December 14th Downtown Bismarck News


Congrats Dawn!

We are so proud of our CEO Dawn Kopp for completing the Goldman Sachs 10kSB Program!  Dawn was chosen as one of 25 across North Dakota for this cohort and completed an intense and accelerated program.

Learn To Curl Event

Come learn how to curl from trained curling professionals and discover a new winter hobby! Join us Friday, Jan. 26 from 5:30-6:30 pm for a social and 6:30-8:30 pm for an on-ice learn to curl session. We are hoping this is a good way to get our members together again and to welcome New Americans to our community and show some of the fun winter activities we have here! The event is free, but please register so we can get an accurate number to plan for.


Downtown Dollars

Downtown Bismarck has your favorite shops, restaurants, services & entertainment in one place. Visit your favorite stores, restaurants, and businesses, and support our local economy! Use the Downtown Dollars gift card at all participating locations. They make great corporate gifts as well!

How It Works:

Select the value of your Downtown Dollars. Choose your recipients (friends, family, team) & send via email or text message. The recipient can use it make purchases at participating businesses. (Tips at restaurants should be made with cash or another card.)

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Small Business Comedy Dinner

Head over to Sixteen03 Events on December 16th for a Live Comedy dinner show. Perfect for your holiday small business party, family night out or date night!

Dinner will be served promptly at 6:30pm. The show begins at 8pm. Doors open at 6pm.

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Jimmy V’s Trivia: General Knowledge Trivia

Thursday, December 14th at 7 pm is General Knowledge Trivia at Jimmy V’s. It is free to play, but spots fill up quickly so get there early to reserve your spot!

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Little Kids, Big World: Let It Snow!

No two snowflakes are alike. Study their features, and create your own unique snowflake design.

Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to the free interactive learning series “Little Kids, Big World” at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum. These interactive 30-minute programs introduce children to North Dakota’s fascinating history. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and are asked to meet at the east entrance information desk.
The event will be this Saturday, December 16th at 10 am and 11 am, and Tuesday, December 19th at 10 am.

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12 Days of Craft Kits

Get ready for a festive crafting spree with the Bismarck Veteran Memorial Public Library’s Twelve Days of Craft Kits! Every day December 18th-29th a different craft kit will be available in the Children’s Library. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for daily reveals.

Swing by the Children’s Library for your craft kit, or opt for their handy No-Contact Curbside Delivery. These craft kits are a hit with crafters of any age and are a fantastic way to ignite your child’s creativity. Let’s make spirits bright with crafts and laughter this holiday season!

Craft kits are first come, first served, while supplies last! Missed a day? No problem! Any remaining craft kits will be up for grabs on the final day — don’t miss the crafty culmination on the Twelfth Day of Craft Kits!

Free and open to children of all ages.

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CraftCade Trivia

I shall call him Squishy, and he shall mine, and he shall be my Squishy

Pixar’s impact on feature films started in 1995 with Toy Story.. and they have produced 20 more films since! This one is all things PIXAR!

• Starts at 7 pm!
• 3 Rounds!
• Teams up to 4!
• Prizes after each round!
• Grand Prize stash to winners!

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Gastropub Night

Tuesday nights are Gastropub nights at Anima Cucina! Come in from 4:00 pm until close and enjoy half off all beer and order from a special Gastropub menu.

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