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Watermelon and Music

Watermelon and American Folk Songs


Location: The Former Governors' Mansion State Historic Site

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm 

Event Date: 
07/04/2017 - 10:00am

Flag Day Events

Flag Day Events 

This event is free and open to the public. Activities are geared toward children, but all ages are welcome. Outdoor activities planned include pinwheel making, story time, music, and ice cream. After pinwheels have been created and decorated, a small parade will take place around the block. Children may bring drums, kazoos, or other instruments for the parade. The event will be moved indoors in the event of inclement weather. Summer hours at the 

Location: The Former Governors’ Mansion State Historic Site 

Event Date: 
06/14/2017 - 1:00pm

Historic Downtown Bismarck Walking Tour

Historic Downtown Bismarck Walking Tour 

Location: Downtown Bismarck 

Dates: Sundays in June - August

Time: 4:00p.m.



Event Date: 
06/11/2017 - 4:00pm to 08/27/2017 - 4:00pm

The Lion King

Dance Worx Presents The Lion King

Location: The Belle Mehus 

Date: Saturday, June 10th & Sunday, June 11th 

Time: June 10th: 2:00p.m. & 7:00p.m.

           June 11th: 2:00p.m.

Event Date: 
06/10/2017 - 2:00pm to 06/11/2017 - 2:00pm

6th Annual Downtowners Art & Wine Walk

6th Annual Downtowners Art & Wine Walk 

Location: Downtown Bismarck 

Date: Thursday, June 15th 

Time: 4:30p.m.

Event Date: 
06/15/2017 - 4:30pm

The Flock Returns

The Flock Returns Featuring Art that uses Birds as Subject Matter 

Location: Bismarck Downtown Artist Co-op

Date: June 2nd - 24th 

Time: Noon - 8:00p.m. Thursday

           Noon - 6:00p.m. Friday

           11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. Saturday

Event Date: 
06/02/2017 - 12:00pm to 06/24/2017 - 4:00pm

The New York Kammermusiker Winds of Change Tour

The New York Kammermusiker 11th Anniversary North Dakota Winds of Change Concert Tour

Event Date: 
06/24/2017 - 11:00am to 07/01/2017 - 4:00pm

Lili Stewart & Graham Mclaughlin: Annual Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Reception

Lili Stewart & Graham Mclaughlin: BAGA: Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation  Reception

Location: Bismarck Art and Gallery

Date: Exhibit: May 30th - June 23rd 

          Reception: Friday, June 2nd 

Time: Reception: 5:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. 

Event Date: 
05/30/2017 - 5:00pm to 06/23/2017 - 7:00pm

Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education

Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education

Communities play a critical role helping students succeed. Join fellow parents, teachers, advocates, and business and community leaders for this important conversation on exploring ways to reimagine our education system to prepare students for a 21st century workforce. To learn more and to reserve your space visit https://www.governor.nd.gov.​

Location: Legacy High School 

Date: Thursday, June 8th 

Event Date: 
06/08/2017 - 8:00am

9th Annual Juried Student Art Show

9th Annual Juried Student Art Show 

Location: Bismarck Art and Galleries Association 

Date: May 2nd - 19th

Time: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. 

           Saturday, 1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. 

Event Date: 
05/02/2017 - 10:00am to 05/19/2017 - 5:00pm


North Dakota Council on the Arts

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