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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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40 Ways to Holiday, Day 10: December 2

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

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You Betcha: Brush up on your Minnesota slang

As you’ll see in the movies Fargo and Drop Dead Gorgeous, Minnesotans are known for elongating the letters a and o in speech (boooat, baaag). But if you want to sound more like a native, use these terms: 94, 35W, 62 = Highways/interstates (don’t say ‘I-494’ or ‘Interstate 35 West’) Aquatennial = The summer festival for the city

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