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Monster Mash- Halloween Party
October 25, 2014
Lynnhurst Park, Minneapolis, MN

Happy Halloween! Bring your little ghosts and goblins to the Lynnhurst Monster Mash. Age appropriate games, activity, dance, and treats. It will be low scare but high fun for all kids and families. Details.
Light the Journey...A Gala Event
November 1, 2014 6:00pm
Minneapolis Marriott Southwest 5901 Opus Pkwy Minnetonka, MN

This will be an evening of excitement and fun competition as guests try to outbid each other on an assortment of appealing silent auction items. This year will again bring a technological edge to the silent auction as ClickBid will allow guests to place bids from their internet-capable phones or other electronic devices. Details.
The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks Extravaganza!
November 14, 2014
Orpheum Theatre 910 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN

With a career spanning more than 30 years, Setzer has smash hits as founder/leader of The Stray Cats, his 18-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra and as a solo artist. His November concert will include Setzer’s legendary guitar magic on hits such as “Rock This Town,” “(She’s) Sexy +17,” “Stray Cat Strut,” and “Jump, Jive and Wail” and lots more, as well as his re-imagined and acclaimed Holiday classics. Details.
Midwest Home Show
November 14 - 16, 2014
Minneapolis Convention Center 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Discover some of the best trends and innovations in remodeling, design, home services, landscaping and more. Meet with hundreds of home-related exhibitors to garner vital information and connections to some of the top home improvement vendors in the Twin Cities. Details.
Beast 2 Feast
November 27th, 2014
Lake Calhoun in Uptown Minneapolis

The run is timed but also benefits Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. Come out and enjoy the Thanksgiving morning scenery. Details.
Annual Drumstick Dash 10K
November 27, 2014
Lake Harriet Minneapolis, MN

New for 2014 we are adding a Kid's Half Mile to the mix to provide more opportunities to get the whole family involved. The Cranberry Cruise One Mile will have two registration options - timed and untimed. This way you can choose to race the mile or just run for fun. Either way you get the shirt! Details.
The Ugly Sweater Run™TWIN CITIES
November 29, 2014
Harriet Island 200 Dr. Justus Ohage Blvd St. Paul, MN

Rummage up the Ugliest Sweaters you can find and celebrate the Holidays by participating in the best 5k of the year. Join thousands of runners and walkers from around the nation at a local Ugly Sweater Run near you. If you’ve never run a 5k before, this is a great way to burn some calories before receiving hot chocolate and a choice of Sam Adam’s Winter Lager, Boston Lager, or Angry Orchard Hard Cider. Details.
All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914
December 17 - 24, 2014
Pantages Theater 710 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

All Is Calm tells the story behind this extraordinary event with words and songs from the Allied and German soldiers who laid down their arms in No Man’s Land to celebrate Christmas.In some places the truce lasted just for a night, in others until New Year's Day, but during those fleeting moments in that dreadful war, enemy troops traded carols, food and drink, played soccer matches and helped bury each others dead. Details.
Handel's Messiah
December 18 - 20, 2014
Basilica of Saint Mary 88 N 17th St. Minneapolis, MN

Celebrate the holidays with one of classical music’s most cherished works. Handel’s Messiah continues to captivate generations of music lovers with iconic refrains from “Comfort ye, my people” to the “Hallelujah Chorus.” Details.
The Nutcracker
December 19 - 23, 2014
State Theatre 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Loyce Houlton’s Nutcracker Fantasy performances in the Twin Cities, holding the distinction of the longest-running holiday arts event in Minnesota history! MDT announces its return to the Historic State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis with the 44-piece Nutcracker Orchestra led by Philip Brunelle! Details.
The Polar Dash 14 Mile and 10K
January 1, 2015
Shriners Hospital for Children 2025 East River Pkwy. Minneapolis, MN

The Polar Dash 14 Mile and 10K will be a fun and frosty adventure on New Year's Day. Join us for the 14 Mile race for 2015. Runners will be in the mood to kick their new year off right with a good, old fashioned winter race! Because in Minnesota we run outside YEAR 'ROUND! Details.

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