Best Bets

John Prine with Kendel Carson

September 10th, 2015

John Prine with Kendel Carson

Wed. Sept. 16, 7 p.m.

Bluestem Amphitheater, 801 50th Ave SW, Moorhead, MN

Legendary folk and Americana songwriter John Prine makes a special outdoor appearance at Bluestem much to the delight of his fans in the region. Discovered by recent Bluestem visitor Kris Kristofferson, Prine is probably most widely revered for his song “In Spite Of Ourselves” a duet with Iris DeMent which highlights his unique voice in spectacular fashion. This should be a night…

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Tewaukon Music Festival

September 3rd, 2015


Tewaukon Music Festival

Sat, Sept. 5, 11 a.m.

Coteau des Prairies Lodge, 9953 141st Ave SE, Havana, ND

Spend the day outdoors with you family and camping under the stars, listening to music from up and coming regional artists such as Kat Perkins, Tigirlily, Jessie Veeder, 2 Mile Finale and Frost Fire. With inflatable games, pony rides, face painting and much more, this festival will be a great way to spend Labor Day weekend. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for 6 to 17 year olds and free…

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​Ugly Food of the North Potluck

August 26th, 2015

Tues, Sept. 1, 5:30-7 p.m.

Drekker Brewing Company, 630 1st Ave N, Fargo

Indulge in “Ugly Food,” fruits and vegetables that never make it into grocery stores, this Tuesday at Drekker. The potluck will highlight ways to accept foods of all shapes and sizes. Share a dish of ugly food from your own garden or just come and hang

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​Happy Together Tour

August 26th, 2015

Sun, Aug. 30, 7 p.m.

Bluestem, 801 50th Ave SW, MoorheadThe grooviest concert of the summer will take place this Sunday at Bluestem. Relive the music of ‘60s with some of the best groups of that era, including The Turtles feat. Flo & Eddie, Mark Lindsay, The Association, The Grass Roots, The Buckinghams and The Cowsills. Tickets are still available at jadepresents.com starting at $28.50

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​StreetsAlive!

August 26th, 2015

Sun, Aug. 30, 12-5 p.m.

Downtown Fargo – Moorhead

Come enjoy the final StreetsAlive! of the summer to celebrate the many ways we move. There will be a three-mile loop of streets closed to motor vehicles to allow people to walk, run, bike, rollerblade or even dance. There’s no starting or ending point. Just hop on the route wherever you’d like. Along the route there will be vendor booths, demonstrations and food. This event aims to promote healthy living through communityengagement…

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​Jurassic Quest

August 26th, 2015

Fri, Aug. 28, 3-8 p.m.

Sat, Aug. 29, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun, Aug. 30, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Scheels Arena, 5225 31st Avenue South, Fargo

Interact with more than 50 realistic and life-sized animatronic dinosaurs in the Jurassic Quest exhibit. There are T-Rex and Triceratops fossil digs, a “dino bounce” that has several dinosaur-themed inflatable games, face painting, crafts and many more fun activities for kids. Grab your young paleontologist and discover a new world together. Tickets are $21 for…

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Barnesville Potato Days Festival

August 26th, 2015

Downtown Barnesville, Minn.

Fri. Aug. 28 to Sat. Aug.29

With a street fair, parade, potato car races, potato sack races, potato carving, mashed potato wrestling and a Miss Tater Tot pageant theBarnesville Potato Days Festival has something for every spud. For a full schedule of events www.potatodays.com

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Best Bets: August 13 to August 20

August 12th, 2015

Photo by Raul GomezFM Pride

Aug. 13 to 16

Various Locations

There’s never been a more exciting year for Americans to celebrate LGBT pride than 2015. This Thursday to Sunday the excitement is taking over Fargo-Moorhead. Events include karaoke and trivia on Thursday, a dance party on Friday, a 5K, block and park parties on Saturday and a parade, rally and interfaith service on Sunday. All are welcome to these events. For the full schedule and more information, visit fmpride.com.

Booker T. Jones

Fri, Aug. 14, 8…

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Best Bets: August 6 to August 13

August 5th, 2015

WE Fest

Thurs. to Sat., Aug. 6 to 8

Soo Pass Ranch, 25526 Co Hwy 22, Detroit Lakes

With over 9,000 campsites, 50 concession stands, and three days of headlining stars, WE Fest has been one of the leading country music festivals in the nation since its inception in 1983. This all-ages event will host artists such as Dierks Bentley, Jake Owens and Eli Young band. Rascal Flatts will headline Thursday night, followed by Miranda Lambert on Friday night and Blake Shelton on Saturday night. Only…

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Best Bets 7-30-15 to 8-6-15

July 29th, 2015

Blue Moon

Thu, July 30 to Sun, Aug. 2

Pure Bliss Ranch, 2072 310th St, Waubun, MN

Pack the tent and get the firewood to spend the weekend at Pure Bliss Ranch campgrounds, connect with nature and enjoy good music. Bands such as Kid-O, SLiM and Eddy Franco will play late into Friday night. JAED, Spundose, Eon, jolt and many more will echo through Saturday night. There’s a $40 entrance fee at the gate on Thursday, $30 on Friday for the weekend and $25 day passes available on…

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