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Wander Minnesota: August Festivities

Hard to believe that August is almost here, and the summer is winding down. Never let it be said that Minnesota lets summer go by without a lot of celebration. The number of events around the state reaches a peak this month. There are some biggies, like the Renaissance Festival opening Aug. 16, and, of course, the Minnesota State Fair, opening Aug. 21.

07/29/2014

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Take A Step Back In Time At The Renaissance Festival

The middle ages meet the 21st century as the annual Renaissance Festival kicks off Saturday morning in Shakopee. For 43 years, visitors have been hanging with kings, knights, even mermaids. King Henry lords over the 22-acre grounds.

08/17/2013

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to start planning some weekend fun. It’s another weekend of festivals in Minnesota. Here are some events worth adding to your social calendar.

08/15/2013

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Crews Battle Blaze At Ren Fest

Crews were called to the Renaissance Festival in Shakopee to do battle with a fire that broke out just a day after high winds could’ve made the damage much worse.

09/30/2011

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Family Fun Guide To The Renaissance Festival

Hear ye, hear ye, it’s time for that hallowed annual tradition, the transition from summer to fall, from vacation to school.

08/19/2011

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Wander Minnesota: It’s That Time of Year Again

The days are a little shorter, and it’s time to think about end-of-summer celebrations. Especially something full of entertainment, events, people watching and food.

08/18/2011