Sunday, Sept. 18
Square Dancing: 2 to 4:30 p.m., Community Center, Waubun. Larry Johansen will call tips. Hosted by the Rising Sun Dancers, who will provide lunch. All dancers and spectators are welcome.
"Chicago": 2 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. Fargo-Moorhead Music Theatre presents the classic musical. Info: 701-235-1901.
Exhibit Opening Reception: 2 to 5 p.m., Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave. N., Moorhead. For the Quilt National '09 juried exhibition of contemporary art quilts. Free admission. Info: 218-299-5511.
Robert A. Nelson Art Reception: 1:30 to 3 p.m., Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Ave., Moorhead. Gallery talk by Mark A. Nelson, artist and son of Robert Nelson, at 2 p.m. Info: 218-236-8861.
F-M Kicks Big Band: 7 p.m., ITOW Veterans Museum, 805 West Main, Perham. "History of Jazz" concert to feature Paul Liversage, Aaron Romaine, Harley Sommerfeld, Fred Haring and Amy Thorpe on saxophone; Jeremy Brekke, Dewey Possehl, Myron Dybing and Greg Post on trumpet; Tim Johnson, Amy Johnson, Steve Wallevand and Ed Christianson on trombone; Christian Heaford, piano; Jeremy Cahill, bass and Tom Christianson, drums. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Info: 218-346-7678.
Forest Fungi Walk & Talk: 2 p.m., Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, rural Rochert. Join USDA plant biologist Tom Gulya for a walk in the woods. Be in the know. Learn how to identify mushrooms and other fascinating fungi as you enjoy the colors of the season. Meet at the visitor center for presentation and then carpool to hiking location.
Indian Summer Quilt Show: 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo. Hosted by the Quilter's Guild of North Dakota. Over 200 quilts on exhibit as well as demonstrations and a family area packed with fabrics, books and samples. Admission is $4 per person, or free of charge for all children age 12 and under. Info: 701-293-7281.
Fall Festival: 12 to 5 p.m., Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S., Fargo. Straw bale maze, autumn-themed crafts, barrel train rides, pumpkin patch. Free admission.
Honkin' Haulin' Hands on Trucks: 1 to 3 p.m., Veterans Memorial Arena, 1201 7th Ave. E., West Fargo. Get into the driver's seat of more than 25 trucks, tractors and construction equipment including crane, snowplow, sweeper, fire truck, Bobcat skid steer, 18-wheeler and more. Train rides and barrel card rides, free children's ID cards, concessions. Event will be held rain or shine; free admission.
Wednesday, Sept. 21
Square Dancing: 7 p.m., IOOF Hall, Detroit Lakes. Hosted by Larry's Plus; caller is Larry Johansen.
Thursday, Sept. 22
Book Signing: 1 to 3 p.m., Book World, Detroit Lakes. Author Margo Hansen will sign copies of her latest book, Sky's Bridal Train.
Friday, Sept. 23
History, Heritage & Hope-Julia Dinsmore: 7 p.m., ITOW Veterans Museum, 805 West Main, Perham. Julia Dinsmore -- storyteller, poet, artist and social changemaker, working to end poverty and homelessness, will discuss her book, My Name is Child of God, not...'Those People' and the effects of classism and poverty. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-346-7678.
Artist Reception: 7 p.m., Cultural Center, 24 Main Ave. N., New York Mills. Landscape photographers Wade Lemkuhl of Detroit Lakes and Steve Nelson of Underwood will each discuss their work at the opening reception for their joint exhibition, which will be on display in the Cultural Center gallery through Oct. 5. Info: 218-385-3339 or kulcher.org.
Saturday, Sept. 24
Caravan du Nord: 7 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Local favorite Hardwood Groove will be the opening act for this Minnesota Music Coalition event featuring Alison Scott and headliner Nicholas Mrozinski & the Feelin' Band. Info: 218-844-7469 or www.dlccc.org.
"Loretta Lynn & Friends, A Special Honorary Tribute": 7:30 p.m., Top Hat Theatre, Ulen-Hitterdal School, 27 Second St. NW, Ulen. Concert featuring the music of Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton, performed by Gloria Jean with Bob Galombeck and the Hot Hits Orchestra. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students; doors open at 6:30 p.m. Info: 218-596-8854.
Osage Family Movie Night: 6:30 p.m., "The Cave" at Grace Community Church, Osage. Includes free popcorn; bring your family, we provide the fun.