Your November Scouted

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Regardless of the season, Minneapolis always has something exciting to offer. From the performing arts scene and widespread cultural landscape to eclectic music offerings and a diverse variety of festivals and markets, the City of Lakes fosters diversity and celebrates a myriad of options, making it a welcoming place for everyone. This month, sprinkle new festive traditions into your calendar, get an early start on holiday shopping with locally made goods, or spend an evening dancing the night away 1920s style. You’ve heard of ‘Minnesota Nice’ but we also have ‘Minneapolis Charm’ and we can’t wait for you to experience it.


The Curious Builder Podcast LIVE

@thecuriousbuilderpodcast | Host Mark Williams and Co-Host Jordyn DiOrio talk with guest Alex Lelchuk and hear the story of Lelch Audio and The Lowlands, a new wedding venue & business that Alex launched. Enjoy delicious snacks and drinks from Chow Girls, networking with industry pros, and a Q&A with Alex Lelchuk! Tickets are on sale now and include both a General Admission and VIP experience for their guests!

SIX MN Inventory Blowout Sale at Profeshie

@sixmn & @profeshie | SIX MN is hosting an Inventory Blowout Sale at Profeshie, in the North Loop, on Thursday, November 9th starting at 4pm! All seasons and brands of clothing are available including Minnie Ros, LNA, Electric Rose, L Space, Project Social T, Alala, Black Orchid Denim and more!

Bachman’s Holiday Ideas & Inspiration for the Home Self-Guided Tour

@shopbachmans | Holiday cheer awaits at the Holiday Ideas & Inspiration for the Home Tour. Discover inspirational design ideas for home and outdoors that celebrate the best of the holiday season at Bachman’s on Lyndale. Your self-guided tour will include a visit to inspiring rooms and styled vignettes featuring design ideas that invite you to warm up to winter and celebrate all that glitters and all that grows.

BOGO IS BACK at ONX + Amelia

@onx.and.amelia | BOGO is back at ONX + Amelia! A one-time payment of $179 gets you unlimited in studio + live-streamed classes between now and January 7th for the price of a single month. There’s no contract, and nothing automatically renews. What happens in January is up to you!


Horse Crazy Market at the Minnesota State Fair Coliseum in St. Paul

@horsecrazymarket | Saddle up for a weekend of festive fun at Horse Crazy Market! Join This Old Horse on Friday, December 1st (12 pm – 8 pm) and Saturday, December 2nd (10 am – 6 pm) for an unforgettable holiday experience at the Minnesota State Fair Coliseum. They have swag bags, raffle tickets, mini horses and a chance to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus in person! Not to mention insightful speakers, delicious food concessions, and 70+ unique vendors—all in one place!

J. Carver Distillery Holiday Open House & Boutique

@jcarverdistillery | Start your holiday shopping and find the perfect gift for your loved ones at J. Carver Distillery’s sip and shop event on Thursday, December 7th, from 5-8:30pm. This event celebrates artisans, crafters, and other small local businesses who are looking forward to showcasing their products for you just in time for the holidays!

Cosmic Child Crystals at the December Gift Market at the Arboretum

@cosmicchildcrystals | Find inspiration for even the most hard-to-shop-for recipients at the Arboretum’s December Gift Market, featuring work from local crafters and artisans including our very own Cosmic Child Crystals. Swing through the market from 10am-4pm Saturday and Sunday, December 9th and 10th.


Diwali: Fesitval of Lights

@midtownglobalmarket | This free, family friendly event includes dancing, live musical performances, and a fashion show. Diwali is India’s most important festival of the year – a time to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, and good over evil. 

MN Christmas Market  

@mnxmasmarket | This fun pop-up holiday market showcases local creators, artisans, and brands, with a charitable twist. All participating vendors donate 7% of their sales to a local charity. This year they’re donating to Santa’s College Fund in partnership with The Urban Village. Shopping never felt so good!

Cultural Collision  

@fsminneapolis | On the first Friday of each month, starting November 3rd, you’ll find Cultural Collision at Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis’s Mara Bar. Make new connections, learn from a diverse group of individuals, build bridges all while enjoying crafted drinks and delicious d’oeuvres.  

The Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies Fall Festival

@minnorch | The Fall Festival has been a yearly tradition for many since 1972. It showcases 10 orchestras across 3 concerts, from beginning to professional, throughout this celebratory concert series.  

A Handmade Holiday Market

@mplscraftmkt | This beautiful 3,500-square-foot tap room at Lakes and Legends Brewing Company will house various local artists and makers for an afternoon of shopping and drinking really good beer.  

Lakes & Legends Brewing: Puppy Party Adoption Event

@healingheartsrescuemn | This free ‘pet the stress away’ adoption event is a time to enjoy, cuddle, and possibly adopt puppies and foster dogs. Come grab a beer, smell some sweet puppy breath, and hug a friendly foster dog.


Art & Dining After Dark

@artsmia | A unique and delicious way to enjoy the Minneapolis Institute of Art! Come prepared for a multi-course salon-style dinner with wine pairings all under the dimmed lights of after-gallery hours.   


The new immersive shopping experience at “Idea House” opens November 16th!

@walkerartcenter  | Idea House 3 is a new collectible design store featuring work by leading and emerging designers. Enjoy this new retail platform at the Walker Art Center that will host a robust variety of creators sharing their vision and style with the communities.

Art Attack

@nemaamn | Attack all your senses, in a good way, at the Northrup King’s much-awaited fall open studio event. You’ll be treated to four floors of amazing art and gifts during your visit. 

MCAD Art Sale

@mcadedu | The MCAD Art Sale celebrates MCAD students, alumni, and the general populace. 80% of all sales go directly to the artist so come and support all the budding talent in our community. 


Drop It Like F. Scott: A Roaring Twenties Party

Pay homage to the era of Gatsby, mobsters, and prohibition by raising a (perfectly legal) glass in true Gatsby fashion. Live entertainment and classic elegance will surround you at this glittering affair. 


A Christmas Carol

 @guthrietheater | “Bah! Humbug!” Miserable Ebeneezer Scrooge is visited by three ghosts who show him happy memories from his past, cruel realities from the present, and a grim future should he continue his dreadful behavior. A Christmas Carol is a timeless story for the whole family. 

How the Grinch Stole Christmas 

 @childrenstheatrecompany  | He’s a mean one, Mr. Grinch! Join the Whos, the Grinch, and Max on a journey as they all learn what the true meaning of Christmas is. Kindness and community (and a little stealing ahem… Grinch!) abound in this holiday favorite that’s sure to fill your heart with joy.  

Twas the Night Before… Cirque Du Soleil  

@hennepintheatretrust | Acrobats, whimsical characters, children, and reindeer tell the story of a young girl who feels that perhaps she’s grown out of a holiday tradition she shares with her father. As the magic of the ‘Twas the Night Before…”poem comes to life, the story takes a turn and their fantastical journey begins.