Calendar - Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

December, 2014

DECEMBER 2014

DEC. 1
PARADE PARTY, TREE LIGHTING, PARADE OF LIGHTS & PHOTOS & WISHES WITH SANTA
Usher in the Christmas season with the Grand Parade of Lights & Christmas activities down Washington Avenue. Parade Party at 5 p.m., tree lighting at 5:15 p.m. and parade at 5:30 p.m.
Contact: 218-847-9202

DEC. 2
OPEN SCRAPBOOKING
Pens & Needles Lakesdie, 11463 Hwy 59 South
4:00 to 10:00 PM
Come for free and meet other scrapbookers and local card makers for conversation, inspiration, and fun! Come and have fun learning new techniques and ideas.
Contact: 701-361-8319 for Erlene Davis

DEC. 3
FREEDOM RESOURCE CENTER: PEER MENTORING PARTY
Freedom Resource Center, 808 Washington Avenue, Ste. 11, DL
1:00 to 3:00 PM
Come meet the mentors and mentees who already participate in the program. Enjoy a root beer float (other flavors available), play games, and get to know the amazing people that volunteer their time and can help you reach your goals.
Contact: 701-478-0459 for Tawnya

DEC. 4
WINE SAMPLING AT SEVEN SISTERS SPIRITS
25275 So. Melissa Drive, Detroit Lakes
4:00 to 7:00 PM
Wine sampling presented by Grand Pere Wines
Contact: 218-847-2337

DEC. 4
JOHN BERRY: COUNTRY STAR & cHRISTMAS FAVORITE
Historic Holmes Theatre 806 Summit Ave.
7:30 PM
Back with his country hits and incredible holiday concert, John Berry and his band set the stage for the Christmas season. John sings like no other with classics like "Your Love Amazes Me," "Kiss Me in the Car" and , of course, "O Holy Night" along with many other holiday songs. Costs $30/adult and $15/student.
Contact: http://www.dlccc.org or 218-844-7469
Contact: 218-847-8439

DEC. 5
FOGHAT
Shooting Star Casino, Mahnomen
8:00 to 11:50 PM
Foghat began their career in 1971 as a bunch of rather unpretentious young Brits with an affection for American blues and '50s rock 'n' roll. Tickets on sale now, see website.
Website: http://www.starcasino.com
Contact: 1-800-313-7469

DEC. 5-7 (Every weekend until Christmas)
YOUNG LIFE CHRISTMAS TREE SALES
West end of Grover Parking Lot, off Hwy 10
4:00 to 7:00 PM [Friday] & 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM [Saturday & Sunday]
Lakes Area Young Life will sell Christmas Trees on the west end of the Grover Parking Lot, near KMart.
Website: http://www.lakesarea.younglife.org
Contact: 218-847-3567

DEC. 6
TINSEL, TREATS & TREASURES: ARTS, CRAFTS & GIFTS FAIR
The Refuge, 921 SE 8th St., DL
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Local vendors showcasing jewelry, art, unique handmade and homemade creations. Beautiful Christmas gifts for all of the people on your list. There will be delicious goodies, specialty coffees, homemade soup & breadsticks, acoustic entertainment, door prizes and an atmosphere filled with all of the joy the Christmas season brings!
Plan now and bring your friends! Proceeds to benefit the mission fothe "The Refuge."
Contact: 218-847-1982 for Alesia or 218-841-7870 for Shelly

DEC. 6
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Lucky Dog Complex 1478 Mallard Street, Detroit Lakes, MN
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Open House to show the facilities housing our special furry residents and raise funds to help support The Marshmallow Foundations non-profit animal rescue and shelter.
Website: http://www.marshmallowfoundation.org
Contact: 218-847-9040

DEC. 6
FREE KIDS MOVIE
Cinemagic Theatre, Washington Square Mall, 808 Washington Ave.
10:00 -11:25 AM
Kids can enjoy a free movie when they bring an item for the Becker County Food Pantry.
Seating is limited! Admission is free with an item brought for the Becker county Food Pantry.
Contact: 218-847-9202 for DL Chamber

DEC. 6-7
FOREST EDGE GALLERY HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Forest Edge Gallery, 46461, 295th Ave., Vergas, MN
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Our Holiday Open House features pottery, glass, jewelry, paintings and Patrick Shannon metal work. Gifts in all price ranges!
Website: http://www.forestedgeartgallery.com
Contact: 218-342-2681

DEC. 6
SULAINE'S ANTIQUE MALL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
SuLaine's Antique Mall, 603 Hwy. 10 East, Detroit Lakes
12:00 to 5:00 PM
Come to the Holiday Open House. There will be free lunch, holiday goodies, door prizes and great sales. Gift certificates and layaway available.
Website: http://www.sulainesantiques.com
Contact: 218-844-6830

DEC. 6
CHRISTMAS TEA & BAKE SALE
Congregational United Church of Christ, 900 Lake Ave., Detroit Lakes
1:00 to 3:00 PM
For unto us a child is born, unto us a Son is given and his name shall be called Wonderful...Celebrate at the Christmas Tea and Bake Sale.
Contact: 218-847-4609

DEC. 6
FREE SLEIGH RIDES DOWNTOWN DETROIT LAKES
Pick up at West entrance of Washington Square Mall
12:00 to 3:00 PM
FREE Sleigh Rides
Brought to downtown Detroit Lakes by the Sponsors of the 2014 Light Up the Lakes Campaign and the DL Chamber of Commerce. Rides will leave every 15-20 minutes from noon to 3:00 PM.
Contact: http://www.VisitDetroitLakes.com or 218-847-9202 for DL Chamber

DEC. 6-7
PHOTOS & WISHES WITH SANTA
Washington Square Mall, DL
12:00 to 4:00 PM
Families and kids can have their picture taken with Santa Claus.
Contact: 218-847-1679

DEC. 6
TASTE OF THE HOLIDAYS
Central Market, 310 Frazee St., E, Detroit Lakes
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Do you want to try a new recipe this Christmas? Central Market's 'Taste of the Holidays' on Sat., Dec. 6 will give you opportunities to sample a variety of recipes and collect ingredients to make your favorites. $5/plate, proceeds are used to purchase toys and clothing for needy families.
Ctpmact" 218-844-3663

DEC. 6
3RD ANNUAL FRAZEE SNOWPLOW PARADE
Main Street in Frazee, Plows may line up at Daggett Truck Lines
6:00 to 8:00 PM
Frazee's Annual Snowplow parade highlights units of all shapes and sizes that move snow. Celebrate the Christmas season and shop local in Frazee.
Contact: 218-334-4300 for John Boe OR 218-849-7343 for Fred Daggett

DEC. 6-7
GIFT WRAPPING BY THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE LAKES
Washington Square Mall
1:00 to 5:00 PM
Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of the Lakes. This will occur every Saturday & Sunday through until Dec. 21.
Contact: 218-847-1679

DEC. 6
CHRISTMAS CAROL: A NATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION OF CHARLES DICKENS' FAMILY
Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave.
3:00 to 10:00 PM
This long-awaited holiday classic from the Nebraska Theatre Caravan brings Dickens' "ghostly little tale" to life. Follow the inspiring transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge as he discovers the true meaning of Christmas in a tale that has resonated with audiences for generations. There are two shows: Dec. 6th at 3:00 PM or 7:30 PM Costs $28/adults & BOGO/students.
Contact: http://www.dlccc.org or 218-844-7469

DEC. 6
CHRISTMAS AT THE BARN IN DUNVILLA
The Barn in dunvilla, 48203 US Hwy 59, Pelican Rapids
7:00 to 9:00 PM
Boost your Christmas Spirit with Christmas at the Barn! Craft Boutique & Bake Sale from 9am -3pm on Dec. 6!
Contact: 218-850-4158

DEC. 6
LIVE MUSIC AT HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL: "ROCKSTAR DJ"
Holiday Beach Bar & Grill, 1155 Hwy 10 E
9:00 to 11:00 PM
Contact: http://www.dlinn.com or 218-847-2121

DEC. 6-7
BOYS BANTAM B HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
Kent Freeman Hockey Arena, Rossman Ave., DL
The Detroit Lakes Youth Hockey Association hosts various tournament throughout the season. We offer some of the most competitive tournaments in the region.
Contact: http://www.dlyouthhockey.com or 218-849-4179 for Al Boehne

DEC. 7
CHRISTMAS AT THE BARN IN DUNVILLA
The Barn in dunvilla, 48203 US Hwy 59, Pelican Rapids
2:00 to 5:00 PM
Boost your Christmas Spirit with Christmas at the Barn! Craft Boutique & Bake Sale from 9am -3pm on Dec. 6!
Contact: 218-850-4158

DEC. 7
TAMARAC OPEN HOUSE
Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, 35704 County Highways 26 & 29
12:00 to 4:00 PM
Welcome winter with an afternoon of children's activities, guest speakers, local artists, refreshments, holiday shopping, and more.
Website: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac
Contact: 218-847-2641

DEC. 7
HOLIDAY MAGICAL NIGHT OF GIVING
Washington Square Mall, 808 Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes
5:00 to 7:00 PM
A ticketed community shopping event supporting participating organizations. A chance to win $500 shopping spree, exclusive savings, holiday entertainment by Tim Eggebraaten, photos & wishes with Santa, dance performance by Summit Dance Studio, gift wrapping & coat check. $5, tickets from participating organizations or at the door.
Contact: 218-847-1679

DEC. 8
NORBY'S HOLIDAY CUSTOMER APPRECIATION
Norby's Department Store, 823 Washington Ave.
5:00 to 9:00 PM
Great deals, great prizes, great food & drink!
Contact: 218-847-5665

DEC. 8
BEER, BRATS & MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Prices Fine Jewelry, 805 Washington Ave.
5:00 to 9:00 PM
Enjoy beer, brats & Monday night football!
Contact: 218-847-5309

DEC. 9
OPEN SCRAPBOOKING
Pens & Needles Lakeside, 11463 Hwy 59 South
4:00 to 10:00 PM
FREE to come meet other scrapbookers and local card makers for conversation, inspiration, and fun! Come and have fun learning new techniques and ideas.
Website: http://www.pensandneedleslakeside.com
Contact: 701-361-8319

DEC. 10
BC MUSEUM - OPEN HOUSE
Becker County Historical Society, 714 Summit Ave.
12:00 to 2:00 PM
Join us for the Annual holiday open house! We will celebrate with cookies, music and decorations to celebrate the Christmas holiday. There will be no formal program for this lunch, just time to socialize and enjoy the season. $5/boxed lunch or bring your own.
Contact: 218-847-2938

DEC. 11
SANTA DAY AT DL NEWSPAPER
Detroit Lakes Newspapers, 511 Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes
2:00 to 5:00 PM
FREE to have your child's photo taken with Santa & enjoy refreshments . Complimentary photo available for pickup around Dec. 20; watch newspaper for details.
Website: http://www.dl-online.com
Contact: 218-847-3151

DEC. 12
TUXES & TAILS
The Barn at Dunvilla, 48203 U.S. Hwy 59 Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
6:00 to 11:55 PM
A fundraiser for Humane Society of the Lakes. The evening includes food, live and silent auctions, music, and men with their furry friends walking the runway! Shuttle available from Speak Easy DL @ 5:30pm returning after the event.
Contact: 847-0511

DEC. 12-14
BOYS PEEWEE A/SQ B HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
Kent Freeman Hockey Arena, Rossman Ave., DL
The Detroit Lakes Youth Hockey Association hosts various tournament throughout the season. We offer some of the most competitive tournaments in the region. $750/team.
Website: http://www.dlyouthhockey.com
Contact: 218-849-4179 for Al Boehne

DEC. 12-14 (Every weekend until Christmas)
YOUNG LIFE CHRISTMAS TREE SALES
West end of Grover Parking Lot, off Hwy 10
4:00 to 7:00 PM [Friday] & 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM [Saturday & Sunday]
Lakes Area Young Life will sell Christmas Trees on the west end of the Grover Parking Lot, near KMart.
Website: http://www.lakesarea.younglife.org
Contact: 218-847-3567

DEC. 13
EAGLES AUXILIARY BAKE SALE
Eagles Club, 112 Holmes Street West, Detroit Lakes, MN
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Get your homemade goodies in time for the holidays; purchase them by the pound. Enjoy coffee while you check out the bake sale. Homemade goodies by the pound!
Contact: 847-5267 for Eagles Club or 847-5670 for Betty H.

DEC. 13
FREE KIDS MOVIE: HOME ALONE
Cinemagic Washington Square 5, 808 Washington Ave., DL
10:00 to 11:30 AM
Free Kids movie with an item for the Becker County Food Pantry. Limited seating available. Movie is "Home Alone".
Contact: 847-9202

DEC. 13
CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA
Armory, 220 Rossman Ave., DL
Christmas shopping under one roof!
Contact: 849-0842 for Wendy Ketter

DEC. 13
KIDS CHRISTMAS PARTY
Washington Square Mall
12:00 to 2:00 PM
Bring the kids or grandkids for make-&-take crafts. Nominal fee charged for each craft.
Contact: 218-847-1679

DEC. 13
FREE SLEIGH RIDES DOWNTOWN DL
Pick up at West entrance of Washington Square Mall
12:00 to 3:00 PM (pickup every 15-20 minutes)
FREE Sleigh Rides. Brought to downtown Detroit Lakes by the Sponsors of the 2014 Light Up the Lakes Campaign and the DL Chamber of Commerce.
Website: http://www.visitdetroitlakes.com
Contact: 218-847-9202

DEC. 13
LIVE MUSIC AT HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL: "ROCKSTAR DJ"
Holiday Beach Bar & Grill, 1155 Hwy 10 E
9:00 to 11:00 PM
Contact: http://www.dlinn.com or 218-847-2121

DEC. 13-14
PHOTOS & WISHES WITH SANTA
Washington Square Mall, DL
12:00 to 4:00 PM
Families and kids can have their picture taken with Santa Claus.
Contact: 218-847-1679

DEC. 13-14
GIFT WRAPPING BY THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE LAKES
Washington Square Mall
1:00 to 5:00 PM
Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of the Lakes. This will occur every Saturday & Sunday through until Dec. 21.
Contact: 218-847-1679

DEC. 13-14
FOREST EDGE GALLERY HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Forest Edge Gallery, 46461, 295th Ave., Vergas, MN
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Our Holiday Open House features pottery, glass, jewelry, paintings and Patrick Shannon metal work. Gifts in all price ranges!
Website: http://www.forestedgeartgallery.com
Contact: 218-342-2681

DEC. 14
CANADIAN PACIFIC HOLIDAY TRAIN
Homes Street Railway Crossing
3:30 to 4:15 PM
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will host country star Kira Isabella and help raise money and healthy food for local food shelves along the way. Please bring a food item for the Becker County Food Pantry. Free with a donation for the Food Pantry
Website: http://www.visitdetroitlakes.com
Contact: 218-847-9202

DEC. 14
LAKES AREA COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND
First Lutheran Church, 912 Lake Ave. Detroit Lakes
4:00 to 5:30 PM
Now in its ninth year, the Lakes Area Community Concert Band will delight audiences with classic Christmas music. These talented musicians will perform classic wind band compositions, spirited marches, expressive renditions of old hymn tunes, music from Broadway musicals, movies and more. Freewill Offering.
Website: http://www.dlccc.org
Contact: 218-844-7469

DEC. 15
TEEN WINTER BLUES BEACH PARTY
Detrtoit Lakes Public Library, 1000 Washington Ave., DL
6:30 to 8:30 PM
Are you tired of school and winter already? We've got a cure for your winter time blues at our teen beach party! We'll be playing games and making crafts to feel like it's summertime. Bring a white clothing item to tye dye. Event is FREE.
Website: http://www.larl.org
Contact: 218-847-2168

DEC. 16
OPEN SCRAPBOOKING
Pens & Needles Lakeside, 11463 Hwy 59 South
4:00 to 10:00 PM
FREE to come meet other scrapbookers and local card makers for conversation, inspiration, and fun! Come and have fun learning new techniques and ideas.
Website: http://www.pensandneedleslakeside.com
Contact: 701-361-8319

DEC. 17
AG. ISSUES FORUM
Callaway Event Center, Main Street, Callaway, MN
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
A variety of ag-related topics will be presented and discussed. More details to come. 8:30 AM for coffee, 9:00 AM forum begins and lunch at noon; $5, includes lunch.
Contact: 218-847-9202

DEC. 18
DL SCHOOLS COMMMUNITY MEETING
DL High School, 1301 Roosevelt Ave., DL in the multi-purpose gym
6:30 to 8:00 PM
A community meeting to discussion the building and space concerns and needs of the district.
Contact: 218-847-9271

DEC. 18
ROCK-N-ROLL CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR; CRANK YOUR SPIRIT ALL THE WAY UP
Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave.
7:30 to 9:30 AM
This annual Holmes Theatre tradition gets you in the holiday spirit with an all-star cast of Las Vegas-caliber musicians, multimedia production that mixes music, comedy, parodies and more, guaranteeing to rock you through the holidays! $26/adults and $13/students.
Website: DLCCC.org
Contact: 218-844-7469

DEC. 19
SAWYER BROWN
Shooting Star Casino, Mahnomen
8:00 to 11:55 PM
Country group Sawyer Brown has more than 50 singles in the the US Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. Originally from Florida, the group is currently touring across the nation, playing their classic songs, holiday songs and their newest single, "Walk Out of the Rain." Tickets on sale now, see website for prices.
Website: http://www.starcasino.com
Contact: 1-800-453-7827

DEC. 19-21 (Every weekend until Christmas)
YOUNG LIFE CHRISTMAS TREE SALES
West end of Grover Parking Lot, off Hwy 10
4:00 to 7:00 PM [Friday] & 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM [Saturday & Sunday]
Lakes Area Young Life will sell Christmas Trees on the west end of the Grover Parking Lot, near KMart.
Website: http://www.lakesarea.younglife.org
Contact: 218-847-3567

DEC. 20
BLOOD DRIVE
National Guard Armory, 1220 Rossman Ave., DL
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
United Blood Services will be holding a blood drive.
Website: http://www.ubs.org/nd
Contact: 701-365-8924

DEC. 20
FREE KIDS MOVIE: ELF
Cinemagic Washinton Square 5, 808 Washington Ave., DL
10:00 to 11:30 AM
Free Kids movie with an item for the Becker County Food Pantry. Limited seating available.
Contact: 847-9202

DEC. 20
LIVE MUSIC AT HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL: "ROCKSTAR DJ"
Holiday Beach Bar & Grill, 1155 Hwy 10 E
9:00 to 11:00 PM
Contact: http://www.dlinn.com or 218-847-2121

DEC. 20-21
FOREST EDGE GALLERY HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Forest Edge Gallery, 46461, 295th Ave., Vergas, MN
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Our Holiday Open House features pottery, glass, jewelry, paintings and Patrick Shannon metal work. Gifts in all price ranges!
Website: http://www.forestedgeartgallery.com
Contact: 218-342-2681

DEC. 20-21
PHOTOS & WISHES WITH SANTA
Washington Square Mall, DL
12:00 to 4:00 PM
Families and kids can have their picture taken with Santa Claus.
Contact: 218-847-1679

DEC. 20-21
GIFT WRAPPING BY THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE LAKES
Washington Square Mall
1:00 to 5:00 PM
Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of the Lakes. This will occur every Saturday & Sunday through until Dec. 21.
Contact: 218-847-1679

DEC. 21
RIBBON CUTTING EVENT AT DETROIT MOUNTAIN
Detrtoit Mountain Recreation Area, 29409 170th St., DL
1:00 to 2:00 PM
Ribbon Cutting Event.
Website: http://www.detroitmountain.com
Contact: 218-844-SNOW (7669)
Tuesday December 24, 2014
Christmas Eve


 December 25, 2014
Merry Christmas

 

 

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