October 10 Downtown Bismarck News


Get Socially Plugged-In to Bismarck!

Bismarck Beacon “Plugged-In” Presented by Capital Credit Union “Grow With Us”
Socially On-board Into the Bismarck Community Purpose: We know new employees and those returning to the area are looking to “plug in” to Bismarck socially– but how? And where do you find all the information?
Bismarck Beacon “Plugged In” is a TedX style event where multiple Bismarck organizations present opportunities for employees to socially ‘plug in’, including sports/recreation, arts, volunteering, family/kids events, and more! The purpose is for our community to help plug you in, making Bismarck your forever home!
Who should attend?
New & Newish Employees
HR and Recruiters
Community Leaders
Organizational Leaders

About Bismarck Beacon: Bismarck Beacon is a project under the Downtown Bismarck Community Foundation 501c3 administered by the Downtown Bismarck Partnership Council. Bismarck Beacon’s purpose is to explore and connect Bismarckers to improve talent recruitment and retention in the community.
Breakfast: 8:30am-9am
Bismarck Beacon Plugged-In Event: 9am-10am
This is a FREE event, but please register so we have a count for food!


Welcome New Members! 
By the Batch 
By the Batch is an extension of the Iconic White House Cafeteria. We are a down home comfort food eatery nestled next to White Drug in the Lower Level of the Parkade Parking Ramp in the heart of downtown Bismarck, ND. We have a flair for delectable baked good and offer off the chart handmade Bagels and English Muffins. We provide fresh Baked Bagels and English Muffins to meet your breakfast desires for a meat, egg, and cheese breakfast sandwich or at Ham and Cheese sandwich to go with your choice of one of our homemade soups. Along with the comfort of your mothers down home cooking we are surely to satisfy all ages and appetites.
Roberts Floral
Roberts Floral is a Locally owned and operated floral and gift shop serving Bismarck, Mandan, and Lincoln, ND for 4 generations since 1958. we are located in downtown Bismarck conveniently located between both hospitals.


Google Workshop(s)!
ND Women’s Business Center and The Downtowners and partnering up to host two Google workshops. The workshops will give you tools to make your business work for you, instead of the other way around. BONUS, we’ll even provide a light breakfast. First, Google is here to teach you how to use “Data to Drive Business Growth”. Showing you how to increase your bottom line.
There will be a second workshop following Google! The topic here is ”Get Your Business Online” led by one of our very own trainers! October 22nd:

Google workshop – Data to Drive Business Growth at 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

2nd workshop – Get Your Business Online 11 AM-11:45 AM

Sign Up Today!

Main Street Summit

Paint the Town Pink-This Saturday!
Paint the Town Pink is Bismarck’s premiere downtown community fundraising event for cancer. The community is encouraged to shop, eat and drink at participating businesses on Saturday, October 12 from open to close and celebrate with a variety of fun downtown activities including a family-friendly Paint the Town Pink Party. The party includes food, live music, silent auction, cancer awareness information and talks. The party will be held in the building on the corner of Main & 4th Street from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Tickets to attend the after party and to receive shopping discounts at participating stores are $10. Tickets can be purchased online, at the Bismarck Cancer Center, or at Lillians. All proceeds benefit those battling cancer in our community.


Marauders On Main
3rd annual #MaraudersOnMain Pub Crawl on October 12!
Homecoming Pub Crawl sponsored by UMary Alumni Association (Downtown Bismarck, Check-in at Radisson, New York Room)
Check out these great prizes:
*Marauders Corn Hole game,
*4 Tickets to Country Fest (2 per winner) THANK YOU BRUNO’s!
*2 softside coolers and 2 hardside coolers, compliments of Jerome Distributing.

RSVP at https://www.umary.edu/homecoming.php


Possible Community Recreation Complex
Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) has scheduled a public open house and a presentation session on Wednesday, October 16 to present conceptual plans for a proposed Indoor Community Recreation Complex in Bismarck. A recreation complex was identified as a community priority during the recently completed Facilities Master Plan.
The Open House will be from 10am-4pm at the Capital Ice Complex, 1504 Wichita Drive. This is a drop-in format with BPRD staff and project consultants on site to explain facility elements and programming plans and to receive community feedback. There will be a Presentation Session at 6:30pm to introduce the initial facility plans and programming opportunities. Community feedback and input will also be welcomed at this evening session.
These public input sessions are part of BPRD’s Feasibility Study to determine the appropriate combination of facility elements to meet the programming needs identified during the recently completed Facilities Master Plan.

Downtown Events

Oct 12
Marauders on Main 
Downtown Bismarck

Oct 15
Fall Wreath Workshops 
Sixteen03 Main Events

Oct 15
Taub Family Selections Wine Tasting
Anima Cucina

Oct 16
Bismarck Festival of Wines 
Sixteen03 Main Events

Oct 16
Logos & Slogans Trivia 
The Starving Rooster

Oct 17
Everyday Makeup 101 Class 
Desirae’s Makeup & Beauty Lounge

Oct 17
Art, Strings & Heartstrings 
The Capital GalleryOct 17
Pumpkin Painting & Stenciling Workshop 
Stella’sOct 20
The Rejuvenation Place

Oct 25
Comedy Live! 
Sixteen03 Main Events

Oct 25-26
Deuces Wild! Dueling Pianos 
Belle Mehus Auditorium

Oct 26
514 Spooky Club 
Terra Nomad Company