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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's the first weekend in October, and there are so many fun ways to celebrate fall. Several different Oktoberfests are taking place, there's a grape stomp, and you can even check out the fall fashion at the much anticipated opening of Nordstrom.
Huzzah! The Renaissance Festival Is Here!Saturday is the official start to the 45th annual Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee. The festival has grown to be the largest of its kind in the United States, with an annual attendance of 300,000.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsTough decisions to make in Working for the Weekend. Turkey leg versus bratwurst? Japanese lanterns or Greek dancers? There's plenty of time to do either, or both this weekend!
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's Thursday, that means the WCCO Morning Show team is looking at fun things to do this weekend. We're looking at a #Top10WxDay, and there's a little of everything for you this week, from family fun to fun for the adults. Here are a few ideas worth thinking about.
Wander Minnesota: OktoberfestIf it’s nearly mid-September, then it’s nearly time for Oktoberfests to start popping up. Part homage to the Germanic immigrants in Minnesota’s past and part homage to autumn, it’s not hard to get behind such a jolly event.
Wander Minnesota: August FestivitiesHard 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.
Take A Step Back In Time At The Renaissance FestivalThe 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.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt'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.
Crews Battle Blaze At Ren FestCrews 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.
Family Fun Guide To The Renaissance FestivalHear ye, hear ye, it's time for that hallowed annual tradition, the transition from summer to fall, from vacation to school.
Wander Minnesota: It's That Time of Year AgainThe 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.
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