Arts & Entertainment

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Fridley

6666 East River Road
Fridley, MN 55432
P: 763-574-1850

The Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts building is available for rental. Our unique space and historic facility can be used for your meetings, classes, workshops, retreats, readings, or small receptions. With many rooms, the space is perfect for small groups. Our largest space accommodates 45 people. Rental is affordable, starting at just $50 per day. Please note that we do not have a kitchen, so catering options may be limited.

Crooners Lounge & Supper Club

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Fridley

6161 Highway 65 NE
Minneapolis, MN 55432
P: 763-571-9020

The Great Depression and World War II had given way to years of great growth and prosperity. Babies were “booming,” Eisenhower was in the White House, and Sinatra ruled the airwaves.

In America’s best restaurants “Continental Cuisine” graced the tables. Dishes brought back from the GI’s experience in Europe had evolved into something uniquely American. People dressed for dinner and added to the level of sophistication that made dining out a special occasion.

Crooners Lounge and Supper Club celebrates and pays homage to this great era and the fabulous dining experiences it provided. We bring it to you with our own contemporary spin that is at once mid-20th century and yet current and relevant for today.

Guthrie Theater

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Twin Cities

818 S. 2nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
P: 612-377-2224

The Guthrie Theater, founded in 1963, is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. By presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common humanity connecting Minnesota to the peoples of the world.

Called "a 21st century dream factory" by Time Magazine, the new Guthrie boasts three stages, a full-service restaurant, pre-show dining, numerous bars and some of the best views of Minneapolis to be found in the city.

Lyric Arts Main Street Stage

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Anoka

420 E Main Street
Anoka, MN 55303
P: 763 433 2510

Maxx Bar & Grill

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Ham Lake

17646 Central Ave NE
Ham Lake, MN 55304
P: (763) 434-4970

Maxx Bar and Grill is the north metro's #1 live music venue with entertainment starting at 9:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights. Best broasted chicken, eat in or buckets to go. Bingo 3 nights a week. Meat raffle Saturday and Sunday 2:00pm.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Twin Cities

2400 3rd Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
P: 888-642-2787

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts enriches the community by collecting, preserving, and making accessible outstanding works of art from the world’s diverse cultures.

Minnesota Children's Museum

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Twin Cities

10 W. 7th St.
St. Paul, MN 55102
P: 651-225-6000

At Minnesota Children's Museum, kids will have a blast discovering an exciting, immersive world that arouses their curiosity, increases their understanding, and ignites an appreciation for learning. Each of our seven galleries is uniquely designed to provide a hands-on, stimulating environment for children six months to 10 years old. Our roving "funstigators" engage kids in fun and interactive smart play as they blow bubbles, toss balls, play with finger puppets, and provide a variety of stimulating play experiences for children of all ages

Minnesota History Center

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Twin Cities

345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102
P: 651-259-3000

An interactive museum with both permanent and changing exhibits, the Minnesota History Center hosts concerts, lectures, family days and other special events throughout the year. The building is also home to the Minnesota Historical Society library and archives, a research destination for schoolchildren, family historians and academics.

Minnesota Museum of American Art

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Twin Cities

141 E. 4th Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
P: 651-797-2571 | F: 651-797-4748

Minnesota Museum of American Art has a rich legacy of supporting artists through exhibition, employment, enrichment, and acquisition. Artists are the lifeblood of any engaged art museum of the present day. 4,000 works of art that tell a rich and unique story of American Art, our region, and ourselves.

Moe’s American Grill

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Mounds View

2400 Hwy 10
Mounds View , MN 55112
P: (763) 786-1800

Moe's is part community picnic, part church carnival, part neighborhood bar, part pre-game tailgate and all the Best of the Midwest.

Moe's features live music in their summer series along with their BBQ and Blues on Thursday nights.

Mounds View Community Theatre

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Mounds View

Chippewa Middle School, 5000 Hodgson Road, North Oaks
Mounds View, MN 55112
P: 763-786-1939

MVCT has entertained audiences in the North Metro since 1984. Performances of Grand Scale Broadway Musicals are held in the Irondale High School Theater in New Brighton. The all volunteer performers and orchestra are set to entertain you at twelve performances held over the last three weeks in July. Watch our web site at for announcements in January, Audition Schedule in March and Box Office information in May.

Serum's Good Time Emporium

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Anoka

213 Jackson St
Anoka, MN
P: (763) 421-7522

Serum's Good Time Emporium - combines the best of contemporary dining and entertainment with memories of the past. Antiques on display from the 1890's provide atmosphere to match the buildings origin in about 1885, making it one of the oldest buildings in Anoka.

Serum's Good Time Emporium features live entertainment every Thursday 8pm to Midnight.


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Walker Art Center

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Twin Cities

1750 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
P: 612-375-7600

The Walker Art Center is a catalyst for the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences. Focusing on the visual, performing, and media arts of our time, the Walker takes a global, multidisciplinary, and diverse approach to the creation, presentation, interpretation, collection, and preservation of art. Walker programs examine the questions that shape and inspire us as individuals, cultures, and communities.

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