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Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
Grab your kids and head out to Toddler Tuesdays® for a morning of fun! Toddler Tuesdays is a program, sponsored by Delta Dental and Radio Disney Junior, that provides events, free entertainment and discounts especially for toddlers. Events include special character appearances, arts and crafts, story time and much more! Events are every Tuesday from 10 a.m. until noon and are free and open to the public. Download the Toddler Tuesdays brochure or visit any Guest Services desk on Level 1 at all main entrances for more information.
Feb 14, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
Barbie™ The Dreamhouse Experience™ at Mall of America® brings the iconic Barbie® Dreamhouse® to life for Barbie fans of all ages! Focusing on fun interactivity, the exhibition is a one-of-a-kind experience allowing visitors to become a living doll in the Barbie® Dreamhouse®! Barbie™ The Dreamhouse Experience™ will feature: A dream kitchen including colorful appliances, interactive cupcake stations and more The Dreamhouse® living room includes a library, fireplace and interactive stations An endless closet and shoe room where guests can virtually try on Barbie™ doll’s outfits Virtual elevators that transport guests from room to room A glamorous make-up studio where guests are prepped for their own Barbie™ experience A 6,500 square foot entertainment area where guests are the stars of the show. This area features costumes, The Pop Star Stage, The Fashion Runway, choreographer and more! View Barbie™ The Dreamhouse Experience™ EVENT PAGE
Mar 14, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
Can you solve the crime? Based on the hit TV show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, you’ll be the latest recruit to the world of forensic science. Guided by videos featuring cast members and real-life forensic scientists, you’ll examine bullet casings, match DNA to potential suspects and identify the source of a single strand of hair. Complete with forensic crime labs, autopsy rooms and reporting stations, this hands-on experience is sure to plunge you deep into the role of a crime scene investigator. Visit their website to learn more or for hours and ticket information.
May 16, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
Come and explore the History of the Future! Star Trek™: The Exhibition is one of the largest collections of authenticStar Trek artifacts and information ever put on public display. A truly impressive array of exhibits features sets, costumes, priceless museum pieces and props from numerous Star Trek television series and Star Trekfeature films. Together these components offer Star Trek fans and novices alike an opportunity to experience first-hand the imagination, artistry, technology and meticulous craftsmanship that have made Star Trek the most enduring science-fiction franchise in history. Location:EMS Exhibit Center in the Southeast corner of Level 3
Aug 22, 2014 - Jan 3, 2015
Take a trip to Springfield and meet Denny and the Dreamers, a fledgling doo-wop singing group preparing to enter the Big Whopper Radio contest to realize their dreams of making it to the big time! Trouble comes in the form of Lois, who arrives to put some polish on the boys. Denny falls in love, Wally falls in line, Eugene falls apart, and along comes handsome heartthrob Skip to send the whole situation spinning. The ’60s hits say it all: “Fools Fall in Love,” “Tears on My Pillow,” “Runaround Sue,” “Earth Angel,” “Stay,” “Unchained Melody,” “Lonely Teardrops,” and “The Glory of Love.” Winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Best Musical Award, Life Could Be a Dream will leave you laughing, singing, and cheering! See it now before if heads to Broadway in 2016.
Sep 5, 2014 - Feb 21, 2015
Dolly Levi is a delightfully scheming busybody who makes her living as a matchmaker in glamorous New York City. She's out to make a match for Horace Vandergelder, the well-known half-a-millionaire, with the charming hat maker, Irene Molloy - but in the process, Dolly snares a groom for herself. Dolly masterfully orchestrates romance and adventure in a glittering mixed up night on the town. Photo Credit: Heidi Bohnenkamp, 2014
Sep 7, 2014 - Dec 28, 2014
Skol Vikings! It's all about Purple Pride in Minnesota! For the fifth time in the past six seasons the Vikings will start the regular season on the road when they travel to St. Louis to take on the Rams in Head Coach Mike Zimmer’s debut with Minnesota. Watch the Minnesota Vikings kick off their two-year stay at TCF Bank Stadium when they host the New England Patriots in Week 2. Week 1 | Sept. 7 | Noon | at St. Louis Week 2 | Sept. 14 | Noon | vs. New England Week 3 | Sept. 21 | Noon | at New Orleans Week 4 | Sept. 28 | 3:25 PM | vs. Atlanta Week 5 | Oct. 2 | 7:25 PM | at Green Bay Week 6 | Oct. 12 | Noon | vs. Detroit Week 7 | Oct. 19 | Noon | at Buffalo Week 8 | Oct. 26 | Noon | at Tampa Bay Week 9 | Nov. 2 | Noon | vs. Washington Week 10 | BYE Week 11 | Nov. 16 | Noon | at Chicago Week 12 | Nov. 23 | Noon | vs. Green Bay Week 13 | Nov. 30 | Noon | vs. Carolina Week 14 | Dec. 7 | Noon | vs. New York Jets Week 15 | Dec. 14 | Noon | at Detroit Week 16 | Dec. 21 | Noon | at Miami Week 17 | Dec. 28 | Noon | vs. Chicago
Oct 9, 2014 - Apr 11, 2015
Celebrate all levels of the game in the State of Hockey by joining the Minnesota Wild at the state-of-the-art Xcel Energy Center! Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Wild.
Oct 29, 2014 - Apr 15, 2015
Cheer on Minnesota's own Timberwolves at the Target Center for their 2014/2015 season!
Nov 13, 2014 - Dec 28, 2014
This year marks the 40th annual production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, the perennial favorite that continues the Guthrie's holiday tradition for families across the region. Now is the time to experience this cherished production with your loved ones!
Nov 17, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
Join Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang as they prepare for the upcoming holidays. Watch as they await the arrival of the Great Pumpkin, enjoy a special Charlie Brown Thanksgiving feast and search for the perfect tree for Snoopy at Christmas. This just released musical will warm the hearts of young and old in the comfortable surroundings of the Old Log Theatre, celebrating 75 years of family entertainment. Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy, Sally and the rest of the gang are waiting to lighten your hearts during this holiday season.
Nov 28, 2014 - Dec 24, 2014
Holidazzle Village, located on Nicollet Mall from 12th Street to 10th Street, is free to the public and will give a fresh feel to the Holidazzle experience. The Holidazzle Village will include a variety of entertainment opportunities and festivities for all ages to enjoy throughout the season. Minneapolis Christmas Market, located at Peavey Plaza on the corner of 11th Street and Nicollet Mall, is modeled as a traditional open-air, German-style Christmas Market and will be the cornerstone of the new Holidazzle Village experience. The Minneapolis Christmas Market will be open daily from November 28-December 24 from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. There will be a small, one- time fee between $3-$6 to enter the Minneapolis Christmas Market, which will grant season-long access.
Dec 4, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015
The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attraction at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.
Dec 5, 2014 - Dec 21, 2014
Santa's famous list has the final word on who's good and who's bad, and determines the fate of children all over the world. So, what would you do if your name suddenly went missing from the list? A mouse named Amos, an elf named Calliope, and a determined little girl named Emily set off on Christmas Eve to retake control of their destinies and solve a crisis at the North Pole in this wry and adventurous holiday romp from the author of Lend Me a Tenor!
Dec 16, 2014 - Dec 28, 2014
It began as one man's story, became everyone's music, and is now Broadway's musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience it live on stage in the record-breaking smash hit Motown The Musical!
Dec 16, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, the great enemy Sauron has sent forth legions of Orcs in a stealth attack upon the Lonely Mountain. As darkness converges on their escalating conflict, the races of Dwarves, Elves and Men must decide – unite or be destroyed. Bilbo finds himself fighting for his life and the lives of his friends in the epic Battle of the Five Armies, as the future of Middleearth hangs in the balance.
Dec 20, 2014 - Dec 21, 2014
The Great Northern Union Chorus (GNU) is an internationally acclaimed, auditioned men's a cappella chorus based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, drawing members and audience from throughout the Midwest. New this year is a Christmas concert that will feature some old favorites and some new standards all performed in the exciting GNU style. Whether 8 or 80, this concert can be enjoyed by the whole family! Start a new holiday tradition this year.
Dec 26, 2014
Embarking on his 18th annual holiday tour, Jim Brickman, the best-selling solo pianist of our time, will once again wow audiences from coast to coast with On A Winter’s Night. Celebrating the sounds of the season in a big way, Brickman will showcase new music, along with holiday favorites and the hits that made him the most charted (30) Billboard® Adult Contemporary artist, earning him two Grammy® nods and four gold albums. Brickman will perform at the Ames Center in Burnsville on Friday, December 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM.
Dec 30, 2014
Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will wrap up 2014 by performing their rock opera The Christmas Attic live for the first time in arenas across the nation on their Winter Tour 2014, beginning on November 13 and Xcel Energy Center will host two spectacular shows on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 3 and 7:30 p.m.
Dec 31, 2014
Don't miss Louie Anderson live at the Ames Center on New Year's Eve! Louie Anderson is one of the most versatile and successful comedians working in Hollywood today. Sharing the ups and downs of his childhood experiences as one of 11 children in Minnesota, Louie crafted comedy routines that rang true for his early club audiences while reducing them to helpless fits of laughter.
Dec 31, 2014
Celebrate New Year's Eve at Buck Hill Ski Area! Don't miss the coolest party in the cities. We go all out for our annual NYE celebration. Considered a must for many, this traditional Minnesota event is a great choice for all ages. Enjoy: Ski, Ride, or Snow Tube until Midnight Huge Fireworks Display at Midnight! Airbag Jump until 11pm Live Music! Kevin Hall's Amazing Magic Show (as seen on America's Got Talent) Tarot Card Readings Glitter Glam Hair-Dos And MUCH more! The Best Western Premier Nicolett Inn will be running a shuttle to and from Buck Hill on NYE. Conveniently located only 5 minutes from the ski hill. Mention the Buck Hill deal and get a special rate!! Spend the night and enjoy Morgan’s new farm to table breakfast menu, with extended hours New Year’s Day until 2:00pm. Call 952-435-2100 for reservations, or log onto www.nicolletinn.com for hotel information.
Dec 31, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015
A family event so popular, we're doing it twice! Ring in the Zoo year during a special Noon Year's Celebration on December 31 January 1. Join us for dancing, music, fun and games hosted by the Twin Cities Road Crew! We will have craft making, special animal enrichment, giveaways, and a countdown to noon with hundreds of beach balls dropped from the ceiling.
Jan 8, 2015 - Jan 11, 2015
The 45th Annual Minnesota Sportsmen’s Boat, Camping Vacation Show, featuring the latest in boat and RV design and innovative gear for hunting, camping and fishing, returns to Saint Paul RiverCentre Thursday – Sunday, Jan. 8-11. This year’s show boasts hundreds of exhibits, highlighting a wide variety of new model boats, RVs of all sizes, motors, docks, marine electronics, fishing gear, hunting and camping equipment, lodges, resorts, campgrounds and outfitters. Fishing enthusiasts can explore the expanded tackle section with an expansive selection of booths featuring the hottest trends in tackle, rods, reels, sonar equipment, GPS systems and fishing accessories.
Jan 21, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015
Not your typical night at the Theater! Pop Up Musical is a spectacular evening of Broadway's treasured tunes, backstage trivia, musings and smartaleck remarks, surpassing all ordinary revues. Presented in the style of VH1's Pop Up Video, it's a new twist on your old favorits like Westside Story, Luck Be A Lady, Edelweiss and Guys and Dolls.
Jan 24, 2015
Since the early 80s, 1964: The Tribute has been thrilling audiences all over the globe with what Rolling Stone Magazine has called “the best Beatles tribute on earth.”1964: The Tribute takes audiences on a musical journey to an era in rock history that will live in people’s hearts forever. It is hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute in the world. Choosing songs from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era, 1964 astonishingly recreates an early 1960s live Beatles concert, with period instruments, clothing, hairstyles and onstage banter.
Jan 24, 2015
English singer-songwriter Sam Smith will make a stop at The Legendary Roy Wilkins Auditorium on Saturday, January 24 at 8 p.m. Sam Smith is touring in support of his triple platinum album, In the Lonely Hour, featuring his massive hit Stay With Me.
Jan 25, 2015
Join Us For Our 5th Annual Nicollet Inn Wedding Expo on Sunday, January 25th 2015!!! This event is FREE to attend! Brides, Grooms, and their entourages will enjoy multiple Vendors, Complimentary Champagne, Live Music, Silent Auction, and Door Prizes! Vendor Categories Include... Designer Wedding Cake Photographer Videographer Bridal Gown Bridesmaid Dress DJ Tuxedo Limousine Flowers Ice Sculpture Party Favors Beauty Fitness And More!!! For more information about the event, please call Tom at 952-646-3605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan 30, 2015 - Jan 31, 2015
World's Toughest Rodeo™ stampedes into Saint Paul for two thrilling shows Friday-Saturday, Jan. 30-31, 2015 at Xcel Energy Center starting at 7:30 p.m. each night. World's Toughest Rodeo showcases champion cowboys from around the United States competing in bareback riding, saddle bronc riding or bull riding, while the ladies will be vying for the championship title in barrel racing. The top two in each event will return for a second time to go head-to-head to determine the night's champion.
Feb 8, 2015
In this performance the Dakota Valley Symphony and Chorus will be accompanied by Hymnus choir and pianist Elise Molina performing works including Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 and Faure's Requiem. Showtime: 3 p.m.
Feb 13, 2015
The Golden Dragon Acrobats present Cirque Ziva, a new world-class cirque spectacular that has been thrilling audiences across the United States since its creation in 2011. This fast-paced, technically-innovative performance showcases traditional Chinese acrobats; dance and costumes; ancient and contemporary music and modern theatrical techniques. The renowned acrobats dazzle with amazing feats of athleticism, daring heart-stopping stunts and the grace of their centuries-old art form. “There is a precision and beauty about everything they do,” says “The Washington Post.”The large cast and dazzling production designs illustrate just how breathtaking Chinese acrobatics can be. Cirque Zivais sure to entertain, delight and keep audiences of all ages in suspense.
Feb 14, 2015 - Feb 15, 2015
Regional Competition: Dancers compete for a chance to perform at Nationals.
Feb 19, 2015
The year is 1979, the day of the church’s Centennial Celebration. Past parishioners have gathered to share hotdish, bars and stories from the last 100 years. As the women work in the kitchen, shared memories burst into life through a series of flashbacks. Travel back to 1897 and meet Vivian’s grandmother, one of the founding members of the church; see Karin as a newlywed, cautiously navigating her way through the politics of the kitchen; and be there in 1944 when Mavis first barreled her way through the swinging door. Meanwhile, the Centennial Celebration continues on the lawn in bittersweet fashion. Times are tough in this small farm community, and hard decisions will have to be made. Once again, the ladies handle it all with grace, hilarity and more crazy antics.
Feb 20, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015
Do you control your fate? Your mind? Your identity? In this psychological thriller by the author of Rosemary's Baby, Susan takes on a dead woman's identity, convinced she's performing an act of mercy. But she soon discovers that reality is unreliable and that secrets, madness, and terror lie underneath the surface comforts of Veronica's Room!
Feb 20, 2015 - Feb 22, 2015
Dancers compete to earn their way to national competitions.
Feb 27, 2015 - Aug 29, 2015
MARY POPPINS makes its debut on Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ Main Stage! Based upon the iconic Disney animated film, MARY POPPINS is a family musical featuring breathtaking dance numbers and unforgettable songs including: “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “Let’s Go Fly A Kite.” Winner of 44 major theatre awards from around the globe, this enchanting musical has captivated audiences for generations, and now, she comes to life on Chanhassen's Main Stage to dazzle you!
Feb 28, 2015 - Mar 1, 2015
VIP Dance hosts a regional dance competition for local studios.
Mar 1, 2015
Pop music's biggest breakout star of the year, Ariana Grande, will bring The Honeymoon Tour, her first North American headlining tour in support of her Billboard #1 album My Everything, to Xcel Energy Center on March 1. Buy Tickets
Mar 6, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015
Dancers and vocalists compete in a regional talent competition for awards and cash prizes.
Mar 11, 2015
Prolific singer-songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, and occasional actor, Clint Black has long been heralded as one of country music's brightest stars. To date, Black has written, recorded and released more than 100 songs. More than 20 million of his albums have been sold worldwide.
Mar 13, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015
Mar 15, 2015
Dakota Valley Symphony's annual Baroque concert in the Black Box featuring Layton Skip James on harpsichord and the Dakota Valley Symphony Chamber Orchesta at 2 p.m. 7 p.m.
Mar 19, 2015
Experience the explosive powerhouse horns and music of one of the world's greatest Super Groups in the world's most authentic tribute to the Chicago Transit Authority. 'Transit Authority' is a high-energy 8-piece ensemble that covers three decades of gold in a show you will never forget! This very special evening will include such hits as 'Saturday in the Park', '25 or 6 to 4', 'Colour My World', 'Beginnings', 'Baby What A Big Surprise', 'If You Leave Me Now', and many more! Showtime: 8pm
Mar 23, 2015
Grammy Award-winning band Maroon 5, with special guests Magic! and Rozzi Crane, will make a stop at Xcel Energy Center on Monday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Mar 26, 2015
Two of classic rock's most celebrated Supergroups of the 70's: Led Zeppelin and Bad Company will share the stage in this all-hit tribute evening of great rock fun! Showtime: 8pm
Mar 29, 2015
Dancers compete to earn their way to national competitions.
Apr 9, 2015
Both a theatrical stage play and musical, this award winning cabaret-style show chronicles the life and songs of Judy Garland - a first-person account of her life as seen through her own eyes. Showtime: 8pm
Apr 10, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015
If you strip away the myth from the man, can you see where we all soon will be? In Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's milestone musical, the destinies and struggles of Judas, Jesus, and the disciples collide as they try to make sense of their paths in life and grapple with the outcomes of their choices. Delve into one of the greatest stories of all time with The Chameleon Theatre Circle, and experience it as you never have before!
Apr 10, 2015 - Apr 12, 2015
The leading organization of dance talent contests in the Midwestern untied States.
Apr 12, 2015
Neil Diamond, iconic Grammy Award®-winning rock and pop singer/songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, will embark on his highly anticipated NEIL DIAMOND TOUR 2015 making a stop in Saint Paul at Xcel Energy Center on April 12, 2015!
Apr 19, 2015
Dancers compete for scholarships and the coveted Legacy Award.
Apr 24, 2015 - May 17, 2015
Happy Days - A New Musical brings one of television's best loved families to a new generation. When Arnold's, the town's number one hangout and malt shop, is in danger of being torn down, Richie, Potsie, Arthur The Fonz Fonzarelli and the rest of the gang team up to save it with a dance contest and a TV-worthy wrestling match. In a race against time, can The Fonz save the day?
Apr 26, 2015
The final Dakota Valley Symphony performance of the season features the winners of their annual Young Artists' Contest and will include Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5.
Apr 30, 2015 - May 3, 2015
Third Regional Competition: Dancers compete for a chance to perform at Nationals.
May 14, 2015 - May 17, 2015
A national dance and talent competition where everyone gets a standing ovation!
May 29, 2015 - Jun 7, 2015
Ah, the joys of summer: Warm breezes, the beach, playing charades with the roommate who just might be a serial killer... and the crazy landlady who invites a seedy stranger over for dinner... not to mention the mysterious laughing voices in the ceiling! What twist of fate brought a nice girl like Betty into this house full of insanity? Is it all uproariously funny or unbearably horrible? You decide!
May 30, 2015 - May 31, 2015
Burnsville's own Studio4 dancers take to the stage for a series of recitals.
Jun 18, 2015 - Nov 15, 2015
In 2005, the first Church Basement Ladies opened to wild enthusiasm. We're bringing the original back to celebrate ten years of laughter, toe-tapping music and touching memories that will once again make you laugh and cry all the ay home. Don't miss the show that started it all!
Aug 22, 2015
Foo Fighters are following up the release of the band’s most ambitious album with its biggest ever North American tour to date and will make a stop in St. Paul Xcel Energy Center on Saturday, August 22.
Sep 11, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015
Seven-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift will bring her 1989 World Tour to Saint Paul at the Xcel Energy Center for two performances on Friday, Sept. 11 and Saturday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. each night.