Weekend Best Bets: November 4-6
Your weekend to-do list in the Twin Cities
Friday, November 4
Oh, the Holiday Drama…
What: Family Dinner presented by Huge Theater
When: 8 p.m. or 9:30 p.m.
Where: Huge Theater, 3037 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis
Huge Theater’s improvised holiday show returns this year with more family holiday drama for you and your friends to relate to and laugh along with. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door. hugetheater.com
A Night of Ballet
What: James Sewell Ballet
When: 8 p.m.
Where: The O’Shaughnessy Theater, 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul
James Sewell Ballet will be performing two new pieces: Octet and Killer Pig. The music for the octet will be performed live by musicians from the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra; the Killer Pigs choreography (created by international choreographers Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar) explores honesty and the intense physicality that characterizes the art of dance. jsballet.org
Saturday, November 5
Ladies Night Out, Anyone?
What: Paint the Night Out
When: 4-7 p.m.
Where: Maplewood Mall, 3001 White Bear Ave. N., Maplewood
Wanderlust Studio is partnering with Maplewood Mall to host a ladies’ painting night. A portion of all ticket proceeds will be donated to Naomi Family Residence, a ministry and shelter dedicated to helping women and children escape abuse, addiction, homelessness, and poverty. Tickets are $35 online. facebook.com
An Evening in Paris
What: Gala for Collide Theatrical – “An Evening in Paris”
When: 6-11 p.m.
Where: A-Mill Artist Lofts, 301 SE Main St., Minneapolis
Collide Theatrical’s third-annual fundraiser includes complimentary beer and wine, appetizers, a live auction, and a performance by Collide Theatrical Dance Company with guest artists. All proceeds will go towards the dance company’s mission of creating original Broadway-style jazz dance musicals and employing professional dancers, vocalists and musicians. collidetheatrical.org
Sunday, November 6
Yoga and Breakfast
What: Bends and Blends
When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Pinstripes, 3849 Gallagher Dr., Edina
Join Edina CorePower Yoga Studio & Spa at Pinstripes for a refreshing morning of yoga and brunch. Tickets are just $5 and include a complimentary mimosa or glass of wine. Doors open at 8:45 and brunch is served until 2 p.m. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mats. facebook.com
Purple Rain, Purple Rain
What: Prince: The Artist, The Icon, The Legend
When: Open Exhibit 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Mall of America, 338 E. Broadway, Bloomington
Presented by Paisley Park, this exhibit features artifacts and wardrobe choices from the Paisley Park Archives, showcasing monumental moments from Prince’s career. A variety of Prince merchandise will be available for sale as well. mallofamerica.com