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Wander Minnesota: Holiday Happenings in December, Part 4

It's nearly Christmas, but don't worry, there are still events occurring before the holiday weekend arrives.

Finding MinnesotaMen's Night Out
Dec. 19
It seems like there are always ladies' nights out, but here's a nice twist: guys, get help with your holiday shopping at The Happy Sol from 5-7 p.m. Plus: snacks.

St. Paul
A Victorian Christmas at the Ramsey House
Dec. 21-23
How did the Ramseys celebrate Christmas? This is the time to find out. And hey—your tour includes cookies baked in the home's wood-fired stove.

Color Spirits Bright
Through Jan. 1 (closing 12/24 at 3 p.m., closed 12/25)
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum features a lavish display in the Great Hall and the nearby grounds.

Dec. 22-23
Holidazzle is a holiday village, this year at Loring Park, complete with food, live music, and a holiday carousel.

Enchanted Pioneer Village
Dec. 23
The Pioneer Village at Brainerd's Paul Bunyan Land is decked out for the holidays, and you can enjoy it for free. Stroll through the scenery, then enjoy some hot cider or cocoa by a bonfire.

Zip-Line Wonderland
Dec. 23
Sand Creek Adventures offers a holiday zip-line experience where visitors can take the zip-line tour and also enjoy Christmas lights and a holiday hayride.

Glensheen Holidays
Daily (closed 12/24-25)
Enjoy a self-guided tour of the gorgeous Glensheen estate, all decked out in the holidays in a manner befitting such a grand mansion.

What else is happening in our state? Be sure to check out the 10 p.m. Sunday night WCCO newscasts, where you can learn more in the weekly segment, Finding Minnesota.

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