Education & Community
With a variety of literature ranging from fiction to nonfiction, children and adults alike can get their hands on a diverse selection of books at a fair price. Sponsored by Friends of the Maple Grove Library, all proceeds will be donated to the library collection and its programs.
Unleash your cold blooded side and marvel at reptiles such as snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, chameleons, geckos, dragons and more. Gawk at small exotic mammals, such as sugar gliders, and hedgehogs or browse through various animal vendors for the latest food, cages and toys for your next pet.
Providing an engaging and educational event for 85 years, Lumberjack Days welcomes all community members to gather at the heart of Minnesota’s birthplace. Learn about our state’s cultural heritage, marvel at Stillwater’s historic charm and see all the local talent that this river town has to offer.
Kick off the week of celebrations with Minnesota’s largest nighttime parade along Hennepin Avenue, marvel at the Twin Cities River Rats as they perform entertaining tricks on the water, up your fitness game and partake in the Torchlight 5k or sit back and watch in awe at one of the top five annual firework displays in the nation on Saturday evening. With a wide range of events, there is something fit for all shapes and sizes.
Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Eat & Art on Lake: A Community Meal is a celebration of Lake Street’s diverse immigrant and refugee-owned restaurants. Featuring the artwork of local illustrator Cori Lin.
Shake your tail feather at The Bird's One Hit Wonders Dance Party! Come as your favorite one-hit-wonder, whether that's Chumbawamba or Crystal Pepsi, and dance till your top pops. We'll be serving $2 jello shots, our signature Pride Cocktail— The Naughty Sprite, Pryes Brewing Company, and some really cool food.
There’s no one better than Barbette to pay homage to the national French celebration. For 16 years it’s been voila!
Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in the heart of Loring Park with nearly 400 exhibitor booths, 40 delectable food vendors and four stages equipped with a live music and a variety of performances.
Kick off Father’s Day weekend with a stroll across the Mississippi River and Main Street to enjoy cuisine from a variety of food trucks, live music, art from local artists and more.