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Cotton Wood bluegrass band

Cotton Wood bluegrass band from Washburn hosts its Blizzard Bluegrass concerts Jan. 15-16 with featured band Nightflyer at 7:30 p.m. in Sidney J. Lee Auditorium, Bismarck State College. Nightflyer performs a blend of contemporary bluegrass with strong traditional roots, a little gospel and a touch of blues. Their technique workshop for fiddle, guitar, mandolin, bass, dobro and banjo is Jan. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. in BSC’s Leach Music Center 177. Fee is $5 with no pre-registration.

Event Date: 
01/15/2016 - 7:30pm to 01/16/2016 - 9:30pm

43rd Annual University of Mary Jazz Festival

43rd Annual University of Mary Jazz Festival. Friday, January 29, 7:30pm; Saturday, January 30, 4pm. Belle Mehus Auditorium. Festival concert featuring U-Mary Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz with guest artists. Tickets are $10, available online or at the door. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1542283449424224/.

Event Date: 
01/29/2016 - 7:30pm to 01/30/2016 - 6:00pm

Twilight of the Golds

Dakota Stage Ltd. is proud to present, TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS, a daring family drama, as the next show of its stunning 37th season – a lively showcase that’s looking back and leaping forward.  Starring a strong and skilled cast of powerful performers and directed by DSL veteran Emmalee Riegler, TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS will offer audiences much food for thought and many topics of conversation.

Event Date: 
01/28/2016 - 7:30pm to 02/08/2016 - 4:00pm

Twilight of the Golds

Dakota Stage Ltd. will hold its run of TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS at 412 E Main Ave. in Bismarck.  CURTAIN WARMER CONVERSATIONS - On Tuesday, January 19 th at 7:00 pm, join the director, cast and community members to discuss the creation, intention and details of the play to be presented including its various topics and themes.  FREE and open to the public.  Complimentary refreshments will be served.  

Event Date: 
01/19/2016 - 7:00pm

An Evening on Broadway Presented by Bismarck-Mandan Civic Chorus

An Evening on Broadway presented by Bismarck-Mandan Civic Chorus.  BSC – Sidney J Lee Auditorium, 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for students and seniors. 

1600 Burnt Boat Drive, Bismarck, ND 58503, 1-800-767-3555, 701-222-4308 or visitnd@discoverbismarckmandan.com



Event Date: 
01/22/2015 - 7:30pm to 01/23/2015 - 9:30pm

Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra presents Murder, Mystery & Fire

Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra presents Murder, Mystery & Fire. "What would a mystery movie be without the suspenseful music?  Join us for themes from everything from Alfred Hitchcock, Sherlock Holmes to Scooby Doo and more!"  

Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra
215 North 6th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: 701-258-8345
Fax: 701-258-8345


Event Date: 
01/16/2016 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Free Event will Screen the First Hour of Downton Abbey’s Final Season

Prairie Public Television and the State Historical Society of North Dakota will host the free premiere screening at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum on Sunday, Dec. 27, at 2 p.m., followed with complimentary tea and dainties. Fancy hats and clothing are encouraged but not required

Event Date: 
12/27/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Member Caffe Aroma Coffee with Santa

Member Caffe Aroma will be having Coffee with Santa on December 12 from 11 am-1 pm. Get your picture with Santa and enjoy free apple cider and cookies, plus check out other amazing deals that include 16oz specialty of lattes for $3.50, 2 bags of bulk coffee for $15 and 10% off all gift baskets. Caffe Aroma is located at 120 N. 3rd Street.

Event Date: 
12/12/2015 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Members American Lung Association and Tobacco Free North Dakota

Members American Lung Association and Tobacco Free North Dakota are hosting their Holiday Open House from 10 am-2 pm at 212 N 2 nd Street.  Be sure to stop by!


Event Date: 
12/12/2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm


From the team that created My Way, the hottest musical revue in America right now, it's beginning to look a lot like a free, fresh, knocked-out coo-coo Sinatra Christmas, complete with 40 swingin' hits perfect for the holidays.

Event Date: 
12/10/2015 - 7:30pm to 12/13/2015 - 4:00pm


North Dakota Council on the Arts

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