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

Family spotlights: Folkways by Candlelight, A Victorian Christmas

Get schooled on the traditions of old at this event. Costumed residents within the Town Square will share how the holidays were celebrated in the pioneer days. There's also a Christmas pageant with live entertainment. (5-8:30 p.m. Fri. $3-$5. The Landing, 2187 E. Hwy. 101, Shakopee. 763-559-6700. www.threeriverspark

Updated: December 15, 2012, - 03:13 PM

Family spotlight: Railroad holiday

RAILROAD HOLIDAYThe Santa Train rolls on the rails to entertain guests of all ages. Ride with Santa on a historic...

Updated: December 08, 2012, - 01:56 PM

Family spotlights: Folkways of the Holidays, Santa in Hopkins

Folkways of the HolidaysThis Three Rivers Park District event celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Guests are invited to discover...

Updated: December 01, 2012, - 03:25 PM

When holiday lights aren't enough

Homeowners across the Twin Cities have bedazzled their yards with the usual glut of holiday lights. But this year, people aren't just driving by -- they're getting out of their cars to interact with the displays.

Updated: November 30, 2012, - 02:26 PM

Family spotlight: 'Hill House Holidays,' Holiday Open Haus

'HILL HOUSE HOLIDAYS'Experience the excitement of a Gilded Age Christmas as costumed actors portray the servants of the Hill House....

Updated: November 24, 2012, - 03:40 PM

Family spotlight: Santaland

Santaland and Puppet Theater at Macy's"A Day in the Life of an Elf," a perennial favorite in the downtown Minneapolis...

Updated: November 17, 2012, - 02:41 PM

Family spotlight: 'The Amazing Castle'

Pretend to live happily ever after in a land far, far away at "The Amazing Castle." Knights and fairies of...

Updated: November 10, 2012, - 02:12 PM

Holiday family spotlight: Dakota City village

CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGEDec. 1-9: Experience a homespun holiday at Farmington's 19th-century Dakota City Heritage Village, which will be lit...

Updated: November 10, 2012, - 02:09 PM

Family spotlight: Vikings cheerleaders show

CHEERS!The Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders will present a two-hour show this week. Football fans who haven't had a chance to go...

Updated: November 03, 2012, - 03:45 PM

Family spotlight: Dia de Los Muertos

Dia de Los MuertosMidtown Global Market kicks off its weeklong celebration honoring deceased loved ones today. Guests are treated to...

Updated: October 27, 2012, - 04:45 PM

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