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Weekender

Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase returns to fairgrounds

The North Dakota State Fair Center will be filled with vendor booths and shoppers when the Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase returns to Minot, Saturday and Sunday. “This is the time and place for your holiday shopping,” said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring in a press release. ...

Freebies are the key hook in new ‘streaming wars’

If you make it free, will they come? Apple, Disney and AT&T's WarnerMedia want to jump-start their challenges to Netflix by offering freebies and deep discounts on emerging streaming plans. That includes a free year of Apple TV Plus for customers of new Apple devices and a free year of ...

The Big One Art & Craft Fair returns to Minot for 44th year

It’s here and it’s The Big One. The 44th Annual Minot Christmas Big One Art & Craft Fair is in town this weekend for area residents to look for hand crafted goods to decorate their homes, bake for the holidays or gift to their friends. More than 250 exhibitors will fill their booths ...

MSU English Club hosts new murder mystery event

The Minot State University English Club will host their first ever All-Hallows Writing Convention murder mystery event Saturday in Hartnett Hall. The interactive shows begin in Aleshire Theater at 6, 7, and 8 p.m. and are open to students, staff, faculty, and Minot community members. Members ...

Will you make it out in time?

A mad scientist’s lair, an abandoned asylum and a creepy morgue await those that dare try to escape at Magic City Campus this weekend. Minot High School’s Health Occupations Student of America club is hosting escape rooms Saturday from 6-11 p.m. and Sunday from 4-8 p.m. People will have ...

Halloween at the Gardens

Angelic Gardens is combining a family fun learning experience with spooky ghost stories to bring Halloween at the Gardens to the community Saturday from 1-8 p.m. and Sunday from 1-6 p.m. “It’s about the experience and it’s for families,” said Angy Edison, owner of Angelic Gardens on ...

Halloween Fun Night at the Minot YMCA

Looking to escape the dropping temperatures but want to spend time with the family? The Minot YMCA is hosting a Halloween Fun Night tonight from 5-7 p.m. Costumes are encouraged for a night of treats, games, bouncy house fun and time with Dizzy the Clown. Admission is $3 per child or $15 for ...

Colton Dixon to rock the Magic City

Greater Minot Concerts is bringing a family-friendly night of music to the North Dakota State Fair Center Theater Room Sunday. Colton Dixon, a finalist in season 11 of the television contest series “American Idol,” will headline the night along with performances from Manic Drive, Tru Serva ...

Welcome to the Asylum

Ready to be diagnosed and treated for your biggest fears? Northwoods Candy Emporium and the Paranormal Investigators of North Dakota have teamed up to create The Asylum of Fear at Dakota Square Mall. The haunted house is being held in what used to be Sears. Those who dare will enter through ...

Celebrate Halloween early with Magic City Misfits

The Magic City Misfits will be celebrating Halloween early with a shadowcast performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show Saturday night at the Mouse River Players Community Theater in Minot. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door for ...

ND Brewers Guild presents Oktoberfest

The North Dakota Brewers Guild chose Minot for their inaugural Oktoberfest that will be taking place tonight. Each year, the guild plans to host a yearly Oktoberfest celebration in a different city. The event in Minot will take place today at the Clarion Hotel & Convention Center from ...

Minot musician Myles Barcomb releases first studio album

Myles Barcomb isn’t exactly a newcomer to the Minot music scene. He is, however, presenting his brand new studio album “Henhouse” with a release party at Atypical Brewery & Barrelworks in downtown Minot Saturday. “I’ve been doing solo acoustic stuff since I was 19 or 20, and ...

Fall family fun with Berry Acres

With the days getting shorter and colder, time is running out to get outside without having to completely layer up. Berry Acres is open as a last chance for outdoor family fun before snow starts sticking around. “We started in 2010 and the only year we weren’t able to open the pumpkin ...

Barktoberfest at The Tap Room to support SVAS

The Souris Valley Animal Shelter is heading downtown to The Tap Room for a German-style, dog-friendly celebration that will help benefit the animal shelter’s veterinary fund. During the Fido 5k in August, SVAS Director Shelbi Waters and Jon Lakoduk, the owner of The Tap Room, were stuck ...

Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons brings BIG Event to the Magic City

Members of the community are invited to attend the Girls Scouts Dakota Horizons fall kickoff event Believe in Girls being held Saturday at the Girl Scout Service Center of Minot from 9 a.m. to noon. This is the first year the BIG Event will be held in the Magic City. The BIG Event is a ...

Lewis & Clark’s Fort Mandan hosts Candlelight Tour

Whether a trip has been made to Lewis & Clark’s Fort Mandan before or not, Saturday evening would be a great opportunity to visit the regional landmark that was once temporary home to the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The Interpretive Center has Organized a Candlelight Tour for Saturday ...

HOOPS ON HOPS: Oktoberfest has a great history of celebration

The long tradition of the Munich Oktoberfest began in 1810 with the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig von Bayern and Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen, and the entire population of Munich, Germany, was invited. Munich residents lovingly call the area on which the world’s largest folk ...

Hearts for fashion

Wondering about fall’s latest trends? Looking for something to do on a Friday night? The Trinity Health Auxiliary Hearts Club is bringing back their Fashion Heart Fundraiser tonight at the Sleep Inn & Suites. Tickets for the event are $10 and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from the ...

Da Lutherlic Ladies bring unique comedy routine to Stanley

Comedy duo, Da Lutherlic Ladies are set to perform at the annual women’s event Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Sibyl Center in Stanley, according to a press release. In addition to the entertainment, a portion of the afternoon is a scheduled coffee party featuring a bone china cup and saucer ...