Sports, Health & Wellness

Arctic Fever

You’re cold, shivering and a bit stir-crazy. Your diagnosis? Arctic fever. Explore Tonka Bay, Shorewood and Excelsior to combat the winter blues. The weekend kicks off with a snow sculpture competition on Friday; view masterpieces while nibbling on pizza from Joey Nova’s. All three cities also host numerous events throughout the weekend, including wagon rides and bonfires. Free. Check the website for a full list of events, times and locations. 952.474.7635. Read more about Arctic Fever

Stars of Winter

Gaze at the stars indoors in the star dome at the Lowry Nature Center. Learn the ins and outs of winter constellations and hear myths and legends of their creations. Make glow–in–the–dark constellations to adorn your ceiling. Give back during the holidays by donating $1 to the Wonder Fund, an organization that creates park opportunities for school groups. 763.694.7650. Read more about Stars of Winter

Chaska Turkey Trot 5K and Kids' Run

Get into the holiday spirit early and channel your inner turkey. Hosted by Chaska high school DECA students and the Chaska Rotary Club, the event will feature three races including a 5K, a quarter-mile, and a 1-mile race for kids. All racers receive a timing chip, T-shirt, snacks and beverages. Free child care is provided and proceeds benefit the End Polio Now Campaign and Chaska DECA. 7:30–10:30 a.m. 612.386.6155. Read more about Chaska Turkey Trot 5K and Kids' Run


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