Wrap up October with music, walks and thrills in North Dakota

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Treat yourself to fun in late October. From music and theater to sports and thrills, you’ll have a hauntingly good time. Don’t miss out! For details on these or other events, go to NDtourism.com or call 800-435-5663 or 701-328-2525

Artfest 2013
October 18-19

Enjoy this two-day community event at the Taube Museum of Art showcasing visual arts in an intimate environment. http://www.taubemuseum.org/; 701-838-4445

Quilting on the Red Quilt Show
Grand Forks
October 18-20

In addition to workshops by featured instructors, there will be various trunk shows, local instructors and several vendors available. www.northstarquilters.org; 701-795-8530

The ABBA Show
Grand Forks
October 22

The ABBA Show is a musical journey into the magic, talent and history that is the legacy of ABBA. The 2013 revival unveils a new international cast delivering a level of performance and production never before seen by ABBA fans. http://und.edu/chester-fritz-auditorium/; 701-777-4090

Art and Wine Walk
Grand Forks
October 19

Sample an assortment of fine wines while viewing great works by talented regional artists. http://www.novac.org/art--wine-walk.html; 701-746-0444

25th annual Fargo Big One Art and Craft Fair
October 19-20

The 25th annual Fargo Christmas Show includes more than 250 booths and 150 exhibitors showcasing products handmade from across the U.S. www.thebigone.biz; 701-837-6059

25th annual Goosefest
October 19-26

A week of fun-filled activities in Kenmare includes a chili cookoff, Goose and Gander Social, Ladies Night Out, wild game feed and bird hunting contest. http://www.kenmarend.com/?id=68; 701-385-4232

October 24-26

The University of Jamestown Theater presents "Carousel" by Rodgers and Hammerstein. "Carousel" is a musical about a man who is allowed to return to earth for one day 15 years after taking his own life. http://www.jc.edu/community/reiland-box-office/; 701-252-3467

Young Frankenstein
October 24-November 3

Have fun at this monster new musical comedy based on the Oscar-nominated 1974 smash-hit film. A wickedly inspired re-imagining that follows bright young Dr. Frankenstein (that's Fronkensteen) as he attempts to complete his grandfather's masterwork. http://thestageatislandpark.org/; 701-235-6778

END-TOMBED (mountain bike race)
October 26

Try the 12-hour mountain bike challenge where riders compete solo or on a team to see how many laps they can complete. http://endracing.com/end-tombed; 701-330-0709

Halloween Parade
October 26

Enjoy a fun parade for the kids that allows them to show off their creative costumes and receive a bag of treats. http://www.ndtourism.com/events/halloween-parade; 701-265-8118

Legends of Terror
Grand Forks 
October 26-27

Halloween enthusiasts are welcome to come and tour all of the haunted buildings...if they dare! http://www.grandforkshistory.com/; 701-775-2216

October 27

Rock out to this American singer-songwriter that is considered one of pop’s most powerful vocalists. http://fargodome.com/event-page-new?e_id=22; 701-241-9100

Dickinson Area Concert series presents “Trio Voronezh”
October 27

With astonishing virtuosity and delightful artistic innovation, Trio Voronezh has the ability to alter the way audiences experience classical, folk and contemporary repertoire. http://www.concertassociation.net/Alliedartists/artist.cfm?ID=488; 763-559-8019

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