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  • TODAY thru Dec 31
    Barbie, Barbie Dream House, Mall of America

    Barbie™ The Dreamhouse Experience™

    Location: Mall of America, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Dates: February 14 - December 31, 2014

    Barbie™ The Dreamhouse Experience™ at Mall of America® brings the iconic Barbie® Dreamhouse® to life for Barbie fans of all ages! Focusing on fun interactivity, the exhibition is a one-of-a-kind experience allowing visitors to become a living doll in the Barbie® Dreamhouse®!

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  • TODAY thru Aug 30
    Little Mermaid, Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

    Disney's The Little Mermaid

    Location: Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, 501 W. 78th St., Chanhassen, MN 55317
    Date: February 28 - August 30, 2014

    In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, a beautiful young mermaid named Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on the classic Disney animated feature and originally rooted in Hans Christian Andersen’s enchanting fairy tale, The Little Mermaid is a musical favorite for audiences of all ages. This production is sure to thrill in every way as it showcases beautiful sets, dazzling costumes and an award-winning musical score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 24
    Ultimate Dinosaurs, Science Museum of Minnesota

    Ultimate Dinosaurs

    Location: Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: March 1 - August 24, 2014

    Ultimate Dinosaurs, a huge new exhibition featuring 20 fascinating specimens from the other side of the world, will open at the Science Museum on March 1. It reveals a new breed of dinosaurs that evolved in isolation in South America, Africa and Madagascar—dinosaurs unfamiliar to most North Americans. And cutting-edge technology puts a new twist on bringing these prehistoric creatures to life in the 21st century!

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  • TODAY thru Sep 30
    CSI The-Experience, Mall of America

    CSI The-Experience

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: March 13 - September 30, 2014

    Mall of America® welcomes CSI: The Experience as the second exhibit to open in the Mall of America EMS Exhibit Center on level 3 in the southeast corner of the Mall. Opening next to the Barbie Dreamhouse Experience.

    Based on the top-rated “CSI” television series, CSI: The Experience is a challenging and fun multi-sensory attraction that places guests in the role of crime scene investigators as they solve one of three true-to-life mysteries.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 31
    Great Clips IMAX Theatre at Minnesota Zoo

    Lemurs 3D Madagascar

    Location: Great Clips IMAX Theatre at Minnesota Zoo, 12000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Date: April 4 - August 31, 2014, 2014

    Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby, Dolphin Tale) narrates the IMAX® 3D documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, the incredible true story of nature’s greatest explorers—lemurs. The film reunites Freeman with Drew Fellman, who also wrote and produced the 2011 IMAX 3D documentary Born to Be Wild 3D, and director David Douglas, who served as director of photography on that film.

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  • TODAY thru May 17

    Happy Days A New Musical

    Location: New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Dates: April 24 - May 17, 2015

    Happy Days - A New Musical brings one of television’s best loved families to a new generation. When Arnold’s, the town's number one hangout and malt shop, is in danger of being torn down, Richie, Potsie, Arthur "The Fonz" Fonzarelli and the rest of the gang team up to save it with a dance contest and a TV-worthy wrestling match. In a race against time, can The Fonz save the day?

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  • TODAY thru Oct 1
    Caponi, Art Park, Eagan

    Caponi Art Park

    Location: Caponi Art Park, 1220 Diffley Road, Eagan, MN 55123
    Dates: May 1 - October 1, 2014

    Caponi Art Park opens for the season May 1 and launches its summer Sunday performance series on June 8 with Theatre Pro Rata's performance of "Twelfth Night." Tuesday morning children's programming returns June 3 for its 16th season.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 1

    Artist-Designed Mini-Golf

    Location: Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Dates: May 22 - September 1, 2014

    Tee up in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and let the games begin! Chickens, stars, a hungry snake, a gumball machine, and other novelties await you on the Walker’s new mini-golf course. Players will also encounter some favorites from last year’s course, including a tilting maze game, a gopher hole vortex, and foosball with garden gnomes.

    Don’t let the choice between a round of putt-putt and a wander through air-conditioned contemporary art museum drive a wedge between you and your loved ones: every ticket includes free gallery admission (up to $14 value) for each golfer.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 1
    Big Bugs, Minnesota Zoo

    Big Bugs

    Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN, 55124
    Dates: May 24 - September 1, 2014

    In keeping with its tradition of providing a BIG summer experience, the Minnesota Zoo has announced a first-of-its-kind exhibit for summer 2014–Big Bugs! Thirteen super-sized, animatronic bugs will invade the Zoo’s Northern Trail along with a live bug display and several fun, interactive elements.

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  • TODAY thru Jan 4
    Toys of the 50's 60's and 70's, Minnesota History Center

    Toys of the 50's 60's and 70's

    Location: Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Date: May 24, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. The names of popular toys from the 1950s, '60s and '70s capture the craziness, the joy, the sheer fun of being a kid. But beneath those nutty names are rich veins of nostalgia, memory and history.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 14
    Minnesota History Center

    War of 1812: Canada, the United States, Great Britain, and Native Americans

    Location: MN History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd. St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: June 3 - September 14, 2014

    “War of 1812," mounted by the Canadian War Museum, explores the War of 1812 from the contrasting perspectives of the four main participants: Canadians (including Canadian First Peoples), Americans, the British and Native Americans.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 7
    Ladies & Gentleman...The Beatles!, Mall of America, GRAMMY Museum® traveling exhibition

    Ladies & Gentlemen: The Beatles Exhibition

    Location:Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Dates: June 5 - September 7, 2014

    Come Together! The Grammy Museum® traveling exhibition in tribute to the fab four is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Band’s Arrival in the U.S. Coming to Mall of America.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 24

    State Capitol LEGO

    Location: Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther., St. Paul, MN 55155
    Dates: June 5 - August 24, 2014

    See a monumental and detailed model of the Minnesota State Capitol made entirely of LEGO® bricks. Built by LEGO® ambassador Roy Cook, the six-foot-long, four-foot-wide and three-foot-high model is made of more than 75,000 bricks and took more than 150 hours to build. Free guided tours of the State Capitol building are available on the hour daily during regular hours.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 22

    Washburn A Mill Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Date: June 7, 29 - September 6, 21, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Sep 7

    Railroad History Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Dates: June 8, July 6,20 August 24, September 7, 2014{break]

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  • TODAY thru Aug 12

    MINNEAPOLIS HISTORY PUB CRAWLS

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: June 10th & 24th, July 15th, August 12th, 2014

    Discover the richness of Minneapolis history, and slake your thirst with some fine beverages along a single road: Washington Avenue. Travel down this busy but underappreciated street to see the importance of railroads, warehousing, flour milling,, immigration, entertainment, and vice to the story of the Mill City. A trolley will take participants through the neighborhoods along Washington from 35W to Plymouth, with stops at significant historic places and two watering holes in historic buildings. Ages 21 and up only. Drink purchases are not included in the tour price. Drink specials will be made available at participating locations.

    The tour includes three blocks of moderately-pace walking on uneven surfaces. If someone in your party uses a cane, wheelchair, walker, or has otherwise limited mobility, please call at least two weeks in advance of your tour so we can do our best to accommodate their needs.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 3

    BTAC Presents Pieces of a Whole by Cheryl Krause in the Atrium Gallery

    Location: Bloomingtron Theatre and Art Center, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., Bloomington, MN 55431
    Dates: June 12 - August 3, 2014

    About the Exhibit: A 12” x 12” abstract painting is the baseline for this body of work by artist Cheryl Krause. After suffering a ruptured brain aneurysm in 2011 that affected her concentration and cognition, Krause learned that by sectioning off one original painting she was able to focus on new and creative possibilities. Through her explorations and interpretations of each segment, Krause has created an entirely new body of work based on one original painting.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 21
    Thomas and Friends Explore the Rails, Minnesota Children's Museum

    Thomas and Friends Explore the Rails

    Location: Minnesota Children's Museum, 10 W. 7th St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: June 14 - September 21, 2014

    All aboard to explore! Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails transports visitors to the magical Island of Sodor, combining exciting play with important concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Alongside Thomas, Percy, and others, children can fix engines at the Sodor Steamworks, help keep the trains running on time at Knapford Station, and discover the rich history of everyone’s favorite little blue engine.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 20

    History Player William de la Barre Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Dates: June 14th, July 12th, August 3rd & 31st, September 20th, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Sep 28

    Minneapolis Riverfront Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Dates: June 15 & 28th, July 5th, August 9th September 14th and 28th, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Jun 21

    Damn Yankees

    Location: Ordway Center, 345 Washington St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: June 16 - 21, 2015

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  • TODAY thru Aug 15

    History HiJinx: Robot Mania!

    Location: Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd W., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: June 17 - August 15, 2014

    For centuries scientists and artists, such as Aristotle and Leonardo da Vinci, made sketches and models of movable figures. In the years following World War II, space travel and technology drove the popularity of robots, with comic book and Television characters like Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers hitting the scene. View toy robots in the new History Center exhibit, Toys of the 50s, 60s and 70s and then cut, color and add a dash of flash, to create your own paper and cardboard contraption.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 16

    Family Riverfront Quest Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: June 21st, July 19th, August 16th, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Sep 13

    Historic Main Street Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: June 22nd, July 13th, August 10th, September 13th, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Aug 8
    Free to Be You and ME, Old Log Theater

    Free to Be You and ME

    Location: Old Log Theater, 5185 Meadville St., Greenwood, MN 55331
    Dates: June 24 - August 8, 2014

    Highly regarded as a modern classic of children’s literature, this musical-which is based on an Emmy Award-winning television series and a bestselling book by Marlo Thomas.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 3
    The Wiz, Stages Theatre Company

    The Wiz

    Location: Stages Theatre Company, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343
    Dates: June 27 - August 3, 2014

    Based on the original Tony Award winning Broadway musical, this is the familiar story of Dorothy’s tornado-driven adventure in Oz, and the wonderful characters who befriend and protect her: the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 31
    My Fair Lady, Guthrie Theater

    My Fair lady

    Location: Guthrie Theater, 818 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
    Dates; June 28 - August 31, 2014

    You know the story, the songs and the characters, now see them come to life for the first time in Guthrie history. Professor Henry Higgins loves language.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 17

    Share Summer of Turtles 2014

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: June 28 - August 17, 2014

    Explore the world of Leo, Donnie, Raph and Mikey at Nickelodeon Universe® and enjoy daily activities all summer long in West Market Square.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 17

    Summer Of Turtles 2014

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Dates: June 28 - August 17, 2014

    Explore the world of Leo, Donnie, Raph and Mikey at Nickelodeon Universe® and enjoy daily activities all summer long! There will be Turtle appearances, collectible trading cards (collect all nine!), gaming stations (TMNT Rooftop Run App), martial arts demonstrations, contests, giveaways, and more! You don't want to miss the Summer of Turtles!

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  • TODAY thru Sep 21

    Wasburn A Mill Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd, Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: June 29, July 27, August 17, September 6 - 21,2014

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  • TODAY thru Nov 1

    The Wolf of Walmart

    Location: The Brave New Workshop, 824 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408
    Dates: July 11 - November 1, 2014
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    Never content to follow the pack, the cast of "The Wolf of Walmart" shows its cunning as it hunts down humor in all areas of pop culture, politics, and everyday life, mining it for this all-new collection of sketches and songs. "The Wolf of Walmart" brilliantly showcases the high-risk, high-reward approach to satire that has made BNW famous.

    In contrast to other recent BNW shows, "The Wolf of Walmart" will not limit itself to a particular theme. "This show will be a sampler platter of what's crazy in America," says BNW artistic director Caleb McEwen. "No one can agree on the cause, but everyone can agree that things have gotten weird."

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  • TODAY thru Aug 16

    Family Riverfront Quest Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd, Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: July 19, August 16, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Aug 31

    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

    Location: Guthrie Theatre, 818 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55415
    Dates July 19 - August 31, 2014

    This madcap comedy is both a send-up and homage to Chekhov’s finely wrought observational drama. It pulled down a Tony Award last year and enjoyed a sold-out Broadway run. The setup: A quiet man and his adopted sister see their bucolic calm disrupted by their movie-star sister and her young male companion—with a sense of propriety the primary victim. It’s a summer comedy for those looking beyond Eliza Doolittle and My Fair Lady playing on the other side of the lobby.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 23

    Disasters of the Riverfront Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Dates: July 26th, August 23rd, 2014

    Hear the stories of fires, floods, explosions, collapses, and other natural and human- created calamities on the riverfront, explore the consequences for the people involved, and highlight what these tales reveal about Minneapolis history. Among the stories highlighted will be the Eastman Tunnel Collapse (1869), the Great Conflagration of 1893, bridge collapses in 1859 and 2007, numerous fires, and massive landscape change.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 3
    Shakopee Derby Days

    Shakopee Derby Days

    Location: Shakopee, Minnesota
    Date: July 30-August 3, 2014

    Derby Days is Shakopee, Minnesota's summer festival, held the first full weekend in August. The celebration begins Wednesday morning with the Senior Olympics and culminates on Sunday with a parade. Most of the events take place in historic downtown Shakopee's Huber Park.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 3

    House of Comedy Barry Brewer

    Location: Mall of America, 408 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Dates: July 30 - August 3, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Aug 10
    Minnesota Fringe Festival

    Minnesota Fringe Festival

    Location: Minneapolis & St. Paul Venues
    Date: July 31 - August 10, 2014

    The Fringe Festival is an 11-day extravaganza of performing art shows at various venues throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul. Almost 1,000 shows are performed each year from comedy skits to dances and plays.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 2
    Saint Paul Saints

    Saint Paul Saints vs. Wichita Wingnuts

    Location: 1771 Energy Park Drive, St Paul, MN 55108
    Dates: July 31 - August 2, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Aug 3
    Little Canada Canadian Days

    Little Canada Canadian Days

    Location: Spooner Park 350 Eli Road, Little Canada, MN 55117
    Date: August 1-3, 2014

    Canadian Days is Little Canada's festival to celebrate its sister-city relationship with Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. Join them in Spooner Park for a corn feed, pancake breakfast, classic car show, 5k walk/run, kiddie and grand parades, carnival, LC's Playland, fireworks, kittenball and more.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 3
    Uptown Art Fair

    Uptown Art Fair

    Lake Street & Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
    Date: August 1-3, 2014

    Ranked Minnesota's best art fair in the Harris Guide, the 2013 event will mark the gathering's 50th year. Nationally recognized artists, youth artists and performers are part of the three-day get-together. Crowds also flock to the event for the food, entertainment and kid-friendly activities.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 3
    Festival Italiana

    Festa Italiana

    Location: Island Lake Park, Shoreview, Minnesota
    Dates: August 1-3, 2014

    Festa Italiana proudly celebrated all things Italian with over 20,000 in attendance every year! We invite you to once again come to Island and immerse yourself in the wonderful music and dancing, heritage building, taste the fantastic food, stroll the Via dell'Amore and take a romantic ride on the Mississippi in our authentic Italian gondola.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 17
    Circus Juventas

    Neverland Circus Juventas

    Location: Circus Juventas Big Top, 1270 Montreal Ave., St. Paul, MN 55116
    Dates: August 1 - 17, 2014

    Peter Pan won't be the only one flying in the Circus Juventas big summer show Neverland! For its 20th anniversary, the circus school showcases advanced students doing breathtaking aerial tricks in the big tent leading toward a showdown with the murderous Hook and his band of pirates

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  • TOMORROW thru Aug 3
    Loring Park Art Festival

    Loring Park Art Festival

    Location: Loring Park, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Date: August 2-3, 2014

    Loring Park Art Festival's debut in 2000 drew approximately 6,000 people with about 100 artists participating. Now, more than 30,000 folks visit the two-day event to check out items by 140 artists.

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  • TOMORROW
    Minnesota United FC, Minnesota Soccer

    Minnesota United FC vs. Ottawa Fury FC

    Location: National Sports Center, 1700 105th Ave NE., Blaine, MN 55449
    Date: August 2, 2014

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  • TOMORROW thru Aug 30

    Women's Work: History Player Eva Valesh Walking Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Dates: August 2nd & 30th, 2014

    A costumed actor portraying labor writer Eva Valesh will lead a walking tour, highlighting the factories whose working conditions she exposed in a series of articles in 1888 and 1889. This tour also will examine the jobs available to women in the late 19th and early 20th century, and some key events in women’s labor history in Minneapolis..

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  • TOMORROW thru Aug 30

    Womens Work Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: August 2, 30, 2014

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  • TOMORROW thru Aug 3

    Powerhorn Art Fair

    Location: Powerhorn Park, 3400 15th Ave S., Minneapolis,MN 55407
    Dates: August 2 - 3, 2014

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  • Aug 3
    Music in the Zoo, Minnesota Zoo

    Music in the Zoo Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

    Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Date: August 3, 2014

    The singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.

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  • Aug 3

    Broken Bells

    Location: State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402
    Date: August 3, 2014

    Broken Bells will make a stop at the State Theatre in Minneapolis on Sunday, August 3rd. Their February performance at First Avenue sold out immediately. Don’t miss your chance to see them this summer. Broken Bells is artist-producer Brian Burton (better known as Danger Mouse) and James Mercer, the lead vocalist and guitarist for the indie rock band The Shins.

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  • Aug 3

    Best Of TMNT Marathon

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MNN 55425
    Date: August 3, 2014

    Come watch your favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live on the big screen at the Theatres at MOA™! Presented by Family Flicks, there will be four TMNT episodes shown back to back!

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  • Aug 3

    Minnesota Renaissance Festival Preview Party

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: August 3, 2014

    Be transported back in time to a 16th century village in an exclusive teaser of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival before the royal gates open! Meet, greet and take photos with your favorite characters, watch live entertainment on stage and enter to win free tickets in this fun, family-friendly day of festivities. All kids are welcome in the Children’s Realm to indulge in the free arts and crafts by making their own fairy wand and decorating Renaissance coloring sheets. Save $5 off your admission tickets when you purchase them at this preview event.

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  • Aug 4 thru Aug 10
    Dakota County Fair

    Dakota County Fair

    Location: 4008 - 220th Street West, Farmington, MN 55024
    Date: August 4-10, 2014

    Dakota County Fair is the place to go for food, fun and entertainment! Featuring the latest products and services and some of the best livestock in the state. The grandstand offers motocross, tractor pull and demolition derbies. Our free entertainment stage will host Battle of the Bands, Talent Contest and more.

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  • Aug 4 thru Aug 7

    Boot Camp

    Location: Riverside Church, 102nd and Nicollet Ave, South Bloomington, MN
    Dates: August 4 - 7, 2014

    Be a soldier for the Lord and come to BOOT Camp! You’re invited to a FUN Bible Adventure in the Lord’s Army! You’ll enjoy games, crafts, music, snacks and more!

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  • Aug 5

    Toddler Tuesday Dora and Friends

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: August 5, 2014

    Get ready for brand new friends and big new adventures with Dora & Friends, a new series from the creators of Dora the Explorer, coming this month to Nickelodeon. Join us at Toddler Tuesdays® for a special episode screening, meet and greet with Dora and friends, raffles, games & activities!

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  • Aug 6
    Music in the Zoo, Minnesota Zoo

    Music in the Zoo Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

    Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Date: August 6, 2014

    New Orleans native Trombone Shorty began his career as a bandleader at the young age of six, toured internationally at age 12, and spent his teens playing with various brass bands throughout New Orleans and touring worldwide with Lenny Kravitz.

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  • Aug 6

    Groovin’ In The Gardens with The Limns

    Location: Como Park Zoo, 1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul, MN 55103
    Date: August 6, 2014

    The Limns are a five-piece band from the Twin Cities. They harmonize a blend of rock, reggae, funk and folk with high-energy and soulful spirit. Their shows are contagious and their sound will make you get up and move.

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  • Aug 6

    Great River Walking Tour

    Location: Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Date: August 6, 2014

    Great River Tours | 1st Wednesday of the Month On this tour you will learn about St. Paul’s start and its relationship with the Mississippi River and gather some great information while observing the beautiful view of the river and its surrounding areas. The walking tours will be given the first Wednesday during the months of May through September and departs from Upper Landing Park in St. Paul at Shepard Rd. & Eagle Parkway (also referred to as Chestnut St.) at 10 am (click here for directions). The first tour will take place on May 7, 2014.

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  • Aug 7
    Minnesota Lyna, WNBA

    Minnesota Lynx vs. Chicago

    Location: Target Center, 600 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis,MN 55403
    Date: August 7, 2014

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  • Aug 7 thru Aug 10
    Saint Paul Saints

    Saint Paul Saints host the Sioux City Explorers

    Location: 1771 Energy Park Drive, St Paul, MN 55108
    Dates: August 7 - 10, 2014

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  • Aug 7

    Mill City Live Crankshaft and The gear Grinders

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 2nd St., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Date: August 7, 2014

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  • Aug 7 thru Aug 10

    The First 100 Years of Btoadway

    Location: Ordway Center, 345 Washington St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: August 7 - 10, 2014

    Our popular Broadway Songbook Series is back! Take a journey through the first 100 years of Broadway with classics from Fiddler on the Roof, Oklahoma!, Gypsy and more. From the early years to the Golden Age, this show has something for everyone.

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  • Aug 8 thru Aug 10
    Irish Fair of Minnesota

    Twin Cities Polish Festival

    Location: Main Street, SE Minneapolis, MN 55419
    Date: August 8-10, 2014

    The Twin Cities Polish Festival will immerse Minnesotans in "all things Polish", presenting a kaleidoscope of unique cultural and educational displays, food and top-notch entertainment. See for yourself why Poland has earned itself the reputation as one of the World's most hospitable cultures.

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  • Aug 8 thru Aug 23
    The Dandelion Seed,  Stages Theatre Company

    The Dandelion Seed

    Location: Stages Theatre Company, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343
    Dates: August 8 - August 23, 2014

    Stages Theatre Company is proud to introduce Theatre for the Very Young, an experiential innovation in theatre. Become a part of the story with your young ones. You and your child will be invited to be a participant in the experience. A world premiere, held in the Hopkins Jaycees Studio. (For ages 18 months to 3 years-old)

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  • Aug 8 thru Aug 9
    Miracle-Ear�s 4th Annual SW Metro Pickleball Tournament

    Miracle-Ear’s 4th Annual SW Metro Pickleball Tournament

    Location: Dred Scott Fields, 10820 Bloomington Ferry Road ‐ Bloomington, MN 55438
    Date: August 8 - 9, 2014

    Bring your paddle for a tournament that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis in one sport.

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  • Aug 8
    Brew at the Zoo

    Brew at the Zoo

    Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Date: August 8, 2014

    Raise your glass to conservation and join us for the sixth annual suds sipping’ safari “Brew at the Zoo”. There’s nothing better than cold, frothy beer on a warm summer evening.

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  • Aug 8 thru Aug 10
    Irish Fair of Minnesota

    Irish Fair of Minnesota

    Location: Harriet Island, St. Paul, MN 55104
    Dates: August 8 - 10, 2014

    Billed as the nation's largest free Irish fair, this three-day St. Paul festival includes traditional dancing, Gaelic sports, a Celtic marketplace, cultural displays, Irish food and drink and music from local and international bands.

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  • Aug 8

    Summer Of Turtles TMNT Movie Party

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: August 8, 2014

    Celebrate the release of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie. Dress up as your favorite TMNT character for the chance to win epic prizes including movie tickets, posters, t-shirts and more!

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  • Aug 8

    Rita Ora Performance and Signing

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: August 8, 2014

    \ Unstoppable and dominating the UK charts, Rita, with the release of her #1 certified platinum debut album, "ORA." The Roc Nation / Columbia has now released her newest single, I Will Never Let You Down. Produced by chart-topping, Grammy nominated, multi-platinum producer Calvin Harris, the new song is a fitting introduction into her sophmore album scheduled for a Summer 2014 international release.

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  • Aug 9
    Minnesota Garlic Festival

    Minnesota Garlic Festival

    Location: McLeod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. MN
    Date: August 9, 2014

    Minnesota Garlic Festival is the premier event for lovers of garlic, great local foods and good times! Family friendly, fun filled and fragrant, this festival features fantastic foods, celebrity chefs, marvelous music, area artisans, goofy games…and lots of GARLIC – all in support of a healthy environment, sustainable farms and vital rural communities in Minnesota.

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  • Aug 9
    Minnesota United FC, Minnesota Soccer

    Minnesota United FC vs. Edmonton

    Location: National Sports Center, 1700 105th Ave NE., Blaine, MN 55449
    Date: August 9, 2014

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  • Aug 9

    Greyhound 100 Year Mobile Tour

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: August 9, 2014

    Beginning May 9, 2014, Greyhound will proudly start celebrating our 100-year anniversary, marking huge strides in intercity transportation and connecting people with their friends, families and the places that they love the most. Please join us for a free, family-friendly celebration where you can tour vintage coaches, participate in our interactive museum located inside a bus, play games, win prizes and much more! For more information about the Greyhound 100 Year Mobile Tour, visit

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  • Aug 9

    Caleb Johnson Performance and Signing

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: August 9, 2014

    The newly crowned winner of AMERICAN IDOL XIII, Caleb Johnson, took the nation by storm with his magnetic personality and powerhouse vocals. Now, the 22-year-old rocker from Asheville, NC, will release his debut album "TESTIFY" this summer. In celebration of his album release, Johnson will be visiting Mall of America for a special performance and signing. Johnson will also be at the AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! 2014 concert tour,

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  • Aug 10

    Austin Mahone The Secret Tour

    Location: Target Center, 600 1st Ave North., Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Date: August 10, 2014

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  • Aug 12
    Music in the Zoo, Minnesota Zoo

    Music in the Zoo Ziggy Marley

    Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Date: August 12, 2014

    A six-time Grammy-winning musician, artist, activist and humanitarian, Ziggy Marley has established his presence on the public stage for over a quarter-century.

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  • Aug 12
    Minnesota Lyna, WNBA

    Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles

    Location: Target Center, 600 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Date: August 12, 2014

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  • Aug 12 thru Aug 17

    Evita The Musical

    Location: Ordway Center, 345 Washington St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: August 12 - 17, 2014

    Eva Perón used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world—while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. Evita is a passionate and unforgettable true story that features some of world’s most beautiful songs, including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina.”

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  • Aug 12 thru Aug 17

    Evita at the Ordway

    Location: Ordway Center, 345 Washington St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: August 12 - 17, 2014

    For the first time in over 20 years, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita returns to the Ordway stage. Evita is a passionate and unforgettable true story that features some of the world's most beautiful songs, including "Don't Cry for Me Argentina." This stunning production includes new orchestration and choreography, highlighting the Argentine Tango. Delve deeper into the world of Tango with these special events for Evita ticket holders, presented in collaboration with Four Seasons Dance Studio.

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  • Aug 13
    Music in the Zoo, Minnesota Zoo

    Music in the Zoo Pat Benatar

    Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Date: August 13, 2014

    Rock legends Pat Benatar & Neil “Spyder” Giraldo have just announced plans to keep their 35th Anniversary Tour rocking fans through the summer.

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  • Aug 13

    Mill City Live The Cloak Ox

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    DAte: August 13, 2014

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  • Aug 15 thru Aug 17
    Saint Paul Saints

    Saint Paul Saints vs. New Jersey Jacks

    Location: 1771 Energy Park Drive, St Paul, MN 55108
    Dates: August 15 - 17, 2014

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  • Aug 15

    Rodrigo y Gabriela

    Location: State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402
    Date: August 15, 2014

    Rodrigo y Gabriela is the virtuoso, international duo of Rodrigo Sánchez on lightning-fast lead guitar and Gabriela Quintero, wielding her rhythm guitar in riotous, percussive support with elements of thrash metal and flamenco. The duo is on a world tour in support of their fourth studio album, 9 Dead Alive, released in April 2014.

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  • Aug 16

    Art and All the Jazz Festival

    Location: Art and All that Jazz Festival, W 126th St & Nicollet Ave
    Date: August 16, 2014

    Art and All the Jazz Festival in Burnsville

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  • Aug 16 thru Aug 17

    Civil War weekend at Fort Snelling

    Location: 200 Tower Avenue Fort Snelling History Center, St. Paul MN 55111
    Date: August 16-17, 2014

    Travel back to the Civil War era and experience 19th-century life at the frontier fort. Special tours focus on the U.S.-Dakota War and include a visit to the memorial where many Dakota were held. Other activities throughout the weekend include costumed staff, artifact displays, weapon firing demonstrations, Civil War reenactors, crafts and dance.

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  • Aug 16 thru Sep 28
    Minnesota Renaissance Festival

    The Minnesota Renaissance Festival

    Location: Festival Grounds, 12364 Chestnut Blvd, Shakopee, MN 55337
    Dates: August 16 - September 28, 2014

    The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is celebrating its 44th Season! Be a part of this long-standing tradition by visiting the festival grounds in Shakopee, MN.

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  • Aug 16
    Minnesota Lyna, WNBA

    Minnesota Lynx and Tulsa

    Location: Target Center, 600 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis,MN 55403
    Date: August 16, 2014

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  • Aug 16
    Minnesota United FC, Minnesota Soccer

    Minnesota United FC vs. Eleven

    Location: National Sports Center, 1700 105th Ave NE., Blaine, MN 55449
    Date: August 16, 2014

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  • Aug 16 thru Aug 17

    Civil War Weekend: 1864

    Location: Historic Fort Snelling, 200 Tower Ave, St. Paul, MN 55111
    Dates: August 16 - 17, 2014

    Travel back to the year 1864 and explore Fort Snelling's Civil War history with costumed staff and reenactors. Visit interactive learning stations to find out about Minnesota's soldiers, life on the home front, the important presidential election of 1864 and much more. Demonstrations include cannon and musket firings, Civil War medicine, cooking and an 1860s fashion show.

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  • Aug 17

    Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival

    Location: Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Drive., St. Paul, MN 55103
    Date: August 17, 2014

    This enchanting event features the release of hundreds of lanterns into the ponds at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. Other activities include live music, dancing, performances and martial arts demonstrations.

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  • Aug 17

    Kiss and Def Leppard

    Location: Target Center, 600 1st Ave N., Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Date: August 17, 2014

    KISS is regarded as one of the most influential rock and roll bands of all-time. Their career milestones are staggering. KISS holds honors as one of America's top gold record champions, recording 36 albums over 32 years selling over 75 million albums worldwide.

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  • Aug 20 thru Sep 7
    Book of Mormon

    The Book Of Mormon

    Location: Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Dates: August 20 - September 7, 2014

    The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show" calls it "a crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry." It's The Book of Mormon, the nine time Tony® Award-winning Best Musical from the creators of "South Park." Contains explicit language.

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  • Aug 20

    Mill City Live Fort Wilson Riot

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Date: August 20, 2014

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