This week in entertainment
Sunday, Feb. 17
Sunday, Feb. 17
Live at the Lodge: 7 to 10 p.m., Lodge on the Lake, 1200 East Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes. Free concert featuring jazz quartet Sneaky Wild Oats. Info: 218-847-8439.
Woodwind Serenades Chamber Music Concert: 2 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 650 2nd Ave. N., Fargo. Featuring musicians from the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra; tickets at the door $12 adults, $10 seniors, $6 students. Info: 701-478-3676.
Raining Jane: 7 p.m., Beckwith Recital Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Presented by Celebration of Women and Their Music and sponsored by SheSays. Tickest $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Info: 701-231-7969.
"Songs for a New World": 2 p.m., The Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. The audience is transported from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue to meet an array of characters ranging from a young man who has determined that basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto to a woman whose dream of marrying rich nabs her the man of her dreams and a soulless marriage. Info: 701-235-6778.
"Boeing Boeing": 2 p.m., Francis Frazier Comstock Theatre at Concordia College, 901 S. 8th St., Moorhead. The farce revolves around a slick playboy and his marriage engagements to three flight attendants, each from different countries. Tickets are $7 general admission, $4 for students and seniors and free for Concordia students, staff and faculty. Info: 218-299-3314.
"Sweet Nothing, A (Grim) Fairytale": 2 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. The premier production of the theater's Incubator series, examining the effects of violence and war through a fairytale lens. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students. Info: 701-729-8880.
"Our Town": 2 p.m., Fargo South High School Theatre, 1840 15th Ave. S., Fargo. Admission $8 for adults, $5 for students; Senior Pass, free. Info: 701-446-2010.
"Crazy For You": 2:30 p.m., West Fargo High School Theatre, 801 9th St. E., West Fargo. Gershwin musical comedy is the tale of boy meets girl in the Wild West and includes memorable songs including "Embraceable You," "They Can't Take That Away from Me, " "I Got Rhythm" and "Someone to Watch Over Me." Tickets are $8 adults, $6 students. Info: 701-499-1971.
"Circus of Color" Opening Reception: 2 to 4 p.m., Cultural Center, 24 Main Ave. N., New York Mills. Artist Emily Williams-Wheeler will introduce her exhibit of mixed media works, oil and acrylic paintings. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-385-3339 or kulcher.org.
Winter Mini-Golf Masters & Bean Bag Tournament: 1 p.m., BJ's Barbecue Shack, Detroit Lakes. Prizes for children's and adult divisions. Live music, hot chocolate, s'mores, food and drink specials. Free admission.
North Dakota Muzzle Loaders Historical Craft & Trade Fair: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hartl Ag Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo. Crafts and trade items from the fur trade era through the Old West, over 80 tables on display from a variety of vendors, quilting, silver jewelry, beeswax candle making, primitive fire starting and other demonstrations, also speakers on several historical events; $3 admission. Info: 701- 373-1483.
Family Day at the Dike: 1 to 4 p.m., Dike West, 310 4th St. S., Fargo. Races, sledding, hotdogs and beverages while supplies last; free admission. Info: 701-499-7788.
A Woman's Perspective on Ritual Public Reception: 1 to 4 p.m., Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, 202 1st Ave. N., Moorhead. The exhibit of performing and literary art, poetry, prose, music, dance, theater and edible art is on display through March. Info: 218-299-5511.
German History: 2 p.m., Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Ave., Moorhead. A lecture by John Cox, head of the history department at North Dakota State University; free admission.
"Larry Cat in Space": 2 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Playful, imaginative cartoon about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the moon; admission is $5, $2.50 for children 12 and younger, seniors and Tri-College students. Info: 218-477-2920.
Monday, Feb. 18
South/Davies Jazz Combo Concert: 7 to 8 p.m., Avalon Events Center, 613 1st Ave. N., Fargo. Free admission. Info: 701-446-2156.
Open Jam Night: 9 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: 701-356-5227.
"Red River Skies": 7 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Learn how to use a star map and explore the winter sky over the Red River Valley, look at constellations, stars and planets visible in winter and listen to some of the ancient myths about the night sky; admission is $5, $2.50 for children 12 and younger, seniors and Tri-College students. Info: 218-477-2920.
Tuesday, Feb. 19
Raging Red Band Festival: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Discovery Middle School Auditorium, 1717 South 40th Ave., Fargo. Concert bands from Fargo, Moorhead, Grand Forks, Milnor, Breckenridge and Devils Lake will compete for gold, silver, bronze and other awards. Info: 701- 220-6259.
Concordia Symphonic Band Concert: 7:30 to 9 p.m., Concordia College Knutson Center Centrum, 901 S. 8th St., Moorhead. Free and open to the public.
Luke Hranicka: 9:30 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. Rock music; no cover charge. Info: 701-356-5227.
Wednesday, Feb. 20
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.
Open Mic Night: 9:30 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. Comedy and karaoke; no cover charge. Info: 701-356-5227.