This year marks the 38th annual Woodbury Days event, three days of community fun to commemorate the end of another Minnesota summer. The Woodbury Days council is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with a nine-member board and 20 to 25 volunteers who plan the yearly experience. According to president Theresa Janechek, the council tries to bring different events and activities to make Woodbury Days unique from year to year. “We try to stay up-to-date on the latest trends,” she says.
This year, there will be several new kid-friendly activities such as a robot-making workshop, catapult concoctions workshop (with the chance to catapult marshmallows) and a backpack bedazzling crafting opportunity. Additional demonstrations include a raptor show by the University of Minnesota’s Raptor Center and a magic show by ACME Magic Factory’s Brian Richards.
Looking to broaden your professional network? Check out the business fair. Be sure to visit the vendors at Taste of Woodbury and indulge in some of our community’s finest food. Local bands GB Leighton and The Dweebs will take the main stage on Friday and Saturday nights, respectively. Don’t forget to purchase a Button of Savings and save at local shops, restaurants and events throughout the month of August.
IF YOU GO:
When: August 26–28
Where: Ojibway Park, 2695 Ojibway Drive
Time: Event times vary; see the website here for details.
Cost: Free admission. Find savings around town during August with a Button of Savings; $5 individual/$15 per family of four in advance, $6 individual/$20 per family of four at the event.