Stopping Time in Alexandria

Family vacation brings new perspective in lake country


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Two people paddleboarding on a creek in Alexandria.

photo by John Magnoski


“Little Red Corvette” by Prince is playing in the background and we’re stuffed on burgers and craft brews (for those of legal drinking age), waiting to settle our bill at Pike and Pint, the first stop on our Alexandria itinerary. The kids, Ben, 7, and Adam, 10, are getting hyper—their decibel levels increasing with each passing minute.

“Settle down,” I tell them. 

“Use your inside voices,” my husband Aaron adds. “We’re all right here.”

An older woman—one of only a handful of people in the restaurant at the late lunch hour—catches my eye. Here we go, I think. We’re going to get berated.

“I’m sorry,” I apologize to her.

“They’re beautiful,” she responds with a warm smile.

Excuse me?

“I love their energy,” she continues. “My kids are older, and I really miss them being little. Look at them giggling. They’re so happy.”

And I do something I rarely do—I stop and look and really see them. Their excitement is fueled by the anticipation of going to a hotel for the weekend. There’s beauty in that innocence.

It’s not a profound and earth-shattering realization, but I recognize that these days will be over before we’re ready. I feel this wave of sentimentality whenever I look at their baby or toddler photos, but it’s a necessary reminder. Pay attention. Savor the moment. Life unfolds in the present.      

We’re in Alexandria (aka Alex, pronounced “Alek,” to the locals), about a two-hour drive northwest of the metro, just off I-94. The area has its own “chain of lakes” with 11 connected waterways, attracting boaters, fishing enthusiasts trying for largemouth bass and walleye, water skiers, jet skiers, wakeboarders, and paddlers. Lake life in the summer months is huge here, but as we’re about to find out, the city is so much more than a summer vacation destination.

The Big Ole statue in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Big Ole welcomes visitors to Alexandria

photo by John Magnoski


Unlike a lot of museums in the Twin Cities, we almost miss the unassuming Runestone Museum. (Hint: It’s down the street from the 28-foot-tall fiberglass Big Ole statue.) We pay our $20 family admission price and bypass the Viking helmets and stuffed animals in the gift shop to get to the museum entrance.

We stop first in a small room, where we watch a short movie explaining the history of the Vikings and the story behind the 202-pound Kensington Runestone. The stone, inscribed with the tale of an ill-fated voyage of Scandinavian explorers who arrived in America in 1362, was discovered in 1898 by Swedish-American farmer Olof Ohman, who unearthed it on his property several miles outside of Alexandria. If it’s real, it’s proof that Vikings were here first, more than 130 years before Columbus left Spain. If it’s fake, Olof’s attempt at a practical joke took on a life of its own. Whether authentic or an elaborate hoax, the runestone put Alexandria on the map, and those in the town of 11,000 embrace their Viking heritage, even claiming to be “the birthplace of America.”

The famous runestone is only part of the museum’s appeal. There’s an exhibit on Anishinaabe Native American tribes, complete with an authentic 1920s tinkle cone “jingle” dress on display (one of only four dresses left in North America); a Minnesota wildlife exhibit; a re-created WWII-era living room; and the Childrens’ Discovery Room in the back, with interactive games, dress-up clothes, and the opportunity for kids to pretend they are homesteaders. The boys write their names on a chalkboard using the Runic alphabet, which we didn’t know existed until just now.

The exterior of the Moe Township schoolhouse at Runestone Museum in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Moe Township schoolhouse at Runestone Museum

photo by Lisa Meyers McClintick


We walk outside in the back of the museum, where there’s another Viking-era exhibit, a 40-foot-tall replica ship, and restored historic buildings in “Fort Alexandria,” a replica of the original fort commissioned in 1862.

The fort includes a one-room schoolhouse, church, log cabin, general store, blacksmith shop, and stage coach stop. We spend a little extra time in the school, a highlight for Ben. He is fascinated by the idea of one teacher in charge of all the kids in that little space, the only teacher those kids will ever have.

After we leave the museum, we check in at Arrowwood Resort on Lake Darling. With 200 guest rooms and 16 townhomes, the resort should feel supersized, yet somehow it remains personal and quaint. The front desk receptionists are friendly and welcoming, and we receive honest restaurant recommendations from the woman in the on-site gift shop (who also suggests Arrowwood’s brunch and caramel rolls).

The lazy river inside Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Lazy river at Arrowwood Resort

photo by John Magnoski


It’s too chilly for the beach, and that’s ok. We’re here for the 38,000-square-foot indoor waterpark. Unlike Wisconsin Dells, it’s not overwhelmingly “Where’s my kid?” gigantic, and unlike some hotels, it’s not disappointingly “This is it?” small. There are three four-story waterslides, a lazy river, a hot tub for those ages 12 and up, basketball shoot-out, shallow designated area for the little ones, and the Banana Cabana Snack Bar with food and refreshments.

Ben is like a wind-up toy on the waterslides, bounding up the steps with his yellow tube and riding down again and again. Adam is more interested in basketball. They don’t want to leave.

If you did need a break from the waterpark, Arrowwood has an abundance of recreational activities and on-site restaurants to keep kids and adults occupied, from paddleboat and jet ski rentals to an on-site spa and indoor tennis courts. There’s also horseback riding (Arrowwood has a 30-horse stable) and golfing on the 18-hole Atikwa Championship Golf Course or the putting course in the warmer months, and snowmobile rentals, sledding, and broomball or hockey on the lakeside rink in the winter.

Later, we head to Eddy’s Interlachen Inn, known for excellent prime rib, walleye, and seafood chowder. “Interlachen” is Scottish for “Between Two Lakes”—the restaurant is located between lakes Le Homme Dieu and Carlos off County Road 42. This place has personality plus: The exterior reminds me of an all-stone gangster’s hideout from the 1920s. As we’re told by more than one person, it gets really busy when Theatre L’Homme Dieu, just down the road, has a show. We’re here during off-season, and the restaurant—decorated in your quintessential Minnesota rustic lodge style, complete with historic photos of Alexandria lining the walls—is still packed. A jovial group of middle-aged friends leave with a half-finished bottle of wine. An elderly man approaches an old friend, kisses her on the cheek, and grabs onto both of her hands while giving her his undivided attention. A couple in the booth behind us celebrates a recent engagement. Friends and neighbors in John Deere hats and flannels are mingling with friends and neighbors in Patagonia fleeces. It’s refreshingly unpretentious.   

The kids order meatloaf and chicken strips, Aaron orders the ribs with house made sauce, and I get the New York strip steak. It’s all delicious. The server recommends an ice cream drink, but I stick with gin and tonic and am glad I did. It’s perfection. We’re all tired but don’t want to leave; the atmosphere is too fun. We stick around to watch folk singers perform the first part of their set. This feels like the best parts of small-town life.

Two boys taking a picture next to a moose statue at Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Friendly moose at Carlos Creek Winery

photo by Chrissy Sorenson


The next day, we drive to nearby Carlos Creek Winery, where people are waiting in the parking lot for the tasting room to open at noon. By 12:20, there are close to 50 people sampling wine, including three bachelorette parties, multiple families, and couples of all ages. When I ask a bartender if this is a typical Saturday, she laughs, “We’re just getting started. It’ll get crazy.”

We sit at a round table, lounge music setting the tone, and sample our wine. I go the sweet route, Aaron goes with red, and other options are fruity and dry. Even though it’s busy, there’s never a long wait. The wine is tasty; the customer service is excellent. The boys drink soda, and we all nibble on cheese and crackers.

Chrissy and Aaron Sorenson sipping wine at Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Sipping wine at Carlos Creek Winery

photo by Chrissy Sorenson


Shortly afterwards, we’re treated to a family-friendly tour of the vineyard and production area (guests can arrange for a private tour in advance) with Michelle Bredeson, vice president of marketing and sales. We pass by bocce ball courts, oversized chess, a gazebo, and a patio. She mentions that in the summer months, you can share a bottle with friends while listening to live music outdoors.

As we walk and talk, we learn that they grow seven varieties of grapes on 22 acres of vineyards, including cold-hardy Frontenac, Frontenac Gris, and Marquette grapes, developed by the University of Minnesota. She takes us into the production facility and talks about their award-winning hard cider, oak barrel-aged port, merlot, and blends. She mentions their Minnesota Nice wines, Wobegon White, Hot Dish Red, and You Betcha Blush, which you can find in single-serving plastic bottles at Minnesota Wild games, concerts, and other events at the Xcel Energy Center.

Jars of candy inside Sugar Shack in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Sugar Shack in historic downtown Alexandria

photo by John Magnoski


Afterwards, we head to Broadway, the main street in town. Historic buildings and interesting shops line the not-too-busy street. We buy gifts at Magpie, a cross-between Bibelot and Patina, check out a multi-level antique store, and spend way too much time in the Sugar Shack, where our kids lose their minds making candy selections. At a stoplight, we spot our server from Pike & Pint and she recognizes us and waves. I like it here. I even like the Ben Franklin, where you can find cheap junk you never knew you needed, perfect for our geocaching adventure.

We head to the 1,231-acre Lake Carlos State Park, where we tell the naturalist at the Visitor Center that we’ve never gone geocaching before and we’re clueless as to what is in store. She explains that the boys will wear a Global Positioning System (GPS) unit around their necks, and receivers will pick up satellite signals and calculate their positions, leading them near a treasure, or “cache,” hidden somewhere off the trail.

A geocache at Lake Carlos State Park in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Geocaching at Lake Carlos State Park

photo by KkolisFotolia


The first cache we find is in a coffee can behind a rock, and there’s a hint, or clue, to the next cache. Soon, we’re all invested in the scavenger hunt. We do two different challenges, an easy one to get started and then a more challenging one that requires a lot more effort. At one point, I am convinced the container has blown away. We look for at least 30 minutes before Aaron finally discovers it in one of those “how on earth did you find that?!” hiding spots.

I notice the woods in a way that I wouldn’t otherwise. I appreciate Adam’s tenacious personality (he is determined to find every last cache), so different from how his brother approaches the same task. There are rules and Adam will follow them. Ben, on the other hand, picks up a fallen branch and starts whacking the ground, the trees, the grass, quickly forgetting about geocaching. At the end, we’re rewarded with a treasure chest of trinkets. We take two and leave two behind.

Gourmet steak dinner at La Ferme in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Gourmet steak dish at La Ferme

photo by Lane Olson


We have 6 p.m. reservations at La Ferme, a charming bistro-style restaurant downtown. When we walk in, there’s no doubt that this is a romantic, special occasion place, with candles and fresh-cut flowers and linen napkins.

A sign on the wall states, “Farm to table and table to soul,” and I’m glad that there’s interest in a restaurant like this in Alex, where people see the value in supporting the local farm-to-fork concept. Matthew Jensen, owner and executive chef, worked under Chef Vincent Francoual at Vincent Restaurant and Chef Jim Kyndberg at Bayport Cookery, learning from some of the best in the state. In addition to supporting local farmers, he has an affinity for French cuisine and a talent for adding creative touches to each dish on his seasonal menus. 

The server, in a long apron, black pants, and plaid shirt, brings warm bread in a little tin pail before delivering amuse-bouche (lamb sausage with pickled radish) to “cleanse the palate.” The boys play it safe and order burgers. Aaron orders the sea bass—fresh fish is flown in weekly—with kohlrabi and stir fry. It is extraordinary. I order squash soup and chicken, with a glass of prosecco. For dessert, we share the molten chocolate cake with beer ice cream. It’s one of the best desserts we’ve ever had. When we leave, there’s a wait for tables.  

On our last day in Alex, we stop at DJ’s Tap House en route to home. Seven TVs are showing the Vikings game, every server is wearing Vikings gear, and the mostly young(er) crowd is sporting their purple and gold, too. This city, after all, is one of the reasons the NFL team got its nickname—they’re at the center of Scandinavian-American culture. 

We order the tacos, crispy sweet potato waffle fries, and burgers, and it’s all on-point. The woman at the table next to ours orders the craziest Bloody Mary we’ve ever seen, complete with ribs, chicken, a mini bacon cheeseburger, pot sticker, shrimp, tater tot, beef stick, pickle, lemon, lime, jalapeno, and olives. Aaron is so impressed, he asks to take a photo. “It’s a meal for sure,” the woman laughs.

As we’re cruising home along I-94, I think about how vacations make you appreciate your loved ones on a different level. I think about how refreshing it is to be without the usual distractions of day-to-day life. I think about the importance of being present and how Aaron does a much better job of this than I do. After a while—out of habit—I take my cell phone out of my purse, start scrolling and then stop. (How easy it is to forget.) Instead, I ask the boys questions. Tomorrow we won’t have this long car ride and one another’s undivided attention. All we have is the here and now. I’m not letting it go.

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Ames Center Black Box Theatre
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Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
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The Language You Cry In (1998) is an amazing detective story that reveals meaningful links between African Americans and their ancestral past. Bridging hundreds of years and thousands of miles from...

Cost: Free

Where:
Penumbra Theatre
270 N Kent St
St Paul, MN  55102
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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
Website »

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COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
Website »

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A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

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

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You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Opening reception Friday, October 5, 7-9pm Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center Main Gallery
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
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Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

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Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been photographing the area with a UAV (drone). These...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
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Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

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Curated by Heather Carroll MLIS '18 Opening Reception & Oral History Booth: November 3, 6-8 pm The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery proudly presents an exhibition about the evolution and influence...

Cost: free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole M. Watson, Director
Website »

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Light breakfast, lunch, and beverage tasting included   Do you feel like you need to get back in touch with the dreams you had for yourself as a business owner? In the crazy-busy life of an...

Cost: Tickets: $99 for WIN Members, $129 for Non-Members

Where:
The Schmidt Artist Lofts
900 7th St W
St Paul, MN  55102
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Known for her extraordinary hand-crafted felted wool sculptures, Elsa Jo Ellison is among 100 artists whose handcrafted work will be sold at this year’s Holiday Gallery Shop. For more than 20...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Telephone: 612-436-0464
Website »

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Discover Original Gifts and Support Local Artists The Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts features more than 100 local artists selling a unique blend of handmade...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Minnetonka Center for the Arts
2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN  55391
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Sponsor: Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-473-7361
Contact Name: Nikki Lindberg
Website »

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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ­­­­­Along the Shoreline, an exhibit of new paintings by Kit Wilson. A Minneapolis...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm The Edge of Water, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings by Holly Swift, opens October 20th at Groveland Gallery. A native of Illinois, Swift...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

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Upcoming Casting Calls in Minneapolis Location: Provided via email Company Info: https://www.princessparty.com/ Send headshots, measurements, resume and preferred audition time to...

Cost: No Cost

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: The Princess Party Co
Contact Name: Mikaela Lee
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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32 to $42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32-$42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952.895.4685
Website »

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CO.STARTERS at the Hill is a 9-week program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action. Over the nine weeks, groups of 10-15...

Cost: $500

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN
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Online Subzero Wilderness survival class November 6th 1) Frostbite Survival:2.Types & Stages of Cold Weather-Related Illnesses:3) Stay Fueled To Avoid Hypoglycemia.4.Stay Hydrated To Avoid...

Cost: $ 15.00 per adult $5.00 per child and $30.00 per group or family

Where:
google class
Minneapolis Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN  55111
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Sponsor: online community ed and in person classes
Telephone: 208-351-3407
Contact Name: dallin saurey
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On November 13 we are screening Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World. RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World is an electrifying look at the Native American influence in popular music —...

Cost: Free

Where:
Twin Cities TPT
172 East 4th Street
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Join an ASL Learning Group - Want to learn ASL for a loved one? Studying ASL and need to practice? Let's get started! Free and open to all ages! Recommende for beginner/intermediate levels....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
Website »

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Wrangler Ross’ Radio Ranch A radio drama and musical tribute to two 1st generation Norwegian-American radio stars of the 1930s and 40s, Slim Jim and the Vagabond Kid, whose programs combined...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Waconia American Legion
233 S. Olive St.
Waconia, MN  55387
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Sponsor: Scandia Lodge Sons of Norway/Waconia
Telephone: 952-200-2802
Contact Name: John Ofstehage
Website »

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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
View map »


Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
Website »

More information

A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 612-333-6669
Website »

More information

COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
Website »

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MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS LAKE a RIP-ROARING holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason PetersonNOVEMBER 9th - DECEMBER 30thPERFORMANCE TIMES Tuesday - Sunday @ 7:30pm Wednesday,...

Cost: Tues. $23 | Wed. $26 | Thurs. $26 | Fri. $30 | Sat. $30 | Sat. & Sun. matinee $2

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo
, MN  55369
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Sponsor: http://yellowtreetheatre.com/miracle-on-christmas-lake-1/

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Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been photographing the area with a UAV (drone). These...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
View map »


Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

More information

You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
View map »

More information

Curated by Heather Carroll MLIS '18 Opening Reception & Oral History Booth: November 3, 6-8 pm The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery proudly presents an exhibition about the evolution and influence...

Cost: free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole M. Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Opening reception Friday, October 5, 7-9pm Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center Main Gallery
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
View map »


Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

More information

Discover Original Gifts and Support Local Artists The Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts features more than 100 local artists selling a unique blend of handmade...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Minnetonka Center for the Arts
2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN  55391
View map »


Sponsor: Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-473-7361
Contact Name: Nikki Lindberg
Website »

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Known for her extraordinary hand-crafted felted wool sculptures, Elsa Jo Ellison is among 100 artists whose handcrafted work will be sold at this year’s Holiday Gallery Shop. For more than 20...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
View map »


Telephone: 612-436-0464
Website »

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Join the Twin Cities Wedding & Event Professionals (TCWEP) at our November networking event being held at Festivities event decor rental showroom. TCWEP networking group is all about...

Cost: $40-$60 non-members, $20 members, $10 1st-time visitors & full-time students

Where:
Festivities Event Decor Rental
10701 Red Circle Drive
Minnetonka, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Twin Cities Wedding & Event Professionals
Telephone: 612-424-2786
Contact Name: Elizabeth Sherry
Website »

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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ­­­­­Along the Shoreline, an exhibit of new paintings by Kit Wilson. A Minneapolis...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm The Edge of Water, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings by Holly Swift, opens October 20th at Groveland Gallery. A native of Illinois, Swift...

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

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Set in the 1920's when radio ruled the airwaves and small stations thrived, Radio Gals is a charming musical about Hazel Hunt from Cedar Ridge, Arkansas, who broadcasts from her front parlor with...

Cost: $25-36 (discounts for seniors and groups)

Where:
Ives Auditorium in the MN Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Homem Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
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Sponsor: Sidekick Theatre
Telephone: 952-948-6506
Website »

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Set in the 1920s when radio ruled the airwaves and small stations thrived, Radio Gals is a razzamatazz musical comedy about Hazel Hunt from Cedar Ridge, Arkansas. Hazel broadcasts from her front...

Cost: $29–$36 (taxes & fees incl)

Where:
Ives Auditorium
Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Home Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
View map »


Sponsor: Sidekick Theatre
Telephone: 612-618-7008
Contact Name: Tim Stolz
Website »

More information

From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32-$42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
View map »


Telephone: 952.895.4685
Website »

More information

From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32 to $42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
View map »


Website »

More information

CO.STARTERS at the Hill is a 9-week program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action. Over the nine weeks, groups of 10-15...

Cost: $500

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN
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Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Jon Meacham will discuss previous moments of crisis and partisan deadlock in American history and suggest how previous generations — and we, in our...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Northrop
84 Church St. SE
Carlson Family Stage
Mineapolis, MN  55455
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Join an ASL Learning Group - Want to learn ASL for a loved one? Studying ASL and need to practice? Let's get started! Free and open to all ages! Recommende for beginner/intermediate levels....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
View map »


Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
Website »

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Secrets of Glensheen is BACK by popular demand! Glensheen Collections Manager, Milissa Brooks Ojibway, will showcase various objects from the Glensheen collection that have been hidden out of...

Cost: Free

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

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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
View map »


Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
Website »

More information

A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 612-333-6669
Website »

More information

Triple Espresso—a highly caffeinated comedy shines the spotlight on three hilarious performers as they reminisce about their ill-fated big break. Meet Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell and Bobby Bean,...

Cost: $25 – $52.50 (Discounts for seniors, military, kids, groups, and subscribers)

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

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COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
View map »


Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
Website »

More information

MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS LAKE a RIP-ROARING holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason PetersonNOVEMBER 9th - DECEMBER 30thPERFORMANCE TIMES Tuesday - Sunday @ 7:30pm Wednesday,...

Cost: Tues. $23 | Wed. $26 | Thurs. $26 | Fri. $30 | Sat. $30 | Sat. & Sun. matinee $2

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


Sponsor: http://yellowtreetheatre.com/miracle-on-christmas-lake-1/

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Happy Holihaze! Join us as we round out our 60th anniversary season with trademark BNW holiday hilarity! “Angels We Have Heard Are High (O Holy Crap!)” features all-star performers Lauren...

Cost: $20-$39

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
Website »

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Febreze wants to offer you the chance to win a FREE workout at CycleBar as part of its #FebrezeYourGear campaign which encourages gym goers to spray Febreze Fabric Refresher on gym clothing,...

Cost: $23

Where:
CycleBar Uptown
2927 Girard Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Febreze
Telephone: (612) 353-4492
Website »

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Looking for a productive networking experience that will kick off your day? This is for you! Each attendee will have the opportunity to speak to a receptive audience about her company’s products...

Cost: $15-35

Where:
TeamWomen
5775 Wayzata Blvd
Suite 820
Saint Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: TeamWomen
Contact Name: Briana Galbraith
Website »

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Curated by Heather Carroll MLIS '18 Opening Reception & Oral History Booth: November 3, 6-8 pm The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery proudly presents an exhibition about the evolution and influence...

Cost: free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole M. Watson, Director
Website »

More information

You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
View map »

More information

Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been photographing the area with a UAV (drone). These...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
View map »


Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

More information

Opening reception Friday, October 5, 7-9pm Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center Main Gallery
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
View map »


Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

More information

Discover Original Gifts and Support Local Artists The Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts features more than 100 local artists selling a unique blend of handmade...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Minnetonka Center for the Arts
2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN  55391
View map »


Sponsor: Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-473-7361
Contact Name: Nikki Lindberg
Website »

More information

Known for her extraordinary hand-crafted felted wool sculptures, Elsa Jo Ellison is among 100 artists whose handcrafted work will be sold at this year’s Holiday Gallery Shop. For more than 20...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
View map »


Telephone: 612-436-0464
Website »

More information

WHAT:                                                 DRIVE Leadership Luncheon: Transformational Change...

Cost: Admission is $30 for members and $40 for non-members.

Where:
Dakota Jazz Club
1010 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN  55402
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Sponsor: Minneapolis Regional Chamber
Telephone: 612-370-9117
Contact Name: Shannon Lukes Hauser
Website »

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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm The Edge of Water, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings by Holly Swift, opens October 20th at Groveland Gallery. A native of Illinois, Swift...

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

More information

OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ­­­­­Along the Shoreline, an exhibit of new paintings by Kit Wilson. A Minneapolis...

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

More information

From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32 to $42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
View map »


Website »

More information

Set in the 1920s when radio ruled the airwaves and small stations thrived, Radio Gals is a razzamatazz musical comedy about Hazel Hunt from Cedar Ridge, Arkansas. Hazel broadcasts from her front...

Cost: $29–$36 (taxes & fees incl)

Where:
Ives Auditorium
Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Home Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
View map »


Sponsor: Sidekick Theatre
Telephone: 612-618-7008
Contact Name: Tim Stolz
Website »

More information

From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32-$42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
View map »


Telephone: 952.895.4685
Website »

More information

Set in the 1920's when radio ruled the airwaves and small stations thrived, Radio Gals is a charming musical about Hazel Hunt from Cedar Ridge, Arkansas, who broadcasts from her front parlor with...

Cost: $25-36 (discounts for seniors and groups)

Where:
Ives Auditorium in the MN Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Homem Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
View map »


Sponsor: Sidekick Theatre
Telephone: 952-948-6506
Website »

More information

Join us in celebrating diversity within the brewing community by attending one (or more!) of our partnering fundraisers being held to support the new PRIDE In Brewing Scholarship. Each of the...

Cost: 0

Where:
Tin Whiskers
125 9th St E
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Telephone: 651-528-8752

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Online Mediation class Nov 15th 1. How to Meditate 2.WHY LEARN TO MEDITATE 3.MEDITATION POSTURE 4.BREATHING MEDITATIONS 5.LOVING KINDNESS MEDITATION 6. TRANSFORMING MEDITATIONS 7.Mindfulness...

Cost: $14.00 per adult $3.00 per child and $28.00 per group or family.

Where:
google class
Minneapolis Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN  55111
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Sponsor: google class
Telephone: 208-351-3407
Contact Name: dallin saurey
Website »

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CO.STARTERS at the Hill is a 9-week program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action. Over the nine weeks, groups of 10-15...

Cost: $500

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN
View map »

More information

Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices.   Now in its...

Cost: $20-$150

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Soul line dancing is a fun way to get out on the dance floor, and meet some wonderful people. No partner is needed. The steps are similar to country line dancing, except we dance to R & B music,...

Cost: $2 entry fee

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Ave North
St. Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: (651) 925-2261
Website »

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The March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction Twin Cities is November 15. It showcases culinary excellence from across the Twin Cities’ and a live auction funding the organization’s mission – to...

Cost: $200

Where:
Minneapolis Event Centers
, MN

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Join an ASL Learning Group - Want to learn ASL for a loved one? Studying ASL and need to practice? Let's get started! Free and open to all ages! Recommende for beginner/intermediate levels....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
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MThe fall season's premier event, the annual FilmNorth Gala, returns to celebrate independent filmmakers and the independent film spirit.  Join us Thursday, November 15th from 7-11pm at Sweet...

Cost: $75

Where:
Sweet Chow
116 North 1st Avenue
Minneapolis , MN  55401
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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
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COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
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A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 612-333-6669
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THE GREAT GATSBY”-November 8-18, 2018 at The RITZ Theater   COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance theater adaptation. The story of the...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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A cleaner who hates to clean, a doctor whose husband is struck down by love for a patient, and the quest for the perfect joke. Sarah Ruhl is a winner of the MacArthur Foundation Genius grant. Her...

Cost: $18-22

Where:
Gremlin Theatre
550 Vandalia Street
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Anne Bertram
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Triple Espresso—a highly caffeinated comedy shines the spotlight on three hilarious performers as they reminisce about their ill-fated big break. Meet Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell and Bobby Bean,...

Cost: $25 – $52.50 (Discounts for seniors, military, kids, groups, and subscribers)

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS LAKE a RIP-ROARING holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason PetersonNOVEMBER 9th - DECEMBER 30thPERFORMANCE TIMES Tuesday - Sunday @ 7:30pm Wednesday,...

Cost: Tues. $23 | Wed. $26 | Thurs. $26 | Fri. $30 | Sat. $30 | Sat. & Sun. matinee $2

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo
, MN  55369
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Sponsor: http://yellowtreetheatre.com/miracle-on-christmas-lake-1/

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English musician Elvis Costello began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later became associated with the first wave of the British punk and new wave movement...

Cost: $133, $93, $63, $53, $38.50

Where:
Northrop
84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Open mic night hosted by The Nighthowlers at Can Can Wonderland every third Thursday of the month!! All entertainers welcomed and encouraged! Show starts at 9pm. Sign up starts at 8pm. $2 artist...

Cost: 2

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Ave N
Sutie 004
St. Paul, MN  55104
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Happy Holihaze! Join us as we round out our 60th anniversary season with trademark BNW holiday hilarity! “Angels We Have Heard Are High (O Holy Crap!)” features all-star performers Lauren...

Cost: $20-$39

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
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A new creation from The Moving Company A hotel. A year.  Quality linens and room service. Vivaldi and Chekov.  Piazzolla as well. A change of weather. A change of heart. A get away, a hideaway....

Cost: $20-38

Where:
The Lab Theater
700 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Opening reception Friday, October 5, 7-9pm Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center Main Gallery
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
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Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
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Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been photographing the area with a UAV (drone). These...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
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Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
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Curated by Heather Carroll MLIS '18 Opening Reception & Oral History Booth: November 3, 6-8 pm The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery proudly presents an exhibition about the evolution and influence...

Cost: free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole M. Watson, Director
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You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional lifeways 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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Known for her extraordinary hand-crafted felted wool sculptures, Elsa Jo Ellison is among 100 artists whose handcrafted work will be sold at this year’s Holiday Gallery Shop. For more than 20...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Telephone: 612-436-0464
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Discover Original Gifts and Support Local Artists The Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts features more than 100 local artists selling a unique blend of handmade...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Minnetonka Center for the Arts
2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN  55391
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Sponsor: Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-473-7361
Contact Name: Nikki Lindberg
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If it's the 1st, 2nd or 3rd full weekend of the month, then it's a sale weekend at WEEKEND SALVAGE!! We're open 10 - 5, Friday through Sunday. Come on in to see our uncommon vintage, boho and...

Cost: free and open to the public

Where:
Minneapolis
4159 Grand Av S
Minneapolis, MN  55409
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Telephone: 480-200-4044
Contact Name: Kay Grams
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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm The Edge of Water, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings by Holly Swift, opens October 20th at Groveland Gallery. A native of Illinois, Swift...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ­­­­­Along the Shoreline, an exhibit of new paintings by Kit Wilson. A Minneapolis...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32 to $42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32-$42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952.895.4685
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5:00-6:45 pm: Enjoy an indoor festival with healthy food vendors, music, interactive wellbeing experiences, therapy animals, and more. 7:00-9:00 pm: Program features international wellbeing...

Cost: $30, $10 (U of M students)

Where:
Northrop
84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Northrop
Telephone: 612-624-2345

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Fun activities and beautiful artisanal crafts await at the MN Waldorf School's 35th annual Holiday Fair and Artisan Marketplace, 6-9 pm Friday, and 10 am-4 pm Saturday, Nov. 16-17, at the Minnesota...

Cost: 0

Where:
MN Waldorf School
70 East County Road B
Maplewood, MN  55117
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Sponsor: MN Waldorf School
Telephone: 651-487-6700
Contact Name: Ed Nelsen
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For 33 years, the Christmas Tour of Homes continues to deliver the glitz and glitter!  Delight in lavish decorating and DIY ideas inspired by the interiors of four privately owned homes and the...

Cost: $25-$35

Where:
Hudson, WI
, MN

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Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices.   Now in its...

Cost: $20-$150

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Grand Brewfest takes place at Grand View Lodge each November. This fun-filled weekend started in 2010 when the rise in craft beer was gaining momentum. The event is Grand View’s craft beer and...

Cost: $185 per person for 2 nights

Where:
Grand View Lodge
, MN

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Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices.   Now in its...

Cost: $25-$30

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis , MN  55404
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Online Mediation class Nov 15th 1. How to Meditate 2.WHY LEARN TO MEDITATE 3.MEDITATION POSTURE 4.BREATHING MEDITATIONS 5.LOVING KINDNESS MEDITATION 6. TRANSFORMING MEDITATIONS 7.Mindfulness...

Cost: $14.00 per adult $3.00 per child and $28.00 per group or family.

Where:
google class
Minneapolis Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN  55111
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Sponsor: google class
Telephone: 208-351-3407
Contact Name: dallin saurey
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CO.STARTERS at the Hill is a 9-week program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action. Over the nine weeks, groups of 10-15...

Cost: $500

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN
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Join an ASL Learning Group - Want to learn ASL for a loved one? Studying ASL and need to practice? Let's get started! Free and open to all ages! Recommende for beginner/intermediate levels....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
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This walk-around wine-tasting and food-tasting event also includes the opportunity to shop select boutiques of the Twin Cities and experience an exceptional fashion show for a fabulous cause!...

Cost: $150 for individual tickets

Where:
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
, MN

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The Alumni of Mellencamp Sr. High have learned that their old Alma Mater is soon to be demolished. To show their school spirit, they’ve decided to throw one last all-class reunion. So get...

Cost: 66.50

Where:
Sheraton West
12201 Ridgedale Dr.
Minnetonka, MN  55305
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Sponsor: The Mystery Cafe
Telephone: 763-566-2583
Contact Name: Brian Kelly
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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
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A holiday favorite as you’ve never seen—or heard!—it before. The timeless tale of George Bailey is given a clever twist when we stage it as a live, 1940s radio broadcast. Five actors give...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co
208 Parkway Ave N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre Co.
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
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The Edina Chorale is excited to announce its first concert of the 2018-19 season, “A Jubilant Song,” to be performed on Friday, November 16, at 7:30 pm. and Saturday, November 17, at 3:00 pm. ...

Cost: $15 Adults, $10 Seniors (65+), Students Free (K-12)

Where:
Normandale Lutheran Church
6100 Normandale Rd
Edina, MN  55436
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Sponsor: Edina Chorale
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In the Margins November 16 & 17, 2018 - The O’Shaughnessy presents the Karen L. Charles Threads Dance Project in In the Margins. This show opens the dance company’s 12th performance...

Cost: $30 with discounts possible

Where:
The O'Shaughnessy
The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University 2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Telephone: 612-209-2850
Contact Name: Dana K. Kassel
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A cleaner who hates to clean, a doctor whose husband is struck down by love for a patient, and the quest for the perfect joke. Sarah Ruhl is a winner of the MacArthur Foundation Genius grant. Her...

Cost: $18-22

Where:
Gremlin Theatre
550 Vandalia Street
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Anne Bertram
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THE GREAT GATSBY”-November 8-18, 2018 at The RITZ Theater   COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance theater adaptation. The story of the...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Life in middle school is hard. Join MPLS (imPulse) and Bloomington Public Schools for our first Poolside Concert Series: What I Want to Be, a performance that explores the lives of middle school...

Cost: $20-40

Where:
Olson Middle School
4551 W 102nd St
​Bloomington, MN  55437
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Sponsor: MPLS (imPulse)
Telephone: 319.830.3021
Contact Name: Sam Grace
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MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS LAKE a RIP-ROARING holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason PetersonNOVEMBER 9th - DECEMBER 30thPERFORMANCE TIMES Tuesday - Sunday @ 7:30pm Wednesday,...

Cost: Tues. $23 | Wed. $26 | Thurs. $26 | Fri. $30 | Sat. $30 | Sat. & Sun. matinee $2

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo
, MN  55369
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Sponsor: http://yellowtreetheatre.com/miracle-on-christmas-lake-1/

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Triple Espresso—a highly caffeinated comedy shines the spotlight on three hilarious performers as they reminisce about their ill-fated big break. Meet Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell and Bobby Bean,...

Cost: $25 – $52.50 (Discounts for seniors, military, kids, groups, and subscribers)

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 612-333-6669
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A new creation from The Moving Company A hotel. A year.  Quality linens and room service. Vivaldi and Chekov.  Piazzolla as well. A change of weather. A change of heart. A get away, a hideaway....

Cost: $20-38

Where:
The Lab Theater
700 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Happy Holihaze! Join us as we round out our 60th anniversary season with trademark BNW holiday hilarity! “Angels We Have Heard Are High (O Holy Crap!)” features all-star performers Lauren...

Cost: $20-$39

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
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You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices.   Now in its...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis , MN  55404
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Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional lifeways 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
Website »

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Discover Original Gifts and Support Local Artists The Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts features more than 100 local artists selling a unique blend of handmade...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Minnetonka Center for the Arts
2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN  55391
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Sponsor: Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-473-7361
Contact Name: Nikki Lindberg
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Come down the weekend before Thanksgiving to pick up your fresh, free-range, Thanksgiving turkey from our family farm! We are celebrating our favorite time of the year with delicious samples, live...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ferndale Market
31659 Willow Trail
Cannon Falls, MN  55009
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Sponsor: Ferndale Market
Telephone: 507-263-4556
Contact Name: Dawn Makarios
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Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 200 exhibitors offering everything for maintaining health and success in all areas of life! Featuring 3 Stages of on-going speaker...

Cost: $6 or free with food shelf donation

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Ballroom
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: MediaMAX Events & Expos, Inc
Telephone: 195-223-81700
Contact Name: Rick Martinek
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This November, Do It Green! Minnesota will host its 13th Annual Green Gifts Fair, an event that educates the Twin Cities on how to reduce waste around the holiday season and encourages the giving...

Cost: Free

Where:
Midtown Market
920 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407
, MN
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Contact Name: Kara Souther
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Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 200 exhibitors offering everything for maintaining health and success in all areas of life! Featuring 3 Stages of on-going speaker...

Cost: $6 or free with food shelf donation

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: MediaMAX Events & Expos, Inc
Telephone: 952-238-1700
Contact Name: Rick Martinek
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If it's the 1st, 2nd or 3rd full weekend of the month, then it's a sale weekend at WEEKEND SALVAGE!! We're open 10 - 5, Friday through Sunday. Come on in to see our uncommon vintage, boho and...

Cost: free and open to the public

Where:
Minneapolis
4159 Grand Av S
Minneapolis, MN  55409
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Telephone: 480-200-4044
Contact Name: Kay Grams
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The holiday tradition of gingerbread houses, called pepperkake in Norway, will be on display this holiday season at Norway House. Help us celebrate by creating a special piece to display – a...

Cost: Free for children 12 and under; $5 for adults and seniors

Where:
Norway House
913 East Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 200 exhibitors offering everything for maintaining health and success in all areas of life! Featuring 3 Stages of on-going speaker...

Cost: $6 or free with food shelf donation

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Ballroom
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: MediaMAX Events & Expos, Inc
Telephone: 195-223-81700
Contact Name: Rick Martinek
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Known for her extraordinary hand-crafted felted wool sculptures, Elsa Jo Ellison is among 100 artists whose handcrafted work will be sold at this year’s Holiday Gallery Shop. For more than 20...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
View map »


Telephone: 612-436-0464
Website »

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Fun activities and beautiful artisanal crafts await at the MN Waldorf School's 35th annual Holiday Fair and Artisan Marketplace, 6-9 pm Friday, and 10 am-4 pm Saturday, Nov. 16-17, at the Minnesota...

Cost: 0

Where:
MN Waldorf School
70 East County Road B
Maplewood, MN  55117
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Sponsor: MN Waldorf School
Telephone: 651-487-6700
Contact Name: Ed Nelsen
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Town Hall Brewery will host G’Morning, G’Afternoon and G’Night, a menu showcase spanning dishes from breakfast to dessert, 10 a.m.–noon, Saturday, November 17. The event will feature four...

Cost: $50

Where:
Town Hall Brewery
1430 S. Washington Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ­­­­­Along the Shoreline, an exhibit of new paintings by Kit Wilson. A Minneapolis...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm The Edge of Water, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings by Holly Swift, opens October 20th at Groveland Gallery. A native of Illinois, Swift...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
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Roll up your sleeves, put on safety goggles, and dig into the guts of machines and electronics

Cost: Included with Museum admission ($9 per person)

Where:
The Works Museum
9740 Grand Ave. S.
Bloomington, MN  55420
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Telephone: 952-888-4262
Contact Name: Kara Newby
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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32 to $42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Website »

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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32-$42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952.895.4685
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Come experience the buzz that everyone is talking about at Sawdust Savvy! Located in beautiful Downtown Stillwater. With 22 different projects and over 100 designs to choose from we have something...

Cost: 59.00 and up

Where:
Sawdust Savvy
324 S Main Street
Suite 7
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Sawdust Savvy
Telephone: 651-705-6614
Contact Name: Annie or Lindsay
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Join in on the fun and learn to dance or dance styles new to you. Miranda Shaughnessy will teach 15 minute dance classes that provide an introduction into numerous dance styles!Stop in anytime on...

Cost: $2 Entry Fee

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Ave North
St. Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: (651) 925-2261
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The Edina Chorale is excited to announce its first concert of the 2018-19 season, “A Jubilant Song,” to be performed on Friday, November 16, at 7:30 pm. and Saturday, November 17, at 3:00 pm. ...

Cost: $15 Adults, $10 Seniors, Free for Students (K-12)

Where:
Normandale Lutheran Church
6100 Normandale Rd
Edina, MN  55436
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Sponsor: Edina Chorale
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Join the dancers of Pas de Deux Dance Studio at our premiere production of "A Sleeping Beauty".  Set to music from the classic Tchaikovsky ballet, "A Sleeping Beauty" features new choreography by...

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

Where:
St Paul U of M Student Union Theater
2017 Buford Avenue
St Paul, MN  55108
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Sponsor: Pas de Deux Dance Studio
Contact Name: Miss Zachari
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Grand Brewfest takes place at Grand View Lodge each November. This fun-filled weekend started in 2010 when the rise in craft beer was gaining momentum. The event is Grand View’s craft beer and...

Cost: $185 per person for 2 nights

Where:
Grand View Lodge
, MN

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Online Mediation class Nov 15th 1. How to Meditate 2.WHY LEARN TO MEDITATE 3.MEDITATION POSTURE 4.BREATHING MEDITATIONS 5.LOVING KINDNESS MEDITATION 6. TRANSFORMING MEDITATIONS 7.Mindfulness...

Cost: $14.00 per adult $3.00 per child and $28.00 per group or family.

Where:
google class
Minneapolis Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN  55111
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Sponsor: google class
Telephone: 208-351-3407
Contact Name: dallin saurey
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For 33 years, the Christmas Tour of Homes continues to deliver the glitz and glitter!  Delight in lavish decorating and DIY ideas inspired by the interiors of four privately owned homes and the...

Cost: $25-$35

Where:
Hudson, WI
, MN

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Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices.   Now in its...

Cost: $20-$150

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Celebrate the richness of all South Asian cultures at the Indian Student Association's annual fall show, "Humsafar." Experience various food, music, skits, and dance at this free cultural event.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Northrop
84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: The Indian Student Association
Telephone: 612-624-2345
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CO.STARTERS at the Hill is a 9-week program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action. Over the nine weeks, groups of 10-15...

Cost: $500

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN
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Join an ASL Learning Group - Want to learn ASL for a loved one? Studying ASL and need to practice? Let's get started! Free and open to all ages! Recommende for beginner/intermediate levels....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
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The newest Bulgarian folk band in town, Nomadi, is thrilled to announce their very FIRST concert! А special night of live Bulgarian music with the sounds of modern and traditional folk...

Cost: Adults - $20, Seniors - $15, Group Tickets - $15, Tickets at the door - $30 Kids

Where:
Celtic Junction Arts Center
836 Prior Ave North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Contact Name: CJAC
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The Alumni of Mellencamp Sr. High have learned that their old Alma Mater is soon to be demolished. To show their school spirit, they’ve decided to throw one last all-class reunion. So get...

Cost: 66.50

Where:
Sheraton West
12201 Ridgedale Dr.
Minnetonka, MN  55305
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Sponsor: The Mystery Cafe
Telephone: 763-566-2583
Contact Name: Brian Kelly
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When the owner of a minor league ballpark is murdered, everyone wants a piece of the pie. But before the family, staff or players can stake a claim, they’ll have to find the killer. The Mystery...

Cost: 76.50

Where:
CHS Field
360 N Broadway St
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: The Mystery Cafe
Telephone: 763-566-2583
Contact Name: Brian Kelly
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Colleen Raye Productions presents this NEW SHOW featuring the talented Wayne Luchau, Colleen Raye and Debbie O’Keefe with The Echoes Rock and Roll Band. They will be performing the dynamic...

Cost: $32 (taxes and fees included)

Where:
Ives Auditorium
Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Home Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
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Sponsor: Colleen Raye Productions
Telephone: 952-948-6506

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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
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NOËL, set in modern day London, tells a heartwarming tale of a little girl (Noël), who is preparing for her starring role in a school Christmas play when her mother suddenly disappears. She keeps...

Cost: $33-$53

Where:
Ames Center
12600 Nicolett Drive
Burnsville, MN  55337
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A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 612-333-6669
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A holiday favorite as you’ve never seen—or heard!—it before. The timeless tale of George Bailey is given a clever twist when we stage it as a live, 1940s radio broadcast. Five actors give...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co
208 Parkway Ave N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre Co.
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
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THE GREAT GATSBY”-November 8-18, 2018 at The RITZ Theater   COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance theater adaptation. The story of the...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Triple Espresso—a highly caffeinated comedy shines the spotlight on three hilarious performers as they reminisce about their ill-fated big break. Meet Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell and Bobby Bean,...

Cost: $25 – $52.50 (Discounts for seniors, military, kids, groups, and subscribers)

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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In the Margins November 16 & 17, 2018 - The O’Shaughnessy presents the Karen L. Charles Threads Dance Project in In the Margins. This show opens the dance company’s 12th performance...

Cost: $30 with discounts possible

Where:
The O'Shaughnessy
The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University 2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Telephone: 612-209-2850
Contact Name: Dana K. Kassel
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MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS LAKE a RIP-ROARING holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason PetersonNOVEMBER 9th - DECEMBER 30thPERFORMANCE TIMES Tuesday - Sunday @ 7:30pm Wednesday,...

Cost: Tues. $23 | Wed. $26 | Thurs. $26 | Fri. $30 | Sat. $30 | Sat. & Sun. matinee $2

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo
, MN  55369
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Sponsor: http://yellowtreetheatre.com/miracle-on-christmas-lake-1/

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A cleaner who hates to clean, a doctor whose husband is struck down by love for a patient, and the quest for the perfect joke. Sarah Ruhl is a winner of the MacArthur Foundation Genius grant. Her...

Cost: $18-22

Where:
Gremlin Theatre
550 Vandalia Street
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Anne Bertram
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A new creation from The Moving Company A hotel. A year.  Quality linens and room service. Vivaldi and Chekov.  Piazzolla as well. A change of weather. A change of heart. A get away, a hideaway....

Cost: $20-38

Where:
The Lab Theater
700 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Happy Holihaze! Join us as we round out our 60th anniversary season with trademark BNW holiday hilarity! “Angels We Have Heard Are High (O Holy Crap!)” features all-star performers Lauren...

Cost: $20-$39

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
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