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Minnesota Lyme Association

Registration starts at 7:00 and the event will be kicked off by Minnesota’s own Babe Winkelman, host of “Good Fishing” and “Outdoor Secrets.” With wellness activities, prevention tips, live music, opportunities for Lyme warriors to share their story, as well as balloon animals and GlitterInk Body Art for the kids, it will be a fun-filled morning for all!
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Paradise Charter Cruises and Minneapolis Queen

On the Mississippi River, departing from downtown Minneapolis, your group will experience a look through the St. Anthony Falls lock system, view the Falls, learn about the historic Minneapolis Riverfront and more, from our one of a kind location on the Mississippi River, departing from our Location at Bohemian Flats Park!
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National Eagle Center

Kids and teachers alike are wowed by their in-person, up-close encounters with real live bald and golden eagles! It's an unforgettable experience!
Gertens

GERTENS FUNDRAISING

Gertens Plant Cards are our easiest fundraising program and NOW is the best time. Take advantage of early spring and Mother's Day sales.
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VALLEYFAIR

Festival of Music provides choral students the opportunity to perform onsite at Valleyfair. Adjudicators listen, evaluate, and comment on your group's performance. Open to all elementary, middle and high school groups.
kid-friendly robot demo

The Works Museum

Robotics for Kids and Families Robot Day! Saturday, April 14, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. - Presale tickets are $9, available through 4/13. - Admission is $12 at door.
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Vertical Endeavors

We offer a variety of field trip options for students to learn how to climb from just one-time experiences to after-school clubs. We are able to customize the curriculum to meet your group goals.
Teddy Bear Band

Richard Alan Productions

* Soloists, duo, trio, strolling performers, all instrumentation & vocal styles. Entertainment Services by Richard Alan Productions Magicians *Acrobats *Stilt Walkers *Face Painters *Character Actors *Jugglers *Mimes *Petting Zoo *Pony Rides *Sound Production * Ventriloquists & much more...

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TWINCITIESTOURS.COM

Cathedrals & Churches Tour Saint Paul and Minneapolis offer a multitude of magnificent, classical-style cathedrals and churches.
Swing Dancing in the Wabasha Caves

WABASHA STREET CAVES & THE SAINT PAUL GANGSTER TOUR

The Caves were transformed into a nightclub in 1933 named "The Castle Royale". Today your group will find cave tours here that talk about mushrooms & mining, gangsters & ghosts. This is the home of the famous Saint Paul Gangster Tour, a bus tour that shows your group Saint Paul's historical mayhem & mystery with a gangster as your guide (as seen on the History Channel)!
First Ave exterior

MINNESOTA HISTORY CENTER

Since 1970, First Avenue and 7th Street Entry have been at the heart of the Minnesota music scene. This exhibit will take you inside the scenes, sounds and stories of the landmark club that put Minneapolis music on the map.
Group at Cheers Pablo

Cheers Pablo

We provide everything you might need; from the canvass and paints, to the wine and egg rolls. Each class lasts between two and three hours, and at the end you will walk away a little more relaxed and with a piece of fun art modeled after our example. Now is the time to load up on experiences! Try something new, or continue something you love.
live blues music

VISIT OWATONNA

Kansas City-sanctioned BBQ Competition (with public sampling of BBQ ribs & chicken) and live blues music at this one-of-a-kind event. Proclaimed by Governor Dayton as a State Barbecue Contest.
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CHANHASSEN DINNER THEATRES

This new Irving Berlin Musical tells the story of Jim, who left the bright lights of show business, to settle down in Connecticut. With his new and talented friend Linda, they turn his farmhouse into a fabulous inn with dazzling performances that celebrate each holiday.
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Sidekick Theatre

Sidekick Theatre is a professional theatre company under the leadership of Tim Stolz and Brian Pekol, who were affiliated with the Old Log Theatre for many years.  Performing at The Ives Auditorium in Bloomington with a company of actors who have appeared on major stages throughout the Twin Cities, Sidekick Theatre is committed to producing exciting, engaging and affordable theatre for adults and children.
clowns

Mooseburger Clown Camp

Do you want to make people smile? Are you curious to know that it takes to be a clown? We bring in the best instructors from all over the country to teach you everything you want to learn: from balloons to face painting, from hospital/nursing homes to birthday parties, and everything in between.

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  • Give Them An Experience They Will Always Remember

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  • Give them an experience they will never forget.

    Seniors on Bus

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