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The list: 24 fun things to do this weekend

• The final shows of "Peter and the Starcatcher," a production by the Empire Theatre Company, are set for 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday in the Empire Arts Center, downtown Grand Forks. Tickets are $22 for adults, $17 for students or military and $12 for ages 12 and under. Info: empireartscenter.com.

• The thirteenth annual Knight for a Princess Daddy Daughter Dance is from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight and Saturday and also March 31 and April 1 at the Alerus Center, Grand Forks. Cost is $60 per couple or $30 per person, with check-in beginning at 5:30 p.m. Info: gfparks.org.

• The Antique Flea Market is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Grand Cities Mall, Grand Forks. Many vendors with thousands of vintage items. Info: Plain and Fancy Antique Mall on Facebook, under Events.

• The free puppet show, "Luck of the Irish," featuring puppets Jacques and Coyote, is at 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Stagecoach parked outside the North Dakota Ballet Company, near the Ferguson Books entrance, in Grand Cities Mall, Grand Forks. Info: ggfct.com.

• The 10th annual Masonic St. Patrick's Day parade is at 3 p.m. Saturday, going from Widman's north to Kelly Bar on Third Street, downtown Grand Forks. It is open to all who want to take part. Info: Steve Renslow at (701) 741-3621.

• Anda Union, part of the Arts Midwest World Tour Fest residency, will share music traditions from Inner Mongolia at 7 p.m. Saturday at Lincoln High School Auditorium, Thief River Falls. The concert is sponsored by the Thief River Falls School District and Northwest Minnesota Arts Council. Info: www.northwestminnesotaartscouncil.org.

• The North Dakota State University Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at United Lutheran Church, 324 Chestnut St., Grand Forks, as part of their 2017 spring tour. Dr. JoAnn Miller will direct the concert choir and Dr. Michael Weber will direct the Madrigal Singers. The concert is free and open to the public. Info: www.unitedgf.org.

• The Entertaining History event is at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Grand Forks County Historical Society Myra Museum on Belmont Road, Grand Forks. Mike Jacobs, retired publisher of the Grand Forks Herald, will speak on "North Dakota Politicians Lemke and Langer, Leaguers and Rivals." It is free and open to the public. Info: grandforkshistory.com/events.

• The Winter Art Auction is at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Pekin Auditorium, 121 Main St., Pekin, N.D. Hors d'oeuvres and wine at are at 3 p.m., with a live auction at 4 p.m. Proceeds will fund the Stump Lake Fine Arts Youth Camp in August. Tickets are $10 at the door, which includes a bid number. Info: www.nelsoncountyarts.com/winterartauction

• The Master Storyteller Series presents Beverly Cottman at 4 p.m. Sunday at The Farm By The Lake, 17797 366th St., Bagley, Minn.. Info: (218) 694-2084 or Farm By The Lake on Facebook.

• Music On The Edge (of town), is at 5 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 5555 S. Washington St., Grand Forks. The concert is free and will feature local musicians of all varieties and ages. Info: (701) 741-1535.

• Matt Hodek and the Dakota Dutchmen are playing from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the American Legion, East Grand Forks. Cost is $8 per person. Info: www.dakotadutchmen.com.

• The 24th annual ArtWise elementary art show, "On the Farm," along with activities and performances, is from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Alerus Center, Grand Forks. Info: aleruscenter.com.

• "Citizen," the 48th annual UND Writers Conference, begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday and will conclude Friday, March 23, with events and panels throughout each day, concluding with a main speaker at 8 p.m., at the UND Memorial Union, Grand Forks. The conference is free and open to the public. For complete schedule, visit

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The grand opening of the "Discover Earth" exhibit is at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Grand Forks Public Library, Grand Forks. The exhibit is set to run March 22 through June 16. Info: (701) 772-8116.

• A collaborative school concert by the Catholic schools, including Holy Family, St. Mary's, St. Michael's and Sacred Heart, is at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Empire Arts Center, downtown Grand Forks. Info: empireartscenter.com.

• The Family Nature Night series begins at 6 p.m. Thursday at the East Grand Forks Campbell Library. Every Thursday through April 20, University of Minnesota-Crookston naturalists will present family-oriented, interactive sessions focused on nature in the Red River Valley. This week's topic is "Fish of the Red River Valley." Info: www.egf.mn/index.aspx?nid=185.

• The Voices of the Valley reading is at 6 p.m. Thursday at the UND Memorial Union Ballroom, Grand Forks. North Dakota residents who carry interesting and unique stories about the Flood of 1997 will be featured. Info:

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The "Leading Ladies" production is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Fire Hall Theatre, downtown Grand Forks. Tickets are $15 and $12 for seniors, students and military. If you come dressed in "drag," men like women or women like men, tickets are $12. The box office opens one hour before curtain time. The show also will run at 7:30 p.m. March 24 and 25 and at 2 p.m. March 26. Info: ggfct.com.

• The American Nile exhibit is currently showing through March 26 at the North Dakota Museum of Art on UND's campus. Free group tours for adults and students are available, busses welcome. Info: ndmoa.com.

• The UND Art Collections exhibit, "The Creative Impulse: Artists from North Dakota and the Broader Region," is on display through April 12 at the Empire Arts Center, downtown Grand Forks. Info:

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The art exhibit, "Shadows of Kenopsia," will be on display through April 28 at the East Grand Forks Campbell Library. Info: egflibrary.org.

• The "Snow Country Prison: Interned in North Dakota" exhibit is currently showing through May 29 at the North Dakota Museum of Art on UND's campus. Free group tours for adults and students are available, busses welcome. Info: ndmoa.com.

• The River Walk Arts Gallery is open every Wednesday through Saturday, 2 to 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 to 5 p.m. The gallery is near the north entrance of the River Cinema Mall. Info: riverwalkartists.weebly.com.

The List compiles arts and entertainment events going on in the area throughout the next week. If you have an event to include, send an email to accent@gfherald.com no later than 5 p.m. the Monday before it should appear in The List.

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