Make Plans for Holiday Fun
Your Holiday Itinerary for the First Week of December
With the first weekend of December (and some pretty amazing activities) behind us, let’s look ahead to December 6-10 and see what kind of holiday fun is happening around the Range.
Wednesday, December 6
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Visit Irma’s Finland House in Virginia with a special sale to mark “Little Christmas” in Finland. Celebrate “Pikkujoulu” with shopping and tasting at this iconic Iron Range gift store.
6 p.m. – The mocktails will flow at The Burnt Onion at Giants Ridge. Enjoy a perfectly paired meal with delicious mocktails for just $40.
Thursday, December 7
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – A very special Holiday Market will be held at Virginia’s Market Square featuring local makers and growers in an outdoor shopping experience on the shore of Silver Lake.
1:00-4:00 p.m. – Borealis Art Guild in Hibbing will help you make a snowflake pendant in this pre-holiday event designed to give you a present for someone special, or yourself. What a great way to tune out the bustle and recharge!
3:00-7:00 p.m. – Say hi to Santa, ride in a horse-drawn wagon, sample holiday treats and enjoy performances by the Hibbing City Band and Crescendo Youth Orchestra at the Hibbing Public Library.
Friday, December 8
9:30 a.m. to Noon – Learn how to make strudel at the Hibbing Tourist Senior Center. Make an apple or cheese strudel to take home and back. A light lunch is included for $33. A second class is offered at the same time December 9th. Bonus: there’s a great gift shop here, too!
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – If you’ve always wanted to learn to ski or snowboard, there’s no better place than Giants Ridge! Group or individual lessons available.
7:00-9:00 p.m. – Range of Voices presents “Sing Alleluia,” a free concert at the Chisholm Baptist Church. Get into the spirit of the season with song. A second concert will be held on the afternoon of Sunday, December 10th at Gesthemane Lutheran Church in Virginia.
Saturday, December 9
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – It’s the Last Chance Shopping Extravaganza at Iron Trail Motors Event Center in Virginia. Finish out your lists with local vendors, home businesses and more.
1:00-2:00 p.m. – It’s a Very Merry Tuba Christmas at the Rock Ridge Performing Arts Center in Virginia. This free concert highlights songs of the season with an all-tuba band!
4:00-5:00 p.m. – The Sectionals present a Jazzy Christmas at the Eveleth Community Auditorium in a free concert.
Sunday, December 10
9:00 a.m. to noon – Bump-n-Skate is back at Iron Trail Motors Event Center in Virginia. Have fun at the Midwest’s only ice bumper cars!
2:30-4:30 p.m. – Mesabi Symphony Orchestra presents “Music Is Nostalgic” at Rock Ridge Performing Arts Center in Virginia. Tickets range from $8 to $15. Purchase them here.
Find out about these holiday happenings and more at our Holiday Hub from Hibbing to Hoyt Lakes, Jingle All the Range!