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Tamarac Wildlife Refuge presents the movie 'Singing in the Rain Forest' at 2 p.m. today (Sunday). Get a rare glimpse into the world of wood warblers. Learn how they are losing homes at both ends of their migration routes.

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The Cormorant schoolhouse 100th birthday party celebration is from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. There will be hors d'oeuvres and beverages. Everyone is welcome.

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On Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 3 to 6 p.m., Emmanuel Community will host a celebration in honor of its 45-year anniversary. The theme for the celebration is sapphire. Antique jewelry featuring the gem will be given away that afternoon, and there will be music, hors d'oeuvres and champagne. Other events going on during the day include an antique car show, a blessing service officiated by Chaplain Vicki Marthaler, giveaways sponsored by longtime friends of Emmanuel, a quilt show, musical entertainment and tours of the ever-growing Emmanuel Community.

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The 2009-10 season at Detroit Lakes' Historic Holmes Theatre begins Thursday, Oct. 1 with a performance by West Africa's Kusun Ensemble, and continues the following week with Trey Hensley on Thursday, Oct. 8 and George Winston on Saturday, Oct. 10. For ticket information, call 218-844-SHOW (7469) or visit www.dlccc.org.

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The Damien Home Tour is from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 in Detroit Lakes. Be prepared for a few surprises at this year's "Expect the Unexpected." Tickets are $15 and available from Damien members, Detroit Paint & Glass, Le De Da and the Holmes Theatre ticket office.

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Vergas Leaf Day hosts hayrides and street sales, farmer's market items, live music and food along Main Street on Saturday, Oct. 3. Wee Willie will be playing at the Community Center from 6 to 9 p.m. and a supper will be served.

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The Danish quartet "Krauka" will perform at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. The group plays ancient tunes of the Vikings as well as contemporary compositions in the same tradition. Admission to the concert is $12 in advance or $15 on the day of the concert. Tickets are available from the Cultural Center.

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Frazee's annual Oktoberfest celebration is set for Sunday, Oct. 4 at the Frazee Event Center. From noon to 8 p.m., the Country Polkateers -- a staple at every festival since the first one back in 1996 -- and the Leon Olsen Band will play at one-hour intervals. Admission is $10, and there will also be food available for purchase, including a turkey steak dinner and traditional fare.

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Hit-making country singer-songwriter Gary Allan comes to Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino on Friday, Oct. 9 for an 8 p.m. show. Tickets, ranging in price from $25 general admission to $35-$55 reserved, are on sale now at the casino box office (777 Casino Road, Mahnomen), by phone at 800-313-7469, or online at www.starcasino.com.

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The Top Hat Theatre at Ulen-Hitterdal School continues its 2009-10 Performing Arts Series on Saturday, Oct. 17 with a performance by Chuck Suchy. Other upcoming productions include Todd Green, Nov. 14; Home Free, Dec. 5; James Wedgewood, Feb. 27; The Sweet Colleens, March 20; Jim Ouska and Jane Aleckson, April 3; and Reeves Cary & Paula Lammers, May 1. For those who do not have season tickets, individual admission is $15 for adults and $10 for students at the door. All shows start at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Therese Vogel at 218-596-8853.

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Jam Theatricals and the Gate City Bank Theatre- Fargodome have announced an all-new Broadway in Fargo lineup for the 2009-10 season, highlighted by "Cirque Dreams Illumination," an all-new, family friendly spectacle of unbelievable feats to be presented on Tuesday, Nov. 24. The season also includes "Camelot," Lerner and Loewe's timeless medieval masterpiece, Feb. 1, 2010; the 1980s lovefest "The Wedding Singer," Feb. 22; and "The Rat Pack is Back," a spirited tribute that sends audiences back to the coolest time in history, on March 10.

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A new exhibit opened Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the ITOW Veterans' Museum in Perham. The exhibit, "The Life Atomic: Growing Up in the Shadow of the A-Bomb," explores the history of the Cold War's influence on America. The exhibit also includes a DVD featuring some public domain Civil Defense films such as Duck and Cover and Operation Cue. Also on display will be selections from the oral history of William Stodderl, an area veteran who witnessed the atomic bomb tests on the Marshall Islands. The exhibit will be on display through Oct. 13 at the museum, located at 805 West Main in Perham. For more information, call 218-346-7678 or visit www.ITOWmuseum.org.

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A new exhibit at the History Museum of East Otter Tail County features photographs from the recent and not so recent history of New York Mills. This exhibit, which was created for the 125th Anniversary Celebration of New York Mills, will be on display at the History Museum through the end of 2009. The History Museum is located 230 First Avenue North, Perham. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 1-4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information visit HistoryMuseumEOT.org.

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The Entertainment Calendar appears weekly in the Detroit Lakes Tribune. 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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