This week’s Wave

Foreground to back: Paul von Goertz, dressed as a gnome; Scott Jasperson, wearing a troll mask; and Mary von Goertz, dressed as an elf, peer out from one of the 10 vendor huts that will be manned during the Knife River Norwegian Julebyen celebration. (Bob King /

Here’s what you will find in this week’s Wave:

Knife River is hosting its first Julebyen, based on a festival two residents found while visiting Norway.

Music reviewer Tony Bennett checks out The Barley Jacks, a fiddle-friendly band that plays Tycoons on Saturday.

Here’s a little behind-the-scenes on how the title character and friends will fly during the Playhouse’s production of “Peter Pan.”

This week’s Best Bets include: UMD presents “Compleat Female Stage Beauty,” the Playhouse opens its production of “Peter Pan,” the Harbor City Roller Dames host a double header, the art institute hosts a gallery celebration for three exhibitions, “Punk Singer” plays at Zinema 2 and the DSSO plays the holiday classics.