Night Kayaking Under a Full Moon – Extraordinary Excitement with Events & Adventures
Night kayaking is not something many people have experienced, but everyone with a love for the outdoors definitely should! While kayaking has been featured as a competitive sport in the Summer Olympic Games since 1936, night kayaking is a new twist on an old favorite. So in the Spirit of Rio, Events & Adventures members in the Bay Area grabbed paddles and took on the Bay under moonlight for a kayak venture unlike any other.
Our members were dazzled by the serene and beautiful surroundings of the Bay, with both the moon and city light playing off the water. “This is the most incredible trip you can do in the Bay Area at night! As you paddle along the San Francisco waterfront, you’ll be mesmerized by the beautiful city lights,” said Monica, one our great San Francisco members. “It really adds to the ambiance as the sun sets and the moon rises.”
It was a magical experience as the full moon lit up the water and we could see animals swimming underneath our kayaks! Seeing these animals made us feel like we were really connected with our environment and experience. On nights of a full moon, time seems to stand still as it casts a mystical glow on the water. Our kayaks coasted across the Bay, following the arc of the rising moon while we laughed and tried to keep our balance so no one fell in.
Events & Adventures gave our members the opportunity to be adventurous on a Friday night, instead of heading to a bar or restaurant they bonded with members and worked together to create a memorable experience. There are many more of these experiences coming up; in a way, Events & Adventures turns the extraordinary into the ordinary!
There is nothing Minnesotans love more than when the weather finally starts to warm up and they can enjoy hanging out on a patio, enjoying ice cold beverages and playing yard games. That’s why this summer Events & Adventures Minneapolis is having a Sunday Summer Patio Tour. We’re hitting up all the best places around the Twin Cities that fit the patio lounging theme.
We are kicking off our Summer Patio Tour at Forepaugh’s in May. Forepaugh’s Restaurant is a gorgeous, state-of-the-art venue located in a historic, Victorian mansion. The rooftop terrace overlooks Irvine Park and the quaint porch and patio offer views of the Ramsey House.
We will get to try a small tasting menu created just for Events & Adventures members, including great dishes like beef satay, lemon candy, shrimp caprese bites, and Malaysian chicken samosas. We will also have our own personal whiskey connoisseur who will be mixing personalized drinks for our guests and educating those who want to learn about whiskey. He’ll also be holding parlor games like trivia where our members can win great prizes.
Forepaugh’s is also known for being haunted so they will be hosting ghost tours through the mansion for the brave at heart. The paranormal activity in Forepaugh’s Restaurant seems to revolve around the original owner of the mansion, Joseph Lybrandt Forepaugh and his former maid and lover named Molly. Their apparitions have been seen on countless occasions within Forepaugh’s Restaurant.
Without a doubt there is something for everyone to enjoy at Forepaugh’s. See you on the patio!
Here in Minnesota the weather is starting to warm up and everyone is excited to get outside and enjoy the beautiful scenery. This summer Events & Adventures Minneapolis is going to get out and take advantage of the few months of bliss we get each year during these seasons! So get ready to check a few things off your bucket list because together we’re going to give you a summer adventure like nothing you’ve ever experienced before.
We’re heading out to Sandstone to try out Anchors Climbing Course, which is a rock climbing course built with top-rope anchor systems, and top-belaying anchors. We’ll also learn some aid climbing techniques, so if our members acquire a taste for rock climbing they’ll have the knowledge to be able to safely go on their next adventure. After that, our next stop is the Kettle River for white water rafting right in our own backyard! The rapids on the Hell’s Gate section of the Kettle River are action-packed with spectacular views. The three hour trip races through rapids that vary from intermediate to advanced in difficulty.
We also have our Memorial Day camping trip coming up; it’s one of the biggest events of the whole year! We’re meeting up with the Chicago club in the Wisconsin Dells for a weekend full of adventures and good times. Then, make sure to take the 4th of July off because we’ll be watching the fireworks on a private yacht on Lake Minnetonka! There’ll be breathtaking sights, a summer breeze, and delightful cuisine, so this event is sure to be a truly unforgettable night!
Later in the summer we’re hitting Ft. Snelling Base Camp, where we can all work together and inspire each other to face our fears head on conquer the 30 foot rope course. And for those who are not as brave but still want to join us, there’s a 15 foot indoor course that is much less intimidating. These are only a few of the awesome events we’ll be hosting in the next few months. We’ll also be making the most of the spring and summer with bonfires, drive-ins, sand volleyball, wine tasting, pickleball, and a lot of other exciting things! So get ready to have the time of your life, because with Events & Adventures Minneapolis, your social calendar is always filled!