Category Archives: family fun

Day Trips

image credit The Twin Cities has a lot to do pretty much every day.  But sometimes you want to get away from the cities. I have listed some different options of places to go that are good day trips.  Nothing … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Family: More Than $5 Week/Weekend Highlights September 2-September 9, 2012

Week of September 2-September 9, 2012 I dedicate this entire week to the Dolphins at the Minnesota Zoo.  It’s their final week and to celebrate their life at the zoo, they are having a special event all week called the … Continue reading

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Family’s Guide to a Successful Trip to the MN State Fair

The Minnesota Great Get Together.  With so many people pushing and milling and occupying space in one little area, why would we want to attempt it? Because it’s fun! Last year, I wrote this piece about having a Successful day at the … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Family More than $5: August 12-August 18

Recurring Events Bell Museum of Natural History12:00 pm-5:00 pmThe Bakken MuseumOpen Tuesday-Saturdays$5-$7Minnesota Children’s Museum “Go Bananas” during Imagination Corner featuring Curious George™ Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays 6 p.m. $9.50 The Works Museum$6 Gibbs Farm Museum Open Wednesdays – Sundays, … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Family $5 or Less: August 12-August 18

August 12-August 18Everyday/Most DaysThe Landing10:00 am-5:00 pm$3-$5Como Harriet Streetcar LineLake Harrietvarious times$2 person, $5 all day passExcelsior Streetcar LineExcelsiorvarious times$2 person, $5 all day passState Capitol Art Treasure Hunt   $2Riverview Theatre$2-$3The Plaza Theatre$1-$2Brooklyn Park Eight Theatre$2-$3Hopkins Cinema Six$2.50-$3.00Monday, August 13, … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Family $5 or Less: August 5-August 11

August 5-August 11 Everyday/Most DaysThe Landing10:00 am-5:00 pm$3-$5Como Harriet Streetcar LineLake Harrietvarious times$2 person, $5 all day passExcelsior Streetcar LineExcelsiorvarious times$2 person, $5 all day passCaponi Art ParkGroup Tours$4 per participant (group leaders are free)10 person minimum or $40 minimum … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Family More Than $5: August 26- September 1, 2012

Recurring Events Bell Museum of Natural History12:00 pm-5:00 pmThe Bakken MuseumOpen Tuesday-Saturdays$5-$7Minnesota Children’s Museum “Go Bananas” during Imagination Corner featuring Curious George™ Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays 6 p.m. $9.50 The Works Museum$6 Gibbs Farm Museum Open Wednesdays – Sundays, … Continue reading

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