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Let’s Go Fly a Kite…?

The 16th annual Lake Harriet Kite festival is planned for Saturday, January 28, 2017. Now, the question is, will Mother Nature cooperate? Typically, by the time the end of January rolls around, which is usually when the Kite Festival is scheduled, we have endured more than our fair share of cold, or bitter cold weather. […]

Sculptor - James Shoop

Art Attack 2016 – It’s About Peace and Love

The 19th annual Art Attack is back and is happening on November 4, 5 and 6 at the Northrup King Building in Northeast Minneapolis. This year, in response to the current political climate, the Northrup King Building is choosing to promote peace and love through visual art, interactive art activities, writing and music. It will […]

Free Workouts with Fitbit Local

Free Workouts with Fitbit Local

Fitbit, the wellness company that makes wearable devices that track your steps, is launching Fitbit Local, a series of free monthly workouts throughout the country. And they are launching here in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 1, at Target Field. More than 4,000 participants have attended the launch events at other cities, and about 500 people […]

Grinkie Circus is Coming to Town

Grinkie Circus is Coming to Town

Clear your calendar for Saturday, October 8, 2016 because the Grinkie Circus is coming to town and we don’t think you are going to want to miss it. This one-day, family friendly event is co-sponsored by Harriet Brewing and the Minneapolis Beard and Moustace Club (MBMC). It is happening at Harriet Brewing from 12:00 pm […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 12

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 12

Ack! Can you believe it? We are already at Week 12 of our 12 Weeks of Summer series. Many kids are heading back to school, and before you know it, the leaves on the trees will start changing colors and then start to fall. Although we absolutely love fall in Minneapolis, we have to admit, […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 29 – 31

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 29 – 31

Welcome to the last weekend in July. How did that happen? In our Pick 3 Events, we have something for the dogs, something for the kids, something for everyone really. From parades to art festivals, world records and more, you’ll find it happening in Minneapolis this weekend. Check it out and enjoy!   Friday, July […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 7

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 7

This week, which is already Week 7 of the 12 Weeks of Summer, we’re suggesting you explore Downtown Minneapolis. After all, Petula Clark did say this about it: So go downtown Things will be great when you’re downtown No finer place for sure, downtown Everything’s waiting for you Everything is waiting for you, including a […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 6

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 6

How can it be Week 6 of the 12 Weeks of Summer already? We’re not sure how we feel about being half-way through our series, but we know that there is plenty of summer fun still to be had. And this week, is all about geocaching. And we’re not talking about Pokemon Go. Rather, good, […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 5

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 5

Whether you call it Putt-Putt or Mini-Golf (or something entirely different), the end result is always fun. So for Week 5 of our 12 Weeks of Summer series, we are highlighting places you can go to chase a golf ball around mazes and obstacle courses with a small golf club, or for simplicity sake, mini-golf. […]

2016 Music & Movies in Loring Park

2016 Music & Movies in Loring Park

While it is true that on any given night, you can catch live music and/or a movie at a Minneapolis park over the summer, you also have the opportunity to listen to live music and watch a movie in Loring Park on four Mondays in August, courtesy of the Walker Art Center. The 38th Summer […]