Lake Agassiz Regional Library celebrates 60th birthday with Detroit Lakes concert
Detroit Lakes Public Library and Lake Agassiz Regional Library celebrated LARL's 60th birthday with a lawn concert featuring local favorite Tim Eggebraaten. The two-hour concert was also part of opening day festivities for the 85th Northwest Water Carnival, which runs through Sunjday, July 18.
Detroit Lakes entertainer Tim Eggebraaten played guitar and sang for two hours Friday afternoon in front of the Detroit Lakes Public Library, as a group of about 50-60 local residents sat in their lawn chairs and watched.
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The occasion? A 60th birthday bash for Lake Agassiz Regional Library, of which the Detroit Lakes branch is a part. Eggebraaten sang crowd favorites like "Margaritaville" and "Country Roads," interspersed with anecdotes about his years as a local police officer (he retired as Detroit Lakes Police Chief four and a half years ago).
The concert was also part of the opening day of Detroit Lakes' 85th Northwest Water Carnival, which runs through Sunday, July 18. A complete schedule of water carnival events can be found online at dljaycees.com/water-carnival-3 . For more information about Lake Agassiz Regional Library and the Detroit Lakes Public Library, visit larl.org .