A great weekend to get out and do stuff!    Here's what's shaking in the Capitol City!!

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SPORTSTUFF:

••BISMARCK BOBCATS HOCKEY 1st place Bobcats this weekend on FRI at Brookings and SAT host Brookings.   Home games start at 715 at the VFW Center.

 

 

EVENTS AROUND TOWN:        

••Scheels is doing their 3D Archery Shoot.  It’s on FRI from 5-9pm SAT from 8-4 and SUN from 8-3 at the Archery Complex 1409-Riverwood Drive in Bismarck.  Free event for both adults and kids.  1st 100 adult shooters get a free shirt!  And free medals for youth and club shooters. 

 

••Men Are From Mars and Women Are From Venus LIVE!!  It’s a cool event with Peter Story at 730 FRIDAY night at the Belle.  It will be a fun night with the spotlight on relationships.   

 

••Annual Chili Bowl Cook Off Is on FRIDAY night 6-9pm.  Just $5 gets you in the door with a multitude of chili for the tasting, and you vote for the one you like the best.   Prizes and fun at the Bismarck Ramada, right off I-94 at State Street.    

 

••Check Out “The Emperor’s New Clothes  This classic production will be on stage at Simle Middle School—presented by the Shade Tree Players, it’s a great play for children of all ages based on the child’s fable.  It hits the stage at 730pm FRIDAY night and SAT AT 2PM at Simle Middle School, 1215 North 19th Street.   $5

••One of our all time favorite movies—“The Princess Bride” Will be on the big screen at the Dakota Stage FRIDAY  night at 8pm.  Directed by Rob Reiner it stars Robin Wright and Peter Falk.  $7.  412 West Main Avenue downtown. 

••3rd Annual Fred Kist Memorial Pinochle Tournament Is on all day Saturday at the Bismarck Eagles Club.  Proceeds benefit the Bismarck Cancer Foundation.  Bismarck Eagles is at 313 North 26th Street. 

 

••Junior Achievement Monopoly Tournament is on SAT at Mandan Middle School.  $7 to play.  Divisions for kids and adults.   Registration is on at 9 and the tournament starts at 930.  Includes lunch and nice prizes for the winners!

 

••Grammy-Award winning singer, songwriter and actor Paul Williams will be in-concert SUN night 730pm at the Belle.   Hear the music and stories behind great songs like "An Old Fashioned Love Song," "We've Only Just Begun," "The Rainbow Connection" and more!   It's a special benefit for Hope Manor---North Dakota's only sober living home for women--right here in Bismarck. 

••St. Mary's Central High School Choir and Bands will perform at their Midwinter Concert Sunday, February 23rd at 2:30pm in the school gym. Doors open at 1:45pm and after the concert, Music parents will host a complimentary reception in the school cafeteria.

 

••Bismarck Tribune Sport Show  is on SAT from 10-7 at the Bismarck Civic Center.  $3 for adults and $1 for kids 6-12.

 

••Family Story Time is on MONDAY Night from 630-7pm at the Bismarck Public Library.   It’s an evening of storytelling sessions for the whole family.  515 North 5th Street.  FREE!!

 

••Come & See The Animals!  The Dakota Zoo now has their winter hours and is open FRI-SAT & SUN from 1-5pm weather permitting.    $7 for adults, $4 for children.  

 

NEW MOVIES FOR THE WEEKEND:

 

“Pompei” (PG-13)

The story of a Pompeii gladiator who races to save his true love as Mount Vesuvius prepares to erupt in A.D. 79.

 

”3 Days To Kill” (PG-13)

A terminally ill Secret Service agent is coaxed out of retirement for one last job in exchange for an experimental drug that could save his life, and give him more time with his estranged family. For decades Ethan Runner (Kevin Costner) has kept his dangerous career a carefully guarded secret -- not even his wife and daughter know what he really does for a living.  Kevin Costner and Amber Heard star in this thriller