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This Week

Sunday, Jan. 16


• Connie Hill: 7 to 9 p.m., Cork 'N Cleaver, 3301 University Dr., Fargo. Country and folk singer performs. Info: 701-237-6790.


• "Midwest by Midwestern": 1 to 5 p.m., Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Ave., Moorhead. A look at 50 years of the organization's signature summer art show. Info: 218-236-8861.


• "The Assassination of Hole in the Day": 2 p.m., Zandbroz Variety, 420 Broadway, Fargo. Anton Treuer, professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University, reads from and discusses his new book about the murder of a controversial Ojibwe chief. Info: 701-239-4729.


• Bridal Prevue: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fargo Civic Auditorium, 207 4th St. N., Fargo. Exhibits, style show, door prizes and a grand prize of a $15,000 wedding package. Admission is free for brides and grooms; $10 for guests. Info: 701-237-5211.

• Dakota Muzzle Loaders Convention and Historical Trade Fair: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ag Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo Displays and demonstrations of trades and crafts from the 1700s and 1800s; vendors will have historical items such as trade beads, blacksmithing, leather, clothing, muzzleloaders, beeswax candles and trade silver. Presentations include a foot-powered wood lathe by historical re-enactor Roger Pilsner; an original Civil War cannon; and a Civil War-era firearms display. Admission $2-$3, or free today for children 12 and under. Info: 701-428-0104.

• Frosty Fun in Elmwood Park: 1 to 3 p.m., Elmwood Park, 500 13th Ave. W., West Fargo. Sleigh rides, SnoBear rides, sledding parade, snow dig for prizes, winter archery, kid's winter crafts and snowshoe demos and races, hot chocolate and refreshments will be served, free. Info: 701-433-5360.

Wednesday, Jan. 19


• "African America": 2 p.m., Conference Center (Room C-101), Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Detroit Lakes. Presentation by Mixed Blood Theatre of Minneapolis. Free and open to the public. Info: Mary Devine, 218-402-0074.

Thursday, Jan. 20


• "African America": 7 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Presentation by Mixed Blood Theatre of Minneapolis. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-844-SHOW (7469) or

Friday, Jan. 21


• Will Weaver: 7 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Award-winning Minnesota author talks about his new memoir, The Last Hunter, and how to "tell your own story." Hosted by the Lake Agassiz Regional Library System. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-847-2168 or

Saturday, Jan. 22


• Live at the Lodge: 7 to 10 p.m., Lodge on Lake Detroit, 1200 East Shore Dr., Detroit Lakes. Jazz Trio featuring Dave Ferreira, piano/vocals; Jeremy Cahill, bass; and Jim Knudson, drums. Cover charge $5, waved for hotel and dining guests. Info: 218-847-8439 or 800-761-8439.

• Tripwire: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Eagles Club, 1107 First St. E., Park Rapids. Rock music. Info: 218-732-3511.

Sunday, Jan. 23


• Family Cross Country Ski Trek: 2 to 3:30 p.m., Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge (rescheduled from Jan. 16). Senior Park Ranger Kelly Blackledge will lead participants on a two-mile ski tour of the Refuge, stopping along the way to provide information about the Refuge's winter wildlife. The tour will start near Pine Lake and follow a short loop by Tamarac Lake before heading back along the shoreline. Participants are asked to dress accordingly, and must provide their own skis. Info: 218-847-2641.


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