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This Week in Entertainment

Friday, Jan. 31


  • Montgomery Gentry: 8 p.m., 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. Chart-topping country duo Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry will perform a mixture of new and old hits; tickets are $25. Info: 800-313-7469 or
  • White Knuckle Willie: 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., American Legion, Park Rapids. Kickoff dance for the 16th annual Park Rapids American Legion Community Fishing Contest. Info: 218-732-3360.

    • Amy Thielen Book Signing: 4 to 6 p.m., The Good Life Cafe, 220 Main Ave. S., Park Rapids. Enjoy free appetizers and live music with Terrapin Stew. Thielen, the illustrator for the book “The New Midwestern Table,” will be signing copies of the book throughout the event. She has also donated some artwork to be auctioned, with proceeds to benefit the Nemeth Art Center. Info: 218-237-2665 or 218-237-4212.


    • “Antarctica, A Year on Ice: 7:30 p.m., Fergus Theatre, 124 W. Lincoln Ave., Fergus Falls. Experience a year with the people who work in the harshest place on Earth. For the first time, we are getting the full inside view into living on the frozen continent. This award-winning documentary film is filled with never before seen images, painstakingly filmed for over 10 years, including 9 winters in months of unending darkness. Tickets $8 for all those age 11 and up; children age 10 and younger are admitted free of charge. Info: 218-998-2787 or 218-736-5453.

    Saturday, Feb. 1


    • TU Dance: 7:30 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Minneapolis-based, nonprofit dance company brings their celebration of all things dance to the Holmes Stage. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Info: 218-844-7469 or, by calling 218-844-7469.


    • Divas Through the Decades: 7:30 p.m., Top Hat Theatre, Ulen-Hitterdal School, 27 2nd St. NW, Ulen. “Divas Through the Decades” is a musical tribute to some of the most influential female vocalists in American pop music, featuring songs from the ’40s through today’s current hits. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students. Info: 218-596-8853. 
    • Trampled By Turtles: 8 p.m., Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. With opening act The Pines; tickets are $20-$25. Info: 701-232-6767.
    • Pucker Up: 9 to 11 p.m., Holiday Inn Beach Bar & Grill, 1155 Highway 10 East, Detroit Lakes. Info: 218-847-2121.
    • Wicked Garden: 10 p.m., Zorbaz, 402 W. Lake Drive, Detroit Lakes. A tribute to the kings of 90s alternative rock. Info: 218-847-5305.


    • Midnite Riders Classic Old-Time Snowmobile Run: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Lake Park Liquor Store, Lake Park. If you want to compete or want to see unique; if you want to ride with old friends; if you want to play in the snow; if you want a blast from the past; if you want to eat good food; if you want to meet new people; if you want to just be part of a great day, then come on down. and join in the fun. Info: 218-532-7255.
    • American Legion Community Fishing Derby: 1 to 3:30 p.m., Fish Hook Lake, Park Rapids. Awards presentation at 5 p.m. inside the American Legion, which will also be serving up breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Info: 218-732-3360.
    • Snowshoe Social: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Itasca State Park, Park Rapids. Explore Itasca on a pair of snowshoes! Join the park naturalist as we check out the woods for signs of wildlife. Limited number of snowshoes will be available. Call to reserve a pair or bring your own. Dress according to weather including snow boots. Free admission. Info: 218-699-7251.
    • Owls of Itasca: 6:30p to 7:30 p.m., Jacob Brower Visitor Center, Itasca State Park, Park Rapids. Meet inside the Visitor Center to learn about the man owls that call Itasca home, then take a short hike to learn more about these night creatures. Dress according to the weather, including snow boots and warm clothing. Free admission. Info: 218-699-7251.
    • Winter Light Festival: 7 p.m., Cultural Center, 24 Main Ave. N., New York Mills. There will be hand-made lanterns, ice luminarias, music, food, and a collection of award-winning short films from the Rural Route Film Festival. Info: 218-385-3339 or

    Sunday, Feb. 2


    • Soaring Eagle Ski Trails Open House: 1 to 4 p.m., Soaring Eagle, 25467 U.S. Highway 71, Park Rapids (across from the Eagle View Golf Course). Come enjoy our beautiful ski trails and have a cup of hot chocolate in our warming house. Bring your own skis or check-out our new ski equipment. We will have volunteers help you get started and answer your questions about our trails. A Minnesota Ski Pass is required for all skiers over age 16. Info: 218-732-4589.

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