child and $15 for each additional child. For zoo members, cost is $20 for the first child and $10 for each additional child. Pre-registration is required. redriverzoo.org Red River Zoo
4255 23rd Ave. S, Fargo
FM BALLET'S "THE CLASSIC NUTCRACKER"
16th at 7 p.m., 17th at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., 18th at 2 p.m.
The FM Ballet's annual performance of "The Classic Nutracker" is back with the live professional orchestra, The Wonderland Orchestra, under the direction of Christina Chen-Beyers and featuring the voices of the FargoMoorhead Youth Choir. This classic tale will put you in the holiday spirit as Clara, the dancing mice, beautiful flowers and travel through the lands and the magical music of Tchaikovsky. New this season is a cocktail party that will take place from 5 - 6:45 p.m. before the evening performance on Saturday, December 17. Ticket packages for the show and cocktail party are available. fmballet.org NDSU Festival Concert Hall
1511 12th Ave. N, Fargo
FARGO FORCE VS. WATERLOO 16th and 17th at 7:05 p.m. fargoforce.com SCHEELS Arena
5225 31st Ave. S, Fargo
XCELERATE! AWESOME ART AFTERNOON 17th from 1 - 3 p.m.
Bring your child to this interactive art program that takes place once a month this winter, so they can have some fun without you having to deal with an art mess. Participants will build a variety of take-home projects and all creatve materials are provided. This event is free thanks to a grant from Xcel Energy. Adult supervision is required and no registration is needed. fargoparks.com Robert D. Johnson Recreation Center
1104 2nd Ave. S, Fargo
#WINDOWWINTERWONDERLAND 17th all day
Downtown Fargo will be walking in a window winter wonderland all day long. Stroll the
downtown shops and boutiques and admire the creative storefronts. Take some time to step inside for various in-store specials and holiday surprises. downtownfargo.com Downtown Fargo
MACHINE GUN KELLY 17th at 8 p.m.
Lace up with American rapper Machine Gun Kelly (MGK) as his tour makes a stop in Fargo. MGK secured a recording contract with Bad Boy and Interscope Records back in 2011 and has since had two major label album releases with chart-topping single hits such as "Wild Boy," "Invincible," "Till I Die" and "A Little More." Doors open at 7 p.m. with a show time of 8 p.m. jadepresents.com Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave. N, Fargo
MSUM BASKETBALL VS. NORTHERN STATE 17th at 4 p.m. (Women's) and 6 p.m. (Men's) msumdragons.com Alex Nemzek Stadium
1711 6th Ave. S, Moorhead
HOLIDAY SWEETS COOKING CLASS: TOFFEES, BRITTLES & CARAMELS 17th from 1 - 3 p.m.
With the holiday season comes plenty of candies and sweets, and now you can learn how to make them yourself. In this handson class, you will learn about cooking sugar in various stages to create various sweet concoctions and different textures. This class is a 60/40 demonstration class for you to make the holidays extra sweet. Cost is $45 per person and pre-registration is required, as spots are limited. squareonekitchens.com Square One Rental Kitchen & Events
1407 1st Ave. N, Fargo
HOME FREE - A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS 22nd at 7:30 p.m.
Home Free came into the country scene in 2013 after winning NBC's "The Sing-Off" and has since sold 250,000 albums and racked up more than 80 million YouTube views since capturing the national spotlight. The group is known for their show-stopping performances that mix their signature all-vocal music with their witty humor. Their most recent album "Country Evolution" debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard country charts. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with a show time of 7:30 p.m. jadepresents.com Fargo Civic Center
207 4th St. N, Fargo
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Published on Nov 23, 2016
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