ST. CLOUD — Get out and about this weekend with several great shows and performances around central Minnesota. Share some laughs with the comedy show Triple Espresso, enjoy a thoughtfully engaging performance of The Nature of Forgetting, hear some country music at Pioneer Place, take the kids to see The Lion King Jr, and get the kids out for some sports fun at Whitney Recreation Center. Read more in The Weekender!
Share a few laughs with a group of guys who know how to have fun. Triple Espresso tells the story of three guys whose bid for showbiz fame and fortune ended in 4-minutes of magnificent failure on national television. Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell, and Bobby Bean tell their rags-to-rags story with hysterical results. The shows laughter is infectious and the comedy appeals to everyone. Tickets for the show start at $22 for general admission. Show time runs Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
A visually stunning and thoughtfully engaging performance will take center stage at the Stephen B. Humphrey Theater this weekend. The Nature of Forgetting tells the story of a middle-aged father struggling in the early stages of dementia. This show captures the journey into a weakened mind, the celebration of a life well lived and the spark we all share when memory is gone. Tickets for the show are $28 for general admission. Show time is Friday night at 7:30 p.m.
From Reba to Martina country music will be echoing throughout Pioneer Place this weekend. For one night only a tribute to Women of Country music will take center stage. Favorites like Fancy, 9 to 5 and Here for the Party will makeyou a happy camper and may even get you singing along! Tickets for the show are $27 and show time starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The most successful Broadway musical of all time is adapted for younger audiences and coming to St. Cloud this weekend. The St. John's Boys Choir will be performing The Lion King Jr. at Calvary Community Church. The show features favorite songs like Circle of Life, I Just Can’t Wait to Be King, and Hakuna Matata. Six female cast members join our young tenors and basses for this production. Show times are Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for kids.
Get the kids up and moving this weekend through sports. Whitney Recreation Center is holding a Saturday Game Days for kids in grades 1-6. Come play wiffleball, kickball, volleyball, basketball and more! Registration is required with St. Cloud Park and Recreation. The event is just $5 for the session. Sessions are 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. for kids in grades 1-3 and 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. for kids in grades 4-6.