MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — We are in the heart of the holiday season. Two more weekends before Christmas! If you haven’t gotten into the spirit yet, maybe of one the events featured in Workin’ for the Weekend can help.

Reindeer Run

Run, run Rudolph! The 27th annual Xperience Fitness Reindeer Run is this Saturday at Lake Harriet. Enjoy free hot chocolate and coffee before the race. Tickets for this 5k are $45.

Sounds of Blackness: Night Before Christmas

It’ll be a festive night at the Fitzgerald Theater. Minnesota’s three-time Grammy Award-winning Sounds of Blackness returns with their annual performance of The Night Before Christmas – A Musical Fantasy.

The performance is Saturday at 8 p.m., tickets start at $22.50.

Zach Sobiech Memorial

Thousands are expected to gather at the Mall of America to carry on the memory and celebrate a song written by a Minnesota teen who died of cancer. During his battle, Zach Sobiech recorded the hit song “Clouds.”

On Friday, you can gather in the rotunda for a sing-along at 7 p.m. The event is part of the KS95 for Kids Radiothon, benefiting Children’s Cancer Research Fund and Gillette Children’s Specialty.

Holidazzle In Loring Park

Just two more weekends left to enjoy Holidazzle in Loring Park!

This Sunday is movie night. “Home Alone” is playing at 5 p.m. on the big screen. There are also free carriage rides from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Matt’s Pick: Code Day
The Works Museum, 9740 Grand Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55420
Saturday
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Price: Included w/ $8 admission

Ali’s Pick: Christmas Beyond: Steven C. Anderson
Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Free tickets here

Jason’s Pick: Union Depot Holiday Bake Sale
Saturday
Lowertown St. Paul
$5

Ashley’s Pick: “Up North” Holiday Gift Sale
Where: Edina Art Center
Saturday, December 12, 2015
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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