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Things to do this week around Minnesota: Morrison County Fair, Judy Garland Festival, Wayzata Art Experience, and more

Farm Fresh

What: The Village Farmers Market at the History Center
When: June 8-Oct. 1 (4-7 p.m.)
Where: 1199 W. Circle Drive SW, Rochester

Stop by Olmsted County’s weekly farmers market to enjoy fresh produce, baked goods, preserves, and food trucks.

Olmsted County’s weekly farmers market

Courtesy of The Village Agricultural Cooperative

Celebrate and Remember

What: Juneteenth Celebration
When: June 19 (5-9 p.m.)
Where: 7991 Main St., Maple Grove

Celebrate Juneteenth at Maple Grove’s Town Green with food trucks, kid activities, entertainment, giveaways, and more.

Community Connection

What: Willmar Fests
When: June 19-23
Where: Various locations throughout Willmar

Celebrate with the Willmar community and enjoy family-friendly activities, free food, live music, water events, and more.

Hit the Fair

What: Morrison County Fair
When: June 20-22
Where: 15575 Hawthorn Road, Little Falls

Head to Little Falls to enjoy fair food, rides, and more outdoor entertainment.

There’s No Place Like Oz

What: Judy Garland Festival
When: June 20-23
Where: 2727 U.S. Highway 169 S., Grand Rapids

Enjoy a Judy Garland- and Wizard of Oz-themed festival in Grand Rapids, featuring a three-day schedule full of family-friendly activities.

The Judy Garland Festival in Grand Rapids

Courtesy of the Judy Garland Museum

Race for Hope

What: HopeKids 5K/10K + Kids Fun Run
When: June 22 (8 a.m.-2 p.m.)
Where: 16965 Brandtjen Farm Drive, Lakeville

Support local charities by participating in Lakeville’s family-friendly race. Casual walkers, avid runners, and children are welcome.

Run to raise money for HopeKids charity

Courtesy of HopeKids

Fab Food Trucks

What: Hopkins Food truck Festival
When: June 22 (11 a.m.-9 p.m.)
Where: 902 Mainstreet, Hopkins

Downtown Hopkins is hosting a festival featuring over 50 food trucks, photo booths, henna tattoo artists, and more entertainment.

Local Brews

What: Winona Craft Beer Tour 
When: June 22 (1-5 p.m.)
Where: 58 Center St., Winona

Enjoy sampling from a number of local breweries and cideries at Levee Park along the Mississippi River. 21-plus only.

Enjoy local craft beer in Winona

Courtesy of Winona Craft Beer Tours

The Ghosts of Gangsters’ Past

What: Haunted Gangsterland Downtown Walking Tour 
When: June 22 (3-4:30 p.m.)
Where: 1096 Grand Ave., St. Paul

Embark on a thrilling journey through downtown St. Paul while learning about the public enemies throughout the 1930s gangster era. The 90-minute tour includes a cocktail sampling on the rooftop patio of The Lexington.

Art Along the Lake

What: Wayzata Art Experience
When: June 22-23
Where: 402 E. Lake St, Wayzata

Visit downtown Wayzata for a weekend full of art, music, and food along the lake.

Explore local art in Wayzata

Courtesy of Explore Minnesota