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Eastern North Dakota

Chester Fritz Auditorium - Located at the University of North Dakota, the Chester Fritz Auditorium is one of the finest and most unique buildings in the state and the surrounding area. All types of live entertainment from professional music groups, dance companies, and theater groups to local folk artists and singing groups perform on its stage.

Fargo-Moorhead Community Theater - A 344-seat thrust theatre allows FMCT audiences a very intimate and special experience during each performance. Presenting 12 productions each season. This includes the Expanded Youth Season, the After Dark Season, as well as the MainStage Season.

Empire Arts Center - Built in 1919, this recently restored theatre hosts performances, movies and other events and houses a visual arts gallery with exhibits open during performances. Call for more information.

North Dakota Ballet Company - Performances include classical ballet works mixed with jazz, modern, comedy and theatrical dance pieces. Audience members often say that it is precisely this mixture of dance styles that makes a NDBC performance a unique and entertaining event that is fun for the whole family.

Thunder Road Family Fun Park - If speed is your ticket, race right over to the most dynamic go-kart tracks in the Dakotas. The tracks feature banked corners, hairpin turns, and endless racing fun for all members of your family. Adventure golf and bumper boats are also available.

North Dakota Museum of Art - Collects contemporary, international art in all media starting with the early 1970s (the founding of the Museum) onwards. It collects the visual history of the region. It is also assembling a survey collection of contemporary Native American art, starting with the early 1970s when the movement emerged.

Plains Art Museum - Throughout its history the Museum has collected, preserved, exhibited and interpreted art. Today, its Permanent Collection contains more than 2,400 pieces including regional art, traditional American Indian art, contemporary art and traditional folk art.

Chahinkapa Zoo - A city zoo with a variety of animals and also houses the Prairie Rose Carousel. It is also the home for The Rodger Ehnstrom Nature Center. There is a lot to see at the Chahinkapa Zoo.

Fargo Theatre - Offers outstanding live theatre, great movies, and a first film festival.

Alerus Center - Grand Forks' premiere entertainment and convention facility, is the culmination of many years of hard work by the leaders and visionaries in the area. Bringing you entertainment in many forms from concerts to family shows.

The Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra - The Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra, Grand Forks' 92-year-old symphony orchestra, performs classical concerts, pops and special events.

Mouse River Players - Not only a place of wonderful theatrical presentations, but also host a number of other community, entertainment and social events.

Bonanzaville - Stroll through history in this unique, picturesque 12-acre village of museums with original historic structures from the North Dakota Prairie: a sod house, country school, church, log homes, antique cars, airplanes, farm machinery and more!

Dakota Science Center - The center provides virtual and real environments where sciences come alive. Experience intriguing, hands-on science, innovative programs, and changing exhibits that involve your senses in interactive learning environments.

Children's Museum at Yunker Farm - A nonprofit organization providing a unique, dynamic setting for children and families of Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo, and surrounding communities to learn and create through fun, interactive experiences.

Dakota Territory Air Museum - Displays Include: Curtis P-40 Warhawk. Lockheed T-33 Jet Trainer. Civilian Aircraft and more.

Roosevelt Park Zoo - Provides education, experiences, and knowledge promoting wildlife understanding, conservation, and an intrinsic, personal connection with the natural world.

Fargo Air Museum - Plan a visit to the Fargo Air Museum to see an array of historic Warbirds, EAA 317's Merlin GT restoration project, the EAA Wright flyer, an aerobatic Pitts Special, FW 190, radio-controlled aircraft and other rotating aircraft exhibits on display!

Red River Zoo - Offers a unique facility that features eight acres of fun and exotic animals native to the Earth's Northland. Each lives in an accurate re-creation of its natural habitat.