Get Laid … Back

Sit back. Relax. Everything will be just fine.

Finals week is upon us, and the stress is getting the best of us.

Fortunately, the bustling metropolis of Fargo is bursting at the seams with events to help de-stress. If you can find some extra time between studying and crying, treat yourself to some “me time.”

Movie Night at Wild Terra

Wild Terra Cider House is featuring their movie night series with a throwback to the ’90s — but this time with a taco bar.

During finals week, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 12, the feature movie is “10 Things I Hate About You.”

Not only does the taco bar feature bottomless chips, salsa and bean dip, but the popcorn is free as well for moviegoers.

Holiday Nights at The Red River Zoo

Fargo’s Red River Zoo will be hosting Holiday Nights from Thursday, Dec. 6 to Saturday, Dec. 8 and then again from Thursday, Dec. 13 to Saturday, Dec. 15 from 6-8 p.m. each night.

They have decorated with Christmas lights and decorations for a charming stroll through the zoo, and you can end the night around a campfire listening to holiday music.

Admission for members is free and non-members pay $6.

Festivities include free carousel rides, special animal encounters and prizes to be won from various activities.

Snow Globe Terrariums at Baker Garden & Gift

From 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, Baker Garden & Gift is hosting a craft event for attendees to make snow globe terrariums.

Tickets are $25, which includes a glass terrarium, one plant and accessories. Baker Garden & Gift offers a wide variety of succulents, ferns and other small foliage to inspire your winter-themed terrarium.

Drop-in Art Studio with Make Room at West Acres

From noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 and 15, Make Room and West Acres is hosting their drop-in art studio where you can pick your project.

At $10 and plenty to choose from, you can unleash your inner artist at your own pace.

Projects include custom stamped metal jewelry or leather accessories, painting, candle making, printing on tea towels and coffee mug and coaster collages.

Yoga & Craft Hot Beverage at Prairie Roots Food Co-op

Relax with yoga and crafted hot adaptogenic beverages at Prairie Roots Food Co-op from 6:30-7:30 p.m Sunday, Dec. 9 for $15.

Chef and deli manager, Joey Haynes will craft a beverage of your choice. Choices include either Ashwagandha matcha tea or Reishi hot cocoa.

Adaptogens are non-toxic plants that help the body resist stressors and have been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic healing traditions. These beverages and 45-minute yoga sessions will make for a relaxing transition into finals week.

Despite the hustle and bustle of finals week, take advantage of the relaxation resources that Fargo has to offer.

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