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Best of the Cities

The spiciest curry, the stiffest drink, the greenest dry cleaner, the hippest adult entertainment (it’s not what you think), and the movers and shakers who make the Twin Cities a better—and more interesting—place to live. They’re all right here, in our annual best-of-the-best guide.


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Urban Retreat

The stunning transformation of Minneapolis’s art-deco wonder, the Foshay Tower, into the W Minneapolis will leave you wondering what city you’re in. The redo includes futuristic furnishings and sleek design, but it also pays homage to the best historical elements: Images of the iconic building are engraved on elevator doors and the marble in the arcade lobby has been restored. For a real kick, stay in the one of the black, white, and hot-pink luxury suites (the “Wow” suite, for example, features a deejay booth). There are plenty of nods to the hotel’s Roaring Twenties origins, including a hidden speakeasy off the lobby bar. Want a view with your hooch? Order a signature “Epiphany” cocktail with elderflower liqueur, pear vodka, and champagne and take in the view from the 30th floor observation deck. Is this really Mill City? 821 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis, 612-215-3700, whotels.com/minneapolis
 

Holiday Show

Like roasted chestnuts on street corners and créches outside the courthouse, Yuletide letters seem destined for extinction. (Even Granny’s on Facebook now.) But Tod Petersen puts a pile of his mother’s annual holiday missives to good use in Theater Latté Da’s A Christmas Carole Petersen, lampooning their folksy tone and breezy banality in song and story. His recollections of Christmases at the family home in Mankato run the gamut from gay-appareled to Grinchy, but in the end, the reason for season is starry-night clear: It’s about making your mother happy. November 28 to December 21. Ordway Center, 345 Washington St., St. Paul, 651-224-4222

Party Additions

Two local artists have been sharing their talents with the public by creating art in front of a crowd. Both Patrick Kemal Pryor and Drew Beson perform to music—Pryor usually paints cool abstracts to jazz-influenced pop, and Beson has collaborated with deejays, producing colorful, sometimes comical works to go with the tunes. The two have been popping up at fundraisers and events—and will often sell the art-in-progress on the spot. Don’t want to wait for the next nonprofit fete? Pryor hosts monthly “music sketch improvisations” at his studio in northeast Minneapolis, and Beson creates new performance videos each week, viewable on his website. patrickpryor.com, drewbesonart.com

Animal Attraction

Cold and remote, the eastern coast of Russia probably feels a lot like Minnesota most days. But Kamchatka is also populated with such beasts as wild boars, Amur leopards, sea otters, and grizzlies, creatures that haven’t
been sighted in the North Star State—until now. All four species are part of the Minnesota Zoo’s new exhibit, Russia’s Grizzly Coast, which treats visitors to a walk on the wild side that features not only animals, but also bubbling mud pots and lava tubes. Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd., Apple Valley, 952-431-9200, mnzoo.com
 

Sunday Outing

The grass is always greener at Edina’s Centennial Lakes Park. The lawn is also lush, well-watered, and perfectly manicured, making it a magnet for some seriously competitive but oh-so-civilized croquet matches. Each summer, as part of the park’s summer-long tournament season, experienced mallet swingers stride the lawns in crisp white slacks and tall hats. But rank amateurs can rent courts, too, for $15 an hour. Just don’t leave any divots. Centennial Lakes, 7499 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-832-6789, centenniallakespark.com
 

Geeky Date

There’s no room for cynicism about your prospects at the 331 Club’s semi-monthly Grown Up Spelling Bee. On a recent Saturday night at the northeast Minneapolis bar, a fellow named Greg starts off with the letters “C-I-N,” before the hostess, “Jess the Spellbinder,” tosses him off the stage. It’s a silly, sloppy affair: For an $8 entry fee, contestants surrender their car keys and win a shot of Jameson or Stoli after each successful round. By the fourth round, a word like “inebriety” poses a stern challenge. 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746, 331club.com

New Drink

Hemingway got it wrong when he described absinthe as “opaque, bitter, tongue-numbing, brain-warming, stomach-warming, idea-changing liquid.” It’s not opaque. It’s green, lurid green, so eye-catchingly beautifully sparkly “GO!” green that the color alone will make you understand its appeal to Baudelaire, Verlaine, Munch, Strindberg, Van Gogh, and others. An entire generation of artistes nearly drowned in a pool of the stuff before governments in Europe and America banned the licorice-flavored liquor. The hallucinations allegedly caused by the “green goddess” have since been disproved by science, and last year absinthe was approved for import by U.S. officials. So indulge your inner Bohemian: Order a shot at Nick and Eddie, dissolve a sugar cube into the glass (a process known as louching), pour it over ice, and sip slowly. The muse—at 124 proof—will arrive soon enough. Nick & Eddie, 1612 Harmon Pl., Minneapolis, 612-486-5800, nickandeddie.com

Biking Guide

Ever wish you had a historical-society tour guide with you on every bike trip? Road Biking Minnesota, an installment of the popular Falcon Guides, is that chirping know-it-all. Sample the 71- or 33-mile tour around Austin, for instance, where author M. Russ Lowthian reels off a history of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad; pays fitting tribute to the Rydjor Bike Shop and its old-time two-wheel wonders; and namechecks Chief Taopi, who aided whites in the Dakota War. Even the proudly ignorant will find information in these 41 routes that a GPS won’t provide. There are detailed landmark instructions, traffic hazard reports, and even restroom locations. falcon.com

Way to Reach Broadway

Let’s face it: The shower is no place to kick-start your singing career. The MacPhail Center for Music’s Singing Basics for Adults class probably isn’t either, but at least you’ll be able to practice your arpeggios without getting soap in your mouth. The program’s weekly sessions cover everything from what teacher Andrea Leap calls “an owner’s manual” for the voice, to repertoire preparation and issues like stage fright. As for experience, those piano lessons you took in the third grade will do: Small class sizes ensure that every student improves significantly, regardless of previous training. “Singing is just small-muscle athletics, with some artistry thrown in,” Leap says. “It’s like anything else: If you work at it, you get better.” 501 S. Second St., Minneapolis, 612-321-0100, macphail.org

Public Garden

The path to spiritual serenity is a long and treacherous one, but if you can withstand the throngs of screaming children and the humid chambers of Jurassic Park–style plants in Como Park’s conservatory, your destination—the Como Ordway Memorial Japanese Garden—will reward you. A gift from St. Paul’s sister city, Nagasaki, in 1978, the garden was designed in the chisen-kaiyu (strolling pond) style and is painstakingly naturalistic—great care is taken to create a sense of unplanned perfection. Plant yourself on a bench and watch the dragonflies skip lazily over the azalea-dotted pond. Revel in sunlight pouring through the Austrian pines pruned to a “windswept” aesthetic perfection. Achieving a Zen-like state is not so difficult after all. Como Park Conservatory and Zoo, 1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul, 651-487-8201, comozooconservatory.org

Cooking Class

Even the deftest Western cooks can find themselves in foreign territory when it comes to dishing up raw fish, but the Crash Course in Sushi at the Cooks of Crocus Hill can change that. Chef Jonathan Kaye relays the fundamentals of making maki (rolled sushi) with dried seaweed, vinegared rice, and the day’s catch. When that’s done, he’ll even show you how to prepare vegetable tempura with maple-soy dipping sauce. At the end of the three-hour class, you’ll have a mean spicy-tuna recipe to add to your dinner party repertoire. Or, at the very least, you’ll know how to order like a pro the next time you’re in Tokyo. 877 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-228-1333; 3925 50th St., Edina, 952-285-1903, cooksofcrocushill.com

Tour

Take a cue from the out-of-towners on this one: There’s more to the Guthrie Theater than even the regulars have seen. Luckily, the staff is willing to divulge, if you take 45 minutes of your morning for the backstage tour. After learning why the proscenium theater is so, well…red, you’ll go backstage and get the lowdown on the costume shop and gargantuan scene shop. The cheery, expert guides will keep you engaged: They throw out too many nuggets of information to even let you think about checking your watch. So, if the Guthrie’s skyway doesn’t lead to the parking ramp, where does it go? Just ask your guide. 10 a.m., Friday to Monday. Guthrie Theater, 818 S. Second St., Minneapolis, guthrietheater.org
 

View of Downtown Minneapolis

Tired of staring at your computer screen? Take a break and head to Water Power Park to find a sight for sore eyes, with no harsh fluorescence. You actually get two dynamic views in one place at the 1.4-acre park, which Xcel Energy opened across from St. Anthony Main in June 2007 as a condition of continuing its hydroelectric projects. First, marvel at the strikingly modern downtown skyline as you enter; then, meander along to the farthest platform for the definitive close-up of the historic St. Anthony Falls. The park’s fenced-in gravel paths aren’t the best for picnicking, but you can pick up tidbits about water-power history on panels scattered throughout. 206 Main St. SE, Minneapolis, waterpowerpark.com
 

Mini Golf

At Big Stone Mini Golf, even the putting greens feel somehow miniaturized, dwarfed by towering sunflowers and bizarre sculptures that loom overhead. Tucked away off County Road 110 near Minnetrista, Bruce Stillman’s eccentric course is more like an interactive art installation in the middle of a field than your typical kitschy, highway-side mini golf. After completing the course (not an easy feat—the sculptures seem to have a preternatural agency over golf balls), take a stroll through the surrounding sculpture garden, cook up some mini-golfer’s fare at the fire pit, or engage in a staring contest with the resident goats. Off County Rd. 110, Mound, 952-472-9292, bigstoneminigolf.com

Art Lessons for Kids

The remark “My kid could paint that!” may not go over so well in a gallery at the Walker, but at an Abrakadoodle class at Kiddywampus, your child really will be drawing inspiration from the masters of modern art: The lessons, specially developed for ages 20 months to 12 years, are structured around the techniques, styles, and mediums of famous artists. But don’t worry if your little Jackson Pollock gets carried away with the paint-throwing activity—the studio uses only washable, nontoxic, Crayola products. 4400 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-926-7871, kiddywampus.com

Podcast

What do M&Ms and voting have in common? For Minnesota Public Radio’s Electionwise podcast co-hosts Molly Bloom and Curtis Gilbert, a handful of the colorful candies serves as a clever analogy for polling accuracy in estimating voter turnout on election day. This may seem like a rather lighthearted take on election issues, but that’s the point: Electionwise, which answers one audience-generated, election-related question per six-minute episode, is part of MPR’s Engaging Americans initiative. The podcast’s humorous edge, combined with comprehensive explanations about issues like candidates’ stances on abortion or immigration, promotes listener involvement in public broadcasting and the presidential race itself. Call in or e-mail your nagging campaign questions, and tune in to the podcast weekly for the answers. minnesota.publicradio.org/radio/podcasts/electionwise
 


Do-Gooder Gigs

VOLUNTEER ENDEAVORS THAT WILL KEEP YOU INVOLVED—AND INSPIRED

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
Whether you pass out water cups or finisher’s medals, there’s something spectacular about spending a beautiful fall morning helping more than 10,000 runners from around the world. You’ll be inspired by the men and women of all ages (and sizes) who put one foot in front of another to achieve a dream that’s exactly 26.2 miles long. 763-287-3888, mtcmarathon.org

Science Museum of Minnesota
The Science Museum of Minnesota offers plenty of incredible exhibits, but it’s the volunteers who bring them to life. Help kids (of all ages) understand everything from dinosaurs to static electricity. You don’t have to have a degree in the field—extensive training is provided. And the perks, including free tickets and store discounts, are a nice touch. 651-221-4703, smm.org

Gardening on the Greenway
Skyrocketing gas prices have made the Midtown Greenway a veritable freeway of cycling commuters. And most of them appreciate the dazzling displays of flowers and greenery that line the paths between Lake of the Isles and the Mississippi River. Help maintain these natural spaces by planting, weeding, and composting. 612-879-0106, midtowngreenway.org

American Hiking Society
If gardening is too tame, consider a volunteer vacation with the American Hiking Society. The organization helps maintain a network of trails in the Boundary Waters and regularly offers weeklong excursions that include trail work, canoeing, and fishing. Alliance organizations in Minnesota serve trails in other parts of the state. 800-972-8608, americanhiking.org
 


Work it Out

OUR TOP PICKS FOR GETTING FIT WITHOUT THE DRUDGERY. ENDORPHINS INCLUDED.

Boxing

Located in a warehouse in north Minneapolis, Uppercut Boxing Gym offers classes that focus on different aspects of fitness and self-defense, including cardio conditioning, sparring, endurance and agility, and technical training. For those who think they’ve found their inner Million Dollar Baby, Uppercut provides opportunities to compete in amateur and professional rings. 1324 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-822-1964, uppercutgym.com
 

G-Werx

Local fitness buff Phil Martens invented a workout machine and opened a successful gym devoted to using it. The G-Werx provides a full-body workout tailored to your individual fitness level. At 501FIT, small, 10-person G-Werx classes supervised by professional trainers promote accountability and motivation, while still maintaining workout autonomy. 501 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-767-4415, 501fit.com
 

Power Lifting

The bright yellow weight machines and adjoining tattoo parlor lend the Press Gym a power-fitness atmosphere that doesn’t bother with what staff member Dan calls “all that fancy stuff.” For those interested in more than showing off how much they can bench-press, the gym offers kettlebell and “butt and belly” classes, and hosts the Warriors Cove mixed martial arts studio. 2900 Rice St., Suite 150, Little Canada, 651-697-9002, thepressgym.com
 

Cycling

The open road may be exhilarating, but how often do you get to bike and sing karaoke when you’re outside? Pedal Studio’s devotion to stationary cycling just may convert you to the Great Indoors. No membership is required; register for single classes—ranging from strength-building and endurance to “Karaoke” and “Yoga”—or purchase multi-session or monthly passes. 21 Fifth St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-644-5900, pedalstudios.com
 

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MN Events Calendar

November 2017

First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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Weavers Guild of Minnesota presents Fiber Fair 2017 November 10-12, 2017 Friday: 10am to 7pm Saturday: 10am to 5pm Sunday: 12pm-4pm Location: Studio #332 Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson...

Cost: 0

Where:
Northrup King Building, Studio #332
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis, MN
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Telephone: 612-436-0463
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Device Pitstop is encouraging residents to visit their five store locations during the entire month of November to donate their used cell phones, laptops or tablets. All donations will be given to...

Cost: Any donations accepted

Where:
Device Pitstop - Multiple Locations
13732 83rd Way N
Maple Grove, MN  55369
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The saturated imagery of this month’s featured artists, during a typically eerie time of year, sets a consummate backdrop for late fall. Tom Bartel brings sublime creep with his sculptures that...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Bring a few bottle of your homebrew to our St. Louis Park location to swap with other local home-brewers. Bottle by bottle, discover what other passionate brewers are making, and get some...

Cost: Free

Where:
5825 Excelsior Blvd, St Louis Park, MN 55416
, MN


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A Breakthrough Ice Experience

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Where:
Target Center
, MN


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Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Gallery Talk by Melissa Loop: Tuesday, November 21, 10:30 am Melissa Loop, a 2017 recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Conversation with the Curator: Wednesday, November 15, 7 pm​ - Leslie Barlow discusses Space Between Us with Nicole Watson, Gallery Director...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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Every year, Lena hides her disappointment as friends at the Curler and Chat beauty parlor regale her with details about the exciting vacations they take with their husbands. Ole's idea of a...

Cost: $18-$23

Where:
Ives Auditorium
11411 Masonic Home Drive
Bloomington, MN  55437
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Sponsor: Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
Telephone: 952-948-6506
Contact Name: Karen Mohsenian
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Cost: Free

Where:
Flat Earth Brewery
688 Minnehaha Ave.
St. Paul, MN
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Sponsor: MN Boxer Rescue
Contact Name: Marilee

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You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry…Because the Looney Lutherans are coming (back) to town with more tips for surviving the holidays, the Lutheran way. Prepare to keep those New...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
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Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Michael Christoph
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Please join us as we kick off our 45th season! MYS celebrates 45 years of amazing performances and 30 years of artistry and education

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Orchestra Hall
Minneapolis, MN

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All is fair in love and war in this new staging of Mozart’s timeless comedy of errors, widely considered the perfect opera. Mozart’s infectious score brings humor, drama, and humanity to this...

Cost: $25 - $200, subject to change

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 612-333-6669
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In this inventive adaptation of Mark Haddon’s bestselling novel, Christopher Boone, a young man on the autism spectrum, sets out to investigate the bizarre death of a neighbor’s dog and sets...

Cost: Free, or $25 guaranteed admission

Where:
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S. 4th St.
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Sponsor: Mixed Blood Theatre
Telephone: 612-338-6131
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Weekend Salvage brings you uncommon Antique, Industrial and Vintage goods on the second and third full weekends of every month. Come and scoop up MCM furniture, Industrial patio items, medical wall...

Cost: 0

Where:
42nd and Grand Av S
4159 Grand Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55409
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Please consider the following for your events calendar:   The St. Catherine Choral Society will perform two glorious works in concert Sunday, Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. at Holy Catholic Church, 515 S....

Cost: General admission is $15 for adults, $10 for students, seniors and St. Catherine

Where:
Holy Catholic Church
515 S. Albert St.
St. Paul, MN  55116
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Sponsor: St. Catherine University
Telephone: (651)690-6688
Contact Name: Patty Connors

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Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Ann Van Ryswyk
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This ‘spirited’ new national traveling exhibition shares the history and traditions of drinking culture in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Skål! Scandinavian Spirits November 11, 2017...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


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Fest! Merry Mansion Nordic Holidays at the American Swedish Institute November 12, 2017 - January 8, 2018 Saturday, November 11 -  Don't miss our Family Day kick-off of the Nordic Holiday...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


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Amy and Dave Freeman will be signing copies of their book, A Year in the Wilderness. Profits from books sold that day will go toward the Save the Boundary Waters campaign.

Cost: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Where:
General Store of Minnetonka
14401 MN-7
Minnetonka , MN  55345
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October 27- November 5, 2017-Ritz Theater For tickets visit www.collidetheatrical.org   “Collide is the best-kept secret in Twin Cities theater.” -Twin Cities Live   “Fast-paced and...

Cost: $24-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Collide Theatrical Dance Co
Telephone: 877-508-7890
Contact Name: Regina
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“In the Next Room or the vibrator play” By Sarah Ruhl Directed by Kate Powers Presented on the Stoll Thrust Stage Performance dates: November 2, 2017 – November 12, 2017   A...

Cost: $17 General Public, $12 U of M Faculty, $7 Students

Where:
Rarig Center
330 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: University of Minnesota's Theatre Arts and Dance Department
Telephone: 612-625-6699
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Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to venture into uncharted territory with its brand new creation, Cirque du Soleil Crystal, exploring the artistic attributes of ice for the very first time....

Cost: Adult tickets start at $33

Where:
Target Center
600 N 1st Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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A GONE FISHIN' CHRISTMAS a holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason Peterson NOVEMBER 10 - DECEMBER 31   From the playwright who brought you Miracle on Christmas Lake and A...

Cost: $23 - $28

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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Theatre Coup d’Etat presents Moby Dick, an original adaptation Performing November 3 - 20, 7:30pm at Fallout Arts Initiative Co-op Studio 3 in Minneapolis (see the trailer here). Tickets...

Cost: $18-$40

Where:
Fallout Urban Arts Initiative, Studio 3
2601 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Theatre Coup d'Etat
Telephone: 1-800-838-3006
Contact Name: James Napoleon Stone
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Imagined Theatre presents the remounts of two award-winning, five-star dramas from the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival. Presented back-to-back: The Memory Box of the Sisters Fox by The Winding Sheet...

Cost: $10-$20

Where:
Sabes Theatre
4330 Cedar Lake Road
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Imagined Theatre
Telephone: 612-987-5356
Contact Name: Phil Darg
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Alicia Renee and Paul of Musical Nonsense will be opening for Miss Myra and Moonshiners! Come enjoy some awesome music by local artists!Musical Nonsense will be performing from 8pm-10pmMiss Myra...

Cost: 0

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Can Can Wonderland
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Cassandra’s Mezza – A Delectable Sampling of Jawaahir Dances   Cassandra and Jawaahir Dance Company are proud to present Cassandra’s Mezza, performed in a most comfortable and intimate...

Cost: $35 Saturday 2:00pm matinee: Pay-as-able ($5 minimum)

Where:
Jawaahir Studio
3010 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Sponsor: Jawaahir Dance Company
Telephone: 612-872-6050
Contact Name: Jenny Piper
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Visitors who brave the onset of pre-winter will have front-row seats to the world’s largest freshwater fury at the fifth annual Lake Superior Storm Festival in Lutsen and Grand Marais, Friday,...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Visit Cook County
116 W Hwy 61
Grand Marais and Lutsen, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Visit Cook County
Telephone: 218-387-2788
Contact Name: Katie Krantz
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Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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The Award Winning 60's Doo-Wop Musical Take a trip to Springfield and meet Denny and the Dreamers, a doo-wop singing group preparing to enter a radio contest in the hope of a recording contract...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Old Log Theatre
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First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
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GOBBLE GOBBLE PREK DAYS! These programs are designed just for 2-5 year olds and an adult partner.  Spend your mornings at Base Camp for Pre-K Activity Sessions. Join in group games,...

Cost: $10

Where:
Base Camp
201 Bloomington Road
Fort Snelling, MN  55111
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Sponsor: Base Camp
Telephone: 612-767-0055
Contact Name: Alex Monette
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
Website »

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The saturated imagery of this month’s featured artists, during a typically eerie time of year, sets a consummate backdrop for late fall. Tom Bartel brings sublime creep with his sculptures that...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
View map »

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Device Pitstop is encouraging residents to visit their five store locations during the entire month of November to donate their used cell phones, laptops or tablets. All donations will be given to...

Cost: Any donations accepted

Where:
Device Pitstop - Multiple Locations
13732 83rd Way N
Maple Grove, MN  55369
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Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Conversation with the Curator: Wednesday, November 15, 7 pm​ - Leslie Barlow discusses Space Between Us with Nicole Watson, Gallery Director...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

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Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Gallery Talk by Melissa Loop: Tuesday, November 21, 10:30 am Melissa Loop, a 2017 recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry…Because the Looney Lutherans are coming (back) to town with more tips for surviving the holidays, the Lutheran way. Prepare to keep those New...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
View map »


Website »

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Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Michael Christoph
Website »

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Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Ann Van Ryswyk
Website »

More information

Fest! Merry Mansion Nordic Holidays at the American Swedish Institute November 12, 2017 - January 8, 2018 Saturday, November 11 -  Don't miss our Family Day kick-off of the Nordic Holiday...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


Website »

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This ‘spirited’ new national traveling exhibition shares the history and traditions of drinking culture in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Skål! Scandinavian Spirits November 11, 2017...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


Website »

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Amy and Dave Freeman will be signing copies of their book, A Year in the Wilderness. Profits from books sold that day will go toward the Save the Boundary Waters campaign.

Cost: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Where:
General Store of Minnetonka
14401 MN-7
Minnetonka , MN  55345
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Treat that special someone (or anyone really!) to a delicious night out in Downtown Minneapolis. Each Monday night (6pm - 9pm), Day Block Brewing hosts Date Night- a happy hour special where $35...

Cost: $35

Where:
Day Block Brewing Company
1105 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Imagined Theatre presents the remounts of two award-winning, five-star dramas from the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival. Presented back-to-back: The Memory Box of the Sisters Fox by The Winding Sheet...

Cost: $10-$20

Where:
Sabes Theatre
4330 Cedar Lake Road
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Imagined Theatre
Telephone: 612-987-5356
Contact Name: Phil Darg
Website »

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Theatre Coup d’Etat presents Moby Dick, an original adaptation Performing November 3 - 20, 7:30pm at Fallout Arts Initiative Co-op Studio 3 in Minneapolis (see the trailer here). Tickets...

Cost: $18-$40

Where:
Fallout Urban Arts Initiative, Studio 3
2601 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Theatre Coup d'Etat
Telephone: 1-800-838-3006
Contact Name: James Napoleon Stone
Website »

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Day Block Brewing's weekly Open Mic night! Every Monday, Open Mic will be hosted in the dining area accompanied by our $3 Select Pint of the day! Sign up opens up: 8 PMOpen Mic: 9 - 11 PM Hosted...

Cost: Free

Where:
Day Block Brewing Company
1105 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
Website »

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Join us for a special one-hour tour and program that will provide a firsthand look at the innovative work of Think Small. Executive Leadership, staff, and friends will share stories illustrating...

Cost: Free

Where:
Think Small
10 Yorkton Ct.
Saint Paul, MN  55117-1065
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Telephone: 651-641-3543
Contact Name: Trisha France
Website »

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The saturated imagery of this month’s featured artists, during a typically eerie time of year, sets a consummate backdrop for late fall. Tom Bartel brings sublime creep with his sculptures that...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
Website »

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Device Pitstop is encouraging residents to visit their five store locations during the entire month of November to donate their used cell phones, laptops or tablets. All donations will be given to...

Cost: Any donations accepted

Where:
Device Pitstop - Multiple Locations
13732 83rd Way N
Maple Grove, MN  55369
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Rod Massey is a part of a group of contemporary Midwestern artists dedicated to continuing and re-examining the tradition of American Realist scene painting. Massey’s subject matter has changed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612.377.7800
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Conversation with the Curator: Wednesday, November 15, 7 pm​ - Leslie Barlow discusses Space Between Us with Nicole Watson, Gallery Director...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Gallery Talk by Melissa Loop: Tuesday, November 21, 10:30 am Melissa Loop, a 2017 recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Graham is known for his intimate, postcard-sized paintings which depict everyday events and ordinary places with charm and humor. These miniature paintings, created with model train enamel, are...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612.377.7800
Website »

More information

You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry…Because the Looney Lutherans are coming (back) to town with more tips for surviving the holidays, the Lutheran way. Prepare to keep those New...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
View map »


Website »

More information

Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Michael Christoph
Website »

More information

Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Ann Van Ryswyk
Website »

More information

This ‘spirited’ new national traveling exhibition shares the history and traditions of drinking culture in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Skål! Scandinavian Spirits November 11, 2017...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


Website »

More information

Fest! Merry Mansion Nordic Holidays at the American Swedish Institute November 12, 2017 - January 8, 2018 Saturday, November 11 -  Don't miss our Family Day kick-off of the Nordic Holiday...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


Website »

More information

Amy and Dave Freeman will be signing copies of their book, A Year in the Wilderness. Profits from books sold that day will go toward the Save the Boundary Waters campaign.

Cost: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Where:
General Store of Minnetonka
14401 MN-7
Minnetonka , MN  55345
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Hey, neighbor! Do you live in the 55401, 55454, or 55415? Stop in after 7:00pm every Tuesday night, show your ID (or proof of mailing address) and receive 15% off your tab! Spread the word to all...

Cost: Free

Where:
Day Block Brewing Company
1105 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis , MN  55415
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Website »

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A GONE FISHIN' CHRISTMAS a holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason Peterson NOVEMBER 10 - DECEMBER 31   From the playwright who brought you Miracle on Christmas Lake and A...

Cost: $23 - $28

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
Website »

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All is fair in love and war in this new staging of Mozart’s timeless comedy of errors, widely considered the perfect opera. Mozart’s infectious score brings humor, drama, and humanity to this...

Cost: $25 - $200, subject to change

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 612-333-6669
Website »

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Imagined Theatre presents the remounts of two award-winning, five-star dramas from the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival. Presented back-to-back: The Memory Box of the Sisters Fox by The Winding Sheet...

Cost: $10-$20

Where:
Sabes Theatre
4330 Cedar Lake Road
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
View map »


Sponsor: Imagined Theatre
Telephone: 612-987-5356
Contact Name: Phil Darg
Website »

More information

Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
View map »


Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
Website »

More information

The saturated imagery of this month’s featured artists, during a typically eerie time of year, sets a consummate backdrop for late fall. Tom Bartel brings sublime creep with his sculptures that...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
View map »

More information

Device Pitstop is encouraging residents to visit their five store locations during the entire month of November to donate their used cell phones, laptops or tablets. All donations will be given to...

Cost: Any donations accepted

Where:
Device Pitstop - Multiple Locations
13732 83rd Way N
Maple Grove, MN  55369
View map »

More information

In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
View map »


Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Conversation with the Curator: Wednesday, November 15, 7 pm​ - Leslie Barlow discusses Space Between Us with Nicole Watson, Gallery Director...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Rod Massey is a part of a group of contemporary Midwestern artists dedicated to continuing and re-examining the tradition of American Realist scene painting. Massey’s subject matter has changed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612.377.7800
Website »

More information

Graham is known for his intimate, postcard-sized paintings which depict everyday events and ordinary places with charm and humor. These miniature paintings, created with model train enamel, are...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612.377.7800
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Gallery Talk by Melissa Loop: Tuesday, November 21, 10:30 am Melissa Loop, a 2017 recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry…Because the Looney Lutherans are coming (back) to town with more tips for surviving the holidays, the Lutheran way. Prepare to keep those New...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
View map »


Website »

More information

Every year, Lena hides her disappointment as friends at the Curler and Chat beauty parlor regale her with details about the exciting vacations they take with their husbands. Ole's idea of a...

Cost: $18-$23

Where:
Ives Auditorium
11411 Masonic Home Drive
Bloomington, MN  55437
View map »


Sponsor: Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
Telephone: 952-948-6506
Contact Name: Karen Mohsenian
Website »

More information

Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Michael Christoph
Website »

More information

Are you ready to do something a little different - or totally revolutionary? Get expert guidance and kick-in-the-butt inspiration from WIN's most popular speaker ever, who we're flying in from...

Cost: Tickets: $79 for WIN Members, $99 for Non-Members; Hosted Appetizers a

Where:
The Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN  55427
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Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Ann Van Ryswyk
Website »

More information

This ‘spirited’ new national traveling exhibition shares the history and traditions of drinking culture in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Skål! Scandinavian Spirits November 11, 2017...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


Website »

More information

Fest! Merry Mansion Nordic Holidays at the American Swedish Institute November 12, 2017 - January 8, 2018 Saturday, November 11 -  Don't miss our Family Day kick-off of the Nordic Holiday...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


Website »

More information

Join us for this Gala banquet on November 15th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Ames Center in Burnsville and help support the work that CAP does in our shared community. Enjoy a cocktail reception,...

Cost: $30

Where:
Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Sponsor: Scott Carver Dakota Community Action Partnership
Telephone: 952-402-9839
Contact Name: Jennifer Baker
Website »

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In the spirit of upcycling and embracing imperfections and evidence of prior use, we will spend two Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7PM on Nov. 8 and Nov. 15, creating jewelry and community. Friend of...

Cost: $40.00

Where:
Junket: Tossed & Found
4049 Minnehaha Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Telephone: 161-229-36863
Contact Name: junket
Website »

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Amy and Dave Freeman will be signing copies of their book, A Year in the Wilderness. Profits from books sold that day will go toward the Save the Boundary Waters campaign.

Cost: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Where:
General Store of Minnetonka
14401 MN-7
Minnetonka , MN  55345
View map »

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Returning for another round in Nerdy November, Secrets of Glensheen is back! Glensheen Collections Manager, Milissa Brooks Ojibway, will showcase various artifacts not usually seen by the public...

Cost: Free

Where:
Glensheen Mansion
3300 London Road
Duluth, MN  55804
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Sponsor: Glensheen
Telephone: 218-726-8910
Website »

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Evil kings, wise fools, starving villagers, and fortune-telling outcasts… Interact Theater’s 40+ actors with and without disabilities brew this wild harvest into the Medieval Feast of Fools....

Cost: $22.00

Where:
The Lab Theater
700 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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A GONE FISHIN' CHRISTMAS a holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason Peterson NOVEMBER 10 - DECEMBER 31   From the playwright who brought you Miracle on Christmas Lake and A...

Cost: $23 - $28

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
View map »


Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
Website »

More information

Imagined Theatre presents the remounts of two award-winning, five-star dramas from the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival. Presented back-to-back: The Memory Box of the Sisters Fox by The Winding Sheet...

Cost: $10-$20

Where:
Sabes Theatre
4330 Cedar Lake Road
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
View map »


Sponsor: Imagined Theatre
Telephone: 612-987-5356
Contact Name: Phil Darg
Website »

More information

In this inventive adaptation of Mark Haddon’s bestselling novel, Christopher Boone, a young man on the autism spectrum, sets out to investigate the bizarre death of a neighbor’s dog and sets...

Cost: Free, or $25 guaranteed admission

Where:
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S. 4th St.
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Sponsor: Mixed Blood Theatre
Telephone: 612-338-6131
Website »

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We are excited to share that the new Mississippi Hot Club album, "Swing Cities", release is on Wednesday, November 15th! The event will be held at the Icehouse.   “Over the past five years,...

Cost: $5/$8

Where:
Icehouse
2528 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Telephone: 121-825-93564
Contact Name: Ian Stenlund
Website »

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The Award Winning 60's Doo-Wop Musical Take a trip to Springfield and meet Denny and the Dreamers, a doo-wop singing group preparing to enter a radio contest in the hope of a recording contract...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Old Log Theatre
Website »

More information

Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
View map »


Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
Website »

More information

Device Pitstop is encouraging residents to visit their five store locations during the entire month of November to donate their used cell phones, laptops or tablets. All donations will be given to...

Cost: Any donations accepted

Where:
Device Pitstop - Multiple Locations
13732 83rd Way N
Maple Grove, MN  55369
View map »

More information

The saturated imagery of this month’s featured artists, during a typically eerie time of year, sets a consummate backdrop for late fall. Tom Bartel brings sublime creep with his sculptures that...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
View map »

More information

In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
View map »


Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
Website »

More information

Mark your calendars and celebrate Minnesota’s day of giving with Twin Cities Ballet! There will be fun events throughout the day at the Ballet Royale MN studio. There will be a Twin Cities Ballet...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ballet Royale Minnesota
16368 Kenrick Ave
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Sponsor: Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota
Telephone: 952-898-3163
Contact Name: Tianna
Website »

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Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Gallery Talk by Melissa Loop: Tuesday, November 21, 10:30 am Melissa Loop, a 2017 recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Conversation with the Curator: Wednesday, November 15, 7 pm​ - Leslie Barlow discusses Space Between Us with Nicole Watson, Gallery Director...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Graham is known for his intimate, postcard-sized paintings which depict everyday events and ordinary places with charm and humor. These miniature paintings, created with model train enamel, are...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612.377.7800
Website »

More information

Rod Massey is a part of a group of contemporary Midwestern artists dedicated to continuing and re-examining the tradition of American Realist scene painting. Massey’s subject matter has changed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612.377.7800
Website »

More information

You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry…Because the Looney Lutherans are coming (back) to town with more tips for surviving the holidays, the Lutheran way. Prepare to keep those New...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
View map »


Website »

More information

Every year, Lena hides her disappointment as friends at the Curler and Chat beauty parlor regale her with details about the exciting vacations they take with their husbands. Ole's idea of a...

Cost: $18-$23

Where:
Ives Auditorium
11411 Masonic Home Drive
Bloomington, MN  55437
View map »


Sponsor: Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
Telephone: 952-948-6506
Contact Name: Karen Mohsenian
Website »

More information

Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Michael Christoph
Website »

More information

Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Ann Van Ryswyk
Website »

More information

The Laurentian Mixed Forest Province is a forested eco-region in the United States and Canada, and Laurentian celebrates the wild woodland surrounding Duluth with five new paintings by Paul...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duluth Art Institute
506 W. Michigan St
Duluth, MN  55802
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Sponsor: Duluth Art Institute
Telephone: 218-733-7560
Website »

More information

This ‘spirited’ new national traveling exhibition shares the history and traditions of drinking culture in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Skål! Scandinavian Spirits November 11, 2017...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


Website »

More information

Join us for a special brewery event for friends of Voyageurs National Park on Give to the Max Day. We’ll give to the max while enjoying Bauhaus brews.   We’ll have: – Wolf researchers...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bauhaus Brew Labs
1315 Tyler St NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Voyageurs National Park Association
Telephone: 612-333-5424
Contact Name: Natalie Prescott
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Fest! Merry Mansion Nordic Holidays at the American Swedish Institute November 12, 2017 - January 8, 2018 Saturday, November 11 -  Don't miss our Family Day kick-off of the Nordic Holiday...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


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Amy and Dave Freeman will be signing copies of their book, A Year in the Wilderness. Profits from books sold that day will go toward the Save the Boundary Waters campaign.

Cost: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Where:
General Store of Minnetonka
14401 MN-7
Minnetonka , MN  55345
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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is pleased to present the nation’s largest college art sale, taking place on November 16th through the 18th, 2017. Held every year on the weekend before...

Cost: Thursday Tickets: $150

Where:
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Telephone: 712-269-9181
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Join astrologer Nicole Brenny for an evening exploring the ancient science of Vedic Astrology. She will introduce basic principles, cosmic influences, and discuss how to use these clues as a tool...

Cost: Free

Where:
Khazana
2225 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: Khazana
Telephone: 612-339-4565
Contact Name: Anju Kataria
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Evil kings, wise fools, starving villagers, and fortune-telling outcasts… Interact Theater’s 40+ actors with and without disabilities brew this wild harvest into the Medieval Feast of Fools....

Cost: $22.00

Where:
The Lab Theater
700 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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St. Stephen’s Human Services is proud to present zAmya Theater Project’s latest creation – JUST US: Out of the Cycle, Into the Circle. The production will premiere at Sabathani Community...

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Sabathani Community Center Auditorium
310 E 38th St #200
Minneapolis, MN  55409
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A GONE FISHIN' CHRISTMAS a holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason Peterson NOVEMBER 10 - DECEMBER 31   From the playwright who brought you Miracle on Christmas Lake and A...

Cost: $23 - $28

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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Imagined Theatre presents the remounts of two award-winning, five-star dramas from the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival. Presented back-to-back: The Memory Box of the Sisters Fox by The Winding Sheet...

Cost: $10-$20

Where:
Sabes Theatre
4330 Cedar Lake Road
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Imagined Theatre
Telephone: 612-987-5356
Contact Name: Phil Darg
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All is fair in love and war in this new staging of Mozart’s timeless comedy of errors, widely considered the perfect opera. Mozart’s infectious score brings humor, drama, and humanity to this...

Cost: $25 - $200, subject to change

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 612-333-6669
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In this inventive adaptation of Mark Haddon’s bestselling novel, Christopher Boone, a young man on the autism spectrum, sets out to investigate the bizarre death of a neighbor’s dog and sets...

Cost: Free, or $25 guaranteed admission

Where:
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S. 4th St.
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Sponsor: Mixed Blood Theatre
Telephone: 612-338-6131
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Raw Sugar and Theatre Corrobora present a two play event exploring the personal, real life stories of three local female artists. The narratives are connected by a common thread: What does it mean...

Cost: $12-$24

Where:
The Southern Theater
1420 S. Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Sponsor: The Southern Theater
Contact Name: Hailey Colwell
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Lennie and George are scraping to buy a home of their own. When Lennie stirs up trouble, George must choose between protecting his friend or staying the course towards the American dream. This new...

Cost: $27-60

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
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Fans of the Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble have come to expect the obligatory opening fanfare at concerts, but then are astonished at the range and virtuosity of both the musical selections and the...

Cost: $15 to $20

Where:
Ives Auditorium
11411 Masonic Home Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
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Sponsor: Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
Telephone: 952-948-6506
Contact Name: Karen Mohsenian
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Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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The Award Winning 60's Doo-Wop Musical Take a trip to Springfield and meet Denny and the Dreamers, a doo-wop singing group preparing to enter a radio contest in the hope of a recording contract...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Old Log Theatre
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First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
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Brewfest Weekend Package includes… • 2 nights deluxe lodging with breakfast daily • complimentary annual Brewfest mug • pub crawl (Friday evening) • Grand...

Cost: $185

Where:
Grand View Lodge
, MN


Sponsor: Grand View Lodge
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Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional life ways in the North. Featuring winter-centric coursework, a winter tent camp, gear swap, dancing,...

Cost: varies

Where:
North House Folk School
500 W Hwy 61
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: North House Folk School
Telephone: 218-387-9762
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Device Pitstop is encouraging residents to visit their five store locations during the entire month of November to donate their used cell phones, laptops or tablets. All donations will be given to...

Cost: Any donations accepted

Where:
Device Pitstop - Multiple Locations
13732 83rd Way N
Maple Grove, MN  55369
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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Rod Massey is a part of a group of contemporary Midwestern artists dedicated to continuing and re-examining the tradition of American Realist scene painting. Massey’s subject matter has changed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612.377.7800
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Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Gallery Talk by Melissa Loop: Tuesday, November 21, 10:30 am Melissa Loop, a 2017 recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Conversation with the Curator: Wednesday, November 15, 7 pm​ - Leslie Barlow discusses Space Between Us with Nicole Watson, Gallery Director...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, October 11, 2017 Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its fourth quarter exhibition:  ...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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Graham is known for his intimate, postcard-sized paintings which depict everyday events and ordinary places with charm and humor. These miniature paintings, created with model train enamel, are...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612.377.7800
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You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry…Because the Looney Lutherans are coming (back) to town with more tips for surviving the holidays, the Lutheran way. Prepare to keep those New...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
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Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Michael Christoph
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Weekend Salvage brings you uncommon Antique, Industrial and Vintage goods on the second and third full weekends of every month. Come and scoop up MCM furniture, Industrial patio items, medical wall...

Cost: 0

Where:
42nd and Grand Av S
4159 Grand Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55409
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Join tap dance instructor Ellen Keane of Keane Sense of Rhythm for FREE group lessons in tap dancing. We even have shoes for you! YOLO!

Cost: 0

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue N
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Jennifer Pennington
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On November 17th, Snapology will bring its STEAM-focused classes, camps, parties, workshops, homeschool solutions and preschool programs to its new home on Lyndale Avenue in Uptown.   Opening...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Snapology Discovery Center
2649 Lyndale Ave South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Snapology of Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-423-5097
Contact Name: Aaron Hagebak
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Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Ann Van Ryswyk
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Fest! Merry Mansion Nordic Holidays at the American Swedish Institute November 12, 2017 - January 8, 2018 Saturday, November 11 -  Don't miss our Family Day kick-off of the Nordic Holiday...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


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This ‘spirited’ new national traveling exhibition shares the history and traditions of drinking culture in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Skål! Scandinavian Spirits November 11, 2017...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


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The annual Christmas Tour features four privately owned homes and the historic Octagon House, all decorated in their Christmas finery.Tickets will go on sale in October 2017.

Cost: 23-35

Where:
Hudson
, WI


Sponsor: Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce
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Amy and Dave Freeman will be signing copies of their book, A Year in the Wilderness. Profits from books sold that day will go toward the Save the Boundary Waters campaign.

Cost: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Where:
General Store of Minnetonka
14401 MN-7
Minnetonka , MN  55345
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MCBA/Jerome Book Arts Mentorship Series VI Join Minnesota Center for Book Arts in celebrating the opening of this exciting new exhibition of contemporary art!   November 7, 2017 – February...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
1011 Washington Ave S, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Telephone: 612-215-2520
Contact Name: Kyle Krym
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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is pleased to present the nation’s largest college art sale, taking place on November 16th through the 18th, 2017. Held every year on the weekend before...

Cost: Friday Tickets: $30/$25

Where:
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Telephone: 712-269-9181
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Evil kings, wise fools, starving villagers, and fortune-telling outcasts… Interact Theater’s 40+ actors with and without disabilities brew this wild harvest into the Medieval Feast of Fools....

Cost: $22.00

Where:
The Lab Theater
700 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Join us in the bookstore as Inara Verzemnieks shares her debut work of nonfiction, AMONG THE LIVING AND THE DEAD. In this melding of memoir and history, Verzemnieks traces the fate of her family...

Cost: Free

Where:
Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Milkweed Books
Telephone: (612) 215-2540
Contact Name: Daley Farr
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Raw Sugar and Theatre Corrobora present a two play event exploring the personal, real life stories of three local female artists. The narratives are connected by a common thread: What does it mean...

Cost: $12-$24

Where:
The Southern Theater
1420 S. Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Sponsor: The Southern Theater
Contact Name: Hailey Colwell
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In this inventive adaptation of Mark Haddon’s bestselling novel, Christopher Boone, a young man on the autism spectrum, sets out to investigate the bizarre death of a neighbor’s dog and sets...

Cost: Free, or $25 guaranteed admission

Where:
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S. 4th St.
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Sponsor: Mixed Blood Theatre
Telephone: 612-338-6131
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A GONE FISHIN' CHRISTMAS a holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason Peterson NOVEMBER 10 - DECEMBER 31   From the playwright who brought you Miracle on Christmas Lake and A...

Cost: $23 - $28

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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Imagined Theatre presents the remounts of two award-winning, five-star dramas from the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival. Presented back-to-back: The Memory Box of the Sisters Fox by The Winding Sheet...

Cost: $10-$20

Where:
Sabes Theatre
4330 Cedar Lake Road
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Imagined Theatre
Telephone: 612-987-5356
Contact Name: Phil Darg
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Lennie and George are scraping to buy a home of their own. When Lennie stirs up trouble, George must choose between protecting his friend or staying the course towards the American dream. This new...

Cost: $27-60

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
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Ashland Productions kicks off it’s exciting 19th Season with ELF THE MUSICAL JR. based on the modern day holiday classic film, ELF.   Featuring Will Sutherland as Buddy the Elf and Grace...

Cost: $13- $21

Where:
Ashland Productions
2100 White Bear Avenue
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Ashland Productions
Telephone: 612-940-8402
Contact Name: Erin Schwab
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Theatre Coup d’Etat presents Moby Dick, an original adaptation Performing November 3 - 20, 7:30pm at Fallout Arts Initiative Co-op Studio 3 in Minneapolis (see the trailer here). Tickets...

Cost: $18-$40

Where:
Fallout Urban Arts Initiative, Studio 3
2601 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Theatre Coup d'Etat
Telephone: 1-800-838-3006
Contact Name: James Napoleon Stone
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Mirroring the grotesque creature of Mary Shelley’s iconic novel, scenes of gothic horror are cobbled together with Green T’s signature physical style.  An eerie parade of misshapen...

Cost: $12-22

Where:
The Historic Mounds Theatre
1029 Hudson Rd
St. Paul, MN  55106
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Sponsor: Green T Productions
Telephone: 715-246-3285
Contact Name: Kathy Welch
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Jeff Foxworthy is one of the most respected and successful comedians in the country. He is the largest-selling comedy recording artist in history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and bestselling...

Cost: $60, $70 & $85

Where:
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard
Prior Lake, MN  55372
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Jeff Foxworthy is one of the most respected and successful comedians in the country. He is the largest-selling comedy recording artist in history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and bestselling...

Cost: $60, $70 & $85

Where:
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard
Prior Lake, MN  55372
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Comedian Jeff Foxworthy is bringing his all-American humor to the Mystic Showroom at 8 pm Friday, November 17.   Jeff Foxworthy is one of the most respected and successful comedians in the...

Cost: $60, $70 & $85 for tickets

Where:
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd
Prior Lake, MN  55372
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Mundy, one of Ireland’s most exciting live performers joins us in Saint Paul on November 17. See him perform his platinum selling hits such as “Mexico,” “July,” his version of Steve...

Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

Where:
Celtic Junction Arts Center
836 Prior Ave North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: CJAC
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Karaoke is something Can Can was built to do well, and the cast of characters who have already crossed our stage is a testament to this. If you like Karaoke, and live within a 100 miles of St....

Cost: 0

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Jennifer Pennington
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Ever wanted to play Let's Make a Deal, Match Game, Family Feud, or the Price is Right? Maybe you never wanted to play but wish you could have been in the audience. Retro Game Night will bring you...

Cost: 0

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Can Can Wonderland
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The Award Winning 60's Doo-Wop Musical Take a trip to Springfield and meet Denny and the Dreamers, a doo-wop singing group preparing to enter a radio contest in the hope of a recording contract...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Old Log Theatre
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Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
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The 16th annual Subway Bring a Blanket Collection takes place Saturday, November 18th. The public is encouraged to bring new or gently-used, clean blankets to donate. All sizes are welcome...

Cost: Free

Where:
Subway
915 County Highway 10
Blaine, MN  55432
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Sponsor: Subway, KARE 11, K102

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Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional life ways in the North. Featuring winter-centric coursework, a winter tent camp, gear swap, dancing,...

Cost: varies

Where:
North House Folk School
500 W Hwy 61
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: North House Folk School
Telephone: 218-387-9762
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Brewfest Weekend Package includes… • 2 nights deluxe lodging with breakfast daily • complimentary annual Brewfest mug • pub crawl (Friday evening) • Grand...

Cost: $185

Where:
Grand View Lodge
, MN


Sponsor: Grand View Lodge
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Sound+VisionMN, a Music, Comics, Pop Culture, and Toys Collectibles Show / Sale returns to Valley Creek Mall (1750 Weir Drive) in Woodbury, MN on Saturday November 18th, from 9am-3pm.  This Free...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Valley Creek Mall
1750 Weir Drive
Woodbury, MN  55125
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Sponsor: Sound+VisionMN
Contact Name: John Carlson
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Not your average craft sale, Handmade Neighborhood is a juried boutique-quality sale held annually on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, and is filled with a wide variety of unique goods created by...

Cost: No charge

Where:
Winona County History Center
160 Johnson Street
Winona , MN  55987
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Sponsor: Handmade Neighborhood Board
Contact Name: Jovy Rockey
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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is pleased to present the nation’s largest college art sale, taking place on November 16th through the 18th, 2017. Held every year on the weekend before...

Cost: Saturday: FREE and open to the

Where:
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Telephone: 712-269-9181
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Northern Brewer has done a remodel of their Minneapolis location which includes an open layout, in-store pickup, tastings of wine and beer, and much more.

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Brewer
6021 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419
Minneapolis, MN  55419
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Sponsor: Northern Brewer

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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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NOV 18, 2017 ~ HOME Improvement and Design EXPO™   Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm Maple Grove Community Center – 12951 Weaver Lake Road – Maple Grove, MN 55369 Attention all home improvement...

Cost: $6 or free with food shelf donation

Where:
Maple Grove Community Center
12951 Weaver Lake Road
Maple Groive, MN  55369
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Sponsor: MediaMAX Events & Expos, Inc
Telephone: 952-238-1700
Contact Name: Rick Martinek
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Device Pitstop is encouraging residents to visit their five store locations during the entire month of November to donate their used cell phones, laptops or tablets. All donations will be given to...

Cost: Any donations accepted

Where:
Device Pitstop - Multiple Locations
13732 83rd Way N
Maple Grove, MN  55369
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The Jack Brass Band is back! A Free Family Music Series favorite, this group of musicians brings New Orleans jazz to Antonello Hall. Tap your toes to, ‘When the Saints Go Marching in’, ‘Iko...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music, Antonello Hall
501 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Telephone: 612-321-0100
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Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Conversation with the Curator: Wednesday, November 15, 7 pm​ - Leslie Barlow discusses Space Between Us with Nicole Watson, Gallery Director...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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Graham is known for his intimate, postcard-sized paintings which depict everyday events and ordinary places with charm and humor. These miniature paintings, created with model train enamel, are...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612.377.7800
Website »

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Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 6-8 pm Gallery Talk by Melissa Loop: Tuesday, November 21, 10:30 am Melissa Loop, a 2017 recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Rod Massey is a part of a group of contemporary Midwestern artists dedicated to continuing and re-examining the tradition of American Realist scene painting. Massey’s subject matter has changed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612.377.7800
Website »

More information

You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry…Because the Looney Lutherans are coming (back) to town with more tips for surviving the holidays, the Lutheran way. Prepare to keep those New...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
View map »


Website »

More information

Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Michael Christoph
Website »

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Weekend Salvage brings you uncommon Antique, Industrial and Vintage goods on the second and third full weekends of every month. Come and scoop up MCM furniture, Industrial patio items, medical wall...

Cost: 0

Where:
42nd and Grand Av S
4159 Grand Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55409
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Inclusivi-tee, a quarterly subscription-based t-shirt club pledging to promote equality, conservation and social justice through the sale of wearable art, is hosting Expanding Hope Through Music...

Cost: Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.

Where:
Famous Dave’s Uptown
3001 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Kick off your holiday season with Pas de Deux Dance Studio! Follow the adventures of Moira, a young Irish girl, in this original full length story ballet.  Our story begins as Moira and the other...

Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Where:
St Paul U of M Student Union Theater
2017 Buford Avenue
St Paul, MN
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Sponsor: Pas de Deux Dance Studio
Contact Name: Zachari Wetz
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The 2017 Fraser Annual Benefit, presented by U.S. Bank, will be held on November 18 at the swanky Hilton Minneapolis. This year’s theme the “Roaring 20’s” will celebrate the sense of...

Cost: $200

Where:
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: U.S. Bank
Telephone: 612-798-8343
Contact Name: Rose Rosario
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Extraordinary new works from our "Golden Girl" (Golden Acrylics), Bonnie Cutts. Be sure to not miss her new body of work coming soon at Opening Night, Framing Services & Gallery. Opening...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-872-2325
Contact Name: Ann Van Ryswyk
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On November 17th, Snapology will bring its STEAM-focused classes, camps, parties, workshops, homeschool solutions and preschool programs to its new home on Lyndale Avenue in Uptown.   Opening...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Snapology Discovery Center
2649 Lyndale Ave South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Snapology of Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-423-5097
Contact Name: Aaron Hagebak
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You are invited Black &White Birthday Bash Celebrating 110 years of  The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis Saturday, November 18  5:30 pm The public is welcome   Join members and friends at our...

Cost: $110

Where:
The Woman's Club of Minneapolis
410 Oak Grove Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: The Woman's Club of Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-813-5300
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This ‘spirited’ new national traveling exhibition shares the history and traditions of drinking culture in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Skål! Scandinavian Spirits November 11, 2017...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


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Fest! Merry Mansion Nordic Holidays at the American Swedish Institute November 12, 2017 - January 8, 2018 Saturday, November 11 -  Don't miss our Family Day kick-off of the Nordic Holiday...

Cost: $10

Where:
, MN


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Join us on the evening of Saturday, November 18th for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s annual Gala! The Breath of Life Gala, attended by more than 600 leaders from Twin Cities businesses,...

Cost: 350

Where:
Hyatt Regency, Downtown Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Telephone: 651-631-3290
Contact Name: Jacquelyn Londo
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Season 12 kicks off with two hard-hitting matchups between NSRD's home teams!The Banger Sisters vs Violent FemmesDelta Delta Di vs Kilmore Girls Doors open at 5pm, action starts at 6pm! Advance...

Cost: $13-16

Where:
1784 Judson Ave
St. PAUl, MN  55108


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Amy and Dave Freeman will be signing copies of their book, A Year in the Wilderness. Profits from books sold that day will go toward the Save the Boundary Waters campaign.

Cost: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Where:
General Store of Minnetonka
14401 MN-7
Minnetonka , MN  55345
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The annual Christmas Tour features four privately owned homes and the historic Octagon House, all decorated in their Christmas finery.Tickets will go on sale in October 2017.

Cost: 23-35

Where:
Hudson
, WI


Sponsor: Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce
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To celebrate the upcoming Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams game, Taste of the NFL is holding a fundraising dinner on Saturday, November 18 at 6:00PM at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, featuring Chefs...

Cost: $100 per guest

Where:
Sheraton Bloomington Hotel
5601 W 78th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55439
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Sponsor: Taste of the NFL
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Evil kings, wise fools, starving villagers, and fortune-telling outcasts… Interact Theater’s 40+ actors with and without disabilities brew this wild harvest into the Medieval Feast of Fools....

Cost: $22.00

Where:
The Lab Theater
700 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Join the University of Minnesota Marching Band, directed by Betsy McCann, for performances that showcase music, tradition, and entertainment for the whole family. The Marching Band will perform...

Cost: http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/56th-annual-marching-band-indoor-concert

Where:
Northrop at the University of Minnesota`
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Acclaimed jazz pianist Laura Caviani performs a concert of original compositions, works by Thelonious Monk, and songs of the season. This concert is sure to please both jazz aficionados as well as...

Cost: Free-will offering

Where:
Hamline Church United Methodist
1514 Englewood Ave
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Hamline Church United Methodist
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A Spielmanszug Minnesota Event. Traditional German version of Mardis Gras held to open the crazy season of Karneval the event will feature Musik, Dancing, Comedy, Paulaner beer & more. Saturday,...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
enVision Hotel
701 Concord St. S.
South St. Paul, MN  55075
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Sponsor: Spielmanszug Mn
Telephone: 612.916.1639
Contact Name: Ronald R. Gust Jr.

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Mirroring the grotesque creature of Mary Shelley’s iconic novel, scenes of gothic horror are cobbled together with Green T’s signature physical style.  An eerie parade of misshapen...

Cost: $12-22

Where:
The Historic Mounds Theatre
1029 Hudson Rd
St. Paul, MN  55106
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Sponsor: Green T Productions
Telephone: 715-246-3285
Contact Name: Kathy Welch
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Ashland Productions kicks off it’s exciting 19th Season with ELF THE MUSICAL JR. based on the modern day holiday classic film, ELF.   Featuring Will Sutherland as Buddy the Elf and Grace...

Cost: $13- $21

Where:
Ashland Productions
2100 White Bear Avenue
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Ashland Productions
Telephone: 612-940-8402
Contact Name: Erin Schwab
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A GONE FISHIN' CHRISTMAS a holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason Peterson NOVEMBER 10 - DECEMBER 31   From the playwright who brought you Miracle on Christmas Lake and A...

Cost: $23 - $28

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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The acclaimed Imani Winds has carved out a distinct presence in the classical music world.  Dynamic playing, culturally poignant programming, adventurous collaborations, and inspirational...

Cost: $20, includes post concert reception

Where:
University of St. Thomas
O'Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium
211
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: College of Arts and Sciences
Telephone: (651) 962-5851
Contact Name: Sarah Schmalenberger
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Lennie and George are scraping to buy a home of their own. When Lennie stirs up trouble, George must choose between protecting his friend or staying the course towards the American dream. This new...

Cost: $27-60

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
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Theatre Coup d’Etat presents Moby Dick, an original adaptation Performing November 3 - 20, 7:30pm at Fallout Arts Initiative Co-op Studio 3 in Minneapolis (see the trailer here). Tickets...

Cost: $18-$40

Where:
Fallout Urban Arts Initiative, Studio 3
2601 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Theatre Coup d'Etat
Telephone: 1-800-838-3006
Contact Name: James Napoleon Stone
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Raw Sugar and Theatre Corrobora present a two play event exploring the personal, real life stories of three local female artists. The narratives are connected by a common thread: What does it mean...

Cost: $12-$24

Where:
The Southern Theater
1420 S. Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Sponsor: The Southern Theater
Contact Name: Hailey Colwell
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Imagined Theatre presents the remounts of two award-winning, five-star dramas from the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival. Presented back-to-back: The Memory Box of the Sisters Fox by The Winding Sheet...

Cost: $10-$20

Where:
Sabes Theatre
4330 Cedar Lake Road
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Imagined Theatre
Telephone: 612-987-5356
Contact Name: Phil Darg
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In this inventive adaptation of Mark Haddon’s bestselling novel, Christopher Boone, a young man on the autism spectrum, sets out to investigate the bizarre death of a neighbor’s dog and sets...

Cost: Free, or $25 guaranteed admission

Where:
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S. 4th St.
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Sponsor: Mixed Blood Theatre
Telephone: 612-338-6131
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All is fair in love and war in this new staging of Mozart’s timeless comedy of errors, widely considered the perfect opera. Mozart’s infectious score brings humor, drama, and humanity to this...

Cost: $25 - $200, subject to change

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 612-333-6669
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Comedy, variety, music and talk show featuring the top acts in the Twin Cities.  The Saturday, November 18 show stars: contortionist Cheryl Birch (Fox 9), comedian Kjell Bjorgen (Comedy Central),...

Cost: 15

Where:
Brave New Workshop ETC Theatre
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: David Harris
Telephone: 612-281-5282
Contact Name: David Harris
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Bittercube and Can Can Wonderland present Cocktail Variety Show! Join us for our first ever Vaudeville Cocktail Theater Performance! We will be combining Can Can's Variety Show with five...

Cost: 25

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Can Can Wonderland
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The Award Winning 60's Doo-Wop Musical Take a trip to Springfield and meet Denny and the Dreamers, a doo-wop singing group preparing to enter a radio contest in the hope of a recording contract...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Old Log Theatre
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Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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