Fun Weekend Events For The Last Weekend Of 2012….
There's lots of stuff to do in Bismarck-Mandan this weekend!
This week’s big games that have play-off implications:
Green Bay at Minnesota KC at Denver
Chicago at Detroit St Louis at Seattle
Arizona at San Francisco Baltimore at Cincinnati
Houston at Indianapolis Philadelphia at NY Giants
SUNDAY NIGHT: Dallas at Washington
North Dakota State plays Sam Houston State for the championship in Frisco, Texas—near Dallas Sat Jan 5th on ESPN 2
Bowl games Friday Night:
Minnesota plays Texas Tech Friday night in the Mieneke Car Care Bowl of Texas 8pm kickoff from Houston
•Bismarck Bobcats Hockey/Games at VFW Sports Center
Host Coulee Region this FRI & SAT at 715pm
EVENTS AROUND TOWN
••Come & See The Animals! The Dakota Zoo is open on FRI-SAT and SUN from 1-5pm.
••Come See Elmo’s Super Heroes at the Bismarck Civic center at 1030am and 630pm FRI and again SAT 1030am and 2pm., Plus SUN at 2pm. This is great fun for all the little kids and kids at heart.
••Come See The Movie “Brave” Enjoy a family movie free at 130 FRIDAY at the Bismarck Public Library, 515 North 5th Street.
••Come Enjoy The Lights at “Christmas In The Park” at Bismarck’s Sertoma Park, nightly from 6-10pm. Just $5 per vehicle. Continues thru this Monday New Years Eve.
••Come Check Out Papa’s Polar Patch Papa's going polar! Papa's Polar Patch is a winter version of the pumpkin patch you love. Open this SAT SUN and MON from 12-5 pm daily, the polar patch includes a warming house, bale mazes, zip lines, old-fashioned sled rides, horse-drawn sleigh rides and more.
••Cowboy Community Church is showing the movie “October Baby” this SUNDAY at 12noon, 105 ½ West 3rd Avenue NW in Mandan. FREE!
•NEW MOVIES OPENED ON CHRISTMAS DAY
•”Django Unchained” (R)
A former slave and a German bounty hunter become unlikely allies in the battle against a tyrannical plantation owner in this western from visionary director Quentin Tarantino. Stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, and Samuel L. Jackson
•Les Miserables (PG-13)
The drama surrounds the obsessive quest of Inspector Javert (Russell Crowe) as he spends years in an effort to capture escaped convict Jean Valjean. Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway co-stars
•Parental Guidance (PG)
Billy Crystal and Bette Midler star as Artie and Diane -- an old-school grandfather and his people-pleasing wife, who babysit for their three decidedly 21st century grandchildren while the kids' type-A parents (played by Marisa Tomei and Tom Everett Scott) are away for work.
And this movie opening up Friday
•Promised Land (R)
A small-town teacher stands up to a pair of drilling representatives who are determined to exploit the local resources, and receives some unexpected support as the community rallies to drive away the persistent interlopers in this drama. Matt Damon Hal Halbrook and Frances McDormand star.