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Summer events calendar

Summer in Fargo. It seems it's over before it starts, and we're left lamenting like Olivia Newton John for those lost "Su-huh-mmer ni-hights." To help you eek every ounce of fun out of the next three months, here's listings by...

Summer in Fargo.

It seems it's over before it starts, and we're left lamenting like Olivia Newton John for those lost "Su-huh-mmer ni-hights."

To help you eek every ounce of fun out of the next three months, here's listings by week of the arts, entertainment and family activities in Fargo-Moorhead through Labor Day.

Enjoy.

May 27-June 2

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Brooks West, singer songwriter, part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. May 28, Memorial Union.

Community Block Party, DJ, karaoke, clowns and picnic, 5:30-8 p.m. May 29, Village West Park, Fargo.

"Silver Follies 2002," senior citizen variety show, 7:30 p.m. May 29-June 2, Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre.

Nicole Parsch, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. May 30, Memorial Union.

Tie-Dye and Folk Festival, tie-dying, picnic, and local folk acts, including Josh Harty, Sweet Justice and The Villains, noon to 6 p.m. June 1, Lindenwood Park, Fargo.

June 3-9

Red River Watercolor Society 2002 Juried Art Exhibition, June 3 to July 9, Roland Dille Center for the Arts, MSUM.

Bari Koral, New York folk singer, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. June 4, Memorial Union.

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"Silver Follies 2002," senior citizen variety show, 7:30 p.m. June 5-6, 2 p.m. June 9, Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre.

Community Block Party, Dixie band, clowns and picnic, 5:30-8 p.m. June 5, Rheault Farm, Fargo.

Rock painting for kids, ages 7 and up, 1 p.m. June 5, Log Cabin Folk Art Center, Moorhead.

Rib Fest, June 5-8, Fargodome.

Roosters, country, part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. June 6, Memorial Union.

Night Skies for Children, 7 p.m. Thursdays from June 6-Aug. 22, MSUM Planetarium.

F-M Pride, sponsored by the F-M Pride Collective and Community Center, includes drag show, dances, outdoor concerts, bonfire, and multi-denominational church service, June 7-9, various Moorhead and Fargo locations.

Taste of the Valley, celebration of local art, music and food featuring glassblowing and pottery demos, pontoon tours and a juried art exhibit, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8, Hjemkomst Center, Viking Ship Park and Log Cabin Folk Art Center, Moorhead.

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KCCM's Classical Music Festival, features performances by Fargo-Moorhead Symphony and Fargo-Moorhead Civic Opera, part of Taste of the Valley, 1-5 p.m. June 8-9, Dike East.

River Splash, includes fishing clinic, kayak demonstrations and children's fishing derby, part of Taste of the Valley, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8, Dike East, Fargo.

Zoobilation, fourth anniversary celebration, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 8-9, Red River Zoo, Fargo.

Fargo AirSho, featuring U.S. Navy flying team The Blue Angels, June 8-9, Hector International Airport, Fargo.

Exploring the Forest, guided walk with storytelling and music, 3-4 p.m. June 9, MSUM Regional Science Center.

June 10-16

"The Seven Little Foys," 1955 musical film about a vaudeville performer, part of MSUM's Summer Cinema Series, 7:30 p.m. June 10, Weld Hall.

Sarah Morrau, folk, part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. June 11, Memorial Union.

"The Straw Hat Follies," patriotic musical revue presented by MSUM Straw Hat Players, 7:30 p.m., June 13-15, Hansen Theatre.

Russell Peterson, saxophonist, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. June 13, Memorial Union.

Midwest Kid Fest, carnival games, hands-on projects, magic, Clowndimonium, and a Kids Kollectibles concert, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 14, Island Park, Fargo.

Red River Valley Fair, carnival games, food vendors, music and 4-H activities, June 14-23, West Fargo. Concerts this week include Lynyrd Skynrd, June 14, Poison, June 15, and Collin Raye, June 16. All are at 8 p.m.

Trails of Adventure, working village re-creates life in the 17th and 18th centuries, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 15-16, M.B. Johnson Park, Moorhead.

June 17-23

Red River Valley Fair, carnival games, food vendors, music and 4-H activities, through June 23, West Fargo. Concerts this week include Kenny Chesney, June 17, Bellamy Brothers, June 18, Paul Revere and the Raiders, June 19, Warrant, Firehouse, Dokken, Ratt, LA Guns, June 20, Heart, June 21, Mark Chesnutt, Joe Diffie, Tracy Lawrence, June 22, Janie Fricke, Juice Newton, Lacy J Dalton, June 23. All are at 8 p.m.

"The Farmer's Wife," 1928 silent Hitchcock film, part of MSUM's Summer Cinema Series, 7:30 p.m. June 17, Weld Hall.

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," Shakespeare presented by Gooseberry Park Players, 7 p.m. July 17-20, 2:30 p.m. July 21, Frances Frazier Comstock Theatre, Concordia College.

Eagles, 8 p.m. June 18, Fargodome.

Connie Hill, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. June 18, Memorial Union.

"The Straw Hat Follies," patriotic musical revue presented by MSUM Straw Hat Players, 7:30 p.m. June 19-22, Hansen Theatre.

CBO, with opener Michael Ryan Blues Band, part of the Downtown Community Partnership's Third Thursday concert series, 5:30-10:30 p.m. June 20, Dike East.

Easily Amused, Canadian folk rock duo, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. June 20, Memorial Union.

Our Moon, outdoor telescopes focus on an all-moon program, 7 p.m. June 20, MSUM Planetarium.

Yunker Bunker Puttin' on the Plains, opening of regionally themed mini-golf course, 1-8 p.m. June 20, Children's Museum at Yunker Farm.

NDSU Summer Band Concert, 7:30 p.m. June 20, Festival Concert Hall.

Sunsational Science Day, children's outdoor science activities, 1-4 p.m. June 22, Children's Museum at Yunker Farm.

Jazzin' June, live jazz music by the Hard Bop Quartet, Jazz Arts Group Big Band and others, 1-5 p.m. June 23, Island Park, Fargo.

Walking in the Forest, guided hike, 3-4 p.m. June 23, MSUM Regional Science Center.

June 24-30

"If You Could Only Cook," 1935 screwball comedy of mistaken identity, part of MSUM's Summer Cinema Series, 7:30 p.m. June 24, Weld Hall.

Margot Wagner, singer songwriter, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. June 25, Memorial Union.

"Noises Off," play-within-a-play comedy presented by MSUM Straw Hat Players, 7:30 p.m. June 26-29, Hansen Theatre.

25th Annual Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival, featuring authentic Scandinavian food, art, storytelling, dancing and music, June 26-30, Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead.

Brennen Leigh, bluegrass and roots country, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. June 27, Memorial Union.

Imagine 2002: A Tribute to The Beatles, featuring Back Beat, 7 p.m. June 28, Playmaker's Pavilion, Fargo.

"Pandora's Box," contemporary play based on Greek myth presented by Trollwood Performing Arts School, 7:30 p.m. June 29-30, Moorhead High School theater.

Jamaica en el Verano, Hispanic flavored summer festival with dance, music, games, arts and a Hispanic DJ show, 3-9 p.m. June 30, Rheault Farm, Fargo.

Scandinavian Family Day, Norwegian music, folk dances and children's textile activities in conjunction with four Scandinavian art exhibits, 2-5 p.m. June 30, Plains Art Museum, Fargo.

Champions on Ice 2002 Olympic Tour, June 30, Fargodome.

July 1-7

"Thundering Hoofs," 1924 silent Western, part of MSUM's Summer Cinema Series, 7:30 p.m. July 1, Weld Hall.

"Run for Your Life, Charlie Brown," cartoon film shown as part of the Fargo Theatre's Children's Summer Film Festival on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 2.

Suzie Nickell, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. July 2, Memorial Union.

Bike parade, picnic lunch, bike decorating, and parade, 6 p.m. July 2, Log Cabin Folk Art Center.

Jewelry workshop, ages 7 and up, 3 p.m. July 3, Log Cabin Folk Art Center.

MSUM Fourth of July Celebration, family entertainment including cartoons, games, train and stagecoach rides, concert by the Front Fenders, followed by fireworks at dusk, begins at 1 p.m.

Here's to You, Red, White and Blue, patriotic day with arts activities, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 4, Children's Museum at Yunker Farm.

Fourth of July parade, sponsored by Fargo for the Fourth, 1 p.m. downtown Fargo.

Wild West Days, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 6, noon to 5 p.m. July 7, Bonanzaville, West Fargo.

July 8-14

"A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," 1945 film following struggles of poor Irish family, part of MSUM's Summer Cinema Series, 7:30 p.m. July 8, Weld Hall.

Josh Harty, blues and folk, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. July 9, Memorial Union.

"Chicken Run," claymation film shown as part of the Fargo Theatre's Children's Summer Film Festival on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 9.

"Steel Magnolias," southern drama presented by MSUM Straw Hat Players, 7:30 p.m. July 10-13, Gaede Stage.

Marcoux Corner, a cappella performance as part of the Fargo Park District's Family Fun Concert Series, 7-8:30 p.m. July 10, Roosevelt Park.

Nicole Parsch, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon-1 p.m. July 11, Memorial Union.

"Footloose," mainstage musical that pits a small town's adults against its youth presented by Trollwood Performing Arts School, 8:30 p.m. July 11-14, Trollwood Park, Fargo.

German Folk Festival, ethnic festival featuring 45-piece youth band from Germany, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. July 13, Rheault Farm, Fargo.

Panda birthday party, 1-3 p.m. July 13, Red River Zoo.

River Reflections, guided walk with storytelling and music, 3-4 p.m. July 14, MSUM Regional Science Center.

July 15-21

"Ella Cinders," 1926 optimistic comedy, includes tribute to the late cinema series founder Ted Larson, part of MSUM's Summer Cinema Series, 7:30 p.m. July 15, Weld Hall.

Dennis Warner, Minnesota singer songwriter, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. July 16, Memorial Union.

"Harriet the Spy," film shown as part of the Fargo Theatre's Children's Summer Film Festival on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 16.

Kids Kollectibles and Tria, children's music and folk performance as part of the Fargo Park District's Family Fun Concert Series, 7-8:15 p.m. July 17, Children's Museum at Yunker Farm.

"Steel Magnolias," Southern drama presented by MSUM Straw Hat Players, 7:30 p.m. July 17-19, Gaede Stage.

"Footloose," musical that pits a small town's adults against its youths presented by Trollwood Performing Arts School, 8:30 p.m. July 17-21, Trollwood Park, Fargo.

GB Leighton, with opener Brennen Leigh, part of the Downtown Community Partnership's Third Thursday concert series, 5:30-10:30 p.m. July 18, Fargo Civic Memorial Auditorium lawn.

Downtown Street Fair, local and regional arts and crafts booths, games, music, food vendors, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 18-19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 20, downtown Fargo.

"Shakespeare Live!" outdoor performances of Shakespeare works by the Third Street Acting Company, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., July 18-19, downtown Fargo.

NDSU Summer Band Concert, 7:30 p.m. July 18, Festival Concert Hall.

July 22-28

"The Mad Miss Manton," 1938 comedic mystery starring Henry Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck, part of MSUM's Summer Cinema Series, 7:30 p.m. July 22, Weld Hall.

Waterama, water games, 1-9 p.m. July 23, Island Park and Island Park Pool.

2002 Vans Warped Tour, all-day, five-stage concert event with more than 20 acts, including Reel Big Fish, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Bad Religion and Borialis, noon July 23, Fargodome outdoor field.

Jerry Covington, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. July 23, Memorial Union.

"Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown," cartoon film shown as part of the Fargo Theatre's Children's Summer Film Festival on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 23.

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," Andrew Lloyd Weber musical presented by MSUM Straw Hat Players, 7:30 p.m. July 24-27, Hansen Theatre.

"Footloose," musical that pits a small town's adults against its youth, presented by Trollwood Performing Arts School, 8:30 p.m. July 24-28, Trollwood Park, Fargo.

Front Fenders, classic rock and country performance as part of the Fargo Park District's Family Fun Concert Series, 7-8:30 p.m. July 24, Village West Park.

Sarah Morrau, folk, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. July 25, Memorial Union.

Show Biz, family performance arts day, featuring Kiddin' Around With Music and Motion Kids, 1-5 p.m. July 28, Roosevelt Park, Fargo.

Take a River Walk, guided hike, 3-4 p.m. July 28, MSUM Regional Science Center.

July 29-Aug. 4

"Wings," 1927 silent World War I flying adventure, part of MSUM's Summer Cinema Series, 7:30 p.m. July 29, Weld Hall.

"Shrek," film shown as part of the Fargo Theatre's Children's Summer Film Festival on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 30.

188th Army Band DixieLand Ensemble, 5:30 p.m. July 30, Woodlawn Park, Moorhead.

Charlie Parr, Duluth guitarist, performs as part of NDSU Summer Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 1, Memorial Union.

"Tribute to Billy Wilder," five nights of films including "The Apartment" and "Sunset Boulevard," Aug 2-4, Fargo Theatre.

"A Woman's Perspective on Freedom," showcase for regional female visual, literary, musical and performance artists, Aug. 4-Sept. 22, Rourke Art Gallery, Moorhead.

Aug. 5-11

"Tribute to Billy Wilder," five nights of films including "The Apartment" and Sunset Boulevard," Aug 5-6, Fargo Theatre.

"The Wiz," musical updating "The Wizard of Oz" presented by Totally Trollwood, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6-9, 2 p.m. Aug 7-8, Fargo South High School theater.

Kids Art Show, Aug. 6-8, with kids talent show 6 p.m. Aug. 8, Log Cabin Folk Arts Center.

"How the West Was Won: The Photographs of Ansel Adams and William Henry Jackson," Aug. 8-Oct. 20, Plains Art Museum.

Concordia College Corn Feed, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 8, campus theater lawn.

"How to Talk Minnesotan-Summer Edition," traveling comedic play, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7-11, Fargo Theatre.

Froggy 99.9 Country Jam, regional country acts, noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 11, Trollwood Park, Fargo.

The Wonders of Our Prairie, guided walk with storytelling and music, 3-4 p.m. Aug. 11, MSUM Regional Science Center.

Aug. 12-18

Martin Zellar, with opener Josh Harty, part of the Downtown Community Partnership's Third Thursday concert series, 5:30-10:30 p.m. Aug. 15, Dike East.

Star Party on the Prairie, 9 p.m. Aug. 15, MSUM Regional Science Center.

Fargo Blues Festival, featuring the Marshall Tucker Band, Walter Trout, Charlie Musselwhite and Indigenous, Aug. 16 at Playmaker's in Fargo, Aug. 17-18 at Newman Outdoor Field, Fargo.

Pioneer Days, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 17, noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 18, Bonanzaville, West Fargo.

End of the Summer Beach Bash, sand, bubbles and water for play and projects, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 17, Children's Museum at Yunker Farm.

Zoo Conservation Day, learning about preserving Earth and its animals, noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 18, Red River Zoo.

Aug. 19-25

Bob Dylan, 8 p.m. Aug. 23, Newman Outdoor Field, Fargo.

Walking on the Prairie, guided hike, 3-4 p.m. Aug. 25, MSUM Regional Science Center.

Aug. 26-Sept. 1

Sylvia Nasar, author of "A Beautiful Mind," speaks, 7 p.m. Aug. 29, Concordia College Memorial Auditorium.

Hullaballoo, festival sponsored by Moorhead Parks District includes run, Power Bowl parade and fireworks, Aug. 30-Sept. 8 at various Moorhead locations.

Readers can reach Forum reporter

Sarah Henning at (701) 241-5538

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