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Wednesday, Oct. 8

Norwegian choir

Sons of Norway is sponsoring a performance by the Sande Blandekor Choir from Sande, Sognefjord, Norway at 8 p.m. in Detroit Lakes' Historic Holmes theatre. The 28-member choir is touring the United States with a repertoire including hymns, Norwegian songs, folk songs, classical songs, modern ballads, Negro spirituals, songs from musicals. Everyone is welcome, and admission is a free-will offering.

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Thursday, Oct. 9

Cathie Ryan concert

The Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes will present a concert by one of the most popular voices in Celtic music today, Cathie Ryan, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22 for adults and $11 for students. Area band and vocal students are being encouraged to attend for the special price of only $5. Call 218-844-SHOW or buy tickets online at www.dlccc.org.

Friday, Oct. 10

Williams & Ree

The Indian and the White Guy are back! America's favorite music and comedy duo, Bruce Williams & Terry Ree, have sustained a career over 30 years packing casinos, clubs and arenas from Niagara Falls to Las Vegas with their ever-changing routine. They will perform two shows at Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino on Friday, Oct. 10, at 7 and 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the casino box office, open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., or online at www.starcasino.com. You can also order by phone at 1-800-313-7469.

Saturday, Oct. 11

Fire & Ice

The second annual Fire & Ice Experience is set to begin at 6 p.m. in the Fireside Restaurant. Tickets are now on sale for $60 each at the following locations: St. Mary's Gift Shop, The Fireside, Jack Chivers Realty, or by calling St. Mary's Foundation at 218-844-0719. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.fargostuff.com. All proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the St. Mary's Foundation.

Cancer awareness hike

The public is invited to attend a cancer awareness hike sponsored by The Laurentian Lakes Chapter of the North Country Trail Association. The hike will begin at the Anchor Matson trailhead, located on the Anchor Matson Road about 5.5 miles east of Becker County Highway 37 or 7.5 miles west of US Highway 71 on State Highway 113, at 1 p.m. There will be options of a two or three mile hike. At 5 p.m., the chapter will meet at the Elbow Lake Store for dinner. For more information, call Ray Vlasak at 218-573-3243 or e-mail highpines@arvig.net.

Sunday, Oct. 12

'Amazing Stargazing'

Learn about the moon, meteors, comets, constellations and more at the Minnesota State University Moorhead Planetarium, Bridges Hall 167, MSUM, at 2 p.m. Cost is $3 for adults, $1.50 for children, seniors and Tri-College students. Call 218-477-2904 for more information.

Monday, Oct. 13

'Amazing Stargazing'

Learn about the moon, meteors, comets, constellations and more at the Minnesota State University Moorhead Planetarium, Bridges Hall 167, MSUM, at 7 p.m. Cost is $3 for adults, $1.50 for children, seniors and Tri-College students. Call 218-477-2904 for more information.

Tuesday, Oct. 14

Open Mic Night

Area musicians are invited to participate in an open mic night at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center at 7 p.m. Bring your instrument, or just come to listen to the tunes. Call 218-385-3339 for more information.

Convergence Quilt

Frazee-Vergas Community Education instructor Jenny Caughey will introduce the intricacies of this fascinating quilt at a one-hour session from 8:30-9:30 p.m. at the Frazee High School clothing lab. Overall cost is $24 for the series which includes an Oct. 28 6:30-9:30 p.m. session and a Nov. 11 6:30-8:30 p.m. meeting. Call 334-2525 for info.

Wednesday, Oct. 15

Teen book discussion

Detroit Lakes Library hosts a vampire book discussion at 3:30 p.m. Share your opinion on popular vampire books included in the "Twilight" series by Stephenie Meyers and "Cirque de Freak" by Darren Shan. After the discussion, sink your teeth into some pizza. For more information, call 847-2168.

Book signing

The author of War Child: Growing Up in Adolf Hitler's Germany will present a program and sign copies of her book at 7 p.m. in the Otter Tail County Historical Society Museum. Fergus Falls. The program is free and open to the public. Call 218-736-6038 for more information.

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The Weekly 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 vgerdes@dlnewspapers.com.

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