Less than a week away from Thanksgiving--and lots to do around the Capitol City!!  Get out and enjoy!!

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••Sportstuff

••MINNESOTA VIKINGS  at Green Bay 12noon kick off on FOX

 

••BISMARCK BOBCATS HOCKEY  FRI & SAT at Aberdeen.  Home games start at 715 at the VFW Center.

 

••COLLEGE FOOTBALL

South Dakota at ND State 230pm

 

EVENTS AROUND TOWN:        

 

••Bismarck-Mandan Symphony presents “Home For The Holidays”  The perfect way to get in the Christmas Spirit with great Holiday Music FRI & SAT at 730pm at the Belle downtown. 

 

•Really Cool Las Vegas Magic & Illusion Spectacular  is on SUNDAY at Shiloh Christian School Auditorium.  This show features Farrell Dillon and it’s a benefit for the Bismarck VFW, the Helping Hand Fun and Bismarck Police Youth Programs.  This is a great family show.  $10 for adults kids 6-12 $5, 5 & under are in free!  

 

••”Toy & Vendor Show” Is on this weekend at the Mandan Brave Center, sponsored by the Mandan FFA.  Great time to get started on your Christmas shopping.  SAT 9-5 and SUN 10-3.  Free admission.

 

••”The Big One” Arts & Craft Fair  is on at the Bismarck Civic Center.  SAT from 9-5 and SUN from 11-4.  $3

 

••Turkey Bingo is on SATURDAY at the Bismarck Eagles.  The fun gets underway at 430pm.  Play bingo and win a thanksgiving turkey.  313 North 26th Street in Bismarck. 

••”Shop Like It’s Hot” Vendor Expo.  Is on Saturday from 10-3.  Stop by and grab a cold drink and shop some hot products from local vendors and artists.  AND bring new or gently used children’s book for the “Operation Need To Read Book Drive.”  It’s on at the “O.N.E.”—former Mysteria Theater 210 West Main downtown Mandan.

 

••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.

 

NEW MOVIES FOR THE WEEKEND:

 

“The Hunger Games—Catching Fire” (PG-13)

The Hunger Games saga continues in this sequel that finds a revolution brewing as Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) take a "Victor's Tour".  Stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Elizabeth Banks.

 

“Delivery Man” (PG-13)

An aging slacker and former sperm donor discovers that he is the biological father of 533 children, and that 142 of them have filed a lawsuit to learn his true identity in this Dreamworks comedy starring Vince Vaughn.