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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 24th, 2018

Friday, October 26, 11 p.m.

The Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N., Fargo

Don’t miss your chance to see this cult classic on the big screen. Dr. Frank-N-Furter and the gang await your arrival... All seats are just $5!

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Art Ghoullery Masquerade Reception

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 24th, 2018

Friday, October 26, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

The Rourke Art Gallery + Museum, 521 Main Avenue, Moorhead

Halloween is in full swing at The Rourke Art Gallery. Come celebrate at the Masquerade Reception. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.

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Rufus Wainwright with Lacey Guck

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 24th, 2018

Sunday, October 28, 7 - 11 p.m.

The Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N., Fargo

One of the greatest opera performers of a generation is coming to Fargo. Rufus Wainwright is a grammy nominated vocalist, composer, and songwriter who has worked with some of the greatest performers of our time, including Elton John. This all-ages show will not disappoint.

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Mary Casanova Author Event

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 24th, 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2 p.m.

Zandbroz Variety, 420 Broadway, Fargo

The kids will enjoy this! Mary Casanova has authored over 30 books and she will be at Zandbroz to read her newest - Hush Hush, Forest. This reading is free and open to the public.

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Spooktacular Halloween Bash

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 17th, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Atonement Lutheran Church, 4601 University Drive S., Fargo

Bring the kids for candy and fun! This family-friendly halloween event has fun for everyone! There will be trunk or treating outside, a bouncy house, climbing wall and more inside!

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Fargo Record Fair

by John Strand | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 17th, 2018

Saturday, October 20, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

El Zagel Shrine, 1429 3rd Street N., Fargo

Come check out the vinyl! The Fargo Record Fair and El Zagel Shrine are hosting this event. There will be vendors with thousands of records and other music related items!

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Art Party

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 17th, 2018

Saturday, October 20, Noon - Midnight

Wild Terra Cider, 6 12th Street N., Fargo

Come downtown for an art party like you’ve never seen! This art showcase features nine visual artists and three DJs. The visual starts at noon and the music cranks up at 5 p.m.

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Gourmet Soup Kitchen 2018

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 17th, 2018

Monday, October 22, 5 - 8 p.m.

Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Avenue S., Fargo

Soup for a cause! Churches United for the Homeless is hosting their signature fundraiser and are asking you to be a part of it. There will be silent and live auctions, gourmet chefs, social hour, and of course...soup!

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Antoin Glackin at Dempsey’s!

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 17th, 2018

October 19 - 21, 10 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Dempsey’s Public House, 226 Broadway N., Fargo

Antoin Gackin is back - all the way from Ireland! He will be performing a variety of songs, from covers to originals. Come out and help welcome Antoin back to Fargo!

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Late Night Fall Craft Market

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 17th, 2018

Thursday, October 18, 5 - 10 p.m.

Brewhalla, 1666 1st Avenue N., Fargo

Have beer while you check out the crafts at this one-of-a-kind late night craft fair! There will be over 25 vendors on hand! This event is presented by Drekker Brewing and Unglued.

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A Show for Joe

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by Ben Myhrebenmyhre35@gmail.com Fall is once again upon us. The leaves are turning, gardens have been pulled, and Summer’s heat has waned into Autumnal frosts. Along with the change of seasons comes a change of seasonal flavors.…

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