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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.

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MUSIC

• Blind Joe: 6 and 9 p.m., Applebee's, 2001 16th Ave. N., Fargo.

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.

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

• 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.

• Duelling Duo: 9:30 p.m., JT Cigarro/Skky Ultra Lounge, 4554 7th Ave. S., Fargo. Admission $5. Info: 701-277-0711.

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 today's (Wednesday) listing for details.

• "Legally Blonde the Musical": 8:30 p.m., Bluestem Center for the Arts, 801 50th Ave. S., Moorhead. See today's (Wednesday) 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.

Friday, July 27

FESTIVALS

• Becker County Fair: 8 a.m. to 12 midnight, County Fairgrounds, Detroit Lakes. Kids Day features 4-H horse, goat and dairy shows; 4-H Day Camp; dill pickle contest judging; performances by ventriloquist James Wedgewood and Mike Hokanson and 1½ hours of kids' games, all under the big tent; and the demolition derby featuring stock cars and minivans, starting at 7 p.m. in the grandstand.

THEATER

• "Spring Awakening": 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

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

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

MUSIC

• Ted Nugent: 8 p.m., Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Rd., Mahnomen. Recognized as one of the world's leading guitar showmen, his no-holds-barred career spans five decades of multi-platinum hits; ticket range $20-$45. Info: 800-313-7469.

• 12 Stones: 8 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. With Digital Summer, Throwing Gravity, Blameshift, CIQ and Blind Joe; tickets at Mothers Music or call 701-799-0834.

• Neptune Men: 8:30 p.m., O'Kelly's, 3800 Main Ave., Fargo. No cover charge.

• Bang Tango: 9 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. With Cowboy Conspiracy. Info: 218-287-0100.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Glamazon Games: 10 p.m., Jerry's Tavern, 1500 11th St. N., Moorhead. Amateur drag competition, audience chooses the winner; $9 cover.

Saturday, July 28

FESTIVALS

• Becker County Fair: 8 a.m. to 12 midnight, County Fairgrounds, Detroit Lakes. Family Day features the Market Auction, Showmanship Contest and Bidders Breakfast; 4-H Horse Fun Show; 4-H Fashion Revue; performances by magician Jerry Frasier and singer Tim Eggebraaten under the big tent; Century Farm, Fair Builder and King Agassiz awards; and a second demolition derby featuring pickups and 4-cylinders, starting at 7 p.m. in the grandstand.

THEATER

• Jasper's Theatre: 7 p.m., Jasper's Theatre, Highway 34 East, Park Rapids. See Thursday's listing for details.

• "Spring Awakening": 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

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

MUSIC

• Free Family Fun Concert: 7 to 8:30 p.m., Trollwood Park, 3664 Elm St., Fargo. Penny & Pals will perform; also arts and crafts, face painting, bouncy castle. Info: 701-499-7788.

MISCELLANEOUS

• "Fair Hills Live" Concert & Drive-In Movie Series: 5 p.m., Fair Hills Resort, 24270 County Highway 20, Detroit Lakes. Music by Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome from 5 to 9 p.m., followed by a screening of the movie "Field of Dreams" on a jumbo screen, starting at dusk. Admission is $5 per car for just the concert or $20 per car for the concert and movie. Info: 218-847-7638 or www.fairhillsresort.com/concerts.

• Art in the Park: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pelican Rapids. Nearly 200 vendors offering crafts, fine art and food in Sherin and Peterson parks. Info: 218-863-1221.

Sunday, July 29

FESTIVALS

• Arts and Crafts in the Park: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., City Park, Detroit Lakes. Free admission. Info: 218-847-9202.

• German Folk Festival: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S., Fargo. Dance and socialize with an authentic German band, additional German American stage performances held throughout the day, explore German displays, presentations and crafts. Free admission, German American foods available for purchase. Info: 701-499-7788.

MUSIC

• Cinderella: 4:30 p.m., JT Cigarro, 4554 7th Ave. S., Fargo. Outdoor concert, pre-sale tickets $15 at Tickets300, 300 Broadway, Fargo; charge by phone at (866) 300-8300 or online at jadepresents.com; all four original members of the group will be performing.

• Bruce Neumann & Tiki D: 2 to 6 p.m., Lakeside Tavern, Detroit Lakes. Music with Gulf Cast Groove: vocals, guitar, bass drum, ukulele, etc. Info: 218-847-1891.

THEATER

• "Spring Awakening": 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Thursday'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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