's former touring band, and members of the Fargo Moorhead Symphony Orchestra. Tickets $19 in advance, $23 at the door. Info: 701-231-7969.

Thursday, February 4


• "I Remember Buddy Holly & Roy Orbison": 7:30 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. See Wednesday's listing. Tickets $19 in advance, $23 at the door. Info: 218-844-SHOW (7469) or

Friday, February 5


• "I Remember Buddy Holly & Roy Orbison": 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts, Fergus Falls. See Wednesday's listing. Tickets $19 in advance, $23 at the door. Info: 218-736-5453 or

Saturday, February 6


• Polar Fest 2010: Opening day events include the Great Polar Race, 9 a.m., Washington Square Mall; Doubles Racquetball Tournament, 8 a.m., Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center; Movie Party, 2 p.m., Forest Conference Center, Emmanuel Community. A complete schedule is available at


• Peter Ostroushko: 7:30 p.m., New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. Renowned mandolin and fiddle player and former musical director for "A Prairie Home Companion" performs, accompanied by guitarist Danny Gotham. Tickets are $15 at the door or $12 advance sale. Info: 218-385-3339 or online at

• Ministry of Jazz: 8 p.m., ITOW Veterans Museum, 805 W. Main, Perham. Dixieland music by popular area jazz quintet. Tickets for the concert are available at the door for $12; the event will be preceded by the annual volunteer banquet for the Friends of the East Otter Tail County Museum. A combined ticket for both the banquet and the concert is available in advance for $25 by calling 218-346-7678, 218-346-7676 or via e-mail at Info:


• Midnite Riders Classic Old Time Snowmobile Run: 10:30 a.m., Lake Park. This fun run is geared for snowmobiles 25 years and older and has judging in many different classes. After the judging concludes the fun ride begins. The ride is a 40-mile loop that makes a total of eight stops at local businesses. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Info: Bud Hovelson, 218-532-7255.

• Candlelight Snowshoe/Ski/Hike/: 6-9 p.m., Buffalo River State Park, Moorhead. Info: 218-498-2124.

• ROLA One Lunger 100 Snowmobile Race: 11 a.m., Holiday Inn, Detroit Lakes. Registration starts at 7 a.m. Info: Jeff Lausten, 218-837-5779 or

Sunday, February 7


• Polar Fest 2010: Today's events include a "Super Bowl Sunday Pottery Party at The Clayground, 1-4 p.m.; and a "Zuper Bowl Party" at Zorbaz on the Beach, featuring a halftime buffet. A complete schedule is available at


The Entertainment Calendar appears weekly in the Detroit Lakes Tribune. 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