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7 Wonders of MN




1. SPAM - The meat that matters

by Tim Gihring.

“Everything about SPAM is important and should be carried in your heart always,” says a video voiceover in Austin’s SPAM Museum, which sits on SPAM Boulevard across from Johnny’s Spamarama restaurant just down the road from Hormel’s mammoth pork processing plant, where several billion cans of SPAM have been cranked out since the luncheon meat’s debut in 1937. “Not all hogs make it to Sturgis,” reads a T-shirt in the museum’s gift shop. Clearly.

SPAM is important. Especially to the people who’ve posted SPAM haiku on the product’s fan-club website (“Consumed by sadness / Alone, I fry it until brown / One minute per side”). Especially to, well, all of us, who might be eating spaetzel if it weren’t for all the SPAM rations consumed by American soldiers during World War II. The meat deserves its capital letters.

SPAM has inspired the good (Monty Python’s Spamalot, the current Broadway musical smash), the bad (all that unsolicited e-mail, called Spam after Monty Python’s legendary skit about a restaurant that annoyingly serves SPAM with everything), and the ugly (the SPAMALYMPICS in Austin, Texas, featuring SPAM disc shooting, the SPAMBURGER eating contest, and SPAM calling—something like hog calling: SPAM-EEE!).

Still, how many of us know what SPAM is? “Whatever you’ve heard is in SPAM probably isn’t,” reads a display wall at the SPAM Museum. SPAM, it clarifies, consists of pork shoulder and ham. And that’s it. No snouts, no tails, no naughty little children. (And no, meathead, ham and pork aren’t the same thing—ham is the pig’s thigh, pork is everything else.) Of course, SPAM is short for spiced ham (not Something Posing As Meat, as some rascals have suggested), but, this being Minnesota, the “spices” are just sugar and salt. Now you know.

2. Ordinary People - Celebrating 30 years with Judith Guest’s Jarretts

by Lorna Landvik

Judith Guest and I belong to a secret society of which I’ve already said too much. We are a merry bunch, but our conversations are not restricted to requests to pass the cheese tray or refill the wine glass; often our discourse asks, “What’s going on in this world and what can we do about it?”

Judy’s already done the world a big favor by writing Ordinary People. Good books are the lighthouse beams cutting through the fog; they shine a light that helps us get where we need to go, or out of where we shouldn’t be. How many teenagers, how many mothers and fathers, how many siblings have followed the light in this book that showed them they were not alone, that made them think, Yes, that’s how it is for me, too?

Conrad. Beth. Calvin. Buck. A family like so many, stitched together by blood and unraveled by life. The fabric will never be whole again, and yet we turn the pages, hoping that somehow these people we’ve come to care so much about will figure out how to patch the remaining pieces together. We are invested in these people, and their lives shine a light back at our own, making us see more clearly what is ours.

Everything about Ordinary People is extraordinary, from the story it tells in its pages to the story of its 1976 publication. A housewife (and, of course, all of us who’ve been called a housewife know the true size of that word) sends her manuscript to New York, where it is dug out of the slush pile, published to great acclaim, and made into an Oscar-winning movie by the reigning king of Hollywood, Robert Redford. The book and the movie are classics—and how many writers get to be a part of that fairy tale?

But bigger than the fairy tale is the story, the one Judith Guest told, the one we keep wanting to hear. Thanks, Judy.

Lorna Landvik’s next novel, The View from Mount Joy, will be published in April 2007.

3. Kirby Puckett - All of Minnesota rides on his back

By Anne Ursu

In 1997, The Late Show with David Letterman did a Minnesota-themed episode with a studio audience filled with people from the Twin Cities. The Top Ten List for that night was “Ways to Mispronounce Kirby Puckett,” and when Letterman announced that Puckett himself would deliver the list, the crowd went crazy. The applause for Kirby lasted for nearly a full minute, and upon seeing the tremendous reception Letterman’s face registered first surprise, then wonder, then something very close to joy. “That right there was a real thrill,” Letterman said when the applause finally began to die. “That made you tingle a little bit.”

No one from Minnesota would have been surprised by that crowd’s reaction.

Kirby Puckett was more than a star player, more than a celebrity; he was a folk hero. And a particularly Minnesotan one at that. Our star athletes don’t look like Michael Jordan; they’re 5-foot-8 with the body of a bowling ball and mien of a teddy bear. I credit two people with teaching me to love baseball—my father and Kirby. The first explained the joy of the game, the second embodied it every time he stepped on the field. Kirby was everything that’s good about baseball—he played it like a kid living out a dream, and through him we got to live out our dreams, too.

Then the unthinkable happened. A year after his Hall of Fame induction, the allegations hit. Infidelity. Harassment. Abuse. We’ve always known that athletes are human, that they are flawed, that we turn them into heroes at our own peril—but Kirby? We learned a lesson: there are no heroes, there are no myths, there are only men, and men can be so terribly small.

And then Kirby died last March, and we found that we do need heroes after all.

“Hop on my back, boys,” he told the Twins before Game 6 of the 1991 World Series. Whether we knew it or not, we’d all been riding his back for years, and now that he’s not here anymore we have to go it on our own. But we can close our eyes and see him flashing his Kirby smile, legging out ground balls, leaping improbable heights to rob someone of a home run, chugging around the base paths pumping his fists, while all of Minnesota rides on his back.

Anne Ursu has been a Twins fan since she was 5 years old. She founded the Twins blog bat-girl.com in 2003. Ursu’s latest novel, The Shadow Thieves, was published earlier this year.

4. The Lost Forty - This old-growth forest towers above the rest

By Rachel Hutton

For nearly a century, the great north woods buzzed with logging camps and thundered with toppling trees. But the lumberjacks missed a spot: the Lost Forty, a small acreage of old-growth trees in what is now the Chippewa National Forest, just northwest of Grand Rapids. In 1882, surveyors mistakenly classified the Lost Forty as a wetland; the parcel was never sold, and its trees were spared the saw. Today, 350-year-old white pines tower nearly 200 feet over the DNR-designated preserve. Just 1 percent of Minnesota’s remaining forests contain such ancient trees, and the Lost Forty’s silent pines pay homage to the other 99 percent.

Rachel Hutton is associate editor of Minnesota Monthly.

5. Fraser Child & Family Center - Abating Autism

by Carol Ratelle Leach

William John was 2 years old in 2002 when he, along with thousands of other children in the United States that year, was diagnosed with autism. He was lucky. Because William lived in Minnesota and not, say, Arkansas, he was able to get the intensive therapy he needed at the Minneapolis-based Fraser Child & Family Center—one of only a handful of comprehensive, multidisciplinary programs for toddlers and preschoolers with autism and related disorders in the country. This month, thanks in large part to Fraser, the now-engaging 5-year-old will begin kindergarten in a mainstream classroom at his neighborhood school.

Fraser has been a pioneer in helping children with developmental disabilities achieve their potential since 1935, when Louise Whitbeck Fraser opened her Home Study School—the first of its kind in the state. The widowed former teacher was inspired by her daughter, Jean, who had few educational opportunities after suffering from spinal meningitis as a baby. The school’s visibility and viability were boosted in the 1960s with the enrollment of Muriel and Hubert H. Humphrey’s granddaughter, Victoria, who was born with Down syndrome on election night in 1960. Renamed in honor of its founder, the $17 million nonprofit provided education, housing, health care, and other support for some 68,000 Minnesotans last year.

But it is its leadership in autism diagnosis and treatment that has earned a national reputation for Fraser, which in 1994 rescued the ailing Exceptional Children with Communication and Interaction Disorders program started by an area hospital. “It was losing money and no one wanted it, but we felt it was a key program in this community,” says Diane S. Cross, president and CEO of Fraser since 1989. As a result, Minnesota was one of the few states even remotely equipped to deal with the 15-fold increase in autism diagnoses recorded between 1995 and 2005.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 175 children under age 10 now are identified as autistic. The impact of the estimated $3.2 million lifetime cost of caring for each one is difficult to overstate. Yet intensive early intervention can reduce that cost by as much as two-thirds. “The earlier we can start working with a child and his or her family, the better, because there’s a real chance to build a lasting foundation of healthy relating, communicating, and thinking, rather than just deal with specific behaviors,” says Dr. Stanley Greenspan, clinical professor at George Washington University Medical School and author of, most recently, Engaging Autism.

Recognizing that no one regimen has proven universally effective, Fraser provides an individualized continuum of psychological, medical, educational, and social “best practices” (including components of Greenspan’s “Floortime” technique) to children as young as 11 months. “We believe in making the program fit the child, not the child fit the program,” says Cross. “We also want to be sure we don’t duplicate what is being done at home or school.” The Autism Society of America named it Program of the Year in 2000.

Alice Seagren, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education, has a son with developmental disabilities and has served on Fraser’s board of directors (as has this writer). “I lie awake at night thinking about how many families need this support,” she says. “I think sometimes the public thinks these kids are never going to be able to do anything. But if you talk to parent after parent, you see how much they, with Fraser’s help, can contribute to our wonderful, wonderful world.”

Carol Ratelle Leach is senior editor of Minnesota Monthly.

6. Passive Aggressiveness - A joke (with truths)

By Al Franken

Everybody’s heard of “Minnesota nice.” And it’s true that, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Minnesota perennially ranks among the top five nicest states in the union.

In most states, it’s okay to be a jerk. In New York, if you’re not nice, that’s fine—you’re a New Yorker. If an old-timer in New Hampshire isn’t cantankerous by the time he’s 70, there’s something wrong with him.

But in Minnesota, not being nice carries a social stigma. That’s why the tens of thousands of Minnesotans who aren’t nice pretend that they are. And that’s why passive-aggressive behavior has reached epidemic proportions here in the Gopher State.

I called Dr. Leif Thorsgaard, a professor in behavioral sciences at the University of Minnesota, who is a noted authority on passive aggression, and asked if he’d mind giving me a little perspective on the phenomenon.

“Sure,” Dr. Thorsgaard said in a chipper voice. “I’d be happy to.”

“Great,” I replied. “Should we do this over the phone or could I meet you in your office?”

“Whatever’s best for you,” he said cheerily. “Have you read my research on the subject?”

“Ah, no,” I replied sheepishly.

“No, no, that’s okay. How would you know it’s easy to find online?”

“Oh, should I read it before we…?”

“No, no. I guess I can walk you through it,” Dr. Thorsgaard said in a reassuring, but slightly miffed tone. “You know, it’s funny.” Then he paused.

“What’s funny?” I asked.

“Oh nothing,” he demurred. “It’s just that they asked you write this instead of me. But I guess that’s because you’re a big star.”

“Yeah. I guess so.” I don’t consider myself a big star. But I didn’t want to argue. “Look, I can just find the article and…”

“No, no, no. I’m delighted to help,” he said wearily. “It’s just that you couldn’t have caught me at a worse time. Even us non-stars have busy lives.”

“Right.”

“Look. I really gotta run. Why don’t you just call back tomorrow, and I’ll walk you through the whole passive-aggressive thing. It’s actually quite complicated.”

That’s the last I spoke with Dr. Thorsgaard. He never returned my calls. I just kept getting his machine.

Al Franken’s latest book is The Truth (with Jokes). His Air America Radio show is broadcast locally on KTNF-AM.

7. Mayo Clinic - World-class care with a healthy dose of Minnesota nice

By Paul Scott

At any given time, the 87-year-old Mayo Clinic has more than 3,000 doctors on staff, is training another 3,000, employs some 50,000 allied health personnel, and deploys way more guys (and a few gals) sweeping the sidewalks and buffing the marble than one would think possible, given the great American health-care crisis. Five billion dollars passed through its hands last year, and in the process it conducted nearly $400 million worth of medical research and treated 513,000 people from across the globe—hospitalizing 132,000 and operating 114,000 times. Do the math on a napkin, and, let’s see...carry the one...that’s some 500 surgeries a day.

Mayo is stocked with enough mad-scientist toys to make Lex Luthor blush: more MRI machines than can be found in all of Canada; a ginormous 12-Tesla magnet-equipped mass-spectrometer (dropped through the roof with a crane); a dedicated power plant. With its new gene research center and University of Minnesota campus, Mayo is making a play to become a global biotechnology hotbed. And it specializes in everything. Neurofibromatosis (commonly known as “elephant man disease”)? Five thousand cases a year. Bone cancer? They can turn your ankle into a knee. Conjoined twins? That would be the media camp erected in front of the $75-a-night motel across the street.

This feels like a place you can trust. In an age where the Nick Lachey look passes for business casual, Mayo still works coat and tie. Everyone’s on salary, which means no one is too hurried, and everyone, even the CEO, wears a name tag. It is the largest private employer in the state, and arguably the most recognized medical-services brand in the world. And it runs like a manor at the height of the British empire. Its founders, Drs. William and Charles Mayo, were said to have written physicians letters chastising them for mowing their own lawns.

As the blue-chip destination for health care swarm service, Mayo has attracted patients as diverse as FDR, George Harrison, King Hussein, George H. W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, and the blond guy in the Backstreet Boys. It’s where Lou Gehrig learned he had Lou Gehrig’s disease, where Rep. Patrick Kennedy recently rehabbed after crashing his car, and if we are to believe The Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening, where C. Montgomery Burns learned he had every disease known and unknown to man (they cancelled each other out).

Mayo’s research is unparalleled. Currently, Eva Galanis is shepherding clinical trials to use the measles virus as a vector for genetic engineering against ovarian cancer. James Levine is designing a standing treadmill-based workstation. Aynsley Smith is finding the neurological underpinnings that explain why a person could miss a three-foot putt. And the clinic is all over that bird flu thing.

The place isn’t perfect. Mayo couldn’t prevent a young JFK from developing debilitating back problems or an old Ernest Hemingway from leaving its psych ward to go home and commit suicide. Their publications can make a person sleepy, and their vending machines don’t always reflect stated wellness guidelines. But those who call the clinic a haven for the wealthy have failed to notice the Midwestern farmers and immigrant families in the waiting rooms. Mayo is for all of us, and it treats all of us in the same way—special.

Paul Scott is a Rochester-based freelance writer.

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MN Events Calendar

May 2015

Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
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Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
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April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Website »

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Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
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Sundays 2 p.m., May 3rd to Oct. 25th Learn about Franconia’s sculpture exhibition straight from the source. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Attend the Changing World of Retirement Planning™ Seminar The rules for a retiring generation of baby boomers have changed. Learn how those changes affect you as you prepare to live a...

Cost: $49

Where:
Bethany Global University
6820 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, MN  55438
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Sponsor: Hanson Wealth Management
Telephone: 612-246-3008
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A timeless examination of a soul in crisis ... seeking connection ... seeking answers ... seeking peace. Shakespeare's classic ghost story told with an all-female cast.

Cost: $20

Where:
JSB Tek Box at the Cowles Center
528 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Stacey Poirier
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Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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In Kira Obolensky's new comedy, a soldier returns from a long war and must navigate a new, changed world. Directed by Michelle Hensley Featuring Ron...

Cost: $30 (Pay What You Can for audiences under age 30. Please present ID at door.)

Where:
Open Book
1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Ten Thousand Things
Telephone: 612-203-9502
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This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-228-1766
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DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS-The Musical based on the Steve Martin/Michael Caine movie takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.  Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of...

Cost: $24-$35

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Sponsor: Sponsored by MAGENIC
Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Muareen Kvam
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They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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First Annual ‘Art Along the Lake’ Kicks Off in Cook County COOK COUNTY, Minn.  (May 5, 2015) -  Kick off the start of Memorial Day by spending the holiday weekend on Cook...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cook County
, MN


Sponsor: Visit Cook County
Telephone: 218.387.2788
Contact Name: Kjesti Vick
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The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
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Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
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C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
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Telephone: 651-225-6000
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“On Golden Pond” at Rochester Civic Theatre By Ernest Thompson May 15 – 31 The heartwarming story of aging Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend each summer at their home on...

Cost: Adult $24, Senior $19, Student $17

Where:
Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr SE
Rochester, MN  55904
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Telephone: 507-282-8481
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Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
Website »

More information

April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

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ME(me) is a multidisciplinary art exhibition featuring work by artists age 12-20, curated by Intermedia Arts' Youth Leadership Council. Opening April 9, ME(me), a play on the internet...

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2015 second quarter exhibition: Juxtaposition Paintings and Pots Bruce Nygren & Matthew Krousey Friday, May 15 – Friday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
ST. PAUL, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651.644.9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown

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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

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Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
View map »

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Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
Website »

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Attend the Changing World of Retirement Planning™ Seminar The rules for a retiring generation of baby boomers have changed. Learn how those changes affect you as you prepare to live a...

Cost: $49

Where:
Bethany Global University
6820 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, MN  55438
View map »


Sponsor: Hanson Wealth Management
Telephone: 612-246-3008
Contact Name: Brian Hanson
Website »

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Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

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By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

More information

Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »


Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

More information

Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
Website »

More information

April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2015 second quarter exhibition: Juxtaposition Paintings and Pots Bruce Nygren & Matthew Krousey Friday, May 15 – Friday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
ST. PAUL, MN  55114
View map »


Telephone: 651.644.9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown

More information

ME(me) is a multidisciplinary art exhibition featuring work by artists age 12-20, curated by Intermedia Arts' Youth Leadership Council. Opening April 9, ME(me), a play on the internet...

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »

More information

Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
View map »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
Website »

More information

Attend the Changing World of Retirement Planning™ Seminar The rules for a retiring generation of baby boomers have changed. Learn how those changes affect you as you prepare to live a...

Cost: $49

Where:
Bethany Global University
6820 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, MN  55438
View map »


Sponsor: Hanson Wealth Management
Telephone: 612-246-3008
Contact Name: Brian Hanson
Website »

More information

Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

More information

By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

More information

Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »


Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

More information

They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
Website »

More information

April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2015 second quarter exhibition: Juxtaposition Paintings and Pots Bruce Nygren & Matthew Krousey Friday, May 15 – Friday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
ST. PAUL, MN  55114
View map »


Telephone: 651.644.9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown

More information

ME(me) is a multidisciplinary art exhibition featuring work by artists age 12-20, curated by Intermedia Arts' Youth Leadership Council. Opening April 9, ME(me), a play on the internet...

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
View map »

More information

Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
Website »

More information

Attend the Changing World of Retirement Planning™ Seminar The rules for a retiring generation of baby boomers have changed. Learn how those changes affect you as you prepare to live a...

Cost: $49

Where:
Bethany Global University
6820 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, MN  55438
View map »


Sponsor: Hanson Wealth Management
Telephone: 612-246-3008
Contact Name: Brian Hanson
Website »

More information

By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

More information

Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

More information

Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »


Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

More information

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS-The Musical based on the Steve Martin/Michael Caine movie takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.  Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of...

Cost: $24-$35

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
View map »


Sponsor: Sponsored by MAGENIC
Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Muareen Kvam
Website »

More information

C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
Website »

More information

April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2015 second quarter exhibition: Juxtaposition Paintings and Pots Bruce Nygren & Matthew Krousey Friday, May 15 – Friday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
ST. PAUL, MN  55114
View map »


Telephone: 651.644.9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown

More information

ME(me) is a multidisciplinary art exhibition featuring work by artists age 12-20, curated by Intermedia Arts' Youth Leadership Council. Opening April 9, ME(me), a play on the internet...

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »

More information

Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
View map »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Support Headwaters Foundation for Justice by attending the Change Makers Gala! We are excited to launch our new strategic plan and brand identity. More than 300 donors, activists, and grantees will...

Cost: Early Bird Tickets - $125, Regular Tickets - $150

Where:
Dowling Theatre, Guthrie
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN   55415
View map »


Sponsor: Headwaters Foundation for Justice
Telephone: 612.879.0602, ext. 1
Contact Name: Christina Weiberg
Website »

More information

June-October, 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. discussion Learn from the artists-in-residency and enjoy a delicious meal. Franconia serves up to 40 artists each year...

Cost: Free, or $10 to join for dinner

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
Website »

More information

Attend the Changing World of Retirement Planning™ Seminar The rules for a retiring generation of baby boomers have changed. Learn how those changes affect you as you prepare to live a...

Cost: $49

Where:
Bethany Global University
6820 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, MN  55438
View map »


Sponsor: Hanson Wealth Management
Telephone: 612-246-3008
Contact Name: Brian Hanson
Website »

More information

This month, Story Club is featuring performance artists Nica Carrillo and Kristi Meyer. Carrillo hasn't written a bio in eight years, so doesn't really know who she is anymore.  She...

Cost: $6 - $12 sliding scale

Where:
Bryant Lake Bowl
810 W Lake St
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »


Sponsor: Story Club Minneapolis
Telephone: 515-344-5327
Contact Name: Sam Ferree
Website »

More information

Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

More information

A timeless examination of a soul in crisis ... seeking connection ... seeking answers ... seeking peace. Shakespeare's classic ghost story told with an all-female cast.

Cost: $20

Where:
JSB Tek Box at the Cowles Center
528 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Stacey Poirier
Website »

More information

By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

More information

This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »


Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

More information

Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS-The Musical based on the Steve Martin/Michael Caine movie takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.  Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of...

Cost: $24-$35

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
View map »


Sponsor: Sponsored by MAGENIC
Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Muareen Kvam
Website »

More information

C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
Website »

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April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

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Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Website »

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ME(me) is a multidisciplinary art exhibition featuring work by artists age 12-20, curated by Intermedia Arts' Youth Leadership Council. Opening April 9, ME(me), a play on the internet...

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2015 second quarter exhibition: Juxtaposition Paintings and Pots Bruce Nygren & Matthew Krousey Friday, May 15 – Friday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
ST. PAUL, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651.644.9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown

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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

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Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
View map »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

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Intermedia Arts' Youth Leadership Council is proud to present this special Hip Hop edition of Live Music Fest from 6-9PM on Friday, May 29. The Youth Leadership Council, a group of...

Cost: $3 cover at the door

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612-871-4444
Contact Name: Michael Hay
Website »

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Northeast Residence Goes Hollywood! Enjoy "Hollywood" while joining us for an elegant evening of delicious dinner, live music, Live and Silent Auctions, Wine Pull, and Photo Booth with...

Cost: $75 per person/$145 per couple

Where:
Lake Elmo Inn Event Center
3712 Layton Avenue N
Lake Elmo, MN  55042
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Telephone: 651-303-7982
Contact Name: Linda
Website »

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Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
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The Auction at MCAD features select works from alumni, faculty, and friends of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD). Proceeds from the event benefit the MCAD Scholarship Fund.

Cost: Tickets are $150 per person ($100 tax-deductible)

Where:
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Telephone: 612-874-3793
Contact Name: Ann Benrud
Website »

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Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

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Contempo Physical Dance will premiere their latest Afro-Brazilian contemporary dance, Vulcão, and perform excerpts from their 2013 work, Batuque, at Macalester College’s...

Cost: $15 and $25

Where:
Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Macalester College
130 S Macalester Street
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Contempo Physical Dance
Telephone: 612-619-4116
Contact Name: Jenny Pennaz
Website »

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By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

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A timeless examination of a soul in crisis ... seeking connection ... seeking answers ... seeking peace. Shakespeare's classic ghost story told with an all-female cast.

Cost: $20

Where:
JSB Tek Box at the Cowles Center
528 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Stacey Poirier
Website »

More information

Contempo Physical Dance will premiere their latest Afro-Brazilian contemporary dance, Vulcão, and perform excerpts from their 2013 work, Batuque, at Macalester College’s...

Cost: $15 and $25

Where:
Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Macalester College
130 S Macalester Street
Saint Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Sponsor: Contempo Physical Dance
Telephone: 612-619-4116
Contact Name: Jenny Pennaz
Website »

More information

This is not your English teacher’s No Exit. Colliding Surrealism with physical comedy, this all-female cast blows the dust off Sartre’s classic and transforms it into a...

Cost: 15

Where:
Minnehaha Free Space
3747 Minnehaha Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Sponsor: The Amber Bastards
Telephone: 612-807-0300
Contact Name: Lee Conrads

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Forces acting within the Earth, generally unseen by humans, manifest themselves in awesome displays of fiery power. Vulcão is Contempo Physical Dance’s latest collaboration...

Cost: $15-25

Where:
Macalester College, Janet Wallace Mainstage Theate
1600 Grand Ave.
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Contempo Physical Dance
Telephone: 612-619-4116
Contact Name: Jenny Pennaz, Managing Director
Website »

More information

Show dates are May 29th, 30th & 31st and June 6th, 7th, 8th, 12th & 13th. Tickets are $12 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets or $15 at the door ($12 with a Fringe Button or...

Cost: $15/door $12 @ Brown paper tickets or with a FRINGE Button or CONvergence badge.

Where:
Black Forest Event Center
1 E 26th St
Minneapolis, MN  55404
View map »


Sponsor: Fearless Comedy Productions
Telephone: 612 827 3145
Contact Name: Keith Dalluhn
Website »

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In Kira Obolensky's new comedy, a soldier returns from a long war and must navigate a new, changed world. Directed by Michelle Hensley Featuring Ron...

Cost: $30 (Pay What You Can for audiences under age 30. Please present ID at door.)

Where:
Open Book
1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Ten Thousand Things
Telephone: 612-203-9502
Website »

More information

This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
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Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

More information

They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS-The Musical based on the Steve Martin/Michael Caine movie takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.  Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of...

Cost: $24-$35

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
View map »


Sponsor: Sponsored by MAGENIC
Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Muareen Kvam
Website »

More information

“On Golden Pond” at Rochester Civic Theatre By Ernest Thompson May 15 – 31 The heartwarming story of aging Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend each summer at their home on...

Cost: Adult $24, Senior $19, Student $17

Where:
Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr SE
Rochester, MN  55904
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Telephone: 507-282-8481
Website »

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C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
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Telephone: 651-225-6000
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Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
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Come experience Minnesota's premiere stage combat training opportunity. The Brawl of America is a weekend-long stage combat workshop sanctioned by the Society of American Fight Directors and...

Cost: $200 | http://brawlofamerica.weebly.com/registration.html

Where:
Rarig Center
330 21st Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Six Elements Theatre
Telephone: 612-524-8886
Contact Name: Mike Lubke
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Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
Website »

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Plant trees, shrubs, and grasses along the brook as we continue the transformation of this neglected former railroad site into a 42-acre nature sanctuary! Once completed, Trout Brook Nature...

Cost: Free

Where:
Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary
169 E Jenks Ave
St. Paul, MN  55117
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Sponsor: Great River Greening
Telephone: 651-665-9500
Contact Name: Jen Kader
Website »

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We walk to end drunk driving.  Will you take up the fight by joining us at Walk Like MADD – Twin Cities?  WALK LIKE MADD is your chance to do something about drunk driving in our...

Cost: Adult ticket is $20 until 4/30/15, then $25. Dog ticket is $10

Where:
Como Park Midway Picnic Pavilion
1199 Midway Parkway
St. Paul, MN   55108
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Summer Saturdays 9:30am-3:30pm May 30th – Weed Identification & Management July 11th – Insect Identification & Management August 8th – Plant Disease Identification...

Cost: $100/ 3 classes

Where:
Women's Environmental Institute
15715 River Road
North Branch, MN  55056
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Sponsor: Women's Environmental Institute
Telephone: 651-583-0705
Contact Name: Elly
Website »

More information

April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

The 15th annual Flint Hills International Children’s Festival, presented by the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, is one of the biggest and longest-running festivals of its kind in the...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Flint Hills Resources
Telephone: 651-282-3113
Contact Name: Jessica Petrie
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The two-day fest offers many reasons for art enthusiasts, day-trippers, treasure hunters and festival goers to attend. Nestled along the scenic Saint Croix River, with the historic Stillwater...

Cost: FREE

Where:
North Lowell Park
Water Street & Myrtle
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 651-439-4001
Contact Name: Pam Hoye
Website »

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Chuck E. Cheese’s is the ultimate place for family fun. There are games appropriate for all ages, musical entertainment, rides and a variety of food options. Plus, there’s plenty of...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Chuck E. Cheese's
7505 France Ave S
Edina, MN  55435
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A FUNdraiser for the Wildlife Science Center celebrating all things dog!  Canine service providers, rescues, merchandise vendors, demonstrations featuring the working and playing dogs of the...

Cost: $8 adults/$6 kids

Where:
Wildlife Science Center
5463 W Broadway Ave
Columbus , MN  55025
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Sponsor: Wildlife Science Center
Contact Name: Kenzie
Website »

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​This is America’s Dairyland. This class will go over everything you need to make your first batch of delicious cheese. Learn how easy, fun, and rewarding making cheese can...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Brewer
6021 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55419
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Telephone: 612-843-4444
Website »

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"A Water Wonderland" is the theme of this year's 16th annual WaterFest—a free celebration of our clean lakes offering fun and an opportunity for outdoor hands-on learning about...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lake Phalen Park
1600 Phalen Dr
St. Paul, MN  55106
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Sponsor: Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District
Telephone: 651-968-7130
Contact Name: Debbie Meister
Website »

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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Calling all DIY Brides… this workshop is for YOU!   Spend the afternoon with me, Katie Driver, from The Uncommon Creative Studio LLC, a designer, prop stylist and self-proclaimed...

Cost: $70 | To REGISTER visit: www.uncommoncs.com

Where:
Creative Studio- Pacific Building
3104 N. Pacific Street
Minneapolis, MN
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Sponsor: The Uncommon Creative Studio LLC
Telephone: 612-804-9250
Contact Name: Katie Driver
Website »

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At Poster and Pints, you can peruse and purchase beer-themed, limited-edition posters from award-winning designers, try exclusive beers from top-rated local breweries, all while funding a good...

Cost: $25

Where:
Uppercut Boxing Gym
1324 Quincy St NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Posters and Pints
Telephone: 612-208-6868
Contact Name: Nate O'Brien
Website »

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Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
Website »

More information

The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States. The immensely popular shows are set in the present day, which means unlike...

Cost: $69.95 plus tax/fees

Where:
Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
1500 Washington Ave South
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Telephone: 866-496-0535
Website »

More information

A timeless examination of a soul in crisis ... seeking connection ... seeking answers ... seeking peace. Shakespeare's classic ghost story told with an all-female cast.

Cost: $20

Where:
JSB Tek Box at the Cowles Center
528 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Stacey Poirier
Website »

More information

Forces acting within the Earth, generally unseen by humans, manifest themselves in awesome displays of fiery power. Vulcão is Contempo Physical Dance’s latest collaboration...

Cost: $15-25

Where:
Macalester College, Janet Wallace Mainstage Theate
1600 Grand Ave.
Saint Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Sponsor: Contempo Physical Dance
Telephone: 612-619-4116
Contact Name: Jenny Pennaz, Managing Director
Website »

More information

This is not your English teacher’s No Exit. Colliding Surrealism with physical comedy, this all-female cast blows the dust off Sartre’s classic and transforms it into a...

Cost: $15

Where:
Minnehaha Free Space
3747 Minnehaha Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55406
View map »


Sponsor: The Amber Bastards
Telephone: 612-807-0300
Contact Name: Lee Conrads

More information

Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

More information

Contempo Physical Dance will premiere their latest Afro-Brazilian contemporary dance, Vulcão, and perform excerpts from their 2013 work, Batuque, at Macalester College’s...

Cost: $15 and $25

Where:
Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Macalester College
130 S Macalester Street
Saint Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Sponsor: Contempo Physical Dance
Telephone: 612-619-4116
Contact Name: Jenny Pennaz
Website »

More information

By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

More information

In Kira Obolensky's new comedy, a soldier returns from a long war and must navigate a new, changed world. Directed by Michelle Hensley Featuring Ron...

Cost: $30 (Pay What You Can for audiences under age 30. Please present ID at door.)

Where:
Open Book
1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55415
View map »


Sponsor: Ten Thousand Things
Telephone: 612-203-9502
Website »

More information

Show dates are May 29th, 30th & 31st and June 6th, 7th, 8th, 12th & 13th. Tickets are $12 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets or $15 at the door ($12 with a Fringe Button or...

Cost: $15/door $12 @ Brown paper tickets or with a FRINGE Button or CONvergence badge.

Where:
Black Forest Event Center
1 E 26th St
Minneapolis, MN  55404
View map »


Sponsor: Fearless Comedy Productions
Telephone: 612 827 3145
Contact Name: Keith Dalluhn
Website »

More information

Celebrate your child’s birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese’s! Guests will enjoy pizza, games, a special birthday show with Chuck E. and take home awesome souvenirs. There are party...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Chuck E. Cheese's
7505 France Ave S
Edina, MN  55435
View map »

More information

They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »


Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

More information

C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

“On Golden Pond” at Rochester Civic Theatre By Ernest Thompson May 15 – 31 The heartwarming story of aging Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend each summer at their home on...

Cost: Adult $24, Senior $19, Student $17

Where:
Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr SE
Rochester, MN  55904
View map »


Telephone: 507-282-8481
Website »

More information

Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS-The Musical based on the Steve Martin/Michael Caine movie takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.  Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of...

Cost: $24-$35

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
View map »


Sponsor: Sponsored by MAGENIC
Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Muareen Kvam
Website »

More information

This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Gladiator Assault Challenge is the Midwest’s premier test of endurance, speed, agility, strength and mental stamina. The challenging course includes running, climbing, jumping, crawling and...

Cost: Price varies from $49 - $129 depending on time of registration

Where:
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa
Lake Geneva
, WI
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