Exciting Local Events that Cannot be Missed!

There is no better way to spend the last few weeks of summer than enjoying fun local events with your loved ones. Make sure to keep the exciting events in mind when you are looking for something to do with the family.

The 2014 Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee starts tomorrow on August 16th and is running through September 28th. The festival is open every weekend, rain or shine, so there are plenty of opportunities you have to enjoy all the fun. The 2014 festival marks the 44th season of all the fun and excitement that is offered. The festival will feature all of the delicious food you would expect from a Renaissance Festival, including Scottish Shortbread, and Bangers and Mash. There are also many events that are fun for the whole family, including a children’s knighting ceremony and a meet and great with the King and Queen.

If you are looking for something that is more current, check out the Minnesota State Fair, Starting August 21st, and running through September 1st.The fair will feature many big name artists in the Grandstand area, including Toby Keith on August 21st and Journey with special guest Joan Jett and The Blackhearts on September 1st. Arts A’Fair will also be returning to the 2014 fair to celebrate all of the spectacular arts in Minnesota. There will be dance, drumming, and theater performances that will keep everyone entertained.

For something a little most laid back, mark your calendar for the Afton Art Fair on September 27th and 28th. The two day fair will feature over 75 vendors that will showcase pottery, fine arts, photography, jewelry, and woodwork. There will also be delicious food booths and live entertainment to add to the experience.

Mayer Insurance, located in Apple Valley, Minnesota would like to invite you to check out all of these fun and exciting local events.