Weekend Best Bets: September 23-25

Your weekend to-do list in the Twin Cities

Friday, September 23

Or is it Mr. Seek?

WHAT: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
ӬWHERE: 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


WHAT: ӬOktoberfest
WHEN: 6–9:30pm
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: ӬSt. 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: ӬRamen 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: ӬBrunch 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

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