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SUMMER FARE: Riverfest, Cat's Incredible and more summer entertainment

Riverfest will be held in Thief River Falls Friday through Sunday in Hartz Park and is open to everyone. This event will feature live music, a 5K walk/run, kayak and duck races, children's theater and games, craft and food vendors, beer gardens, ...

Riverfest will be held in Thief River Falls Friday through Sunday in Hartz Park and is open to everyone. This event will feature live music, a 5K walk/run, kayak and duck races, children’s theater and games, craft and food vendors, beer gardens, Kiwanis pancake breakfast, pet parade, softball tournament and more. Gate admission for the entire weekend is $10, children 16 and under are free. A full schedule of events may be found at trfchamber.com.

Cat's Incredible Catfish Days returns to East Grand Forks this weekend. The catfishing festival along the banks of the Red River starts at 5 p.m. Friday at LaFave Park, between DeMers Avenue and Second Ave. N.E. and runs through the weekend. For more information: (218) 399-3474.



  • Joshua James will be performing at 6 p.m. at the North Dakota Museum of Art Sculpture Garden, 261 Centennial Drive, Grand Forks, as part of the “Concerts in the Garden” series. Admission is $10 at the door, and children 12 or younger get in free. Food will be available for purchase, please bring blankets or chairs. For more information: (701) 777-4195.

  • A High School SPA performance titled "Once on This Island,” will be held at 7 p.m. at the Grand Forks Red River High School Performance Hall, 2211 17th Ave. S., Grand Forks. Admission is $6 for children and students, $12 for seniors and $18 for adults.

  • A Piano Talk Concert with Brent Hermans: "Have I Got a Story Song for You!" will be held at 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Parish Center, 1515 Western Ave., Grafton, N.D. Everyone welcome.

  • Family Fun Night will be held at University Park in Grand Forks from 5-8 p.m., followed by movie in the park: "Big Hero 6," at sundown,Admission is free; bring lawn chairs or blankets.



  • "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," will be shown at2 p.m. at the Frost Fire Theatre, 7 miles west of Walhalla, N.D., on County Road 55. Admission is $28 adults, $12 children; group rates are available. For more information, call (701) 549-3600.


  • Marmaduke will be featured at Carmike Cinemas at 10 a.m. as part of the Summer Kid Series. All seats are $4, which includes admission, a popcorn and a Coca-Cola Product.

  • "The Fireman's Ball: A Shotgun Wedding," will be featured at6 p.m. in the Masonic Center, 423 Bruce Ave., Grand Forks. Admission is $55. To be added to a  waiting list call (701) 777-4090.


  • Turtle River State Park will show its Summer Program “All About Birds” at 8 p.m. at the Amphitheater as part of the program “Our Feathered Friends.” All programs are free. Park entrance passes are required.


  • Turtle River State Park’s “Dakota Explorers-Bird Basics” is at 10 a.m. as part of the program “Our Feathered Friends.” It will show its program “Raptors” at 8 p.m. at the Amphitheater.

  • The Clearwater County History Center is open during Sawdust Dayz, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at the History Center, 264 First St. W., Shevlin, Minn. The Shevlin Garden Club flower and vegetable show will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the Saw Blade Art Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information: (218) 785-2000.


  • Turtle River State Park will hold its “Bird Walk” at 10 a.m. at the CCC Trailhead.

Other happenings


  • Youth and families are invited to participate in the Three Sisters Garden on Wednesdays 10-11 a.m.through Aug. 19. Participants will learn about gardening and healthy eating and will be able to take home fresh produce. The garden is located next to 405 S. Fourth St. in Grand Forks. For more information: (710) 780-8229.

  • Free lunches for youth are being provided at noon Monday through Friday through July 31. Lunches will be provided at Itts-Williams Park, 300 15th St. N.E., East Grand Forks; LaGrave Learning Center, 832 Fourth Ave. S., Grand Forks; University Park, 320 N. 25th St., Grand Forks; Richards West Park, 4700 Sixth Ave. N., Grand Forks; Grand Forks Public Library, 2110 Library Circle, Grand Forks; Bringewatt Park, 2205 24th Ave. S., Grand Forks; Midtown Park, Fourth Ave. N. and N. Sixth St., Grand Forks; and Elks Park, 1002 13th Ave. S., Grand Forks. For more information: (701) 795-8614.

  • Grand Forks will host its Town Square Farmers Market every Saturday, through September, held on the corner of Third Street and DeMers Avenue. Local growers and crafts makers will display goods, along with concessions and live entertainment. For more information: (218) 779-1382.

Mentor, Minn., will hold its eighth annual Farmers Market, running 8 a.m. to noon  every Saturday through September. Throughout the summer, the market will provide a variety of fresh produce, jams, salsa, honey, baked goods, jewelry, weaving, live plants, nightcrawlers, area souvenirs, homemade beauty products and more. Erickson Smokehouse of Fertile, Minn., will provide hot morning breakfast items, along with ready-to-heat, fully cooked ribs, brisket, beans and other side salads. The schedule is on the market's website at mentorfarmersmarket.org as well as weekly updates and news.

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