What’s up Wednesday!

What’s Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?

This weekend, the 2013 UND Athletics season kicks off with the football team taking on Valparaiso and the volleyball team taking on Iowa State, South Dakota State, and Texas A&M.

Thursday, August 29

Connect the Parks

  • Pillsbury Park (next to Urban Stampede) 9:00*9:00 pm
  • Free live music, beer garden, concessions

UND Football

  • Alerus Center, 7:00 pm
  • vs. Valparaiso

Northland on the  Boardwalk concert

  • Boardwalk (EGF), 6:00 pm
  • Live music by Tim Mahoney (from “The Voice”) and The Soft Light
  • Admission: Free

Open Mic Night

  • Mike’s Pizza, 9:00 – 12:30 am

Friday, August 30

Friday Night Races

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

UND Volleyball

  • Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, 7:00 pm
  • vs. Iowa State

Saturday, August 31

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

UND Volleyball

  • Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, 1:00 pm
  • vs. South Dakota State

UND Volleyball

  • Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, 7:00 pm
  • vs. Texas A&M

Sunday, September 1

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