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Upcoming showcases offer great holiday gift ideas


Today’s post comes from Michaela Schell, local blogger and business woman.   The holidays are just around the corner, and November brings so many local showcases that offer a wide array of holiday gift ideas. Here are some of the showcases going on in upcoming weeks for you to find that one-of-a-kind gift for the people on your list.   Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase On November 9 and 10, the Alerus Center will be packed with products all made in North Dakota. More than 500 member companies, ranging in size from large companies with more than 100 employees to “mom-and-pop” operations, participate in the statewide Pride of Dakota program. Many of these companies will be at the showcase in Grand Forks with their products and services for you to check out and purchase. In 2012, more than 34,000 shoppers came out and supported North Dakota companies in these showcases held in Grand Forks, Fargo, Minot and Bismarck. Come support these local companies and get some gifts that can only be found in North Dakota!   Event Details: Saturday, November 9, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Alerus Center $2/person at the door Holiday Bazaar In tandem …

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Spring events at the Fritz

Chester Fritz Auditorium

Where can you go to hear everything from Broadway show tunes and Irish songs to classical masterpieces and Sousa marches?  If you answered the Chester Fritz Auditorium, you are correct!  The Fritz’s upcoming spring schedule is sure to please a wide variety of musical tastes.  An auditorium layout that makes you feel at one with the production and the amazing acoustics only add to the experience.  Explore a little of the Fritz’s great history by strolling down the halls lined with autographed pictures of past performers.  No matter what show(s) you choose, it guaranteed to be a performance worthy of a standing ovation. April 1 @ 10 .m. – GGF Symphony Orchestra Youth Concert April 14 @ 7:30 p.m. – “The Music Man” April 16 @ 8 p.m. – UND Pride of the North Marching Band April 27 @ 7:30 p.m. – University Band & Wind Ensemble April 30 @ 7 p.m. – Heartland of America Band May 16 @ 7:30 p.m. – Daniel O’Donnell May 21 @ 8 p.m. – GGF Symphony Orchestra Tickest are available at the Chester Fritz Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, charge by phone (701.772.5151) or online.  For additional information check out the Fritz online.

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