5 things to do this weekend

Published 7:23 pm Wednesday, December 19, 2018

1. Casi Joy holiday concert

Casi Joy returns to Albert Lea, this time with season’s greetings and a selection of Christmas music off her new Christmas album, “Joy for the Holidays.” Expect some of your favorite Christmas tunes, too, when Joy goes on stage at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Albert Lea American Legion.


2. Sinatra and Company

It’s Christmas with the crooners Friday night as “Sinatra and Company: That Holiday Feeling” returns to town. The show features three main vocalists and the live 10-piece Blue Eyes band to take you through music from era favorites. The show begins at 7 p.m.  Friday at Marion Ross Performing Arts Center.


3. Live music at the winery

The holidays mean special events at Three Oak Vineyards and Winery. For the first time, the winery will offer live music inside the tasting room Friday night. While the winery will be open from 6 to 10 p.m., those wishing to hear music should plan to be there between 7 and 9 p.m. The winery is also open Saturday and Sunday.


4. Christmas party

The public is welcome to the Albert Lea American Legion’s Christmas party from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Food is served until 12:30 p.m., after which there will be games and an appearance by Santa.


5. Crafts with Santa

There’s more than Santa to feed on Christmas Eve. At Jesse Grimes Farm Bureau Financial Services’ open house for children, those attending can make and take reindeer food, too. Children will also have hot chocolate and snacks for themselves. Santa will be in attendance. The open house runs from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at 705 E. Marshall St.

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