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Irish Christmas in America

“Irish Christmas in America” celebrates the holidays in Ireland with a fun-filled performance of music, dance, and stories. Called “captivating for all ages!” by Irish Music Magazine, the show makes it’s first visit to Minnesota on Saturday, Dec. 16th, 7:30pm at the Lourdes High School Auditorium.

“Full of exceptional music and dance…a standout performance!” – The Irish Echo

A portion of the proceeds will go towards the Tom Murphy Scholarship fund, honoring the late beloved Lourdes golf coach.

Now in it’s 13th year, “Irish Christmas in America” brings to stage the seasonal traditions of Ireland, where friends and family gather around the hearth or in pubs to share songs and stories. The all-star cast showcases lively Irish tunes, thrilling step dance, compelling songs and carols in both English and Irish, and plenty of good Irish fun.

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A Handmade Christmas– Indie Craft Market

A Handmade Christmas– Indie Craft Market
A Christmas Tradition in it’s 5th year at the Hormel Historic Home in Austin, MN.
30 juried indie handmade vendors from all over the Midwest come to bring Christmas cheer and wonderful shopping.
Friday Night is the Christmas Party. Amazing shopping, live music, passed hors d’oeuvres, cash bar with holiday favorites (pre-sale tickets include a free glass of wine). Self guided tours of the decorated Hormel House. $10 (weekend pass)
Saturday is the 5th Anniversary Party. The first 75 shoppers get an anniversary bag with coupons, samples and surprises. Cash Bar. Anniversary Cake. Self guided tours. $5


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Rochester Dance Company, comprised of nearly 40 pre-professional dancers from age 6 to 18 will present their yearly holiday tradition of “The Nutcracker” now in its 14th season with 3 performances December 10 and 11.

Featuring Professional guest artists Julie Benirschke, Adam Kittelberger and Daniel Klinkhammer.

The performances have delighted audiences young and old with the timeless music of Tchaikovsky, a Christmas tree that magically grows, hand painted sets, professionally designed lavish costumes, the mischievous activity of the mice, toy soldiers and superb dancing making this the premier local classical ballet for the Southeast Minnesota region for all ages.

Rochester Dance Company, founded in 2003, is a tax exempt, 501c3, non-profit, pre-professional dance company. For more information, please visit: www.rochesterdancecompany.org


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Tonic Sol-Fa and the Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience – Holiday Tour

The Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience with Tonic Sol-fa

We Sing. We Play. Holiday Tour 2016

“Hello big band, meet your new friend, a cappella.” Two distinct shows share the stage for one night – highlighting Emmy award-winning vocals and the red hot and rebellious beat of the big band era.

Adults $35.00
Students $20.00
Seniors $20.00

Reserved seating tickets can be purchased online at https://lhsmn.booktix.com/
Or at the Lourdes Box Office M-F 8:00 am – Noon or email [email protected] for other times.

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