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Calendar of Events - Bismarck/Dickinson Region

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Bismarck Events:

Sep 12-13 - Bismarck Downtowner's Street Fair. Arts, crafts and food vendors. Friday 10am-8pm; Saturday 9am-6pm. For more information visit http://downtownbismarck.com/street-fair

Sep 20 - The Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 concert season, “Romance and Rhapsody.” This season is the 39th for the BMSO. The season opens with “Happy Birthday North Dakota.” Experience the essence of North Dakota as the symphony celebrates the state’s 125th anniversary. Dr. Beverly Everett, BMSO’s Music Director, will lead the symphony’s performance of contemporary orchestral settings “From the Journals of Lewis and Clark” by Daniel Bukvich, along with Richard Applegate and Abelardo Flores’ “Lewis and Clark the Journey West,” as well as Beethoven’s well-known Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral.” Humanities scholar and author Clay S. Jenkinson will be featured in this first concert of the season, portraying Meriwether Lewis. Tickets can be purchased by calling 258-8345, by visiting the BMSO office at 215 North 6th Street in Bismarck or online at www.bismarckmandansymphony.org

Sep 20-21 - The First Presbyterian Community Fine Arts Festival takes place at the church at 219 E. Thayer. This year’s Festival will feature local artist and educator Michelle Lindblom. Besides working as a professional artist in her downtown Bismarck studio, Lindblom is associate professor of visual art at Bismarck State College and serves as Chairperson of the BSC Arts & Communication Department. For more information visit www.fpcbismarck.com

Sep 27 - Dakota Stage Ltd. is proud to present the 7th annual LIVING MASTERPIECES, its popular and provocative fundraising event that demonstrates breathing art with a pulse. This amazing gallery features 18 famous works of art brought to life in three-dimensional beauty through the creativity and imagination of over a hundred local volunteer performers, costumers, make-up artists, scenic builders and painters. Viewed by thousands of area residents with wonder and awe, this spectacle is the most unique and exciting display of collaborative artistry in the region. This year's event will feature a portrait and demonstrations by local artists Ali LaRock and Shane Balkowitsch. LIVING MASTERPIECES takes place at The Frances Leach High Prairie Arts and Science Complex. All three gorgeous galleries will be open from 5-7pm and then again from 8-10pm. Tickets are $20 each or 2 for $30 for adults, $10 for students and $5 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the door before each showing. For more information visit www.dakotastageltd.com, email execdir@dakotastageltd.com or call 258-4998

Oct 9-12, 15-19 - The 36th Dakota Stage season opens with the Bismarck premiere of Boeing Boeing, Marc Camoletti's classic French Farce. Set in the 1960s the story revolves around devout bachelor Bernard, who has three different fiancées, that is right three, and none of them know about each other. Bernard's plan runs smoothly until a new high speed Boeing jet puts all three of his stewardess girlfriends in Paris at the same time. Hilarity ensues, so fasten your seatbelts for this riotous Tony award winning farce, as it lands for the first time in 55 years at Dakota Stage ltd. Boeing Boeing will perform under the direction of Christopher Zinovitch. Performances are at 7:30pm Wed-Sat; 2pm on Sun. For more information or tickets, visit www.dakotastageltd.com

Thru Oct 23 & 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 2 - North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum Grand Opening, 10am-5pm. For more visit www.history.nd.gov

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

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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

Sep 25-27 - Dickinson State University presents World War 1 and Theodore Roosevelt symposium. For more information visit www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org

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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:

Thru Sep 6 - 50th Season of the Medora Musical, Burning Hills Ampitheatre, nightly at 7:30pm. 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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