Sunday, August 20, noon-5pm
ND Horse Park, 5180 19th Ave N, Fargo
Food trucks from Fargo-Moorhead and all over the Upper Midwest. Soft drinks, alcohol, prize giveaways, kids jumpy gym, craft vendors, live band, live radio broadcast. Will Steve Heiland, our favorite mexitruck, be there? We hope so.
Saturday, August 19, 6pm doors, 7pm show
Fargo Theatre 314 Broadway N
Kwaician Traylor and Jaeden Schaan co-headline with The Knotties opening. Two Fargo-based singer songwriters and a blues rock band lighting up the finest stage in F-M. Canudiggit? All ages, $15 + fees. 701-239-8385
Thursday, August 17, 5:30pm
Rheault Farm, 2902 25th Ave S, Fargo
Politicians and party officials speak. State Sen. Merrill Piepkorn (D-Fargo) provides music and entertainment. Bratwurst, burgers, salads and desserts provided. Free will donation $20. Community event, everyone welcome, Merrill’s nephew won’t be there.
Thursday, August 17, 9am-10pm
Moorhead Dairy Queen, 24 8th St S, Moorhead
Such a huge hit last year that Troy and Diane wanted to continue. Moorhead Dairy Queen will donate half of their total sales on Thursday to the Honor Flight, an effort to send the area’s veterans, free of charge, to Washington DC to see their memorials.
Friday, August 11, gates open 6pm, show at dusk
Red River Valley Fairgrounds, 1805 Main Ave W, West Fargo
Kaleidoscope of Fire, one of the largest fireworks shows in the world: the last night of fireworks, a sure sign of the beginning of the end of summer. If it rains, show will take place the next night, Saturday the 12th. Tickets $20 & $65. Parking: at RRVF, $5; at Scheels Soccer Complex, $10.
Friday, August 11, 9am-3pm
The Black Building, 118 Broadway N Ste 402
Rappel down the Black Building to support Charism’s after-school tutoring and grocery assistance programs. Register, get your fundraising page, achieve your goal and secure one of the 100 places on top of the Black Building. $50 reg fee; 701-356-0262; charism.org/ote
Thursday, August 10, 12-7pm
Red River Zoo, 4255 23rd Ave S, Fargo
The largest FREE art making event in Fargo Moorhead. Attendees not only get free admission to the zoo they’re also invited to draw. Meet local artists, learn about local arts organizations, and meet Chelsie Liberati ChalkFest artist in residence.
Thursday, August 10, 11am-1pm
Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave N
Signature event for Operation Salute Our Service Members. Lunch consists of a Sloppy Joe, Chips, Cookie and Water for a $5 donation, complimentary admission to the Fargo Air Museum. Benefits local military support groups. 701-293-8043
Wednesday, August 9th, 6:30 PM
Bluestem Ampitheatre, 801 50th Ave S Moorhead
Grammy award winning rock and roll legends Pat Benatat, Neil Giraldo and Rick Springfield hit the stage at Bluestem for your listening pleasure. Benatar with with such as “We Belong,” “Hit me with your best shot,” and “Love is a battlefield.” Handsome and talented Rick Springfield best known for “Jessie’s Girl,” continues to dazzle audiences with his expert guitar riffs.
Wednesday, August 9, 6-8pm
Shadow Wood Park Gazebo, 3545 4th St E
A fun back-to-school Paint Night! Jolene will supervise a fabulous piece of artwork, “All You Need is Love.” $35 per family or other cash-bearing sentient beings. Registration required as space is limited! 218-280-7277; firstname.lastname@example.org
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