Special to the Times-Record
MEDORA, N.D. â€“ Whether you enjoy fitness, nature, entertainment or food, Medora is the place to be the weekend of June 8-10.
The 2012 season of the Medora Musical kicks off Friday, June 8 at 8:30 p.m. MDT. This professionally-produced, high energy, Western style revue is set in the Burning Hills Amphitheatre in the North Dakota Badlands. It features nightly performances through September 8.
Breaksk8, a hip hop roller skating dancing crew, is the variety act featured June 8-30 at the Medora Musical. They have been featured on several TV shows including NBCâ€™s â€śAmericaâ€™s Got Talent,â€ť MTVâ€™s â€śAmericaâ€™s Best Dance Crew,â€ť and Disneyâ€™s hit show â€śShake it Up.â€ť
Foodies will enjoy the Pitchfork Fondue, also opening June 8 at 6:15 MDT at the Tjaden Terrace, overlooking the North Dakota Badlands.
The fifth annual Bully Run, which is a road race through the scenic North Dakota Badlands, has a shot gun start at 9:30 am. MDT on Saturday, June 9. Participants can choose from the 5K run, 10K run or the 5K walk. Details can be found at: www.medora.com/what-to-do/?Bully-Run
Nature lovers will enjoy free gate admission to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, courtesy of National Park Fee-Free Day. On June 9, all National Parks, including Theodore Roosevelt National Park near Medora, waive entrance fees.
â€śThe weekend of June 8 through June 10 is an exciting time to be in Medora,â€ť said Randy Hatzenbuhler, president of the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation. â€śVisitors can start the day by participating in the Bully Run, enjoy the beautiful scenery and wildlife in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, and cap off their day by eating at the Pitchfork Fondue and watching the Medora Musical.â€ť
Tickets to the Medora Musical can be purchased by calling 1-800-MEDORA-1 or online at www.medora.com. Also available online are vacation and golf packages, and Bully Pulpit Golf Course information. Hotel reservations can be made by calling 1-800-MEDORA-1.