THE LIST: Movie marathon ... Celebrate the Night ... Christmas in the Park
Movie Marathon - New Year's Day at Fire Hall: Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre is sponsoring a "It's Time To Turn Over A New Leaf" movie marathon on Sunday at Fire Hall Theatre in Grand Forks, just in time to reinforce your newly made New Ye...
- New Year's Day at Fire Hall: Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre is sponsoring a "It's Time To Turn Over A New Leaf" movie marathon on Sunday at Fire Hall Theatre in Grand Forks, just in time to reinforce your newly made New Year's resolutions. These movies have a theme, a news release said: Vice can lead you down a very rocky road, and it's best to avoid it. The first movie will start at 11 a.m. and the last at 8 p.m. Admission: $10, and you can come and go as you like throughout the day. Movie schedule: 11 a.m., "Escort Girl" (1941); 12:30 p.m., "Gambling Souls" (1936); 2 p.m., "The Road to Ruin (1933); 3:30 p.m., "Slaves in Bondage (1937); 5 p.m., "Ten Nights in a Barroom" (1931); 6:30 p.m., "Wild & the Wicked" (1956); 8 p.m., "Reefer Madness (1936).) Concession stand: Now open with popcorn.
Celebrate the Night
- New Year's Eve in Grand Forks: Celebrate the Night, a family-friendly, no-alcohol New Yar's Eve Party at the Alerus Center. It runs from 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday featuring music, a magician, art and science projects for kids, a Teen Room, laser tag, open skating with the Forx Roller Derby team and more. Admission bracelets: $5 today at Hugo's and Valley Dairy locations; $8 on New Year's Eve. For more information and a schedule: www.celebratethenight.com . Volunteers: Volunteer to work a shift at Celebrate the Night and get free admission and a T-shirt.
Christmas in the Park
- Final days for holiday attraction: Tonight and tomorrow are the final two nights to see the Grand Forks Lions Clubs' 10th annual Christmas in the Park, a scenic drive through 48 lighted displays in Lincoln Park Drive off Belmont Road and 13th Avenue South. Hours are from 5:30 to 10 tonight and from 5:30 to midnight on New Year's Eve. Admission: Cars, $5; limos, $10; buses, $20. Proceeds go to Lions Club charities. Prizes: Visitors can register for prizes, which include an Xbox 360.
Jack Frost art
- Opening Jan. 12 in East Grand Forks: An opening and reception for the Jack Frost Art Show, an exhibit of works by elementary school students, will be at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at East Grand Forks Campbell Library. The exhibit will run through Feb. 18. Info: (218) 773-9121.
- Jan. 12 at the Fritz: Tickets are on sale now for the 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 performance of "Monty Python's Spamalot" at Chester Fritz Auditorium, Grand Forks. Winner of the 2005 Tony Award for best musical, "Monty Python Spamalot" is lovingly ripped off from the film classic "Monty Python and The Holy Grail." It tells the tale of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table along with flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen and great music, a news release said. Tickets: Adults, $48, $43, $28; students, $42, $27, $23; children, $42, $22, $17. Available at Chester Fritz box office, or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000.
- Jan. 14 at Muiderman Auditorium: The Masters of Guitar concert series will present Peter Mulvey in concert at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Muiderman Auditorium, 1410 Elm Coulee Drive NE, Thompson, N.D. Tickets: $20; available at Chester Fritz box office; (701) 777-4090. Seating is limited.
'Alice in Wonderland'
- Jan. 20-22 at the Empire: The North Dakota Ballet Company will present the story ballet "Alice in Wonderland" at 7 p.m. Jan. 20, 2 and 7 p.m. Jan. 21 and 2 p.m. Jan. 22 at Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks.
- Jan. 22 at North Dakota Museum of Art: Violinist Hahn-Bin, a special protégé of Itzhak Perlman, will perform at 2 p.m. Jan. 22 at North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks. Tickets: Nonmembers, $15; members, $13; student and military, $5; children 12 and younger, free. Available at North Dakota Museum of Art or call (701) 777-4195. Jan. 23 show: Hahn-Bin will perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Classroom Building Auditorium, Mayville State University, Mayville, N.D. Tickets will be $13, $5 and free for MSU students with college ID; (701) 788-4742.
- Jan. 26-29 at Red River High School: The Red River High School drama department will present its winter comedy "Inspecting Carol," the story of a play that goes horribly wrong, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 to 28 and 2 p.m. Jan. 29 at the RRHS Theatre. The Soapbox Theatre is presenting a holiday performance of "A Christmas Carol," complete with Scrooge, Cratchit and Tiny Tim, and must deliver an outstanding performance to same the theatre from financial ruin. Reservations: Adults, $6; students and seniors, $3; (701) 746-2411.