MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From a Christmas market in Excelsior to a Christmas tree farm in Lake Elmo, here’s a look at the four things to do this weekend in Minnesota!

The Circus Is In Town!

Time to head to the circus!

The Shrine Circus is back in Minneapolis, performing at the Target Center all weekend long. Audiences will be treated to tricks by Shrine Circus clowns, animals, acrobats and more.

There are three shows Saturday at 10:30 a.m., 3 and 7:30 p.m. and two shows on Sunday.

Tickets cost $20 to $40.

Excelsior Hosts A Christkindlsmarkt

It’s Christkindlsmarkt in Excelsior.

Held annually, it is a celebration of the holiday season with activities for the whole family.

There’s an artisan and gift market, food market and a Kinderworld for kids. Christkindlsmarkt will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Holidazzle Returns For 2015

The Holidazzle is back!

The 2015 Holidazzle Village opened Friday evening with a ceremony followed by fireworks. Jason DeRusha and Kim Johnson emceed the event.

Vendors will be selling holiday favorites like lefse and hot cider. There’s also music, movies and an ice skating rink.

The Holidazzle runs through December 20. It is free to attend.

Chop Down Your Own Christmas Tree

Do you have your Christmas tree yet? Then head out to Krueger’s Christmas Trees!

The farm will be open from 12 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday through December 24.

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