With the weekend around the corner, there's no shortage of fun things to do in the metro area. Here is a look at what is going on in the Twin Cities and the surrounding area the next few days.

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations Around the Metro

From parades to celebrations at Twin Cities pubs, there are plenty of ways you can celebrate St. Patty's Day. In both St. Paul and Minneapolis, there is no shortage of celebrations. 

Skiing and Snowboarding in the Metro

Hit the hill this weekend as many metro ski and snowboarding areas are opening for the season. The slopes at Buck Hill Ski and Snowboard AreaAfton Alps and Hyland Hills Ski Area are open. 

Twin Cities Auto Show 

Car enthusiasts will want to head over to the Minneapolis Convention Center during the next week to catch the Twin Cities Auto Show. The show includes more than 600 vehicles from 35 different brands, both foreign and domestic.

Date: Saturday through March 17

Place: Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis

Northeast Winter Market

Summer may be long gone, but you can still enjoy the atmosphere of a farmer's market. Pick up fresh produce and other foods during the Northeast Winter Market. The market also includes music on vinyl spun by local DJs, kids' activities and a bar.

Date: Sunday

Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Place: Chow Girls, Minneapolis 


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