In the Twin Cities Metro Region, Maple Grove was heavily wooded with elm, oak, basswood, and maple in large quantities. The scattered groves of maple trees gave Maple Grove its name. Its many lakes were as much of an attraction in 1854 as they are today.
It lies two miles east of I-94 at exit 213 in Hennepin County, and is part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area.
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05/08 Coming to The area
Minnesota Alpaca Festival Owatonna MN April13-14 The halter show has over 500 alpacas in the most astonishing array of colors. Award winning fleece will be on display throughout the weekend! This is also a shopping extravaganza.
Scott-Carver Thresher's Annual Swap Meet Jordan MN May4-5 Antique car, tractor, farm equipment and machinery for consignment and auction.
Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival Lake Elmo MN May10-12 Shepherd’s Harvest Festival is an opportunity for rural and urban people to meet and share information about sheep and sheep products and other fiber-producing animals.
Rhubarb Festival Lanesboro MN June1 Taste such delicious rhubarb delights as pies, crisps, cakes, soups, chutneys, chili, jams, ketchup, leathers, drinks and more. Be the judge of the best of everything rhubarb. After tasting your favorites, vote. Winners of Peoples Choice Awards win great prizes!
Rhubarb Days Osceola WI June7-8 Enjoy rhubarb at Mill Pond Park in Osceola.
Tater Daze Brooklyn Park MN June13-16 Brooklyn Park Tater Daze is a unique festival where residents pay homage to the humble potato. Early settlers discovered that potatoes flourished in the flat, sandy soil of the area.