Looking to plan your social calendar for the week? Or just curious about cool stuff happening in the Twin Cities? Each week we'll highlight a few of the many fun events from the local entertainment scene worthy of a spot on your to-do list.
Iron Bartender Competition
After weeks of competing for the title of Best Bartender in the Twin Cities, one of four local mixologists will be crowned the final winner at Icehouse on Sunday, December 2. Four pour masters remain representing Cafe Maude, Bradstreet Crafthouse, East Street Social and La Belle Vie. The Iron Bartender Competition starts at 8 p.m. Click here for more information.
KDWB's Jingle Ball
KDWB's annual holiday concert will take place at the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday, December 4 with a jam-packed lineup. Performers include Owl City, Cher Lloyd, Ed Sheeran, Ellie Goulding, Conor Maynard, One Republic, Train and YouTube sensation PSY. Tickets range from $23 - 103. Click here for more information.
Elf the Musical
The Christmas movie, "Elf," made popular by Will Ferrel is now a Broadway sensation and will be gracing the stage of The Ordway starting Wednesday, December 5. The story follows Buddy, an orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag and is brought back to the North Pole. Click here for more information.
I AM MPLS!
In its third year, I AM MPLS! is a variety show featuring the best in local musicians, comedians, fashion designers and more. The show takes place Thursday, December 6 at the Varsity Theater. Tickets range from $15 - 50 with all proceeds benefiting Public Functionary - a new collaborative art space opening in January 2013. Click here for more information.
12 Bars of Christmas
It's officially December and officially holiday season which means it's time for the annual 12 Bars of Christmas to take over downtown Minneapolis. Over 6,000 bar hoppers will meander through 12 different downtown drinking establishments on Friday, December 7 starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25. Click here for more information.
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