Artwork, neighbors, holiday gifts and perpetual warm weather: What could be better? The Central Park Art Fair combines all of these delightful early-winter things, and it’s the perfect place to kick off your holiday shopping. Local artists showcase their wares—including paintings, pottery and more—so you can be assured that your finds are one-of-a-kind. And of course, take the opportunity stroll around Central Park and enjoy the (year-round!) greenery and soothing water features, which can help us outlast another snowy winter to come. Read more about Art in the Park
Arts & Performance
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
As part of the Unique Voices Series in November, Woodbury Barnes & Noble is pleased to welcome author Hudda Ibrahim. Hudda is an entrepreneur, speaker, college faculty member, and the author of "From Somalia to Snow: How Central Minnesota Became Home to Somalis." Join us to hear her story, and her experiences and insights on topics of diversity, inclusion, culture and community. Read more about Hudda Ibrahim, Discusses 'Somalia to Snow: How Central Minnesota Became Home to Somalis'
Come in to Woodbury Barnes & Noble and meet Jenifer LeClair, author of the award-winning Windjammer Mystery Series! Jenifer's latest book Death in the Blood Moon provides a canvas rich in both characters and settings - including the North Shore and Minneapolis - as this page-turning double mystery unfolds. Jenifer will sign copies of this and other books in the series. A perfect holiday gift! Read more about Meet Jenifer LeClair, Author of the Award-Winning Windjammer Mystery Series
As part of our Unique Voices Series, Woodbury Barnes & Noble is pleased to welcome award-winning author Kao Kalia Yang. Kalia, who authored "The Latehomecomer" and "The Song Poet", will also discuss her latest books "A Map Into the World" and "What God is Honored Here?" Join us as she shares her stories, and her experiences and insights on topics of diversity, inclusion, culture and community. Read more about Kao Kalia Yang Discusses "The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir" at Barnes & Noble in Woodbury
Mark your calendars for November 16th from 1PM-3PM, when Maureen Mack will be in our Woodbury store promoting her first novel, Wild Dreams, which is available now for pre-ordering from Barnes & Noble. Maureen has written extensively on women's issues in nonfiction works, and she is stopping in Woodbury before embarking on a book tour of independent bookstores in Cork, Ireland! Read more about Maureen Mack Visits Woodbury Barnes & Noble
As part of our Unique Voices series in November, we're pleased to welcome author Anika Fajardo. Anika was born in Colombia and raised in Minnesota, and writes about that experience in "Magical Realism for Non-Believers: A Memoir of Finding Family." Join us to hear a beautiful telling of her story, where family is where you find it and what you make of it. Read more about Anika Fajardo, author of 'Magical Realism for Non-Believers: A Memoir of Finding Family'
Celtic band Gaelic Storm returns to the Twin Cities on Tuesday, March 17 for a can’t miss St. Patrick’s Day show at The Fitzgerald Theater!
Doors 6:30PM | Music 7:30PM
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
$46.00 | $41.00
(plus applicable fees)
Reserved tickets available online at suemclean.com or etix.com, charge by phone at 800-514-3849 or in person at First Avenue's ticketing locations.
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Rhythm and blues band Vintage Trouble comes to the Twin Cities on Wednesday, December 4 on their Chapter II World Tour for a can’t-miss show at Amsterdam Bar & Hall!
Doors 7:00PM | Music 7:30PM | 18+
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
$24.00 Advance | $27.00 Day of Show
Standing Room Only
(plus applicable fees)
Tickets available online at suemclean.com or etix.com, charge by phone at 800-514-3849 or in person at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall Box Office.
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The Stillwater Nutcracker, now in its 29th year, is a family-friendly version of the classical ballet, choreographed to the music of Tchaikovsky, and follows the traditional story line of the young girl named Clara and her Christmas dream. Our version includes a live narration and the exuberant dancing of children from the age of five through professional level dancers who grace the show with beauty and spirit.
Tickets $21 for reserved seating
11/29 2p & 7p
11/30 2p & 7p
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