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August 2012


Travel Back to the 1800s

August 31, 2012

Travel Back to the 1800s

By Molly Schelper

This weekend, learn about what life was like during the 19th century and visit two of Minnesota’s significant historical sites. Read more »

Posted on Friday, August 31, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Are You Down?

August 30, 2012

Are You Down?

By Joel Schettler

The Franconia Sculpture Park near Taylors Falls makes for a nice stop during any day trip. On September 11, the park dedicates a sculpture dedicated to the Tuskegee airmen. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Wearing Mud as a Badge of Honor

August 29, 2012

Wearing Mud as a Badge of Honor

By Katie Kubes

Climbing, crawling, and running through mud can be a fun and challenging test of grit and fitness. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Meow: Walker Cat Videos Film Festival

August 28, 2012

Meow: Walker Cat Videos Film Festival

By Kelly Fitzgerald

A standing cat will surely get you talking—and visiting one of Minnesota's main landmarks. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Last Chance: Don't Miss these Exhibits Closing Soon

August 27, 2012

Last Chance: Don't Miss these Exhibits Closing Soon

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

If you're just arriving in Minnesota, you have a couple more weeks to catch some of summer's best exhibits. Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 27, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Tee Up: Minnesota's Top Public Golf Courses

August 24, 2012

Tee Up: Minnesota's Top Public Golf Courses

By Molly Schelper

Hit the greens at some of the best public golf courses in the state. Read more »

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Minnesota's Biggest Party

August 23, 2012

Minnesota's Biggest Party

By Joel Schettler

The 2012 Minnesota State Fair starts today! Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Camping at Hok-Si-La: Just Another Weekend in Paradise

August 22, 2012

Camping at Hok-Si-La: Just Another Weekend in Paradise

By Chrissy Sarinske

It's hard to beat camping along the shore of Lake Pepin. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Sip and Shop: Summer Indulgence at Cannon River Winery

August 21, 2012

Sip and Shop: Summer Indulgence at Cannon River Winery

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Grab the girls and head south of the cities, it's a great weekend to road trip to one of Minnesota's wineries. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Women's Half Marathon, Bloomington

August 20, 2012

Women's Half Marathon, Bloomington

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Grab your girlfriends and make it a memorable weekend of exercise, shopping, and fun. Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 20, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Last Chance Summer Fun in Stillwater

August 17, 2012

Last Chance Summer Fun in Stillwater

By Molly Schelper

Head to Minnesota's birthplace and take part in local festivities before they wrap up for the season. Read more »

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Larry Gets Lost in The Twin Cities

August 16, 2012

Larry Gets Lost in The Twin Cities

By Joel Schettler

A delightful new children's travel book highlights many of the historic landmarks and cultural attractions across the Twin Cities Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Pizza Farm: An Unforgettable Experience

August 15, 2012

The Pizza Farm: An Unforgettable Experience

By Chrissy Sarinske

A 90-minute drive to Stockholm, Wis.—for pizza!—is worth every mile. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Memory Machine: Minnesota State Fair

August 14, 2012

Memory Machine: Minnesota State Fair

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Sure, there are pronto pups, curds, and concerts to entice, but it's the memories that mean the most. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Huzzah! Get Yourself to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival

August 13, 2012

Huzzah! Get Yourself to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Ten reasons to experience the 16th century revelry. Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (2)


Heritage Weekend

August 10, 2012

Heritage Weekend

By Molly Schelper

Immerse yourself in different cultures, as the Irish Fair of Minnesota, Twin Cities Polish Festival, and IndiaFest are all happening this weekend. Read more »

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota's Great Get-Togethers

August 9, 2012

Minnesota's Great Get-Togethers

By Joel Schettler

Mid-August is the time of year to enjoy the Midwest's enduring community celebration: the county fair. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


There’s No Place like The Judy Garland Museum

August 8, 2012

There’s No Place like The Judy Garland Museum

By Chrissy Sarinske

The Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minn. provides a glimpse into the life of a local icon, complete with self-guided tours of the home Judy lived in until the age of four. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Ladies in Lanesboro

August 7, 2012

Ladies in Lanesboro

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Quaint, nature-filled Lanesboro, Minn. is a great escape for friends. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Mall of America Turns 20

August 6, 2012

Mall of America Turns 20

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

It's hard to believe it's been 20 years, and Mall of America is celebrating with a flourish this week. Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 6, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (2)


Minneapolis Art Weekend

August 3, 2012

Minneapolis Art Weekend

By Molly Schelper

Don't miss the Uptown Art Fair, Loring Park Art Festival, or the Powderhorn Art Fair, all taking place in Minneapolis this weekend. Read more »

Posted on Friday, August 3, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Neighborhood Spotlight: Northeast Minneapolis

August 2, 2012

Neighborhood Spotlight: Northeast Minneapolis

By Chrissy Sarinske

Northeast is historic, diverse, sometimes traditional and sometimes trendy, and always welcoming. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 2, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

August 1, 2012

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

By Joel Schettler

With more than 1,100 acres of trails, gardens, and prairie, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is a nature-lover's "place for all seasons." Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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