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What's happening for July 10, 2014

The “What’s Happening” calendar features information on benefits, fundraisers and cultural events in the area. To list an event, call Kathy Steiner at 952-8449 or email Any admission charge or fee for events must be included. A contact name and telephone number are required for Sun questions. Rummage sales will not be published.

Music/                     Comedy/Drama

Acoustic bluegrass jam sessions are from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Frontier Village in the church building. Musicians of all skill levels welcome; no admission charge. Sponsor: Bluegrass Association of North Dakota.

Concert for Care, an all-ages barbecue and street dance featuring 32 Below, is Thursday, July 17, on 2nd Avenue Southwest, in front of Elks and Bank Forward. Pork-loin barbecue, 6 to 8 p.m.; street dance, 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets: $10; food and drinks available for purchase at event. Proceeds support patient care at Jamestown Regional Medical Center and Anne Carlsen Center.

“Back to the ’80s,” a musical performed by the LaMoure County Summer Musical Theatre, is Friday through Sunday and July 17-20. Sunday shows are at 2 p.m.; others are at 8 p.m. Reserved tickets: $12 a seat, $10 for bench seat. General admission: $8 for adults, $6 students K-12 and $3 preschool. To reserve tickets, call the box office at 701-883-5230 from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or noon to 8 p.m. on show days.

Celtic guitarist Jerry Barlow performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the Arts Center. Tickets will be available at the door. The cost is $7 for Arts Center members and $10 for others.



National Buffalo Museum hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day through Labor Day weekend. Admission: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and AAA members, $10 for a family and $1 for children ages 6 to 18.

The Stutsman County Memorial Museum, 321 3rd Ave. SE, is open through Labor Day. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There is no admission charge.


Alfred Dickey Library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. To access the Story Line, call 252-7464. The library is located at 105 3rd St. SE.


Stutsman County Library hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The library is located at 910 5th St. SE.


The Arts Center, 115 2nd St. SW, Jamestown, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. There is no admission charge.

The Kirkpatrick Art Gallery, located in Frontier Village, Jamestown, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from May 24-Sept. 30. No admission charge.


The Putnam House in Carrington is open for special events and by appointment by calling (701) 652-2090. There is no admission charge.


The Barnes County Historical Museum, 315 Central Ave. N, Valley City, is open year round from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is a freewill donation.


The Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile Historic Site near Cooperstown is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults, $3 for children, $1 for a child, $30 for family season passes and $15 for an individual season pass. Contact Mark Sundlov at (701) 797-3691 for more information.

Midland Continental Railroad Depot Featuring Peggy Lee in Wimbledon, N.D., is open from 1 to 4 p.m. daily through Labor Day and other times by appointment. For more information or appointment, call (701) 435-2333. Admission is a freewill donation.

Fort Seward hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Around Town/Area

A free parks program for children ages 6-12 is offered at Meidinger, McElroy, Nickeus and Leapaldt parks from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Activities include arts, crafts, games and more. Sponsor: Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department. Parents are responsible for transportation.

Searle Swedlund speaks on North Dakota tourism and scenic byways at the Front Porch Chat at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Stutsman County Memorial Museum, 321 3rd Ave. SE. Admission: free.

The 25th annual Garden Tour sponsored by the Jamestown Branch of the American Association of University Women is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Advance tickets: $8, available at the Arts Center, Country Gardens Floral, Don’s House of Flowers, Don’s Garden Shop, Lloyds Toyota, Garden Gate and AAUW members. Tickets on day of tour are $10 and after 3 p.m. available at the Arts Center or each tour site during tour hours. Gardens on the tour: Dan and Francoise Buchanan, 216 15th Ave. NE; Delmer and Gloria Davis, 1202 10th Ave. SE; Tracy and Merrie Deutscher, 1408 3rd Ave. NE; Oren and Connie Krapp, 1001 8th Ave. NW, and Lyle and Evelyn Sjostrom, 707 7th Ave. SW.


Kenneth Andersen’s large format black and white film photography exhibit is on display at the Arts Center through July 26. Admission is free. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Edie Wait is this month’s artist at Unison Bank. Her quilts are on display.


Wood carving with a local wood carving group is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month during the summer in the Arts Center’s Hansen Studio. There is no charge. Any skill and interest level welcome. Call Andy Kudrna at 320-5075 with questions.