Nov 16, 2023 - Things to Do

Twin Cities Thanksgiving events happening this weekend and beyond

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This weekend in the Twin Cities, check out a Thanksgiving craft party, holiday bingo, a "Fitsgiving" workout, the Jonas Brothers and more.

Here are three Thanksgiving-themed events in the Twin Cities this weekend:

🎵 Thanksgiving Gospel Concert

  • Enjoy a gospel concert, 5–8pm Saturday at Shiloh Temple International Ministries in Minneapolis. Tickets are $5.

🦃 Thanksgiving Craft Party

  • (For ages 4 to 9.) Create a turkey centerpiece, 1–4pm Saturday at Scott Highlands Middle School in Apple Valley. Tickets are $49.

🎟️ Holiday Bingo and Meat Raffle

  • Celebrate Thanksgiving with a morning of bingo and raffles, 9am Sunday at the Majestic Oaks Golf Club in Ham Lake. Tickets are $25.
  • Tickets include a buffet and one bloody mary or mimosa.

Looking ahead to next Thursday on Thanksgiving Day:

👟 Here are seven Twin Cities turkey trots to run this Thanksgiving.

💪 Fitsgiving Workout is 9am in Brooklyn Park. Free.

🍽️ A Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet is 11am–5pm at the Historic Afton House Inn in Afton. Call to make reservations.

🎶 The One Big Thanksgiving R&B Party is 10pm Thanksgiving Day to 2am Nov. 24 at the Gold Room Restaurant & Lounge in Minneapolis. Free until 11pm. Reserve a spot.

🍳 A Thanksgiving Day Brunch is 10:30am–3:30pm at Lord Fletcher's Old Lake Lodge in Spring Park. $55.99 for anyone over 12.

More things to do this weekend in the Twin Cities

The Jonas Brothers. Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation

🎸 The Jonas Brothers, with special guest Lawrence, bring their "Five Albums, One Night" Tour to Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul 7pm Sunday. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets start at $34.95.

🎻 The Minnesota Orchestra Fall Festival is Saturday and Sunday at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. Tickets are $14–$22.

✨ The Glow Holiday Festival is now through Dec. 31 (dates vary), 5–9pm at CHS Field in St. Paul. Tickets are $12.75–$20.75.

🎨 The Fall Urban Craft and Art Fair is 9:30am–4pm Saturday at the Nokomis Recreation Center in Minneapolis. Free.

💋 A Beyoncé and Taylor Swift Drag Brunch is 11am–2pm at Quincy Hall in Minneapolis. Tickets are $18.


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