Entertainment Reports – Nov 23 – Brainerd Dispatch

Nisswa will host the celebration of the City of Lights

NISSWA: Looking for a Christmas tradition? Bundle up the kids and head to downtown Nisswa on Friday, November 25 for the annual City of Lights celebration.

Embrace the holiday season with dazzling lights adorning trees, fences and buildings in downtown Nisswa.

The event begins in the afternoon with horse-drawn wagon rides from 4-6 pm, a photo opportunity with live reindeer from 4-7 pm, storytelling in the railroad caboose, food vendors, campfires at 4 pm, hot cider and mini donuts. and carol singers.

Kids can also share their Christmas wishes with Santa from 4:00 pm to 5:45 pm in the Nisswa Square courtyard, and the whole family can enjoy fireworks at 7:30 pm that light up the winter sky.

For more information or a detailed schedule of activities, please visit https://bit.ly/3AygJml.

‘Santa’s Breakfast’ at Crosslake American Legion

CROSSLAKE — Santa will be at Crosslake American Legion from 9-11 am on Saturday, November 26 to hear all the holiday wishes and treat each child to a goodie bag provided by the Helper.

Breakfast will include scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, juice, and hot chocolate or coffee. Cost is $10 for adults; $6 for children ages 4-15; and children under 4 years old are free.

There will also be free cookie decorating, storytelling and card making for the kids at the holiday event.

Christmas Concert in Little Falls

LITTLE FALLS — Sherwin & Pam Linton and The Cotton Kings will perform from 3 to 5 pm on Saturday, November 26 at Great River Arts at 122 First St. SE in Little Falls.

His program “Christmas Time is Comin’” has deep roots and is heavily steeped in Christmas spirit and tradition, according to a press release.

For more than 35 years, the Lintons and their band The Cotton Kings have performed Christmas shows throughout the Midwest.

In 1986, Sherwin Linton wrote and recorded a novelty anti-drunk driving song, “Santa Got a DWI”, which became a million-selling record.

The show includes a wide variety of holiday favorites drawn from the couple’s vast repertoire developed over the years.

With beautiful costumes, a brightly lit, colorful stage and his flair for comedy and humor, plus energetic music, this show has become a holiday tradition and is a hit everywhere, according to the press release.

Tickets are $25 per person in advance or $30 at the door. For more information, call 320-632-0960 or visit www.greatart.org or purchase tickets online at https://bit.ly/3i35ueX.

Breakfast with Santa at Great River Arts

LITTLE FALLS — Have breakfast with Santa from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday, November 26 at Great River Arts at 122 First St. SE in Little Falls.

Participants will have a photo opportunity with Santa at the event and a chance to make a Christmas card or Christmas ornament.

For cost and more information, call 320-632-0960, email [email protected], or visit www.greatart.org.

CLC Cultural Thursday will focus on Haiti

BRAINERD — The community is invited to learn about the culture and values ​​of the Haitian people at Central Lakes College’s upcoming Cultural Thursday at noon on December 1 at the Chalberg Theater, Brainerd campus.

Long-time Brainerd Lakes area resident Jim Kirzeder has dedicated much of his life to the people of Haiti and has visited the country more than 100 times, building schools and clean water infrastructure.

Kirzeder will share his experiences and perspectives on the past, present and future of Haiti through the lens of service and assistance.

For more information on the Cultural Thursday series, email Jason Edens at [email protected]

Books, burgers and beers to meet at the Nisswa brewery

NISSWA — Books, Burgers & Brews will meet from 6 to 8 pm on Monday, November 28 at the Roundhouse Brewery in Nisswa to discuss Tara Westover’s “Educated.”

Each month, hosts Sheila DeChantal and Laurel Hall will lead attendees through an engaging discussion. RSVP is required and to register online, visit https://bit.ly/3f5GdPL.

Copies of the book are available at the Brainerd Public Library front desk by requesting the Books, Burgers & Brews title for September. Library books are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

This program is supported in whole or in part by the Friends of the Brainerd Public Library through its volunteer and fundraising efforts. Learn more about how to get involved at www.wineandwordsandfriends.com.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *