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Seriously Hot Shit/Windsor Diets Tour Kickoff

January 29th, 2020

photo by fargo.liveTuesday, February 4, 9pm-howling

The Aquarium, 226 N Broadway, Fargo

Who’s ready for a folk punk jamboree? Dance your pants off and send Seriously Hot Shit and the Windsor Diets off in style. Talent includes, Seriously Hot Shit, Windsor Diets, Pretty Kitty, Michael Strike and the Goddamn Band, Straight Line Arrival, and Summer Teeth.

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History On Tap (Prohibition Rum Runners) at Junkyard Brewing

January 29th, 2020

Monday February 3, 6pm

Junkyard Brewing Co, Moorhead

History On Tap is a collaboration between Junkyard Brewing Co. and the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County that aims to provide fun and entertaining presentations on prohibition and the culture of booze in this area.

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National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day!

January 29th, 2020

Saturday, February 1, 8- 11 am

Scoop n’ Dough Candy Co, 206 Roberts Alley, Fargo

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not start out your day with waffle or donut sundaes, cereal milkshakes, orange juice floats, and more. Enjoy a free cup of coffee with any breakfast purchase.

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Winter Wonderland Workshop

January 29th, 2020

Saturday, February 1, 10- 11 am

Fargo Public Library, 102 3rd St N, Fargo

Nature of the North and the Fargo Public Library have put together a workshop to share camping ideas and teach winter survival skills. These guys know how to make winter safety COOL! Make a survival kit, complete with snacks and a craft to start your winter adventure off right. This event is most appropriate for families with children ages 5 and up.

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Fine Jewelry Showcase at The Rourke

January 29th, 2020

Friday, January 31, 6:30- 8 pm

Rourke Art Gallery + Museum, 521 Main Ave, Moorhead

The first ever group exhibition of jewelers at The Rourke with special guest curator Lexie Rundquist of Aerow. Lexie is a self-taught studio artist working predominantly with copper and gemstones, who specializes in electroformed jewelry.

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Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Roadshow

January 22nd, 2020

Thursday, January 30, 7- 10 pm

The Fargo Theatre, 314 N Broadway, Fargo

Kevin Smith is coming to town to show his latest and greatest motion picture, “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.” Followed by a Q&A. Can you believe Jay and Silent Bob hit the silver screen 25 years ago in “Clerks?” Neither can we. See you there!

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Calligraphy Valentines

January 22nd, 2020

Monday, January 27, 4:15- 6:15 pm

Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave N, Fargo

Who doesn’t love a handmade gift? Make a one of a kind card by using calligraphy and watercolor.

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La Unica Mexican Market Pop Up at Junkyard Brewing Co.

January 22nd, 2020

Monday, January 27, 5- 8 pm

Junkyard Brewing Co, 1416 1st Ave N, Moorhead

La Unica pulls double duty as both Mexican Market and purveyors of fantastic Tex-Mex fare. Be sure to come hungry, this is an event you won’t want to miss!

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B-B-Brrr Winter Classic 2020

January 22nd, 2020

Sunday, January 26, 12- 3:30 pm

Wildflower Grove Park, 9 Lower Terrace N, Fargo

The B-B-BRRR (Border Battle Bike Race on the Red River) Winter Classic is a one of a kind bike race, embracing the frosty winter season and celebrating our love of biking. The 10K course takes riders of all abilities through a variety of terrain; pedaling across bike paths, prairie tundra and the frozen Red River of the North. Register asap: https://www.greatridesfargo.org/

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The Seven: An interactive human rights experience

January 22nd, 2020

Thursday, January 23, 6-9 pm

Century Theater at NDSU’s Memorial Union

Independent events created to empower and engage individuals to discuss and learn about what it means to organize and influence positive changes in their communities. These events include film, performance and visual art to inform, educate and inspire!

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