Detroit Lakes Minnesota

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August 2014

AUG. 1-2 Becker County Fair

AUG. 1- 7pm Becker County Fair Demo Derby, Fairgrounds

 

AUG. 2 - 8am-12pm Becker County Fair, FamilyDay - Becker County Fairgrounds

AUG. 2 - 10:30-2pm  Becker County Fair, Tractor Drive Rendezvous - Adkins Equipment to Fairgrounds

AUG. 2 - 7pm Pick-up & 4 Cylinder Demo Derby - Fair grounds.

AUG. 2-3 (EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
DISCOVERY DIVES
Join Tri-State Diving for dives around area lakes and for educational courses.
Contact: 218-847-4868

AUG. 2 (EVERY SATURDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMMER)
ARTISANS FAIR AND FARMERS MARKET
Shady Hollow Flea Market will be open every Saturday and Sunday all summer long. To pique interest, there will also be a farmers market, artisan fair and breakfast will be served all day, Saturday.
Contact: 601-809-6661

AUG. 2 (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

AUG. 2
LIVE MUSIC AT THE HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL
Music by Tune in Tokyo from 9 to 11 p.m. in Holiday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121

AUG. 3 (EVERY SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
SHADY HOLLOW FLEA MARKET
Treasures for everyone. Twenty-three boutiques, acres of vendors, local produce and concession vendors from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Contact: 602-809-6661

AUG. 3 (EVERY SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
WILDLIFE MOVIES
Enrich your view of nature by watching the informational wildlife movies from 2 to 3 p.m. at Tamarac Wildlife Refuge.
Contact: 218-847-2641

AUG. 3 8am-12:30pm Knights of Columbus Pancake/French Toast Breakfast - Holy Rosary Parish Center

 

AUG. 4 5:30pm Women's Only Bike Ride--DL Bike Shop 844-5320

AUG. 5
CRAZY DAZE
Great deals, good food, bouncy games for the kids - all on Washington Avenue in downtown Detroit Lakes. Shop from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Contact: 218-847-9202

 

AUG. 6
HOOTENANY
6PM Our 50th year of Musicals--Fair Hills Resort

 

AUG. 6 (EVERY WEDNESDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMMER)
WILD WEDNESDAYS
The Tamarac Wildlife Refuge hosts Wild Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Explore the world of nature with your child or grandchild during this adventure. Activities designed for 3-6 year olds. Meet at the Chippewa Picnnic Area.
Contact: 218-847-2641

AUG. 7-9
WE FEST
Three days of country music - Zac Brown Band, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldeen, The Band Perry and Florida Georgia Line, just to name a few.
Contact: http://www.wefest.com

AUG. 7 (EVERY THURSDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
WILDLIFE EXCURSIONS
The Tamarac Wildlife Refuge hosts wildlife excursions every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon. Explore the refuge with a knowledgeable guide. Search for wildlife and learn about the natural history of Tamarac. Meet at the visitor center.
Contact: 218-847-2641

AUG. 7
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

AUG. 8-9
LIVE MUSIC AT THE HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL
Music by Rockstar DJ-Karaoke from 9 to 11 p.m. in Holiday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121

AUG. 8-10
PINE POINT POWWOW
Grand entry is Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. in Pine Point.
Contact: 218-573-2154

 

AUG. 11-17
PINE TO PALM GOLF TOURNAMENT
Detroit Country Club hosts the annual golf tournament.
Contact: 218-847-5790

AUG. 12
TUESDAYS IN THE PARK
Enjoy live music from the area's finest musicians, including the
Lakes Area Community Concert Band, every Tuesday night, all summer long in the DL City Park Bandshell. Come early for the Habitat for Humanity Freewill picnic.
Contact: 218-844-4221



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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

 

AUG. 13
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

 

AUG. 14
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

AUG. 14-17
LOONEY DAZE
From loon caling contest to a hometown parade, Looney Days has it all.
Contact: http://www.vergasmn.com.

AUG. 14-17
MINNESOTA CROSSROADS MOTORCYCLE RALLY
This rally is biker friendly, family friendly and substance free that is open to all. It will provide an environment in which people of the motorcycle communities may spend time and enjoy one another in a safe environment. It begins six miles east of Dunvilla on Grove Lake from 5 to 10 p.m.
Contact: 218-847-3429



AUG. 15
FAMILY FUN NIGHT
Young Life hosts Family Fun Night from 4 to 9 p.m. in the DL City Park. 4 to 8 p.m. Family Fun Fest with games, face painting, inflatables and more - 6:30 p.m. Kiddie Run (registration 4 to 6:30 p.m.), 7 p.m. 5K (registration 4 to 6:30 p.m.) and Triathlon packet pickup from 4 to 8 p.m at the Pavilion.
Contact: 218-847-3567

 

AUG. 16
YOUNG LIFE TRIATHLON
Tri-athletes from around the area converge in Detroit Lakes to compete in Swimming, Cycling and Running. Choose from Olympic or Sprint Course, individual or team race. It begins at 8 a.m. at the DL City Park.
Contact: 218-847-3567

AUG. 16
LIVE MUSIC AT THE HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL
Music by The Van Ruins from 9 to 11 p.m. in Holiday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121

AUG. 19
TUESDAYS IN THE PARK
Enjoy live music from the area's finest musicians, including the Lakes Area Community Concert Band, every Tuesday night, all summer long in the DL City Park Bandshell. Come early for the Habitat for Humanity Freewill picnic.
Contact: 218-844-4221

AUG. 21
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

AUG. 22-23
OJIBWE FORESTS RALLY
The Ojibwe Forests Rally is a 100-plus mile, timed car racing event, which twists and winds through the north woods back roads of Becker, Hubbard and Clearwater Counties. The two-day road race will also hold stages at the Buffalo River Racetrack and a short leg on the streets of Detroit Lakes this year.
Contact: nelson_erick@hotmail.com

AUG. 23
BOATS & BARS IX
Lakes Area Parrot Heads hosts the 9th Annual Boats & Bars event to benefit Habitat for Humanity of the DL Area.
Contact: 218-841-2968

AUG. 23
SHELTERFEST FOR HUMANE SOCIETY
A fundraiser for the Humane Society of the Lakes.
Contact: 218-847-0511

AUG. 23
LIVE MUSIC AT THE HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL
Music by Tripwire from 9 to 11 p.m. in Holiday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121

 

AUG. 26
TUESDAYS IN THE PARK
Enjoy live music from the area's finest musicians, including the Lakes Area Community Concert Band, every Tuesday night, all summer long in the DL City Park Bandshell. Come early for the Habitat for Humanity Freewill picnic.
Contact: 218-844-4221

AUG. 28
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

 

AUG. 29-SEPT. 1
WESTERN MN STEAM THRESHERS REUNION
Steam Engines Gas Engines! Horse Power! Pioneer Life! Home-style Meals! Spark Shows! Featuring GAAR SCOTT Engines and Foreign made gas engines. Free rides, entertainment and parking.
Contact: 701-212-2034

AUG. 30
LADDIES LOPPET
Maplelag Resort hosts the mountain bike race.
Contact: 800-654-7711

AUG. 30
LIVE MUSIC AT THE HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL
Music by Q5 Band from 9 to 11 p.m. in Holiday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121


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