Fall break – Here I come!

Posted on October 21st, 2011 by

Not sure what to do over break?  Well if you’re in the cities, I think I can help…
  2. Check out the Soap Factory’s Haunted Basement for some thrilling/haunted adventure
  3. Stumble through a corn maze at Sever’s Farm or MN Twin Cities Harvest Festival Maze
  4. Check out an event or walk through the Sculpture Garden at the Walker Art Center
  5. Cruise down Victory Memorial Drive to Theodore Wirth Parkway and beyond, watching the wildlife
  6. Play Frisbee golf – Did you know that the Minneapolis area contains more disc gold parks than nearly any other metro area in the U.S.?
  7. Flex your Minneapolis taste buds at SanctuarySpoonriver, French Meadow Bakery, Le Belle VieSolera, and Peninsula Malaysian Cuisine.
  8. Enjoy dinner at the Oak Grille followed by a touring Broadway show at the Historic State or Orpheum Theatre
  9. Sample the beer and sausage selection at the Bulldog NE in Northeast Mpls
  10. Learn something from a book – and the architecture – at the Minneapolis Central Library
  11. Listen to inspirational music at the Basilica of St. Mary, the oldest basilica in the country
  12. Take a trip back in time at Nye’s Polonaise Room, rated best bar in the nation, and belt out a tune at the piano bar
  13. Take a day and see the nearly 100,000 items on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts – their current exhibition “Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints” looks exceptional
  14. For a Halloween-esque excursion, visit famous Twin Citians’ burial sites at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis
  15. Take a backstage tour of the Tony Award-winning Guthrie Theater
  16. Find real deals at Off Fifth and Neiman Marcus’ clearance floor in downtown Minneapolis
  17. Run around any of Minneapolis’ 22 lakes
  18. Take home something with a Latin flair from Mercado Central, a market on Lake Street with more than 40 Latino businesses
  19. Steal a kiss on the Stone Arch Bridge
  20. Duck into the Chambers Hotel‘s lobby and view the modern art collection
  21. For a late-night dinner, go where the chefs go – 112 Eatery
  22. Sink into a booth at Jitters in Northeast Minneapolis for a drink and great jazz
  23. See a show, puppet-style, at In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre
  24. Watch a classic movie at midnight at the Uptown Theatre
  25. Learn about Minneapolis history at the Mill City Museum on the Mississippi Riverfront
  26. Rent a canoe and float on Lake of the Isles, taking in the fall colors
  27. Hop on a Twin City Trolley for a city tour
  28. Splash around in the 15,000 foot water park, then ice skate indoors at the Depot Hotel
  29. Catch a show at a discount – go through the rush line at many local theaters with your GAC ID
  30. Visit a great bookstore – like Magers & Quinn in Uptown – and peruse with steamed cider in hand
  31. Learn to bake an apple crisp or pumpkin pie, and cook chili or a pot roast – and celebrate Fall!

 Enjoy your Fall Break!!


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