Lee Valsvik's Weekend Hot List! KOOL 108

This weekend….Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo, Kenny Chesney at US Bank Stadium, Festival of Nations and more!!

Festival of Nations thru Sunday at St. Paul RiverCentre

Opening Day of Racing at Canterbury Park  Friday May 4th

Live racing returns to Canterbury Park for the 2018 season on Friday, May 4 with 6:30 p.m. racing! Plus, Kentucky Oaks Day.

Kentucky Derby and live racing at Canterbury Park   Sat. May 5th

Derby Day Details:• Clubhouse Level Open: 8 a.m.• First Race from Churchill Downs: 9:30 a.m. (CST)• First Canterbury Live Race 12:45 p.m.• Pony rides and face painting 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.• Kentucky Derby: 5:50 p.m. (CST)• Derby Hat Contest – 

Derby Day at Running Aces  on Sat. 5/5

15201 Running Aces BlvdColumbus, MN 55025

Come, watch and wager on the 144th "Run for the Roses" at Running Aces Casino & Racetrack.

Cinco de Mayo on Saturday  May 5th

Cinco de Mayo Westside St Paul 

2018 Schedule of Events of 

Festival activities will run from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 5th. Some of the events:

9:00am            Festival Opens10:00am          Parade BeginsLive music all day12:00pm          La Costa Taco Contest   |   Demonstration Stage12:30pm         Car, Truck & Bike Show Begins1:30pm & 3:30 pm            Jalapeño Eating Contest   |   Fiesta Stage6:00pm            Festival Closes

Cinco takes place along Cesar Chavez Street between Wabasha and Highway 52 on Saint Paul's West Side.

Wisconsin Fishing Opener is Saturday…..Mn Fishing Opener next weekend

Tickets on sale Friday 10 a.m. for Fleetwood Mac Oct. 22 at the X

Kenny Chesney

Sat May 5 5:00 PM

U.S. Bank Stadium

Minnesota United FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Sat May 5 1:00 PM

TCF Bank Stadium

Loretta Lynn

Sat May 5 8:00 PM

Treasure Island Resort & Casino

Stars on Ice

Sun May 6 4:00 PM

Xcel Energy Center

Jon Batiste   (leads the house band for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert)

Sat May 5 7:00 PM

Varsity Theater

MDA Muscle Walk of Twin Cities

Sat May 5 9:00 AM

Rosland Park

Tubman's 9th Annual Starlight Soiree

Sat May 5 6:00 PM     Marriott City Center

Twin Cities Heart Walk    Sat. May 5th at Target Field

Check-In 7:00am  Starts 8:45am Opening Ceremonies and Mascot Race   Length of Walk 1 Mile, 3 Mile, and Abilities Walk

Union Depot Train Day is Sat. 5/5 in St. Paul

Union Depot St. PaulJoin us for a celebration of trains and transportation – Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This free, fun annual event will offer guests a glimpse of history and future of passenger train travel, the historic and current role of freight railroads in our region, and changing transportation trends and needs. The day will include exhibits of train equipment, historic railcars, new and vintage buses, bike test drives, and other activities for all ages. Concessions will be available in the Head House and on the train platform.


May 3 - May 6

Residents and stores clean out their attics, garages & basements to create the most spectacular 100-mile garage sale along the Mississippi River.

The 100-mile Garage Sale that spans all towns along Lake Pepin. Find participating sales from Hastings, MN south onHwy. 61 to Winona, MN, across the river to Fountain City, WI and North on Hwy 35 to Prescott, WI you’ll find deals, steals and fun. Don’t miss it!

Big Brew Day at Lift Bridge Brewery 

1900 Tower DrStillwater, MN 55082

Lift Bridge Brewing Co. is celebrating its third annual Big Brew Day on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 12-6pm! Every year, the American Homebrewers Association holds the Big Brew to celebrate National Homebrew Day around the world!

Kites at the Harbor: Grand Marais Kite Festival

Grand Marais, MN 55604

Come experience an amazing spectacle in the sky when Grand Marais hosts the first annual Kites at the Harbor: Grand Marais Kite Festival. Your kids can have an opportunity to make a kite, and then, to proudly fly it over the Harbor with all the others! 10 am - 4 pm Professional kite flying demonstrations 10 am - Noon: Kid's kite making classes at Fireweed Bike Co-op Noon: Group kite flying over the Harbor


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