The Weekender: Concerts, Art Fair, and More
ST. CLOUD - Looking for something to do this weekend? The Weekender highlights arts and entertainment events around the area. We have an arts festival this weekend, as well as multiple concerts around the area. Some of these events are free so be sure to take a look.
The Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Centeris hosting is annual Gala this Saturday. There will be a live auction for private meet and greets with the season's biggest performers, art demonstrations, as well as a sale of original work.
The Gala will also feature Collective Unconscious, and Nicholas David from The Voice.
- Saturday, September 27th, 6:00 p.m.
The Millstream Arts Festival hits St. Joseph this weekend. The Jim Loso Legacy Exhibit opens Saturday night from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. featuring last years Best of Show winners Lisa Henkemeyer, JD Jorgenson, along with Steve & Amy Zapf.
The festival will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday. Entertainment features The CSB/SJU Jazz Ensemble, Random Road, David Jones, Galactic Cowboy Orchestra, and the Stearns County Pachanga Society.
- Sunday, September 28th, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
A Collaboration of Two features the weavings of Jeri Olson-McCoy, and the abstract paintings of R.C. McCoy. This is the final weekend that you can see A Collaboration of Two, which is on display in the main gallery of the Great River Arts Center.
- Friday, September 26th, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
- Saturday, September 27th, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
City House Records presents The September Showdown featuring the Cloud City Boyz and Janey Neal. This is a free, 21+ event. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. with shows beginning at 10:20 p.m.
- Friday, September 26th, 9:30 p.m.
This free concert kicks off the second year of the 101 series. It is the first of three concerts this year. Stories about the composers are intertwined with the music of the era. Some composers to be featured include Brahms, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, and Liszt.
Although this is a free event you still must reserve your seats by calling the Paramount Theatre Box Office or by going online.
- Sunday, September 28th, 2:00 p.m.