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Sheryl Crow will be joined by Take 6 to headline a free concert when the CP Holiday Train makes its annual stop in Cottage Grove, MN on December 14, 2013.
The Minnesota Boychoir, under the direction of Mark Johnson, will perform its Annual Winter Concerts on Saturday, December 21, 2013 and Sunday, January 5, 2014.
Park Square brings a dash of Gershwin to the holiday entertainment season with Words By…Ira Gershwin and the Great American Songbook, November 29 –December 29, 2013. This new work by Joseph Vass’s is a song-filled reminiscence that explores the creative life and unforgettable lyrics of Ira Gershwin. Vass’s The Soul of Gershwin—about the life and musical influences of Ira’s brother George Gershwin—set attendance records in 2011 and earned Vass an Ivey Award for exceptional music direction.
Flying Pig Theater Company gets the holiday season off to a sparkling start this November and December with the heartwarming play, The Christmas Foundling, by award-winning playwright Norman Allen and inspired by the popular 19th century writer Bret Harte. It is directed by Dann Peterson and will run aboard the Minnesota Centennial Showboat on Harriet Island in St Paul from November 29 through December 29.
This holiday season Como is encouraging parents to send their little elves to Como while they check things off their holiday to-do list. Como is offering a series of fun filled programs that will occupy the little ones while parents take care of their holiday business.
Como Friends presents the season’s most festive fundraiser, Bouquets, a wine, beer and food experience in the stunning Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in St. Paul on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 7–9:30pm.
The 5th annual Hudson Holiday Boutique will be held Saturday, December 7 at Hudson High School, 1501 Vine Street from 9 am – 4 pm.
Jeanne Klein and Lynn Merrill from KM HORSEPOWER (known for their equestrian themed T-shirts, hats and sweatshirts and D’Arcy Allison-Teasley from HORSE --TRIBE known for her earthy, elegant artisan jewelry for the equine individualist have teamed up to bring together some of the finest equestrian vendors for the first annual one day “Horse - Crazy Holiday Market”. –A one day marketplace full of equine themed, hand picked, free spirited gifts and goods – over 35 vendors. This event will be sure to delight horse lovers and those who love horse lovers!
Allergies to common foods like peanuts, eggs, milk and shellfish are on the rise, leaving families and schools more confused than ever on what is safe to eat. Individuals with food allergies, their families, teachers and caregivers will benefit from a FREE Food Allergy Resource Fair Saturday, December 7, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, at the Hopkins Eisenhower Community Center at 1001 Highway 7 in Hopkins.
Don't lose the running mojo you worked hard to build all summer! Participate in the best winter race in the Twin Cities. The 5K and 10K courses are USATF-certified and chip timed, perfect for serious runners who want to beat their own personal best time as well as those who are running their first race. Walkers welcome for the 5K. Come with your family or team - costumes encouraged. After the race, stay to celebrate at the Post Dash Bash, a Hanukah celebration featuring games, family fun and food that's open to all!
Don't miss this unique opportunity to try over 100 popular, award winning, and locally blended Mrs. Kelly's teas. With standout blends on hand like the internationally acclaimed Holiday tea, and Earl Blue, a clever floral twist on a classic blend, everyone in attendance is sure to find something they like.
will open its doors to the public so that everyone can come enjoy the Haus decorated in its holiday finest, and experience of bit of the German Christmas season on Sunday, December 8th
from 11-4 PM.
Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company’s hit holiday production, The Magic Dreidels, is back this holiday season. Originally commissioned by MJTC in 2000, and subsequently produced in other cities in the United States, The Magic Dreidels was adapted by Twin Cities playwright Jenna Zark from the endearing book of the same name by noted children’s book author Eric A. Kimmel.
Whether you've been naughty or nice this year, bring in the whole family to meet Sanda while feasting on a complete brunch spread this holiday season at Pinstripes
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory invites guests to a holiday tea like no other that includes a behind-the-scenes tour in the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. This long-standing tradition takes place on December 12 with tea at 11:00am and 2:00pm.
Hennepin Theatre Trust announced their November and December 2013 holiday lineup at the Orpheum, State, Pantages and New Century Theatres in downtown Minneapolis. Highlights include former Stray Cats’ retro swing guitarist, and Minneapolis resident, Brian Setzer, the hilarious Minnesota spoof of the Charles Dickens’ classic A Don’t Hug Me Christmas Carol, legendary country recording artist Martina McBride, the Grammy Award-winning harmonies of The Manhattan Transfer, the Emmy Award-winning quartet The Blenders, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning Best Musical The Phantom of the Opera, the glittering Lorie Line, the Theater Latté Da/Cantus collaboration All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914, and the witty, stylish holiday offerings of John Trones with special guest, piano sensation Jim Brickman in Christmas in the City.