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Thanks to everyone who went on the Rittenhouse trip in December. 

    2020 is here!  Plenty of trips ahead - I hope you'll join me.

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Next art fair is Treasures of the Earth: Green Goods, Craft and Art
March 28 at the Peace Church

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Sun. Feb 09 Day trip to Healthy Life Expo
Day trip to Healthy Life Expo

Learn from speakers and vendors information on health, fitness, longevity, and nutrition. Great start to the new year. Leave Perkins West at 9 a.m. Return 6 p.m. Three and a half hours at the event. Midwest's largest wellness event.

Feb 09, Sun.,
9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St
Over 150 vendors.
Sat. Mar 07 Day trip to Music Man at the Chanhassen Theater
Day trip to Music Man at the Chanhassen Theater

Get warmed up with lively music. Enjoy a meal eating in style. Leave Perkins West at 8 a.m. and return 7 p.m. Fun thing to do on a late winter Saturday.

Mar 07, Sat.,
8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St
Sing along. Whether you've seen this before or it's your first time, you will love the show.
Sat. Mar 28 Treasures of the Earth - Green Art Fair
Treasures of the Earth - Green Art Fair
Visit the main Art & Gift Fairs Page

This fair has an assortment of local area artists with items made of wood, stone, fiber and other natural materials, recycled materials or creative repurposed materials. Nature art is also welcome.

It's the 12th year for the fair. Possible workshops may be added on green art. If you want to host a make and take opportunity for shoppers let me know. I may either have an area in the room for workshops or do a map of the Make and Take booths.

Mar 28, Sat.,
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Peace Church, 1111 N. 11th Av. E, Duluth
Sun. Mar 29 Day trip to Spring Fest - Arts and Craft Fair. Shakopee
Day trip to Spring Fest - Arts and Craft Fair. Shakopee

We will be at this extensive art fair for a bit over 3 hours. Hundreds of artists. Music. Prize drawings. Admission included. This event at Canterbury Park (indoors) is a great cabin fever reliever - and a time to welcome spring that will come sometime.

Mar 29, Sun.,
9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St
Bring bags if you wish.
Sun. Apr 05 Day trip to Great Expectations - Charles Dickens - Theater in the Round, Minneapolis
Day trip to Great Expectations - Charles Dickens - Theater in the Round, Minneapolis

Feel like you are part of the show. Step back in time. Listen to the story and get to know the characters. We will stop for a brunch buffet at Grand Casino in Hinckley (included). Show included. A seat is open for you. Call early to reserve a spot.

Apr 05, Sun.,
9:15 a.m.-7:15 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St
A classic performed live.
Sat. Apr 18 Day trip to MN History Center and Cool Mystery Stop
Day trip to MN History Center and Cool Mystery Stop

Browse through the many exhibits at this museum. It's one of my favorites. The Prince exhibit and one on Native American history should still be up plus many more. On the way back up to Duluth we will stop at a mystery stop for a bit to add more to the day's experience. Admission included to the museum. These trips support arts, music, history, and nature.

Apr 18, Sat.,
8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St
Bring paper for notes if you wish. Bring your camera/take photos with your cell phone.
Sun. May 10 Day trip to Shepherd's Harvest - a festival of wool and fiber, Lake Elmo Fairgrounds
Day trip to Shepherd's Harvest - a festival of wool and fiber, Lake Elmo Fairgrounds

For hours you can wander the barns and get to know assorted wool animals, watch demos, browse vendors and listen to music. This event is a must for knitters, weavers and the fine folk who crochet. Fest admission included.

May 10, Sun.,
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St
Great learning opportunity and place to pick up materials for projects.
Fri. Jun 05 Day trip : Fish, Fish, Fish
Day trip : Fish, Fish, Fish

We'll go to lovely Bayfield and stop at the Les Voigt State fish hatchery, Bodin fish house (and meet fisherman), and go to the Marine Museum nearby filled with artifacts and displays on fishing. What else will we do? Have lunch - fish. Whitefish lunch included. Great Father's Day gift.

Jun 05, Fri.,
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St
Maybe we will see some apple blossoms. Pick up smoked fish to take home. The price is right. Fresh fish from Lake Superior.
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