Food trucks, bouncy houses, family-friendly activities, and a silent auction – what more could you ask for on a Sunday in early fall? Come out to Southwest Park in Mahtomedi for the Family Fun Festival to support Aaron’s Playground, a memorial playground to be built in the park early next year. Entrance is free!
Sports, Health & Wellness
Over 50 rare and classic boats come together again on White Bear Lake along with parts, memorabilia and exhibits about Minnesota’s centuries-old boatbuilding history. Browse vendors, check out the swap meet and vote for this year’s best boats!
Grab your fluffy friend and a donut to work it all off as you walk or run along the trail. Proceeds of this event support Secondhand Hounds, a nonprofit animal rescue in Minnesota that works to provide a safe shelter, proper veterinary care and daily necessities for pups.
This race course starts at Boatworks Commons (4459 Lake Ave S) and circles beautiful White Bear Lake. The course head south then east on South Shore Blvd, after running next to the lake and homes on the lake you enter Birchwood Village (hills), then Mahtomedi, Dellwood, White Bear Township. The last few miles are near flat and on an asphalt path that starts at Ramsey County White Bear Lake Park, then through West Park as you follow Lake Ave through Matoska Park, and continue along Lake Ave with a beautiful view of the Lake.
Join us for a 5K Run/Walk 10K Run in White Bear Lake. This race starts at The Boatworks Commons on beautiful White Bear Lake. The course is flat and fast, the 5K runs north along the lake to West Park and then back. The 10K goes south to Cottage Park then north along the lake to Ramsey County Park into the White Bear Lake neighborhood before returning back to Lake Ave, and the Finish is at The Boatworks Commons. The registration includes an event T-Shirt. Rotary Volunteers are at the Start/Finish and on the course supporting the runners.
This 5K comes with a ready-made cheering section! As part of Manitou Days, participants will run the parade course that’s lined with spectators. Run the race, then stay for the parade. If that’s not enough fun, there will be a beach dance at night, and lots of fun Manitou Days activities before and after the race.
Walking is the easiest way to stay healthy. The AHS wants you to walk to help others, too. Help fundraise as a team or an individual. All ages.
Make an impact on your community by walking or running in time or untimed races ranging in distances from 1K to 5K. Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure is invested in raising awareness, funding and support for curing breast cancer. All ages. Prices vary. All day.
Run the scenic route through Lake Minnetonka in one of the state’s most beautiful half-marathons and support Freshwater and their work to improve the water quality of the lake! There’s a relay option and a kids’ run too. All ages. $65+. 7:00 a.m. start.
Say hello to spring with the 22nd annual Arboretum 5K run/walk and 1K Daffodil Dash for kids! The certified asphalt course winds through the beautiful gardens of the Arboretum.