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Wednesday, May 8

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Cruise DL Night: 4 to 8:30 p.m., West Lake Drive, Detroit Lakes. Bring your custom cruiser down to the lake to connect with others who have the same enthusiasm for old cars. Info: 218-847-9202.
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  • “Dirty Oil”: 7 to 9 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 121 9th Street South, Fargo. A movie about the significance of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Free and open to the public. Info: 701-235-0394.
  • Thursday, May 9

    MUSIC

    • The Beautiful People: 8 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. Marilyn Manson tribute band. Info: 218-287-0100.

    THEATER

    • “Carol Burnett Skits & Songs”: 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. Presented by the Silver Follies; ticket range is $6-$16. Info: 701-235-6778.
    • “God of Carnage”: 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. A playground altercation between young boys brings together two sets of parents for a meeting which at first is diplomatic, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters. Tickets are $20 adults, $10 students. Info: 701-729-8880.

    ART EVENTS

    • Corks & Canvas Art and Wine Walk: 5 to 9 p.m., downtown Fargo. Visit unique shops, view live and local artists, attendees 21 and older can purchase a wristband at a participating business for $15 to sample wines; more information is available at www.downtownfargo.com.
    • “Taboo Fargo-Moorhead” Exhibit Opening: 7 p.m., Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave. N., Moorhead. The unmentioned stories in the history of Cass and Clay counties are the focus of the exhibit, a project of the spring semester museum studies class at NDSU; free and open to the public.

    Friday, May 10

    MUSIC

    • April Spaeth: 7 to 9 p.m., Spanky’s Stone Hearth, 34785 County Road 4, Vergas. Young musician entertains on Spanky’s baby grand piano. Info: 218-334-3555.
    • High School Pops Concert: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., George Simson Auditorium, Detroit Lakes Middle School. Info: 218-847-4491.
    • Dana Thompson & Eric Christopher: 7:30 p.m., Cultural Center, 24 Main Ave. N., New York Mills. Four-piece ensemble featuring Thompson as vocalist and Christopher on fiddle will perform a mixture of bluegrass and roots music. Adult admission is $12 in advance or $15 at the door; student admission is $5. Info: 218-385-3339 or kulcher.org.
    • Trampled By Turtles: 7 p.m., Bluestem Center for the Arts, 801 50th Ave. S., Moorhead. All ages, general admission show; tickets are $25. Info: 866-300-8300.
    • C.O.D.: 9:30 p.m., VFW, 202 Broadway, Fargo. No cover charge. Info: 701-235-8243.
    • The Roosters: 9 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. Country music. Info: 218-287-0100.

    THEATER

    • “God of Carnage”: 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo.See Thursday’s listing for details.
    • “Carol Burnett Skits & Songs”: 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Thursday’s listing for details.

    Saturday, May 11

    MUSIC

    • Kathie Brekke & the 42nd Street Jazz Band: 7 to 10 p.m., Lodge on the Lake, 1200 East Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes. Live jazz; no cover charge. Open to hotel guests and the general public. Info: 218-847-8439.
    • Skyline: 9:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Beach Bar & Grill, 1155 Highway 10 East, Detroit Lakes. Live rock music. Info: 218-847-2121.
    • C.O.D.: 9:30 p.m., VFW, 202 Broadway, Fargo. No cover charge. Info: 701-235-8243.
    • Three Pill Morning: 9 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. Rock music. Info: 218-287-0100.
    • F-M Chamber Chorale: 7:30 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 4000 28th St. S., Moorhead. New choral music by budding composers and a new composition by Russell Peterson; tickets are available for $7-$15 at www.fmchamberchorale.org. Info: 701-491-2910;

    THEATER

    • “Carol Burnett Skits & Songs”: 2 and 7:30 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Thursday’s listing for details.
    • “God of Carnage”: 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. See Thursday’s listing for details.

    ART EVENTS

    • Spring Art Celebration: 12 to 5 p.m., Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Ave., Moorhead. Open house featuring kids’ activities, refreshments and, of course, art. Welcoming remarks at 1:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-236-8861.

    MISCELLANEOUS

    • Mother’s Day Weekend Wine Tasting Dinner: 5:30 p.m., Lodge on the Lake, 1200 East Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes. Scott Lindman, sommelier from Paustis Wine Co., will introduce a variety of old world wines, each paired with the perfect dish. Advance reservations required; $35 per person. Info: 218-847-8439.
    • “Sky Zoo”: 11 a.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Explore the animal constellations of the night sky and the fantastic stories that have been told about them; admission is $5, $2.50 for children 12 and younger, seniors and Tri-College students. Info: 218-477-2920.

    Sunday, May 12

    MISCELLANEOUS

    • Mother’s Day Trail Ride: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Toad Mountain Ranch, 42273 State Highway 34, Osage. Bring Mom out for a day of riding; lunch is provided.  We will ride to the top of Toad Mountain, explore trails and play games on horseback. Please no children younger than 8 for the ride.  Cost of the ride is $110 per person; space is limited so make reservations at 701-261-1305 or e-mail susan@toadmountain.com.
    • “Dark”: 2 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. A full dome movie that explains and explores the nature of dark matter, the missing 80 percent of the mass of the universe. Admission is $5 for adults, or $2.50 for children 12 and younger, seniors and Tri-College students. Info: 218-477-2920.

    DANCE

    • Rising Above Spring Dance Concert: 4 p.m., Frances Frazier Comstock Theatre, Concordia College, Moorhead. Presented by the McDonald School of Irish and International Dance and sponsored by Prairie Folk and Traditional Dance Institute, dances presented include Achuli (Sudanese), Salsa, Israeli and Irish. Admission is $10, free for children age 6 and younger. Info: 701-232-9305.

    MUSIC

    • VietNam: 10 p.m., The Aquarium, 226 Broadway (upstairs), Fargo. Rock music; cover charge is $7. Info: 701-235-5913.

    THEATER

    • “Carol Burnett Skits & Songs”: 2 p.m., Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. See Thursday’s listing for details.
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    Vicki Gerdes
    Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
    (218) 844-1454
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