North Dakota’s favorite “Band of Sisters” returns to the stage of the Medora Musical!

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The dynamic duo of Krista & Kendra return to the Burning Hills Amphitheatre with great country music and a new album!

These extremely talented ladies have an impressive natural stage presence and deliver empowering, family-friendly music that does not disappoint. Their concert will feature guest performers from Let’s Dance Studio! Read More »

Medora Summer Concert Series Announced

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(Medora, ND) – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation is excited to announce the 2017 summer concert lineup. These four concerts bring a mix of hometown talent and
tributes to history’s iconic bands and musicians…

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Kat Perkins’ Badlands Rising Star Camp Returns to Medora

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Campers have a chance to learn from Kat and her team,
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(Medora, ND) – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, alongside Medora Musical alumni and former star of The Voice, Kat Perkins, are excited to announce the return of the Badlands Rising Star Camp to Medora this summer.

This special music camp in the heart of the badlands offers aspiring singers, songwriters, and musicians the opportunity to learn from Kat Perkins and her handpicked team of advisers – whether they are hoping to simply elevate their music to the next level, or dream of taking those amazing talents all the way to the top.

Campers age 12-18 spend four days in the Badlands in an immersive and inspiring musical environment with training focused on vocals, stage performance, artist branding and more. Plus, campers enjoy time with Kat and many of the perks of being in North Dakota’s #1 Vacation Destination. Camp details are as follows:

 

2017 Badlands Rising Star Camp
June 28 – July 1
Medora, ND
Details and application form: KatPerkinsMusic.com

 

Here’s a little taste of the Camp from 2016!


Reflecting on the decision to start her camp, Kat tells the story: “When I was 17, I had a life-changing experience at a music camp. It made me a better singer, performer, and it changed my whole perspective on performing as a career.

“Then on NBC’s The Voice, my life changed once more in so many positive ways. After that experience, I instantly knew that I needed to use my ‘new voice’ to educate and inspire.

“Now, I’m setting out to change lives just like mine was, and my Badlands Rising Star Camp is set up to do just that. We will create, support and inspire!”

TRMF Marketing and Communications Director, Justin Fisk, added, “When Kat was starring on The Voice, we were so excited for her and immediately started talking with her about performing in Medora.

“What has made us so proud to partner with her, though, has been her commitment to the youth of North Dakota through her school tours and, now, with her Badlands Rising Star Camp, which gives so much back to our state. It aligns perfectly with our mission to connect people to Medora for positive, life-changing experiences.”

Nearly 40 talented singers from as far away as California participated in last year’s Rising Star Camp in Medora. Availability is limited so interested parties are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible.

Campers will again open Kat’s Headline North Dakota Concert in Medora on July 1 before that evening’s Medora Musical.

Pre-sale tickets for Kat’s July 1 Country Tribute Concert in Medora are available now at Medora.com.

2017 Medora Musical Auditions

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Calling all singers and dancers!

Auditions for the Medora Musical have been announced.

We recruit talent from around the region and country, and some of the best comes from right in our own backyard — so if you have the talent and desire, head to one of these locations and audition! Read More »

Medora’s Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas

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It’s that most wonderful time of the year folks! Medora’s Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas is this weekend, December 9 – 11.

Every Cowboy Christmas the town of Medora glows with wonderful Christmas lights as the smell of wonderful food wafts through the air during Saturday’s Eats on the Streets event!

It’s a weekend the whole family will enjoy, in a scene you won’t forget.

Read on to see the full schedule of A Magical Medora Christmas showings, Cowboy Christmas events, family activities, and great dining options!

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Winter Fun Abounds in Medora this December

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On the first day of Christmas, Medora gave to me! 3 days of Cowboy Christmas, 2 nights of A Magical Medora Christmas, and one Bold St. Nick’s Fatbike Race!

December in Medora is packed with fun family activities, great shows, and a mountain bike race! Yea that’s right, a mountain bike race! Read on to get all the details on a jam-packed December in Medora!

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Bold St. Nicks Winter Fatbike Race

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Our friends at Experience Land have created the ultimate winter bike race!

The Bold St. Nicks’s Winter Fatbike Race will be held on December 17 from NOON to 4pm MDT. Whether you’re on Bold St. Nick’s Naughty List or Nice List, you will experience the world-famous Maah Daah Hey trail like few bikers have…FROZEN!

With a traditional holiday-style dinner, award ceremony, and lots of really fun winter-time activities for the whole family. It will feel like Christmas came early for the whole family! HO, HO, HO!

GET ALL THE DETAILS HERE!

 

Friday December 16th (MST)

  • 12:00pm  –  Volunteers meet to make final preparation to the racecourse (all welcome)
  • 5:00pm    –  Volunteers meet at Boots Bar and Grill for a free round of beers

Saturday December 17th (MST)

  • 9:00am     –  Racer Packet Pickup opens at Badlands Pizza Saloon  (3rd Ave, Medora, ND 58645)
  • 11:30am    –  Packet Pickup closes
  • 11:45am    –  Racer Meeting at the starting line by the fire pits
  • 12:00am    –  Final words
  • 12:00pm   –  Race starts for all the “NAUGHTY” and “REINDEER TEAM” riders
  • 1:00pm     –  FREE Horse and carriage rides, FREE cookie decorating & eating
  • 3:00pm     –  Race starts for all the “NICE” riders (horse and carriage rides end)
  • 4:00pm     –  Race is over
  • 4:30pm     –  Award Ceremony
  • 5:00pm     –  Dinner, music, and social hour
  • 6:30pm     –  Badlands Pizza & Saloon close
  • 7:00pm     –  Family Movie Night!  Showing The Grinch staring Jim Carrey at the Rough Riders Hotel

Sunday December 18th (MST)

  • 9:30am    –  Just for fun, Group Recovery Ride.  Route to be determined by conditions and aspirations of attendees.

The best way to stay!

Dinner & Hotel Package Deal:

$115 – ONE dinner, ONE drink ticket, ONE reservation for a beautiful and cozy hotel room at the Rough Riders Hotel, including a hot continental breakfast.

$145 – TWO dinners, TWO drink tickets, ONE reservation for a beautiful and cozy hotel room at the Rough Riders Hotel, including a hot continental breakfast.

Register and book your package here!

No additional costs for extra occupants like kids or splitting rooms with friends. You may purchase any additional meal tickets, as needed, separately on the registration site. All questions & special requests for you your room type, additional occupants, handicap accessible rooms, etc. can be directed to the Rough Riders Hotel staff after you receive your reservation confirmation email. To see more info on the accommodations at the Rough Riders Hotel please click here.

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BOOK YOUR PACKAGE HERE!

Bison Roundup Set to Begin at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

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MEDORA, ND – A bison roundup is scheduled for the week of October 16 at the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

For safety reasons, this operation will be closed ot the public, but media are invited to cover the story. Most of the roundup will take place October 17 through 19. The best photographic opportunities will likely be on October 18 and 19. In order to ensure human and animal safety, media representatives must be escorted while at the site. It is recommended that you call the park at 701-623-4466 after 8:00 a.m. MDT on the day you plan to attend the roundup before leaving your office to ensure the operation has not been postponed or changed due to weather or other issues. Read More »

A Magical Medora Christmas Show to Tour Across North Dakota and Western Minnesota

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Five past and present Medora performers will entertain audiences during 25 shows, in 19 communities this November and December. 

 

(MEDORA, NDToday the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation(TRMF) is pleased to announce that A Magical Medora Christmas variety show will again tour this holiday season.

The family-friendly Christmas show will feature the musical talents of Emily Walter, Jared Mason, and Job Christenson, as well as the comedy and magic of Bill Sorensen.

Musical accompaniment will come from Roger Rettig on steel and acoustic guitar. Read More »

Tour Dates for a Magical Medora Christmas Show

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Coming to a town near you!

Five legendary Medora performers are bringing a family-friendly Holiday Show to audiences in North Dakota and western Minnesota!

During 24 shows in 19 communities, A Magical Medora Christmas show will feature vocal performances by the amazing Emily Walter, the multi-talented Jared Mason, and the wonderful Job Christenson.

Throughout the show, Bill Sorensen will wow you with spectacular magic and some hilarious banter with everyone’s favorite steel guitar player, Roger Rettig!

 

Head below to see if a Magical Medora Christmas show is stopping in your town!

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