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​The Great American Trailer Park Musical

June 29th, 2016

Tuesday, July 5, 8pm

Former Schumacher Goodyear Building, 409 Broadway, Downtown Fargo

Two-act musical exploring the disastrous relationships between the tenants at Armadillo Acres, Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. Opened Off-Broadway in 2005. Long-running, great fun. Additional performances Friday and Saturday at 10pm. All seating is general admission. www.experienceblur.com

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​Bonanzaville 4th of July Celebration

June 29th, 2016

Monday, July 4, 10am-5pm, fireworks at 10:30pm

1351 Main Ave W, West Fargo

An old-fashioned family celebration with a barbecue picnic, horse-drawn wagon rides, pie social, caricatures, face painting, cow pie bingo, costumed historical figures, parade, inflatable games, and fireworks later in the evening. Movie, live entertainment and live demonstrations. (701) 282-2822

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​MSUM 4th of July Celebration

June 29th, 2016

Monday, July 4, doors open at 8 pm fireworks start at 10:30pm

MSUM Nemzek Field, 1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead

Ice cream social, rides, parade, huge fireworks display. Nemzek Field is behind Nemzek Hall, near the intersection of 6th Avenue South and 17th Street South, at the southeasternmost corner of the MSUM campus in Moorhead.

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​Kari Lugo: Life

June 29th, 2016

From Friday, July 1,

Nichole’s Fine Pastry, 13 8th St S, Fargo

Street photography: everyday life, urban or rural. The beauty in every situation, if we just look for it. Encourages viewers to observe the beauty of chance moments in their own lives. Nichole’s is open on the first day of Lugo’s exhibit, and closed for the next four days, over the holiday weekend. 

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​Big Business and Off With Their Heads with Andy the Doorbum

June 22nd, 2016

Thursday, June 30, 9:30pm

The Aquarium (Dempsey’s Upstairs), 226 Broadway N, Downtown Fargo.

From Seattle. Two ex-Melvins founded Big Business, sound described as stoner metal/sludge metal. Promising punk rockers Off With Their Heads quit touring after Ryan Young’s nervous breakdown; now they’re back and sound better than before. “Life is a war...art is shit.” -Andy the Doorbum. (701) 235-5913  

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​Bookworms: Kids Daycamp

June 22nd, 2016

Tuesday, June 28, 1 - 4pm

Make Room, 806½ Main Ave, Fargo

Four-day workshop for readers, writers and makers aged 7-14. Paper making, bookbinding, art journaling, creative writing, publishing, young nerds meet other young nerds. Non-traditional classroom environment. Push reading and writing skills to the next level? Wishful thinking, but good luck to them. contact@makeroomfargo.com 

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​Richwood Winery: Summer Solstice Festival

June 22nd, 2016

Saturday, June 25, 1 - 7pm

27799 County Highway 34, Callaway, Minn.

Live music, wine and beer, local vendors, food truck. No word yet who the musicians will be -- might be Random Road and Gordon Christensen. No grape stomp contest this time, but it won’t be long. $10 includes festival wine glass, under 21 get in free. 50 miles from Fargo, 13 miles north of Detroit Lakes. (218) 844-5990 

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​Rough Soldered Necklace

June 22nd, 2016

Saturday, June 25, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Unglued, 408 Broadway N, Downtown Fargo

Beginner level workshop, chains and stones provided. Learn the valuable skill of soldering while you make a simple statement piece with Lexie of Aerow. Learn how to connect a jump ring to a stone pendant with copper tape and basic soldering skills. $21, all supplies included. ungluedcraftfest@gmail.com

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​The Commonwealth of American Natives

June 22nd, 2016

Friday, June 24, 7-11pm

The New Direction, 14 Roberts St (lower level), Downtown Fargo

All ages punk show. Commonwealth of American Natives plus Crab Legs, No Thumbs Up, Low Speed Chase, Out of Focus. Not that many people know about The New Direction yet. Check it out. Some part of the future is happening there. Let us know what you think. $6 newdirectionfargo@gmail.com

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​Last performance: The Wedding Singer

June 22nd, 2016

Friday, June 24, 7:30pm

Hansen Theatre, MSUM, 1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead

The Broadway hit. Rock star wannabe Robbie Heart, New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer and the life of the party until his fiancee Linda leaves him at the altar. 1985: hair was big, collars were up, and the wedding singer was the coolest guy in the room. MSUM box office, M-F noon to 4pm, (218) 477-2271

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