Weekend Best Bets: March 4-6

Friday

Girl Meets Beast

WHAT: Beauty and the Beast
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
One of the most successful shows in Broadway history makes its way to the stage at Chan. It’s a story we all know well. Prince becomes a beast. Girl meets beast. Beast kidnaps girl in order to win her heart…with great tunes and a most unlikely love story. Visit Chanhassen Theatres and be our guest!

Sip and Savor

WHAT: Grand Red Tasting
WHEN: 6:30-9 p.m.
WHERE: The Champions Club inside Target Field
This intimate high-end tasting kicks-off the 22nd Annual Minnesota Monthly Food & Wine Experience, pairing fine wine with gourmet bites. All wines featured at the event retail at $20 or higher and showcase the best from vineyards across the globe. To view the tasting menu and wine selections, and to purchase tickets, visit foodwineshow.com.


Saturday

Talkin’ Derby

WHAT: Minnesota RollerGirls
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Roy Wilkins Auditorium
The Minnesota RollerGirls skate their way to glory in one of the most fun and gritty sports event in the Cities. Minnesota RollerGirls is an all-female, flat track roller derby league. Visit Roy Wilkins to learn the details and keep you on track (pun intended).

Hey Jude. Yeah, You!

WHAT: A Hard Day’s Night: A Tribute To The Beatles
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: New Century Theatre
A Hard Day’s Night pays tribute to the music of the Fab Four. Relive one of the greatest and most iconic bands of all time. As the Beatles pointed out, you can’t buy me love, but you can buy a seat to some of the best tunes of the previous century. Set sail on a yellow submarine at the New Century Theatre.


Sunday

Most Delicious Weekend of the Year

WHAT: Minnesota Monthly Food & Wine Experience
WHEN: 1-5 p.m.
WHERE: Metropolitan and Legends Clubs inside Target Field
Experience more than 200 exhibitors offering gourmet fare, fine wines, and specialty beers. You’ll learn about unique varietals during wine seminars, and meet local and national winemakers, craft brewers, local chefs, and culinary personalities. Oh, and you’ll get to taste everything, too. Purchase tickets and view a list of exhibitors at foodwineshow.com.

Family Jams

WHAT: The Current’s Rock the Cradle
WHEN: 11-5 p.m.
WHERE: Minneapolis Institute of Art and Children’s Theatre Company
In the late stretch of this Minnesota winter, it’s still a joy to find indoor fun for the whole family. Rock the Cradle includes its annual favorite activities, such as Hip Hop Dance lessons and Story Time with the Current’s DJs. New to the mix this year: Twirl around the old hula hoop, play hopscotch, take a march with the McNasty Brass Band, craft your own instrument, and more. Start planning your day at Rock the Cradle. 

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