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Saturday, December 29, 2007

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Sites of interest

Arenas and auditoriums
Fargodome - (1800 North University Drive) An indoor arena located on the NDSU campus. It plays host to all NDSU home football games and is also used for concerts and trade shows. This is also where the high school wrestling national freestyle and greco-roman championships take place every year
Reineke Fine Arts Center [9] - (12th Avenue North and Bolley Drive) Located on the NDSU campus. The University uses the center for concerts, theatrical presentations, and other events.
Fargo Civic Center - (207 4th Street North) An indoor arena used to host trade shows, sporting events, meetings, community events, concerts, and disaster relief.
John E. Carlson Coliseum - (807 17th Avenue North) This arena is host to the Fargo North High School and Fargo South High School hockey teams as well as the FM Jets hockey team. The arena was built in 1968 and has previously been home to the Fargo Blazers and NDSU Club hockey teams. The arena is also for figure skating. The Coliseum hosts the largest squirt hockey tournament in the world, the Fargo Flyers Squirt International Hockey Tournament.
Urban Plains Center - On June 27, 2007, Fargo held a groundbreaking for the Urban Plains Center ice hockey arena. The arena will be located in south Fargo and will cost about $34 Million to construct. The arena will be used for a USHL team as well as local youth and high school hockey teams.

Bonanzaville, USA - (1351 Main Avenue, West Fargo) A "village" made up of many historic buildings from the region. Includes a church, school building, and log cabins. It is named after the historic bonanza farms of the area. Open May-October.
The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm [10] - (1201 28th Avenue North) Provides many exhibits and "hands-on" participation for children. Open year-round.
Fargo Air Museum - (1609 19th Avenue North) Features aircraft from World War II and beyond. Also hosts traveling exhibits.
Plains Art Museum - (704 1st Avenue North) A large art museum located in a historic downtown building. Features regional and national exhibits.
The Roger Maris Museum - (West Acres Shopping Center) A small museum dedicated to Roger Maris located in a wing of the mall. Features memorabilia and a video presentation about the New York Yankees player who lived in Fargo for a portion of his life.
Hjemkomst Center - (Downtown at 202 1st Ave. N, Moorhead MN) Displays and interprets the Hjemkmost replica Viking ship that was sailed to Norway. Also home of the Clay County Historical Society museum and archives.

Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre [11] - (333 4th Street South) FMCT presents comedies, dramas, youth shows, and musicals in a theatre located in Island Park south of downtown.
Fargo Theatre - (314 Broadway) A 1926 Art Deco movie theatre. Presents films (classic and current), live productions, and other events.
Main Avenue Theatre - (716 Main Avenue) Hosts live productions by local independent theater companies Theatre B and the Tin Roof Theatre Company and other events.
Trollwood Performing Arts School [12] - Trollwood Performing Arts School is a summer theatre arts program for students of all ages. The school presents many different forms of performing arts every summer, the most prominent being a Broadway musical performed in front of up to 2,500 audience members per night at an outdoor ampitheatre. The school is noted for its numerous national arts awards.

Misc. attractions
Newman Outdoor Field - (1515 15th Avenue North) Home of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (an independent professional baseball team that is part of the Northern League).
North Dakota Horse Park [13] - (5100 19th Avenue North) Features live racing and betting.
Red River Zoo - (4220 21st Avenue Southwest) A 30-acre zoo that features 80 species of animals. Also includes a restored 1928 carousel.
Fargo Outdoor Skate Park [14] - (4th Street) Outdoor skate park located at the Dike West.
Fargo-Moorhead Jets Junior "A" Hockey [15] - The Jets play in the North American Hockey League, a "Tier II" junior hockey league.

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