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West Fargo Spreads Holiday Cheer With Family-Friendly Celebration

There was a treat lighting ceremony, tours of the police department, and more

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The City of West Fargo put on a holiday celebration for families to enjoy. It’s a tradition that’s been going on for years; in fact, one organizer even grew up attending it. “It’s a struggle to get big events put together like this, but we have tons of businesses that are willing to come in clutch for…

Hundreds of Vendors Showcase Handmade Goods At “The Big One” Art and Craft Fair

It's been going on for 30 years in Fargo

FARGO,  N.D. — Over 200 vendors filled the Fargodome for the 30th annual “The Big One” Art and Craft Fair. All vendors make their own products and organizers say the size and variety of the show sets it apart from other similar events. Vendors showed off everything from jewelry to bags to home décor. There are also baked goods like jams…

Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair Kicks Off

It was a rainy opening day but that didn't stop people from showing up

FARGO, N.D. — The Downtown Street Fair kicked off today, and despite the rainy start, there was no shortage of people who turned out. Dave Huebner, who sells ceramics at the fair, has been there almost every single year. “I flunked ceramics at SDSU… I’ve been working on getting a better grade ever since. To me it’s like a disease,…

Moorhead Center Mall Starts Indoor Street Fair

Those involved say it's an affordable outlet for artists who want to showcase their work

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Center Mall started its own indoor street fair that coincides with the Fargo Street Fair. Some stores are having special sales, and there are separate vendors showcasing their goods, too. Those involved say it’s a great outlet that’s also affordable for artists who want to showcase their work. “I think there’s a lot of really talented…

Fargo Parks District is Bringing More than the Play Ground to Parks this Summer

Fargo Park District is hosting a series of Park It! events this summer where kids can come out to the park and create take–home arts and crafts

FARGO, N.D. — It’s not officially summer without some outdoor fun and the Xcellent Art Staff are bringing their creativity to the parks! Fargo Park District is hosting a series of Park It! events this summer where kids can come out to the park and create take–home arts and crafts. The fun activities move each week to different neighborhoods and…

Kindergartners Learn from NDSU’s “Bug Man”

The Bug Man brought live bugs for the students to see

FARGO, N.D. — Kids at Eagle Elementary wrapped up a week learning about bugs with a visit from Don Carey, or NDSU’s “Bug Man.” Carey works at NDSU’s entomology department. He brought live bugs for the kids to see, like a centipede and tarantula. Kindergartners have been learning about a new bug every day of the week by making bug crafts…

Fargo Public Library Lets Babies Get Artsy

There were activities like mess-free painting and edible dough

FARGO, N.D. — Even babies are getting the chance to get creative at the Fargo Public Library’s “Artsy Babies” event. Different stations were set up so parents could interact with their baby through activities like mess–free painting, collages, and edible dough. Librarians wanted to create an event specifically for babies, since most events are more toddler–focused. Organizers say this can be…

Fargo’s Downtown Preparing for Street Fair

It is one of Fargo's biggest events of the year

  FARGO, ND — Broadway downtown is shut-down as vendors prepare for the 42nd Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair. The fair is a collection of arts, crafts and food from hundreds of vendors. It is one of Fargo’s biggest events of the year. It kicks off tomorrow morning at 10 and wraps up Saturday afternoon at 5. LinkFM has expanded…

Ben Franklin Eighth Graders Get Creative with Earth Science

Barry Olsen makes earth science immersive with real world applications

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo teacher is making earth science fun by teaching students how to make jewelry. Eighth graders at Ben Franklin are learning the real world application of rocks. They’re grinding up their own necklaces, earrings and pendants using all the professional tools. It’s part of science teacher Barry Olson’s plan to inspire young science students with real…

Kids Got the Opportunity to Have a New Year’s Eve Party of Their Own

Fargo Public Library hosted a New Year's Eve party for kids of all ages

FARGO, N.D. Who says grownups are the only ones who get to party on New Year’s Eve? The Fargo Public Library hosted a kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party to countdown to noon. Festivities for kids of all ages were set up and had crafts, noisemakers, snacks and drinks. There was also a special toast once it hit 12 pm. “My…