It's the first weekend in June and if you're looking for something to do, there's a lot to choose from!

Safe Day, Safe Play at Lewis and Clark State Park Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. The Lewis and Clark State Park look forward to provide our park users with information on what services are available to them. Trader's Bay Visitor's Center will be open for general purchasing from 9:00am - 8:00pm. NDPRD 2023 annual passes will be for sale. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Vehicle passes are required for park entrance $7/day or $35/year.

Williston Marathon is Saturday, June 3. The event will be held at XWA Airport and will feature a Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and a 5K that will be certified for a Boston Qualifier. Prize money awarded to the top runners. 6:30am start.

The Williston Market Summer Kick Off Vendor Show. Saturday, June 3 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Williston ARC Meeting Rooms. Free Public Event.

Area kids are invited to the 19th Annual Children's Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 3 at Kent Pelton Nature Pond in Watford City. The fishing derby is free and it's open to children ages 13 and under. Each child will receive a fishing pole. There will be door prizes throughout the event. Pre-registration is encouraged to guarantee a spot. To register, visit or call 701-842-3665. Limit to 90 kids per session. Session 1 is from 8:00-9:30AM. Session 2 is from 10:00-11:30AM.

WRBC Women's Ranch Bronc Riding is Saturday, June 3rd in New Town from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

The Annual Big Cup Classic Golf Tournament is Saturday, June 3rd at the Airport Golf Club in Wolf Point, MT. 4-Person Scramble with hole prizes, raffles, chipping contest and a Hole-In-One chance for $1,000! Registration begins at 9am, with a 10am start. $80 Tournament fee. Includes a meal at the conclusion of the tourney. Register at the Wolf Point Airport Golf Course or by calling (406) 653-2161.

48th Annual Sheridan Classics Car Club Car Show is Saturday, June 3rd at the Sheridan County Fair Grounds in Plentywood, MT. Show starts at 10:30am, There will be a parade at 3:00pm, Fun Run at 3:30pm and a Pizza Party at 5:00pm. No entry or admission fee. Free to the public. Enjoy great food vendors on the grounds throughout the show.

1st Annual State Line Smackdown Demolition Derby. Throw back style rules. Show time starts at 2:00pm on Saturday, June 3rd. Event is at the state line casino west of Williston, ND.

Allandance Country Dance Workshop, Saturday, June 3 at the James Memorial Art Center. Dance Lessons.
12:00pm-3:00pm ($20) Covering Country Swing and 2-step
3pm-4pm West Coast Swing ($5)
4pm-7pm Break
7pm-10pm Country Dance Social ($10) w/ Country Dance recap lesson
$30 for whole event
No partners required. Rotation encouraged.
This is themed towards Country Music. Cowboy boots and hats are encouraged.

White Earth Valley Saddle Club's Spring Draft Horse Challenge is Saturday, June 3 at Noon.

Jazz Age Jeopardy-Murder Mystery Dinner Theater is Saturday, June 3 is from 7:00pm to 10:00pm Mountain Time at the Richland County Event Center in Sidney. A Murder Mystery and Scavenger Hunt in Two Acts, hosted by Out of the Darkness Community Walk-Eastern Montana. During a night of Prohibition-era revelry, something goes terribly wrong. A Murder Mystery and Scavenger Hunt in Two Acts. 13 + Event.  Tickets at: fbclid=IwAR0Xo9p2cnM6KgvHQnvsXg0WWu3jqVtFfPYYi3qF8-EFYEQXnEiFmPFyTy4

Board Game Night is Saturday, June 3rd at Books on Broadway, downtown Williston. Anyone who is interested in tabletop board gaming is invited to join the Williston Board Gamers group. Starts at 6:30 pm and ending usually around 11pm or midnight. If you have games that you'd like to play, bring them. There will be a collection available to play as well. It's Free. They often have coffee and snacks available, also free (feel free to bring some to share).

Shop for a Cause starts Sunday, June 4th at Style Uncorked Boutique, downtown Williston. 15% of your purchase will be donated to the Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization June 4-9, 2023.

Quiz: Do you know your state insect?

Stacker has used a variety of sources to compile a list of the official state insect(s) of each U.S. state, as well as their unique characteristics. Read on to see if you can guess which insect(s) represent your state. 

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