Activities Planned At Confluence
The public is encouraged to attend these upcoming events at Fort Buford and the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center near Williston. All events are free and open to the public. All times are Central time. Programs and times are subject to change.
Aug. 18: Confluence History Book Club, 7 p.m. â€śTo Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876â€ť by Bret Baier.
Aug. 21: Historical Games for all ages, 2-4 p.m. at the Fort Buford barracks. Checkers, dominoes, cribbage, grace hoops and others.
Sept. 5: Fort Buford Flag Lowering Ceremony, 5 p.m. 6th Infantry Members lower the flag to observe the end of the summer season. Fort Buford closes for fall/winter.
Sept. 6: Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center begins fall/winter hours: Wednesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sundays 1-5 p.m. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Sept. 15: Confluence History Book Club, 7 p.m. Join other history buffs for a discussion of this monthâ€™s book, â€śThe Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon,â€ť by David Grann.
Sept. 17: Confluence Historical Sewing, Textiles and Projects, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Bring your own supplies and lunch. A couple extra sewing machines available for use. Projects available for Fort Buford and MICIC. Supplies are provided.
Sept. 18: Historical Games for all ages, 2-4 p.m. at the Fort Buford barracks. Checkers, dominoes, cribbage, grace hoops and others.
Sept. 25: Music at the Confluence 2 p.m.
For information, contact Joe Garcia or Yvette Bachmeier at 701-572-9034. The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center is part of Fort Buford State Historic Site managed by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Fort Buford is open daily, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The interpretive center is open daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Find information about upcoming programs of the State Historical Society at history. nd.gov/events.