Minneapolis Events

Minnesota Monthly's 22nd 'Food and Wine Experience' Takes Place This Weekend

food and wine tasting Are you into gourmet foods, fine wines and specialty beers? If so, Target Field is the place to be this upcoming weekend. On Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6, it’s Minnesota Monthly’s 22nd Food and Wine experience co-sponsored by Hy-Vee. Visitors have a chance to sample gourmet foods, fine wines and specialty beers from more than 200 vendors while enjoying the view of the baseball field and the Minneapolis Skyline from the comfort of the Metropolitan Club and the Legends Club. Attendees get to enjoy intimate wine seminars with winemakers and meet with local craft brewers, chefs and culinary experts.Tickets...

'TwinsFest' and the 'Twins Caravan' Are Around the Corner


Finally, cold weather has arrived here in Minnesota. Also, it’s a little over a month until Spring Training starts for the Minnesota Twins. Can’t wait until then to get your baseball fix? The Twins are once again doing their two annual events later this month. The first is TwinsFest, which will be held on Friday January 29 to Sunday January 31st at Target Field. Tickets will be $20 for adults and $10 for kids 14 and under. Metro Transit will be providing free rides to and from the event. As I had described in ...

St. Cloud Craft Beer Tour

st cloud craft beer tour

For those who love craft beer (I am amongst that group), the St. Paul Craft Beer Tour is a perfect event for you. Sure, it's way too cold to do almost anything that requires going outside -- but, almost anything does not include drinking delicious beer, especially when there are approximately 150 craft beers to chose from, and the number of samples is unlimited. Yes, unlimited. St. Cloud has a fantastic opportunity for you in the form of their tour, which kicks off at 2 pm and runs until 5 pm this Saturday, January 16. The 150 or so beers come from Minnesota and across the...

The Maine Playing Free Show on September 3rd

The Maine

Alternative rock band The Maine are headed to Minneapolis and you can see them for the low, low price of FREE.

The Maine are doing an entirely free tour called the "Free For All Tour" and have made Minneapolis one of their destinations. The Tempe, Arizona-based band will be playing their fifth stop of the 13-stop tour at Mill City Nights near Target Field  Sept. 3. The tour is on a first-come, first-serve basis, so there are no tickets. The Maine's event page says 6 p.m., so get there...

Insight Outside Beer Fest Saturday

insight outsideThis Saturday, if you're looking to relax and drink beer, there's not a much better place than Insight Brewing just off of 280 and Hennepin Ave.

The event runs 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. with music, food trucks, games and, of course, beer inside and outside of Insight's taproom, including their relatively new patio.

From Insight's Facebook:
"We’re filling up our parking lot and tapping the stuff of legends for our very first Insight Outside festival. The Brewmaster has just...

CHS Field to Host 4th Annual Internet Cat Video Festival

walker art center - cat festival Once again, it’s time for the annual Internet Cat Video Festival, held this year at CHS Field, the new home of the St. Paul Saints. This year’s event, hosted by the Walker Arts Center, will feature videos curated by Will Braden, who created the Henri Le Chat Noir videos and the festival’s first winner of the Golden Kitty (People’s Choice) Award. Besides showing cat videos, the event will also feature: photo ops, art adventures and other "meowvelous" fun. Radio personality Barb Abney of Go 96 will host the...

The Second Annual 'Twin Cities Donut Crawl'

TC Donut Crawl

Would you like to make a difference and eat plenty of donuts? Well, believe it or not, you can. It’s the second annual Twin Cities Donut Crawl, held on Saturday, June 13, at Mears Park in St. Paul. Eight different shops will participate including Glam Doll Donuts that Minnesota Connected profiled last year. The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon and will take place rain or shine, unless there is severe weather. There are three different...

Check Out 'Record Store Day' on April 18

Record Store Day

The eighth annual Record Store Day will be celebrated April 18 at record stores throughout the world. Don't know what Record Store Day is? That's why we're here.

"Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. There are Record...