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Christmas Readers Theatre in Detroit Lakes

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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

Relax by the fireplace in the lobby of the Historic Holmes Theatre at 2 p.m. today (Sunday, Dec. 6), and enjoy some holiday classics read by local actors from the community theater group Summit Productions.

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Selections to be part of the Christmas Readers Theatre will include "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and a comical version of "The Night Before Christmas.

Cider and cookies will be served to help enhance the holiday atmosphere of this new Christmas tradition.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and may be purchased at the Holmes Theatre Box Office, 826 Summit Ave., online at www.dlccc.org or by phone at 218-844-SHOW (7469).

THIS WEEK

Saturday,

December 5

MUSIC

• Keri Noble Holiday Concert: 8 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes. Popular Minneapolis singer-songwriter returns to Holmes to perform holiday and non-holiday favorites. Tickets $22 for adults, $11 for students. Info: 218-844-7469 (SHOW) or www.dlccc.org.

HOLIDAY EVENTS

• Frazee Festival of Trees: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Frazee Event Center. See Friday's listing.

• Christmas Marketplace: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Holmes Ballroom, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. The Marketplace will feature a wide variety of items from area crafters and home-based businesses. Info: 218-844-7469 (SHOW) or www.dlccc.org.

• Winter Craft Show: 10 a.m. 5o 4 p.m., National Guard Armory, 1220 Rossman Ave. Hosted by Women of Today. Info: Annmarie Lacher, 218-844-7322 or annmarielacher@yahoo.com.

• Christmas at Emmanuel: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Forest Conference Center, Emmanuel Community, 1415 Madison Ave., Detroit Lakes. Holiday craft show and luncheon. Info: 218-847-4486 or www.emmanueldl.org.

• Holiday Shoppers Lunch & Bake Sale: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Congregational Church, corner of Lake & Holmes, Detroit Lakes. Choice of hearty soups, artisan breads, Christmas cookies. Suggested donation $6.

Sunday, December 6

THEATER

• Christmas Readers' Theatre: 2 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes. Relax by the fireplace in the Holmes Lobby as local actors read holiday classics for all ages including Dr. Seuss's "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and a comical version of "The Night Before Christmas." Cider and sugar cookies add to the holiday atmosphere. Tickets $10 for adults, $5 for students. Info: 218-844-7469 (SHOW) or www.dlccc.org.

HOLIDAY EVENTS

• Frazee Festival of Trees: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Frazee Event Center. See Friday's listing.

Monday,

December 7

HOLIDAY EVENTS

• Customer Appreciation Night: 5 to 9 p.m., Norby's Department Store, Detroit Lakes. Live holiday music, appetizers, refreshments, in-store specials and more.

Wednesday,

December 9

HOLIDAY EVENTS

• Advent Mini-Concert: 12 noon, First Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes. This second of three half-hour Advent performances will feature Kim Schnitzer and Vicki Marthaler and Russell Bunker and Paul Heisler. No admission fee; free-will offering will be taken. Soup and sandwich luncheon to follow. Open to the public.

Thursday,

December 10

FILM

• 'Dead & Down' screening: 7 p.m., ITOW Veterans Museum, 805 W. Main, Perham. Documentary film on the history of logging on the Otter Tail River will be shown. Free event. Info: 218-346-7678 or www.itowmuseum.org.

Friday,

December 11

MUSIC

• M-State Winter Band Concert: 7:30 p.m., Waage Fine Arts Theatre, Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Fergus Falls. Reserved admission ticket prices are $8 in advance or $10 at the door for adults; $6 in advance or $7 at the door for 18 and under; and free for children 5 and under. Info: Tori Covington, 218-736-1600.

Saturday,

December 12

MUSIC

• Lakes Area Community Band Holiday Concert: 4 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes. Talented area musicians perform a variety of holiday favorites. Free admission. Info: 218-844-SHOW (7469) or www.dlccc.org.

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The 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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