For the Kids
Heidi's GrowHaus celebrates Harvest and Halloween in one, free, family-friendly Oktoberfest event on Saturday, 10/28, from Noon - 4:00 PM. Pumpkin-carving contests with prizes, pumpkin bowling games, live music, food and drink from the Strudel Haus food truck, and ongoing food fermentation, preservation and cider-pressing demonstrations. Author Dawn Pape will present a pollinator puppet show at 3:00 PM. Heidi's GrowHaus is located at 7555 Country Road 116, Corcoran, MN 55340. Phone: 763-420-2909.
Albert the Elf has been admiring the skills of his favorite superheroes and is eager to become one himself! But when Super Rudolph - a popular Christmas toy and Albert's desired sidekick - is in high demand and short supply, Albert's superhero dreams are at risk. Will our favorite elf get everything he wants this Christmas, or give up on his dream and turn in his cape? For more than 30 years, it has been a beloved Bachman's tradition to host an annual holiday play.
Join family and friends at the Plymouth Ice Center to ring in the new year. There will be activities for the whole family, including skating, crafts, an open gym, swimming opportunities, and inflatables. All ages. Free. 6-9 p.m. Plymouth Ice Center, 3650 Plymouth Blvd; 763.509.5250
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 Spring clean your home in an Earth-friendly way by bringing outdated documents and other paperwork from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 22 at the Trillium Woods Information Center, located at 3300 Fernbrook Lane N., suite 225.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.