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Best Bets: July 16 to July 23

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Disney & Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins

Wed, July 15 to Sat, July 18

Wed, July 22 to Sat, July 25

Wed, July 29 to Sat, Aug 1

Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead

For its 37th annual summer Mainstage Musical, Trollwood Performing Arts School is presenting Disney & Cameron Mackintosh’s “Mary Poppins,” opening Wednesday, July 15. On campus, you’ll see meadows, woods, rivers, outdoor stages and a 2,500-seat amphitheater, making it a fun and pleasant place to watch hardworking high school age kids perform Mary Poppins! General admission seating is $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and students, $10 for children ages 4-10 and free for kids under 3 years old. For more info and ticket prices, visit trollwood.org.

Photo by downtownfargo.com40th Downtown Fargo Street Fair

Thurs, July 16 to Fri, July 17, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sat, July 18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Downtown Fargo

Walk the streets of Downtown Fargo for the three-day event of Fargo’s 40th annual

Downtown Street Fair. North Dakota’s largest free outdoor event will host food vendors, artists and crafters selling clothes, jewelry and other homemade gifts.

Put on your sunscreen and come downtown to shop, eat and enjoy the summer

event that has been the highlight of the summer for years.

Thomas Rex Kemmer opening at ecce

Thurs, July 16 to Sat, July 18

ecce art gallery, 216 Broadway, Fargo

Local artist Thomas Kemmer will be displaying his handmade furniture made of reclaimed wood and custom “cruiser” skateboards at ecce art gallery during all days of the Fargo Street Fair. Beer will provided by Junkyard Brewing Company. All are welcome to attend.

Dawes with Sam Outlaw

Fri, July 17, 8 p.m.

Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N, Fargo

Dawes, a folk rock group, along with opener Sam Outlaw, a country singer, will perform at the Fargo Theatre this Friday. This will be Dawes’s first concert in Fargo. The concert is for all ages with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are $26 in advance at jadepresents.com.

Rare Beer Picnic

Sat, July 18, 4 to 8 p.m.

Usher’s House/Davy Park, Moorhead

Surly, Bent Paddle, Hammerheart, Summit, Bent Paddle, Brau Brother, Fargo Brewing, Junkyard and more are joining for one “rare” picnic of aged, soured and infused beers. Tickets include all the beer samples you can drink, food and a souvenir pint glass. Advance tickets can be purchased at http://ow.ly/Pyo8a. Search “Rare Beer Picnic” on Facebook fore more info.

The Fab Four

Sat, July 18, 8 p.m.

Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N, Fargo

Known as the “ultimate” Beatles tribute band, The Fab Four play the songs just as we remember them to make you believe you’re really watching The Beatles on stage. All ages can see them perform at the Fargo Theatre this Saturday. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $39.50 and $49.50 in advance.

Summer Ceramic Sale

Thurs, July 16, 9 a.m.

Plains Art Museum, 701 1st Ave N, Fargo

This Thursday stop into the Plains Art Museum for its summer ceramic sale. For 12 hours, starting at 9 a.m., there will be works for sale by professional and upcoming artists. From 1 to 5 p.m., kids can meet Buzz Lab 2.0 interns, take tours, and make art of their own. Pie Project Fargo will also provide free pie and drinks.

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