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This Week in Entertainment

Sunday, Aug. 26


• Bruce Neumann & Tiki D: 2 to 6 p.m., Lakeside Tavern, Detroit Lakes. Music with Gulf Cast Groove: vocals, guitar, bass drum, ukulele, etc. Info: 218-847-1891.

• Myron Sommerfeld & the Music of the Stars Orchestra: 4 to 8 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom, Glenwood. Big band music. Info: 320-762-0441.

• Idlewheel featuring Jack Sundrud & Greg Bickhardt: 8 p.m., Studio 222 at 222 Broadway, Fargo. Poco guitarist Sundrud brings it all home with performing partner, guitarist Bickhardt. Tickets $20. Info: 866-300-8300.

• Bubonic Bear & Heavy Medical: 6 p.m., New Direction, 14 Roberts St., Fargo. Also Ceiling Walker and a local band to be announced; all ages show. Tickets $6. Info: 701-552-1671.


• Island Park Arts & Crafts Show: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Island Park, 302 7th St. S., Fargo. Shop in the shade for many unique items, also food and a wide variety of music. Info: 701-499-7788.


• Beginning Birding: 2 to 4 p.m., Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, 35704 County Highway 26, Rochert. Discover the world of birding.  Meet at the Balsam Lake Overlook on County Highway 26. Free admission. Info: 218-847-2641.

Monday, August 27


• 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: 701-799-2908.


• Go-Kart Races: 7 p.m., Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo. The Red River Kart Club hosts races on a 1/10 mile asphalt track. Free admission.

Tuesday, August 28


• Lakes Area Community Concert Band: 7 p.m., City Park Bandshell, 1320 Lincoln Ave., Detroit Lakes. The final free concert in the Tuesdays in the Park series this summer will be preceded by a Picnic in the Park at 6 p.m., with proceeds from the picnic to benefit the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Free will donations will be accepted for both the meal and concert. Info: 218-844-7469 or

• Post Traumatic Horns: 8 p.m., Avalon Events Center, 613 1st Ave. N., Fargo. Live jazz; admission $5. Info: 701-232-1336.

• Luke Hranicka: 9 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. Playing his original music and well-known tunes. Info: 701-356-5227.

• Elizabeth Cook: 9 p.m., The Aquarium, 226 Broadway, Fargo.

• Two Dollar Grey: 9 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. With special guests Damned by Design; cover charge $5. Info: 218-287-0100.

Wednesday, Aug. 29


• Northern Lights Ballroom Dance Club: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., Fargo. A 30-minute 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.


• Wild Wednesday: 10 a.m., Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, 35704 County Highway 26, Rochert. Explore the world of nature with your 3-7 year old child or grandchild. Info: 218-847-2641.

• Open Mic Night: 8 to 9:30 p.m., Courtney's Comedy Club, 600 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Sign-up starts at 7:15 p.m.; free admission. Info: 701-287-7100.

• Red River Kart Club Asphalt Invitational: 7 p.m., Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo. Free admission.

Thursday, Aug. 30


• Less Than Organic: 7 to 9 p.m., Uncorked, 12 Broadway, Fargo. Live music; no cover charge. Info: 701-356-4014.

• The Move Groovement: 9 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. Six-piece band made up of Fargo-Moorhead musicians and special guests. Info: 701-356-5227.


• Author Eboo Patel: 7:30 p.m., Knutson Campus Center, Concordia College, 901 8th St. S., Moorhead. Public lecture followed by a book signing. Info: 218-299-3146.


• Wildlife Excursion: 10 a.m., Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, 35704 County Highway 26, Rochert. Explore the refuge with a knowledgeable guide; search for wildlife and learn about the natural and cultural history of Tamarac; meet at the Chippewa Picnic Area. Info: 218-847-2641.

• Kids Day at the Museum: 1 and 2 p.m., Becker County Museum, 714 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Today's theme is "Historic Games." Free admission; intended for kids ages 5-8. Adults are asked to accompany their children throughout this learning and play time. Info: 218-847-2938 or

• Bad Weather Burlesque Show: 9 p.m., JT Cigarro, 4554 7th Ave. S., Fargo. Admission $5. Info: 701-277-0711.

Friday, Aug. 31


• Farewell to Summer Harvest Festival: 5:30 to 10 p.m., Lodge on the Lake, 1200 East Shore Dr., Detroit Lakes. An organic harvest meal followed by live music from the Funk Commission at 7 p.m. Tickets $40; reservations required 72 hours in advance. Info: 218-847-8439.


• Anthony Glacken: 10 p.m., Dempsey's Public House, 226 Broadway, Fargo. No cover charge.


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