Category Archives: holiday

Holiday Daycare at Como Park: Big fun for little monkeys.

Shopping or no shopping, things get a little kooky-busy this time of year. If only you could have, say, 4 1/2 hours to get a few things done, then maybe the holidays wouldn’t be so filled with frazzle. Enter: “Holiday … Continue reading

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Great Pumpkin at Public Functionary: Carve out some time to go.

Know what’s even cooler than a glowing jack-o-lantern on Halloween? Multiple glowing jack-o-lanterns. And that’s exactly what you’ll get at Great Pumpkin, the interactive Halloween art installation at Public Functionary. Claiming to be “the most amazing artist carved jack-o-lantern installation … Continue reading

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Grand Meander: Mosey on down for some holiday fun.

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen… And if you don’t, you can meet at least one of them this Saturday at the Grand Meander in St. Paul. Not only will one of Santa’s Reindeer be there (Frattallone’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Market at the American Swedish Institute: A smorgasbord of holiday fun.

Holidazzle. Macy’s display. “A Christmas Carol.” You’ve got your holiday traditions. Now add to that a stop at the American Swedish Institute. You: The whuhh? Yep, as it turns out, you don’t have to be Swedish to enjoy some of … Continue reading

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Boo Bash on Grand Avenue: Scary good family fun.

Tired of Halloween stuff yet? Me neither! Gotta get your money’s worth out of those costumes, right? So why not show ’em off at Grand Avenue Boo Bash this Saturday? There will be all kinds of spooktacular fun. Like pony … Continue reading

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Como Zoo Boo: Trick-or-treat with a bunch of animals.

I haven’t been to Como ZooBoo in a while. But if you’re a fan of cute kids in adorable costumes, this is your kind of night. Feel free to bring the youngest of youngin’s (probably up to age 10). This … Continue reading

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BareBones Halloween Puppet Extravaganza “Chicka-BOOM!”: Halloween fun minus the sugar buzz.

Boo! Now that I’ve got your attention, let me tell you this: Halloweeners big and small won’t want to miss BareBones Productions’ Annual Halloween Outdoor Puppet Extravaganza: “Chicka-BOOM!” Billed as an “imaginatively explosive puppet spectacle for all ages* that reverbates between … Continue reading

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