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entertainment Detroit Lakes, 56501

Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

 Wednesday, Sept. 19

DANCE

• Northern Lights Ballroom Dance Club: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., Fargo. A 30-minute salsa dance 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.

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LITERARY EVENTS

• History of the Civilian Conservation Corps: 7 p.m., Public Library, 1000 Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes. Minnesota oral historian Barbara Sommer will tell how the Minnesota Civilian Conservation Corps advanced the conservation of the state's natural resources five decades in a few short years. Free admission. Info: 218-847-2168.

• Meet the Author: 6 p.m., Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Moorhead. Author Zach Wahls, a 21-year-old Iowan with lesbian parents, will speak about what makes a family and his recently released book, "My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength and What Makes a Family." The event is free and open the public, but a ticket is required. Info: 218-299-6853.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Historic River Walk: 6 p.m., Hjemkomst Center, 202 First Ave. N., Moorhead. Join Mark Peihl, archivist of the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, for this informative walk along the Red River; class will meet outside the front door of the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead; cost is $5-$10. Info: 218-284-3400.

• Beer Pong & Bag Toss Tournament: 8 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 Third Ave. N., Fargo. Double elimination tournament. $5 per person entry fee.

Thursday, Sept. 20

THEATER

• "Good People": 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. The story of one woman's struggle to be "good" in the face of economic hardship. Tickets are $10-$20, group rates available. Info: 701-729-8880.

MUSIC

• Dave Ferreira Trio: 6:30 p.m., Maxwells, 1380 9th St. E., West Fargo. Jazz music; no cover charge. Info: 218-277-9463.

• Allen Edwards Concert: 7 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 619 Broadway, Fargo. Free will offerings accepted. Info: 701-235-7389.

• The Elevators: 7 p.m., Basie's at Ramada Plaza & Suites, Fargo. No cover charge.

• Luke Hranika: 7 to 9 p.m., Uncorked, 12 Broadway, Fargo. Free admission.

MISCELLANEOUS

• United Way Community Celebration: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., The Pavilion, Detroit Lakes. Free community picnic, inflatable games and piñatas, free bike helmets for the first 80 kids in attendance, live entertainment and more. Info: 218-846-7400.

• Red River Zoolebration: Red River Zoo, 4255 23rd Ave. S., Fargo. Live music, live auction, food, wine, cash bar, 21 and older only; proceeds benefit the Red River Zoo; tickets are $50 online at www.redriverzoo.org. Info: 701-277-9240.

• Thursday Night Comedy: 8 p.m, Courtney's Comedy Club, 600 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Tickets $10; half price off admission with college or military ID; free open mic after the show. Info: 218-287-7100.

Friday, Sept. 21

MUSIC

• Kongos: 9 p.m., Nestor Tavern, 1001 NP Ave., Fargo. Cover charge $5. Info: 701-232-2485.

• Vindictus: 9 p.m., Speck's Bar, 2611 Main Ave., Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-232-0202.

• Rail 17: 9 p.m., Rick's Bar, 2721 Main Ave., Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-232-8356.

• Face for Radio: 10 p.m., Dempsey's Public House, 226 Broadway, Fargo. Free admission.

THEATER

• "Greater Tuna": 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. A comedy about the small town morals of the upstanding citizens of Tuna, Texas, this long-running Off Broadway hit features two actors creating the entire population of Tuna in a tour de farce of quick change artistry, changing costumes and characterizations; ticket range $10-$18. Info: 701-235-6778.

• "Good People": 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. See Thursday night's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Casino Night: 5 to 10 p.m., Fair Hills Resort, Detroit Lakes. Fundraiser for the Becker County Historical Society and Historic Holmes Theatre includes games of chance, buffet dinner and more. Tickets are $40. Info: 218-847-2938.

• Williams & Ree: 8 p.m., 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. Popular comedy duo returns for another night of laughs. Tickets start at $10. Info: 800-313-7469.

• Friday Night Comedy: 8 and 10:30 p.m, Courtney's Comedy Club, 600 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Admission $10. Info: 218-287-7100.

• Comedy, Drag & Burlesque Show: 10 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. Info: 218-287-0100.

• Found Footage Festival: The Aquarium, 226 Broadway, Fargo. Showcasing videos found at garage sales and thrift stores and in warehouses and Dumpsters throughout North America. Admission $8.

Saturday, Sept. 22

MUSIC

• Static-X: 9 p.m., Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. Info: 866-300-8300.

• Rail 17: 9 p.m., Rick's Bar, 2721 Main Ave., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• Elvis Returns: 9 p.m., Speck's Bar, 2611 Main Ave., Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-232-0202.

• Throw the Fight: 9 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. Cover charge $3. Info: 218-287-0100.

• Church of Cash: 10 p.m., Dempsey's Public House, 226 Broadway, Fargo. No cover charge.

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.

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

• "Good People": 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. See Thursday night's listing for details.

DANCE

• Square Dancing: 7:30 p.m., St. Anthony of Padua Parish Hall, 710 10th St. S., Fargo. Saturday Fun Night, with Roger McNeil, caller and Bernadette McNeil, cuer.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Fall Festival: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S., Fargo. Make a scarecrow hat, decorate a pumpkin cookie, carnival games, concessions, Clay County 4-H animals, face painting, pony rides, Dakota Potters Supply and barrel train rides; pumpkins available for purchase from the pumpkin patch. Admission is free; wristband for games and rides is $5.50 per person. Info: 701-449-7788.

• Dayglow (Life in Color) 2012 Electronic Never Dies Tour: 8 p.m., Scheels Arena, 5225 31st Ave. S., Fargo. Known worldwide as the Worlds Largest Paint Party. Tickets are available at dayglowtour.com; $37 general admission, for ages 18 and older.

• Doug Stanhope's Big Stink Comedy Tour: 9 p.m., Nestor Tavern, 1001 NP Ave., Fargo. With Brett Erickson and Geoff Tate; The Brave will take the stage after the show for a post party. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Info: 701-232-2485.

• Saturday Night Comedy: 8 and 10:30 p.m, Courtney's Comedy Club, 600 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Admission $10. Info: 218-287-7100.

Sunday, Sept. 23

MUSIC

• Brian Rook: 9 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. Original music and well-known tunes; no cover charge. Info: 701-356-5227.

THEATER

• "Greater Tuna": 2 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Fall Color Nature Photo Safari: 2 p.m., Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, 35704 County Highway 26, Rochert. Experience autumn on the refuge throught the lens of a camera; free admission. Info: 218-847-2641.

• Fall Festival: 12 to 5 p.m, Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S., Fargo. See Saturday'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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