Heidi Harris
Staff Writer

Tuesday, September 5
Barnes County Senior Center pinochle is at 1:15 p.m.

Wednesday, September 6
Barnes County Senior Center bone builders exercise is at 9:30 a.m. and whist is at 1:15 p.m.

Thursday, September 7
Farmers Market will be in the Shopko parking lot in Valley City from 4-6 p.m.

Barnes County Senior Center ham supper with entertainment by Sandy and Danny Nelson is at 5:30 p.m.

“Where do you come from? Stories of Immigration” will be held at the Barnes County Historical Museum at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend just to listen or share their stories. Three immigrant students from Fargo will speak.

The Valley City American Legion Post 60 will meet at 7 p.m. in club rooms. Commander Lowell Peterson encourages members to make very effort to attend this very important meeting.

The Monroe Doctrine, a local bluegrass band, will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Vault Coffee Shop, Bakery and Center for the Arts in Valley City.

Thursday, September 7-Sunday, September 10
North Dakota Quarter Horse Association Futurity Horse Show will be held at the North Dakota Winter Show Event Center in Valley City.

Friday, September 8
Barnes County Senior Center bone builders exercise is at 9:30 a.m. and bingo is at 1 p.m.

Saturday, September 9
The monthly bluegrass music jam session for September will be from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Barnes County Museum. The acoustic jam is free and open to the public and beginner bluegrass musicians are welcome. The event is sponsored by the Bluegrass Association of North Dakota and the Barnes County Museum. For more information contact John Andrus at 701-762-4891.

Red River Singles Sports Fan Dance, featuring the music of Lute Simley, will be held from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the West Fargo VFW Club. For more information, visit or call 701-367-8186.

Saturday, September 9 through Sunday, September 10
Sodbusters Days will be held at Fort Ransom State Park.

Sunday, September 10
A pancake breakfast benefit with a bake sale and silent auction for Travis Rings will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hope Legion Hall in Hope, N.D. Travis, who lives with his wife Pam and children in Pillsbury, N.D., had a LVAD implanted to help his weakened heart pump blood.