The Detroit Lakes Tribune has once again begun accepting community calendar items, for publication online and in our Wednesday print edition.

Submissions must be made at least a week in advance of the event date, in writing, to either or

Each submission must include the following: Date, time and location of event, whether it is recurring or a one-time happening, and where to go for more information (phone, email and/or website). Also include whether the event is free or paid admission, and how much it costs when applicable.

Wednesday, July 22

Summit Avenue Street Market: Hosted by the Historic Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Becker County Museum in the parking lot between the theater and museum on Summit Avenue, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Food trucks, sidewalk sales, art demonstrations and more. Call 218-844-7469, 847-9202 or 847-2168 for more information.

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Friday, July 24

Food Truck Fridays: Hosted by Detroit Lakes Noon Rotary, every Friday through Sept. 4 (rain or shine). Detroit Lakes City Park, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Food trucks on site may vary.

Saturday, July 25

Mystery Gobbler Contest: There may be no Turkey Days in Frazee this year, but the Mystery Gobbler detective game will take place nonetheless. A new clue will be posted every hour at the Backyard Station in downtown Frazee from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or until the Mystery Gobbler is found.

Yoga in the Vineyard: Richwood Winery, located at 27799 County Highway 34, Callaway (about 10 miles north of Detroit Lakes), will host a one-hour class combining yoga, cardio and strength training, starting at 9 a.m. Call 218-844-5990 or email for more information.

"Love Letters" at Richwood Winery: A live presentation of the romantic play, "Love Letters," featuring Fargo-Moorhead area actors Lee Klocke and Kelli Pfeifer, gets underway at 7:30 p.m., preceded by a 6:30 p.m. social hour. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased through No tickets will be sold on site; they must be purchased in advance. Call 218-844-5990 or email for more information.

Tuesday, July 28

Raptor show: A free raptor show by The Nature Connection's Chris Tolman, featuring several live birds of prey, will be held at the Detroit Lakes City Park Bandshell starting at 6 p.m. Visit for more information.

Tuesdays in the Park: Live music by R. Mark Fogelson, 7-8:30 p.m., Detroit Lakes City Park Bandshell. No cover charge; free will donations accepted. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on. Masks are strongly recommended, but not required.

Wednesday, July 29

Women's EDGE Speaker Mariah Prussia: The Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a presentation by its latest Women's EDGE speaker, Mariah Prussia, via Zoom, from 3 to 5 p.m. The online waiting room will open at 2:45. Tickets to this event are $25 — please call 218-847-9202 for more information.

Friday, July 31

Food Truck Fridays: Hosted by Detroit Lakes Noon Rotary, every Friday through Sept. 4 (rain or shine). Detroit Lakes City Park, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Food trucks on site may vary.

Saturday, August 1

LAMBAT Family Mountain Bike Ride: Come to Detroit Mountain Recreation Area, 29409 - 170th Street, Detroit Lakes, for a family mountain bike ride hosted by Lakes Area Mountain Bike Alliance and Trails (LAMBAT); free rental bikes will be available starting at 9 a.m., with the ride to get underway at 9:30. Call 218-844-7669 for more info.

Sunday, August 2

Wiseguyz Car Club Show: Come and see all the great cars on display in the Lakes Liquor Store parking lot (200 Holmes St. E., Detroit Lakes) from 6 to 8 p.m. Call Terry Steinhaus at 218-849-2720 for more info.


Lakes Area Farmers Market: Open every Tuesday and Saturday at Peoples Park in Detroit Lakes, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. More info at or 661-345-7450.

Shady Hollow Flea Market: Located at 12673 Co. Hwy. 17, Shady Hollow Flea Market in rural Detroit Lakes is open every Saturday and Sunday this summer from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meander through 3.5 acres of treasure-laden, shaded and grassy grounds with a mix of permanent and temporary vendors displaying a variety of new and used merchandise. Breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack are also available for purchase. More info at or 601-809-6661.

Shorewood Chapel: The Rev. Tim Cook will officiate at non-denominational church services every Sunday at the Shoreham Chapel, 24263 N. Melissa Drive, Detroit Lakes, starting at 10:45 a.m., through Sept. 3. More info at

Lakes Country Woodcarvers: All area residents interested in wood carving are invited to join the Lakes Country Woodcarvers at the Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center every Tuesday, 1-4 p.m. For more information contact Bob Collins, 218-847-7714.

Plant, Pest & Gardening Clinics: The Becker County Master Gardeners' summer gardening clinics are online and by phone only at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. So if you have gardening questions call the Extension Office at 846-7328 or send an email to Linda Perrine, Becker County Master Gardener Coordinator at


Frazee Turkey Days: There will be no Turkey Days in Frazee this year. The 66th annual event, originally set for July 23-26, has been pushed back to 2021. Call 218-334-4991 for more information.

Bridge Over Troubled Water: This tribute concert, featuring the music of Simon & Garfunkel as presented by Minnesota's own Collective Unconscious, which was set to take place July 25, has been canceled. Call 218-844-7469 or visit for more information.

Arts & Crafts in the Park: Detroit Lakes' 42nd Annual Arts & Crafts in the Park celebration, originally set for July 26 in the Detroit Lakes City Park, has been postponed until July 25, 2021. Call 218-847-9202 for more information.

Becker County Fair: As previously announced, the Becker County Fair set for July 29-Aug. 1 has been postponed until 2021. For more information contact Fair Board President and Fair Manager, Keith Sonnenberg at 218-847-5490, or send an email to

Tough Laker Youth Obstacle Course: This event, set to take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 2 in the Detroit Lakes City Park, has been canceled for 2020 due to coronavirus restrictions. Visit or call 218-844-4221 for more information.