ST. CLOUD — There is no shortage of fun if you're looking to bring in the new year right this weekend around Central Minnesota. You can head to the Paramount Theatre to enjoy the sounds of Shawn Johnson and the Big Band Experience, Tonic Sol Fa or Deuces Wild. Pioneer Place will be holding their New Year's Eve Bash, and you can go for a hike at Quarry Park and Nature Preserve. Read more in The Weekender!
The Masters of Comedy and Song will rock the Paramount Theatre Saturday night. Deuces Will will be holding their fourth consecutive New Year’s Eve special. Ted and Dave will guarantee to bring in the new year in style full of laughs, song and unmatched impromptu wit. Tickets for the show range between $23-$27. Show starts at 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Enjoy some classical music with a modern punch at the Paramount Theatre tonight (Thursday). The Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience brings his big band music center stage. The Suit Up and Sing Holiday tour has been a tradition for the last several years. Johnson is known as the lead singer of the group Tonic Sol Fa, however the big band is quickly reaching national heights. The show guarantees to entertain you all night! Tickets range $23-$27 depending on seat. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Be apart of the new chapter in the evolution of Tonic Sol-fa tomorrow (Friday). The Emmy-award winning a cappella group comes back to St. Cloud for their annual holiday show. You'll enjoy an evening of harmony, innovation and holiday cheer as well as a few unexpected surprises! Seats are limited to don't hesitate. Tickets are $15 for students otherwise $24 for main seating. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Bring in the new year with a night of great music, dancing and party favors at Pioneer Place Saturday night. Pioneer Place is hosting their New Year’s Eve Bash featuring Collective Unconscious for a night full of fun. Collective Unconscious has packed houses throughout Minnesota with their jam-based acoustic and electric music. They also feature some of the areas most celebrated local musicians. Tickets for the show are $24 in advance and $27 at the door. They are going fast. The party starts at 8:00 p.m.
Get out an enjoy the state parks and trails for a day of hiking Sunday. First Day Hikes is an effort to get thousands of children and adults to get outside and explore the beautiful winter trails in the area. It's a wonderful family activity, a great way to start the new year and to burn those holiday calories. The event is free however this is a $5 parking charge if you plan to go to Quarry Park and Nature Preserve. Park opens at 8:00 a.m.