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​Spirits class: Absinthe

November 13th, 2019

Saturday, November 16, 1-2 p.m.

Bridgeview Liquors, 935 37th Ave. S, Moorhead

La Fée Verte - The Green Fairy. Absinthe... A drink of artists and bon-vivants, at the end of the nineteenth century, yet it also has a darker context, one related to overindulgence, hallucination, and death. Banned for nearly a century in much--though never all of the world, Absinthe was revived at the start of the twenty-first century. In this class, you will learn all about the troubled history of this…

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​Creative Voices Talk: Brad Kahlhamer

November 6th, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 6-7 p.m.

The Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave.N, Fargo

An evening of conversation with multimedia artist Brad Kahlhamer and sculptor Aaron Spangler. Kahlhamer works with a range of media from sculpture and painting to performance and music to explore what he refers to as the “third place”—a meeting point of two opposing personal histories. The artist will discuss this “third place” and the complex, multilayered motifs and themes in his work. 

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Broadway Carriage Ride

November 6th, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 6 p.m.

The Red Silo, 12 N Broadway, Fargo

Take a horse-drawn carriage ride in downtown Fargo. There will be three rides each evening. Each ride holds 16 passengers. Tickets are available for $10 by calling The Red Silo (701) 478-3822.

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​Growing Up LGBTQ on the Northern Plains presentation

November 6th, 2019

Wednesday, November 13, 6:30-8 p.m.

Fargo Public Library, 102 3rd St. N, Fargo

Learn about a local oral history project focusing on the stories collected from area LGBTQ elders in the region. The presentation "Breaking Barriers: Harvesting LGBTQ Stories from the Northern Plains: Three Journeys" vividly evokes the challenges and triumphs of this pioneer generation in their own words. These three interviews are part of the Red River Rainbow Seniors’ ongoing oral history project. Prairie…

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​Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers in Fargo, ND

November 6th, 2019

Saturday, November 9, 8-11 p.m.

The Fargo Theatre, 314 N Broadway, Fargo

Known for penning, “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Help Me Make It Through the Night,” “Sunday Morning Coming Down,” and “For the Good Times.” He’s earned a number of Grammy’s and is even part of the Country music hall of fame. Don’t miss this iconic singer-songwriter.

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​Fargo: North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival

November 6th, 2019

November 7-8 p.m

The Fargo Theatre, 314 N Broadway, Fargo

The mission of the North Dakota human rights film and arts festival “is to educate, engage and facilitate discussion around local and world-wide human rights topics through the work of filmmakers and artists.” Afternoon and evening sessions are available.

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​Grilled Cheese Party

October 30th, 2019

Monday, November 4, 5 p.m.–11 p.m.

Wild Terra Cider, 6 12th St N, Fargo

Each guest will receive 4 grilled cheese. The bar will be loaded up with 25+ different toppings including Manchego, brie, aged cheddar, creamy pepper or goat cheese. Toppings include: Salted caramel pears, balsamic strawberries, butter pickles, sweet relish, pickled red onions and more!

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​North Dakota Battle of the Bluegrass Bands

October 30th, 2019

Saturday, November 2, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Valley City Eagles Club, 345 12th Ave. NE, Valley City, ND

See who gets bragging rights to identify 2019's Top Bluegrass Band in the State. Free Admission. Concert by the winning group following the contest. Sponsored by the Bluegrass Association of North Dakota and the Valley City Eagles Club. This event is part of the Pitch Fork and Hoe Gathering being held Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2 at the Valley City Eagles Club. The Gathering is a…

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​Kid Quest: Printober Tee Party (take 2)

October 30th, 2019

Saturday, November 2,1 p.m.–4 p.m.

Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave N, Fargo

Have you wondered how t-shirts are printed? Explore printmaking throughout the Museum before screen printing your own t-shirt. Child size t-shirts are provided; adults can bring their own t-shirt to be printed at the event. Kid Quest is a FREE drop-in program designed for the whole family to explore and create at your own pace. Each month has a unique theme with new artwork to explore and art projects to create. 

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​How To Get Involved In 2020

October 30th, 2019

Friday, November 1,12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Kringen Lodge 25 Sons of Norway, 722 2nd Ave. N, Fargo

The 2020 election maybe a year away but work is already starting by many of the political parties. We have invited Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, and Democratic Socialist party representatives to share how you can get involved in the 2020 election. 

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