COOL, Fun Stuff for your 1st Weekend Of October!
The Weather may be a little wacky on Friday and Saturday, but Sunday looks great, and there's lots of stuff to do this fine fall weekend---get out and enjoy!!!
••MINNESOTA VIKINGS off this weekend
••MLB Playoffs Division Series/Best of 5
•FRI Pittsburgh at St Louis 12N Tampa Bay at Boston 2pm
LA Dodgers at Atlanta 5pm Detroit at Oakland 830pm
•SAT Tampa Bay At Boston 430 Detroit at Oakland 8pm
•SUN St Louis at Pittsburgh 330pm Atlanta at LA Dodgers 7pm
••BISMARCK BOBCATS HOCKEY FRI at Aberdeen. SAT host Aberdeen 715pm VFW Center.
•North Dakota at Idaho State 3pm;
•Northern Iowa at #1 North Dakota State 230pm
•Minot State at U of Mary(HC)230p
••HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL:
•Bismarck at Mandan 7pm
•West Fargo at Century 430pm
•Trenton-Trinity Christian at Shilo Christian(Homecoming) 7pm
•Watford City-Alexander-Johnson Corners at St. Mary’s 730pm
EVENTS AROUND TOWN
••Used Book Sale is on at the Bismarck Public Library FRI from 9-545 and SAT from 9am-2pm. 50,000 books will be on sale for $1 a pound. Library is at 515 North 5th Street.
••36th Annual Norsk Hostfest 2013 is on is Minot thru SATURDAY. ABBA Girls FRI 10am & 4pm, Charlie Pride 1pm, Oak Ridge Boys 1 & 7pm, Williams & Ree 530pm, Alabama 7pm. SAT “Happy Together Tour” with Turtles, Gary Puckett, Gary Lewis, Mark Lindsay and Chuck Negron 1pm, Oak Ridge Boys 1pm & 7pm, Alabama 730pm. Food, fun, music and more at the Fairgrounds in Minot.
••Silly Songs With Kris Kitko is on FRI night from 7-9pm at the Former Governor’s Mansion. It’s a fun night with silly songs about everyday things. Bring you own acoustic instrument and join in on the fun. FREE!! 320-East Avenue B in Bismarck.
••JFK Film Festival is on FRIDAY 7pm, At the North Dakota Heritage Center at the Capitol. This week’s film is the classic “13 Days.” All about the Cuban Missle Crisis. FREE!!!
••Shiloh Hawk Walk & Run is on SAT from 8am-1030am at McDowell Dam. A 5K & 10K competitive run, a 5K non-competitive walk, a 1 mile kids fun walk and run. All ages are welcome, it’s part of Shiloh’s 35th anniversary weekend.
••Fall Harvest Vendor Show is on SAT from 10am-3pm at the Country Suites 3205 North 14th Street in Bismarck. Door prizes through out the day. FREE!!!
••”Tri-Season” Holiday Fair is on SAT from 10-5 at the Bismarck Civic Center---a great way to get a jump start for your holiday shopping. FREE admission!!
••Special Pre-School Discovery Hour is on SAT from 1030-11am at the Gateway To Science Center. It’s activities and fun designed for kids ages 3 thru Kindergarten. Lots of hands on fun for the kids. Members are FREE, non-members $7. 1810 Schafer Street in Bismarck.
••28th Annual Bowling Fun Day is on SAT at 1230pm at Midway Lanes. It’s a benefit for the MSA United Way. The cost for a 5-person team is $125 or $25 per person. Free chili, a silent auction and lots of fun prizes. Midway Lanes on the Strip in Mandan.
••Fall Dinner, Fair & Raffle is on SUN at St Anthony’s Parish in St. Anthony. Activities start at Noon with a tasty dinner---roast beef and fried chicken, and all the trimmings. Then—Bingo, a silent auction and more fun on from 1230-4.
••BisMarket Farmers Market is open SAT from 9am-1pm at Bismarck’s Sertoma Park, near Shelter 5. Use the entrance by the Amusement Park. Locally grown farm-fresh products, this is a great health choice. FREE admission!!
••Mandan Farmers Market is open SAT starting at 8am at Heritage Park on Main Street. Open til everything sells out. Also open TUES at 10am, and SAT thru October 29th.
••Learn About Photography at a mini-class at Bob’s Photo at 1019 East Interstate Avenue SAT Morning 10-1130am. FREE.
••Come & See The Animals! The Dakota Zoo now has their fall hours and is open FRI-SAT & SUN from 1-5pm weather permitting. $7 for adults, $4 for children.
••Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is now open and continues thru October 19th. It’s north of Bismarck along the Missouri River, at 5001 Fernwood Drive. Lots of free activities, plus a bale maze, corn maze, train rides, zip lines, hayrides plus the pumpkin cannon and FUN! Open on Monday and then on Thursdays from 5-7pm and on Weekends from 12noon-5pm
••Capital Farmers Market is open Friday starting at 3pm, and is open all day Saturday in the K-Mart Parking Lot starting at 8am.
NEW MOVIES FOR THE WEEKEND:
Gravity stars Sandra Bullock as Dr. Ryan Stone, a scientist on a space shuttle mission headed by astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney), As the two are on a space walk, debris hits the area where they are working, and soon the pair finds themselves detached from their ship and stranded in space.
“Runner Runner” (R)
A Princeton grad student finds himself caught between the FBI and a malevolent online gambling tycoon in this thriller. Stars Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake.