5 things to do this weekend

Published 11:13 am Thursday, November 17, 2016

1. The Story Show

An independent fundraiser for local charities, The Story Show will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Marion Ross Performing Arts Center.

The event will include readings from the stage, with all stories centered on a theme. Music will bookend the readings.

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Tickets are $15. Children 10 and under can get in for $5.

2. “Grease”

Albert Lea High School students will present “Grease” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the school auditorium.

A fun, fast-paced musical, “Grease” includes a similar story as the movie with the same title, though there are some differences.

Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. They can be purchased at the door or at the Albert Lea Convention and Visitors Bureau.

3. Gobble Wobble

The Albert Lea Education Association will sponsor the first-ever Gobble Wobble at 9 a.m. Saturday at Brookside Education Center, 211 Richway Drive.

The Gobble Wobble is a 5-kilometer run/walk for district employees, students, their families and community members.

All proceeds will go to the Albert Lea Education Association scholarship fund.

Registration will be available starting at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $30.

4. Albert Lea Cantori concert

The Albert Lea Cantori will present the annual Singing in the Season concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at United Methodist Church.

The Cantori, a chorale ensemble with members from Albert Lea and the surrounding area, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of American composer Kirke Mechem’s “Seven Joys of Christmas.” The group is directed by Eileen Nelson Ness.

5. Family movie mystery night

Families are invited to attend a free mystery movie at 7 p.m. at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center, 147 N. Broadway.

The movie will be rated PG and of a family nature, but the name will not be released until the event.