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ArtWise 23rd Annual Art Show

ArtWise 23rd Annual Art Show, Alerus Center April 5 – 7, 2016.  There will be live entertainment, art activities, and Arts in Action.  For more information please call 701-787-4260, email artwise@gfschools.org or Mkeif57@gmail.comwww.artwise4kids.com for website information.

Event Date: 
04/05/2016 - 4:00pm to 04/07/2016 - 8:00pm

Meet the Maestro: Join the Maestro and featured performers for dinner

Meet the Maestro: Join the Maestro and featured performers for dinner on Saturday, December 12th at the Toasted Frog (Must be 21+ to enter) Register by calling the GGFSO office. Limited seating. Individuals are responsible for their own dining incurrences.

As we get ready to close out 2015 we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support!

Check out our website for more upcoming events and sponsorship opportunities!

GGFSO@GGFSO.ORG  - 701-732-0579 - www.ggfso.org

Event Date: 
12/12/2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Grand Forks Symphony presents Joy to the World

Happy Holiday from your friends at the Greater Grand Forks Symphony!

Event Date: 
12/13/2015 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Winter wUNDerland Family Holiday Concert

Winter wUNDerland Family Holiday Concert brought to you by the Choirs of the University of North Dakota Department of Music, featuring the Allegro Women's Choir, Varsity Bards, and more.  Tickets: $17 advance/$22 at the door, available at the Chester Fritz Auditorium or online.  Contact: Melanie Popejoy, 701.777.2818

Event Date: 
12/05/2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

EGF Heritage Christmas

East Grand Forks Heritage Foundation presents: The 21st annual Village Christmas Festival Horse drawn Sleigh rides, ornament making, Santa and real reindeer, Northern Lights model railroad and museum Home made cookies, cocoa and coffee Bake sale Christmas music by student groups from East Grand Forks elementary schools, The O'Neil's, and the Waldorf family. Free admission and donations gratefully accepted.  East Grand Forks Heritage Village Highway 220 N. and 20th St. NE


Event Date: 
12/05/2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Annual Winter Showcase

Original, handcrafted pottery ~ Unique gifts for everyone. One-of-a-kind pieces masterfully created by Muddy Waters Clay Center (MWCC) studio artists.  First 50 people who come on Sunday will receive a special MWCC gift.  Come enjoy holiday treats, meet the artists, view our new studio expansion, shop for that one-of-a-kind special hand crafted gift, and enter a chance to win a door prize.


Muddy Waters Clay Center, 2014 13th Ave, N, Grand Forks. For more information contact 701-775-1168

Event Date: 
12/04/2015 - 1:00pm to 12/06/2015 - 4:00pm

It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

It's A Wonderful Life:  A Live Radio Play - The Fire Hall Theatre is performing this perennial favorite as a live radio play set in the 1940s. Join us as we step back in time and affirm that one person really does make a difference in the world. Directed by Marcus Woodard.  Foley Operator is David Dauphinais.  Please call 701-777-4090 for tickets.   Tickets are $12 and $10 for seniors, students and military.  Running time is just about an hour. 

Event Date: 
12/17/2015 - 7:00pm to 12/20/2015 - 4:00pm

Going Grand

Empire Arts Center - Join the Community Foundation, City of Grand Forks, Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Public Art Commission (PAC) to celebrate community! 

5:30 pm Social / Refreshments
6:00 Forkin it Over/Public Art Grant Application 60 Sec. Pitches
6:30 Arts & Culture Master Plan, Forecast Public Art
Mayor's Vibrancy Update
Public Art Update
7:30 Mix, Mingle, Make Connections, Get involved
8:00 pm Community Foundation Grant Awards Announced

Event Date: 
12/14/2015 - 5:30pm

Sing-Along Messiah

The Grand Forks Chorales invites you to raise your voice and celebrate the holidays at Sing-Along Messiah.  Artistic Director, Dr. Joshua Bronfman, will lead the Chorales, guest instrumentalists, and audience members in the annual performance of Handel's Messiah. The Sing-Along Messiah is a performance that truly engages the community, inviting people to join the Master Chorale and Community Chorale in singing this beloved holiday classic. The powerful, inspiring music emphasizes the joy and beauty of the holiday season. Audience members can sing along to all or part of the performance.

Event Date: 
12/11/2015 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Nutcracker Extravaganza

Empire Arts Center, Friday, December 11th at 7pm and Saturday, December 12th at 2:30pm.  The North Dakota Ballet Company is pleased to present the Nutcracker Extravaganza.  Experience the excitement of the Holidays with this unique production featureing the Nutcracker land of sweets and fun blend of holiday favorites.  Sponsored by Hugo's Family Marketplace, USBank, GGF Convention and Visitors Bureau, North Dakota Council on the Arts.  Programming is supported in part by a grant from the City of Grand Forks through the North Valley Arts Council.


Event Date: 
12/11/2015 - 7:00pm to 12/12/2015 - 5:00pm


North Dakota Council on the Arts

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