March Weekend Family Fun: Down on the Farm

Things to do in Minneapolis-St Paul this weekend!

March 30-31, 2019

For more inspiration on spending family time together this weekend, check our March Family Guide or our Family Fun Calendar.


Sat, March 30: Spring Into Farming | Gale Woods Farm, Minnetrista
Climb right into the stalls and coops to meet the spring babies, cook in kitchen, explore on your own or through educator-led programs. Drop in as you wish and dress to be outdoors. 9:30am-2:30p, $5/pp. To plan for upcoming farm fun, our guide to Where to Find the Minnesota Farm Babies has just hatched for 2019.

Sat, March 30: Maple Syruping | Dodge Nature Center, West St Paul
Tree tapping demo, collect sap, visit the evaporator, and sample maple syrup. The program is held on the nature center property, which also houses a working farm. While you can’t visit the barns without being a part of a scheduled tour, feel free to wander through the farmyard and pay a visit to the animals. Geared for K+. Pre-registration required. 1-2:30pm, $7/pp.

PARKS PICK – North Mississippi Regional Park, Minneapolis

North Mississippi Regional Park hides behind the I-94 freeway wall only a few miles north of the bustling downtown. It offers particularly close views of the Mississippi River and the surrounding woods and prairie. North Mississippi is the home of the Carl Kroening Interpretive Center and is a favorite of our team’s kids. You can read more about the interpretive center at the link above. A variety of free programs are offered year-round at the park and can be registered for at MPRB Online Recreation Services.

Sun, March 31: Family Funday – Spring Arts & Animals
Meet some native animals up-close, then create spring themed artwork to take home 1-3pm.


Sun, March 31: Urban Expedition: Great Britain | Landmark Center, St Paul
Travel the globe without hopping a plane! A new cultural experience each month, complete with family activities, entertainment and food, through April 14. 1-3pm. While you’re exploring Landmark Center, stop in at the Gallery of Wood Art  with its kid-friendly “Touch This!” exhibit and the Schubert Club Museum to see the instrument “cyclone”. Admission to all of these events is the bargain price of FREE!

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