Arts & Performance

Maple Grove Halloween Craft and Gift Show

Want to get an early start on holiday shopping, or update your home décor, jewelry or self-care product collections? This show offers a multitude of handmade arts, jewelry, bath and body products, home décor items, glass art, pottery, carved-wood items and more. Food available for purchase. Free admission.

Divine Light by VocalEssence

Join this music ensemble at the historic Summit Center for their presentation of Divine Light, a chamber performance that will explore the relationship between the human and the divine. Along with Ruggero Allifranchini on violin, there will be two performances along with preconcert talks illuminating the stories behind the songs. First Performance 4–5:30 p.m., second performance 7–8:30 p.m.

Mean Girls

See the classic movie reimagined in this hilarious Broadway musical. Follow Cady Heron as she navigates her way through a new high school, encountering the trials and tribulations that come along with joining the popular crowd. It will have you rolling with laughter, certain that it most definitely does make “fetch” happen. Tickets currently available to donors and subscribers.

Open Streets on 50th

Join Edina locals at the fifth annual Open Streets for a day of fun on 50th Street between Wooddale Avenue and Chowen Avenue. There will be plenty of opportunities to get to know the community, from listening to live music, bringing your furry friend to the Pet Zone or hanging out at the Red Cow beer garden. Open to bikes and pedestrians, the street will have a plethora of activities ranging from crafts to yoga, games and more. 50th St. between Wooddale Ave. and Chowen Ave., Edina

'The Glass Menagerie'

Join the Guthrie Theater for its 2019-2020 season kick-off with Tennessee William’s lyrical family drama The Glass Menagerie. Director Joseph Haj takes this classic to the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Recommended ages 12 and up. Prices vary. Show times vary.

Theaster Gates at the Walker Art Center

Artist Theaster Gates is taking over the Walker’s galleries for an immersive artistic experience. Originally trained in ceramics, Gates has expanded his practice to include performance, installation and archival conservation. He is best known for his 2009 project Dorchester Project in Chicago, which recycled a two-story property on the South Side, turning it into a performance space, library and archive. All ages. Prices vary. Gallery hours vary. Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place, Mpls.; 612.375.7600; 

Fun Alcohol Ink Class

 Alcohol ink class

September 28th from 1-3 pm

Dow Gallery, St Paul

Alcohol inks are highly pigmented with beautiful vibrant colors. Are you ready to try a different medium and take home an original painting?

Come and join me in this wonderful step-by-step instructional class where I will teach you about alcohol inks, how to use them and we will also finish a 12 x 12“ substrate to make an original painting. We will paint with air- right! No brushes needed

No previous experience required. Supplies provided 

Ages 21 and above welcome 

Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources.

The Nutcracker Ballet

Experience the magic this holiday season, as local guest artists join Ashley Ballet Arts Academy students to perform this classic story ballet. Let yourself be swept away to the fairy-tale Land of Sweets by Tchaikovsky's magical score and sparkling choreography by Ashley Burkland and ABAA faculty. This is a tradition not to be missed, and is appropriate for audience members ages 2 to 102!

Uptown Art Fair

The diverse urban community at the intersection of West Lake Street and Hennepin Avenue welcomes you to experience the unique creations of more than 350 artists from across the nation. While cultivating their inner artists from within, visitors can also enjoy a variety of food vendors, live entertainment and hands-on activities.

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