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Wednesday, Sept. 1


• Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" Summer Love Tour: 7:30 p.m., Trollwood Arts' Imagine Amphitheater, Moorhead. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at Tickets 300 and Atomic Coffee locations in Fargo-Moorhead; online at; or charge by phone at 701-205-3182.

Thursday, Sept. 2


• Artist Reception: 4 to 6 p.m., Roland Dille Center for the Arts, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Reception for the "Abstraction 100" exhibit on display now through Sept. 22. Info: 218-477-2126.

• Artist Reception: 4 to 6 p.m., Memorial Union Gallery, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Reception for Eric A. Johnson's printmaking exhibit on display now through Oct. 2. Info: 701-231-8239.


• Barbara Ehrenreich: 7 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University. Journalist, historian, social critic and author discusses "Women, Economics and Poverty: On (not) Getting By in America." Free admission.


• National Muffler's Cruisin' Broadway: 5 to 9 p.m., downtown Fargo. First 40 registered cruisers receive a commemorative dash plaque; parking starts after 4:30 p.m. T-shirts, cruiser registration and information at U.S. Bank Plaza. Info: 701-364-9867.

• On Stage Alaska: 6:30 p.m., Ramada Plaza & Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. A multi-media production showing the hospitality, history, scenic grandeur and wildlife of Alaska for anyone planning a vacation there. Free admission; registration required. Sponsored by Holland America Cruise Line and AAA Travel. Info: 701-282-6222.

Friday, Sept. 3


• Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Rollag. Gates open daily at 6 a.m.; ladies' activities begin at 9 a.m. on Main Street. Parades at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; steam hammer demonstrations at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.; style show at 3 p.m. A day pass to the show grounds is $12; a season pass (all four days) is $20; and a camping season pass (the campgrounds open Thursday) is $35. Children age 12 and under are admitted free of charge. Full schedule available at


• MercyMe: 7 p.m., First Assembly of God Church, 3401 25th St. S., Fargo. A concert to raise awareness of the homeless and hungry. Tickets are $20-$100. Info: 800-745-3000.

Saturday, Sept. 4


• Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Rollag. See Friday's listing for details.

• Ogema Days: 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. (Sunday), Ogema. A community rummage sale will kick off the celebration from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., while the 5K Rod Run is slated to begin at 9 a.m. A parade down Main Street will start at 1 p.m. Kids games will take place at the park with a bean bag tournament at 4 p.m. The street dance runs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

• Snellman Days: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Snellman. Breakfast, flea market, classic car show, games, bingo, hand-weaving demonstrations and farmers market. Mayor drawing is at noon; karaoke is from 4 to 6 p.m.


• Haining Family: 7 p.m., Northwoods Harvest Barn Cowboy Church, east of Detroit Lakes on Highway 34. The Haining Family showcases their unique blend of gospel, bluegrass, fiddle tunes, yodeling, instrumentals and three and four part vocal harmonies. Free-will offering.


• Lakeside Quilt Show: 2 to 5 p.m., 30582 Baypoint Beach Road, Spirit Lake, Vergas (four miles west of Vergas on County Road 4). In case of bad weather, the show will be Sept. 5.

Sunday, Sept. 5


• Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Rollag. See Friday's listing for details.

• Ogema Days: A scavenger hunt and potluck dinner will start at 11 a.m.


• Gaslight Anthem: 6:30 p.m., The Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. All ages concert; admission $18 in advance, $20 day of show. Info: 701-232-6767.


• Civilian Conservation Corps movie: 2 p.m., Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, rural Detroit Lakes. Roosevelt's civilian conservation corps put more than three million young men in the nation's parks, forests, and farms. This film interweaves rich archival imagery with the personal accounts of CCC veterans to tell the story of the boldest New Deal experiments.

Monday, Sept. 6


• Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Rollag. See Friday's listing for details.


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