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entertainment Detroit Lakes, 56501

Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

Sunday, August 8

LITERARY EVENTS

• "History, Heritage & Heroes": 7 p.m., ITOW Veterans Museum, 805 West Main, Perham. Award-winning author Dr. Terry Shoptaugh will talk about the 164th Infantry Regiment of the North Dakota National Guard fighting in the Pacific during World War II. The event is free and open to the public. Info: 218-346-7678 or itowmuseum.org.

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Tuesday, August 10

MUSIC

• Tuesdays in the Park: 7 p.m., City Park Bandshell, Detroit Lakes. Concert by the Ulen Centennial Band. Free admission; bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Concert hosted by the Historic Holmes Theatre; community picnic hosted by Habitat for Humanity from 6 to 7 p.m. beneath the park shelter. Free will donations will benefit Habitat and the theater's Community Connections series. Info: 218-844-SHOW (7469) or www.dlccc.org.

Wednesday, August 11

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.

Thursday, August 12

THEATER

• Jasper's Theater: 3 p.m., 17339 Highway 34 East, Park Rapids. See Wednesday's listing for details.

• "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged": 7:30 p.m., Long Lake Theater, 12183 Beacon Rd., Hubbard. 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 program will be "Games Past & Present." Info: 218-847-2938.

• 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.

Friday, August 13

THEATER

• Puppet Pageant: 6 p.m., Centennial Drive (in front of Central Park), New York Mills. A group of larger than life puppet figures perform a show drawn from the Finnish national epic poem, the Kalevala. Held in conjunction with the NYM Corn Feed. Info: 218-385-3339.

Saturday, August 14

THEATER

• Jasper's Theater: 7 p.m., 17339 Highway 34 East, Park Rapids. See Wednesday's listing for details.

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