The Fargo Beat
Fargo-Moorhead Social & Word of Mouth Network
November 15, 2013
A day late and a dollar short… or something like that. Better late than never? SOCIAL Meet Santa at Fargo Scheels – Sat 11/16, 10 am- 6 pm, Fargo Scheels Gift Lodge. If the kids have their Christmas lists ready, Santa will be ready for them. For ages 4-12. One free 4X6 photo per family. Olympics Road Show – Road to Sochi - Now through Sat 11/16, Fargo Scheels – south parking lot. The U.S. Olympic Committee is bringing the magic of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to thousands of people nationwide through the Road to Sochi Tour, presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance. The 13-stop interactive sports tour will travel across the country this fall and winter with a stop in Fargo. This free, all ages event offers an opportunity to check out the following interactive Winter Olympic Events: Biathlon, Bobsled, Cross Country Skiing, Curling and Wheelchair Curling, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey and Sled Hockey, Luge, Ski Jumping, Snowboarding and Speedskating. Sky Zoo – Sat 11/16, 11am, MSUM Planetarium, Bridges Hall #167, 11th St. and 7th Ave. South, Moorhead. A kid-friendly guide to the animal constellations. $5 Adults; $2.50 Children, Seniors, Tri-college students. The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County presents From Sheep to Shawl, an installation of fiber pieces illustrating the arc of fiber arts from functional to fine art, at the Hjemkomst Center, November 1 – December 31 with general admission. The Ugly Sweater Run – 11/16, 11am, Red River Valley Fairgrounds. Ugly Sweater parties are fun… but is an ugly sweater fun enough to make running fun?
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 Courtney’s Comedy Club – 11/15 & 11/16 with Nathan Timmel with opener, Bobby Ray Bunch. Tickets are $12. www.courtneyscomedyclub.com Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – 11/15, 11/16, 11/22 & 11/23 at 7:30pm and 11/17 & 11/24 at 2:30pm, West Fargo High School Theater www.westfargotheatre.com Jesus Christ Superstar - 11/15-17, 11/22-24, 11/29 & 11/30 at 7:30pm at Moorhead High School http://www.moorheadtheater.com/ URINEtown The Musical – 11/15-16, 11/21-23 at 8pm, 11/23-24 at 2pm, Frances Frazier Comstock Theatre (This one is begging for a synopsis - Musical tale of a terrifying dystopian society, where one brave young man dares to make a difference and sparks a rebellion of epic proportions.) Friday, November 15 Tune in Tokyo- 8pm, Spirits Lounge Mix Theory- 9pm, The Garage Bar Rhyme or Reason – 9pm, The Hub Pop Rocks – 9pm, Windbreak Saloon Junk.FM – 9:30 pm, JT Cigarro’s Jeez Loueez – 9:30, Pickled Parrot Poitin, Irish Music – 10pm, Dempsey’s Saturday, November 16 Tune in Tokyo- 8pm, Spirits Lounge Flashback – 8:30pm, WF VFW Poprocks – 9pm, Windbreak Saloon Jeez Loueez – 9:30, Pickled Parrot Gordy Christenson – 9:30pm, JT Cigarro’s Sunday, November 17 Pretty Lights – 7pm, The Venue Dirty Word – 9pm, Windbreak Saloon FARGO THEATRE www.fargotheatre.org for show times Enough Said (PG-13) - Enough Said is a sharp, insightful comedy that humorously explores the mess that often comes with getting involved again. Eva (Julia Louis Dreyfus), a divorced and single parent, spends her days enjoying work as a masseuse but dreading her daughter’s impending departure for college. She meets Albert (James
Gandolfini)—a sweet, funny and like-minded man also facing an empty nest. http://youtu.be/nEEJaIjF_Lo Lee Daniels’ The Butler (PG-13) - Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey star in the extraordinary true story of Cecil Gaines, a White House butler who served eight presidents during his remarkable career. http://youtu.be/9uBXH_DLxsU Classic Film Series: It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) – Tues 12/10, 7:30pm. Only $5.
PLAINS ART MUSEUM www.plainsart.org Noon Holiday Concerts, Monday – Thursday, 12/2 – 19. Enjoy music from the area’s best musicians over your lunch hour and take in the galleries for free with a purchase of lunch from Café Muse. Shop for unique gifts in the store and have them wrapped for free. Members get 20% off Store Purchases, 12/2 – 24. YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK www.fmwfchamber.com/ypn www.ndyp.net Don't Leave Your Benefits on the Table - Tue 11/19, 11:30am-1pm, Ramada Plaza & Suites. Are you maximizing your benefits package at work? Are you capitalizing on your employer retirement match? What are some tips to make your benefit dollars stretch further? Hear from a panel of professionals that will explain how you can maximize your benefits and make the most of your hard earned money. $20 YPN Members, $30 General Admission. Featured Panelists: o Melissa Benda, HR Generalist, The Village Family Service Center o Matthew De Vries, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones Investments o Michelle Larson, Associate Vice President Sales, Discovery Benefits SPORTS www.fmderbygirls.com www.gobison.com www.msumdragons.com www.gocobbers.com www.fargoforce.com Olympic Trials Curling – 11/9-11/17, Scheels Arena http://2014usacurlingtrials.com/ MSUM Volleyball vs SMSU – Fri 11/15, 7 pm Concordia Men’s Basketball vs UM-Morris – Fri 11/15, 7 pm FM Derby Girls – Sat, 11/16, Civic Center, 7 pm. VS North Star Roller Girls. Season 5 opener – military, fire, police and rescue receive $2 off with ID. Finn Grinaker Cobber Wrestling Open – Sat, 11/16, 9am Concordia Football vs Gust. Adolphus – Sat, 11/16 1pm MSUM Men’s Basketball vs Northland – Sat, 11/16, 7pm MSUM Men’s Basketball vs Southern Mississippi – Mon, 11/18, 7pm
SHAMELESS PLUG 2013 Fall Longfellow Vendor Event – Mon 11/25th, 3-7:30pm, 20 29th Avenue North East, Fargo. Vendors include: Honey B Soaps, Mimi's House (jam, jelly and more), Tupperware, Pink Zebra, Princess House, Thirty One and many other local talented crafters and home businesses. Comet ISON: Comet of the Century? - Have you heard of Comet ISON? It has crossed the Earth's orbit and is headed for the Sun. The MSUM Planetarium has decided to highlight comets over the next two weeks by replacing part of their regular programming with a special live program titled "Comet ISON- Comet of the Century?" This program will look at the history of comets and provide the latest updates on Comet ISON. Sun 11/17 at 2pm, and Mon 11/18 at 7pm. Admission: $2.50-$5. Bridges Hall #167, MSUM Campus, 11th Street and 7th Avenue South, Moorhead. GOOD CAUSE Go to www.100carsforgood.com tomorrow on 11/16 to vote for local non-profit Rebuilding Together FM Area, and help them win a new Toyota Tundra. Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser for Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Victims – 11/16, 11 am. Hjemkomst Center. Sponsored by the Filipino-Americans of Minnesota and the Dakotas; $7, adults, $5 children 10 and younger.
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 Margaret Cho – Sat 11/23, Fargo Theatre (JP) Justin Moore – Sat 11/23, Scheels Arena Gear Daddies – Fri 11/29, The Venue (JP) Hair Ball – Fri 11/30, The Venue (JP) Drew Carey – Sat 12/7, Fargo Theatre (JP) FOUND ON FACEBOOK The Fargo Beat fan page – www.facebook.com/TheFargoBeat SantaCon 2013 – www.facebook.com/events/620610431318240/ Toyota 100 Cars For Good (11/16) – www.facebook.com/events/349413948536490/ BEAT’S FAVORITE TWEETS The Fargo Beat – www.twitter.com/thefargobeat Hot Dish Fargo – www.twitter.com/hotdishfargo Fargo Brewing Company - www.twitter.com/fargobrewing
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