Weekender

Crosby holds 50th Annual Divide County Threshing Bee

The 50th Annual Divide County Threshing Bee will be taking place this weekend. Hitting a big milestone, the event has a lot planned. All events will take place at the Pioneer Village in Crosby. Starting off the event today at 9 a.m., its annual Tractor Cade will take off and showcase a parade ...

International Music Camp invites public to variety performances

Session five of International Music Camp began July 14 and offered six programs for campers to expand their musical and artistic talents. Now this weekend, the camp invites the public to come and see campers perform. Starting tonight at 8 p.m. in the Masonic Auditorium, the International ...

The Spot is the place to be this weekend

The Spot Pool and Billiard Hall located in downtown Minot will be the stop for two different events on Saturday: the Outdoor Peddlers Market and WoofStock: Music and Pet-Friendly Fun. The Outdoor Peddlers Market will take place first from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The market will feature 100 percent ...

‘Raised in Captivity’ reveals author’s warped imagination

(AP) — Chuck Klosterman seems like a great hang. He's the guy at the party who has everyone spitting out their drinks as they laugh while trying to swallow — the one who is never at a loss for words in a game of "Would You Rather?" It's fun to imagine the genesis of some of the stories ...

‘Lion King’ returns but it’s harder to feel the love

Life moves in a circle, "The Lion King" tells us, and, increasingly, so does studio moviemaking. Close on the heels of "live-action" remakes of "Aladdin" and "Dumbo" and on the precipice of a reborn "The Little Mermaid," ''The Lion King" is back, too. Round and round we go. Cue Savannah ...

Ebeneezer’s brings another year of Hesstival

Cornhole, music, drink specials and a beer garden. The Fourth Annual Hesstival, held by Ebenezeer’s this weekend, will provide a chance to relax, hang out and help raise money for the American Heart Association. The first day of Hesstival will begin today at 6 p.m. with a parking lot Beer ...

Minot City Band returns to Oak Park

The Minot City Band, under the direction of Joseph Alme, will present two more concerts at Oak Park on Sunday. The concerts, as a part of Arts in the Park, will take place at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the old band shell. The featured artist at the Sunday concerts will be Deanna Carpenter ...

Weekend events in Minot fun for all ages

As another weekend begins, more events are planned for all ages to enjoy. Movies in the Park will feature “How to Train Your Dragon 3” tonight, Jellybean Entertainment and Loud and Proud will be presenting “Summer of Love,” featuring local and regional drag performers on Saturday, and ...

THE SCOOP: Mojitos — 7 things to know about summer’s favorite drink

When you're talking about favorite summertime cocktails, the mojito is right up there with the margarita, daiquiri and pina colada. The mix of mint, ice, sugar and rum is refreshing on a hot summer's day at the beach (or wherever you might be). The drink, which by some accounts is close to ...

‘Spider-Man’ swings again with a successful sequel

-Man: Far From Home" begins. After an emotional and strenuous last few movies with the Avengers, a break sounds nice. "I didn't think I had to save the world this summer," he complains. But, you know the drill: With great power comes great responsibility. So it's just a matter of time before ...

Lindley Creek to return to Sibyl Center

On Saturday at 7 p.m., the bluegrass band Lindley Creek will be returning to the Sibyl Center stage in Stanley for another performance. Hailing from the Ozark Mountains and the prairie lands of Missouri, Lindley Creek features Kathie Greer on guitar, songwriting and vocals, husband John ...

‘Evergreen’ is a textured, emotionally charged tale

(AP) — When Willie Black was 15 months old, his father, Artie Lee, was killed in an apparent automobile accident. That's all Willie — police reporter for a Richmond, Virgina, newspaper — knows about his dad. He's never been curious about the man. That changes when Willie's aunt on his ...

Allman Betts Band feels staid on ‘Down to the River’

(AP) — Southern comfort blues-rock has never been about bluster, but Allman Betts Band could have ramped things up a notch on "Down to the River," a lackluster album from a group that should have more to offer. Devon Allman and Duane Betts, the sons of legendary Allman Brothers Band ...

Fundraise the weekend away

This weekend will be filled with fundraising events from a 5K to a motorcycle run to a bike wash. Anyone interested in getting out and taking part will have a few options from which to pick. Road Angels Children’s Cancer Run Starting off the events will be the Road Angels Children’s ...

Walk around with Prairie Sky Breads

Today at 10 a.m., Prairie Sky Breads will be hosting another Prairie Sky Breads Walking Club. Starting at the Minot Area Council of the Arts Building, walkers will head to Roosevelt Park where they will do one lap before returning back to the MACA office. “The route is easy and makes it ...

Anderson Duo set to perform at Sibyl Center

Erik and Dianna Anderson will be performing at the Sibyl Center in Stanley Sunday starting at 3 p.m. Following the performance will be complimentary refreshments. The Anderson Duo has been performing together since 1992, appearing throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and most recently ...

Minot City Band presents two concerts Sunday

The Minot City Band, under the direction of Joseph Alme, will present their eight and ninth concerts of the season at Oak Park on Sunday. Concerts will be at 4 p.m. and at 7 p.m. in the old band shell by the splash park/playground. The Band will perform a variety of music sure to please an ...

‘Midsommar’ is a disturbing, enthralling trip

"Midsommar " is a waking nightmare and I mean that in the best possible way. For over two hours you will be transported to a beautiful village in the middle of nowhere in a foreign land where the sun never seems to set and everyone is wearing ornate flower crowns and enchantingly embroidered ...

Frontier Military Days show life 150 years ago

Fort Stevenson State Park will be holding their annual celebration of the original Fort Stevenson this weekend at Frontier Military Days. This event will run Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Frontier Military Days has been an annual event at Fort Stevenson State Park for 27 years. The ...

Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community at Pride

Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and who you are at Magic City Equality’s fifth annual Minot Pride Festival. The festival will unofficially start this weekend with a special Pre-Pride Brunch on Sunday with the official kick-off set for June 27. A yearly celebration, Minot Pride Festival is ...