April is high-flying, roaring and soaring in North Dakota

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Don’t be fooled by imitations. Choose from these North Dakota things to see and do in April. Don’t clown around; let the Shrine Circus in Fargo or Jamestown get the month off to a flying start. By mid-month, stock cars are roaring and Globetrotters are soaring. Find more information about these activities and a complete list of statewide events in April at NDtourism.com or call 800-435-5663 or 701-328-2525.

Shrine Circus
Jamestown Civic Center, April 1
Fargodome, April 4-6

High-wire and trapeze acts, clowns, bears, elephants, cotton candy and much more at the Jamestown Civic Center and Fargodome. www.jamestownciviccenter.com; 701-252-8088 (Jamestown); www.fargoshrinecircus.com701-241-9100 (Fargo)

Addams Family Musical
Grand Forks
April 1

The Addams Family features an original story where Wednesday Addams has grown up and fallen in love with a young man from a respectable family. http://und.edu/chester-fritz-auditorium; 701-777-4090

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
April 4-13

Enjoy this theatrical production retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold into slavery by his brothers and later rose to power. www.thestageatislandpark.org/; 701-235-6778

UNDIA Powwow
Grand Forks
April 11-13

Take part in this amazing event that celebrates American Indian culture and heritage through song and dance. www.und.edu/org/undia/; 701-777-4321

Spring Big One Art and Craft Fair
April 11-12

Browse more than 150 exhibitors and 250 booths filled with handmade items from vendors across the Upper Midwest. www.thebigone.biz; 701-837-6059 or 701-839-0874

Red River Valley Motorcycle Show
Grand Forks

April 12-13

It’s time to hit the road and participate in one of the region’s largest gatherings of motorcycles. This event showcases awesome classic and modern bikes. http://rrvmnd.org/; 701-792-1200

Home Show 2014
April 12-13

This show features booths from area vendors for those interested in any building, home improvements and landscaping.  www.dickinsonareabuilders.com/; 701-225-1374

Prime Steel Car Show
Grand Forks
April 12-13

One of the Upper Midwest's largest shows features hundreds of amazing classic cars. There will also be live entertainment and food concessions. www.primesteelcarclub.com; 218-745-4070

Jake Owen
April 12

Chart-topping vocalist Jake Owen brings his “Days of Gold Tour 2014” to the Bismarck Civic Center.  www.bismarckciviccenter.com; 701-355-1384

Harlem Globetrotters
Jamestown April 14
Bismarck April 15

Bring the whole family to the Harlem Globetrotters’ brand new “Fans Rule” show. America's favorite family show is coming to the Jamestown Civic Center and Bismarck Civic Center. www.jamestownciviccenter.com; 701-252-8088 (Jamestown); www.bismarckciviccenter.com, 701-355-1784 (Bismarck).

Easter Eggstravaganza
April 18-19

Meet the Easter Bunny, and enjoy Easter egg hunts and other great family activities at Yunker Farm. www.childrensmuseum-yunker.org; 701-232-6102

Friday Night Races
Grand Forks
April 18

Cheer on your favorite drivers while Outlaw Sprints, Late Models, Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks all compete for the checkered flag on one of the best 1/3-mile dirt tracks in the nation.  www.rivercitiesspeedway.com; 701-780-0999

April 22

Does anybody really know what time it is? It’s time for the rock band Chicago to bring its tour to the Bismarck Civic Center. www.bismarckciviccenter.com; 701-355-1384

FM Ballet Alice in Wonderland
April 26

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole to meet familiar characters like the princely Knave of Hearts, nonsensical Mad Hatter, smiling Cheshire Cat, and all the magical inhabitants of Wonderland. www.fmballet.com; 701-701-234-9440

These are just a few of North Dakota activities and events taking place in April. For more information, go to NDtourism.com or phone 701-328-2525 or 800-435-5663.                           

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