July 22, 23, 5:30am - 5pm
Concordia College Memorial Auditorium
Free dental care for those who can’t afford it. First come, first served. The auditorium will be converted to a gigantic dental clinic. Hundreds of Minnesota and North Dakota dentists are volunteering. mnmom.org
Saturday, July 16, 9:30pm
Aquarium, 226 Broadway, 2nd floor, Downtown Fargo
The Virginia-based experimental metal band. Don’t miss this one. “Early reports from the tour are raving about their live show,” says Chris Hennen. Withered are from Atlanta, call themselves “tortured, blackened doom/death metallers.” 21+, $8
Thursday, July 21, 5-9pm
Nichole’s Fine Pastry, 13 8th St S, Fargo
Lugo will be at Nichole’s during the Cork & Canvas Art & Wine Walk, to lead a discussion about street photography. Learn from an expert, who’s been through all aspects. (701) 232-6430
Wednesday, July 20, 6:30pm
The New Direction, 14 Roberts St N, downstairs
SWR: Florida Hardcore, crowd favorite, 3rd time at The New Direction, where the future comes into focus. NH: Indiana hardcore, wild sets. THS: pop punk favorites from Minneapolis. All ages, $8
Tuesday, July 19, 4-7pm
Hjemkomst Center, 102 1st Ave N, Moorhead
How can artists make their art touchable and therefore accessible to people who cannot see? An entirely touchable art show sponsored by the FM Visual Artists.
Clay County Fairgrounds, 620 Main Ave E, Barnesville, Minn.
Midway shows, entertainment, livestock, and food, concentrated Minnesota nice. More laid back than other regional fairs, and only 25 miles from Fargo-Moorhead. Will they have a combine demolition derby this year? We hope so.
Friday, July 15, 8pm
Junkyard Brewing Company, 1416 1st Ave. N, Fargo
Grindflicks sifted through hours of vintage Beach Movies to provide us with the wildest and wackiest clips with a wicked killer surf rock soundtrack provided by Goin out West radio show. The Live ChuckD Radio show will set the mood in the taproom early in the evening with some tempting tiki tracks. Be sure to stretch for the limbo contest!
Thursday, July 14, 5-9pm
Art and wine walk. Enjoy an evening stroll through Downtown, with wine sampling, live artists, and great shopping. 27 participating businesses where you can purchase a $20 Corks & Canvas wristband, enabling you to sample your choice of 54 wines at the 27 host establishments. (701) 241-1570
Thursday, July 14, 4pm
Theatre B, 716 Main Ave, Fargo
A devised theatre piece created by the Performing Arts Scholars as part of North Dakota Governor’s Schools in partnership with Theatre B and Theatre NDSU. One night only, statewide tour.
Tuesday, July 12
Red River Valley Fairgrounds, 1805 Main Ave W, West Fargo
Opening day of the annual fair. Ag exhibits, rides, entertainment, midway shows and food. Chickens, cows, sheep, pigs and turkeys; wheat, corn, soy, sugar. Shows every evening, car racing, Bison Pride Day on Saturday. (701) 282-2200
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