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Thursday, July 8


-Summer Thursdays: 7 to 10 p.m., Lodge on Lake Detroit, 1200 East Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes. Jazz trio featuring Sara Morrau, vocals; Tim Hoffelt, guitar; and Bill Law, bass. No cover charge. Info: 218-847-8439.


-"Water Carnival-75 Years and Splashing": 2 p.m., Detroit Lakes Public Library main meeting room. Presentation by Carrie Johnston, curator of the Becker County History Museum.

Friday, July 9


-75th Annual Northwest Water Carnival: Festivities start with the Habitat for Humanity Golf Scramble at the Forest Hills Golf Course at 12 noon; the kickoff dance featuring Sell Out Stereo, 8 p.m. to midnight, DL Pavilion; and the Miss Northwest Pageant, 7 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre. Info:

Saturday, July 10


-75th Annual Northwest Water Carnival: 7 a.m., Midsummer Bike Tour; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., youth basketball 3-on-3 tournament; 9 a.m., geocaching; 9 a.m., tennis tournament; 9 to 11 a.m., airport fly-in and pancake breakfast; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., farmers market; 10 a.m., kids' midsummer bike tour; 6 p.m., demolition derby. Info:

-Phelps Mill Art Festival: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Phelps Mill County Park, 15145 135th Ave., Fergus Falls. Music by Boundary Water Boys, Heart O'Lakes Harmony Barbershop Chorus. Pancake breakfast at 8 a.m., grand opening at 11:50 a.m.; 165 exhibitors of selected arts and crafts; food; children's activity area; Quilts of Valor and more. Info:

Sunday, July 11


-75th Annual Northwest Water Carnival: 12 p.m., tennis tournament; 1 p.m., boat parade; 1:30 p.m. frog jump and turtle races, pottery in the park, face painting, coloring contest; 2 p.m., horseshoe tournament and water balloon toss; 2:30 p.m., old-fashioned kids' games, watermelon feed, toddler trot; 3 p.m., Doc & the Scrubs concert. Info:

-Phelps Mill Art Festival: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Phelps Mill County Park, 15145 135th Ave., Fergus Falls. Music by Tuey and Marshall Star; community church service and turtle races. See Saturday's listing for further details.


-"Oy Vey is Jewish for Uff-da": 7:30 p.m., ITOW Veterans Museum, 805 W. Main, Perham. New York Mills-based singer-songwriter Elisa Korenne brings her latest one-woman show to the ITOW Museum for a special concert. Korenne spent the last year researching the Jewish pioneers of the 19th and early-20th centuries and then crafted original song-portraits that tell their stories. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information call 218-346-7678 or visit

Monday, July 12


-75th Annual Northwest Water Carnival: Junior Water Carnival Pageant at 6 p.m. in the DL Pavilion, Kids' Music Show with Tim Eggebraaten at the DL City Park Bandshell. Info:

Tuesday, July 13


-75th Annual Northwest Water Carnival: Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the DL City Park; Night Golf at the Detroit Country Club, 9:30 p.m.; Movie in the Park, DL City Park Banshell, 9:30 p.m. Info:

Wednesday, July 14


-75th Annual Northwest Water Carnival: Great Admiral's Hat Hunt and Open Swim Meet at 4 p.m., Bed Races and Ice Cream Social at 6 p.m. in the city park, Angels baseball vs. New York Mills at Washington Ballpark, 7:30 p.m. Info:


The Entertainment Calendar appears weekly in both the Detroit Lakes Tribune and 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