Metro Lights April 25 – May 1:

Metro Lights April 25 – May 1:

Clifford Canku and Michael Simon Reading:

Location: Zandbroz Variety, 420 Broadway in Fargo

Date: April 25

Time: 6:30pm

Cost: Free

The authors/translators of “The Dakota Prisoner of War Letters: Dakota Kaskapi Okicize Wowapi,” will discuss their book about letters written by Dakota men imprisoned in Minnesota after the U.S. Dakota War of 1862

Pops Spectacular Concert:

Location: Waage Theatre, Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls

Date: April 25

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $7 – $11

Featuring M State Concert Choir and Voice Ensemble.

“Moon Over Buffalo” Performance:

Location: Fire Hall Theatre at 412 2nd Ave. N. in Grand Forks

Date: April 25 – 28

Time: Thursday – Saturday 7:00pm, Sunday 2:00pm

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors/students/military

This play offers a hilarious look backstage at a theatre troupe in Buffalo, NY, during the 1950s.

“God of Carnage” Performance:

Location: Theatre B at 716 Main Ave. in Fargo

Date: April 25 – 28

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $20 adults, $10 students

A playground altercation between young boys brings together two sets of parents for a meeting which at first is diplomatic, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters.

“Mother Courage and Her Children” Performance:

Location: Gaede Stage, Minnesota State University Moorhead

Date: April 25 – 27

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $10 – $20

Black comedy follows a peasant woman as she sells, steals and haggles her way across the battlefield of pre-Modern Europe.

Gregory Montreuil Artist Reception:

Location: Rourke Art Gallery, 523 4th St. S. in Moorhead

Date: April 26

Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm

Cost: Free

His exhibit, “Wrestling with Space,” will be on display through June 23.

“The Magic Flute”:

Location: Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University

Date: April 26 – 28

Time: Friday and Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 2:00pm

Cost: $13 adults, $10 seniors, $3 students

Presented by NDSU Opera, sung in English.

67th Annual KEM Shrine Circus:

Location: Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks

Date: April 26 – 28

Time: Fri at 3:00pm & 7:00pm, Sat at 10:00am, 2:00pm, & 7:00pm, Sun at 2:00pm & 6:00pm

Cost: Free for all children through 8th grade (with accompanying adult) and $14 for adults at the door ($12 pre-sale)

The 67th Annual KEM Shrine Circus returns to Ralph Engelstad Arena for three days of fun for all ages!

Chicago in Concert:

Location: Fargodome, 1800 N. University Ave in Fargo

Date: April 26

Time: 8:00pm

Cost: $35, $49.50, $74.50

Chicago is the first American band to chart Top 40 albums in five consecutive decades and Billboard’s highest charting American band of all time.

Hairball with special guests The 4onthefloor:

Location: Alerus Center in Grand Forks

Date: April 26

Time: 8:00pm

Cost: $18

When was the last time you saw Guns and Roses, AC/DC, Aerosmith, KISS, Van Halen, Queen, Bon Jovi, and more all in the same night? Hairball delivers this and so much more! Also, opening for Hairball is a fantastic rock band out of Minneapolis. The 4onthefloor will be adding their energy to a show that is bound to make for a great time!

Tarim Uygur Song and Dance:

Location: Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes

Date: April 27

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $15 adults, $7.50 students

The 19-member Chinese music and dance ensemble performs ancient songs, melodies and rhythms of the Uygur cultural heritage.

“Sky Zoo”:

Location: Planetarium, Minnesota State University Moorhead

Date: April 27

Time: 11:00am

Cost: $5, $2.50 for children 12 and younger, seniors and Tri-College students.

Explore the animal constellations of the night sky and the fantastic stories that have been told about them.

River Rats Dueling Pianos:

Location: Nemzek Fieldhouse, MSUM

Date: April 27

Time: 6:30pm

Cost: Prices are $25 per person in advance ($30 at the door) or purchase a reserved table for six people.

The dueling piano show has two grand pianos and two pianists who illuminate the crowd through well-known songs chosen by the crowd. The event includes a cash bar, appetizers, silent auction, raffles and a photo booth. Event is a fundraiser for Dragon athletics, 21 and older only.

Fargo Moorhead Derby Girls:

Location: Fargo Civic Auditorium, 207 4th St. N.

Date: April 27

Time: 7:00pm

Cost: $12 adults, $7 children 6-12, free for age 5 and younger

FMDG Northern Pains vs. Harbor City Roller Dames

Garden Party:

Location: Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S. in Fargo

Date: April 27

Time: 1:30-4:30pm

Cost: Free

Kids and parents, get in the gardening mood at this pre-summer event. Kids and parents will enjoy creating take home insect arts and crafts. Plant petting zoo provided by Baker’s Garden and Gift. There will also be a bug hunt, Thomas Face Painting, plant walk, and more. Red River Zoo animals and Don Carey the Bug Man provide entertainment. Cookies and lemonade available for purchase.

Valley Vintage Car Show:

Location: Civic Center, 207 4th St. N. in Fargo

Date: April 27 – 28

Time: Saturday 10:00am – 8:00pm and Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm

Rare and vintage cars on display.

Friends of the Moorhead Library Used Book Sale:

Location: Moorhead Public Library

Date: April 27 – 28

Time: Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm, Sunday 1:00 – 4:00pm

Books are half price beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday. Sunday afternoon will be a bag sale with books sold for $5 per bag. All items were donated by community members. Proceeds of the sale will be used to support the Moorhead Library.


Location: Planetarium, Minnesota State University Moorhead

Date: April 28 – 29

Time: Sunday 2:00pm, Monday 7:00pm

Cost: $5, $2.50 for children 12 and younger, seniors and Tri-College students.

A full dome movie that explains and explores the nature of dark matter, the missing 80 percent of the mass of the universe.

Master Chorale Spring Concert:

Location: Hope Lutheran Church – South Campus at 3636 25th St. S. in Fargo

Date: April 28

Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm

Cost: $15/adults; $12/seniors over 65; $8/students

Aaron Zinter directs “My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord, “ the Chorale will perform Russian, Brazilian, Zambian, Swedish and German pieces, along with American spiritual music.

Pancakes with a Prince(ss):

Location: VFW Club at 312 DeMers Ave. in Grand Forks

Date: April 28

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Cost: $6

Joine the GGF Community Theatre for a unique breakfast. Princes and Princesses will be on hand to serve and sing. Great photo opportunity for the kiddos…and a great chance to support the Brick-by-Brick fundraiser to replace the old mortar on the Fire Hall Theatre.

Spring Has Sprung Vendor Show:

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Grand Ballroom at 4351 17th Ave S in Fargo

Date: April 28

Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Cost: Free

Over 40 vendors, first 25 people receive gift bags.

Hunting for a Cure/Relay for Life Fundraiser:

Location: Ambulance Building in Hunter, ND

Date: April 28

Time: 11:00am

Spaghetti feed from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., silent auction from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society.

Walk for Wishes:

Location: Scheels Arena at 5225 31st Ave. S. in Fargo

Date: April 28

Time: 1:00 – 5:00pm

Cost: Admission Information: No fee; Walkers with a minimum pledge total of $25 will receive a commemorative T-shirt.

Join Make-A-Wish North Dakota in a 5K that provides a fun-filled morning of exercise and camaraderie, this statewide event allows participants to raise money and make a difference in the life of an ill child.

Jeff Dunham:

Location: Fargodome

Date: April 28

Time: 2:00pm

Cost: $45

In November of 2012, stand-up comedian Jeff Dunham kicked off his all new “Disorderly Conduct” worldwide tour. The new tour offers his global fan base a brand new show packed with more laughs than ever before. Dunham’s famed troupe of sidekicks are back.

Open Jam Night:

Location: The Pickled Parrot Bar & Grill at 505 3rd Ave N in Fargo

Date: April 29

Time: 9:00pm – 1:30am

Cost: Free

Hosted by members of The Roosters, 8th Hour, Carmen the Cactus and October Road.

Puppet Show – Stranger Danger:

Location: West Fargo Public Library, 109 3rd St. E.

Date: April 30

Time: 2:00pm – 2:30pm

Cost: Free

Presented by RSVP+ Southern Valley.

FirstLink Annual Breakfast:

Location: Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S. in Fargo

Date: May 1

Time: 7:30 – 8:30am

Cost: Free

Discuss this year’s Giving Tree of Hope, which provided gifts to over 4,600 individuals in Cass and Clay counties, and other FirstLink programs. Registration required.

Rain Gardens:

Location: Living Lab at 5508 S. University Dr. in Fargo

Date: May 1

Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm

Cost: $15

Discuss the benefits and design of a rain garden, look at a functioning rain garden and develop your own plant list; register at or (218) 284.3400.

High School Sports:

Varsity Boys Baseball:

April 25, 10:00am – Fargo Davies vs. Grand Forks Central

April 25, 7:00pm – Fargo North at Moorhead

April 27, 8:30am – Fargo North vs. Shanley

April 27, 1:00pm – Moorhead at D-G-F

April 29, 5:00pm – Fargo Davies at Fargo North

April 30, 5:00pm – Fargo Davies vs. Shanley

April 30, 5:00pm – Fargo North at D-G-F

Varsity Girls Softball:

April 30, 4:30pm – Fargo Davies at Fargo South

Varsity Track:

April 25, 3:00pm – Fargo North and Fargo South at Concordia

April 26, 2:00pm – Fargo North and Fargo South at Concordia

Varsity Girls Soccer:

April 25, 7:30pm – Fargo Davies vs. Red River

April 30, 7:00pm – Fargo Davies at Fargo South

April 30, 7:00pm – Fargo North at Shanley

Varsity Boys Golf:

April 30, 1:00pm – Fargo North, Fargo South, Fargo Davies, West Fargo, Moorhead at Rose Creek

Varsity Girls Tennis:

April 25, 12:00pm – Fargo South vs. Wahpeton

April 25, 4:00pm – West Fargo vs. Red River

April 26, 6:00pm – Fargo Davies vs. Fargo North

April 27, 8:30am – Fargo North vs. Fargo South

April 30, 4:00pm – Fargo Davies vs. Red River

April 30, 4:00pm – Fargo South vs. Shanley

April 30, tbd – Fargo North vs. Grand Forks Central

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