1. Macy’s Downtown Minneapolis 8th Floor Auditorium Santaland holiday display “A Day in the Life of an Elf." Open daily during store hours mid-November through December 2013. Holidazzle Parade 6:30pm Thursday through Sunday beginning the Friday following Thanksgiving.
2. Como Zoo and Conservatory Annual Holiday Flower Show December 7th-January 5th, 2013. Features hundreds of poinsettias and holiday species in the Sunken Garden.
3. Toys for Tots. Give a gift at numerous locations. Please visit www.toysfortots.org for more information on drop off sites.
4. Twin Cities Ballet presents "Nutcracker." Celebrate the season with an evening of classic ballet royale with one of the Twin Cities finest productions. Please visit www.twincitiesballet.org for performance times and ticket information.