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​Tray Wellington Band

July 8th, 2024

With Javier Quiroz and Kohlrabi Soup

July 10 at 7 p.m.

The Aquarium

226 N. Broadway, Fargo (above Dempsey’s)

The Wall Street Journal had this to say about “Black Banjo,” Tray Wellington’s full-length debut: “This is a record that breaks right through subgenre boundaries. If bluegrass is about spotlighting virtuosos, here’s a new one people will be checking in on for some time to come.” Wellington also performed on the IBMA’s 2020 World of Bluegrass Main Stage and acted as…

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​Red River Valley Fair

July 8th, 2024

July 11-14

1805 Main Avenue W., West Fargo

A weekend-focused format revitalizes this classic West Fargo fair experience. The final weekend of concerts features Disney Princesses, Riley Green, Breaking Benjamin and Blake Shelton. The midway is fun for all ages and copious amounts of fair food (corndogs and cheese curds and ice cream, oh my!) keep folks coming back. Additional entertainment throughout the grounds is provided for all ages.

https://www.redrivervalleyfair.com/

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​The Moorhead Friends Writing Group book signing party

June 20th, 2024

June 22

11 a.m - 3 p.m. and 3- 6 p.m.

Words To Live By Bookstore

819 Center Avenue, Moorhead

The Moorhead Friends Writing Group (MFWG) is a group of 40 writers in 13 states and Canada. They have recently published their third anthology, “Tales from the Water’s Edge,” with an introduction by award-winning authors Melissa Prusi and Steven Hopstaken. They’re celebrating with a book signing party followed by a second book signing for Melissa Prusi and Steven Hopstaken. Can we say…

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​North Dakota Pride Calendar

June 20th, 2024

By Faye Seidler and Sabrina Hornung

fayeseidler@gmail.com

sabrina@hpr1.com

June might be the official Pride month, but why stop there? We’re celebrating Pride statewide, all summer long.

All information should be confirmed by checking out an organization website and talking with event planners. Some events may have limited capacity, age restrictions, or charge admission.

LGBTQ+ Trivia

June 20, 8 p.m.

Rhombus Guys

606 Main Ave, Fargo

Put your LGBTQIA+ history and pop culture knowledge to the…

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May and June 2024: Summer Event Calendar

May 16th, 2024

Need more events? Check out our July 2024 and August 2024 calendars. (They're cleverly split up to save you some scrolling.)

May

Spring Crows

Now - June 28, Spirit Room, Fargo

Forty artists display works centered around a crow theme. Opening reception on May 17.

https://www.spiritroom.org/


Women of the West Art Show

Now - June 29, Long X Arts Foundation Gallery, Watford City

Amanda Heimbuch's mixed media art is inspired by western women.

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July 2024: Summer Event Calendar

May 16th, 2024

Need more events? Learn what's up in May-June 2024 and August 2024.

JULY

Mandan Rodeo Days

July 2-4, Dale Pahlke Arena, Mandan

Roping, bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, barrel racing, bull riding and more.

https://mandanrodeo.com/


Art in the Park

July 3-4, Dykshoorn Park, Mandan

Celebrate the holiday with crafters, artists and artisans and thousands of spectators.

https://www.visitmandan.com/art-in-the-park-festival


Sertoma Fabulous Fourth and Fireworks

July 4, Sertoma Park,…

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August 2024: Summer Event Calendar

May 16th, 2024

Don't forget to check out our May-June and July 2024 calendars too.

August

Music and Art in the Park

August 1, Cavalier City Park, Cavalier

Watch the talent show, music from Whiskey Wheeler, food vendors and kids’ games.

https://www.ndtourism.com/cavalier/events/festivals-fairs/music-art-park


FM Kicks Band Concert

August 1, Jamestown Art Park, Jamestown

Free event, live jazz in the open air

https://fmkicksband.com/concerts/


Deuce of August

August 1-4, Mountain

Celebrating Icelandic Midwestern…

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​An evening with the Violent Femmes

April 18th, 2024

Saturday, May 11

7 p.m., gates at 5 p.m.

Outdoors at Fargo Brewing Company

610 University Dr. N, Fargo

Wisconsin’s finest export, The Violent Femmes, started out in Milwaukee in 1981 as an acoustic punk band, and they’ve been making waves ever since. Their self-titled debut album debuted 41 years ago and it’s been 40 years since “Hallowed Ground” was released, and they will be playing both albums cover to cover at this show. Their debut album alone features such hits as “Blister…

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Fargo Brick Convention

April 18th, 2024

May 4-5

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.

Cornerstone Bank Arena

4404 23rd Ave. S, Fargo

This Fargo’s first LEGO convention for kids (and kids at heart) of all ages. The Construction Zone is equipped with bricks to build with. Watch and engage with live builds, and be sure to check out the galleries featuring life-sized and amazing sets.

A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will go to Creations for Charity, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that sends LEGO sets to underprivileged…

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​Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch…or the Perfumed Badge

April 18th, 2024

Thursday April 25-27, 7:30 pm

Sunday April 28, 2 p.m.

Lisbon Opera House,

413 Main St., Lisbon

This is community theatre at its finest, courtesy of the No Name Players in the beautifully restored Lisbon Opera House. The No Name Players started out as a group of folks in the community who wanted to find a way to raise funds for their historic Opera House via bi-annual performances in the spring and fall. The Opera House was built in 1889 and housed a plethora of different businesses in that…

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