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Wednesday, August 4

MUSIC

• WE Fest Kickoff Party: 9 p.m., Soo Pass Ranch House, just off Highway 59 south of Detroit Lakes. Featuring a performance by 32 Below. Info: 1-800-493-3378 or wefest.com.

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• Jam Session With a Punch: 6:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church, Audubon. Jacob's Well, fellowship and games at 7:30 p.m.

• Family Fun Concert: 7 to 8:30 p.m., Island Park, 30 7th St. S., Fargo. Concert features country music by Silverado.

CINEMA

• Classic Film Series-'The African Queen': 7 p.m., Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway, Fargo. Stars Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn. Tickets $8. Info: 701-239-8385.

THEATER

• Jasper's Theater: 3 p.m., 17339 Highway 34 East, Park Rapids (one mile east of town). Live music, magic and comedy show; come 15 minutes early for pre-show with magician Jack Sand. Tickets $19 for adults; $18 for seniors age 60 and up; $9 for kids age 4-16; free for those age 3 and under. Group rates available. Info: 218-237-4333 or www.jasperstheater.com.

• "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged": 3 p.m., Long Lake Theater, 12183 Beacon Rd., Hubbard. Tickets $7 to $14; reservations recommended. Info: 218-732-0099.

• "13": 7:30 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 Fourth St. S., Fargo. In a middle school in Appleton, Ind., thirteen 13-year-olds leap from childhood to a whole new fantastic and frightening area: their teens. Contagious energy and humor with all-teen performers and a teenage band. Tickets are $5-$14. Info: 701-235-6778.

• "Seussical Jr.": 2 and 7 p.m., West Fargo High School, 801 9th St. E. The beloved characters of Dr. Seuss leap from the page to the stage in this musical performance. Tickets $3 to $7. Info: 218-477-6502.

Thursday, August 5

MUSIC

• Dulcimer Jam: 6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, Detroit Lakes. Open to any who are interested.

• WE Fest: Soo Pass Ranch, rural Detroit Lakes. Today's lineup -2:45 p.m., 32 Below; 4:15 p.m., Gloriana; 6:15 p.m., Randy Houser; 8:30 p.m., Montgomery Gentry; 10:45 p.m., Keith Urban; 12:15 a.m., Shane Wyatt (Ranch House Stage). Info: 1-800-493-3378 or wefest.com.

THEATER

• "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged": 7:30 p.m., Long Lake Theater, 12183 Beacon Rd., Hubbard. See Wednesday's listing for details.

• Jasper's Theater: 3 p.m., 17339 Highway 34 East, Park Rapids (one mile east of town). See Wednesday's listing for details.

• "13": 2 and 7:30 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 Fourth St. S., Fargo. See Wednesday's listing for details.

ART EVENTS

• Coffee Shop Poetry Night: 7 p.m., Moorhead Library, 118 5th St. S. Share your favorite poem or something you've written, over coffee with friends. Info: 218-233-7594.

• Color! Color! Color!: 4 to 6 p.m., One Oak Place, 1709 25th Ave. S., Fargo. An art exhibit featuring the work of Sharon Benzel. Info: 218-233-7949.

• Maxwell MacKenzie art reception: 5:30 p.m., Kaddatz Gallery, Fergus Falls. The artist will present a short film on how he captures his aerial photos.

• Native Portrait Exhibit: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., North Country Museum of Arts, Hubbard County Courthouse (second floor), 301 Court Ave., Park Rapids. Series of 19 graphite pencil drawings by artist Gary M. Peterson, who worked on the project with students at Frank White Elementary School in Park Rapids. Free admission. Info: 218-237-5900.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Kids Day at the Museum: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Becker County Museum, 714 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Stop in each Thursday during August for great activities for kids and families. Today, the activities will feature "Walk, Ride, Drive and Boat Travel in Becker County." Info: 218-847-2938.

• Horticulture Show: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Detroit Lakes. The Lake Region Garden Club hosts the 51st annual show, with the theme "Fun in the Sun.' Registration and entries at 8-10 a.m.; Barb Laskowitz will speak on Summer Annuals at 1 p.m.; viewing and awards from 3-4 p.m. The show is open to the public. Info: Betty Smith, 218-847-2066.

• Red River Skies-Catch A Falling Star: 7 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. There are several meteor showers in August; learn more about these fascinating objects in space. Admission $1.50-$3. Info: 218-477-2920.

• National Muffler's 'Cruisin Broadway': 5 to 9 p.m., downtown Fargo. First 40 registered cruisers receive a commemorative dash plaque; parking starts after 4:30 p.m. Cruiser registration and information at U.S. Bank Plaza. Free admission. Info: 701-364-9867.

CINEMA

• Classic Film Series-'Gone With the Wind': 7 p.m., Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway, Fargo. Civil War epic stars Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh. Tickets $8. Info: 701-239-8385.

Friday, August 6

MUSIC

• WE Fest: Soo Pass Ranch, rural Detroit Lakes. Today's lineup -2:45 p.m., Troubadour; 4:15 p.m., Eric Church; 6:15 p.m., Blake Shelton; 8:30 p.m., Jason Aldean; 10:45 p.m., Kid Rock; 12:15 a.m., Troubadour (Ranch House Stage). Info: 1-800-493-3378 or wefest.com.

THEATER

• "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged": 7:30 p.m., Long Lake Theater, 12183 Beacon Rd., Hubbard. See Wednesday's listing for details.

• "13": 7:30 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 Fourth St. S., Fargo. See Wednesday's listing for details.

• "The Taming of the Shrew": 6 p.m., Island Park, 302 7th St. S., Fargo. Undiscovered Country Productions presents William Shakespeare's classic comedy.

Saturday, August 7

MUSIC

• WE Fest: Soo Pass Ranch, rural Detroit Lakes. Today's lineup -2:45 p.m., Hitchville; 4:15 p.m.. Joe Nichols; 6:15 p.m., Gretchen Wilson; 8:30 p.m., Dierks Bentley; 10:45 p.m., Kenny Chesney; 12:15 a.m., Hitchville (Ranch House Stage). Info: 1-800-493-3378 or wefest.com.

THEATER

• "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged": 7:30 p.m., Long Lake Theater, 12183 Beacon Rd., Hubbard. See Wednesday's listing for details.

• Jasper's Theater: 7 p.m., 17339 Highway 34 East, Park Rapids (one mile east of town). See Wednesday's listing for details.

• "13": 7:30 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 Fourth St. S., Fargo. See Wednesday's listing for details.

• "The Taming of the Shrew": 6 p.m., Island Park, 302 7th St. S., Fargo. See Wednesday's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Kids Day at the Museum: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Becker County Museum, 714 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Stop in each Thursday during August for great activities for kids and families. Today, the activities will feature "Walk, Ride, Drive and Boat Travel in Becker County." Info:

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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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