Weekend Best Bets: November 18-20

Your weekend to-do list in the Twin Cities

Friday, November 18

Just Keep Swimming

What: Drive In{side}: Finding Dory
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Maplewood Mall, 3001 White Bear Ave. N.
Enjoy a family movie night out with Dory, the much-loved (and very forgetful) Disney character first introduced in Finding Nemo. The first 200 kids to arrive will receive a coupon for a free small popcorn and juice box. This movie event is free to the public. RSVP is required. Info here.

Relationship Status? Single.

What: Company
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Ave. Suite #145
Written by George Furth and composed by Stephen Sondheim, this musical comedy follows a defiant bachelor trying to come to terms with his own chronically single status while also observing the emotional dysfunction of his married/attached friends. This touring production is directed by William Pacholsi and choreographed by Lauri Kraft. Company has received fourteen Tony Award nominations and won seven. Tickets and info here.


Saturday, November 19

Green and Clean

What: Do it Green! 11th Annual Green Gifts Fair
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St.
Shop more than 80 local, eco-friendly artists and businesses at Do it Green! Minnesota’s 11th Annual Green Gifts Fair. Food samples and demos will be available as well as kids activities, a photo booth, live music, and more. A $1 donation will be accepted at the door. Info here.

Question the Wall Itself

What: Avant Garden 2016
When: 8:30 p.m. – midnight  
Where: Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Pl.
The Walker welcomes you to attend their annual benefit and biggest party of the year, where guests will be invited to see the Walker’s newest exhibition “Question the Wall Itself,” enjoy complimentary appetizers and cocktails, and participate in an art auction. Proceeds from the event will support the Walker Art Center’s artistic and educational programming. Silver Key Tickets are $125. Info here.


Sunday, November 20

Holiday Crafts, Food & Decor

What: Linden Hills Holiday Market
When: 10:00 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Where: Sunnyside Gardens, 3723 44th St. W.
Shop crafts, home and garden décor, gourmet treats, and holiday gifts at Linden Hills Holiday Market kickoff. This Sunday, participating craft vendors include AnnMade in Minnesota, Body Bliss, Stella Sparrow Design, Craftmade Toffee, Little Turkish Bakery, and more. Info here.

Italian Cuisine

What: Fresh Off the Boot 2016
When: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Broders’ Pasta Bar, 5000 Penn Ave. S.
Join Broders’ Cucina Italiana as they put on their biggest tasting event of the year. Explore new food products, find new recipes, receive discounts, and sample some of Broder’s catering menu. Tickets are $25, which includes a $10 donation to Slow Food MN. Info here.

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