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May 2013


Outback Trail Rides

May 31, 2013

Outback Trail Rides

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Escape the city for a wonderful quiet ride in The Pillsbury State Forest. Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Experience Nature From a Different Seat: Omnifest 2013

May 30, 2013

Experience Nature From a Different Seat: Omnifest 2013

By Janie Dorn

Celebrate the end of Minnesota Museums Month at the Science Museum of Minnesota's Omnifest. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Bikesharing Just Got Easier

May 29, 2013

Bikesharing Just Got Easier

By Molly Schelper

Celebrate Nice Ride Minnesota’s expansion with a kickoff event at Historic Fort Snelling. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Spend the Afternoon in Scandia

May 28, 2013

Spend the Afternoon in Scandia

By Chrissy Sarinske

Scandia is a hidden gem, complete with beautiful scenery, Swedish history, unique shops, and an old-fashioned café that does everything right. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


A Fur Trade Rendezvous at Cannon River

May 24, 2013

A Fur Trade Rendezvous at Cannon River

By Janie Dorn

See the history of the fur trade come to life this weekend at the Cannon River Rendezvous. Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 24, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota Museums Month: Visit the New Tonka Trucks Museum

May 23, 2013

Minnesota Museums Month: Visit the New Tonka Trucks Museum

By Valerie Turgeon

Revisit your childhood when you explore the new Tonka Trucks museum in Mound. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (3)


Swede for a Day

May 22, 2013

Swede for a Day

By Chrissy Sarinske

Recreate Swedish life in 1800s 'Amerika' at "Immigrant for a Day" event, held at the Gammelgården Museum in Scandia. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Shop Your Way Through River Falls

May 21, 2013

Shop Your Way Through River Falls

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Take a day and leisurely shop the gift and thrift stores in downtown River Falls. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Celebrates 25 Years

May 20, 2013

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Celebrates 25 Years

By Molly Schelper

Enjoy summer-long events at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, which is celebrating its quarter-century mark. Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 20, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Spotlight on Nicollet Mall

May 17, 2013

Spotlight on Nicollet Mall

By Chrissy Sarinske

Stroll 'the Mall' for a true taste of downtown Minneapolis. Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Zip Around Minneapolis

May 16, 2013

Zip Around Minneapolis

By Joel Schettler

Zipcar brings its car-sharing services to Minneapolis, just in time for summer travel season. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota Museums Month: Mill City Museum & the American Indian Movement

May 15, 2013

Minnesota Museums Month: Mill City Museum & the American Indian Movement

By Janie Dorn

Head to Mill City Museum this Thursday for a reception and peek at their newest exhibit. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Free Summer Fun

May 15, 2013

Free Summer Fun

By Kelly Fitzgerald

What do you have to lose?! Just a minute to enter and possibly a few more to gloat about your sweet winnings. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Minnesota Zoo Celebrates 35 Years

May 13, 2013

The Minnesota Zoo Celebrates 35 Years

By Molly Schelper

Head to the Minnesota Zoo this weekend for festive fun, and of course, to celebrate with all of its residents. Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


‘Tis the Season for Thrill

May 10, 2013

‘Tis the Season for Thrill

By Janie Dorn

The Upper Midwest's largest amusement park, Valleyfair, opens this weekend. Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 10, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota "Ice"

May 9, 2013

Minnesota "Ice"

By Joel Schettler

Anglers looking to get out on the lake for the Minnesota fishing opener this weekend may encounter the remains of an especially long winter: ice. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


So Much to See and Do In Hudson

May 8, 2013

So Much to See and Do In Hudson

By Chrissy Sarinske

"Just across the river in ‘Sconnie" are all sorts of fun day-trip activities. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Celebrate National Public Gardens Day

May 7, 2013

Celebrate National Public Gardens Day

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Take one look at these bright, beautiful flowers and just try to resist a free outing to the Arboretum this Friday. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota Museums Month: New App & Visiting the Minnesota History Center

May 6, 2013

Minnesota Museums Month: New App & Visiting the Minnesota History Center

By Molly Schelper

With a new app, it’s easier to visit museums participating in Minnesota Museums Month, including the Minnesota History Center. Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 6, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Como Town is Fun for Everyone

May 3, 2013

Como Town is Fun for Everyone

By Chrissy Sarinske

Como Town Amusement Park, adjacent to Como Zoo and Conservatory, is now open for the 2013 season. Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 3, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Paddling Theater

May 2, 2013

Paddling Theater

By Joel Schettler

Celebrate the stories of the Minnesota River with a unique paddling theater production, as part of the Minnesota River History Weekend and Minnesota State Water Trails 50th Anniversary. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (4)


Around The World in One Day: Festival of Nations

May 1, 2013

Around The World in One Day: Festival of Nations

By Janie Dorn

Head to the Saint Paul RiverCentre to celebrate and experience the culture of more than 90 ethnic groups. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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