2018 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!