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Get Out Minnetonka: Art Exhibit, Story Time and More

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Minnetonka
 

When: Saturday, Aug. 27 from 6:30 to 10 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: You are invited to the opening reception for the art exhibit featuring work by artists recovering from chemical dependency.  
Price: Free
 

When: Friday, Aug. 26 at 10 a.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Take the kids over for a morning story time featuring the softer side of big animals.
Price: Free
 
Southwest Minneapolis
 

When: Friday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Enjoy a live performance from 4onthefloor and the movie Strange Brew will follow at sunset, approximately 9 p.m.
Price: Free


When:  Sunday, Aug. 28 from 2-5 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Community members are invited to an afternoon at the park to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with speakers, musical entertainment, refreshments and the opportunity to meet the sculptor of Freedom Form #2.
Price: Free
  
Golden Valley
 

When: Saturday, Aug. 27 at 8 p.m.
Where: New Hope Cinema Grill (2749 Winnetka Avenue N, Golden Valley)
Why Go: Comedian Bill Bauer may be profanity-free but there are no other limits for finding "the funny" in life.
Price: $15
 

When: Saturday, Aug. 27 from 12 to 4 p.m.
Where: Kmart (4300 Xylon Avenue N, New Hope)
Why Go: See if any of these cats meow your name. There will also be cat care demonstrations.
Price: Free admission, however there are adoption fees if you so desire to adopt.
 
St. Louis Park
 

When: Saturday, Aug. 27 at 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: See the varsity football teams from Benilde-St. Margaret’s, Academy of Holy Angels, DeLaSalle, Hill-Murray, and Holy Family Catholic High School in action.
Price: Free
 

When: Saturday, Aug. 27 at 9:30 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Live country music with national act Sunny Sweeney. Lost Highway will then take the stage at 11:30 p.m.
Price: $10
 
Hopkins
 

When: Saturday, Aug. 27 at 2 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Check out both teams as they get the season started; the girls take on Champlin Park at 2 p.m. and the boys play Osseo at 4 p.m.
 

When: Fridays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sundays 12 to 5 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Explore the work of over 400 Minnesota Artists.
Price: Free
 
Lake Minnetonka
 

When: Friday, Aug. 26 at 8:30 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Enjoy a live high energy rock band performance.


When: Sunday, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Take the kids over to the library for a relaxing afternoon featuring a family-friendly film projected on the wall.
Price: Free
 
Edina
 

When: Friday, Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Take the kids over for one last summer hurrah. The hands-on museum will be moving to Bloomington later this fall.
Price: $5
 

When: Sunday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m.
Where: Centennial Lakes Park
Why Go: Wrap up the weekend with live music in the park.
Price: Free
 
Richfield
  

When: Saturday, Aug. 27 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Where:
Why Go: Canine Castaways will have dogs, cats and kittens available for adoption.
Price: Free admission


When: Friday, Aug. 26 at 4 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Check out the varsity team as they open the season against Metro United Home.

Plymouth
 

When: Saturday, Aug. 27 at 9:30 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Enjoy an evening of live acoustic music.
 

When: Sunday, Aug. 28 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: 
Why Go: Head over to the church parking lot for a celebration of community and the taste of a variety of foods.

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