Deal Diva: Cold Outside, but Indoor Fun

5 Eyewitness News are already predicting snow in October and that means it’s time to start thinking about how we’re going to keep busy indoors all winter long. Our Deal Diva, TCL reporter Kelli Hanson, stopped by with cheap indoor ideas when winter takes over.

Buy a Minnesota Wine Passport

Minnesota Grape Growers Association sells a Wine Passport for $25. Buy a passport and visit one of Minnesota’s 48 winereies to get a Free Wine Tasting! The Passport doesn’t expire until you’ve visited 10 wineries.

Free Museums & Discounted Theatre Tickets

There are 28 Free museums in Minnesota, including MIA or Minneapolis Institute of Art. They have rotating exhibits and Free events for families all year long. Check out their calendar of events here.

If you’re looking for discounted tickets to museums and local theatres, check out SMART Pass. Libraries in the Twin Cities have partnered up with different organizations to offer discounted and free tickets!

American Swedish Institute
Bloomington Symphony Orchestra
Classica Actors Ensemble
Firefighters Hall and Museum
Hennepin History Museum
Minnesota Children’s Museum
Park Square Theatre
Pillsbury House and Theatre
Theatre Mu
Sandbox Theatre
Stages Theatre Company
Walking Shadow Theatre Company

Take a Tour

Blue Sun Soda in Spring Lake Park offers tours by appointment of their Bottling facility. The tour is $5 a person and they ask for a minimum of $10 on each tour.

Distillery Tours

There are several Distillery’s in the Twin Cities open year round that offer tours of their facilities. Click here for a list of distilleries offering tours.

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