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


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. [...]

Road Trip: Fall Harvest Orchard


Visit Fall Harvest Orchard and enjoy Minnesota apples and other fall produce on a real working farm.  While many orchards have a petting zoo, this is a small working farm so visitors can see the animals in a real farm setting.  Depending on the time of day, children may be able to help feed corn to the [...]

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


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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