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​Frostival

January 18th, 2023

Now-February 25

Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo

https://frostival.com/schedule/

Whoever said there’s nothing to do in Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo clearly hibernates through Frostival, because this six-week celebration of winter just keeps getting bigger and better. Indoor and outdoor activity highlights include cardboard sled races, 10-minute plays at FMCT, disc golf and horseshoe tournaments, a winter birding festival and special programming at the MSUM Planetarium. Check out a movie on…

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​Frostival Cardboard Sled Races

January 18th, 2023

January 21, 11am-noon

Mickelson Park, 901 Oak St N, Fargo

What can you and your friends build with only corrugated cardboard as the main building material? Have some fun! Put together a one-of-a-kind sled, bring it over and show us what you’ve got. Don’t forget: most creative sled judging will be held at 10:30am. Not sure about anything? Construction rules are at http://frostival.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Cardboard-Sled-Race-Rules_1512161.pdf

Most important rule: all participants…

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​Youth Pond Hockey Day

January 18th, 2023

February 4

Lindenwood Park, 1905 Roger Maris Dr., Fargo

Registration is now open for the Fargo Park District’s Youth Pond Hockey Day. Why do we play ice hockey? It’s geographical, cold winters and frozen ponds, Get back to the basics and see the sport the way it was meant to be played! “All divisions are co-ed and include 10U, 8U, and 6U. The cost of registration is $120 and can include up to eight players.” But you must be registered by January 30, at FargoParks.com. The games…

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​Night Jobs, Germ Circus, Big Hank, and Pass the Flask

January 18th, 2023

February 3, 8pm, $10, 21+

The Aquarium, 226 Broadway N, upstairs

Bummer punk is defined as frequently acoustic, lo-fi indie rock with punk rock snarl, working class growl, utterly raw teenage angst and other descriptions, depending on who you’re talking to. Practitioners often have long beards. For a while, the opening act was To Be Arranged, and come to think of it, that’s a good name for a bummer punk band, given free of charge to anybody who wants it. Pass the Flask, now the…

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​Justin Moore with Priscilla Block

January 18th, 2023

February 3, 7pm, $36.50 to $66.50

Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks

The Poyen, Arkansas native has recorded numerous charting and chart-topping hits, starting in 2008 with “I Could Kick Your Ass.” Steve Leggett says Justin has “a ready-made image. He was that good kid from a small town with a rowdy heart of gold who just happened to be able to sing about it.” Matt Bjorke says his music has “a heavy dose of southern country charm and twang.” Priscilla Block jumped into TikTok,…

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​Hiahli’s Good Party

January 1st, 2023

Friday, January 6; 6pm doors, 7pm music

The Aquarium, Fargo

Hiahli is a live hip-hop act armed with instruments of rock n roll. This Fargo, ND-based group formed in 2020. They were awarded grants through The Arts Partnership to produce a series of studio recordings with multimedia accompaniment.

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​Storytime: An Early Literacy Experience

December 18th, 2022

Moorhead Public Library, 118 5th St S

Tue, Dec 27, 10:30–11am

Help your child develop exceptional reading skills by bringing them to Storytime. Each week, we explore different themes with stories, songs, rhymes, flannel boards, special guests and more! Storytime typically lasts for 30-45 minutes and is geared for children ages 3-6, although children of all ages are welcome to join the fun.

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Pints & Politics

December 15th, 2022

Fargo Brewing Company

610 University Dr. N Fargo

Tuesday Dec. 20, 6:30 to 8 pm

Hosted by ACLU of North Dakota, Pints & Politics is an event in Fargo surrounding conversation and community building. It’s an opportunity to socialize and network with ACLU supporters, meet Cody Schuler, the ACLU of North Dakota’s advocacy manager, and learn how their mission is changing North Dakota.

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​Skate, Ride or Roll With Santa

December 15th, 2022

December 22, 4:00-7:00 p.m.

The Essentia Plaza at The Lights

300 32nd Avenue W. in West Fargo

This free and accessible event is the first of its kind and open to all. Bring wheelchairs, ice skates, sleds or any necessary mobility aids and come and play on the outdoor ice rink at The Lights. Stay for family-friendly games, hot chocolate, prizes and a visit from Santa Claus. The event is put on by Dare 2 Stand Out, which promotes inclusion and accessibility for all, regardless of…

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​Gypsy Wizard Queen

November 27th, 2022

Saturday, December 10, doors 8pm, show at 9pm

The Aquarium, Fargo

Heavy fuzz rock straight outta Fargo with Hevvy Swetter and Prediction of the Witch.

“Closely related to stoner rock, it tends to focus upon downtuned, heavy guitar. Vintage or boutique guitar/bass amps and pedals are usually the mainstay for the thick and dense sound.” Yeah, heavy fuzzy riffs and that ain’t the best part, which is that it is addictive. Do not miss! 

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