This Week in Entertainment
Wednesday, Jan. 2
Ballroom Dancing: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., Fargo. A 30-minute cha-cha lesson followed by open dancing, practice and pizza, all included with admission price of $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers; all ages welcome. Hosted by Northern Lights Ballroom. Info: 701-293-8306.
Western Wednesday: 7:30 to 10 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., Fargo. Social dance class featuring the Texas two-step and swing; beginners welcome, no partner needed. Admission is $5 per person. Info: 218-329-1735.
Thursday, Jan. 3
Jazz Nickel: 7 p.m., 7 p.m., Basie's at the Ramada, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. No cover charge.
Harlem Globetrotters: 7 p.m., Fargodome 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo. Fans will decide the rules of the game; vote for your favorite crazy rule at www.harlemglobetrotters.com then see the winning rules implemented into the live game; also a 30-minute "Magic Pass" pre-show; ticket range is $22.50-$74.50. Info: 855-694-6367.
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.
Friday, Jan. 4
"Sesame Street Live-Elmo's Super Heroes": 7 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo. Super Grover has lost his superness and Sesame Street needs a hero! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their friends are on a quest to put the super back in Super Grover; ticket range is $14-$51. Info: 855-694-6367.
Ed Huttlin: 7 p.m., Basie's, Ramada Plaza & Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. Free admission.
New Year's Musical Revue: 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. Ring in the New Year with a celebration of music from the best musicals ever written. Info: 701-235-6778.
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, Jan. 5
New Year's Musical Revue: 2 and 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.
Square Dancing: 7:30 p.m., Community Center, Glyndon. Hosted by Circle 8 Plus; Jim Lizakowski, caller.
"Sesame Street Live-Elmo's Super Heroes": 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.
J & K Marine Beach Bar 200 USXC Snowmobile Races: 8:30 a.m., Holiday Inn, 1155 Highway 10 East, Detroit Lakes. Timed races run in 5-mile laps on a Lemans-style lake course. A full day of racing will be followed by a buffet dinner at 6 p.m. and awards ceremony at 7 p.m. Info: 218-847-2121.
Finding Rainbow XC Ski Races: 10 a.m., Rainbow Resort, 36571 County Highway 35, Waubun. A 20-kilometer race (12.42 miles) around Little Bemidji Lake, with Classic Nordic and Freestyle classes. All ages and skill levels welcome; cost to participate is $20 person for adults or $7 for skiers age 15 and under. Info: 218-734-2241 or rainbowresort.com.
I Can Ice Fish: 1 to 2:30 p.m., Itasca State Park, 36750 Main Park Drive, Park Rapids. Extend the love of summer fishing into the winter as you learn the new skill of ice fishing! Join the naturalist as we learn the equipment needs and basics of catching fish in winter. A limited number of fishing poles will be available; participants are encouraged to bring their own. Appropriate for ages 6 and up; all children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet in the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center lobby. Info: 218-699-7251.
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, Jan. 6
Square Dancing: 2 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 118 W. Holmes St., Detroit Lakes. Hosted by Lakes Plus. Roger McNeil will call the tips. A potluck finger food lunch will be available during the dance. Visitors and spectators are welcome.
"Sesame Street Live-Elmo's Super Heroes": 1 and 4:30 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.
New Year's Musical Revue: 2 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.