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. […]

The Making of an Event Poster

The Making of an Event Poster

Ever wonder what goes into the making of an event poster? Minneapolis-based design and branding firm, Duffy, recently released their design for the 2017 City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival poster. Each year, custom merchandise is designed to support the Loppet Foundation and its annual event. For 2017, the poster celebrates diversity, unity, uniqueness, beauty and nature through the depiction […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 1 – 4

It’s the first weekend in July, and a long weekend at that! Of course, the 4th of July is Monday with Independence Day celebrations all weekend long, but there’s much more happening in the Cities, too. If you just can’t get enough Prince tributes, you are in luck. And, if you want to spend your […]

4th of July 2016

The 4th of July is coming up fast, which means fun and fireworks! If you are wondering where to catch the nighttime aerial show this year, we’ve got the run-down for you. While most take place on Monday, July 4, please note that a couple of celebrations take place the day – and days – […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events June 17 – 19

Here we are, creeping up to another weekend in Minneapolis. Of course, it’s Father’s Day on Sunday, and if you are still wondering what to do for Dear Old Dad, we have some ideas for you. We also have some ideas about how to spend your time on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. From all things […]

5 Ways to Celebrate the End of the School Year

The end of the school year is here. While some students in some districts are already on summer break, many school districts have their last day of school some time the week of June 6. Regardless, school is out (or almost) out for summer. How do you want to celebrate the first few days of […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events June 3-5

Welcome to the first full weekend in June! With summer starting to heat up, you can be sure there is lots happening around town. For all you classic movie buffs, be sure to head over to the Uptown Theatre to help them celebrate their 100th birthday. And Sunday marks the first of eight Open Streets […]

Uptown Theatre Turns 100

The Uptown Theatre, located on the corner of Hennepin and Lagoon in Minneapolis, is celebrating it’s 100th birthday on June 3, and to celebrate this milestone, the theatre is spending the week hosting a variety of classic films. We’ll get to the run-down of the classic films in a minute. First, a quick history of the […]