What’s Up Wednesday!

What’s Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?

This weekend, head downtown to take in the Farmers Market, Art & Wine Walk, and World Refugee Fair.

Thursday, June 13

YP Social Night: Let’s Dance!

  • The Ho Sports Bar & Grill (Gateway Drive), 7:00 pm
  • Dancing lessons from YPs Tyrone and Becca Grandstrand
  • Free

Open Mic Night

  • Mike’s Pizza, 9:00 – 12:30 am

Karaoke Thursday

  • El Roco Bar & Grill, 10:00 pm – 1:00 am

Friday, June 14

Friday Night Races – Premiere Racing Series

  • River Cities Speedway, 7: 30 pm
  • Hot-laps at 6:30 pm
  • For more information, click here

“Lone Star”

  • Fire Hall Theatre, 9:30 pm
  • Tells the tale of a former high school hero who has returned from Vietnam and is trying to re-establish his place in the community. He loves his country, his Thunderbird, and his wife. What happens when all three are threatened?
  • Tickets: $8

Saturday, June 15

Grand Forks Farmers Market

  • Town Square, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Fresh produce, home baked goods, handmade crafts, jewelry, clothing, and more
  • Live music, concessions

Art & Wine Walk

  • Downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Enjoy wine samples, snacks, and art
  • Maps: $15, purchase at Blue Moose or GuestHouse/TownHouse Hotel

World Refugee Fair

  • Town Square, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Award ceremony, entertainment
  • Admission: Free

Turtle Fest

  • Turtle River State Park, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Family fun day – minnow racing, geocaching, bouncy house, fish derby, arts and crafts, and more
  • Lunch will be available for purchase

Sunday, June 16

Coffee with the Naturalist

  • Turtle River State Park, 9:30 am
  • Join the park’s interpretive naturalist for coffee or hot cocoa and chat about nature, the park, etc.
  • Admission: Day pass – $5, Annual pass – $25

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