Detroit Lakes Minnesota

Welcome to Detroit Lakes Minnesota

October 2014

OCTOBER 2014
OCT. 8
BROWN BAG LUNCH
The Becker County Historical Society hosts a luncheon series on a historical aspect of Detroit Lakes. Noon to 1 p.m. Call before 10 a.m. to reserve a box lunch, or bring your own.
Contact: 218-847-2938

OCT. 8
LUNCH & LEARN AT MSTATE
12:00 to 1:30 PM
MSTATE, 900 Hwy 34 East
Minimum Wage Change Preparation and information for your business. Fee of $7, includes lunch.
RSVP by 10/07: 218-847-9202

OCT. 9
CURIOUS GEORGE (10:00 AM & 1:00 PM SHOWINGS)
Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., DL
Enjoy the curiosity of everyone's favorite monkey, Curious George. Movie 1 hr. 45 mins.
Contact: 218-844-7469

OCT. 9
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

OCT. 9
GROUP BIKE RIDES
6:00 to 8:00 PM
DL Bike Shop, 1121 Hwy 10 East, DL
Rides on Thursday nights are social with differing paces and distances dictated by participation. Ride starts at 6:00 PM.
Contact: 844-5320 or http://www.dlbikeshop.com

OCT. 9
PRIVATE FRENCH WINE PAIRING WITH GUEST CHEF & AUTHOR PATRICK STROH
6:00 to 8:00 PM
Spanky's Stone Hearth, 34785 Co. Hwy. 4, Vergas
Enjoy this French wine pairing with guest chef & author Patrick Stroh. Fee charged, 6:00 PM social & 7:00 PM pairing, limited seats available, call 218-334-3555 for reservations.
Contact: 218-344-3555

OCT. 9-12
OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATION
Pelican Rapids hosts four days of food, shopping, music, contests, wine and beer tasting. An annual festival to raise funds for community beautification projects.
Contact: 218-7311-5573 or http://pelicanrapidschamber.com

OCT. 10
4TH ANNUAL PARANORMAL CONVENTION: PARACON 2014
Shooting Star Casino
Meet your favorite ghost adventurers Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Jeff Belanger, Dave Shrader and Bill Tolley; UFO Experts Stanton Freidman and Travis Walton; Crypto Expert Loren Coleman; Haunted Collector John Zaffis; Deep South Paranormal Benny Reed, Keith Ramsey, Jonathan Hodges; and Ghost Hunters Grand Wilson, Adam Berry, Amy Bruni.
Website: http://www.starcasino.com

OCT. 11
LIFESTYLE EXPO FOR WOMEN
9:00 to 3:00 PM
Holiday Inn, 1155 Hwy 10 East, DL
Booths, demonstrations, and information on women's topics including health, beauty, wellness, shopping, and more! New this Year!! Sip & Savor: Sample gourmet food, delectable desserts & Delicious wine from lakes area businesses. $5/person includes entrance to Sip & Savor; Kids 12 & under free.
Contact: 218-847-7657

OCT. 11(EVERY TUESDAY AND SATURDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
LAKES AREA FARMERS MARKET
Locally grown fresh produce, local craft and health items for all to purchase from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact: 218-844-7322

OCT. 11
75TH ANNIVERSARY OF DL EAGLES CLUB
5:30 to 11:00 PM
Detroit Lakes Aerie #2342, 112 Holmes Street West, DL
The DL Eagles Aerie #2342 will be celebrating 75 years as a club! Social hour, dinner, pin presentation and entertainment by Tim Eggebraaten. Free will offering, but please RSVP for food count.
Contact: 218-847-5267 or 847-8958

OCT. 11
OKTOBERFEST AT THE LODGE
6:0 to 9:00 PM
Best Western Premier The Lodge on Lake Detroit, 1200 East Shore Dr.
Oktoberfest at the The Lodge featuring Steve Weninger, accordion. Featured Oktoberfest beer and food available for purchase.
Contact: 218-847-8439

OCT. 11
LIVE MUSIC AT HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL: "ROCKSTAR DJ"
9:00 to 11:00 PM
Website: http://www.dlinn.com

OCT. 12
WILDLIFE MOVIE: MY LIFE AS A TURKEY
Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge
This beautiful, charming, funny, sad and thought provoking film explores a rare moment when man and animal become more closely linked than nature normally allows. 50min. Free of charge.
Contact: 218-847-2641

OCT. 12
"BOTTOM"
4:00 to 6:00 PM
Historical Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave.
The Congregational, Episcopal and Methodist churches, White Earth Nation together with the Historic Holmes Theater will host a program on Sex Trafficking in our community. LWVDL is co-sponsoring this event which includes a panel discussion with local experts, moderated by LWV.

OCT. 13-19
13TH ANNUAL TAMARAC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE PHOTO CONTEST
Washington Square Mall
Categories include: Wildlife, Plant Life, Scenic, Nature's Abstracts, and Recreation on display at Washington Square Mall. Vote for your favorite Photo.
Contact: 218-847-2641

OCT. 14(EVERY TUESDAY AND SATURDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
LAKES AREA FARMERS MARKET
Locally grown fresh produce, local craft and health items for all to purchase from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact: 218-844-7322

OCT. 14 (Weekly on Mondays)
WOMEN'S ONLY BIKE RIDE
5:30 to 7:00 PM
DL Bike Shop, 1121 Hwy 10 East, DL
Join the women's group ride. The weekly ride will begin from the parking lot of DL Bike Shop. No Boys allowed!
Contact: 218-844-5320

OCT. 14
CLASSICAL MUSIC SERIES: TROMBONE TROUBADOURS
7:00 to 9:30 PM
Historic Holmes Theatre
An evening full of beautiful music. $12/adults, BOGO/students.
Contact: 218-844-7469

OCT. 15
JEWELRY SHOW
7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Essentia Health St. Mary's Clinic Lobby, 1027 Washington Ave.
Start your Christmas shopping early! Buy jewelry in the clinic library.
Contact: 218-844-0719 with Tish

OCT. 16
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

OCT. 16
GROUP BIKE RIDES
6:00 to 8:00 PM
DL Bike Shop, 1121 Hwy 10 East, DL
Rides on Thursday nights are social with differing paces and distances dictated by participation. Ride starts at 6:00 PM.
Contact: 844-5320 or http://www.dlbikeshop.com

OCT. 16
CANDIDATES FORUM
7:00 to 9:30 PM
Detroit Lakes City Office, 1025 Roosevelt Ave., DL
This forum is for the candidates running for Detroit Lakes City Council at 7pm and the Becker County Commissioners at 8:15pm. It is sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Detroit Lakes Reg. Chamber of Commerce.
Contact: 218-341-0452

OCT. 16
A WINE TASTING AFFAIR FOR ANIMALS
7:00 to 10:00 PM
The Fireside, 1462 East Shore Drive, DL
Wine tasting, gourmet appetizers, wine themed silent auction, wine accessories for sale, music by acoustic guitarist and singer Mike Holtz. All to benefit the Humane Society of the lakes.
$40/person. Tickets available at the Fireside, the HSL Shelter or call Beth at 701-306-5438. Limited number of tickets for this event. All ticket buyers entered into a drawing to win 2 tickets to a Wine Tasting Event & $100 gift certificate at Fireside.
Contact: 701-306-5438 Beth or 847-0511 HSL - http://www.hsofthelakes.org

 

OCT. 16-17
NO SCHOOL-MEA
Public schools in MN have this day off.
Contact: 218-847-4491

OCT. 17
BAKED POTATO LUNCH
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Boys & Girls Club of DL, 150 Richwood Road, DL
Build your own baked potato with all the fixings, hosted by Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes with all proceeds benefiting United Way of Becker County. See Club activities in action, take a tour, build your own potato lunch, and support the United Way! Free will donation.
Website: http://www.bgcdl.org

OCT. 17
DETROIT LAKES JAYCEES SPORTSMEN'S STAG
6:00 to 10:00 PM
DL Pavilion, 1361 Washington Ave., DL
18 Guns & Bear Archery Bow combo. A fun evening with a steak & potato dinner & an opportunity to win great door prizes along with a gun raffle. Only 300 tickets sold. $40/ticket; $1 Beer/Mixed Drinks - - Only 300 tickets sold.
Contact: 844-3756

OCT. 17
JO DEE MESSINA
8:00 to 11:55 PM
Shooting Star Casino, Mahnomen
The "Heads Carolina, Tails California" singer, who has sold over five million records worldwide, is embarking on a new journey in her career and doing things her way. See website for ticket prices. Tickets on sale Sep. 15.
Contact: 800-453-7827 - http://www.starcasino.com

OCT. 18
FALL HIKE
Enjoy a 4.1-mile hike from Blackbird to Pine Lake Trailhead on North Country Trail. Meet at the Pine Lake Trailhead, Tamarac Wildlife Refuge.
Contact: 218-573-3243

OCT. 18
HARVEST MOON FUN WALK-RUN
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
DL Pavilion/City Park, 1361 Washington Ave., DL
Dress up in costume for this 3 mile walk-run! Prizes will be awarded for Most Creative Child, Adult Individual and Group. All participants receive a complimentary gift & a pancake breakfast (served from 9:15-11am). Pancake breakfast is open to all: adults $8, kids 12 and under $5. Race fee is $20 before October 13; $25 after the 13th. To register, email: mariradke@gmail.com or call 846-1949 or 218-234-9048. Send to DL Lions Club, PO Box 1512, DL, MN 56502; include your name, address, cell phone and money. Pancake breakfast is open to all - $8 adults, $5 kids 12 and under.
Contact: 218-846-1949 or 234-9048

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Fishing Reports from Brad Laabs

Support Bring Back Detroit Mountain

Adopt a Pet Today
View the animals for adoption at hsofthelakes.org, or call 218.847.0511

 

OCT. 18
WOMEN OF TODAY FALL CRAFT & VENDOR EXPO
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Washington Square Mall, 800 Washington Ave.
Start Christmas shopping in October and find treasures at the Women of Today Fall Craft & Vendor Expo.
Contact: 218-847-1679

OCT. 18
FALL HIKE BLACKBIRD TO PINE LAKE TRAILHEAD (4.1 MILES)
1:00 to 3:00 PM
Pine Lake Trailhead, Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge
Contact: 218-573-3243 for Ray Vlasak or http://northcountrytrail.org/llc

OCT. 18
HARVEST MOON BALL BY DL LIONS
6:00 to 11:00 PM
Detroit Lakes Pavilion, 1361 Washington Ave., DL
6:00 PM Social Hour, 6:30 PM Dinner & 8:30 PM Dance to SLOGS. $30 ticket from Lions Club MembersOCT. 18
LIVE MUSIC AT HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL: "ROCKSTAR DJ"
9:00 to 11:00 PM
Website: http://www.dlinn.com

OCT. 20
BECKER COUNTY MUSEUM ANNUAL MEETING
7:00 to 9:00 PM
Becker Country Museum, 714 Summit Ave.
Excited to announce that Representative Dean Urdahl will be our speaker at the BCHS Annual Meeting on October 20! Rep. Urdahl has been serving on the state task force for the celebration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial for the last 4 years and will share with us how our great state participated in the war and also how it has been commemorated so far. So glad he'll be here and hope that YOU can join us!
Contact: 218-847-2938

OCT. 21
LEIGHTON BROADCASTING PRESENTS: CHUCK MEFFORD SEMINAR
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Wild Oaks Grille, 2727 - 450th St., Perham
Join us as we present branding & marketing expert and author, Chuck Mefford, for a seminar on how to "brand your business just like the big guys."
Seminar includes: Marketing your business, Advertising investment, Mind share = Market share! Brands form your business, Tips and the future of social media, How to form an advertising budget.
Contact: 218-847-5624 at Leighton Broadcasting

OCT. 21
HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR (FREE)
5:30 to 6:30 PM
Essentia Health St. Mary's, 1027 Washington Ave., DL
*Yoga demonstrations
*Balance equipment & therapy tools
*Colon Health: featuring inflatable colon exhibit
*Taster's table
*Vital signs stats: blood pressure checks, BMI calculations
*Flu shots
*MyHealth sign-ups: access your medical records, make appointments and much more
*Cancer rehabilitation program info
*Tobacco cessation materials
Contact: 218-847-5611 or http://www.essentiahealth.org

OCT. 21 (Weekly on Mondays)
WOMEN'S ONLY BIKE RIDE
5:30 to 7:00 PM
DL Bike Shop, 1121 Hwy 10 East, DL
Join the women's group ride. The weekly ride will begin from the parking lot of DL Bike Shop. No Boys allowed!
Contact: 218-844-5320

OCT. 21
CANDIDATES FORUM
6:30 to 9:00 PM
Becker County Court House, 913 Lake Ave., DL (First floor courtroom)
Forum for Becker County Auditor/Treasurer, Becker County Recorder, Becker County Sheriff, and legislative District 2B and 4B.

OCT. 22
DOKTOR KABOOM (10:00AM & 1:00 PM SHOWINGS)
10:00 AM to 2:45 PM
Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave.
Doktor Kaboom is a one-man interactive variety show creatively mixing the marvels of scientific exploration with theatre arts. "It's Just Rocket Science!" focuses on the scientific hurdles of space travel, combining high energy interactive comedy with an explosive line-up of science experiments that will have you erupting with laughter and bubbling with curiosity.
Contact: 218-844-7469 or http://www.dlccc.org

OCT. 23
LAKES COUNTY NETWORKING OPEN HOUSE
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Holiday Inn, DL
Learn more about the Lakes County Networking group and see if it is a fit for your business!
Coach Lois G will present "How to Build your Business" 11:30-12:30pm.
Wagoner Portrait Studio will be on hand to take your professional headshot. Build-your-own Sandwich Bar included. Come when you can, stay as long as you like.
Contact: 218-847-3041 Kathy or https://www.facebook.com/LCNGroup

OCT. 23
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

OCT. 23
GROUP BIKE RIDES
6:00 to 8:00 PM
DL Bike Shop, 1121 Hwy 10 East, DL
Rides on Thursday nights are social with differing paces and distances dictated by participation. Ride starts at 6:00 PM.
Contact: 844-5320 or http://www.dlbikeshop.com

OCT. 23
LIGHTS ON AFTERSCHOOL
7:30 to 7:45 PM
Show your support for afterschool programs in Detroit Lakes by turning on the outside lights at your business or home for 15 minutes. Also, watch as Detroit Mountain lights up the chairlifts for the very first time for 15 minutes.
Contact: 847-5700

OCT. 25
37TH SUGAR AND SPICE CRAFT FAIR
Homemade craft items, noon lunch, assorted bars, rolls and beverages throughout the day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Frazee Elementary School.
Contact: 218-334-5071

OCT. 25
LIVE MUSIC AT HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL: "CONTENTION"
9:00 to 11:00 PM
Website: http://www.dlinn.com

OCT. 25
HALLOWEEN HOOT
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Washington Square Mall
Parade of costumes at noon. Halloween Party for kids age 3-11.
Contact: 218-847-1679

OCT. 25
ORDWAY'S BROADWAY SONGBOOK ON TOUR: BROADWAY, THE FIRST 100 YEARS
7:30 to 9:30 PM
Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave.
Broadway Songbook celebrates the birth of the American musical with songs and stories from "The Black Crook" (written in 1866 and said to be the first Musical Comedy through classics from the golden age like "Annie Get Your Gun," "How To Succeed in Business," "Fiddler on the Roof" and "The Music Man." $22/adults; BOGO/students.
Contact: 218-844-7469 or http://www.dlccc.org

OCT. 26
HTT JAM SESSIONS (FREE)
2:00 to 5:00 PM
Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave.
Calling all musicians! Join us for a monthly jam session led by local musicians. Bring your instrument, find your style and join the fun! See website www.dlccc.org for info and specific dates and styles of jam sessions.
Contact: 218-844-7469 or http://www.dlccc.org

OCT. 26
PARTICIPATION THEATRE
4:00 to 6:30 PM
Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave.
Summit Productions, your local community theater organization will be hosting three Participation Theater experiences. This no-pressure setting is the perfect way to familiarize yourself with play productions and meet other theater enthusiasts. No memorizing required. We'll be using scripts in this informal and fun setting. Come to just listen if you'd like and you might just enjoy joining in! Snacks included!
Contact: 218-844-7469 or http://www.dlccc.org

OCT. 28 (Weekly on Mondays)
WOMEN'S ONLY BIKE RIDE
5:30 to 7:00 PM
DL Bike Shop, 1121 Hwy 10 East, DL
Join the women's group ride. The weekly ride will begin from the parking lot of DL Bike Shop. No Boys allowed!
Contact: 218-844-5320

OCT. 29-31
FREEDOM RESOURCE: WELLNESS IN THE WOODS - TRANSFORMING WELLNESS INTO REALITY
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Perham Community Hospital - Conference Room, 1000 Coney St., Perham
WRAP is a self-management and recovery system developed by a group of people who were struggling to incorporate wellness tools and strategies into their lives. WRAP is designed to: Decrease and prevent intrusive or troubling feelings and behaviors; Increase personal empowerment; Improve quality of life; Assist people in achieving their own life goals and dreams.
Contact: 218-296-2067 Jode Freyholtz-London

OCT. 30-31
INCOME TAX SHORT COURSE - 72ND ANNUAL
M State, 900 Hwy. 34, DL
If you're a tax practitioner, get the information you need to stay on top of the latest tax legislation that affects tax returns for 2014 and beyond. This short course is delivered by experienced educators and practitioners. $305 early bird registration; $360.
Contact: 612-624-4000 or http://www.cce.umn.edu/tax

OCT. 30
GROUP BIKE RIDES
6:00 to 8:00 PM
DL Bike Shop, 1121 Hwy 10 East, DL
Rides on Thursday nights are social with differing paces and distances dictated by participation. Ride starts at 6:00 PM.
Contact: 844-5320 or http://www.dlbikeshop.com

OCT. 30
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

OCT. 31
HALLOWEEN BASH
Music by Tripwire at Holiday Beach Bar & Grill from 9 to 11 p.m. in Holiday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121

OCT. 31-NOV. 1
HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR
Speak Easy, 1100 North Shore Drive, DL
$1,000 in prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place costumes, so dress to impress! The ultimate party and video show with Atomic DJ. Serving spooky spirits and Boo-4-1's from 11am-7pm in the Lounge.
Contact: 844-1326 or http://www.speakeasydl.comSEPT. 11
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contract: 218-847-8439







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