On some of the coldest nights of the year, it can be difficult to find the motivation to get out of the house. However, hopping onto a bright purple shuttle bus that transports you to breweries in the southwest metro may do the trick.
Grammy award-winning country singer and songwriter Dwight Yoakam will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, April 10 at the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel.
We think every Minnesotan should be required to try lutefisk as a rite of passage. After all, the lutefisk capital of the world is said to be located in Madison, Minnesota, and the word “lutefisk” sounds even better when it’s spoken with a Minnesotan accent.
PLYMOUTH — Plymouth’s annual Skate the Garden event, which transforms the city’s Millennium Graden into a winter wonderland, is Jan. 16.
EXCELSIOR — The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society is hosting a trivia night at Excelsior Brewing Company as part of its Tapping History series.
The year is coming to a close. Which means it’s time again to find a festive way to ring in the new year! Here are some ideas to kick off 2020 in style.
Not immune to the craft beer explosion, the southwest metro is home to a number of breweries, some which have been serving up alcoholic pints for years, others for less than a month.
Walking into a Presbyterian church during your spare time might not sound like entertainment, but there’s a church in Chaska that definitely catches more than just the eye upon walking inside.
What’s a challenge that a 7-year-old and her grandfather can both enjoy? How about an activity fit for both a corporate retreat and a bachelor party?
EXCELSIOR — Pete Miller didn’t know when he won the snowshoe race at the 2019 Big Island and Back event that he would be taking over the director role of the organization that same year.
When piles of snow and bitter winds do their best to make the winter season unbearable, Minnesotans are famous for our ability to weather the cold and bring joy and light to these dark days.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year again and along with the snowfall comes holiday parties, busy schedules and kids home for winter vacation. Keep them busy and engaged with these activities:
Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish will bring her stand-up comedy show “Tiffany Haddish: Live in Concert” to the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30.
Actor Rob Lowe will bring his new show, “Stories I Only Tell My Friends Live,” to the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 18. From the Brat Pack to “The West Wing” to “Parks and Recreation” and beyond, Lowe’s four-decade career is the inspiration for his live show.
As Twin Cities wrap themselves in warm coats and sweaters, cities deck themselves out in extravagant light displays. Get the most out of the season of light with these free metro events.
Twin Cities Summer Jam announced Wednesday more performers that will headline its event at Canterbury Park this summer.
INDEPENDENCE — Santa will return to Independence and Maple Plain for the 39th year and the West Hennepin Public Safety Reserve will sponsor the View Santa program on Dec. 7.
There’s always something magical about the holiday season in Minnesota. Maybe it’s the snow or the treats we look forward to each year. Or maybe it’s the traditions — some that have been handed down generation after generation.
As a Shakopee reporter, it didn’t take me long to learn you don’t mess with Wampach’s. Either you like their food or you don’t, but nothing about that place is changing, because the customers who come have been coming for 50 years and they don’t want the walls or counter tops or food to change.
DELANO — Live Reindeer, music, cookies and more will grace the streets of downtown Delano for the Delano Old-Fashioned Christmas on Dec. 7, according to a news release.
The rock group Styx will headline the first night of Prior Lake’s 2020 Lakefront Music Fest, the Prior Lake Rotary Club announced Wednesday.
EXCELSIOR — Old Log Theatre is taking it back to the 40s with “Holdings with Bing” this December to recreate the classic Bing radio broadcast concert, according to news release from the theater.
MINNETONKA — Minnetonka Theatre is stepping into the world of Disney and taking on “Beauty and the Beast,” featuring Minnetonka High School graduate and New York actress Alison McCartan as Belle.
MOUND — Almost exactly a year after releasing her first children’s book, Mound native Mikaela Casey has published the second in her “Lenny the Loon” series, titled “Lenny the Loon: A Tour of the Twin Cities.”
The halls are decked at the historic Glensheen Mansion in Duluth, with lighted Christmas trees throughout the mansion to get people in the holiday spirit.
MINNETONKA — When Brent Sass graduated from Minnetonka High School in 1998 he didn’t see himself winning the Yukon Quest — twice.
From the Grinch to a "Price is Right" contestants, Lake Minnetonka-area residents went all out with their Halloween costumes this year.
Mystic Lake announced this month two performances that will hit the stage at the casino and hotel early next year.
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