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Jazz Profusion Trio to perform in DL

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Salmela exhibit opens

An exhibition of Finnish-American architect David Salmela's hand-made models and large-scale photographs of his finished buildings opens today at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. This unique exhibit will be open through Oct. 25. Call 218-385-3339 or visit for more information.

Square dance

Larry's Plus will host a square dance at 7 p.m. in the IOOF Hall, Detroit Lakes. Caller is Larry Johansen.

Thursday, Sept. 18


The 2008-09 Broadway in Fargo at the Gate City Bank Theatre-Fargodome season is almost here. "Chicago," to be presented tonight at 7:30 p.m., is the first show of the season as well as the last opportunity to subscribe! Offered this year is the Four-Show Premiere Subscription Series which includes "Chicago," "Hairspray," "Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles" and "Footloose." Prices range from $100 to $190 depending on the seating choice. "Cats" can be included for an additional cost. For more information, please visit the Fargodome box office online at, or call the Subscription Hotline at 701-241-9100.

LEGOs at the Library

Detroit Lakes Library hosts a "LEGOs at the Library" event for kids at 4 p.m. Participants can bring their own blocks or use the materials provided by the Library. Snacks and prizes will be provided. Kid's creations will be displayed for a month in the Library. This event is geared toward children in kindergarten through grade five.

Music therapy

"Music Therapy with Ginny McDougall" will be presented at 2 p.m. in Diamond Willow, 1558 Randolph Road, Detroit Lakes, in "The LinK."

Community Band

The Lakes Area Community Concert Band holds its first fall rehearsal from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes Senior High band room. Gene Gaffney is directing. Doors will be open by 6:30. Anyone interested in playing in the band is welcome. Any questions, contact band manager Rick Olson at 218-847-4281 or or check out

Friday, Sept. 19

Fall Foliage Tour

The 412 Lakes Chapter of the Minnesota Region of Antique Automobile Club of America is hosting the club's 60th Fall Foliage Tour. Today's tour leaves at 1 p.m. from The ClubHouse Hotel, and will encompass Detroit Lakes and the surrounding area -- including 15 lakes and 56 miles, with the main stop in Vergas. Cars taking part in the Fall Foliage Tour range from 1917 models on up to 25 years old. The public will be able to view the cars at The ClubHouse during the evening.

Saturday, Sept. 20

Leather & Leavez

Zorbaz will host the first ever "Leather and Leavez Motorcycle Rally" today, to benefit the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center. The 140-mile ride starts at noon from the DLCCC, at 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. There will be a freewill pancake breakfast provided by Country Kitchen in the Senior Center in the lower level of the Holmes Theatre from 10 a.m. until noon. Stops along the route will include the Park Rapidz Zorbaz, Little Pine Zorbaz near Perham, Pelican Zorbaz and DL Zorbaz. The ride ends with a free will hot dog and bean feed and live music by Acoustic Addiction at the Detroit Lakez Zorbaz. The ride is $20 per person, with all pre-registered riders receiving a free t-shirt.

Jazz Profusion Trio

The Lodge on Lake Detroit in Detroit Lakes invites you to relax and reconnect with friends at its Napa Theme Wine Tasting and "Live at the Lodge" event featuring the Jazz Profusion Trio. The wine tasting begins at 5:30 p.m. Come sample some new wines, ask questions and learn more about wines in a relaxed atmosphere, and enjoy yourself in the company of good friends. Admission to the Wine Tasting event is $25 per person. Advance reservations are required by calling The Lodge at 218-847-8439 or 800-761-VIEW. The event is open to hotel guests and the public. Following the wine tasting, "Live at the Lodge" begins at 7 p.m. in the Lodge's lakefront fireside lobby. The featured group, Jazz Profusion Trio, includes David Ferreira (piano and vocals), Bill Law (bass) and Tom Carvell (rhythm). There is no cover charge for the concert, which is free and open to the public.

Fall Foliage Tour

The 412 Lakes Chapter of the Minnesota Region of Antique Automobile Club of America is hosting the club's 60th Fall Foliage Tour. Today's tour leaves at 9 a.m. from The ClubHouse Hotel, Detroit Lakes, and ends at Itasca State Park, with multiple stops along the way.

Salmela lecture

A 7 p.m. reception for Finnish-American architect David Salmela's exhibit at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center will include a lecture by the architect, whose works have included prominent projects such as the Gooseberry Falls Visitors Center and Wild Rice Restaurant, as well as residential projects including the acclaimed Jackson Meadow community and photographer Jim Brandenburg's Ravenwood Studio. Call 218-385-3339 or visit for more information.

Sunday, Sept. 21

'Fine & Pleasant Misery'

The Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes will kick off its 2008-2009 theatre season with a laugh-packed one-man stage show based on the writings of one of America's funniest outdoor writers. "A Fine and Pleasant Misery: The Comedy of Patrick F. McManus" is set to begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $22 for adults and $11 for students. For complete information or to purchase tickets, visit or contact the Historic Holmes Theatre at 218-844-SHOW (7469). Audience members are encouraged to come early for an Outdoors Fair from Noon-4 p.m. in Detroit Lakes City Park. There will be a pre-party in the Holmes Ballroom featuring appetizers and wildlife movie clips from 5-7 p.m.


The Weekly Entertainment Calendar appears weekly in the 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