For the Kids

Jellybeans at Barnes & Noble

Join the Jellybeans on their adventure through kindness and inclusivity during story time reading at Barnes & Noble. This thoughtful poem takes your kids on a journey of finding their uniqueness, but also how we’re ultimately the same. Free bookmarks available while supplies last, as well as a free bag with each book purchase. Ages newborn-8.

Holiday Open House

Activities include:

  • Photos with Santa Claus

  • Poinsettia Deals

  • Cocoa Bar

  • and More!

Only $10 Per Family at the door | Pets welcome | Please bring your own camera!

Skip the Register the day of and register today! Head straight to Santa’s line. You will receive a confirmation after purchasing and a few days before the event. Simply show from your phone.

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Stops at Union Depot

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will stop at Union Depot on Tuesday, December 10 for a musical performance. Attendees are encouraged to bring cash or a healthy food donation to benefit local food shelves. Canadian Pacific is committed to raising awareness about filling community food shelves with heart-healthy foods.

Union Depot Holiday Tree Lighting + Movie Night

The Holiday Tree Lighting celebration will begin with entertainment and holiday activities then move outside to the North Plaza for the annual tree lighting celebration followed by a celebratory fireworks display. Afterwards, stay for a Holiday Movie Night double feature of holiday favorites Elf then The Polar Express.

Holiday Ball with Santa

The most enchanted holiday event is coming to The Shoppes of Arbor Lakes.

Are you ready to dance and sing with your favorite storybook friends? How about meeting a special guest to talk about what you’d like for Christmas? Maybe even get a makeover from your favorite princess? Then get your early bird tickets now!

More details and updates to come... Be sure to check back.

*** Royal VIP Tea Party ***

Dine & Donate

Dine & Donate

Rock Elm Tavern in Maple Grove is giving 50% of all sales to CROSS Services on Monday, October 21st.

Dine in, order food online for pickup or delivery.  Rock Elm

All purchases count towards 50% to CROSS.

Gift card drawings throughout the day!

 When you dine at ROCK ELM, your children can participate in the following activities!

Pumpkin Decorating, Home Depot Kids' Workshop and DoJo Karate's Bouncy House (Weather Permitting)


Maple Grove Location

15641 Grove Circle N

Okee Dokee Brothers

Justin Lansing and Joe Mailander have been exploring the outdoors together since they were kids. Now, as the Grammy-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, they write songs to encourage kids and families to get outside and get creative. Their brand new album Winterland is a tribute to the season of coziness, family time, and outdoor fun!

Sever’s Fall Festival

Join Sever’s over MEA break for some fall fun. From corn pits to hay rides, there’s seasonal activities for the whole family. Take on the infamous corn maze or find your future jack-o-lantern waiting for you in the pumpkin patch.


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