mobile Twin Cities Calendar - December 2015

free list of Minneapolis - St. Paul events from the Twin Cities Calendar

Tuesday, December 1

December 1, 5, 7, 9, 15, 18, 23, 26, 30:  Timberwolves, Target Center

Wednesday, December 2

December 2-4: Swinging Nutcracker (kids), Orchestra Hall

Thursday, December 3

Exploring Food and Agriculture Across All the Usual Boundaries, Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop (4pm, free)

Reflections window art, various locations (5pm launch, free)

Punch Brothers, State Theatre (8pm, $35)

December 3-5: Festival of Christmas, Bethel University

December 3-5: Holiday Bazaar, Landmark Center, St. Paul ($5)

December 3, 5, 15, 17, 21, 22, 26, 28: Minnesota Wild, Xcel Center

Friday, December 4

Merry & Bright (xmas jazz), Orchestra Hall (8pm, $25+)

Rhymesayers 20 Year Anniversary, Target Center (5pm, $22+)

December 4-5:  New Standards holiday Show, State Theatre ($25+)

December 4-5:  No Coast Craft-O-Rama, Midtown Global Market, Lake St. & 10th Av, Mpls (Fri 3-8pm, Sat 9-5pm)

December 4-6, 11-13, 17-20:  Nutcracker (not so) Suite, Cowles Center ($25+)

Saturday, December 5

Art at Ramsey, Ramsey Jr High (10am-5pm, free)

Candlelight Christmas Concert, Women’s Choir & String Orchestra, Victory Chapel, St Kate's (8pm, free)

Grand Meander, Grand Av, St. Paul

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, Orpheum Theatre (3pm & 7pm, $32+)

Tuba Christmas, Boe Memorial Chapel, St Olaf

December 5-6, 11-13: Welcome Christmas, VocalEssence, various churches ($20+)

Sunday, December 6

Hanukah begins  ✡

Alice Cooper, State Theatre (7pm, $54+)

Michael McDonald, Mille Lacs band of Ojibwe, Grand Casino Hinckley (7pm, $20+)

St. Olaf Christmas Festival, Skoglund Center (3pm)

St. Thomas Christmas Concert, Orchestra Hall (4pm & 7:30pm, $18)

Vikings v. Seahawks, TCF Stadium (noon)

Monday, December 7

Jingle Ball, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $39+)

Tuesday, December 8

Mötley Crüe with Alice Cooper, Target Center (7pm, $20+)

Thursday, December 10

Concordia Christmas Concert, Orchestra Hall (6pm & 8:30pm, $24+)

Science Night - Taste, Fitzgerald Theater (7pm, $25+)

December 10-13:  Disney on Ice, Xcel Center

Friday, December 11

Katie McMahon's Celtic Christmas, O'Shaughnessy (7:30pm)

December 11-12:  Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Orpheum Theatre ($30+)

December 11-12: Handel's Messiah, Minnesota Chorale & Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall (8pm, $25+)

December 11-13:  The Blenders, Pantages Theatre

Saturday, December 12

Amy Grant with Michael W. Smith, Target Center (7pm, $33)

Lorie Line - Christmas In The City, State Theatre ($49)

Sounds of Blackness - Night Before Christmas (musical), Fitzgerald Theater (8pm, $23+)

Sunday, December 13

Handel's Messiah Sing-along, Minnesota Chorale & Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall (2pm, $25)

Tuesday, December 15

Galapagos hawks - Invasive vertebrates vs. island endemics, with Julie Ponder, Café Scientifique, Bryant-Lake Bowl (7pm, $5+)

Wednesday, December 16

Star Wars Holiday Special - Toys for Tots Benefit, Bryant-Lake Bowl (4pm, 7pm, 10pm; toy donation)

December 16-20:  All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914, Pantages Theatre ($28+)

Thursday, December 17

Joanna Newsom, Fitzgerald Theater (8pm, $35+)

Friday, December 18

Star Wars - The (marketing) Force Awakens
Star Wars - The (marketing) Force Awakens

December 18-20:  Blue Man Group, Orpheum Theatre ($39+)

December 18-20:  Classic Nutcracker, Ballet Minnesota, O'Shaughnessy

December 18 & 20: Jingle Bell Doc, Doc Severinsen, Orchestra Hall ($30+)

December 18-20:  Loyce Houltons Nutcracker Fantasy, State Theatre ($45+)

Saturday, December 19

Carousel Crafts, Maplewood Community Center (9:30am-4pm)

Scandinavian Christmas, Girls Chorus & Boychoir with Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall (2pm & 6pm, $25+)

Sunday, December 20

Artist Flea Market, Bryant-Lake Bowl (9am-3pm)

Vikings v. Chicago Bears, TCF Stadium (noon)

Monday, December 21

WWE Raw, Target Center (6:30pm, $22+)

Friday, December 25


Full Cold Moon  full moon

Sunday, December 27

Minnesota Vikings football at TCF Stadium
Vikings v. New York Giants, TCF Stadium (noon)

Wednesday, December 30

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Xcel Center (3pm & 7:30pm, $35+)

Thursday, December 31

REO Speedwagon, Treasure Island, Welch, MN (9pm, $55+)

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