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Calendar of Events - Bismarck/Dickinson Region

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Bismarck Events:

Nov 2 - North Dakota celebrates 125th Anniversary of statehood. Two statewide signature events that will be held Aug 16 & Nov 2, the state’s official 125th birthday. The North Dakota Council on the Arts, the North Dakota Art Gallery Association, and Starion Financial are sponsoring “Under the Dakota Sky: An Exhibition Celebrating 125 Years of Statehood”. This exhibition, featured in the Missouri River Events Center at the ND Heritage Center, will run through October 23, 2014. Over 50 North Dakota artists will be represented in the exhibition and include traditional arts, photography, sculptures, paintings, and pottery. On Nov 2, the commemoration of the state’s official birthday will coincide with the grand opening of the new ND Heritage Center. Activities for the public will be planned at both the Capitol and the Heritage Center for that day. For more information visit http://history.nd.gov/northdakota125.html. An invitation from the Governor can be seen here: http://governor.nd.gov/video/august-16-statehood-celebration-invitation

Nov 21-22 - Bismarck Mandan’s very popular tradition of kicking off the holiday season with the Bismarck Mandan Symphony Orchestra returns to the Belle Mehus Auditorium . Welcoming back to Bismarck violinist Aaron Meyer and guitarist Tim Ellis for a “Holiday to Remember.” Their music lifts spirits and lifts us out of our seats with excitement. There’s no better way to get your holiday season in gear than to experience this great Holiday Pops concert that includes traditional favorites, classical gems, and Meyer/Ellis at their best

Dec 3 - Cookie Walk, Bismarck Art & Galleries Association

Dec 8 - NDCA, along with the Governor’s Office and Facility Management, invites the general public to the Lighting Ceremony for the 2014 North Dakota State Christmas Tree. The ceremony will be conducted by Governor Jack Dalrymple and First Lady Betsy Dalrymple at 5pm in the Memorial Hall of the Capitol Building. Live entertainment will be provided, and the ceremony is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony

Dakota Stage Season 36: A Season of History and Humor Shows: Dec 4-14, Nuncrackers; Jan 29-Feb 8, Time Stands Still; Mar 19-29, I Hate Hamlet; May 7-17, Bonnie & Clyde. For more information or tickets, visit www.dakotastageltd.com

Dec 4-7, 10-14 - When the winter months bring shorter nights and cooler temperatures Dakota Stage will warm the hearts of the whole family with Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical by Dan Goggin. In this new holiday classic the Sisters of Mt. Saint Helen's School are back and this time, Mother Superior gets her way and is producing their first Christmas Special on Cable Access TV from their very own studio in the basement of the convent! All your favorite nuns are here with a few new friends including Father Virgil and four of Mt. Saint Helen's most talented students. Featuring all new songs, a few classic carols and a "Secret Santa" that you, the audience gets to participate in! We are certain the hilarity and hijinks of our sisters will bring you and your loved ones lots of holiday cheer! Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical will spread Christmas joy at Dakota Stage Thurs-Sat performances, 7:30pm; Sun at 2. For more information or tickets, visit www.dakotastageltd.com

Feb 7 - Bismarck Mandan Symphony Orchestra presents Bach, Rach and Peter. What could be more invigorating and entertaining than a night of some of the most famous classical music of all time - music that for many created their first love of the genre? Pianist Nariaki Sugiura plays the beloved and stirring Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2; KX News Meteorologist Jared Piepenburg joins us as narrator of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf; and the orchestra sparkles in J.S. Bach’s epic organ piece, Toccata in D Minor

Mar 14 - Bismarck Mandan Symphony Orchestra presents Sublime Serenades: Mozart's exquisite clarinet concerto , played by prodigy Torin Bakke, will be framed by a perennial July 4th favorite, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture in its original form, and his beautiful and exciting Serenade for Strings

Apr 18 - BMSO presents Rhapsody in Blue, as they welcome back to the Belle pianist Russell Hancock, of the St. Michael Trio, to play Gershwin’s beloved Rhapsody in Blue! This concert features two more orchestral and audience favorites, Smetana’s The Moldau, and Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G Minor

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Carrington Events:

For more info email Alison Schumann at alison@daktel.com, Putnam House 533 Main Street

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Center Events:

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Dickinson Events:

For more information visit www.dickinsonstate.edu

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Hazen Events:

No information currently listed... Visit www.hazennd.org

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Mandan Events:

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Medora Events:

For more info visit www.medorand.com

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Stanton Events:

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Washburn Events:

For more info visit http://www.fortmandan.com/calendar/index.asp

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