Events

trolley in the snow at Christmas

This year’s 16th annual Christkindlsmarkt is moving into the Excelsior Commons for two full weekends.

Boo Bash Dash costumes

Grab your sneakers,

World of Pumpkins Display

A pumpkin is a pumpkin is a pumpkin—well, not really. Discover why during the month of October as the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum presents the World of Pumpkins Display at the Oswald Visitor Center.

reading in the library

The National Education Association (NEA) celebrates Read Across America Day on March 2. The event is designed to help motivate kids to read, promote the joys of reading to students of all ages, and make all children feel valued and welcome.

A couple celebrates New Year's Eve at home

Celebrate, and make New Year’s memories from home.

Nutcrackers at the Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt

As a tribute to part of Minnesota’s heritage, the Christkindlsmarkt celebrates German tradition in the heart of Excelsior.

G. Phillip Shoultz III

VocalEssence presents a livestream sing-along and concert to honor black fathers.

A child enjoys a meal at Taste Fore the Tour.

Last year’s inaugural Taste Fore the Tour event raised enough donations for the VEAP food pantry to create over 1 million meals for families in the Twin Cities.

Early in March generous supporters of St. David’s Center celebrated 31 years of hosting its annual gala event which helps provide opportunities for children of all abilities to shine their brightest.

Over 400 Hopkins Public Schools patrons connected at the Marriott Minnetonka Southwest ballroom in February for Hopkins Education Foundation Royal Bash 2020. The event raised $301,600 to benefit students through grants and district-wide endeavors.

Tonkadale Greenhouse’s Third Thursdays story times are a popular chance for kiddos to learn more about plants and gardening, through books, movement and other activities (including an optional take-home planting project).

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