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Entertainment Briefs- July 27

Patriot Foundation fundraiser planned Aug. 4

BREEZY POINT — The Pequot Lakes Patriot Foundation is having a fundraising dance and raffle on Aug. 4 at Billy’s Restaurant in Breezy Point.  

The Patriot Foundation is sponsoring live music by DECADE7, starting at 8:30 p.m.  Raffle tickets are being sold for cash prizes of $1,000, $500 and $100. Tickets are $10 and will be sold at the event and also are available at Lakes Latte in Pequot Lakes, Billy’s Restaurant and Lakes Area Gallery in the Crosslake Town Square for $10 each. Winners will be selected the night of the dance and need not be present to win.

This is the main source of funding for The Patriot Foundation. Proceeds are used to fund opportunities in Pequot Lakes School for academic, artistic, cultural and social growth that the school budget cannot support.  

For more information go to the website at

Author to make appearance

REMER — Author Margo Hansen will appear for a book signing event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Remer Arts and Crafts event.

Hansen, Bovey, will be available to sign copies of her book “Sky’s Bridal Train: A Newly Wed Series.” The book takes place in the late 1800s and is about a woman who sets out on a journey across an ocean in search of answers.

Author Chabot to be featured at several events

Area author Marlene Chabot will make several appearances to sign copies of her third mystery novel, “Mayhem With A Capital M.”  

Chabot, who is a member of Great River Writers in Little Falls and Sisters in Crime, will appear from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday at Coco Moon in Brainerd; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1-3 at  Peoples National Bank in Brainerd; and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18 at Heartland Kitchen in Crosby.

Chabot’s previous works “China Connection” and “North Dakota Neighbor” will also be available for sale at the events. 

“Mayhem With A Capital M.” also is available online from, Barnes and and