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SPORTS

  • Twins: After delaying the start of the 2020 season, opening day was July 24. The Twins season will feature a 60-game schedule to be played over 66 days through September 27. Fans will not be allowed to attend.
  • Wild: The Minnesota Wild will face Vancouver in Game 1 of its best-of-5 game qualifying round series on Aug. 2. Learn more here.
  • Vikings: The team’s first preseason game is currently slated for August 18 against Houston. Learn more here.
  • Timberwolves: The Minnesota Timberwolves are one of the eight teams who will not be finishing the regular season in Florida. Learn more here.
  • Loons: MLS announced it will restart the 2020 season with all 26 MLS clubs competing in the MLS is Back Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida beginning July 8. Upon completion of the tournament, MLS plans to continue its regular season with a revised schedule in home markets. Learn more here.
  • BIG 10: The Big Ten Conference announced that it will play conference-only games in football and several other sports if fall seasons proceed during the pandemic.
  • Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference: The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced that it is canceling non-conference contests for the fall sports season.
  • State High School League: Board members of the Minnesota Sports High School League voted to move the football and volleyball seasons to 2021. However, the board approved a motion to allow volleyball and football practices this fall. It’s not yet clear when those practices could start. Learn more here.
  • Ebike Minneapolis: The event, originally scheduled for March 23-24, has been postponed until October 17-18

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SCHOOLS

  • Gov. Tim Walz announced Thursday that each local school district will have the authority to make a decision on which school-learning model to implement for the 2020-21 school year, with guidance from health officials.

    School districts and charter schools have the option to operate in one of three models: in-person, distance learning, or a hybrid of the two. Department of Health and Education experts will partner with local districts and charter schools to help determine the model which suits them best. Learn more here.

    WEB EXTRA: Read the full fall schools plan released Thursday.

  • ACT: For the latest updates and to learn more about rescheduling tests click here.

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CONCERTS

  • Minnesota Orchestra: The Minnesota Orchestra is canceling all full-orchestra concerts through early September, but is beginning a process of bringing back smaller live concerts. Learn more here.
  • St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: Concerts are currently scheduled to begin in September. Learn more here.
  • First Ave, Turf Club, Fine Line, The Fitzgerald Theater, and Palace Theater: All shows through September have been postponed or canceled. Learn more here.
  • Xcel Energy Center, Target Center, U.S. Bank Stadium: All shows through September have been postponed or canceled.
  • Chatfield Center for the Arts: All concerts and theatrical performances are closed through May 25. Learn more here.
  • Twin Cities Summer Jam: Twin Cities Summer Jam announces it will be canceled. It was rescheduled from July 23-23, and will now take place on July 22-24, 2021.
  • Rock The Garden: The day-long concert, which was slated for June 20, has been canceled.

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HOSPITALS

  • CentraCare: All staff, patients and visitors are required to wear a mask. The healthcare provider has visitor restrictions in its hospitals. Learn more here.
  • Regions Hospital: All staff, patients and visitors are required to wear a mask. Visitor restrictions are in place. Learn more here.
  • United Hospital: All staff, patients and visitors are required to wear a mask. Visitor restrictions are in place. Learn more here.

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THEATERS

  • Chanhassen Dinner Theater: Performances of The Music Man and Stevie Ray’s Comedy Cabaret are currently suspended. Starting in July, the Concert Series will be temporarily moved to the Main Dinner Theatre to maintain social distancing. Learn more here.
  • Children’s Theater Company: For the latest schedule updates click here.
  • Guthrie Theater: For the latest updates on performances click here.
  • Minnesota Opera: The Minnesota Opera plans to update on the 2020-2021 season soon. Click here for more info.
  • Ordway Theater: The Ordway Theater in St. Paul has announced part of its 2020-2021 season. Click here for more info.
  • Sheldon Theatre: Sheldon Theatre is continuing to plan its 2020-2021 season. Click here for updates.

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MUSEUMS

  • Minnesota Children’s Museum: The museum will be welcoming families back starting Aug. 1. For more info click here.
  • Minnesota Historical Society: Some historic sites and museums are now open to the public. Learn more here.
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art: Galleries are open with recommended precautions in place. Click here for more details.
  • Science Museum: The museum is temporarily closed. Learn more here.
  • Walker Art Center: Galleries are open with restrictions. Learn more here.

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WORSHIP

  • As of May 27, groups of a maximum of 250 people can gather indoors and outdoors for worship services. Social distancing is required and masks are strongly recommended. Learn more here.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Minnesota State Fair: The Minnesota State Fair has, for the first time in three-quarters of a century, been canceled. The next time the State Fair is scheduled to receive excited fairgoers will not be until, at the earliest, August 26, 2021.
  • Anoka Senior Expo: The event scheduled for April 18 has been postponed.
  • The Edina Art Fair: The fair will now be held from Aug. 21 to Aug. 23.
  • Minneapolis Armory: The Jamal James title fight scheduled for April 11 has been postponed.
  • The Lumberjack World Championships: The event has been rescheduled for next summer.

 

RETAIL/RESTAURANTS

   

NOTE: Click here for a list of Twin Cities restaurants offering curbside or takeout services.

  • Mayor Jacob Frey announced that bar areas in Minneapolis must close again on Aug. 1. Though bars do not have to close, the regulation means that customers cannot be served at the bar itself. Read more here.
  • Mall of America: The Mall of America announced its reopening on June 10.

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OTHER

  • Bremer Bank: All lobbies are temporarily suspended starting March 18, but drive-thrus will remain open. Learn more here.
  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory: The Como Park Zoo & Conservatory will be reopening on June 29.
  • Great Wolf Lodge: Great Wolf Lodge is open with safety protocols in place. Learn more here.
  • Hennepin County Jail: Currently no social visiting at the jail is allowed.
  • Minnesota Zoo: The zoo is reopening to guests on July 24. Learn more here.
  • Morrison County Sheriff: Public visiting with inmates is temporarily suspended. But remote visiting is still available during regularly scheduled hours.
  • Red Wing Public Library: The library is open for browsing appointments as well as curbside pickup and other resources. Click here for more info.

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