St. Paul's annual celebration embraces winter with a wide array of activities. The Red Bull Crashed Ice downhill-skating race down Cathedral Hill takes place through Saturday. Robotic snow plows will compete Saturday and Sunday next to Rice Park. Other highlights include the royal coronation Friday night, the King Boreas Grande Day Parade at 2 p.m. Saturday, a Snow Park at the state fairground, ice-carving contests in Rice Park and a display of mementos from Winter Carnivals past inside Landmark Center. For more details, check out the calendar above, or go to


As spring draws near, so does baseball season. This largest fundraiser for the Minnesota Twins Community Fund features interactive and behind-the-scenes fan experiences. Fans have the opportunity to purchase unique team-issued gear, autographed memorabilia and other items. Other attractions include player photo and autograph sessions, a collectors show and amusements. (4-9:30 p.m. Fri.; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Target Field, 1 Twins Way, Mpls.