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: Rondo Days; No Coast Craft-o-Rama

Rondo DaysThis festival commemorates the rich cultural history of the Rondo community in St. Paul. The self-proclaimed "largest African-American festival...

Updated: July 14, 2012, - 04:59 PM

Family spotlights: Midtown Greenway Community Bike Festival; Youth Science Day

Midtown Greenway Community Bike FestivalLive swing, jazz and blues provided by Grand Marquis. One-hour and 30-minute guided bike tours. Free...

Updated: July 07, 2012, - 04:47 PM

Family spotlights: Padelford cruises, Rosefest

CRUISING ON THE RIVERThemed boat rides blend fun, relaxation and breathtaking views. Board a Padelford riverboat for a 90-minute narrated...

Updated: June 23, 2012, - 02:37 PM

Family spotlights: Walking tours and Back to the '50s

The Minnesota Historical Society offers a healthy sampling of walking tours that are ideal for a summer stroll.

Updated: June 16, 2012, - 04:44 PM

Family spotlights: International Festival and Entomology Day

Travel abroad without a plane ticket at the International Festival of Burnsville. Plus, if you like creepy, crawling critters, then take a trip to the Science Museum of Minnesota for Entomology Day.

Updated: June 11, 2012, - 10:39 AM

Family spotlight: World War II Weekend at Fort Snelling

Travel back to this era and learn about Minnesota's role on battlefields and at home.

Updated: June 02, 2012, - 07:16 PM

Family spotlights: Flint Hills Children's Festival

Plus the grand opening of Minnesota African American Museum.

Updated: May 26, 2012, - 04:16 PM

Family spotlights: Classic car show and Sibley Historic Site

CLASSIC CAR SHOWShiny antique automobiles will line the street for onlookers. See unusual sports cars, one-of-a-kind custom cars and more....

Updated: May 19, 2012, - 05:10 PM

Family spotlights: Minnesota Outdoor Youth Expo and Golden Valley Days

Best bets for a family outing.

Updated: May 12, 2012, - 05:59 PM

Family spotlight: Llama Magic and Craftstravaganza

Llama MagicThink Mom might like her very own llama for Mother's Day? Even if she's not into llamas, you can...

Updated: May 05, 2012, - 04:20 PM

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