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What’s Happening for 7-4

The 2013 Arts in the Parks series will be held throughout the summer at Oak Park, 1100-4th Ave. NW, and Scandinavian Heritage Park, 1020 S. Broadway, in Minot. Oak Park concerts, all held in the bandshell, include: July 11, Minot City Band “Patriotic Concert,” 7 p.m.; July 18, Minot City Band “Sousa Concert,” 7 p.m.; and Aug. 1, The Mackeys, 7 p.m. Scandinavian Heritage Park concerts include: Sunday, Badlands Express, 4 and 7 p.m.; July 14, JMB Band, 4 and 7 p.m.; July 21, Gene Putnam, 4 and 7 p.m.; July 25, Dakota Rose Band, 7 p.m.; July 28, The Dance Company, 4 and 7 p.m.; and Aug. 8, At The Hop featuring The Treblemakers, 7 p.m. In addition, a Swing Band of Minot concert will be held on Aug. 4 in the MSU Circle Lawn at 7 p.m. All concerts are free, but donations are welcome. The schedule is shown in its entirety at (myNDarts.com), which lists all the arts events in Bismarck, Fargo-Moorhead and Grand Forks as well as Minot. For more information, contact the Minot Area Council of the Arts at 852-2787.

Minot State University’s Summer Theatre presents “The Nerd,” a comedy by Larry Shue, Saturday through Wednesday. All Summer Theatre shows are in the MSU Amphitheater at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and children over 12, $5 for children 12 and under, and $3 for MSU personnel and summer students with current MSU ID. Reservations may be made by calling the box office at 858-3228.

“A.T. Packard” appears at the Chateau de Mores State Historic Site Saturday and Sunday. Portrayed by Donald Ehli in the popular History Alive! program, Packard will talk about his as the editor of the Bad Lands Cow Boy newspaper from 1884-86. Performances will be on the veranda at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. (MT). Performances are free of charge, and sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. For more information, contact the Chateau de Mores State Historic Site at 623-4355, the State Historical Society of North Dakota at 328-2666, or visit the agency website at (www.history.nd.gov).

The Mouse River Players Community Theatre in Minot will hold children’s auditions July 8-9 from 10 a.m. to noon at MRP’s Arlene Saugstad Theater downtown, 115-1st St. SE. The show, to be performed Aug. 1-2, is “Aesop’s (Oh, So Slightly) Updated Fables.” For more information, send an email to mrp@midco.net.

Minot Area Theatrical Society auditions for “The Little Mermaid” by Kathryn Schultz Miller will be Wednesday, July 10, and Friday, July 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Oak Park bandshell. If you would like to help backstage instead of being onstage, please call or come to the auditions. For any questions or further information, call Nicolette Eisenzimmer at 833-0619.

“Medora, Madame de Mores” appears at the Chateau de Mores State Historic Site July 13-14. Portrayed by Karen Nelson in the popular History Alive! program, Madame de Mores will reflect upon her time in western Dakota and after, during her 1903 visit to the chateau, in what was her last visit to the Dakota summer home in Medora. Performances will be on the veranda at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. (MT). Performances are free of charge, and sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. For more information, contact the Chateau de Mores State Historic Site at 623-4355, the State Historical Society of North Dakota at 328-2666, or visit the agency website at (www.history.nd.gov).

Clay Jenkinson appears in “Thomas Jefferson Live” July 13, and “Theodore Roosevelt Live” July 14, both at 7 p.m. at the Sibyl Center in Stanley. Limited $10 tickets available; to reserve, call 628-2670 or 628-1350. Tickets $15 at the door.

The 19th annual Minot Symphony Orchestra Garden tour will be held on Wednesday, July 17, from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Six gardens will be on display. Also featured will be a Garden Store with yard art and “good junk” provided by local crafters. As part of the tour refreshments and entertainment will be provided at the Scandinavian Heritage Park Shelter from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Advanced tickets $12 and $15 the night of the tour for adults and children over 12. Tickets available at these sponsors: Flower House Garden Center of Mohall, and Lien’s Jewelry and Lowe’s Garden Center of Minot. For more information, contact the MSO office at 858-4228, minotsymphony

@minotstateu.edu or Minot Symphony Orchestra Facebook page. All funds support the Minot Symphony Orchestra.

Minot State University’s Summer Theatre presents “Jesus Christ Superstar,” a musical by Andrew Lloyd Weber, July 18-23. All Summer Theatre shows are in the MSU Amphitheater at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and children over 12, $5 for children 12 and under, and $3 for MSU personnel and summer students with current MSU ID. Reservations may be made by calling the box office at 858-3228.

Rob Quist and Tim Ryan, legendary Montana musicians, will perform at the The MonDak Heritage Center on Saturday, July 20. Tickets are $10 for MonDak members and $15 for the general public, and are available now. Fans of country music and classic rock will not want to miss these Mission Mountain Wood Band veterans. The MonDak is located at 120-3rd Ave. SE in Sidney, Mont. For more information, call 406-433-3500 or mdhc@richland.org. For more information, call 406-433-3500.

Marlene Jensen Hoirup, Julliard graduate and professional pianist and teacher, presents “Marlene and Friends” at 3 p.m. at the Sibyl Center in Stanley. A $5 donation is appreciated at the door.