Wander Minnesota: The Minnesota State Capitol BuildingThe Minnesota State Capitol, designed by Cass Gilbert, first opened in 1905. Since that time, millions of people – lawmakers and visitors – have poured through its doors. Over a hundred years after its opening, it was (not surprisingly) badly in need of restoration.
Wander Minnesota: 'Hoppy Hour' At The Animal Humane SocietyIf you’ve ever been the parent of a puppy, you’re probably aware that dogs are highly social animals, but, like humans, they might need some training in how to behave around other animals. That’s why you can find puppy socialization classes all over the place—teaching them when they’re young will help them cope with other dogs in a more sociable way as they grow up.
Wander Minnesota: Celebrating MarchGranted, March is lighter in festival offerings than other months. It’s a tough time of year—it might be 60 degrees outside, and it might be -30. Nevertheless, the month of March has a much-beloved annual holiday celebrating a famous saint. Oh, and there’s St. Patrick’s Day, too.
Wander Minnesota: February FestivalsLayer up, people—there’s a lot going on around the state in the short month of February. Note: the list doesn’t include the large number of Polar Plunges—or, in Wabasha, the Grumpy Old Men Plunge—occurring around the state this month. As for Valentine’s, we’ve already got you covered.
Wander Minnesota: Rethinking Valentine’s DayValentine’s Day is only a little more than two weeks away. Are you ready?
Wander Minnesota: Twin Cities Women's Choir Celebrates 20 YearsMinnesota is home to a rich music and arts scene. In early February, one of those stellar arts groups celebrates its 20th anniversary: the Twin Cities Women’s Choir.
Wander Minnesota: Reasons To Leave The House In JanuaryThe festival-heavy month of December is behind us. But, Minnesotans are hearty creatures and that means there's still plenty to do this month, including a variety of outdoor activities. So, time to layer up and wander Minnesota!
Wander Minnesota: Ways To Ring In 20172016 has certainly been a wild ride, and many people are looking forward to seeing it out the door. Here are some ways to celebrate the arrival of 2017.
Wander Minnesota: Holiday Happenings in December, Part 4It’s nearly Christmas, but don’t worry, there are still events occurring before the holiday weekend arrives.
Wander Minnesota: Holiday Happenings In December, Week 3We're coming down the holiday home stretch, but there's still plenty to do.
Wander Minnesota: Holiday Happenings in December (Week 2)The holiday jollity continues for this weekend.
Wander Minnesota: Planning The Post-Turkey WeekendYou’ve slept off the turkey, you’re not interested in battling crowds on Black Friday, but you have free time and possibly family and friends to entertain. What is there to do this weekend? Plenty.