Take your whole family to the Old Fashioned Christmas festival in Plymouth Creek Park. The Plymouth Historical Society will offer classic holiday foods, music and activities, including sleigh rides through the park. All ages. Free. 2-5 p.m. Plymouth Creek Park, 14800 34th Ave. N.; 763.509.5200
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From the creators of The Color Run comes Pumpkin Nights, a one mile long walking path with 12 worlds of marvelous art and Halloween fun, lined with over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins in larger than life displays. Launching in Twin Cities at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Friday, October 14, Pumpkin Nights will be open for 18 days until Halloween Day—Monday, October 31.
Trillium Woods, a resort-style senior living community opening this summer, is hosting its annual shredding event to celebrate Earth Day. Spring clean your home in an Earth-friendly way by bringing outdated documents and other paperwork from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 22 at the Trillium Woods Information Center, located at 3300 Fernbrook Lane N., suite 225.
Spark a love of the arts in your child with a day full of live music and opportunities for your toddlers and grade school children to explore different instruments. The day also includes arts and crafts, dance lessons and a menu of other activities—fun for the whole brood. Free. 9 a.m.–noon. Ordway Center for Performing Arts, 345 Washington St., St. Paul; 651.224.4222; ordway.org.
Put on your best costume, and bring the family to Halloween at the Creek, a family festival filled with Halloween activities. From carnival games, inflatables, live entertainment, prizes and Halloween treats, your family will have a fun-filled Halloween night to remember. $10. 6–8:30 p.m. Plymouth Creek Center, 14800 34th Ave.; 763.509.5000; plymouthmn.gov
Enjoy a late-summer evening with family and friends watching Disney classic Mary Poppins outside at Parkers Lake Park. This beloved film is full of sing-along songs, colorful scenes and live action characters, including a super-nanny who flies with her umbrella. Free. Begins at dusk. Parkers Lake Park, County Road 6 and Niagara Lane; 763.509.5000; plymouthmn.gov
Create something new at camp create. Drop by with your whole family for a while or stay for the entire time. Materials provided. Free. 2–4 p.m. Plymouth Library, 15700 36th Ave. N.; 612.543.5825; hclib.org