12:00 PM12:00

Happy Harry's Rockin' Up North Fest 2018

Up North Pizza Pub and HB Sound & Light are thrilled to announce the 2018 HAPPY HARRY’S Rockin’ Up North Fest will take place on Saturday, August 18!  In its second year, Rockin' Up North has been tweaked to make it even BIGGER and BETTER!! 

2018's National Headlining Music Act is the talented duo, Love & Theft!  Just some of their hit singles include "Angel Eyes", "Runaway" and "If You Ever Get Lonely".

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5:30 PM17:30

Fashion Affair

We are excited for Fashion Affair 2018! You told us what you wanted...and now you will have it:

  • Every ticket holder will have a SEAT!
  • Every ticket holder will have personal bar SERVICE!
  • Every ticket holder will have amazing FOOD!

We are transforming Sky's Fine Dining and Cloud 9 Lounge, as well as the lower level of the Edgewood Building. Both levels will have a lounge, food and bar service by Sky's 5-star service team.

The "Red Carpet" Fashion Show will walk the entire space, upper and lower level. Every seat is a great seat on the Red Carpet!

The Fashion Affair 2018 Participants: Avant; RH Standard; Pretty B; Curious; Kittsona; Glitz, Glam & Tan; Key Bliss; Voxxy

Newcomers this year include: Pursey; See Dick Run; Badman Design; Ann Love Boutique.


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to Aug 25

Rollin' on the River

Friday, August 24, 2018, is going to be a night to remember!

Rollin’ on the River will be holding Family Night along the shores of the Red River in East Grand Forks. Skaters, families and friends can get in on the action starting at 5:00 pm when Race Packet Pickup begins.

Below is a full line-up of the festivities:

  • 5:00-8:30pm: Rollin’ on the River Race Packet Pickup and Registration (this is the LAST opportunity to register)
  • 6:00-8:00pm: Free Skate and Helmet Rentals provided by Safe Kids Grand Forks
  • 7:30-8:30pm: Free Kids Sprint Races


 Rollin’ on the River, 8th Annual Inline Marathon – Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Choice Health and Fitness

  • 6:00 am:
    • Packet pick up NOTE: This is not registration – it is packet pick-up for pre-registered skaters.  There is no day-of race registration. Your last chance to register is Friday, August 15, from 5-8:30 pm at Family Night
    • Busses begin departing for Full Marathon Starting Line at Central Valley High School
  • 6:20 am: Last bus departs for Full Marathon Starting Line at Central Valley High School
  • 6:30 am: Important race announcements begin
  • 6:45 am: Call to staging/line up for race
  • 6:50 am: Final race announcements
  • 6:55 am: Star Spangled Banner
  • 7:00 am: All races start
    • Upon finishing, skaters should re-enter warm up area for food and to receive their participation medal
  • 8:45 am: Bailout Bus leaves Choice Health and Fitness – all skaters asked to board must leave the course
  • 10:00 am: Race course re-opened to traffic
  • 11:00 am: Awards Ceremony
    • Nako 10 Spot
    • Professional Full: Men/Women
    • Recreation Full: Men/Women
    • Recreation Half: Men/Women/Youth
    • Relay
    • Register for next year’s race!
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8:00 PM20:00

Rockin' the Forks

Potato Bowl USA is proud to announce that 32 Below will perform a live concert as part of Potato Bowl USA and UND Homecoming Week this fall and the best part's FREE and open to the public! 32 Below has shared the stage with many big names like Keith Urban, The Band Perry, Little Big Town, Montgomery Gentry, Charlie Daniels, and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band just to name a few. They've performed at an NFL halftime show at Soldier Field in Chicago. The group’s six albums have sold more than 25,000 copies and have been streamed hundreds of thousands of times.

Check out for more details as they are released. See you there!

Ryan Scott
Kem Shrine Representative

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to Sep 29

Wild Hog Marathon

The 6th Annual Wild Hog Marathon weekend features great exercise and fun for the whole family.  Happenings include a Family Fun Night, Family Fun Run and 5K on Friday, September 28 and a Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K on Saturday, September 29.  After Saturday's races, there will also be a big celebration at Wild Hog Grill & Bar featuring live entertainment.


Subaru Hog Dog Jog


Scheels Health & Fitness Expo at Choice Health & Fitness (4401 S 11th St) -- 10 AM to 8 PM
Alerus Race Bib & SWAG Pick-up at Expo -- 10 AM to 8 PM
Green Mill Pasta Party on the Prairie at "Camp Hog" tents between Choice Health & Fitness and Wild Hog Smokehouse (4401 S Washington St) -- 4:30 to 8 PM
Celebration Tent at Wild Hog -- 4:30 PM (Fri) to 12:30 AM (Sat)
Live Hog Races at Camp Hog -- 5 PM

Prudential Crary Family Fun Run & Mascot Race -- 6 PM

National Anthem -- 6:25 PM

Alerus 5K -- 6:30 PM

Guest Speaker -- 7:45 PM
Celebration Tent -- 4:30 PM to 12 AM
Live Band -- 8 PM to 12 AM


Limited Race Day bib & SWAG pickup at "Camp Hog" -- 6:30 to 7:30 AM
Race Morning Warm-Up Area in the ICON Arena -- opens at 6:30 AM
National Anthems & Pre-race Announcements -- 6:45 AM

Wild Hog Marathon & Stray Media Group Marathon Relay -- 7 AM (wheelers start -- 6:55 AM)

Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitors Bureau 1/2 Marathon -- 8 AM (wheelers start -- 7:55 AM)

Stray Media Group 1/2 Marathon Relay -- 8 AM

Subway Restaurants 10K -- 8 AM

Celebration Tent -- 10 AM (Sat) to 1 AM (Sun)
Live Hog Races Finals at Camp Hog -- 5 PM

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UND at Home
5:30 PM17:30

UND at Home

Reconnect with your University of North Dakota classmates at our first-ever UND at Home: Half Brothers Social! Join us at Half Brothers Brewing Company for an evening out and chance to connect with fellow UND alumni & friends in the Grand Forks area.
#UNDatHOME #UNDproud

Event Details
Thursday, October 4th
5:30 – 8 p.m.
Half Brothers Brewing Company
17 N 3rd St | Grand Forks

Cost: $10 (includes refreshment and hors d’oeuvres)
RSVP online at
Seating is limited; reserve your spot now.

We can’t wait to see you there!

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4:45 PM16:45

The Chamber Business After Hours

Probitas Promotions and Half Brothers Brewing Company invite all Chamber Members and their employees to join them for a fun Business After Hours event! 

Free Admission – Complimentary hors d’oeuvres & beverages - Great door prizes - Progressive cash drawing is at $1,400. 

Stop in...Enjoy the fun and take advantage of great networking opportunities. You might even win the progressive cash drawing! The name of one Chamber Member business will be drawn...if someone from that organization is present, they win!!

Because of the business nature of this event, no children under 18 may attend. 

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5:00 PM17:00

Hugo's Third Street Dance featuring: The Purple Xperience

Join all your friends Downtown on Saturday, August 11, for a STREET DANCE featuring The Purple Xperience on First Ave!

The Purple Xperience is a five-piece tribute band hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota. They have been touring around the country since 2011, bringing the memories of Prince and The Revolution to audiences of all generations. The Purple Xperience embodies the spirit and sounds of Prince, with front-man Marshall Charloff channeling the vocals and moves from the icon himself. The Purple Xperience leaves no one disappointed.

Third Street between DeMers & 2nd Avenues will be shut down, with a stage set up right on the corner of 1st Avenue & 3rd Street! 

Gates open at 5 PM (must enter through Main Gate on 1st Ave to pay gate entry and get your 21+ wristband, if you'd like to partake in adult beverages).

Opening Musicians: Someday Heroes (5 to 6:30 PM) & Another One Night Stand (7 to 8:30 PM)

Headliner: The Purple Xperience (9 to 11 PM)
Gate Entry: $6.00*
*A portion of each gate entry goes to the KEM Shrine/Grand Forks Masons

Food Vendors: Ground Round Grill & Bar & Hugo's Family Marketplace
Beverage Vendor: Brick & Barley Bar & Restaurant

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10:00 AM10:00

Yoga on the Greenway

Never tried yoga?  Stretch yourself and get a great workout in the great outdoors!  Please bring your own mat.

Location: The Greenway - upper grass area by Toasted Frog (N 2nd St entrance)


Representative: Patti McEnroe, Beverly Poppe
Address: Altru Family YMCA, 215 North 7th Street, Grand Forks
Phone: 701-775-2586
Cell: 805-886-9636, 218-791-5906


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10:00 AM10:00

Fall Hunting Classic

Join us August 10-26, 2018, for seminars, giveaways, great deals, trade-ins and FREE kids activities!

August 10-19: Bow and Optics
August 18-26: Game Camera and Hunting Boots

Saturday, August 18


11:00 am - Calling and Decoying
2:30 pm - Archery Insights: Improving Your Aim
3:00 pm - Women's Hunting Workshop
3:30 pm - Stealth and Scent Control

Sunday, August 19


11:00 am - The Right Rifle for the Hunt
2:30 pm - Basic Hunting Safety


August 25 from 12-5pm | August 26 from 12-4pm

Inflatable Archery Range
Free Photo Download
Punchcard Giveaways
Kid's Archery Workshop
FREE craft

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10:00 AM10:00

Yoga on the Greenway

Never tried yoga?  Stretch yourself and get a great workout in the great outdoors!  Please bring your own mat.

Location: The Greenway - upper grass area by Toasted Frog (N 2nd St entrance)


Representative: Patti McEnroe, Beverly Poppe
Address: Altru Family YMCA, 215 North 7th Street, Grand Forks
Phone: 701-775-2586
Cell: 805-886-9636, 218-791-5906


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7:00 PM19:00

God Talk on Tap

Food and drink as faith practices will be the conversation with multi-faith representatives there to offer a variety of perspectives. Faith leaders will move from table to table to create a number of different conversations. Christus Rex and Sharon Lutheran are co-hosting this theological conversation and future conversations on the first Thursday of every month.

Free appetizers provided; beverages on your own! 

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