ST. CLOUD — There is so much happening around the state for Super Bowl weekend and Central Minnesota has no shortage of activities. Catch a show at Pioneer Place called Always a Bridesmaid, help a local school with their annual Extravagansa fundraiser at All Saints Academy, listen to the Barley Jacks at Bo Diddley's, see a wonderful dance performance at the College of St. Benedict's and rock out to VIA and the Push at the Red Carpet in downtown St. Cloud. Read more in The Weekender!
Share some laughs with a romantic comedy performed on the Pioneer Place stage this weekend. Always a Bridesmaid is a story of four friends who swore to keep their promise they made at Senior Prom -- to be in each other's weddings, no matter what. However, the friends find that the marriages they wanted so long ago may not have been right thirty years later. Tickets for the show are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Show runs Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Head out for a night of fun all going towards a good cause. All Saints Academy in St. Cloud is hosting their Extravaganza fundraiser Saturday night. The night includes great music by Outside Recess and Riddler's Escape, food, games, silent and live auctions, raffles and more. All proceeds to to the schools operating budget to support curriculum development and technology upgrades. The night begins at on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and runs until midnight all at the school. Tickets are $25 per person.
Catch a high-energy show at Bo Diddley's Pub Friday night. The Barley Jacks are a cross-genre acoustic quartet with backgrounds in bluegrass, blues, jazz and Latin. The group includes fiddle, guitar, bass, and percussion sounds performed by the quartet. It's a sound you just won't help but clap along to or even get up and dance. Tickets for the show run at $16 and you can get those online. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
A master of visual composition will be performed on the Escher Auditorium this weekend. Jessica Lang Dance incorporates striking design elements and transforms classical ballet into beautiful choreography. Besides the performance you're also welcomed to join a post-show conversation with Jessica and the other dancers. Tickets are $26, Senior $23, Faculty/Staff $19, Youth/Student ID $15, CSB/SJU Student $10. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. on the College of St. Benedict's campus.
Make your way to downtown St. Cloud for a one night only performance. VIA & The Push will be tearing up the Red Carpet for a night of rock and roll Saturday. VIA is a Minneapolis based music group and are putting on a free show. Enjoy a night of good music, strong drinks and great vibes. The show starts at 10:00 p.m. and will go until 2:00 p.m. Show is free, but know the venue is 21 plus.