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

Family spotlights: Threshing Weekend and Eagle Creek Fair

Threshing WeekendHelp bring in the grain as the early settlers did. Assist Kelley farmhands as they transport grain bundles from...

Updated: August 28, 2011, - 12:10 AM

This weekend: Key Log Rolling Open and 'Underwear: A Brief History'

Key Log Rolling OpenSome of the best log rollers in the midwest will compete for world ranking points and bragging...

Updated: August 25, 2011, - 07:55 AM

Family spotlights: Stiftungsfest and Minnesota Renaissance Festival

StiftungsfestCalling itself Minnesota's oldest celebration, this founders day festival includes old-time and German music. Other highlights include an arts and...

Updated: August 20, 2011, - 03:46 PM

Family spotlights: Mascot Day, Hmong Arts and Music Festival

Mascot DayThe Twin Cities mascots will duke it out in a series of competitions. Famous Dave's Wilbur the Pig, Health...

Updated: August 13, 2011, - 04:05 PM

Kids + Family spotlight: The Wiggles

Also: It's time for the Hanover Harvest Festival.

Updated: July 30, 2011, - 04:23 PM

Family + kids spotlights: Aquatennial

AquatennialSelf-proclaimed as the "Best Days of Summer," the Minneapolis Aquatennial has activities for all ages and interests. Mick Sterling and...

Updated: July 18, 2011, - 07:02 AM

Family spotlight: Middle Eastern Festival, Kite Festival

MIDDLE EASTERN FESTIVALTake a ride on a camel at this authentic cultural event. Taste Middle Eastern foods such as roast...

Updated: July 16, 2011, - 10:09 PM

Family time: Freedom Days

Plus Bloomington's Summer Fete

Updated: June 25, 2011, - 05:19 PM

Family spotlights: Svenskarnas Dag; Fete de la St.-Jean-Baptiste

SVENSKARNAS DAGCelebrate Swedish heritage day with a dance around the maypole. Enjoy performances by folk dancers, musicians and choirs. See...

Updated: June 21, 2011, - 10:13 AM

Family spotlights: Judy Garland Festival, Back to the '50s Weekend

JUDY GARLAND FESTIVALThe annual tribute to one of Minnesota's most popular celebrities has activities for lovers of the Hollywood star....

Updated: June 10, 2011, - 11:46 AM

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