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International Peace Garden hosts online virtual fundraising event

DUNSEITH – The International Peace Garden has announced its upcoming virtual fundraiser, “Virtual Gala in the Garden,” which will take place the evening of Sept. 21. The public is invited to participate in the 70 minutes of fast-paced content. One of the evening’s highlights will be ...

Arts council to host statewide online event

North Dakota Council on the Arts, in collaboration with the Main Street ND Summit 2020, will host its biennial Statewide Arts Convening online on Oct. 6 and 7. The convening will feature programs focused on Building Resilient Communities and will bring local artists, educators, art ...

Opera company hosts trivia night

Western Plains Opera Company is holding a fundraising night at the Blue Rider featuring Opera Trivia led by Eric Furuseth. Tickets are $25 at the door and will allow for up to 40 people to enter the outside area of the Blue Rider. The event runs from 4 to 6 p.m.

Drive-through powwow Sunday at MSU

Minot State University’s Native American Center, in conjunction with Sacred Pipe Resource Center in Bismarck, North Dakota Native Vote and Census 2020, will host a Drive Through Powwow on Sunday. Grand Entry will begin at 1 p.m. The first 20 registered dancers in regalia will be paid day ...

Minot Symphony Orchestra presents the 95th season opener

The Minot Symphony Orchestra will open the 95th season with performances on Thursday, Sept. 24, and Saturday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall, according to information provided by the Symphony. “It has been a challenging year for everyone, and we ...

MSU arts galleries feature exhibitions

Various art exhibits are on display this month at Minot State University galleries. The Northwest Arts Center open is hosting the “Americas 2020: All Media” annual juried exhibition through Oct. 2 in the Walter Piehl Gallery. From its first call for entries in 1995, each year the All Media ...

Arts council to discuss accessibility in online convening

The North Dakota Council on the Arts received a $5,000 grant from The Consensus Council, Inc. to conduct an Accessibility in the Arts Online Convening. NDCA, along with its convening partner North Dakota Assistive, is a hosting this one-day, free online gathering that will focus on ...

Food truck events continue despite pandemic

It hasn’t been the summer that food vendors had been hoping for, but they and their customers have been making the best of a pandemic situation. The cancellation of many fairs and festivals due to the threat from COVID-19 limited the number of events that food truck vendors have been able to ...

Minot Air Force Base’s policies restrict personnel from bars, dine-in

Minot bars, supper clubs and other dine-in restaurants could feel the squeeze from tighter pandemic restrictions at Minot Air Force Base. The base recently released a directive for military personnel that includes a prohibition on visiting bars and off-base restaurants for other than ...

Discovery center grant request advances in military program

Magic City Discovery Center has advanced in competition for a grant from the Department of Defense’s “Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot.” The program targets projects in communities serving military installations. Magic City Discovery Center is seeking $6.3 million toward a $11.9 ...

MSU cancels 2020 Homecoming week

Due to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s decision to suspend all athletic competition through Dec. 31, the Minot State Alumni Association will not hold any in-person events for Homecoming 2020, according to information provided by MSU. Minot State’s Homecoming 2020 was ...

Historical society receives donations

BURLINGTON – Great things are continuing at the Ward County Historical Society’s Pioneer Village along U.S. Highway 2 in Burlington, according to historical society president David Leite. “We have just received a large donation in the form of recycled crushed and packed asphalt. It might ...

Baptist Boys coming to Sibyl Center in Stanley

The Baptist Boys will perform at the Sibyl Center this Sunday at 3 p.m. The Baptist Boys have been singing and playing together for a number of years after originating at First Baptist Church in Tioga. Members Jim Booth, David Rust, Jon Wisthoff, and Larry Nelson all sing solos and harmony ...

Walk to end Alzheimer’s in Minot Aug. 29

The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Minot-area residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Aug. 29. Instead of hosting a large gathering, the Alzheimer’s Association is encouraging participants to walk as individuals or in ...

Minot Symphony Secret Garden Tour set for Aug. 12

The Minot Symphony Orchestra will host its 26th annual Secret Garden Tour and Vendor Store on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. This annual open house-style event features six gardens in the Minot area. Participants, with ticket in hand, can travel on their own to the featured ...

YWCA to host LUNAFEST

LUNAFEST, the fundraising film festival dedicated to championing women film makers and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted by YWCA Minot at The Spot in Minot on Aug. 21. The YWCA is the only women and children’s homeless shelter in the Minot region. The YWCA’s ...

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Luke Bryan, Jeff Foxworthy and 2 Seth Rogens By The Associated Press MOVIES —“American Pickle”: Seth Rogen plays dual roles in this film about a man from the 1920s who falls into a vat of pickle juice, wakes up fully preserved 100 years later and gets a chance to know his ...

DVCC to sponsor fundraiser in October

The Domestic Violence Crisis Center in Minot will host Pour & Sip, a virtual event and fundraiser, on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. The event will be presented through Zoom. Tickets are $40 for singles and $65 for couples. All tickets include acrylic pour paint, canvas, a surface protector, one ...