November Weekend Family Fun! Need some inspiration for the weekend ahead? We’re highlighting some of the Twin Cities’ best bets for family art activities below, and, as always, we’ve got dozens of ideas for your family on our Family Fun Calendar for the upcoming couple of days and beyond!
ARTY SPOTLIGHT: Family Day: Language of Art @ Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis • Sunday, Nov 13, 11am-5pm • Details: Art activities, music and movement in collaboration with Concordia Language Villages. FREE.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Start the Music! Percussion Party @ Park Square Theater, St. Paul • Saturday, Nov 12, concerts at 10 & 11:15am with preshow activities starting 45 minutes prior • Details: Aimed at children ages 3-6 with their families but all ages are welcome. Arrive early for pre-concert crafts and activities then enjoy a children’s story told through a 30-minute interactive concert. Secure your tickets quickly! FREE. Additional dates for this program: 11/19 & 12/3.
CRAFTY SPOTLIGHT: Created to Grow, St. Anthony
Every Saturday is Family Fun Day here – from 10:30am-1:30pm all ages can drop by to work on a variety of projects. Gifts for the grandparents perhaps?
Cost: $15 per session, discounts if you purchase a pack of 10 family visits
FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHT: St. Martin’s Day @ Landmark Center St. Paul • Sunday, Nov 13, 4-6pm • Details: Join the Twin Cities German community in enjoying music, dance and lantern-making for a parade through Rice Park. FREE.
SHOWTIME SPOTLIGHT: Cinderella at Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis • Nov 12-13, 2pm & 5pm performances • limited tickets available at $15/pp • Details: A lovely and simultaneously zany way to start the holiday season; root for Cinderella and crack up over her hilarious stepfamily.