What’s Happening in Arts & Entertainment 7-24-14

The Minot Area Council of the Arts presents the 2014 Arts in the Park series at Oak Park. Admission is free to all regular events. Upcoming concerts include: tonight, The Dance Company, 7 p.m., art guest Mavis Meyer; Sunday, GreenMan Band, 4 and 7 p.m., art guest Society for Creative Anacronism; Thursday, July 31, Marsha Mugaas, 7 p.m., art guest Kathleen Cunningham, handmade envelopes; Sunday, Aug. 3, Dakota Rose Band, 4 and 7 p.m., art guest Amy Allender Smith; Thursday, Aug. 7, “At the Hop,” featuring the Treblemakers, 7 p.m., guests Dakota Cruisers classic cars, root beer floats by Sons of Norway, and gyros and baklava by St. Peter’s.

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, Stanton, will host Music for the Villages on Saturday. The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the park visitor center. Cory Spotted Bear will present “Without the Singer, There is No Song” at 1 p.m. He will be playing a small hand drum and talking about the importance of drums in the Native American culture. Matt Schanandore will present “Native American Music” at 2 p.m. He will be playing the flute and sharing traditional stories. Each program will last 45 minutes. For more information, please contact the park at 745-3300.

Mouse River Players Community Theater will have a fundraising rummage sale July 30 and Aug. 1-2 at The Arlene Theater, 115-1st St. SE. Contributions, other than clothing, are welcome. Call 838-3939 to arrange a drop-off or pick-up or delivery time. All proceeds go to the theater.

The Minot Area Theatrical Society is holding auditions for the play “Elvis Has Left The Building” Aug. 1-2 at The Vegas Motel in the conference/board room by the pool at 6 p.m. If you are not able to make it or have any questions please contact Donald Pitsiladis at 818-4095.

The public is invited to celebrate 125 years of history at North Dakota’s 125th Celebration Party on the Capitol Mall in Bismarck on Aug. 16. Festivities will begin at 11 a.m. and run throughout the day. Performances scheduled include Watford City native Jessie Veeder and Dakota Air.