Musical Performances and Theater Production Headline Crazy Week in TRF 31 Jul 17

The set is up, the costumes are sewn and the tech crew is ready to bring up the lights on the latest and final Thief River Falls Community Theater Production of the season, featuring an all teen cast in, The Sound of Music, which opens tomorrow on the NCTC Fine Arts Stage.

The production stars Lincoln High School Speech and Choir Stand-Out, Elise Kalsnes in the role of Maria, Laura Waldorf plays the Mother Abbess, with Wyatt Halverson in  the role of Captain Georg von Trapp. The classic and well known Rodgers and Hammerstein Musical is based on the true story of the von Trapp Family Singers who fled Austria during Nazi Occupation in World War Two.

Curtain is at 7pm, the show runs through Thursday, and is the first in a busy week of RiverFest Activities that also includes:

The Thief River Falls Night to Unite, tomorrow at Pioneer Village on Oakland Park Road.

Thursday the 5 K Walk/Run at Hartz Park followed by the Movie in Park, on the Big, Big, Big-Big screen with the animated feature film, Moana, beginning at dusk.

Saturday will feature Crazy Dayz Downtown, along with the Farmers Market and a Pet Parade, with the Street Wizards Annual Cruise-In Car Show at Floyd B. Olson, the Gazebo Park, Old Fashioned Days at Pioneer Village, a Co-Ed Softball Tournament at the MEC and the Evergreen Eating Emporium’s Annual Dynamite Drive-In Day.

The week wraps up Sunday with a Fun Shoot at the Pennington County Sportsmans Club.

Of course, anchoring all activities, RiverFest Entertainment on the Banks of the Red Lake River from the natural amphitheater at Hartz Park, featuring headliners, the Johnny Holm Ban Friday Night and Confederate Railroad Saturday, with top local bands and vocalists preceding both performances.

Admission buttons are good both days, only $10 in advance from the Chamber at The Carnegie, or for $15 at the gate beginning Friday, children 12 and under are admitted free of charge.

RiverFest, through Sunday, in Thief River Falls