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Arts and Entertainment

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 ...

Cavalcade of Stars coming to Stanley

The ‘50s and ‘60s Cavalcade of Stars comes to Stanley on Saturday for an evening of vintage American rock ‘n roll at the Sibyl Center. Bandleader Joe Covert plays electric and upright bass, sings both lead and backing vocals. His bands have played hundreds of shows all over the ...

Minot Chamber Chorale announces first poetry contest winners

Mia Wiese, a student at Burlington-Des Lacs Elementary School, had the winning entry in the Minot Chamber Chorale’s first poetry contest for North Dakota high school students. Runners-up were poems by Lydia Repnow, a student at Minot High School-Central Campus, and Bailey Cowley, a student ...

Talking Trail signs help give the story at air musuem

Visitors can “Experience The Story” at the Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot by calling a phone number, downloading a mobile app or visiting a website. The ways to “experience the story” are posted on Talking Trail signs near various exhibits. Don Larson, president of the air ...

Pioneer Day to be held Sunday at Kenmare Pioneer Village Museum

Pioneer Day will be held Sunday at the Pioneer Village Museum in Kenmare. The event will include village tours from 2 to 7 p.m., raffle drawings at 7 p.m., free popcorn and water, a scavenger hunt for all ages, and an antique tractor display. Prizes included in the raffle are a power ...

Bakken Summer Rides to explore western ND

Three weeks of Bakken Summer Rides are being planned for this month and August. The summer rides will explore some of the best tourist stops in western North Dakota by motorcycle, classic car or your daily commuter, and by boat. The event is hosted by the North Dakota Petroleum Foundation and ...

Good Night Minot finale planned for Sunday at Oak Park

Good Night Minot, Minot’s late night talk show, will end its inaugural season on Sunday at Oak Park wth an Arts in the Park event that is free and open to the public. “Gates open at (5 p.m.) and the Starving Rooster will be selling food and drinks,” said ShaunAnne Tangney in an email. ...

MSU announces $500,000 gift to summer theater project

The Minot Area Community Foundation has announced a $500,000 gift to Minot State University to support a project to renovate the MSU Summer Theatre. According to information provided by Minot State, the gift will create a pool of matching funds that will offer donors an opportunity to double ...

Dakota Cruisers to honor Downtown Minot tonight

The Dakota Cruisers Car Club of Minot will honor Downtown Minot tonight during its weekly Wednesday night cruises in the city. Vehicles will gather at the Kmart parking lot at 6 p.m. and leave to cruise at 6:30 p.m. New and old vehicles are welcome to participate. George Masters, Dakota ...

Holiday paintings: Downtown artist paints for sake of others

Minot writer Patti Sather found another hobby to add to her repertoire: painting. She started using acrylic paint on canvas in October 2019 as another activity to do alongside her grandchildren. Not taking any art classes in school didn’t hinder her one bit. To start with, she sketched what ...

Black Butte Adventures hosts “Aggie Adventure Race”

Black Butte Adventures is partnering with volunteers tonight to put on the Aggie Adventure Race to raise money for the Velva Sports Complex. The race includes categories in biking, trail running and hike, followed by a corn feed. People who do not wish to participate in the race are still ...

Creative Night Out in Downtown MInot

Creative Night Out is happening tonight in downtown Minot, starting at 5:30 p.m. Several different art forms will be displayed at downtown businesses, along with music, snacks, sale specials and artist demonstrations. Wendy Weiss Voeller will be at Artmain, doing art demos alongside the ...

Muncaster finds inspiration in art

Allison Muncaster isn’t afraid of new experiences or stepping outside her comfort zone. “I first went to college at 16,” the St. Louis, Mo., native said. “The school district I grew up in wasn’t the best, so I choose to actually get my GED and go to college early because it wasn’t ...

Tentative plans for Aug. 1-2 event for Pioneer Village

If all goes well, the Ward County Historical Society will hold a “soft reopening” on Aug. 1 and 2 for its Pioneer Village along U.S. Highway 2 near Burlington. The event is planned for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 1 and from noon to 5 p.m. on Aug. 2. Board member Dan Caswell said the plans ...

Great Tomato Festival in Minot canceled

The Great Tomato Festival, scheduled for Aug. 12 at the State Fair Center in Minot, will not take place this year due to the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic. “There is really no choice to be made in this matter. For the safety of all of our volunteers and of those in attendance, a ...

Cartoons for a cause

Art serves different purposes to each individual artist. It can give them something else to focus on, provide release as an outlet, a way to express their creativeness and too many others to be named. However, it currently serves as a way for Wendy Weiss Voeller to raise money for her ...