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Arts and Entertainment

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 ...

NEW AT HOME THIS WEEK:

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 ...

Dakota Cruisers to honor small businesses

Dakota Cruisers Car Club of Minot will dedicate its cruise on Broadway on Wednesday to “all of the small businesses in the area,” according to George Masters, car club president. Those with small businesses are encouraged to have their logos on the sides of their vehicles. Vehicles will ...

Award-winning

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Catori Sarmiento’s novel “Carnival Panic” is the winner of the Literary Titan’s Silver Award. “ ‘Carnival Panic’ is a science fiction horror novel published in 2019 by Corvus Quill Press,” said Sarmiento, of Minot Air Force Base, in an email. “In it, ...

Downtown Minot’s Creative Night Out set for Thursday

This month’s Creative Night Out in downtown Minot will be held Thursday starting at 5:30 p.m. Locals can stop in at creative participating retail “hot spots” where people can enjoy music, snacks, sale specials, artist demonstrations and food trucks. Some of the activities planned ...

Evening of music to bring taste of Hostfest to park

An evening filled with live music featuring one of Norsk Hostfest’s local artists, Daniel Starks, will be held Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. at Oak Park Amphitheater, Minot. Starks has played to packed shows at Hostfest for the past couple years. Since the main event will not be happening this year, the ...

Pioneer Village open house planned for this weekend

BURLINGTON – An open house will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Ward County Historical Society’s Pioneer Village near Burlington. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. There will be a flea market and a rummage sale during the event ...

Dakota Cruisers to cruise, hold inspection, car show

Dakota Cruisers Car Club’s activities tonight will be slightly different than in past weeks. George Masters, president of the car club, said some vehicles will cruise Broadway. There will not be an honoring of a designated group for this cruise as has been done in conjunction with cruises ...

Chippewa Downs to remain closed

BELCOURT – There was some hope that horseracing would be held at Chippewa Downs this year but, like so many other events and happenings throughout the state during the coronavirus epidemic, the flash of silks and the glean of sunlight on spirited horses won’t be happening in 2020. The ...

Small neighborhood parks in Minot well used

Minot is home to many parks. Some are large and well known, such as Roosevelt Park and Oak Park. They get plenty of visitors too. But so do other lesser known parks in the city. Each park has its own attractions, from playground equipment to walking paths to athletic courts. One of the ...

Minot native writes book about Angila Wilder case

True crime writer CJ Wynn was fascinated when she saw a Dateline NBC story two years ago about Richie and Cynthia Wilder, who are both serving life sentences for the murder of Richie’s ex-wife, Angila. Her interest in the case led to 18 months of research and the upcoming release of a book ...

Motor Magic set for Labor Day weekend

Motor Magic will be held during the Labor Day weekend on the North Dakota State Fairgrounds in Minot. Set for Sept. 4-6, the annual event is the largest motorsports festival in the Upper Midwest. For more information about the 2020 event visit ndstatefair.com, then to Annual Events and to ...

Completion near for access to river, golf, walking path

It’s getting closer. The flood control project and associated improvements in the area of Minot’s water treatment plant are nearing completion. “They should be done, wrapping up by August-September,” said Dusty Zimmerman, Ackerman-Estvold spokesperson. “It officially needs to be done ...

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 ...