Happenings Feb. 2, 2017

"Happening" features information on benefits, fundraisers and cultural events in the area. To list an event, email Kathy Steiner at Any admission charge or fee for events must be included. Provide a contact name and tel...

"Happening" features information on benefits, fundraisers and cultural events in the area. To list an event, email Kathy Steiner at . 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.


Comedy operetta: "Night at the Opera" will be performed by the Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts in New Rockford at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10-11 and Feb. 17-18. Tickets are $40 and include hors d'oeuvres, dessert, a drink and the show. To purchase tickets, visit or call (701) 947-2174.

Kulm concert: The Sons perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Kulm High School commons in Kulm. Tickets are $15, include a meal and concert and must be purchased by Monday, Feb. 6. Seating is limited. Tickets may be purchased at Kulm Churches and Hometown Credit Union. For more information, call (417) 761-1918.

Special Events/Around Town and Area


Spaghetti feed: The Jamestown Optimist Club's spaghetti feed is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Jamestown Civic Center.

Sports and recreation: The Sport & Recreation Show is Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 3-5, at the Jamestown Civic Center. The Sport & Recreation show runs from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: free.

Cabin Fever Days: Cabin Fever Days are Feb. 3-12 in Jamestown. The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department is spotlighting community-wide activities. They include free horse-drawn sleigh rides from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Bunker. For a full schedule of events, visit

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Hospice fundraiser: The Polar Pig "Walk the Plank" for Jamestown Regional Medical Center Hospice is from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Stutsman Harley-Davidson, 2501 3rd Ave. SW. For more information, call 952-4806.

School fundraiser: Victory Christian School will hold a Gala Fundraiser/Foodraiser on Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Arts Center. Hors d'oeuvres are at 6 p.m., with a 7 p.m. show featuring Mary Beth Carlson, pianist and composer, and Debi Kilde, vocalist. Tickets are $50 per person. For tickets, call 251-1570.

Prairie Paws fundraiser: The Paw-Sta Paw-Looza & Ventriloquist Show is from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 519 1st Ave S. A spaghetti dinner is from 5 to 6:30 p.m., ventriloquist at 7:30 p.m., raffles, silent auction and debut of private label Prairie Paws wine also planned. Advance tickets: $25 adults, $15 students and preschool free, available at Big Dog Country Radio, Dr. Dawn's Pet Stop, Country Acres Veterinary Clinic, Southwood Veterinary Clinic, Cork & Barrel or Prairie Paws volunteers. Proceeds benefit pets in care of Prairie Paws Rescue.

Allery family fundraiser: A Sunday brunch and "monster donut drive:" are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at Woodland Steakhouse Bar and Grill, Valley City. Admission is a freewill offering. Proceeds benefit the family of Rolette County Sheriff's Deputy Colt Allery, who died in the line of duty Jan. 18.


Skating: Ice skating is from 7 to 9 p.m. Sundays at Wilson Arena. The cost is $2 for children/college students, $3 for adults and $5 for a family. A limited number of skates are available for rental. For more information, call Wilson Arena at 252-3939.

Swimming: Supervised swimming is offered by Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department at the Jamestown High School pool from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through March. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by a parent. There is no charge.


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.

Museum: The Stutsman County Museum, 321 3rd Ave. SE, is closed for the season.

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: 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.

North Dakota women: "Women Behind the Plow" is on display at the Arts Center through Feb. 11. The exhibit features women who grew up on or raised their families on farms in German-Russian areas in North Dakota. Admission is free.

Ice sculpting: A collaborative community ice block sculpture will be on display at the Hansen Arts Park Feb. 3-12. Community members may create their own ice block shapes and deliver them to the park during Jamestown's annual Cabin Fever Days. Anyone can contribute, and ice blocks can be any size, color and shape.


Acrylics class: "Acrylic Painting Fundamentals," taught by Nicole Gagner, is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in the Hansen Arts Studio. Learn painting fundamentals. The cost of the class is $35 for Arts Center members and $45 for others. To register, call 251-2496 or go to .

Arts After School: Registration is open for the winter session of Arts After School for grades 3-6. After-school snack and busing are included. For more information or to register, go to .

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.

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