What’s Up Wednesday!

What’s Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?

This weekend, the UND women’s basketball team takes on rival North Dakota State, and GGFYP hosts an Ugly Sweater Hockey party.

Thursday, December 12

Lions Christmas in the Park

  • Lincoln Drive Park, 5:30-10:00 pm
  • Enjoy displays of holiday lights
  • $5 per car, $10 per limousine, $20 per bus

Free Movie

  • Grand Forks Public Library, 6:00 pm
  • Free screening of “Unexpected Journey”

Jazz Series

  • ‘l Bistro, 7:00 pm
  • Live music by Downtown Jazz
  • Admission: Free

Friday, December 13

UND Men’s Hockey

  • Ralph Engelstad Arena, 7:30 pm
  • vs. Northern Michigan

GGFYP Ugly Sweater Hockey Party

  • Mike’s Pizza, 7:00 pm
  • Throw on your best ugly holiday sweater and watch the UND hockey game
  • Friends and family welcome

Corks & Canvas

  • Empire Arts Center, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Create art work at the guidance of an artist
  • $25 per person, call to register – (701) 746-5500

“The Wizard of Oz”

  • Red River High School Performance Hall, 7:00 pm
  • Tickets: Adults – $8, Students/Seniors – $5

8th Hour – live music

  • El Roco, 9:00 pm
  • Mixture of original tunes, classic rock, country, and some pop
  • Admission: Free

Saturday, December 14

UND Men’s Hockey

  • Ralph Engelstad Arena, 7:00 pm
  • vs. Northern Michigan

Pancake Breakfast with Santa

  • Ground Round, 8:00-10:00 am
  • Bring the kids! Enjoy a pancake and bacon/sausage breakfast and have your picture taken with Santa
  • Tickets: $5
  • Proceeds benefit the Stars Athletics Volleyball Team

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church – 24th Annual Cookie Walk

  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 10:00-11:00 am
  • Cookies will be sold for $6 per pound or and candy for $8.50 per pound
  • Proceeds benefit Parish Life Projects

Holiday Cookie Walk

  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 10:00-11:30 am
  • Purchase holiday cookies and candy by the pound
  • Proceeds benefit Parish Life Projects

Cookie Decorating – children’s event

  • Sam’s Club, 10:00 am-2:00 pm
  • Admission: Free

Holiday Open House

  • Myra Museum, 1:00 pm
  • Cider and cookies, “Christmas on the Prairie” in the Campbell House and “Christmas in the Fifties”
  • Admission: Donation of a non-perishable food item

UND Women’s Basketball

  • Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, 2:00 pm
  • vs. North Dakota State

Sunday, December 15

UND Men’s Basketball

  • Betty Engelstad Sioux Center,  4:00 pm
  • vs. Presentation College
  • Tickets: $5-$7

Jessie Veeder – “Winter Songs” concert

  • Fire Hall Theater, 4:00 pm
  • Enjoy live music by singer/songwriter and North Dakota columnist Jessie Veeder
  • Admission: $10

“A Russian Holiday: The Best of the Nutcracker and the North Dakota Ballet”

  • Chester Fritz Auditorium, 3:00 pm
  • The Greater Grand Forks Symphony and the ND Ballet Company will perform pieces from the Nutcracker
  • Tickets: $12-$20