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  • "Grease" at Chanhassen Theater

    After a decade, Grease, the #1 best-seller in Chanhassen Dinner Theatres'  history, returns to the Main Stage!  Fancy a nostalgic evening full of greased-up hair, jukebox jingles and bobby-socks.  The most popular, fun-filled musical in the history of Rock 'n' Roll is packed with explosive energy, vibrant 1950s pop culture and unforgettable tunes:  "Summer Nights," "Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee," "We Go Together," "Greased Lightnin'," Beauty School Drop Out," AND added songs made popular in the beloved film: "Grease (Is The Word)," "Hopelessly Devoted to you" and "You're the One That I Want."  Join Sandy, Danny, those groovy T-Birds, Sassy Pink Ladies and the whole gang at Rydell High for an affectionate satire of high school life in the 50s.  It's high-octane Rock 'n' Roll party that entertains from start to finish (Content Statement:  The stage production of "Grease" contains mature situations and language.)Wednesday, May 24, 2017Depart TPAC at 10:00 am/Return 5:15 pmDepart SSP at 10:15 am/Return 5:00 pmDepart IGH at 10:30 am/Return 4:45 p,$79 includes transportation/lunch/showRegister at your Center by Tuesday, April 18
  • UFF DAH! A Scandinavian History Tour

    Tuesday, June 20thFirst we will meet Ole & Lena. They are costumed character guides from Minnesota’s Scandinavian Past. Next we set out on a riding tour to discover how and why immigrants from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland came as pioneers to St. Paul and Minneapolis. Learn about sites such as the Mindekirken Church and the Norway House. See the famous statue of Leif Erickson and other sights, as you learn about the Twin Cities Scandinavian Heritage. We will then drop off Ole & Lena and have lunch service in this European atmosphere. Menu: Smörgåsbord: Traditional Swedish dishes including meatballs, gravlax, potatoes, rye bread with butter, beet salad, cucumber salad, dessert and beverage. After lunch, we will spend time in the Bokhandel Gift Shop, followed by a guided tour of The Turnblad Mansion and the American Swedish Institute. Step back in time and experience the exquisite 33-room mansion, including detailed wood carvings, sculpted ceilings, and hand-crafted Swedish tile stoves. Learn about the fascinating Turnblad family, the art and architecture of the mansion, and the history of early Minneapolis. In 1908, the Turnblads, a Swedish immigrant family, completed the construction of their castle-like mansion. Twenty-one years later, they gave it all away to the community, founding the museum and cultural center that would become the American Swedish Institute. Today, the American Swedish Institute is a place to learn about and experience Swedish, Swedish-American, and Nordic culture, learn about the role of Swedish and other immigrants in Minnesota’s history. Depart TPAC at 9:15 am/Return 4:15 pmDepart SSP at 9:30 am/Return 4:00 pmDepart IGH at 9:45 am/Return 3:45 pm$72.00 includes transportation/lunch/tourRegister at your Center by Tuesday, May 30