The Detroit Lakes Tribune accepts community calendar items, for publication online and in our Wednesday and Sunday print editions, space permitting.

Submissions must be made at least a week in advance of the event date, in writing, to either dltribune@dlnewspapers.com or vgerdes@dlnewspapers.com.

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.

Saturday, July 10

Airport Drive-In, Fly-In Breakfast: The Detroit Lakes Experimental Aircraft Association is hosting a Drive-In, Fly-In Breakfast at the Detroit Lakes-Becker County Airport, from 8 a.m. to noon. Hosted by the local Experimental Aircraft Association, this event will feature aircraft of every description along with classic cars and of course, a delicious breakfast.

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Music on the Mountain: Detroit Mountain Recreation Area's annual Music on the Mountain fundraiser gets underway at 5:30 p.m., featuring music from headliner Billy Currington as well as two opening performers, Perham's own Patrick Murphy and The Heartshakers. General admission tickets are $65 and currently on-sale. Visit detroitmountain.com or call 218-844-7669 to purchase.

Sunday, July 11

NWC Family Day: It's Family Day at the Northwest Water Carnival! Come down to the Detroit Lakes City Park and adjacent City Beach for a full day's worth of family-friendly activities, from trolley rides and face painting to sidewalk chalk drawings, turtle and frog races, the "Pup Plunge" into Little Detroit Lake, inner tube races and a live kids' concert from Tim Eggebraaten. There will also be sand castle and ship building contests, a sand dig, face painting and more. Visit dljaycees.com/water-carnival-3 for a full schedule.

Monday, July 12

Ogema VFW Auxiliary Meeting: The Ogema VFW Post 9880 and its Auxiliary will meet at 8 a.m. in the Ogema VFW Hall. All members are encouraged to attend. If you are interested in becoming a member please contact Carol Fabre at 218-401-1219 or 983-3443 for more information. PLEASE NOTE SUMMER TIME CHANGE!

Tuesday, July 13

Tuesdays in the Park: The Historic Holmes Theatre's Tuesdays in the Park summer concert series continues with a 5:30 p.m. picnic lunch, hosted by the Fuller Center for Housing. The picnic will be followed by live music from Doc & the Scrubs under the bandshell in the Detroit Lakes City Park, starting at 7 p.m. Funds raised from the picnic will help provide affordable housing for needy families in the lakes area, while funds raised from the concert will help support the arts in Detroit Lakes. In case of rain, both the picnic lunch and concert will be canceled. For more information about the picnics, contact Bob Jernberg, 218-847-6626 or 701-367-2934. For more information about the concerts, call 218-844-7469 or visit dlccc.org/holmes-theatre.html.

Fair Hills Hootenanny, Smorgasbord and Pelican Lake Cruise: Fair Hills Resort, 24270 County Highway 20, Detroit Lakes, will be hosting a 5 p.m. Pelican Lake cruise, followed by a 6 p.m. smorgasbord dinner and 8 p.m. performance of the enduringly popular Fair Hills Hootenanny. The cruise, dinner and live show will run every Tuesday through Aug. 31. Call 218-847-7638 for reservations or more information.

Wednesday, July 14

Wild Wednesday at Tamarac: Children between ages 3-7, and their parents, are invited to come to Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge's Discovery Center wto take part in a Wild Wednesday program featuring "Frisky Foxes," at either 10-11 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. Listen to a story, go for a hike and take home a craft project. Space is limited to 25 children per session. Sign up your child via the link on the refuge website https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Tamarac. Adults do not have to sign up. For more information, contact the refuge staff at 218-847-2641. The Discovery Center is located next to the Visitor Center at 35704 County Hwy, 26, Rochert.

Cruise DL Night: Come down to West Lake Drive along the Detroit Lakes City Beach between 4 and 8:30 p.m. to see a wide array of vintage vehicles, which will be parked along both sides of the street for viewing. No registration fee; all classic cars are welcome. Visit facebook.com/cruisedlnight for more information.

Ogema VFW Post 9880 Meeting: The members of Ogema VFW Post 9880 will meet at 6 p.m. in the Ogema VFW Hall.

Heartshakers Concert: The Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes, will host a 7:30 p.m. concert by The Heartshakers, Nashville's premier Tom Petty tribute show. Tickets are $30, visit dlccc.org/holmes-theatre.html or call 218-844-7469 to purchase.

Thursday, July 15

NWC Bingo: The Northwest Water Carnival is sponsoring a Bingo tournament in the Pavilion starting at 5 p.m. Visit dljaycees.com/water-carnival-3 for details.

Friday, July 16

Food Truck Fridays: Hosted by Detroit Lakes Noon Rotary, Food Truck Fridays will take place every Friday through Sept. 3. Detroit Lakes City Park, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Food trucks on site may change; event will be held rain or shine.

Sunday, July 18

NWC Parade of the Northwest: The Northwest Water Carnival concludes with the Parade of the Northwest through downtown Detroit Lakes at 1 p.m., followed by a free water ski show on the City Beach. Visit dljaycees.com/water-carnival-3 for details.

Tuesday, July 20

Tuesdays in the Park: The Historic Holmes Theatre's Tuesdays in the Park summer concert series continues with a 5:30 p.m. picnic lunch, hosted by the Fuller Center for Housing. The picnic will be followed by live music from Tim Eggebraaten & Friends, under the bandshell in the Detroit Lakes City Park, starting at 7 p.m. Funds raised from the picnic will help provide affordable housing for needy families in the lakes area, while funds raised from the concert will help support the arts in Detroit Lakes. In case of rain, both the picnic lunch and concert will be canceled. For more information about the picnics, contact Bob Jernberg, 218-847-6626 or 701-367-2934. For more information about the concerts, call 218-844-7469 or visit dlccc.org/holmes-theatre.html.

Fair Hills Hootenanny, Smorgasbord and Pelican Lake Cruise: Fair Hills Resort, 24270 County Highway 20, Detroit Lakes, will be hosting a 5 p.m. Pelican Lake cruise, followed by a 6 p.m. smorgasbord dinner and 8 p.m. performance of the enduringly popular Fair Hills Hootenanny. The cruise, dinner and live show will run every Tuesday through Aug. 31. Call 218-847-7638 for reservations or more information.

Wednesday, July 21

Wild Wednesday at Tamarac: Children between ages 3-7, and their parents, are invited to come to Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge's Discovery Center wto take part in a Wild Wednesday program featuring "Give a Hoot for Owls," at either 10-11 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. Listen to a story, go for a hike and take home a craft project. Space is limited to 25 children per session. Sign up your child via the link on the refuge website https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Tamarac. Adults do not have to sign up. For more information, contact the refuge staff at 218-847-2641. The Discovery Center is located next to the Visitor Center at 35704 County Hwy, 26, Rochert.

Miscellaneous

Northwest Water Carnival: Detroit Lakes' 85th Annual Northwest Water Carnival continues through Sunday, July 18, with events including water fights, sand volleyball and bean bag tournaments, sand castle and ship building contests, two nights of live music at Bash on the Beach, and last but not least, the Parade of the Northwest. Hosted by the Detroit Lakes Jaycees; visit dljaycees.com/water-carnival-3 for a full schedule.

NWC Bash on the Beach: The Northwest Water Carnival will sponsor two nights of music on the City Beach, Friday and Saturday, July 16-17. Friday's show features Slamabama and Terri Clark, while Saturday's show includes Troubadour and Clay Walker. Gates open at 6 p.m. on both nights. Visit dljaycees.com/water-carnival-3 for ticket information.

Cormorant Art Show: The Cormorant Area Art Club will host its annual Art Show at the Cormorant Community Center, 10929 County Hwy. 5, Pelican Rapids, on July 10-11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. There is no cost to attend. Over 20 regional artists will display a wide variety of watercolors, acrylic and oil paintings, rosemaling, pine needle basketry, prints, cards and art gift items. Member artists are from Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo, ND, Hawley, Audubon, Dent, Lake Park, Detroit Lakes, Pelican Rapids, and Fergus Falls, MN areas. Most items can be removed at the time of purchase. Activities throughout the weekend include artist painting demonstrations and door prizes. Guests may vote for the People’s Choice Award from artwork displayed in The Main Gallery. Refreshments will be served. No admission charge. Masks required.

Story Stroll: The Lake Agassiz Regional Library LINK Site at 305 Lake St. North in Frazee will host an outdoor reading experience called Story Stroll from July 12-16. The LINK Site staff invites local youth to stroll around the building, reading a story along the way, while developing an appreciation for nature and literature. There is no cost to participate. This event is a part of LARL's 2021 Tales & Trails Summer Library Experience, inviting youth to read to win great prizes, as well as attend outdoor events in celebration of the tales and trails of the region. Those interested in participating are encouraged to stop by their local library or LINK Site or track their reading virtually using the Beanstack app (download the app at larl.org/explore/kids). Information about the program and event lists are available at larl.org/explore.

Peoples Park Pickleball: The pickleball courts at Peoples Park are owned by the City of Detroit Lakes, and are open to the public 24/7. Detroit Lakes Area Pickleball (DLAP) offers organized play every Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to noon. Other popular times to play are Tuesday and Thursday evenings after 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday mornings. For more information, visit the DL Pickleball page on Facebook.

Lakes Area Farmers Market: The Lakes Area Farmers Market is now open for the season at Detroit Lakes’ Peoples Park (behind Zorbaz). Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday. For more information visit Facebook.com/LakesAreaFarmersMarket or call 661-345-7450.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Here is the meeting schedule for the Detroit Lakes Alano Club at 827 Summit Ave. — Sundays at 1 p.m., 12x12 open meeting; Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Big Book open meeting; Wednesdays at 12 noon, Grapevine open meeting; Wednesdays at 6 p.m., women's open meeting; Thursdays at 7 p.m., Intro to AA open meeting; Saturdays at 7 a.m., men's open meeting; Saturdays at 9 a.m., Women's Big Book closed meeting; Saturdays at 8 p.m., open topic meeting. There are no dues or fees for meetings. For more information, call the Detroit Lakes Alano Club at 218-844-9970, or the District 3 AA Helpline at 877-833-2327.

Overeaters Anonymous: Do you find yourself turning to food for comfort? Is your eating affecting your health or the way you live your life? Do you find your mind preoccupied with thoughts of food? If any of these describes you, then Overeaters Anonymous may be for you. No diets to follow, no weigh-ins, no fees — just a 12-step program for those who struggle in their relationship with food. The OA Serenity Group meets Tuesdays at noon in Detroit Lakes' Holy Rosary Catholic Church (1043 Lake Ave.); please use the south parking lot entrance. The Freedom From Bondage OA Group meets on Sundays at 6 p.m. in the Community Alliance Church, 408 West Elm St., Detroit Lakes. Please use the east door.

Lake Country Woodcarvers: Anyone interested in wood carving or woodworking is welcome to bring their latest projects to the Holmes Art Cellar every Tuesday from 1 to 4 p.m. and enjoy a free woodworking session. Pattern books and other resources are available in the Woodcarvers' library for checkout. There is no cost to participate. Call Dale Wavra at 701-371-5204 for more information.