Scott Hansen Comedy night at Coon Rapids VFW

Scott Hansen Comedy Night will take place at the Coon Rapids VFW Post 9625 Saturday, Oct. 19.

Scott Hansen

Scott Hansen

It will be an entertaining night of dinner and comedy, according to Mike Gifford, president of the Coon Rapids VFW Men’s Auxiliary, which is hosting the event in collaboration with the Coon Rapids VFW and Ladies Auxiliary.

This is a fundraiser to “continue support for the causes and charities we devote ourselves to within the community,” Gifford said.

“Scott Hansen will be visiting the Coon Rapids VFW Post 9625 with a band of fellow troublemakers and their goal is to help us have a night of laughter with great friends and food.”

Hansen is the unprecedented, five-time winner of the Minnesota Comedian of the Year award and has developed and created two pilots and a series for Comedy Central including “Access America,” which starred Fred Willard, “Digest America” and “Seriously Weird Magazine,” which starred Joel Hodgson (“Mystery Science Theatre 3000”).

He has written comedy material that has been performed on the “Tonight Show” or “David Letterman” by Jay Leno, Louie Anderson and Roseanne Barr.

Hansen began doing comedy when he was five years old and his first performance was in first grade.

He has made national television appearances on HBO, Showtime, A&E and E!, using his own material.

People can either come for a prime rib dinner and the show or just for the show Oct 19.

Seating and service for dinner will begin at 6 p.m. concluding at 7:15 p.m.

Seating for the show will start at 7:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m.

Advance tickets will be sold for $30 for the dinner and show or $20 for the show only.

Tickets will be available at the door the night of the event at $35 for the dinner and show or $25 for the show only.

Tickets can be purchased by either visiting the Coon Rapids VFW Post, 1919 Coon Rapids Blvd., and speaking with one of the bar staff or by going online to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/466435.

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