This weekend spend some time Uptown Minneapolis.
With art, music and food you will be able to enjoy this beautiful summer weekend.
Start on Friday by attending the Uptown Art Fair.
Today – August 1, it begins at noon and is open until 8 p.m. Saturday, August 2 you can attend from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday, August 3 is the last day with hours of 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Found on Lake Street and Hennepin Avenue and “The Mall” in Southwest Minneapolis.
The Twin Cities are great for bike riding and this weekend is an excellent time to get outside and explore.
Here are some fun facts from NiceRideMN.org
Facts about biking in the Twin Cities:
• Saint Paul has been designated as a bronze level "Bicycle Friendly Community" by the League of American Cyclists.
• Minneapolis has been designated as a gold level "Bicycle Friendly Community" by the League of American Cyclists.
• Minneapolis was named America's most bike friendly city in 2010 by Bicycling Magazine.
• The twin Cities has one of the highest percentages of people who commute to work by bicycle in the nation. Census data shows that approximately 4,500 Minneapolitans regularly commute to work by bicycle.
• All Metro Transit buses are now equipped with bike racks. You can even try one out at several retail locations around the Cities.
Minnesotans celebrate summer and the rich cultural heritage of the state.
This weekend you can celebrate summer with the Minneapolis Aquatennial or check out the many museums that explore the history and culture of Minnesota.
Called the best days of summer the Aquatennial is celebrating its 75th year. From water to food to music and more, there are many great and diverse events happening throughout the 2014 Minneapolis Aquatennial.
Taxation without representation!
This is probably not the common statement you will hear this holiday weekend, but it is due to this strong sentiment that our country is now celebrating its 239th Birthday.
With our thoughts turning to barbeques, family and friends gathering and fireworks, it is important to also remember how we are now able to celebrate this important holiday.
The History channel offers insight to the early celebrations of Independence Day. Along with a fun interactive – the Fourth of July by the numbers.
Summer brings warm days, sunshine and the beautiful colors of fresh produce at open air markets. Here in the Twin Cities there are many markets so it is easy to find one near your own neighborhood. Or maybe you are looking for more – be sure to visit the various markets available.
This weekend find yourself enjoying the beautiful colors and aromas of fresh fruit and vegetables at a local farmers market. You can find a schedule of all of the farmers markets within the twin cities here.
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