Valentines Hot Hot Hot Iron Pour — Saturday

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On Saturday from noon to 5:00 p.m. Franconia Scultpure Park will host its annual mid-winter iron pour. You and your loved ones can witness artists working a furnace that heats up to 2700 degrees F! This event is free open to all to watch. I love an excuse to get out to Franconia. However, we’ve [...]

Starting Over In The New Year

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When we married in the early 90s, I had a life plan that involved getting our teaching degrees, finding a small town in Wisconsin where we could both teach at the local high school and settling down to a small-town life.  My husband had other plans.  He wanted a few years to dedicate to his [...]

Franconia Kid’s Night – Saturday

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We are completely in love  with Franconia Sculpture Park this year.  Something about its mix of wide open spaces, amazing sculptures and creative play areas is just incredibly relaxing.  It’s the place we go to just be a family and forget about all the things that are making life stressful right now.  It’s a little [...]

Brush Up Your Shakespeare with The Cromulent Shakespeare Company

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Set up your blanket or lawn chair, bring a picnic and enjoy a little bit of Shakespeare. The Cromulent Shakespeare Company is in the midst of its production season.

The Friday Calendar Round-Up

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This weekend’s calendar was hard to get onto one screen to take the screenshot.  I expect the summer to kind of go that way. I’ve started calendaring the Mpls Music in the Parks; and by next week I hope to have the music and movies all calendared.  In the meantime you can click the link for [...]

Valentine’s Day Hot Metal Pour at Franconia Sculpture Park, Sunday, February 12th

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On Sunday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Franconia Sculpture Park is having a Valentine’s Day Hot Metal Pour.  This is a little bit of a distance from the Twin Cities, but could make a nice family outing.  Bring your family and a thermos of cocoa and warm your hands over the hot sculpture molds. [...]

Weekend Road Trip: 15th Annual Franconia Art & Artists Festival — Saturday, September 24, 2011

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On Saturday from 10:00am to 10:00pm, Franconia Sculpture Park will host a day-long arts festival celebrating the artists and new sculpture installations. This is a free event, but parking is $5 per vehicle. Go Here for a schedule of events. There are a lot of great local artists, including Communist Daughter at 7:00 p.m. If you think [...]

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