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Look What's Happening In Detroit Lakes!

When you are visiting our area for summer fun, we want to ensure you get the most of your time here with your family & friends!  Check out what we have going on in our town!

In addition to what is listed below, see this link below for additional activities in the Detroit Lakes Area!

New information is added to this each Tuesday! 

http://business.visitdetroitlakes.com/event

  •  Here's what’s going on Detroit Lakes this week!

     

    What’s Happening

    Tuesday, July 10

    • Lakes Area Farmer’s Market, 10am-1pm, Peoples Park, www.lakesareafarmersmarket.com
    • Lunch & Learn “Suicide Assessment & Safety Planning”, noon, Hospice of the RRV; free and open to all health care professionals.  Space is limited, so RSVP to bit.ly/hrrvlunchlearn
    • Hope Fest Volunteer Meeting, 5:15pm, The Refuge; volunteers are needed to help with Hope Fest July 20-22:  parking, security, bouncy houses, food booth, artist merchandise tent, stage hands, etc.  Call 218-847-1982 to sign up.  Volunteers receive a 3-day pass for helping.
    • Smorgasbord & Hootenanny, Fair Hills Resort; cruise on the Big Pelican at 5pm, Smorgasbord at 6pm, Hootenanny at 7:45pm.  Call 218-847-7638 for reservations, www.fairhillsresort.com
    • Habitat for Humanity Fundraising Picnic, 6pm, DL City Park; freewill donation
    • Northwest Water Carnival, schedule of events at www.dljaycees.com
      • Dance on Detroit, 7pm, DL Pavilion; music by Doc & the Scrubs
      • Junior Tug-O-War, 7pm, DL City Beach
      • Tug-O-War, 7pm, DL City Beach

     

    Wednesday, July 11

    • Wild Wednesdays, 10am, Tamarac NWR; explore the world of nature with your child or grandchild during this hour long adventure.  Activities designed for 3-7 year olds.  847-2641, www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac
    • Women’s Wednesday, 3-5pm, Forest Edge Gallery; ceramic figure demo by Carol Swandt Albright, summer grilling demo by Duane & Jen Ditterich from Ditterich Farm; summer cocktail sampling with Karla Urbach, live music, light snacks & refreshments, door prize.  218-342-2681, www.forestedgeartgallery.com
    • Cruise DL Night, 4-8:30pm, West Lake Drive; bring your car down or come down and see the great cars!
    • Northwest Water Carnival, schedule of events at www.dljaycees.com
      • Great Admirals Hat Hunt, 4pm, DL City limits
      • Junior Water Fights, 5pm, DL City Park
      • Ice Cream Social, 6pm, DL City Park
      • Water Fights, 7pm, DL City Park

     

    Thursday, July 12

    • Explore the World of Birds, 2pm, DL Public Library; learn to identify local birds by sight and sound and get tips on becoming a backyard bird watcher from our friends at Tamarac NWR.  218-847-2168, www.larl.org
    • Ladies Golf Clinic, 5pm, Wildflower Golf Course; designed for all skill levels, fee charged.  888-752-9945, www.wildflowergolfcourse.com
    • Northwest Water Carnival, schedule of events at www.dljaycees.com
      • Bingo, 5-10pm, DL Pavilion
      • Home Brew Beer Tasting, 6:30-10pm, Zorbaz

     

    Friday, July 13

     

    Saturday, July 14

    • Lakes Area Farmer’s Market, 10am-1pm, Peoples Park
    • Essential Oils Demo & Samples, 10am-3pm, MANNA Food Co-op; presented by Wyndmere, a Minnesota-based company.  218-844-4211, www.mannafoodcoop.com
    • Northwest Water Carnival, schedule of events at www.dljaycees.com
      • 5K/10 mile Fun Run, 8am register, 9am race start, DL Pavilion
      • Pet & Doll Parade, 9am, Holy Rosary Parking Lot
      • Pet Show, 10am, DL City Park Bandshell
      • Classic Car Show, 10am-3pm, DL City Park
      • Sand Volleyball Tournament, 10am, Peoples Park
      • Family Picnic, 11am, DL City Park
      • Bean Bag Tournament, 11am, DL Pavilion
      • Chili & Salsa Tasting, 11:30am, DL Pavilion
      • Sand Castle Contest, noon, DL City Beach
      • Inflatable Games, 12-9pm, DL City Park
      • Bash on the Beach, 7:30pm, DL City Beach; music by ONE, Firehouse & Warrant.  Gates open at 6:30pm
    • Live Music by Gordy Bridgeford, 4-6pm, Richwood Winery; 218-844-5990, www.richwoodwinery.com
    • Live Music by Crazy Keys, 9pm, Pit 611; 218-439-6121, www.pit611.com
    • Live Music by Smoking Gun, 9pm, Holiday Inn; 218-847-2121, www.dlinn.com

     

    Sunday, July 15

     

    Tuesday, July 17

    • Lakes Area Farmer’s Market, 10am-1pm, Peoples Park, www.lakesareafarmersmarket.com
    • Open House for Hwy. 59 South Project, 4:30-6:30pm, MNDOT; learn about the construction and resurfacing project from Willow Street to just south of the Otter Tail County line.  Questions, contact Brian Bausman, MNDOT Project Mgr at 218-846-7944.
    • Smorgasbord & Hootenanny, Fair Hills Resort; cruise on the Big Pelican at 5pm, Smorgasbord at 6pm, Hootenanny at 7:45pm.  Call 218-847-7638 for reservations, www.fairhillsresort.com
    • Habitat for Humanity Fundraising Picnic, 6pm, DL City Park; freewill donation
    • Tuesdays in the Park, 7pm, DL City Park Bandshell; music by Tim Eggebraaten.  Bring a chair, 218-844-7469, www.dlccc.org

     

    Wednesday, July 18

    • Wild Wednesdays, 10am, Tamarac NWR; explore the world of nature with your child or grandchild during this hour long adventure.  Activities designed for 3-7 year olds.  847-2641, www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac
    • Celebrate Hospice 25 Years in DL, 11am-1pm, Hospice of the RRV; join us for lunch to help celebrate!  Free-will offering for lunch.  218-847-9493, www.hrrv.org
    • Lunch & Learn – Neuropathy, noon, Essentia Health St. Mary’s EMS Conf. Room; presented by Dr. Jared Aelony, DPM.  Fee charged, includes lunch.  RSVP to Tish at 218-844-0719 or email FoundationSMDL@EssentiaHealth.org
    • Monroe Crossing, 7:30pm, Holmes Theatre; enjoy classic bluegrass music, bluegrass gospel and originals.  For information and tickets, call 218-844-7469 or www.dlccc.org

     

     

    On Sale at the Chamber ……..

    • Water Carnival, July 6-15
      • Buttons - $2.00
      • Booster Buttons w/mug - $50
      • Past Admirals Buttons w/mug - $35
      • Hairball and Warrant, Firehouse & ONE Tickets - $20 each or $35 for both; July 13 & 14
    • Hope Fest Tickets – single day - $29, 3 day - $49, camping - $50 and $90; July 20-22;

    **for a limited time, buy one 3 day pass at $49 and get one free!

    • Boys & Girls Club Pavers, 8” x 8”, $150

     

     

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    Up-to-date Information

    ·        For weekly updates, see the following :

    ·        bird sightings, http://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/birding-report

    ·        fishing report, http://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/fishing-report 

     

    or call 218-847-5743