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Kid with K'nex

SNAPOLOGY MINNEAPOLIS

SNAPOLOGY MINNEAPOLIS: LEGO® Themed Robotics Classes, Camps & Birthday Parties! Give the gift of learning through play! With Snapology Minneapolis, children will be guided through hands-on activities using the things they already love: LEGO bricks, K'Nex & technology. Kids have so much fun they don't even realize they're learning! Ideal for ages 1-14.
Superhero bouncy houses

MAGIC BOUNCE PARTY RENTALS

MAGIC BOUNCE PARTY RENTALS. SPECIAL OFFER FOR YOUR BIG EVENT! Rent 2 inflatables and save 5%. Rent 3 inflatables and save 10%. Rent 4 or more inflatables and save 15%.
Kids with maps

I KNOW MY WAY ORIENTEERING

I KNOW MY WAY ORIENTEERING: Kids Need To Be Able To Find Their Way! Orienteering is not just a sport, it's a necessary life skill! With orienteering, we learn how to read maps, make decisions, solve problems, and trust our own knowledge. A welcome bonus includes having fun, outdoor exercise, and gaining a dynamic appreciation of nature.
Sesame Street Ad

XCEL ENERGY CENTER

XCEL ENERGY CENTER | Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! Save $3 on select seating Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Sunday, October 7, 2018. Performances at 1pm and 5pm. Call (651) 312-3486 to purchase 9+ tickets
Segway tour group

HUMAN ON A STICK SEGWAY TOURS

HUMAN ON A STICK SEGWAY TOURS: Fabulous Field Trip Fun! Try something new, while learning about the fascinating history of Minneapolis. A Segway tour is the perfect combination of education and fun, for everyone 12 and up.
Beautiful flowers

GERTENS FUNDRAISING

Gertens Greenhouse offers a fundraising program for each season. The plants included in our fundraising programs are grown right here at Gertens. Our growers produce beautiful Fall Mums, Holiday Poinsettias, Easter Flowers, and Spring Annuals & Perennials.
Kids around a table

THE JOLLY POPS

Come by the Jolly Pops booth at the August MNFTL Expo. We'd love to tell you more about our Onsite Field Trips, Elective Classes, Family Concerts and so much more.
Painting of Little Red Riding Hood

SIDEKICK THEATRE

SIDEKICK THEATRE: Little Red Riding Hood... A New Musical Fairy Tale for Young Audiences - Coming This Holiday Season

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Tourists looking at calves

VISIT WINONA AND METZ'S HART-LAND CREAMERY

Metz's Hart-Land Creamery: Directly from the Cow to the Creamery. From raw product to delicious finished goods, this tour showcases the Metz Heartland Creamery and how they produce their incredible local foods. Meet the calves and the cows, see where the milking process takes place, the cheesemaking, and the staff in action!
Ole and Lena

THE AMES CENTER

"OLE RUNS FOR OFFICE" • A Musical Within A Comedy. It’s time again when Muskrat Lodge 3412 elects officers and Ole has decided to throw his hat into the ring and run against longtime nemesis, Knut Knutson, lodge president for the past 20 years. Knutson, proprietor of Knutson’s Heating, Air Conditioning and Live Bait Shop is one of Potsdam’s “shakers and movers” and has been a thorn in Ole’s side since they were kids in school.
60 Years of Arboretum ad

MINNESOTA LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM

MINNESOTA LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM: Diamond Anniversary Open House Celebration at the Arboretum.
Museum

LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUSEUM

In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, don't miss the Legacy of the Lakes Museum. Celebrate our Minnesota lake traditions and legacies, discover wonderful classic boats (made in MN, plus others...), grand hotel & resort history, fishing memorabilia and much more at the Legacy of The Lakes Museum (formerly the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum) in Alexandria.
Trolley

LAKEWOOD CEMETERY

The fascinating "History, Art & Gardens Trolley Tour" of Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis. A haven in the heart of Minneapolis, Lakewood Cemetery was founded in 1871. On this tour, enjoy scenic views of Lakewood’s more than 250 acres as you learn about the history of Lakewood from its founding to today. You’ll see the monuments and hear the stories of politicians, musicians, business leaders, artists and everyday heroes.
MN State Capitol Building

MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MINNESOTA STATE CAPITOL

Tour the Renovated MN State Capitol Building. Bring your group to the Cass Gilbert-designed MN State Capitol to learn about its incredible history, art, and architecture and connect with its amazing stories. The beautiful Capitol building re-opened in 2017 after significant renovation!
Bridge in garden

NORMANDALE JAPANESE GARDEN

After a day of activity, a visit to The Normandale Japanese Garden is the best of all ways to gently unwind... It is a 2-acre strolling garden featuring a pond, koi, lagoon, hand-crafted bridges and buildings, imported hand-carved lanterns, islands, a waterfall and carefully manicured trees and shrubs maintained in the authentic Japanese tradition.
Tour with eagles

NATIONAL EAGLE CENTER

NATIONAL EAGLE CENTER: Have you ever wondered “How much does an eagle weigh?” “How big is their wingspan?” The answers await you in an engaging and entertaining live eagle program, offered daily, designed for your organization or tour group.

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    Excited Kids on a School Bus
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    Seniors on Bus

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