Join neighbors for the 10th annual Tonka Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. This popular 5K starts and finishes at Minnetonka High School—turkey costumes very welcome.
Sports, Health & Wellness
Burn off some calories before gobbling down some goodies this Thanksgiving at the St. Paul Turkey Trot. Try either the 6K or 10K, but don’t forget to bring the family! Start a tradition for the kids or just get in a morning workout by joining in the fun and raising funds for the Open Door Food Shelf.
Put on your best costume and run to be a part of the MN RUN series. Every finisher receives a long sleeve t-shirt and finisher medal.
Join the Minnesota Brewery Running Series at Sociable Cider Werks for a fun run with a twist. Weave through the city with fellow beer enthusiasts and grab a free beer at the finish line. All participants receive a free craft brew along with a collector’s pint glass and swag. End the day with some live music and lots of food as a reward. Ages 21 and up to receive a free beer, all ages welcome.
The Buck Hill Tent Sale will have over 10,000 items, providing the season’s best opportunity to find great deals on new and used ski and snowboard gear and equipment. Whether you are looking for recreational, or racing gear, the Buck Hill Tent Sale will have an extensive variety to choose from including leading ski and snowboard brands from top vendors around the region. Inventory will include skis, snowboards, helmets, poles and boots as well as the latest winter apparel for children and adults.
Earn your stripes and join the Minnesota Zoo for their annual Tiger Tracks 5K to raise money for wildlife conservation. The race starts at the Shady Oaks Picnic area and follows a course through the zoo on outdoor trails. Registered participants will receive free admission to the zoo on the event day and a commemorative t-shirt. Strollers are welcome.
Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources.
Cyclists of all ages turn out in droves for the popular Tour de Tonka ride this month. You can choose from among eight courses, with distances that range from 16 to 100 miles. At the rest stops along the way, check out snacks, live music and conversation. The routes take cyclists through 24 west-metro communities, showcasing our gorgeous farms, lakes and trails. And the best part? A portion of registration fees go to the ICA Food Shelf to help end hunger in the west metro; remaining proceeds support Minnetonka Community Education’s various youth and early-childhood programming.
Join us at 370 Water St, Excelsior, for a night filled with education, free samples, sips + bites, + amazing door prizes! With solutions for stress, sleep, pain, pets, skincare + gifts, there’s something for everyone! Come check out our space + learn more about the benefits of CBD. Ribbon cutting will be at 6PM!
Over 50 rare and classic boats come together again on White Bear Lake along with parts, memorabilia and exhibits about Minnesota’s centuries-old boatbuilding history. Browse vendors, check out the swap meet and vote for this year’s best boats!