Special Events

Upcoming special events sponsored by the Humanists of Minnesota.

     Winter SolsticE celebration:  Saturday,       DecEMBER 16 @ 5 p.m.

      A Festivus for the                 Rest of Us

Join us for a fun secular celebration of the season! 

Humanists of Minnesota are hosts this year           of this annual event which we sponsor                with Minnesota Atheists.

          Freethinkers are re-making the holiday                      based on the  real reason for the season --                     the WINTER SOLSTICE (i.e. axial tilt) --               to create a FESTIVUS for the rest of us!  


     REGISTER BELOW.  deadline is December 7.  seating is limited.

$35 for Dinner and Entertainment

$30 for dues-paying members

                                                     (of either Humanists of Minnesota or Minnesota Atheists)

                                                                          $10 for Entertainment only


 •  Enjoy a fun-filled evening with dinner, comedy, music and seasonal reflections among friends.

 • Trim the Festivus Pole with your gift for Bridge for Youth (here are some suggestions).

 • Participate in Festivus Activities: Airing of political grievances, feats of strength and secular caroling.

 • Experience a timely mummers play: The Emperor’s New Clothes!


REGISTER ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE or print this page and mail it in. 

Deadline is DecEMBER 7.

5 p.m. -- Social Time with cash-only bar

5:45 p.m. -- Dinner

6:45 p.m.  -- Entertainment 


Venue: Minnesota Humanities Center

987 Ivy Ave E

Saint Paul MN 55106


Gift suggestions for Bridge for Youth

(helping youth in crisis)

Please bring unwrapped gifts to the solstice celebration.

·        Gift cards ($5-$10 denominations) to Subway, Chipotle, Caribou, Leeann Chin, Panera, McDonald’s

·        Gift cards ($10+ denominations) to Target, Cub, Rainbow

·        Arts and crafts supplies

·        New school supplies

·        New gym bags and backpacks

·        Pajamas and pajama pants for teens

·        New boys and girls outerwear—jackets,  vests, etc. (M- XXL)

·        New athletic shorts (S-XL)

·        New zip-up sweatshirts (S-XL)

·        New tennis shoes/sneakers (all sizes)

·        New plain long-sleeved and short-sleeved t-shirts (S-XL)

·        New towels (bath, hand, kitchen, etc.)

·        Ear buds and board games