Friday, December 16, 1-5pm
Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Ave, Moorhead
A group exhibition of small work for holiday giving. Not a bad gift solution for the hard-to-buy-for people on your list; and the present will be unique, not a bland monstrosity from the nearest swillmart. Info: www. therourke.org
Thursday, December 15, 6-8pm
Zandbroz Variety, 420 Broadway N, Fargo
Ten authors sign copies of their books, refreshments and treats provided. Cooks Molly Yeh and Amy Thielen; local favorites Marc DeCelle, Jacqueline Bussie, Troy Larson, Lin Enger, Jeff Kolpack, and Brian Peterson; poets Mark Vinz and Jamie Parsley. Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, December 13, 9am-3pm
Salem Free Church, 1111 30th Ave S, Moorhead
FirstLink distributes gifts to children 0-18 and adults with special needs, who would not otherwise receive a Christmas gift. No cost, no pre-registration. Please don’t line up early -- doors open at 9am and it may be cold outside.
Saturday, December 10, 11am-4pm
Black Building, 114 Broadway N, Fargo
Before West Acres, the Black Building was ground zero for retail. Now the Kilbourne Group, BB tenants, and pop-up shop vendors present a special shopping event, very Christmas-y and picturesque.
Friday, December 9, doors 9:30pm
The Aquarium (Dempsey’s upstairs), 226 Broadway N, Fargo
Outlaw Country Fargoan from NBC’s “The Voice.” Joe appeared at WE Fest last summer. One of the most successful solo artists in the Tri-State Area. Shaleen, from Hannaford, ND, won the 2014 Mayville State Talent Show.
Friday, December 9, 9pm
Labor Club, 214 2nd St NE, Valley City
We know, we already told you about them, but one of the most satisfying musical pleasures is discovering a band that really has something, that isn’t very well known, and Bolder Shades of Blue is worth the trip out to Valley City.
Friday, December 9, 6:30-9:30pm
Square One Kitchens, 1407 1st Ave N, Fargo
Why do a take-out when SOK, F-M’s main wing man, shows you how to do it yourself? Cream cheese wontons, sweet and sour dipping sauce, basic stir-frying, and irresistible Kung Pao chicken. If you have a wok, bring it!
Sunday, December 4, 2pm
Broadway Theatre Garage, 409 Broadway N, Fargo
Theatre B and Playwright James DeVita workshop his new play, a dysfunctional family comedy that “Takes us on a hilarious rollercoaster ride of hope and regret” as Terry and Denise try to hold their family together.
Sunday, December 4, 2pm
Reineke Fine Arts Center, 12th Ave N & Bolley Dr, NDSU Campus
One of the oldest university band programs in the nation. Has commissioned new works for the wind ensemble; performances have included internationally recognized performers, such as Clayton Miranda. $5, $2.
Sunday, December 4, 1:30-4pm
Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Avenue, Moorhead
Public opening: new exhibition of watercolor and oil paintings. Zhimin Guan artist talk at 2pm. Guan has exhibited his paintings, drawings and prints throughout the U.S. and China. Exhibition is free and open to the public.
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