Kids Activities in the Minneapolis Minnesota Area | Kids Out and About Minneapolis/St. Paul

FEATURED EVENTS

SPARK EXHIBIT OPENING WEEKEND - The Bakken Museum

We’ve combined three of our smaller exhibit spaces to introduce one major experience! In October, we will unveil a brand-new exhibit focused on the cycle of inspiration and innovation. Students in grades 3 through 8 enrolled in remote learning programs with their school are invited to the museum for academic support, engaging science activities, and some good old (physically distanced) fun and games. The daily schedule will include flexibility and time to support students’ schoolwork combined with Bakken enrichment activities.
Dates: 
10/10/2020
10/11/2020
10 am - 5 pm
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Organization:

The Bakken Museum

Location:

3537 Zenieth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55416
United States

Phone:

612-926-3878

Kingfield Farmers Market 2020

Farmers are essential workers. Farmers markets are essential services. Kingfield Farmers Market will be open every Sunday 8:30 -1pm from May 17th through October 25th. The market will be open, but it will be different. Limiting the number of folks in the market at any given time is the best way to slow the spread of respiratory illnesses. We are also spreading out vendors, widening aisles and providing hand washing stations. Please help us keep our vendors, volunteers, staff and neighbors safe by following our market guidelines.
Dates: 
09/27/2020
10/04/2020
10/11/2020
8:30 am - 1 pm
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Location:

4310 Nicollet Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55409
United States

Phone:

612-207-7893

U-Pick Apples and Pumpkins at Apple Jack Orchards

U-Pick is one of our most popular activities at Apple Jack's! Families have enjoyed picking their own fruits and decorative pumpkins for decades, come and see for yourself. Our U-Pick apple fields are open 7 days a week. Varieties change weekly and are limited depending on crowds so check back often! Our U-Pick pumpkin fields are usually available for picking in late September through Halloween.
Dates: 
09/25/2020
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
10 am - 5 pm
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Organization:

Apple Jack Orchards

Location:

4875 37th Street SE
Delano, MN, 55328
United States

Phone:

(763) 972-6673

VIRTUAL EVENT: 2020 National Book Festival - Library of Congress

We're getting ready -- are you? Join us Sept. 25-27 for our 20th Library of Congress National Book Festival -- our first virtual -- with dozens of authors & special presentations in a celebration of American ingenuity. Schedule now available!
Dates: 
09/25/2020
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
See website for details.
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC, 20540
United States

Phone:

(202) 707-5000

Corduroy Virtual Performance - Children's Theatre Company

Join Corduroy on his delightfully destructive chase through every section of the department store in search of his missing button! Will the Night Watchman find him and return him to his shelf before he can find his important button? Will Lisa ever convince her mother to let her give the bear a home? This tender, enduring story about true friendship stirs up the CTC stage and livens up your living room with a bustling rumpus of action! Don’t miss it!
Dates: 
10/12/2020
10/13/2020
10/14/2020
You will be able to view Corduroy on your performance date starting at midnight through 11:59 pm.
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
2400 3rd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
United States

Phone:

(612) 874-0400

Afton Art in the Park 2020

We invite you to visit the charming St. Croix River town of Afton, MN on September 26th & 27th, 2020. The 42nd Annual two day outdoor fine arts and traditional craft fair takes place in Afton’s quaint, Town Square Park and features over 90 vendors showcasing fine arts, pottery, woodwork, jewelry, photography, sculpture, fiber and more. Plus great food and 2 days of live music!
The event has already taken place on this date: 
09/19/2020
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Location:

Afton Town Square Park
3418 St. Croix Trail South
Afton, MN, 55001
United States

Phone:

651-436-8883

The Bakken Clubhouse: School Day Enrichment Program

COME HANG OUT WITH US IN PERSON! Challenging times call for creative solutions. Introducing The Bakken Clubhouse, a fun and social way for students to get supplemental schoolwork support and interaction during distance learning, while also engaging in STEM-themed activities. The Bakken Museum aims to support students and families on their learning journey, whatever the path may go. Students in grades 3 through 8 enrolled in remote learning programs with their school are invited to the museum for academic support, engaging science activities, and some good old (physically distanced) fun and games. The daily schedule will include flexibility and time to support students’ schoolwork combined with Bakken enrichment activities.
Dates: 
10/06/2020
9 am - 4 pm
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Organization:

The Bakken Museum

Location:

3537 Zenieth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55416
United States

Phone:

612-926-3878

VIRTUAL EVENT: Family Game Night - Sept. 25 at 6pm Eastern from The Dumbarton House

Join Dumbarton House staff for a virtual program on federal period card and dice games! We'll learn some fun games and use math skills along the way. So virtually bring along the whole family and enjoy games you use to stay entertained throughout the pandemic! This program is suitable for elementary age and up.
Dates: 
09/25/2020
6pm EDT / 5pm CDT / 4pm MDT / 3pm PDT / 2pm AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
2715 Q St NW
Washington, DC, 20007-3071
United States

Phone:

202-337-2288

Sever’s Fall Festival & Corn Maze

Come celebrate Sever's Fall Festival's 24th season & navigate paths in the largest corn maze in Minnesota! Activities & attractions besides the corn maze include: jumping pillows, straw bale maze, obstacle course, Safari North exotic petting zoo, wildlife shows, magic shows, pig races, Parakeet Landing, Tire Mountain, zip lines, live music, & many more! Guests can also visit the pick your own pumpkin patch, launch a pumpkin in the pumpkin blasters, zoom down the giant slide, & choose from a wide variety of concessions.
Dates: 
09/25/2020
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
Times vary, see website.
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Organization:

Sever's Fall Festival

Location:

3121 150th St. W.
Shakopee, MN, 55369
United States

Phone:

(952) 270-6293

Family Trail Trekkers - Carl W. Kroening Interpretive Center

Spend the morning walkin' or a rollin' on park paths with a naturalist guide in search of nature's treasures during this outdoor program for families that have children with disabilities. Come enjoy the exploration - who knows what we may find!
Dates: 
10/03/2020
11/07/2020
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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Location:

4900 Mississippi Court
Minneapolis, MN, 55430
United States

Phone:

612-370-4844

VIRTUAL EVENT: St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

Join us on Sept. 26 during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month for the St. Jude Walk/Run - Memphis, TN, virtual event. For the first time, participants will celebrate a nationwide movement on the same day. Download the St. Jude Walk/Run app to participate in the event. Let's cure childhood cancer. Together.
Dates: 
09/26/2020
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
501 Saint Jude Pl
Memphis, TN, 38105
United States

Phone:

(800) 822-6344

Virtual Music Theatre & Acting Classes (Ages 6-13)

Our Online Music Theatre programs are a FUN-FILLED introduction into the world of music theatre! For the ACTIVE & CREATIVE child who loves to EXPRESS THEMSELVES through music and movement. Students will learn the basics of MUSIC THEATRE TECHNIQUE and work on GAMES & ACTIVITIES to explore the different elements of producing theatre! Classes will involve DRAMA GAMES, SINGING and DANCE, with a live teacher where students can STAY CONNECTED, make new FRIENDS, and explore their CREATIVITY online.
Dates: 
10/03/2020
10/06/2020
10/07/2020
Evenings & Weekends
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
77 Samor Rd Unit 4
Toronto, ON, M6A1J2
Canada

Phone:

(657) 350-7464

Afton Apple Orchard Corn Maze 2020

Where can you get some good exercise, enjoy a fall day, laugh as a family and learn about agriculture all at the same time???? AT A CORN MAZE! Come and get crazed by the mazes! In addition to our huge corn maze we also have extra additions to the maze area. There is a "no-left turn" straw bale maze, a rubber hose maze and a rope maze. Come enjoy the fun!! 'Corn'cessions also available!
Dates: 
09/25/2020
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
Times vary, see website
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Organization:

Afton Apple Orchard

Location:

14421 90th St S
Hastings, MN, 55033
United States

Phone:

(651) 436-8385

Bowlero Fall Kids Fest 2020!

It’s your family’s favorite day to bowl, eat, and have fun! Join us on the lanes with great deals everyone will enjoy! No need to RSVP, just show up for: FREE Bowling, FREE Shoe Rental, FREE $5 Arcade Card, $1 12 oz. Soft Drink, $1 Cookies, $2 Hot Dogs, $14 Pizzas. 1 Free hour of bowling and shoes for kids 15 and younger. Adults will receive a discounted rate. Subject to lane availability.
Dates: 
09/26/2020
1 - 5 pm
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Organization:

Bowlero - Blaine, MN

Location:

11351 Ulysses St NE
Minneapolis, MN, 55434
United States

Phone:

(763) 561-2230

Maker Faire SA

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects. The event takes place Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Maker Faire SA will be online this year.
Dates: 
09/26/2020
11 AM – 1 PM
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
San Antonio Central Library 600 Soledad
San Antonio, TX, 78232
United States

Phone:

210-207-9030