Potpourri of summer events
Apotpourri of upcoming events and all-summer events abound.
Street Faire at the Lakes
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Street Faire at the Lakes is changing its format to Friday-Saturday, June 4-5 this year, instead of Saturday-Sunday.
Hoping to attract people leaving town Friday before their weekend begins, and to catch people on the noon lunch breaks, the street faire begins at 11 a.m. on Friday.
The schedule for Friday includes artist hours 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Street Bingo, 6-8 p.m.; all day strolling entertainment by Paul Imholte, Musical Stringman; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Tim Eggebraaten, acoustic folk rock; 1:30-3:30 p.m., In the Clouds, folkie, bluegrass, acoustic sound; 4-6 p.m., Patchouli, fast forward folk; 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Eagles street dance with music by Fuse.
The schedule for Saturday includes artist hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 10-11:30 a.m., Dave Herzog, island steel drums; noon-2:30 p.m., Fat Cats, classic rock and blues; 3-5 p.m., Vincent & the Van-Goes, blues, rockabilly, surf; all day strolling entertainment by Paul Imholte, musical stringman.
Kids entertainment both days includes Wonder Weavers, storytelling, arts and crafts for kids and barrel train rides along Front Street.
Tuesdays in the Park
Starting June 1, get ready for live music each Tuesday throughout the summer.
The Lakes Area Community Band kicks off Tuesdays in the Park on June 1 at 7 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes City Park Bandshell. Bring your own lawnchair.
Each Tuesday, the music is free and begins at 7 p.m. Other acts include the Park Rapids Area Community Band on June 8, Doc and the Scrubs on June 22 and July 20, Mark Fogelson on July 6, the Ulen Centennial Band on Aug. 10, Tim Eggebraaten on Aug. 24, and closing the season with the Lakes Area Community Concert Band on Aug. 31.
Before each concert, Habitat for Humanity will be doing a picnic dinner under the shelter as a fund-raiser.
For more information, contact the Holmes Theatre at 844-7469.
Shakespeare in the Park
Also in the park this summer is Shakespeare in the Park at 7 p.m. on June 25-27 and July 1-3. Performances will take place in the Detroit Lakes City Park Bandshell.
This year's selection is "The Merry Wives of Winsor."
Bring your own lawn chair.
The cast has been chosen and includes Tanner Yocom, Megan Wutzke, Olivia Hoff, Allison Spurlin, Alycia Windingland, Bobby Heimark, Tyler Glander, Jessica Hembre, Jake Larson, Maggie Olson, Eric Alvarez, Joy Sunram, Katie Anderson, Jim Sinclair, Christopher Damlo, Shawn Alvarez, Linda Hinrichs, Mikey Johnson, Michael Medsen, Katie Sandberg, Kim Dail, Katelyn Johnson, Ellanna Banana Stuma, Dillon Spurlin and Nick Bode.
Angels baseball is still going on under the lights at Washington Ball Park.
Lakes Area Screaming Eagles
The Screaming Eagles football team is in the midst of its third season.
Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for 17-and-under.