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Sundays at Landmark

Sundays at Landmark is a series of cultural and art events that are designed to entertain, enrich and educate an audience. The 2021/2022 season of programs will be a mix of mostly in-person events with virtual elements noted in the event descriptions. Most programs begin at 1 pm and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Current Events – 2021/2022 season

Sept. 12, 1-3 p.m.: Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
Celebrate this Southeast Asian tradition with crafts, music, dance, food, storytelling, a lion dance and lantern parade in Rice Park. Co-presented with the Vietnamese community of Minnesota.

Virtual event: Virtual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival 2021 (

Sept. 19, 12-5 p.m.: Iranian Culture Festival
Experience Iranian art and culture. Featuring authentic visual arts, music, dance, food and traditions, this event is presented in partnership with the Twin Cities Iranian Culture Collective.

Oct. 24, 1-3 p.m.: Great Pumpkin Halloween Celebration
Enjoy Halloween festivities at Landmark Center with live entertainment, crafts, treats, and a costume parade.

Nov. 14, 1-3 p.m.: St. Paul Civic Symphony Concert
The gorgeous sounds of the St. Paul Civic Symphony will fill the Musser Cortile during its first concert of their season.

Nov. 21, 1-3 p.m.: Walker | West Student Concert
The students of Walker | West Music Academy will perform songs from their repertoire.

Dec. 5: Virtual Christmas Stories with J.B. Eckert
Join storyteller J.B. Eckert online for an original Christmas story. Available online for one month.

Dec. 12, 1-3 p.m.: Santa’s Workshop
Come for a free photo with Santa, and stay for games, gift making for loved ones, and J.B. Eckert reading classic children’s Christmas stories.

Dec. 19: Virtual Christmas Stories with J.B. Eckert
Join storyteller J.B. Eckert online for an original Christmas story. Available online for one month.

Jan. 9, 1 & 3:30 p.m.: Minnesota Boychoir Winter Concert
Members of the Minnesota Boychoir perform their annual Winter Concert. Two concerts will be performed.

Jan. 16, 1-3 p.m.: Urban Expedition
The 17th season of Urban Expedition begins! Be sure to get your Urban Expedition passport, and collect a stamp at each Urban Expedition event.

Jan. 30, 2 p.m.: St. Paul Civic Symphony Concert
The St. Paul Civic Symphony will perform “Hot & ‘Cool’ Classics!” celebrating the 2022 St. Paul Winter Carnival.

Feb. 13, 1-3 p.m.: Urban Expedition
Urban Expedition continues. Enjoy authentic music, dance, crafts, and live animals during this immersive program favorite.

Feb. 20, 12-4 p.m.: Black Sea Odyssey ($4/$6)
Experience the music, dance, language, foods, costume, and arts & craft traditions of several countries hailing from the Black Sea region of Eastern Europe. Produced in partnership with Ethnic Dance Theatre.

Feb. 27, 1-3 p.m.: Urban Expedition
Urban Expedition continues. Visit the live animals and explore the exhibit areas to learn all about the featured country.

March 13, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.: An Irish Day of Dance ($5)
March 17, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.: St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebration* ($5)
Experience all things Irish at two events featuring Celtic music, dancing, and authentic vendors. Produced by the Irish Music and Dance Association, and hosted by Minnesota Landmarks. *This event is on a Thursday*

March 20, 1-3 p.m.: Urban Expedition
Dance along to traditional music and make a craft to take home during the fourth installment of Urban Expedition.

April 3, 12-6 p.m.: Bandwidth Community Band Festival
Listen to marches, pop, Broadway, and jazz music performed by some of the top volunteer-based bands in Minnesota.

April 10, 1-3 p.m.: Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra
Enjoy the music of this old world string instrument in a concert of pops, classical, and more.

April 24, 1-3 p.m.: Urban Expedition
The final Urban Expedition of 2022. Send a postcard to a loved one and share your Urban Expedition experience.

May 1, 1-4 p.m.: May Day Tea Party
Crafts and confections. Limited seatings at 1 & 3 pm, reservations open March 21, call 651.292.3063.

May 8, 1-3 p.m.: St. Paul Civic Symphony Concert
The annual Mother’s Day concert is the perfect way to spend time with the mothers in your life.

Sundays at Landmark series is supported by Ecolab, the Xcel Energy Foundation, and Ramsey County. Please give financial support for Landmark Center’s programs and activities!


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