Saturday, September 16, tickets required after 6pm
Drekker Brewing Co., 630 1st Ave N, Fargo
Tickets $25 in advance at brewery or eventbrite, $30 day of show
Come help the Drekker Brewing company celebrate three years of ingesting and acting accordingly. 7pm concert in the alley with J Roddy Walston and The Business helping you to shed your inhibitions and act out with the rest of us. 701-540-6808
Friday, September 15; doors 6pm, show 7:30pm
Scheels Arena, 5225 31st Ave S, Fargo
Openers: Tim and the Shrednecks “sound like ZZ Top, but with louder guitars, gnarlier riffs and dirtier beards,” says the Rolling Stone. Great songs though, “This Beard Came Here to Party,” and the latest, “Hillbilly Rich.” $32.50 to $82.50
Thursday, September 14, 4:30pm
MB Johnson Park, 3601 11th St N
You got early warning: come together, right now, over the Oakport Water Tower Art Installation, with Moorhead’s contribution to civilization, free Dilly Bars. We say one and one is more than three and we’ll see all of you over there. Free music too.
August 13-October 18
ND Museum of Art, 261 Centennial Dr, stop 7305, Grand Forks
Plants that grow where humans don’t want them. Weeds represent exuberance, vigor, abundance, project the power to take over the world. Pigweed and leafy spurge will be here long after human beings are gone. Lots of artists, worth seeing. 701-777-4195
Wednesday, September 12, 8am
Fargodome, 1800 University Dr N; 701-241-9100
Social service workers, law enforcement, and those who work closely with children are critical to the identification of a child who has been commercially sexually exploited. Ask the right questions in the right location and perceive the signs of an enslaved child.
Sunday, September 10 at 1:30pm
Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Ave., Moorhead
The ancient Greek word “Enantiodromia” translates to “the tendency of things to change into their opposites.” Using this as a reference point, Fargo Artist Ben Rheault created a new series of paintings currently on display at The Rourke.
Saturday, September 9, 9:30-11pm
Jerry’s Original Music Club, 1500 11th St N, Moorhead
Moorhead is happening, Jerry’s is helping. The Kirby’s and Ralph’s descendant offers low cover and no covers, all original music. Jimmy does rhythm & blues, hard-driving Chicago blues. Minnekota nice, great service and bartenders. 701-936-0328
Fort Ransom State Park, 5981 Walt Hjelle PKWY, Fort Ransom
Old time music, food, crafts, turn of the century farm demonstrations. Hand churned ice cream, hayrides,Fort Ransom soldier reenactments and much more. Something for everyone in the beautiful scenic Sheyenne River Valley.
Friday, September 8, 6-9pm
Avalon Events Center, 2525 9th Ave S, Fargo
Largest runway fashion show in the region. Various runway shows, welcome drink and appetizer with admission, live performances, swag bags, T-shirts, cash bar. Woman of the Year 2017 to be announced on Friday, the last day. $10 to $100, 701-478-9600
Thursday, Sept 7, 5-10pm
Just this one day of the year, Moorhead closes the 1st Ave N bridge to welcome college students. Giant street party, music by Brat Pack and The Shuttles. Really should last till 2am, but the City of Moorhead, in loco parentis, wants you in bed early. 218-299-5296
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