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Flickertail Woodcarving Show

48th Annual Flickertail Woodcarving Show 

Feature Carver, Oct 12-15, 2016 will be Josh Guge
Project – habitat class
Non-Carving Class–Gynnel Torgeson–fabric flowers
Weekend Carver – Vince Bitz – horse head

Location: Bismarck Public Schools Career Academy 

Date: October 14th - 15th

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm 

Event Date: 
10/14/2017 - 9:00am to 10/15/2017 - 4:00pm

Flickertail Woodcarvers: Applefest

Flickertail Woodcarver: Applefest

Carving demos,and cancer hearts - Dale Heglund, Coord.

Location: Buckstop Junction 

Date: September 23rd, and 24th 

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm 

Event Date: 
09/23/2017 - 2:00pm to 09/24/2017 - 4:00pm

Induction Ceremony for Native American Hall of Honor

Induction Ceremony for Native American Hall of Honor Open to Public 

The induction ceremony will recognize Native Americans who have gone above and beyond in representing their tribes and cultures. The program is a partnership of the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission, the State Historical Society of North Dakota, and the State Historical Society Foundation. The program recognizes traditional and contemporary achievements.

Event Date: 
09/07/2017 - 5:00pm

48th Annual Flickertail Woodcarvers Show

48th Annual Flickertail Woodcarvers Show 

The Flickertail Woodcarvers invite all woodcarvers to participate in a fun filled weekend consisting of learning, sharing, and camaraderie.  We have put together a program consisting of workshops for carvers and non-carvers, woodcarving demonstrations, wood and carving vendors, and exhibition of carvings by the show participants.

Location: Bismarck Public Schools' Academy 

Date: October 14th & 15th 

Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm 

Event Date: 
10/14/2017 - 8:00am to 10/15/2017 - 4:00pm

Accordion Jam Session

Accordion Jam Session 

Registrants should bring their own music, and everyone will have the opportunity to play. At the end of the day, all participants will play together as a large group. Refreshments will be provided.

Location: Welk Homestead State Historic Site

Date: Saturday, August 26th

Time: 10:30am - 4:30pm 

Event Date: 
08/26/2017 - 10:30am



Gather your friends or meet new ones as we hear from 8 speakers share with us their big ideas from the red dot on the center stage. We guarantee a day filled with dynamic speakers, art, and connecting with like minded people in our community!

Location: State Heritage Center 

Date: Tuesday, August 22nd 

Time: 1:00pm - 7:00pm 

Event Date: 
08/22/2017 - 1:00pm

The Goonies

Starlight Cinema at Sleepy Hollow Arts park Presents: The Goonies 

Come check out the 1985 classic, The Goonies!

"When two brothers find out they might lose their house they are desperate to find a way to keep their home. They find a treasure map and bring some friends along to find it. They are all out looking for the "X" and trying to get away from a group of bad guys who also want the treasure."

Location: Sleepy Hollow Park 

Date: Saturday, August 19th 

Event Date: 
08/19/2017 - 7:30pm

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


North Dakota Council on the Arts

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