Sunday, Feb. 20
POLAR FEST 2011
Museum Open House: 1 to 3 p.m., Becker County Historical Society Museum, 714 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Free admission; featuring the new exhibit "Stone to Steel: the History of the Fur Trade in Becker County" by Paul Rousu. Refreshments served. Info: 218-847-2938.
Cross Country Skiing: 1 to 4 p.m., Mountainview Recreation Area, Tower Road, Detroit Lakes. Free admission.
Zumba in the Zand: 3:30 to 5 p.m., Zorbaz, 402 W. Lake Dr., Detroit Lakes. Free Zumba exercise class brought to you by the Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center.
Live at the Lodge: 7 to 10 p.m., Lodge on Lake Detroit, 1200 East Shore Dr., Detroit Lakes. Featuring the music of Matt Velline. Info: 218-847-8439.
"The Drowsy Chaperone": 2 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. The Tony Award-winning musical about a diehard musical theater fan who plays his favorite cast album on his turntable, and the musical bursts to life in his living room. Tickets $6-$16. Info: 701-235-6778.
"Scapino": 2 p.m., Fargo South High School Theater, 1840 15th Ave. S., Fargo. Davies High School Theatre Department presents the story of two young men left by their miserly fathers in the care of two not-so-attentive servants. Tickets $5 for students, $6 for adults. Info: 701-446-2022.
"The Laramie Project": 7:30 p.m., Fargo South High School Auditorium, 1840 15th Ave. S., Fargo. Fargo South High School presents a docudrama created from interviews with Laramie residents after the murder of Matthew Shepard in the late 1990s. Tickets $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults. Info: 701-446-2022.
"The Elements" Reception: 1 to 4 p.m., Hjemkomst Center, 202 First Ave. N., Moorhead. For the Woman's Perspective multimedia art exhibition, on display through April 3. Events will include storytelling jugglers, flaming hula-hoopers, contemporary and belly dancers, poets, filmmakers, vocalists, musicians, wearable art fashion show, and refreshments by Nichole's Fine Pastry, served by members of the Bad Weather Burlesque. Free admission. Info: 218-299-5511.
"There is a Balm-Music of Healing & Hope": 2 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 210 7th St. S., Moorhead. Fargo-Moorhead Chamber Chorale performs. Tickets $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students. Info: 701-491-2910.
Lindsay Mac Master Class & Concert: 12 p.m., Bluestem Center for the Arts, 801 50th Ave. S., Moorhead. Boston-based cellist offers a master class for all stringed instruments, followed by a community performance at 2:30 p.m. Free will donations welcomed. Info: 218-477-6537.
Michael Garfield: 8 p.m., Ho Do Lounge, 101 Broadway, Fargo. No cover charge.
Trip Wire: 9 p.m., Windbreak Saloon, 3150 39th St. S., Fargo. Info: 701-282-5507.
"The Case of the Disappearing Planet": 2 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Join Detective Skye Watcher as she unravels the mystery of what happened to the planet Pluto. Admission $1.50-$3. Info: 218-477-2920.
Family Day at the Dike: 1 to 4 p.m., Dike West, 310 4th St. S., Fargo. Free hot dogs and Pepsi while supplies last. Info: 701-241-8160.
Tuesday, Feb. 22
"Troubled Waters-A Mississippi River Story": 7 p.m., Congregational Church, 900 Lake Ave., Detroit Lakes. Controversial film to be presented by the Congregational Church and Prairie Woods Chapter of the Izaak Walton League. Brad Redlin will introduce the movie and answer questions afterward. Free admission. Info: Sally Hausken, 218-847-8032.
Wednesday, Feb. 23
Chiefs Day: 10 a.m. to 2 pm., White Earth Community Center. Presentation by guest speaker Dr. Anton Treuer, author of The Assassination of Hole in the Day, who will discuss the chiefs instrumental in forging the treaties and agreement that set the state for the tribal/non-tribal geopolitical landscape of the present day. Interaction with some of the leading researchers and scholars of tribal treaty rights. Lunch will be served. Info: Robert Shimek, 218-375-2600 or e-mail, email@example.com.
Saturday, Feb. 26
"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change": Dinner theater presentation by the Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre at Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino. Info: 800-313-7469.
Maplewood Candlelight Ski: 6 to 8:30 p.m., Maplewood State Park. An easy one-mile ski trail through the woods will be lighted with 150 candles. Come and enjoy the evening. Ski the trail, stand around the campfire, chat with friends, and enjoy hot chili (starting at 5 p.m.), bars, and hot drinks inside the Trail Center. Info: 218-863-8383.
Comic Con: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastgate Event Center, Moorhead. Inaugural celebration of comics and popular culture will feature DC/Marvel Comic creator Joel "Mojo" Moen and other comics creators.
Seniors Dinner: 11 a.m., Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 1043 Lake Ave., Detroit Lakes. The Detroit Lakes Jaycees host a special dinner honoring the area's senior citizens. Come and enjoy ham, au gratin potatoes, vegetables and coffee while socializing with friends. There will be drawings for prizes. Free-will donations are accepted. Info: Teressa Schlieman 218-849-0284.
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.