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Special Event: Education, Living History, History/Science
WW1 America-Minnesota History Center
The WW1 era—1914 to 1919—saw America transformed. The United States emerged as a confident global superpower while at home Americans grew more divided. Through original artifacts, images, voices, interactives and multimedia presentations, “WW1 America” wil...
Minnesota History Center
St. Paul, MN

Fri 8/18/17 - Mon 9/4/17
Special Event: Children
Just Between Friends Children's Consignment Sale
Thousands of kids' items at big retail savings. You will find boys and girls fall clothing, maternity clothing, baby equipment, shoes, books, games, puzzles and so much more!
Starlite Center
Brooklyn Park, MN

Fri 8/18/17 - Sun 8/20/17 at 10am-7pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure
The Susan G. Komen 3-day walk is coming to your city! This 60 mile walk raises money to make a real difference in the fight against breast cancer. As Komen 3-Day walkers, your attendance will be changing lives. Participants can team up with their friends, ...
Southdale Center
Edina, MN

Fri 8/18/17 - Sun 8/20/17 at 7am
Special Event: Tour
U.S. Bank Stadium Tour
Your ninety-minute guided adventure through U.S. Bank Stadium will give you behind-the-scenes access to the new home of the Minnesota Vikings. Discover the inner workings of U.S. Bank Stadium including VIP-accessible only clubs and suites, the press box, t...
U.S. Bank Stadium
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17
Sat 8/19/17
Sun 8/20/17
Mon 8/21/17
Tue 8/22/17
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
HDSA Twin Cities Team Hope Walk & 5k
Please join us for the Twin Cities Area Team Hope Walk & 5K Run on Saturday, August 19th, 2017! Be one of the hundreds of participants at the Twin Cities Team Hope Walk & 5K Run, which supports the fight against Huntington's Disease and the search for a...
Purgatory Creek Park
Eden Prairie, MN

Sat 8/19/17 at 8:30am-1pm
Special Event: Craft Show, Fair/Festival, Living History
Minnesota Renaissance Festival
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival has grown to be the largest Renaissance Festival in the United States, with more than 700 entertainers, 275 crafters, 120 food booths and an annual attendance of 275,000. Enjoy seven special themed weekends, 16 stages of ...
Minnesota Renaissance Festival Site
Shakopee, MN

Sat 8/19/17 - Sun 8/20/17 at 9am-7pm
Sat 8/26/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 9am-7pm
Sat 9/2/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 9am-7pm
Sat 9/9/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 9am-7pm
Sat 9/16/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at 9am-7pm
Special Event: For the Family
MS Muck Fest Mud Run 2017
MuckFest® MS is built for laughs and muddy from the get-go! Teams run in the same wave so you can experience all the muddy shenanigans, epic spills and thrills together. Re-live the adventure and celebrate your accomplishments with a free beer (or soda) in...
Scott County Fairgrounds
Jordan, MN

Sat 8/19/17 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Auto Show, Community Event, For the Family
Royal British Car Show
Drive your classic British car or come get a close-up look at a wide selection of vintage British cars. Live band, rides in classic cars, period dress up, photos with car, and raffle. Free food, Wine, Crispin Cider and 3 Gingers tastings.
Jaguar Land Rover Minneapolis
Golden Valley, MN

Sat 8/19/17 at 9am-1pm
Special Event: Community Event, Social Event
Stillwater Elks Summer Fun Fest Schweddy Bags Cornhole Tournament
Join us for some summer fun Raffles, Prizes, Prize for best Team Theme, Drink Specials, Food & Music Fried Chicken, Corn on the Cobb and Watermelon $10.00 Cornhole Tournament $30.00 Per 2 Person Teams, Double Elimination. 50% Payout. Payout based on...
Stillwater Elks Lodge
Stillwater, MN

Sat 8/19/17 at 3pm-7pm
Special Event: For the Family
Lutz Railroad Garden Open House
Stop by and visit Conductor Bud and his charming railroad garden. The railroad garden, located in Eagan, has free public open houses on the third Sunday of the month (June - September) from 1 - 4 pm. It's a fun place for families and Conductor Bud enjoys s...
Lutz Railroad Garden
Eagan, MN

Sun 8/20/17 at 1pm-4pm
Special Event: Auto Show, Benefit/Fundraiser
Vettes for Vets
More than a car show 10th annual car show/fund-raiser for vets living at the Minneapolis Veterans Home • Over $2,000 raised last year • Raffle with all proceeds directly to the vets • Participants and spectators are encouraged to donate cash, gift card...
American Legion
Savage, MN

Sun 8/20/17 at 8:30am-1:30pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival
Innovative Basement Systems at the Minnesota State Fair
Come to the Minnesota State Fair for a day of family fun that you won't forget! Don't forget to stop by the Innovatiove Basement Systems booth to learn more about basement waterproofing and foundation repair!
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
St. Paul, MN

Thu 8/24/17 at 9am-10pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival
Minnesota State Fair
One of the nation's largest and best-attended agricultural and educational entertainment events, this fair showcases Minnesota's finest agriculture, art and industry and presents an unparalleled forum for knowledge and ideas. This twelve-day event includes...
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
St. Paul, MN

Thu 8/24/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 6am-12am
Mon 9/4/17 at 6am-10am
Special Event: Social Event
Trivia Mafia at NorthGate Brewing in Northeast Minneapolis
NorthGate Brewing hosts trivia night every Thurs at 7PM at its Northeast Minneapolis taproom. Come join in on the fun, bring your friends, and show off your trivia smarts!
NorthGate Brewing
Minneapolis, MN

Thu 8/24/17 at 7pm-10pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 7pm-10pm
Thu 9/7/17 at 7pm-10pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event, For the Family
St Cloud Walk to Defeat ALS
More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS® is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS® is The ALS Association’s biggest annual...
Lake George Municipal Complex
St. Cloud, MN

Sat 8/26/17 at 8:30am-12pm
Special Event: For the Family
2017 Poultry Prince and Princess Final Round & Coronation Ceremony
Minnesota 4-H & Gold’n Plump Present: 2017 Poultry Prince and Princess Final Round & Coronation Ceremony All poultry enthusiasts, 4-H supporters, and state fair goers, join Minnesota 4-H and Gold’n Plump on Sunday, August 27 at 10:30 am for the 8th annu...
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
St. Paul, MN

Sun 8/27/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Special Event: For the Family
Balsam Lake Water Ski Show Team
The Balsam Lake Water Ski Show Team is scheduled to perform their ski show on Saturday, September 2nd at 6 pm. The show is free and fun for all ages. Spectators are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket to sit along the shore in front of Sunnyside Marina....
Sunnyside Marina
Balsam Lake, WI

Sat 9/2/17 at 6pm-7pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival, Variety Show
Amateur Talent Contest Finals
Twenty-six of some 400 original entrants will compete tonight for cash and other prizes. In the Grandstand.
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
St. Paul, MN

Sun 9/3/17 at 7:30pm
Special Event: Social Event, Community Event, Animals, Benefit/Fundraiser, Fair/Festival
Strut Your Mutt
Best Friends Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt is an annual fundraising event that brings together four- and two-legged participants of all ages to raise money toward saving the lives of homeless pets. Just choose your favorite participating local animal we...
Wolfe Park
St. Louis Park, MN

Sun 9/10/17 at 8am-12pm
Special Event: Improv, Sketch Comedy, Film, Variety Show, Comedy
truTV Impractical Jokers' Santiago Sent Us Tour Starring The Tenderloins
The Tenderloins are the creators, executive producers, writers and stars of truTV’s hit show, "Impractical Jokers." They are currently touring nationwide, presenting a mix of stand-up, never-before-seen hidden camera videos, stories and insight into the ma...
Treasure Island Resort & Casino
Welch, MN

Sun 9/10/17 at 7pm

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