Come to the Summit Avenue Artisan Festival for a fun day with your family. Shop food and handcrafted items from over 40 local artists, participate in a silent auction and a soup tasting contest, and enjoy homemade turkey pot pies. The festival has a little bit for everyone. Read more about Summit Avenue Artisan Festival
Arts & Performance
Come and listen to great artists accompanied by a full symphony orchestra! Enhance your Christmas season by listening to this special concert where you can bring the whole family for a great time. This is sure to be a memory that you and your family will remember for years to come! Read more about Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith Christmas Concert
Featuring 75 booths of handcrafted items made by local artists, this event is a great opportunity to support local artists and get some gifts for others. Items include jewelry, handmade lotions, paintings and more! There will also be festive music and treats for guests to enjoy. Read more about 41st Annual Old-Fashioned Holiday Bazaar
The Minneapolis Vintage Market is setting up a mini-city full of vendors from various vintage offerings. Their pop-up location on this date will be held at the Machine Shop where you can find that one-of-a-kind gift for someone special this holiday season. Read more about A Very Vintage Holiday Market
Disney fans—we have the perfect event for you, friends and family. The Minnesota Orchestra is performing live music from the Disney classic, Up. Fly away with the Minnesota Orchestra as it serenades audience members with the score from the movie while the film plays on the big screen. Run-time is approximately two hours with one 20-minute intermission. Read more about Disney Pixar’s 'Up' in Concert
Sing, Play, Learn! with MacPhail® presents its first Sensory Friendly concert for children of all abilities, including those on the autism spectrum and with sensory sensitivities. As part of the Free Family Music Series, this program will include: Read more about MacPhail Free Family Music Series: Sensory Friendly Concert
See SIX at the Ordway before it heads to Broadway!
“A total blast! It’s as much a Beyoncé-style pop-concert as theatre… Go Queens!”
– Chicago Tribune
“Delivers pure entertainment… wickedly smart lyrics.”
– The New York Times
Divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived. All this time, they’ve been just one word in a stupid rhyme—so they picked up a pen and a microphone. History’s about to get overthrown. Read more about SIX
Broadway Series, Ordway Music Theater
“Heartbreaking, uplifting, intimate, and universal.”
— The Stage
Acclaimed musical The Last Ship, featuring original music and lyrics by multiple Grammy Award winner Sting, will be at the Ordway for a limited engagement beginning April 8, 2020 as part of 2019–2020 Broadway at the Ordway. Read more about The Last Ship
Direct from Broadway
The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times).
With a soul-raising, Grammy-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, The Color Purple gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Read more about The Color Purple
Direct from Broadway
Music. Fire. Rain. Passion. And that’s just the opening number.
“What a delight it is to enter the world of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND!” raves The New York Times.
Winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. Read more about Once on This Island