ST. CLOUD — We have your ticket to some of the fun things you and your family can enjoy around Central Minnesota this weekend. It's your final chance to see Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf at Pioneer Place, rejoice with HYMNFEST out at St. John's University, enjoy the musical stylings of VoicePlay at the College of St. Benedict's, catch dinner and a show with Ernest in Love at the Great Blue Heron and see the dancing talents of some local dancers at the Paramount Theatre. Read more in The Weekender!

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    Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf

    Pioneer Place

    This classic story features a married couple, whose relationship is defined by verbal battles, fuels by alcohol. The story takes a turn when a faculty mixer lands a new university professor and his wife at the couples house and they get caught up in the antics as well and now are finding a need to hurt each other and everyone around them. Tickets for the show range between $19-$22. Showtimes start at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow (Friday) through Saturday and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information.

    – Thursday, February 16th, 7:30 p.m.

    -- Friday, February 17th, 7:30 p.m.

    – Saturday, February 18th, 7:30 p.m.

    – Sunday, February 19th, 2:00 p.m.

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    HYMNFEST

    St. John's University

    A renowned choir will be performing at St. John's Abbey Church for the first time in six years this weekend. The National Lutheran Choir will perform several selections of sacred music, and will feature the voices of the audience, joining in the great American tradition of hymn singing. The show is free to anyone to attend, however there is a free will offering. Concert begins at 8:00 p.m. Saturday night.

    EVENT IS FREE!

    - Saturday, February 18th, 8:00 p.m.

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    VoicePlay

    College of St. Benedict's

    From street-corner barbershop act, to their dazzling appearance on NBC's fourth season of "The Sing-Off" VoicePlay is on the fast track to fame. The group has created a unique style of a capella with loads of humor thrown in. The group ping-pongs between eras and styles from Journey to One Direction, bringing their special brand of cleverness on stage theatrics. The show is fit for all ages and one you have to see it to believe. Tickets for the show are $25 for the general public and discounted for staff and students. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Escher Auditorium.

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    - Saturday, February 18th, 7:30 p.m.

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    Ernest in Love

    Great Blue Heron

    Enjoy dinner and a show this week in Cold Spring. The Great Northern Theatre Company is holding their musical Ernest in Love at the Great Blue Heron. The show follows the tale of  two young Victorian aristocrats whose use of double identities to escape social obligations complicates their respective romances. Tickets for the show are $38 which includes dinner. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. followed by the show at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday), tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information!

    - Thursday, February 16th, 7:30 p.m.

    - Friday, February 17th, 7:30 p.m.

    - Saturday, February 18th, 7:30 p.m.

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    Love! Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

    Paramount Theatre

    Enjoy an evening of glitz and glamour with some local dance stars at the Paramount Theatre. StudioJeff dancers and friends will explore the never ending journey of romantic relationships, through the art of dance. Fall in love, suffer a setback, experience a breakthrough then repeat. A show that will really sweep you off your feet. Tickets are just $8, with the performance starting at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow (Friday) night.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information!

    - Friday, February 17th, 7:30 p.m.

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