Friday, July 8, 10am-5pm
Nordic Needle, 1314 Gateway Dr SW, Fargo
35 pieces by one of the world’s foremost embroidery artists. Guaranteed by Nordic Needle to awe and inspire you. Hardanger embroidery is thought to have originated in ancient Persia; in Norway, the earliest pieces are from the area around the city of Hardanger, in about the year 1650. (800) 433-4321
Thursday, July 7
Red Raven Espresso Parlor, 916 Main Ave. Fargo
Spoken word night is returning to The Red Raven, during the first Thursday of each month. Speak, look, and listen all are welcome. Line up will be announced closer to the event and an open mic will follow the slam.
Thursday, July 7, 5-9pm
Every kind of rare and customized historic vehicle. In June we saw several 1940s cars with wooden bodywork, including an exquisite light gray 1946 Chrysler Town & Country. Explore up and down the street. You’ll be surprised what you find, and Broadway is never busier than on Cruisin’ day.
Tuesday, July 5, 8pm
Former Schumacher Goodyear Building, 409 Broadway, Downtown Fargo
Two-act musical exploring the disastrous relationships between the tenants at Armadillo Acres, Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. Opened Off-Broadway in 2005. Long-running, great fun. Additional performances Friday and Saturday at 10pm. All seating is general admission. www.experienceblur.com
Monday, July 4, 10am-5pm, fireworks at 10:30pm
1351 Main Ave W, West Fargo
An old-fashioned family celebration with a barbecue picnic, horse-drawn wagon rides, pie social, caricatures, face painting, cow pie bingo, costumed historical figures, parade, inflatable games, and fireworks later in the evening. Movie, live entertainment and live demonstrations. (701) 282-2822
Monday, July 4, doors open at 8 pm fireworks start at 10:30pm
MSUM Nemzek Field, 1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead
Ice cream social, rides, parade, huge fireworks display. Nemzek Field is behind Nemzek Hall, near the intersection of 6th Avenue South and 17th Street South, at the southeasternmost corner of the MSUM campus in Moorhead.
From Friday, July 1,
Nichole’s Fine Pastry, 13 8th St S, Fargo
Street photography: everyday life, urban or rural. The beauty in every situation, if we just look for it. Encourages viewers to observe the beauty of chance moments in their own lives. Nichole’s is open on the first day of Lugo’s exhibit, and closed for the next four days, over the holiday weekend.
Thursday, June 30, 9:30pm
The Aquarium (Dempsey’s Upstairs), 226 Broadway N, Downtown Fargo.
From Seattle. Two ex-Melvins founded Big Business, sound described as stoner metal/sludge metal. Promising punk rockers Off With Their Heads quit touring after Ryan Young’s nervous breakdown; now they’re back and sound better than before. “Life is a war...art is shit.” -Andy the Doorbum. (701) 235-5913
Tuesday, June 28, 1 - 4pm
Make Room, 806½ Main Ave, Fargo
Four-day workshop for readers, writers and makers aged 7-14. Paper making, bookbinding, art journaling, creative writing, publishing, young nerds meet other young nerds. Non-traditional classroom environment. Push reading and writing skills to the next level? Wishful thinking, but good luck to them. email@example.com
Saturday, June 25, 1 - 7pm
27799 County Highway 34, Callaway, Minn.
Live music, wine and beer, local vendors, food truck. No word yet who the musicians will be -- might be Random Road and Gordon Christensen. No grape stomp contest this time, but it won’t be long. $10 includes festival wine glass, under 21 get in free. 50 miles from Fargo, 13 miles north of Detroit Lakes. (218) 844-5990
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