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Duck Dynasty

How three brothers from Minnesota came to rule the obscure and peculiar world of competitive duck painting


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The thin, thoughtful man who answers the door wears gray sweats, hiking shoes, and a couple days’ growth of beard. Joe Hautman, of Plymouth, doesn’t look like a theoretical physicist, which he is. He  doesn’t look like one of the country’s leading wildlife artists, either, although he’s that, too. Nor does he look like his two brothers, who are also wildlife painters—among the best known in American art today.

But as Hautman narrates a tour of his elegant mid-century-modern house, clues to his family’s story emerge. He passes several framed paintings on the walls, all originals, bearing the signature “Elaine Hautman.” The walls of his light-filled studio are hung with what to some might seem a macabre collection of animal parts: the disembodied but elegantly arrayed tail feathers of a pheasant, and the severed wings of at least half a dozen ducks, one of which is affixed to the wall with a throwing dart. Taxidermied waterfowl line his bookshelves, some nobly standing, others frozen in eternal flight.

“Reference,” he says by way of explanation, and in a weird sort of way, it’s a perfectly eloquent way to start the story of how Joe Hautman and his two brothers have, since 1989, established one of Minnesota’s most peculiar and astounding little dynasties.


Unless you follow the off-the-radar world of competitive duck painting, you were probably unaware that Joe Hautman won the annual Federal Duck Stamp Contest last October. His painting of a single, swimming wood duck earned Hautman his fourth win in the only juried art show run by the U.S. government. His reign will end later this month, when the faithful gather in Ogden, Utah, to crown his successor.

The uninitiated may need context: the Federal Duck Stamp Contest is held each year to choose a design for the Federal Duck Stamp, which is the revenue stamp that all waterfowl hunters in the United States over the age of 16 are required to buy before they can hunt. Minnesota buys more of them than any other state in the country. The revenue from the sale of that stamp—more than $750 million and counting since 1934—is used to conserve waterfowl habitat. Since it began, the Duck Stamp Program has protected an area larger than the state of Massachusetts. Much of the National Wildlife Refuge System was created using duck-stamp money, and the program is widely considered the most successful conservation initiative in history.

The program’s centerpiece, though, is a quirky, archaic annual art contest in which artists compete to have their painting on the stamp. More than honor is at stake. While there’s no prize money (the winner gets a pane of their stamps signed by the Secretary of the Interior), each year’s winning artist retains the rights to his or her painting, and there’s a fortune to be made from print sales and licensing. And so each year, competitors, fans, and collectors disappear down an obscure and uniquely American rabbit hole into a wonderland of talent, ego, art, controversy, big money, and occasional scandal.

The artists work within a rigid framework of contest rules that dictate everything from the year’s eligible species, to the size and type of painting surface, to the appropriate seasonal foliage and plumage that can appear in the painting. Winning entries have featured standing birds, sitting birds, swimming birds, flying birds, fall plumage, spring plumage, birds taking off, birds landing, birds alone or in pairs or with hatchlings. Choosing the right combination of those elements, and executing a painting well enough to win, may require hundreds of hours of work.

Joe Hautman’s four wins are remarkable enough. But his younger brother Jim, of Chaska, won the contest the year before with his painting of two specklebelly geese. That was Jim’s fourth win as well. Their brother Bob, of Delano, has won the contest twice, and finished second to Jim in 2010. Between 1989 and 2011, the three brothers won the coveted title “Federal Duck Stamp Artist” an astounding 10 times, and one of them has been among the top three finishers all but a few times in the last 24 years.

Their record is especially impressive because the brothers typically compete for the title against more than 200 other artists, including some of the finest wildlife painters in the country. Their record is statistically improbable because the five contest judges are different every year and have no idea who painted each entry. Plus, rules of the intense, high-stakes competition require winners to sit out the three contests after their win. That means that in at least six of the contests since 1989, two of the three Hautman brothers were ineligible to compete.

Their success has made the Hautmans what one fellow competitor calls “the New York Yankees” of the contest. But the only problem with comparing the brothers to baseball’s most storied franchise is that it actually diminishes what the three sibling wildlife artists have accomplished. “They’ve zeroed in on this thing as the main focus in their lives,” says long-time Hautman friend and wildlife artist Bruce Miller of Mound, whose own victory in the 1992 Federal Duck Stamp Contest launched his art career. “And the three of them, they’re smart guys. Joe used to be a physicist. So they’ve analyzed this thing down to the minutiae, and they have every little thing figured out. That’s what they decided to do.”


If you’re familiar with the Hautman name, it’s likely not from their dominance in the contest. If the name rings a bell, it’s probably from the Coen brothers’ 1996 film Fargo, which features a subplot revolving around Norm Gunderson, the husband of pregnant police chief Marge Gunderson, and his entry in that year’s contest. Norm frets about his chances, and in the movie’s final scene, he quietly announces that his mallard painting has, as expected, finished behind an unnamed Hautman painting of a blue-winged teal.

The Hautman reference is no fluke. Ethan and Joel Coen grew up as childhood friends of the Hautmans in St. Louis Park. Jim and Bob were living together at the time the Coens were making the movie, and the filmmakers raided their studio of old brushes, paint supplies, and mounted birds to prop the walls of the Gunderson home.

Because of their success and that odd footnote in film history, the Hautman name arises quickly and often in any discussion of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest, usually in reverent whispers. They’re that good. Individual artists have achieved no-less-laudable records. For example, back in the days before winners were required to take a three-year hiatus after their victory, Iowa’s Maynard Reece won the Federal Duck Stamp Contest a record five times between 1947 and 1970. But no name has dominated the competition like that of the Hautmans. They may be the only wildlife artists besides John James Audubon whose name has crossed over into American popular culture.
If you’re looking for a point of origin to their story, you’ll find a clue hanging above a marble-faced fireplace in the music room of Joe Hautman’s home. An oil-on-canvas painting, probably done in the late 1940s or early 1950s, features five canvasbacks in flight. By today’s hyperrealistic duck-stamp standards, it’s crude and ill-proportioned. But it’s obviously hung in a place of honor. The understated signature in the lower right corner reads simply, “Hautman.”

“My dad painted it,” Joe Hautman says with pride.
 

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Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) presents We the People, inviting four guest curators to select work by prominent local and national artists that sheds light on the complexities of...

Cost: Admission is free and open to the public

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 East 4th Street
Suite 101
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Minnesota Museum of American Art
Telephone: 651-797-2571
Contact Name: Susannah Schouweiler
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Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
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Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Telephone: 161-287-14907
Website »

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The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly opens its fall exhibition season with a show by Minnesota artist and apparel designer Anupama Pasricha. Pasricha, who was born...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

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Did you know that 98,000 children 3 and under in the Twin Cities metro area do not have enough diapers? That 1 in 3 families, struggling to choose between purchasing diapers or purchasing food....

Cost: Free

Where:
LifeTrack St. Paul
709 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN  55104
View map »


Sponsor: Diaper Bank of Minnesota
Telephone: 715-338-1190
Contact Name: Lauren Buchholz
Website »

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Beyond the Canvas September 16 - October 28, 2017 Artist Reception Saturday, September 23, 2017 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Kolman & Pryor Gallery is pleased to present its first sculpture...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
Website »

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The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly presents an exhibition by Minnesota native Lizzie Wortham. Wortham’s oil paintings are abstracted representations of girls...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Join Great River Greening with our initiative to collect one million native milkweed seeds and play a major part in the future of butterflies, which among other pollinators have been declining in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great River Greening
35 West Water Street Suite 201
Saint Paul, MN  55107
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Sponsor: Great River Greening
Telephone: 651-272-3993
Contact Name: May Yang
Website »

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 30, 2017 Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2017 third quarter exhibition:  ...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
Website »

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Painting it Forward Community Event Everyday we are bombarded by negativity. What if each one of us took a moment to spread just one act of Kindness. With the Kindness Rock Project - we can do...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Pinot's Palette - St. Louis Park
4712 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park , MN  55416
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Sponsor: Pinot's Palette
Telephone: 612-440-6744
Contact Name: Jessica Meeks
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Macalester College Art Gallery and Art CommonsSeptember 22- October 25   The Law Warschaw Gallery at Macalester College is pleased to present Iyapo Repository, a collection of digital and...

Cost: None

Where:
Law Warschaw Gallery
1600 Grand Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Treat that special someone (or anyone really!) to a delicious night out in Downtown Minneapolis. Each Monday night (6pm - 9pm), Day Block Brewing hosts Date Night- a happy hour special where $35...

Cost: $35

Where:
Day Block Brewing Company
1105 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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September is open membership month for the Eagan Women of Note. Women in the south-metro area who love to sing and may be interested in joining the non-audition choir are invited to visit Monday...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Falcon Ridge Middle School
12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd
Apple Valley, MN  55124
View map »


Contact Name: Patty
Website »

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You’re invited to the Playwrights’ Center’s highly anticipated Taste of the Season, a special fundraiser to kick off our 2017-18 season of readings and writers. Join us to hear four of this...

Cost: 35

Where:
The Playwrights' Center
2301 East Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Sponsor: Playwrights' Center
Telephone: 612-332-7481
Contact Name: Krystal
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Cost: check options

Where:
Xcel Energy Center
St. Paul, MN


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Aladdin The Disney Musical  

Cost: check options

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
, MN


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Day Block Brewing's weekly Open Mic night! Every Monday, Open Mic will be hosted in the dining area accompanied by our $3 Select Pint of the day! Sign up opens up: 8 PMOpen Mic: 9 - 11 PM Hosted...

Cost: Free

Where:
Day Block Brewing Company
1105 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume August 18 – September 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m. “Physicists...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Inez Greenberg Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
Website »

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Immerse yourself in tranquility at SEA LIFE at Mall of America’s Yoga under the Sea on Saturday, September 23rd and 30th. Our world famous tunnel provides a 180 degree view of sharks, sea turtles...

Cost: $39 + Tax

Where:
SEA LIFE at Mall of America
120 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Telephone: 952-853-0612
Website »

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Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
Website »

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Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
Website »

More information

Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
Website »

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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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Join us for a special one-hour tour and program that will provide a firsthand look at the innovative work of Think Small. Executive Leadership, staff, and friends will share stories illustrating...

Cost: Free

Where:
Think Small
10 Yorkton Ct.
St. Paul, MN  55110
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Telephone: 651-641-3543
Contact Name: Trisha France
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Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) presents We the People, inviting four guest curators to select work by prominent local and national artists that sheds light on the complexities of...

Cost: Admission is free and open to the public

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 East 4th Street
Suite 101
St. Paul, MN  55101
View map »


Sponsor: Minnesota Museum of American Art
Telephone: 651-797-2571
Contact Name: Susannah Schouweiler
Website »

More information

Open for the Season Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open for the eighth season This year's temporary exhibit will be on the tenth anniversary of...

Cost: $4/adult, $2/youth 5-18, Free under 5

Where:
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Telephone: 218-388-9915
Contact Name: Bonnie Schudy
Website »

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Sometimes the surface is the result of deliberate gesture and the aggression of the fire, as in the stoneware and porcelain work of Bill Gossman. Sometimes the surface shows evidence of years of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis , MN  55406
View map »

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Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
View map »


Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
Website »

More information

Swirling Currents, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of woodcut prints by Jean Gumpper, opens September 9th at Groveland Gallery. Over the past 25 years, Gumpper’s work has been exhibited nationally and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »

More information

Join Great River Greening with our initiative to collect one million native milkweed seeds and play a major part in the future of butterflies, which among other pollinators have been declining in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great River Greening
35 West Water Street Suite 201
Saint Paul, MN  55107
View map »


Sponsor: Great River Greening
Telephone: 651-272-3993
Contact Name: May Yang
Website »

More information

Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
View map »


Telephone: 161-287-14907
Website »

More information

The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly opens its fall exhibition season with a show by Minnesota artist and apparel designer Anupama Pasricha. Pasricha, who was born...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Did you know that 98,000 children 3 and under in the Twin Cities metro area do not have enough diapers? That 1 in 3 families, struggling to choose between purchasing diapers or purchasing food....

Cost: Free

Where:
LifeTrack St. Paul
709 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN  55104
View map »


Sponsor: Diaper Bank of Minnesota
Telephone: 715-338-1190
Contact Name: Lauren Buchholz
Website »

More information

The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly presents an exhibition by Minnesota native Lizzie Wortham. Wortham’s oil paintings are abstracted representations of girls...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Beyond the Canvas September 16 - October 28, 2017 Artist Reception Saturday, September 23, 2017 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Kolman & Pryor Gallery is pleased to present its first sculpture...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
View map »


Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
Website »

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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Finding the Balance, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. In March of this year, Maakestad received an Artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 30, 2017 Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2017 third quarter exhibition:  ...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
Website »

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Engage with local makers and see on-site demos at The Collective in Person! A complimentary event with RSVP, there will be light appetizers accompanied with wine, beer and cocktail tastings as you...

Cost: free

Where:
Hennepin Made
, MN


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Macalester College Art Gallery and Art CommonsSeptember 22- October 25   The Law Warschaw Gallery at Macalester College is pleased to present Iyapo Repository, a collection of digital and...

Cost: None

Where:
Law Warschaw Gallery
1600 Grand Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »

More information

You’re invited to the Playwrights’ Center’s highly anticipated Taste of the Season, a special fundraiser to kick off our 2017-18 season of readings and writers. Join us to hear four of this...

Cost: 35

Where:
The Playwrights' Center
2301 East Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55406
View map »


Sponsor: Playwrights' Center
Telephone: 612-332-7481
Contact Name: Krystal
Website »

More information

September is open membership month for the Eagan Women of Note. Women in the south-metro area who love to sing and may be interested in joining the non-audition choir are invited to visit Monday...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Falcon Ridge Middle School
12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd
Apple Valley, MN  55124
View map »


Contact Name: Patty
Website »

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Hey, neighbor! Do you live in the 55401, 55454, or 55415? Stop in after 7:00pm every Tuesday night, show your ID (or proof of mailing address) and receive 15% off your tab! Spread the word to all...

Cost: Free

Where:
Day Block Brewing Company
1105 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis , MN  55415
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An upscale, cocktail-style fundraiser ($70 per person) will take place on September 26th from 7-9pm at the Rose Street Patisserie (inside and under a tent in their parking lot) along with 10-12...

Cost: $70/person

Where:
Rose Street Patisserie
2811 W 43rd St.
Minneapolis, MN  55410
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Telephone: 952-818-9066
Contact Name: Tippy Madden

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Cost: check options

Where:
Xcel Energy Center
St. Paul, MN


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Aladdin The Disney Musical  

Cost: check options

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
, MN


Website »

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Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume August 18 – September 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m. “Physicists...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Inez Greenberg Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
View map »


Telephone: 952-563-8575
Website »

More information

Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
View map »


Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
Website »

More information

Immerse yourself in tranquility at SEA LIFE at Mall of America’s Yoga under the Sea on Saturday, September 23rd and 30th. Our world famous tunnel provides a 180 degree view of sharks, sea turtles...

Cost: $39 + Tax

Where:
SEA LIFE at Mall of America
120 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
View map »


Telephone: 952-853-0612
Website »

More information

Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
Website »

More information

Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
Website »

More information

Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
Website »

More information

In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
View map »


Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
Website »

More information

Open for the Season Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open for the eighth season This year's temporary exhibit will be on the tenth anniversary of...

Cost: $4/adult, $2/youth 5-18, Free under 5

Where:
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN  55604
View map »


Sponsor: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Telephone: 218-388-9915
Contact Name: Bonnie Schudy
Website »

More information

Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) presents We the People, inviting four guest curators to select work by prominent local and national artists that sheds light on the complexities of...

Cost: Admission is free and open to the public

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 East 4th Street
Suite 101
St. Paul, MN  55101
View map »


Sponsor: Minnesota Museum of American Art
Telephone: 651-797-2571
Contact Name: Susannah Schouweiler
Website »

More information

Sometimes the surface is the result of deliberate gesture and the aggression of the fire, as in the stoneware and porcelain work of Bill Gossman. Sometimes the surface shows evidence of years of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis , MN  55406
View map »

More information

Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
View map »


Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
Website »

More information

Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
View map »


Telephone: 161-287-14907
Website »

More information

The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly opens its fall exhibition season with a show by Minnesota artist and apparel designer Anupama Pasricha. Pasricha, who was born...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Join Great River Greening with our initiative to collect one million native milkweed seeds and play a major part in the future of butterflies, which among other pollinators have been declining in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great River Greening
35 West Water Street Suite 201
Saint Paul, MN  55107
View map »


Sponsor: Great River Greening
Telephone: 651-272-3993
Contact Name: May Yang
Website »

More information

Did you know that 98,000 children 3 and under in the Twin Cities metro area do not have enough diapers? That 1 in 3 families, struggling to choose between purchasing diapers or purchasing food....

Cost: Free

Where:
LifeTrack St. Paul
709 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN  55104
View map »


Sponsor: Diaper Bank of Minnesota
Telephone: 715-338-1190
Contact Name: Lauren Buchholz
Website »

More information

Swirling Currents, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of woodcut prints by Jean Gumpper, opens September 9th at Groveland Gallery. Over the past 25 years, Gumpper’s work has been exhibited nationally and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Finding the Balance, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. In March of this year, Maakestad received an Artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »

More information

The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly presents an exhibition by Minnesota native Lizzie Wortham. Wortham’s oil paintings are abstracted representations of girls...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Beyond the Canvas September 16 - October 28, 2017 Artist Reception Saturday, September 23, 2017 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Kolman & Pryor Gallery is pleased to present its first sculpture...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
View map »


Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
Website »

More information

Calling all country music fans! A Tribute to the Legendary Ladies of Country Music! Dolly, Loretta, Reba and More! Troupe America pays tribute to current and legendary country greats at the...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
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Telephone: 612-716-0556
Contact Name: Jennifer Weismann
Website »

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 30, 2017 Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2017 third quarter exhibition:  ...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
View map »


Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
Website »

More information

THE WOMAN’S CLUB OF MINNEAPOLIS PRESENTSSTRICTLY SOCIALWednesday, September 275:00 – 8:00 pmRebecca Anderson & Laurie Phillips, Guest SpeakersAuthors of the Suicide Survivors’ Club Book...

Cost: $30

Where:
The Woman's Club of Minneapolis
410 Oak Grove Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: The Woman's Club of Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-813-5300
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Join authors Layli Long Soldier, Carmen Maria Machado, Danez Smith, Graywolf publisher Fiona McCrae, and Graywolf executive editor Jeff Shotts for a dynamic evening of conversation, poetry, prose,...

Cost: $30 Bookmark and $150 Publisher tickets

Where:
Aria
105 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Macalester College Art Gallery and Art CommonsSeptember 22- October 25   The Law Warschaw Gallery at Macalester College is pleased to present Iyapo Repository, a collection of digital and...

Cost: None

Where:
Law Warschaw Gallery
1600 Grand Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »

More information

September is open membership month for the Eagan Women of Note. Women in the south-metro area who love to sing and may be interested in joining the non-audition choir are invited to visit Monday...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Falcon Ridge Middle School
12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd
Apple Valley, MN  55124
View map »


Contact Name: Patty
Website »

More information

Cost: check options

Where:
Xcel Energy Center
St. Paul, MN


Website »

More information

Free Public Lecture The 12th Annual Irving and Edythe Misel Family Lecture, hosted by the William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute, is being held on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 7:00...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak St. SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute
Telephone: 612-625-6055
Contact Name: Alicia Canfield
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Aladdin The Disney Musical  

Cost: check options

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
, MN


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String by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Sean Byrd Sep. 15 – Oct. 15 This hilarious romantic comedy chronicles the unlikely courtship between a poet and a pizza delivery boy. Don't miss out...

Cost: $23-$27

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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Come be a part of the studio audience for Minnesota Tonight, the show that keeps you up to date on your state! In a style similar to The Daily Show, Minnesota Tonight takes on politics,...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Brave New Workshop ETC Theatre
824 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume August 18 – September 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m. “Physicists...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Inez Greenberg Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
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Join us for a morning of inspiration, breast cancer awareness and celebration of community to help local women receive needed screening mammograms and diagnostic services. Complimentary breakfast;...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wayzata Country Club
200 Wayzata Blvd. W.
Wayzata, MN
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Contact Name: Hannah Hegman
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Join us for a morning of inspiration, breast cancer awareness and celebration of community to help local women receive needed screening mammograms and diagnostic services. Complimentary breakfast;...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wayzata Country Club
200 Wayzata Blvd. W.
Wayzata, MN
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Contact Name: Hannah Hegman
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Immerse yourself in tranquility at SEA LIFE at Mall of America’s Yoga under the Sea on Saturday, September 23rd and 30th. Our world famous tunnel provides a 180 degree view of sharks, sea turtles...

Cost: $39 + Tax

Where:
SEA LIFE at Mall of America
120 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Telephone: 952-853-0612
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Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
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Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
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Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
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Sometimes the surface is the result of deliberate gesture and the aggression of the fire, as in the stoneware and porcelain work of Bill Gossman. Sometimes the surface shows evidence of years of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis , MN  55406
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Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) presents We the People, inviting four guest curators to select work by prominent local and national artists that sheds light on the complexities of...

Cost: Admission is free and open to the public

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 East 4th Street
Suite 101
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Minnesota Museum of American Art
Telephone: 651-797-2571
Contact Name: Susannah Schouweiler
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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Open for the Season Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open for the eighth season This year's temporary exhibit will be on the tenth anniversary of...

Cost: $4/adult, $2/youth 5-18, Free under 5

Where:
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Telephone: 218-388-9915
Contact Name: Bonnie Schudy
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Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
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Beyond the Canvas September 16 - October 28, 2017 Artist Reception Saturday, September 23, 2017 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Kolman & Pryor Gallery is pleased to present its first sculpture...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
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The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly opens its fall exhibition season with a show by Minnesota artist and apparel designer Anupama Pasricha. Pasricha, who was born...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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Did you know that 98,000 children 3 and under in the Twin Cities metro area do not have enough diapers? That 1 in 3 families, struggling to choose between purchasing diapers or purchasing food....

Cost: Free

Where:
LifeTrack St. Paul
709 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Diaper Bank of Minnesota
Telephone: 715-338-1190
Contact Name: Lauren Buchholz
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Join Great River Greening with our initiative to collect one million native milkweed seeds and play a major part in the future of butterflies, which among other pollinators have been declining in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great River Greening
35 West Water Street Suite 201
Saint Paul, MN  55107
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Sponsor: Great River Greening
Telephone: 651-272-3993
Contact Name: May Yang
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Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Telephone: 161-287-14907
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The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly presents an exhibition by Minnesota native Lizzie Wortham. Wortham’s oil paintings are abstracted representations of girls...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Finding the Balance, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. In March of this year, Maakestad received an Artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Swirling Currents, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of woodcut prints by Jean Gumpper, opens September 9th at Groveland Gallery. Over the past 25 years, Gumpper’s work has been exhibited nationally and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Calling all country music fans! A Tribute to the Legendary Ladies of Country Music! Dolly, Loretta, Reba and More! Troupe America pays tribute to current and legendary country greats at the...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
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Telephone: 612-716-0556
Contact Name: Jennifer Weismann
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 30, 2017 Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2017 third quarter exhibition:  ...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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Celebrate two new exhibits with one big reception! “In Situ” showcases multiple paintings from seven artists who share a studio downtown. They will re-create the atelier and paint live every...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duluth Art Institute
506 W. Michigan St
Duluth, MN  55802
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Sponsor: Duluth Art Institute
Telephone: 218-733-7560
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Cheers to 10 years of STYLE! This annual fashion show shines a light on the retail community that resides within downtown Rochester and what they can offer to the residents of downtown. Make note...

Cost: $20-$50

Where:
Kahler Grand Hotel
20 2nd Ave SW
Rochester , MN  55902
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Sponsor: Rochester Downtown Alliance
Telephone: 507-216-9882
Contact Name: Abby Slick
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Join Milkweed Editions to celebrate the world through literature at our largest annual fundraiser—featuring a seated dinner, live auction, presentation of the Milkweed Award for Distinguished...

Cost: $175

Where:
Machine Shop
300 2nd St SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: Milkweed Editions
Telephone: 612-332-3192
Contact Name: Allison Haberstroh
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EXPLORE EDIBLE WILD MINESOTA: Northern Foragers Dinner at Cosmos Expert Forager and Executive Chef Timothy Fischer Creates One-Night, 5-Course Dinner Paired with Cocktails All Utilizing Foraged...

Cost: $75 + tax and gratuities

Where:
Loews Minneapolis Hotel
601 North 1st Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Macalester College Art Gallery and Art CommonsSeptember 22- October 25   The Law Warschaw Gallery at Macalester College is pleased to present Iyapo Repository, a collection of digital and...

Cost: None

Where:
Law Warschaw Gallery
1600 Grand Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
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September is open membership month for the Eagan Women of Note. Women in the south-metro area who love to sing and may be interested in joining the non-audition choir are invited to visit Monday...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Falcon Ridge Middle School
12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd
Apple Valley, MN  55124
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Contact Name: Patty
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Cost: check options

Where:
Xcel Energy Center
St. Paul, MN


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String by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Sean Byrd Sep. 15 – Oct. 15 This hilarious romantic comedy chronicles the unlikely courtship between a poet and a pizza delivery boy. Don't miss out...

Cost: $23-$27

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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Aladdin The Disney Musical  

Cost: check options

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
, MN


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Goblin Market is a musical adaptation of Christina Rossetti’s 1859 narrative poem by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon, featuring the artwork of Omar Rayyan. Two proper Victorian sisters return to their...

Cost: $20

Where:
Crane Theater
2303 Kennedy St. NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Theatre Elision
Contact Name: Cindy Polich
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The hilarious follow up to the smash hit Sexy Laundry! Your favorite married couple is back in the perfect, laugh-a-minute comedy. When Henry unexpectedly loses his job, he and Alice are thrown...

Cost: $27-60

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
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Goblin Market is a musical adaptation of Christina Rossetti’s 1859 narrative poem by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon, featuring the artwork of Omar Rayyan. Two proper Victorian sisters return to their...

Cost: $20

Where:
Crane Theater
2303 Kennedy St. NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Theatre Elision
Contact Name: Cindy Polich
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REGISTER General Seating $35 (Concert 7:30PM | doors open at 6:30PM) The James J. Hill Center is excited to host Martin Zellar performing the music of Martin Zellar, Gear Daddies & Neil...

Cost: $35

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 W 4th St
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: James J. Hill Center
Telephone: 651 265 5430
Contact Name: Lily Shaw
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Take a journey “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” with Dorothy, The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion. They’re “Off To See the Wizard” in this delightful adaptation of a beloved...

Cost: Tickets: $25/$22 Adult | $22/$19 Senior/Student

Where:
Lakeshore Players Theatre
4820 Stewart Ave.
White Bear Lake, MN  55110
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Telephone: 651-429-5674
Contact Name: Lakeshore Players
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In a time when facts may be flimsy and arch-rivals are formed on social media every day, society has turned to a band of super-comedians to make us laugh with some non-stop, live-action...

Cost: $25-$36

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
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Mike Lester is a wizard without any powers except comedy. When Mike was 13, he was dropped into the same vat of chemicals that created the Joker. Instead of a life or crime and murder, however,...

Cost: $20

Where:
Royal Comedy Theatre
809 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Royal Comedy Theatre
Telephone: 612-666-0809
Contact Name: Mike Edlavitch
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Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume August 18 – September 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m. “Physicists...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Inez Greenberg Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath September 28 - November 10, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. "I share with you my favorite places on the river. Like a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Atrium Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
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Immerse yourself in tranquility at SEA LIFE at Mall of America’s Yoga under the Sea on Saturday, September 23rd and 30th. Our world famous tunnel provides a 180 degree view of sharks, sea turtles...

Cost: $39 + Tax

Where:
SEA LIFE at Mall of America
120 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Telephone: 952-853-0612
Website »

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Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
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It’s that time of year again – the Minnesota chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers invites members of the public to the 2017 Sample Sale, which will be held September 29 and...

Cost: Free admission and parking

Where:
International Market Square
275 Market Street
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: ASID MN
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It only happens once a year – and you are invited! The American Society of Interior Designers Minnesota (ASID MN) 2017 Sample Sale will be held September 29 and 30 at International Market Square...

Cost: Free admission and parking

Where:
International Market Square
275 Market Street
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: ASID MN
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Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
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Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
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Open for the Season Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open for the eighth season This year's temporary exhibit will be on the tenth anniversary of...

Cost: $4/adult, $2/youth 5-18, Free under 5

Where:
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Telephone: 218-388-9915
Contact Name: Bonnie Schudy
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Sometimes the surface is the result of deliberate gesture and the aggression of the fire, as in the stoneware and porcelain work of Bill Gossman. Sometimes the surface shows evidence of years of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis , MN  55406
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Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) presents We the People, inviting four guest curators to select work by prominent local and national artists that sheds light on the complexities of...

Cost: Admission is free and open to the public

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 East 4th Street
Suite 101
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Minnesota Museum of American Art
Telephone: 651-797-2571
Contact Name: Susannah Schouweiler
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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A group of local artists and gallery owners joined with Visit Cook County to revive and reimagine the Crossing Borders Studio Tour, which retired last year after 20 successful years.    The new...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Visit Cook County
116 W Hwy 61
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Visit Cook County
Telephone: 218-387-2788
Contact Name: Katie Krantz

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Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
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It’s that time of year again – the Minnesota chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers invites members of the public to the 2017 Sample Sale, which will be held September 29 and...

Cost: Free admission and parking

Where:
International Market Square
275 Market Street
Minneapolis, MN  55405
View map »


Sponsor: ASID MN
Website »

More information

Swirling Currents, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of woodcut prints by Jean Gumpper, opens September 9th at Groveland Gallery. Over the past 25 years, Gumpper’s work has been exhibited nationally and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »

More information

The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly presents an exhibition by Minnesota native Lizzie Wortham. Wortham’s oil paintings are abstracted representations of girls...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Join Great River Greening with our initiative to collect one million native milkweed seeds and play a major part in the future of butterflies, which among other pollinators have been declining in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great River Greening
35 West Water Street Suite 201
Saint Paul, MN  55107
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Sponsor: Great River Greening
Telephone: 651-272-3993
Contact Name: May Yang
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This annual self-guided tour of Upper Minnesota River artists attracts thousands of people each year. Enjoy the beauty of Western Minnesota's prairies, meander along the Minnesota River, and meet...

Cost: Free

Where:
Western Minnesota
, MN


Telephone: 866-866-5432
Contact Name: Krisit Fernholz
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Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
View map »


Telephone: 161-287-14907
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Finding the Balance, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. In March of this year, Maakestad received an Artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Beyond the Canvas September 16 - October 28, 2017 Artist Reception Saturday, September 23, 2017 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Kolman & Pryor Gallery is pleased to present its first sculpture...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
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Did you know that 98,000 children 3 and under in the Twin Cities metro area do not have enough diapers? That 1 in 3 families, struggling to choose between purchasing diapers or purchasing food....

Cost: Free

Where:
LifeTrack St. Paul
709 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN  55104
View map »


Sponsor: Diaper Bank of Minnesota
Telephone: 715-338-1190
Contact Name: Lauren Buchholz
Website »

More information

The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly opens its fall exhibition season with a show by Minnesota artist and apparel designer Anupama Pasricha. Pasricha, who was born...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 30, 2017 Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2017 third quarter exhibition:  ...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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Join tap dance instructor Ellen Keane of Keane Sense of Rhythm for FREE group lessons in tap dancing. We even have shoes for you! YOLO!

Cost: 0

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue N
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Jennifer Pennington
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A two-day pop-up market, crafted to cater to people of all ages and interests, is back for a second year. No antiques here, but guests will discover a wide variety of exclusive deals on locally and...

Cost: $8 in advance, $10 at the door

Where:
MN State Fairgrounds
1839 W Dan Patch Ave
Falcon Heights, MN  55113
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Sponsor: The Beer Dabbler & Growler Magazine
Telephone: 651-528-8752
Contact Name: Kevin Stocks
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Macalester College Art Gallery and Art CommonsSeptember 22- October 25   The Law Warschaw Gallery at Macalester College is pleased to present Iyapo Repository, a collection of digital and...

Cost: None

Where:
Law Warschaw Gallery
1600 Grand Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Outdoors at the OVAL, sample local beer and wine, and distilled spirits while dancing to the music of GB Leighton. Food trucks, fun games like Human Foosball and Hammerschlagen, and more! Tickets...

Cost: $35 adv., $40 at door, +$10 VIP Tent (spirits tasting), $10 Designated Driver

Where:
Guidant John Rose MN OVAL
2661 Civic Center Drive
Roseville, MN  55113
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Sponsor: Friends of Roseville Parks
Telephone: (612) 590-3299
Contact Name: Sharon Brown
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September is open membership month for the Eagan Women of Note. Women in the south-metro area who love to sing and may be interested in joining the non-audition choir are invited to visit Monday...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Falcon Ridge Middle School
12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd
Apple Valley, MN  55124
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Where:
Xcel Energy Center
St. Paul, MN


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Mixed Blood Theatre opens its 2017/18 Season with Will Snider’s sharp-edged comedy, How to Use a Knife, a suspense-filled, expletive laced comedy sizzling with sparkling banter and second...

Cost: Free on a first come, first served basis, $25 to reserve a ticket in advance.

Where:
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S 4th St
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Sponsor: Mixed Blood Theatre
Telephone: (612) 338-6131
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String by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Sean Byrd Sep. 15 – Oct. 15 This hilarious romantic comedy chronicles the unlikely courtship between a poet and a pizza delivery boy. Don't miss out...

Cost: $23-$27

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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A Night of Bell-Bottoms and Brass! From the big wigs of Mozart and Haydn to the big hair of STYX and Led Zeppelin, music from the ‘70s is covered in a whole new way! Join us as we perform ‘70s...

Cost: 10 Student, 20 Advance, 25 Door

Where:
Hamline University: Sundin Hall
1531 Hewitt Ave.
St. Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Copper Street Brass
Telephone: (763) 307-3452
Contact Name: Corbin Dillon
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The hilarious follow up to the smash hit Sexy Laundry! Your favorite married couple is back in the perfect, laugh-a-minute comedy. When Henry unexpectedly loses his job, he and Alice are thrown...

Cost: $27-60

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
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Take a journey “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” with Dorothy, The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion. They’re “Off To See the Wizard” in this delightful adaptation of a beloved...

Cost: Tickets: $25/$22 Adult | $22/$19 Senior/Student

Where:
Lakeshore Players Theatre
4820 Stewart Ave.
White Bear Lake, MN  55110
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Telephone: 651-429-5674
Contact Name: Lakeshore Players
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Goblin Market is a musical adaptation of Christina Rossetti’s 1859 narrative poem by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon, featuring the artwork of Omar Rayyan. Two proper Victorian sisters return to their...

Cost: $20

Where:
Crane Theater
2303 Kennedy St. NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Theatre Elision
Contact Name: Cindy Polich
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Goblin Market is a musical adaptation of Christina Rossetti’s 1859 narrative poem by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon, featuring the artwork of Omar Rayyan. Two proper Victorian sisters return to their...

Cost: $20

Where:
Crane Theater
2303 Kennedy St. NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Theatre Elision
Contact Name: Cindy Polich
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Aladdin The Disney Musical  

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Where:
Orpheum Theatre
, MN


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The 49-foot tall chamber of Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam will become a canvas for experimental artworks during this two-part series. Part two features The Uncompromising Hand by Andrea...

Cost: Free

Where:
Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock & Dam
1 Portland Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Mississippi Park Connection, Northern Lights.mn, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Telephone: 651-293-0200
Contact Name: Katie Nyberg
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New York comedians Patrick Hastie (Orlando Indie Comedy Festival) and Gideon Hambright (Bravo), along with Iowa comedian James Doyle (Cream City Comedy Festival), are going on the road! Come...

Cost: $10

Where:
The Comedy Corner Underground
1501 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Mike Lester is a wizard without any powers except comedy. When Mike was 13, he was dropped into the same vat of chemicals that created the Joker. Instead of a life or crime and murder, however,...

Cost: $20

Where:
Royal Comedy Theatre
809 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Royal Comedy Theatre
Telephone: 612-666-0809
Contact Name: Mike Edlavitch
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In a time when facts may be flimsy and arch-rivals are formed on social media every day, society has turned to a band of super-comedians to make us laugh with some non-stop, live-action...

Cost: $25-$36

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
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Karaoke is something Can Can was built to do well, and the cast of characters who have already crossed our stage is a testament to this. If you like Karaoke, and live within a 100 miles of St....

Cost: 0

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Jennifer Pennington
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Improv comedy inspired by local music.Every month, a different local musician performs their original music. Having listened closely, the comedians from local improv group The Local Music...

Cost: $8 in advance, $10 at door

Where:
Bryant Lake Bowl Theater
810 W. Lake St., Mpls
Minneapolis, MN
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Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath September 28 - November 10, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. "I share with you my favorite places on the river. Like a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Atrium Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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First-ever public art installation in downtown Saint Paul skyways will illuminate immigrant experiences   Nancy Ann Coyne’s Speaking of Home to be unveiled September 5, 2017 at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skyways b/t Town Square/US Bank/Alliance/Securian
East Sixth and Minnesota Streets
East Fifth and Minnesota Streets
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Speaking of Home
Telephone: 612-414-9661
Contact Name: Carolyn Will
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Join us for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend of Events! This race is perfect for both first-time and experienced runners, locals, families, coworkers, and out-of-towners!

Cost: $35-$51

Where:
State Capitol grounds
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN  55155
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Sponsor: Twin Cities in Motion
Telephone: 651-289-7700
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Join us for CHAT's 14th Arts and Talent Showcase. We're coming to the East Side for the first time! We're inviting the neighborhood to join us to celebrate the diverse cultures of the East Side....

Cost: FREE; $5.00 donation recommended for parking

Where:
Hazel Park Preparatory Academy
1140 White Bear Ave N
St Paul, MN  55106
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Sponsor: CHAT
Telephone: 651-603-6971
Contact Name: Steve Thao

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Immerse yourself in tranquility at SEA LIFE at Mall of America’s Yoga under the Sea on Saturday, September 23rd and 30th. Our world famous tunnel provides a 180 degree view of sharks, sea turtles...

Cost: $39 + Tax

Where:
SEA LIFE at Mall of America
120 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Telephone: 952-853-0612
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Immerse yourself in tranquility at SEA LIFE at Mall of America’s Yoga under the Sea on Saturday, September 23rd and 30th. Our world famous tunnel provides a 180 degree view of sharks, sea turtles...

Cost: $39 + Tax

Where:
SEA LIFE at Mall of America
120 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Telephone: 952-853-0612
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It’s that time of year again – the Minnesota chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers invites members of the public to the 2017 Sample Sale, which will be held September 29 and...

Cost: Free admission and parking

Where:
International Market Square
275 Market Street
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: ASID MN
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Join us for our Maplewood Rec Run 5K event! Families or individuals can come run the race on September 30. There will be fire truck and police car tours, temporary tattoos, krazy hair, coloring...

Cost: $30.00 or $75.00

Where:
Maplewood Community Center/YMCA
2100 White Bear Ave
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Maplewood Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 651-249-2111
Contact Name: Neil Breneman
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Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
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Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
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Join us for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend of Events! This race is perfect for both first-time and experienced runners, locals, families, coworkers, and out-of-towners!

Cost: $30-$46

Where:
State Capitol grounds
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN  55155
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Sponsor: Twin Cities in Motion
Telephone: 651-289-7700
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Andrew Zimmern, James Beard Award winning TV personality, writer and chef, is taking his passion for disc golf to the greens with his first ever charity disc golf tournament.   This...

Cost: Admission is free. You can also register to play!

Where:
Blue Ribbon Pines Disc Golf Course
1901 Klondike Dr NE
East Bethel, MN  55011
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It only happens once a year – and you are invited! The American Society of Interior Designers Minnesota (ASID MN) 2017 Sample Sale will be held September 29 and 30 at International Market Square...

Cost: Free admission and parking

Where:
International Market Square
275 Market Street
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: ASID MN
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Enjoy the spooky selections and seasonal finds at Arc's Value Village. With 5 locations in the Twin Cities area, come hunt for creative costumes, accessories, and home decor for the upcoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
1650 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN  55106


Sponsor: Arc's Value Village
Telephone: 952-915-3609
Contact Name: Molly King
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Pre-registration is required, so sign up today!: ​https://www.greatrivergreening.org/events/reforesting-allemansratt-park/   Volunteers Needed: 100 Volunteer Supervisors: 20 (No experience...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Allemansrätt Wilderness Park
31316 N Olinda Trail
Lindström, MN  55045
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Sponsor: Great River Greening
Telephone: 651-272-3993
Contact Name: May Yang
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From the creators of The Color Run comes Soul Pose. Soul Pose gives yoga a makeover with lighthearted and fun elements. Soul Pose and CorePower Yoga are popping up in the Twin Cities to offer a...

Cost: $20

Where:
National Sports Center
1700 105th Ave NE
4th Floor
Blaine, CO  55449
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Sponsor: Soul Pose x CorePower Yoga
Telephone: 303-824-0021
Contact Name: Molly
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From the creators of The Color Run comes Soul Pose, the Happiest Yoga on the Planet! Do YOUR kind of yoga at one of our blacklight yoga sessions. Body paint, confetti and new friends are always in...

Cost: $19.99

Where:
National Sports Center
1700 105th Ave NE
Blaine, MN  55449
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Sponsor: Bigsley Event House
Telephone: 702-449-4483
Contact Name: Fallon Clayton
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Sometimes the surface is the result of deliberate gesture and the aggression of the fire, as in the stoneware and porcelain work of Bill Gossman. Sometimes the surface shows evidence of years of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis , MN  55406
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Open for the Season Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open for the eighth season This year's temporary exhibit will be on the tenth anniversary of...

Cost: $4/adult, $2/youth 5-18, Free under 5

Where:
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Telephone: 218-388-9915
Contact Name: Bonnie Schudy
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Walk, jump or run, wiggle or crawl, there's fun at our races to be had by all! Join in the fun by participating in our range of family events: the Diana Pierce Family Mile, Half Mile, Diaper Dash,...

Cost: $7-$16

Where:
State Capitol grounds
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN  55155
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Sponsor: Twin Cities in Motion
Telephone: 651-289-7700
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Soldiers & Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Washington County Historic Courthouse, a new exhibit will be installed this June 2017, entitled,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 West Pine Street
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Washington County Parks
Telephone: 651-275-7075
Contact Name: Washington County Historic Courthouse
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Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) presents We the People, inviting four guest curators to select work by prominent local and national artists that sheds light on the complexities of...

Cost: Admission is free and open to the public

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 East 4th Street
Suite 101
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Minnesota Museum of American Art
Telephone: 651-797-2571
Contact Name: Susannah Schouweiler
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Shop the Loop and join the Shops of the North Loop for the fifth annual North Loop Fall Fashion Crawl! Receive a passport card at your first shopping destination for your chance to win fabulous...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Shops of the North Loop
North Loop
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Hewing Hotel

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A group of local artists and gallery owners joined with Visit Cook County to revive and reimagine the Crossing Borders Studio Tour, which retired last year after 20 successful years.    The new...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Visit Cook County
116 W Hwy 61
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: Visit Cook County
Telephone: 218-387-2788
Contact Name: Katie Krantz

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 At nearly 20 acres, Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Maze boasts Minnesota’s largest corn maze. This year’s maze offers visitors a chance to honor our hardworking Minnesota Vikings, who will...

Cost: $10 per person online or $12 at the gate.

Where:
Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Maze
8001 109th Avenue N.
Brooklyn Park, MN  55445
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Sponsor: Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Maze
Telephone: 952-992-9326
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Registration for Children's Minnesota's annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference is now live. Thursday, October 12th, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.  & Friday, October...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Ave South
Education Center
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Children's MN
Telephone: 612-813-6395
Contact Name: Dex Tuttle
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It’s that time of year again – the Minnesota chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers invites members of the public to the 2017 Sample Sale, which will be held September 29 and...

Cost: Free admission and parking

Where:
International Market Square
275 Market Street
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: ASID MN
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The Buffalo, MN Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 8 AM to 12 Noon from the first Saturday in May to the last Saturday in October, rain or shine. Our market provides a wide variety of fresh...

Cost: $0

Where:
Corner of 1st St NE and 1st Ave NE, Buffalo MN
100 1st Ave NE (Accross the Street from the Movie Theater)
Buffalo, MN  55313
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Sponsor: Buffalo Farmers Market
Telephone: 763-229-2161
Contact Name: Geri Gulstad
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Join Great River Greening with our initiative to collect one million native milkweed seeds and play a major part in the future of butterflies, which among other pollinators have been declining in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great River Greening
35 West Water Street Suite 201
Saint Paul, MN  55107
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Sponsor: Great River Greening
Telephone: 651-272-3993
Contact Name: May Yang
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Did you know that 98,000 children 3 and under in the Twin Cities metro area do not have enough diapers? That 1 in 3 families, struggling to choose between purchasing diapers or purchasing food....

Cost: Free

Where:
LifeTrack St. Paul
709 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Diaper Bank of Minnesota
Telephone: 715-338-1190
Contact Name: Lauren Buchholz
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Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture...

Cost: $10 with discounts available

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Telephone: 161-287-14907
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Beyond the Canvas September 16 - October 28, 2017 Artist Reception Saturday, September 23, 2017 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Kolman & Pryor Gallery is pleased to present its first sculpture...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
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The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly presents an exhibition by Minnesota native Lizzie Wortham. Wortham’s oil paintings are abstracted representations of girls...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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Swirling Currents, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of woodcut prints by Jean Gumpper, opens September 9th at Groveland Gallery. Over the past 25 years, Gumpper’s work has been exhibited nationally and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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This annual self-guided tour of Upper Minnesota River artists attracts thousands of people each year. Enjoy the beauty of Western Minnesota's prairies, meander along the Minnesota River, and meet...

Cost: Free

Where:
Western Minnesota
, MN


Telephone: 866-866-5432
Contact Name: Krisit Fernholz
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Finding the Balance, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. In March of this year, Maakestad received an Artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University proudly opens its fall exhibition season with a show by Minnesota artist and apparel designer Anupama Pasricha. Pasricha, who was born...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University, Visual Arts Building
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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Calling all country music fans! A Tribute to the Legendary Ladies of Country Music! Dolly, Loretta, Reba and More! Troupe America pays tribute to current and legendary country greats at the...

Cost: $29 and up

Where:
Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N
Plymouth, MN  55441
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Telephone: 612-716-0556
Contact Name: Jennifer Weismann
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Cost: Free

Where:
Brave New Workshop Student Union
727 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Brave New Workshop Student Union
Telephone: 651-300-6281
Contact Name: Liz Carey-Linskey
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 30, 2017 Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2017 third quarter exhibition:  ...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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Island Princess Story Time Come to the Northtown Mall for a FREE Family Event! Enjoy dancing, story time and so much more from your favorite Island Princess.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Northtown Mall
398 Northtown Dr NE,
Blaine, MN  55434
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Sponsor: KidX Program
Telephone: 651-900-2639
Contact Name: Cassie Ridge
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Take a journey “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” with Dorothy, The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion. They’re “Off To See the Wizard” in this delightful adaptation of a beloved...

Cost: Tickets: $25/$22 Adult | $22/$19 Senior/Student

Where:
Lakeshore Players Theatre
4820 Stewart Ave.
White Bear Lake, MN  55110
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Telephone: 651-429-5674
Contact Name: Lakeshore Players
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A two-day pop-up market, crafted to cater to people of all ages and interests, is back for a second year. No antiques here, but guests will discover a wide variety of exclusive deals on locally and...

Cost: $8 in advance, $10 at the door

Where:
MN State Fairgrounds
1839 W Dan Patch Ave
Falcon Heights, MN  55113
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Sponsor: The Beer Dabbler & Growler Magazine
Telephone: 651-528-8752
Contact Name: Kevin Stocks
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Minneapolis singer/songwriter Becky Rae Dalton has gracefully emerged onto the Twin Cities music scene connecting with audiences through her powerful vocals, catchy lyrics, and authentic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Riley Jacques Barn
9180 Riley Lake Rd,
Eden Prairie, MN  55347
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Contact Name: Becky Rae Dalton
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Macalester College Art Gallery and Art CommonsSeptember 22- October 25   The Law Warschaw Gallery at Macalester College is pleased to present Iyapo Repository, a collection of digital and...

Cost: None

Where:
Law Warschaw Gallery
1600 Grand Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
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September is open membership month for the Eagan Women of Note. Women in the south-metro area who love to sing and may be interested in joining the non-audition choir are invited to visit Monday...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Falcon Ridge Middle School
12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd
Apple Valley, MN  55124
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Contact Name: Patty
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Cost: check options

Where:
Xcel Energy Center
St. Paul, MN


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Dreaming Under a Cedar TreeA contemporary dance performance/visual art installation, food and conversation with a Middle Eastern flavor Concept, direction and performance by Sharon Mansur  ...

Cost: Free, with performance reservations requested: sharonmansur@gmail.com

Where:
Outpost Winona
119 E. 3rd Street
Winona, MN  55987
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Sponsor: Art of the Rural
Telephone: 301-254-6930
Contact Name: Matthew Fluharty & Sharon Mansur
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Take a break from today and go back to the era when Swing was King. 1st Things 1st is a group of 14 talented musicians and vocalists who have come together to pay tribute to the great jazz and...

Cost: $10–$20

Where:
Ives Auditorium
Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Home Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
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Telephone: 952-948-6506
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The hilarious follow up to the smash hit Sexy Laundry! Your favorite married couple is back in the perfect, laugh-a-minute comedy. When Henry unexpectedly loses his job, he and Alice are thrown...

Cost: $27-60

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
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Legion Room with limited general admission seating Doors open 6:45pm, Concert at 7:30pm $20 in advance or at the door Coffeehouse concessions, beer & wine available for purchase night of Having...

Cost: $20

Where:
Chatfield Center for the Arts
405 Main St S
Chatfield, MN  55923
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Telephone: 507-884-7676
Contact Name: Jenni Petersen-Brant
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Aladdin The Disney Musical  

Cost: check options

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
, MN


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A Night of Bell-Bottoms and Brass! From the big wigs of Mozart and Haydn to the big hair of STYX and Led Zeppelin, music from the ‘70s is covered in a whole new way! Join us as we perform...

Cost: 10 Student, 20 Advance, 25 Door

Where:
Hamline University: Sundin Hall
1531 Hewitt Ave.
St. Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Copper Street Brass
Telephone: (763) 307-3452
Contact Name: Corbin Dillon
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Goblin Market is a musical adaptation of Christina Rossetti’s 1859 narrative poem by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon, featuring the artwork of Omar Rayyan. Two proper Victorian sisters return to their...

Cost: $20

Where:
Crane Theater
2303 Kennedy St. NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Theatre Elision
Contact Name: Cindy Polich
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String by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Sean Byrd Sep. 15 – Oct. 15 This hilarious romantic comedy chronicles the unlikely courtship between a poet and a pizza delivery boy. Don't miss out...

Cost: $23-$27

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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Mixed Blood Theatre opens its 2017/18 Season with Will Snider’s sharp-edged comedy, How to Use a Knife – a suspense-filled, expletive laced comedy sizzling with sparkling banter and second...

Cost: Free on a first come, first served basis, $25 to reserve a ticket in advance.

Where:
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S 4th St
Minneapolis, MN   55454
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Sponsor: Mixed Blood Theatre
Telephone: (612) 338-6131
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Mixed Blood Theatre opens its 2017/18 Season with Will Snider’s sharp-edged comedy, How to Use a Knife – a suspense-filled, expletive laced comedy sizzling with sparkling banter and second...

Cost: Free on a first come, first served basis, $25 to reserve a ticket in advance.

Where:
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S 4th St
Minneapolis, MN   55454
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Sponsor: Mixed Blood Theatre
Telephone: (612) 338-6131
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New York comedians Patrick Hastie (Orlando Indie Comedy Festival) and Gideon Hambright (Bravo), along with Iowa comedian James Doyle (Cream City Comedy Festival), are going on the road! Come...

Cost: $10

Where:
The Comedy Corner Underground
1501 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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In a time when facts may be flimsy and arch-rivals are formed on social media every day, society has turned to a band of super-comedians to make us laugh with some non-stop, live-action...

Cost: $25-$36

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
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The 49-foot tall chamber of Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam will become a canvas for experimental artworks during this two-part series. Part two features The Uncompromising Hand by Andrea...

Cost: Free

Where:
Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock & Dam
1 Portland Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Mississippi Park Connection, Northern Lights.mn, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Telephone: 651-293-0200
Contact Name: Katie Nyberg
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Mike Lester is a wizard without any powers except comedy. When Mike was 13, he was dropped into the same vat of chemicals that created the Joker. Instead of a life or crime and murder, however,...

Cost: $20

Where:
Royal Comedy Theatre
809 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Royal Comedy Theatre
Telephone: 612-666-0809
Contact Name: Mike Edlavitch
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Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath September 28 - November 10, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. "I share with you my favorite places on the river. Like a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artistry - Atrium Gallery
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Mill City Farmers Market is Minneapolis’ trusted source for healthy, local and organic groceries, bringing fresh food, cooking education and live entertainment to one beautiful place.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mill City Farmer Market
704 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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