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Family spotlight: Monstar Jam and Arctic Fever

  • January 17, 2013 - 1:58 PM

MONSTER JAM

Big wheels and loud motors will take over the Metrodome Saturday in this vehicle extravaganza. Favorite trucks Grave Digger, Spider-Man, Monster Mutt Dalmatian and others will compete. Guests are invited to meet with drivers, take pictures and groove to tunes at the Party in the Pits. (Party in the Pits, 2 p.m.; Monster Jam, 7 p.m. Sat. $10-$15. Metrodome, 5th St. & Chicago Av. S., Mpls. www.monsterjam.com.)

ARCTIC FEVER

Grab your snow pants, hat, coats and boots because a winter wonderland awaits! This cold-weather-friendly festival invites families and friends to form teams for a snow-sculpting competition. Go ice skating or take a dog-sled ride. Warm up with cocoa and a marshmallow roast. (5:30 p.m. today; 10 a.m. Sat.; 12:30 p.m. Sun. Various locations around Shorewood; see website for details. www.arcticfever.net.)

MELISSA WALKER

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