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​Roast Battle at the Cellar Comedy Club

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 21st, 2019

Saturday, August 24, 8-10 p.m.

The Cellar comedy club, 614 Main Ave, Fargo

Two comedians go head to head in a battle of wits for ultimate supremacy, bragging rights, and of course, cold hard CASH. These are not just simple "Ya Mama" jokes. The competitors will be getting personal with their opponent.. No topic is off-limits!! 

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​VotV Presents XXXtra Credit! A night of Books and Burlesque 18+

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 21st, 2019

Saturday, August 24, 7-10 p.m.

Red Raven Espresso Parlor, 916 Main Ave, Fargo

The Valkyries of the Valley are at it again! Frisk E. Business, Holly Handful, Sasha Savage, Michelle Pearson (Michelleaneous), Rebel Rouser, and for the first time taking a Valkyries stage, Honey Bea! College special: $5 with valid college ID

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​Fourth Annual JJ’s Hog Roast for Hospice

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 21st, 2019

August 23-24

51943 County Hwy 9, Pelican Rapids, MN

Two-day event includes a car and bike show, music provided by the band Skyline and UpTown Entertainment DJ Service, a traditional hog roast, petting zoo, bounce house and cornhole tournament. For a full schedule of events and to pre-register for the car and bike show, visit http://www.jjshogroast.com.Jeffrey “JJ” Bruns, Jr., died at 28 in 2015 because of an accidental death. His family wanted to memorialize his name in a special way…

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​Hollipalooza

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 21st, 2019

Friday, August 23, 7-10 p.m.

Holiday Inn Fargo, 3803 13th Ave. S, Fargo

Featuring live music by Skyline and Slamabama. Full bar killer tunes and good company. Who could ask for anything more?

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​Barnesville Potato Days

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 14th, 2019

August 23-24 Barnesville, MN

With events such as mashed potato wrestling and Miss Tater Tot Pageant what’s not to love and what’s not to celebrate about the spud? There’s also a killer parade, delicious food and home-fried small town hospitality.

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​Lesson and Social Dance at Island Park

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 14th, 2019

Tuesday, August 20, 7:00 pm - 10:00 p.m

Island Park Gazebo, Fargo

Who’s up for a little Swing Dance 101? In this two Week Series start with the basics! Learn the fundamentals of swing, refine your dancing, improve your comfort and make friends along the way. A little bird also told us that Tuesday night dances at the gazebo are in the works now too!

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​10th Annual Summer Beer Dabbler

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 14th, 2019

Saturday, August 17

CHS Field, 360 N Broadway, St. Paul, MN

A unique craft beer event featuring over 130 breweries sampling over 400 beers. This craft beer festival takes place at the home of the St. Paul Saints. This event will also feature live music and ballpark fare.

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Maker’s Market at 4e Winery

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 14th, 2019

Sunday, August 18, 12-5 p.m.

4E Winery, 3766 156th Ave SE, Mapleton

Check out the wares of countless makers featuring artisan food, drink, arts and crafts. Curious on who’s going to be there? Check out the 4E facebook page for vendor spotlights. 

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​YEE (haw) FEST

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 14th, 2019

Sunday, August 18, 6:30-10:30 p.m.

Red Raven Espresso Parlor, 916 Main Ave, Fargo

Cowboys and cowgirls join in co-hoots this is gonna be one fest for the books! Arachnid, Mr. Meaner, Hangtime, Walker Rider, Shrug, Jackie Kelsh, Disappear Forever and more. This will be an open garage show on the south side of the building. Games, comics, and lots of vegan food available!

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​Fargo Food Truck Festival

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 7th, 2019

August 16-18

North Dakota Horse Park, 5180 19th Ave N, Fargo, ND

For the best food on two, three, or four wheels you won’t want to miss this festival!

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