Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 18-21

Things to do around the Twin Cities this weekend: holiday lights, concerts, animal shows, and more
Aaron Dysart, Second Growth 2016, Living Ponderosa Pine, Gallery Wall
Aaron Dysart, Second Growth 2016, Living Ponderosa Pine, Gallery Wall

Courtesy of Mia

Light Up the Sky

What: Glow Holiday Festival
When: Thursday, November 18-January 2
Where: Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul

Join Minneapolis in celebrating the second annual Glow Holiday Festival this holiday season. Enjoy the millions of lights as you make your way through the elaborate walk-through experience, plus over 20 other activities. You can design a gingerbread house, sit around multiple bonfires, and more.

College Collections

What: MCAD Art Sale
When: Thursday, November 18-20
Where: Online at mcad.edu/artsale 

Looking to add a splash of color to your office or living room? Don’t miss out on the nation’s largest sale for college art pieces. Held online for the second year in a row, this nationwide sale showcases some of MCAD student’s finest works of art.

Caamp Classic

What: CAAMP at Palace Theatre
When: Friday, November 19, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: Palace Theatre, 17 W. Seventh Pl., St. Paul

The Current presents the Ohio folk band Caamp onstage at the Palace Theatre on Friday night.

Environmental Art

What: Aaron Dysart: Passage
When: November 20-February 27
Where: Mia, 2400 Third Ave. S., Minneapolis

Combining elements of our environment and art, artist Aaron Dysart pieces together works about ecological change. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to view some of his finest creations at the U.S Bank Gallery this winter.

Rock ‘n’ Roll

What: Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
When: Saturday, November 20, show starts at 9 p.m.
Where: Turf Club, 1601 University Ave. W., St. Paul

Put on your best rock face this weekend at a concert by the Arizona-based rock band Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers at the Turf Club in St. Paul’s Midway neighborhood.

Saturday Dog Show 

What: Minneapolis Kennel Club Dog Show
When: Saturday, November 20, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd., Shakopee

With over 1,200 dogs from all different breeds, there is sure to be plenty of showstoppers at this dog competition in Shakopee on Saturday.

Cold-Blooded Exhibit

What: Minnesota Reptile Show
When: Sunday, November 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington – Minneapolis South, 7800 Normandale Blvd., Minneapolis

Interested in bringing home a cold-blooded friend? Slither on over to the Minnesota Reptile Show to discover which reptile is to your liking. Chat with several businesses from around town to get the best insight on which reptile is the right fit.

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