Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 26-28

Things to do around the Twin Cities this weekend: Small Business Saturday, Miracle at Lawless, Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt, and more

Stillwater does Small Business Saturday this weekend
Stillwater does Small Business Saturday this weekend

Sydney Schoeberle (Bellmont Partners)

A Caffeinated Comedy

What: Triple Espresso Streams through Broadway on Demand
When: Begins Wednesday, November 24
Where: Broadway on Demand

Originally written and performed by Twin Cities residents Bill Arnold, Michael Pearce Donley, and Bob Stromberb, this comedy special has been performed in the Twin Cities for the last 25 years. And this year, the caffeinated comedy special filmed in 2001 begins streaming on Broadway on Demand, starting this week and running through Jan. 4. 

Pride in Rochester

What: Rochester’s Pride: The Beginning of Pridefest
When: Begins Wednesday, November 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: History Center of Olmsted County, 1195 West Circle Drive SW

The first Pride festival in Rochester took place in 1998, led by Gay/Lesbian Community Services (GLCS). The exhibit features the early history of GLCS, Rochester’s Pridefest, and the current LGBTQ+ groups in the area. 

The Other Black Friday

What: Small Business Saturday
When: Saturday, November 27
Where: Various locations

Get your holiday shopping done early and shop small businesses this Saturday. Check out downtown Stillwater, Minnehaha Avenue (Arbeiter Brewing Co.), and the North Loop (Modist Brewing Co.) to support local business owners and give back to your community. 

Miraculous Spirits

What: Lawless Distilling Co.’s Miracle at Lawless
When: Begins Wednesday, November 24
Where: Lawless Distilling, 2619 S 28th Ave, Minneapolis

Reserve your spot at the cocktail tasting stations of Lawless Distilling Co.’s beloved festive pop-up bar! NA options available.  

Holiday Festivities in Excelsior

What: Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt
When: November 26-December 5, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Excelsior Commons, 135 Lake St., Excelsior

The Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt is an annual three-day German-themed Christmas festival. Featuring an open-air market of Christmas gifts, a beer garden, a KinderWorld filled with puppet shows, and a sugar plum fairy garden, this holiday market is fun for the family.

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Katherine (Kate) Lawless is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison where she studied journalism and history and discovered her passion for magazine writing after she joined Moda, UW’s fashion and lifestyle magazine, in her sophomore year. Three years later, she became Moda’s deputy editor and started an editorial internship with BRAVA, Madison’s women’s magazine. After completing the post-graduate Columbia Publishing Course, Kate is excited to grow as a writer and contribute to Greenspring's publications as an editorial intern.