Wednesday, Jan. 19
"African America": 2 p.m., Conference Center (Room C-101), Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Detroit Lakes. Presentation by Mixed Blood Theatre of Minneapolis. Free and open to the public. Info: Mary Devine, 218-402-0074.
Rush Hour Music Series: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave. N., Fargo. The John Pederson Jazz Quintet performs. Suggested donation $5. Info: 701-232-3821.
Urban Overture: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Studio 222, 222 Broadway, Fargo. FM Symphony concertmaster Ben Sung discusses and previews the weekend's concert themes, "An Evening in Vienna," with a performance by Young Artist Solo Competition Winner Patrick Lin. Free to ages 21-39. Info: 218-233-8397.
Thursday, Jan. 20
"African America": 7 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Presentation by Mixed Blood Theatre of Minneapolis. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-844-SHOW (7469) or www.dlccc.org.
Jazz Night at Basie's: 9 p.m., Basie's at the Ramada Plaza & Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. Performance featuring Kathie Brekke & the 42nd Street Jazz Band. Admission is free.
Friday, Jan. 21
Will Weaver: 7 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Award-winning Minnesota author talks about his new memoir, The Last Hunter, and how to "tell your own story." Hosted by the Lake Agassiz Regional Library System. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-847-2168 or www.larl.org.
Dan Holt: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., Eagles Club, 112 Holmes St., Detroit Lakes. Local musician performs live. Info: 218-847-5267.
Angels of the Muse Singer-Songwriter Showcase: 7 to 10 p.m., Spirit Room, 111 Broadway, Fargo. All ages, no cover charge. Info: 701-298-8503.
High School Choir Festival: All day, Concordia College, Moorhead. Events held throughout the day at Hvidsten Hall of Music and Memorial Auditorium. Admission is free. Info: 218-299-4366.
Fight the Frost: 4 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo. Play on more than 35 inflatable games from Games Galore, along with Laser Tag and concessions. Tickets $6-10; group rates available. Free parking. Info: 701-241-9100.
Saturday, Jan. 22
History Lecture Series: 2 p.m., Ship Gallery Theatre, Hjemkomst Center, 202 First Ave. N., Moorhead. Concordia College history professor Dr. Joyce Lintelman will discuss her book, I Go to America. The presentation is free, but there is an admission charge to view the Hjemkomst Center exhibits. Info: Brianne Carlsrud, 218-299-5511, ext. 6736.
French Wine & Champagne Tasting: 5:30 p.m., Lodge on Lake Detroit, 1200 East Shore Dr., Detroit Lakes (postponed from Jan. 1). Dinner hosted by wine sommelier Scott Lindman. Advance reservations are required (48 hours prior); cost is $35 per person. Info: 218-847-8439 or 800-761-8439.
Live at the Lodge: 7 to 10 p.m., Lodge on Lake Detroit, 1200 East Shore Dr., Detroit Lakes. Jazz Trio featuring Dave Ferreira, piano/vocals; Jeremy Cahill, bass; and Jim Knudson, drums. Cover charge $5, waved for hotel and dining guests. Info: 218-847-8439 or 800-761-8439.
"An Evening in Vienna": 8 p.m., Festiva Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Music from Austria includes "Die Fledermaus Overture" by Johann Strauss, Jr.; "Symphony No. 35 (Haffner)" by W.A. Mozart; "Overture and Entr'act III to Rosamunde" by Franz Schubert; "Adagietto from Symphony No. 5" by Gustav Mahler; and "On the Beautiful Blue Danube," also by Strauss. Tickets $25-$50. Info: 218-233-8397.
High School Choir Festival: All day, Concordia College, Moorhead. See Friday's listing for details.
Tripwire: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Eagles Club, 1107 First St. E., Park Rapids. Rock music. Info: 218-732-3511.
Push: 9 p.m., Holiday Inn Beach Bar & Grill, 1155 Highway 10 East, Detroit Lakes. No cover charge. Info: 218-847-2121.
Snow Golf Tournament: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Elmwood Park, 500 13th Ave W., West Fargo. Call to reserve a tee time. Admission is $5. Info: 701-433-5360.
Fight the Frost: 9 a.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.
Sunday, Jan. 23
Family Cross Country Ski Trek: 2 to 3:30 p.m., Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge (rescheduled from Jan. 16). Senior Park Ranger Kelly Blackledge will lead participants on a two-mile ski tour of the Refuge, stopping along the way to provide information about the Refuge's winter wildlife. The tour will follow the Pine Lake Ski Trail. Participants are asked to dress accordingly, and must provide their own skis. Info: 218-847-2641.
Fight the Frost: 12 noon, Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.
"An Evening in Vienna": 2 p.m., Festiva Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. See Saturday's listing for details.
The Entertainment Calendar appears weekly in both the Detroit Lakes Tribune and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.