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Richard Sanchez of Detroit Lakes teaches his son, Angel, 6, how to use a toy bow and arrow purchased at a booth at Art in the Park Sunday afternoon. (Nathan Bowe/DL Newspapers)

Arts and Crafts in the Park in Detroit Lakes City Park

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Taking a walk through the park Sunday was given an entirely new meaning by nearly 100 white-tented booths. The Detroit Lakes City Park hosted its annual Arts and Crafts in the Park for the 31st year running.


Begun as a fundraiser by the Friends of the Library, Art in the Park has been run by the DL Chamber of Commerce since 1997.

"(The Chamber) felt it was a good summer event," said Jean Erickson, office manager at the Chamber.

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