Author: Give Me The Mike

Win tickets to media night of “The Phantom of the Opera”

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famous musical, “The Phantom of the Opera,” is back in Minneapois December 13 through 31 at the Orpheum Theatre. The reimagined production of the show promises new special effects including the candelier, along with new staging and choreography. The story and score will be performed by a cast of 52, making “Phantom of the

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Get 25% off tickets to see “Annie” at the Ordway {ENDED}

Leapin’ lizards! “Annie” is back in the Twin Cities. The popular musical is at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts December 7-31. Through December 7, the Ordway is selling tickets to select performances for 25% off. You’ll want to use promo code ANNIESNOW17 online to save. I tried a couple dates and had luck

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A Wayzata restaurant will be on national TV December 10

It makes me proud when Minnesota gets attention in the national spotlight. Ya sure, you betcha. The Travel Channel’s Food Paradise focuses on must-see spots offering unique dining experiences across the country and will feature Wayzata’s very own, 6Smith, this Sunday, December 10th. The dockside dining themed episode airs at 8:00 p.m. central. The family-owned 6Smith

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GIVEAWAY: Win an overnight at the Hilton Minneapolis! {ENDED}

Have you stopped by the Hilton Minneapolis lately? It looks completely different! The hotel home of Minnesota Vikings players for home games is teaming up with me to give away an overnight stay! The deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m. Friday, December 8. The certificate can be used anytime and is based on availability. On

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Win a cookbook by The Sioux Chef!

Enter below for your chance to win “The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen” by Sean Sherman with Beth Dooley. Sean will soon be the next big thing in the Minnesota food scene, trust me. There are three ways to enter, meaning you have three chances to win! A winner will be selected on Sunday, December 17.

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Win tickets to see the Trans-Siberian Orchestra in concert! {ENDED}

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra will perform their annual holiday show at the Xcel Energy Center on Saturday, December 30. Concert times are 3:30 and 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $36. Or, you can go for free! Enter below for your chance to win a pair of seats. A winner will be selected on Sunday, December 3.

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13 events happening December 2

Tis the season for events! My 40 Ways to Holiday guide features at least one seasonal event you can do every day from Thanksgiving Day through New Years Day. Check it out here. Saturday, December 2 has more than one thing to check out. Here are 13 events happening! More festivities are being added, too

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See the great-great grandson of Charles Dickens perform “A Christmas Carol” in Minneapolis for only $25

Gerald Dickens, the great-great grandson of Charles Dickens, will perform an one-man show of “A Christmas Carol” on Sunday, December 17 in Minneapolis. The show will take place in the Historic River Room at the Aster Cafe, an intimate 120-seat venue. The thrust stage will make the show feel like it may have been delivered

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A guide to Minnesota holiday light displays, 2017 edition

Here’s a roundup of 2017 holiday light displays around Minnesota. Know of one I’m missing? Let me know by filling out the contact form at the bottom of this page. I have personally confirmed these shows are happening in 2017; be wary of other websites! This listing is presented in collaboration with Family Fun Twin

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Win a $25,000 wedding!

This is cool — The Wedding Guys and Twin Cities Live on KSTP-TV are giving away a wedding valued at $25,000! Plus, the winning couple will say ‘I do’ on live TV! The prize includes the venue, the dress, the wedding bands, the cake and honeymoon along with invites, flowers, attire for bridesmaids and groomsmen

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