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The Ultimate MN Bucket List


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This is your summer, your year, your decade—however long it takes—to be a real Minnesotan, to do all those classic local things you’ve wanted to do but never have. Here’s our list of must-do’s, complete with everything you need to do them.


ADVENTURE

1. Hike all the way around Lake Superior (see sidebar below).

2. Find a Showy Lady Slipper, the state flower. Your best bet: Lady Slipper Scenic Byway, between Blackduck and Highway 2, in late June. • ladyslipperscenicbyway.org

3. Harvest wild rice. First, you’ll need to get a permit. Then, head to one of the 700 lakes boasting Minnesota’s state grain, concentrated in Aitkin, Itasca, Cass, and St. Louis counties. • dnr.state.mn.us1854treatyauthority.org

4. Watch the start of the John Beargrease sled-dog marathon. beargrease.com

5. Drive the Great River Road down to Iowa. • mnmississippiriver.com

6. See a moose (while you still can). Your best bet: Try the Gunflint and Arrowhead trails near Grand Marais in October—mating season.

7. Hike out to the Witch Tree in Grand Portage. Ask for a guide at the Grand Portage National Monument Heritage Center. • nps.gov/grpo

8. Visit the Northwest Angle, the surveying error that became the northernmost point in the Lower 48;  it’s accessable only by crossing Lake of the Woods or cutting through Canada.

9. Take a sauna in the Ely Steam Bath—one of only two family-owned saunas in the United States. Czech/Finn approved. • 127 First Ave. S., Ely; 218-365-2984

10. Canoe or Huck Finn the Mississippi River, from the headwaters in Itasca State Park all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. Pack accordingly.

11. Run the Twin Cities Marathon. Love every uphill step of the final Summit Avenue stretch. • tcmevents.org

12. Collect agates along the shore of Lake Superior at Good Harbor Bay.

13. Go dogsledding in Ely, the sled-dog capital of the world. • dogsledding.com

14. Stay in cabin 26 at Burntside Lodge, located on a solitary point extending into Burntside Lake. • burntside.com

15. Catch an eelpout during the International Eelpout Festival in Walker. • eelpoutfestival.com

16. Bike the full Root River bike trail through the limestone bluffs and rolling hills surrounding Lanesboro. • rootrivertrail.org

17. See the Northern Lights. Get as far north and away from lights as possible and wait for midnight, when they tend to shine brightest.

18. Drive Highway 1. Begin in Ely, end when you hit Lake Superior. Accelerate through the curves.

19. Walk across the Mississippi River headwaters in Itasca State Park. • dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/itasca

20. See the Runestone in Alexandria (bonus: solve the mystery). • runestonemuseum.org

21. Explore the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Stay in the Tall Pines Yurt on Hooker Lake and book a fishing trip with the Boundary Waters Guide Service. • boundarycountry.com; boundarywatersguideservice.com

22. Camp on Isle Royale and experience the solitude of one of the country’s least-visited National Parks. • nps.gov/isro

23. Visit the Lost 40, 114 acres of old-growth trees in the Big Fork State Forest overlooked by loggers in 1882. Find the 300-year-old white pine. • dnr.state.mn.us/snas

24. Sink into an outdoor hot tub during a blizzard. Best place: beside Lake Superior, mere feet from the cozy Sweetgrass Cove Guesthouse near Grand Portage. Get a massage in your room the next day. • sweetgrasscove.com
 



WHAT IT’S LIKE: To hike all the way around Lake Superior

By author Mike Link of Willow River

My wife, Kate Crowley, and I were walking the Superior Hiking Trail one day in 2008, discussing our retirement. After running the Audubon Center for almost 40 years, we were wondering what comes next for us, when suddenly inspiration hit. Had anyone ever hiked around the entire shore of Lake Superior? As it turns out, we’re the only couple to do it. We started on April 29, 2010, hiking 1,555 miles on trails, the shoreline, and sometimes in the lake itself. We spent our days walking with the occasional stop in nearby communities to give presentations on keeping our largest resource of fresh water clean. At night we camped. On September 18, 2010—145 days later—we finished our full-circle hike around Lake Superior. The amazing thing is that neither of us ever had a day when we woke up and didn’t want to continue hiking. In fact, on the last day, I thought, “So what are we going to do next?



Garrison Keillor’s MN Bucket List

1. Walk across a frozen lake on a moonlit night with someone who is dear to you. Having done it once, you’ll want to do it again. Resist the urge to write a poem about this. Just do it.

2. Go to Sunday morning service at Boe Chapel at St. Olaf College and sit in the middle of the crowd and sing, blending your voice with the voices around you. Learn “The Frozen Logger,” “Girl from the North Country,” and “Children of the Heavenly Father,” and sing those, too.

3. The foundational Minnesota experience is to do a hard job for no money—visit the sick, tutor children who are struggling, help the homeless, build a dyke to save a town from flooding—which connects you to reality and lifts you up from narcissism. Minnesota is not for narcissists.

4.  Paddle a canoe down a small river, such as the Cannon, the Crow, the Rock, the Rum—watch out for barbed wire—or the upper Mississippi just below Lake Bemidji, and when you come to a shallow, still pool, lie in it naked and let the minnows nibble on you. Make sure you’re not easily visible from a road or house, lest you be subjected to public humiliation.

5. An hour or two before sunset, ride a bike down a county road out on the prairie, somewhere up between Thief River Falls and Moorhead. Stop now and then and feel the light fade toward gloaming.

6. Go to a church supper in a small town—a spaghetti dinner, fish fry, bean feed, barbecue, or potluck—and and offer to help with the cleanup. They won’t let you, but it’s a good way of meeting good people.   

7. Read Winter Dreams by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis’s Main Street, and Morte D’Urban by J.F. Powers. Reread Little House in the Big Woods and Little House on Plum Creek. Read Louis Jenkins.

8. Load up a manure spreader by hand and get on the tractor and broadcast it on a field of corn stubble. Remember to head into the wind.

9. Put a pot of water to boil on the stove. When it’s boiling, go out and pick sweet corn in the field. Husk it, boil it, and sit down and eat it, slathered with butter—15 minutes from the stalk to the table.
 

Keillor is hosting A Prairie Home Companion’s Radio Romance Tour.
 



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FOOD & DRINK


25. Snag one of the 14 stools at the counter of Al’s Breakfast in Dinkytown for a buttermilk pancake as big as its plate. Scooch down when the waitress tells you to. • 413 14th Ave. SE, Mpls., 612-331-9991

26. Enter the Izzy’s Ice Cream People’s Flavor Contest, or at least attend the every-other-year lick-off and vote for your favorite creation. • izzysicecream.com

27. Sample stuffed chicken wings, spicy papaya salad, and tricolor dessert at the Hmongtown Marketplace. • hmongtownmarketplace.com

28. Make a walleye shore lunch. City slickers, catch your dinner in the trout pond at Jax Cafe. • jaxcafe.com

29. Tour the Spam Museum in Austin. • spam.com

30. Eat everything on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair. • mnstatefair.org/find/food/

31. Take a pie tour of the North Shore: order the triple berry at New Scenic Café, raspberry cream at the Rustic Inn, coconut cream at Lemon Wolf, and chocolate coffee toffee at The Pie Place. • sceniccafe.com, therusticinncafe.com, lemonwolfcafe.com, thepieplacecafe.com

32. Indulge in the Grand Tasting Menu at La Belle Vie, 13 courses of bliss. • labellevie.us

33. Pick up a few pounds of the nationally famous cracked-black-pepper bacon at Thielen Meats in Pierz. • thielen-meats.com

34. Tap a tree for maple syrup.

35. Attend the American Swedish Institute’s annual lutefisk feed. (If you can’t stomach the lye-cured fish, try a booya feed instead.) • asimn.org

36. Order whatever Lake Superior fish is freshest—cisco, whitefish, lake trout—at the Angry Trout Café in Grand Marais. • angrytroutcafe.com

37. Learn to make lefse at Ingebretsen’s—or at least stock up on the feather-light Norwegian flatbread. • ingebretsens.com

38. Have a drink with iconic artist Scott Seekins at Café Maude at Loring. Every Thursday night he descends from his studio above the restaurant to hold court. • cafemaudeatloring.com

39. Order a Danish cream dessert in the Technicolor Native American splendor of the Naniboujou Lodge dining room. • naniboujou.com

40. Camp out for Surly Darkness Day at the Brooklyn Center brewery. • surlybrewing.com

41. Share a Bubbly Sex Pot punch at Prohibition, the onetime study of Wilbur Foshay on the 27th floor of his namesake tower. • thelivingroom-prohibition.com

42. Buy a share of the Fisher’s Club on Middle Spunk Lake in Avon; the supper club was once co-owned by Garrison Keillor and is the closest thing you’ll find to Lake Wobegon. • fishersclub.com

43. Satisfy your carnivorous cravings with the Silver Butter Knife steak at Murray’s or the Bludgeon of Beef at Manny’s. • murraysrestaurant.com, mannyssteakhouse.com
 



WHAT IT’S LIKE: To crowd surf with Mayor R.T. Rybak

By Duluth Mayor Don Ness

Last year, Trampled By Turtles had just come out with their new album and had a show at First Avenue. R.T. came up the idea that we would make a duel proclamation, declaring it “Trampled By Turtles Day,” which we did. So earlier that day, I was at R.T.’s State of the City address in north Minneapolis. He came to me and said, “We gotta stage dive at the Turtles show!” I’m like, “I’m not sure if that’s a great idea.” He’s an old pro at it. But I’m a lot bigger than he is. And sure enough, at my first true crowd-surfing attempt, I didn’t even crowd surf! I stage dived, but I didn’t surf. I just took out the first three rows of concertgoers.



Cathy Wurzer’s MN Bucket List

1.  Pipestone National Monument.

2.  Mystery Cave/Forestville State Park. The cave looks really cool. In fact, it is cool: 48 degrees all year.

3.  Ice fish in an honest-to-God icehouse on Lake Mille Lacs, the tricked-out kind with beds, lounge chairs, a kitchen, and an entertainment center.

4.  Eat at Valentini’s Supper Club in Chisholm, the Holy Grail of Italian food on the Range. Get the penne with homemade Italian sausage.

5.  Take the Empire Builder train from St. Paul to Glacier National Park.

6.  Ride on an iron-ore carrier—a laker like the elegant Edward L. Ryerson or the old Arthur M. Anderson—as you go under Duluth’s Aerial Lift Bridge.

7.  Visit Split Rock Lighthouse in November, when the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald is commemorated. (The beacon is lit and the lighthouse bell is rung 29 times.)

8.  Tour the former National Farmers’ Bank in Owatonna, designed by Louis Sullivan in 1908. It’s a great American building.

9.  Bloedow Bakery in Winona, at the southern end of Highway 61. Mondays are Bavarian Cream. Tuesdays: Lemon. Wednesdays: Apple. And that’s just the filled doughnuts.

10.  Go fishing. “Still” fishing, not trolling or fly-fishing. Get a rod and bobber, and just sit on a dock or the banks of a lake or in an anchored boat. Put a worm or minnow on the hook, cast, and let the bobber sit there. It’s meditative until that bobber drops.
 

Cathy Wurzer is the host of Morning Edition for MPR News and the author of Tales of the Road: Highway 61. She also rides, trains, and shows horses, and fly-fishes for trout.
 



What's on your bucket list? We'd love to hear at #mnmobucketlist.


CULTURE

44. Attend all 12 days of the Great Minnesota Get Together. • mnstatefair.org

45. Crowd surf at First Avenue with R.T. Rybak (see page 54). • first-avenue.com

46. Attend the St. Olaf Christmas Festival at the college in Northfield. • stolaf.edu/christmasfest

47. Have sex at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden—beware the surveillance cameras. • walkerart.org/garden

48. March in the May Day Parade (bonus points: wear a kale bikini). • hobt.org/mayday

49. Enter the crop-art competition at the Minnesota State Fair. • mnstatefair.org

50.  Get a photo with Kim Lardashian and Kris Hamphries, the St. Paul Saints’ porcine mascots.  • saintsbaseball.com

51. Get on the kiss cam at a Twins game. • minnesota.twins.mlb.com

52. Tour the exemplary Prairie School architecture of the Purcell-Cutts House in Minneapolis. • Open to the public the second weekend of every month, 2328 Lake Pl., Mpls., 612-870-3000

53. Instagram a Prince sighting.

54. Be an extra in a Coen brothers film.

55. Enter a show in the Minnesota Fringe Festival. • fringefestival.org

56. Dance the polka at New Ulm’s Oktoberfest. • newulmoktoberfest.com

57. Attend a powwow. One of the most scenic and historic events takes place beside Lake Superior in Grand Portage the second weekend in August. • drumhop.com/mnpowwow.php

58. Settle into a concert at the Minnesota Zoo as dusk falls. • mnzoo.org/musicinthezoo

59. Read all of Louise Erdrich’s novels.

60. Attend every county fair in Minnesota—in one summer.

61. Photograph the Gold Medal Flour sign from the Guthrie Theater’s “endless bridge” at sunset. • guthrietheater.org

62. Swing dance in St. Paul’s famous gangster haven, the Wabasha Street Caves. • wabashastreetcaves.com

63. Watch the parade of low-rider cars at the Cinco de Mayo festival in St. Paul. • cincodemayosaintpaul.com

STYLE

64. Own a pair of Red Wing work boots (bonus points: actually use them to do the labor for which they were built). • redwingshoes.com

65. Have a suit made to order at St. Paul’s 90-year-old Heimie’s Haberdashery. • heimies.com

66. Get yourself some Ely-made mukluks, named after explorer Will Steger. Never be cold in winter again. • mukluks.com

67. Get a straight-razor shave from Mustache Mike at MidNorth Mercantile. • midnorthmercantile.us

68. Tour the revived Faribault Woolen Mill Company. Snuggle up with one of the Backseat Blankets they created from a Pierrepont Hicks design. • Mill tours can be scheduled for any Friday.  E-mail info@faribaultmill.com. faribaultmill.com; pierreponthicks.com

69. Wear Zubaz. In public. • zubaz.com

70. Master the art of layering, such that you can survive Minnesota’s infamous 50-degree temperature swings.

71. Slip into the soft suede (or deerskin) of Minnetonka Mocs. Celebrities will copy you. • minnetonkamoccasin.com

72. Outfit your shower with Aveda’s Rosemary Mint shampoo. • aveda.com

73. Get a haircut from Jon English. • jonenglishsalons.com

74. Commission Joy Teiken to make a one-of-a-kind dress, just for you. • joynoelle.com

75. Own a Room & Board couch and a Blu Dot Real Good Chair. • roomandboard.com; bludot.com

76. Shop at the modern-day Dayton’s: Askov Finlayson. • askovfinlayson.com

77. Survive Black Friday at the Mall of America. • mallofamerica.com
 



WHAT IT’S LIKE: To be the butt of an Al Franken joke

By Eden Prairie orthopedic physician Robby Bershow

Shortly after Franken wrote Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot in ’96, my friends and I—all in the Democratic Elves student club at the Blake School—wanted to hear him speak at Macalester. One of us called Al’s mom, who finagled us in. Afterward, there was a Q&A session. Now, Al doesn’t talk a lot about Blake—he’s kind of guarded about his personal life—but someone asked him about going to Blake. So he says, “Well, in the 1950s, they started letting in Jews to raise the SAT scores.” And then, very quickly, he points to me and says, “Which is how you got in.” I felt extremely honored to be the butt of the joke. The next year, I was interviewing at Harvard and I happened to mention the book signing. Turns out the person I was interviewing with was Al’s roommate at Harvard and was actually at that book signing. He remembered me, so the joke probably helped me get into college.


Wing Young Huie’s MN Bucket List

1.  Stand beneath the Aerial Lift Bridge in Canal Park in Duluth. At night. While it rises.

2.  Eat a Spam sushi roll at the United Noodles deli in Minneapolis’s Seward neighborhood.

3.  Compete in one of the public Ping-Pong games frequently held by community organizer Matt Barthelemy in parks, plazas, and the basement of his home in Minneapolis’s Whittier neighborhood.

4.  Browse the photography section at Midway Used and Rare Bookstore in St. Paul.

5.  Feast at the Hmongtown Marketplace food court in St. Paul. Afterward, watch Hmong videos (bullfighting!).

6.  Learn a new stitch at the knitting mecca of StevenBe on Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis.

7.  Stroll in a neighborhood you’ve avoided.

8.  Order three coneys with everything and a pitcher of beer at the Gopher Bar in St. Paul.
 

Wing Young Huie is a Minneapolis photographer whose gallery, The Third Place, regularly hosts salons, performances, karaoke, darts, and, yes, Ping-Pong.
 



What's on your bucket list? We'd love to hear at #mnmobucketlist.

 

GUTS & GLORY

78. Find the St. Paul Winter Carnival medallion. • winter-carnival.com

79. Enter your baked goods in the Minnesota State Fair. • mnstatefair.org

80. Buy a cabin.

81. Get Garrison Keillor to blurb your novel.

82. Have Dessa sing “Happy Birthday” to you. (Sorry, we can’t facilitate.)

83. Play in a curling match. • Find everything you need to know, starting with what those brooms are for, at twincitiescurling.org.

84. Play one-on-one against homegrown Lynx star Lindsay Whalen.

85. Swim with the sharks in the SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium at the Mall of America. (You just need to be SCUBA-certified and unafraid of sharks.) • visitsealife.com/minnesota

86. Invent an Ole and Lena joke.

87. Do the polar plunge. And no, not alone—you want credit, don’t you? Do it for a good cause (Special Olympics Minnesota). • plungemn.org.

88. Get mentioned in C.J.’s Star Tribune column. (See sidebar.)

89. Ghost-write Michele Bachmann’s next memoir.

90. Run off the end of your dock on Memorial Day (no sticking your toe in first).

91. Enter the Walker Art Center’s Internet Cat Video Festival. • walkerart.org/catvidfest

92. Be the butt of an Al Franken joke. (See page 56.)

93. Stargaze while lying on a pontoon in the middle of a lake.

94. Find the Ruby Slippers. Yes, the pair stolen from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids in 2005, insured for a million dollars, are still at large. A search warrant served on a San Diego collector in 2011 turned up some mysterious ruby slippers, just not the stolen ones.

95. Have the DIY Network’s Rehab Addict Nicole Curtis remodel your home (and that doesn’t mean just add a man cave). • diynetwork.com/nicole-curtis

96. Learn how to drop a ski on Lake Pepin, the birthplace of the sport. • lakecity.org/waterskidays.html

97. Flood your backyard in winter and skate on it. Here’s a how-to: mybackyardicerink.com.

98. Plant a University of Minnesota–developed Honeycrisp apple tree in your backyard. You’ll need at least two, assuming you actually want apples. • Find a nursery at apples.umn.edu/comm_license/nurseries

99. Take in the St. Croix River’s gorgeous vistas from a hot-air balloon. • aamodtsballoons.com

100. Build your own casket at the North House Folk School. It’s the most popular class at the Grand Marais center for practical skills and about as pragmatic and self-sufficient as, well, Minnesotans. • northhouse.org

101. Reserve your eternal resting place at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, home to Hubert Humphrey, Paul Wellstone, Carl Pohlad, the Daytons, the Pillsburys, and, perhaps...you? Plots available. • lakewoodcemetery.com
 



WHAT IT’S LIKE: To appear in C.J.’s column

By Tim Gihring

You’re never surprised to appear in C.J.’s Star Tribune column. Not because of the flagrancy of what you’ve done, but because of what C.J. does just before she hangs out your laundry: she calls you. “Hi, this is C.J.,” she says, and then she does the last thing you’d expect from a gossip. She tells you exactly what she’s about to print. She’s old-fashioned that way. She lets you know not just when she’s going to pull down your shorts, but how. It’s so upfront, so not behind your back—like she’s simply double-checking the announcement you want to place in the church bulletin—that you roll with it. We’re Minnesotans, after all, and figure that if someone is going through this much trouble to question our judgment, we probably deserve it. It can be galvanizing. I’ve made three appearances in C.J.’s column, and each time I’ve felt my ego be stripped away like old paint; pretense eviscerated. What grows back is new, thicker skin.



Keri Noble’s MN Bucket List

1.  I’ve never been to Valleyfair. What? How have I lived in Minnesota for 12 years and never been?

2.  The Guthrie offers acting classes. I used to be in theater in high school, and the Guthrie seems like a pretty perfect place to jump back in.

3.  Skydiving—if I think about it too long, I get super nervous. But there’s a great place called Westside Skydivers, based in Winsted, and if I decide I’m going to do it,  I’d probably do it there.

4.  I don’t know why I want to take an improv class, but I do, and it’ll be at the Brave New Workshop.

5.  If you can’t beat winter, join it, right? Well, snowshoeing (is that even how you say it?) looks like the perfect winter activity, and I’ve heard it’s a good workout.

6.  The Twin Cities PedalPub. It looks totally stupid. Which is why, at some point, I really need to do it.

7.  I’ve also never really been to the Minnesota Zoo. I’ve performed there, I’ve watched movies there, but I’ve never spent an afternoon hanging with the animals. Time to change that.

8.  I’d love to hike and maybe canoe the Boundary Waters. I just can’t get with the whole camping part. Are there hotels nearby?

9.  Going up in a hot-air balloon seems like a perfectly romantic thing to do, if you pick the right day.

10.  I haven’t visited any wineries in Minnesota, which, if you know me, would seem kind of surprising.
 

Keri Noble is a singer, a songwriter, a piano player, and co-host of the Cities 97 Morning Show.
 



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Sidewalk to Superior works by Marty Harris July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, second floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

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Hopkins Center for the Arts
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Hopkins, MN  55343
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Saint Paul, MN  55417
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14675 Martin Drive
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Sponsor: Southern Minnesota Wine Growers Association
Telephone: 651-555-5555
Contact Name: Keith Smiley
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Bring a few bottle of your homebrew to our St. Louis Park location to swap with other local home-brewers. Bottle by bottle, discover what other passionate brewers are making, and get some...

Cost: Free

Where:
5825 Excelsior Blvd, St Louis Park, MN 55416
, MN


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Learn the basics of making wine! This class will cover home wine making equipment, techniques and ingredients used and show you the process step-by-step. Questions encouraged.

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Brewer
1150 Grand Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55105
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Let’s get started! Learn how to brew with our knowledgeable staff in a small group environment. We’ll brew a batch of beer so you can visually see the process from beginning to end. This...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Brewer
6021 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55419
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Learn the step-by-step process to make great beer at home from our own Midwest Extract Kits. One of our knowledgeable brewers will walk you through the entire process from the boil to bottling...

Cost: Free

Where:
Midwest Supplies
5825 Excelsior Blvd, St Louis Park, MN 55416
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in West St. Paul hosts its 10th Annual Middle Eastern Festival on July 14th, 15th, and 16th, 2017.  Highlights include Middle Eastern cuisine, live...

Cost: FREE Admission

Where:
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
1250 Oakdale Avenue
West St. Paul, MN  55118
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Sponsor: St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
Telephone: 612 810-1077
Contact Name: Anne
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Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Telephone: 161-287-14907
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      These paintings are about colors we’ve all seen. Often we don’t register or remark on the beauty of colors but our eyes have taken them in. Color affects everything and is everywhere....

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408
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Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-840-3258
Contact Name: Marco C. Suemnick
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Stop by and visit Conductor Bud and his charming railroad garden. The railroad garden, located in Eagan, has free public open houses on the third Sunday of the month (June - September) from 1 - 4...

Cost: free

Where:
Lutz Railroad Garden
2960 Egan Avenue
Eagan, MN  55121
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Telephone: 651-454-3534
Contact Name: Bud Lutz
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Calling all country music fans! A Tribute to the Legendary Ladies of Country Music! Dolly, Loretta, Reba and More! Troupe America pays tribute to current and legendary country greats at the...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
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Telephone: 612-716-0556
Contact Name: Jennifer Weismann
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We are thrilled to announce the 11th Annual Twin Cities World Refugee Day Celebration! Refugees and other Minnesotans are invited to this FREE community event to celebrate the diverse gifts...

Cost: Free

Where:
Loring Park
1382 Willow St.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Twin Cities World Refugee Day
Telephone: 612-767-3687
Contact Name: Kelsey Henquinet
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In July, the Maplewood Area Historical Society (MAHS) brings theatrical entertainment with a side of hotdish to the Bruentrup Heritage Farm.  MAHS will present the family-friendly comedy trio, THE...

Cost: $15-$40

Where:
Bruentrup Heritage Farm
2170 County Road D East
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Maplewood Area Historical Society
Telephone: 952/454-7344
Contact Name: Joy Donley
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 Paul LaJeunesse is the first Artist-in-Residence in the DAI’s new Lincoln Park Craft District artist residency program, and he is creating a large-scale mural. The permanent, iconic image is...

Cost: f

Where:
Frost River & Greater Lincoln Park Neighborhood
1910 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN  55806
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Sponsor: Duluth Art Institute
Telephone: 218-733-7560
Contact Name: Duluth Art Institute
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Now celebrating 14 years of female empowerment through hilarious musical comedy, Menopause The Musical® has evolved as a “grassroots” movement of women who deal with life adjustments after 40...

Cost: $53, $43, $33

Where:
Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952-895-4680
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Weekend Salvage brings you uncommon Antique, Industrial and Vintage goods on the second and third full weekends of every month. Come and scoop up MCM furniture, Industrial patio items, medical wall...

Cost: 0

Where:
42nd and Grand Av S
4159 Grand Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55409
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Abbott Northwestern Foundation hopes Medicine Ball raises $1 million for mental health and addiction services.  One in five adults and one in five children in America live with a...

Cost: $500

Where:
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 S Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Abbott Northwestern Foundation
Telephone: 612-863-4612
Contact Name: Anne Langaard
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Free! Rain or Shine! There’s no one better than Barbette to pay homage to the national French celebration. For 14 years it’s been voila! As guests are transported to France for an afternoon...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barbette
1600 W Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Barbette
Telephone: 612-827-5710
Contact Name: Anne saxton
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Free! Rain or Shine! There’s no one better than Barbette to pay homage to the national French celebration. For 14 years it’s been voila! As guests are transported to France for an afternoon...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barbette
1600 W Lake St
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Barbette
Telephone: 612 827 5710
Contact Name: Anne Saxton
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Caribou Highlands Lodge in Lutsen, Minnesota is hosting their 7th Hopped Up Caribou Beer Festival July 14-16th! Go for the weekend or just for the day to talk with the head brewers and owners of...

Cost: See website

Where:
Caribou Highlands Lodge
371 Ski Hill Rd
Lutsen, MN  55612
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Where:
The Palace Theatre
, MN


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John Cafferty & Michael Antunes Beaver Brown Band "Eddie & The Cruisers - Motion Picture Soundtrack" The legendary "East Coast Rock'n'Roll" "On the Dark Side" “Tender Years” “Tough All...

Cost: $25 General Admission Open seating on lawn or patio $35 Reser

Where:
Sovereign Estate Winery
9950 N Shore Rd.
Waconia, MN  55387
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Sponsor: Sovereign Estate Wine
Telephone: 952-446-9957
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Now celebrating 14 years of female empowerment through hilarious musical comedy, Menopause The Musical® has evolved as a “grassroots” movement of women who deal with life adjustments after...

Cost: $53, $43, $33

Where:
Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952-895-4680
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Winner of the 1936 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Idiot’s Delight is a romantic commentary on greed, idealism, love, and the grim realities of war. An eccentric assortment of characters are stranded...

Cost: $60 - 21

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
Contact Name: Park Square Theatre
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Motown - The Musical

Cost: check options

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
, MN


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Eleven years ago, wealthy Nebraska businessman James Herrold unjustly threw his only son, Paul, out of the family business. Now he wants Nero Wolfe to find Paul so he can make amends. But what if...

Cost: $60 - 21

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
Contact Name: Park Square Theatre
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Marah in the Mainsail is performing at Icehouse with TabahCinematic is the word most often used to describe Marah in the Mainsail's sound. Precise yet primitive jungle drums set the stage for the...

Cost: $10

Where:
Icehouse
2528 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Contact Name: Christian

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Exhibiting Artist: Emily Donovan June 8 – July 30, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, June 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. “Nature provides us with ornaments that bloom in rich tones, brightening our...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Atrium Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Exhibiting Artists: Mary Bergherr and Laura Wennstrom June 30 - August 11, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, June 30, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Artist Talk: Tuesday July 25, 7:00 p.m.  Artists Mary...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Inez Greenberg Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Created by Elise Langer and Liz Schacterle with Director Jason Ballweber.  “Like a good picture book, the show is bursting with life and invention.”  (Jay Gabler, TC Daily Planet) Artistry...

Cost: $7

Where:
Artistry - Black Box Theater
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Sidewalk to Superior works by Marty Harris July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, second floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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f(l)ight works by Stephanie Bell July 13 - September 10 Charles D. Redepenning Gallery Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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Transported works by Greg Lecker July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, first floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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“Trolls” Ballet Camp June 19-22Dancers will enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls. Attendees...

Cost: $120-$170

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: academy of Russian Ballet
Telephone: 612 501 9208
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
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      FORT SNELLING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2017 UPPER POST TOURS       The Fort Snelling Foundation, a volunteer-based organization       dedicated to preserving the culture and...

Cost: Free, registration required

Where:
Historic Fort Snelling Upper Post
200 Tower Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55417
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Sponsor: Fort Snelling Foundation
Telephone: 651.964.9682
Contact Name: Todd Adler
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Come on over to Northern Clay Center to see our July Featured artists exhibition! 

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Open for the Season Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open for the eighth season This year's temporary exhibit will be on the tenth anniversary of...

Cost: $4/adult, $2/youth 5-18, Free under 5

Where:
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Telephone: 218-388-9915
Contact Name: Bonnie Schudy
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, April 13, 2017   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2017 second quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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You’ll soar from coast to coast over some of Canada’s most spectacular and iconic locations without even leaving Mall of America! Daily rides available from June 8 onwards. The FlyOver Canada...

Cost: Adults(13+) $16.95 Children: $12.95

Where:
FlyOver America
5120 Center Court
Bloomington, MN  55101
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Sponsor: FlyOver America
Telephone: 952-853-6000
Contact Name: Courtney Plante
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Two artists of the California Building, 2nd Floor will showcase new and timely work in a 2-person exhibition in the on2gallery during July and August of 2017. Brenda Litman exhibits abstract...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
on2gallery
California Building, 2nd Floor

2205 California Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55418
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Sponsor: California Building
Telephone: 434-250-0261
Contact Name: Farida Hughes
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Free YouthSpark Summer Camps for kids ages 6 and older teach digital skills and build confidence with computer science and technologies needed as a 21st-century learner. From learning to code games...

Cost: Free

Where:
Microsoft Store Mall of America
162 South Ave
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Sponsor: Microsoft Store Mall of America
Telephone: 952-487-7372
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Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
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Make the most of your lunch hour at Encourage Her Network. We bring quality women together for great networking that always supports a good cause. Our community attracts a diverse group of women of...

Cost: $30 for Members

Where:
Hyatt Regency Hotel
3200 East 81st Street
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Sponsor: Media Relations Agency
Telephone: 952-697-5218
Contact Name: Shannon Johnson

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Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Telephone: 161-287-14907
Website »

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      These paintings are about colors we’ve all seen. Often we don’t register or remark on the beauty of colors but our eyes have taken them in. Color affects everything and is everywhere....

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408
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Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-840-3258
Contact Name: Marco C. Suemnick
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MacPhail’s 55 summer camps for ages 3-adult provide fun and unique learning opportunities to explore music and develop skills in a creative surrounding. Offerings range from Sing, Play,...

Cost: $160-$535

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music
501 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Telephone: 612-321-0100
Contact Name: MacPhail Center for Music
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Abbott Northwestern Foundation hopes Medicine Ball raises $1 million for mental health and addiction services.  One in five adults and one in five children in America live with a...

Cost: $500

Where:
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 S Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Abbott Northwestern Foundation
Telephone: 612-863-4612
Contact Name: Anne Langaard
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Whether you're a beginner or advanced archer, join the experts from A-1 Archery to advance your skills. New comers will learn archery basics, safety, and technique; participants with existing...

Cost: $39/person for all three lessons $15/person for a drop-in lesson

Where:
Lake Elmo Park Reserve
1515 Keats Ave N
Lake Elmo, MN  55042
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
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Exhibiting Artist: Emily Donovan June 8 – July 30, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, June 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. “Nature provides us with ornaments that bloom in rich tones, brightening our...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Atrium Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
Website »

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Exhibiting Artists: Mary Bergherr and Laura Wennstrom June 30 - August 11, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, June 30, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Artist Talk: Tuesday July 25, 7:00 p.m.  Artists Mary...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Inez Greenberg Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Created by Elise Langer and Liz Schacterle with Director Jason Ballweber.  “Like a good picture book, the show is bursting with life and invention.”  (Jay Gabler, TC Daily Planet) Artistry...

Cost: $7

Where:
Artistry - Black Box Theater
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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f(l)ight works by Stephanie Bell July 13 - September 10 Charles D. Redepenning Gallery Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
View map »


Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
Website »

More information

Transported works by Greg Lecker July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, first floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
View map »


Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
Website »

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Sidewalk to Superior works by Marty Harris July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, second floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
View map »


Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
Website »

More information

“Trolls” Ballet Camp June 19-22Dancers will enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls. Attendees...

Cost: $120-$170

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
View map »


Sponsor: academy of Russian Ballet
Telephone: 612 501 9208
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
Website »

More information

      FORT SNELLING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2017 UPPER POST TOURS       The Fort Snelling Foundation, a volunteer-based organization       dedicated to preserving the culture and...

Cost: Free, registration required

Where:
Historic Fort Snelling Upper Post
200 Tower Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55417
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Sponsor: Fort Snelling Foundation
Telephone: 651.964.9682
Contact Name: Todd Adler
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Meet the challenge on the ropes course this summer! Travel from tower to tower over wires and wooden boards to reach the zip-line and enjoy the best view of SE Minnesota! This confidence building...

Cost: $25 per person

Where:
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
28097 Goodview Drive
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
Telephone: 507-467-2437
Contact Name: Bridget Tonne
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Come on over to Northern Clay Center to see our July Featured artists exhibition! 

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
View map »

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Open for the Season Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open for the eighth season This year's temporary exhibit will be on the tenth anniversary of...

Cost: $4/adult, $2/youth 5-18, Free under 5

Where:
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Telephone: 218-388-9915
Contact Name: Bonnie Schudy
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Since 1976, Penumbra Theatre has ignited dialogue and social action in the Twin Cities and beyond by presenting original, compelling works grounded in the history of African American artistic...

Cost: Included with $6-12 museum admission

Where:
Minnesota History Center
345 W. Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-259-3015
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
View map »


Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
Website »

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You’ll soar from coast to coast over some of Canada’s most spectacular and iconic locations without even leaving Mall of America! Daily rides available from June 8 onwards. The FlyOver Canada...

Cost: Adults(13+) $16.95 Children: $12.95

Where:
FlyOver America
5120 Center Court
Bloomington, MN  55101
View map »


Sponsor: FlyOver America
Telephone: 952-853-6000
Contact Name: Courtney Plante
Website »

More information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, April 13, 2017   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2017 second quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
View map »


Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
Website »

More information

Two artists of the California Building, 2nd Floor will showcase new and timely work in a 2-person exhibition in the on2gallery during July and August of 2017. Brenda Litman exhibits abstract...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
on2gallery
California Building, 2nd Floor

2205 California Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55418
View map »


Sponsor: California Building
Telephone: 434-250-0261
Contact Name: Farida Hughes
Website »

More information

Free YouthSpark Summer Camps for kids ages 6 and older teach digital skills and build confidence with computer science and technologies needed as a 21st-century learner. From learning to code games...

Cost: Free

Where:
Microsoft Store Mall of America
162 South Ave
Bloomington, MN  55425
View map »


Sponsor: Microsoft Store Mall of America
Telephone: 952-487-7372
Website »

More information

Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
Website »

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 Adventure into art with free demonstrations and art making experiences this summer. Each week find yourself immersed in creativity! Get inspired and messy with us under the Duluth Depot canopy...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duluth Art Institute
506 W Michigan St
Duluth, MN  55802
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Sponsor: Duluth Art Institute
Telephone: 218-723-1310
Contact Name: Amy Varsek
Website »

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Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
View map »


Telephone: 161-287-14907
Website »

More information

      These paintings are about colors we’ve all seen. Often we don’t register or remark on the beauty of colors but our eyes have taken them in. Color affects everything and is everywhere....

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408
View map »


Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-840-3258
Contact Name: Marco C. Suemnick
Website »

More information

MacPhail’s 55 summer camps for ages 3-adult provide fun and unique learning opportunities to explore music and develop skills in a creative surrounding. Offerings range from Sing, Play,...

Cost: $160-$535

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music
501 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
View map »


Telephone: 612-321-0100
Contact Name: MacPhail Center for Music
Website »

More information

Abbott Northwestern Foundation hopes Medicine Ball raises $1 million for mental health and addiction services.  One in five adults and one in five children in America live with a...

Cost: $500

Where:
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 S Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Abbott Northwestern Foundation
Telephone: 612-863-4612
Contact Name: Anne Langaard
Website »

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In what has become a regular tradition, the global Songs of Hope performance company of youth from countries worldwide is returning to Chatfield for a new concert at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, July 18, in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Chatfield Center for the Arts
405 Main St S
Chatfield, MN  55923
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Sponsor: Chatfield Booster Club

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Cost: check options

Where:
Weesner Family Amphitheater
, MN


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Exhibiting Artist: Emily Donovan June 8 – July 30, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, June 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. “Nature provides us with ornaments that bloom in rich tones, brightening our...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Atrium Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Created by Elise Langer and Liz Schacterle with Director Jason Ballweber.  “Like a good picture book, the show is bursting with life and invention.”  (Jay Gabler, TC Daily Planet) Artistry...

Cost: $7

Where:
Artistry - Black Box Theater
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Exhibiting Artists: Mary Bergherr and Laura Wennstrom June 30 - August 11, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, June 30, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Artist Talk: Tuesday July 25, 7:00 p.m.  Artists Mary...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Inez Greenberg Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Sidewalk to Superior works by Marty Harris July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, second floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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Transported works by Greg Lecker July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, first floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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f(l)ight works by Stephanie Bell July 13 - September 10 Charles D. Redepenning Gallery Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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      FORT SNELLING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2017 UPPER POST TOURS       The Fort Snelling Foundation, a volunteer-based organization       dedicated to preserving the culture and...

Cost: Free, registration required

Where:
Historic Fort Snelling Upper Post
200 Tower Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55417
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Sponsor: Fort Snelling Foundation
Telephone: 651.964.9682
Contact Name: Todd Adler
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“Trolls” Ballet Camp June 19-22Dancers will enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls. Attendees...

Cost: $120-$170

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: academy of Russian Ballet
Telephone: 612 501 9208
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
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1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover...

Cost: FREE

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 W 4th St
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: James J. Hill Center
Telephone: 651 265 5500
Contact Name: Maggie Smith
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Open for the Season Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open for the eighth season This year's temporary exhibit will be on the tenth anniversary of...

Cost: $4/adult, $2/youth 5-18, Free under 5

Where:
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Telephone: 218-388-9915
Contact Name: Bonnie Schudy
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, April 13, 2017   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2017 second quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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You’ll soar from coast to coast over some of Canada’s most spectacular and iconic locations without even leaving Mall of America! Daily rides available from June 8 onwards. The FlyOver Canada...

Cost: Adults(13+) $16.95 Children: $12.95

Where:
FlyOver America
5120 Center Court
Bloomington, MN  55101
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Sponsor: FlyOver America
Telephone: 952-853-6000
Contact Name: Courtney Plante
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Since 1976, Penumbra Theatre has ignited dialogue and social action in the Twin Cities and beyond by presenting original, compelling works grounded in the history of African American artistic...

Cost: Included with $6-12 museum admission

Where:
Minnesota History Center
345 W. Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-259-3015
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Two artists of the California Building, 2nd Floor will showcase new and timely work in a 2-person exhibition in the on2gallery during July and August of 2017. Brenda Litman exhibits abstract...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
on2gallery
California Building, 2nd Floor

2205 California Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55418
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Sponsor: California Building
Telephone: 434-250-0261
Contact Name: Farida Hughes
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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Come on over to Northern Clay Center to see our July Featured artists exhibition! 

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
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Free YouthSpark Summer Camps for kids ages 6 and older teach digital skills and build confidence with computer science and technologies needed as a 21st-century learner. From learning to code games...

Cost: Free

Where:
Microsoft Store Mall of America
162 South Ave
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Sponsor: Microsoft Store Mall of America
Telephone: 952-487-7372
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Half of every total check at all Minnesota Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants on Wednesday, July 19, can benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) chapter supporting patients in Minnesota. ...

Cost: N/A

Where:
all Minnesota Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants
, MN


Sponsor: Chipotle Mexican Grill

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You won't want to miss our popular Speakers Speed Showcase! Hear from a wide variety of experts on business-related topics that will inspire you to take action right away and add to your business...

Cost: Tickets: $34 for WIN Members, $54 for Non-Members; Plated lunch included

Where:
The Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN  55427
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Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Telephone: 161-287-14907
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      These paintings are about colors we’ve all seen. Often we don’t register or remark on the beauty of colors but our eyes have taken them in. Color affects everything and is everywhere....

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408
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Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-840-3258
Contact Name: Marco C. Suemnick
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Innocent is a local Rasta man whose music balances both reggae and his Tanzanian roots. He has produced five albums, and has traveled the United States sharing his love of music. His message is...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Northrop Plaza
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Calling all country music fans! A Tribute to the Legendary Ladies of Country Music! Dolly, Loretta, Reba and More! Troupe America pays tribute to current and legendary country greats at the...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
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Telephone: 612-716-0556
Contact Name: Jennifer Weismann
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MacPhail’s 55 summer camps for ages 3-adult provide fun and unique learning opportunities to explore music and develop skills in a creative surrounding. Offerings range from Sing, Play,...

Cost: $160-$535

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music
501 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Telephone: 612-321-0100
Contact Name: MacPhail Center for Music
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Abbott Northwestern Foundation hopes Medicine Ball raises $1 million for mental health and addiction services.  One in five adults and one in five children in America live with a...

Cost: $500

Where:
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 S Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Abbott Northwestern Foundation
Telephone: 612-863-4612
Contact Name: Anne Langaard
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Visitors will celebrate the Gunflint Trail Canoe Races 40th Anniversary at the Gunflint Lodge Waterfront: 143 S Gunflint Lk, Grand Marais, MN 55604 on the evening of Wednesday, July 19.  The...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Gunflint Lodge Waterfront
143 S Gunflint Lk Rd
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Visit Cook County
Telephone: 218-387-2788
Contact Name: Katie Krantz
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RAW is an indie arts organization specializing in spotlighting local emerging talent in 65 cities worldwide. Minneapolis is a cultural hotspot for creatives. Many are seemingly hidden in the...

Cost: $22 presale / $30 door

Where:
The Pourhouse
10 S 5th St #11
Minneapolis, MN  55402
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Please join Carrousel Travel for a free informational Travel Forum featuring Lindblad Expeditions and Natural Habitat Adventures. You will have the opportunity to meet representatives from both of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
1225 Estabrook Dr
St. Paul, MN  55103
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Sponsor: Carrousel Travel
Telephone: 612-866-2503
Contact Name: Kelly Raines
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Join Reach for Resources for a Bean Bag Tournament at The Big 10 Restaurant in Hopkins to celebrate our 5th Annual Summer Gala. Each person will receive a picnic buffet dinner and entry into the...

Cost: $25 pre-registration/$35 at the door

Where:
Big 10 Restaurant & Bar
1106 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Reach for Resources, Inc.
Telephone: 952-393-6492
Contact Name: Andrea Paulet
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Enjoy some of the Twin Cities' best performers live and outdoors this summer! Grab your family and friends and a blanket or lawn chair, and join us in the courtyard between American Eagle and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Woodbury Lakes Shopping Center
9020 Hudson Road
Woodbury , MN  55125
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Join us for this special River City Revue, Murder on the Mississippi. Part social event, part theater production, and all aboard the Jonathan Padelford! Cruise down the Mississippi National River...

Cost: $15 - $18

Where:
Harriet Island
205 Doctor Justus Ohage Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN  55107
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Sponsor: Mississippi Park Connection
Telephone: 651-291-8164
Contact Name: Alora K. Jones
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Milkweed Books Presents: Harmony Holiday, Erin Sharkey, and D. Allen Wednesday, July 19th | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Open Book Building | Target Performance Hall, Second Floor Join us to celebrate the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Milkweed Editions
1011 Washington Ave. S.
Open Book Building, Target Performance Hall
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Milkweed Editions
Telephone: (612) 215-2540
Contact Name: Daley Farr
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RAW is an indie arts organization specializing in spotlighting local emerging talent in 65 cities worldwide. Minneapolis is a cultural hotspot for creatives. Many are seemingly hidden in the...

Cost: $22 presale / $30 door

Where:
The Pourhouse
10 S 5th St #11
Minneapolis, MN  55402
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Milkweed Books Presents: Harmony Holiday, Erin Sharkey, and D. Allen Wednesday, July 19th | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Open Book Building | Target Performance Hall, Second Floor Join us to celebrate the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Milkweed Editions
1011 Washington Ave. S.
Open Book Building, Target Performance Hall
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Milkweed Editions
Telephone: (612) 215-2540
Contact Name: Daley Farr
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Kimberly Brown Live at Town Green is a community, outdoor concert with Kimberly Brown, her talented singers, and her phenomenal band. Come out and enjoy live music and great fellowship! This event...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Green Park
7991 Main Street
Maple Grove, MN
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Sponsor: City of Maple Grove
Telephone: (763) 458-1107
Contact Name: Kimberly Brown
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Cantus - Songs of Travel Wednesday July 19, 7 p.m. Cantus, acclaimed as “the premier men’s vocal ensemble in the United States” (Fanfare), performs Songs of Travel in a special concert at...

Cost: $10-20

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Eleven years ago, wealthy Nebraska businessman James Herrold unjustly threw his only son, Paul, out of the family business. Now he wants Nero Wolfe to find Paul so he can make amends. But what if...

Cost: $60 - 21

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
Contact Name: Park Square Theatre
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Cost: check options

Where:
Weesner Family Amphitheater
, MN


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Exhibiting Artists: Mary Bergherr and Laura Wennstrom June 30 - August 11, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, June 30, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Artist Talk: Tuesday July 25, 7:00 p.m.  Artists Mary...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Inez Greenberg Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Exhibiting Artist: Emily Donovan June 8 – July 30, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, June 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. “Nature provides us with ornaments that bloom in rich tones, brightening our...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Atrium Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Created by Elise Langer and Liz Schacterle with Director Jason Ballweber.  “Like a good picture book, the show is bursting with life and invention.”  (Jay Gabler, TC Daily Planet) Artistry...

Cost: $7

Where:
Artistry - Black Box Theater
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Sidewalk to Superior works by Marty Harris July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, second floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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f(l)ight works by Stephanie Bell July 13 - September 10 Charles D. Redepenning Gallery Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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Transported works by Greg Lecker July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, first floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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      FORT SNELLING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2017 UPPER POST TOURS       The Fort Snelling Foundation, a volunteer-based organization       dedicated to preserving the culture and...

Cost: Free, registration required

Where:
Historic Fort Snelling Upper Post
200 Tower Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55417
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Sponsor: Fort Snelling Foundation
Telephone: 651.964.9682
Contact Name: Todd Adler
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Gather your friends to explore the Washington County Parks Trail system at Lake Elmo Park Reserve!1-hour hikes involve a warm-up and fitness challenges along the way. Trails are a mix of turf,...

Cost: Free (w/ valid vehicle permit)

Where:
Lake Elmo Park Reserve
1515 Keats Ave N
Lake Elmo , MN  55042
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
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“Trolls” Ballet Camp June 19-22Dancers will enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls. Attendees...

Cost: $120-$170

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: academy of Russian Ballet
Telephone: 612 501 9208
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
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Two artists of the California Building, 2nd Floor will showcase new and timely work in a 2-person exhibition in the on2gallery during July and August of 2017. Brenda Litman exhibits abstract...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
on2gallery
California Building, 2nd Floor

2205 California Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55418
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Sponsor: California Building
Telephone: 434-250-0261
Contact Name: Farida Hughes
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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Come on over to Northern Clay Center to see our July Featured artists exhibition! 

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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You’ll soar from coast to coast over some of Canada’s most spectacular and iconic locations without even leaving Mall of America! Daily rides available from June 8 onwards. The FlyOver Canada...

Cost: Adults(13+) $16.95 Children: $12.95

Where:
FlyOver America
5120 Center Court
Bloomington, MN  55101
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Sponsor: FlyOver America
Telephone: 952-853-6000
Contact Name: Courtney Plante
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Since 1976, Penumbra Theatre has ignited dialogue and social action in the Twin Cities and beyond by presenting original, compelling works grounded in the history of African American artistic...

Cost: Included with $6-12 museum admission

Where:
Minnesota History Center
345 W. Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-259-3015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, April 13, 2017   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2017 second quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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Open for the Season Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open for the eighth season This year's temporary exhibit will be on the tenth anniversary of...

Cost: $4/adult, $2/youth 5-18, Free under 5

Where:
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Telephone: 218-388-9915
Contact Name: Bonnie Schudy
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Free YouthSpark Summer Camps for kids ages 6 and older teach digital skills and build confidence with computer science and technologies needed as a 21st-century learner. From learning to code games...

Cost: Free

Where:
Microsoft Store Mall of America
162 South Ave
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Sponsor: Microsoft Store Mall of America
Telephone: 952-487-7372
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Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
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Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Telephone: 161-287-14907
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      These paintings are about colors we’ve all seen. Often we don’t register or remark on the beauty of colors but our eyes have taken them in. Color affects everything and is everywhere....

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408
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Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-840-3258
Contact Name: Marco C. Suemnick
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Gallery Hours: Tues - Sat, 12-5 p.m.On View: July 20 - September 1, 2017Opening Reception: Thursday, July 20, 5-8 p.m. Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce its first Plein Air...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Calling all country music fans! A Tribute to the Legendary Ladies of Country Music! Dolly, Loretta, Reba and More! Troupe America pays tribute to current and legendary country greats at the...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
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Telephone: 612-716-0556
Contact Name: Jennifer Weismann
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MacPhail’s 55 summer camps for ages 3-adult provide fun and unique learning opportunities to explore music and develop skills in a creative surrounding. Offerings range from Sing, Play,...

Cost: $160-$535

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music
501 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Telephone: 612-321-0100
Contact Name: MacPhail Center for Music
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Abbott Northwestern Foundation hopes Medicine Ball raises $1 million for mental health and addiction services.  One in five adults and one in five children in America live with a...

Cost: $500

Where:
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 S Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Abbott Northwestern Foundation
Telephone: 612-863-4612
Contact Name: Anne Langaard
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The Candid Canines Film Fest is a free, family-friendly celebration of dogs! Join us for a film showcasing dogs being super sweet, silly, smart and oh so talented. Video clips submitted by dog...

Cost: Free

Where:
Target Field Station
5th St. N. and 5th Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Telephone: 763-331-3000
Contact Name: Ashley Mondor
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Event Description:  Reach for Ralph, Hammer Residences’ Annual Summer Fundraiser benefiting adults and children with developmental disabilities.  Enjoy a casual atmosphere, dinner, auctions,...

Cost: $75

Where:
Earle Brown Center
6155 Earle Brown Drive
Brooklyn Center, MN  55430
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Sponsor: Hammer Residences Inc.
Telephone: 952-345-0115
Contact Name: Ginger Venable
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Join us for the Artist Reception of Kristine Fretheim's exhibition, "Seeing with Fresh Eyes." This free event offers hosted appetizers and a cash bar. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!About the Artist:Growing up...

Cost: Free!

Where:
The Woman's Club of Minneapolis
410 Oak Grove Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: The Woman's Club of Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-813-5300

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Are you a foodie who loves taking pictures of your food to share with friends and followers on Instagram? Join FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar – Mall of America as they host an...

Cost: $25 + tax and gratuity

Where:
FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar Mall of Americ
2100 Killebrew Dr
Bloomington, MN  55425
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MINNEAPOLIS (July 2017) – Guest Chef, Everton Clarke is paying the Cooks of Crocus Hills St. Paul kitchen a visit to showcase culinary masterpieces from JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of...

Cost: $65

Where:
Cooks of Crocus Hill
877 Grand Avenue
Hill St. Paul, MN  55015
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NorthGate Brewing is excited to present Trivia Mafia, every Thursday night at its taproom in Northeast Minneapolis. Bring your friends, form teams, and show off your knowledge. 

Cost: Free

Where:
NorthGate Brewing Company
783 Harding St NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: NorthGate Brewing Company
Telephone: 612-354-2858
Contact Name: NorthGate Brewing
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Experience SUP on Lake St. Croix at the confluence of the St. Croix and Mississippi Rivers!Class size is limited and registration is required for all SUP programs; participants must be 14-plus...

Cost: $30/ person

Where:
Point Douglas Regional Park
14741 Point Douglas Dr. S.
Hastings, MN  55033
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Sponsor: Washington County
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Carmen Lundy will be performing 2 shows at the Dakota Jazz Club on July 20th, at 7:00pm and 9:00pm.  7pm show $30-35; 9pm show $20-25 ​Carmen Lundy began her professional career in Miami, FL...

Cost: 7pm show $30-35; 9pm show $20-25

Where:
Dakota Jazz Club
1010 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Jonathan Thunder is a painter and digital media artist who was born on the Red Lake Reservation, raised in Minneapolis, and studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico...

Cost: Free

Where:
Teatro Zuccone
222 E Superior St.
Duluth, MN  55802
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Sponsor: Duluth Art Institute
Telephone: 218-733-7560
Contact Name: Duluth Art Institute
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Winner of the 1936 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Idiot’s Delight is a romantic commentary on greed, idealism, love, and the grim realities of war. An eccentric assortment of characters are stranded...

Cost: $60 - 21

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
Contact Name: Park Square Theatre
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Eleven years ago, wealthy Nebraska businessman James Herrold unjustly threw his only son, Paul, out of the family business. Now he wants Nero Wolfe to find Paul so he can make amends. But what if...

Cost: $60 - 21

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
Contact Name: Park Square Theatre
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In a time when facts may be flimsy and arch-rivals are formed on social media every day, society has turned to a band of super-comedians to make us laugh with some non-stop, live-action...

Cost: $25-$36

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
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Thursdays on First & 3rd Summer Market & Music Festival is a weekly outdoor market of over 100 art, craft and food vendors and live entertainment every Thursday throughout the summer. Thursdays...

Cost: Free

Where:
Thursdays on First & 3rd
1st Ave SW/Peace Plaza
Rochester, MN  55901
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Sponsor: Rochester Downtown Alliance
Telephone: 507-216-9882
Contact Name: Abby Slick
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Exhibiting Artists: Mary Bergherr and Laura Wennstrom June 30 - August 11, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, June 30, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Artist Talk: Tuesday July 25, 7:00 p.m.  Artists Mary...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Inez Greenberg Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Exhibiting Artist: Emily Donovan June 8 – July 30, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, June 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. “Nature provides us with ornaments that bloom in rich tones, brightening our...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Atrium Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Created by Elise Langer and Liz Schacterle with Director Jason Ballweber.  “Like a good picture book, the show is bursting with life and invention.”  (Jay Gabler, TC Daily Planet) Artistry...

Cost: $7

Where:
Artistry - Black Box Theater
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Transported works by Greg Lecker July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, first floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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Sidewalk to Superior works by Marty Harris July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, second floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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f(l)ight works by Stephanie Bell July 13 - September 10 Charles D. Redepenning Gallery Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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      FORT SNELLING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2017 UPPER POST TOURS       The Fort Snelling Foundation, a volunteer-based organization       dedicated to preserving the culture and...

Cost: Free, registration required

Where:
Historic Fort Snelling Upper Post
200 Tower Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55417
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Sponsor: Fort Snelling Foundation
Telephone: 651.964.9682
Contact Name: Todd Adler
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“Trolls” Ballet Camp June 19-22Dancers will enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls. Attendees...

Cost: $120-$170

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: academy of Russian Ballet
Telephone: 612 501 9208
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
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Since 1976, Penumbra Theatre has ignited dialogue and social action in the Twin Cities and beyond by presenting original, compelling works grounded in the history of African American artistic...

Cost: Included with $6-12 museum admission

Where:
Minnesota History Center
345 W. Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-259-3015
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Open for the Season Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open for the eighth season This year's temporary exhibit will be on the tenth anniversary of...

Cost: $4/adult, $2/youth 5-18, Free under 5

Where:
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Telephone: 218-388-9915
Contact Name: Bonnie Schudy
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You’ll soar from coast to coast over some of Canada’s most spectacular and iconic locations without even leaving Mall of America! Daily rides available from June 8 onwards. The FlyOver Canada...

Cost: Adults(13+) $16.95 Children: $12.95

Where:
FlyOver America
5120 Center Court
Bloomington, MN  55101
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Sponsor: FlyOver America
Telephone: 952-853-6000
Contact Name: Courtney Plante
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, April 13, 2017   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2017 second quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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Two artists of the California Building, 2nd Floor will showcase new and timely work in a 2-person exhibition in the on2gallery during July and August of 2017. Brenda Litman exhibits abstract...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
on2gallery
California Building, 2nd Floor

2205 California Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55418
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Sponsor: California Building
Telephone: 434-250-0261
Contact Name: Farida Hughes
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Come on over to Northern Clay Center to see our July Featured artists exhibition! 

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
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Free YouthSpark Summer Camps for kids ages 6 and older teach digital skills and build confidence with computer science and technologies needed as a 21st-century learner. From learning to code games...

Cost: Free

Where:
Microsoft Store Mall of America
162 South Ave
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Sponsor: Microsoft Store Mall of America
Telephone: 952-487-7372
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The Lowertown Blues and Funk Festival returns to Mears Park with a night of soul and funk on Friday, July 21, followed by a day of blues on Saturday, July 21. It’s the Twin Cities' largest, free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mears Park
221 East 5th Street
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Telephone: 161-287-14907
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      These paintings are about colors we’ve all seen. Often we don’t register or remark on the beauty of colors but our eyes have taken them in. Color affects everything and is everywhere....

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408
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Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-840-3258
Contact Name: Marco C. Suemnick
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Gallery Hours: Tues - Sat, 12-5 p.m.On View: July 20 - September 1, 2017Opening Reception: Thursday, July 20, 5-8 p.m. Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce its first Plein Air...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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MacPhail’s 55 summer camps for ages 3-adult provide fun and unique learning opportunities to explore music and develop skills in a creative surrounding. Offerings range from Sing, Play,...

Cost: $160-$535

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music
501 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Telephone: 612-321-0100
Contact Name: MacPhail Center for Music
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The Lyngblomsten Mid-Summer Festival is a day to celebrate how Lyngblomsten is promoting artistic exploration, wellness, and lifelong learning for older adults 365 days a year.  Day includes arts...

Cost: Admission is free

Where:
Lyngblomsten
1415 Almond Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55108
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Sponsor: Lyngblomsten
Telephone: (651) 632-5318
Contact Name: Andrea Lewandoski
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Weekend Salvage brings you uncommon Antique, Industrial and Vintage goods on the second and third full weekends of every month. Come and scoop up MCM furniture, Industrial patio items, medical wall...

Cost: 0

Where:
42nd and Grand Av S
4159 Grand Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55409
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Abbott Northwestern Foundation hopes Medicine Ball raises $1 million for mental health and addiction services.  One in five adults and one in five children in America live with a...

Cost: $500

Where:
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 S Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Abbott Northwestern Foundation
Telephone: 612-863-4612
Contact Name: Anne Langaard
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The Spirit of the Lakes Festival is a festival "By the Community, For the Community."  It is a two-day event with live music, a parade, an art festival, Mini Putt by the Bay, great food,...

Cost: free!

Where:
Surfside Park and Beach
5801 Bartlett Blvd
Mound, MN  55364
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Sponsor: Spirit of the Lakes Festival
Telephone: 612-644-9537
Contact Name: Gwen Wood
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The fourth annual North Shore Water Festival (NSWF) in Grand Marais offers visitors a chance to get wet and participate in water activities and more on Friday, July 21 - Sunday, July 23, 2017 in...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply
22 East 1st St
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Visit Cook County
Telephone: 218-387-2788
Contact Name: Katie Krantz

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Garbage and 2005's Bleed Like Me, the latter of which earned the band its highest chart position with a No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. After a 7-year hiatus, the band released their...

Cost: $65 & $99

Where:
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard
Prior Lake, MN  55372
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In July, the Maplewood Area Historical Society (MAHS) brings theatrical entertainment with a side of hotdish to the Bruentrup Heritage Farm.  MAHS will present the family-friendly comedy trio, THE...

Cost: $15-$40

Where:
Bruentrup Heritage Farm
2170 County Road D East
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Maplewood Area Historical Society
Telephone: 952/454-7344
Contact Name: Joy Donley
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The Minnesota Sinfonia is a professional, non-profit chamber orchestra offering free-admission concerts and educational programs in and around the Twin Cities. All programs are accessible and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lake Harriet Band Shell
4135 W. Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis, MN
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Sponsor: MN Sinfonia
Telephone: 612-871-1701
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Eleven years ago, wealthy Nebraska businessman James Herrold unjustly threw his only son, Paul, out of the family business. Now he wants Nero Wolfe to find Paul so he can make amends. But what if...

Cost: $60 - 21

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
Contact Name: Park Square Theatre
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The Upsala Upstage Players community theatre group are proud to present the underwater adventure of "The Little Mermaid" on Friday, July 21, Saturday, July 22, and Monday, July 24 at 7:30 pm and...

Cost: $10 adults and $8 seniors/students

Where:
Upsala High School auditorium
415 Main St
Upsala, MN  56384
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Sponsor: Upsala Upstage Players
Telephone: 320-573-4965
Contact Name: Leonice
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Winner of the 1936 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Idiot’s Delight is a romantic commentary on greed, idealism, love, and the grim realities of war. An eccentric assortment of characters are stranded...

Cost: $60 - 21

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
Contact Name: Park Square Theatre
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Cost: check options

Where:
Xcel Energy Center
, MN


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In a time when facts may be flimsy and arch-rivals are formed on social media every day, society has turned to a band of super-comedians to make us laugh with some non-stop, live-action...

Cost: $25-$36

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
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Minnesota’s first stand-up comedy showcase style club opened May 7, 2016. Royal Comedy Theatre is located on Mainstreet in Hopkins, a suburb ten minutes west of Minneapolis with small town charm....

Cost: $20 / $15 Early Bird

Where:
Royal Comedy Theatre
809 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Royal Comedy Theatre
Telephone: 612-666-0809
Contact Name: Mike Edlavitch
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About the show: Each month a different local musician or group performs their original music, then local improv group The Local Music Scene use the lyrics as inspiration to create improvised...

Cost: $8 in advance, $10 at door

Where:
Bryant Lake Bowl Theater
810 W Lake St
Minneapolis, MN
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Exhibiting Artists: Mary Bergherr and Laura Wennstrom June 30 - August 11, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, June 30, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Artist Talk: Tuesday July 25, 7:00 p.m.  Artists Mary...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Inez Greenberg Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Created by Elise Langer and Liz Schacterle with Director Jason Ballweber.  “Like a good picture book, the show is bursting with life and invention.”  (Jay Gabler, TC Daily Planet) Artistry...

Cost: $7

Where:
Artistry - Black Box Theater
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Exhibiting Artist: Emily Donovan June 8 – July 30, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, June 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. “Nature provides us with ornaments that bloom in rich tones, brightening our...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Atrium Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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f(l)ight works by Stephanie Bell July 13 - September 10 Charles D. Redepenning Gallery Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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Participants visiting Honest Tea's pop-ups will have a chance to submit a #RefreshinglyHonest moment as currency in exchange for a bottle of Honest Tea.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hennepin County Government Center South Plaza
300 South 6th St
Minneapolis, MN  55487
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Sponsor: Honest Tea
Telephone: 212-539-3214
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Transported works by Greg Lecker July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, first floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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Sidewalk to Superior works by Marty Harris July 13 - September 10 Lobby Gallery, second floor Opening reception: July 14, 6-8pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Hopkins Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-548-6487
Contact Name: Lynn Anderson
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“Trolls” Ballet Camp June 19-22Dancers will enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls. Attendees...

Cost: $120-$170

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: academy of Russian Ballet
Telephone: 612 501 9208
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
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Painting Workshop by Carl OltvedtJuly 22 & 23, 9 am-4 pmHyland Lake Park Reserve | $200Well-known landscape painter Carl Oltvedt will guide students in plein air technique. Students will learn how...

Cost: $200

Where:
Hyland Lake Park Reserve
10145 Bush Lake Road
Bloomington, MN  55438
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
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      FORT SNELLING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2017 UPPER POST TOURS       The Fort Snelling Foundation, a volunteer-based organization       dedicated to preserving the culture and...

Cost: Free, registration required

Where:
Historic Fort Snelling Upper Post
200 Tower Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55417
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Sponsor: Fort Snelling Foundation
Telephone: 651.964.9682
Contact Name: Todd Adler
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Come on over to Northern Clay Center to see our July Featured artists exhibition! 

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Open for the Season Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open for the eighth season This year's temporary exhibit will be on the tenth anniversary of...

Cost: $4/adult, $2/youth 5-18, Free under 5

Where:
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Telephone: 218-388-9915
Contact Name: Bonnie Schudy
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Meet the challenge on the ropes course this summer! Travel from tower to tower over wires and wooden boards to reach the zip-line and enjoy the best view of SE Minnesota! This confidence building...

Cost: $25 per person

Where:
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
28097 Goodview Drive
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
Telephone: 507-467-2437
Contact Name: Bridget Tonne
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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A workshop for anyone curious about basic mold making. Demystify the plaster process with former Fogelberg Resident Joshua Woof. Learn how to make your own open-face press molds or sprig molds by...

Cost: $65.00

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Since 1976, Penumbra Theatre has ignited dialogue and social action in the Twin Cities and beyond by presenting original, compelling works grounded in the history of African American artistic...

Cost: Included with $6-12 museum admission

Where:
Minnesota History Center
345 W. Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-259-3015
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You’ll soar from coast to coast over some of Canada’s most spectacular and iconic locations without even leaving Mall of America! Daily rides available from June 8 onwards. The FlyOver Canada...

Cost: Adults(13+) $16.95 Children: $12.95

Where:
FlyOver America
5120 Center Court
Bloomington, MN  55101
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Sponsor: FlyOver America
Telephone: 952-853-6000
Contact Name: Courtney Plante
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Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
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Learn the tricks to making great fruit wines from your backyard harvest. Our experts will walk you through all the steps to make a great batch of wine from fruit preparation through bottling. We'll...

Cost: Free

Where:
Midwest Supplies
5825 Excelsior Blvd, St Louis Park, MN 55416
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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JOIN US FOR OUR GRAND OPENING AT THE MAPLEWOOD MAll! Come see our new whimsical party venue at the Maplewood Mall. The first 10 kids get a Free Mini-Makeover from one of our Royal Guests. You...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Maplewood Mall
3001 White Bear Ave
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Twin Cities Party Princess
Telephone: 651-900-2639
Contact Name: Cassie Ridge
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Why are there so many strains of yeast? How do different styles of yeast affect the flavor of your brew? Alejandro will answer these questions and also cover topics like yeast brands, starters,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Brewer
1150 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Go All-Grain! Learn how to brew with our knowledgeable staff in a small group environment. We’ll brew a batch of beer so you can visually see the process from beginning to end. This class will...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Brewer
6021 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55419
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Every 4th Saturday of the month we’re bringing together a variety of small and local businesses for a one of a kind shopping experience!

Cost: Free

Where:
Northside Economic Opportunity Network
1007 West Broadway Ave N.
Minneapolis, MN  55411
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Sponsor: NEON
Telephone: 612-302-1505
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The Lowertown Blues and Funk Festival returns to Mears Park with a night of soul and funk on Friday, July 21, followed by a day of blues on Saturday, July 21. It’s the Twin Cities' largest, free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mears Park
221 East 5th Street
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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The Buffalo, MN Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 8 AM to 12 Noon from the first Saturday in May to the last Saturday in October, rain or shine. Our market provides a wide variety of fresh...

Cost: $0

Where:
Corner of 1st St NE and 1st Ave NE, Buffalo MN
100 1st Ave NE (Accross the Street from the Movie Theater)
Buffalo, MN  55313
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Sponsor: Buffalo Farmers Market
Telephone: 763-229-2161
Contact Name: Geri Gulstad
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Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Telephone: 161-287-14907
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Minneapolis historic preservation nonprofit Preserve Minneapolis is hosting “The Prairie School: A Protest Movement,” a bus tour of five landmark Twin Cities homes on Saturday, July 22 The...

Cost: $100 (70 percent is tax-deductible)

Where:
Lake Harriet Spiritual Community (LHSC)
4401 South Upton Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
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Sponsor: Preserve Minneapolis
Telephone: (612) 849-1605.
Contact Name: Richard Kronick
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Gallery Hours: Tues - Sat, 12-5 p.m.On View: July 20 - September 1, 2017Opening Reception: Thursday, July 20, 5-8 p.m. Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce its first Plein Air...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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      These paintings are about colors we’ve all seen. Often we don’t register or remark on the beauty of colors but our eyes have taken them in. Color affects everything and is everywhere....

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
2836 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis , MN  55408
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Sponsor: Opening Night Framing Services and Gallery
Telephone: 612-840-3258
Contact Name: Marco C. Suemnick
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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:Saturday Afternoon TeaThe Woman’s Club of MinneapolisSaturday, July 22Noon to 2:00 pmPatriotic tea in celebration of the July Fourth holiday!Five Exquisite Tea CoursesWoman's...

Cost: $40 inclusive of tax and service

Where:
The Woman's Club of Minneapolis
410 Oak Grove Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: The Woman's Club of Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-813-5300
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Calling all country music fans! A Tribute to the Legendary Ladies of Country Music! Dolly, Loretta, Reba and More! Troupe America pays tribute to current and legendary country greats at the...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
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Telephone: 612-716-0556
Contact Name: Jennifer Weismann
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Abbott Northwestern Foundation hopes Medicine Ball raises $1 million for mental health and addiction services.  One in five adults and one in five children in America live with a...

Cost: $500

Where:
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 S Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Abbott Northwestern Foundation
Telephone: 612-863-4612
Contact Name: Anne Langaard
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Beginning Saturday, June 17, Radisson Blu Mall of America and the University of Minnesota Bee Squad will offer Honey Bee Helper Bee Demonstrations on the hotel’s roof to learn about honey bee...

Cost: Free

Where:
Radisson Blu Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Dr
Bloomington, MN  55425
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The Spirit of the Lakes Festival is a festival "By the Community, For the Community."  It is a two-day event with live music, a parade, an art festival, Mini Putt by the Bay, great food,...

Cost: free!

Where:
Surfside Park and Beach
5801 Bartlett Blvd
Mound, MN  55364
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Sponsor: Spirit of the Lakes Festival
Telephone: 612-644-9537
Contact Name: Gwen Wood
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Pop Collective Why Don't We is hitting the road for their headlining 19 city U.S "Something Different" Tour. They will be performing in Minneapolis, MN at The Garage on July 22nd.

Cost: $20

Where:
The Garage
75 Civic Center Parkway
Burnsville, MN
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Join us for a very special evening to benefit the Three Rivers Park District Foundation and taste a variety of delicious dishes prepared with local food products fresh from Gale Woods Farm. Also,...

Cost: $60

Where:
Gale Woods Farm
7210 County Road 110 W
Minnetrista, MN  55364
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Sponsor: Three Rivers Park District Foundation
Telephone: 763=-559-6700
Contact Name: Chris Boyer
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The fourth annual North Shore Water Festival (NSWF) in Grand Marais offers visitors a chance to get wet and participate in water activities and more on Friday, July 21 - Sunday, July 23, 2017 in...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply
22 East 1st St
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Visit Cook County
Telephone: 218-387-2788
Contact Name: Katie Krantz

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In July, the Maplewood Area Historical Society (MAHS) brings theatrical entertainment with a side of hotdish to the Bruentrup Heritage Farm.  MAHS will present the family-friendly comedy trio, THE...

Cost: $15-$40

Where:
Bruentrup Heritage Farm
2170 County Road D East
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Maplewood Area Historical Society
Telephone: 952/454-7344
Contact Name: Joy Donley
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Winner of the 1936 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Idiot’s Delight is a romantic commentary on greed, idealism, love, and the grim realities of war. An eccentric assortment of characters are stranded...

Cost: $60 - 21

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
Contact Name: Park Square Theatre
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The Upsala Upstage Players community theatre group are proud to present the underwater adventure of "The Little Mermaid" on Friday, July 21, Saturday, July 22, and Monday, July 24 at 7:30 pm and...

Cost: $10 adults and $8 seniors/students

Where:
Upsala High School auditorium
415 Main St
Upsala, MN  56384
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Sponsor: Upsala Upstage Players
Telephone: 320-573-4965
Contact Name: Leonice
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Eleven years ago, wealthy Nebraska businessman James Herrold unjustly threw his only son, Paul, out of the family business. Now he wants Nero Wolfe to find Paul so he can make amends. But what if...

Cost: $60 - 21

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
Contact Name: Park Square Theatre
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In a time when facts may be flimsy and arch-rivals are formed on social media every day, society has turned to a band of super-comedians to make us laugh with some non-stop, live-action...

Cost: $25-$36

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
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Minnesota’s first stand-up comedy showcase style club opened May 7, 2016. Royal Comedy Theatre is located on Mainstreet in Hopkins, a suburb ten minutes west of Minneapolis with small town charm....

Cost: $20 / $15 Early Bird

Where:
Royal Comedy Theatre
809 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Royal Comedy Theatre
Telephone: 612-666-0809
Contact Name: Mike Edlavitch
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Mill City Farmers Market is Minneapolis’ trusted source for healthy, local and organic groceries, bringing fresh food, cooking education and live entertainment to one beautiful place.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mill City Farmer Market
704 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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The Tipsy Timberer is a unique brewery crawl showing off some of the best taprooms in the area. Lumberjacks and Lumberjills from all over will be showing up to crawl for beer and check out the...

Cost: 45

Where:
Minneapolis, MN


Sponsor: Northern Ale Guide
Contact Name: Mark
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Created by Elise Langer and Liz Schacterle with Director Jason Ballweber.  “Like a good picture book, the show is bursting with life and invention.”  (Jay Gabler, TC Daily Planet) Artistry...

Cost: $7

Where:
Artistry - Black Box Theater
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Exhibiting Artists: Mary Bergherr and Laura Wennstrom June 30 - August 11, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, June 30, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Artist Talk: Tuesday July 25, 7:00 p.m.  Artists Mary...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Inez Greenberg Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Exhibiting Artist: Emily Donovan June 8 – July 30, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, June 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. “Nature provides us with ornaments that bloom in rich tones, brightening our...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Atrium Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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