Happening for March 23, 2017
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“Happening” features information on benefits, fundraisers and cultural events in the area. To list an event, email Kathy Steiner at email@example.com . Any admission charge or fee for events must be included. Provide a contact name and telephone number for Sun questions about the listing. Rummage sales are not published in Happening.
Music/Comedy/Drama Country music: Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts will present, “Country Is, The Music of Main Street,” at the Old Church Theatre in New Rockford. The two-hour show celebrates country artists, featuring a five-piece band and a dozen performers. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Dates are: 7:30 p.m. March 31 and April 7-8, and 2:30 p.m. March 26 and April 1-2 and 9. Tickets: $10 for ages 10 and younger, $15 for students 11 and up, and $25 for adults. For tickets, call the box office at (701) 947-2174 or online at dprca.com.
Choralaires dinner concert: The Jamestown Choralaires are presenting “Sons of the Carnegie Cowboys” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, at the Zebedee Center. Tickets are $35 and are available only at Looysen I Care.
Open mic: Open mic night is from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at the Arts Center. Musicians, poets, comedians and other talent are welcome to participate. Pieces are limited to 10 minutes. There is no charge.
Special Events/Around Town and Area
Fish fry: The 36th annual El Zagal Mystic Fish Fry is from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, at Gladstone Inn & Suites. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12 and free for children under 6. Tickets are available at the door.
Museums/Libraries/Etc. Bison: The National Buffalo Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission: $8 for adults and $6 for seniors, active military and children ages 5-14. Children under 5 are admitted free.
Books and more: Hours for Alfred Dickey Library, 105 3rd St. SE, 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. Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers is from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; no large groups due to limited space. No registration for storytime is required. To access the Story Line, call 252-7464.
County library: Stutsman County Library hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The library is located at 910 5th St. SE.
Art Art: The Arts Center, 115 2nd St. SW, 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.
Art exhibit: “Art50!” is a touring exhibit on display at the Arts Center through Saturday, March 25. The work of 50 North Dakota artists is featured to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the North Dakota Council on the Arts. Admission is free.
Unison artist: Thandiwe Mkhize is this month’s Unison artist. Mkhize weaves using a loom.
Reader’s theater: Reader’s Theater meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the Legacy Center, 419 5th St. NW. The group is open to anyone; those attending read a dramatic original theater script.
Notan class: “Intro to Nogan,” taught by Linda Roesch, is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the Hansen Arts Studio. Create a simple black and white image. All tools and materials are included. The cost of the class is $25 for Arts Center members and $35 for others. To register, call 251-2496 or go to www.jamestownarts.com/classes .
Needle felting workshop: A needle felting workshop is planned from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 1, in the Hansen Arts Studio. All supplies will be provided. The cost is $20 for Arts Center members and $35 for others.
Learning to knit: “Knitting Introduction,” taught by Myra Olson, is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, April 3, 10, 17 and 24. An infinity scarf will be completed. The cost is $55 for Arts Center members and $65 for others (including supplies).
Wood carving: Local Woodchippers meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Arts Center’s Hansen Arts Studio, except on holiday weeks. Any skill and interest level welcome. The Arts Center is located at 115 2nd St. SW. Admission is free.
Nearby attractions Carrington: The Putnam House in Carrington is open for special events and by appointment by calling (701) 652-2090. There is no admission charge.
Valley City: 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.
Cooperstown: 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 from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults, $3 for children, $1 for a student in a supervised group, $30 for a family season pass and $15 for an individual season pass. For more information, call (701) 797-3691.
Wimbledon: The Midland Continental Railroad Depot featuring Peggy Lee in Wimbledon is open by appointment. For more information or to make an appointment, contact Mary Orn at (701) 435-2875. Admission is a freewill donation.
Wildlife refuge: The Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is open year-round from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding federal holidays. The refuge trail system is open daily from sunrise to sunset.