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This Week

Thursday, Nov. 25


• Parade of Trees: 4 to 8 p.m., American Legion, Lake Park. Fifth annual event features about 30 trees decorated by individuals, families and businesses; proceeds will benefit Lake Park community projects. Admission to the event is by free will donation. The public will get to vote on their favorite trees for a people's choice award, to be announced at the end of the event on Sunday. Holiday goodies will be served.

• Community Thanksgiving Feast: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes. Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings.To request a ride to the church or home-delivered meal (within 10- mile radius of DL) call 218-847-1393.

Friday, Nov. 26


• Parade of Trees: 1 to 8 p.m., American Legion, Lake Park. See Thursday's listing for details.

• Parade of Lights: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., downtown Perham. Lions Club will host the annual parade, with doughnuts and hot chocolate available; parade awards and live music by After Dark will follow the parade at Mulligans.


• The Fat Cats: 9 p.m., Sandbar II, 880 Randolph Road, Detroit Lakes. Rock show; ages 21 and up. Info: 218-847-1779.

• Gear Daddies: 9 p.m., The Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. SW, Fargo. General admission; doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 day of show; rock show for ages 21 and up. Info: 701-232-6767.


• Cherry-T Ball: 8 p.,m., Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo. Annual holiday party and fundraiser for Mental Health America-North Dakota, featuring music by Nathan Miller, Unstoppable Company and Sexy Delicious. Tickets $20 per person or $35 per couple; includes two free drink tickets. Info: 701-282-2700.

• St. John's Bible Presentation & Guided Tour: 1:30 p.m., Hjem-komst Center, 202 1st Ave. N., Moorhead. Tickets are $5-$7, or free for children ages five and under. Info: 218-299-5511.

Saturday, Nov. 27


• Parade of Trees: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., American Legion, Lake Park. See Thursday's listing for details.

• Thankzgiving Weekend Bazh: 12 p.m. to 12 a.m., Zorbaz, 402 W. Lake Dr., Detroit Lakes. Live music includes In the Clouds, 12 p.m., Mike Hokanson, 4 p.m., Hardwood Groove, 8 p.m. Info: 218-847-5305.

Sunday, Nov. 28


• Parade of Trees: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., American Legion, Lake Park. See Thursday's listing for details.


• Square Dancing: 2 to 4:30 p.m., Waubun Community Center. Hosted by the Rising Sun Dancers; Jim Jirak is the caller. Lunch will be served. All dancers and spectators are welcome.

• Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker": 3 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Now in its 18th season, the "Great Russian Nutcracker" performance tour features exquisite dancers from the Moscow Ballet as well as incredible costumes, breathtaking backdrops and hand-crafted props. The tour visits over 70 cities across the United States and Canada each year. Tickets $27.50-$67.50; some VIP seating available. Info: 218-233-8397.


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