ST. CLOUD (WJON News) - There is a variety of fun and entertaining events happening around central Minnesota this weekend. Share a laugh with comedian C. Willi Myles, check out the Granite City Train Show, grab your girl friends for Ladies Night in Little Falls, rock out the the Rolling Stones at Pioneer Place and enjoy Aquila Theatre Company's performance of Pride and Prejudice. Read more in The Weekender!
Comedian C. Willi Myles is back performing in central Minnesota this weekend! His new show, “Here We Are,” will have you in stitches as you hear how he sees everyday life. He’s a nonstop laughing machine and it's a show you don't want to miss. Tickets are still available and range between $24-$26. Show time is Friday at 7:30 p.m. inside the Paramount Theatre.
Train enthusiasts are encouraged to make their way to downtown St. Cloud this weekend. The Granite City Train Show is back at the River's Edge Convention Center. Come see model and toy trains, books, antique toys, collectibles and more! There will also be operating model and toy trains on display. Your kids can even build a wooden train layout at the Children's Railway Play area. The event runs Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Cost is $6 and kids 10 and under are free.
Enjoy a night on the town in Little Falls this weekend. Great River Arts is holding The 2nd Annual Ladies Night Out . The night includes vendors, wine tasting, games and silent auctions. You're asked to bring an item from home that you no longer want/use for the auction, all items will start at 25 Cents! The event begins at Great River Arts around 3:00 p.m. and a shuttle will take you to and from the Comfort Inn & Suites in Little Falls should you wish to make a weekend out of it.
A Crazy good tribute to the Greatest Rock Band of All Time will be performing this weekend at Pioneer Place. The Rolling Stoners deliver straight-up rock n’ roll the way our forefathers intended, down n’ dirty. “The Stoners” break the typical tribute band trappings of style over substance to deliver indulgent live performances night after night. Tickets are just $26 and the show begins Friday night at 7:30 p.m.
Prepare for pinpointed wit, social commentary and delightful dancing as Aquila Theatre Company brings to life Jane Austen’s ultimate romantic comedy Pride and Prejudice. Austen’s beloved classic continues to capture the imagination of audiences today as she humorously skewers the hypocrisies and absurdities of the class system and puts the thoughts and feelings of her women characters front and center. Aquila is one of the foremost producers of classical theater in the United States, visiting 50+ cities each year. This show will take place inside the Stephen B. Humphrey Theatre on the St. John's campus. Tickets are $40 for general admission and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.