Wednesday, October 5, 7:30-9pm
MSUM, Gaede Stage, Roland Dille Center for the Arts
Opening night of MSUM’s theatre season, a farce set in Paris in 1708. Full of wit, bawdy humor, and contemporary references. Moves quickly, too complicated to explain -- if you miss anything, you’re lost, and that’s French farce for you.
Monday, October 3, 5-8pm
Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave S, Fargo
30 local celebrities and chefs prepare soups for guests to try. Silent and live auctions; proceeds from the event go to support Churches United for the Homeless. Come join us, and learn about the compassionate work taking place at Churches United. Doors, 5pm; dinner starts at 6:30. $40
Sunday, October 2; live concert, 7-9pm
Junkyard Brewing Company, 1416 1st Ave N, Moorhead
Godfrey Birtill, from Lincolnshire, travels all over Scotland, Ireland, and Great Britain, bringing the glory of God and the Church of England hymnal into bars. Raise a mug of frosty, locally crafted beer, sing along to favorites. Info: http://www.junkyardbeer.com
Saturday, October 1, 9:30-11pm
Radisson Hotel, 201 5th St N, Fargo
Level 2 Comedy Club presents Mike and Sam doing two shows per Saturday night. Is that the Colorado State Senator moonlighting? We’ll have to ask him. Has performed in hotel rooms, in cars, and on rooftops. Sam is prouder of himself than a crossfit mirror selfie. Justified? You decide.
Friday, September 30, October 1, 7 & 8
1930 130th Ave S, Moorhead
Halloween preview. The surrounding woods teem with shocking creatures such as lumbering hideous zombies, killers, madmen, and clowns from South Carolina. This season inspired by “Nightmare on Elm Street.” We might take nieces and nephews and leave a few of them behind. $10
Tuesday, September 27, gates 5pm; show 6pm
Bluestem Amphitheatre, 801 50th Ave SW, Moorhead
Millions of records sold, thousands of miles on the road, collaborate with the best, are the best at what they do. G Love & Special Sauce (one band, not two) does alternative hip hop, is known for their “sloppy” and laid back blues sound. Originally scheduled for August 9 -- all tickets sold for that date will be honored.
Sunday, September 25, 12-5pm
Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St S, Fargo
Barrel train and horse-drawn carriage rides, straw bale maze, carnival games, strolling clown with balloon animals, Clay County 4-H animals, face painting, arts and crafts in the Peter Peter Pumpkin Factory, pumpkin decoration, and more than a thousand pumpkins in the Pumpkin Patch, all of them for sale.
Sunday, September 25, 3pm
Zandbroz Variety, 420 Broadway N, Fargo
North Dakota’s poet laureate will read from his poetry chapbook, “Land of Sunlit Ice,” a signed and numbered limited edition, letterpress printed by students for NDSU Press. Books are available for purchase now and the evening of the event.
Free and open to the public.
Saturday, September 24, 7:30pm
Fargodome, 1800 University Dr N, Fargo
The charismatic country superstar, with singer/songwriter RaeLynn, who was a contestant on season 2 of The Voice. $39.75, 59.75, 79.75, 169, $269. For $469, you sit in the first five rows, get into the pre-show party first and hear Blake do two acoustic numbers, Q & A session with Blake, autographed guitar, and more.
September 24, 10am-5pm; September 25, 10am-4pm
Fort Ransom, N.D.
Art show and unique artist demonstrations; displays of local and regional artists at the Bear Creek Art Gallery; food court, entertainment. No pets, please. In the scenic and heavily wooded Sheyenne River Valley. $2 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-14, preschool get in for free. Info (701) 973-4461.
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