Minnesota Hotel Reservations
As fall overtakes Minnesota, it’s the season in the Land of 10,000 Lakes to enjoy the last of warm, sunny days and the start of popular winter fun. From lakes surrounding Thief River Falls and Bemidji to Duluth on the shores of Lake Superior, Northern Minnesota is the first region to be bathed in scenic autumn colors.
In far northeastern Minnesota, the North House Folk School in Grand Marais offers a fall calendar filled with events for an authentic Minnesota cultural experience. Unplugged XII: The Northern Harvest is September 12th through 15th featuring NPR’s Mountain Stage radio show, and traditional Saturday night music by inspirational songwriters and musicians.
MEA Weekend, North House hosts Family Weekend 2013 – a great reason for a getaway to Grand Marais October 17th through 20th. November brings Winterer’s Gathering and Arctic Film Festival the 21st through 24th. Experience and learn Minnesota’s fall and winter customs and traditions in Grand Marais.
North of Mankato in Hutchison The 39th Annual Hutchison Arts & Crafts Festival and Taste of Hutchison is the weekend of September 13th and 14th. Library Square in Downtown Hutchison hosts the 2013 events. Browse vendor tents filling the square for that special gift or art piece and relax with the Hutchison Ambassadors at Taste of Hutchison along side Library Square Park.
Enjoy Minnesota’s ideal fall running weather at the 2013 Mankato Marathon October 19th and 20th. Saturday’s events feature the YMCA KidsK and the 5K along with the Scheels and New Balance Sport & Heath Expo. The Marathon events, half marathon and 10K follow on Sunday. The Marathon starts at the Minnesota State University, Mankato and finishes in downtown Mankato at the Verizon Wireless Center on Riverfront Drive.
Make a visit to downtown Rochester on December 7th to kickoff the 2013 holidays. Rochester’s Here Comes Santa Claus is a family event featuring the lighting of the city of Rochester holiday tree, Rochester Trolley rides through downtown and an appearance by Santa. Put the kids front and center as Santa arrives atop Old City Hall and is rescued by the Rochester Fire Department.
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Science Museum of Minnesota.
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