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Beaver Backer Tree Painting Party

November 5th, 2015

Sat., Nov. 7, 9 a.m.

1321 Elm St. N., Fargo

The beavers along the red river are in danger of being trapped if their habitat continues to be destroyed. The Beaver Backers are teaming up with the humane society and home depot for a tree painting party.The paint is mixed with a grit solution leaving an unsatisfactory taste/texture on the trees to discourage the beavers from gnawing. As stated on their facebook event page. “When done properly, the non lethal methods would protect trees,…

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Fuego Tropical Concert and Salsa Dancing

November 5th, 2015

Fri., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m.

MSUM Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom, 615 14th St. S., Moorhead

Fuego Tropical, an MSUM percussion ensemble, presents a night of steel drums and salsa. Special guests include Latin percussionist Ruben Alvarez, trumpeter Tom Strait and the Fargo-Moorhead Salsa Dance Club. A free salsa dance lesson will be provided at 7 p.m.

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First Friday on Fourth

November 5th, 2015

Fri., Nov. 6, 5 – 9 p.m.

408 Broadway, Fargo

Unglued: Market hosts their second “First Friday on Fourth” with this month featuring indoor adult coloring at each participating shop. Those who bring their colored page to any of the shops by Nov. 12 will have a chance to win a Mezzaluna gift card and each shop will offer in-store specials and treats. Participating shops include Zandbroz Variety, c.lizzy’s, Gruber Guitars, Great Northern Bicycle Co. and Unglued: Market.

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An Evening with That 1 Guy

October 30th, 2015

Thurs., Nov. 5, 9 p.m.

The Aquarium, 226 Broadway (above Dempsey’s)

One-man band That 1 Guy is returning to Fargo, armed with his instrument The Magic Pipe, a combination of metal, strings and electronics. In addition to the eclectic tracks he’s known for playing, there will be a magic presentation and meet and greet for VIP ticket holders before the show. No opener so he will play extra long. Tickets available at Orange Records or http://ticketweb.com

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North Dakota’s first Silent Disco

October 30th, 2015

Sat. Oct. 31, 8 p.m.

Holiday Inn Fargo, 3803 13th Ave. S

Three DJs will be spinning the night away at the Holiday Inn. Though the kicker is each party-goer will be presented with a set of headphones that light up indicating what DJ channel they are listening to. The beauty of the silent disco is that when you are tired of the techno you can take off the headphones and talk to your friends.

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Red River Market Season End

October 30th, 2015

Sat., Oct. 31, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Broadway and Second Avenue N., Fargo

The Red River Market went in with a bang and plans to go out with a bigger bang with a special halloween market. Join Lucid Bakery for breakfast, lunch from Scratch Sandwich and Deli Co,coffee from Stumbeano's Coffee Bar, and let off some steam with Imagination Playground for the kids. Check out featured crafters The Little Scrappy Tree Co and Lost in Fargo, say hi to Fred the Mini Horse and the alpacas from Ten Seven…

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Sidestreet’s Halloween Bash/last night at old location

October 30th, 2015

Sat., Oct. 31, 11 a.m.

Sidestreet Grille and Pub, 301 Third Ave. N., Fargo

The Sidestreet will be hosting a Halloween party while also celebrating their last night at their old location inside of the Howard Johnson Inn. The event will include costumes, prizes and live music provided by the Pat Lenertz Band and The Vistas.

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Classic Film Series: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 30th, 2015

Fri., Oct. 30, 11 p.m.

The Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway, Fargo

The annual screening of this cult classic returns to Fargo in time for the film’s 40th anniversary. A costume contest will be held prior to the show for those sporting sequin top hats, French maid uniforms and, of course, fishnet stockings. The theatre will be selling participation bags for those unsure of what to bring.

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27th Annual Fargo Christmas Art and Craft Fair

October 30th, 2015

Fri., Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 31, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FargoDome, 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo

The Annual Fargo Christmas Art and Craft Fair will feature over 240 booths and 140 vendors selling quality handmade and home made arts, crafts and baked goods from across the United States.Tis the season to shop for quality handmade items.

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Halloween Spooky Silent Film Screening

October 26th, 2015

Thurs, Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Glasrud Auditorium, Weld Hall, Minnesota State University Moorhead

Tod Browning’s 1927 silent horror film “The Unknown” sees Lon Chaney playing Alonzo the Armless, a fugitive disguised as an armless knife thrower at a circus. His disfigurement brings him closer to the ringmaster’s daughter Nanon, played by Joan Crawford. When competition for Nanon arises, Alonzo will do whatever it takes to win.

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