NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES | West End November calendar of events


Thursday, November 3: West Seventh Enhancement Coalition Meeting
11 a.m. Location to be announced. WSEC is a task force of the West 7th Business Association. Contact Ed Bova for location and agenda.

Sunday, November 13: Sokol Family Event
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Potluck meal, family activities. Registration: 612-384-1604 or 612-724-5464 FYI:

Monday, November 14: West 7th Fort Road Federation board of directors monthly meeting
Fort Road Federation/District 9 Community Council, 974 W. 7th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102, 651-298-5599 email:

Saturday, November 19: St. Mark Holiday Boutique
550 West 7th Street: Phone: 651.224.0228 / fax: 651.224.1277 website:

Sunday, November 20: Pancake Breakfast/Craft & Bake Sale
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. French toast and pancakes, fruit cup, sausage, juice, milk, and coffee. Holiday crafts and bake sale. No reservations required. $6.50/adult; $4.50/child under 9; $20/family-of-four. To reserve a craft table: or 651-452-6240

Sunday, November 20: Sholom for the Holidays Craft Fair
12 noon–4 p.m. Mains Auditorium, Shaller Family Sholom East, 740 Kay Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102 • Shop for gifts in our holiday marketplace featuring local vendors and craftspeople!
Free gift wrapping! Specialty foods, desserts, and other treats on sale, along with hot/cold beverages in the Kurnow Deli! Gift shop specials! 651-328-2000

Tuesday, November 29: West 7th Business Association General Meeting
3 – 4:30 p.m. Summit Brewery, program to be announced. Business district canvassing and membership drive underway!

A Victorian Christmas at the Ramsey House
Begins Nov. 16, 17, 2011, 18, 19 through December 31. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, noon-3 p.m. Sundays Experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of a Victorian Christmas. The Alexander Ramsey House offers visitors a chance to step back in time to the Christmas season of 1875. Visitors can taste homemade cookies fresh from the wood burning stove, listen to popular holiday music of the era played on the family’s Steinway piano and view original family ornaments and Christmas gifts. Discover how the Ramsey family and their friends, neighbors and servants prepared for and celebrated the Christmas season. Shop in the Carriage House gift store that is stocked with replica Victorian ornaments and other Christmas gift items. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Pax Conversational Salons
Mad Hatter’s Tea House, 943 W 7th Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Tues. Nov 1, Tom Goldstein, former school board member and community activist, will talk with us about the pending Vikings Stadium.
Tuesday Nov. 8, Election night, so salon will be dining out at a restaurant in honor of the 9th year of the Conversational Salon. Call if you want to go.
Tuesday, Nov15, Open Conversation
Tuesday,Nov.22, Poetry night and reading the poetry of U. S. Poet Laureate, Philip Levine
Tuesday Nov. 29, Film night

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