MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It is the final weekend before Christmas. If you can find time between last-minute shopping and wrapping gifts, you’ll definitely want to fit in one of these events in Working for the Weekend.
Have family arriving in town? Take them to St. Paul’s Phalen Park for Holiday Lights in the Park.
You can enjoy more than 60 larger-than-life holiday light sculptures and animated displays all from the warmth of your car.
Tickets are $10 per vehicle.
Proceeds benefit the Saint Paul Police Foundation, and the Saint Paul Parks Conservancy.
You can’t call yourself a Minnesotan if you don’t know how to ice skate. So learn to for free at the Landmark Plaza – Downtown Saint Paul!
This Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon, professional figure skating coaches will be on hand to help you learn some new moves or brush up on your basics.
It’s free and open to the public.
Rental skates are available for $4, or free with Wells Fargo check card or credit card.
Explore what Christmas was like in the 1920s at the Fridley History Center.
A Roaring Twenties Christmas exhibit is opens with a theater, a speakeasy, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree and visiting dignitaries, including Minnesotan F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Admission is free.
Also free, the St. Paul Children’s Museum thanks to Target Free 3rd Sundays.
Visitors can roam the Museum free of charge, every third Sunday of each month, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The final weekend of Holidazzle goes out with a bang.
Head to Loring Park for Minnesota treats, ice skating and music.
Sunday wraps up Holidazzle 2015 with the movie Frozen showing at 5 p.m., stay for the fireworks at 6:30 p.m.
New Team Picks
Matt’s Pick: 3rd Annual Minneapolis Artist & Flea Market – Free
Ali’s Pick: The Classic Nutcracker @ The O’Shaughnessy
Jason’s Pick: Blue Man Group @ Orpheum Theatre – Tickets start at $39