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Wander Minnesota: Pumpkin Nights

Last week, we looked at a variety of Halloween events taking place around the state, many of which are long-established annual event. But there’s a new event that just opened, taking advantage of the now-empty Minnesota State Fairgrounds: … 304 more words


Wander Minnesota: Halloween On The Way

Halloween is almost here, and there’s plenty going on. Let’s take a look at a sampling of Halloween events around the state.

Of course, there’s plenty going on in Anoka, the… 426 more words


Wander Minnesota: Touring Paisley Park

Normally, if you’re ready to start touring a museum and someone’s cellphone sounds, the rest of the group is likely to be annoyed. But if you’re at Paisley Park and the cellphone is playing the famous opening to Prince’s song “Let’s Go Crazy,” it’s more likely that the crowd will chuckle and applaud — which is exactly what happened at Paisley Park Thursday. 908 more words

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Wander Minnesota: Autumn Festivities

Fall foliage, apples and pumpkins, Halloween—the weather is changing, and so is the nature of the festivals. There’s a lot happening around the state in October. 557 more words


Wander Minnesota: Dining Near the Ryder Cup

The Ryder Cup is set to take place at the Hazletine National Golf Clubin Chaska starting this week in Chaska. If you’re heading out to watch some or all of it, here are some suggestions for places to eat in the surrounding area that won’t involve national chains. 353 more words


Wander Minnesota: September Festivities

Just because the Fair is over, Labor Day has passed, and kids are back to school doesn’t mean Minnesota has shut down for winter. There may not be quite as many festivals—but there are still enough to keep anyone from getting bored. 480 more words


Wander Minnesota: State Fair, The Miracle of Birth

One of the Minnesota State Fair’s newer attractions is the CHS Miracle of Birth Center. The original exhibit dates only back to 2001, and it moved to its current location in 2006. 262 more words