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Looking to plan your social calendar for the week? Or just curious about cool stuff happening in the Twin Cities? Each week we'll highlight a few of the many fun events from the local entertainment scene worthy of a spot on your to-do list.

The Minnesota Beatle Project

Saturday, Dec. 8
First Avenue
7 p.m.
$15

In its fourth year, The Minnesota Beatle Project album features a compilation of local artists giving their spin on classic Beatle's tunes. The project supports music and art programs in Minnesota public schools. The Saturday night release party takes place at First Avenue and will feature artists from the album including John Mark Nelson, Big Trouble and Molly Maher and Her Disbelievers. Click here for more information.

St. Paul Santa Crawl

Saturday, Dec. 8
Various St. Paul bars
5 p.m.
$20

The Zombie Pub Crawl folks are at it again, but this time they're in the holiday spirit. On Saturday, downtown St. Paul bars will be taken over by thirsty Santas all in the name of a good cause for the St. Paul Santa Crawl. For $20, you can enjoy drink specials at ten different bars, live bands, photo booths and more. Proceeds go to benefit Toys For Tots. Click here for more information.

Chelsea Lately Comedy Show

Saturday, Dec. 8
Mill City Nights
$35

The sidekicks of Chelsea Handler of E!'s "Chelsea Lately" are banning together for a comedy tour and will be making a stop at Mill City Nights on Saturday night. Handler's regular roundtable guests who will take the stage include Brad Wollack, Jen Kirkman, and Josh Wolf. Click here for more information.

Catch Me If You Can

Dec. 11 - 16


Orpheum Theatre


$34 - 79

Based on the hit movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, "Catch Me If You Can" tells the true story of a charming con artist who poses as a pilot, doctor and lawyer. The Broadway musical will take the Orpheum Theatre stage starting Tuesday, Dec. 11. Click here for more information.

Chastity Brown concert

Friday, Dec. 14
Dakota Jazz Club
8 p.m.
$10

Local folk/soul artist Chastity Brown will take the stage with her band at the Dakota Jazz Club Friday night. Chastity released her fourth album, "Back-Road Highways," this year and just returned from her first European tour. Click here for more information.

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