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Sunday, July 22

FESTIVALS

• Northwest Water Carnival: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., various locations, Detroit Lakes. Today's events include a pancake breakfast, inflatable games, waterski show, and the Parade of the Northwest. A full schedule is available online at www.dljaycees.com.

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MUSIC

• Music at the Winery-Dave Ferreira Trio: 3 to 6 p.m., Richwood Winery, 27799 County Highway 34, Richwood. Jazz music, no cover charge. Info: 218-844-5990.

• Carman: 6 to 8 p.m., First Assembly Church, 3401 25th St. S., Fargo. Contemporary Christian artist performs; general admission tickets are $10 at the door. Info: 701-232-0003.

• These United States: 9 p.m., The Aquarium, 226 Broadway (upstairs), Fargo. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 day of show.

THEATER

• "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying": 2 p.m., Frances Frazier Comstock Theatre, Concordia College, Moorhead. Presented by the Gooseberry Park Players, follow the story of J. Pierpont Finch, a young man interested in climbing the ladder to success, meeting the right girl, becoming popular and living the America dream. Tickets $12 for adults, $6 youth. Info: 218-299-3314.

Monday, July 23

MUSIC

• Monday Night Jam/ Open Mic: 9:30 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. The host band includes members from The Roosters, 8th Hour, Carmen the Cactus and October Road. Info: 701-799-2908.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Go-Kart Races: 7 p.m., Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo. The Red River Kart Club hosts races on a 1/10 mile asphalt track. Free admission.

• Summer Cinema: 7:30 p.m., Weld Hall, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Screening of the Buster Keaton short films "The Balloonatic," "The Electric House," "The Boat" and "The Playhouse." Tickets are $4 at the door; appropriate for all ages. Info: 701-446-7818.

• Monday Night Laughs: 9 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. Featuring local comedians; no cover charge. Info: 701-730-0687.

• Free Movie Night in the Park: 9 p.m., Island Park, 302 7th St. S., Fargo. Screening of the Disney movie "Cars," with free Pepsi and popcorn while supplies last. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. Info: 701-499-6060.

Tuesday, July 24

MUSIC

• Shari Breznay: 7 p.m., City Park Bandshell, 1320 Lincoln Ave., Detroit Lakes. Each free concert in the Tuesdays in the Park series this summer will be preceded by a Picnic in the Park at 6 p.m., with proceeds from the picnic to benefit the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Free will donations will be accepted for both the meal and concert. Info: 218-844-7469 or www.dlccc.org.

• Blue Wailers: 8 to 11 p.m., Avalon Events Center, 613 1st Ave. N., Fargo. Live jazz; admission is $5. Info: 701-232-1336.

• Steve Earle & the Dukes: 8 p.m., Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway, Fargo. All ages show; all seats reserved. Info: 866-300-8300.

THEATER

• "My Fair Lady": 7:30 p.m., Hansen Theatre, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Tickets are $25. Info: 218-477-2271.

• "Legally Blonde the Musical": 8:30 p.m., Bluestem Center for the Arts, 801 50th Ave. S., Moorhead. Sorority star Elle Woods doesn't take no for an answer, so when her boyfriend dumps her for someone serious, she puts down the credit card, hits the books and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law. Ticket range is $8-$13 general admission, $17-$25 reserved. Info: 218-477-6500.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Smorgasbord & Hootenanny: 5:30 and 8:30 p.m., Fair Hills Resort, 24270 County Highway 20, Detroit Lakes. The 48th annual season of the resort's live entertainment show takes place every Tuesday through August; tickets are $22 for adults, $16 for children age 4-12 and $6 for children ages 1-4. Info: 218-847-7638.

• Free Community Block Party: 5:30 to 8 p.m., Unicorn Park, 1603 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. Meet your neighbors at this fun family event; karaoke, inflatable games, crafts, face painting and free food while supplies last. Info: 701-499-7788.

Wednesday, July 25

FESTIVALS

• Becker County Fair: 8 a.m. to 12 midnight, County Fairgrounds, Detroit Lakes. Entry Day includes live pony rides, entertainment by George of the Juggle (juggler) and Danny Holt (musician) under the big tent, a llama show and button drawings.

THEATER

• "My Fair Lady": 7:30 p.m., Hansen Theatre, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. See Tuesday's listing for details.

• "Legally Blonde the Musical": 8:30 p.m., Bluestem Center for the Arts, 801 50th Ave. S., Moorhead. See Tuesday's listing for details.

DANCE

• Northern Lights Ballroom Dance: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., Fargo. July is a variety month; review a different dance each week. A 30-minute lesson followed by open dancing, practice and pizza, all included with admission price of $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers; all ages welcome. Info: 701-293-8306.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Wild Wednesday: 10 a.m., Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, 35704 County Highway 26, Rochert. Explore the world of nature with your 3-7 year old child or grandchild. Info: 218-847-2641.

• West Fargo Parks Water Carnival: 2 to 4 p.m., Veterans Memorial Pool, 131 6th St. E., West Fargo. Free event is for youth 12 and younger; free Sno-cones will be served. Info: 701-433-5360.

• Community Playground Carnival Carnival: 2 to 7 p.m., Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S., Fargo. Carnival games, clowns, concessions, coloring contest and more, no admission fee, small charge for games, rides, barrel train rides, pony and horse rides. Info: 701-499-6060.

• Open Mic Night: 8 to 9:30 p.m., Courtney's Comedy Club, 600 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Sign-up starts at 7:15 p.m.; free admission. Info: 701-287-7100.

Thursday, July 26

FESTIVALS

• Becker County Fair: 8 a.m. to 12 midnight, County Fairgrounds, Detroit Lakes. Senior Day includes live pony rides, entertainment by Bill and Janice under the big tent, Becker County Outstanding Senior Volunteer awards under the big tent at 1:15 p.m., Miss Becker County Pageant in the grandstand at 6:30 p.m., lamb, sheep, goat, swine and beef shows throughout the day in Foltz Arena.

MUSIC

• Second Street Stage: 6 to 8 p.m., Second Street between Main Avenue and Highway 71, Park Rapids. Sponsored by the Park Rapids Downtown Business Association, bands, beer garden, snacks and family activities. Free admission.

• Vic Pellerano: 7 to 9 p.m., Uncorked, 12 Broadway, Fargo. Free admission. Info: 701-356-4014.

THEATER

• Jasper's Theatre: 3 to 5:15 p.m., Jasper's Theatre, Highway 34 East, Park Rapids. Music, magic and comedy family show; call for ticket prices. Info: 218-237-4333.

• "Spring Awakening": 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. A musical adapted from Frank Wedekind's expressionist play about the trials, tears and exhiliration of the teen years. Info: 701-235-6778.

• "My Fair Lady": 7:30 p.m., Hansen Theatre, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. See Tuesday's listing for details.

• "Legally Blonde the Musical": 8:30 p.m., Bluestem Center for the Arts, 801 50th Ave. S., Moorhead. See Tuesday's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Wildlife Excursions: 10 a.m., Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, 35704 County Highway 26, Rochert. Explore the refuge with a knowledgeable guide. Search for wildlife and learn about the natural and cultural history of Tamarac. Meet at the Chippewa Picnic Area. Info: 218-847-2641.

• Red River Skies: 7 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Learn what to see in our local summer night sky; show will feature constellations, the moon and visible planets; admission is $5 adults, $2.50 for children 12 and younger, senior citizens and tri-college students. Info: 218-477-2920.

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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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