Join members of the wildly popular travel website CouchSurfing at Monday's Russian Club. Photo: Mark Walz / Flickr
Tuesday, Aug. 19
Members of the wildly popular travel website CouchSurfing are welcome to today’s Russian Club, which meets every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in various locations throughout the city. Check out their page on CouchSurfing for more details about the event and tonight’s location.
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Saturday, Dec. 27
Indulge cultural and material needs simultaneously during the free classical music concert at the Galeria shopping mall in the heart of the city. Starting at 7 p.m., shoppers and mallwalkers will be able to hear the sounds of Tchaikovsky and Strauss softly lilt over the constant buzz of people bustling from store to store, trying to get their shopping done before New Year.
Sunday, Dec. 28
Prepare for the holidays at the Russian Winter New Year’s Fair on Moskovskaya Ploshchad, which concludes today after starting on Dec. 22. Games and attractions as well as numerous performances will be on offer for those looking to get into the spirit while numerous vendors will help make sure you have something for everyone on your list.
Monday, Dec. 29
Learn how the Swedes observe Christmas, or Jul, in their land of ice and snow, during aSwedish Christmas celebration at the Lermontov Children’s Library this afternoon at 4 p.m. Activities explaining and demonstrating Sweden’s cultural traditions will be accompanied by traditional dishes and sweets.
Tuesday, Dec. 30
Today is the final day of the Christmas Market at the Europolis shopping center on Polyustrovsky prospekt. Indulge your holiday sweet tooth by tucking into some gingerbread men, or attend one of the master classes that will teach you about how to make beautiful, festive decorations for your tree using only your hands.