Fergus Falls | WKND 09

Birch Sunrise at The Spot
February 28th @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Join us painting a canvas for this relaxing, fun painting party. First drink included!

No Artistic Ability Needed
These social painting parties are a fun, relaxing environment to enjoy your favorite beverage and chat with friends while painting a masterpiece. We take care of the setup and cleanup. Just bring yourself or a few friends and be ready to have fun! We provide everything you’ll need to paint including step by step instructions. Take home your artwork at the end of this event.

Get ready to relax, unwind and paint
We start painting at 6:30 pm, but try to get there 15 minutes early to get signed in and find your seat. Aprons will be provided, but consider wearing something you wouldn’t mind getting paint on. Register early, class size is limited. We do not have reserved seating, so if you are attending with a group, one of your group should be there early enough to save seats for everyone. To reserve your seat, sign up and pay in advance through the website. Sign up early, events do sell out.

Food and a full bar are available. Space is limited where we will be painting, so if you would like dinner try to arrive earlier in order to be ready to begin painting on time.

Cancellation policy: If you cannot make it to your scheduled event, you can request a transfer voucher here until 48 hours prior to the event. Your transfer voucher will expire in 90 days. Transfers are not available less than 48 hours before the event. You may let someone of your own choosing use your ticket in your absence.

Where:The Spot Panini & Wine

220 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537

Source, image, credits & more information: Creatively Uncorked and The Spot Panini & Wine

Almost, Maine" theatre production
March 1st - 3rd


Fall in and out of love under the northern lights on a cold, clear winter night as the Minnesota State Community and Technical College Theatre Department presents a story of love and loss in its spring production of “Almost, Maine.” The play is directed by Sheri Johnson, and the technical director is Stefanie Gerhardson.

“Almost, Maine” takes place on one magical winter night in nine short vignettes that demonstrate the power of the human heart. As one reviewer described it, “magical happenings bloom beneath the snowdrifts.”

The cast of the romantic comedy includes Austin Begley, Jeremiah Kratzke, Taylor Larson, Andrew Rasmusson, Mariah Seidel and Alise Werner, all of Fergus Falls; Blair Anderson of Glenwood; Sydney Berg of Grand Forks; Devin Cordahl of Park Rapids; Kelsea Evans of Wadena; Nolan Lemna of Breckenridge; Georgia Molstad of Vining; and Jacob Woody of Lake Park.

Tickets are $9 in advance and $11 at the door for adults; and $7 in advance and $8 at the door for students. Tickets are available at the M State Box Office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed for lunch), at the door one hour prior to the performance, by calling 218.736.1600 or online at mstatetickets.com.

Where:M State Fergus Falls

1414 College Way, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537

Source, image, credits & more information: M State Fergus Falls and Minnesota State Community and Technical College - M State

Coffee Klatch Series Continues--Researching the 1919 Cyclone
March 1st @ 10 am - 11:30 am


The Otter Tail County Historical Society Coffee Klatch series continues on Friday, March 1 at 10am. OTCHS staff Kathy Evavold, Vicky Anderson and Chris Schuelke will talk about the research that was conducted for the new exhibition "Fergus Falls Cyclone 1919" that is currently on display at the museum.

The 1919 tornado is the most impactful event in the history of Fergus Falls. Fortunately the historical record is extensive. There was comprehensive newspaper coverage, hundreds of photographs were taken, and interviews with survivors provide a comprehensive oral record. Many of these resources were tapped into for the historical society’s new exhibit.

For more information on the OTCHS Coffee Klatch series call 736-6038 or visit our website at www.otchs.org.

Photo ID: © OTCHS [#1550]
Aftermath of the Fergus Falls Cyclone, June 22, 1919. Businesses shown are Hunt Bros. Cigar Factory (formerly the Opera House, 301 Lincoln Avenue West) and the Red River Milling Company at the SW Corner of Lincoln Avenue and Union Avenue, Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

Where:Otter Tail County Historical Society

1110 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537

Source, image, credits & more information: Otter Tail County Historical Society

Dar Eckert, Lewis Ableidinger Opening Receptions & Artist Talks
March 2nd @ 4 pm - 6 pm


Join us for the opening reception for Dar Eckert on Saturday, March 2nd from 4-6pm! Dar Eckert is a local ceramicist who specializes in the technique of Raku. Her show Raku Awakening will be up February 23 - April 13.
Photographer Lewis Ableidinger will also have the opening for his show Driving Through Flyover Country (March 2 - March 30) in Studio K at this date and time- join us for both artist talks starting at 4:30!

Where:Kaddatz Galleries

111 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537

Source, image, credits & more information: Kaddatz Galleries

Fergus Falls Civic Orchestra Concert
March 3rd @ 2 pm - 3:30 pm


Sunday, March 3 2pm

A wonderful Sunday afternoon of orchestra music! Come hear the Civic Orchestra under the direction of Craig Peterson
Featuring ~ Everett Jacobson as the narrator in Saint-Saens' "Carnival of the Animals"

Reserve Seating In Advance: $12 Adults / $8 Students

At the Door the day of the Performance:
General Seating $14 Adults / $10 Students

Where:A Center for the Arts

124 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537

Source, image, credits & more information:A Center for the Arts