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Wander Minnesota: The Summer Festival Kickoff

While there are festivals year-round across the state, summer is really prime time. The following is just a sample of what’s going on in June. If you’re planning on taking in some of the small-town festivals, plan ahead—some of these are huge events, and you’ll want to make lodging/camping arrangements ahead of time. 687 more words


Wander Minnesota: MNSH's History Hound Program

Schools are starting to let out for the summer break. If you’re the parent of an elementary-aged child and you’re looking for some fun, inventive ways to keep them and their brains running, look no further than the… 268 more words

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Wander Minnesota: Celebrating Minnesota's Museums

It’s halfway through May—have you done your part to celebrate Minnesota Museums Month yet? It’s the annual celebration of all that Minnesota has to offer in the way of museums. 759 more words


Wander Minnesota: The New and Improved SPAM Museum

It’s back, it’s bigger and better than ever and it’s right downtown Austin: Hormel’s SPAM Museum. The museum recently reopened in Austin after an extensive renovation and expansion. 238 more words

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Wander Minnesota: The Kickoff Of Festival Season

As we move toward the prime festival months of summer, spring ushers in many festivals, including lots of outdoor activities. As usual, don’t forget to look through the myriad opportunities offered at the… 332 more words


Wander Minnesota: Tulips (About To Be) In Bloom

You know that old saying: “Go big or go home”?

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum really takes that to heart when it comes to spring bulbs. 193 more words

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Wander Minnesota: Mourning At Paisley Park

Prince fans in mourning have converged on Minnesota spots associated with him, including—of course— First Avenue . They’ve also set up a memorial at Prince’s home and studio, Paisley Park in Chanhassen. 112 more words