In 2017, there are exactly 40 days from Thanksgiving Day to New Years Day. And with the elimination of the eighth floor display at Macy’s in downtown Minneapolis and Holiday Lights in the Park in Saint Paul, along with the disappointing change from tradition at Holidazzle, more people than ever are looking for new holiday activities. Enter “40 Ways to Holiday.” Each day between November 23 and January 1 will have at least one event worth checking out, along with plenty of giveaways along the way! Find the full list of days here.
Featured pick: Sounds of Blackness
Three-time Grammy award-winning group Sounds of Blackness calls the Twin Cities home and its history dates back to 1969 when it was founded as the Macalester College Black Voices.
Their 39th Annual “The Night Before Christmas” concert is tonight at the Fitzgerald Theater in Downtown Saint Paul. The family-friendly musical production will have visits from Santa, Mrs. Claus, and “Rudolph the Rappin’ Reindeer.” Music ranges from R&B and hip hop to jazz, blues and gospel. Tickets are available here.
I have a pair of tickets to give away! Keep checking back for details.
Sounds of Blackness’ “The Night Before Christmas — A Musical Fantasy”
Saturday, December 23
Tickets: $40 – 50, $25 – 50 kids under 10