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The lush, 83-acre campus in Bloomington, Minnesota is centrally located, easy to access, and offers everything you need for your special event.

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Shows & Performances at the Ives


2023 OCB Natural Viking

September 30, 2023

Come see who is crowned King and Queen of the North at the OCB Natural Viking competitions!

Competition starts at 8:00am.

Tickets: Individual, $40, Coach's Pass, $50, 2nd Coach's Pass, $10, Military/1st Responder, $32, Senior, $32, Child 12 and Under, $25, Child 3 and Under, Free.

The Flagship Natural Bodybuilding Event in All of Minnesota! Who will be crowned King and Queen of the North?

  • Amateur Categories: Bikini, Wellness, Figure, Women’s Physique, Men’s Physique, Men’s Classic Physique, and Men’s Bodybuilding
  • Pro Categories: Bikini, Figure, Men’s Classic Physique, and Men’s Bodybuilding
  • Awards: Swords, Custom Viking Medals, Niels Andersen Sculptures
  • Legends Class: Men’s bodybuilding age 50+ competitors who’ve won a division previously – 1K to first place!

Seating is general admission. Online ticketing ends 9/29/2023; tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

Bloomington Symphony Orchestra: Past, Present, and Future

October 15, 2023

Walk through time with the BSO as they kick off their 2023-2024 season at the MMHC!

Show starts at 3:00pm.

Advance Tickets: Adult, $17, Senior, $14, Advance Discount, $12, Students are free.

Manny Laureano, Music Director & Trumpet
Steven Amundson, Guest Conductor

Steven Amundson – Handprints
Michael Gilbertson – Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, Manny Laureano, trumpet
Johannes Brahms – Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

This concert is your opportunity to walk through time with the BSO! We will honor the BSO’s past by bringing former Music Director Steven Amundson to the podium to open the program with one of his own works, Handprints, that was written to honor the BSO’s 50th anniversary. Amundson will then lead the orchestra through the Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra by Michael Gilbertson, with current Music Director Manny Laureano taking the soloist’s spotlight! After intermission, we’ll reach back into time by performing the First Symphony in C Minor of Johannes Brahms, as Maestro Laureano takes the podium as conductor.

A reception honoring past Music Directors and Concertmasters will follow the concert.




The Marvelous Wonderettes

October 18, 2023–November 12, 2023

Rock along with The Marvelous Wonderettes in this musical trip down memory lane!

A Musical by Roger Bean.   

This smash off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! As we learn about their lives and loves the girls serenade us with classic ‘50s hits including “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” “Stupid Cupid,” and “Lipstick on Your Collar.” In act two, the Wonderettes reunite to take the stage and perform at their ten-year reunion. We learn about the highs and lows the young women have experienced in the past decade and are charmed to find that no matter what life throws their way, they will conquer it together. Featuring over 30 classic ’50s and ’60s hits, The Marvelous Wonderettes will keep you smiling in this must-take musical trip down memory lane!

Performances on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Runs from October 18 - November 12. 



November 20, 2023–December 29, 2023

Relive the classic fairy tale this holiday season.

A Musical Fairy Tale for All Ages.

This joyous, magical musical based on the beloved fairy tale touches the heart - with lots of laughs, audience participation and lovable characters along the way! Intended for youngsters of all ages, it's the perfect story for the holiday season.

“Captivating, delightful and funny…guaranteed to put children into a festive mood.”  - Star Tribune

Performances Mondays - Fridays at 10:00am and 12:30pm. Runs from November 20 - December 29.

Honky Tonk Holiday

December 05, 2023–December 14, 2023

Celebrate the holiday season with a good old country Christmas!

'Tis the season for a hootenanny! Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with this funny, heartwarming musical extravaganza. It’s the perfect way to treat your entire family this holiday season. Whether you enjoy good old-fashioned country Christmas songs or you like contemporary holiday tunes with a distinctly Nashville twist, you won’t want to miss out on our HONKY TONK HOLIDAY!

Performances on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturday. Runs from December 5 - December 14. 

Bloomington Symphony Orchestra: Celebrating the Americas!

February 25, 2024

Celebrate American composers with the BSO and featured pianist Clare Longendyke!

Show starts at 3:00pm.

Advance Tickets: Adult, $17, Senior, $14, Advance Discount, $12, Students are free.

Manny Laureano, Music Director 

Arturo Márquez - Danzón No. 2
George Gershwin, Ed. Ferde Grofé - Rhapsody in Blue, Clare Longendyke, piano
Howard Hanson - Symphony No. 2, Op. 30, Romantic

For the last few years, the BSO has committed to celebrating American composers as much as we can. In this concert we expand that to include the music of North America and Mexican composer Arturo Marquéz with our premiere performance of the seductive and rhythmic Danzón No. 2. We’re also pleased to bring back pianist Clare Longendyke to play George Gershwin’s classic Rhapsody in Blue. The BSO will wrap up this concert with the influential and stunning Symphony No. 2 by Howard Hanson also known as “The Romantic.” In this 1930 work you will hear music that later influenced composer John Williams.

Bloomington Symphony Orchestra: Out of this World!

April 21, 2024

Join the BSO as it concludes its 61st season with performances guaranteed to be Out of this World!

Show starts at 3:00pm.

Advance Tickets: Adult, $17, Senior, $14, Advance Discount, $12, Students are free.

Manny Laureano, Music Director

Leonard Bernstein - Overture to West Side Story 
TBA - Winner of the MNSOTA Mary West Solo Competition
Gustav Holst - The Planets

The BSO will conclude its sixty-first season with a concert guaranteed to get you thinking outside the box…or the galaxy! We’ll start off by honoring American composer Leonard Bernstein with a performance of his beloved Overture to West Side Story. After we present this year’s Grand Prize Winner of the MNSOTA Mary West Solo Competition, the BSO will end the season with the full forces necessary to bring to you The Planets, by English composer Gustav Holst, with help from the women of the Normandale Concert Choir Chorus(es).

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