History of Stillwater Event

Minnesota is filled with so many great towns, learning the history just makes them more fascinating.  Tomorrow September 25th, you have the opportunity to learn a bit more about the History of Stillwater.  The evening event takes place at the White Bear Lake Library, from 6-7pm.  You can find more information as well as the address, here on the website.

Photo from Washington Historical Society


History of Stillwater

Monday, September 25, 6 – 7 pm

White Bear Lake Library, 2150 – 2nd Street, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Join us to hear guest speaker Brent Peterson, Executive Director of the Washington County Historical Society, talk about the history of Stillwater, Minnesota’s Birthplace.

FREE event but donations are welcome.  Presented by the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society in partnership with the Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake.

Open Streets on 50th

Tomorrow September 24th is the annual Open Streets on 50th.  The 50th area is home to some great shopping and eating. Tomorrow a portion of it will be closed to autos.  West 50th Street between Wooddale Avenue in Edina and Chowen Avenue in Minneapolis will be the area closed to autos.  With our warmer weather, it seems a bit more like summer than fall, so get out and enjoy it.  You find the full list of activities and vendors here on the city website.

Rain or shine, join us from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 for Open Streets on 50th! We’re closing West 50th Street between Wooddale Avenue in Edina and Chowen Avenue in Minneapolis for the third-annual Open Streets on 50th!

The street will be open to bikes and pedestrians to enjoy music, dance, games, crafts, yoga and other creative and active events. Civic, athletic, artistic, creative and neighborhood groups, as well as businesses will participate! Open Streets is dog-friendly, too!

It’s time for everyone to come together for a day of celebration and community building!

Afton Art in the Park

It’s time for the 39th Annual Afton Art in the Park.  It takes place this Saturday and Sunday, September 23rd-24th in the quaint town of Afton.  The perfect place to get out and enjoy a little bit of fall.

The Afton Area Business Association is pleased to present the 39th Annual celebration of art in Afton, MN! Over 100 vendors, great food, wine & beer tent, live music, kids activities, and much more. Saturday, Sept 23rd, 10 AM -5 PM & Sunday Sept 24th, 11 AM – 4 PM.


Lone Oak Days in Eagan

This weekend is the annual Lone Oak Days in Eagan.  It takes place Sat and Sun (September 23-24th) at the historic Holz Farm. There’s no admission into the event and lot’s of great family friendly activities taking place both days.  Some of the fun includes:

  • Black Smith Demonstrations
  • Barnyard Animals
  • Honeybee Lessons
  • Corn Husking
  • Tractor display
  • Old Fashioned Laundry
  • * Some activities will be a small fee and tickets can be purchased.

See the full list of events, as well as the schedule and more information here on the Eagan City Website.

Discount Tickets For Wine Tasting & Live Music at International Market Square

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We could all use an adult night out every now and then.  Perhaps a ladies night out, or a date night with your partner.  Whatever the case, International Market Square is a fabulous venue.  We found a great deal on Discount Tickets For Wine Tasting & Live Music at International Market Square.  The event takes place this Friday, September 22nd, a perfect spur of the moment night out. Click here to get the deal, Goldstar tickets for $20-$24 (Regular price is $38)

Stylish and expansive, International Market Square is the perfect location for an evening of wine and music. Mingle with other wine lovers as you sample selections from more than 200 domestic and imported wines. And when you find one you like, pick the brain of the wine rep to learn all about it. This is your chance to expand your palate and discover new vineyards to love. Pair the wine samples with live music and light appetizers (while they last) from D’Amico Catering. This event supports the St. Paul Jaycees.

Normandale Japanese Garden Festival

This coming Saturday, September 23rd is time for the Normandale Japanese Garden Festival.  It takes place from 11-5:30 in Bloomington near the Normandale Community College.  This is the 4th year for the Festival and it keeps getting bigger and better, with more things added.  Food, martial arts demos, shopping boutique and more! They are asking for a $10 donation to go towards admission into the event.

11:30-12:00—South Metro martial arts, Harisen Daiko
12:00-12:30—Dedication of new donor recognition display outside the garden
12:30—1:00—Koi feeding in the garden
1:15-1:45—Seiryukan Dojo Japanese sword, Harisen Daiko
2:00-2:30—South Metro martial arts, Sansei-Yonsei Kai dance, Feb Davidson koto
2:45-3:15—MN Kyudo archery, Taikollaborative taiko
3:30-4:00—Seiryukan Dojo Japanese sword, Sansei-Yonsei Kai dance, Fern Davidson koto
4:15-4:45—Taikollaborative taiko
5:00-5:30—MN Kyudo archery, Sansei-Yonsei Kai dance

Leo Hansen will be performing with the shakuhachi flute throughout the day.


Music in the Park: Coyote Wild

With summer quietly passing us by, we need to take the chance for last minute outdoor evening events.  The final free music in the park for the 2017 summer season takes place this Wednesday, September 20th in Hastings.  The Coyote Wild concert takes place from 7-8:30 at the Rotary Pavilion at Levee Park right on the water.

Coyote Wild puts on a high energy country rock show you won’t want to miss! Enjoy a great mix of classic rock and contemporary country. This is a FREE event. Head to the RiverWalk for our final Music in the Park concert.

Party in the Prairie

We attended the Party in the Prairie last year, located at the Richardson Nature Center in Bloomington.  It’s a great event with live music, nature activities, food and fun.  It’s not a huge venue, so this year they are urging and asking for advance registration.  The event takes place next Saturday, September 23rd from 3-8:30.  You find more information as well as purchase tickets here. *discounted tickets available at Twin Cities The North Face retail stores.

Live music and local flavors in a beautiful setting. Enjoy Americana, folk and bluegrass performances by Chastity Brown, The Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance League, The May North and The Eelpout Stringers. Scale a 25-foot climbing wall, meet live animals, and collect insects. Discover the beauty of prairies on a guided hike or digital scavenger hunt. Meet with plant and wildlife experts and create a “seed bomb” craft with native prairie seeds. Join Hennepin County Library for Storytime in the Amphitheater, go on a self-guided Story Stroll, and borrow a nature book. Play lawn games and sample honey made at Richardson with the University of MN Bee Squad. Prairie-themed facepainting by Mad Dash Art. Food trucks (TOT BOSS, Cafe Racer, The Cave Cafe Mobile Food Truck, and WildEarth WoodFired Mobile Pizza Bakery), craft beer from LTD Brewing, and other treats (Saint Pops and Joia All Natural Soda) onsite. Bring a blanket to sit on. Sponsored by The North Face and Minnesota Parent Magazine. All Ages. $9/person. $7 discounted tickets available at local The North Face stores.
*Children under 2 years old are permitted free.*
*Capacity is limited, and tickets are expected to sell out. Advance purchase is strongly encouraged.*

TOMS Twin Cities Warehouse Sale: September 21-24

Love TOMS? You’re in luck as the TOMS Twin Cities Warehouse Sale is coming up soon! Shop this sale at the Minneapolis Convention Center to save up to 70% off TOMS shoes, bags, and eyewear. Plus, for every item you purchase, TOMS will help a person in need.

TOMS One for One: With Every Product that you Purchase, TOMS will Help a Person in Need. One for One. Learn More at TOMS.com

We’re back in the Twin Cities!

Shop up to 70% off TOMS shoes, bags & eyewear at our Warehouse Sale. For every item you purchase, TOMS will help a person in need.

Thursday, September 21st | 10am-8pm
Friday, September 22nd | 10am-8pm
Saturday, September 23rd | 9am-7pm
Sunday, September 24th | 9am-7pm

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave. S – Hall D
Minneapolis, MN 55403

For information on parking, please visit http://www.minneapolis.org/minneapolis-convention-center/directions-parking/.

We accept cash, debit and credit, including Visa, MasterCard & Discover. Sorry, we do not accept American Express.

Follow us on Instagram for updates! https://www.instagram.com/tomswarehousesale/

**Please note: all sales are final.

Field Trip at Silverwood Park

Tomorrow, September 16th is Field Trip day at Silverwood Park.  A day to get outside and enjoy all sorts of family friendly fun.  Join the fun from 11am-5pm.  Some of the activities include:

  • Live music
  • Creative play
  • Outdoor craft market
  • Artmaking
  • New sculpture unveiling’s
  • Poetry installations
  • Lawn Games
  • Food Trucks

You can find the schedule of events, parking information as well as a list of vendors here on the event website.