August 11-12, 7pm
Brews on Broadway, 409 Broadway, Fargo
Join Aimee and her comrades for a night filled with improv, sketch comedy, and even filmed sketches. Brews on Broadway is located in the former Schumacher Goodyear building on Broadway.
Tuesday, August 9, 5:30pm
Zandbroz Variety, 420 North Broadway
Drinking and writing? This sounds like our kind of pub crawl! Register at Zandbroz and mosey on to Sazerac Alley, Dempsey’s, Wurst Bier Hall, and then on to No Bull. The final destination will be the Downtown Fargo VFW at 8:30 for an open mic session, where you can read your work and listen to the works of others. “Join us to create a draft while drinking a draft.”
Monday, August 8, 5-9pm
Sanctuary Events Center, 670 4th Avenue North
Oklahoma based Red Dirt country band the Turnpike Troubadours are coming to Fargo to promote their new album and to rock your socks--er--boots off. They’re a little rough around the edges but have a whole lotta soul. Playboy even gave them a nod mentioning they were one of three bands to check out in 2015.
August 6, 12-4pm
1105 1st Ave S, Fargo
A group affiliated with the Pride Collective and Community Center, led by Faye Seidler. Free clothing drive: try on clothes in a gender-neutral ambience. Always, every Saturday, advice and support for those within the trans community. Lots of folks say this group is a lifesaver.
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.
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