Events Calendar

Minneapolis is the perfect blend of natural beauty and urban sophistication. No other American city has a chain of lakes, the mighty Mississippi, and 200 miles of walking, biking and cross country ski trails within the city limits-literally steps from the most vibrant arts and music scene outside NYC, the best shopping in the region, and museums among the finest in the nation. Celebrate your stay in Minneapolis with some of these fabulous, unique events.

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Events
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Huck Finn

March 3rd to 4th

Run away with rapscallions Huck and Jim, finding hijinks and history and hilarity, all wrapped up in one unbreakable friendship. Director Greg Banks has thunk up some whip-smart action and crackling dialogue, with three agile, high-energy actors muscling up Mark Twain's masterwork, transforming from character to character before your eyes. 

2400 3rd Avenue South Children's Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

March 29th to 3rd

One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.  Directed and choreographed by Tony® Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, this new production is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. The magical musical is full of unforgettable songs, including "Go Go Go Joseph," "Any Dream Will Do" and "Close Every Door." Book your tickets and be part of the magic!

910 Hennepin Ave Orpheum Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Macy's Flower Show Cooking Demo

April 3rd to 3rd

Learn from the master chef as he shows you how to prepare some of his favorite award-winning dishes. The best part? There are samples to enjoy. Plus, with any purchase of $35 or more in the Home department, recieve a $10 Macy's gift card and an autographed copy of Chef Douglas' cookbook, The Dahalia Bakery.

Minneapolis , MN 55414

Chewing Marbles Screening: Bedlam Lowertown

April 3rd to 4th
It is an original musical by Benjamin Kelly. There are 4 actors and no dialogue. Completely silent acting using nothing but body language. The entire piece is scored for a modern pop style band with vocals. It is the vocalist’s lyrics that are the literal and abstract narration to the story. The band entertains from their classic venue, the stage, while the characters world is among the audiences. Close by proximity, but distances away like an interrogation mirror. Enjoy this love story between 2 people who are encumbered by their human expressions and bleeding hearts. 
213 4th St. E. Bedlam Lowertown
St. Paul , MN

The Mavericks

April 4th to 4th

The Mavericks, iconic rock and pop legend, will perform at The State Theatre on April 4th at 8pm. Don't miss their electrifying Grammy-winning ensemble, featuring vocalist raul malo. 

Minneapolis, MN

Bunny Brunch and Egg Hunt

April 4th to 4th

 Brunch, egg coloring, scavenger hunt, art projects, golden egg hunt, face painting, magic show and more. All ages. Admission $6 for adults and $4 for children.

2117 West River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Egg Hunt

April 4th to 4th

Egg hunt, face painting, egg decorating and baskets, tissue paper flowers and spin art. Free. Ages 1-17.

901 15th Ave SE Van Cleve Park
Minneapolis , MN

MayDay Parade-Building Workshop

April 4th to 4th

Volunteers are needed to build In the Heart of the Beast's 41st Annual Parade and Festival. The 41st Annual MayDay Parade and Festival will be held on Sunday, May 3rd. Volunteer participation is essential to the success of this community-building, community-built celebration organized and directed by In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre. Since 1974, the first Sunday in May has been reserved for a joyous community event organized and directed by In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre. Beginning at noon, the MayDay Parade will inch along Bloomington Avenue (beginning at E. 26th Street) with an fantastic promenade of puppets, floats, banners and masks.  Musically and visually, section by section, the Parade tells a story portrayed through the spectacular artistry created by HOBT artists and hundreds of volunteers.

Jazz at the Jungle: Connie Evingson sing Songs of Spring!

April 5th to 5th

Jazz at the Jungle opens its 2015 season with Connie Evingson in  Blue Skies- Songs of Spring! Evingson welcomes the return of New York City pianist Jon Weber of NPR's "Piano Jazz" for this concert, along with Gordy Johnson(bass) and Dave Karr (saxophone). Two performances on Sunday, April 5  at 4pm and 7:30pm will take place at the Jungle Theatre, 2951 Lyndale Avenue South in Minneapolis.

2951 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis , MN

Minnesota Zoo's Farm Babies Event

April 6th to 6th

Come out and enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm.  There’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. Each weekend there will be special “egg” treats for the animals. This fun form of enrichment will include colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs.

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