Entertainment Schedule

Friday, November 30 OPENING DAY:

  • 4-6 pm – Hill-Murray School ChoirHigh school choir ensemble
  • 5:30 pm – Union Depot Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony – with Keri Noble at 5:45 pm
  • 6-8 pm – SantaChildren’s event
  • 6:30-9 pm – Mark Stillman, Accordionist – European accordion favorites
  • 6:30-7 pm – Children’s Author Anne BrataasJoin preschoolers to high schoolers in this free make-and-take craft session creating felt mug rugs & writing/coloring storybook ornaments to hang on the Children’s Story Tree. Limited space. First come, first serve.

Saturday, December 1:

  • 12:30-2:30 pm – Seven Days Acapella – Acapella singing group
  • 3-5 pm – SantaChildren’s event
  • 3:30-4 pm – Children’s Author Anne BrataasJoin preschoolers to high schoolers in this free make-and-take craft session creating felt mug rugs & writing/coloring storybook ornaments to hang on the Children’s Story Tree. Limited space. First come, first serve.
  • 3:30-5:30 pm – St. Catherine University’s “Femme Vocale”Collegiate choir
  • 6:30-8 pm – Minnesota Chorale’s “Holiday Heralds”
  • 7-8 pm – Renee Vaughan – Nordic Nyckelharpa player

 

Sunday, December 2:

  • 1- 1:30 pm – Rebecca McCartney and Jack Johnson – singers from Carleton College performing acoustic renditions of classic Christmas songs, styles ranging from jazz to pop to soul and beyond. Performance inside the warming tent
  • 1-2 pm – Peer Gynt Dancers – Norwegian dancers
  • 1-3 pm – Reindeer pettingReal Reindeer, kid friendly!
  • 2-3 pm – Renee Vaughan – Nordic Nyckelharpa player
  • 3:30-4 pm Children’s Author Anne BrataasJoin preschoolers to high schoolers in this free make-and-take craft session creating felt mug rugs & writing/coloring storybook ornaments to hang on the Children’s Story Tree. Limited space. First come, first serve.
  • 3-5 pm – SantaChildren’s event
  • 3-5 pm – Tiny Christmas Elves – Acapella singing group

Friday, December  7:

  • 4-5 pm – Simley High School ChoirHigh school choir ensemble
  • 5:30-6 pm – Children’s Author Anne BrataasJoin preschoolers to high schoolers in this free make-and-take craft session creating felt mug rugs & writing/coloring storybook ornaments to hang on the Children’s Story Tree. Limited space. First come, first serve.
  • 5-7 pm – Toll-Free Handbell Quartet – Handbell musical group
  • 7-9 pm – Mechanical Maestros – Old-time organ grinder

 

Saturday, December 8:

  • 11:30 am – 1 pm – Elizabethan Syngers – Renaissance era chorale ensemble
  • 12:30 pm – Minnesota Krampus – European folklore creatures dance
  • 1-3 pm – Santa – Children’s event
  • 1:30-2:30 pm – GAI Minnesängers – Germanic American Institute singers
  • 2:30-3 pm Children’s Author Anne BrataasJoin preschoolers to high schoolers in this free make-and-take craft session creating felt mug rugs & writing/coloring storybook ornaments to hang on the Children’s Story Tree. Limited space. First come, first serve.
  • 3:30 & 6:30 – Minnesota Krampus – European folklore creatures dance
  • 7 & 8 pm – NitkaRussian folk dancers

 

Sunday, December 9:

  • 1-2:30 pm – Elizabethan Syngers – Renaissance era chorale ensemble
  • 1-3 pm – SantaChildren’s event
  • 2:30-3 pm – Children’s Author Anne BrataasJoin preschoolers to high schoolers in this free make-and-take craft session creating felt mug rugs & writing/coloring storybook ornaments to hang on the Children’s Story Tree. Limited space. First come, first serve.
  • 2-4 pm – Reindeer petting – Real Reindeer, kid friendly!
  • 3:30-5:30 pm – Mechanical Maestros – Old-time organ grinder

 

Monday, December 10:

  • The Market is open for shopping and enjoying food!

 

You’ll bound to get hungry when you visit the European Christmas Market. Check out the food and take along treats we are featuring this year!