The Lake Minnetonka Figure Skating Club presents its 17th annual "Winter Extravaganza" figure skating exhibition on Saturday, December 7 from 12:45 to 4 p.m. Skaters perform competition and holiday skating programs, and the Windjammers Synchronized Skating Teams skate their new routines. Also features a "Chuck-A-Puck" event, holiday boutique, silent auction, "share the pot" raffle, and complimentary refreshments. Free and for all ages. Minnetonka Ice Arena, 3401 Williston Road, Minnetonka.
For the Kids
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will stop at Union Depot on Tuesday, December 10 for a musical performance. Attendees are encouraged to bring cash or a healthy food donation to benefit local food shelves. Canadian Pacific is committed to raising awareness about filling community food shelves with heart-healthy foods.
The Holiday Tree Lighting celebration will begin with entertainment and holiday activities then move outside to the North Plaza for the annual tree lighting celebration followed by a celebratory fireworks display. Afterwards, stay for a Holiday Movie Night double feature of holiday favorites Elf then The Polar Express.
Justin Lansing and Joe Mailander have been exploring the outdoors together since they were kids. Now, as the Grammy-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, they write songs to encourage kids and families to get outside and get creative. Their brand new album Winterland is a tribute to the season of coziness, family time, and outdoor fun!
Make your way through the enchanted forest and marvel at the 5,000 lit-up pumpkins.
Join Sever’s over MEA break for some fall fun. From corn pits to hay rides, there’s seasonal activities for the whole family. Take on the infamous corn maze or find your future jack-o-lantern waiting for you in the pumpkin patch.
Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources.
Rock out with the Shaw Brothers or grab your kids for a pontoon ride.
Keep it classic this year and start your morning off with Tom Thumb donuts or shake it up with all new DIY donut flights from the Hangar. Whether you’re visiting the award-winning livestock barns or taking a turn on the giant slide, be sure to keep sunscreen applied and one hand free at all times for that next new confection on-a-stick.
AARP Minnesota will be hosting the Fifth Annual Movie Night at the Ballpark at St. Paul’s CHS Field on August 1st, where we will be screening A League of Their Own (rated PG). Moviegoers can take in the event in the stands or they can bring a blanket to enjoy the movie from the outfield of the park. The event is free to movie-lovers of any age, family-friendly and inclusive to all, and a fantastic way to connect to the richness and heart of St. Paul.