Visiting authors, local literary heroes, activities for kids, plus a giant book fair which offers both a snapshot of the publishing scene and great deals on books (new and used), magazines, book art, and more.
Now audiences can experience this ground-breaking film as never before: projected in HD with a full symphony orchestra performing Williams’ magnificent score live to picture!
Road trip to Red Wing with the Grands for this hands-on experience with Minnesota Children’s Book authors. So much to be inspired by!
Free birding class for kids @ Roberts Bird Sanctuary.
Use your outside voices for this fun event! VocalEssence associate conductor G. Phillip Shoultz, III and a few special guests will be leading parents, kids, and lovers of the land of Oz in a community sing featuring kid-pleasing hits from every genre, so families can expect to hear favorites from Broadway musicals, folk classics, movie melodies, and more. Before sunset, prizes will be awarded for best costume—so polish up those ruby slippers. When the stars come out, it’s time to watch a magical movie in a magical location, with a special twist: the audience will be singing along with the four friends as they seek out the Wizard and run from the Witch.
FREE - No ticket required
Sing-along 7:30pm; Movie 9pm.
An Australian sleepover - Play fun Australian games, learn more about Australian animals, meet a zookeeper, and get to experience walking with kangaroos, wallabies, and emus before the Zoo opens.
These shows sell out every year - make a plan! Mysterious islands and magnificent creatures, airships and aristocrats, hot air balloons and a mad scientist, plus a few leagues under the sea (20,000 to be exact) are just a few wonders waiting to be imagined in this new summer circus show. These kids are amazing!
Join the Teddy Bear Band and The Bazillions and more for fun, interactive and family-focused music at the beautiful Lake Harriet Bandshell. Exhibitors with child-friendly activities hosted by Minnesota Parent Magazine.
An overnight at the Zoo with the cutest farm animals with tents and everything provided!
Games, hands on activities (touch a shark!) and a sleepover in Discovery Bay.