2012 Medora Musical Opens Friday!
The day that we prepare for and eagerly anticipate is just a few days away! Opening night of the Medora Musical and Pitchfork Steak Fondue not only marks the beginning of an exciting season for us, but also the start of many new adventures and life changing experiences in Medora. The beauty of the North Dakota Badlands, historical landmarks, and fun family attractions continue to captivate folks from across the region, nation, and even the world!
The Medora Musical performs nightly at 8:30 p.m. MDT debuting this Friday, June 8. This year’s show will feature catchy songs, high energy choreography, beautiful sets, and fantastic guest variety acts. Eight brand new Burning Hills Singers join our host, the Queen of the West, Emily Walter and our live band, the Coal Diggers! The Medora Musical showcases the talent of the Burning Hills Singers while remaining true to the founding principles set forth by Harold Schafer: horses, singing, dancing, world-class variety acts, gospel, patriotism and much more in a family show!
BreakSk8 – June 8 – June 30, 2012
In 1964, Harold Schafer contracted with Al Sheehan of Minneapolis to create a show for his newly acquired amphitheater. Harold asked Al to identify variety acts to include in the show that the folks from North Dakota would not have to travel far from home to see. World-class variety acts right in our own backyard! Continuing with that tradition we are kicking off the 2012 season with a variety act that you won’t want to miss!
Breaksk8, a Hip Hop dance crew on roller skates from Kokomo, Indiana, has been featured on several TV shows including NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” MTV’s “America’s Best Dance Crew,” and Disney’s hit show “Shake it Up.” Since the group formed in 2001, Breaksk8 has amazed audiences around the globe with their unique style of entertainment on wheels. Most recently Breaksk8 was featured on the Hunan Satellite Network, which was viewed by more than 500 million people in mainland China.
Bully Expedition – Sunday, June 10, 2012
Education is an important part of our mission and we have a lot to give! Theodore Roosevelt, the Marquis and Marquise de Mores, and North Dakota’s own Harold Schafer provide volumes of rich history in Medora and the Badlands. Bully Expedition offers a unique opportunity to intertwine fun and learning (shh don’t tell your kids!)
With the $5 Registration Fee, each 4th Grader will receive…
Complimentary Medora Musical ticket
Complimentary Family Fun Center admission
Medora Vacation Journal
Bully Fun Pass
To register your 4th grader today just print our registration form to mail back, or call 1-800-Medora-1 and ask for Group Sales. The registration form lists a deadline of June 1st, but we will take day-of registrations.
Bully Pulpit Golf Course – Open now!
Some courses impose themselves on the landscape. The Bully Pulpit Golf Course, surrounded by the dramatic North Dakota Badlands, conforms to the surrounding terrain. Some holes play in meadows and woodlands, while others follow the meandering Little Missouri River. Holes fourteen through seventeen are built into the rugged Badlands.
Located three miles south of Medora on East River Road, this 18-hole course features five tees, ranging in length from a comfortable 4,750 total yards from the forward tees to a challenging 7,166 at the tips. Plus, you can warm up your swing on the driving range.
If you’re not yet convinced that you need to make Medora and the Medora Musical a part of your June plans, here are some more things to entice you:
- June 9: Bully Run
- June 9 – 10: North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame Winchester Weekend
- June 14: Flag Day and All Horse Parade, Marquis de Mores Birthday Celebration,Lillestrom Accordion Orchestra at the Chuckwagon Patio
- June 16: Paint the Town Art Show
- June 17: Father’s Day Johnny Holm Band Performance Downtown Medora
- June 22: North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame Patio Dinner and Dance
- June 22 – 23: Medora’s Antique Classic Car Show
- June 23: North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
- June 30: Dakota Air: The Radio Show Live Performance in Medora
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