Movies in the Outfield – Savage Sports Center

Movies in the Outfield - Savage Sports Center

Saturday night can be family movie night.  Not just any movie night, head to Savage for Movies in the Outfield.  There’s no admission fees and Moana is rated PG, so a great event for almost all ages.

Come to the Savage Sports Center for a FREE movie night! Bring your lawn chair and blankets, purchase some popcorn, hot chocolate, or a treat from the concession stand and enjoy the evening with your friends, family and community.

Time: Doors open at 6:30 p.m. | Movie begins at 7:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
(concessions available for purchase)
Age: All ages
Locations: Savage Sports Center, 13450 Dakota Ave., Savage
The temperature in the Savage Sports Center is 65 degrees.

Snapology Discovery Center Grand Opening

With the weather getting colder, it’s even more important to find indoor activities for the kids.  The Snapology Discovery Center Grand Opening is next weekend.  Taking place over the course of three days, November 17-19.  Snapology is geared towards kids ages 1-14 and is located in the uptown area of Minneapolis.  You can find more specifics about the grand opening event here on the FB event page.

Snapology of Minneapolis offers fun programs for a wide variety of ages and interests. With an emphasis on play, children acheive academic enrichment and social development objectives. At Snapology there is something for everyone with everything from LEGO-themed programs, robotics, engineering, animation, and more!

Tons of activities all weekend long!  Free and open to the public!

Friday, 11/17 – 5-8pm
Open House & Reception
Cupcake bites provided by A Cupcake Social
6-8pm Art project lead by Articulture

Saturday, 11/18 – 9am-6pm
10am – Family Fun Twin Cities curated dance party
3pm – Music by Jack and Kitty
2-4pm – S’mores provided by North Mallow

Sunday, 11/19 – 9am-6pm
Coffee from 9-11am provided by Bob’s Java Hut
12:30pm – FREE yoga class for parents upstairs from Snapology at Your Yoga
1pm – Magic by Alan Smola



Girls, Science, and Technology at the Science Museum of Minnesota

Tomorrow is the day for Girls, Science, and Technology at the Science Museum of Minnesota.  A day for girls to explore and learn about science.  The event takes place from 10-4.  See all the information regarding admission below.

Saturday, November 11

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tomorrow’s scientists start today
Join Fox 9 and prominent female scientists from around the state for this important community event. It’s a brilliant and fun opportunity for girls to be introduced to the exciting worlds of science and technology through hands-on demonstrations and activities.

Buy your tickets in advance
Avoid the lines and get right to the fun! This is a popular event so we highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance. Call the Science Museum’s Box Office at (651) 221-9444 to make your purchase and tickets will be emailed to you.

Four kids free with full-price adult admission
Admission to the event is included in museum admission. On November 11, get up to four kids free with full-price adult admission. Discount not available online. Note: museum admission does not include the Rocky Mountain Express Omnitheater film.

Santa’s Arrival Ceremony at MOA

Now that we’ve had snow, it only seems fitting that Santa will arrive at the Mall of America.  Santa’s Arrival Ceremony at MOA takes place this Thursday, November 9th from 5:30-6:30.  Live music, treats, activities, and more.

Thursday, November 9
Holiday Activities | 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Rotunda
Santa’s Grand Arrival | 6:30 p.m. | Nickelodeon Universe®

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better come out, we’re telling you why: Santa is arriving at Mall of America® to officially kick off the holiday season on Thursday, November 9! Don’t miss the fun as Santa is greeted in grand holiday style by the Rosemount High School Marching Band, who will be heading to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year!  There will be holiday activities, face painting, balloon sculptors and treats provided by Nestle Toll House and Caribou Coffee. Be sure to stick around as Santa lights up Nickelodeon Universe with holiday magic!

First Free Saturday: Around the World

On the first Saturday of each month, The Walker Art Center hosts a free, family friendly event.  This months event is an Around the World theme and it takes place this Saturday, November 4th.  The gallery hours are 10-6, however the event activities are 10-3.  The activities for the Around the World event will be geared towards kids 6-12, but everyone is welcome to attend.


Join us for a day of international festivals presented in collaboration with Concordia Language Villages and Ragamala Dance Company. Gallery admission is free for everyone on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 6 pm, with a variety of family activities scheduled from 10 am to 3 pm.

Concordia Language Villages’ expert educators engage families with cultural traditions from around the world. Learn about France’s Fête des Lumières, the Nordic Summer Solstice, the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節 or 中秋节) … and maybe even pick up some new vocabulary words. Create masks, dance around a maypole, listen to moon-viewing stories, and much more.

Ragamala presents its 3rd annual Ode to Navarathri festival. In Southern India, Navarathri is commemorated with a Navarathri Kolu, a time when families welcome neighbors into their homes for a celebration rooted in the sharing of art. Ragamala’s gathering includes a traditional south Indian kolu, curated performances by local artists and community members, and a kolam rice flour design workshop.


Sunday at Landmark: Great Pumpkin Halloween Festival

Given the weather that rolled into our area, you might be searching for indoor activities.  The Sunday at Landmark: Great Pumpkin Halloween Festival is a great option for tomorrow.  It takes place downtown St. Paul at the Landmark Center from 1-3.  It’s a free event for the whole family.


Oct 29 – Sunday kids
Sunday at Landmark: Great Pumpkin Halloween Festival
1-3 pm; Free

Bring the kids or grandkids for the Great Pumpkin Halloween Celebration.  It’s a great opportunity to test out the kids’ (and parents’) Halloween costumes before the big night.  Kids can also win prized in a scavenger hunt, make trick-or-treat bags, and dance along to the afternoon’s musical entertainment.

Gibbs Halloween

Are you still looking for some Halloween fun? Perhaps something fun but not scary?  The Historic Gibb Farm is hosting a fun festival tomorrow from 10-4pm.  Located in St. Paul, not too far from the State Fairgrounds.  The festival is something the whole family can enjoy. You can find more specifics on the website.

Gibbs Farm Halloween Festival!

Included in general admission:
$8 adults, $7 seniors 62+, $5 children 3 and up
Free for RCHS members

Halloween fun for everyone!

Come trick-or-treat at the historic Gibbs Farm House, hunt for pennies in a haystack, participate in a costume contest, and listen to “spooky” stories in a one-room schoolhouse. Crafts, games, treats galore!

*NEW THIS YEAR*- The Great Gibbs Trick or Treat Quest
A fun hands-on trick or treat experience through the historic Gibbs Farmhouse.

Need something more substantial for an entire day of Halloween fun? Grab a bite from R. A. Mac Sammy’s food truck which specializes in macaroni and cheese and a variety of sandwiches! Or, feel free to bring your own picnic lunch. Picnic tables are available. Please, no grills.

The spooky fun starts at 10:00am and goes until 4:00pm.  No need for reservations, stop by anytime.  Activities, treats, and tours are included in admission. Bring your Ramsey County Historical Society Membership card for free admission!

The Halloween Festival is a great time to sign up for an annual membership. Ramsey County Historical Society Members get free admission to Gibbs Farm, including festivals! Other perks include our award winning magazine, discounts in the gift shop, on day camps, and RCHS events offered throughout the year.

Halloween Parade

It’s time for the 97th Annual Halloween Parade in Anoka.  That’s 97 years of getting bigger and better each year.  It’s not just a parade, it’s a celebration with lot’s of great things happening.  You can find the full schedule of events here on the website. The is on Saturday beginning on 1pm.  The parade map can be found here.

Grande Day Parade

October 28 @ 1:00 pm3:30 pm

Join us as we celebrate 97 years as Anoka Halloween Capital of the World™ at the largest parade in the state.  Watch overhead as the T-6 Thunder showcase a special flyover for us to open our parade.  Flyover sponsored by Federal Premium.

Location: Main Street and Fifth Avenue. FREE parking ramps available on 2nd Avenue one block North and South of Main Street.  One ramp available on Van Buren Street between 3rd and 4th Avenue.

Annual Southtown Halloween Party

Join the fun this Saturday at the annual Southtown Halloween Party.  Located just off of 494 in Bloomington, the event takes place near the former Toys R Us.  It’s a free event for the entire family. Activities include:  music, crafts, horse drawn hayrides, games, facepainting, and more.  The event takes place from 11-2.

The Annual Southtown Halloween Party will feature free horse-drawn hayrides in conjunction with music, games and giveaways at Southtown Shopping Center in Bloomington from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 28, 2017. The free event will take place on the north side of Herbergers in the former Toys ‘R’ Us building.

Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras to photograph their kids dancing to KidsDance Entertainment and participating in craft activities provided by Artistry. Other free activities will include balloon animals, face painting, games and prizes. Children will also receive a free Halloween tote bag and treat (while supplies last).

Petting Zoo and Pumpkin Fest

Skyview Ranch is hosting a free Petting Zoo and free Pumpkin Fest this Saturday, October 28th.  Hours are from noon-3pm. Skyview Ranch is located at 2413 210th St. E. in Farmington MN 55024, on the corner of Blaine Ave. (Co Rd 79) and 210th St. E.  You can also find a map here on their website.  *Free Pumpkins while they last