EXPOS AND SHOWS

INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOW: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today. $6-$15. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Av. S., Mpls. www.motorcycleshows.com/minneapolis.

LAKE HOME & CABIN SHOW: Products, demonstrations and services, how-to seminars and activities. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today. $5-$12. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Av. S., Mpls. www.lakehomeandcabinshow.com.

– THE ULTIMATE WEDDING PLANNING EVENT: Noon-4 p.m. today. $15-$45. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Av. S., Mpls. www.theweddingguys.com.

RV, VACATION AND CAMPING SHOW: View motorhomes, trailers and the latest in camping accessories. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thu.-Fri.; 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. next Sun. $4-$10. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Av. S., Mpls. www.gsevents.com.

FISH FEST MINNESOTA: An expo for anglers with seminars and exhibitors. 1-8 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next Sun. $6. Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd., Shakopee. 952-445-7223.

DIVERSIONS

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.

SCOTTISH RAMBLE: Teams of kilt-clad musicians will blare the bagpipes and dancers will perform Highland and country dances. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. next Sun. $4-$6. Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul. 651-292-3063. www. scottishramble.org.

HISTORY

HENNEPIN OVERLAND RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY: 1-4 p.m. today, Sat.-next Sun. $7 per person, $20 per family. Hennepin Overland Railway Historical Society, 2501 E. 38th St., Mpls. 612-276-9034. www.hennepinoverland.org.

CAPITOL RECONSTRUCTION TOUR: An in-depth look at the history of the original construction and information on current improvements. Reservations required. 11 a.m. Sat. $6-$9. State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul. 651-296-2881. www.mnhs.org.

RAMSEY AFTER DARK: THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE: Play Victorian courtship games, listen to excerpts from Ramsey family love letters and enjoy fresh-baked treats. Reservations required. 7 & 8:30 p.m. Fri. $9-$10. Alexander Ramsey House, 265 S. Exchange St., St. Paul. 651-296-8760. www.mnhs.org.

SCIENCE AND NATURE

LUNAR SAMPLES: View lunar samples on loan from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. Also, discover how to identify meteorites and other tasks. 1-4 p.m. today, next Sun.; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. $5-$8. Bell Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota, 10 SE. Church St., Mpls. 612-626-9660. www.bellmuseum.umn.edu.

WINTER BLIZZARD BLAST: Explore trails on a guided snowshoe hike and play winter games and sports. 1-5 p.m. Sat. $3-$5. Warner Nature Center, 15375 Norell Av. N., Marine on St. Croix. 651-433-2427. www.warnernaturecenter. org.

BENEFITS

LOONDI GRAS: A Mardi Gras-themed fundraiser with silent auction and entertainment to benefit VSA Minnesota. 6 p.m. Mon. $25-$40. Gaviidae Common, 6th St. and Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-332-3888. vsamn.org.

READY OR HOT: A fashion show and party to benefit Planned Parenthood. 6 p.m. Wed. $40-$100. Aria at the Jeune Lune, 105 N. 1st St., Mpls. 612-821-6193. www.readyorhot.eventbrite.com.

DATE FOR LIFE: Attendees participate in dating auctions to benefit children's cancer research. 6 p.m. Thu. $40. Muse Event Center, 107 3rd Av. N., Mpls. 952-562-5620. dateforlife.org.