Manomin Park 6666 E River Rd, Fridley, MN55432 There are two entrances to this Anoka County Park: either north or south of Rice Creek, where it meets the Mississippi…More River. At the south end stands the 1847 Banfill Tavern, now the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts. A path takes visitors down a high bluff to footbridges over the creek and a historically-styled picnic pavilion.
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts 6666 E River Rd, Minneapolis, MN55432 Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts has an art gallery featuring local, metro and state-wide artists, a gift shop…More selling locally based works, art and writing classes for all ages, special events, writing groups and and more. The Banfill-Locke Center is nonprofit and visits to the gallery as well as most events are free, but certain groups require membership. Come and enjoy the art as well as the surrounding Manomin County Park, which is full of flowers in spring and summer. A full listing of events and classes is available on the Web site and also on the center's Facebook page.