Busy weekend in Minot

Events range from music to exercise to a walk/run

Submitted Photo Story Time at Main Street Books is always a family favorite.

It’s going to be a busy weekend in Minot, once again.

From multiple music festivals to an African cultural picnic, and from Story Time at Main Street Books to Minot Princess Camp at the State Fair Center, there is a lengthy list of activities from which to choose for those local residents and visitors this weekend.

“We appreciate our summers here so much that we like to celebrate summertime with festivals, picnics and events across the whole community,” said Minot Mayor Chuck Barney.

Some of the events this weekend include:

®Rock The Leaves music festival on Sunday

®WhyNot Fest 8 all weekend

®MAHC 7th Annual 5k Zoo Fun Walk/Run to benefit Minot Area Homeless Coalition on Saturday

® Teens Rock Saturday

® Story Time at Main Street Books

®Miss Minot Scholarship Pageant Saturday at All Seasons Arena

® Minot Princess Camp on Saturday

®Family & Friends Snore N Roar on Saturday

® First Annual African Cultural Picnic, Saturday at Polaris Park

® Taube Museum of Art’s 10th Annual Small Works Exhibition and Auction continues

® Artspace Suite 1 Gallery’s “Clearly From Within,” featuring the work of artist Carol Fielhaber

Numerous other events taking place around town promise to make for an exciting weekend, particularly given forecasts for good weather.

“We love it when there is so much going on, when people have options and when organizations plan so as to work with one another,” said Visit Minot Executive Director Phyllis Burckhard.

For information on events this weekend in Minot and the region, check out www.visitminot.org or the Minot Daily News calendar, every day, on page A2 or the Weekender section of the newspaper every Friday.