Lots going on this fantastic August Summer Weekend---Get Out Have Fun And Enjoy!!

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•MINNESOTA TWINS  On the road to face the Chicago White Sox FRI-SAT-SUN-MON

 

••ªMINNESOTA VIKINGS  Pre-Season Action FRI NIGHT 7pm host the Houston Texans

 

FUN AROUND TOWN....

••Heritage Plaza Flea Market is on SAT 10am-3pm at Mandan’s Dykshoorn Park. This is open to everyone and free admission!  411 West Main Street.   

••48th Annual Mandan Demolition Derby is on SUN, at the Dacotah Speedway.  The derby starts at 2pm.  Presented by COOL 98.7 and our friends at Dvorak Motors.  Tickets arre $11 for kids 6-12 $5, and 5 and under are in FREE! 

••”Bubble Bliss” is on SAT from 1-4pm at the Gateway To Science.  Bubbles are for all ages.  The whole family will enjoy this FREE Family Event.  Hands-on discovery stations will teach about the science of bubbles.  1810 Schafer Street in Bismarck.

••BisMarket Farmers Market is open SAT from 9am-1pm and TUES from 4-7pm 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!!

••Catch Shakespeare’s “Taming Of The Shrew” live FRI at the former Governor’s Mansion at 7pm, and SAT at 330pm at the Frances Leach High Prairie Arts & Science Complex.  These are the final two performances. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for kids.

••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.

••Enjoy The Enchanting “Alice In Wonderland” FRI & SAT at 7p and SUN at 2pm at the Dakota Stage, 412 East Main downtown Bismarck.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for kids. 

••See Blues Hall of Famer Robert Cray   in-concert this SAT at 8pm at the Belle downtown.  Robert Cray is a 5-time grammy winner and is one of the top blues guitarists of his generation.  Tickets $36.50.

••FREE Ice Cream Social is on THIS SUN at 1230pm at the Former Governor’s Mansion, at 320 East Avenue B in Bismarck.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets.  There will be kids games, live music, and more with the fun continuing and lots of ice cream until 4pm.

••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 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.

••Bismarck Public Library Summer Movie Day is on TUESDAYS from 130-3pm.  Come to the Story Room and watch a movie.  Kids are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult or babysitter at least 12.   FREE  

••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.

••Summer Band Shell Concerts continue MON THRU FRI at 730pm Mandan’s Dykshoorn Park on the west end of Main Street.  Dacotah Lions sell burgers and brats EVERY TUE from 530-730pm.   The concerts are FREE!

NEW MOVIES FOR THE WEEKEND:

 “ELYSIUM”  (R)

In a future in which the privileged reside on an Earth-orbiting space station named Elysium and the less fortunate live on the surface of the blighted, overpopulated planet below, one man dares to defy the strict anti-immigration laws that separate the two disparate worlds.  Stars Matt Damon, and Jodie Foster.

 

“DISNEY’S PLANES” (PG)

Cars gets a high-flying spin-off with this Disney Toon Studios film about a humble crop duster who dreams of becoming a great air racer.  Voices of Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Brad Garrett and Teri Hatcher.

 

“WE’RE THE MILLERS” (R)

A low-level pot dealer poses as a family man in order to pay back a debt to his supplier in this comedy starring Saturday Night Live alumni Jason Sudeikis.  Co stars Jennifer Aniston, Ed Harris and Emma Roberts

 

“PERCY JACKSON:  SEA OF MONTERS” (PG)

Though Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman), the half-human son of Greek god Poseidon, once saved the world, lately he's been feeling less than heroic.  Turns out to save his world he must go to the Bermuda Triangle and find the magical Golden Fleece.  Logan Lerman, and Brandon T. Jackson star.