Category Archives: christmas

Christmas Gifts

In no way am I receiving any kind of compensation for the following.  I am strictly giving you some ideas for last minute Christmas gifts.  These are ideas that I am currently contemplating myself. 1.  Go Fish CD:  They just … Continue reading

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Christmastime in the Twin Cities: Around the World

Christmas looks different in other countries than it does here.  Fortunately for us, we have museums that celebrate those cultures. The American Swedish InstituteFrom food to music, decorations to preschoolers, the ASI knows how to do Christmas. The Germanic American … Continue reading

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Christmastime in the Cities: Unique Minnesota Santa Sitings

At Choo Choo Bob’s Train Store December 2 4:00 pm-6:00 pm December 9 4:00 pm-6:00 pm    Get to know the big guy whom we all love–and I’m not talking about Choo Choo Bob!  Santa will be stopping by to say hi … Continue reading

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Christmastime in the Cities: In the Natural World

Saturday, December 1 Minnesota Landscape Arboretum  Walks for the Curious:  Winter Tree Wonders  10:00 am-noon $5Registration REQUIRED    Saturday, December  8 Eastman Nature Center Nature Hike With Santa 10:00 am-noon OR1:00-3:00 pm For ages 3 and older $7/child, $3/adult Call 763-559-6700 Reference# 112201-02 for am session ,112201-03 for … Continue reading

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Christmastime in the Cities: Historical Holiday

Recurring EventsJames J. Hill House Holidays     Experience Christmas during the Gilded Age at one of the Twin Cities most famous homes.  A one hour program/tour of the life of the servants during the holidays in this Summit Avenue Mansion. Saturdays … Continue reading

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Christmastime in the Cities: Theatre

Christmastime in the Cities How are you going to celebrate the season?  Don’t know where to start?  Already too stressed to worry about actually enjoying the holiday?For the next two months, I am going to post different options (or a review … Continue reading

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Santa’s Arrival Ceremony at MOA

This Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 6:00 pm join in Santa’s Arrival for the Christmas season. image credit Parade through Nickelodean Universe  “Elf” performances  Milk and cookies/hot chocolate  Create your own Elf hat  Write your letter to Santa  Have a … Continue reading

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