Come to the Summit Avenue Artisan Festival for a fun day with your family. Shop food and handcrafted items from over 40 local artists, participate in a silent auction and a soup tasting contest, and enjoy homemade turkey pot pies. The festival has a little bit for everyone. Read more about Summit Avenue Artisan Festival
Arts & Performance
Come and listen to great artists accompanied by a full symphony orchestra! Enhance your Christmas season by listening to this special concert where you can bring the whole family for a great time. This is sure to be a memory that you and your family will remember for years to come! Read more about Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith Christmas Concert
Featuring 75 booths of handcrafted items made by local artists, this event is a great opportunity to support local artists and get some gifts for others. Items include jewelry, handmade lotions, paintings and more! There will also be festive music and treats for guests to enjoy. Read more about 41st Annual Old-Fashioned Holiday Bazaar
The Minneapolis Vintage Market is setting up a mini-city full of vendors from various vintage offerings. Their pop-up location on this date will be held at the Machine Shop where you can find that one-of-a-kind gift for someone special this holiday season. Read more about A Very Vintage Holiday Market
Disney fans—we have the perfect event for you, friends and family. The Minnesota Orchestra is performing live music from the Disney classic, Up. Fly away with the Minnesota Orchestra as it serenades audience members with the score from the movie while the film plays on the big screen. Run-time is approximately two hours with one 20-minute intermission. Read more about Disney Pixar’s 'Up' in Concert
Local author Hanley will discuss her first book, "Matka", which is based on the true story of the author's grandmother during and after World War II. During the discussion, Hanley will delve into how the book came to be from both a familial and a historical point of view, and how those events and experiences of the past have influenced the present and the future. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Read more about Author Talk: Sarah Hanley
Johann Sebastian Bach’s call to joy and celebration will be presented entirely by the Bach Society of Minnesota with baroque orchestra, chorus, and soloists. BSM’s annual holiday offering (a favorite with Minnesota audiences) will be led by Artistic Director Matthias Maute featuring soprano Sarah Brailey, alto Clara Osowski, tenor Nicholas Chalmers, and bass Jonathan Ten Brink. Together the acclaimed singers and musicians of the Bach Society announce the Holidays as Bach would have done in his own time. Read more about Bach Christmas Oratorio in Corcoran/Maple Grove
See SIX at the Ordway before it heads to Broadway!
“A total blast! It’s as much a Beyoncé-style pop-concert as theatre… Go Queens!”
– Chicago Tribune
“Delivers pure entertainment… wickedly smart lyrics.”
– The New York Times
Divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived. All this time, they’ve been just one word in a stupid rhyme—so they picked up a pen and a microphone. History’s about to get overthrown. Read more about SIX
Direct from Broadway
Music. Fire. Rain. Passion. And that’s just the opening number.
“What a delight it is to enter the world of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND!” raves The New York Times.
Winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. Read more about Once on This Island
The iconic musical opened for the first time in 1986 London and now is coming to Minneapolis. At the Orpheum Theatre, you can experience the story of Christine and the Phantom in person. Bring your family and friends to this beautiful and classic show. Read more about The Phantom of the Opera