Weekend Best Bets: October 13–15

Your Twin Cities to-do list this weekend includes the Stillwater Harvest Festival, Hullabaloo at Indeed Brewing, the St. Paul Art Crawl, and more

Friday, October 13

Capital-City Crafts

What: The St. Paul Art Crawl
When: 6–10 p.m.
Where: St. Paul Art Collective, Northern Warehouse, 308 E. Prince St. #206, St. Paul
Enjoy a flamenco performance and participate in wine-and-canvas painting sessions to support local artists. There will be an expert fire spinner; opera and contemporary musical theatre performances; and interactive knitting, where you can add length to a community-knit scarf. Learn more.

All That Jazz

What: Irving Berlin’s Music Box Revue 1921
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center, 11411 Masonic Home Dr., Bloomington
The 1920s introduced the world to jazz, and it returns this weekend. The revue shows off composer Irving Berlin’s chapters in the Great American Songbook and adds humor with comedy sketches. A portion of the proceeds go to those with chronic illnesses and homeless youth. Learn more.


Saturday, October 14

What Does It Mean to “See”?

What: Discovery of Sight
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Trinity Lutheran Church, 115 4th St. N., Stillwater
Men’s vocal ensemble Cantus engages their audiences by performing without a conductor. Hear them explore personal discovery through Eric Whitacre’s “Lux Aurumque” and Richard Strauss’ “Traumlicht”—seeking those moments when people change their view of the world. Learn more.

Sugar Rush

What: Great Candy Run/Walk
When: 9 a.m.–Noon
Where: Lake Phalen, 1600 Phalen Dr., St. Paul
Runners and walkers are welcome to this 5K candy-themed course supporting the Fetal Health Foundation. Kids play games and get their faces painted while you can check out the Candy Village, pick up your finisher medal, enter to win giveaways, and partake in a costume contest. Learn more.


Sunday, October 15

Brews and Bands

What: Hullabaloo
When: Noon–8 p.m.
Where: Indeed Brewing Company and Taproom, 711 15th Ave. NE, Minneapolis
End your weekend with beer, food, and music by guitarist Peter Lang, Minneapolis rock band SOLID GOLD, and others. Kids enjoy the craft station while parents enjoy food from the Blue Door Pub—including those signature cheese-packed burgers—plus pretzels from BreadHaus. Learn more.

Harvest Days

What: Stillwater Harvest Festival
When: 10–6 p.m.
Where: 101 Water St. South, Stillwater
Did you know pumpkins float? They do, and the pumpkin regatta (a water race) puts racers inside huge hollow ones, frantically rowing down the St. Croix River. Stick around for a chili cook-off, beer gardens, and live bands. The event ends with a bang: the dropping of a giant pumpkin. Learn more.

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