Arts Calendar – March 12 through March 15
On Thursday, March 19th, a performance of “The Seven Nasty Princesses” will be on stage at the Badger, MN school. $15 for a dinner and the show. Dinner at 6:00pm and show time at 7:00pm. 528-3201 for tickets.
The “Artist’s Unlimited – Paint Day” is Saturday, March 21st at 9am at the Evangelical Free Church of Thief River Falls. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The Empire Arts Center of downtown Grand Forks will feature “The Nite the Music Died” on Saturday, March 14th at 8:00 pm. A reenactment of the music of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper will be highlighted. Tickets at the door or at 800-745-3000.
The Myra Museum and Campbell House at 2405 Belmont Road, Grand Forks presents “Entertaining History.” Lloyd Omdahl, former Lt. Governor of North Dakota will be presenting this Sunday at 2:00 pm. Themes include “The Grand Senatorial Conspiracy of 1974: How Quentin Burdick & Milton Young Conspired to Defeat William Guy in the Senate Race.” The event is free.
The Northern Valley Youth Orchestra presents its season finale concert “All the World’s a Stage”, on Saturday, March 21st at 7:00 pm. The concert will be held at the Empire Arts Center of downtown Grand Forks. Three orchestras comprised of students aged 9 to 21 will perform selections, from ballet to opera, stage, screen, and more.
The 46th Annual UND Writers Conference will be held Wednesday Mar 25th through Friday, March 27th at the Chester Fritz Auditorium on the UND campus in Grand Forks. The event is free and open to the public. Featured writers include Roxanne Gay, Bonnie Jo Campbell, Tara Betts and Alexandra Grant.
“Play Day” at the Fire Hall Theater of downtown Grand Forks is Friday, March 20th.
Children, grades 1st through 8th will experience theatre games and creating a play based on a story that’s read. Stage make-up, costume pieces, and a craft will also be featured. Pre-register at ggfct.com.
A “Spring Carnival” is being held this weekend in Biwabik, MN – on the Iron Range of northeast Minnesota.
A St. Patrick’s Day parade will be held in downtown Fargo on Saturday, March 14th. Another St. Patrick’s Day parade will be held this Saturday, the 14th in Cross Lake, MN.