EXPOS AND SHOWS
TWIN CITIES AUTO SHOW: More than 400 new models showcasing everything from luxury to energy efficiency. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today, next Sun.; 4-10 p.m. Mon.-Tue., Thu.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Wed., Fri.-Sat. $5-$10. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Av. S., Mpls. twincitiesautoshow.com.
STARS ON ICE: With Meryl Davis, Charlie White, Evan Lysacek and Patrick Chan. 4 p.m. Thu. $27.50-$147.40. Xcel Energy Center, W. 7th St. and Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul. www.xcelenergycenter. com.
A PASSAGE TO CHINA: A family-oriented event for armchair travelers. Cooking demonstrations, interactive games and entertainment. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-next Sun. Free. Mall of America Rotunda, 340 W. Market, Bloomington. 952-472-4757. www.mallofamerica.com/events.
WWE LIVE: With John Cena, Randy Orton and Luke Harper. 5 p.m. next Sun. $22-$112. Target Center, 600 1st Av. N., Mpls. 1-888-929-7849. www.target center.com.
THE BARBIE DREAMHOUSE EXPERIENCE: Experience the iconic doll's lifestyle through activities in a replica of Barbie's Malibu Dreamhouse. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today, next Sun.; noon-8 p.m. Mon.-Thu.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $16.99-$23.99. Mall of America, 60 E. Broadway, Bloomington. 952-883-8810. www.mallofamerica.com/attractions.
URBAN EXPEDITION: INDONESIA: 1 p.m. today. Free. Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul. 651-292-3225. www.landmarkcenter.org/urban.html.
IRISH DAY OF DANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. next Sun. $4-$6. Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul. 651-292-3225. www.landmarkcenter.org.
HENNEPIN OVERLAND RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY: $7 per person, $20 per family. 1-4 p.m. today, Sat.-next Sun. Hennepin Overland Railway Historical Society, 2501 E. 38th St., Mpls. 612-276-9034. www.hennepinoverland.org.
"EMANCIPATION & ITS LEGACIES": A traveling exhibition with documents, photographs and portraits detailing emancipation through the eyes of individuals. Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul. 651-222-0701. www.rchs.com.
IRISH HERITAGE AT THE HILL HOUSE: Themed tours, music and needlework demonstrations. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sat.; 1-3:30 p.m. next Sun. $6-$9. James J. Hill House, 240 Summit Av., St. Paul. 651-297-2555. www.mnhs.org.
RAMSEY AFTER DARK: VICTORIAN SUPERSTITIONS: Explore the mysterious world of Victorian society from wedding cakes and dating customs to spirit writing. Advance registration required. Noon-4 p.m. Sat. $7-$10. Alexander Ramsey House, 265 S. Exchange St., St. Paul. 651-296-8760. www.mnhs.org.
WOMEN OF MILL CITY FAMILY DAY: Celebrate Women's History Month with theatrical performances and family activities. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sat.; 1-3:30 p.m. next Sun. $6-$11. Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Mpls. 651-259-3000. www.mnhs.org.
SCIENCE AND NATURE
"SID THE SCIENCE KID: THE SUPER-DUPER EXHIBIT": Go on a scientific adventure and investigate everyday science questions around home and school with tools and simple machines. $9.95. Minnesota Children's Museum, 10 W. 7th St., St. Paul. 651-225-6000. www.mcm.org.
"SPACE: AN OUT-OF-GRAVITY EXPERIENCE": Explore the conditions of human space exploration and the science that makes it successful through this hands-on exhibit. $10-$13. Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul. 651-221-9444. www.smm.org.
EXPERIENCE MAPLE SUGARING: Learn about collecting sap and watch it boil down to syrup and sample maple candy. 2-4 p.m. today. $2. Pond Dakota Mission Park, 401 E. 104th St., Bloomington. www.ci.bloomington.mn.us.
MAPLE SYRUPING: TAPPING INTO NATURE: Identify trees, tap and collect sap. Reservations required. 1 p.m. Fri. $5. Cleary Lake Regional Park, 18106 Texas Av., Prior Lake. 763-559-6700. www.threeriversparkdistrict.org.
MAPLE SYRUP TIME: Learn about one of Minnesota's oldest traditions including the process. 2 p.m. Sat. $5. Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E. Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington. 763-559-6700. www.threeriversparkdistrict.org.