Weekend Best Bets: Jan. 20-22

Your weekend to-do list in the Twin Cities

Friday, January 20

Free Flow

What: YogaFlow Class
When: 9–9:45 a.m.
Where: Galleria Atrium, France Ave. & 69th St., Edina
As lucy Activewear moves locations in Galleria Edina, it celebrates this weekend with free fitness classes, including Friday morning’s YogaFlow Class. Learn postures and how to move safely from pose to pose, and connect with the yogi community. Register at eventbrite.com.

Inaugural Art

What: The “Trump Trigger”
When: 5:30 p.m.
Where: The Robbin Gallery, 4915 42nd Ave. N., Robbinsdale
On inauguration day, a panel of artists, curators, and community leaders convenes to discuss the recent election and America’s political climate. Sponsored by Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota, the panel will brainstorm ways that local artists can leverage their talents to impact society. Learn more at robbingallery.org.


Saturday, January 21

By Fat Bike or Skis

What: Three Rivers Rennet: Ski and Fat Bike Race
When: 6 a.m.­–5 p.m.
Where: Hyland Lake Park Preserve, 10145 Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington
New this year, an all-day party comes to the Hyland Lake Park Reserve, featuring music, food, and craft beer, plus fat bike and cross-country ski demonstrations. Fat bike enthusiasts can also pedal on Nordic ski trails for a thrilling challenge. Learn more at threeriversparks.org.

Somewhere That’s Green

What: Little Shop of Horrors
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., Bloomington
Debuting this weekend, the Off-Broadway show Little Shop of Horrors tells the campy musical tale of a man-eating Venus flytrap that takes over a florist shop and interrupts the romance budding between florist Seymour and flower arranger Audrey. Learn more and buy tickets at artistrymn.org.


Sunday, January 22

The Year of the Rooster

What: Chinese New Year Celebration
When: Noon–4:30 p.m.
Where: Valley View Middle School, 6750 Valley View Rd., Edina
Last year, more than 3,000 people attended this Chinese New Year celebration, sponsored by the Minnesota International Chinese School and featuring lantern and knot making, lion dances, folk songs and dances, food, door prizes, and beautiful Chinese artifacts. This time, ring in the Year of the Rooster. Learn more at mnchinese.org.

Beer and Bluegrass

What: Good Morning Bedlam and Nomad
When: 9 p.m.­–midnight
Where: Day Block Brewing Company, 1105 S. Washington Ave., Minneapolis
Good Morning Bedlam, a quartet from Minneapolis, brings its own brand of folk to Day Block—a sound influenced by bluegrass, rock, jazz, and other genres—while Minneapolis-based band Nomad contributes banjo rolls and four-part harmonies. Learn more at dayblockbrewing.com.

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