MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Cheer up, the weather is getting warmer. Or at least it’s not going to be quite as ridiculously cold. OK, so we’ll still be below average for this time of year. For that reason, here are a few great ideas that will (mostly) keep you indoors.

Tattoo Arts Convention
If you’ve got a taste for ink, head over to the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis this weekend for the latest styles and trends in body art. Yes, the Tattoo Arts Convention runs from Friday through Sunday. Single-day tickets are $20 and a three-day pass goes for $40.

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Real Ghost Tour
It’s not Halloween, but it’s certainly the “dead” of winter, so why not check out a ghost tour at St. Anthony Main in Minneapolis. You’ll learn the story behind these haunting legends, and then theater and technology help drive the point home. The tours are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. through Jan. 25.

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Hello, Dolly!
Put on your Sunday clothes and head over to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres before the parade passes by. The beloved musical “Hello, Dolly!” is playing there, starring Michelle Barber in the titular role of Dolly Levi. Tickets run from $47 to $84, and the show runs Tuesdays through Sundays until Feb. 21.

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Ice Castles At Miller Park
It’s truly a winter wonderland in Eden Prairie, but there will also be fire. Curious to know more? Check it out starting Friday. Tickets are $12.95 for adults and $8.95 for children.