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Twin Cities Lung Run/Walk
August 15, 2015
Lake Harriet, Minneapolis, MN

A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation and its signature event, the Twin Cities Lung Run/Walk, were created by lung cancer patients, survivors and their families to raise awareness about the disease and close the gap in research funding. Details.
Minnesota Renaissance Festival
August 22 - October 4, 2015
festival grounds in Shakopee, MN

Educate yourself at the taste of culture, featuring restaurants, businesses and organizations representing the Middle-Eastern and Asian cultures. The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is modeled after a 16th Century village with King Henry and Lady Elizabeth. Details.
Minnesota State Fair
August 27 - September 7, 2015
Minnesota Fair Grounds 1265 North Snelling Ave. N. St. Paul, MN

Start dieting now: The Minnesota State Fair has released a 51-item list of new decadent foods for 2015. This year's offerings often mix sweet and savory tastes, with lots of spice and Asian influence (expect Sriracha-drizzled everything). The line up includes a mac 'n cheese cupcake, whiskey-spiked hand pies, BBQ pickle ice cream and even roasted pig tail from Minneapolis restaurant The Rabbit Hole. Details.
American Pottery Festival
September 11 – 13, 2015
Northern Clay Center 2424 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN

This three-day festival celebrates American pots right here in Minnesota - the heart of pottery country. The festival includes an exhibition and sale of pots by guest artists, as well as slide talks, demonstration workshops, and lectures by several of these artists and invited guests. Details.
Art Trunk Minneapolis
September 18, 2015
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN

Art Trunk features finished art such as collages, assemblages, art quilts, steam punk jewelry and altered art. They will also be selling supplies such as art papers, kits, beads, frippery, collage sheets, fibers, yarns, fabrics, unique vintage items and original flea market finds. Details.
ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk
September 19, 2015
Lake Nokomis Community Center 2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy Minneapolis, MN

The race is part of the ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge – the premier men’s health event series in America. This tight-knit community activity brings together athletes, doctors, cancer survivors and those who care about them to end prostate cancer. We aim to accomplish our goal by funding research and providing free testing and education. Details.
Minnesota Hope and Hearts Run
September 19, 2015
Bunker Hills Regional Park Coon Rapids, MN

10th Annual MN Hope & Hearts Run! Together through this event we are "Raising Awareness About Pregnancy, Loss and Stillbirth Prevention." Run. Walk. Give Families Hope! Details.
Lakeville Art Festival
September 19 - 20, 2015
Lakeville Area Arts Center 20965 Holyoke Ave, Lakeville, MN

It is our intention to maintain a quality event for viewing and purchasing exceptional artwork, encouraging communication with artists, and learning about the creative process. We promote artistry in many forms and mediums to include visual, performing, and literary artisans. Details.
Twin Cities Walk to End Alzheimer's
September 26, 2015
Target Field 1 Twins Way, Minneapolis, MN

All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. The Alzheimer's Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Details.
2015 Step Out: Twin Cities
Saturday, September 26, 2015
General Mills WHQ 1 General Mills Blvd, Golden Valley, MN

We Step Out to do our part to Stop Diabetes and take steps to improve our health! Participants are changing the future and making a positive impact in the lives of those who are affected by diabetes. You can too! Details.
Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
October 2 - 4, 2015
John Ireland Boulevard, near the State Capitol

With mile after mile of parkways, lakes, rivers and tree-lined boulevards, the scenery can’t be beat. Add 300,000 screaming fans, ten Cheer Zones, over a dozen course entertainment acts, and you’ve got an experience that you’ll never forget. Details.
The Wedding Fair
October 11, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

This is your chance to gather information, see all that's hot, trendy, new and exciting while gaining advice from nearly 200 of the Twin Cities leading wedding experts. Details.
Terror Trot 5K/10K
October 31, 2015
Lake Harriet Bandshell 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy Minneapolis, MN

We highly recommend wearing a costume for the event! Our favorite costumes will win prizes. We will have a pre/post-race event area for you to take pictures and check out all the costumes the event has to offer. Families are definitely recommended to join, and we even allow strollers on the course if your kids are to young to make it the full 5K. Details.
2015 Turkey Day Run
Thanksgiving Morning, Thursday, November 26, 2015 8:00 a.m.
Downtown Minneapolis, MN

Be part of this family holiday tradition hatched in 1989 in downtown Minneapolis. Since then, the Turkey Day Run has grown to host upward of 15,000 fun-loving walkers, joggers and runners every Thanksgiving morning. Details.
Beast 2 Feast
November 26, 2015
Lake Calhoun in Uptown Minneapolis

The Beast 2 Feast benefits Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. Registration is through Active.com, the worlds most trusted and secure website for race event registration. You may set-up teams, view teams, transfer registration, and handle all of your individual registration needs. Details.

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