Artists sought for Arts in the Park event

The city of Eden Prairie is looking for artists to display and sell their work at the city's annual Arts in the Park event. The deadline to apply is April 5.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 18 and will include entertainment, activities for kids and food vendors. For more information, go to www.edenprairie.org/artcenter.


Valentine's Day at the arboretum

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum suggests enjoying Valentine's Day lunch by the fireplace in the Arboretum Restaurant, followed by a walk or snowshoe hike with your sweetheart.

A Valentine's Day dinner is also on tap from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Snyder Building. Enjoy the Fireplace Room and a gourmet-style, multi-course dinner with wine pairings. Cost is $65 for arboretum members and $70 for non-members. To make a reservation, call 612-626-3951 or go to www.arboretum.umn.edu/gourmetdinners.aspx.

Valentine's Day falls on a Thursday this year, and arboretum admission is free every Thursday through March. For more information, call the arboretum at 952-443-1400 or go to www.arboretum.umn.edu.