Robin Hood’s Opening Night
What: “Robin Hood: The Merry Musical”
When: June 28-Aug. 13, times vary
Where: Sidekick Theatre, 11411 Masonic Home Drive, Bloomington
Filled with family fun and audience participation, this musical is billed as “a swashbuckling musical for all ages” and opens this week.
Water Ski Show
What: The Twin Cities River Rats Present Super Mario World
When: June 28, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Mississippi River, 1758 West River Road N., Minneapolis
This family show is led by Mario, Luigi, and Princess Peach as they try to defeat Bowser from the water ski world with jumps, pyramids, and balancing acts.
Lunch Hour Concert
What: Music on the Cortile: Mother Banjo
When: June 29, noon
Where: Landmark Center, 75 Fifth St. W., St. Paul
Bring your lunch to a free performance from this local songwriter and enjoy folk, bluegrass, and Americana sounds. Mother Banjo is the second artist in the Landmark Center’s Music on the Cortile series.
What: Wreaths Across America
When: June 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: North St. Paul Veterans Park, 2438 Margaret St., North St. Paul
The Daughters of the American Revolution organization showcases its mobile Wreaths Across America exhibit with a ceremonial wreath laying event, a tribute to veterans, interactive activities and short films.
Latvian Song and Dance Festival
What: XV Latvian Song and Dance Festival
When: June 29-July 4
Where: Various locations around St. Paul
Celebrate the rich Latvian traditions of song and folk dance in this six-day festival filled with concerts, film screenings, children’s activities and other cultural events.
Somali Independence Day Celebration
What: Somali Week Festival 2022
When: July 2, 1 p.m.
Where: Blaisdell and Lake St., Minneapolis
Come celebrate Somali Independence Day with Minnesota’s Somali community. This street festival kicks off Somali Week 2022, North America’s largest Somali community celebration, and includes music, games, and food for all.
Fourth of July Kickoff
What: Bloomington Summer Fete
When: July 3, 5-10:30 p.m.
Where: Normandale Lake Park, 84th Street and Chalet Road, Bloomington
Enjoy music, food, and fireworks at this annual tradition kicking off the Independence Day holiday.