ST. CLOUD — You won't have to look far to find something fun to do with your family throughout Central Minnesota this weekend. Enjoy the musical stylings of the teachers at St. John's and St. Ben's, hear the Fabulous Armadillos rock out to Pink Floyd, grab a run/walk at the Rays of Hope 5K, hear the Mill City Hot Club at Bo Diddley's and have some Halloween Fun at Boo at the Zoo at the Hemker Zoo. Read more in The Weekender!
Teachers from the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University are coming together for one big performance. The talented music faculty are either solo performers, conductors and teachers throughout the US. Each year, they coordinate their schedules to perform together as the ensemble Pastiche. The programs features a wide range of instrumental and vocal music. Tickets for the show are just $12. The performance is Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
If you're a fan of the music by Pink Floyd you're in for a treat the next few days. The Fabulous Armadillos are performing for the next three nights at the Paramount Theatre. Floydian Slip is tribute to the band Pink Floyd. The Armadillos will rock the stage starting Thursday, and continuing Friday and Saturday night. Tickets for the show range between $25-$32 depending on seats, and tickets are going fast. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. each night.
Get out and enjoy the beautiful fall weather and do so for a cause. The What Would Bri Do organization is hosting their 1st Annual Rays of Hope 5K Walk Saturday. The walk will start from the Angel of Hope statue in Sartell at Lake Francis. Along with the walk there will be plenty of fun filled family activities at the new Sartell Community Center. Proceeds of the walk will go to support the Candlelight Vigil that is held every December and help with maintaining the Angel of Hope Garden. This is a rain or shine event. Registration for the walk is $25 for adults, $17 for kids 12-17 and free for kids 11 and under. The walk starts at 10:30 a.m. with registration at 8:00 a.m.
The music of the Mill City Hot Club is back again. The group features acousitc guitars, violins, and standup bass. It's music you just can't help but tap your foot too or even get up and dance. The quartet will be playing at Bo Diddley's in St. Cloud Friday night starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the show are just $16 and can be found at Bo Diddley's.
Calling all ghouls, goblins and creatures to come out for a Wild Spooktacular event. Hemker Park and Zoo is holding their annual Boo at the Zoo event Saturday. You're invited to join the merry-not-scary celebration featuring face painting, apple slinger, food, trick or treating and of course animals around every turn. If you come dressed up for the event you will get your ticket for just $8.00. The fun runs from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.