Wander Minnesota: The Kickoff Of Festival SeasonAs we move toward the prime festival months of summer, spring ushers in many festivals, including lots of outdoor activities.
Wander Minnesota: Tulips (About To Be) In BloomThe Minnesota Landscape Arboretum really takes the saying "Go big or go home" to heart when it comes to spring bulbs.
Wander Minnesota: Mourning At Paisley ParkPrince fans in mourning have converged on Minnesota spots associated with him.
Wander Minnesota: Lars Lerin At The American Swedish InstituteThere's an amazing exhibit going on right now at the American Swedish Institute: The Watercolor Worlds of Lars Lerin. If you don't know who that is, well, this is your chance to learn—and it's an amazing opportunity.
Wander Minnesota: Family Fun For Easter WeekendIf you’re looking for something to do with the little ones over the Easter weekend that doesn’t involve going out for brunch, here are a few ideas.
Wander Minnesota: Spring Break -- OutstateSchools around the state are taking that week-long (more or less) holiday known as spring break, now through mid-April. Last week, we looked at things happening around the Twin Cities. Now let's take a look at other parts of the state.
Wander Minnesota: Spring Break In The Twin CitiesSchools around the state are taking that week-long (more or less) holiday known as spring break, now through mid April.
Wander Minnesota: Ice Sculptures At The St. Paul Winter CarnivalWinter has been all over the place this year, but one aspect holds steady: the St. Paul Winter Carnival, which runs through this weekend. One of the many fun things to do is to visit Rice Park and see the entries in the Ice Sculpture competition.
Wander Minnesota: Flashlight Tours At GlensheenWhat’s there to do in Duluth in the deep dark of winter? Glensheen has an answer: the return of the Flashlight Tour.
Wander Minnesota: Omnifest 2016So much for our warm spell -- the cold is about to return. Avoid cabin fever and frostbite at the same time by taking in the annual Omnifest at St. Paul's Science Museum of Minnesota. The festival runs through March 3. Plan ahead and pre-order tickets, especially for weekends because this is a popular event.
Wander Minnesota: January FestivitiesThe holidays are over, winter looms ahead -- but never fear. Minnesotans don't easily give up on the idea of finding something to celebrate.
Wander Minnesota: Festive FeastingOne aspect of this time of year that can't be overstated in importance is food. Whether you're looking for something for an office potluck, family appetizer night, hostess gift, or full-fledged holiday dinner, food is a key component of holiday celebrations. Fortunately, in the Twin Cities we have several purveyors of fine foods, many with a local touch. Here are some places to seek out unusual and sometimes extravagant gifts.