Your Weekend Best Bets: July 19-21

Friday, July 19

Teen Scene

WHAT: Radio Disney Public Premiere of Teen Beach Movie
WHERE: Union Depot, St. Paul
WHEN: 5 p.m.
The kids and their friends will undoubtedly be tuning in to watch Teen Beach Movie, the upcoming Disney Channel blockbuster of the summer, so be the coolest parent around and take them to Union Depot for a premiere party. The Radio Disney Road Crew will be there to keep the kids busy with games, dancing, and prizes until the movie starts at 7 p.m. Learn more at

Friday, July 19

Believe the High-pe

WHAT: Highland Fest
WHERE: Highland Village, St. Paul
WHEN: Events beginning at 2 p.m.
Thirty years is a long time to be partying, and the Highland Fest is celebrating its anniversary in style. It’s a festival gone super-sized with everything from rides to live music to wiener dog races. Don’t miss the fireworks both Friday and Saturday nights. Learn more at

Saturday, July 20

Red All Over

WHAT: Sangiovese, Chianti, and Chianti Classico Mini Wine Class
WHERE: Scusi, St. Paul
WHEN: 3 p.m.
It’s no secret that red wine and Italian food go together like, well, spaghetti and meatballs, and St. Paul’s Scusi has teamed up with Twin Cities Wine Education for a sip-sized class covering the Sangiovese grape, the Chianti region, and just what the differences are between all those Tuscan wines. Tasting, of course, will occur, and we highly recommend sticking around Scusi for happy hour afterwards. Learn more at

Saturday, July 20

A Fine Day for a Ride

WHAT: Family Fun Day
WHERE: The Minnesota Streetcar Museum, Minneapolis
WHEN: 12:30 p.m.
Got a blossoming Casey Jones in the family? You and the kids will have a blast at the Minnesota Streetcar Museum’s Family Fun Day, where the charm of the Como-Harriet Streetcar Line borders on overwhelming. With animals and storytelling from Wild Rumpus, a re-creation of an early 1900s trolley ride, model trolley layouts, and more, there’s definitely something for everyone at this fun, nostalgic event. Learn more at

Sunday, July 21


WHAT: Smoothies and Juices with Punk Rawk Labs
WHERE: Punk Rawk Labs, Minneapolis
WHEN: 4 p.m.
Summer days are hot, and so is juicing. But if you’re a raw-foods novice, never fear: raw-food chef and creator of Punk Rawk Labs, Alissa Barthel, is here to help with a seminar about fresh smoothies and juices. You’ll be whipping up creative combos for your friends in no time. Learn more at

Sunday, July 21

A Regal Affair

WHAT: Princess Diana: The Musical
WHERE: Camp Bar, St. Paul
WHEN: 5 and 7:30 p.m.
Biting your nails waiting for the arrival of the royal baby? Relieve your royal fever with Princess Diana: The Musical, a show all about the life of Princess Di presented by the Actors Theater of Minnesota. You’ll brush up on the historic royal gossip and family tree just in time for the addition of a new member. Learn more at

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