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Fargo-Moorhead Social & Word of Mouth Network
July 25, 2013
Happy last Thursday in July!! Wait… what?! SOCIAL • Midwest Waterfowl fest and Hunting expo – Fri, 7/26, 12pm – 8 pm & Sat, 7/27, 9 am – 6 pm, Scheels. ALL your favorite hunting vendors will all be in attendance with closeout deals to get you primed and prepped for the upcoming season whether you're hunting waterfowl, upland or big game. • Family Fun Concert – Wed, 7/31, 7 pm, Village West Park. Local bands will entertain families with lively music. Get your face painted, jump in the bouncy castle and take home a craft project. This is a free event and there will be limited concessions for sale. • Downtown Chalk Fest – Mon, 7/29, 6pm – 8 pm. Great Northern Bike Company plaza. Color the sidewalks of downtown Fargo! There will be chalk art, live music, and free pizza from Spicy Pie. ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT ARTSpulse – Look to The Arts Partnership’s ARTSpulse for daily info for what is going on and interesting in local arts & culture. Check this link to sign up for their email, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and Google+. http://theartspartnership.net/artspulse/ Throughout the Weekend • Grease – July 23-28, 30-31 & Aug 1-2, NDSU Festival Concert Hall. Grease is always good. It’s the word too. • Trollwood presents: Shrek The Musical – July 24-27, July 31-August 3. Show starts at 8:30 pm. www.trollwood.org The sets. The costumes. The talent. AND The Donkey!! Thursday July 25 • Heavy is the Head – 8 pm, HoDo Lounge • Hudson Falcons – 8 pm, The Aquarium • Ditching Delmer – 9 pm, House of Rock • Roosters – 9:30 pm, The Windbreak Friday July 26 • Scotty G and the Follow Me – 9:30 pm, Spirits Lounge at Holiday Inn • Fat Daddys – 9 pm, Cadillac Ranch • Boomtown – 9:30 pm, The Windbreak • The Vistas – 9:30 pm, Pickled Parrot • Miss Chevious – 9 pm, Rick’s Bar
Slamabama – 9 pm, JT Cigarro’s
Saturday July 27 • Keri Noble – 7 pm, HoDo Lounge • Scotty G and the Follow Me – 9:30 pm, Spirits Lounge at Holiday Inn • Duenday with the Levelheads, Kid-O and Trill Logic – 7:30 pm, The Aquarium • Suite 1A – 9:30 pm, The Windbreak • The Vistas – 9:30 pm, Pickled Parrot • Neptune Men – O’Kelly’s • Miss Chevious – 9 pm, Rick’s Bar • Someday Heroes – 9 pm, JT Cigarro’s Sunday July 28 • Jake Mcvey – 9;30 pm, The Windbreak Monday July 29 • Little Red River Band – 7 pm, Elmwood Park • Chase Rice- 9 pm, Cadillac Ranch Tuesday July 30 • Dwight Yoakam – 7 pm, Imagine Theatre at Bluestem Wednesday July 31 • Heartless Bastards – 9pm, The Aquarium • 24Seven – 7 pm, Quaker Steak & Lube • John Hiatt & the Combo with Max Gomez- 8 pm, Fargo Theatre • Mick & Rich – 9:30 pm, O’Leary’s Pub FARGO THEATRE www.fargotheatre.org for show times • The Kings of Summer (R) – This delightful new coming-of-age comedy and breakout hit of the Sundance Film Festival follows three teenage boys striking out to spend a summer of ultimate independence by building a house in the woods and living off the land. http://youtu.be/fThJt2nRUeM • Much Ado About Nothing (PG-13) – In director Joss Whedon’s modern re-telling of William Shakespeare’s classic comedy, the course of true love twists and turns with trickery, devious plots and duels of razor sharp wit. http://muchadomovie.com/#trailer • The Silence (NR) – This gripping thriller from Germany follows the mysterious disappearance of a 13-year-old girl that bears a striking resemblance to a cold case from decades past. Fully subtitled. • John Hiatt & The Combo – Wed 7/31, 8pm • The Courtyard Hounds – Thurs 8/1, 8 pm
PLAINS ART MUSEUM www.plainsart.org • Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison open through 9/1. YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK www.fmwfchamber.com/ypn www.ndyp.net • YPN Golf Scramble – Mon, 8/26, 5-8pm, The Meadows Golf Course. Join us at the First Annual YPN Golf Scramble! We’ll golf nine holes at the beautiful Meadows golf course in Moorhead and stick around for a social afterwards. Meet at The Meadows at 5 p.m. and you will be placed into groups of four. Not a golfer? Not to worry! We’ll strategically place you with an experienced golfer to help you learn the game. This is a perfect opportunity to build your network, play golf, and have a heckuva good time. Scramble starts at 5:30 p.m. SHARP! $40/person for YPN members, $50/person general admission • YPN Networking to Business Lunch: Are You Maximizing LinkedIn? – Mon 8/26, 11:301 p.m., Radisson. Are you maximizing your LinkedIn network? Hear from Josh Lysne, VP, Director of Digital Strategy at Flint Communications, Inc., as he talks about how you can get the most of your online presence. He will explain useful ways to use LinkedIn and other digital platforms to give you the upper edge in promoting your skills and experience. The Young Professionals Network hosts a monthly event for members to grow their networks and business contacts, meet new people, and explore relevant topics and issues facing young professionals. Networking to Business (N2B) lunches are held once a month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and feature a brief presentation followed by lunch, socializing and making business contacts. $15 YPN members | $20 General admission
SPORTS www.fmderbygirls.com www.fmredhawks.com • FM RedHawks vs. St Paul Saints – Thurs 7/25, 12:30 pm. If you’re not already at this one, there’s still time to slip out and at least catch the post-game concert. • FM RedHawks vs. Sioux City Explorers – Fri 7/26, 7:02 pm • FM RedHawks vs. Sioux City Explorers – Sat 7/27, 7:02 pm – FIREWORKS NIGHT! • FM RedHawks vs. Sioux City Explorers – Sun 7/28, 1 pm SHOUT OUT • The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks only need one more win to get their 1000 win! When they wins, the franchise will become just the fourth in modern independent baseball history to hit the 1,000 win plateau and the second American Association club to do so. Go cheer them on to a win! • Congrats to the Fargo Brewing Company for their first test batch in Fargo going well! One step closer guys! SHAMELESS PLUG • Family HealthCare of Fargo, ND, has announced it will host the region’s first Health Pitch event, focusing on innovation in healthcare and wellness, Thurs, 8/15, 3:30 – 6:30pm, The Stage at Island Park. Headlining the event will be keynote speaker, Scott Harrison,
who is founder and leader of Charity: Water, an international non-profit focused on providing sustainable, clean water wells for remote locations in impoverished regions. Pitch topics will include the fields of mobile healthcare apps, sustainable dentistry, community exercise engagement, new medical technologies, and more. Tickets are available athttp://healthpitch.eventbrite.com.
GOOD CAUSE • Bike MS: Sanford Health Ride the Wind 2013 – Sat 7/27, a one-day ride covering up to 92 miles starting and finishing at Gooseberry Mounds Park on the scenic Red River in Moorhead, Minn. Riders can choose a 50-, 75-, or 100-mile route traveling through North Dakota and Minnesota as far east as Barnesville, Minn., and as far north as Glyndon, Minn. There will be seven well-stocked rest stops along the route. More info about registration here. • Joes for GI’s – Thu 8/8, 11am-1pm, U.S. Bank Plaza downtown & U.S. Bank Service Center. Get a sloppy joe, chips, cookie & soda for $5 and all proceeds go to benefit local military support groups. Carside-to-go orders can be placed in advance by calling 701280-3500 to be picked up at the U.S. Bank Plaza and Service Center. • March of Dimes Black Bib Affair 2013 – Thu 9/26, 5:30 PM, Ramada Plaza & Suites. This gourmet extravaganza will feature the skills and creativity of 12 of the finest local chefs and hottest restaurants. Guests will enjoy tasting the signature dishes while experiencing the opportunity to bid on incredible, creative and unique silent auction and culinary live auction packages. Auction packages highlight fabulous cuisine, fine wine, travel and entertainment dinners, hotel stays and vacation getaways to raise funds to help North Dakota's babies. Tickets are $100 per person. Call (701) 235-5530 or e-mail email@example.com for more info. www.blackbibaffair.com DOWN THE ROAD – for Jade Presents (JP) shows, you can find tickets at Tickets 300 located at 300 Broadway (M-F Noon-6pm), by calling 866-300-8300 or www.jadepresents.com • bare: a pop opera – Aug 1-4 &7-10, 7:30 pm, The Stage at Island Park • West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive presents CHICAGO – Aug 1, 2, 3, & 4. www.westfargotheatre.com • Gigantour – Sun 8/4, Scheels Arena. Megadeth, Black Label Society, Hellyeah, Newsted, Device and Death Division. Sounds like a typical Sunday. Church, then brunch with the family and then some hardcore metal in the afternoon. • Clint Black – Thu 8/29, Fargo Theatre (JP) • Jonny Lang – Tue 9/17, Fargo Theatre (JP)
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