Get Ready for ComoFest 2020
Friday, March 20, 2020 11:30 AM


ComoFest is happy to put the celebration back in community, with affordable, family friendly fun in the neighborhood almost every weekend in July. A sneak peek at this year's events (so far):

  • Friday July 10: Como Community Council's Ice Cream Social, 5:30-8 p.m., Como Park Streetcar Station, 1224 Lexington Parkway. Kids’ entertainment and distractions; music by the Dadbods from 5:30-7; Shakespeare in the Park staged by the Classical Actors Ensemble at 7:00; and -- new this year -- a dog costume parade. Oh, yeah, ice cream, too. Plus, Como Connect gives you the opportunity to get to know two dozen community organizations, find resources, figure out where to share your skills, and even learn a few things. Free.
  • Friday July 17: Northwest Como Movie Night and Campout, 6:30 p.m. until Saturday morning, 1550 N. Hamline Ave. Details to come.
  • Saturday July 18: ComoFest Art Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., on the Promenade at Como Lakeside Pavilion,1360 Lexington Parkway. Original art, prints, photos, jewelry, fiber and clothing, paper craft, glass. Free admission. Get details
  • Thursday July 23: North Dale Summerfest, 5-7:30 p.m., 1414 N. St. Albans. Celebrate family, friends, and neighbors. Purchases of concessions, games, inflatables, the climbing tower, and more support the North Dale Booster Club.
  • Saturday July 25: Community Appreciation Picnic, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., TopLine Federal Credit Union, 976 Lexington Parkway. Stop by for hot dogs, treats and games. Como Park’s “shortest marathon” begins at 1:15 p.m. Free
  • Saturday July 25: Gabe's Mini Mingle, 1-5 p.m., Gabe’s by the Park, 991 Lexington Parkway. Miniature golf, mini-donuts, a mini-beer-tasting festival, and music. On the west parking lot. Free.
  • Friday July 31: Lyngblomsten Mid-Summer Festival, 2-8 p.m., 1415 Almond Ave. Mid-Summer Festival celebrates how Lyngblomsten is promoting artistic exploration, wellness, and lifelong learning for older adults 365 days a year. The day includes an arts showcase featuring works created by older adults; hands-on art activities for all ages; live music, dance, and theatrical performances; wellness demonstrations and activities; and food, games, and more! Admission is free; food and activities are priced for affordable fun.

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