June 22 Downtown Bismarck News

New Event!  Beer & Boutiques Aug. 3

The Downtowners have partnered with McQuades Distributing to create a new event in Downtown Bismarck! Beer & Boutiques will be Thursday evening Aug 3 in Downtown Bismarck in conjunction with the Downtowners Crazy Days. Sample selected craft beers by McQuade Distributing at participating downtown locations. Each attendee will receive Crazy Cash to use at participating Beer & Boutique locations during the event. Chances to win a door prize at each location, as well as chances to chat with beer experts, store sales & deals and of course craft beer samples! Make it to each location to win a craft beer GRAND PRIZE from McQuade Distributing. Tickets are now on sale, $40 Early-bird + Eventbrite processing, or you can purchase a $50 ticket and donate an additional $10 to member Bismarck Cancer Center! Proceeds from the event support the Downtown Bismarck Community Foundation 501c3 and the Bismarck Cancer Center 501c3 nonprofits. Must be 21 to participate. Get your tickets, here!

Join the Downtowners and Bismarck Motor Company for Das Auto Fest, a Pre-German Days Celebration at Volkswagen of Bismarck this Thursday June 22 from 5-7pm.  There will be a live accordion player, the crew from Bismarck Motor Company will be grilling brats, serving beverages and of course showcasing Volkswagens! Local accordion player Jim Geiger will be providing polka music for festive fun. You will also have chances to win Downtowners German Days tickets for (July 13-15).

Association News

Art & Wine Walk: Thank you to everyone who participated in the Downtowners Art & Wine Walk 2017!  24 businesses and over 425 attendees!  What a great night, thank you to our businesses, artists/musicians, Captain JacksFirehouse Wine Cellars & Brewing Co. and all our volunteers.  Grand Prize Winner: Grand Prize Sponsored by Firehouse Wine Cellars & Brewing Co. & Rapid City Ramkota Hotel — 2 Night Stay at the Ramkota Hotel, VIP Tour of  Firehouse Wine Cellars Winery & Firehouse Breweing Co.,  $100 Dining Gift Card and Theater tickets to the Firehouse Performing Art Center! Winner-Paige Fleck (Bismarck). Best Business: Voted on by Passport Holders of the Event Caffe Aroma. Best Artist: Voted on by Passport Holders of the Event.  Josh Kehr Music @ Dakota Nuts-N-Candy

Member Dakota Stage Ltd. will present Peter/Wendy, a lyrical and inventive adaption that pays homage to J.M. Barrie’s original and strips the familiar story down to its emotional essence. Dakota Stage Ltd. will hold its run of the Shade Tree Player’s Peter/Wendy on the main stage located at 412 E Main Ave. Performances will be held at 7pm July 6-8, and 2pm July 9. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students, seniors and military and may be purchased in advance online at Dakota Stage Ltd. or at the door on the day of the show. For more information on this and other Shade Tree Player’s programs visit www.shadetreeplayers.com.

Event Calendar

June 22
Open Mic Night 
Caffe Aroma

June 22
Das Auto Fest
Bismarck Motor Company

June 23-25
McQuades Softball Tournament 

June 23-24
All Aces Live
Elbow Room

June 23-24
Bismarck Cancer Center @ The Larks 
Bismarck Municipal Ballpark

June 25
Historic Downtown Bismarck Walking Tour 
Downtown Bismarck

June 28
1 Million Cups 
Dakota Stage Ltd.

June 29
Comedy Live
Sixteen03 Main Events

June 29-30
Bismarck Larks vs. Duluth Huskies
Bismarck Municipal Ballpark

June 30
Movie in the Park 
Jaycee Centennial Park

July 1
Kiwanis Park

July 1
West River Winds Community Band 
State Capital Grounds

July 4th
Visions of Freedom 
Capitol Grounds

Downtown News

ALERT: Noodlezip will be having their Grand Opening on July 10! Noodlezip is an authentic Asian Noodle Bar located at 208 E Main Avenue in Downtown Bismarck.

Black Tie Optional

White Lace Bridal tuxedos will be moving to their own store on the 200 block of Main Ave, and with that expansion they will also be adding more menswear options for wedding parties AND everyday menswear. Hop on over to @blacktieoptionalcompany Instagram to follow the renovation of their new space, updates on new styles arriving and their opening date!