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Movies at the Museum

Movies at the Museum: "The Dark Side of Chocolate"

In the cocoa plantations of Ghana and the Ivory Coast, children aged from 7 to 15 years old, with the promise of paid work, are forced into slave labor. Does the world know about the dark side of chocolate? Documentary, not rated. 

Location: North Dakota Heritage Center 

Date: Thursday, August 17th 

Time: 10:30am and 2:00pm ​

Event Date: 
08/17/2017 - 10:30am

Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation 10th Anniversary Party

Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation 10th Anniversary Party 

Join us in celebrating 10 years of providing support services to individuals and their families during their cancer journey. There will be food, fun and tours of patient housing and of our newly renovated facility.

Location: Bismarck Cancer Center Parking Lot

Date: Tuesday, August 15th 

Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm 

Event Date: 
08/15/2017 - 5:00pm

Ice Scream Social

Ice Scream Social

Location: Former Governors' Mansion State Historic Site 

Date: Sunday, August 13th 

Time: Noon - 4:00pm 

Event Date: 
08/13/2017 - 12:00pm

Train Fun for Young Children

Train Fun for Young Children 

Children are invited to make simple train whistles, sing train songs, and form a train with wagons and pull toys; lemonade will also be available. Free and open to the public. Located at 101 E. Main Ave. in Bismarck, Camp Hancock features a 1909 locomotive engine on display.

Location: Camp Hancock State Historic Site 

Date: Thursday, August 10th 

Event Date: 
08/08/2017 - 1:00pm

1 Million Cups

1 Million Cups 

We’re entrepreneurs fueled by free coffee. Come help us create conversation around startups, business development, and economic growth in Bismarck-Mandan.

Location: Dakota Stage

Date: Wednesday, August 9th and 16th 

Time: 9:00am 


Event Date: 
08/09/2017 - 9:00am

Farmers Market Day at the Capitol

Farmers Market Day at the Capitol 

The 13th annual Farmers Market Day celebrates National Farmers Market Week! The market will be held near the steps on the south side of the state Capitol building in Bismarck.

Location: South Side of the State Capitol Building 

Date: Wednesday, August 9th 

Time: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm 

         12:30 pm - 1:30 pm:  Free Ice Cream 

Event Date: 
08/09/2017 - 9:00am


Dakota Stage: Godspell

Led by the international hit "Day by Day," Godspell was the first major musical offering from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden). An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudeville, is employed as Jesus' messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life. 

​Location: Dakota Stage 

Date: Thursday, July 27th - Sunday, July 30th 

Time: July 27th - 29th: 7: 00 pm

Event Date: 
07/27/2017 - 7:00pm to 07/30/2017 - 2:00pm

A Modern Wet Plate Perspective

Northern Plains Native Americans: A Modern Wet Plate Perspective 

Location: Bismarck Art and Gallery Association

Date: Friday, November 3rd

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 


Event Date: 
11/03/2017 - 5:00pm

Romeo and Juliet

Capital Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Capitol Shakespeare Traveling Troupe features students ages 12-18. The play is presented with simplistic sets and technical elements to focus the audience attention on the words of William Shakespeare and will include some modern narrations to help audiences understand what is happening.

Location: Former Governor's Mansion 

Date: Friday, July 28th and Sunday, July 30th 

Event Date: 
07/28/2017 - 7:00pm to 07/30/2017 - 2:00pm

Community Barbeque

James Memorial Art Center: Community Barbeque 

James board members will provide and barbeque burgers and hot dogs for this free-will–donation fundraiser. Sides and deserts will be available, too.
Expect lawn games and the possibility of Williston-area artists’ work being on display at the BBQ. When you come, bring a lawn chair. All proceeds will fund the organization’s upcoming community art programs and James Memorial Library building preservation efforts.

Location: James Memorial Art Center lawn

Event Date: 
08/08/2017 - 5:00pm


North Dakota Council on the Arts

It is our mission to promote, preserve and perpetuate the arts in North Dakota.