Area Events

Events In Williston, Tioga, & Williams County, Central Time

Wed., June 26-Sun., June 30

2024 Upper Missouri Valley Fair- Enjoy your favorite food vendors, classic fair rides, live entertainment, & more! For more info visit https://umvf.com/fair-week/. UMV Fairgrounds, 519 53rd St. E., Williston.

Fri., June 28, July 26; Aug. 23, Sept. 27, Oct. 25 & Nov. 22

6 p.m. - Spotlight At the James Open Mic - All ages event designed to celebrate & challenge young performers. James Memorial Art Center, 621 1st Ave. W., Williston.

Sat., June 29

7-9 p.m. - 2024 Williams County Parks Summer Concert Series “Alma Cook” At Little Egypt Campground - Free concert open to the public. Pack a picnic, listen to some tunes & enjoy the evening. Restrooms available, but bring your own refreshments & chairs.

Mon., July 1 & Aug. 5

6-8:30 p.m. - Basin Kruzers Presents Main Street Block Party - Food, music, classic cars & more. Free event. Bring your family & a lawn chair. Parking vehicles from 6-6:30 p.m., 4th St. to Broadway, Williston.

Tues., July 2; Thurs., July 11, 18, 25; Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

5-9 p.m. - Summer Nights On Main - Come to downtown Williston to experience incredible live music, amazing food, drinks, kids’ activities & more.

Thurs., July 4

6:30-9:30 p.m. - 2024 Williams County Parks Summer Concert Series “Josey & The Whalers” At Blacktail Dam Campground - Free concert open to the public. Pack a picnic, listen to some tunes & enjoy the evening. Restrooms available, but bring your own refreshments & chairs.

Mon., July 15 & Aug. 19

6:30 p.m. - Draggin’ Main Mondays - A night of cruising Main St., Williston, in your favorite classic, hot rod, muscle car, truck or motorcycle start at the old Red Rock Ford lot, 2nd St. E., & ending with a car show & food trucks at the Soda Shack/ACE Hardware parking lot. Bring a chair & grab some grub.

Thurs., July 18

2-7 p.m. - Bakken Rocks Cookfest, Tioga - Free food, live music, great fun. Learn more about the oil & gas industry from industry experts, meet employees of companies working in the area & get some great BBQ. Information Session: Tioga Community Center, 410 6th St. NE; BBQ, Live Music & Kids Activities: Tioga City Park, 310 4th St. NE.

Fri., July 19

7-9 p.m. - 2024 Williams County Parks Summer Concert Series “The Bluestems” At Epping/Springbrook Dam - Free concert open to the public. Pack a picnic, listen to some tunes & enjoy the evening. Restrooms available, but bring your own refreshments & chairs.

Wed., July 24-Sun., July 28; Thurs., Aug. 8-Sun., Aug. 11

6:30-8:30 p.m. - Roller Skating AKA SK8 NITE - All ages & abilities are welcome, helmets encouraged. Limited rentals & skating aids for beginners to use, feel free to bring your own roller skates or roller blades. Raymond Center, Pete Conlin Arena, Williston.

Fri., Aug. 16

7-9 p.m. - 2024 Williams County Parks Summer Concert Series “Ted & Kari” McGregor Dam - Free concert open to the public. Pack a picnic, listen to some tunes & enjoy the evening. Restrooms available, but bring your own refreshments & chairs.

Fri., Aug. 30

7-9 p.m. - 2024 Williams County Parks Summer Concert Series “Project: Constellation” Blacktail Dam - Free concert open to the public. Pack a picnic, listen to some tunes & enjoy the evening. Restrooms available, but bring your own refreshments & chairs.

Events in Watford City, Alexander, Arnegard, Central Time

Now through Sat., June 29, 5 p.m.

10 a.m. - Women of the West: Amanda Heimbuch Gallery Show - Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW, Watford City.

Fri., June 28 & Sat. June 29

Nelson Family Walk To End Alzheimers - June 28: Lion’s Club Hamburgers In Nelson Park, Arnegard. Music by Tim Transtrom & crew. Lynette Evanson will speak on the family impact of Alzheimers & Karla DeMoe Hornstein will speak at 7 p.m. A silent auction will be held 6-8:30 p.m. with proceeds going toward the Minnesota-North Dakota Alzheimer’s Association. In case of rain it will be held at Arnegard Rural Fire Department, 133 3rd Ave. NW. - June 29 - The walk will be held at Kent Pelton Nature Park, 501 7th St. SE, Watford City. Everyone is welcome.

Tues., July 2

5:30 p.m. - Jigsaw Junkies Jamboree Alexander - Gather a team up to 4 people & compete against other teams to complete a 500 piece puzzle in the shortest amount of time. $40 a team. Register teams by June 30, call 701-828-3595. Lewis & Clark Trail Museum, 102 Indiana Ave. E.

6-8 p.m. - Ceramic Flower Dish Class - Ages 6+ recommended. Play with clay & make a cute flower dish. No experience necessary, all supplies included. Cost $30, glazing is free. Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW. For more info visit https://longxarts.com/classes/in-person-classes/.

Thurs., July 4

10 a.m.-10 p.m. - Arnegard’s 4th of July Celebration - Parade, run/walk, lunch, vendors, music & more. Fireworks show to follow. Nelson Park.

Fri., July 5 & Sat., July 6

7 p.m. - NTPA Nationals Truck & Tractor Pull - Featuring top drivers & vehicles in the oldest sanctioning body of truck & tractor pulling. McKenzie County Ag Expo, Watford City. For more info visit http://www.mcagexpo.com.

Fri., July 5-Sun., Sept. 8

10 a.m. - Daphne Johnson Clark: Badlands Gallery Show - Long X Arts Foundation Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW, Watford City.

Sat., July 6

10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Open Studio Clay Day - For seasoned artists or complete beginners. This event creates a nurturing environment that encourages creativity & artistic expression. Cost $25. Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW, Watford City. For more info visit https://longxarts.com/classes/in-person-classes/.

Mon., July 8-Wed., July 10

Mni-Hota Elite Volleyball Camp at Alexander School - Grades 7-12: 9 a.m.-12 p.m .; Grades 4-6 1:30-3:30 p.m. Registration $50, bring first day of camp. For more info visit https://www.alexanderschoolnd.us/

Tues., July 9

6-8 p.m. - Shibori Tie-Dye Patterns & Techniques - Ages 12+ recommended. Each person will learn to fold & tie fabric into intriguing Shibori-style patterns & forms in order to create 2 large pillowcases. Cost: $22/person Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW, Watford City For more info visit https://longxarts.com/classes/in-person-classes/.

Fri., July 12, 7 p.m. & Sat., July 13, 10 a.m.

Missoula Children’s Theater Presents Pinocchio - Admission: Free will offering. Watford City High School Performing Arts Center, 2313 Wolves Den Parkway.

Sat., July 13

8 a.m.-2 p.m. - McKenzie County Annual Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste Collection Event/New Ag Collection Event - Open to all McKenzie County residents, no business, commercial, or oilfield waste will be accepted this day. McKenzie County Public Works, 1300 12th St. SE, Watford City. For more info call 701-586-3445.

9 a.m. - Homefest Run - 5K run & walk, 8:30 a.m. race check in. Registration fee $30, register at roughridercenter.com. Tourist Park, 1101 4th Ave. NE, Watford City.

10 a.m. - Homefest COED 4s Mud Volleyball Tournament - Team check-in 10 a.m .; tournament begins 10:30 a.m. Tourist Park, cash prizes. Pre-registration $40; day of $50. To register visit watfordcityparks.com.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. - Art In The Park - Art vendors at the park & First International Bank Gallery all day. Kid’s art tent & face painting & bounce houses, Tourist Park, Watford City. Baby pageant & special entertainment.

11-12 p.m. - Homefest Baby Pageant: “Under The Big Top” - Enter your 0-23 month old for a chance to win prizes. $10 per child. Tourist Park Covered Stage, Watford City. For more info contact Beaver Creek Kids, 701-495-2480, [email protected].

1-2 p.m. & 3-4 p.m. - Art In The Park Foam Party - Free to enter, donations accepted. Music, dancing, games & get a little wet in a sea full of foam bubbles. Tourist Park, Watford City.

2-3 p.m. - Homefest Talent Contest 2024 - Sign up to show us what you got at this fun contest on at Art in the Park! Age groups: Kids: 0-8; Youth: 9-12; Teen: 13-18; Adult: 19+. Register no later than July 10. For more info contact Jessie at 701-770-8659 or email [email protected] or visit https://longxarts.com/event/homefest-talent-contest-2024/.

3 p.m. - Best of Watford City Cornhole Tournament - Watford City Main Street, cash prizes. Fee $20/team. (Cap of 16 teams) Pre-registration only watfordcityparks.com/events. Registration deadline July 10.

Tues., July 16-Thurs., July 18

10 a.m.-12 p.m. - Summer Art Camp: Sports Galore: - Enjoy an afternoon of painting, sculpting, & ceramics fun, focusing around the theme of Sports Galore. This is a drop-off camp that includes an Art Show at pick-up on the last day (July 18, 12 p.m.) & a free T-shirt! All children must have completed Kindergarten at the time of registration. Multiple-Child Discounts available. Ask about our scholarship program. Cost: $22/person Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave., SW, Watford City For more info visit https://longxarts.com/classes/in-person-classes/.

Tues., July 23-Sat., July 27

12U Cal-Ripken Midwest Plains Regional Baseball Tournament - McKenzie County Athletic Park, Watford City.

Events in Sidney, Fairview, Lambert, Savage, Mountain Time

Wed., June 26

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - The 16x20 Show Onesti Krieger - through June 29.- Clint Whitmer Photography “Eye of the Camera” - through June 29. - Kathleen Frank High Country West Exhibit - through Aug. 3. - MonDak Heritage Center, 120 3rd Ave. SE. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m .; Sat., 1-4 p.m. For more info call 406-433-3500, or visit https://mondakheritagecenter.org/.

Thurs., June 27

2 p.m. - Explore Everglades National Park - Learn about Florida’s unique ecology & the history of the Everglades National Park. Watch a 60-minute video & enjoy a light snack together. Sidney-Richland County Library, 121 3rd Ave. SW.

Fri., June 28

11 a.m. - Boys & Girls Club Day at Reynolds Market - Lunch Special serving 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Reynolds’ own Bacon Cheddar Bratwurst, chips & drink for $5. Watermelon eating contest starting 2 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the club.

11 a.m. - Author Reading “Pinky The Little Flamingo With A Big Heart” with Mary Torgerson - Sidney-Richland County Library classroom, 121 3rd Ave. NW.

Fri., June 28 & Sat., June 29

60th Reunion Sidney High School Class of 1964 - Feel free to join them at the Ranger Lounge for a no host dinner on June 29 or stop by & visit 5-9 p.m.

Fri., June 28 & Sat., June 29

Grow Basketball Camp In Lambert - Basketball skills & drills with Ro Wiggins, Lambert Gym. 3rd-5th $60, 8:30-10 a.m .; 6th-8th $75, 10 a.m.-noon; 9th-12th $90, 1-4 p.m. (Cost covers both days) No pre-registration required. For more info call Jodi 406-570-7826 or follow insta@growtrainingpage or facebook grow training.

Fri., June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26

7:30 p.m. - Volleyball Sports Nights - Come bring your family & have a great time, 1215 5th St. SE. For more info call 701-317-2309.

Sat., June 29

Savage Summer Soiree - A day of outdoor food, drinks, games & music. - Savage INC. Cornhole Tournament - Maschera Park, across from the BCI; 2 person teams, $40; warm ups 9 a.m. To register contact Leslie Hagler, 406-489-4636. Burns Creek Inn 3-0n-3 Co-ed Basketball Tournament - Warm ups 2:30-3 p.m., tournament starts at 3 p.m. Brackets are ages 8-13; 14-18; 19+. Up to 4 players per team, cost $40. New basketball court, Savage. Sign up at Burns Creek Inn. Live Music at 7 p.m. , Judd Burman, Kyle Welnel & Midlife Crisis; Free show, all ages until 10 p.m., bar with valid ID.

Sat., June 29, 2 p.m. & Sun., June 30, 9 a.m.

Bakken Barrel Daze Races - Admission free to the community. June 29: Start Times: 2 p.m. Peewee; 2:30 p.m. Youth; 3 p.m. Open. June 30: Start Times: 9 a.m. Peewee; 9:30 a.m. Youth; 10 a.m. Open. Richland County Fairgrounds

Sat., June 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27

7 p.m. - Basketball Sports Nights - Come bring your family & have a great time, 1215 5th St. SE. For more info call 701-317-2309.

Sun., June 30

8 a.m. - Sidney Lions Club 7th Annual Family Fun Trap Shoot - Registration fee $35, 8-10:30 a.m .; Practice Round: $10 each, 9-10:40 a.m .; shooting 11 a.m. until finished. Free beginner instruction for ages 5 and up, guns, ammo & clays provided. No alcohol, bring your own gun, ammo & lawn chair. 4-H concessions available. Annie Oakley shoot following regular competition. Sidney Trap Club, 12598 HWY 16 North. Funds raised will assist Sidney Lions Club with community projects.

1 p.m. - Bingo - 11 games winner take all except Game 6 50% winner & 50% Sidney Moose Lodge & Moose Charities. Open to the pubic! Sidney Moose Lodge.

Mon., July 1

6:30 p.m. - Shakespeare In The Park - Free performance of The Winter’s Tale. Pack a picnic & enjoy the performance. Veterans Memorial Park, 501 S. Central Ave.

Wed., July 3, 6:30 p.m. & Thurs., July 4, 5 a.m.

Lambert’s Old Fashioned 4th of July 2024 - July 3: 6:30 p.m. Fun Run/Walk for all ages 1-2 miles) Sports Complex; Street Dance with Midlife Crisis, 8 p.m. The Den, CQ Bar & Grill, vendors will be open. - July 4: Wake up call; 9:30 a.m. Church Service, Lambert Senior Center; 10:50 a.m. Kids Bike Parade, music; 11 a.m. Main Street Parade; 12 p.m. BBQ meal, Main St. ; 12:30 p.m. Ping Pong Ball Drop, inflatables/water slide in the park; 1 p.m. Pie/goodie social Lambert Senior Center; 2 p.m. Cornhole tournament west of the CQ, Bingo back room of the CQ. Lion’s Den serving nachos, CQ Bar open all day, food & drink vendors on Main St. & Vernon’s DJ & karaoke playing outside the CQ in the evening; 6 p.m. adult softball by north discus ring at Sports Complex; dark Fireworks.

Thurs., July 4

Dusk - Sidney Chamber of Commerce Presents 4th of July Fireworks - The fireworks will be blasting off from the Sidney Country Club. For more info or to help sponsor or donate to this event call Sidney Chamber of Commerce, 406-433-1916.

Mon., July 8

6-9 p.m. - Orientation for the Hunter-Bowhunter Education Class - Richland County Extension Office, 1500 N. Central Ave. The Hunter-Bowhunter Education class will be July 16-July 19, 6-9 p.m. & field day, July 20, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration is currently open online at FWP.mt.gov. & bring all necessary forms to the orientation night. Attendance is required on all days. The field day is open to a limited number of online students. Age requirement 10 years old by July 8 for Hunter Education and 11 years old for Bowhunter Education.

7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. - Ag Appreciation Golf Tournament - Sidney Country Club, 2250 W. Holly St.

Mon., July 8-Wed., July 10

6-8:30 p.m. - Ebenezer Congregational Church Vacation Bible School - 5 years-6th grade, to pre-register text 406-973-8820, 118 4th Ave. NW, Sidney.

Thurs., July 11

4-5:30 p.m. - Water Fight Cool Off With The Cops - Free to everyone. Sunset Village, 1033 6th St. SW, Sidney

Fri., July 12

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. - Kiwanis Pie Social - Enjoy delicious pie along with a full meal or burgers & brats with all the trimmings. Sidney Middle School. All proceeds go to serving children in a myriad of ways. Please pre-order large orders by calling or texting 406-794-2304.

Sat., July 13

4-9 p.m. - Sunset Fest - Artists, crafters, pop-up shops, food trucks, small businesses, direct sellers, musicians. Veterans Memorial Park, Sidney.

5 p.m. - Quick Draw & Art Auction at Sunset Fest - Veterans Memorial Park. The MDHC Quick Draw provides a chance for viewers to watch art being created right before their eyes. Get a bidder number at MDHC table for the Art Auction at 6 p.m. Money raised will be used to fund MonDak Heritage Center’s art programs, Sidney

Tues., July 16

6:30-7:30 p.m. - Book Club - The Book Club meets the 3rd Tues. of each monthat The Meadowlark, Sidney

Thurs., July 18, 5 p.m.-Fri., July 19, 1 p.m.

2024 Bordertown Hoopfest - Fairview - 3 on 3 Tourney. 3rd grade-adult. Prizes awarded to top teams. For more info contact Mel Hurley, 406-480-0184 or Trish Buxbaum, 406-489-0390.

Fri., July 19, 5 p.m .; Sat., July 20, 6:30 a.m., & Sun., July 21, 10:15 p.m.

78th Annual Fairview Old Timers’ Reunion & Summer Festival - All events take place in Sharbono Park unless stated otherwise. July 19: “Hamburgers in the Park”, registration of old timers & great entertainment. July 20: Starts with a free breakfast & registration at 8 a.m. “Car Show” at the north end of the park + food & other vendors. “Kiddie Parade” followed by “Grand Parade”. Raising of the flag, national anthem & presentation of this year’s button honoree, Ken Babcock. “Ice Cream Social” at Senior Citizen’s Center. Downtown Fairview has music & catching up with old friends. July 21: Sunday church service in the park. For more info visit “Old Timers Reunion & Fairview Festival Facebook page.

Sat., July 20

7 a.m.-3 p.m. - 16th Annual Monster Catfish Roundup - 2-man team, $100 entry fee. Boundaries: Intake to State Line. Calcutta & rules meeting: July 19, 7 p.m., Ranger Lounge. Entries can be dropped off at High Caliber Sports or enter online at montanacats.com. For more info call Steve, 406-489-1170.

Sat., July 20 & Sun., July 21

3rd Annual Border Town Blast - Sat. race starts 4 p.m., Time onlys 1:30-3:30 p.m .; Sunday Race starts 10 a.m., Time onlys 8-9:30 a.m. (1/$5 or 3/$10 - Pay at the gate) Sidney Saddle Club, 5th St. SW.

Mon., July 22-Thurs., July 25

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. - Sidney Public Schools Back To School Registration - Grades K-12 registration, Central Elementary School, 200 3rd Ave., SE.

Wed., July 31 - Sat., Aug. 3

2024 Richland County Fair & Rodeo Back Roads & Tractor Shows - Rollo; Cowtown USA, North Star Amusements; Leapin’ Louie, Carnival, delicious food & free shows daily. PRCA Rodeos, Aug. 1: Heroes Night; Aug. 2: Tough Enough To Wear Pink. Rodney Atkins Concert with special guest Jerrod Niemann, Aug. 3, 7 p.m.

Sat., Aug. 17

9 a.m.-3 p.m. - 9th Annual Yellowstone Poker Float-Waterhole #3 - Launch/register, 9-10 a.m. at the “Stateline” (intersection of CR 131 & 356) straight south of Fairview & finish at Sundheim Park. Arrange your own drop off/pick up. We’ll have card stops along the way with 100% payout with a portion going to Sloppy Joe meal to follow at the Waterhole. Float at your own risk, 21+.

5:30 p.m. - 47th Annual Demolition Derby - Richland County Fairgrounds.

Sat., Aug. 24

9 a.m. - Foundation For Community Care Benefit Golf Scramble - $200/player; $1,200 6 person team. Sidney Country Club. For more info visit https://www.foundationforcommunitycare.org/

McKenzie County

Events in Watford City unless otherwise listed. CT.

Now through Sat., June 29, 5 p.m.

10 a.m. - Women of the West: Amanda Heimbuch Gallery Show - Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW.

Fri., June 28 & Sat. June 29

Nelson Family Walk To End Alzheimers - June 28: Lion’s Club Hamburgers In Nelson Park, Arnegard. Music by Tim Transtrom & crew. Lynette Evanson will speak on the family impact of Alzheimers & Karla DeMoe Hornstein will speak at 7 p.m. A silent auction will be held 6-8:30 p.m. with proceeds going toward the Minnesota-North Dakota Alzheimer’s Association. In case of rain it will be held at Arnegard Rural Fire Department, 133 3rd Ave. NW. - June 29 - The walk will be held at Kent Pelton Nature Park, 501 7th St. SE, Watford City. Everyone is welcome.

Tues., July 2

5:30 p.m. - Jigsaw Junkies Jamboree Alexander - Gather a team up to 4 people & compete against other teams to complete a 500 piece puzzle in the shortest amount of time. $40 a team. Register teams by June 30, call 701-828-3595. Lewis & Clark Trail Museum, 102 Indiana Ave. E.

6-8 p.m. - Ceramic Flower Dish Class - Ages 6+ recommended. Play with clay & make a cute flower dish. No experience necessary, all supplies included. Cost $30, glazing is free. Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW. For more info visit https://longxarts.com/classes/in-person-classes/.

Thurs., July 4

10 a.m.-10 p.m. - Arnegard’s 4th of July Celebration - Parade, run/walk, lunch, vendors, music & more. Fireworks show to follow. Nelson Park.

Fri., July 5 & Sat., July 6

7 p.m. - NTPA Nationals Truck & Tractor Pull - Featuring top drivers & vehicles in the oldest sanctioning body of truck & tractor pulling. McKenzie County Ag Expo. For more info visit http://www.mcagexpo.com.

Fri., July 5-Sun., Sept. 8

10 a.m. - Daphne Johnson Clark: Badlands Gallery Show - Long X Arts Foundation Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW.

Sat., July 6

10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Open Studio Clay Day - For seasoned artists or complete beginners. This event creates a nurturing environment that encourages creativity & artistic expression. Cost $25. Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW. For more info visit https://longxarts.com/classes/in-person-classes/.

Mon., July 8-Wed., July 10

Mni-Hota Elite Volleyball Camp at Alexander School - Grades 7-12: 9 a.m.-12 p.m .; Grades 4-6 1:30-3:30 p.m. Registration $50, bring first day of camp. For more info visit https://www.alexanderschoolnd.us/

Tues., July 9

6-8 p.m. - Shibori Tie-Dye Patterns & Techniques - Ages 12+ recommended. Each person will learn to fold & tie fabric into intriguing Shibori-style patterns & forms in order to create 2 large pillowcases. Cost: $22/person Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW. For more info visit https://longxarts.com/classes/in-person-classes/.

Fri., July 12, 7 p.m. & Sat., July 13, 10 a.m.

Missoula Children’s Theater Presents Pinocchio - Admission: Free will offering. Watford City High School Performing Arts Center, 2313 Wolves Den Parkway.

Sat., July 13

8 a.m.-2 p.m. - McKenzie County Annual Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste Collection Event/New Ag Collection Event - Open to all McKenzie County residents, no business, commercial, or oilfield waste will be accepted this day. McKenzie County Public Works, 1300 12th St. SE. For more info call 701-586-3445.

9 a.m. - Homefest Run - 5K run & walk, 8:30 a.m. race check in. Registration fee $30, register at roughridercenter.com. Tourist Park, 1101 4th Ave. NE.

10 a.m. - Homefest COED 4s Mud Volleyball Tournament - Team check-in 10 a.m .; tournament begins 10:30 a.m. Tourist Park, cash prizes. Pre-registration $40; day of $50. To register visit watfordcityparks.com.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. - Art In The Park - Art vendors at the park & First International Bank Gallery all day. Kid’s art tent & face painting & bounce houses, Tourist Park. Baby pageant & special entertainment.

11-12 p.m. - Homefest Baby Pageant: “Under The Big Top” - Enter your 0-23 month old for a chance to win prizes. $10 per child. Tourist Park Covered Stage. For more info contact Beaver Creek Kids, 701-495-2480, [email protected].

1-2 p.m. & 3-4 p.m. - Art In The Park Foam Party - Free to enter, donations accepted. Music, dancing, games & get a little wet in a sea full of foam bubbles. Tourist Park.

2-3 p.m. - Homefest Talent Contest 2024 - Sign up to show us what you got at this fun contest on at Art in the Park! Age groups: Kids: 0-8; Youth: 9-12; Teen: 13-18; Adult: 19+. Register no later than July 10. For more info contact Jessie at 701-770-8659 or email [email protected] or visit https://longxarts.com/event/homefest-talent-contest-2024/.

3 p.m. - Best of Watford City Cornhole Tournament - Watford City Main Street, cash prizes. Fee $20/team. (Cap of 16 teams) Pre-registration only watfordcityparks.com/events. Registration deadline July 10.

Tues., July 16-Thurs., July 18

10 a.m.-12 p.m. - Summer Art Camp: Sports Galore: - Enjoy an afternoon of painting, sculpting, & ceramics fun, focusing around the theme of Sports Galore. This is a drop-off camp that includes an Art Show at pick-up on the last day (July 18, 12 p.m.) & a free T-shirt! All children must have completed Kindergarten at the time of registration. Multiple-Child Discounts available. Ask about our scholarship program. Cost: $22/person Long X Art Gallery, 100 2nd Ave. SW. For more info visit https://longxarts.com/classes/in-person-classes/.

Tues., July 23-Sat., July 27

12U Cal-Ripken Midwest Plains Regional Baseball Tournament - McKenzie County Athletic Park

Williams County

Events in Williston unless otherwise listed. CT.

Wed., June 26-Sun., June 30

2024 Upper Missouri Valley Fair- Enjoy your favorite food vendors, classic fair rides, live entertainment, & more! For more info visit https://umvf.com/fair-week/. UMV Fairgrounds, 519 53rd St. E.

Fri., June 28, July 26; Aug. 23, Sept. 27, Oct. 25 & Nov. 22

6 p.m. - Spotlight At the James Open Mic - All ages event designed to celebrate & challenge young performers. James Memorial Art Center, 621 1st Ave. W.

Sat., June 29

7-9 p.m. - 2024 Williams County Parks Summer Concert Series “Alma Cook” At Little Egypt Campground - Free concert open to the public. Pack a picnic, listen to some tunes & enjoy the evening. Restrooms available, but bring your own refreshments & chairs.

Mon., July 1 & Aug. 5

6-8:30 p.m. - Basin Kruzers Presents Main Street Block Party - Food, music, classic cars & more. Free event. Bring your family & a lawn chair. Parking vehicles from 6-6:30 p.m., 4th St. to Broadway.

Tues., July 2; Thurs., July 11, 18, 25; Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

5-9 p.m. - Summer Nights On Main - Come to downtown Williston to experience incredible live music, amazing food, drinks, kids’ activities & more.

Thurs., July 4

6:30-9:30 p.m. - 2024 Williams County Parks Summer Concert Series “Josey & The Whalers” At Blacktail Dam Campground - Free concert open to the public. Pack a picnic, listen to some tunes & enjoy the evening. Restrooms available, but bring your own refreshments & chairs.

Mon., July 15 & Aug. 19

6:30 p.m. - Draggin’ Main Mondays - A night of cruising Main St. in your favorite classic, hot rod, muscle car, truck or motorcycle start at the old Red Rock Ford lot, 2nd St. E., & ending with a car show & food trucks at the Soda Shack/ACE Hardware parking lot. Bring a chair & grab some grub.

Thurs., July 18

2-7 p.m. - Bakken Rocks Cookfest, Tioga - Free food, live music, great fun. Learn more about the oil & gas industry from industry experts, meet employees of companies working in the area & get some great BBQ. Information Session: Tioga Community Center, 410 6th St. NE; BBQ, Live Music & Kids Activities: Tioga City Park, 310 4th St. NE.

Fri., July 19

7-9 p.m. - 2024 Williams County Parks Summer Concert Series “The Bluestems” At Epping/Springbrook Dam - Free concert open to the public. Pack a picnic, listen to some tunes & enjoy the evening. Restrooms available, but bring your own refreshments & chairs.

Wed., July 24-Sun., July 28; Thurs., Aug. 8-Sun., Aug. 11

6:30-8:30 p.m. - Roller Skating AKA SK8 NITE - All ages & abilities are welcome, helmets encouraged. Limited rentals & skating aids for beginners to use, feel free to bring your own roller skates or roller blades. Raymond Center, Pete Conlin Arena.

Fri., Aug. 16

7-9 p.m. - 2024 Williams County Parks Summer Concert Series “Ted & Kari” McGregor Dam - Free concert open to the public. Pack a picnic, listen to some tunes & enjoy the evening. Restrooms available, but bring your own refreshments & chairs.

Fri., Aug. 30

7-9 p.m. - 2024 Williams County Parks Summer Concert Series “Project: Constellation” Blacktail Dam - Free concert open to the public. Pack a picnic, listen to some tunes & enjoy the evening. Restrooms available, but bring your own refreshments & chairs.

Dawson County

Events in Glendive unless otherwise listed. MT.

Fri., June 28

4-9 p.m. - Food Truck Friday - Putting on a shin dig for the food trucks to get together & bring all a one stop shop. Limited number of spots will be available for over vendors. Pin High, 1316 W. Towne St. 100% of the vendor fees will go to a local non-profit of random draw to be drawn at the event.

7-8 p.m. - “Summer of Freedom” Cruise Night - Starting at the Kmart parking lot down Merrill Avenue, displaying their flags & demonstrating their patriotism.

This Cruise Night serves as a prelude to the Trump Rally, which will be held at the Eastern Plains Event Center on July 4th, following the parade.

Sat., June 29

6:30 p.m. - Shakespeare In The Park - Hamlet - Free performance of Hamlet. Pack a picnic and enjoy the performance. Makoshika State Park Amphitheater.

Thurs., July 4

10-11 a.m. - July 4th Parade Followed by “Summer of Freedom” Trump Rally - The parade will go down Merrill Ave. The Trump Rally will be at EPEC, 313 S. Merrill Ave. A potluck dinner will be held & attendees can bring a dish to share & their own beverages. Photo booths will be set up to take patriotic-theme photos & you will have the opportunity to greet the Donald Trump impersonator. “The Clown Show Comedy Review” will start at 1:30 p.m.

Fri., July 12 & Sat., July 13

10 a.m.-5 p.m. - Glendive Dinosaur & Fossil Museum 2024 Creation Weekend - Free virtual reality, free tropical Sno Saturday from 1-3 p.m .; kids activities in the mornings (must pre-register at http://www.creationtruth.org); special speaker, Sherri Seligson, Fri. & Sat. at 3:30 p.m.

Sat., July 13

3-7 p.m. - 80s Themed Car Show - Come in your best 80s attire & enjoy a car show with an 80s twist. Prizes awarded for best executed theme & car. Tractor Supply Company, 2808 W. Towne St.

Fri., July 19

3:30-6:55 p.m. - Golf Scramble - Glendive Community Cancer Fund - 4 person teams, $400 per team. Cottonwood Country Club, 508 Country Club Road. Register at [email protected] or 406-698-1701.

Sat., July 20

10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Bridge Day - Celebrating the historic Bell Street Bridge. Bring the family, lawn chairs & spend the day at Bell Street Bridge/Eyer Park, 1002 W. Bell St. Featuring yard games, live performances, vendors, local food vendors & beer from local breweries.

4 p.m. - Frontier Gateway Museum 60th Anniversary Celebration With Jessie Veeder - Jessie Veeder book reading & signing at Glendive Public Library 4-5:30 p.m. Music at the Museum 7-8:30 p.m. Food trucks available.

8 p.m. - Concert - Richey Saddle Club Grounds

Sun., July 21

2 p.m. - 69th Annual Richey Rodeo - Richey Saddle Club Grounds. Admission $10 adults, $5 students. Concessions on grounds, no carry in coolers. Music Sunday evening at Shorty’s Bar. To enter call or text Nancy Verschoot, 406-480-2430 by July 18.

Wed., July 24

8 a.m.-5:50 p.m. - Dawson County Fair Open Horse Show - Open to all breeds of horses & levels of showmanship. Classes for all ages & levels of experience. Dawson County Fairgrounds.

Thurs., July 25, 8 a.m.-Sat., July 27, 11:55 p.m.

Dawson County Fair - Rodeos, concerts, magicians, street dancing & more. For more info visit https://dawsonfair.com.

Sat., July 30

8:30 a.m. - Annual Dip-N-Twist Car Show Richey - Bring your motorcycles, cars, rat rods & pickups. Lot of entertainment options for all ages. Main St., Richey.

Events in Glendive & Richey, Mountain Time

Fri., June 28

4-9 p.m. - Food Truck Friday - Putting on a shin dig for the food trucks to get together & bring all a one stop shop. Limited number of spots will be available for over vendors. Pin High, 1316 W. Towne St, Glendive. 100% of the vendor fees will go to a local non-profit of random draw to be drawn at the event.

7-8 p.m. - “Summer of Freedom” Cruise Night - Starting at the Kmart parking lot down Merrill Avenue, displaying their flags & demonstrating their patriotism. This Cruise Night serves as a prelude to the Trump Rally, which will be held at the Eastern Plains Event Center, Glendive, on July 4th, following the parade.

Sat., June 29

6:30 p.m. - Shakespeare In The Park - Hamlet - Free performance of Hamlet. Pack a picnic and enjoy the performance. Makoshika State Park Amphitheater, Glendive.

Thurs., July 4

10-11 a.m. - July 4th Parade Followed by “Summer of Freedom” Trump Rally - The parade will go down Merrill Ave, Glendive. The Trump Rally will be at EPEC, 313 S. Merrill Ave. A potluck dinner will be held & attendees can bring a dish to share & their own beverages. Photo booths will be set up to take patriotic-theme photos & you will have the opportunity to greet the Donald Trump impersonator. “The Clown Show Comedy Review” will start at 1:30 p.m.

Fri., July 12 & Sat., July 13

10 a.m.-5 p.m. - Glendive Dinosaur & Fossil Museum 2024 Creation Weekend - Free virtual reality, free tropical Sno Saturday from 1-3 p.m .; kids activities in the mornings (must pre-register at http://www.creationtruth.org); special speaker, Sherri Seligson, Fri. & Sat. at 3:30 p.m.

Sat., July 13

3-7 p.m. - 80s Themed Car Show - Come in your best 80s attire & enjoy a car show with an 80s twist. Prizes awarded for best executed theme & car. Tractor Supply Company, 2808 W. Towne St., Glendive.

Fri., July 19

3:30-6:55 p.m. - Golf Scramble - Glendive Community Cancer Fund - 4 person teams, $400 per team. Cottonwood Country Club, 508 Country Club Road. Register at [email protected] or 406-698-1701.

Sat., July 20

10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Bridge Day - Celebrating the historic Bell Street Bridge, Glendive. Bring the family, lawn chairs & spend the day at Bell Street Bridge/Eyer Park, 1002 W. Bell St. Featuring yard games, live performances, vendors, local food vendors & beer from local breweries.

4 p.m. - Frontier Gateway Museum 60th Anniversary Celebration With Jessie Veeder - Jessie Veeder book reading & signing at Glendive Public Library 4-5:30 p.m. Music at the Museum 7-8:30 p.m. Food trucks available.

8 p.m. - Concert - Richey Saddle Club Grounds

Sun., July 21

2 p.m. - 69th Annual Richey Rodeo - Richey Saddle Club Grounds. Admission $10 adults, $5 students. Concessions on grounds, no carry in coolers. Music Sunday evening at Shorty’s Bar. To enter call or text Nancy Verschoot, 406-480-2430 by July 18.

Wed., July 24

8 a.m.-5:50 p.m. - Dawson County Fair Open Horse Show - Open to all breeds of horses & levels of showmanship. Classes for all ages & levels of experience. Dawson County Fairgrounds, Glendive.

Thurs., July 25, 8 a.m.-Sat., July 27, 11:55 p.m.

Dawson County Fair - Rodeos, concerts, magicians, street dancing & more. For more info visit https://dawsonfair.com.

Sat., July 30

8:30 a.m. - Annual Dip-N-Twist Car Show Richey - Bring your motorcycles, cars, rat rods & pickups. Lot of entertainment options for all ages. Main St., Richey.

 

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