Hopped Up On Science
Feb
20
7:00 PM19:00

Hopped Up On Science

These monthly meetings feature a speaker talking about assorted STEM topics in a casual setting. Stay around for discussion following the talk!
Speakers for Spring 2019 term:
Feb. 20 - Joe Vacek - Droning on about drones. The science and policy of unmanned aircraft
Mar. 20 - Nuri Oncel - Nanoscience / Nanotechnology
Apr. 17 - Rick Van Eck - The Internet of Health: How Technology Is Driving Health Care Out of the Clinic
May 15 - Erin Haugen - Using imagery to create success


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Coolerama
Feb
27
5:00 PM17:00

Coolerama

We're cool. You're cool. Let's celebrate being cool together! #gfiscooler

Join us in Town Square from 11-1 and 5-7!

We will be unveiling a snow sculpture designed by local snow artists The Snowkitects!

Plus we'll have:
>Free hot cocoa! (11am-1pm and 5-7pm)
>Cash bar from Half Brothers Brewing Company (from 5-7pm only)!
>Snow volleyball!
>Ice skating! (bring your skates!)
>Music (in case you want to show off your cool dance moves)!
>Girl Scout cookies! (5-7pm because girl scouts have school, yo!)
>Live Broomball league games on the ice from (7-9pm)!

Stay tuned to this page for more info! There may be a few surprises coming!

PS - this is a popup event to celebrate life in Grand Forks County, so if you're interested in contributing to the coolness in some way reach out to Becca Cruger at beccac@grandforks.org

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Hopped Up On Science
Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

Hopped Up On Science

These monthly meetings feature a speaker talking about assorted STEM topics in a casual setting. Stay around for discussion following the talk!
Speakers for Spring 2019 term:
Mar. 20 - Nuri Oncel - Nanoscience / Nanotechnology
Apr. 17 - Rick Van Eck - The Internet of Health: How Technology Is Driving Health Care Out of the Clinic
May 15 - Erin Haugen - Using imagery to create success


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Hopped Up On Science
Apr
17
7:00 PM19:00

Hopped Up On Science

These monthly meetings feature a speaker talking about assorted STEM topics in a casual setting. Stay around for discussion following the talk!
Speakers for Spring 2019 term:
Apr. 17 - Rick Van Eck - The Internet of Health: How Technology Is Driving Health Care Out of the Clinic
May 15 - Erin Haugen - Using imagery to create success


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Art & Wine Walk
May
4
1:00 PM13:00

Art & Wine Walk

Join us as we start our 13th season of Art & Wine Walk!

The walk is from 1-5PM, 20$ per person, or $15 with a military or student ID. Art & Wine Walk is a 21+ event, and attendees will be given a 1 ounce sample at each location. Have your map stamped at each location and bring it back to the starting location for a chance to win a door prize! Attendees who complete the entire walk will also receive a commemorative Art & Wine Walk stemless wine glass.

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Hopped Up On Science
May
15
7:00 PM19:00

Hopped Up On Science

These monthly meetings feature a speaker talking about assorted STEM topics in a casual setting. Stay around for discussion following the talk!
Speakers for Spring 2019 term:
May 15 - Erin Haugen - Using imagery to create success


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Art & Wine Walk
Jul
13
1:00 PM13:00

Art & Wine Walk

Join us at our 13th season of Art & Wine Walk!

The walk is from 1-5PM, 20$ per person, or $15 with a military or student ID. Art & Wine Walk is a 21+ event, and attendees will be given a 1 ounce sample at each location. Have your map stamped at each location and bring it back to the starting location for a chance to win a door prize! Attendees who complete the entire walk will also receive a commemorative Art & Wine Walk stemless wine glass.

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Art & Wine Walk
Aug
10
1:00 PM13:00

Art & Wine Walk

Join us at our 13th season of Art & Wine Walk!

The walk is from 1-5PM, 20$ per person, or $15 with a military or student ID. Art & Wine Walk is a 21+ event, and attendees will be given a 1 ounce sample at each location. Have your map stamped at each location and bring it back to the starting location for a chance to win a door prize! Attendees who complete the entire walk will also receive a commemorative Art & Wine Walk stemless wine glass.

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Art & Wine Walk
Sep
14
1:00 PM13:00

Art & Wine Walk

Join us at our 13th season of Art & Wine Walk!

The walk is from 1-5PM, 20$ per person, or $15 with a military or student ID. Art & Wine Walk is a 21+ event, and attendees will be given a 1 ounce sample at each location. Have your map stamped at each location and bring it back to the starting location for a chance to win a door prize! Attendees who complete the entire walk will also receive a commemorative Art & Wine Walk stemless wine glass.

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Spooky Art & Wine Walk
Oct
12
1:00 PM13:00

Spooky Art & Wine Walk

Join us as we finish the 13th season of Art & Wine Walk!

This walk will be Halloween themed, and those dressed in costume can get an extra entry for raffle prizes if they complete their map!

The walk is from 1-5PM, 20$ per person, or $15 with a military or student ID. Art & Wine Walk is a 21+ event, and attendees will be given a 1 ounce sample at each location. Have your map stamped at each location and bring it back to the starting location for a chance to win a door prize! Attendees who complete the entire walk will also receive a commemorative Art & Wine Walk stemless wine glass.

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Dueling Duo Valentine's Day Piano Show
Feb
14
7:00 PM19:00

Dueling Duo Valentine's Day Piano Show

  • Brick & Barley Bar and Restaurant (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Dueling Duo is BACK at Brick & Barley on Thursday, February 14th for a reservation only Valentine's Day show!

The Dueling Duo is a high energy, very interactive group offering a 100% request show. The Dueling Duo can play the most serious dueling piano songs with the addition of a killer fiddle, sax or trumpet; create combinations of songs you didn’t think possible; and play the most current trendy or internet sensations.

Must be 21+. 
Check the Facebook Event for updates about dinner features, drink specials, and more!
Tickets on sale NOW!

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Koo Koo Kanga Roo
Jan
23
6:30 PM18:30

Koo Koo Kanga Roo

Koo Koo Kanga Roo is the dance-a-long show from Bryan and Neil, two friends who set out to experiment with live music and make it more fun. Armed with nothing more than an iPod, two mics, one giant rainbow and some gold sneakers, Koo Koo Kanga Roo puts on an all-ages dance party that invites everyone to join in. Whether you know them from "brain break" videos in your classroom, the Warped Tour or a late night bar show, you’ve probably gotten sweaty dancing to their jams at some point. Since 2008, Koo Koo Kanga Roo have been touring and putting on shows at clubs, theaters, schools, bars, colleges, church basements, dumpsters and even nursing homes. The duo has toured stateside and internationally with the likes of Frank Turner, The Aquabats, Reel Big Fish, MC Lars, Yo Gabba Gabba Live and have been featured on the Vans Warped Tour.

Tickets are available here:
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1785957?utm_medium=ampOfficialEvent&utm_source=fbTfly

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Fables, Insults, and Reverence: the Animals of UND Art Collections
Jan
22
4:30 PM16:30

Fables, Insults, and Reverence: the Animals of UND Art Collections

The UND Art Collections opening, Fables, Insults, and Reverence: the Animals of UND Art Collections, will be held at the Empire Arts Center, 415 DeMers Ave, from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 and you are invited!

 

This exhibition will give viewers the opportunity to enjoy a selection of animal-centric works of art. From the chicken-people of Francisco Goya to the horses of Walter Piehl, a variety of insects, birds, and mammals have come together to tell a tale of how they have each been employed by artists across centuries to illustrate stories, create allegory, and demonstrate their relationships with humankind.

 

The reception is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be provided by Rhombus. Live music.

Exhibit dates: Jan. 22 – Mar. 31, 2019

For information contact UND Art Collections Curator Sarah Heitkamp at sarah.m.heitkamp@UND.edu or 701.777.5994.

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Brick & Barley Presents: Chad Daniels at Empire Arts Center
Jan
19
7:00 PM19:00

Brick & Barley Presents: Chad Daniels at Empire Arts Center

Chad Daniels is BACK in Grand Forks at the Empire Arts Center on Saturday, January 19, 2019! 

Doors Open at 6 PM
Show Starts at 7 PM

Tickets: $23 in Advance /// $28 Day of Show
+ Facility/Convenience Fees

To purchase tickets, please visit:
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10340115
PLEASE NOTE ticket sales times, above!

Brick & Barley Bar & Restaurant will be on site serving up beverages and light snacks. 

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Hopped Up On Science
Jan
16
7:00 PM19:00

Hopped Up On Science

These monthly meetings feature a speaker talking about assorted STEM topics in a casual setting. Stay around for discussion following the talk!
Speakers for Spring 2019 term:
Jan. 16 - Holly Wolf - Do I have ADHD? Oh look a squirrel!
Feb. 20 - Joe Vacek - Droning on about drones. The science and policy of unmanned aircraft
Mar. 20 - Nuri Oncel - Nanoscience / Nanotechnology
Apr. 17 - Rick Van Eck - The Internet of Health: How Technology Is Driving Health Care Out of the Clinic
May 15 - Erin Haugen - Using imagery to create success


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Dec
17
7:00 PM19:00

Brick & Barley Hosts the Tigirlily Holiday Showcase at Empire Arts Center

Tigirlily is back in Grand Forks for an Acoustic Holiday Showcase! 

Where: Empire Arts Center
When: Monday, December 17th
Time: 7-8:30 PM

Tickets: $25 
On Sale through the Empire Arts Center starting October 10th.

A portion of every ticket price will go towards buying holiday gifts, holiday meals, and New Years Eve decor for the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC), their clients, and for the families living in their shelter. A free will donation box will be available at the show if you'd like to contribute more to this fundraising effort. 

All ages show!

Food & Beverages will be available from Brick & Barley.


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4th Annual LEGO Holiday Display
Dec
15
11:00 AM11:00

4th Annual LEGO Holiday Display

HB Sound & Light's 4th Annual LEGO Holiday Display is a truly unique community building opportunity for Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. The event will feature games, prizes, food drink and the main attraction, LEGO! A partial recreation of downtown Grand Forks along with many other LEGO builds. Join us from 11am - 2pm to enjoy cookies, cider, games, and most importantly our LEGO creations. LEGO building stations will be set up for kids of all ages. Build your own creation, let us photograph it, and vote for your favorite on Facebook! The winner will receive a large LEGO box set. This collaboration by HB Sound & Light, GFKlug, and the community will include a festive holiday city scene including Downtown Grand Forks landmarks and various LEGO-inspired worlds.

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Alley Alive
Dec
13
6:00 PM18:00

Alley Alive

Alley Alive is a spirited celebration of downtown culture focused on local music, art and culinary talent hosted in a unique location. This is an all age’s event focused on celebrating our local resources and showcasing all that Downtown Grand Forks has to offer. Utilizing an alleyway presents an excellent opportunity to rethink the urban fabric of the downtown area and bring life to often overlooked spaces.

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Dec
8
7:30 PM19:30

Scrooge in Rouge

In this raucous holiday treat a troupe of 23 players embark on a musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol when 20 of them come down with food poisoning, leaving only three to put on the entire show! The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes, and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Fast paced and funny, this bawdy musical, set in a British Music Hall at the turn-of-the-century, abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, and witty songs. Scrooge in Rouge is sponsored by Manstrom Photography.

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4th Annual LEGO Holiday Display
Dec
8
11:00 AM11:00

4th Annual LEGO Holiday Display

HB Sound & Light's 4th Annual LEGO Holiday Display is a truly unique community building opportunity for Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. The event will feature games, prizes, food drink and the main attraction, LEGO! A partial recreation of downtown Grand Forks along with many other LEGO builds. Join us from 11am - 2pm to enjoy cookies, cider, games, and most importantly our LEGO creations. LEGO building stations will be set up for kids of all ages. Build your own creation, let us photograph it, and vote for your favorite on Facebook! The winner will receive a large LEGO box set. This collaboration by HB Sound & Light, GFKlug, and the community will include a festive holiday city scene including Downtown Grand Forks landmarks and various LEGO-inspired worlds.

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Dec
7
7:30 PM19:30

Scrooge in Rouge

In this raucous holiday treat a troupe of 23 players embark on a musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol when 20 of them come down with food poisoning, leaving only three to put on the entire show! The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes, and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Fast paced and funny, this bawdy musical, set in a British Music Hall at the turn-of-the-century, abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, and witty songs. Scrooge in Rouge is sponsored by Manstrom Photography.

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Dec
6
7:30 PM19:30

Scrooge in Rouge

In this raucous holiday treat a troupe of 23 players embark on a musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol when 20 of them come down with food poisoning, leaving only three to put on the entire show! The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes, and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Fast paced and funny, this bawdy musical, set in a British Music Hall at the turn-of-the-century, abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, and witty songs. Scrooge in Rouge is sponsored by Manstrom Photography.

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4th Annual LEGO Holiday Display: 21+ Only
Dec
6
5:00 PM17:00

4th Annual LEGO Holiday Display: 21+ Only

HB Sound & Light's 4th Annual LEGO Holiday Display is a truly unique community building opportunity for Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. The event will feature games, prizes, food drink and the main attraction, LEGO! A partial recreation of downtown Grand Forks along with many other LEGO builds. LEGO building stations will be set up for kids of all ages. Build your own creation, let us photograph it, and vote for your favorite on Facebook! The winner will receive a large LEGO box set. This collaboration by HB Sound & Light, GFKlug, and the community will include a festive holiday city scene including Downtown Grand Forks landmarks and various LEGO-inspired worlds.

This is a 21+ only night from 5pm-8pm that requires a $20 ticket available online via Eventbrite or at the door!

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Dec
2
2:00 PM14:00

Scrooge in Rouge

In this raucous holiday treat a troupe of 23 players embark on a musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol when 20 of them come down with food poisoning, leaving only three to put on the entire show! The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes, and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Fast paced and funny, this bawdy musical, set in a British Music Hall at the turn-of-the-century, abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, and witty songs. Scrooge in Rouge is sponsored by Manstrom Photography.

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Dec
1
7:30 PM19:30

Scrooge in Rouge

In this raucous holiday treat a troupe of 23 players embark on a musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol when 20 of them come down with food poisoning, leaving only three to put on the entire show! The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes, and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Fast paced and funny, this bawdy musical, set in a British Music Hall at the turn-of-the-century, abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, and witty songs. Scrooge in Rouge is sponsored by Manstrom Photography.

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Nov
30
7:30 PM19:30

Scrooge in Rouge

In this raucous holiday treat a troupe of 23 players embark on a musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol when 20 of them come down with food poisoning, leaving only three to put on the entire show! The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes, and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Fast paced and funny, this bawdy musical, set in a British Music Hall at the turn-of-the-century, abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, and witty songs. Scrooge in Rouge is sponsored by Manstrom Photography.

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Nov
29
7:30 PM19:30

Scrooge in Rouge

In this raucous holiday treat a troupe of 23 players embark on a musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol when 20 of them come down with food poisoning, leaving only three to put on the entire show! The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes, and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Fast paced and funny, this bawdy musical, set in a British Music Hall at the turn-of-the-century, abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, and witty songs. Scrooge in Rouge is sponsored by Manstrom Photography.

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HollyDazzle: Festival of Lights
Nov
25
3:00 PM15:00

HollyDazzle: Festival of Lights

The Downtown Development Association is excited to bring the fourth annual HollyDazzle: Festival of Lights to Downtown Grand Forks on Sunday, November 25th from 3pm to 7:30pm! Come kick off the holiday season with this tradition of holiday activities and parade for the entire community! The event is FREE and open to the public!

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Nov
25
2:00 PM14:00

Scrooge in Rouge

In this raucous holiday treat a troupe of 23 players embark on a musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol when 20 of them come down with food poisoning, leaving only three to put on the entire show! The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes, and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Fast paced and funny, this bawdy musical, set in a British Music Hall at the turn-of-the-century, abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, and witty songs. Scrooge in Rouge is sponsored by Manstrom Photography.

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Nov
24
7:30 PM19:30

Scrooge in Rouge

In this raucous holiday treat a troupe of 23 players embark on a musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol when 20 of them come down with food poisoning, leaving only three to put on the entire show! The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes, and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Fast paced and funny, this bawdy musical, set in a British Music Hall at the turn-of-the-century, abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, and witty songs. Scrooge in Rouge is sponsored by Manstrom Photography.

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Nov
23
7:30 PM19:30

Scrooge in Rouge

In this raucous holiday treat a troupe of 23 players embark on a musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol when 20 of them come down with food poisoning, leaving only three to put on the entire show! The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes, and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Fast paced and funny, this bawdy musical, set in a British Music Hall at the turn-of-the-century, abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, and witty songs. Scrooge in Rouge is sponsored by Manstrom Photography.

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Dakno Gaming eSports Day
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Dakno Gaming eSports Day

Join us November 17th from 10am to 10pm for a variety of video games, table-top games, food, and more. Can't make the event? Watch live as out commentators bring the hype to you via your favorite streaming platform.

Register online! https://dakno.ticketleap.com/esports-day/

Tournament games are:
NHL (PS4)
Smash Bros (Wii U)
Smash Melee (Gamecube)
Mario Kart (Wii)
Dragonball Fighter Z (Xbox)
Rocket League (PS4)
Overwatch (PC)
League of Legends (PC)
Hearthstone (PC)

Casual games will be available for those not playing in the tournament, as well as some pinball or retro games, and card games provided by Broken Sentry Games!

Our food vendor for the tournament is Spicy Pie Pizza ND! Make sure to buy a ticket at the registration table for a slice of pizza, or a wristband for unlimited pizza and a free pop! 

Join our community of competitors and casual players as we play your favorite games; all for a good cause! Proceeds for this event will benefit Evolve Grand Forks and ArtNest ND. Evolve Grand Forks aims to support a culture of entrepreneurship in our region, while ArtNest ND seeks to provide a new center of the arts for the community.

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