What's happening for July 6, 2007
Music/Drama/Comedy "The Ark," a musical comedy presented by the Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts, is at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through July 15 at The Opera House in New Rockford. Tickets are $15 and can b...
"The Ark," a musical comedy presented by the Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts, is at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through July 15 at The Opera House in New Rockford. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved by calling (701) 947-2174. Show information can also be found at www.dprca.com .
The Denise B Piano Recital is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today at the Arts Center. Free sheet music will be available to those in attendance. Tickets are $5 for adults, $1 for students and $10 for a family and are available at the National Buffalo Museum and the Arts Center.
The Kid Fiddlers, a family band with five children ages 5 to 16, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Frontier Village Amphitheater. There is no admission charge, but a freewill offering will be accepted.
The Home Grown Talent Contest, featuring performances by singer/songwriter John Crowston and Christian singer/songwriter John Nyberg, is at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Frontier Village Amphitheater. There is no ad-mission charge. The karaoke contest is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the amphitheater. It features performances by Anita Adams, Amenia, and Chantel Knuth, Jamestown.
The Tatanka Festival and White Cloud's Birthday is today through Sunday. It includes events at Frontier Village and the National Buffalo Museum, the Arts Center, McElroy Park and the Lutz Mansion. A 5K Run/Walk, a Kids Carnival, auto cross competition, music and Classic Car Club activities are among the events planned.
The Tatanka Festival Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, traveling from the Second Avenue McElroy Park entrance down 10th Street Southeast to Ninth Avenue and returning by the same route.
A Duck Race, sponsored by the Jamestown Soccer Federation, is at 1 p.m. Saturday at McElroy Park. Plastic ducks will be "adopted" for $5 from soccer players, JSF Board members and at the soccer concession stand at Frontier Village the day of the race. The ducks will "race" on the river in the park.
The Midland Continental Depot Restoration Ceremony is at 2:30 p.m. today at the depot in Wimbledon. Refreshments served after the ceremony.
The Stutsman County Fair is July 11-15 at the fairgrounds in Jamestown. The fair includes nightly entertainment, a carnival, Kids Day, 4-H and open class exhibits, stock car and go cart racing, a rodeo and much more. Gate fees are $4 for those age 13 and older and $3 for those ages 7 to 12. Children 6 and under get in free.
The AAUW Garden Tour is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 18. Garden hosts are Jon and Connie Lillejord, 1604 Evergreen Drive N.W., Richard and Laurie Podoll, 613 15th St. S.E., Rusty and Marsha Schauer, 246 18th Ave. N.E., Pat and Barb Stockert, 506 Second Ave. S.W., and Wayne and Donna Tees, 8175 31st St. S.E. (on the road to Pipestem Dam). Refreshments will be served during tour hours at the Arts Center. Advance tickets are $6 from AAUW members, Country Gardens, Don's House of Flowers, Lloyds Motors, The Garden Gate and the Arts Center. Tickets are $7 on the day of the tour.
Open Mic Night, hosted by local musician John Crowston, is from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Babb's Coffee House. The open session is available to anyone wanting to perform.
The summer parks program, sponsored by Jamestown Parks and Recreation, is from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until July 27 at Meidinger, Nickeus and Klaus parks. Activities such as arts, crafts, hiking, biking and canoeing are supervised. There is no cost to participate, but parents are responsible for transportation.
"Puttin' on the Lutz," a front porch chat with Mary Young making a presentation on Dr. Helena Wink, is at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Stutsman County Memorial Museum in the Lutz mansion. Coffee and cookies will be served.
National Buffalo Museum hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week through Labor Day. Admission: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and AAA members, $10 for a family and $1 for children ages 6 to 18.
Alfred Dickey Public Library hours are 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. To access the Story Line, call 252-7464.
Storytime is at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Alfred Dickey Public Library. The theme is "Grandpa & Grandma."
The Arts Center, located at 115 Second St. S.W., Jamestown, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and by appointment Saturday. There is no admission charge.
The Putnam House in Carrington is open by appointment by calling (701) 652-2090. It will be open only for special events through the summer. There is no admission charge.
Frontier Village is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Frontier Village Wild West Players will stage a shootout at 3 p.m. Saturday and on Sundays, July 22, Aug. 5 and 19. Thursday is Dollar Night.
The Fort Seward Interpretive Center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is no admission charge, but freewill donations are accepted.
The Lutz Mansion (the Stutsman County Museum) is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There is no admission charge, but freewill donations are accepted.
Memoir Writing with Larry Woiwode, North Dakota's poet laureate, is from 1 to 4 p.m. July 24 at the Jamestown Arts Center. Cost: $35 which includes a copy of Woiwode's memoir. Early registration is encouraged as the class is limited to 15 participants. For more information, call the Arts Center at 251-2496 or e-mail email@example.com .
Beading classes, with Kristi Morgan, meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first and second Monday of the month, or from 1 to 3 p.m. the first and second Wednesday of the month at the Arts Center. Materials are included. Cost: $20 for JFAA members and $24 for others. For more information, call the Arts Center at 251-2496.
Hardanger with Theresa Haag, a class in nordic needlework, is from 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 16, 23 and 30 at the Arts Center. Cost: $15 for JFAA members and $20 for others. Kits are $25 each. For more information, call the Arts Center at 251-2496.
The photography of Rosanne Olson is on display through July at the Putnam House in Carrington. The exhibit can be viewed from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and July 30, or by appointment. For more information, call Alison at (701) 652-2090.