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 entertainment calendars. In rare, spare moments, she writes stories and book reviews.

Recent content from Melissa Walker

Theme is green as fests get eco-friendly

Green is the color of metro-area festivals this year.

Updated: May 18, 2009, - 04:28 PM

Mill City Oktoberfest; 'Free to be Green'

Mill City OktoberfestThe Mill City Museum and the Mill City Farmers Market join forces to celebrate Minnesota-made brews for Oktoberfest....

Updated: September 18, 2008, - 12:16 PM

Family events

'SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE' TOUROct. 19 at Xcel Energy CenterMaybe you can do the Superman and the other...

Updated: September 06, 2008, - 09:01 AM

This weekend: Hamel Rodeo

Saddle up wannabe cowboys and cowgirls, because the Hamel Rodeo is set to jerk you out of your seat with...

Updated: July 10, 2008, - 11:41 AM

Weekend options: Hot wheels, Stone Arch and raising the Midsummer Pole!

Welcome warm weather with fiddling and dancing at the Midsommar celebration. The annual festival features the raising of the majstång (midsummer pole), arts and crafts and Swedish delicacies. (10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Av. S., Mpls. 612-871-4907.)

Updated: June 13, 2008, - 03:58 PM

Weekend options: Dandelion days, WaterFest and Remodeling Expo

Dandelion Day at the Ard Godfrey house demonstrates that the bright yellow bloom is more than just a nuisance to yard owners.

Updated: May 16, 2008, - 01:55 PM

Weekend options: Cinco de Mayo, Festival of Nations, and Heart of the Beast

Heat up your taste buds in a salsa-tasting contest during Cinco de Mayo, check the Heart of the Beast's May Day parade, or the ethnic cultural Festival of Nations.

Updated: May 02, 2008, - 01:23 PM

Travel, lots of work result in 'Pleasure' for author

Prolific novelist Eric Jerome Dickey discusses his steamy new book.

Updated: April 11, 2008, - 09:34 AM

Weekend options: Disneymania

In case you missed it on television, in the toy aisle, on children's clothing or in the music department, "High School Musical" is all the rage with tweens.

Updated: April 03, 2008, - 05:26 PM

Events: Northwest Sportshow

Those daring LumberJills will perform at the Northwest Sportshow, demonstrating that you don't have to be male to master cross-cut...

Updated: April 03, 2008, - 12:31 PM

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