Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 12805 St. Croix Trail, Hastings, MN
Carpenter straddles the St. Croix River - with property in both Minnesota and Wisconsin - and includes over ten miles of hiking trails through tall pines, oak savanna, restored prairies,...
Location: 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
The expanded Walker Art Center is a world-class cultural mecca - there's no denying that. But apart from its wonderful monthly Free First Saturday events and Arty Pants Playdates,...
Location: 402 East Lake Street, Wayzata, MN
Modern-day settlement of Wayzata began in the 1850s, with the start of rail service from Minneapolis. Vacationers escaping the city for beautiful Lake Minnetonka would get off the train at the dock, a...
Location: 1420 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
The Southern Theater is one of the first places we look to for unique, culturally enriching performances to share with children.
Some of the eclectic, innovative dance, music, an...
Location: 5185 Meadville Street, Excelsior, MN
The Old Log Theater retains a lot of rustic charm from the its 1940 founding as a summer stock company.
The year-round facility, built in 1960 to replace the log stable in which it beg...
Location: 100 - 85th Avenue Northwest, Minneapolis, MN
Springbrook Nature Center, located on 127 acres of parkland in the midst of a rapidly developing suburban area, includes an interpretive center, three miles of hiking trails (about 1/3-m...
Location: 1845 Sheridan Avenue, Saint Paul, MN
Homecroft has a meeting room that can be rented for parties and an indoor gym, and shares outdoor facilities with an adjacent school, including ball fields, tennis and basketball courts,...
Location: 2 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN
If you don't like the service at Bad Waitress, you'll have no one to blame but yourself - irony-laced title notwithstanding, it's pretty much a self-serve diner.
Patrons use the slips ...
Location: 5701 Normandale Road, Minneapolis, MN
The Works Hands-On Museum (formerly known as The Works Technology Discovery Center) is an interactive museum that makes science and engineering fun for kids ages five to 15. More than 40 exh...
Location: 3022 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
Built in 1929, Suburban World Theatre features much of its original facade, as well as indoor murals designed to make audiences feel as though they're in a Spanish courtyard. No one's li...
Location: 1579 Hamline Avenue, Saint Paul, MN
This neighborhood cafe serves a full roster - or roaster! - of coffee drinks, plus sandwiches, ice cream, and other sweet and savory treats, including sushi.
A small, tidy children'...
Location: 4800 - 28th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
Cozy in winter and a great stop on a warm weather outing along Minnehaha Parkway, the fresh glazed goodness at Mel-O-Glaze brightens any day! Choose from a wide variety of doughnuts, baked g...
Location: Shakopee, MN
Each year since 1977, Sever and Sharon Peterson have been sculpting elaborate designs into their enormous corn field each fall, with themes ranging from politics to the Titanic.