If you need to take care of business at any Burnsville establishments, check to see whether they'll be open for your business from Sunday, Dec. 23 through the federal observation of Christmas on Wednesday, Dec. 26.
Here are some schedules we've nailed down for you, but if you know of others—especially establishments that will be open—please leave them in the comments section below.
Here's the skinny on:
...Food and Basic Necessities
- Rainbow Foods: in Apple Valley: Open Christmas Eve from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Christmas Day. Open for regular hours (6 a.m. to 11 p.m.) on Dec. 26.
- Cub Foods: All Cub locations in the south metro, including Burnsville, will close at 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve and reopen for normal business hours on Dec. 26 at 6 a.m.
- Byerly's: Normal hours on Dec. 23. The grocery section will close at 4 p.m. Wines & Spirits shops will close slightly later, at 4:30 p.m. The pharmacy and U.S. Bank location inside will close slightly earlier, at 2 p.m.
- Valley Natural Foods: On Dec. 24, the co-op will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The co-op will be closed all day on Dec. 25.
- The Walgreens on Galaxie Avenue in Apple Valley will be one of the few drug stores in the area that will be open 24-7, without pause. The location on County Road 42 in Burnsville will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Day (the pharmacy will be closed on Dec. 25). The Lac Lavon Walgreens will be open on Christmas Eve from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Hours on Christmas Day run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Pharmacy is closed on Christmas Day, but open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve). The location on Highway 13 will be open on Christmas Eve from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Hours on Christmas Day run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- The new CVS on Nicollett will be operating on its regular schedule on Christmas Eve, though the pharmacy will be closing early, at 6 p.m. (and will be closed all day on Dec. 25). The main store portion will be open on Christmas Day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
...Big Box Stores
- Walmart: Will close for the holiday at 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Closed all day Dec. 25.
- Burnsville Super Target: Target will be open Dec. 23 from 8 a.m. to midnight, Dec. 24 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and closed on Dec. 25. Target will reopen on Wednesday at 7 a.m.
- Mezz Bistro Lounge will be open during normal hours on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
- IHOP will be open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Christmas Day.
- Perkins will be open until 8 p.m. Christmas Eve. Perkins will reopen on Christmas Day at 8 a.m.
...Liquor and Wine
- Blue Max will be open on Christmas Eve until 4 p.m. Closed on Christmas Day.
- Red Lion will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day.
- MGMwill be open on Christmas Eve until 6 p.m. Closed on Christmas Day.
- Haskell'swill be open on Christmas Eve until 4 p.m. Closed on Christmas Day.
Paragon Odyssey 15 will be open for regular hours both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
- All Burnsville city offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday. Staff will resume work on Wednesday.
- Burnsville-Eagan-Savage public schools will be out of session Friday, Dec. 21 through Jan. 2; school resumes Jan. 3.
- The Dakota County Western Service Center and all other Dakota County offices will be open on Christmas Eve from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and closed all day on Tuesday, Dec. 25. Staff will resume work on Wednesday.
- Burnsville's Burnhaven Library, and all other Dakota County libraries, will be closed both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The libraries will be open beginning Wednesday.
- The United States Postal Service branch in Burnsville, as well as all others, will be closed on Dec. 25. There will be no mail delivery that day.
Know of other places that will be open during the Christmas holiday? Leave a comment to let other readers know.