band on stage at the state fair

Richard Alan Productions

Multiple Shows / Package Pricing / Same Musicians
Musical Services by Richard Alan Productions

RICH & THE RESISTORS….. MN VIKINGS HOUSE BAND! 2 hrs before all games!

THE RESISTORS (They do it all!) Featured band! Mpls. St. Paul Magazine Wedding Guide!
House Band at US BANK “ship” before MINNESOTA VIKINGS games and special events.

* TEDDY BEAR BAND! (The best in children’s/family entertainment!- MN MUSIC HALL of FAME!)
The SMITHSONIAN & The ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME have recognized
TBB’s contribution to the Evolution of Children’s Music!

* ECHOS OF ELVIS (The Resistors w/ look & sound alike Elvis personality extraordinaire Eddie Hughes, performing all eras of Elvis)

Shows for HOLIDAYS /SPECIAL EVENTS!
* SONS OF THE BEACH ( Beach party – 50’s / 60’s – Reggae/ Latin / Tropical)
* LOST IN DEUTSCHLAND (Oktoberfest)
* HOLIDAY EXPRESS ( Music for any holiday)
* REMEMBER WHEN (seniors favorites from the past)
* LITTLE PRAIRIE (bluegrass,country)
* HIGHER GROUND (jazz for concerts or easy listening)
* TRIBUTE TO THE TROOPS!
* TRUTH AND LIGHT (Traditional, contemporary & original gospel music)
* Name Your Theme Show!

AUTUMN & HOLIDAYS
* LOST IN DEUTSCHLAND (Oktoberfest)
* HOLIDAY EXPRESS ( Music for any holiday)

Valentines Day
* WHOLE LOTTA LOVE (romantic easy listening +)

Mardigras
* GOTTA-DID-DAT (dixieland, cajun, zydeco)

Cabin Fever Season
* SONS OF THE BEACH ( Beach party – 50’s / 60’s – Reggae/ Latin / Tropical)

St Pat’s
* THE BLARNEY-STONES (Traditional, contemporary Irish + fun w/ McBeatles, Bobby O’Dylan, RO’lin Stones & more!)

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canoe field trip

Wilderness Inquiry

Get your students excited about the outdoors!

Sign up to have your class on the water in our 24-foot Voyageur canoes–or learn on land in any number of disciplines. Get history lessons on native peoples, fur traders, and European settlers. Take a deep dive into the human impact on water systems while learning about local plant and animal life. Let us teach your students more about how the geology of an area affects human development. The possibilities for outdoor learning are endless.

Our Canoemobile brings outdoor learning to you. We provide all of the safety equipment you need for a day outdoors. Paddle trips take place in our large, beautiful, cedar strip canoes. Plan for a day on the water or set up a short canoe trip with time for learning on land. We can handle groups of up to 100 for canoeing day trips and groups of 100 or more for land-based learning activities that include a short canoe trip.

Students will come away from our outdoor activities with lessons they will long remember. They can explore their local waterways by canoeing. They can play a fur trading game to learn about how early settlers affected the region. They can fish or go seine netting to get a lesson on the health of their local waterway. They can go orienteering to learn navigation skills. They can go on a nature hike to learn to about native plants and animals.

Students always say that Canoemobile is their favorite field trip of the year. Lessons engage youth to improve school performance, develop a stewardship ethic, and become aware of a pathway to pursue educational and career opportunities in the outdoors. We’ve worked with schools of all sizes to educate more than one hundred thousand students with this program.

Sign up now to make outdoor learning work for your students!

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Kid's playing chess.

America’s Fun Science

AMERICA’S FUN SCIENCE includes chess!

Did you know that chess can help improve kids’ thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as their math and reading scores? America’s Fun Science delivers 4- or 6-week Beginning and Intermediate Chess class. Each class culminates in a mini-tournament and prizes!

America’s Fun Science also offers a free 20-minute science/STEM event with any first-time program booking.

Check out our list of programs at our website. It’s easy to book online!

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Kids playing with LEGOs.

Snapology

Summer at Snapology.

This summer at Snapology we’ve got a bunch happening for kids between 1-14 years old. Summer camps around STEAM concepts, robotics, and coding are happening at our Discovery Center in Uptown, and area schools and rec centers.

We’re offering Parents Night Out each month of the summer so parents can drop off kids between 5-14 and go have some adult time in Uptown. Workshops focused on drones, slime and even gardening are on the schedule!

When school lets out, Snapology will be open from 9-5 every day, so you have more time to come drop in to play with children, or drop them off for a few hours if they are 5+.

Last but not least, we’re gearing up for birthday parties and field trips! It’s going to be a great summer and we’re looking forward to seeing you at Snapology.

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Male dancer in African costuming.

Northrop at the University of Minnesota

Biophony: Experience art and science collide with Alonzo King LINES Ballet.

Grades 6-12

Called “riveting” by the San Francisco Chronicle, Alonzo King’s Biophony is a fascinating investigation of life on earth. Created in collaboration with natural soundscape artist Bernie Krause and composer Richard Blackford, the score draws from the rainforests of Borneo, a waterhole in Kenya, the Alaskan tundra, and a meadow high in the Sierra Nevada mountains, echoing animal voices and imprints of habitats in peril.

King’s visionary choreography, brought to life by the extraordinary LINES dancers, has an earthy and sensual feeling that imbues classical ballet with new, expressive potential. Dancers crawl, fly, elongate, flutter, and somersault, creating composites of otherworldly creatures.

 

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Child Looking Through Magnifying Glass.

High Touch High Tech of the Twin Cities

Preschool In-School Field Trip for Ages 3-6.

High Touch High Tech programs are taught by our team of science EDUTAINERS. They are hands-on science fun that promote 100% inclusiveness. This supply intensive, educational experience includes all equipment and materials needed to turn your preschool into a real science laboratory!

Our preschool programs are a fast paced attention grabbing 30-minutes that accommodate groups of up to 25 students. Bigger school? We can schedule out as many 30-minute workshops as necessary to meet your needs.

We use MN state standards when developing our programs, and with over 50 to choose from we are sure to match your seasonal themes or inspirational curriculum needs.

“We want to be part of making the scientist of tomorrow, Today!”

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Segway riders admire the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis.

Human on a Stick Segway Tours

The Perfect End of the Year Activity

Did you know, Minneapolis is home to “the Niagara of the West?” That flour mills have exploded all over the city? Or that the logging industry included a dangerous job for “boom pirates?” Learn all of this, and more, while riding a Segway!

As the weather gets warmer, and we get closer to summer, kids are eager to get out of school and get outside. Our Magical History Tour is the perfect solution.This tour is both fun and educational, and covers the history of Minneapolis along the Mississippi River from the 1600s to today. Glide along the riverfront while learning what makes our city unique.

This is the best time to get a school group together for a private tour, whether as a field trip, senior outing, or something in between. Any group of 12 or more automatically becomes a private tour, but we can make any tour private for an additional fee. Everyone in the group must be at least 12 years old. If you’re a smaller group, you can join one of our public tours, they leave daily at 9:30am and 2:30pm.

Give us a call, and book a tour today!

 

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Attentive children at nature center.

International Wolf Center

Junior Wolf Biologist Mini-Camp planned at International Wolf Center.

It is time to unplug your kids from the virtual world and reconnect them with the real one by joining us at our four day Jr. Wolf Biologist Summer Camp! Participants will learn about wolves and other animals through hands-on outdoor activities during this summer program.

Program Elements Include:
Expert instruction by Center staff
Investigation of the natural world and nature activities
Outdoor games and activities
Field-trip transportation
Two snacks each day
Take-home craft activities

 

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Tents in a clearing.

Base Camp

Join us for Base Camp’s Third Annual Family Campout!

An exciting outdoor opportunity for families to experience the urban wilderness led by our knowledgeable guides. We begin with a guided two-mile hike from Base Camp to the private group campsite along the bank of the Minnesota River – along the way taking in the sights and history of Fort Snelling and the surrounding natural area. No heavy hauling required, an equipment shuttle will be available! Evening activities include camp setup, dinner cookout, campfire with s’mores, games, night hike, and stargazing before turning in for the night. We will wake up to a hot breakfast before packing up and hiking back up to Base Camp the following morning. We can’t wait to explore with you!

 

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Airmaxx Trampoline Park and Fun Center

Exciting Student Field Trips at AirMaxx!

Imagine your students challenging each other to a game of mini golf or mini bowling. Or better yet, they challenge you to a game! All students enjoy the trampolines at AirMaxx but for those who would rather play a game of laser tag, we have that too!

There is so much to do at AirMaxx no one will be bored! We offer group rates for school field trips. We can feed them too! Join us at AirMaxx Trampoline Park and Fun Center.

Call Jo at 651-204-0500 for more information.

 

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Kids playing on a climbing wall.

Vertical Endeavors

Indoor Rock Climbing For Everyone!

Vertical Endeavors offers the uniquely fun experience for students to learn the ins and outs of rock climbing in a controlled environment. We offer a variety of field trip options for students to learn how to climb from one-time experiences to after-school clubs. We are able to customize the curriculum to meet your group goals. Students of all ages and abilities will leave with a feeling of accomplishment and adventure. Contact one of our facilities today to find out how we can cater to your students needs.

 

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Children riding thrill ride.

Valleyfair

The Twin Cities’ largest amusement parks invites you to join us May 21st-23rd for Physics and Science Days at Valleyfair, as we collaborate education and entertainment.

In partnership with GO4ST8 PHYSICS, Valleyfair offers students the opportunity to experience the laws of physics in motion and discover how math and science apply to amusement park excitement. The University of Minnesota Physics Force will be open for your group to attend as they demonstrate the laws of physics before your eyes!

Don’t forget to register your boat for our 5th annual Milk Carton Boat Race!

 

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