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November 1, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 18+Learn alla prima methods that enable you
to complete a painting in one session while the paint is still wet. This style of painting is done in a direct, expressive style, with minimal preparation. This process can be used for still life, ?oral, portrait or landscape. It’s a great way to improve your technique and understanding of paint manipulation. Students of all levels are welcome.
November 1, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 18+This 6-week class focuses on creating a painting in oil using a photo reference. Participants learn the key principles of working from photos, as well as fundamentals such as form, value/tone, shape and color theory. Students of all levels are welcome.
November 1, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
Fabulous Armadillos and Collective Unconscious
Two of Minnesota’s hottest bands are coming together on stage to perform music by one of the greatest rock bands of all time, The Eagles. Sit back and enjoy songs like "Take It Easy," "Life in the Fast Lane," "One Of These Nights," "Tequila Sunrise," "Desperado," "Hotel California" and many more!
November 2, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 15+Beginning/Intermediate levelBegin by learning how to paint in the 7-layer method. Demonstrations will cover basic oil painting techniques for beginners, as well as more advanced concepts for intermediate students. Students will work at their own pace with both individualized and group instruction. Instructor will provide personalized art instruction tailored to meet your artistic goals. A recommended supply list is available at the time of registration.
November 2, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
November 4, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 16+Make some great memories with friends and family in this workshop. We'll be painting glass ornaments with alcohol ink for a fun project. Great for gifts or decor. No experience is required, just come and have fun! Each student will paint four glass globes. The fee includes ornaments, gloves, alcohol ink, blender and tools.
November 5, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 6-12
Starting with a clay slab, we will add fun textures, embellishments and glaze in bright shiny colors. Each workshop meets twice, once to make the project and another to glaze.
November 6, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 21+
Join us for evening workshops where you'll paint in a fun and relaxed environment. No experience is necessary! Your canvas will be prepped with the image you'll be painting and our instructors will walk you through mixing colors step-by-step to create your own masterpiece. Our paint nights offer a cash bar with beer, wine, soda and water, and food will be available for purchase. Your registration fee includes all supplies and instruction, food and drink are an additional charge.
November 7, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
The Heighburners is an eclectic Americana/folk quintet hailing from Minneapolis. Blending the sounds of steel guitar, banjo, acoustic bass and percussion to support beautiful harmonized vocals, The Heighburners strive to modernize American folk music while remaining true to its gritty roots.
First Thursday Pub Night season tickets: Season ticket holders will receive tickets to all six performances (October – March) for only $40 per season and will receive early entry for premium seating options. Pub Night tickets are general admission.
November 8, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
"Brave in the Attempt" follows two adapted sports teams as they vie for the gold medal in the prestigious triathlon. Featuring table tennis, long jump and the most demanding of all sports, ribbon dancing, this comedic tale of perseverance and athleticism will delight audiences of any age. Performed by a cast of adults with disabilities, this show aims to entertain while spreading a message of inclusiveness and compassion in competitive sports.
ProAct Playhouse is a life skills class in the Day Training Program at ProAct, Inc. in Eagan, Minnesota. Their mission is to provide community-integrated opportunities in the performing arts for individuals with disabilities, and to provide the participants with a platform from which they can share their talents.
November 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 15+
Recycled wine bottles make beautiful serving trays. We prep each bottle by sterilizing and slumping in our kilns. The instructor will guide you in decorating your tray with wire, beads and charms.
November 13, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 24 months+
Make the art mess here! This is a great class for parents, grandparents or a caregiver to explore a variety of art materials with the child in their life. Experience new textures, improve fine motor skills and enjoy being creative in a group setting.
November 14, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 6-12
These adorable paintings are so much fun that the kids won't even know they are learning! Give them as gifts or to decorate your room.
November 15, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 16+
Bring your friends and have fun learning this entertaining approach to art. The instructor will show students how collage can help to achieve dynamic, meaningful compositions. Each student will go home with an 11" x 14" frameable piece of art.
November 15, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
Expressions Community Theater
"One Man, Two Guvnors" is a fast-paced, hilarious farce set in 1963 Brighton, England that follows the mixed fortunes of Francis Henshall. Down on his luck and permanently hungry, Francis suddenly finds himself employed by two bosses, who he continually distracts in an attempt to prevent discovery and earn money from both guvnors. But with everything to contend with, how long can he serve two masters without getting caught and finally get a good meal?
November 16, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 6+
An introductory course in wheel-throwing and hand-building. Both parent and child must register individually (limit one child per parent). Bring an old bath towel.
November 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 16+Learn to work with precious metal clay to create fine silver charms, which will be 99.9% pure silver. The clay will be rolled, textured, dried and then kiln fired. Once fired, students will make sterling silver charm bracelets by using pliers to connect sterling jump rings. Bring a bag lunch.
November 16, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
November 17, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
November 20, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
It's back! The 3rd Annual Luxury Wine Tasting is the perfect buying experience with no wines under 90 points! Purchase of a VIP ticket includes a complimentary bottle of wine from our wine pull valued from $25 - $100 and a $10 coupon on your event wine order of $50 or more. The event time has changed from previous years and will be open to all ticket holders from 6 – 8 p.m. this year. Limited to 150 tickets.
November 21, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
November 22, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
November 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
November 23, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
November 24, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
November 26, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
Twin Cities Ballet
The "Mini-Nutcracker" is a delightful abbreviated version of Twin Cities Ballet’s classic, "A Minnesota Nutcracker," designed to introduce children to the magic of this family favorite. This beloved holiday tradition with soaring music by Tchaikovsky promises to hold the attention of even the youngest theatergoer. Suitable for all ages, this version is less than an hour and is performed by cast members from Twin Cities Ballet’s full-length production. A perfect holiday mini-treat!
November 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Lakeville Area Arts Center
For ages 6+
Try your hand at a variety of art forms and see what you enjoy most! Sample studio art projects in painting, drawing, print and sculpture.