This Week in Entertainment
Wednesday, Dec. 5
Santa Village: 4 to 8 p.m., Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S., Fargo. Daily activities include live reindeer, family activities, model train displays, special arts and crafts projects, light displays, cookie decorating with Mrs. Claus and the chance to visit Santa; horse drawn rides from 2 to 5 p.m. Free admission with a donation of canned goods, new or gently used toys, or a cash gift. Info: 701-499-7788.
The Notables: 11 a.m., Eventide Linden Tree Circle, Moorhead.
Darin Henze: 12 p.m., Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave. N., Fargo. Part of the Noon Holiday Concert Series. Info: 701-232-3821.
Rebuilding Together Benefit Concert: 7:30 p.m., Studio 222 at 222 Broadway, Fargo. Featuring Shane Maland, Little Winter and Brooks West; proceeds benefit local families, veterans and the elderly in need of necessary home repairs. Tickets are $10.
Ballroom Dancing: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., Fargo. A 30-minute fox trot lesson followed by open dancing, practice and pizza, all included with admission price of $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers; all ages welcome. Hosted by Northern Lights Ballroom. Info: 701-293-8306.
Disney's "Beauty & the Beast": 7:30 p.m., Gate City Bank Theatre, Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive., Fargo. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes and dazzling production numbers including "Be Our Guest." Tickets are $31.50, $50 and $61.50. Info: 855-694-6367.
Beer Pong & Bag Toss Tournament: 8 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 Third Ave. N., Fargo. Double elimination tournament; $5 per person entry fee.
Thursday, Dec. 6
Luminate the Lakes: 6 to 8 p.m., downtown Detroit Lakes. Horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers, holiday treats, sales and open houses, all lit up by luminaries lining Washington Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway.
Season of Light: 7 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Explore the history of Christian, Jewish, Celtic, Nordic, Roman, Irish, Mexican and Hopi holiday traditions, and a variety of astronomy-related details including hemisphere winter constellations, why we have seasons and the possible astronomical explanations for a star over Bethlehem; $5 adults, $2.50 children, seniors and Tri-College students. Info: 218-477-2920.
Santa Village: 4 to 8 p.m., Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S., Fargo. See today's (Wednesday) listing for details.
"The 12 Dates of Christmas": 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. Hilarious new one-woman comedy about Mary and her dating mishaps. Info: 701-729-8880.
The Notables: 9:30 a.m., Elim Pioneer House, 3540 S. University Drive, Fargo; 2 p.m., Bethany on 42nd, 4255 30th Ave. S., Fargo.
Marjorie Schlossman & Margie Bailey: 12 p.m., Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave. N., Fargo. Part of the Noon Holiday Concert Series. Info: 701-232-3821.
FM Golden Notes New Horizons Band: 2 to 3 p.m., Fairmont, 801 2nd Ave. N., Moorhead.
Dave Ferreira Trio: 6:30 p.m., Maxwell's, 1380 9th St. E., West Fargo. Jazz music; no cover charge.
Kathie Brekke & the 42nd Street Jazz Band: 7 p.m., Basie's, Ramada Plaza & Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. Free admission.
Zappa Plays Zappa: 8 p.m., Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway, Fargo. An evening with Dweezil Zappa; ticket range is $37.50-$60.50. Info: 866-300-8300.
Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome: 8 p.m., Hotel Donaldson, 101 Broadway, Fargo. Cover charge $3.
The Cheery Trudge Show: 8 p.m., Spirit Room, 111 Broadway, Fargo. Alternative acoustic duo explores the many turns one makes on their spiritual path; admission is $5 and/or a donation of canned goods for the food pantry. Info: 701-237-0230.
Thursday Night Comedy: 8 p.m., Courtney's Comedy Club, 600 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Cover charge $10; half price admission with college or military ID. Free open mic after the show. Info: 218-287-7100.
Friday, Dec. 7
Pearl Harbor in Serenade & Song: 1 p.m., Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave. N., Fargo. A patriotic concert of songs to remember World War II veterans and the more than 2,000 American soldiers and sailors who died on Dec. 7, 1941; free admission for World War II veterans. Info: 701-293-8043.
M State Band Concert: 7:30 p.m., Waage Theatre, Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Fergus Falls. Featuring the music of Mannheim Steamroller, directed by Dan Carlson; tickets at M State Box office C32, online at www.mstatetickets.com or call 218-736-1600.
The Notables: 2 p.m., Trollwood Village Apartments, 3105 Broadway N., Fargo.
Concordia Christmas Concert: 7 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, Concordia College, Moorhead. Join the 450 members of Concordia's choirs and orchestra as they share the Christmas promise of peace and community throughout the world; tickets are $13 at 888-477-0277, ConcordiaChristmas.com or at the Memorial Auditorium box office.
Shape Then Shift: 6:30 p.m., Red Raven, 916 Main Ave., Fargo. Admission $5. Info: 701-446-7416.
Ed Huttlin: 7 p.m., Basie's, Ramada Plaza & Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. Free admission.
Sara Evans: 8 p.m., Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. The country singer songwriter will perform all of her hits, including "Anywhere," "Suds in the Bucket," "Born to Fly," "I Could Not Ask for More" and "A Little Bit Stronger." Tickets are sold out. Info: 800-313-7469.
Ciro & Topher: 9:30 p.m., VFW, 202 Broadway, Fargo. No cover charge. Info: 701-235-8243.
Blue Felix: 10 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. Texas Hippie Coalition pre-party with Damned by Design and more; five pairs of THC tickets will be given away.