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It Ain’t Funk unless it’s Funk2UrEars!

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - December 28 @ 8:00 pm

Join the FUNKIEST trio on radio, Funk2UrEars with Lady "K", Philip "G" and ChuckSmooth on Thursdays at Can Can Wonderland! Gather your family and friends, enjoy dinner, dance, and enjoy the show! The pre show festivities begin at 6 p.m. and the show goes "live" at 7 p.m. Tune in and remember "It AIN'T FUNK unless it's Funk2UrEars" WFNU LP 94.1 FM St. Paul

Hand-printed posters: free drop-in art workshop with Husbands

October 20 @ 11:00 am - December 17 @ 3:00 pm

Print your own poster, inspired by playful coloring books, then color it in to customize to your style. Fun for all ages! Founded by Jeffy and Tim Cronin-Hnilicka, Husbands is a screen printing and design studio in Minneapolis committed to advancing art, love, and social justice through printed matter.

Yes We Can Can Variety Show

November 2 @ 9:00 pm - December 28 @ 11:00 pm

Can Can Wonderland's Yes We Can Can Variety Show is a nod to and a reimagining of the vaudeville shows of the early 20th century. Amazing, talented local artists perform short-form acts (i.e. singers, musicians, aerialists, burlesque, drag, dance, comedy, improv, juggling, spoken word, mime, and more) that are interspersed with music and song from the incredible Kalliah and the Black Water and witty repartee from our phenomenal local celebrity host, MC Foxy Tann, the boss of burlesque! This inclusive,…

Tappy Hour: free group tap dance lessons!

November 3 @ 4:00 pm - December 29 @ 6:00 pm

Join tap dance instructor Ellen Keane of Keane Sense of Rhythm for FREE group lessons in tap dancing. We even have shoes for you! YOLO!

Retro Game Show Night featuring local comedy celebrities!

November 3 @ 9:00 pm - December 29 @ 11:00 pm

Ever wanted to play Let's Make a Deal, Match Game, Family Feud, or the Price is Right? Maybe you never wanted to play but wish you could have been in the audience. Retro Game Night will bring you all of your favorite game shows and a chance to compete for fabulous prizes. Or you can just watch. Featuring local comedy celebrities!

Learn DJ Skills! Brought to you by KFAI Vinyl Voices

November 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - March 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

KFAI Vinyl Voices, in collaboration with Dead Media, brings its open, hands-on approach to live DJing to Can Can Wonderland. Join volunteer and on-air DJs for an afternoon of record spinning and teachable moments. While you probably won't be able to make a request (it's all records, y'see), they'll let you actually see what they're doing and explain how the whole DJ mystery thing works.


November 25 @ 6:00 pm - December 30 @ 10:00 pm

Show some holiday cheer with a festive night on the town! Savor pints of craft beer, delight in behind-the-scenes brewery tours and experience award-winning holiday lights in Inver Grove Heights. 🍻 🎄 🎅 Brews 'N Bulbs includes craft brewery visits, beer tastings and transportation in a warm luxury motor coach through incredible holiday light displays! 🍻 🎄 🎅 MORE INFO HERE: http://twincitiesbrewerytours.com/public-tours/brewsnbulbs/

Queer Circus plus Dance Party!

November 25, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - October 28, 2018 @ 2:00 am

All-inclusive queer circus experience: kings, queens, aerialists, clowns, magicians, burlesque, singers, contortionists, musicians, weirdos of all sorts! Hosted by Gabe Gabriel and The Lady Martina Marraccino!!! A dance party to follow the amazing show! 21+

Karaoke for all ages

December 1, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - March 30, 2018 @ 8:30 pm

Karaoke has become a community tradition at Can Can. Come sing your heart out, enjoy the participatory sing-a-longs and spontaneous dance parties, cheer on other singers, and HAVE A FANTASTIC TIME! And now, it's for ALL AGES! Come have dinner, sign up for a song, and have a blast! Hosted by the always amazing Silly Miss Tilly!

Musical Nonsense

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - December 30 @ 3:00 pm

​Musical Nonsense is a partnership born out of the combined strengths of vocalist Alicia Renée and percussionist Paul Donnelly. With eclectic tastes and wide ranging skillsets, Musical Nonsense endeavors to present iconic songs in irreverent, and even oddball ways, but with respect and love for the original versions. There's nothing quite like it! You'll hear infusions of jazz, traditional irish, r&b, showtunes, and whatever else the duo has run into in their combined 40+ years as pros, all processed through…

Leslie Vincent

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - December 17 @ 3:00 pm

Leslie Vincent is a singer and ukulele player known for her soulful stylings, riveting vocal performances, reinterpretations, and original music. Guest musicians will stop by to jam with her! More info to come.

Can Can WonderJam Open Mic

December 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - January 28, 2018 @ 10:00 pm

This is not your traditional Open Mic! Vibe together in a collaborative gathering of diverse artists performing their passion. Join in on a music jam with instruments on hand or bring your own. Sign up for open mic and share a poem, song, comedy routine, dance performance, whatever your heart desires. Hosted by Silly Miss Tilly. All ages welcome!


December 7 @ 7:30 pm - December 31 @ 1:30 pm

The Ordway brings to life the extraordinary story of a poor orphan girl who ends up rich in many ways. Driven by her eternal optimism and spunky demeanor, Annie and her dog Sandy greet presidents, escape the clutches of the greedy Miss Hannigan, and search for a family to call their own. This revival of the classic, timeless tale, with book and score by Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse, and Martin Charnin, is filled with some of the greatest musical theater…

Prior Affair – Cozy Winter Fair

December 14 @ 4:00 pm - December 16 @ 4:00 pm

Join us in Black Stack Brewing's spacious taproom to hang out with talented local artists and makers and enjoy amazing local brews! Booths: Art & Soul Holiday Event Mick Novak-Sassy Cross Stitch Sunny Seri's Visual Imagery Meg Monroe Upholstery & Designs Chris Monroe Moonbeam Baubles Buc's Hot Sauce Wild Paws MT Pots Creature Comfort Funkytown Vintage Mississippi Moon Good Treats Carole Bruns Couture Maya Made Westy Copeland Blanche's Borders Three Bears Fun Furs Red Clover Chuck Burton *** Enjoy your…

Hoppy Holidays Maker’s Market

December 15 @ 4:00 pm - December 16 @ 10:00 pm

Urban Growler is hosting their first annual Maker’s Market to celebrate those creating art here in the Twin Cities. They will have 20-30 vendors of all varieties joining and selling their goods. Back in the new barrel room, take sight of locally made artisans, crafts, live music, and gift wrapping. Stay connected with the Facebook event page. Times: Friday, December 15 from 4pm-10pm Saturday, December 16 from 11am-10pm

Julbord — Swedish Christmas Feast

December 15 @ 6:30 pm - December 17 @ 3:00 pm

Don't miss this opportunity to attend an American Swedish Institute Scandinavian "Julbord" or Christmas "smörgåsbord," one of our favorite traditions and a great way to celebrate the holiday with friends and family. Tickets are still available for three "Julbord" feasts: 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 15 (best availability), 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 17 (selling fast). Reservations are required by Friday, December 8, so we can order enough food for all! Check out the…

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - December 17 @ 2:00 pm

The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series continues with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™. John Williams’ legendary score will be performed with a live symphony orchestra as the film is projected simultaneously on the big screen. STARTING APR 21, buy tickets to this concert as part of a Minnesota Orchestra subscription package! Details: minnesotaorchestra.org/subscribe HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment…

The Classic Nutcracker

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - December 17 @ 4:00 pm

Ballet Minnesota's The Classic Nutcracker is a holiday must see for the entire family! Experience the magic of the special 30th anniversary, The Classic Nutcracker. Join us December 15-17th at The O'Shaughnessy. Tickets: bit.ly/TheClassicNutcrackerTickets. “Choreographer Andrew Rist’s classic interpretation focuses on telling the story through the dramatic flow of the dancing. Notable for its stunning design and energetic performances, this ‘Nutcracker’ makes the children a vital part of the story.” – Pioneer Press For novices to the holiday ballet, the…

Celtic Christmas Hooley

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - December 17 @ 5:00 pm

Evening shows: doors open at 7pm, shows begin at 7:30pm. Matinee shows: doors open at 2:30, show starts at 3pm. All advance tickets $17, $20 at the door. Youth 18 years and younger are free. (Please note: younger children often sit on rugs right in front of the dancers. Chairs for youth aren't guaranteed.) Holiday fun for the whole family! Celebrate the season with a variety show of traditional folk music, Irish step dance, carols, cute kids, and Santa, hosted…

A Handmade Holiday Market

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

If holiday shopping isn’t your cup of tea, this market will surely make it your pint of beer. Check out this one-stop-shop at Lakes & Legends’ taproom, for there will be a rotating lineup of over 20 local handcrafted makers and designers each weekend—plus a last minute shopping excursion on the 19th for you procrastinators—and lots of Belgian- and farmhouse-style beers to sip on. HOURS: Dec. 2,9, 16: 12pm–5pm Dec. 19: 4pm–9pm

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