Melissa Walker

News Assistant | Calendars
Phone: 612-673-4461
A self-proclaimed “List Maker to the Stars,” Melissa spends her days coordinating calendars, sorting through press releases and combing the internet for a variety of events for Twin Citian’s to occupy themselves in their free time for Star Tribune and Vita.mn entertainment calendars. In rare, spare moments, she writes stories and book reviews.

Recent content from Melissa Walker

Light up the season with these Twin Cities holiday displays

In this season of giving, many choose to give their neighborhood a little extra illumination, despite the jolt to their electric bill. Here’s a list of where you can find the best holiday light displays in the Twin Cities.

Updated: December 10, 2014, - 01:22 PM

Family events: Science Museum welcomes butterflies

Take flight to the Science Museum of Minnesota for a visit with some of nature’s most colorful creatures.

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 03:56 PM

Holiday light tours keep limos on the move

The colorful, bright lights of December keep limos on the road, chauffeuring families and groups of friends to see the holiday lights.

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 08:28 AM

Weekend options: Air Force Wing Museum, Autumn luau

Get a firsthand look at the machines that sent servicemen and women around the globe.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 04:38 PM

Weekend options: Barebones Puppet Extravaganza, Edge Life Expo

This annual event celebrates 20 years of entertaining families. Bring a flashlight, put on your warmest outfit and enjoy an outdoor puppet show.

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 04:29 PM

Show us your best home holiday lights display

Does your apartment/condo complex decorate decks for the holidays? Are you a home homeowner that fills your yard with lights,...

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 02:28 PM

Family fun: Disney Junior, Shrine Circus and Blue Man Group

Mickey and Minnie lead the audience on a high-seas adventure as Disney Junior Live comes to St. Paul. Plus more family fun.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 03:18 PM

Top 5 hottest free items at the Minnesota State Fair

Forget pricey cheese curds and footlong hot dogs. The most sought-after items at the Minnesota State Fair don’t cost a cent.

Updated: August 22, 2013, - 09:49 AM

Top 5 low-cost items at the Minnesota State Fair

Stocked up on free Minnesota State Fair stuff? Ready to spend a dollar or two? The following picks are hot commodities, too — but you’ll have to dig into your coin purse for them.

Updated: August 21, 2013, - 03:25 PM

Weekend options: "Dig It!”

“Dig It! The Secrets of the Soil” closes this weekend. Learn about soil and its various components through displays, models and photography.

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 09:46 AM

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