Friday, September 23
Or is it Mr. Seek?
WHAT: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
”¨WHERE: Theatre in the Round, 245 Cedar Ave. Minneapolis
Watch as the fog-covered streets and alleyways of Victorian-Era London are brought to life in this adaptation by local playwright Jeffery Hatcher; witness the classic tale of self-repression and inner turmoil that’s sure to leave you thinking long after the curtains close. theatreintheround.org
WHERE: Black Forest Inn, 1 East 26th St., Minneapolis
Friday begins this ten-day event. Start the right way with some of the best Oktoberfest toasts around. Come prepared with a memorable one, and you might just win a prize. There’ll also be live music, a ceremonial Keg Tapping, plenty of beer, and food. blackforestinnmpls.com
Saturday, September 24
Ballad of Willy Loman
WHAT: Death of a Salesman
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Yellow Tree Theatre, 320 Fifth Ave. SE, Osseo
Yellow Tree Theatre has built a solid reputation over the past several years with rock-solid productions and an intimate and inviting space. This time out, acclaimed Twin Cities director Craig Johnson helms Arthur Miller’s American classic of time, loss, and pounding the pavement to make a living. yellowtreetheatre.com
A Truckload of Great Food
WHAT: ”¨St. Paul Food Truck Festival
WHEN: 11–9 p.m.
WHERE: Mears Park, 221 E. Fifth St. St. Paul
Don’t miss this chance to try a wide variety of the Twin Cities’ best food-truck meals. Admission is free and you’ll be able to enjoy live entertainment such as music and the ever-popular hammerschlagen. Locally brewed craft beers will be available, along with ciders and non-alcoholic beverages. mnfoodtruckassociation.org
Sunday, September 25
Attack of the Ramen!
WHAT: ”¨Ramen Attack 2016: Artisan Edition
WHEN: 12–5 p.m.
”¨WHERE: Mill City Museum, 704 S. Second St. Minneapolis
One of the largest ramen events you’ll find in the Midwest, Ramen Attack offers a mix of Japanese and Twin Cities’ food/culture as prepared by local and international celebrity guest chefs. Admission is free; food and drink require purchase of a Ramen Attack Passport. Proceeds will be donated to the Children’s Cancer Research Fund. eventbrite.com
Pop Quiz, Hot Shot
WHAT: ”¨Brunch Trivia
WHEN: 12–1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Amsterdam Bar & Hall, 6 W. Sixth St., St. Paul
There are few things better than brunch. On that same list, a night spent playing trivia at a local bar is also tough to beat. Fortunately, you don’t have to—Amsterdam Bar & Hall combines the two. Entry is free and you play for a chance to win gift cards or goodie bags from local businesses. amsterdambarandhall.com