Lots of COOL things happening for the weekend---so grab the family, get out and enjoy!!



 ••MINNESOTA VIKINGS  at Seattle 325 kick off on FOX


••BISMARCK BOBCATS HOCKEY  FRI host Minot  SAT at Minot 735pm   Home games start at 715 at the VFW Center.



•North Dakota at UC Davis 6pm

•ND State at Youngstown State 1pm

•Univ of Minnesota Crookston at Univ of Mary 1pm



•State AAA Title:  Bismarck vs. Fargo South FRI 640pm

•State AA Title:  St. Mary’s vs. Wahpeton FRI 300pm


••Senior Wellness Fair is on FRI 3-530pm  At Valley View Heights Assisted Living.  Free blood pressure checks, along with health & wellness information.  Prizes and more.  2400 Valley View Avenue in Bismarck.


•University of Mary music “Dam Yankees”  Will be on stage FRI & SAT at the Belle downtown.  FRI & SAT at 730pm and SUN at 2pm. 


••”Music Needs You” 6th Grade Choir Festival Is on SAT from 9am-4pm at Simle Middle School.  It’s for 6th graders that want to learn what choir is all about.  Admission to see performances is free.  Presented by the Central Dakota Children’s Choir.  1215 North 19th Street.


••International Games Day is on SAT at the Morton-Mandan Public Library from 930am-5pm.  A variety of board games for all ages from all over the world.  FREE  609-West Main in Mandan.


••Annual Fall Bazaar is on SAT from 10-3 at Peace Lutheran Church.  Shopping and a raffle for adults, a carnival for the kids and delicious baked goods will be for sale.   A Sloppy Joe Lunch will be served from 11am-2pm.  Lots of food-n-fun!  3310-66th Street Southeast, corner of 66th & Lincoln Road. 


••St Gabriel’s Sr. Citizens Home Community Holiday Bazaar & Open House is on SAT from 10am-3pm.  Over 25 local vendors will be on hand, baked goods, beverages and tours of St. Gabriel’s Community will be available.  4580-Coleman Street in Bismarck.


••16th Annual Shiloh Skyhawktion Community Auction is on SAT at Shiloh Christian School.  Silent Auction at 3pm, and the live auction is on at 630pm.   1915 Shiloh Drive here in Bismarck.


••Like Southern Gospel Music?  Mark Trammell Quartet will perform live this SAT from 3-5 at Century Baptist 205 Colt Avenue in Bismarck.  FREE


••19th Annual “ChoirFest” is on SAT from 3-5 at Bismarck State College.  College singers and 11 vocalists from area high school will be performing.  It’s on at the Sidney J. Lee Auditorium.  $10, and $5 for students and seniors.  1500 Edwards Avenue in Bismarck.


••”Home On The Range” Pancake Breakfast is on SUN at the Bismarck Eagles from 9am-1pm.  Pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, milk and coffee.  $6 for adults and $3 for kids 10 and under.  313 North 26th Street in Bismarck.

••Wanna Be A Part of the 84th annual performance of Handel’s Messiah?   You’re invited to come and sing and be a part of “Messiah” rehearsal on SUNDAY from 406on at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3rd Street and Avenue A in Bismarck.    Annual Performance is coming up on SUN December 8th at 730pm. 


••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.




“The Best Man Holiday” (R)

Forgotten rivalries flare up and old romances reignite when a group of college friends reunite during the holiday season in this long-awaited sequel to The Best Man (1999). Taye Diggs, Terrence Howard, Morris Chestnut, Monica Calhoun, and Regina Hall headline this upbeat comedy.