MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Not ready for some football this weekend? For all those who are passing up Super Bowl activities and are looking for something to keep busy, check out some of these activities around the Twin Cities. We promise none are football related.

The Color Purple

The Alice Walker masterpiece that became the Steven Spielberg classic, “The Color Purple,” is playing at the Park Square Theatre. The powerful story is paired with an original score in this musical production that plays through Feb. 15. Tickets cost between $48 and $69.

World’s Toughest Rodeo

Ladies and gentlemen, start your steers! The World’s Toughest Rodeo returns to the Twin Cities. Champion cowboys from around the U.S. will compete in bull riding while champion cowgirls compete for the title in barrel racing. The rodeo is in town Friday and Saturday, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $10.25 for kids.

Home Improvement & Design Expo

Spring is around the corner, well almost. But whatever the season, if a home remodeling project is on your mind head down to Canterbury Park this weekend. The Home Improvement and Design Expo will feature experts offering up the latest tricks and tips for remodeling. The expo runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $6 or free with a food shelf donation.

Winter Carnival Family Day

This Saturday is Family Day at the Winter Carnival. Stop by the Landmark Center for fun and entertainment. Plus, meet the Winter Carnival royalty. Family Day takes place from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and is free of charge.

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