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Wednesday, Nov. 20

LITERARY EVENTS

  • William Kent Krueger: 7 p.m., Lake Agassiz Public Library, 1000 Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes. Book signing and reception with the award-winning Minnesota author. Info: 218-847-2168.
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Thursday, Nov. 21

MUSIC

  • Jazz Night: 7 to 9:30 p.m., Basie’s at the Ramada Plaza Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. Featuring Kathie Brekke & the 42nd Street Jazz Band; no cover charge.
  • Lyra Trio: 7 to 9 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. A stunning piano/cello/violin trio of musicians from the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra launches the theater’s 2013-14 Classical Music Series. Tickets are $10 for adults, free for students. Info: 218-844-7469.

ART EVENTS

  • Holmes Art Show: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Featuring some of the area’s most talented artists and artisans, with glass, paintings, homemade jewelry, pottery, photography, clothing and more. Free admission. Info: 218-844-7469.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Luminate the Lakes: 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Detroit Lakes. Book signing and storytelling with local author Jackie Jenson at the DL Library at 5:30 p.m., with hot cider and treats served at the library from 5 to 7 p.m.; extended shopping hours, and free sleigh rides starting at the west entrance of Washington Square Mall. Info: 218-847-9202 or www.visitdetroitlakes.com.
  • Library Centennial Celebration: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Lake Agassiz Public Library, 1000 Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes. Children’s storytime at 10 a.m., tours, displays and refreshments throughout the day. Info: 218-847-2168.

Friday, Nov. 22

MUSIC

  • “Rocky Mountain High: A Tribute to John Denver”: 2 and 7:30 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Ted Vigil, resembling Denver physically and musically, is carrying on the tradition of the music icon and will perform his classics, including “Annie’s Song,” “Leavin’ on a Jet Plane” and Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” special guest is Steve Weisberg, formerly Denver’s lead guitarist. Tickets are $22 for adults, $11 for students. Info: 218-844-7469.
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 8 p.m., Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. Iconic country rock and American roots band performs some of its greatest hits. Tickets start at $10. Info: 800-313-7469.
  • Vecchione-Erdahl Concert: 7:30 p.m., Cultural Center, 24 Main Ave. N., New York Mills. Oboe and English horn player Carrie Vecchione will perfrom with double bass player Rolf Erdahl. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door for adults, and $5 for students. Info: 218-385-3339.

ART EVENTS

  • Holmes Art Show: Noon to 7:30 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. See Thursday’s listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase: 4 to 9 p.m., Civic Memorial Auditorium, 207 4th St. N., Fargo. Info: 701-328-2231.

Saturday, November 23

MUSIC

  • Lakes Area Community Concert Band: 4 to 6 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. The 48-member community band will perform its 8th annual fall concert, featuring an Armed Forces tribute with a special appearance by the Veterans Tribute Concert Chorale, showcasing some of the lakes area’s most talented vocalists. Admission is by free-will offering. Info: 218-844-7469.
  • April Spaeth: 7 to 9 p.m., Spanky’s Stone Hearth, 34785 County Road 4, Vergas. Live piano music. Info: 218-334-3555.

ART EVENTS

  • Holmes Art Show: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. See Thursday’s listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Community Creating & Creating Your Community: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. New York Mills-based singer-songwriter Elisa Korenne leads this free two-part workshop on creativity, marketing and social media skills for artists. Korenne will also be available for questions and discussion during a bring-your-own luncheon in between the two sessions. Info: 218-844-7469.
  • Christmas Vendor Blender & Craft Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lake Park-Audubon High Schol, 611 Vigen Lane, Lake Park. Hosted by Lake Park-Audubon Community Education; shop locally for some unique holiday gift items. Free admission. Info: 218-238-5914.
  • Holiday Bazaar: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Washington Square Mall, Detroit Lakes. Info: 218-847-1679.
  • Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Civic Memorial Auditorium, 207 4th St. N., Fargo. Info: 701-328-2231.

Sunday, Nov. 24

MUSIC

  • Holmes Jam Session: 2 to 5 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Featuring acoustic guitarist and vocalist Tim Eggebraaten. All area musicians are invited; no admission fee. Info: 218-844-7469.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Degerstrom Family Benefit: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lake Park-Audubon High School, 611 Vigen Lane, Lake Park. Featuring a silent auction, bake sale, free will lunch and a live broadcast of the Vikings-Packers football game as well as kid-friendly games and activities and an inflatable obstacle course courtesy of the Minnesota National Guard. Info: Becky Mitchell, 218-234-8844; Kelsey Opsahl, 218-530-0143; or Abby Anderson, 218-841-7034.
  • Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Civic Memorial Auditorium, 207 4th St. N., Fargo. Info: 701-328-2231.
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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454
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