December 2017 Around Town

Holiday Boutique and Bake Sale

Start your holidays in style at the annual Holiday Boutique and Bake sale! This shopping extravaganza is for the whole family. It will feature a variety of handcrafted items from over 50 quality crafters and artisans, a bake sale, and luncheon. Come and shop for the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list. This event is free and takes place at 12100 Pioneer Trail On Saturday, December 2nd from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, there is plenty of parking available. Don’t miss out on this annual holiday tradition!

A Strange & Wondrous Winter Spectacular

Experience the holidays in a fresh new way at the Performing Institute of Minnesota, the new hub for performing arts in the Southwest Metro. PiM’s “A Strange & Wondrous Winter Spectacular” takes place on December 7th & 8th at 8:00 PM at the high school. Music and dance will collide in this high energy multi-disciplinary spectacle featuring Har Mar Superstar, Nick Jordan, Mariah Mercedes, Black Label Movement, John Mark Creative, & More! Hosted by actress, Paige Klone. A truly unique way to kick off your holiday season! PiM is located at 7255 Flying Cloud Drive, tickets are $25. More information can be found at their website, 

The Man Who Came to Dinner

Eden Prairie Players recently announced their Winter Play as The Man Who Came to Dinner. Tickets for all performances are $10 in advance or at the door. The play will be performed the weekend of February 16th and the weekend of February 23rd at Eden Prairie High School Auditorium. We know how crazy holiday season can be, so pencil this production into your calendars now, for it’s sure to be fantastic! For more information and a description of the play, visit

Santa’s North Pole Experience

Looking for an alternative to the typical mall Santa? Check out Santa’s North Pole Experience. Experience a ride with one of Santa’s helpers and his Reindeer for a sleigh ride, and enjoy some treats from their food wagon. While waiting for your family’s photos to be taken, your young ones can color or watch a holiday movie to make time go by faster, as well as face painting after the shoot. Santa’s North Pole Experience is open until December 23rd and located on Pioneer Trail in Eden Prairie.  Visit santas- for special events and more information.