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Wednesday, Oct. 24

DANCE

• Ballroom Dancing: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., Fargo. A 30-minute West Coast Swing 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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MISCELLANEOUS

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

Thursday, Oct. 25

THEATER

• "The Mystery of Irma Vepp": 7:30 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Spoof of Victorian "penny dreadful" novels containing references to vampires, mummies, werewolves and more; starring Doug Schultz and Christopher Damlo, who each play multiple roles. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students. Info: 218-844-7469 or dlccc.org.

• "The Woman in Black": 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. A lawyer hires an actor to tutor him in recounting to family and friends a story that has long troubled him concerning events that transpired when he attended the funeral of an elderly recluse where he caught sight of the woman in black, the mere mention of whom terrifies the locals. Info: 701-235-6778.

LITERARY EVENTS

• The Beat Goes On: 11 a.m., Cormorant LINK Library; 4:30 p.m., Lake Park LINK Library; 7 p.m., Moorhead Public Library. A celebration of Minnesota's art and heritage featuring Dorothy Lund Nelson, Minnesota historian and an authority of the Orphan Train Movement and its ties to the region.

MISCELLANEOUS

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

MUSIC

• Dave Ferreira Trio: 6:30 p.m., Maxwells, 1380 9th St. E., West Fargo. Jazz music; no cover charge. Info: 701-277-9463.

• Less Than Organic: 7 p.m., Uncorked, 12 Broadway, Fargo. Live music; cello, guitar, trumpet, vocals; no cover charge. Info: 701-356-4014.

• Kathie Brekke & the 42nd Street Jazz Band: 7 p.m., Basie's, Ramada Plaza & Suites, Fargo. No cover charge.

• Trio Americana: 7:30 p.m., Christiansen Recital Hall, Concordia College, Moorhead. Featuring violinist Anna Draper, saxophonist Jason Laczkoski and pianist Joshua Russell; free and open to the public. Info: 218-299-4892.

• Barbara Jean with David Huckfelt: 8 p.m., Gastropub, 3234 43rd St. S., Fargo. Americana singers and songwriters; admission free, identification required. Info: 701-282-4168.

Friday, Oct. 26

MUSIC

• Kraa Band: 7:30 p.m., Cultural Center, 24 Main Ave. N., New York Mills. Punk rock band from Härnösand, Sweden performs; tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door, and student admission is $5. Info: 218-385-3339.

• Big & Rich: 8 p.m., Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. Chart-topping country duo performs to a sold-out crowd. Info: 800-313-7469 or starcasino.com.

• "The Barber of Seville": 7:30 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Presented by the Fargo-Moorhead Opera. Info: 701-239-4558.

• Ed Huttlin: 7 p.m., Basie's, Ramada Plaza & Suites, Fargo. No cover charge.

• Agnostic Front: 9 p.m., The Aquarium, 226 Broadway (upstairs), Fargo. With Death by Stereo. Info: 701-235-5913.

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

• Fuse Band: 9:30 p.m., JT Cigarro, 4554 7th Ave. S., Fargo. Admission $5. Info: 701-277-0711.

• Poitin: 10 p.m., Dempsey's Public House, 226 Broadway, Fargo. Celtic music; no cover charge. Info: 701-235-5913.

THEATER

• "The Mystery of Irma Vepp": 7:30 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. See Thursday night's listing for details; Halloween costumes are encouraged at tonight's performance, and anyone who attends in costume will be entered into a $25 gift certificate drawing.

• "The Woman in Black": 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Thursday night's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

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

Saturday, Oct. 27

MUSIC

• Alter Ego: Hooligans, 3330 Sheyenne St., West Fargo. No cover charge. Info: 701-373-0770.

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

• Wicked Antix: 9 p.m., Speck's Bar, 2611 Main Ave., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• Fuse Band: 9:30 p.m., JT Cigarro, 4554 7th Ave. S., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• Helena Handbasket: 10 p.m., Dempsey's Public House, 226 Broadway, Fargo. No cover charge. Info: 701-235-5913.

THEATER

• "The Woman in Black": 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Thursday night's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Fall Family Festival: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Toad Mountain Ranch, rural Detroit Lakes. Enjoy the beautiful fall colors, visit the pumpkin patch and petting zoo, take a hayride, get your face painted or enter the best decorated pumpkin contest. Admission $12 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under. Info: 218-846-1020.

• Sugar & Spice Craft Fair: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elementary School, Frazee. Shoppers will appreciate the vast array of handmade offerings, ranging from baked goods and ceramics to woodcrafts and fabric items. Free admission. Info: 218-334-5071.

• Boo at the Zoo: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Red River Zoo, 4255 23rd Ave. S., Fargo. Trick-or-treating through the zoo, creepy crawly critter cart, cockroach races, costume contest with prizes for each age group, Critter Station stamp, photos and pumpkin carving; regular admission rates apply, free for members. Info: 701-277-9240.

• Not Too Scary Haunted House: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Children's Museum at Yunker Farm, 1201 28th Ave N., Fargo. Info: 701-232-6102.

• Halloween Hoot: 12 to 3 p.m., Washington Square Mall, Detroit Lakes. Trick or treating throughout the mall, parade of costumes at 2 p.m. Info: 218-847-1679.

• Halloween Bash: 1 to 6 p.m., Richwood Winery, 27799 County Highway 34, Callaway. Door prizes given away on the hour from 3 to 6 p.m., a prize for the best costume will be given at 5:30 p.m., and there will be many special offers. Info: 218-844-5990.

• "Boo Bash" & Costume Contest: Holiday Inn Beach Bar & Grill, Detroit Lakes. Live music by 8th Hour at 9:30 p.m. Prizes for the best costumes, drink specials. Info: 218-847-2121.

• Oktoberfest: 6 to 9 p.m., Lodge on the Lake, 1200 East Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes. Featuring German beer, brats and polka music by accordian entertainer, Steve Weninger. Info: 218-847-8439.

• Spooky Science Night: 6 to 9 p.m., Minnesota State University, Moorhead. The MSUM Planetarium with the Society of Physics Students will treat the public with spooky science tricks; science demonstrations are free and run from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bridges Hall 164; the planetarium presents "The Scary Sky" at 7 and 8 p.m., exploring historical and modern sky frights. General admission $5 adults, $2.50 children, students and seniors. Info: 218-477-2920.

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

Sunday, Oct. 28

MUSIC

• Jazz Inc. Big Band: 7:30 p.m., ITOW Veterans Museum, 805 West Main, Perham. Concert featuring John Pederson on trumpet. Admission $10. Info: 218-346-7678.

• "The Barber of Seville": 2 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• 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.

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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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