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Swoon! Photo Credit: Jay Lee

JAY LEE,

Weekend options: Flint Hills Children's Festival

  • May 24, 2013 - 11:25 AM

FLINT HILLS CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

This annual arts festival is packed with music and dance performances. This year’s headliner is Australia’s sway pole act Swoon with a 25-minute daredevil performance. Cirque Ziva, RumbaTap and others also perform. Enjoy interactive and artmaking activities with local organizations, including SteppingStone Theatre, India Association of Minnesota, ArtiCulture and others. (Free, indoor performances $5. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-next Sun. Ordway Center for the Arts, 5th and Washington Sts., St. Paul. 651-224-4222. www.ordway.org.)

PIERRE BOTTINEAU HOUSE VIEWING

Step back in time and tour the home built in 1854 for the legendary hunter, trader and entrepreneur. See exhibits that highlight the life and times of the legendary Bottineau. (1-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Pierre Bottineau House, 12400 James Deane Pkwy., Maple Grove. 763-559-6700. www.threeriverspark district.org.)

Melissa Walker

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