September Photographic Opportunities

For more: Holly Kuchera’s Shot Spots Calendar & http://cameracouncil.blogspot.com


September 4th, 2010 ~ Championship PRCA Rodeo ~ 6 pm ~ Pine City, MN

Pro rodeo with bull riding, bareback riding, team roping, barrel racing, steer wrestling, tie down roping, saddle bronc, wild cow milking, cowboy poker, and calf scramble. Each night following the rodeo there will be a live band.

Advance Tickets (until Fri, Sept 3):

  • Adults: $10, Children (4-12): $6, Under 3: Free

Day of the Rodeo Tickets:

  • Adults: $12, Children (4-12): $6, Under 3: Free

September 9th, – 11th, 2010 ~ Lowertown Concrete and Grass Music Festival ~ Mears Park, St Paul, MN

The Lowertown Concrete and Grass Music Festival is a free outdoor event held at Mears Park, downtown Saint Paul. The festival is a unique partnership of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Opera, Ordway Center, Schubert Club and the Twin Cities Jazz Festival.

Concrete and Grass celebrates the opening of the performance season and includes a range of genres, including: jazz, opera, chamber music, rock, dance, roots and world music.

FREE


September 18th, 2010 ~ City of Lakes Trail Loppet ~ 7:30 am ~ Theodore Wirth Park, Minneapolis, MN

The Trail Loppet is a 5K (3 miles) and Half-Marathon on the trails of Theodore Wirth Park. Mostly on dirt paths, the Trail Loppet feels like it takes place in the north woods, but starts and finishes less than 3 miles from downtown Minneapolis.

FREE


September 18th, 2010 ~  Great Neighbors’ Mississippi Duck Race ~ 11 am ~ Kaposia Landing, St Paul, MN

5000 yellow rubber ducks will race throughout the event. Lots of great prizes! Adopt a duck for five dollars each. Lots of food, kids games, and entertainment.

FREE


September 19th, 2010 ~  A Harvest Moon Lantern Festival ~ 4 pm ~ Landmark Center, St Paul, MN

The event will commemorate the late autumn harvest celebrations that are native to Vietnam. Participants will handcraft origami and bamboo lanterns, and will assemble and decorate miniature storybooks telling the folktale of the moon festival. Storytellers, vendors and food (for purchase) will also be available. The festival will culminate with a foot parade in and around Rice Park at dusk, with lanterns lighting up the evening and songs filling the air!

FREE


September 25th, 2010 ~ Fall Raptor Release ~ 10 am ~ Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center, Hastings, MN

See raptors released back to the wild, participate in children’s activities and educational displays, and observe live eagles, hawks, owls and falcons up close!

Releases are at 11:30am and 2:00pm.

FREE


Other ongoing events in September:

Cafesjian’s Carousel – May 1st – September 6th – Como Zoo, St Paul, MN
Blooming Butterflies – June18th – September 6th – Como Zoo, St Paul, MN
Aveda Butterfly Garden – June19th – September 6th – MN Zoo, Apple Valley, MN
MN Renaissance Festival – Weekends: August 21st – October 3rd — Shakopee, MN
MN State Fair – August 26th – September 6th – St Paul, MN

The Trail Loppet is a 5K (3 miles) and Half-Marathon on the trails of Theodore Wirth Park. Mostly on dirt paths, the Trail Loppet feels like it takes place in the north woods, but starts and finishes less than 3 miles from downtown Minneapolis.

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