May 26, 2022
Music Takes Center Stage during June at Fort Totten State Historic Site
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. – The public is invited to enjoy a series of free concerts in June at Fort Totten State Historic Site, Fort Totten. Chairs and picnic tables will be provided. In the event of inclement weather, the programs will be moved indoors.
The Lake Region Drum Group, a competitive dance group of Native American drummers and dancers, will take the stage on June 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. Their performance combines a demonstration of traditional Native American dances along with an explanation of cultural significance. The Sweet Prairie Food Truck will be on site from 12 to 5 p.m.
The Devils Lake Community Orchestra will perform on June 19 from 2 to 3 p.m. The amateur orchestra features members of all ages.
June 26, 2-4 p.m. will feature Rick Senger performing classic country and rock ‘n’ roll from the 1950s and ‘60s. At 4 p.m. in the theater, the audience can enjoy select songs and scenes from the Fort Totten Little Theater summer production of “Jersey Boys.” The Sweet Prairie Food Truck will be on site from 12 to 6 p.m.
Beginning May 28 and through Sept. 5, Fort Totten State Historic Site will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Totten Trail Historic Inn, located in the former officers' quarters building, is open to overnight guests. With over 150 years of history behind its doors, this original, grand building today boasts a relaxed atmosphere, steeped in history and with a panoramic view of the entire Fort. For more information, visit Tottentrailinn.com.
For more information, contact Kyle Nelson at 701.766.4441. Fort Totten State Historic Site is managed by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. The site is located at 417 Cavalry Circle, Fort Totten. Find information about upcoming programs of the State Historical Society at history.nd.gov/events.
Kyle Nelson, 701.766.4441
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