ST. CLOUD — There is lots of fun and exciting things to see and do around central Minnesota this weekend. You can check out Aquila Theatre 1984 at the Paramount Theatre, get some screams out at Molitor's Haunted Acres, sing along with country star David Ball at Rollies, visit the Sartell Winter Farmers market, and see local musician Michael Shynes perform in Little Falls. Read more in The Weekender!
George Orwell's cautionary novel 1984 comes to the Paramount Theatre stage this weekend. Aquila Theatre is bringing this classic novel to life. Written in 1944 near the end of World War II, 1984 depicts a society controlled by a perfectly totalitarian government bent on repressing all subversive tendencies, which suits Aquila's bold, ensemble driven, physical style of storytelling. Tickets for the show are $36 for general admission. Show time is Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy one final night of screams and fright in Sauk Rapids. Molitor's Haunted Acres is holding their final night of scaring for the season Thursday. Enjoy a haunted hayride, then walk through the horrors of the haunted house that awaits you. Tickets are $24 for general admission. The gates open at 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy some great country music this weekend out at Rollies. Country Music star David Ball will be making his stop at Minnesota's number one honky tonk. Ball was on top of his career in the 1990s and his hit Riding with Private Malone was number 1 back in 2002. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. with the Dairy Daughters opening followed by David Ball. Tickets range between $30-$50 so get out an enjoy a great show.
You can get your hands on some homemade goods out in Sartell this weekend. The Sartell Winter Market opens this weekend. The market is made up of vendors from the Sartell Farmers Market as well as other local crafters and vendors who make everything by hand. It's the perfect place to pick up holiday gifts as well as treats and canned goods. The event opens at 10:00 a.m. inside the Sartell Community Center.
You can see local musician Micheal Shynes perform live in Little Falls this weekend. This solo acoustic show will be held inside the Little Falls Ballroom. Tickets for the show are just $20 and as part of a matching grant, for every ticket sold $40 will go to the Morrison County Area Foundation to support early childhood programs. Last day to get your tickets in Thursday and show begins 7:00 p.m.