Anoka County Online’s Community Events and Entertainment page is dedicated to keeping you connected to all the fun things to do around town! Whether it’s a couples’ night out for yourselves or you’re looking for something to do with your kids and grandkids, you’ll find it all right here! If you know of, or you are on the planning committee of an event, we would love to hear about it! Please contact us with all the particulars of the event and we will post it here.
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The CDT Concert Series has some of the best tribute concerts in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota and features the finest musicians in the region. Concerts are scheduled for 2-4 weekends every month, so you always have an option to have a night out! Before booking – PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT COVID AND VACCINATION POLICIES
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Welcome to Le Musique Room, located INSIDE the ST. MICHAEL CINEMA.
Music fans can expect incredible sound, lighting and video accouterments in the 199-seat theater and concert space, complete with Parisian design elements that highlight the entire complex. Offering a broad menu including original music, singer-songwriters, classic country, jazz, classic rock, new country, tribute acts, themed shows, big band music, and more! We will also feature both regional and national touring acts.
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SwimPossible provides 1:1 adaptive safe, calming, and fun lessons that are customized for students who need a gentle approach to learning how to swim. Our method incorporates current swim techniques and elements of water therapy to help students quiet their minds and feel how their bodies move in the water. SwimPossible does not focus on diagnoses or labels. We teach swimming to students of all ages who are not served successfully by traditional lessons, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Anxiety, ADHD, Down’s Syndrome, and other sensory and learning differences.” Call 612-440-8496 or visit online at https://www.swimpossible.org
Now Playing – Jersey Boys Opens at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres – Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT) is excited to bring its audiences the international musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS, to be directed by Michael Brindisi and choreographed by Tamara Kangas Erickson. JERSEY BOYS will open June 16, 2023, with official opening night celebration Friday, June 23, 2023. This Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ premiere is almost, too good to be true and will leave everyone saying, “Oh, What a Night!” An electrifying production, JERSEY BOYS takes you behind the scenes – and behind the music of the incomparable Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons from their humble beginnings singing on the street corner under the lamppost, to their acclaimed worldwide fame. Click Here for tickets or call 952-934-1547. CLICK HERE FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT COVID & VACCINATION POLICIES
February 10 – 18, 2024 – Love Letters A Play by A.R. Gurney – After two sold out short runs in over the past several months, beloved local broadcast legends Nancy Nelson and Don Shelby are pairing up again in a poignant theatre collaboration to present A.R. Gurney’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated work, which ran successfully on Broadway and throughout the country. This timeless piece is directed by CDT Resident Artistic Director, Michael Brindisi.
Don and Nancy play the roles of Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner. Both born to wealth and position Andrew and Melissa are childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards and continues for some 50 years.
A unique and imaginative theatre piece which, in the words of the author, “needs no theatre, no lengthy rehearsal, no special set, no memorization of lines, and no commitment from its two actors beyond the night of performance.” The piece is comprised of letters exchanged over a lifetime between two people who grew up together, went their separate ways, but continued to share confidences. As the actors read the letters aloud, what is created is an evocative, touching, frequently funny but always telling pair of character studies in which what is implied is as revealing and meaningful as what is actually written down.
Guests are invited to stay after the show for a short Q & A with Don and Nancy. Get your tickets today! Click Here for Tickets or call 952-934-1525.
February 14, 2024 – Valentine’s Day Comedy with Mike Brody at Courtyards of Andover – Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Courtyards of Andover with a prime rib buffet by Unique Dining and hilarity from Mike Brody featuring Dan Hinnenkamp and opener Khadijah Cooper.
ABOUT MIKE BRODY
Starting comedy on a whim at an open mic in the year 2000, Mike Brody has since devoted his life to perfecting the delivery of his high-energy act. Bucking the trend of the apathetic comedian, his genuine passion for his craft draws audience members into the unique world of Mike Brody: An affable, clever guy whose life is often derailed by his own neurotic, obsessive-compulsive and clumsy tendencies.
Brody has spent the last 20+ years touring the U.S. and internationally, and has also been featured on the nationally syndicated radio program “The Bob & Tom Show” as well as the “The Dan Patrick Show” podcast. He’s recorded two comedy albums on Rooftop Comedy, with tracks regularly featured on SirusXM Satellite Radio. Brody can also be seen in his 2019 Dry Bar Comedy special “Not Afraid of Butterflies”.
March 1, 2024 – Comedy Night at Courtyards of Andover with Casey Flesch – Join us for a hilarious evening filled with laughter at the Courtyards of Andover! Get ready to be entertained by the talented comedian Casey Flesch. This in-person event promises to be a night of non-stop fun and entertainment and features Unique Dining‘s best buffet items!
Opening March 1, 2024 – BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL – Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT) is pleased to bring its audiences the beloved Broadway hit, BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, set to open on the Main Stage on March 1 with official opening night festivities on Friday, March 8, 2024. Tickets
For almost seven years, BEAUTIFUL, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Carole King musical, thrilled Broadway with its inspiring true story of one woman’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame legend. Carole King started writing hits for many national acts from The Shirelles to The Righteous Brothers – The Monkees to The Drifters and Neil Sedaka to Little Eva. In the early years, she fell in love and was partnered with lyricist husband, Gerry Goffin. Eventually she found her own life-changing, chart-busting success with Tapestry in 1971. King gave us the soundtrack to our lives with that acclaimed breakthrough album, which has been certified 13x Platinum. BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL takes you back to where it all began – and on the ride of a lifetime. Click Here for tickets or call 952-934-1547.
March 8, 2024 -Comedy Night at Courtyards of Andover with David Harris featuring Tobi Shamu – Join us for a hilarious evening filled with laughter at the Courtyards of Andover! Get ready to be entertained by the talented comedian David Harris. This in-person event promises to be a night of non-stop fun and entertainment and features Unique Dining‘s best buffet items!
Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to enjoy an evening of comedy with David Harris featuring Tobi Shamu. Grab your friends and come on over to the Courtyards of Andover for an unforgettable night! Click Here for Ticket Information.
March 15, 2024 -Comedy Night at Courtyards of Andover with Hypnotist Freddie Justice – Join us for a hilarious evening filled with laughter at the Courtyards of Andover! Get ready to be entertained by the talented comedian slash The Planet’s Funniest Hypnotist Freddie Justice. This in-person event promises to be a night of non-stop fun and entertainment and features Unique Dining‘s best buffet items!
Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to enjoy an evening of comedy with Freddie Justice. Grab your friends and come on over to the Courtyards of Andover for an unforgettable night! Click Here for Ticket Information.
April 4, 2024 – W.I.N.O.S. (Women In Need Of Shopping) Vendor & Craft Show event. Join us and shop 30+ Vendors & Crafters, Swag Bags for 1st 50 in the door, Door Prize Drawings through the event, DJ Music, Cash Bar with Wine & Drink Specials! Restaurant will also be open. 5:30 – 8:30pm at Bunker Hills Golf Course & Event Center, 12800 Bunker Prairie Rd., Coon Rapids.