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Ojibwe artists' reception is Friday at NYMRCC

Wednesday, Aug. 20

Marcum concert

Zion Lutheran Church on Franklin Lake hosts a Two For Life Concert, featuring Jay and Jodi Marcum out of Nashville. They will present a high-energy, jazzy Gospel experience of classic and contemporary sounds. The performance starts at 7 p.m. Come between 5:30-6:45 for grilled hot dogs with all the trimmings. It is a free-will offering.

Square dance

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

Veterans' Wall

The "American Veterans Traveling Tribute -- The Wall," will be in the northwest parking lot of Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino daily through Aug. 25. This event is sponsored by the White Earth Veterans' Association, White Earth Band of Chippewa, Shooting Star Casino and many others. Call Doug Koenig at 218-439-3587 for more information.

Thursday, August 21

Butch Thompson

Jazz pianist and clarinetist Butch Thompson, well known for his long association with Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" on public radio, will bring two friends to Detroit Lakes for an 8 p.m. concert at the Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes. To purchase tickets, visit www.dlccc.org or contact the Historic Holmes Theatre Box Office at 218-844-SHOW (7469).

Veterans' Wall

The "American Veterans Traveling Tribute -- The Wall," will be in the northwest parking lot of Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino daily through Aug. 25. This event is sponsored by the White Earth Veterans' Association, White Earth Band of Chippewa, Shooting Star Casino and many others. Call Doug Koenig at 218-439-3587 for more information.

Jasper's Theater

Come for music, magic and comedy at Jasper's Theater, Park Rapids. There will be a magic pre-show at 2:45 p.m., followed by the main show at 3 p.m. This is the final Thursday show of the 2008 season. For more information, call 218-237-4333 or visit www.jasperstheater.com.

Guided Refuge Tour

Tamarac Wildlife Refuge offers a guided Refuge tour from 10 a.m.-noon. Join one of our volunteer guides for an informative and fun adventure on the refuge. Search for wildlife and learn about the cultural and natural history of Tamarac. Meet at the visitors' center.

Friday, August 22

Veterans' Wall

The "American Veterans Traveling Tribute -- The Wall," will be in the northwest parking lot of Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino daily through Aug. 25. This event is sponsored by the White Earth Veterans' Association, White Earth Band of Chippewa, Shooting Star Casino and many others. Call Doug Koenig at 218-439-3587 for more information.

Ogema Days

Ogema Days includes a Community Development Bank customer appreciation meal, pig roast, 5k run/walk, scavenger hunt, parade, pie eating contest, bingo, games and more.

Introduction to eBay

Everyone is invited to learn how to buy and sell on eBay, the world's largest online marketplace, from 10-11:30 a.m. in the DL Library. This beginning course will teach participants how to set up an eBay account, search for, bid on and purchase items and list items for sale. Pick up tips on how to use eBay and safely shop online. All you need to attend the class are basic computer skills, knowledge of the internet and an email address. If you have experience using eBay, please come and share your knowledge with others. Class size is limited; please call 847-2168 or stop in to the library to pre-register.

Mikesh performs

A dance begins at 8 .m in the DL Eagles Club, with music by Albert Mikesh.

Saturday, August 23

Veterans' Wall

The "American Veterans Traveling Tribute -- The Wall," will be in the northwest parking lot of Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino daily through Aug. 25. This event is sponsored by the White Earth Veterans' Association, White Earth Band of Chippewa, Shooting Star Casino and many others. Call Doug Koenig at 218-439-3587 for more information.

Ogema Days

Ogema Days includes a Community Development Bank customer appreciation meal, pig roast, 5k run/walk, scavenger hunt, parade, pie eating contest, bingo, games and more.

Quilt show, garden tour

The public is invited to an outdoor quilt show, garden tour and tea from 1-3 at 4020 4th St., Lake Park. (In case of rain, the event will be held at St. Francis Church.) There will be door prizes, gifts to purchase, quilts to vote on, a garden to tour and tea offered throughout the day. The event benefits the Families Forever Scholarship fund. A $5 donation is suggested. Contact Peggy Stellmach, P.O. Box 224, Lake Park, Mn 56554, call 218-234-1766 or e-mail peggys@loretel.net for more info or to display your quilts.

Jasper's Theater

Come for music, magic and comedy at Jasper's Theater, Park Rapids. There will be a magic pre-show at 7:15 p.m., followed by the main show at 7:30 p.m. through July and August. This is the final Saturday show of the 2008 season. For more information, call 218-237-4333 or visit www.jasperstheater.com.

Norwegian folk dance

A Norwegian folk and dance group from Duluth performs at 7:30 p.m. in the Cormorant Community Center.

ShelterFest

The Humane Society of the Lakes hosts its annual ShelterFest from 5:30 to 11 p.m. at Hotel Shoreham. The evening includes music by Electric Breeze and a silent auction. Raffle tickets are being sold for chances to win a Hydro-Bike, 5-stone diamond journey pendant, $100 gift certificate to The Avenue and Sunday brunch for 10 at the Little Easy. For more info, contact solutions LLC or call 844-4332.

Boats & Bars III

The Lakes Area Parrot Heads sponsors Boats & Bars III, a benefit for Habitat for Humanity. There's an 11 a.m. kick-off party at Zorbaz on the Beach, followed by Island Time live on Sand Bar out on lake at 12:30 p.m., LongBridge at 3 p.m., Beachfront Bar & Grill at 5 p.m., and Whaleshark Live at Zorbaz on the Beach at 7 p.m. For more info, visit www.lakesareaparrotheads.com or e-mail mnparrot-heads@yahoo.com.

Fall Harvest Festival

The Refuge of Detroit Lakes presents its annual Fall Harvest Music Festival fund-raiser from noon to 8 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes City Park Bandshell. A turkey and pig roast dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Performers include The Manning Family, Johnny Bassford, Schnitzer & Marthaler, Doug Newman, Sky Blues Band and more. Tickets are available at The Refuge, Christian Fellowship Church, Community Alliance Church, First Assemblies of God Church and at the park.

North Country Trail Fest

A Red River Singles Dance takes place from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Sons of Norway, 722 2nd Ave. N., Fargo.

Singles dance

A Red River Singles Dance takes place from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Sons of Norway, 722 2nd Ave. N., Fargo.

Sunday, August 24

Veterans' Wall

The "American Veterans Traveling Tribute -- The Wall," will be in the northwest parking lot of Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino daily through Aug. 25. This event is sponsored by the White Earth Veterans' Association, White Earth Band of Chippewa, Shooting Star Casino and many others. Call Doug Koenig at 218-439-3587 for more information.

'Leave it to Beavers'

Tamarac Wildlife Refuge presents "Leave it to Beavers" at 2 p.m. Take an intriguing look into the world of beavers. Learn about some amazing adaptations this creature has acquired over thousands of years of evolution. Visit a beaver dam and lodge and learn how this large rodent played a role in Minnesota's history. Meet at visitor center for program and caravan to beaver site.

Monday, August 25

Birding Club

The Lakes Area Birding Club meets at 7 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes Library meeting room. The presenter will be Wick Corwin, who will speak on the Peregrine Falcons in downtown Fargo. Visitors are welcome.

Veterans' Wall

The "American Veterans Traveling Tribute -- The Wall," will be in the northwest parking lot of Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino daily through Aug. 25. This event is sponsored by the White Earth Veterans' Association, White Earth Band of Chippewa, Shooting Star Casino and many others. Call Doug Koenig at 218-439-3587 for more information.

Tuesday, August 26

Habitat Golf Scramble

Habitat for Humanity hosts its annual golf scramble at Forest Hills Golf Course. The event is open to everyone. Registration begins at noon, and the fun beings at 1 p.m., followed by a social, including steak dinner and cash bar. Prizes will be awarded. To register, call 844-5397.

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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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