Fish fry at Knights of Columbus Hall, Bloomington — Every Friday: 5 to 9 p.m. at 1114 American Blvd. Cost is $10.95. Call (952) 888-1492 for reservations.
Chicken and rib dinner at Knights of Columbus Hall, Bloomington — Every Wednesday: 5 to 9 p.m. at 1114 American Blvd. Cost is $10.95. Call (952) 888-1492 for reservations.
KC pancake breakfast at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Maplewood — December 4: 8 a.m. to noon at 1725 Kennard St. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children and under 5 are free.
KC pancake breakfast at Blessed Sacrament, St. Paul — December 4: 8 a.m. to noon at 1801 LaCrosse Ave. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children and under 5 are free.
KC pancake breakfast at St. Thomas the Apostle, St. Paul — December 4: 8 a.m. to noon at 2119 Stillwater Ave. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children and under 5 are free.
St. Nick’s pancake breakfast at St. Peter, Richfield — December 4: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 6730 Nicollet Ave. S. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 4 to 12. Bring a camera to get a picture with St. Nick.
KC benefit pancake breakfast at St. Michael, Farmington — December 4: 9 a.m. to noon at 22120 Denmark Ave. Proceeds will go to assist the Mark and Kerrie Davis family of Farmington who lost their home to a fire.
KC shrimp and steak dinner at Knights Events Center, Shakopee — December 9: 5 to 8 p.m. at 1760 Fourth Ave. E. Cost is $12 for shrimp or steak and $15 for both. Children’s meal available for $3.
KC waffle and pancake breakfast with Santa at Knights Events Center, Shakopee — December 11: 8 a.m. to noon at1760 Fourth Ave. E. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for ages 5 to 12.
Breakfast with Santa at St. Matthew, St. Paul — December 11: 9 a.m. to noon at500 Hall Ave. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Pictures with Santa are $3.
KC Brunch at Epiphany, Coon Rapids — December 11: 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 1900 111th Ave. N.W. Menu includes ham, sausage, eggs, pancakes, French toast and more. Cost is $5.50 for adults, $4.50 for seniors, $3.25 for 6-11 and $18.50 for family.
Art Zannoni presents, ‘The gospel of Mark at a Glance’ at Mary, Mother of the Church, Burnsville — December 1: 7 p.m. at 3333 Cliff Road. Zannoni, biblical scholar, theologian and author will explore the meaning of the Gospel of Mark.
‘A Simple Christmas Art Fair’ at Cretin -Derham Hall School, St. Paul — December 1: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 550 S. Albert St. Features gifts made by members of the CDH community, as well as people from around the world.
CCW Christ Child Luncheon at St. Ignatius, Annandale — December 2: 10:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 35 Birch St. E. Features cookies and candy available at Santa’s Sweet Shoppe.
‘Christmas Bingo: It’s a Ho-Ho-Holy Night’ at Lumen Christi, St. Paul — December 2: 7 p.m. at 2055 Bohland Ave. A holiday comedy featuring interactive bingo. Tickets are $25 at the door for adults and $15 for children.
InVocation Christmas Concert at Annunciation, Minneapolis — December 3: 7 p.m. at 509 W 54th St. Concert is free, but free will offering benefits The Emergency Foodshelf Network. For information, visit http://www.invocationsingers.org.
Annual Christmas Village at St. Raphael, Crystal — December 3: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 7301 Bass Lake Road. Features gift baskets, handmade doll clothes, games, entertainment and more.
Unique boutique at St. John Vianney, South St. Paul — December 3 and 4: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at 789 17th Ave. N. Features a variety antiques, collectibles and vintage jewelry. Lunch of homemade bread and soup available Saturday.
Winterfest at Sts. Peter and Paul, Loretto — December 3 and 4: 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 145 Railway St. E. Features pulled pork sandwiches and live music Saturday and a build-your-own-omelet breakfast with St. Nicholas Sunday.
Christmas fair at St. Hedwig, Minneapolis — December 3 and 4: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and after the 5 p.m. Mass Saturday and 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at 129 29th Ave. N.E. Features crafts, baked goods and a Christmas Store for children (everything is $1). Cookies and beverages will be served.
Christmas boutique at St. Cyril, Minneapolis — December 3 and 4: 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to noon Sunday at the corner of 13th Avenue and Second Street N.E.
Christmas bazaar at St. Vincent de Paul, Brooklyn Park — December 3 and 4: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at 9100 93rd Ave. N. Features a variety of baked goods, live music and a soup and sandwich lunch.
Christmas boutique at St. Lawrence Catholic Shurch and Newman Center, Minneapolis — December 3 and 4: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at 1203 Fifth St. S.E. Features homemade food, fair trade coffee, live music and hand crafted gifts.
Christmas bake and boutique sale at Incarnation, Minneapolis — December 3 and 4: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday at 3801 Pleasant Ave. S. Features baked goods, holiday boutique and a pancake breakfast Sunday.
Christmas boutique and bake sale at Annunciation, Minneapolis — December 3 and 4: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Sunday at 509 W. 54th St. Features a variety of baked goods, silent auction, crafts, a toy shop and a coffee shop.
Unique boutique and cookie sale at St. Austin, Minneapolis — December 3 and 4: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at 4050 Upton Ave. N.
Craft and bake sale at St. Timothy, Maple Lake — December 3 and 4: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at 8 Oak Ave. N. Features cookie, candies, crafts and more.
Holiday bake sale and boutique at St. Odilia, Shoreview — December 3 and 4: Noon to 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at 3495 N. Victoria St. Features holiday crafts, card, decor and baked goods.
Christmas craft boutique and bake sale at Guardian Angels, Oakdale — December 3 and 4: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at 8260 Fourth St. N. Features more than 50 crafters, a secret Santa for the kids and holiday baked goods. Santa will be on hand Saturday.
Celtic Christmas concert featuring Katie McMahon at St. Michael historic church, St. Michael — December 4: 4 p.m. at 22 N. Main St. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door after 3 p.m.
Messiah sing-a-long with the Minnesota Chorale at St. Olaf, Minneapolis — December 4: 6:30 p.m. at 215 S. Eighth St. Bring a score or borrow one at the event. Free will offering.
‘A Northeast Christmas’ concert to benefit Pope John Paul II School at Our Lady of Lourdes, Minneapolis — December 4: 1:30 p.m. at 1 Lourdes Place. Features traditional Christmas carols performed by the students and choirs from other Northeast Minneapolis parishes. Tickets range from $10 to $25. For information, call (612) 789-8851.
Christmas bake sale at St. Matthew, St. Paul — December 10 and 11: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at 500 Hall Ave. Features cookies, candy and other holiday treats packaged for gift-giving.
St. Anthony of Padua Women’s Guild Christmas craft and bake sale at Catholic Eldercare, Minneapolis — December 10 and 11: 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at 817 N.E. Main St. Features baked goods, crafts and “Toni’s Attic Treasures.”
Unique boutique and cookie sale at St. Austin, Minneapolis — December 10 and 11: 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at 4050 Upton Ave. N.
French Christmas Boutique at Our Lady of Lourdes, Minneapolis — December 10 and 11: Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 1 Lourdes Place. Featuring French Tourtiéres (meat pies), caramel rolls, items straight from Paris in French Boutique, Dollar Store, Christmas Village, Catholic Louvre, French Bakery, raffle, silent auction items, fleur-de-lis jewelry and much more! For more information find us on Facebook, call (612) 379-2259 or check our website: http://www.ourladyoflourdesmn.com.
‘Neal & Leandra: The Light of Christmas’ at St. Joan of Arc, Minneapolis — December 11: 7 p.m. at 4537 Third Ave. S. Tickets are general admission and are $20. They are available at the door, online at http://www.stjoan.com or by calling (612) 823-8205. All proceeds are for the St. Joan of Arc Care Fund, helping the community’s needy neighbors. Refreshments will be available.
Legion of Mary prayers in front of Planned Parenthood, St. Paul — Every Friday: 3 p.m. at 1965 Ford Parkway. For information, call (651) 439-9098.
Rosary of the unborn at Pregnancy Choices LifeCare Center, Apple Valley — Every Thursday: 7:15 p.m. at 15026 Glazier Ave. For information, visit http://www.rosaryofthe unborn.com.
Compline prayer at Assumption, St. Paul — Sundays through Dec. 18: 7 p.m. at 51 W. Seventh St. The 1/2 hour ecumenical prayer service will be sung by the Minnesota Compline choir. For information, visit http://www.minnesotacompline.org.
Advent Vespers with the Sisters of St. Joseph at St. Catherine University chapel, St. Paul — Sundays through Dec. 18: 4:30 p.m. at 2004 Randolph Ave. For information, visit http://csjprayer.net/advent-vespers-2011.
Advent Lessons and Carols at St. Mark, St. Paul — December 4: 4 p.m. at 2001 Dayton Ave.
Advent Vespers with the Sisters of St. Joseph at Provincial House chapel, St. Paul — Dec. 11: 6:30 p.m. at 1880 Randolph Ave. For information, visit http://csjprayer.net/advent-vespers-2011.
Knights of Columbus traveling rosary at St. Columba, St. Paul — December 4: 2 p.m. at 1327 Lafond Ave.
All night vigil with the Blessed Sacrament at Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Paul — December 2 and 3: 7 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday at 401 Concord St.
World Apostolate of Fatima Vigil of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary at St. Peter, Mendota — December 2 and 3: 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at 1405 Highway 13. For information, call (651) 454-1289 or http://www.fatimaonline.org.
Advent Evensong at St. Cecilia, St. Paul — December 4: 7 p.m. at 2357 Bayless Place. Refreshments to follow.
National Night of Prayer for Life at St. Timothy, Maple Lake — December 8 and 9: 9 p.m. Thursday to 1 a.m. Friday at 8 Oak Ave. N.
Advent Evensong at St. John the Baptist, New Brighton — December 11: 4 p.m. at 835 Second Ave. N.W. Festival hospitality to follow.
Sunday Spirits walking group for 50-plus Catholic singles — ongoing Sundays: For Catholic singles to meet and make friends. The group usually meets in St. Paul on Sunday afternoons. For information, call Judy at (763) 221-3040 or Al at (651) 482-0406.
Singles group at St. Vincent de Paul, Brooklyn Park — ongoing second Saturday each month: 6 :15 p.m. at 9100 93rd Ave. N. Gather for a potluck supper, conversation and games. For information, call (763) 425-0412.
50-plus Second Sunday Supper event at St. Joan of Arc, Minneapolis — December 11: 5 p.m. at 4537 Third Ave. S. Includes social hour, old-fashioned Christmas celebration with a sing-a-long at 7 p.m. Cost is $10. Call (952) 884-5165.
St. Nicholas party for pre-schoolers at Blessed Trinity School, Richfield — December 2: 8:30 to 10 a.m. at 7540 Penn Ave. S. St. Nick will stop by and there will be games run by Blessed Trinity eighth-graders. Call (612) 866-6906 for information.
Blessed Trinity Catholic School’s Grand Gala at the Edina Country Club, Edina — December 3: 5 p.m. to midnight at 5100 Wooddale Ave. Features dinner, auctions, games and live music. To make a reservation, email email@example.com.
Open house at St. Batholomew School, Wayzata — December 5: 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 630 E. Wayzata Blvd. For students entering pre-school to grade 6. For information, visit http://www.st-barts.org/school.
Bright Beginnings Preschool open house at Our Lady of the Lake, Mound — December 7: 9 to 11:30 a.m. at 2411 Commerce Blvd. For children ages 2 to 5 and their parents. RSVP to (952) 472-1284, ext. 150.
‘Haroun and the Sea of Stories’ presented at Academy of Holy Angels, Richfield — December 8 and 10: 7 p.m. Thursday and 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday at 6600 Nicollet Ave. S. Tickets are $5. Call (651) 789-2651 for information.
‘A Very Hill-Murray Christmas’ variety show at Hill Murray School, Maplewood — December 9 to 11 and 15 to 18: 7 p.m. Dec. 9, 10 15 16 and 17; 2 p.m. Dec. 11 and 18. Dinner Theatre Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and $6 for children under 12. To order tickets, visit http://www.hill-murray.org.
Advent retreat with Jesuit Father Matt Linn at St. Richard, Richfield — December 3: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 7540 Penn Ave. S. Cost is $30 for pre-registration, $35 at the door, and includes lunch and snacks. Topic is, “Letting Christmas Change Your Life.” For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (651) 457-4339.
‘The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge’ Christmas play at Open Window Theatre, Minneapolis — December 7 to 11, 14 to18, 21 to 23 and 27 to 30: Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. at 1313 Chestnut Avenue. For more information call (651) 955-9123 or http://www.openwindowtheatre.org.
‘Discover the Star of Bethlehem’ presentation at Our Lady of Victory Chapel at St. Catherine University, St. Paul — December 8: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 2004 Randolph Ave. Physicist Terry Flower will speak. RSVP to (651) 690-6819
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