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January 2015
Time Stands Still
01/29/2015 - 02/08/2015

All-Media Work by CHS Art Students
01/29/2015 - 02/13/2015

University of Mary Jazz Festival Concert
01/30/2015 - 01/30/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Aberdeen
01/30/2015 - 01/31/2015



February 2015
Death By Chocolate
02/03/2015 - 02/03/2015

University of Mary Prayer Day
02/05/2015 - 02/05/2015

Extreme Bull Riding Tour
02/05/2015 - 02/05/2015

PRCA Championship Rodeo
02/06/2015 - 02/07/2015

Bach, Rach & Peter
02/07/2015 - 02/07/2015

Draw a Junior Duck Stamp Event
02/07/2015 - 02/07/2015

Mandan Aquatic Center Luau
02/08/2015 - 02/08/2015

Violence and the American Dream
02/08/2015 - 02/08/2015

Sweetheart Hike @ Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
02/08/2015 - 02/08/2015

Conversations at BSC "Violence and the American Dream"
02/08/2015 - 02/08/2015

KFYR-Radio Agri-International
02/10/2015 - 02/11/2015

Live Stand Up Comedy - Tommy Thompson
02/13/2015 - 02/14/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Aberdeen
02/13/2015 - 02/13/2015

Little Tykes EdVenture
02/14/2015 - 02/14/2015

Sweetheart Dinner at the Custer House
02/14/2015 - 02/14/2015

Rollercoaster Science
02/16/2015 - 02/16/2015

Exploring Science
02/17/2015 - 02/17/2015

Bismarck Tribune Sport Show
02/20/2015 - 02/22/2015

Animal EdVenture
02/21/2015 - 02/21/2015

Bayou Bug Tales
02/21/2015 - 02/21/2015

"Sixteen Candles"
02/22/2015 - 02/22/2015

Dakota Zoo Annual Meeting
02/26/2015 - 02/26/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. MN Wilderness
02/27/2015 - 02/28/2015

Choreographers' Showcase: Gershwin to Giselle
02/27/2015 - 02/28/2015

Dixieland
02/27/2015 - 02/27/2015

Choreographers' Showcase: Gershwin to Giselle
02/28/2015 - 02/28/2015

BisMan Bombshellz & Bombzillaz
02/28/2015 - 02/28/2015

Northern Badlands Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation
02/28/2015 - 02/28/2015

Virgil Hill "One Last Stand" Event
02/28/2015 - 02/28/2015

Virgil Hill "One Last Stand" Event
02/28/2015 - 02/28/2015

2015 Bowl for Kids' Sake
02/28/2015 - 02/28/2015



March 2015
Poetry Out Loud State Competition
03/02/2015 - 03/02/2015

Annual Wine Taste
03/06/2015 - 03/06/2015

Central Dakota Children's Choir - Limited Concerts
03/06/2015 - 03/07/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Kenai River
03/06/2015 - 03/07/2015

Mini-Winter Junior Zookeeper Day Camp
03/07/2015 - 02/08/2015

BSC Spring Musical "Spring Awakening"
03/11/2015 - 03/15/2015

Leading Ladies Luncheon to Celebrate Women's History Month
03/11/2015 - 03/11/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Aberdeen
03/12/2015 - 03/12/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Fairbanks
03/13/2015 - 03/14/2015

Live Stand Up Comedy - Isaac Witty
03/13/2015 - 03/14/2015

BMHBA 38th Annual Home Show
03/13/2015 - 03/15/2015

2015 Bowl for Kids Sake
03/14/2015 - 03/14/2015

National Quilting Event
03/14/2015 - 03/14/2015

Sublime Serenades
03/14/2015 - 03/14/2015

Animal EdVenture
03/14/2015 - 03/14/2015

Leprechaun Leap Hike
03/15/2015 - 03/15/2015

Lego Robotics
03/20/2015 - 03/20/2015

Little Tykes EdVenture Bouncy Bunnies
03/21/2015 - 03/21/2015

University of Mary Spring Band Concert
03/22/2015 - 03/22/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Minot
03/27/2015 - 03/28/2015

Nano Days
03/28/2015 - 03/28/2015

Easter Egg Hunt
03/28/2015 - 03/28/2015

Fool's Walk
03/29/2015 - 03/29/2015

Statewide Arts Conference & Governor's Award for the Arts
03/31/2015 - 03/31/2015



April 2015
"Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
04/03/2015 - 04/03/2015

Dakota Zoo Closed for Easter
04/05/2015 - 04/05/2015

Jack-O-Lope Fun Shoot
04/05/2015 - 04/05/2015

Sanford Health Great American Bike Race
04/11/2015 - 04/11/2015

Animal EdVenture
04/11/2015 - 04/11/2015

University of Mary Spring Choir Concert
04/12/2015 - 04/12/2015

Open House for Zoo Crew
04/14/2015 - 04/14/2015

BSC Collage Concert
04/14/2015 - 04/14/2015

BSC Concert Choir & Ensembles
04/17/2015 - 04/17/2015

Dakota Garden Expo
04/17/2015 - 04/18/2015

Rhapsody in Blue
04/18/2015 - 04/18/2015

Bis-Man Bombshellz vs. Magic City Rollers
04/18/2015 - 04/18/2015

Breakfast at Dakota Zoo
04/18/2015 - 04/18/2015

"John Wilkes Booth: The Last Journey"
04/19/2015 - 04/19/2015

University of Mary Percussion & Steel Band Concert
04/19/2015 - 04/19/2015

BSC Wind Ensemble
04/20/2015 - 04/20/2015

BSC Brass Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble and String Ensemble
04/23/2015 - 04/23/2015

Live Stand Up Comedy - Dave Landau
04/24/2015 - 04/25/2015

Dakota Zoo's first full day of the Season
04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015

Little Tykes EdVenture
04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015

Bismarck-Mandan Civic Chorus presents "A Whole New World"
04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015

BSC Student Recitals
04/26/2015 - 04/26/2015

BSC Graphic Design & Communications Student Show
04/27/2015 - 04/30/2015

BSC Guitar Ensemble & Percussion Ensemble in Concert
04/28/2015 - 04/28/2015

BSC Jazz Ensemble in Concert with Big Al's Big Band
04/30/2015 - 04/30/2015



May 2015
"Footloose"
05/01/2015 - 05/01/2015

Kentucky Derby Party
05/02/2015 - 05/02/2015

The Idea of the National Parks with a Particular Focus on Theodore Roosevelt
05/03/2015 - 05/03/2015

Cantus Unabridged
05/03/2015 - 05/03/2015

Conservation Day @ Dakota Zoo
05/05/2015 - 05/05/2015

Zoo Crew Meeting
05/05/2015 - 05/05/2015

BSC Festival of Short Plays
05/06/2015 - 05/07/2015

Junior Docent Open House
05/07/2015 - 05/07/2015

Band Night Parade
05/08/2015 - 05/08/2015

Sing Appeal all Male Vocal Concert
05/09/2015 - 05/09/2015

Central Dakota Children's Choir Spring Concert
05/09/2015 - 05/10/2015

Breakfast at Dakota Zoo
05/09/2015 - 05/09/2015

Animal EdVenture
05/09/2015 - 05/09/2015

Mother's Day @ Dakota Zoo
05/10/2015 - 05/10/2015

Mother's Day Walk
05/10/2015 - 05/10/2015

Junior Docent Safety Training
05/14/2015 - 05/14/2015

BSC Commencement
05/15/2015 - 05/15/2015

Jac & Jazz
05/16/2015 - 05/16/2015

Little Tykes EdVenture
05/16/2015 - 05/16/2015

Beauty and the Beast
05/16/2015 - 05/17/2015

American Heart Association Heart Walk
05/16/2015 - 05/16/2015

Spring Fling
05/16/2015 - 05/16/2015

NDPRD 50th Anniversary Celebration - Military Appreciation Day
05/25/2015 - 05/25/2015

To Be Hung Over Show
05/25/2015 - 05/30/2015

BisMan Bombzillaz vs. A-Town Roller Girlz
05/30/2015 - 05/30/2015

4-H Fun Raiser Shoot
05/30/2015 - 05/30/2015

Color Splash Fun Dash
05/31/2015 - 05/31/2015



June 2015
Zoo Crew Meeting
06/02/2015 - 06/02/2015

Dakota Zoo Open Late - Junior Docents Animal Close Up & Face Painting
06/03/2015 - 06/03/2015

"HIT" Shoot
06/05/2015 - 06/05/2015

National Trails Day
06/06/2015 - 06/06/2015

Junior Docents Snow Cones/Face Painting
06/06/2015 - 06/06/2015

Buggies-N-Blues
06/06/2015 - 06/07/2015

Mandan Summer Bandshell Events
06/08/2015 - 08/13/2015

Junior Zookeeper Camp I
06/08/2015 - 06/12/2015

"Under the Stars" concert series
06/09/2015 - 07/07/2015

Dakota Zoo Open Late
06/10/2015 - 06/10/2015

Halloween in June
06/12/2015 - 06/14/2015

Children's Day @ Dakota Zoo
06/13/2015 - 06/13/2015

Junior Docents Animal Closeup & Face Painting
06/13/2015 - 06/13/2015

Heritage Plaza Flea Markets
06/13/2015 - 06/13/2015

2015 Relay for Life
06/13/2015 - 06/13/2015

Little Tykes EdVenture
06/16/2015 - 06/16/2015

Junior Docents Meeting
06/16/2015 - 06/16/2015

Dakota Zoo Open Late - Junior Docents Animal Closeup & Face Painting
06/17/2015 - 06/17/2015

Animal EdVenture @ Dakota Zoo
06/18/2015 - 06/18/2015

Junior Docents Snow Cones/Face Painting
06/20/2015 - 06/20/2015

Weather You Wanna Know
06/20/2015 - 06/20/2015

Midsummer Festival
06/20/2015 - 06/20/2015

Ducks Unlimited Fun Shoot
06/20/2015 - 06/20/2015

"Under the Stars" Concert Series
06/21/2015 - 08/18/2015

Take Dad to the Park Day
06/21/2015 - 06/21/2015

ND State Railroad Museum Father's Day
06/21/2015 - 06/21/2015

Father's Day @ Dakota Zoo
06/21/2015 - 06/21/2015

Little Tykes EdVenture
06/23/2015 - 06/23/2015

Dakota Zoo Open Late
06/24/2015 - 06/24/2015

Junior Docents Ameriprise Financial Animal Closeups/Face Painting
06/24/2015 - 06/24/2015

Kaleidoscope
06/24/2015 - 06/25/2015

Animal EdVenture @ Dakota Zoo
06/25/2015 - 06/25/2015

Family ZooSnooze Campover I
06/26/2015 - 06/27/2015

Sam McQuade Sr. Budweiser Charity Softball Tournament
06/26/2015 - 06/28/2015

ND State 5-Stand Tournament
06/27/2015 - 06/28/2015

Breakfast @ Dakota Zoo
06/27/2015 - 06/27/2015



July 2015
Dakota Zoo Open Late
07/01/2015 - 07/01/2015

Mandan Rodeo Days
07/02/2015 - 07/04/2015

Mandan Art in the Park Festival
07/03/2015 - 07/04/2015

Fireworks Viewing at Infantry Post
07/04/2015 - 07/04/2015

Junior Zookeeper Camp II
07/06/2015 - 07/10/2015

Dakota Zoo Crew Meeting
07/07/2015 - 07/07/2015

Dakota Zoo Open Late
07/08/2015 - 07/08/2015

Junior Docents Snowcones & Face Painting
07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015

Heritage Plaza Flea Markets
07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015

Great Western Expo
07/11/2015 - 07/12/2015

ND Railroad Museum Watermelon Days
07/12/2015 - 07/12/2015

Junior Docents Meeting
07/13/2015 - 07/13/2015

Little Tykes EdVenture @ Dakota Zoo
07/14/2015 - 07/14/2015

Dakota Zoo Annual Members Picnic
07/14/2015 - 07/14/2015

Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical
07/14/2015 - 07/19/2015

Dakota Zoo Open Late - Junior Docents Animal Closeups/Face Painting
07/15/2015 - 07/15/2015

Private Art Party
07/15/2015 - 07/15/2015

Animal Ed-Venture @ Dakota Zoo
07/16/2015 - 07/16/2015

USDA Friends & Neighbors Day
07/16/2015 - 07/16/2015

Family Zoo Snooze Camp Over II
07/17/2015 - 07/17/2015

Breakfast at Dakota Zoo
07/18/2015 - 07/18/2015

Family Rocket Day
07/18/2015 - 07/18/2015

Volleyball Tournament
07/18/2015 - 07/18/2015

Silver Dollar Shoot
07/18/2015 - 07/18/2015

Campground Fun Day
07/18/2015 - 07/18/2015

Junior Zookeeper Camp III
07/20/2015 - 07/24/2015

Dakota Zoo Open Late
07/22/2015 - 07/22/2015

Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical
07/22/2015 - 07/26/2015

Junior Docents Snow Cones and Face Painting
07/25/2015 - 07/25/2015

Little Tykes EdVenture
07/28/2015 - 07/28/2015

Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical
07/28/2015 - 08/02/2015

Dakota Zoo Open Late - Junior Docents Animal Closeups/Face Painting
07/29/2015 - 07/29/2015

Animal Ed-Venture
07/30/2015 - 07/30/2015



August 2015
Junior Docent Animal Closeup & Face Painting
08/01/2015 - 08/01/2015

Capital A'Fair
08/01/2015 - 08/02/2015

CANDISC Tour 2015
08/01/2015 - 08/08/2015

Junior Zookeeper Camp IV
08/03/2015 - 08/07/2015

Dakota Zoo Open Late
08/05/2015 - 08/05/2015

Breakfast at Dakota Zoo
08/08/2015 - 08/08/2015

Junior Docent Snow Cones & Face Painting
08/08/2015 - 08/08/2015

Little Tykes EdVenture
08/08/2015 - 08/08/2015

Heritage Plaza Flea Market
08/08/2015 - 08/08/2015

Zoo Crew & Junior Docent End of Season BBQ/Meeting
08/11/2015 - 08/11/2015

Dakota Zoo Open Late
08/12/2015 - 08/12/2015

Animal Ed-Venture
08/13/2015 - 08/13/2015

Wild West Grill Fest
08/14/2015 - 08/15/2015

Bubble Bliss
08/15/2015 - 08/15/2015

PW Club Championship
08/15/2015 - 08/16/2015

State 4-H Shoot
08/15/2015 - 08/15/2015

Corn Feed & Old Settler's Day
08/16/2015 - 08/16/2015

Dakota Zoo Open Late
08/19/2015 - 08/19/2015

Brew at Dakota Zoo
08/21/2015 - 08/21/2015

Campground Corn/Frank Fest
08/22/2015 - 08/22/2015

ND State Railroad Museum Railroad Days
08/23/2015 - 08/23/2015

Driven Pheasant Shoot
08/30/2015 - 08/30/2015



September 2015
United Tribes International Powwow
09/10/2015 - 09/13/2015

Animal Ed-Venture
09/12/2015 - 09/12/2015

Kroll's Diner Bismarck Marathon & BNSF Kids' Mini Marathon
09/18/2015 - 09/19/2015

42nd Annual Downtowners Street Fair
09/18/2015 - 09/19/2015

Amazing Corn Maize
09/19/2015 - 10/24/2015

Octoberfest Un Mandan
09/26/2015 - 09/26/2015

"It's For the Animals" Wine tasting & Silent Auction
09/26/2015 - 09/26/2015

Walk MS: Bismarck Walk
09/26/2015 - 09/26/2015

Last full day of Dakota Zoo summer season
09/27/2015 - 09/27/2015



October 2015
Dakota Zoo Fall/Winter Schedule Begins
10/02/2015 - 10/02/2015

Little Tykes EdVenture
10/03/2015 - 10/03/2015

IronMan Golf Tournament
10/03/2015 - 10/03/2015

Sanford Health Run & Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness
10/09/2015 - 10/09/2015

Haunted Fort
10/09/2015 - 10/10/2015

Animal Ed-Venture
10/10/2015 - 10/10/2015

Fall Art Show
10/15/2015 - 10/15/2015

Haunted Fort
10/15/2015 - 10/17/2015

Sanford Health Infant Remembrance Service
10/15/2015 - 10/15/2015

Fall Breakfast at Dakota Zoo
10/17/2015 - 10/17/2015

Haunted Fort
10/22/2015 - 10/24/2015

Puklich Chevrolet ND Sportsmen's Expo
10/23/2015 - 10/24/2015

Zoo Boo!
10/24/2015 - 10/24/2015

Haunted FortKids Bash
10/25/2015 - 10/25/2015

Haunted Fort
10/30/2015 - 10/31/2015

Adult Zookeeper Camp
10/31/2015 - 10/31/2015



November 2015
Signing in Style
11/01/2015 - 11/01/2015

Little Tykes EdVenture
11/07/2015 - 11/07/2015

Animal EdVenture
11/14/2015 - 11/14/2015

Festival of the Arts
11/14/2015 - 11/14/2015

36th Annual Holiday Homewalk
11/22/2015 - 11/22/2015

Decorate Discovery Center and Train
11/23/2015 - 11/23/2015

"Coming Home for Christmas"
11/28/2015 - 12/24/2015



December 2015
One Light to Remember
12/03/2015 - 12/03/2015

Pride of Dakota Bismarck Holiday Showcase
12/04/2015 - 12/06/2015

Breakfast with Santa @ Dakota Zoo
12/05/2015 - 12/05/2015

Holiday High Tea
12/05/2015 - 12/05/2015

Sanford Health Christmas Remembrance Service
12/06/2015 - 12/06/2015

North Pole Adventures
12/06/2015 - 12/06/2015

The Nutcracker
12/11/2015 - 12/13/2015

BAGA Cookie Walk
12/12/2015 - 12/12/2015

North Pole Adventures
12/12/2015 - 12/12/2015

North Pole Adventures
12/13/2015 - 12/13/2015

Santa's Blockhouse Lighting Trek
12/13/2015 - 12/13/2015

Central Dakota Children's Choir Christmas Concert
12/18/2015 - 12/19/2015

North Pole Adventures
12/19/2015 - 12/20/2015


exclamation icon Virgil Hill "One Last Stand" Event

Saturday, February 28 at 7 pm.

Tickets can be purchased at the Bismarck Event Center, Charge by Phone 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com, or any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets are: $15, $30, $45, $100.

Corporate tables also available with sponsorship, please call Amanda at 701-355-1376 for more information on sponsorships.

FMI visit the Bismarck Event Center website.

exclamation icon The Bismarck Bobcats are on the prowl!

The Bismarck Bobcats have begun their exciting 2014-15 hockey season! Check them out now through the end of March, for a fun & fast-paced time on the ice!

FMI and a full schedule, visit: bismarckbobcats.com

luggage icon Discover Bismarck-Mandan!

Discover America. Discover North Dakota. Discover Bismarck-Mandan!

Check-out these beautiful videos that we have done in partnership, and thanks to a grant opportunity, with ND Tourism. We hope to develop more about our amazing communites and attractions in the future!!

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in the Capital City!

A German experience of the history of Bismarck-Mandan.