Make your fruitcake this weekend

It is Friday and Fridays are for fun. There are a lot of people who do not like fruitcake. In fact we could even say most people don’t like fruitcake. I am not most people. There is a lot of bad fruitcake out there that is dry and mostly inedible. My mother made fruitcake and we all liked it. She would soak it in sherry and then in rum for weeks before Christmas. I believe she got the recipe from my grandmother.


9th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner at Black Bear Crossings

11/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Please join us for our final Free Thanksgiving Dinner at Black Bear Crossings. It has been a pleasure serving our community over the years!

The Christmas Wish Book Event

11/30/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Minnesota author Lori Evert, photographer Per Breiehagen, and the rosy-cheeked adventurer Anja

St. Paul European Christmas Market

11/28/2014 - 2:00pm - 9:00pm
11/29/2014 - 10:00am - 9:00pm
11/30/2014 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

The West 7th Place corridor near Rice Park in Downtown St. Paul will transform into a European Christmas Market from Friday, Nov. 28 to Sunday, Nov. 30.

North Minneapolis Hmong Halloween

(Photos by Jay Clark)

University of Minnesota tutors and volunteers took a group of 25 North Minneapolis Hmong refugee youth out trick-or-treating last Friday.


A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol

11/28/2014 - 7:30pm - 01/04/2015 - 3:00pm

Back for its 8th year after 7 years of sold out performances, the award-winning musical comedy,

How to keep your pet safe on Halloween

For many people, it’s one of the most anticipated nights of the year - filled with the magic of costumes, the sweetness of treats and plenty of family fun.


Halloween hijinks

Today’s guest post comes from tim.

My 13-year-old daughter is very excited that Halloween is on Friday night this year.


Halloween costume creation

October is one of my many favorite months. The reason is about half of my family and a lot of my friends have birthdays in October, but mainly because the last day of the month is Halloween. It is certainly a favorite holiday for kids, their parents and teenagers.

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