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Your Eden Prairie and Twin Cities Events Guide: October 13th to October 15th

Brace Helgeson

Fall is in the air and there’s plenty to do in the great outdoors of Minnesota. With all the leaves changing and brisk temperature becoming the new norm, get outside and enjoy the festive season. Whether you’re staying close to home in one of the Twin Cities’ most desirable suburbs, or you’re heading into the heart of Minneapolis, take a look at the events below and keep yourself entertained this weekend.


Friday, October 13th

Floating Pumpkin Patch

Eden Prairie, MN

Hosted at Eden Prairie’s Community Center on Valley View Road, this year’s Floating Pumpkin Patch invites the whole family to the community pool to go swimming for your pumpkin. Throughout, attendees can enjoy open swim hours in the pool, or you can float around and decide which pumpkin is the perfect one for you. Afterward, you can paint your pumpkin and decorate it at the Community Center. Children aged five to seven must have an adult accompany them in the pool, and the cost for this event is just $10. Space is limited, so be sure to register as soon as possible to reserve your chance to swim among the floating pumpkins in Eden Prairie.



Saturday, October 14th

Fall into Fitness

Eden Prairie, MN

Also hosted at the Community Center, Fall into Fitness gives community members here in Eden Prairie a chance to sample a host of fitness classes. Likewise, if you’re interested in joining the Community Center, new-enrollment fees will be waived during Fall into Fitness, making it the perfect opportunity to take advantage of a discount and get the lay of the land. There is also free childcare available for the event—so there are no excuses! Tours will be taking place every thirty minutes during the event, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you’d like to take a look at the event schedule and get a sense of the day, please click here.



Sunday, October 15th

Eat Street at 20 at the Hennepin History Museum

Minneapolis, MN

Want an easy Sunday to soak up the past, walk around, and learn something new? You can also head into the city for lunch and take in this free admission exhibition at the Hennepin History Museum in Minneapolis. Gaze into history, twenty years past of Eat Street, which will celebrate a variety of cuisines and histories in an event that will take over Nicollet Avenue from Grant to 29th Street in south Minneapolis. In addition to great food, you’ll get to know a variety of neighborhoods, local business owners, and international cuisines ranging from Vietnamese, Mexican, German, and beyond. To learn more about this event, please click here.


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