December at the Global Market

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!
Come down to Midtown Global Market and take your picture with Santa! Santa Joewill be at The Market on the following dates:
Sunday, December 13, 1 – 4 p.m.
Wednesday, December 16, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Friday, December 18, 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 19, 12 – 4 p.m.

No Coast Craft ‘O Rama  
Friday & Saturday, December 4 & 5 
Get all of your Christmas shopping done at Midtown Global Market’s No Coast Craft Fair! The fair will be open Friday from 3-8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.There will be more than 100 local craft vendors with handmade crafts and art.

Saturday, December 26 3-8 p.m.
Join Midtown Global Market for a celebration of Kwanzaa featuring music, dance, food, story telling, crafts and more!

Save the date for The Global Soup Cook-Off 
Saturday, January 16 Noon- 2 p.m.
Come out to Midtown Global Market to sample soups from a variety of vendors around Midtown Global Market and vote for your favorite. Sabbai Cuisine, the 2015 winner, will be defending their title for this year’s Soup Cook-Off!

Midtown Global Market will be closed December 25, 2015 and January 1, 2016

Happy One Year Anniversary to East Lake Craft Brewery!
East Lake Craft Brewery has been open for one year this month. Make sure to stop by and wish them a Happy Anniversary!

Our neighbors and partners, Allina Health and the Cultural Wellness Center invite you to stop by the Backyard Initiative Resource Center located near the Lake Street entrance of Midtown Global Market. The Backyard Initiative currently hosts 12 CHATS, each with a different focus for maintaining and improving both individual and community health. Make sure you check out the resource center next time you’re at the Market!
Looking for health insurance and having a hard time navigating the website? The BYI Resource Center has representatives from Portico, a non-profit organization that helps folks find the best fit. They are at the Resource Center every Wednesday, from1-4 p.m. to help you find health insurance coverage to fit your needs and budget. Call for an appointment at 612-353-6211. Translation available upon request.
Make sure to check out BYI CHAT Communities of Light’s NEW website. Explore the great work they do and sign up for a Solar Lantern or a Solar Generator making class.

Fridays 5:30-7:30 p.m.
December 4:  Stoney Savanna (Tropical Island Music & More)
December 11: New Distraction (Classic Blues, R&B and American Roots)
December 18: Roe Family Singers (Good-Time, Old-Time Hillbilly Band)
Saturdays 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. 
December 5:  Side Walk Cafe (Jazz, Acoustic and Swing)
December 12: Joel Shapira and Charmin (Jazz Duo)
December 19: Mill City Hot Club (Dean Harrington Trio)
December 26: Kwanzaa Celebration
Sundays 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
December 6Rene Thompson (Salsa Dancing)
December 13: TBD
December 20: Rene Thompson (Salsa Dancing)
December 27: TBD

If you have wee ones five-years-old and younger bring them to Midtown Global Market every Wednesday at10:30 a.m. Each week presents a new experience; whether you’re dancing to the beat, watching a live puppet show, learning to cook fun foods together, or playing with live animals! Don’t miss this free weekly event!

Upcoming Schedule:
December 2: Jack Klatt
December 9: Roe Family Singers
December 16MacPhail
December 23: Aric and The Midtown Rock Show
December 30: Roe Family Singers

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