Looks like lots of great stuff to get out and enjoy for the weekend!  Here's the Official "JJ Hemingway" list of FUN STUFF to do!!

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•MINNESOTA TWINS  host the Tampa Bay Rays for 3 this weekend at Target Field

••ªMINNESOTA VIKINGS  at Chicago Sun 12noon

••BISMARCK BOBCATS HOCKEY  OFF this weekend regular season starts on WED  Home games WED, THU, FRI & SAT at the VFW center drop of the puck at 7pm for home games.

••COLLEGE FOOTBALL Montana at ND 6pm  ND state off this week Univ of Mary at Wayne State College 1pm

••HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL:

FRI 7p Games:  Jamestown at Bismarck;        Dickinson at Century

Red River at Mandan;  Bowman at Shilo Christian; 

SAT: Buelah at St. Mary’s

 

••EVENTS AROUND TOWN••

 

••North Dakota Sportsmen Expo is on at the Bismarck Civic Center both FRI & SAT.  $3 admission and kids 12 and under are in FREE.  Lots of seminars, workshops, and fun.  Plus lots of great prizes to be given away.  FRI 12N-6pm and SAT fro 9AM-5PM. 

 

••BisMarket Farmers Market is open SAT from 9am-1pm at Bismarck’s Sertoma Park, near Shelter 5.  Use the entrance by the Amusement Park.  Locally grown farm-fresh products, this is a great health choice.  FREE admission!!

 

••40th Annual Downtowners Street Fair.  Arts, crafts and lots of great food line the streets of Downtown Bismarck.  It’s on FRI from 10am-8pm and SAT from 9am-6pm. 

 

••St. Mary’s Grade School Fall PTO Rummage Sale is on SAT from 10am-430pm at the school in the gym.   807 East Thayer in Bismarck.  Lots of great bargains will be available!

 

••Free Family Fun At Saturday In The Park from 11am-2pm at Jaycee Centennial Park—Century Avenue and North 4th Street.  Hotdogs, chips, drinks, snocones, popcorn, inflatables, lawn games and more and it’s all FREE!!!

 

••Preschool Discovery Hour is on SAT from 1030-1130am at the Gateway To Science.  It’s activities and games for kids ages 3 thru kindergarten.  Free to members, or $7 per session for non-members.  1810 Schafer Street in Bismarck.

 

••Impact Fighting Championships are on SAT 730pm at the Bismarck Civic Center. 

 

••1st Annual Kite Festival is on SUN from 1-4pm at Hoge Island Park.   Kite flying, live music and fun.  1st 25 kids 14 and younger that show up get a free kite.

 

••Mandan Farmers Market is open SAT starting at 8am at Heritage Park on Main Street.  Open til everything sells out.   Also open TUES at 10am, and SAT thru October 29th.

 

••Learn About Photography at a mini-class at Bob’s Photo at 1019 East Interstate Avenue SAT Morning 10-1130am.  FREE.

 

••Family Story Time is on MON at 630pm at the Bismarck Public Library, 515 North 5th Street.   Enjoy an evening storytelling session for the whole family!  FREE!!!

 

••Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is now open and continues thru October 19th.  It’s north of Bismarck along the Missouri River, at 5001 Fernwood Drive.  Lots of free activities, plus a bale maze, corn maze, train rides, zip lines, hayrides plus the pumpkin cannon and FUN!  Open on Monday and then on Thursdays from 5-7pm and on Weekends from 12noon-5pm

 

••Come & See The Animals!  The Dakota Zoo now has their summer hours is open daily from 10am-7pm.  $7 for adults, $4 for children.    New bear cubs and baby camels to see!

 

••Take a Guided Tour of Buckstop Junction. Any Saturday or Sunday at 1pm.  Vintage Shop is open from 12noon-4pm.  $5 for adults and $3 for students, off the East Bismarck Expressway.

 

••Capital Farmers Market is open Friday starting at 3pm, and is open all day Saturday in the K-Mart Parking Lot starting at 8am.

 

••Members of the Military and their immediately family in FREE at the Gateway of Science thru Labor Day.   It’s open FRI & SAT 10am-5pm and MON-THU 12N-7pm.  1810 Schaefer Street in Bismarck, near Bismarck State.

 

••NEW MOVIES FOR THE WEEKEND:

••“INSIDIOUS CHAPTER TWO” (PG-13)

The Lambert family learn their struggle with the supernatural is far from over when a long-buried secret plunges them back into a terrifying world of darkness.  Stars Patrick Wilson & Rose Byrne

 ••“THE FAMILY” (R)

An American ex-Mafia boss and his family are transplanted to France through the witness-protection program, but draw the attention of underworld figures who are determined to see them dead in this darkly humorous action comedy starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones