Enjoy a good Minnesota winter by getting active in Shorewood, Tonka Bay and Excelsior! Most events are free, and all ages will love to participate! Dog sled rides, horse drawn sleigh rides, snow sculptures, pizza party, Fat Tire bike race, human bowling on ice, and SO much more! Introducing winter yoga in 2017. Don't miss a thing!
For the Kids
Join the School Mistresses of Historic Cahill School in making old fashioned Holiday Crafts while learning about festive traditions from days gone by. Open to children and adults of all ages. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.
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SOUTHDALE YMCA HOSTS 4th ANNUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH A BENEFIT PERFORMANCE FEATURING AWARD-WINNING COUNTRY MUSIC STAR BRYAN WHITE AND RENOWNED MINNEAPOLIS BASED MUSICIAN ST. PAUL PETERSON. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2016
The Southdale YMCA in Edina, a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, will host its 4th Annual Music Festival to benefit youth leadership programs on Sunday, November 13, 2016.
Join us for an enchanting evening! We’ll enjoy a dinner
served by Tin Fish, games, dancing and more princess fun.
Dressing up is fun and encouraged! All couples will have
a photo taken by our photographer, but please bring your
camera for other memorable photo opportunities! Register
by Oct. 19. Space is limited; maximum 50 couples.
Join us for a marvelous Super Hero Saturday! We'll enjoy a lunch served by Tin Fish, games and other activities. Feel free to wear your favorite superhero costume and don't forget to register by Oct. 10. Space is limited; maximum of 50 couples.
Families and young children can interact with more than 200 live costumed characters around the zoo. Kids can go trick-or-treating and enjoy many other Halloween surprises.
From the creators of The Color Run comes Pumpkin Nights, a one mile long walking path with 12 worlds of marvelous art and Halloween fun, lined with over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins in larger than life displays. Launching in Twin Cities at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Friday, October 14, Pumpkin Nights will be open for 18 days until Halloween Day—Monday, October 31.
Birchwood Cafe is celebrating its 21st Birthday this year, and we'd grin from ear to ear if you'd come celebrate with us!
We'll be roasting corn on the cob, popping popcorn, and passing out cupcakes all night! Plus there will be $2 kids root beer floats and $3 taps.
Valley National Wildlife Refuge is marking its 40th anniversary with
a public celebration. The day-long celebration will feature events throughout
the day, and includes family-friendly and hands-on activities such as birding,
exploration, fishing, hiking and more. Come and celebrate this urban oasis for animal
and nature lovers alike, and learn more about one of Minnesota’s best-kept
If you're an animal-lover, and enjoy competition as well, the Wisconsin Working Stock Dog Association's 31st Annual Labor Day Trials are something you'll want to see. Witness some of the best shepherds and sheepdogs in the country compete for the title of "Top Dog" in one of the most beautiful settings anywhere in Minnesota or Wisconsin. You will be amazed at what these dogs can do, how they work using their own talents and in partnership with their handlers to gather sheep and move them with care and precision over hills, around gates and obstacles and into pens. They don't make noise.