November 26 – December 2 Area Arts

All Month

Northern Spirit Shop: A Holiday Marketplace. MacRostie Gallery is transformed into a marketplace that celebrates the diverse and talented artists that live and work in northern Minnesota. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Artists in Residence: Mary Corwin, David Dobbs, and Leah Yellowbird. Butterfly mobiles by Dan Root. 3rd floor Historic Central School. 10 NW 5th St.

November’s featured artist is Kristina Semler. Brewed Awakenings Coffee House. 24 NE 4th St.

Paper cuttings by Ellen Sandbeck. Wednesdays -Fridays. 10 am – 1 pm. Edge Center for the Arts. 101 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

Tuesday, November 27

10 am – 4 pm

Mac Open Studio. Free to MAC members or $5/session for non-members, this informal group is open to artists of all skill levels working in any 2-dimensional medium. Bring your latest project and create your art in a supportive community! No instruction is provided, but plenty of advice, critique, and feedback is available from the group. MacRostie Art Center. 405 1st Ave NW.

6 – 8:30 pm

Open Pottery. Instructor: Bruce Bartos, $15 each/ $10 student. Join area potters and students of all skill levels in this informal, on-going weekly class. The instructor will be on hand to give one-on-one guidance and tips about techniques, glazes, and firings. Call by noon on Tuesday to register for that day’s session 218-326-2697. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Wednesday, November 28

7 – 9 pm

Sam Miltich and Friends. VFW. 14 NW 3rd St.

Thursday, November 29

6 pm

A Guide to  Publishing with Kate St. Vincent Vogl. Free. Grand Rapids Area Library. 140 NE 2nd St.

7 – 9 pm

Open mic night hosted by Mike Miller. VFW.14 NW 3rd St.

Friday, November 30

6:30 pm

The Nutcracker. Students of the Reif Center Dance Program present this annual event. Adults $16. Students $9. Wilcox Theater Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

7 pm

Grand Rapids High School Madrigal Dinner. The high school choir presents an evening of dinner, holiday music, and fun with a traditional medieval Madrigal Dinner. $40. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Reif Center. Ruttger’s Sugar Lake Lodge. 37584 Otis Lane. Cohasset.

Saturday, December 1

6:30 pm

The Nutcracker. Students of the Reif Center Dance Program present this annual event. Adults $16. Students $9. Wilcox Theater Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

 7 pm

Grand Rapids High School Madrigal Dinner. The high school choir presents an evening of dinner, holiday music, and fun with a traditional medieval Madrigal Dinner. $40. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Reif Center. Ruttger’s Sugar Lake Lodge. 37584 Otis Lane. Cohasset.

7 – 10 pm

Acoustic Smoke. Klockow Brewery. 36 SE 10th St.

Sunday, December 2

2 pm

The Nutcracker. Students of the Reif Center Dance Program present this annual event. Adults $16. Students $9. Wilcox Theater Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.