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  • The Secret Garden: In Concert

    The Secret Garden: In Concert

    601 N Main St, Stillwater
    Minneapolis / St Paul > St Croix River Valley > Stillwater
    Phone: (651) 342-1542

    Date(s): 9/5/2019-9/8/2019, 9/12/2019-9/15/2019, 9/19/2019-9/22/2019

    The Secret Garden: In Concert at The Zephyr Theatre, Stillwater Sept. 5-22. Tony-Award-winning musical. 13 Performances at three locations. Performed with professional live orchestra. Music by Lucy Simon. Book and lyrics by Marsha Norman. Based on novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

  • Waldfest at Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter

    Waldfest at Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter

    8390 Lofton Ave, Stillwater
    Minneapolis / St Paul > St Croix River Valley > Stillwater
    Phone: (651) 439-7128

    Date(s): 9/2/2019

    German celebration

  • National Sumi-E Exhibition

    National Sumi-E Exhibition

    1800 W Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington
    Minneapolis / St Paul > South Metro > Bloomington
    Phone: (952) 563-8575

    Date(s): 8/9/2019-9/20/2019

    Minnesota's Ming Chiao Sumi-e Chapter is hosting the 56th Annual National Sumi-E Society of America Juried Exhibition at Bloomington Center for the Arts this year. Featured artists will be Hong Zhang, calligraphy, and Yuming Zhu, painting.

  • Oktoberfest at the Gasthaus

    Oktoberfest at the Gasthaus

    8390 Lofton Ave, Stillwater
    Minneapolis / St Paul > St Croix River Valley > Stillwater
    Phone: 651-439-7128

    Date(s): 9/13/2019-9/15/2019, 9/20/2019-9/22/2019

    Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter presents two weekends in September of authentic Oktoberfest fun. Music, dancing, imported beer, brats and chops, giant pretzels, and more!

  • Kraftskiva – Crayfish Party at ASI

    Kraftskiva – Crayfish Party at ASI

    2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 871-4907

    Date(s): 8/23/2019

    Helan gar ... the annual Kraftskiva, or Crayfish Party, is a summer tradition at the American Swedish Institute! The festive meal features pounds of crayfish steeped in crown dill brine, along with bread, cheese and other sides. Every guest will receive a shot of aquavit with which to skal - and there will be plenty of opportunities for that with our hosts leading rousing drinking songs! (A big 'tack' to O. P. Anderson Aquavit, the official sponsors of the skal). Put on your party hats and experience a Swedish summer party like none other!

  • "Eternal Beauty: Paintings by Nicholas Brewer"

    "Eternal Beauty: Paintings by Nicholas Brewer"

    240 Summit Ave, St Paul
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > St Paul
    Phone: (651) 297-2555

    Date(s): 3/16/2019-9/8/2019

    Nicholas R. Brewer (1857-1949) was born in Olmstead County in the Minnesota Territory, came to maturity during the Gilded Age, and became one of Minnesota's most celebrated portrait and landscape painters. Eternal Beauty highlights Nicholas Brewer's remarkable career with more than 30 paintings drawn from the Society's permanent collection and from several private collections.

  • Hullabaloo 2019

    Hullabaloo 2019

    711 15th Ave NE, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 843-5090

    Date(s): 9/13/2019-9/14/2019

    Our annual fall festival returns with a bang on a new date with hot tunes, fresh beer, and delicious eats. This year's lineup includes the funky, rock, pop, and hip-hop sounds of 11 carefully curated DJs and bands. A throwback edition of Transmission with DJ Jake Rudh starts off the weekend with a dance party on Friday followed by a full day of music on Saturday including Nur-D, with his full band, and Kiss the Tiger. Keep scrolling to check out the goods on this year’s Hullabaloo.

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    The Who

    199 Kellogg Blvd, St Paul
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > St Paul
    Phone: (651) 726-8240

    Date(s): 9/6/2019

  • BESA 3-D Archery Trail Shoot

    BESA 3-D Archery Trail Shoot

    6557 125th Ave, Hugo
    Minneapolis / St Paul > St Croix River Valley > Hugo
    Phone: (651) 373-4204

    Date(s): 8/4/2019-8/4/2019, 9/1/2019-9/1/2019

    3-D Archery Trail Shoot. All Rinehart Targets, set up on winding trails through woodlands, wetlands, and open meadows.

  • Bluegrass and Lemonade in the Shade

    Bluegrass and Lemonade in the Shade

    20880 Olinda Trl, Scandia
    Minneapolis / St Paul > St Croix River Valley > Scandia
    Phone: (651) 433-5053

    Date(s): 6/23/2019, 7/28/2019, 8/25/2019, 9/22/2019

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    New to Mia: Paintings of All Shapes and Sizes!

    2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (888) 642-2787

    Date(s): 12/8/2018-12/8/2019

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    Mapping Black Identities

    2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (888) 642-2787

    Date(s): 2/21/2019-3/15/2020

    Taking inspiration from Mia's recent acquisition of Frank Bowling's map painting False Start (1970), "Mapping Black Identities" challenges the notion of Black identity as monolithic. Championing the diverse experiences of artists from America, Africa, and the diaspora, this exhibition seeks to amplify underrepresented voices and create connections around the concept of Blackness in contemporary art across time and place.

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    Thomas Rhett

    199 Kellogg Blvd, St Paul
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > St Paul
    Phone: (651) 726-8240

    Date(s): 9/7/2019

    Country music star Thomas Rhett, with special guests Dustin Lynch, Russell Dickerson and Rhett Akins, will be making a stop at Saint Paul's Xcel Energy Center on Saturday, Sept. 7.

  • Leo Lionni’s Inch by Inch  –  Theatre for the Very Young

    Leo Lionni’s Inch by Inch – Theatre for the Very Young

    1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins
    Minneapolis / St Paul > West Metro > Hopkins
    Phone: 952-979-1111

    Date(s): 8/7/2019-8/25/2019

    Our Theatre for the Very Young Series continues this August with our world premiere of Leo Lionni’s Caldecott winning book, Inch By Inch.

  • LEGO Sea Explorers at SEA LIFE at Mall of America

    LEGO Sea Explorers at SEA LIFE at Mall of America

    Mall of America, Bloomington
    Minneapolis / St Paul > South Metro > Bloomington
    Phone: (952) 833-0202

    Date(s): 7/12/2019-9/2/2019

    Dive into fun at SEA LIFE at Mall of America and help our team unlock underwater secrets - draw, build, create and show what you've discovered!

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    Selections from the Permanent Collection

    725 Vineland Pl, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 375-7600

    Date(s): 2/14/2019-9/21/2021

    This exhibition, drawn from the Walker's world-renowned collections, looks backward and forward at contemporary art in our time, showcasing both cornerstone works that have built the collection and works by a younger generation that point to new strengths and directions. One of the hallmarks of the Walker's collection is its representation of multiple works by individual artists, affording the opportunity to examine an artist's practice through time.

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    An Evening with Vince Gill with Jedd Hughs

    910 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 339-7007

    Date(s): 9/13/2019

  • Free Screening: "The Great Gatsby (1974)"

    Free Screening: "The Great Gatsby (1974)"

    84 Church St SE, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 624-2345

    Date(s): 9/16/2019

    Arguably one of the more faithful film adaptations of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic tale, The Great Gatsby (1974) explores Jazz Age decadence and obsession. Directed by Jack Clayton, the film stars Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, and Sam Waterson.

  • Labor Day Weekend

    Labor Day Weekend

    15201 Running Aces Blvd, Columbus
    Minneapolis / St Paul > North Metro > Columbus
    Phone: (800) RUN-ACES

    Date(s): 8/31/2019-9/1/2019

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    Growing the Collection: Drawings and Collage, 1960 to Now

    2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (888) 642-2787

    Date(s): 12/22/2018-9/1/2019

  • Gypsy at Lakeshore Players Theatre

    Gypsy at Lakeshore Players Theatre

    4941 Long Ave, White Bear Lake
    Minneapolis / St Paul > St Croix River Valley > White Bear Lake
    Phone: (651) 478-7427

    Date(s): 9/6/2019-10/6/2019

    Regarded by many as the greatest American musical ever created, Gypsy is the ultimate tale of a stage mother's fight for her daughter's success...while secretly yearning for her own. Set during the age of vaudeville's demise and the emergence of burlesque, Gypsy explores the world of show business with brass, humor, heart, and sophistication.

  • Running Aces Labor Day Weekend sponsored by Grain Belt - Back to School Backpack Giveaway

    Running Aces Labor Day Weekend sponsored by Grain Belt - Back to School Backpack Giveaway

    15201 Running Aces Blvd, Columbus
    Minneapolis / St Paul > North Metro > Columbus
    Phone: (800) RUN-ACES

    Date(s): 9/1/2019

    Sunday, Sept. 1 is Back to School Backpack Giveaway day at Running Aces . All giveaways start at 5pm with purchase of live harness racing program. First race is at 6 p.m.

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    Daily Life on the Farm

    4345 101st Ave N, Brooklyn Park
    Minneapolis / St Paul > North Metro > Brooklyn Park
    Phone: (763) 493-4604

    Date(s): 8/7/2019-8/7/2019, 8/21/2019-8/21/2019, 8/24/2019-8/24/2019

    Discover what happens during a typical day on the farm. Visitors can help with daily chores, explore the grounds and barnyard, or simply stop by for a chat and enjoy the afternoon breeze. Neighbors and friends are always welcome!

  • Joe Flip Band at the Mudd Room!

    Joe Flip Band at the Mudd Room!

    1352 sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > South Metro > Mendota
    Phone: (651) 452-1311

    Date(s): 9/13/2019

    The Joe Flip Band will be performing blues, funk, and country music.

  • 31st Annual Taste of Greece Festival

    31st Annual Taste of Greece Festival

    3450 Irving Ave S, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 825-9595

    Date(s): 9/6/2019-9/7/2019, 9/8/2019

    OPA! The 31st Minneapolis Greek Festival “Taste of Greece” will take place the weekend after Labor Day at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church.

  • Victorian Superstitions

    Victorian Superstitions

    265 S Exchange St, St Paul
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > St Paul
    Phone: (651) 296-8760

    Date(s): 9/13/2019, 9/13/2019

    Superstitions were a part of Victorian society, from wedding cakes and dating customs to death and mourning rituals. Explore the mysterious world of Victorian superstitions in this tour. Hear excerpts from Ramsey family letters and journals and play Victorian fortune-telling games. Discover how and why superstitions captivated Victorian society.

  • James J. Hill Days

    James J. Hill Days

    Lake Street, Wayzata
    Minneapolis / St Paul > West Metro > Wayzata
    Phone: 952-473-9595

    Date(s): 9/6/2019-9/8/2019

    Wayzata celebrates community tradition with the 43rd Annual James J. Hill Days. Family-friendly activities all weekend long including a Beach Bash, carnival, street market, fireworks, beer gardens, live music, water-ski show, dachshund races, kids zone, food trucks, coaster cart races, classic car show, parade... and much, much more!

  • Concert on the Lawn

    Concert on the Lawn

    12000 Central Park Way, Maple Grove
    Minneapolis / St Paul > North Metro > Maple Grove
    Phone: (763) 494-5824

    Date(s): 9/14/2019

    Featuring four bands on one outdoor stage, Concert on The Lawn is the Northwest Metro’s newest live music event!

  • NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS @ Surly Brewing Festival Field

    NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS @ Surly Brewing Festival Field

    520 Malcolm Avenue SE, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 338-8388

    Date(s): 8/30/2019

    NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS with special guest HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER at Surly Brewing Festival Field on Friday, August 30th, 2019.

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    Living Clay: Artists Respond to Nature

    2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (888) 642-2787

    Date(s): 3/23/2019-12/8/2019

    Organized in thematic groupings, such as micronature, aquatics, and flora, the exhibition presents recent ceramic works inspired by everything from cells and mold spores to snails and leaves in conversation with contemporary works in other media.

  • Minnesota State Fair

    Minnesota State Fair

    1256 Snelling Ave N, St Paul
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > St Paul
    Phone: (651) 288-4400

    Date(s): 8/22/2019-9/2/2019

    Also known as the Great Minnesota Get-Together, the Minnesota State Fair features 12 days of food on a stick, agricultural exhibits, parades, entertainment, rides, animals and more.

  • Fall Fairgrounds Hobby Show and Sale

    Fall Fairgrounds Hobby Show and Sale

    Cosgrove St, Falcon Heights
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Falcon Heights
    Phone: 651-647-9628

    Date(s): 9/14/2019

    Fall Hobby Show and Sale

  • Grape Stomp Festival

    Grape Stomp Festival

    6428 Manning Ave N, Stillwater
    Minneapolis / St Paul > St Croix River Valley > Stillwater
    Phone: (651) 430-3310

    Date(s): 9/7/2019-9/8/2019

    Enjoy a day of Wine, Grapes, Music, Food and fun!!

  • The Leap Ensemble Presents: A Hapsburg House Party

    The Leap Ensemble Presents: A Hapsburg House Party

    240 Summit Ave, St Paul
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > St Paul
    Phone: (651) 297-2555

    Date(s): 9/14/2019

    Join The Leap Ensemble for an evening of musical playtime drawn from music composed for Viennese salons, with works by composers like Martines, Mozart, Scarlatti, Handel, and Pittonini.

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    The Glass Menagerie

    818 S 2nd St, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (877) 447-8243

    Date(s): 9/14/2019-10/27/2019

  • U.S. Women's National Team Victory Tour

    U.S. Women's National Team Victory Tour

    400 Snelling Ave N, St Paul
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > St Paul
    Phone: (763) 476-2237

    Date(s): 9/3/2019

    Allianz Field will host the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup champions in a game against Portugal on Tuesday, September 3 as part of the U.S. Women’s National Team Victory Tour.

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    Mark Knopfler

    910 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 339-7007

    Date(s): 8/30/2019

    In celebration of his upcoming ninth solo studio album, Down The Road Wherever (out November 16 on British Grove Records via Blue Note), Mark Knopfler is set for a 28-date North American tour. On tour Knopfler will perform with an expanded ten-piece band, most of whom have been working with him for more than two decades.

  • Diary - Brian Severns

    Diary - Brian Severns

    2303 Wycliff Street, St Paul
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > St Paul
    Phone: (651) 207-5527

    Date(s): 7/26/2019, 7/29/2019-8/30/2019

    A solo exhibition of paintings and fabric collages by Brian Severns

  • Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

    Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

    2400 Third Ave S, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 874-0400

    Date(s): 9/17/2019-10/20/2019

    A whole new kind of circus is coming to town! The rhythm of Ethiopia comes alive as this internationally acclaimed, dream-filled adventure makes its daring Minneapolis debut. Jaws will drop as one amazing feat after another defies gravity and awakens possibility; oh, to be part of the spectacle! It’s an incredible range of high-flying hilarity, hula hooping, death-defying tricks, and ridiculously joy-filled juggling with the music and movement of East Africa.

  • OF MONSTERS AND MEN – FEVER DREAM TOUR @ Surly Brewing Festival Field

    OF MONSTERS AND MEN – FEVER DREAM TOUR @ Surly Brewing Festival Field

    520 Malcolm Avenue SE, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 338-8388

    Date(s): 9/14/2019

    First Avenue and JAM present OF MONSTERS AND MEN – FEVER DREAM TOUR at Surly Brewing Festival Field on Saturday, September 14th, 2019.

  • Minnesota Hope and Hearts Run

    Minnesota Hope and Hearts Run

    550 Bunker Lake Blvd , Andover
    Minneapolis / St Paul > North Metro > Andover
    Phone: (763) 497-0709

    Date(s): 9/14/2019

    Annual event featuring a 5k timed run, memorial walk and kids fun dash. Proceeds benefit Rogers, Mn non profit, Missing GRACE Foundation, providing resources and support to bereaved, infertile and adoptive families. Run. Walk. Give Families Hope!

  • Labor History Weekend Tour

    Labor History Weekend Tour

    240 Summit Ave, St Paul
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > St Paul
    Phone: (651) 297-2555

    Date(s): 8/31/2019

    During Labor Day weekend, visitors can enjoy tours highlighting the rich labor history of James J. Hill's world. Learn about the artisans who constructed the mansion, the lives of the home's domestic staff, the railroad workers who built and ran Hill's empire, Hill's clashes with labor organizers, and more.

  • Northern Grape Stomp

    Northern Grape Stomp

    223 Main St N, Stillwater
    Minneapolis / St Paul > St Croix River Valley > Stillwater
    Phone: (651) 351-1717

    Date(s): 9/14/2019

    Join Northern Vineyards Winery in a Celebration of our harvest. Come down and enjoy a traditional grape stomp on the banks of the St. Croix river!

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald Walking Tour

    F. Scott Fitzgerald Walking Tour

    79 Western Ave. N., St Paul
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > St Paul
    Phone: 651-259-3015

    Date(s): 8/24/2019-8/24/2019, 8/24/2019-8/24/2019, 8/24/2019-8/24/2019, 8/25/2019-8/25/2019, 8/25/2019-8/25/2019, 9/28/2019-9/28/2019, 9/28/2019-9/28/2019, 9/28/2019-9/28/2019, 9/29/2019-9/29/2019, 9/29/2019-9/29/2019

    Explore the childhood haunts of F. Scott Fitzgerald with a 90-minute walking tour of the St. Paul neighborhood where he spent much of his youth, led by a James J. Hill House guide

  • "The Minneapolis Sound" Film Screening

    "The Minneapolis Sound" Film Screening

    345 Kellogg Blvd W, St Paul
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > St Paul
    Phone: (651) 259-3000

    Date(s): 9/3/2019

    From the Twin Cities Public Television vault, this special screening provides a rare opportunity to see and hear from the artists who were instrumental in creating the Minneapolis sound.

  • Maple Grove Triathlon

    Maple Grove Triathlon

    , Maple Grove
    Minneapolis / St Paul > North Metro > Maple Grove
    Phone: 763-300-2814

    Date(s): 8/23/2019-8/24/2019

    Welcoming elite and avid triathletes, amateurs and everyone in between. The Maple Grove Triathlon welcomes elite and enthusiastic triathletes, amateurs and everyone in between. Triathletes and spectators can expect the best from the Maple Grove Tri, with a course that spans Maple Grove’s charming landscape to the countryside of Plymouth and Corcoran. The race starts with a swim in Weaver Lake; next, racers bike the roads of surrounding scenic towns, which lead up to the finishing run around Weaver Lake.

  • Kids Horse on a Leash Giveaway

    Kids Horse on a Leash Giveaway

    15201 Running Aces Blvd, Columbus
    Minneapolis / St Paul > North Metro > Columbus
    Phone: (800) RUN-ACES

    Date(s): 8/25/2019

  • Hot Asian Doctor Husband

    Hot Asian Doctor Husband

    1501 S 4th St, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (651) 789-1012

    Date(s): 8/16/2019-9/1/2019

    Afraid that she is white-washing her Asian culture that she is now solely responsible for, she dumps her perfect white boyfriend of three years in pursuit of a hot Asian doctor husband.

  • Taste of Liberia

    Taste of Liberia

    1700 NE 2nd St, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 460-5795

    Date(s): 9/7/2019

    The vision behind Taste of Liberia is to celebrate over 170+ years of remarkable history, arts, cultural heritage, and rich foods of Africa's only republic founded by free African American Settlers. FEATURING: -Taste of Liberia “Taste-Off” — Sample some of the BEST Liberian dishes and refreshing drinks from our food vendors -Arts, Culture, Music, and Traditional Liberian gifts and crafts -Fun and Activities for the entire family…ALL ARE WELCOME! -Learn about Sickle Cell Disease and how YOU can play a part in finding a cure during Sickle Cell Awareness Month

  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    84 Church St SE, Minneapolis
    Minneapolis / St Paul > Minneapolis/St Paul > Minneapolis
    Phone: (612) 624-2345

    Date(s): 9/16/2019

    Free Screening: The Great Gatsby

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