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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! 


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


    What’s Happening

    Tuesday, Sept. 10


    Wednesday, Sept.11

    • Community Connect Breakfast, Sept. 11, 8-9am, Holiday Inn; join us for community updates from:  Becker County, City of Detroit Lakes, DL Public Schools, Chamber and more!  Tours of the Holiday Inn to follow.  Cost is $10, which includes breakfast.  Please RSVP to 218-847-9202.
    • Brown Bag Lunch Series, noon, Becker County Museum; speaker is Dennis Warling. Bring your lunch or call the Museum at 218-847-2938 to reserve a box lunch for $8.
    • Cruise DL Night, 4-8pm, West Lake Drive – last one of the season!  Come down & see all the great cars or bring yours down.  The DL Fire Dept. will have their oldest truck (the LeFrance) and their newest truck on display.


    Thursday, Sept. 12

    • Wildlife Excursion, 10am, Tamarac NWR: explore the refuge with a knowledgeable guide.  Meet at the Visitor Center, 218-847-2641, www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac
    • Memory Café of the Lakes, 3-4:30pm, Community Alliance Church; for those with mild to moderate memory problems & their care partner.  Speaker will be Jenae Becker, Occupational Therapist at Essentia.
    • Lakes Area Women’s Expo, 4-8pm, Kent Freeman Arena; over 60 vendors, beverage & food sampling, demos, live music, door prizes, 6pm fashion show, 6:30pm motivational speaker Steph Lauritsen, “Don’t Blame the Money, Honey”. Questions, call Leighton Broadcasting 218-847-5624, www.leightonbroadcasting.com
    • Grand Opening at Karinall Estate at the Lake, 5-9pm, 51097 East Wymer Lake Road in Frazee; see this new vacation property and what it has to offer.  Ribbon Cutting at 5:30pm.  www.karinallestate.com
    • Ecumen Charity Benefit, 5pm, Long Bridge Bar, Grill & Marina; silent auction, raffle & music by The Front Fenders. Select menu items available to order.  Proceeds go to Memory Care enhancements.  For tickets, contact Ecumen at 218-844-9433 or danielleolson@ecumen.org,  www.ecumendetroitlakes.org .


    Friday, Sept. 13

    • Open House & Factory Tours, 4-7pm, Dynamic Homes; see the newest designs in Custom Dynamic Homes.  Plant tours every half hour.  218-847-2611
    • Cooking Class, 5-6pm, MANNA Food Coop; class is on Freezer Meal Prep. No registration required; free to attend.  218-844-4211, www.mannafoodcoop.com
    • Fire & Ice, 6-9pm, Lakeshirts; gourmet cuisine, cash bar, silent auction & raffles.  Proceeds go to the breast health project.  For tickets, call 218-844-0719, email foundationSMDL@EssentiaHealth.org or online at https://give.smdcfoundation.org/Fire-and-Ice
    • Music by Smokin’ Amp DJ, 9pm, Holiday Inn; 218-847-2121, www.dlinn.com


    Saturday, Sept. 14

    • Lakes Area Farmer’s Market, 10am-1pm, Peoples Park; www.lakesareafarmersmarket.com
    • Feed My Starving Children MobilePack, DLCCC; to donate or register to volunteer, visit www.give.fmsc.org/detroitlakes
    • Open House & Factory Tours, 10am-2pm, Dynamic Homes; see the newest designs in Custom Dynamic Homes.  Plant tours every half hour.  218-847-2611
    • Humane Society of the Lakes Golf Scramble, Detroit Country Club; 10am registration, 11am lunch, 12pm Shotgun Start; 4 person scramble, on course games & prizes.  For more information or to register, call Shelby at 701-630-1176 or email hsldevelopmentcoordinator@gmail.com
    • Fall Kick Off Martial Arts Open House, 11am-2pm, Detroit Lakes School of Tae Kwon Do & Kumdo; free demos, free intro classes & games.  218-234-5890, www.detroitlakestkd.com
    • Live Music by Matthew Dauner, 4-6pm, Richwood Winery; 218-844-5990, www.richwoodwinery.com
    • Elvis, 7pm, Eagles Club; 218-847-5267
    • Live Music by the Fat Cats, Pit 611; 218-439-6121, www.thepit611.com
    • Live Music by Asking For a Friend, 9pm, Holiday Inn; 218-847-2121, www.dlinn.com


    Tuesday, Sept. 17




    • Blues, Beer & BBQ, Sept. 21, 6pm, Detroit Mountain Rec. Area; tickets now available at DL Chamber for $25 or from DL Kiwanis members.



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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 

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