What to do in Minnesota: 5 things to do this weekend (Nov. 3-5)

Shop your way through the state, stop by a comic convention, or participate in a chocolate-themed run this weekend.

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Twin Cities Record Show:

  • Minneapolis Cider Company, Minneapolis
  • Nov. 4
  • Free admission

This event is hosted by the Minneapolis-St.Paul Music Expo and hosts vendors that will offer a great selection of record albums, 45 RPM records and music memorabilia for sale.

Twin Cities Con:

Twin Cities Con is a celebration of all things nerdy including comics, TV, film, toys, games, and cosplay. TCC is founded and run by fans. Guests this year include the cast of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars", stars of "Avatar: The Last Airbender" and more.

D.E.A.R.: Divas and Dudes Enjoying Awesome Retail:

  • Various locations, Waconia
  • Nov. 4
  • Free admission

Head to Waconia for a day of shopping and eating. Stop by participating locations to complete a scavenger hunt and be entered to win a basket of Waconia goodies. Wear orange to participate in the day and receive deals from local businesses.

Holiday Craft and Gift Show:

  • Forest Lake Middle School, Forest Lake
  • Nov. 4-5
  • Free admission

Get started with your holiday shopping early at this local event. Over 100 crafters and vendors will have gifts available for purchase.

Chocoholic Frolic:

This race includes a 10k, a 5k, and a kids' fun run. At this event, you'll run through scenic routes with chocolate-themed rest stops and receive a commemorative medal and chocolate treat at the finish. Proceeds from the race will be donated to the Longest Night, a charity that advances the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.