SPECIAL EVENTS & FESTIVALS
January 6-February 16, 2014
This annual exhibit has been a great opportunity to exhibit 1-2 pieces of art from top artists from throughout Minnesota.
An art reception will be held on Friday, January 10, from 6:00 – 8:00pm. The reception will feature a performance by local performing artists, as well as a presentation by the jurors, with an award ceremony.
About the Jurors:
Presented by Delano Area Council for Arts and Culture
December 7, 2013
“An Old-Fashioned Christmas in Historic Downtown Delano” will provide a family friendly, inter-generational, free event. The event will feature an art walk, music, ...More
December 7, 2013
The Winter Nights & Lights Parade has become one of the brightest traditions within our area. St. Cloud’s Downtown will be transformed into a scene right out of Dickens. ...More
December 6-December 7, 2013
Please join the CSB/SJU Chamber Choir, All-College Choir, Women's Choir, Men's Chorus, Brass Choir, and Amadeus Chamber Symphony as they present Christmas at St. John's in the Great ...More
Presented by Buffalo Community Orchestra
December 7, 2013
Join the Buffalo Community Orchestra this holiday season for one of their most popular concerts, featuring the BCO, led by Conductor Erik Rohde, in performance with the Wright ...More
December 6-December 7, 2013
This 2 day event consists of 12 local artists in 3 different locations in St. Joseph, MN. Start the crawl at Bruno Press, a small letterpress printshop where you will see ...More
December 7, 2013
ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI AND STUDENT FALL FILM FESTIVAL - 2013
December 8, 2013
Brass and Cookies and Pies – OH MY! The St. Cloud State Music Department is giving you two opportunities to support future artists with a Brass Concert and Bake Sale on ...More
|"The Big River Show Series" Presents SIX APPEAL "Home For The Holidays"|
Six Appeal is a world class vocal ensemble infused with impeccable comedic timing and the energy and vitality of a rock band. Swearing off instruments, the award-winning vocal band Six Appeal takes you on a journey that spans decades of music, performing classic oldies, current chart toppers, and catchy original tunes – all sung a cappella. Featuring vocal dexterity and adventurous song selection, this remarkably talented sextet of young singers navigates multiple genres of music with...
|G.L. Berg Presents||12/06/13||Saint Cloud|
|Santa Lucia Festival of Lights|
65th Annual Santa Lucia Festival of Lights at Salem
|Salem Lutheran Church||12/07/13||St. Cloud|
|6th Annual Gingerbread House Festival |
Come make a Gingerbread House as a family or as individuals. Reserve your spot...space is limited. All the gingerbread pieces, frosting and many kinds of candies will be provided to create a unique gingerbread house. Instruction is provided. Mark your calendars. It may be the beginning of a family tradition. There will be fun door prizes.
Check website for directions: http://www.fumcscr.org (Check website for Directions GPS and mapquest not...
|First United Methodist Church of the Saint Cloud Region||12/07/13||Sartell|
|Introduction to Glassblowing|
Learn the basics to blowing glass in this 3 hour class. You will be taught studio safety, tools, and techniques used in glassblowing. Learn glass blowing terminology, how to safely operate a glass blowing torch, proper equipment needed, and basic flame working techniques. This is a 3 hour class with the first 1-1/2 hours dedicated to instruction. During the second half of the class you will get behind a glass blowing torch and experiment first hand. With instructor guidance you will...
|Mr Nice Guys||12/07/13||Saint Cloud|
|Advent Concert, "A Light Will Shine"|
Holy Spirit's 14th annual Advent Concert, "A Light Will Shine". Performers include the Holy Spirit Adult Choir and "Spirit Rings On" Handbell Choir, directed by Jody Martinson and accompanied by Susan Janey. The concert includes songs, carols and readings, and is FREE to attend. This a wonderful and inspiring way to celebrate Advent. (Make a morning of it!: Mass at 9:30am, Breakfast Buffet at 10:30am, concert at 11:30am.)
|Holy Spirit Parish||12/08/13||Saint Cloud|
|Holiday Gingerbread Houses|
All ages are invited to create their own Gingerbread House. Call the library to register for the time that works best for you. The library will start taking reservations starting November 1st. All supplies are provided but you must be registered to participate.
|Great River Regional Library System||12/09/13||Big Lake|
|The Reason - A Family Christmas Experience|
The REASON is a night of music and storytelling from top Christian artists combined with a multi-media presentation of the Gospel featuring Sanctus Real, Peter Furler and Amena Brown with a presentation from Nick Hall.
|PULSE Outreach||12/11/13||St. Cloud|
|Cabaret 2013 "In Midnight's Silence"|
Join the Minnesota Center Chorale for its annual Cabaret, in the resplendent Great Hall of St. John’s University on Friday, December 13, or Saturday, December 14, featuring a multi-course gourmet dinner, silent auction and festive holiday concert. The Silent Auction and Social Hour begin at 5:30 p.m., with piano stylings performed by Chris Stone. The dinner will begin at 6:30p.m., followed by a festive concert featuring the full choir, MCC Chamber Singers and special guests, Kennedy...
|Minnesota Center Chorale||12/13/13-|
|Visit with Santa|
Join us at the Library for Holiday stories and a visit with Santa. Bring your wish list and your cameras!
|Great River Regional Library System||12/14/13||Monticello|
|2013 Spirit of the Season Holiday Tour in Sauk Rapids, MN|
Join us for an evening of elegance during the Spirit of the Season Holiday Tour. Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience started in 2012 to raise monies solely for charity, the Big Band Experience (BBE) features the lead vocalist of Tonic Sol-fa and a host of Midwestern instrumentalists and arrangers. This year enjoy a performance that blends the sound of Sinatra and Buble with the Spirit of the Season!
|Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience||12/15/13||Sauk Rpds|
|Carriers of the Light Children's Pageant and Christmas Dinner|
"The Carriers of the Light" Children's Christmas Pageant will be performed by our children and youth during our 9:30 worship service. Julie Lindquist and Carol Miller are directors.
This musically diverse service combines traditional elements of ritual and order with a warm spirit, vital prayer, and theologically progressive preaching. Though based upon a traditional format, this service ventures into music, acts, arts, and celebrations which carry life-giving energy.
|First United Methodist Church of the Saint Cloud Region||12/15/13||Sartell|
|Paint N Party|
Come out and create your very own canvas painting, while enjoying drinks and a shared appetizer! No experience painting? No worries! Your instructor will guide you through, to help you create your very own masterpiece, in a relaxed and fun atmosphere! Every Tuesday evening from 6-8pm.
|Holiday Open House|
The Big Lake Friends of the Library will sponsor a Holiday Open House on Monday, December 16th, 3:00 to 7:00pm. Enjoy holiday music, make-it-take-it crafts, door prizes and refreshments. Santa and Mrs. Claus will also stop by. Cameras are welcome. Co-sponsored by the Big Lake Friends of the Library and the Elk River Lions.
|Great River Regional Library System||12/16/13||Big Lake|
|Jolly Times at Great River Arts |
Dig out your best ugly sweater and join us for an evening of holiday cheer in the newly renovated space! Harper's Chord will take the stage at 7 pm, playing Christmas classics along with light hearted new-to-be favorites. Jason Schommer continues the holiday spirit with his "12 Confession of Christmas" and a guest appearance by Prudence of Bowlus. There will be an ugly sweater contest, with prizes so be sure to dress to impress.
|Great River Arts||12/17/13|
|A Christmas Carol Dinner Theatre|
Northern Lights & Play Inc Community Theatre bring you "A Christmas Carol" Dinner Theatre!
Just $29.95 per person Includes Dinner & The Show!
|Northern Lights Ballroom & Banquet Center||12/14/13-|
|Craig Edwards: The Art of Tea|
Opening Reception: December 5th from 5:30 - 7:30. Artist Talk at 6:00 p.m.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||11/20/13-|
Held at the beautiful Mr Nice Guys Gallery & Studio in downtown St. Cloud, Galleria Live is held six times per year in accordance with the Downtown Art Crawl. Meet the artists and witness the creation of a collaborated masterpiece in the Mr Nice Guys glass studio. Buy quality work directly from the artists. Support local artists and their work! This event is free to the public, with food and beverage provided at no cost. Over $2,000 in functional glass art will be raffled off, with all...
|Mr Nice Guys||01/10/14||Saint Cloud|
|Winter Institute |
The Winter Institute is an annual summit hosted by the Department of Economics, School of Public Affairs, St. Cloud State University. Minnesota is famous for its winter season and every year we use this opportunity to gather the best minds in the region and the country to share their thoughts and ideas on various economics issues with audience from Minnesota and the Midwest. The Winter Institute is important forum for the members of the community to generate ideas that can foster growth and...
|St. Cloud State University-SCSU- Special Events||02/12/14-|
|"The Big River Show Series" Presents MARY MACK with TIM HARMSTON|
Valentine's Comedy Show featuring MARY MACK with TIM HARMSTON
|G.L. Berg Presents||02/14/14||Saint Cloud|
|"The Big River Show Series" Presents LEGACY: A Tribute to the King of Pop||G.L. Berg Presents||05/09/14-|
|Open Studio/Teen Night|
Meets every Thursday from 6-9pm and is a great way to experiment with a variety of mediums! We have mentors in our ceramics, handbuilding, painting & drawing, woodturning, and fused & stained glass studios to offer hints and tips on your area of interest. All materials are included in ceramics (clay, glazes & firing), painting & drawing (paints, brushes, paper, pencils). Fused Glass artists are asked to pay $1.00 per pendant they make to help offset the glass expenses. No...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||10/03/13-|