If you have a Dora lover in the house, especially a little dancer, you might want to check out the Toddler Tuesday event at Mall of America this morning. Plus, you can get a stellar discount on Minnesota Renaissance Festival tickets and tickets to select performances at the Guthrie Theater.
Free Dora Event at Mall of America
If you are looking for a last minute activity to do with the kids this morning, a special Dora event is happening at the Mall of America as part of Toddler Tuesdays. Dora’s Ballet Adventure Day begins at 10am in the Rotunda and will include a local dance studio and a meet and greet with Dora. Other upcoming events include mini golf and a special showing of “Night at the Museum”.
Free Musical Performance at Minnesota History Center
Tonight (8/9), you can attend a free performance by the Irish group, O’Rourke’s Feast, at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul as part of Xcel Energy’s 9 Nights of Music promotion. Dance instruction provided by Tapestry Folk Dance Center starts at 6:30pm with live music and dancing following from 7-8:30pm. Free performances by various bands are scheduled every Tuesday through August 20. And remember, admission to the Minnesota History Center is also free every Tuesday from 5-8pm.
Discount Minnesota Renaissance Festival Tickets
Through the end of today (8/9), you can purchase two Minnesota Renaissance Festival adult admission tickets for only $20.95 ($41.90 value) through the StarTribune’s daily deal site, Steals. Tickets are only valid during the promotional dates of August 20, 21, 27 and 28, or September 3-5 and 30. Both tickets must be used in a single visit and are only valid on adult tickets.
If you miss out on this deal or would like to attend the Minnesota Renaissance Festival on another date, you can pick up discount tickets for $17.95 for adult admission or $9.50 for child admission at participating Menards, SuperAmerica, Walgreen’s and Whole Food Markets locations.
Half Off Guthrie Tickets
Get 50% off tickets to select performances of H.M.S. Pinafore at the Guthrie Theater this week when you call the Guthrie Box Office at 612-377-2224 and mention promo code H37. Discounted tickets range from $17-$32.50 (originally $34-$65), depending on the night you purchase tickets for. Available performances include tonight (8/9), August 10, 11 or 12. All performances start at 7:30pm. Offer not valid for online purchases.
Feel free to contact us if you know of any additional coupons, deals and events available to readers in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. You can also access a Google calendar of all of the time-sensitive offers we post.
Your turn: Did you take advantage of the great discount on Minnesota Renaissance Festival tickets?