For the Kids

Santa & Albert's Holiday Play: Be Your Best (S)Elf

The North Pole is certainly busy this time of year. The reindeer need exercising, the sleigh needs a tune up, toys need sorting and the Christmas eve map still needs to be drawn. Albert, the North Pole’s head elf, is feeling extra overwhelmed and Santa is trying convince him to hire an assistant. Will Albert be able to find someone to help him?

For more than 30 years, it has been a beloved Bachman's tradition to host an annual holiday play. All ages are welcome to this free and fun event, now located in the larger Polyhouse Greenhouse at Bachman’s on Lyndale.  Read more about Santa & Albert's Holiday Play: Be Your Best (S)Elf

Pumpkins on the Plaza

Join us for a fun-filled day on the Plaza at Nolan & Mains with pumpkin painting, music and more!

Turn a simple gourd into an imaginative character using eco-friendly paint and a whole lot of imagination! With the help of artist facilitators from Artistry, we will design and paint eyes, noses, mouths, and perhaps even a tentacle or two, to create your very own Halloween pumpkin character perfect for the front stoop. Read more about Pumpkins on the Plaza

MasterChef Junior Live!

Something tasty is heading to your hometown! America’s favorite cooking show is now on tour with MasterChef Junior Live! This high-energy, interactive, stage production brings the culinary hit TV show, MasterChef Junior, directly to fans and foodies alike… live on stage. Watch Season 8’s winner, finalist and fan favorites as they take to the stage in head-to-head cooking demonstrations and fun (sometimes messy) challenges with an overall immersive audience experience fun for all ages. Read more about MasterChef Junior Live!

Opera Under the Stars at Linden Hills Park

Presented by the Overdressed Duo, Opera Under the Stars brings you the glamour of live opera in a casual park setting. This concert will feature hits and favorites from opera and music theater selections, starring the Overdressed Duo - soprano Carole Schultz and pianist Elizabeth Chua along with guest performers. This event is sponsored by the Linden Hills Neighborhood Council. 

Concerts are free and family-friendly. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, or pack a picnic with your friends and family.

Concert date and time:

Saturday Aug 13, 6.30pm @ Linden Hills Park Read more about Opera Under the Stars at Linden Hills Park

Tiny Lawn Concert Series

Free outdoor classical music concert every first and third Friday of the month at 6:30pm. Presented by the Overdressed Duo, concerts will feature selections from opera, musical theater, art songs, American songs, Disney, and more! Concerts are free and family-friendly. The Overdressed Duo features soprano Carole Schultz and pianist Elizabeth Chua. Read more about Tiny Lawn Concert Series

Sever’s Holiday Lights

Gather your family and friends in the car to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Sever’s Holiday Lights. This year the half-mile course, located at Sever’s Festival grounds in Shakopee, is packed with 2 million lights set to holiday music favorites mixed to an upbeat track.

Stay in the safety and comfort of your own vehicle while enjoying this one-of-a-kind magical display. Munch on concessions including homemade calzones, mini donuts, cider and caramel corn. Plus, enjoy fire dancer performances and visits from Santa on Fridays and Saturdays. Read more about Sever’s Holiday Lights


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