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THE STORY OF CALIFORNIA VITICULTURE goes back further in time than many would presume. During the late 1800s, large swaths of the state were covered with vineyards. However, the scourge of the deadly phylloxera louse, which nearly wiped out both California’s and Europe’s vineyards, left the international wine industry in serious disarray. Soon after, America’s ill-fated experiment with Prohibition, beginning in 1920, was nearly fatal to California’s winemakers. Nearly 50 years would pass before California vintners would successfully revive their earlier traditions and forge a new age of New World wine.

Nonetheless, some of the grand old pre-Prohibition vineyards survived, and they produce excellent wine today. Meanwhile, newer, equally exceptional vineyards have also cropped up, thanks to the vision and hard work of a select group of contemporary wine growers. Yet the stuff of greatness remains rare. Those few vineyards that have earned the admiration of wine professionals and aficionados alike can be described today as nothing less than legendary.

What makes a vineyard legendary? History plays a role, for sure. Consider the famous Tokalon vineyard in Napa Valley. Planted by wine pioneer H.W. Crabb in 1868 and later nurtured for nearly a half century by Robert Mondavi, this meticulously managed 500-acre vineyard sits next to the Robert Mondavi Winery in Oakville. Today, ownership of Tokalon is shared by Constellation Brands (which purchased Robert Mondavi Winery in 2004), Napa grape grower Andy Beckstoffer, and the University of California, which owns 20 acres for research.

Tokalon, roughly translated from Greek to mean, “the highest form of beauty,” has produced outstanding wines for more than a century. In the 1800s, Tokalon wines were prized from San Francisco to Paris. Today, the vineyard’s grapes—planted to such “Bordeaux” varietals as Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc—are found in wines made by such well-known wineries as Mondavi, Paul Hobbs, Schrader, Carter, Karl Lawrence, and Behrens & Hitchcock, to name a few.

“The magic of Tokalon is the sum of the parts,” says Beckstoffer, who owns 89 acres of the famous vineyard. “You can point to the soil or the climate or a whole lot of other things, but it’s the combination of everything and how they interact that makes it unique.”

Beckstoffer is right. No one can really say exactly why one parcel of land produces wines of extraordinary quality while another—perhaps an adjacent parcel—does not. That’s part of the mystique of terroir, a French word that refers to the distinctive climatic and geologic conditions that affect a vineyard or region, the vines planted there, and the resulting wines.

Temperature, rainfall, soil type, altitude, and slope all affect terroir and the way grapes will ripen on the vine. Cooler regions, such as the coastal properties in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley or the Central Coast’s Santa Lucia Highlands, will favor certain varietals such as Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Warmer regions farther inland, like Napa Valley, are more conducive to growing heat-loving, later-ripening Cabernet Sauvignon. Some grapes, such as Sauvignon Blanc, may thrive in both Napa Valley and the Russian River Valley. However, they typically acquire different stylistic traits as a result of the different terroir of both regions.

The key to what makes a particular vineyard legendary lies in the details, regardless of whether or not we can definitively analyze each one of them. Does the soil have good drainage, which most winemakers consider a prerequisite for quality? Or does it have a high clay content, which implies lesser quality? Easy analysis is difficult because exceptions to the rules abound. For example, Sauvignon Blanc does well in heavier clay soils. (And Bordeaux’s Petrus, arguably the most famous Merlot in the world, is grown in very heavy clay soil.) Other details come into play as well, such as directional exposure to the sun, vine density, trellising systems, varietal and clonal selection, and, of course, winemaking techniques.

Indeed, the human element can be critical. Two winemakers can take grapes from the same vineyard and, using varying techniques, may produce wines that are quite different. Fermentation in stainless steel yields a result dissimilar to fermentation in barrels. New barrels, with more oak influence, give a different character to a wine than older barrels. French oak tastes unlike American oak. And the list goes on, indicating that a “true” expression of terroir ultimately lies in the hands of those individuals who translate the raw materials of grape growing to a finished wine.

Yet those raw materials remain at the heart of all great wines. “It’s not possible to make great wine from mediocre grapes,” Beckstoffer insists. “We try to harness the special qualities of Tokalon with the latest in viticultural techniques.”

A different viticultural perspective prevails at the 60-acre Hayne Vineyard, also in Napa Valley and planted in 1874 by William Alston Hayne. “Our philosophy is basically to leave things alone and work the vineyard in a manner similar to when it was first planted,” says Pam Simpson, whose husband, Andy, is William’s great-great-grandson.

Not that the vineyard has remained exactly the same throughout the intervening years. By 1900, it had been ravaged by the phylloxera vine louse. Hayne’s daughter, Sarah Esther Chase Bourn, replanted the vineyard with phylloxera-resistant rootstock in 1903. Twenty acres of those 103-year-old Zinfandel vines are still alive today. They produce extraordinarily concentrated wines for the renowned Turley Cellars as well as for S.E. Chase winery, owned by the Simpsons.

“This is hallowed ground,” Pam says. “There’s not a day that goes by when we don’t think about the six generations of our family that have farmed this vineyard. Their spirit is here, and we are dedicated to honoring it in every way we can.”

The vineyard appears much as it did a century ago, with its gnarly, old head-pruned vines struggling to grow without irrigation. “Our vineyard is located on what was once a creek bed,” Pam explains, describing the terroir that she feels distinguishes Hayne. “The alluvial soil has a lot of rock and sand in it, which allows the roots to go very deep. These vines are well established. There’s really nothing like dry-farmed old vines for quality.”

In addition to Zinfandel, Hayne also contains 20 acres of 50-year-old Petite Sirah vines, also dry-farmed and head-pruned in the manner common to an earlier era.

The theme that connects Tokalon and Hayne seems obvious. Someone—a long time ago—identified each site as being particularly suitable for grape growing, and that hunch paid off. Other Napa Valley vineyards with similar historical pedigrees include Larkmead, Rubicon (once known as Inglenook), and the Dr. Crane Vineyard (now also owned by Andy Beckstoffer). Each of these vineyards, currently farmed with great care and attention to detail, continues to produce wines of superlative quality—a testament to the vision of the early wine pioneers.

HOWEVER, a place in the early history of California wine is not required for a spot in today’s pantheon of legendary vineyards. Modern-day wine growers have discovered sites with less history but equal potential for quality. Thus are new legends born.

Hyde Vineyards, planted by Larry Hyde in 1979 at the southern end of Napa’s Carneros district, is among these relative newcomers. More than 20 well-known wineries buy grapes from Hyde. Fifteen of them designate Hyde Vineyards on their bottles; these include equally legendary wineries such as Kistler, Patz & Hall, Paul Hobbs, Ramey, and Robert Mondavi. Hyde also makes its own wine under the Hyde de Villaine (HdV) label. (Villaine refers to Larry’s brother-in-law, Aubert de Villaine, one of the owners of Domaine de la Romanée Conti in Burgundy.)

Despite the vineyard’s reputation, when you ask Larry Hyde what makes his vineyard so special, he’s not exactly sure. “If you look around at my neighbors, who have similar soils and temperatures, it’s not so clear. We have a southeastern exposure that may make some difference. But a lot of folks have been dealt the same hand of God. I don’t really know what to say.”

He pauses for a moment to reflect, then adds, “Maybe it’s the [clonal] selections we use.” Unlike many of his neighbors, who have planted the latest clones of Chardonnay developed in France, Hyde has insisted on planting old Chardonnay clones that have been grown since the late 1800s in California. His 150-acre vineyard is planted to some 60 acres of Chardonnay, plus varying amounts of Pinot Noir, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

“So much depends on winemaking,” Hyde continues. “For example, we use more stainless steel and older oak in our Chardonnay than, say, David Ramey. It’s no surprise that our wine styles from the same vineyard are quite different.”

Prior to Hyde’s purchase, the vineyard had been planted since the 1950s to a blend of mixed red grape varieties, many of which are no longer cultivated in the region. “Perhaps I should have kept them,” Hyde muses. “But I pulled them out and planted Chardonnay. By now, those old vines would be 60 years old. It really takes a lifetime to figure anything out. That says something for those vineyards that have been farmed by the same family for generations. We have a few here, like Hayne and Martinelli [in the Russian River Valley], but not like in France.”

The Pisoni family has deep agricultural roots in the Santa Lucia Highlands of California’s Central Coast. But only two generations have farmed grapes. Gary Pisoni’s grandfather originally purchased his family’s mountain acreage, perched around 1,400 feet, to run cattle. In 1982 Gary, whose tastes had evolved beyond row crops and steaks to include fine wine, planted the first four acres of what is now a 45-acre vineyard, mostly dedicated to Pinot Noir. He also made the first wines, but has now delegated much of the daily vineyard and winemaking duties to his two sons, Mark and Jeff.

“Mountain vineyards are hard to farm,” says Mark, 28, who manages the vineyard. “There are a lot of pests like pigs (wild boar), gophers, and deer. Water is a real challenge. We had to dig six wells to find water up here.”

The Pisoni vines are beautifully trained and tended to, neatly trellised, and lined up to efficiently catch the sun’s rays. Pisoni Pinot Noir is highly sought-after, whether it comes in a bottle with the Pisoni label or one from one of Pisoni’s grape customers such as Peter Michael, Siduri, Testarossa, Arcadian, or Patz & Hall. In a little more than two decades, Pisoni has become one of California’s true “cult” vineyards, attracting customers that covet the wines with almost mystical zeal.

“Our soils are decomposed granite and well-drained,” Mark says, trying valiantly to explain exactly what makes Pisoni the legend it has become. Finally, though, he gives up, and says with a sigh, “I just don’t know.”

Most aficionados would point to Gary Pisoni’s now-famous viticultural exploit in 1982 as the beginning of
photos by steven nilsson - cluster of grapes
Photo by Steven Nilsson
the true Pisoni legend. During a visit to Burgundy, Gary decided it might be interesting to bring back Pinot Noir budwood from a famous vineyard (which he still refuses to identify) to propagate for his own vineyard. He stuffed these cuttings—actually just the tiny buds—into his underwear and smuggled them home.
Ultimately, he turned his hot cargo into what may be the hottest Pinot Noir vineyard in California.

Every legendary vineyard has a compelling story that combines the hand of God (a.k.a. terroir) and the hand of man. What makes one vineyard shine above the others depends upon the way in which this partnership unfolds. California’s wine history is shorter than that of Europe, but those vineyards with the right stuff readily demonstrate their mettle in the bottle. With each successful vintage, the legendary vineyards become more firmly rooted in the culture of California wine.

 

Legends in a Bottle


Robert Mondavi Winery Fumé Blanc Reserve To Kalon Vineyard 2003
A complex white wine, packed with melon, honeysuckle, fig, and grapefruit flavors. Well structured, with firm acidity, the wine serves up a classic blend of lemon and freshly mowed hay on the long, bright finish. It’s all framed in subtly elegant, toasty oak notes.

Provenance Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Beckstoffer’s Tokalon Vineyard 2003

Smooth-textured tannins underpin this plush Cabernet, which is layered with cassis, blackberry, anise, chocolate, and herb flavors. Toasty oak adds a spice component redolent of cinnamon and vanilla, stretching out long and lush at the end.

HdV Chardonnay Carneros (Hyde Vineyard) 2003
An amazingly sleek, light-textured wine with an intense mineral core redolent of quartz and slate. Citrus flavors such as lemon and grapefruit surround the core and brighten the palate with well-balanced acidity. Clean and fresh to the end.

Ramey Chardonnay Napa Valley Carneros Hyde Vineyard 2004

Full, round, and rich on the palate, this wine is packed with ripe melon, fig, apple, and pear flavors. Pretty citrus notes keep it all in balance, with a framework that evokes vanilla, cinnamon, and cloves.

Pisoni Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands 2003
A richly textured wine, beautifully framed in velvety tannins and blessed with layers of black cherry, plum, coffee, and spice flavors. Smooth and sexy on the palate, it finishes long and lush.

S.E. Chase Zinfandel Hayne Vineyard 2003
An elegant Zin, yet it still fills the mouth with a fine array of black cherry, blackberry, blueberry, and spice flavors. Fine, smooth tannins give structure to the full, lush flavors and texture. Smoky, toasty anise notes add more charm to this wine that speaks strongly of Napa Valley history.
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Sponsor: Rochester Honkers Baseball
Telephone: 507-289-1170
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Calling all creative thinkers! 3M Art and Technology Competition now open  Have a great idea about how art and technology can intersect? Want to help the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) break...

Cost: FREE

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Minnesota Institute of Art and 3M
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Eccentric Manhattan socialite Florence Foster Jenkins once declared, “People may say I can't sing, but no one can ever say I didn't sing.” And oh, did she sing — often and loudly, but...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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Action! Comedy! Romance! Alexandre Dumas’ swashbuckling classic remains timeless in this delightful adaptation that has been called “two hours of pure awesomeness.” You won’t want to miss...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
Website »

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Associations North 60th Anniversary Celebration Thursday, August 4, 2016, 6:30 - 11 p.m. Aria, 105 No. First Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401 This is a celebration of 60 years of service to...

Cost: $0

Where:
Aria
105 N. First Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Associations North (formerly MSAE)
Telephone: 651-647-6388
Contact Name: Angela Kisskeys
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More than 70 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s The Lion King, and now you can, too, when Minneapolis’ best-loved musical returns to the Orpheum...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
910 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 800-859-7469
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Join us for VBS as we explore God’s expansive love and forgiveness. We will search His word for signs and clues about where God’s treasure lies and where we can find our treasure in Him....

Cost: 0

Where:
Saint James Lutheran Church
460 W Annapolis St
West Saint Paul, MN  55118
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Sponsor: Saint James Lutheran Church
Telephone: 651-689-3253
Contact Name: Pastor Dale Critchley
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Engage your kids in science and engineering summer camps at The Works Museum! Featuring 11 NEW camps and favorites like LEGO Robotics, Code Camp, architecture, and more, summer camp at The Works is...

Cost: $66 - $173

Where:
The Works Museum
9740 Grand Ave S
Bloomington, MN  55420
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“Dance with American Girl Dolls” Ballet Camp June 13-16 Bring your favorite American Girl Doll (or another favorite doll) and enjoy a summer camp that is perfect for doll-loving girls! Camp...

Cost: $120.00

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: Academy of Russian Ballet
Telephone: 612 501 9208
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
Website »

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Experience dramatic views of the falls this summer at the Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam. The National Park Service will provide free access and tours daily from 9:30am-5:00pm with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Visitor Cente
1 Portland Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55401
View map »


Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: 952-303-2706
Contact Name: John Anfinson
Website »

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On Monday, July 11, 2016, all 30 Mattress Firm stores in Minneapolis will host a school supply drive, the third of Mattress Firm Foster Kids’ six annual donation drives to benefit local foster...

Cost: Contingent upon amount of school supplies donated

Where:
Mattress Firm Stores (all stores in Minneapolis)
Minneapolis, MN


Sponsor: Mattress Firm Foster Kids
Telephone: 214-296-4984
Contact Name: Claire Butterworth
Website »

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Textile Center Presents: The Power of Maya Women’s Artistry July 7 – August 27, 2016 Opening Reception: Thursday, July 14, 6–8 pm  By the Cooperativa de Alfombras de Mujeres Maya en...

Cost: free

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Using nature as muse, Norway House brings together three women who have been influential artists in the local Twin Cities and regional arts scene for decades.  Curators Claire Selkurt and Helen...

Cost: The admission fee is $6, $5 for seniors, and is free for members.

Where:
Norway House
913 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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WAM Teen Architecture Workshop is an exciting week-long summer program for high school students held at the museum. Students have the opportunity to work with professional architects and designers...

Cost: $200.00

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Weisman Art Museum
Telephone: 612-625-9494
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National Night Out is an annual nationwide event that encourages residents to hold block parties in their community to get to know their neighbors. It also encourages crime prevention. Parkway...

Cost: Free

Where:
Parkway Pizza
4359 Minnehaha Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts present This Is Our City A highly-interactive exhibition telling the complex story of Creative CityMaking...

Cost: Sliding Scale: $3-10

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612.871.4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
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  Celebrating the lore of the hauntings of the Banfill-Locke building, this open call exhibition features more than 100 works of art by 67 artists from 15 states and two Canadian provinces. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
6666 East River Rd
Fridley, MN  55432
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Telephone: 763.574.1850
Contact Name: Bethany Whitehead
Website »

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The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts presentTHIS IS OUR CITY! Featuring work by Ariah Fine, D.A. Bullock, E.G. Bailey, Shá Cage, Mankwe Ndosi,...

Cost: Sliding scale: $3-10 per person

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612-871-4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
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Calling all creative thinkers! 3M Art and Technology Competition now open  Have a great idea about how art and technology can intersect? Want to help the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) break...

Cost: FREE

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Minnesota Institute of Art and 3M
Website »

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Eccentric Manhattan socialite Florence Foster Jenkins once declared, “People may say I can't sing, but no one can ever say I didn't sing.” And oh, did she sing — often and loudly, but...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
Website »

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ALS Unfiltered is a series of expert-led presentations and candid conversations on ALS, current drug research, clinical trials, ALS resources and more. Hosted by ALS experts and scientists from...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minneapolis Marriott West
9960 Wayzata Blvd
Minneapolis, MN  55426
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“The Musical Geography of 1920’s Paris”, which opens August 2 at the Alliance Française, uses new tools and technologies to represent the musical life of 1920’s Paris, a time when writers,...

Cost: 10 dollar suggested donation

Where:
Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul
113 N 1st St
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul
Telephone: 612 332 0436
Contact Name: Christina Selandar Bouzouina
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Cruise into the sunset on the beautiful shores of Lake Minnetonka while enjoying a full dinner buffet.   Fajita Bar Includes: Tri-Color trip chips with salsa Fiesta Salad Grilled Flank Steak...

Cost: Adults: $35.95 Children (Ages 3-9): $20.95 Infants: FREE

Where:
Port of Excelsior
2 Water Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Sponsor: BayView Event Center
Telephone: 952-767-3101
Contact Name: Lexi Zawatzke
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ROCK TO CHANGE THE WORLD                                                                      8.2.16 | 7:00 PM MUFFY MACMILLAN INVITES YOU TO A...

Cost: $500- 10,000

Where:
Orono Schools
795 Old Crystal Bay Road North
Orono, MN  55356
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Sponsor: Opportunity International & Matter
Contact Name: Gates Lindquist
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MUFFY MACMILLAN INVITES YOU TO A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY to experience an evening of music and conversation with Gene Simmons, actor, author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and co-founder of...

Cost: $500-10,000

Where:
Orono Schools
795 Old Crystal Bay Road North
Orono, MN  55356
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Sponsor: Opportunity International & Matter
Contact Name: Gates Lindquist
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Action! Comedy! Romance! Alexandre Dumas’ swashbuckling classic remains timeless in this delightful adaptation that has been called “two hours of pure awesomeness.” You won’t want to miss...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
View map »


Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
Website »

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Expertly performed melodrama and musical olios aboard the Minnesota Centennial Showboat for the final season. Board this floating palace, as thousands have for decades, to enjoy traditional painted...

Cost: $20-$25

Where:
Minnesota Centennial Showboat
Harriet Island Rd.
St. Paul, MN  55107
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Sponsor: University of Minnesota Department of Theatre Arts & Dance
Telephone: 612-625-5380
Contact Name: Dennis Behl
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Join us for our Chef-tender Series at Constantine Mpls! Every other Tuesday from 8pm-12am experience cocktails through the eyes of the Twin Cities BEST chefs slinging drinks with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Constantine
1115 2nd Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Associations North 60th Anniversary Celebration Thursday, August 4, 2016, 6:30 - 11 p.m. Aria, 105 No. First Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401 This is a celebration of 60 years of service to...

Cost: $0

Where:
Aria
105 N. First Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
View map »


Sponsor: Associations North (formerly MSAE)
Telephone: 651-647-6388
Contact Name: Angela Kisskeys
Website »

More information

More than 70 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s The Lion King, and now you can, too, when Minneapolis’ best-loved musical returns to the Orpheum...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
910 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 800-859-7469
Website »

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Join us for VBS as we explore God’s expansive love and forgiveness. We will search His word for signs and clues about where God’s treasure lies and where we can find our treasure in Him....

Cost: 0

Where:
Saint James Lutheran Church
460 W Annapolis St
West Saint Paul, MN  55118
View map »


Sponsor: Saint James Lutheran Church
Telephone: 651-689-3253
Contact Name: Pastor Dale Critchley
Website »

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Engage your kids in science and engineering summer camps at The Works Museum! Featuring 11 NEW camps and favorites like LEGO Robotics, Code Camp, architecture, and more, summer camp at The Works is...

Cost: $66 - $173

Where:
The Works Museum
9740 Grand Ave S
Bloomington, MN  55420
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Start your day creatively with a little paint and coffee!  With guided instruction, you'll create a 9 x 12 acrylic masterpiece! Have an original pieces of art ready hang the same day! All classes...

Cost: $25.00

Where:
Watch Me Draw Art Studio
20908 Holyoke Ave
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Sponsor: Watch Me Draw Art Studio
Telephone: 952-469-1234
Contact Name: Sherry Hauck
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“Dance with American Girl Dolls” Ballet Camp June 13-16 Bring your favorite American Girl Doll (or another favorite doll) and enjoy a summer camp that is perfect for doll-loving girls! Camp...

Cost: $120.00

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: Academy of Russian Ballet
Telephone: 612 501 9208
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
Website »

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Hot beverages, cool paintings & socializing every Wednesday at Watch Me Draw is just the ticket for “hump” day!  Everything you need to add some creative personal time to look forward to each...

Cost: $25.00 per person

Where:
Watch Me Draw Art Studio
20908 Holyoke Avenue
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Sponsor: Watch Me Draw Art Studio
Telephone: 612-968-0899
Contact Name: Tracy Giza
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Experience dramatic views of the falls this summer at the Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam. The National Park Service will provide free access and tours daily from 9:30am-5:00pm with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Visitor Cente
1 Portland Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55401
View map »


Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: 952-303-2706
Contact Name: John Anfinson
Website »

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Using nature as muse, Norway House brings together three women who have been influential artists in the local Twin Cities and regional arts scene for decades.  Curators Claire Selkurt and Helen...

Cost: The admission fee is $6, $5 for seniors, and is free for members.

Where:
Norway House
913 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
View map »

More information

The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts presentTHIS IS OUR CITY! Featuring work by Ariah Fine, D.A. Bullock, E.G. Bailey, Shá Cage, Mankwe Ndosi,...

Cost: Sliding scale: $3-10 per person

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »


Sponsor: The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612-871-4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
Website »

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On Monday, July 11, 2016, all 30 Mattress Firm stores in Minneapolis will host a school supply drive, the third of Mattress Firm Foster Kids’ six annual donation drives to benefit local foster...

Cost: Contingent upon amount of school supplies donated

Where:
Mattress Firm Stores (all stores in Minneapolis)
Minneapolis, MN


Sponsor: Mattress Firm Foster Kids
Telephone: 214-296-4984
Contact Name: Claire Butterworth
Website »

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WAM Teen Architecture Workshop is an exciting week-long summer program for high school students held at the museum. Students have the opportunity to work with professional architects and designers...

Cost: $200.00

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Weisman Art Museum
Telephone: 612-625-9494
Website »

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  Celebrating the lore of the hauntings of the Banfill-Locke building, this open call exhibition features more than 100 works of art by 67 artists from 15 states and two Canadian provinces. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
6666 East River Rd
Fridley, MN  55432
View map »


Telephone: 763.574.1850
Contact Name: Bethany Whitehead
Website »

More information

The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts present This Is Our City A highly-interactive exhibition telling the complex story of Creative CityMaking...

Cost: Sliding Scale: $3-10

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612.871.4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
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FlyOver America – a new attraction at the Mall of America – is a can’t miss experience for individuals of all ages. During the Ultimate Flying Ride, visitors will experience a breathtaking...

Cost: $16.95 (13+), $12.95 (up to 12 years old)

Where:
FlyOver America - Nickelodeon Universe
5120 Center Court
Mall of America
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Telephone: 612-342-9652
Contact Name: Cristin Kieser

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Textile Center Presents: The Power of Maya Women’s Artistry July 7 – August 27, 2016 Opening Reception: Thursday, July 14, 6–8 pm  By the Cooperativa de Alfombras de Mujeres Maya en...

Cost: free

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Regional Premiere of The Tony® Award Winning musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET . Set on  December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins...

Cost: $29

Where:
Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
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From Aug 3-10, you can sign up for a chance to win the City of Richfield’s Back-to-School Sweepstakes! It’s a perfect mini-vacation in the Twin Cities for the family before summer break ends,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Richfield, MN


Sponsor: Visit Richfield
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Calling all creative thinkers! 3M Art and Technology Competition now open  Have a great idea about how art and technology can intersect? Want to help the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) break...

Cost: FREE

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Minnesota Institute of Art and 3M
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Hot Metal Mold-Making Workshops July 30 & 31 and August 3, 4, & 6, 1pm-4pm Learn about the process of metal casting by making your own iron relief sculpture! Each summer, Iron Artists from...

Cost: $30/small $45/medium $75/large

Where:
Franconia Scupture Park
29836 St Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Eccentric Manhattan socialite Florence Foster Jenkins once declared, “People may say I can't sing, but no one can ever say I didn't sing.” And oh, did she sing — often and loudly, but...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
View map »


Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
Website »

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Team up to get healthy this summer with free recipe tastings, giveaways, a hands-on Kid’s Corner and other fruit and veggie fun. Visit the Healthy Living Challenge Kiosk for the chance to win...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cub Foods
16705 County Rd 24
Plymouth, MN  55447
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Sponsor: Dole
Telephone: 714-881-2363
Contact Name: Amusement Park PR
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Parkway Pizza will be selling slices at the annual Lake Hiawatha Neighborhood Festival. The event features canoe rides, a caricaturist, talent contest, pony rides, and other fun activities. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lake Hiawatha Park
2701 E 44th Street
Minneapoli, MN  55406
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Sponsor: Lake Hiawatha Recreational Council

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MUFFY MACMILLAN INVITES YOU TO A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY to experience an evening of music and conversation with Gene Simmons, actor, author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and co-founder of...

Cost: $500-10,000

Where:
Orono Schools
795 Old Crystal Bay Road North
Orono, MN  55356
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Sponsor: Opportunity International & Matter
Contact Name: Gates Lindquist
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Sign up to get your play on during our summer season! This 4 week play group is available to those who are taking Everyday 3 currently (during May-July)) and up! That means this class is also...

Cost: $105 until 7/6/16 and then $125 after

Where:
Brave New Workshop's Student Union
727 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-2582
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This is a class that is designated for people who've never tried Improv before and are looking for a taste of the basics! This is a 4 week class from 7/20/16-8/10/16 which will focus on getting...

Cost: $125 until 7/6/16 and then $150 after

Where:
Brave New Workshop's Student Union
727 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-2582
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Sign up to get your play on during our summer season! This 4 week play group is available to those who are taking Everyday 1 and 2 currently (during May-July)! This is a great chance to keep...

Cost: $105 until 7/6/16 and then $125 after

Where:
Brave New Workshop's Student Union
727 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 612-377-2582
Website »

More information

Action! Comedy! Romance! Alexandre Dumas’ swashbuckling classic remains timeless in this delightful adaptation that has been called “two hours of pure awesomeness.” You won’t want to miss...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
View map »


Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
Website »

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It’s 1916 and the auto craze has struck Prairie Town with a vengeance, leaving the village crawling with autos.  And not everyone is driving by the rules!  And which model is best?...

Cost: $12.00 each

Where:
Plainview Community Presbyterian Church
505 West Broadway
Plainview, MN  55964
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Sponsor: Plainview Community Theater
Telephone: 507-261-1227
Contact Name: Vicki Schmidt
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Defending Premier League champions Chelsea and A.C. Milan will face off at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Wednesday, August 3 at 8 pm CT as part of the 2016 International Champions Cup. The...

Cost: Tickets starting at $40.00

Where:
U.S. Bank Stadium
401 Chicago Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: U.S. Bank Stadium
Website »

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Expertly performed melodrama and musical olios aboard the Minnesota Centennial Showboat for the final season. Board this floating palace, as thousands have for decades, to enjoy traditional painted...

Cost: $20-$25

Where:
Minnesota Centennial Showboat
Harriet Island Rd.
St. Paul, MN  55107
View map »


Sponsor: University of Minnesota Department of Theatre Arts & Dance
Telephone: 612-625-5380
Contact Name: Dennis Behl
Website »

More information

Associations North 60th Anniversary Celebration Thursday, August 4, 2016, 6:30 - 11 p.m. Aria, 105 No. First Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401 This is a celebration of 60 years of service to...

Cost: $0

Where:
Aria
105 N. First Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
View map »


Sponsor: Associations North (formerly MSAE)
Telephone: 651-647-6388
Contact Name: Angela Kisskeys
Website »

More information

More than 70 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s The Lion King, and now you can, too, when Minneapolis’ best-loved musical returns to the Orpheum...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
910 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 800-859-7469
Website »

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The Summit is a full-day of current and relevant topics on “Leadership in Community Engagement.”  The Summit connects presenters from corporate, nonprofit, and education sectors, with...

Cost: $40-$50

Where:
Hamline University
1536 Hewitt Ave
St. Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Hamline University

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Event Information Event Description A commitment to diversity and inclusion is critical for companies who want to attract top-notch talent and build world-class teams. But simply stating...

Cost: $25.00

Where:
COCO Uptown
1010 West Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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For artist Kat Corrigan, painting dogs is a joy.  She believes that dogs are true embodiments of celebration: their entire bodies are capable of communicating “the extremes of ecstasy and love,...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Atrium Gallery, Bloomington Center for the Arts
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
Contact Name: Rachel Daly
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Engage your kids in science and engineering summer camps at The Works Museum! Featuring 11 NEW camps and favorites like LEGO Robotics, Code Camp, architecture, and more, summer camp at The Works is...

Cost: $66 - $173

Where:
The Works Museum
9740 Grand Ave S
Bloomington, MN  55420
View map »

More information

Join us for VBS as we explore God’s expansive love and forgiveness. We will search His word for signs and clues about where God’s treasure lies and where we can find our treasure in Him....

Cost: 0

Where:
Saint James Lutheran Church
460 W Annapolis St
West Saint Paul, MN  55118
View map »


Sponsor: Saint James Lutheran Church
Telephone: 651-689-3253
Contact Name: Pastor Dale Critchley
Website »

More information

“Dance with American Girl Dolls” Ballet Camp June 13-16 Bring your favorite American Girl Doll (or another favorite doll) and enjoy a summer camp that is perfect for doll-loving girls! Camp...

Cost: $120.00

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
View map »


Sponsor: Academy of Russian Ballet
Telephone: 612 501 9208
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
Website »

More information

Experience dramatic views of the falls this summer at the Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam. The National Park Service will provide free access and tours daily from 9:30am-5:00pm with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Visitor Cente
1 Portland Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55401
View map »


Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: 952-303-2706
Contact Name: John Anfinson
Website »

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Artists in this special edition featured artists show will include Donna Flannery, Ruth Martin, Grace Sheese, and Sean Scott.  Watch this space for more details as plans progress.

Cost: free and Open to the public

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Ave E
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Telephone: 612-339-8007
Contact Name: Northern Clay Center
Website »

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Textile Center Presents: The Power of Maya Women’s Artistry July 7 – August 27, 2016 Opening Reception: Thursday, July 14, 6–8 pm  By the Cooperativa de Alfombras de Mujeres Maya en...

Cost: free

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
View map »

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WE Fest 2016 returns for its 34th year to Soo Pass Ranch with its biggest lineup and country music celebration yet. The three-day music and camping festival will take place Aug. 4-6 in Detroit...

Cost: $95+

Where:
Soo Pass Ranch
25526 Cty Hwy 22
Detroit Lakes, MN  56502
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On Monday, July 11, 2016, all 30 Mattress Firm stores in Minneapolis will host a school supply drive, the third of Mattress Firm Foster Kids’ six annual donation drives to benefit local foster...

Cost: Contingent upon amount of school supplies donated

Where:
Mattress Firm Stores (all stores in Minneapolis)
Minneapolis, MN


Sponsor: Mattress Firm Foster Kids
Telephone: 214-296-4984
Contact Name: Claire Butterworth
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Team up to get healthy this summer with free recipe tastings, giveaways, a hands-on Kid’s Corner and other fruit and veggie fun. Visit the Healthy Living Challenge Kiosk for the chance to win...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cub Foods
3784 150th St W
Rosemount, MN  55068
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Sponsor: Dole
Telephone: 714-881-2363
Contact Name: Amusement Park PR
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Using nature as muse, Norway House brings together three women who have been influential artists in the local Twin Cities and regional arts scene for decades.  Curators Claire Selkurt and Helen...

Cost: The admission fee is $6, $5 for seniors, and is free for members.

Where:
Norway House
913 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts presentTHIS IS OUR CITY! Featuring work by Ariah Fine, D.A. Bullock, E.G. Bailey, Shá Cage, Mankwe Ndosi,...

Cost: Sliding scale: $3-10 per person

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612-871-4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
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  Celebrating the lore of the hauntings of the Banfill-Locke building, this open call exhibition features more than 100 works of art by 67 artists from 15 states and two Canadian provinces. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
6666 East River Rd
Fridley, MN  55432
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Telephone: 763.574.1850
Contact Name: Bethany Whitehead
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WAM Teen Architecture Workshop is an exciting week-long summer program for high school students held at the museum. Students have the opportunity to work with professional architects and designers...

Cost: $200.00

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Weisman Art Museum
Telephone: 612-625-9494
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The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts present This Is Our City A highly-interactive exhibition telling the complex story of Creative CityMaking...

Cost: Sliding Scale: $3-10

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612.871.4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
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From Aug 3-10, you can sign up for a chance to win the City of Richfield’s Back-to-School Sweepstakes! It’s a perfect mini-vacation in the Twin Cities for the family before summer break ends,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Richfield, MN


Sponsor: Visit Richfield
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Rosalux Gallery is pleased to present two solo shows by Minnesota artists Ute Bertog and Betsy Ruth Byers. In Still the night Bertog continues to explore language and communication through...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Rosalux Gallery
1400 Van Buren Street NE
#195
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Rosalux Gallery
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Calling all creative thinkers! 3M Art and Technology Competition now open  Have a great idea about how art and technology can intersect? Want to help the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) break...

Cost: FREE

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Minnesota Institute of Art and 3M
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Hot Metal Mold-Making Workshops July 30 & 31 and August 3, 4, & 6, 1pm-4pm Learn about the process of metal casting by making your own iron relief sculpture! Each summer, Iron Artists from...

Cost: $30/small $45/medium $75/large

Where:
Franconia Scupture Park
29836 St Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Hot Metal Mold-Making Workshops July 30 & 31 and August 3, 4, & 6, 1pm-4pm Learn about the process of metal casting by making your own iron relief sculpture! Each summer, Iron Artists from...

Cost: $30/small $45/medium $75/large

Where:
Franconia Scupture Park
29836 St Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Eccentric Manhattan socialite Florence Foster Jenkins once declared, “People may say I can't sing, but no one can ever say I didn't sing.” And oh, did she sing — often and loudly, but...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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Team up to get healthy this summer with free recipe tastings, giveaways, a hands-on Kid’s Corner and other fruit and veggie fun. Visit the Healthy Living Challenge Kiosk for the chance to win...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cub Foods
15350 Cedar Ave
Apple Valley, MN  55124
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Sponsor: Dole
Telephone: 714-881-2363
Contact Name: Amusement Park PR
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The Rochester Honkers enter their 23rd season as a member of the Northwoods League, the country’s premier summer collegiate baseball league. Every summer, top collegiate players move to Rochester...

Cost: $8-30

Where:
Mayo Field
403 E. Center Street
Rochester, MN  55904
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Sponsor: Rochester Honkers Baseball
Telephone: 507-289-1170
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Authors Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss will be holding a signing and discussion event for their new book, B.S., Incorporated, at Magers & Quinn Booksellers on August 4, 2016 at 7:00pm. B.S.,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Magers & Quinn Booksellers
3038 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, CA  55408
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Sponsor: Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss
Telephone: 805-807-9027
Contact Name: Taylor Ytuarte
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MUFFY MACMILLAN INVITES YOU TO A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY to experience an evening of music and conversation with Gene Simmons, actor, author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and co-founder of...

Cost: $500-10,000

Where:
Orono Schools
795 Old Crystal Bay Road North
Orono, MN  55356
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Sponsor: Opportunity International & Matter
Contact Name: Gates Lindquist
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Regional Premiere of The Tony® Award Winning musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET.  Set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and...

Cost: $34-$40

Where:
Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
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It’s 1916 and the auto craze has struck Prairie Town with a vengeance, leaving the village crawling with autos.  And not everyone is driving by the rules!  And which model is best?...

Cost: $12.00 each

Where:
Plainview Community Presbyterian Church
505 West Broadway
Plainview, MN  55964
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Sponsor: Plainview Community Theater
Telephone: 507-261-1227
Contact Name: Vicki Schmidt
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Action! Comedy! Romance! Alexandre Dumas’ swashbuckling classic remains timeless in this delightful adaptation that has been called “two hours of pure awesomeness.” You won’t want to miss...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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The 2016 campaign for president is well underway, but so many unknowns remain - which candidates will stay in the race, who the parties will nominate, and what controversial revelations will come...

Cost: $18-$32

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Expertly performed melodrama and musical olios aboard the Minnesota Centennial Showboat for the final season. Board this floating palace, as thousands have for decades, to enjoy traditional painted...

Cost: $20-$25

Where:
Minnesota Centennial Showboat
Harriet Island Rd.
St. Paul, MN  55107
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Sponsor: University of Minnesota Department of Theatre Arts & Dance
Telephone: 612-625-5380
Contact Name: Dennis Behl
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More than 70 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s The Lion King, and now you can, too, when Minneapolis’ best-loved musical returns to the Orpheum...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
910 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 800-859-7469
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For artist Kat Corrigan, painting dogs is a joy.  She believes that dogs are true embodiments of celebration: their entire bodies are capable of communicating “the extremes of ecstasy and love,...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Atrium Gallery, Bloomington Center for the Arts
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
Contact Name: Rachel Daly
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Engage your kids in science and engineering summer camps at The Works Museum! Featuring 11 NEW camps and favorites like LEGO Robotics, Code Camp, architecture, and more, summer camp at The Works is...

Cost: $66 - $173

Where:
The Works Museum
9740 Grand Ave S
Bloomington, MN  55420
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Join us for VBS as we explore God’s expansive love and forgiveness. We will search His word for signs and clues about where God’s treasure lies and where we can find our treasure in Him....

Cost: 0

Where:
Saint James Lutheran Church
460 W Annapolis St
West Saint Paul, MN  55118
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Sponsor: Saint James Lutheran Church
Telephone: 651-689-3253
Contact Name: Pastor Dale Critchley
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Artists in this special edition featured artists show will include Donna Flannery, Ruth Martin, Grace Sheese, and Sean Scott.  Watch this space for more details as plans progress.

Cost: free and Open to the public

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Ave E
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Telephone: 612-339-8007
Contact Name: Northern Clay Center
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Experience dramatic views of the falls this summer at the Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam. The National Park Service will provide free access and tours daily from 9:30am-5:00pm with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Visitor Cente
1 Portland Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: 952-303-2706
Contact Name: John Anfinson
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The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts presentTHIS IS OUR CITY! Featuring work by Ariah Fine, D.A. Bullock, E.G. Bailey, Shá Cage, Mankwe Ndosi,...

Cost: Sliding scale: $3-10 per person

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612-871-4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
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WE Fest 2016 returns for its 34th year to Soo Pass Ranch with its biggest lineup and country music celebration yet. The three-day music and camping festival will take place Aug. 4-6 in Detroit...

Cost: $95+

Where:
Soo Pass Ranch
25526 Cty Hwy 22
Detroit Lakes, MN  56502
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Textile Center Presents: The Power of Maya Women’s Artistry July 7 – August 27, 2016 Opening Reception: Thursday, July 14, 6–8 pm  By the Cooperativa de Alfombras de Mujeres Maya en...

Cost: free

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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WAM Teen Architecture Workshop is an exciting week-long summer program for high school students held at the museum. Students have the opportunity to work with professional architects and designers...

Cost: $200.00

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Weisman Art Museum
Telephone: 612-625-9494
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The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts present This Is Our City A highly-interactive exhibition telling the complex story of Creative CityMaking...

Cost: Sliding Scale: $3-10

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »


Sponsor: Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612.871.4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
Website »

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Using nature as muse, Norway House brings together three women who have been influential artists in the local Twin Cities and regional arts scene for decades.  Curators Claire Selkurt and Helen...

Cost: The admission fee is $6, $5 for seniors, and is free for members.

Where:
Norway House
913 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Team up to get healthy this summer with free recipe tastings, giveaways, a hands-on Kid’s Corner and other fruit and veggie fun. Visit the Healthy Living Challenge Kiosk for the chance to win...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cub Foods
7435 179th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Sponsor: Dole
Telephone: 714-881-2363
Contact Name: Amusement Park PR
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On Monday, July 11, 2016, all 30 Mattress Firm stores in Minneapolis will host a school supply drive, the third of Mattress Firm Foster Kids’ six annual donation drives to benefit local foster...

Cost: Contingent upon amount of school supplies donated

Where:
Mattress Firm Stores (all stores in Minneapolis)
Minneapolis, MN


Sponsor: Mattress Firm Foster Kids
Telephone: 214-296-4984
Contact Name: Claire Butterworth
Website »

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  Celebrating the lore of the hauntings of the Banfill-Locke building, this open call exhibition features more than 100 works of art by 67 artists from 15 states and two Canadian provinces. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
6666 East River Rd
Fridley, MN  55432
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Telephone: 763.574.1850
Contact Name: Bethany Whitehead
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With funding from The Minnesota State Arts Board, Epic Enterprises and Z Puppets Rosenschnoz present Monkey Mind Pirates Family Yoga Party.  Meet Captain Fitz and the Monkey Mind Pirates and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Buckham Memorial Library
11 Division St E
Faribault, MN  55021
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Sponsor: Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
Telephone: 612-724-1435
Contact Name: Kathleen Conroy
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Minnesota’s number one art fair – attended by more than 375,000 people each year – is marking its 53rd year with an impressive lineup of internationally recognized artists, special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Uptown, Minneapolis
, MN


Sponsor: Uptown Association
Telephone: (612) 823-4581
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From Aug 3-10, you can sign up for a chance to win the City of Richfield’s Back-to-School Sweepstakes! It’s a perfect mini-vacation in the Twin Cities for the family before summer break ends,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Richfield, MN


Sponsor: Visit Richfield
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Calling all creative thinkers! 3M Art and Technology Competition now open  Have a great idea about how art and technology can intersect? Want to help the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) break...

Cost: FREE

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Minnesota Institute of Art and 3M
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Eccentric Manhattan socialite Florence Foster Jenkins once declared, “People may say I can't sing, but no one can ever say I didn't sing.” And oh, did she sing — often and loudly, but...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
Website »

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Team up to get healthy this summer with free recipe tastings, giveaways, a hands-on Kid’s Corner and other fruit and veggie fun. Visit the Healthy Living Challenge Kiosk for the chance to win...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cub Foods
20250 Heritage Dr
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Sponsor: Dole
Telephone: 714-881-2363
Contact Name: Amusement Park PR
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Ladies Night Out Painting & Social Event! Treat yourself to an evening socializing while creating art with friends or making new ones. You're welcome to bring your own beverage or snack....

Cost: $30.00

Where:
Watch Me Draw Art Studio
20908 Holyoke Ave
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Sponsor: Watch Me Draw Art Studio
Telephone: 952-469-1234
Contact Name: Sherry Hauck
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Come get a taste of Haitian dance and culture with Afoutayi Dance on Friday, August 5 at the Alliance Française. Led by Haitian born choreographer and dancer Djenane St. Juste, this talented dance...

Cost: $10 for AF members; $15 for non-AF members

Where:
Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul
113 N 1st St
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul
Telephone: 612 332 0436
Contact Name: Christina Selandar Bouzouina
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This series of unique and exclusive Cocktail Tours are paired with three distinctly Nordic cocktails and light-bite, Nordic-inspired appetizers from FIKA. Related to the Magnus Nilsson exhibition,...

Cost: $50-55

Where:
Swedish American Institute
2600 Park Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Imagined Theatre presents – ”The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs” – a funny and heartwarming family-friendly show about a collection of colorful animal shelter canines and their quest to find...

Cost: $16-$22

Where:
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 South 4th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Sponsor: Imagined Theatre
Telephone: 763-439-7361
Contact Name: Phil Darg
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MUFFY MACMILLAN INVITES YOU TO A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY to experience an evening of music and conversation with Gene Simmons, actor, author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and co-founder of...

Cost: $500-10,000

Where:
Orono Schools
795 Old Crystal Bay Road North
Orono, MN  55356
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Sponsor: Opportunity International & Matter
Contact Name: Gates Lindquist
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The Rochester Honkers enter their 23rd season as a member of the Northwoods League, the country’s premier summer collegiate baseball league. Every summer, top collegiate players move to Rochester...

Cost: $8-30

Where:
Mayo Field
403 E. Center Street
Rochester, MN  55904
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Sponsor: Rochester Honkers Baseball
Telephone: 507-289-1170
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The 2016 campaign for president is well underway, but so many unknowns remain - which candidates will stay in the race, who the parties will nominate, and what controversial revelations will come...

Cost: $18-$32

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Regional Premiere of The Tony® Award Winning musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET.  Set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and...

Cost: $34-$40

Where:
Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
View map »


Telephone: 952-474-5951
Website »

More information

Action! Comedy! Romance! Alexandre Dumas’ swashbuckling classic remains timeless in this delightful adaptation that has been called “two hours of pure awesomeness.” You won’t want to miss...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
View map »


Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
Website »

More information

It’s 1916 and the auto craze has struck Prairie Town with a vengeance, leaving the village crawling with autos.  And not everyone is driving by the rules!  And which model is best?...

Cost: $12.00 each

Where:
Plainview Community Presbyterian Church
505 West Broadway
Plainview, MN  55964
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Sponsor: Plainview Community Theater
Telephone: 507-261-1227
Contact Name: Vicki Schmidt
Website »

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Expertly performed melodrama and musical olios aboard the Minnesota Centennial Showboat for the final season. Board this floating palace, as thousands have for decades, to enjoy traditional painted...

Cost: $20-$25

Where:
Minnesota Centennial Showboat
Harriet Island Rd.
St. Paul, MN  55107
View map »


Sponsor: University of Minnesota Department of Theatre Arts & Dance
Telephone: 612-625-5380
Contact Name: Dennis Behl
Website »

More information

More than 70 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s The Lion King, and now you can, too, when Minneapolis’ best-loved musical returns to the Orpheum...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
910 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 800-859-7469
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Come join the glowing yoga session festivities with happy beats, string lights, glowing bubbles, black lights and yoga at Soul Pose in Twin Cities on Saturday, August 6 at the Minneapolis...

Cost: Team| $24.99 Individual | $29.99

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center Ballroom A & B
1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Soul Pose brings the party to your mat with a fun, interactive yoga experience...and zero intimidation factor. Whether you're a newbie or a yoga pro - this is for you! Soul Pose is less like a...

Cost: $24.99 - $29.99

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Avenue South
Ballroom A&B
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Enjoy this unique riding experience on the Mesabi Trail, NE Minnesota's premier paved bicycle trail. The 2016 tour is designed for serious riders and families alike, choose from four different...

Cost: $45 individuals / $90 families

Where:
Mesabi Trail - NE Minnesota
506 No 9th Ave
Virginia , MN  55792
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Sponsor: Club Mesabi
Telephone: 218-749-4331
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August 6, 2016 8:00 AM Start Time Rotary Strive Scholarship Race Taco John's Run Baby Run 5K Run/Walk 10K Run   Click HERE for online registration (Midwest Events)   This race starts at...

Cost: $25 to $35

Where:
White Bear Lake Boatworks Commons
4495 Lake Ave S
White Bear Lake, MN  55110
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Sponsor: White Bear Lake Rotary Club
Telephone: 651-357-6109
Contact Name: Dale Grambush
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For artist Kat Corrigan, painting dogs is a joy.  She believes that dogs are true embodiments of celebration: their entire bodies are capable of communicating “the extremes of ecstasy and love,...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Atrium Gallery, Bloomington Center for the Arts
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
Contact Name: Rachel Daly
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Be one of the hundreds of supporters and participants at the Twin Cities Team Hope Walk & 5K Run, which supports the fight against Huntington's Disease and the search for a cure!  Runners of all...

Cost: $15 - $35

Where:
Como Park (Lakeside Pavilion)
1360 Lexington Pkwy N
Saint Paul, MN  55117
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Sponsor: Huntington's Disease Society of America
Telephone: 651-324-3910
Contact Name: Ronnie Ambriz
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Engage your kids in science and engineering summer camps at The Works Museum! Featuring 11 NEW camps and favorites like LEGO Robotics, Code Camp, architecture, and more, summer camp at The Works is...

Cost: $66 - $173

Where:
The Works Museum
9740 Grand Ave S
Bloomington, MN  55420
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Experience dramatic views of the falls this summer at the Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam. The National Park Service will provide free access and tours daily from 9:30am-5:00pm with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Visitor Cente
1 Portland Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55401
View map »


Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: 952-303-2706
Contact Name: John Anfinson
Website »

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Artists in this special edition featured artists show will include Donna Flannery, Ruth Martin, Grace Sheese, and Sean Scott.  Watch this space for more details as plans progress.

Cost: free and Open to the public

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Ave E
Minneapolis, MN  55406
View map »


Telephone: 612-339-8007
Contact Name: Northern Clay Center
Website »

More information

Textile Center Presents: The Power of Maya Women’s Artistry July 7 – August 27, 2016 Opening Reception: Thursday, July 14, 6–8 pm  By the Cooperativa de Alfombras de Mujeres Maya en...

Cost: free

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
View map »

More information

  Celebrating the lore of the hauntings of the Banfill-Locke building, this open call exhibition features more than 100 works of art by 67 artists from 15 states and two Canadian provinces. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
6666 East River Rd
Fridley, MN  55432
View map »


Telephone: 763.574.1850
Contact Name: Bethany Whitehead
Website »

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This is a guitar lovers dream weekend!  There will be an exhibit of amazing hand crafted guitars and ukuleles at the McNally Smith School of Music in St Paul MN.  The makers will be there to...

Cost: $5 or free with student ID

Where:
McNally Smith College of Music
19 E Exchange St
St Paul, MN
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Telephone: 612-483-9394
Contact Name: Tim Reede
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The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts presentTHIS IS OUR CITY! Featuring work by Ariah Fine, D.A. Bullock, E.G. Bailey, Shá Cage, Mankwe Ndosi,...

Cost: Sliding scale: $3-10 per person

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »


Sponsor: The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Program and Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612-871-4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
Website »

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On Monday, July 11, 2016, all 30 Mattress Firm stores in Minneapolis will host a school supply drive, the third of Mattress Firm Foster Kids’ six annual donation drives to benefit local foster...

Cost: Contingent upon amount of school supplies donated

Where:
Mattress Firm Stores (all stores in Minneapolis)
Minneapolis, MN


Sponsor: Mattress Firm Foster Kids
Telephone: 214-296-4984
Contact Name: Claire Butterworth
Website »

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HazelFest, presented by Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, is a day-long chemical-free community festival that features bands, recovery speakers, exhibitors, food trucks, and family activities. This...

Cost: $15 in advance, $25 at the door, Kids 12 and under are FREE!

Where:
Hazelden Campus
15251 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Center City, MN  55012
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Telephone: 651-213-4147
Contact Name: Mike
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Using nature as muse, Norway House brings together three women who have been influential artists in the local Twin Cities and regional arts scene for decades.  Curators Claire Selkurt and Helen...

Cost: The admission fee is $6, $5 for seniors, and is free for members.

Where:
Norway House
913 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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WE Fest 2016 returns for its 34th year to Soo Pass Ranch with its biggest lineup and country music celebration yet. The three-day music and camping festival will take place Aug. 4-6 in Detroit...

Cost: $95+

Where:
Soo Pass Ranch
25526 Cty Hwy 22
Detroit Lakes, MN  56502
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Community Collaboration Hot Metal Pour August 6, 11am-6pm Artists from around the world converge at Franconia to create cast metal sculpture! We invite the public to participate in this unique...

Cost: free

Where:
Franconia Scupture Park
29836 St Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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This ain’t your Daddy’s fun run. The Craft Beer Relay is like nothing you have done before. The 5k’ish 4 person relay will challenge your will and your palate as you and your teammates...

Cost: 249

Where:
Afton Alsp
6600 Peller Avenue South
Hastings, MN  55033
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Sponsor: Craft Beer Relay
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Interested in all grain brewing, but don’t have the room or are intimidated by the process?  Looking to take the next step after extract brews?  This class is for you!  We will go over...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Northern Brewer- St. Paul
1150 Grand Ave
St. Paul, MN , MN  55105
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Sponsor: Northern Brewer- St. Paul
Telephone: 651-223-6114
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Go All-Grain! Learn how to brew with our knowledgeable staff in a small group environment. We’ll brew a batch of beer so you can visually see the process from beginning to end. This class will...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Northern Brewer- Minneapolis
6021 Lyndale Ave S.
Minneapolis , MN  55419
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Sponsor: Northern Brewer- Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-843-4444
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Tired of bottling your beer? Stop in for the Intro to Kegging class to learn the basics of kegging your beer at home. We will explain the "ins" and "outs" of kegging and force carbonating your...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Midwest Supplies
Saint Louis Park , MN

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From Aug 3-10, you can sign up for a chance to win the City of Richfield’s Back-to-School Sweepstakes! It’s a perfect mini-vacation in the Twin Cities for the family before summer break ends,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Richfield, MN


Sponsor: Visit Richfield
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Minnesota’s number one art fair – attended by more than 375,000 people each year – is marking its 53rd year with an impressive lineup of internationally recognized artists, special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Uptown, Minneapolis
, MN


Sponsor: Uptown Association
Telephone: (612) 823-4581
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Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature.  From the pioneering trappers and hunters that traveled...

Cost: $7.50/person. $20/family of 4, Always FREE to military, past & present!

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Telephone: 612- 467- WOLF(9653)
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Calling all creative thinkers! 3M Art and Technology Competition now open  Have a great idea about how art and technology can intersect? Want to help the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) break...

Cost: FREE

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Minnesota Institute of Art and 3M
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Hot Metal Mold-Making Workshops July 30 & 31 and August 3, 4, & 6, 1pm-4pm Learn about the process of metal casting by making your own iron relief sculpture! Each summer, Iron Artists from...

Cost: $30/small $45/medium $75/large

Where:
Franconia Scupture Park
29836 St Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Hot Metal Mold-Making Workshops July 30 & 31 and August 3, 4, & 6, 1pm-4pm Learn about the process of metal casting by making your own iron relief sculpture! Each summer, Iron Artists from...

Cost: $30/small $45/medium $75/large

Where:
Franconia Scupture Park
29836 St Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Eccentric Manhattan socialite Florence Foster Jenkins once declared, “People may say I can't sing, but no one can ever say I didn't sing.” And oh, did she sing — often and loudly, but...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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2016 BLUES BREWS N BBQS This is our fifth annual BBNBBQs! That's five years of building community, and supporting PRISM and Twin Cities Habitat - great organizations bringing people together to...

Cost: 12 - 18

Where:
Mount Olivet Lutheran Church of Plymouth
12235 Old Rockford Road
Plymouth
MN, MN  55441
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Sponsor: Higher Grounds
Telephone: 651-202-1686
Contact Name: Joe Kaatz
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MUFFY MACMILLAN INVITES YOU TO A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY to experience an evening of music and conversation with Gene Simmons, actor, author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and co-founder of...

Cost: $500-10,000

Where:
Orono Schools
795 Old Crystal Bay Road North
Orono, MN  55356
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Sponsor: Opportunity International & Matter
Contact Name: Gates Lindquist
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Skyway Theatre Presents:B-Side Players - Tribute to Curtis MayfieldSat. August 6, 2016• B-Side PlayersThe B-Side Players are a San Diego based band that incorporate the sounds of Cuba, Jamaica,...

Cost: $15 ADV $18 DOS

Where:
Studio B
711 Hennepine Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55402
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Telephone: 612-333-6100
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Action! Comedy! Romance! Alexandre Dumas’ swashbuckling classic remains timeless in this delightful adaptation that has been called “two hours of pure awesomeness.” You won’t want to miss...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co.
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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The 2016 campaign for president is well underway, but so many unknowns remain - which candidates will stay in the race, who the parties will nominate, and what controversial revelations will come...

Cost: $18-$32

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Regional Premiere of The Tony® Award Winning musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET.  Set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and...

Cost: $34-$40

Where:
Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
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Expertly performed melodrama and musical olios aboard the Minnesota Centennial Showboat for the final season. Board this floating palace, as thousands have for decades, to enjoy traditional painted...

Cost: $20-$25

Where:
Minnesota Centennial Showboat
Harriet Island Rd.
St. Paul, MN  55107
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Sponsor: University of Minnesota Department of Theatre Arts & Dance
Telephone: 612-625-5380
Contact Name: Dennis Behl
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Come get your GLOW on while supporting the Lakeville Police and Fire Departments. All ages and abilities welcome!    Saturday, August 6th  Run starts at 9pm    5K non-timed run l 1.25...

Cost: Advanced Registration - $25 per person • May 8th – Aug. 5th

Where:
Lakevill Fire Station #4
9465 185th St.
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Sponsor: Lakeville Public Safety Foundation
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Saturday August 6th 2016 Skyway Theatre Presents.. BAILO w/ Jsquared, Que$o & MORE!•BailoBailo (Gennaro Bailo) was born August 7, 1991 in Brooklyn, but raised in Queens, NY. He spent much...

Cost: $10

Where:
THE LOFT
711 Hennepine Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55402
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Red Zone Rush is a football-themed 5K race and kids fun run that ends by celebrating with food, music and kids activities. This race is presented by Brookwood Community Church in Shakopee and...

Cost: $15-$40

Where:
Huber Park
150 Fillmore Street N
Shakopee, MN  55379
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Sponsor: Brookwood Community Church
Telephone: 952-233-8946
Contact Name: Gary Elfert
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More than 70 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s The Lion King, and now you can, too, when Minneapolis’ best-loved musical returns to the Orpheum...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
910 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 800-859-7469
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