Wander Minnesota: Valentine’s Day Beyond the UsualValentine's Day is a week from Saturday. Are you ready? There's certainly nothing wrong with flowers and a lovely dinner out, but there are other options. Note: reservations are recommended for most of these, so call ahead. The Warner Nature Center has a family friendly Valentine's planned with its Winter Blizzard Blast
Wander Minnesota: Sunny Spots For Cold DaysWhen cabin fever strikes, where can you go that will at least give you the illusion of sunniness and warmth? Turns out there are quite a few places across the Twin Cities to do that.
Wander Minnesota: Art Not To Be MissedMaybe you heard about the following art exhibits when they first opened with big splashes and a great deal of publicity. But they were scheduled to be here for weeks or months, so plenty of time. And then other things came along, and they slowly disappeared from front of mind.
Wander, Minnesota: Spring Break StaycationsSchools around the metro are taking that week-long (more or less) holiday known as spring break, now through mid April. Whether going out of town isn't in your financial picture right now, or you’d just rather stay home, here are some ideas to keep your family from going stir-crazy—especially if it snows again next week. The classic kid-venture spots never fail to entertain: the Science Museum of Minnesota (especially with the Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibit having just opened, and it’s fantastic), which might be paired with a trip to the Minnesota Children’s Museum, which just opened its Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice exhibit;
Wander MN: Out-Of-The-Ordinary Valentine’sValentine’s Day is only three weeks away, and it falls on a Friday this year, which means it will likely spill into the weekend. Restaurants are sure to be busy. But eating out isn’t the only way to celebrate romance. Here are some ideas for unique outings to enjoy with someone special.
Wander Minnesota: Thanksgiving Weekend AlternativesYou'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. Here is just a sampling of events taking place around the state in the days after Thanksgiving.
Wander Minnesota: Mother's Day Ideas It’s only a couple of weeks until Mother’s Day. Have you made plans for the special mom in your life? If you’d like some ideas of things to do besides go out to eat, consider one of these options.
Wander Minnesota: Game FaceStarting next Sunday, Aug. 12, a new local exhibit, called Game Face, will open to the public for a week only.