Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 11-14

Things to do this weekend around the Twin Cities: concerts, Christmas shows, holiday shopping, and more

Sun Will Come Out

What: Annie
When: Through Jan. 9
Where: Children’s Theatre Company, 2400 Third Ave. S., Minneapolis

You know the musical—this American classic about a plucky orphan runs at Children’s Theatre Company through the beginning of next year. “The musical is also a celebration of non-traditional and chosen families,” director Peter Rothstein says in a press release. “I hope audiences young and old are captivated by her spunk, her charm, and her wisdom.”

Yet Another Miracle

What: Another Miracle on Christmas Lake at Yellow Tree Theatre
When: Thursday, November 11
Where: Yellow Tree Theatre, 320 Fifth Ave. SE, Osseo

A hilarious sequel to Miracle on Christmas Lake, this Yellow Tree Theatre original follows the main characters as they try to prevent their hometown of Christmas Lake from being annexed.

Opening Night at the Guthrie

What: A Christmas Carol
When: Friday, November 12
Where: Guthrie Theater, 818 S. Second St., Minneapolis

The Guthrie Theater presents a fresh take on a classic with this year’s production of A Christmas Carol—revamped with new props, sound, visuals, and costumes.

Gift Stop

What: Minneapolis Gifts & Arts Expo
When: Friday, November 12-14
When: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 Second Ave. S., Minneapolis

Grab your family’s wish list and make your way over to the Minneapolis Convention Center for the Gifts and Arts Expo to start shopping early for holiday gifts.

Redefined Classics

What: Oklahoma!
When: Through November 14
Where: Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

Reintroducing Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic, Oklahoma! Revamped by New York City-based director Daniel Fish, this take on the classic will uncover the darker psychological themes at the center of the story.

Cars and Coffee

What: Caffeine and Octane
When: Saturday, November 13, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: AutoMotorPlex Medina, 3600 Arrowhead Dr., Medina

Searching for a place to show off your new rims or spoiler? Head to Medina for Caffeine and Octane’s November Car Show, open to all varieties and models.

King of Country

What: George Strait at U.S. Bank Stadium Minneapolis
When: Saturday, November 13, 5-8 p.m.
Where: U.S. Bank Stadium, 401 Chicago Ave., Minneapolis

The King of Country makes his way to U.S Bank Stadium this weekend. Grab your cowboy hats and prepare yourself for a one-of-a-kind performance from the legendary singer-songwriter.

Popstar Rising

What: Jack Harlow at The Fillmore
When: Saturday, November 13-14
Where: The Fillmore Minneapolis, 525 N. Fifth St., Minneapolis

Whether you’ve listened to Jack Harlow since his early days or just recently due to his feature on “Industry Baby,” you can catch the Kentucky rapper at The Fillmore on Saturday.

To Market To Market

What: MN Christmas Market 2021 at Quincy Hall (Minneapolis)
When: Sunday, November 14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Quincy Hall, 1325 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis

Check out this Christmas market at Quincy Hall for everything Christmas-related! Feast your eyes on various pop up shops and booths containing handmade gifts or apparel. (All vendors will donate 7% of their proceeds to a Minnesota charity that fights for kids.)

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