Sheriff Bear | Medora - Official Ticket Site of the Medora Musical
Sheriff Bear a mascot for the Medora Musical stands at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre and waves. The character can be found at many popular attractions in Medora, North Dakota.

Sheriff Bear

The State Wide Tour

Sheriff Bear is traveling across the state of North Dakota on the search for a new furry friend! He’ll be stopping by Bismarck, Grand Forks, Fargo, Minot, and Dickinson to say howdy to his best buckaroos.

Check out Sheriff Bear’s schedule and join us for a rootin’ tootin’ time. 

SHeriff Bear's State Wide Tour

Photo of the exterior of North Dakota's Gateway to Science in Bismarck, North Dakota

Bismarck , ND

Gateway to Science

February 19, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT

Join us at the Gateway to Science for a reading of “The Magic of Medora” by Linda Donlin, and hear the story of Sheriff Bear! Explore the Gateway to Science galleries, then say howdy to Sheriff Bear and his very special friend Clark the Lark. 

Photo of the entrance to the Grand Forks Public Library with a pink slide and circular windows in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Grand Forks , ND

Grand Forks Public Library

February 22, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CDT

Head to the Grand Forks Public Library for a special storytime! It will be a very Medora morning with a reading of “The Magic of Medora” by our very own Teddy Roosevelt, Joe Wiegand, and songs from the talented Tom Brosseau. And, of course your favorite furry friend, Sheriff Bear, will be saying howdy!

Photo of the exterior of West Acres Mall in Fargo, North Dakota

Fargo , ND

West Acres Mall

February 25, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT

Stop by Buffalo Court in the West Acres Mall to say hello to Sheriff Bear and his special friend, Thundar from NDSU. Get your picture and some souveniers while you do your shopping!

Photo of the exterior of Magic City Discovery Center in Minot, North Dakota

Minot , ND

Magic City Discovery Center

March 1, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT

Join us at the Magic City Discovery Center for Medorable crafts, a special storytime, and more! Come say howdy in the community room.

Photo of the exterior of West River Community Center in Dickinson, North Dakota

Dickinson , ND

West River Ice Center

March 10, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM MDT

Stop by the West River Ice Center for free skating with Sheriff Bear! Enjoy some time on the ice, and say howdy to Medora’s best bear.

Have you heard Sheriff Bear's Story?

Ever wonder how Medora’s Best Bear came to be? Watch his story to find out where Sheriff Bear came from and what his next mission is!


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