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  • Tea, Treats and Conversation at Somali Cafe (South)

    The Conversation Circle at Capitol Cafe will foster community dialogue. Option to purchase cafe items, Somali tea, samosas, panninis and smoothies. The cafe owner will share his experiences opening a business in Minneapolis. Held at Capitol Cafe, 2417 E. Franklin Ave. Register online or call 612.668.4326.
  • Tour of MSP Airport Fire Station 1 (owned and operated by the Metropolitan Airports Commission) - For Adults (Southwest)

    Learn how the men and women of the MSP Airport Fire Dept. respond to day-to-day emergencies as well as prepare for large scale incidents at one of the nation’s busiest airports. See the various fire and rescue vehicles that are stationed at the airport for response to medical, structural and aircraft incidents. Tour the fire station living quarters where firefighters make their second home for 24-hours at a time. Hear about the training and education that firefighters undergo to become an airport firefighter at MSP. Parking is available free to visitors in the visitor parking lot of the fire station, located at 6920 34th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55450 (located north of Terminal 2 on 34th Ave). Call 612.726.5353 for help with directions if needed.Transportation is on your own. Ages 16+. Register online or call 612.668.3100.
  • Tour of MSP Airport Fire Station 1 (owned and operated by the Metropolitan Airports Commission) - For Families (Southwest)

    Learn how the men and women of the MSP Airport Fire Dept. respond to day-to-day emergencies as well as prepare for large scale incidents at one of the nation’s busiest airports. See the various fire and rescue vehicles that are stationed at the airport for response to medical, structural and aircraft incidents. Tour the fire station living quarters where firefighters make their second home for 24-hours at a time. Hear about the training and education that firefighters undergo to become an airport firefighter at MSP. Parking is available free to visitors in the visitor parking lot of the fire station, located at 6920 34th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55450 (located north of Terminal 2 on 34th Ave). Call 612.726.5353 for help with directions if needed. Transportation is on your own. Ages 4+. Register online or call 612.668.3100.
  • Tour: Hudson, WI - Holiday Home Tour, Octagon House Museum & Craft Sale (Southwest)

    Join us for Hudson, Wisconsin's annual Holiday Home Tour featuring privately-owned homes all decorated in their Christmas finery. We'll start at the Octagon House Museum where you can tour the festive first floor decorations. Then we'll go to 4 private homes working in a stop downtown for lunch and shopping on your own. Your ticket # will be entered into a drawing at each of the private homes ($250 value each) as well as many of the shops downtown. Our last stop is the annual craft sale (2 floors) in the Hudson House Grand Hotel. The coach bus will board at Southwest High School's Chowen Ave. parking lot at 8:45 am and return at 6:00 pm. Price includes transportation, coffee & rolls from Wuollet Bakery plus admissions to both the Holiday Home Tour and the Octagon House Museum.  Ages 21+. 
  • Tour: Oktoberfest in New Ulm! (Southwest)

    Break out your dirndls & lederhosen (prizes for the best dressed!) and come to Oktoberfest in New Ulm—The Most German City in America. Stroll through downtown filled with music, food, beer & wine. You can watch or JOIN the Germanic-American Parade that starts at 11:00. (Anyone with German heritage is invited to march in the parade!). Climb Hermann the German and visit the 45-foot musical Glockenspiel. Enjoy shopping & lunch on your own, take in the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame or break away for a short walk to German Park with its German-Bohemian Immigrant Monument. In addition to all the downtown festivities, our bus will stop at the historic Schell's Brewery and the Morgan Creek Winery (Stomp Day!) special Oktoberfest events (separate $10 admission for each). There is also a free shuttle running all day between downtown, brewery & winery so can follow your own schedule and meet up with our bus at the winery at 4:00 pm for final boarding back to Minneapolis (Check out newulmoktoberfest.com/schedule for more info). Our coach bus will board at Henry High School (north side) at 8:00 am and the Southwest High School's Chowen Ave. parking lot (south side) at 8:30 am. Price includes transportation, coffee and rolls from Wuollet Bakery. Ages 21+.
  • Tour: Red Wing - Historic Downtown & Riverfront, Pottery Museum, Flower Valley Vineyard & Winery (Southwest)

    Our fun-filled day begins in historic downtown Red Wing where you can explore on your own-- shop the many unique stores, have brunch, see the size 938 classic Red Wing work boot, stop by the Red Wing Marine Museum and soak up the fall colors along the Mississippi River. For the ambitious, hike to the top of Barn Bluff for breathtaking views!  After lunch we are on to a private wine tasting at the Flower Market Vineyard & Winery nestled among the scenic bluffs. You will have time to shop, stroll the vineyards, see the farm animals and play yard games. On our last stop we'll tour the Red Wing Pottery Museum & Gift Shop dedicated to preserving and celebrating Red Wing's clay industry with more than 6,000 vintage pieces of artisan-crafted stoneware, art pottery and folk art that bring the story of historic Red Wing to life. The coach bus will board from Southwest High School's Chowen Ave. parking lot at 8:00 am and return at 5:30 pm. Price includes private wine tasting, pottery museum tour,  transportation, coffee & rolls from Wuollet Bakery.  Ages 21+. 
  • Tour: St. Paul Gangster (Southwest)

    St. Paul's famous crook's tour! Explore with us the sites of nightclubs, kidnappings, and gun battles associated with the 1930's gangsters like John Dillinger, Ma Barker and Babyface Nelson. See the sights where the gangsters lived it up as they planned and executed some of the most notorious crimes ever perpetrated in the upper Midwest. Your guide takes you past the most infamous gangster hideouts and the famous nightclubs where many gangsters spent time socializing with the public. Our coach bus will board the Southwest High School's Chowen Ave. parking lot at 9:00 am and return at 1:00 pm.  Price includes guided tour, transportation, a famous gangster souvenir shot glass. Ages 21+.
  • Tour: Wabasha Historic Street Caves (Southwest)

    Come hear and see the history of these sandstone caves. You will explore the original mined caves and see the finished caves (once a romantic night club called The Castle Royal). Hear the legends of the mobster massacres and ghostly lore in the most unique setting from Chicago to San Francisco. 45-minute walking tour. We are handicap accessible with ramps and bathrooms. Transportation to the caves is on your own. Ages 16+. Register online or call 612.668.3100.