GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - TheGuthrie Theater is celebrating its 50th Birthday, and you can join in the fun.

The theater in downtown Minneapolis is throwing a weekend-long party to mark the milestone, starting with astar-studded gala on Saturday, June 22.

Sunday, June 23 will be feature the Guthrie 5k and a free community day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Guthrie Theater's Director of External Relations was on KARE11 Sunrise to tout the big event.