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Celebrate history: River Rendezvous

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Bloomington Briefing Published August 30, 2022
Updated on November 2, 2022
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River Rendezvous, one of Minnesota’s largest living history festivals, is open to the public Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Kids and adults can join in the fun and celebration at Pond Dakota Mission Park, 401 East 104th Street. Participants will learn hands-on in a unique experience about the daily lives of indigenous people and settlers who lived in the Minnesota River Valley during the 1800s. Activities include Dakota history and culture, early trades and crafts, frontier farming, the fur trade, wilderness skills, frontier activities and games and much more. Admission is $10 for adults ages 18 years and older, $5 for children ages 4 – 17, and free for children ages three and younger. For more information, visit or call Bloomington Parks and Recreation at 952-563-8877.