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10 Days Out: Dec. 30-Jan. 8


Sheldon Theatre

See the "Back to the Future" trilogies starting at 1 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Sheldon Theatre, when Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) travel back to 1955. Marty interferes with the meeting of his parents, so he may cease to exist.

"Back to the Future II" features Marty in 2015 when he discovers he must again go back to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes -- this time to 1985.

At 7 p.m. see the final chapter, "Back to the Future III." Marty stumbles on information that prompts him go to the Doc's rescue in 1885.

When: 1, 4 and 7 p.m. Jan. 8

Where: Sheldon Theatre, 443 W. Third St.

Cost: $5 per movie

More info: 651-388-8700 or 800-899-5759

Thursday, Dec. 30

Hobgoblin Music

The sixth Snow, Lights and Sound will feature Trapper Schoepp, Dustin Dorsey and Bo Monro.

When: 7-10 p.m.

Where: Hobgoblin Music Loft, 920 Highway 19

More info: 651-388-8400 or 877-866-3936

Blue Duck

Open mic jam with Gary Meyer and Tom Glass. Bring your own instruments.

When: Sign-up starts at 7:30 p.m. Show is 8-11 p.m.

Where: 325 Bush St.

Cost: Free

More info:651-388-8300

Friday, Dec. 31

Sheldon Theatre

Listen to bluegrass on New Year's Eve with Monroe Crossing and Long Time Gone

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Sheldon Theatre, 443 W. Third St.

Cost: $26 adults, $16 students

More info: 651-388-8700 or 800-899-5759, or

Lounge music

Shelby's Voyage entertains at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Parlay Lounge

Cost: Free

More info: 877-849-1640 or

Marie's Restaurant

Torrent will play live.

When: 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Where: 217 Plum St.

More info: or 651-388-1896

Treasure Island

Southern-tinged rockers .38 Special entertains at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

When: 9 p.m.

Where: Event Center

Cost: $30/$40

More info: 877-849-1640 or

Welch Ski Village

Welch Village Ski and Snowboard Resort will shoot off fireworks to welcome 2011. The Family Festival Day Dec. 31 will include a $49 package. Online reservations are required, but the fireworks are "free" from any vantaqe point.

Where: 26685 County Road 7 Blvd., Welch

More info: or 651-258-4567

Saturday, Jan. 1

Western swing

Emily Huppert and Tim Caswell will play classic country western swing.

When: 6-8 p.m.

Where: Maiden Rock Inn

Cost: Free

More info: 715-448-2608

Sunday, Jan. 2

"Back Home Again: A John Denver Christmas"

Another luncheon matinee has been added to "Back Home Again: A John Denver Christmas."

When: 12 p.m.

Where: St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, Hudson, Wis.

Cost: $39

More info: or call 715/386-2394 ext. 333

Crossings at Carnegie

Bluegrass Sundays presents The High 48s, who play traditional bluegrass, close three-part harmonies with original material. "Hard grass" they call it.

When: 2 p.m.

Where: 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $10 in advance, $12 at the door

More info: 507-732-7616 or

Saturday, Jan. 8

Sheldon Theatre

More info: See Spotlight

Red Wing Arts Association

RWAA presents "Celebrating a Dream" and "Paintings of History by Richard Rock.

When: Reception 4-6 p.m.

Where: Depot Gallery, 418 Levee St.

More info: 651-388-7569 or

Crossings at Carnegie

Peter Ostroushko will be playing.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: 320 East Ave.

Cost: $18 in advance, $20 at the door

More info: 507-732-7616 or

-- compiled by Stacy Bengs, staff writer