Metro Lights 1.28.16

Hysterical Sublime: Survey of Data, Photography, and Digital Media:

Location: Memorial Union at NDSU in Fargo

Date: Jan 28

Time: 5:00pm

Cost: Free

The Memorial Union Gallery is proud to present works of art created by North Dakota State University Advanced Photography and Digital Media students.

Baked Potato Buffet:

Location: Masonic Center in Fargo

Date: Jan 28

Time: 5:00 – 6:30pm

Cost: $6

Sponsored by York Rite Bodies.

Carlos Rene Pacheco – The Photographic Artifact:

Location: The Center for Business at MSUM in Moorhead

Date: Jan 28

Time: 6:00pm

Cost: Free

Sponsored in part by the Comstock Foundation in support of visiting artists; free and open to the public.

Creative Voices:A Conversation with Pat Kruse:

Location: Plains Art Museum in Fargo

Date: Jan 28

Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm

Cost: Free

A Conversation with Pat Kruse, free and open to the public.

Red River Valley Boat and Marine Products Show:

Location: Fargodome

Date: Jan 29 – 31

Time: Fri 12:00 – 9:00pm, Sat 10:00am – 8:00pm, Sun 10:00am – 5:00pm

Cost: $7.50 adults, $2.50 ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and younger

The premier showcase for all that is new in boats, docks and marine electronics and accessories.

North of Normal Frostival Kickoff:

Location: U.S. Bank Plaza in Fargo

Date: Jan 29

Time: 6:00pm

Cost: Free

Live music by the Front Fenders, carriage rides, a beer garden, s’more stations, cocoa cook-off competition and open houses of downtown businesses.

Mark Twain VocalEssence – River Songs and Tales:

Location: Memorial Auditorium at Concordia College in Moorhead

Date: Jan 29

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $10 – $25

VocalEssence Ensemble Singers, folk fiddler Sara Pajunen and Don Shelby as Mark Twain go on the road to celebrate life on the Mississippi River.

58th Anniversary Golden Brown Pancake Feed:

Location: Copper Ridge Event Center in Fargo

Date: Jan 30

Time: 7:00am – 1:00pm

Cost: $7

Sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 214: pancakes, homemade syrup, sausage, egg bake, applesauce, juice, milk, coffee and ice cream, a gluten free menu available on request.

Cabin Fever Blowout:

Location: Gio Event’s Center in Moorhead

Date: Jan 30

Time: 8:00am – 3:00pm

Cost: Free

Featuring direct sales and handmade vendors including the Koskelas, Trina Talma, Scentsy, Norwex, Jamberry, Tyra Beauty, Tupperware, Origami Owl, Pampered Chef, Perfectly Posh, Studio Titanwerk, Keep Collective, Short Stack Bakery, Usborne Books, Thirty One, C. Marie’s Trends, Beautify with Becky (Younique), This N That, The Wire Guy, The Rustic Turtle and more.

North of Normal Frostival:

Location: Fargo/Moorhead/West Fargo

Date: Jan 30 – 31

Time: All day

Cost: Varies

Saturday’s include a snow kickball tournament, snow disc golf tournament, snow golf, cardboard sled races, cross country ski race, ice skating, Frostville at The Depot with indoor activities for the kids and the Winter Rocks skating event from 2 to 4 p.m. at the downtown Fargo skating rink. For a full schedule of events, registration, and cost information for various events, visit

Antiques and Collectibles Show:

Location: Moorhead Center Mall

Date: Jan 30 – 31

Time: Sat 10:00am – 5:00pm, Sun 12:00 – 5:00pm

Cost: Free

Vendors will be selling antiques, collectibles, refurbished pieces and more.

Area Lion Club’s 3rd Annual Chili and Donut Feed – to Benefit Leader Dogs:

Location: Horace Community Center in Horace

Date: Jan 30

Time: 11:00am

Cost: Donation

Are you looking for something fun to do? Are you looking for a great organization to support? You can do both at the Chili and Donut Feed hosted by area Lions Clubs. All proceeds will be donated to Leader Dogs for the Blind.

Groundhog Day Storytime:

Location: Barnes & Noble in Fargo

Date: Jan 30

Time: 11:00am

Cost: Free

Join us for a special Storytime celebrating Groundhog Day! At this Storytime we will feature two titles Groundhog’s Dilemma and Groundhog Day Off.

Family Winter-ific Day:

Location: Edgewood Chalet in Fargo

Date: Jan 30

Time: 1:00pm

Cost: Free

Fun for the entire family. Free Clydesdale sleigh rides, cross country ski rental and downhill sledding.

Pirates and Princesses Fairytale Ball:

Location: Moorhead National Guard Armory

Date: Jan 30

Time: 5:00 – 8:30pm

Cost: $22

You are cordially invited to magical evening with your little Pirates and Princess as we celebrate with a grand dinner and dance. It will be a fun night for all who love your Pirates and Princesses. Together we will enjoy a royal kid friendly feast and then dance the night away! (Imagine a Father/Daughter dance, but taken to a whole new level with Mommy/Son included as well!) The fundraiseris being held to support the need for field trip transportation, and technology advancement of the preschool.

Theatre NDSU presents Jumanji Reading:

Location: Beckwith Recital Hall at NDSU

Date: Jan 30

Time: 7:00pm

Cost: Free

Join NDSU theatre majors as they present a free staged-reading (performers will act the play with scripts in hand) of this new adaptation of “Jumanji,” featuring a magical old board game that produces fantastical creatures and delightful destruction. Theatre NDSU is collaborating with Adventure Theatre – Musical Theatre Center (ATMTC) to get input on the play, which is based on the beloved children’s book and 1995 film.

Robert Post Comedy Theatre:

Location: Hanson Theatre at MSUM in Moorhead

Date: Jan 30

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $12 students, $24 alumni, $28 adults

A funny, fun and awe-inspiring one-man variety show, Post fills the stage with 20 different characters and clever sets from meticulously crafted routines to freestyle improvisations, special family rates available.

56th Annual Red River Valley Coin Show:

Location: Baymont Inn & Suites in Fargo

Date: Jan 30 – 31

Time: Sat 9:00am – 5:00pm, Sun 10:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: Free

More than 50 tables will include U.S. and foreign coins and currency, U.S. stamps and other numismatic materials, dealers from six states in attendance.

North of Normal Frostival Bike Race:

Location: Downtown Fargo

Date: Jan 31

Time: 1:30pm

Cost: $25 – $35

B-B-Brrr Bike Race, starts at Fargo Community Gardens at Lower Terrace. Registration starts at noon, $25 for pre-registration, $35 day of. More information at

“Frozen” Festival:

Location: Stage at Island Park in Fargo

Date: Jan 31

Time: 2:00pm

Cost: $8

Join Anna, Elsa and all the favorite characters from Disney’s “Frozen” for an afternoon of snowy fun, games and magic, children and adults can dress up and participate in “Frozen”-themed games and activities, take photos with the princesses, enjoy a showing of “Disney’s Frozen Sing-Along Edition” and more.

Shakespeare Sonnet Slam:

Location: Fargo Public Library – Main

Date: Jan 31

Time: 2:00pm

Cost: Free

Brush up on your Shakespeare and pick up a few lines in time to start quoting him for Valentine’s Day as we read through all of Shakespeare’s sonnets, fans of the bard can expect special guest readers as well as group read-alongs, refreshments and a sonnet craft to work on while you listen.

NDSU Art Cinema Series:

Location: Fargo Theatre

Date: Feb 1

Time: 7:00pm

Cost: $5

“Iris,” from legendary documentarian Albert Maysles (“Grey Gardens”), this film by the late 88-year-old filmmaker focuses on Iris Apfel, the flamboyant 93-year-old style maven whose outrageous presence on the New York fashion scene has provided decades of inspiration for unfettered free spirits in the art world.

ShakespeareFest: Global Shakespeares:

Location: NDSU Main Library in Fargo

Date: Feb 2

Time: 2:00pm

Cost: Free

Betsy Birmingham and John Cox discuss Shakespeare in Japan and Eastern Europe in the library’s Weber Reading Room; the talk is free and open to the public.

Pint-Sized Explorers: Super Poopers:

Location: Red River Zoo in Fargo

Date: Feb 2

Time: 3:15pm

Cost: $10 – $15

Pint-Sized Explorers: Super Poopers (Ages 4-6). Learn about the importance of African Dung Beetles, how much poop elephants produce a day, which animal’s poop looks like a cube and why some animals even eat their poop. GROSS! Make edible poop and meet some of our poop-producing animals. $10 RRZ Members, $15 non-members. Space is limited, so preregistration is required. For more information and to register go to or call the Zoo at 701-277-9240.

Hope Inc. 10-Year Anniversary Open House:

Location: Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead

Date: Feb 2

Time: 4:30pm

Cost: Free

Learn about the organization that serves more than 90 area families and offers different activities for children and adults with mobility challenges including fashion shows, soccer, day camps, music therapy, track meets and sled hockey.

Senior Dance Club:

Location: West Fargo VFW

Date: Feb 2

Time: 7:00 – 10:00pm

Cost: $3

Music by Brian Breitbarth; lunch served at 10.

ShakespeareFest: Shakespeare The Racist:

Location: Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead

Date: Feb 3

Time: 5:30pm

Cost: Free

The NDSU College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences delve into a darker side of the Bard, includes live performances featuring Michael Yellow Bird, Chelsea Pace, David Bertolini and Heath Wing.

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