Try Hockey for Free Day – Saturday, February 23rd

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Try Hockey for Free Day is Saturday, February 23, 2019! USA Hockey and over 350 local programs across the country will encourage kids ages 4 to 9 to come to a local participating rink and try youth hockey as part of Hockey Week Across America. All locations have a limited amount of equipment available for use.

To find the closest location to you, visit the Minnesota Hockey website and scroll down to see the map of participating locations. Click the link to find time/location information and to register.

Cantus Vocal Ensemble – 50% Off Tickets to Concerts in Stillwater and Edina

I am a HUGE choir nerd. I was in choir all four years of college (at UWEC – “Wisconsin’s Singing University,” thankyouverymuch) and I still absolutely love all things choral music.

I remember seeing Cantus in concert as an undergrad, and right now there are discount tickets available via Goldstar for two upcoming Cantus concerts! Tickets are $16 (50% off), plus service fees for the following two concerts:

Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater on Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 pm

Colonial Church of Edina on Thursday, March 21st at 11 am

If these dates don’t work for you, Cantus has other shows available with this same theme, albeit they won’t be at a discount.

“What kind of person do I want to be? How do I find someone to share my life with? What happens when I make mistakes?” When I Grow Up explores the path of self-realization. From childhood through adulthood, Cantus reflects on the cycle of life. Exploring themes of adolescence, companionship, parenthood, masculinity, and morality, When I Grow Up considers how we come who we are.

 

 

Minneapolis Institute of Art Third Thursday – February 21st

Need a cheap date night? Mark your calendars for Third Thursday events at the Minneapolis Institute of Art! Admission to Mia is always free, but on the third Thursday of every month, you can visit from 6 – 9 pm to experience Mia’s diverse art collection along with unique programs, drinks, and live music.

Upcoming Third Thursday events include:

February 21 – Third Thursday: Afrofuturism
Join us for an evening curated by theater artist Junauda Alma Petrus featuring performances, visual art, and art-making activities focused on Afrofuturism. Afrofuturism is the reimagining of a future filled with arts, science and technology seen through a black lens. (Read more about it here.)

If you’d like to experience “Egypt’s Sunken Cities,” presented by U.S. Bank, during this event, we strongly recommend you reserve your tickets in advance. During this specific Third Thursday, free My Mia tickets are available online and a small number will be held for on-site visitors as well. These will sell out quickly. Not a My Mia member? Not a problem! You can join at any level – including FREE – online to receive access to this special Third Thursday offer, or give us a call at 612.870.3000 to join and reserve your tickets today!

March 21 – Thursday Thursday: Women in Music and Art
This March, join in a celebration of women in art and music. Experience pop-up performances and a live DJ spinning tunes throughout the museum. Craft your own cassette tape or album cover. Tour the galleries for music-inspired artworks and women artists in Mia’s collection.

Hyland Hills Ski Area Discount Lift Tickets – As Low As $27.25/Person

You live in Minnesota…why not embrace the winter weather? Hit the slopes at Hyland Hills Ski Area in Bloomington and save up to 28% when you purchase discount lift tickets through Groupon!

Options include:

  • $30 for one person
  • $59 for two people ($29.50/person)
  • $109 for four people ($27.25/person)

Hyland Hills Ski Area is open Monday – Friday 9:30 am to 9 pm and Saturday – Sunday 9 am – 9 pm. Daily lift tickets are normally priced at $35.34/adult and $31.62/child ages 5-11, not including tax, so you’re definitely saving with this offer. Equipment rental is not included.

Please note: The Groupon expires 3/10/19 and is final sale; refundable only on the day of purchase. You must purchase at least 24 hours in advance of when you plan to use it. There is a limit of 1 per person.

Located in Hyland Lake Park Reserve, Bloomington, Hyland Hills invites winter sports enthusiasts for downhill skiing and snowboarding in the Twin Cities metro area. The terrain park has many progressive and innovative features and Hyland Hills is known for snowmaking and grooming in the Midwest. For those who have never hit the slopes or want to freshen up their skills, Three Rivers also offers lessons through the SnowSports Academy.

Hyland Hills Ski Area Discounts

Other ways to save at Hyland Hills:

Visit after 3 pm for slightly discounted rates: $32.55/adult and $28.83/child ages 5-11, not including tax.

Go at night and pay $18.60 per lift ticket. Offer is valid Monday – Friday 7 – 9 pm, Saturday – Sunday 6 – 9 pm.

Visit before 3 pm Monday – Thursday between 9:30 am – 3 pm and pay $23.30 per lift ticket for all ages, or add on ski/snowboard rental and pay $37.28. (Not valid January 21st or February 18th.)

If you have an Elm Creek Winter Recreation Area season pass, you’ll receive a daily rate of $10 at Hyland Hills.

Don’t forget that Minnesota 4th graders can ski for free with the 4th Grade Passport Program!

Get your Groupon HERE.

Mamma Mia! at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres – FREE Dinner with Any Performance

Mamma Mia! opens March 1st at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, and right now you can get your dinner FREE at any performance!

Use the coupon code PREDINNER19 to get dinner free when you order online by 3/8/19 at 11:59 pm.

One mom. One daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!

It’s sequins, spandex and feather boas on a Greek Island paradise! Get ready to have the time of your life with Mamma Mia!

A daughter planning her wedding longs to discover the identity of her father. She brings three men from her mother’s secret past back to the Greek island they’d all visited 20 years ago. This sunny, funny tale is a guaranteed get-happy hit. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless popular songs propel this delightful story of love, laughter and friendship. Don’t miss the theatrical sensation that’s been enjoyed by over 60 million people across the globe. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit that’ll have you dancing in the aisles!

Limit 12 tickets. Not valid with offers/discounts or on previously purchased tickets. Other restrictions may apply.

The Wedding Fair Minnesota Discount Tickets

Attention brides to be! Get ready and grab your The Wedding Fair Minnesota Discount Tickets before it arrives at Minneapolis Convention Center on Sunday, March 31st! If you’re determined to make your dream wedding a reality, skip all the nightmarish running around and spend a fun few hours enjoying The Wedding Fair.

Your ticket includes expert advice from nearly 200 trusted vendors, an award-winning fashion show at 12:30 pm and 3 pm, and a free planning guide. The event is open from 11 am – 4 pm.

Dresses, caterers, venues, flowers, invitations … oh my. There are so many decisions to make when planning your wedding that the average couple works with at least eight different vendors — and in many cases, it’s far more than that. The Wedding Fair helps you plan the best wedding possible, with the best vendors possible, helping you plan a day that’s unique, personal and perfect for your needs. Between an amazing fashion show (included with your ticket), stellar one-on-one time with vendors and so many samples, swag and deals, this is a can’t-miss show for anyone planning a wedding. All attendees will receive a free copy of the Minnesota Wedding Guide at this event at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Buy your tickets now and you can snag The Wedding Fair Minnesota Discount Tickets for only $24 for 2 or $40 for 4, including admission to the 3 pm fashion show. (Regular price is $15 in advance, $20 at the door).

Plus, use the coupon code SAVE through 2/20 to take an extra 20% off, dropping the price to $19.20 for two or $32 for four!

Minnesota Historical Society Membership for $59/Year (Reg. $99)

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This great deal is back – get a discounted Minnesota Historical Society membership through the end of February!

Use the coupon code 5578 to pay $41 for a 1-year Individual Plus membership for one adult plus one guest per visit ($69 value) or $59 for a 1-year Household Plus membership for two adults and all children in the household or all grandchildren under age 18, plus two guests per visit ($99 value).

Remember, this savings is only good through February 28 and you’ll need to enter the coupon code 5578 to see the lower price at checkout.

 

Minnesota Historical Society Membership Benefits

 
Here’s what your Minnesota Historical Society membership will include:

  • Free admission to 26 historic sites and museums around Minnesota, including
    • Mill City Museum in Minneapolis
    • Minnesota History Center in St. Paul
    • Oliver Kelley Farm in Elk River
    • Split Rock Lighthouse in Two Harbors (on the North Shore)
    • and many more!
  • Discounts on classes and programs
  • A subscription to the award-winning Minnesota History magazine
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Reciprocal benefits at nearly 250 historical societies nationwide

Get started with your membership HERE.

For more history-related discounts in the area, check out these deals:

Hennepin History Museum – Only $10 for admission for two ($5 each)

Northfield Historical Society – Only $9 for admission for four or $6 for admission for two

Get 2 Free Timberwolves Tickets When You Buy 3 Freschetta Pizzas at Hy-Vee

Buy three Freschetta pizzas at Hy-Vee between 2/1 – 2/24/19 to get two tickets to a Timberwolves game!

Here’s how to redeem this offer:

  1. Buy three Freschetta pizzas at Hy-Vee between 2/1/19 and 2/24/19.
  2. Save your purchase receipt showing the itemized purchase.
  3. Fill out the online form.
  4. Upload your purchase receipt at the bottom of the form. Be sure the full receipt is visible in your image.

Within 48 business hours of your submission, you’ll receive an email allowing you to select your preferred game. Tickets will be delivered via FlashSeats digital ticketing platform which is available through the Timberwolves Official Mobile App.

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Free Admission Day

Tomorrow, February 18th is a Free Admission Day at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. If you can’t make it on that date, mark your calendar – each third Monday of the month is a free admission day.

More details about Minnesota Arboretum Free Admission Day:

Located near Chanhassen, the Arboretum is a place to embrace each and every season. The Arboretum offers a wide range of activities and classes for all ages – take a look at what they offer on their website.

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, a top visitor attraction, is more than 1,200 acres of gardens and tree collections, prairie and woods and miles of trails. As a premier northern garden, the Arboretum was born out of the University of Minnesota Horticultural Research Center and established in 1958, with the Men’s Garden Club of Minneapolis, Lake Minnetonka Garden Club, Minnesota State Horticultural Society and other community supporters creating the Arboretum as a gift to the University of Minnesota.

Restaurant Week in the Twin Cities – 2/17 to 2/22

It’s time for Restaurant Week in the Twin Cities! From February 17th to 22nd, you can enjoy specially priced meals at participating restaurants. This is a great time to try some of the best restaurants in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding area without having to spend a fortune.

Lunch prices start at $10 and dinner prices start at $15. See the full list of participating restaurants and menus for Minneapolis/St. Paul Restaurant Week.