Things To Do This Weekend: Twin Cities Southeast Metro, March 9-10, 2024

Things to do in the Twin Cities Southeast Metro this weekend – with kids & family!

the Twin Cities at different seasons

This Weekend Family Guide includes events and activities near the Twin Cities, Minnesota, communities of Afton, Apple Valley, Burnsville, Cottage Grove, Eagan, Farmington, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Rosemount, West St Paul & Woodbury.

This guide covers the weekend of March 9-10, 2024. Not locating the city you’re looking for? We also cover tons of fun family events in the areas of:

Welcome to March in the Twin Cities!

Forward March your way into a fun and spring-like mix of things to do this weekend indoors and out. For more ideas, hop over to our March Family Guide or our Family Fun Calendar. We try to keep it stocked with options to fit your family’s budget, style, size and spot in the Minneapolis-St Paul Metro Area.

Fun outdoor activities in the Twin Cities Southeast Metro parks this weekend

We’re bringing you the scoop on dozens of outdoor (and some indoor) activities this weekend in Twin Cities parks carefully curated on our FAMILY FUN CALENDAR. Our top pick for the Southeast Metro centers on the season of flowing sap and maple syrup in Minnesota.

"Maple Syrup Time" Background shows golden color of maple syrup in the shape of a maple leaf.

Maple syrup programs at Dodge Nature Center

365 Marie Avenue West St. Paul, MN 55118
DODGE NATURE CENTER includes a working farm on its property and trails that wind through trees that can be tapped for maple syrup programs. This weekend Dodge hosts its annual FREE pancake breakfast and optional programming:

  • DODGE PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Scarf pancakes with real harvested maple syrup. Afterwards is an optional (registration and fee required) naturalist-led hike for those ages 6+ to learn about the maple syruping process. March 9, 2024, drop in between 8-10:30am. FREE, donations appreciated. The program is $8/pp, register online.

Collage of spring farm baby event at Dodge Nature Center in South St. Paul, Minnesota

Get up close to observe the sweet syruping process at an event at these Twin Cities parks or see our weekend schedule below for more MAPLE SYRUP FAMILY PROGRAMS in the Twin Cities:

MORE MAPLE SYRUP PROGRAMS: Schedule can’t fit maple syrup in this weekend? Events will be taking place over the next few weeks that we have collected into our MAPLE SYRUP FAMILY GUIDE.

Volunteer showing girls how to tapa maple tree at a Warner Nature Center maple-syruping event, Minnesota

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