Wednesday, Dec. 29
Animal Antics: 1 to 3 p.m., Red River Zoo, 4220 21st Ave. S., Fargo. Winter break enrichment camp for students in grades K-6. Help the zookeepers maek toys for the animals, learn about two different animals each day and watch as they interact with their new toys. Admission $15 for members, $17 for nonmembers. Registration required. Info: 701-277-9240.
Thursday, Dec. 30
Animal Antics: 1 to 3 p.m., Red River Zoo, 4220 21st Ave. S., Fargo. See today's (Wednesday) listing for details.
Lego Mania Design Contest: 2 to 4 p.m., Fargo Public Library, 102 3rd St. N., Fargo. For kids 12 and younger; prizes will be awarded. Registration required. Info: 701-241-1495.
Ian Alexy with Caitlin Robinson: 7:30 p.m., Cultural Center, 24 Main Ave. N., New York Mills. The Center's last concert of 2010 will feature Alexy, a St. Paul-based singer who regularly performs with his brother Teague under the name Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank. Robinson, a Wadena native, will perform self-penned selections from her upcoming debut CD. Tickets are $5 general admission, or free to students with valid ID. Info: 218-385-3339.
Friday, Dec. 31
New Year's Eve Bash: 6 to 10 p.m., Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Family friendly celebration includes a balloon drop, climbing wall, inflatable slide, bingo, cannonball contest (in the pool) and more. Admission is $5 per person or $20 per family. Info: 218-844-4221.
New Year's Eve Dance: 7:30 p.m., Glyndon Community Center. Potluck dinner followed by dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. Jim Kooyer, caller.
New Year's At Noon: 9:30 a.m., Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway, Fargo. Early celebration starts with Lance Johnson playing the Mighty Wurlitzer, followed by a screening of "Happy Feet." At 11:55 a.m., host Doug Hamilton starts a countdown, followed by a performance from the FM Kicks Big Band and a second screening of "Happy Feet" at 1 p.m. Admission $5. Info: 701-239-8385.
Old Time Dance: 7 to 10 p.m., White Pine Room, Frazee. New Year's Eve potluck starts at 5:50 p.m., followed by dancing to the music of the Jake Bastyr Band.
New Year's Eve Celebration: 8:30 p.m., El Zagal Shrine Center, 1429 3rd St. N., Fargo. Performance by the S.O.L. Band, noisemakers, hats, champagne at midnight followed by breakfast. Info: 701-235-7521 or www.elzagal.com.
Art de Trois: 7 p.m., Red Raven Espresso Bar, 916 Main Ave., Fargo. Fine art, fine food and experience package includes dinner, dance and art auction with works by Carl Oltvedt, Zhimin Guan, Mackenzie Leigh Kouba and more. Diners get to keep the plate the main course is served on, courtesy of Midwest Mud. Tickets $60 per person. Info: 701-478-7337.
New Year's Eve Musical Revue: 5:30 and 8:30 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. An evening of musical theater for all ages, with favorite musical selections spanning Broadway's rich history. Tickets are $5-$14. Info: 701-235-6778.
Live at the Lodge: 8 to 11 p.m., The Lodge on Lake Detroit, 1200 East Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes. Performance by jazz duo Nik Gruber on guitar and Russ Peterson, saxophone. No cover charge. Drinks and appetizers available for purchase at LoLaD's lobby bar during the event. Info: 218-847-8439.
Dan Holt: 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Eagles Club, 112 Holmes St. W., Detroit Lakes. Live music and dancing; free lunch served at midnight. Info: 218-847-5267.
FUSE: 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., The Sandbar, 1150 Randolph Road, Detroit Lakes. Info: 218-846-1779.
Scott Brandenburg: 6 to 9 p.m., Perspectives Lounge, Radisson Hotel, 201 5th St. N., Fargo. Blues piano; free admission. Info: 701-232-7363.
Dirty Word: 9 p.m., Speck's Bar, 2611 Main Ave., Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-232-0202.
Dirty Word: 8 p.m., The Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. DJ Rossco spinning in the Monkey Bar while Dirty Word rocks the Venue. Admission $5. Info: 701-232-6767.
At the Emporium: 9 p.m., The Windbreak Saloon, 3150 39th St. S., Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-282-5507.
Dirty White: 9 p.m., Speck's Bar, 2611 Main Ave., Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-232-0202.
Methuselah: 9 p.m., Rick's Bar, 2721 Main Ave., Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-232-8356.
San Haven Chuckle: 9 p.m., Dempsey's Public House, 226 Broadway, Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-235-5913.
24 Seven: 9:30 p.m., Spirit's Lounge, Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo. Info: 701-277-7330.
The Feelin' Band: 10 p.m., Hodo Lounge, 101 Broadway, Fargo. Piano rock; no cover. Info: 701-478-6969.
New Year's Eve Comedy Show: 7 and 10 p.m., Courtney's Comedy Club, 600 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Six stand-up comics perform two shows. Tickets $22.50 and $42.50 (VIP package); ID required. Info: 218-287-7100.
Saturday, Jan. 1
Live at the Lodge: 7 to 10 p.m., The Lodge on Lake Detroit, 1200 East Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes. Performance by jazz quartet David Ferreira, piano/vocals; Jeremy Cahill, bass; Jim Knudson, drums; and Russ Peterson, saxophone. Cover charge $5, waved for dinner and hotel guests. A French wine and champagne tasting dinner is available prior to the concert starting at 5:30 p.m. (reservations required). Info: 218-847-8439.
New Year's Day Musical Revue: 2 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.
Champagne Fund-raiser: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., American Legion Club, 810 W. Lake Dr., Detroit Lakes. The Lake Region Veterans Color Guard host their annual champagne fundraiser breakfast.
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