Posts Categorized: Christmas

Insider’s guide to Mall of America holiday shopping

With more than 500 stores, free concerts and coffee plus valet parking, Mall of America bustles all December. Enjoy MOA’s festive Christmas season  Feature & photos by Lisa Meyers McClintick If you’re want to brave the crowds for holiday shopping at Minnesota’s Mall of America, there are plenty of reasons to join in the festivities…. Read more »

Minnesota’s German Christmas traditions

Christmas Market at Germany’s Annaberg-Buchholz in the Erzgebirge. Longing for Light: Ore Mountain miners influence the worldChristmas traditions throughout Minnesota, the U.S. and even the world can be traced back to the woodcarving of miners in need of more income near the border of Germany and Czechoslovakia in the 1800s. They, in particular, craved and… Read more »