The National Weather Service is calling for sunshine and temperatures in the low to mid 70's after Wednesday. Yes, finally!

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If you've been hoping for sunshine on your weekend pontoon adventure, this will be your weekend! Thursday calls for mostly sunny skies and a high of 74 degrees. Overnight Thursday should remain clear with a low of 48.

Friday will be sunny and a bit cooler with a high of 67. Friday evening may be the perfect night for a bonfire or a great reason to hit up a Minnesota drive-in theater with clear skies and a low of 46.

Saturday's weather will continue to be sunny with temps near 70 degrees and clear skies in the evening. Sunday funday is on track to be a bit warmer, with sunshine and temps in the mid to upper 70's.

If you're in need of a few weekend activity ideas to keep you busy, check out the list below;

  • Attend a drive-in movie
  • Malls are open at 50 percent capacity
  • Get takeout and enjoy a picnic at your local park
  • Check out a Minnesota state park
  • Check out one of Minnesota's lakes
  • Bike or hike on a local trail
  • Go golfing
  • Have a backyard bonfire
  • Go fishing with your family
  • Get your lawn projects done
  • Start a garden
  • Check out Munsinger/Clemens Gardens
  • Paddle boat at Lake George
  • Take outdoor family photos or practice photography
  • Have a backyard cookout