Patrick Dewane returns to St. John's University with 'Accidental Hero,' the tale of his grandfather's World War II story. Also this weekend, there is a new exhibit at Gallery St. Germain, and St. Cloud Art Crawl has it's final event for 2014.

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    Accidental Hero

    Stephen B. Humphrey Theater - St. John's University
    Courtesy of Patrick Dewane

    Celebrating Veteran's Day, Patrick Dewane tells the story of how his grandfather, who grew up on a farm in the Midwest, became a World War II soldier in Accidental Hero. This one-man play is brought together through the writings of Dewane's grandfather about the war. The story is accompanied by rare color World War II film, music, and photos from the 1940s. Listen to an interview with Patrick Dewane by CLICKING HERE.

    Tickets are $24, $21 for seniors, $14 for CSB/SJU faculty & staff, and $10 for youth & students.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information.

    • Saturday, November 15th - 7:30 p.m.
    Courtesy of Patrick Dewane
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    The Nutcracker

    Paramount Theater

    Stroia Ballet Company presents The Nutcracker Ballet. This family classic was originally written by E.T.A. Hoffman, with music by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It tells the story of Clara as she travels to the magical lands of the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Mouse Queen, and of course the Nutcracker Prince. Tickets are $19 for adults, $16 for seniors & students, and children 12 & under are $12.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information.

    • Thursday, November 13th - 7:00 p.m.
    • Friday, November 14th - 7:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, November 15th - 2:00 p.m.
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    St. Cloud Art Crawl

    Downtown St. Cloud

    Downtown St. Cloud Art Crawl returns for the final art crawl of 2014. Walk along the streets of the historic downtown area, and enjoy a wide variety of art while meeting the local and regional artist behind it. Click Here to find a full list of participating locations, and which artist they will be featuring. Below is a video about the Sizzling Summer Art Crawl held earlier this year.

    • Friday, November 14th - 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m
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    Janet Olney

    Gallery Saint Germain
    Janet Olney's Weavings
    (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
    Gallery Saint Germain presents the work of Janet Olney. She weaves baskets out of all sorts of material from seagrass, and yarn, to reed. She has been weaving since 1984. The exhibit is already underway, and will continue until December 6th. Gallery Saint Germain is open Wednesday - Fridays fromm 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The gallery is also open on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. There will be a reception this Friday from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. There is a whole list of upcoming exhibits at Gallery Saint Germain.

    CLICK HERE for more information.

    •  Friday, November 14th, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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    Music at St. Marys

    St. Mary's Cathedral - St. Cloud

    The St. Cloud State University Choral Ensembles present their annual concert, Music at St. Mary's. The concert will feature performances by the St. Cloud State University Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Women's Choir, and Men's Choir. Tickets are free for St. Cloud State University students, staff, & faculty with an SCSU ID. All other student tickets are $5, $10 for adults, and $5 for seniors. There will be new, exciting music this year, as well as choral classics for everyone to enjoy.

    CLICK HERE for the St. Cloud State University Concert Calender.

    • Sunday, November 16th, 2:00 p.m.