Christmas

Social Distancing: Holiday Movie Bingo

Spice Up Holiday Movies With Something Other Than Gingerbread

Holiday movies are dropping faster than anyone in their right mind can watch them. If you’re looking for comfort food on screen with a guaranteed happy ending as a salve for these trying times, they got you covered. Heck, the Hallmark Channel alone is releasing 40 NEW movies this year. And then there’s a huge slate of Netflix movies, Lifetime…

Holiday themed shopping event kicks off at the Holiday Inn

Shoppers help support small local vendors

Fargo, N.D. — There’s no better way to get a head start on all of your holiday shopping needs. For show coordinator, Jennifer Ebens, having a “Holidaze Shopping” event is a good way to shop for the ones you love while helping support local small businesses. “I think it’s really important that we all get out there and support small…

The Village’s webinar shares ways to help cope with stress during the holidays

Buying and receiving gifts, family gatherings, COVID-19 & how to say no

FARGO-¬† Jingle Bells or Bah Humbug? The Village Family Service Center hosts a webinar on how to handle the season’s biggest stressors. The holiday season is here & so is the stress of buying gifts, family get-togethers and now, this year, COVID-19. Keeping track of gifts you’ve purchased can be hard, but with apps like Christmas List and Santa’s Red…

Salvation Army will have Red Kettle bell ringers out this year

The Salvation Army is taking safety precautions to protect their bell ringers

FARGO, N.D.- The Salvation Army still have Red Kettle Bell Ringers this holiday season, but there are some new rules they will be following. Bell ringers will no longer wear fabric aprons, bells and kettles will be sanitized and bell ringers will wear Salvation Army masks. The Salvation Army will have a QR code reader on the bells if there…

Coats for Kids & Families Will Be Handed Out By Appointment

you can also register for Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Boxes.

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army is distributing free winter apparel, but it will look different this year. There will not be a large “Coats for Kids and Families” distribution event due to the ongoing pandemic. Clothing will be given out by appointment only from October 1st through the 30th. When you call to set up a time, you can…

Salvation Army Fargo to begin holiday fundraising early to “rescue Christmas”

The Salvation Army has created several ways for people to donate safely.

FARGO, N.D.–The Salvation Army is starting its holiday fundraising campaign early in order to help those affected most by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Salvation Army Fargo, circumstances surrounding the pandemic could cause a 50 percent decrease in red kettle donations, but almost three times as many people will need the Salvation Army’s help by the end of the…

Sanford Health in Fargo Welcomes a Baby Born on Christmas

Colleen Harriett Martel was born this morning at 8:30 am and weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz.

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a girl! Sanford Health in Fargo welcomes a baby born on Christmas. Colleen Harriett Martel was born this morning at 8:30 am and weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. After almost 10 hours of labor, the first-time parents are excited to have the greatest gift one could have this holiday season. The baby was due on her…

Organization Brings “Joy” To People In Need

The event is expected to serve more than 300 people in 5 different locations.

FARGO, N.D.- “My goal someday is to go to bed on Christmas Eve Night and know that everybody in Fargo-Moorhead had a good meal and got a gift.” This is what motivated Marisa Bengston Loerzel to start the Joy Project in 2013. “Our goal is to serve people who are homeless, who are struggling with homelessness or just need some…

The F-M Community Scrambles To Get Last Minute Gifts

Some store owners in the area say they have seen an increase of people in the last week coming into their stores.

FARGO, N.D.- The streets of downtown Fargo are filled with last minute shoppers trying to buy gifts for their loved ones. Similar scenes could be found at area malls, shopping centers, stand-alone stores and grocery stores. They say a people tend to put off buying gifts because of busy schedules and the cold weather. “It’s just natural. We all put…

Several Area Restaurants Open On Christmas

If you want to enjoy your Christmas dinner outside of the house, you're in luck

FARGO, N.D. & Moorhead, Minn. —¬†Several restaurants across Fargo-Moorhead will be open for the Christmas holiday. Some, including The Gallery Restaurant, Level 2 Eats & Drinks and Marlin’s Family Restaurant in Fargo are serving traditional Christmas dinners. Urban 42 at the Delta by Marriott Fargo will also be open. The kitchen and bar is sticking with its normal menu for…