Here is a listing of early June events and activities in Medora. For more information about these events or others, contact the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation at 1-800-MEDORA-1 or visit www.medora.com/events.
June 1 – August 28
History Alive begins its season with performances on the porch of the Chateau de Mores every Saturday and Sunday through August 28. For more information contact the Chateau de Mores at 701-623-4355.
Dakota Air: The Radio Show, featuring Paulette Carlson
Burning Hills Amphitheatre, 2:30 p.m. MDT
The Medora performance of Dakota Air: The Radio Show is the 10th and final presentation of the show’s wildly successful inaugural season. Dakota Air is an old-fashioned live radio variety show, featuring comedy skits and music along with local history, culture and talent.
57th Annual Bird Walk, Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Join us at 6:30 a.m. MDT at the Cottonwood Campground. For more information contact the Theodore Roosevelt Nature & History Association at 701-623-4884.
46th Annual Medora Musical Opening Night & Pitchfork Steak Fondue
Burning Hills Amphitheatre
The “Greatest Show in the West” begins its 46th season, and the nationally acclaimed Pitchfork Steak Fondue also kicks off its first night of the season. Both are held nightly through September 10 with the Fondue offering its unique dining at 6:30 p.m. MDT, followed by the Medora Musical at 8:30 p.m. MDT. Tickets for each can be purchased online at www.medora.com or by calling 1-800-633-6721.
Greg Hager performs live on the Chuckwagon Patio
North Dakota’s own Greg Hager performs original music in the Old Western Cowboy flavor.
Paint the Town
Stop in at various businesses throughout Medora to see area artists at work. The following artists and their work will be featured: Franci Heinli, potter, Bismarck; Sam Coleman, painter, Bismarck; Andrew Knudson, painter, Towner; Harvey Rattey & Pamela Harr, bronze artists, Glendive, Mont.,; Kaye Burian, painter, Manning; Judy Bell, painter, Minot; Barb Nechiprenko, pastel artist, Bismarck.
North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame
A weekend celebration of the western lifestyle of days gone by with fun festivities, including the Antique Gun Road Show. For more information contact the ND Cowboy Hall of Fame at 701-623-2000.
June 12 & 15
Every Sunday and Wednesday through September 7 is Kids Day in Medora. That means free Medora Musical admission for kids accompanied by their parent or grandparent. After the show, kids can get autographs from the cast members. Earlier in the day at 5 p.m. on the Chuckwagon patio, Playtime on the Patio features the Medora Musical singers in a sing-along time and face painting before and after their performance. For more information about Kids Day activities and discounts, visit: www.medora.com/events/?Kids-Day:-Wednesdays-&-Sundays
Burning Hills Worship Service
Burning Hills Amphitheatre, 9:30 a.m. MDT
This non-denominational worship service will feature special music performed by the Burning Hills Singers, Medora Coal Diggers and special guest artists.
Marquis de Mores Birthday Celebration
Chateau de Mores
Enjoy birthday cake and refreshments at the Chateau as the founder of Medora turns 153. For more info contact the Chateau de Mores at 701-623-4355.
Bully Expedition – 4th Graders Day
Fourth graders from all across North Dakota venture to Medora for an educational scavenger hunt, free Medora Musical ticket, and loads of fun.
Flag Day and All Horse Parade
Downtown Medora, 5 p.m. MDT
This unique parade is limited to horses and horse-drawn carriages. Out-of-town entries are welcome. For more information contact the Medora Area CVB at 701-623-4829.
June 14 & 16
Every Tuesday and Thursday through September 8 is Seniors Day. All seniors, age 55 and better, receive a 15% discount on their ticket to the Medora Musical and the Pitchfork Steak Fondue, as well as lodging at the Badlands Motel, Rough Riders Hotel, and The Bunkhouse.