It’s officially that time of year…the Minnesota State Fair opens on Thursday! Treasured by those around the state, this is a truly Minnesotan experience with bake-offs, farm animals, Grandstand concerts, tractors, and last but certainly not least, fried foods and everything on a stick! Commonly referred to as “The Great Minnesota Get Together” this event draws people from all over the state (and the world) … Continue reading #MnMondays: The Great Minnesota Get Together!
As the peak of the fruits and vegetable season is here, there’s no better time to head to the Mill City Farmer’s Market. Set between the Mill City Museum and Guthrie Theater, I love the mix of nature’s bounty nestled amongst the urban landscape. Held every Saturday from May to October, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., the market features a variety of freshly-picked fruits … Continue reading #MnMondays: Mill City Farmer’s Market
24 years??? How can it really be 24 years since Minnesota celebrating the opening of the Mall of America? From Camp Snoopy to concerts in the Rotunda, “There’s a Place for Fun In Your Life…Mall of America.” Cheers to many more years of shopping and fun! Continue reading Happy Birthday Mall of America!
If you like strolling along the street, looking at art by a variety of artists, then the Uptown Art Fair is the place to be. Typically held in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis on the first weekend in August, the fair draws more than 340 artists from around the world specializing in everything from printmaking to glass blowing. This year, attendees were treated to especially perfect … Continue reading The Uptown Art Fair
Getting in touch with your creative side is always a good idea, and the growing number of paint-your-own-canvas options in the Twin Cities makes it easy. If you’re looking for a fun experience, head over to Brush Studio in the the Shops at West End in St. Louis Park. Offering public paint nights most Wednesday to Saturday evenings, along with Sunday afternoons, Brush Studio is … Continue reading Unleash Your Creativity
Talked about for years, and under construction since 2014, the new U.S. Bank Stadium opened its doors to the public on Saturday, July 23 for an open house. The highly anticipated stadium is the new home of the Minnesota Vikings and is set to host the 2018 Super Bowl and NCAA Final Four in 2019. Located on the former site of the Metrodome, and surrounded … Continue reading The New Home of Purple Pride