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Minneapolis-based jazz duo Gary Gratz and Jason Weismann will perform in Detroit Lakes on Saturday, March 21 as part of the Lodge on Lake Detroit's Live at the Lodge concert series.

Jazz duo to perform in Detroit Lakes on Saturday

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Wednesday, March 18

Square dance

Larry's Plus will host a square dance at 7 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes IOOF Hall. Caller is Larry Johansen.


Thursday, March 19

Create a kite

"Create a Kite" at the Detroit Lakes Library at 4 p.m. Create a kite, eat snacks and win prizes. Materials and instructions will be provided. This event is geared toward children in kindergarten through grade five.

'Next Generation'

Cabaret Night

Sit back, relax and enjoy great music by some of the area's up-and-coming musicians, as the Historic Holmes Theatre hosts a "Next Generation" Cabaret Night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the ballroom. Admission is $5 for adults, free for students. Call 218-844-SHOW (7469) for tickets, or purchase online at

Friday, March 20

Kids' Day Out

When school's not in session, the DLCCC provides a safe place for kids to have some fun. Kids are invited to the DLCCC from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for wheel-themed games, activities and crafts. Lunch and a snack are provided. Call the DLCCC at 844-4221 for prices, more information or to sign up.

Wii sports for teens

Play Wii Sports at the Detroit Lakes Library at 2 p.m. Play in teams, eat snacks and win prizes. This event is geared toward students in grades six through 12.

Country Twirlers

Lake Park Country Twirlers host a square dance at 7:30 p.m. in the Lake Park-Audubon High School, Lake Park. Caller is Royce Nelson.

Bucky Covington

Rising country star Bucky Covington of "American Idol" fame comes to Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino tonight for an 8 p.m. show. Tickets range between $10-$25 in price and may be purchased at the casino box office, by phone at 800-313-7469 or online at

The Big Bash

The Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes will host its 10th annual Big Bash fund-raiser at the Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom, starting with a 6 p.m. social hour featuring catering by Convent on Reeves. The program begins at 7 p.m., with a live auction to follow at 8:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Showtyme DJ. Tickets are $25 per person, with sponsorship tables for eight people available for $250. Call the Boys & Girls Club at 218-847-5700 for more information.

Saturday, March 21

Live at the Lodge

The latest installment in the Lodge on Lake Detroit's "Live at the Lodge" series will feature Minneapolis-based jazz duo Gary Gratz and Jason Weismann. Pianist Gratz and sax player Weismann will perform in the Lodge's Fireside Lobby from 7-10 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge, waived for hotel guests and those attending the Lodge's Scotch Tasting Event, which precedes the concert starting at 5:30 p.m. Reservations are required for the scotch tasting, at $25 per person (a meal may be included for an additional $12). For more information, or to reserve a spot for the scotch tasting, please call 218-847-8439 or 800-761-VIEW.

Robby Vee

International touring artist Robby Vee comes to the Top Hat Theatre in Ulen for a 7:30 p.m. show. A second generation rocker and Canadian Rockabilly Hall of Famer, Robby is named after his father, Bobby Vee. The Top Hat Theatre is located inside the Ulen-Hitterdal School in Ulen. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students, and may be purchased at the school or by calling 218-596-8853. The Ulen Chamber of Commerce will host a special 1950s-themed supper prior to the concert, with grilled hamburgers, hotdogs, beans, chips and root beer floats served from 5-7 p.m. at the school. Cost is $7 per plate, though preschoolers can eat for free. Proceeds from the supper will benefit area community projects.

Family Fun Carnival

The sixth annual Family Fun Carnival is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Frazee. Come and enjoy 25 games for children of all ages including Wacky Hair, Minnow Races, Fish Pond, Cake Walk, Bingo, Dinosaur Dig and more. Lunch will be available. Tickets are four for $1.

Old Time Dance

An Old Time Dance is from 7 to 10 p.m. in the White Pine Room, Frazee.

'The Eagle Has Landed'

Janice Bengtson, Tamarac NWR ranger, speaks about eagles at 2 p.m. in the DL Pub-lic Library. It's spring and eagles have returned to Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Learn about the bald eagle's natural history and unique characteristics. Find out how the Endangered Spe-cies Act made its remarkable journey of recovery possible.

Twisted Stitchers

Twisted Stitchers meets from 9 to 11 a.m. in Monika's (210 So Main St, Park Rapids). Kathy Belt will present Sprang demos. All are wel-come to the fiber guild meet-ing.

Amateur Radio Club

The Detroit Lakes Ama-teur Radio Club breakfast meeting is at 9 a.m. in the ClubHouse Hotel. Anyone interested in Ham Radio is welcome.


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