October Weekend Fun For Bismarck-Mandan
A Ton of Fun is on for your weekend---get out and enjoy!!!
••MINNESOTA VIKINGS host Green Bay Sunday Night on NBC
••Baseball’s World Series/Best of 7 Boston & St. Louis
SAT: Boston at St Louis 7pm
SUN: Boston at St Louis 7pm
MON: Boston at St. Louis 7pm
WED: St. Louis at Boston 7pm
••BISMARCK BOBCATS HOCKEY FRI host Minot SAT at Minot Home games start at 715 at the VFW Center.
•North Dakota at Portland State 305pm
•North Dakota St at Indiana State 205pm
•Univ Of Mary at Minnesota St. Univ Moorhead 1pm
••HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL:
Century at Mandan FRI 7pm
Minot at Bismarck FRI 7pm
St. John at Shiloh Christian SAT 6pm
Ryan 14, St. Mary’s 7
FUN STUFF AROUND TOWN TO DO!!
••Catch the “CAT” Bus during Halloween Free Ride Days, . Both Friday & Saturday ride the bus for FREE. Routes from from 630am-630pm!
••Bismarck State College presents some Halloween fun with Stage Fright---Haunted Theater on FRI & SAT. It’s on from 6-11pm and for younger children, there will be activities set up in the lobby outside the theater. $5 admission. It’s all on at Bismarck State College’s Sidney J. Lee Auditorium on campus.
••Fall Family Pumpkin Party is on FRIDAY night from 630-8pm at Zion Lutheran Church, 413 East Avenue D in Bismarck. Fun for the entire family and it’s all FREE!!
••JFK Film Festival is on FRIDAY 7pm, At the North Dakota Heritage Center at the Capitol. This week’s JFK-Related film is Oliver Stone’s “J F K,” and it’s FREE!!!
••The Haunted Fort at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park Opens up FRIDAY & SATURDAY night at 730pm and stays open until 11pm!! Special Sunday afternoon “Haunted Fort Kids Bash” from 1230-4pm $5 per child, parents are free!! 7 miles south of Mandan on Highway 1806. Bigger and scarier than ever! Tickets $12, VIP passes $32.
••Catch The Funny comedy “The Mouse That Roared” . It’s based on the 1955 Peter Sellers Movie about the Grand Duchy of Fenwick and their declaration of war on the U.S.—to simply get foreign aid. St Mary’s High School will present this funny play at the Dakota Stage, 412 East Main in Bismarck. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Performances are FRI, SAT & SUN at 745pm.
••Mandan High presents their fall play “Steel Magnolias.” It’s based on the 1989 movie with Julia Roberts, Sally Field and Dolly Parton. See it on stage at the Mandan High School Auditorium FRI & SAT night at 8pm and a Sunday Matinee at 230pm. $8. 905-8th Avenue Northwest.
••3rd Annual Monster Dash is on SAT from 8-11am at Sertoma Park. Grab your best witch, goblin, or ghoul costume and come run. All proceeds benefit the local Cops & Kids program. Registration at 730 and the 10 run begins at 830, the 5K begins at 9am.
••3rd Annual Artober Halloween Fest is on at Theo Art School. This events is perfect for the little ones. Not too scary, costumes are welcome at they can trick or treat SAT morning from 1030-1230. $5. Face painting and more fun activities for the kids. 1810 Schafer Street in Bismarck.
••”Zoo Boo” 2nd Annual Celebration is on at The Dakota Zoo---it’s on Saturday from 1-4pm. It’s an afternoon of spook-tacular trick or treating. A great chance for the kids to have fun, trick or treat and see the animals. $3 for kids and $1 for adults.
••University Of Mary High School Honor Band Celebration is on SAT at 3pm. It’s a special Fall Band Concert at the Belle. It’s FREE and open to the public. This special celebration honors band students from all over the state.
••Fall Vendor Fair is on SATURDAY from 10am-3pm at the AMVETS in Bismarck. Get some of that holiday shopping all done. Admission is a non-perishable food item.
••Barry’s Kids Annual Fundraiser is on SAT from 1-4 at Midway Lanes. Bowl with your co-workers, family, friends or by yourself. Prizes, fun and more fun. $25 per person. Midway Lanes on the Memorial Highway in Mandan.
••All You Can Eat Spaghetti Feed is on SUN from 11am-1pm at the Bismarck Masonic Center, 1009 Basin Avenue. It’s free and open to everyone. Donations will be accepted and proceeds benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
••A Night Of Chicago Blues is on SUN 4-6pm at the Bismarck Ramada Hotel. Features 2013 Chicago Blues Hall of Fame inductee Joe Moss and his band. $15. 1400 East Interchange Avenue in Bismarck.
••Halloween Family Fun Night is on SUN from 430-730 at McCabe United Methodist Church 1030-North 6th Street in Bismarck. Games, prizes, pizza a costume contest and more! Bring a non-perishable food donation to benefit the poor!
••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!!
••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.
••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.
••Capital Farmers Market is open Friday starting at 3pm, and is open all day Saturday in the K-Mart Parking Lot starting at 8am.
••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 Counselor” (R)
It’s a Ridley Scott-directed thriller starring Michael Fassbender as a lawyer who dabbles in trafficking drugs only to realize just how dangerous a situation he's gotten himself into. Brad Pitt, and Cameron Diaz head up the rest of the starring cast.
“Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” (R)
86 year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion, his 8 year-old Grandson Billy. A hidden camera captures all the fun. With Johnny Knoxville.