Friday, August 5, 12-5pm; Saturday, August 6, 12-5pm
Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St S, Fargo
A celebration of fiber, yarn, and fabric. Two days of demonstrations, vendors, and hands-on activities. Free admission, tasty treats at onsite concessions. How to use and where to find: looms, yarn, needle tools, spinning wheels.
Soo Pass Ranch, County Hwy 22, just south of DL (800) 493-3378
The country music festival with top national performers. We’re proud that local musicians are performing: Blind Joe from Fargo-Moorhead, Hardwood Groove from Detroit Lakes. We’re provisionally proud of Jeremiah James, from a tiny town in Northern Minnesota, but he won’t say which one.
Thursday, August 4, 5-9pm
On and near Broadway, between the tracks
Do not miss. Broadway pleasantly crowded. Last month we saw a 1959 Citroen 2CV -- looked like a child had built it with an erector set. Had a BMW motorcycle engine with five times the original motor’s power, and that mother could peel out and fishtail down Broadway. What a ride. I’m bad, I’m bad, you know it.
Wednesday, August 3
The Aquarium (Dempsey’s Upstairs) 226 Broadway, Downtown Fargo
Best show of the week. Slide guitar one-man band. No mic, sings into a telephone receiver inside a motorcycle helmet, does the drum and cymbals with his feet. Kevin Dowling Fitness Hour, Les Dirty Frenchmen, Freddy Glove.
Somewhat chaotic, very danceable. Doors 9pm, music 9:30. $10, 21+
Monday, August 1, 7:15pm
Glasrud Auditorium, Weld Hall, MSUM Campus
We’ll be there. We haven’t seen Laurel and Hardy in early silent films, each about as long as a TV episode. At American Theatre Organ Society’s Summer Cinema Series, an F-M tradition. Prologue on the Wurlitzer organ starts at 7:15, films at 7:30. $4, https://tickets.mnstate.edu/default.aspx
Saturday, July 30, 11am-5pm
Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St S
Dance to traditional German music. German beer tasting west of white tent, open 12-5pm, 21+ allowed to drink, ID and wristband required. Kids’ crafts in the house, demonstrations in the barn, presentations in the east bunkhouse.
Free admission, German foods available for purchase.
Friday, July 29, 1-3pm
Maplewood Park, West Fargo
Have fun being crafty on a Friday afternoon. Create various take-home art projects. Day cares welcome. Please contact the West Fargo Park District ahead of time if you have a large group coming, by calling (701) 433-5360
July 29-31 and August 3-5, 7:30 pm
Sheyenne High School Theatre, 800 40th Ave. E, Fargo
In this musical we are introduced to a band of hippies who attempt to create a utopia to cope with a world of turmoil surrounding them. Inspired by the Hippie counterculture of the 60s, we see that our world faces the same issues of sexism, racism, war, and environmental issues now as it did back then. Maybe we can all learn something from a little bit of flower power. For tickets:…
17073 300th St. Avon MN
Enjoy three nights of music, camping, and good vibes along the shores of beautiful Big Watab Lake near Avon MN. Enjoy the sounds of Kapeesh, Ferkin Schlep, Grateful Dead Tribute act China Rider, The White Iron Band and much much more.
July 28-31, 7pm
Concordia College, Comstock Theatre
Green Day’s lead vocalists’ struggle with addiction. Social justice theatre: “we need to stage this show right now. We have a heroin problem in Fargo-Moorhead. Our young people are hurting.” Cast performers sing, dance, act, and advocate.
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