Events & Activities

Friends of the Mississippi River is proud to host over 100 high-quality outings and events annually. Come get your hands dirty and help restore local river habitat, learn to make your home or garden river-friendly, or toast the river with us!

Be sure to check back often, or, better yet, sign up for Mississippi Messages to receive FMR event calendars. We look forward to seeing you on the river!

Title Event Date Location
Workday in the woodlands [FULL] Sat, Oct 1 - 9:00 AM
Mississippi River Gorge Minneapolis
'State of the River' at Fair State Brewing Co-op Mon, Oct 3 - 6:00 PM
Fair State Brewing Co-op Minneapolis
Join us for 'An Evening Celebrating the Mississippi River' Tue, Oct 4 - 5:30 PM
Nicollet Island Pavilion Minneapolis
Make & Take Rain Barrel Workshop - Just $35! Wed, Oct 5 - 6:00 PM
Wellstone Center St. Paul
Collect native seed + cut cottonwood seedlings at Heritage Village Park Sat, Oct 8 - 9:00 AM
Heritage Village Park Inver Grove Heights
Help restore Pine Bend Bluffs Natural Area, brush haul + celebration Sat, Oct 15 - 9:00 AM
Pine Bend Bluffs Natural Area at the Flint Hills Resources Property Inver Grove Heights
Landscape for the River Workshop: Native Plants, Raingardens, Lawn Care for Water Quality (+ Winter Tips) Tue, Oct 18 - 6:00 PM
Angry Inch Brewery Lakeville
Cut & haul buckthorn at Grey Cloud Dunes SNA Sat, Nov 5 - 9:00 AM
Grey Cloud Dunes SNA Cottage Grove
'State of the River' Presentation in Hastings Tue, Nov 15 - 7:30 PM
(Precise location TBD, Hastings)