Sure, you can sit at home, in your pajamas, all curled up by the light of a touch-screen, shopping online into the wee hours of the morning for all of this year’s Christmas gifts. But you’ll be missing out on some unique gifts, and you won’t do your local business community much good.
"Holiday Spirits," an exhibit of more than 30 paintings celebrating holiday festivities and the peaceful serenity of nature in winter, runs through Jan. 25 at the Reedy Gallery in the Visitor Center at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
A mix of warm and cold weather across Minnesota has created inconsistent ice on lakes, rivers and ponds. The Department of Natural Resources is warning parents to keep an eye on their children this Thanksgiving as they visit friends and family who live near bodies of water.