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MPY Rooftop Yoga at LynLake Brewery – Saturday, April 29th
Get your yoga on and enjoy a refreshing adult beverage after at LynLake Brewery’s rooftop yoga! $20 will get you one hour of a Vinyasa power flow class along with a pint of beer following. Bring your mat or rent one on-site for $3.
Outdoor Adventure Expo - Friday, April 28th – Sunday, April 30th
“Join us for our Outdoor Adventure Expo featuring 120 free outdoor adventure presentations, 75 exhibitors, canoe, kayak and SUP auction, Radical Reels film festival and sale!”
Pet Project Rescue 2017 Spring Fundraiser – Sunday, April 30th
It’s true, we love our dogs and our brews around here so this event really was something we couldn’t skip. Bauhaus Brewing in NE is hosting a fundraiser for the Pet Project Rescue program this weekend. “Join us on April 30th from 12-4p for a fun-filled party to support Pet Project Rescue’s spay and neuter clinics, feral cat programs and hospice foster care. Ticket price includes free beer/soda and access to our silent auction, food trucks, activities, Sarah Beth photography’s Cuba photo exhibit, and so much more for just $25! The outdoor space is also dog friendly!! This is a family friendly event.”
Cars & Cones – Friday, April 28th
“It’s that time again to get ready for Cars and Cones season every Friday and Saturday nights from 6pm/9pm free admission. Bring the kids and share with your friends and have some DQ ice cream. EVERY WEEKEND IS A BLAST!”
Nick Swardson – Friday, April 28th
“After his breakthrough in the Twin Cities, Nick Swardson went on to New York and Los Angeles, where he first found success by writing Malibu’s Most Wanted and appearing in RENO911. He wrote and produced Grandma’s Boy, Benchwarmers and co-produced I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry. Most recently, Swardson performed in That’s My Boy, Blades of Glory, 30 Minutes or Less and Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star.”
Spring Has Sprung Car Show 2k17 – Saturday, April 29th
Minnesota Nissan Infiniti is holding a season opener car show at Running Aces Casino & Racetrack. All makes and models are welcome, with prizes for everything from best paint to best truck to best pre ’79! Registration is $15 through April 26th and spectators are free! A portion of all proceeds will benefit Can Do Canines.
Cuban Film Festival – Thursday March 24th
The Minnesota Cuba Committee, in partnership with the Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul and the Cuban Film Institute, presents the 7th edition of the Minnesota Cuban Film Festival. This Thursday marks the fifth film screening in a series of six. Just bring your Spanish translator because the films are in Spanish.
Macy’s Flower Show – Now until April 3rd
You don’t need to go to Denver to enjoy some good greenery. Over the next few weeks the eight floor of Macy’s downtown will come alive with grasses, tropical flowers, cacti, and other green and not-so-green flora. It’s too bad we don’t have a VW bus in the MHCC fleet. It would fit this event perfectly.
Smoke Signals BBQ and Brewfest – Saturday, March 26th
Generally we’re not fan of smoke, whether it’s blue smoke from a tailpipe or any other variety, but we can’t turn down a little smoked barbeque. This Saturday Indeed Brewing is paring some of the finest BBQ with some of their tasty suds at Smoke Signals. Throw in an outdoor bonfire for good measure you’ve got a great trifecta.
Tribute Night at Amsterdam Bar and Hall – Friday, March 4th
Unless you have a Delorean and can time travel back to the early nineties it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to hear Weezer’s entire Blue Album, Alice in Chains’ Dirt and Nirvana’s Nevermind performed live from start to finish. Fortunately, you won’t need Marty McFly’s help this weekend because all three albums will be performed atAmsterdam Bar and Hall’s Tribute night. All this for just $10.
MMA at Mystic – Friday, March 4th
The last fight we saw at a casino was between two seniors trying to stake their claim on a lucrative penny slot. This weekend you can witness more intense fighting when the MMA heads to Mystic Lake. We’re not big on fighting, but you probably knew that since we’re looking for a Volkswagen Hippie Bus.
Bedrace for bridging – Saturday, March 5th
There’s nothing quite like snuggling up in a warm bed — while hurtling down a snowy ski slope. If this sounds like your idea of fun you have to check out the Subway Bed Race for Bridging. This annual winter extravaganza pairs mattresses of all sizes with exuberant individuals looking for a different type of winter activity.
Minnesota Roller Girls Home Season Championship – Saturday, March 5th
Hell on wheels. That’s what we’d call our roller derby team if we had one. Alas, we don’t so we have to resort to watching others play. We’re in luck because theMinnesota Roller Girls Home Season Championship kicks off this Saturday.
A shortlist of upcoming events that piqued our interest
Adult Coloring Club – Thursday, February 25th
Who says coloring should only be for kids? The Coloring Club MPLS gives artistic adults an opportunity to put their colored pencils to use, which is good for people like Amber (one of our graphic designers) who have “coloring degrees” and want to keep up on their skills. Throw in $5 beers from Eastlake Craft Brewery (the event host) and coloring sheets from local artists and you can’t go wrong.
WinterFest at the Union Depot – Friday, February 26th
When he was in town last week Vice President Joe Biden had nothing but good things to say about St. Paul’s Union Depot. If that’s not reason enough to plan a visit maybe a little beer might persuade you. This Friday the Minnesota Craft Brewers guild is hosting Winterfest, a tribute to Minnesota beer. Chase out the winter chill with a multitude of Winter Warmers, hearty food, beer education, entertainment and music
Tech Fest 2016 – Saturday, February 26th
We’re all for introducing our youth to engineering, mechanics and hands-on technology. If we don’t who is going to fix all of these old cars we’ve collected? All kidding aside, The Works Museum is hosting a neat family engineering and technology fair offering hours of technology exploration for the whole family. Consider it a good alternative to sitting home on the couch.
Red Bull Crashed Ice – February 26th and February 27th
The icy spectacle known as Red Bull Crashed Ice returns to St. Paul this weekend for its fifth straight year in a row and serves as the grand finale of the worldwide four-stop tour. If you’ve never been it’s definitely something you should check out. Also be sure to check out the Crashed Ice Village. If you’re looking for easy travel to and from St. Paul Metro Transit will be offering a variety of free shuttles.