THE LIST: Things to do this weekend and beyond

Bluegrass Mass - Today in Grand Forks: The Grand Forks Master Chorale will present "The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass" at 8 tonight at United Lutheran Church in Grand Forks. "The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass" combines the sacred classical ch...

Bluegrass Mass

- Today in Grand Forks: The Grand Forks Master Chorale will present "The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass" at 8 tonight at United Lutheran Church in Grand Forks. "The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass" combines the sacred classical choral tradition with the sparkling down-home sound of banjo, mandolin and fiddle, a news release said. Special guests: The WoodPicks, The Diers. Tickets: Adults, $15; senior citizens, $10; students, $5; available at the door. Info: (701) 777-3376;


- Today at Fire Hall: "Shaking the Dew from the Lilies," a show about five women trapped overnight in a mall bathroom, will be presented at 7:30 Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Fire Hall Theatre by Greater Grand Forks Community Theater. Additional shows: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-13 and Nov. 18-20; and 2 p.m. Nov. 14. Friday and Saturday shows: Come at 7 p.m. for "The Cause is Right," when audience members use their consumer knowledge to compete for prizes. A portion of ticket sales will go to Community Violence Intervention Center, Filling the Gap and "Movember" Men's Health Awareness Month. "Undie" Sunday matinees: Bring new packaged underwear, receive a $1 discount on regular price tickets. Collected items will go to area shelters. Tickets: $15; $12 for senior citizens, students and military. Available in advance by calling (701) 777-4090 or at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Note: This show is for mature audiences.

Holiday art


- Saturday in Grand Forks: Carolyn Meisel and Marian Gates will sponsor their fourth annual Holiday Art Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at C'Mon Inn, Grand Forks. Gift items for sale will feature watercolor and mixed media paintings, collages, prints, cards, jewelry, painted china, pottery, fabric art, photography, stained glass, wood carving, iris folded cards, and Ukrainian eggs. Artists: Nancy Eagleson, Marian Gates. Carolyn Meisel, Diane Nelson, Karla Nelson, Gloria O'Keefe, Susan Ouellette, Tom Perdue, Karen Retzlaff, Haley Useldinger and Jean Westman.

Fall Back Fest

- Saturday at Muddy Rivers Ballroom: Fall Back Fest 2010, with music by four bands, will begin at 9 p.m. Saturday at Muddy Rivers Ballroom, International Guesthouse, Grand Forks. Doors will open at 8 p.m., and tickets are $10; must be 18 or older. Bands: Sovereion Sect, O'Fosho, Inside Out Strings, Heavy on the Head.

Pride of Dakota

- Saturday and Sunday at the Alerus: More than 120 vendors selling North Dakota products will be at the Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $2, including reusable shopping bag. Bring your own reusable shopping bag, $1. Children 12 and younger, free. Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Agriculture.

Empire entertainment

- Shows Sunday and Tuesday: Comedian Kyle Kinane, named one of the "10 Comedians to Watch in 2010" by Variety magazine, will present a show at 8 p.m. Sunday at Empire Arts Center, Grand Forks. Kinane is in the midst of a tour promoting his recent release on AST Records, "Death of the Party." Spencer Dobson will open the show. Tickets will be $18, available in advance through Chester Fritz box office; all Ticketmaster outlets. 'Guys on Ice': On Tuesday, "Guys On Ice," about two ice-fishing buddies from northern Wisconsin who talk and sing about life, love and the one that got away, will be at Empire starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20; $18 for Empire members, and are available by calling (701) 777-4090 or at



- Sunday at the Fritz: Tickets are on sale now for "The Highwaymen," a tribute show to three of country music's superstars, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at UND Chester Fritz Auditorium. Nelson, Jennings and Cash came together in 1985 and traveled the world performing as The Highwaymen. The show is full of upbeat, honkytonk hits such as "Ring of Fire," the "Dukes of Hazard" theme and "On the Road Again." Tickets: Adults, $25, $18; students, $20, $15; children, $20, $10.

Folk Art

- Opening Saturday: "The Scandinavian Holiday Folk Art Tile Project" together with "The Norwegian Calligraphy Table Prayer and Our Father Collective of Prints and Multiples" will open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Velkommen in downtown Grand Forks. Weekday hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: (701) 775-8482.

Diva Day

- Saturday in Roseau, Minn: Roseau Diva Day will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Roseau City Center, a day for women to pamper themselves with massages, skin treatments, special treats and shopping. There will be door prize drawings throughout the day and lunch and goodies available for purchase from Twins Corner Cafe & Twins Rockin '50s Café. Sponsor: Roseau Women of Today.

Central concert

- Tuesday at Central High: Central High School will present a fall band concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Central High School auditorium featuring the Varsity, Concert and Symphonic bands. Symphonic selections will include "Cenotaph," by Jack Stamp; "Prelude," "Siciliano" and "Rondo," by Malcomb Arnold; "Alleerseelen" by Richard Strauss; and John Phillip Sousas' "The Black Horse Troop." Admission: Free.

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