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Wednesday, July 6

DANCE

• Ballroom Dancing: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., West Fargo. A short lesson in the first half hour will be followed by open dancing and capped with pizza. Admission $5 per person, all ages welcome.

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THEATER

• "The Last Resort": 3 p.m., Long Lake Theater, 12183 Beacon Road, Hubbard. A murder mystery musical comedy where everyone is suspect when seven strange characters check into a Canadian resort that has seen better days. Tickets $8-$18. Info: 218-732-0099.

• "Fighting Beside My Brother": 7 p.m., ITOW Veterans Museum, 805 West Main, Perham. Joyce Thierer will perform a moving first-person narrative about the female soldiers who fought in the Civil War. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-346-7678.

MUSIC

• Free Family Fun Concerts: 7 to 8:30 p.m., Fargo. Local bands will entertain families with lively music, face painting, crafts, etc. Visit www.fargoparks.com for a list of bands and locations. Info: 701-241-8160.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Wolf Overnight Camp: 6 p.m., Red River Zoo, 4255 23rd Ave. S., Fargo. Indoor and outdoor activities focused on wolves and their behavior. Create toys for the wolves, observe the wolves eating dinner and sleep in the wolf cabin. For children in grades 4-6; admission $60 per person for members or $70 for nonmembers. Registration required. Info: 701-277-9240.

Thursday, July 7

MUSIC

• Free Concert in the Park: 5 to 7 p.m., Roosevelt Park, Fergus Falls. Ross Sutter will perform Scandinavian folk music. Food vendor will be Creative Catering. In case of inclement weather, concert will be moved to A Center for the Arts' Fergus Theatre. Info: 218-736-5453.

ART EVENTS

• Eighth Street Art Show & Sale: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Shotwell's Garden Center, 1302 8th St. S., Fargo. Over 40 booths of fine art including acrylic, oil and watercolor paintings, mixed media and fiber art, jewelry, photography, glass, tile pottery and copper work. New to the event this year will be a demonstration booth where various artists will be working on original pieces of art throughout the day. Info: 701-729-1801.

• Summer Art Market: 6 to 9 p.m., Red Raven Espresso Parlor, 916 Main Ave., Fargo. Featuring jewelry, paintings, pottery, photographs, knitted goods, live music, poetry and short stories. Free admission.

• Artist Reception: 5 to 8 p.m., Kaddatz Galleries, Fergus Falls. For exhibit "Botanical Artists Look at the Vanishing Forests of Northern Minnesota," on display through Aug. 13. Info: 218-998-4405.

THEATER

• "The Last Resort": 7:30 p.m., Long Lake Theater, 12183 Beacon Road, Hubbard. See today's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

• "Myths & Legends-A Downtown Fergus Falls Mystery Tour": 8 p.m. Thursday, downtown Fergus Falls. A twilight walk through historic downtown Fergus Falls explores some of the community's more colorful characters and notorious events. Admission $5; walk starts at River Inn Apartments. Info: 218-736-6038.

Friday, July 8

FESTIVALS

• Northwest Water Carnival: 7 to 12 p.m., Detroit Lakes. Miss Northwest Pageant, 7 p.m. at the Historic Holmes Theatre; Night Golf at the Detroit Country Club, 9:30 p.m. Full schedule at dlwatercarnival.com.

MUSIC

• Travis Tritt: 8 p.m., Shooting Star Casino. 777 Casino Rd., Mahnomen. Country superstar performs. Tickets $25. Info: 800-313-7469.

• All That Jazz VIII: 7 to 8 p.m., Speak Easy Restaurant, 1001 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Big band and small group jazz performances. Free admission. Info: 218-233-1326.

THEATER

• "The Last Resort": 7:30 p.m., Long Lake Theater, 12183 Beacon Road, Hubbard. See today's listing for details.

Saturday, July 9

FESTIVALS

• Northwest Water Carnival: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Detroit Lakes. Midsummer Bike Tour, 7 to 9 a.m., DL Pavilion; Geocaching, 9 a.m., DL Pavilion; DL Airport Fly-In and Breakfast, 9 to 11 a.m., DL Airport; Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., City Park; Kids' Midsummer Bike Tour, 10 a.m.; Boat Parade, 1 p.m.; Demolition Derby, 6 p.m. Full schedule at dlwatercarnival.com.

ART EVENTS

• Cormorant Area Art Show & Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Community Center, Cormorant. See the work of 25 area artists along with art demonstrations, refreshments. Free admission. Info: 701-893-1410.

LITERARY EVENTS

• Author Beth Bednar: 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 1201 42nd St. S., Fargo. The writer of Dead Air: The Disappearance of Jodi Huisentruit will be signing copies of her book. Info: 701-281-1002.

MUSIC

• "The Night The Music Died": 7:30 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Tribute show features performances by Jeff Boxell as Buddy Holly, Wayne Luchau as Ritchie Valens and Dick Dunkirk as the Big Bopper. Luchau and Dunkirk will also perform as Roy Orbison and Bobby Vee, respectively. Concert also features The Shadows and The Silver Strings; to be followed by dancing in the Holmes Ballroom at 9:45 p.m. Tickets are $23 in advance, $26 at the door. Info: 218-844-SHOW (7469).

• All That Jazz VIII: 7 to 8 p.m., Speak Easy Restaurant, 1001 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. See Friday's listing for details.

• Carrie Rodriguez: 7:30 p.m., Cultural Center, 24 Main Ave. N., New York Mills. Singer and fiddle player performs; tickets $12 in advance or $15 at the door for adults, $5 for students anytime. Info: 218-385-3339.

• Jeff Tweedy: 8 p.m., Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway, Fargo. Rock music. Advance tickets $33 plus convenience and handling fees. Info: 701-298-0071.

THEATER

• "The Last Resort": 7:30 p.m., Long Lake Theater, 12183 Beacon Road, Hubbard. See today's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Summer Grind Exhibition: 3 p.m., Dike West, 310 4th St. S., Fargo. Divisions for beginners, intermediate and advanced participants. Helmet required; prizes awarded in each division. Free admission. Info: 701-241-8160.

Sunday, July 10

FESTIVALS

• Northwest Water Carnival: 8 a.m to 9 p.m., Detroit Lakes. Button Daze, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Young Life Worship Service, DL Pavilion, 1:30 a.m.; Family Picnic, City Park, 12 p.m.; Turtle Race & Frog Jump, Face Painting, Coloring Contest, Amazing Family Race all start at 1 p.m. in the City Park; Hula Hoop Build, 1:30 p.m., City Park; Water Balloon Toss, 2 p.m., City Park; Old-Fashioned Kid Games, 2:30 p.m., City Park; Toddler Trot, 3 p.m., City Park; Watermelon Feed, 3:15 p.m., City Park; Kids' Music Show with Tim Eggebraaten, 3:30 p.m., City Park Bandshell. Full schedule at dlwatercarnival.com.

ART EVENTS

• Cormorant Area Art Show & Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Community Center, Cormorant. See Saturday's listing for details.

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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 vgerdes@dlnewspapers.com.

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