Emily Sands has always been a “Jeopardy!” fan. She and her family watch the popular quiz show every night — but little did she know that the half hour she spent on an online test would result in a trip to Los Angeles and tens of thousands of dollars.
In 2019, 15,000 fans arrived at Canterbury Park in Shakopee amid temperatures approaching 100 degrees to see big-name performers like Tim McGraw, Pitbull and Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler.
Rhythm on the Rails, a free, five-week outdoor summer concert series in downtown Shakopee, will be back and as close to normal as possible this year, according to the Shakopee Chamber and Visitors Bureau.
When Rose Vyskocil first started working at the Shakopee Perkins off County Road 101 in 1979, there was an A&W across the street and an empty lot adjacent to the restaurant where Travelodge now sits. The town was much smaller, too. There were just a handful of other breakfast joints in t…
Hoċokata Ti, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community cultural center in Shakopee, will hold a Spring Native Artist Pop-Up Shop for the public this Friday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Chanhassen Cinema will be hosting a double-feature of Prince movies Under the Cherry Moon and Graffiti Bridge orchestrated by Minnesota Man of the Year candidate Scott Gregoria on April 21, the fifth anniversary of Prince's death.
With the arrival of spring and a steadily increasing number of vaccinated concertgoers out there, concerts are starting to return to Twin Cities venues. Yes, live music in front of live crowds. (Remember that?)
The Downtown Shakopee Farmers Market will now include a maker’s market with locally-created arts and crafts. The markets will run this year every Friday, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., June 4 through Oct. 29, according to a Shakopee Chamber of Commerce announcement.
St. Patrick’s Day is this week, on Wednesday, March 17, and some area joints are putting on small-scale specials and celebrations that look more normal than they did last year, when the pandemic's impacts were just beginning.
Plans for the 2021 Twin Cities Summer Jam at Canterbury Park are full steam ahead, and organizers say the music festival outlook for this summer is looking “very positive.”
The Science Museum of Minnesota has reopened with friendly reminders for visitors to stay a Golden Eagle's wingspan apart.
Like Cher, Prince and Madonna, Peyton Scott Russell prefers a mononym: Peyton, though he’s also donned the titles Sprayfinger and DAESK.
Chef and television star Guy Fieri's virtual restaurant chain, Flavortown Kitchen, is now open in Minnesota.
Almost a year after its sudden closure, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ production of "The Music Man" has announced its return to the Main Stage beginning Fourth of July weekend.
You may have packed up your camping gear, stored your hiking boots and put away the bug spray, but there’s still exploring to be done amid the snow. With extra time spent at home, a winter hike or walk gets you out of the house and lets you see a favorite trail or destination in a whole new …
It's a well-documented fact that in times of economic downturn, readership at libraries goes up, Scott County Library Director Jake Grussing said.
Limited social gatherings and events due to the pandemic now coupled with cold weather, have left us with more time than ever spent at home and indoors. You might be dreaming of summer days and time spent in the yard, but you don’t need a garden patch to be able to grow flowers, vegetables o…
Seasonal produce is the backbone of a farmers market, and while there isn't much that grows during a Minnesota winter, that doesn't mean there aren't quality local goods to be purchased during the winter months.
Up until early 2020, Michael Davis’s job sent him across the country selling candies like Starbursts. Now, he takes pictures of the space between actual stars.
When Shakopee designer and artist Christopher Straub appeared on season six of “Project Runway,” he told producers never to say he was from Minneapolis. He wanted them to name Shakopee.
While many of the typical holiday parties and gatherings we enjoy this time of year are canceled due to the ongoing pandemic, one entertainment option that are still as strong as ever are light shows.
Last winter, I was given a gift card to take ski lessons for Christmas. Learning to ski was on my bucket list, and I once heard someone tell me skiing was like golfing: if I didn’t learn how to do it now, while I had the time, I likely never would.
The decision in March to postpone Twin Cities Summer Jam, an outdoor music festival held in July at Shakopee’s Canterbury Park, was an easy one said the festival’s CEO Jerry Braam.
For the first time, the Valleyfair grounds in Shakopee will be home to a drive-thru Christmas light show running from late November through January.
With Halloween behind us, Thanksgiving approaching and the effects of the pandemic on top of it all, many have already begun putting up their decorations for Christmas to help spread a little more joy this year.
There was, of course, no late summer get-together at the Minnesota State Fair due to COVID-19, but there will be a drive-thru holiday light experience at the Fairgrounds from Nov. 19 to Jan. 3.
Since reopening in July, major movie theater chains find themselves playing old classic like “Jurassic Park” and “Back to the Future,” as Hollywood studios remain on hiatus and continue to postpone new releases.
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