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Your Eden Prairie and Minneapolis Weekend Events Guide: Memorial Day Weekend May 26-28

Ryan Platzke

With the month of June just a few days away, it’s the perfect time of year to get out and about on a warm afternoon. What better way to spend your days than exploring the arts, or taking a nature hike, or even taking a drive into Minneapolis for the evening? Below you’ll find a few fun ways to fill your weekend hours, from here in Eden Prairie to the big city next door.

Friday, May 26

The Weather Diaries @ the Swedish American Center in Minneapolis

This exhibition at the Swedish American Art Center in Minneapolis is perfect for the art goer who has even been curious about all things Iceland. From fashion, music, art, and culture, this exhibition brings the best of Iceland, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands right to the heart of Minneapolis. Displaying large-scaled photographs, sizable installations—like a 55lb. beaded collar!—and a host of garments, sculptures, and even a documentary detailing the features of the exhibition. Free with admission to the museum; to learn more please click here.


Saturday, May 27

Nature Rocks! Outdoor Center Open House

In search for the perfect way to spend a Saturday outdoors? Gather the family and head to Eden Prairie’s Nature Center for a favorite of kid-friendly, fun, and educational events, including hiking, hands-on interaction with live animals, and even craft projects. Eden Prairie’s nature center is anidyllic refurbished cabin nestled beside Starring Lake, a perfect spot to enjoy the breeze, get some fresh air, and get your blood pumping on a Saturday with the family in tow. To learn more about this weekly nature event in Eden Prairie, please click here.

Sunday, May 28

Sportsology at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul

This brand new exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota is sure to be a fun and informative family-friendly event for a Sunday afternoon. Featuring studies of the body in motion in a variety of active athletic events—swinging a racket, scoring a goal—this exhibit is a sports fan’s surest way to learn a thing or two about physics, while having fun and learning more about the mechanics of your favorite athletic activity. To learn more about this museum and event, please click here.


Here in Eden Prairie and the Twin Cities suburbs, it’s a beautiful time of year to explore what makes this region of Minnesota so fun. If you’re in search for a home this spring in the Eden Prairie area, or in the surrounding communities of the Minneapolis suburbs, now is a great time of year to learn more about your options.

At Helgeson Platzke Real Estate Group, we are proud to be a member of Eden Prairie’s esteemed small business community. Since 1995, we’ve offered the very best in Twin Cities real estate, earning our community’s trust as the #1 Sales Team in the Eden Prairie area. With over 4,500 homes sold, our staff has both the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure that your home ownership goals are delivered. So, if you’re considering buying or selling your Eden Prairie area home this summer, now is the time to enlist the help of a real estate professional who can help you make the most of this season’s extraordinary market.

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