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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.

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• "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

FESTIVALS

• Vergas Looney Daze: 7 p.m., Vergas Community Center. Festival kicks off with 25th Annual Miss Vergas and Miss Altona Scholarship Pageant.

ART EVENTS

• Artist Reception: 5 to 8 p.m., Nichole's Fine Pastry, 13 Eighth St. S., Fargo. Reception for Emily Williams-Wheeler's "Dog Days of Summer" acrylic paintings, on display through Sept. 11. Info: 701-232-6430.

• Corks & Canvas Art & Wine Walk: 5 to 8 p.m., downtown Fargo. Sample select wines and experience them with on-site educators. Enjoy live art at various locations.Event map listing available at participating businesses on day of event. $10 wristbands required to sample wine. Info: 701-298-3323.

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.

• Community Play Day: Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S., Fargo. Two sessions, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Kids will have fun playing games like mini golf, parachute and giant twister; there is also a bubble show with music and kids can color their own luau bookmark. Free admission; adult supervision required. Info: 701-241-8160.

• Variety Plus Dance: 7:30 to 10 p.m., Aurora Elementary, 3420 9th St. W., West Fargo. Introduction to Argentine tango; evening begins with a one hour lesson, followed by open dancing. Beverages provided. Info: 701-412-3208.

Friday, August 13

FESTIVALS

• Vergas Looney Daze: 8 a.m. to 12 midnight, Vergas. Area rummage sales, business sidewalk sales and "All City Happy Hour" throughout the day; beer garden opens at 5 p.m.; "Kids Got Talent" Karaoke, 5:30 p.m.; Adult Karaoke, 7 p.m.

• Pine Point Traditional Powwow: Powwow grounds, Ponsford (half mile west of Pine Point School). Demolition derby at 5 p.m. Info: Clifford Crowell, 218-255-4512.

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.

• "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

• Freaky Friday Dance Party: 9:30 p.m. to 1:45 a.m., The Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. Admission $8 for ages 18-20, free for age 21 and up. Info: 701-232-6767.

• F-M Roller Derby Girls: 8 p.m., Civic Memorial Auditorium, 207 Fourth St. N., Fargo. Tickets $7 for children ages 6-12, $12 for adults.

• Midwest Waterfowl Fest: 3 to 8:30 p.m., Scheels All Sports Parking Lot, 1551 45th St. S., Fargo. Educational seminars, calling contests, dog jumping contest and more. Free admission. Info: 701-241-8160.

• Star Party on the Prairie: 9 to 11 p.m., Minnesota State University Moorhead Regional Science Center at Buffalo River State Park near Glyndon. Have the beautiful summer sky interpreted for you. Learn how to find the constellations, see the Milky Way, nebulae and star clusters through telescopes. You may bring your own binoculars or telescope; if it is cloudy, there will be a short indoor presentation at 9 p.m. Info: 218-477-2904.

Saturday, August 14

FESTIVALS

• Vergas Looney Daze: 8 a.m. to 12 midnight, Vergas. Area rummage sales and food vendors open all day; 5K run/walk at 8 a.m. (register at 7 a.m.); craft fair, 9 a.m.; inflatable games, kids' activities at Loon Field, 10 a.m.; Kiddie rides at Kadings, 10 a.m.; beer garden opens at noon; Fire & Rescue open house, 8 a.m.; Royalty Pageant, 10 a.m. at Community Center; Lions Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; loon calling contest, noon; street dance starts at 6 p.m. featuring Carmen the Cactus, the Fat Cats and Tim Mahoney.

• Pine Point Traditional Powwow: Powwow grounds, Ponsford. 5K Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m.; flag raising at 10 a.m.; grand entry at 1 and 7 p.m.; feast at 5 p.m.

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.

MUSIC

• Jazz & Blues: 7:30 p.m., A Center for the Arts, Fergus Falls. Featuring a concert by the Simon Rowe Trio with Debbie Duncan. Tickets $5-$15. Info: 218-998-2787.

MISCELLANEOUS

n Midwest Waterfowl Fest: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Scheels All Sports Parking Lot, 1551 45th St. S., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

Sunday, August 15

FESTIVALS

• Vergas Looney Daze: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Vergas. Collectible Car Show at 9 a.m. (registration 8 a.m.); outdoor church service at 10:30 a.m.; Looney Daze Parade, 2 p.m., followed by gun raffle; Turtle Races, 3:30 p.m.

• Pine Point Traditional Powwow: Powwow grounds, Ponsford. Flag raising at 10 a.m.; Rez Car Parade at 11 a.m.; grand entry 1 p.m.

MUSIC

• Jass Festival: 3 to 4:30 p.m., Davy Park, 210 8th St. N., Moorhead. Annual celebration of local jazz talent with performances by vocal groups, combos and big bands. Info: 701-306-7567.

LITERARY EVENT

• Kathy Sletto: 7 p.m., ITOW Veterans Museum, 805 W. Main, Perham. Free lecture featuring the author of Keeping Watch, a true story about her life as a shepherdess. Open to the public. Info: 218-346-7678.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Hot August Car Show and Corn Feed: 3 to 7 p.m., Shepherd of the Prairie, 6151 25th St. S., Fargo. Register to win a complete detailing package valued at over $250. All makes and models welcome. Prize for best 1950s costume. Info: 701-356-0046.

Tuesday, August 17

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.

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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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