Fun Stuff For Your Bismarck-Mandan Weekend
•High School Football
•Shilo Christian at Towner-Granville-Upham 3pm FRIDAY
#6 LSU at #18 Texas A&M
#7 S.C. at #3 Florida
#17 Texas Tech at #23 TCU
#4 Kan St at #13 West Va
•North Dakota State at South Dakota 6pm
•Montana at North Dakota 230PM
•Morehead State at Univ of Mary 6pm
•Bismarck Bobcats Hockey/Games at VFW Sports Center
• Fri & Sat host Austin 715pm VFW
•MLB Baseball: Best of 7
Detroit wins ALCS will meet the winner of SF/St. Louis for World Series.
•NFL Football/Sunday’s Big Games & Monday Night
•Green Bay at St. Louis
•Arizona at Minnesota
•MON: Detroit at Chicago
EVENTS AROUND TOWN
••Pick Out A Pumpkin With The Kids. At Papa’s Pumpkin Patch—it’s all about families, education and fun. Enjoy the bale mazes, slide mountain, great photo ops, the log jam, nature trail, pumpkin launchers, zip lines, train rides, pony rides, hay rides and a big load of pumpkins. It’s north of Bismarck along the Missouri River at 5001 Fernwood Drive. Open thru October 20th! ?’s—527-3725.
••Family Fun At The Mandan Corn Maze is open FRI & SAT nights from 7-10pm and Sundays from 1-4pm. 1¼ miles south of Mandan on Highway 1806. $9 for adults ages 7-12 $7 and under 6 in free! Bring a Flashlight.
••Come & See The Animals! The Dakota Zoo is open FRI, SAT & SUN from 1-5pm---weather permitting!
••The Intriguing “Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde” is on stage at the Dakota Stage. It’s their first show of their 34th season. It’s a classic tale of madness and murder. It’s a new and surprise version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s story. See it this FRI & SAT at 730pm. SUN at 2pm. Plus next WED, THU FRI & SAT at 730pm. Dakota Stage is at 412 East Main downtown. Tickets $18. Info at dakotastageltd.com.
••The Haunted Fort is open at Ft. Abraham Lincoln State Park, 7 miles south of Mandan on Highway 1806. Open from 730-1130pm. FRI & SAT nights thru the 27th. Plus Sunday aftenoon at 2pm---great for little kids. And Halloween week as well. 3 different haunted mansions and scary fun for everyone! $12.
••Halloween Kids Bash is on SUNDAYS at 1pm at Ft. Abraham Lincoln State Park. It’s fun, food, dancing and the haunted mansion for kids. It’s on from 1-5pm. $5 per child. It’s on this and next and the following Sunday afternoon.
••Come enjoy a free movie---“Puss In Boots” Friday at 130pm at the Bismarck Public Library. FREE!!!!
••Annual Fall Bazaar & Rummage Sale is on SATURDAY from 9-3 at McCabe United Methodist Church, 6th Street and Boulevard Avenue. Free admission and lunch available from 11am-1pm for $7.
••Bismarck Animal Clinic Open House and Dachshund Dash is on SATURDAY from 1-4pm. An afternoon of fun activities. Games for children---face painting, tours of the animal clinic and hospital. It’s at 1414 East Calgary Avenue in Bismarck.
••Fall Harvest and Vendor show is ON SAT from 10am-3pm at Country Suites. 1st 100 people receive a packet filled with show specials. FREE. Country Suites is at 3205 North 14th Street in Bismarck.
••27th Annual Midway Lanes Fun Bowling Day is on SATURDAY starting at 1230pm. Get a team of 5 together and it benefits the United Way here in Bismarck-Mandan. Recommended donation of $25 per bowler for a team of 5. Free pizza and more. Sign up at msaunitedway.org
••Saturday Night enjoy the music of Brahms and Mozart, featuring the “Magic Flute,” and Symphony #1 and more at the Belle presented by the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra. Concert time 730-1030. ?’s---258-8345.
New Movies for the weekend:
“Alex Cross” (PG-13)
Tyler Perry steps into the role immortalized by Morgan Freeman in Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider in this updated action-oriented take on James Patterson's detective character Alex Cross. Stars Tyler Perry, Edward Burns and Matthew Fox.
“Paranormal Activity 4” (R)
It has been five years since Katie (Katie Featherston) murdered her sister and disappeared with her infant nephew, Hunter, in tow. Now, a new family is about to fall prey to nighttime terrors. Alexondra Lee and Stephen Dunham star.
“The Sessions” (R)
A 38-year-old man who has spent most of his life in an iron lung, discovers love. Helen Hunt, John Hawkes, Moon Bloodgood and Rhea Pearlman star.