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May

  • May 1-31: Storyland, A Trip through Childhood Favorites exhibit; Becker County Museum
  • May 1-June 9: Minnesota Disasters Traveling exhibit; Becker County Museum
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  • May 9: Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District open house; 2-6 p.m. Contact: Stacy Salvevold, 844-3403
  • May 9: TeacHaiti fundraiser; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; First Lutheran Church, DL. Contact: 847-5656
  • May 10: Pops Concert; 7:30-9 p.m.; DLMS
  • May 11: Mother’s Day Weekend Wine Tasting followed by LIVE at the Lodge; The Lodge on Lake Detroit. Contact: 847-8439
  • May 11: Walleye Fishing Opener;
  • May 11: Live music by Skyline; Holiday Beach Bar & Grill. Contact: 847-2121
  • May 11: Breast & Ovarian Cancer Awareness Walk/Run; 9 a.m. to noon; DL City Park. Contact: www.simplypinktrulyteal.com
  • May 13: DLHS Choir Concert; 7:30-9 p.m.; DLMS
  • May 16-19: Festival of Birds. Contact: 847-9202
  • May 16: Rotary Peace Pole Dedication; noon-1 p.m.; Rotary Essentia Park. Contact: Edward Gehrke, 612-804-2467
  • May 16: Whiskers, Wags & Wine fundraiser; 4-8 p.m.; Seven Sisters Spirits. Contact: Sherrie, 847-9040
  • May 16: Parkfest; 4-7 p.m.; DL Pavilion
  • May 17: Compassion House ribbon cutting, open house and tour; 12:30-4 p.m.
  • May 17: Willie Nelson; 8-10:30 p.m.; Shooting Star Casino. Contact: 800-313-7469
  • May 18, 21: Lakes Area Farmers Market (every Tuesday and Saturday); 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Peoples Park
  • May 19: Guided Nature Hike from 400th Avenue to County Highway 26; 1-5 p.m. Contact: Karen Stenberg, 218-847-1929
  • May 24-27: 4th Annual Kick off to Summer Beach Party; Holiday Inn on the Lake. Contact: 847-2121
  • May 25: Bass Fishing Opener
  • May 25-26: Discovery Dives (every Saturday and Sunday). Contact: Tri-State Diving, 847-4868
  • May 25-27: Shady Hollow Flea Market, 6:30 a.m. Contact: Chad Stenerson, 602-809-6661
  • May 31-June 1: Street Faire at the Lakes
  • May 31: Street Dance; Fat Cats; 8 p.m.-1 a.m.; outside the Eagles Club
  • June

    • June 1: Muskie Fishing Opener
    • June 1: All city rummage sales; Frazee
    • June 1: National Trails Day Celebration: North Country Trail grand opening; ribbon cutting at 10 a.m., guided hikes from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, Pine Lake Boat Access. Contact: Ray Vlasak, 218-573-3243
    • June 2: Live music at the Holiday Beach Bar & Grill; Holiday Inn on the Lake. Contact: 847-2121
    • June 4: Tuesdays in the Park; 7-9 p.m.; City Park Bandshell.
    • June 6: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge
    • June 7: Hog Wild fundraiser; Kiwanis Club fundraiser
    • June 11: Tuesdays in the Park; 7 p.m.; City Park Bandshell
    • June 12: Cruise DL Night; 4-8:30 p.m.; West Lake Drive
    • June 13: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge
    • June 14-16: White Earth Powwow. Contact: White Earth Community, 218-983-3285
    • June 14: Father’s Day Weekend Beer Tasting and Shrimp Boil; 5:30-7 p.m.; the Lodge on Lake Detroit. Contact: 847-8439
    • June 15-24: Turtle Fest; Perham. Contact: Perham Chamber of Commerce, 218-346-7710
    • June 15-16: Quake the Lake Boat Races; in front of Holiday Inn. Contact: Holiday Inn on the Lake, 847-2121
    • June 15: Rock Paper Scissors band; 9-11:45 p.m.; Holiday Inn on the Lake. Contact: 847-2121
    • June 18: Tuesdays in the Park; 7 p.m.; City Park Bandshell
    • June 20: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge. Contact: 847-2641
    • June 22: Scheels Kayak Demo Day; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; beach on Detroit Lake across from the American Legion. Contact: Caryn Olson, 701-298-2918
    • June 25: Tuesdays in the Park; 7 p.m.; City Park Bandshell
    • June 27: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge. Contact: 847-2641
    • June 27: Minn. Flyers Annual Flyers Cup Golf Tourney; noon-9 p.m.; Lakeview Executive at Detroit Country Club. Contact: MN Flyers, 847-3637
    • June 28-29: “The Winter’s Tale” Shakespeare in the Park; 7-10 p.m.; City Park Bandsell. Contact: Historic Holmes Theatre, 844-7469
    • June 29: Save Me CJ band; 9-11:45 p.m.; Holiday Inn. Contact: 847-2121
    • June 30: “The Winter’s Tale” Shakespeare in the Park; 4-8 p.m.; City Park Bandsell. Contact: Historic Holmes Theatre, 844-7469

    July

    • July 2: Tuesdays in the Park; 7 p.m.; City Park Bandshell
    • July 4: Fireworks; dusk; city beach
    • July 4: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge. Contact: 847-2641
    • July 4: Fourth of July weeklong celebration with bands; 9-11 p.m.; Holiday Inn on the Lake. Contact: 847-2121
    • July 5-6: “The Winter’s Tale” Shakespeare in the Park; 7-10 p.m.; City Park Bandsell. Contact: Historic Holmes Theatre, 844-7469
    • July 6: Concert with the Shadows; 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Historic Holmes Theatre. Contact: 844-7469
    • July 7: “The Winter’s Tale” Shakespeare in the Park; 4-8 p.m.; City Park Bandsell. Contact: Historic Holmes Theatre, 844-7469
    • July 9: Tuesdays in the Park; 7 p.m.; City Park Bandshell
    • July 10: Cruise DL Night; 4-8:30 p.m.; West Lake Drive
    • July 11: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge. Contact: 847-2641
    • July 12-21: 78th Northwest Water Carnival
    • July 13-14: Phelps Mill Art Festival
    • July 13: Carmen the Cactus band; 9-11:45 p.m.; Holiday Inn on the Lake. Contact: 847-2121
    • July 18: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge. Contact: 847-2641
    • July 19-21: North Dakota Ladies Motorcycle Run
    • July 20: Guided Raspberry Hike from Greenwater SNA trailhead to Co. 26; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Contact: Karen Stenberg, 847-1929
    • July 20: Rock Paper Scissors band; 9-11:45 p.m.; Holiday Inn. Contact: 847-2121
    • July 25: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge. Contact: 847-2641
    • July 26-28: Frazee Turkey Days
    • July 27: Save Me CJ band; 9-11:45 p.m.; Holiday Inn. Contact: 847-2121
    • July 28: Arts & Crafts in the Park; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; City Park. Contact: 847-9202

    August

    • Aug. 1-3: WE Fest; Livin’ the Dream in 2013 with Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Eric Church. Contact: 800-493-3378
    • Aug. 2: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge. Contact: 847-2641
    • Aug. 5-11: Pine to Palm Golf Tournament; Detroit Country Club
    • Aug. 6: Crazy Daze; 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; downtown Detroit Lakes.
    • Aug. 7-10: Becker County Fair
    • Aug. 8-11: Looney Daze; Vergas
    • Aug. 8: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge. Contact: 847-2641
    • Aug. 9-10: Pine Point Powwow; Grand Entry Saturday, 1 & 7 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m. Contact: Mike Swan, 218-573-2154
    • Aug. 10: The SOL Band; 9-11:45 p.m.; Holiday Inn. Contact: 847-2121
    • Aug. 14: Cruise DL Night; 4-8:30 p.m.; West Lake Drive
    • Aug. 15: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge. Contact: 847-2641
    • Aug. 16-18: Wolf Lake Harvest Fest. Contact: Pam Holgate, 218-538-6568
    • Aug. 17: Young Life Triathlon. Contact: Peter Paulson, 234-9918
    • Aug. 17: Face for Radio band; 9-11:45 p.m.; Holiday Inn. Contact: 847-2121
    • Aug. 22: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge. Contact: 847-2641
    • Aug. 23-24: Ojibwe Forests Rally; headquarters at Holiday Inn. Contact: Erick Nelson, 651-260-9456
    • Aug. 24: 7th annual Boats and Bars with Live Band 8th Hour. Contact: Holiday Inn on the Lake, 847-2121
    • Aug. 29: Wildlife Excursions; 10 a.m.; Tamarac Refuge. Contact: 847-2641
    • Aug. 30-Sept. 2: Western MN Steam Threshers Reunion; Rollag
    • Aug. 31: 7th Annual Hawaiian Luau Festival with live band Carmen the Cactus; Holiday Inn on the Lake. Contact: 847-2121
    • Aug. 31: 23rd Annual Laddies Loppet; Maplelag Resort. Contact: 800-654-7711

    September

    • Sept. 7: Dick Beardsley 1/2 Marathon & 5K Run. Contact: DLCCC, 844-4221
    • Sept. 11: Cruise DL Night; 4-8:30 p.m.; West Lake Drive
    • Sept. 13: Antique Auto Car Association Fall Foliage Tour; headquartered at Holiday Inn. Contact: Bill Henke, 847-4004
    • Sept. 21: Guided Fall Color Hike from Blackbird Wildlife Drive to Old Indian Trail; 1-4 p.m. Contact: Karen Stenberg, 847-1929
    • Sept. 22: Holy Rosary Parish Festival. Contact: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 847-1393
    • Sept. 27: Toast to Tamarac; 4-8 p.m.; Richwood Winery. Contact: Bonnie Jacobson, 847-7193
    • Sept. 28: Common Chords by the MN Orchestra; 7-9 p.m.; Historic Holmes Theatre. Contact: 844-7469

    October

    • Oct. 5: Damien Home Tours. Contact: Shirley Schurman, 847-6142 or Gail Grabow, 847-3590
    • Oct. 5: Tamarac Fall Festival. Contact: 847-2641
    • Oct. 5: Autumn Hike from Elbow Lake Rd. to Hwy 113; 1-4 p.m. Contact: Karen Stenberg, 847-1929
    • Oct. 10: The Official Blues Brothers Revue; 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Historic Holmes Theatre. Contact: 844-7469
    • Wags & Wine Tasting fundraiser for Humane Society of the Lakes; 7-10 p.m.; The Fireside. Contact: Beth, 701-306-5438 or HSL, 847-0511
    • Oct. 26: Sugar and Spice Craft Fair; Frazee Elementary School

    November

    • Nov. 21-23: Holmes Art Show; Historic Holmes Theatre. Contact: 844-7469
    • Nov. 23: Lakes Area Community Concert Band; 4-6 p.m.; Historic Holmes Theatre. Contact: 844-7469

    December

    • Dec. 2: Grand Parade of Lights; Washington Avenue
    • Dec. 8: Lakes Area Community Concert Band; 4-5:15 p.m.; Historic Holmes Theatre. Contact: 844-7469
    • Dec. 13: John Berry Christmas Concert; 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Historic Holmes Theatre. Contact: 844-7469
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