More than just shopping to do this weekend!  Get the family together and enjoy!!

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 SPORTSTUFF

••MINNESOTA VIKINGS  at Cincinnati SUN 12Noon on FOX.

 

••BISMARCK BOBCATS HOCKEY  FRI at Aberdeeb and SAT host Aberdeen  Home games start at 715 at the VFW Center.

 

••ND State Bison play New Hampshire FRI 7pm in the Fargodome College Football Semi-Finals

 

 

EVENTS AROUND TOWN:        

 

••Ice Cream & Art A La Mode  Have fun and be creative.  It’s ice cream plus you can create with clay, water colors and acrylic.  It’s on FRIDAY night from 6-7 at the Theo Arm School, 1810 Schafer Street in Bismarck.  $1.25 per scoop and $5 to create something cool!

 

••”Christmas At Vintage Shop” Is on SAT & SUN at Buckstop Junction.  Enjoy the 7th annual Christmas Open House.  Free coffee & cookies for guests.  Lots of great Christmas gift ideas.  It’s on from 12noon-4pm both days and it’s on through December 21st!   It’s right off the East Bismarck Expressway. 

 

•”Christmas In The Park” is on a Sertoma Park in Bismarck.  It’s on nightly from 6pm-10pm.  Enjoy the Christmas lights and more.

 

••See the classic movie “Gremlins” at the Dakota Stage .  This fun holiday movie will be on the big screen FRIDAY night at 8pm. Stars Hoyt Axton, Phoebe Cates and lots of Gremlins.  Dakota Stage is downtown at 412 East Main

 

••Love Cookies?  Check out the Cookie Contest and Silent Auction.   This is a benefit for the Relay For Life.  It’s on FRI from 630-8pm at the United Church of Christ.  Bring your best cookie and see if yours is judged the very best.  Also a silent auction all to benefit the relay for life.  1200-East Highland Acres Road in Bismarck.

 

••Christmas Concert featuring the acapella group “Six Appeal” from Minneapolis  is on FRI at 730, SAT at 230 & 730 and SUN at 230 at the Sidney J. Lee Auditorium on the Bismarck State College Campus.  $18. 

 

••16th Annual Christmas Concert with the Central Dakota Children’s Choir is on with the theme “Angels Sing 2013”  This special concert is on FRI & SAT at 730pm at the Belle.   $13 for adults, $10 for Senior Citizens & Students, free for kids 5 and younger.

 

••”Christmas Cartoons In The Parlor  Is on SAT at 330 featuring historic cartoons dating from 1919-1959.  See Little Dot, Woody Woodpecker, Rudolph and more.  FREE at the Former Governors’ Mansion 320 East Avenue B in Bismarck. 

 

••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.  

 

••Family Story Time is on MON from 630-730pm at the Bismarck Public Library.  Enjoy an evening of storytelling for the whole family.  FREE.  515 North 5th Street in Bismarck.

 

••Bismarck State College has it’s annual Holiday concert coming up TUES at 730pm.  It’s a tribute to the Christmas Season with both tradition and sacred music.  FREE!  1500-Edwards Avenue in Bismarck.

 

 

 

NEW MOVIES FOR THE WEEKEND:

“Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” (PG-13)

Will Ferrell returns to the role of Ron Burgundy in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, which finds the popular San Diego television newsman pulling up stakes in order to move to New York City and launch the first ever 24-hour news network.  Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and Christina Applegate star.

 

“Walking With Dinosaurs”(PG)

The BBC television series Walking With Dinosaurs strides its way to the big screen with this live-action/CG-animated feature film following a courageous young dinosaur on an incredible adventure through the prehistoric world.