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Upcoming Events Fall 2023

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Willie Wisely’s Show Of Thanks
Nov. 19 | 6:30 p.m. | Granada Theater, Minneapolis

Minnesota native, singer-songwriter Willie Wisely will host a “Show Of Thanks” benefitting Open Arms of Minnesota on Sunday, Nov. 19 at the Granada Theater. The dining and music event, which will also feature performances by renowned recording artist Davina Lozier (Davina & The Vagabonds) and keyboard great Tommy Barbarella (Prince, Greazy Meal, Nick Jonas, Minnesota Orchestra), will directly support Open Arms’ mission to provide food as medicine, nourish it clients, and build community. Doors open at 5 p.m., music at 6:30 p.m. Dining and cocktail service throughout the evening.

Tickets are $20- $60 (VIP) in advance at or at the box office. A Sellout is expected. Four-camera, high fidelity livestream tickets also available. The Granada Theater is at 3022 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408. (612) 439-2558. This is an ALL-AGES event.

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World AIDS Day Drag Happy Hour
Dec. 1 | 5 p.m. | Open Arms – Minneapolis

Join us at our Minneapolis Kitchen & Campus on December 1st, from 5-7 p.m., for our inaugural World AIDS Day Drag Happy Hour! This extraordinary event guarantees an evening filled with entertainment, enlightenment, and advocacy. Our dazzling performers for the evening include Ruby Jewel Cassadine, Lady Cummeal Cassadine, Rustina Phoenix-Nutz, and Sainte Reign! The event will be accompanied by the beats of DJ Daddy Rox. Tickets for the event are $86 and include 2 drink tickets, heavy appetizers made from scratch by Open Arms’ chefs, and a free valet.

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Holiday Treats

Open Arms of Minnesota is pleased to bring you a wide array of Holiday Treats to satisfy your sweet tooth this season! This year’s Holiday Treats can be purchased through our online shop via the link below.

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Winter Warm Up Pop-Up Dinner
Dec. 14 | 6:30 p.m. | Open Arms – St. Paul

Get ready to cozy up at Open Arms during our Winter Warm-Up Pop-Up Dinner! Mark your calendars for Thursday, December 14 at 6:30 p.m., as we invite you to join us at the St. Paul Kitchen & Campus for a heartwarming culinary experience. It’s the final pop-up dinner of 2023 and we’re committed to igniting your taste buds and warming your spirit!

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