Anne Rice, author of “The Wolves of Midwinter” and son, Christopher Rice, author of “The Heavens Rise” will come together at the Mall for a joint book signing. Anne, the author of more than 30 books, returns to the classic monsters and themes of supernatural literature in her latest release “The Wolves of Midwinter.” Christopher, a multiple New York Times bestselling author returns to New Orleans in his first-ever, supernatural novel “The Heavens Rise,” featuring a group of teenagers who find themselves with mysterious and dangerous powers.
Tuesday, Oct. 15
Toddler Tuesdays®: Strawberry Shortcake
Guests are invited for meet and greets with Strawberry Shortcake from 10 – 10:30 a.m. and 11 – 11:30 a.m. along with a berry fun craft project and a viewing of an episode of the show.
10 a.m. – Noon
Wednesday, Oct. 16
Vikings Country Live at Dick’s Last Resort
Guests can attend the live broadcast of Vikings Country each Thursday night at Dick’s Last Resort. Host Mike Mussman is joined each week by a Vikings player. Players such as Chad Greenway and John Sullivan will tackle topics from current events to pop culture and maybe even a little football.
6 – 7 p.m.
Dick’s Last Resort (level 4, South)
Friday, Oct. 18
Guests are invited to experience Nickelodeon Universe in a whole new way with unlit rides, black lighting, fog effects, a live DJ, costume contests, black light t-shirt making, glow in the dark airbrush tattoos and more. Blackout Unlimited Ride Wristbands are $20.99 plus tax. The first 1,000 ride ticket purchases made after 5 p.m. will receive a free treat bag.
Friday’s and Saturday’s through Oct. 26
5 – 10 p.m.
Minnesota Ski & Snowboard Expo
Guests are invited to kick off their ski season at the 6th annual Minnesota Ski & Snowboard expo where they will experience:
Deals on passes and tickets from local and western ski areas
Find out what’s new in equipment and talk to local representatives from Hoiggards retail area and more
Watch trampoline shows
Visit many other great vendors
Through Sunday, Oct. 20
10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Amaluna by Cirque du Soleil
Amaluna invites guests to a mysterious island governed by Goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon. Their queen, Prospera, directs her daughter’s coming-of-age ceremony in a rite that honors femininity, renewal, rebirth and balance which marks the passing of these insights and values from one generation to the next. Amaluna by Cirque du Soleil will perform under the big top at Mall of America Sept. 26 – Oct. 20, 2013. Visit http://www.mallofamerica.com/events/feature/amaluna-by-cirque-du-soleil for full details.