Thursday, January 7, 2016

New Year, New Things to Do!: Events to check out this Weekend!

Happy New Year! We are one full week into 2016 and everyone is settling back into their regular routines. New Year’s resolutions have been made and the gyms are packed, the weather is threatening to get very cold very quickly, and cabin fever is going to set in soon. Never fear! We have some ideas to keep you from going stir crazy!

Candlelit Ski and Walk Event
When: Saturday, 1/9 from 6-9pm 
Cost: $4/person or $15/family (family of 4 or less)
Rentals: Special Event rate of $5/adult & $4/child apply
(Use of personal equipment is also welcome!)
Carver County
Venture out to Baylor Regional Park this Saturday, for a wintery Candlelit Ski (or Walk) adventure! Candlelit Ski/Walk Events are a longstanding tradition for many Carver County families, come check it out with your friends & family!

The Minnesota Astronomical Society opens up the Eagle Lake Observatory for stargazing at Baylor Regional Park Events (Jan. 9 & 23) and the Lake Minnewashta Event (on Feb. 13th) offers dog sledding with Silent Run Adventures! At all event locations and dates you will stride along candlelit trails, take a hay ride and enjoy wintery bonfire treats like cider & s'mores!

The Big Chill!
Chaska Community Winter Party with DJ Skate by Kids Dance Party
Chaska Firemen’s Park
Friday, January 8 • 6:00–7:30 p.m.
All ages! No registration necessary.

Swing by the newly finished Firemen’s Park for an evening of winter fun. Ice skate on the Clayhole to DJ music and participate in fun friendly winter ice activities including glow in the dark bowling and more. Winter entertainment will be in full force!! Enjoy free s’mores over the bon fire, hot chocolate and popcorn sponsored by the Parks & Recreation Department. This event will be a highlight of your winter in Chaska. Bring your skates and come out for some Minnesota fun. Call (952) 227-7742 for more details of this new improved event at the newly renovated Firemen’s Park in downtown Chaska.

Mill City Indoor Winter Farmers Market

Date: January 9, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: 704 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401
source: Mill City Farmers Market
If you are looking to escape the cold, check out the Mill City Farmers Market. During the winter months, the market is held every other Saturday inside the Mill City Museum. Take a stroll thru the booths and enjoy fresh produce from local growers, events for kids, handcrafted art and household items, live music and Spoonriver Restaurant will be sampling Hot Rum Toddy’s at their booth in the market. Warm up while you sip one of these delicious cocktails made with dark Norseman rum, Ames honey, and spices. Plus, enjoy a complimentary gift for two Rum Toddy drinks at Spoonriver Restaurant!

Have a great weekend!

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