Best Bets: Sept. 19-25

Things to do this week: River Rendezvous, Comedy Cruise, Fashion Week Minnesota and more!
Things to do this week
Little Munich Celebration


A Taste of Munich

What: Indeed Brewing’s 10 Year Anniversary: Little Munich
When: Sept. 22, 3-11 p.m. 
Where: Indeed Brewing Company, 711 15th Ave. NE., Minneapolis

No need to travel to Munich for a taste of German tradition, Indeed Brewing is bringing Munich to Minneapolis. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Indeed will be transforming its taproom into “Little Munich” for the night. Festivities include pretzels, festbier, steinholding, live music from the Twin Cities Brass Band and a menu of German-inspired dishes. The event is part of Indeed Brewing’s weeklong anniversary celebration.

In the Spirit of Sushi

What: Spirit of Sushiman Soju Launch with Billy’s Sushi
When:  Sept. 22, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Tattersall Distilling, 1777 Paulson Road, River Falls, Wisconsin

Tattersall Distilling will celebrate its new collaboration spirit with Billy’s Sushi,  titled Spirit of Sushiman, by hosting a four-course dinner including a 200-pound bluefin tuna chopped by Billy himself. The freshly prepared sushi courses will be paired with the new rice spirit, as well as three crafted cocktails by Tattersall Distilling.

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One Person’s Junk, Another Person’s Gem


Vintage Mania

What: Junk Bonanza Vintage Market
When: Sept. 22-24
Where: Canterbury Park, 1100 Road S., Shakopee

This indoor shopping experience offers glimpses into the past from more than 165 purveyors of hand-collected vintage finds for the home, garden, jewelry box, wardrobe, and more. The event also includes a specialized makers market with a wide range of goods and accessories crafted by local makers and artisans. 

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Sunset on the Laff Boat


Comedy on the St. Croix

What: Comedy River Cruise with Tiffany Norton
When: Sept. 23, 6:30-8:45 p.m.
Where: Departs from 98 Walnut Street, Hudson, Wisconsin

Cruise, sip, eat, and laugh, all while enjoying the scenic views of the St. Croix River. Tiffany Norton will provide comedic relief to guests as they enjoy a buffet style Italian dinner and an evening cruise aboard the Laff Boat. 

Superior Works of Art

What: Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour
When: Sept. 23-Oct. 22
Where: Around Cook County, 116 West Highway 61, Grand Marais  

Art and nature will converge at the 2022 Art Along the Lake Fall Studio Tour in Cook County. Enjoy fall views and browse local art on a walk along the shores of Lake Superior, where more than 27 artists specializing in a range of crafts will be featuring their work from galleries and home studios. 

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A Bold Blue in Honor of Beauty Trend Week


The Brains Behind the Beauty

What: Nordstrom Beauty Trend Show
When: Sept. 24, 8 a.m.
Where: Mall of America, 1000 NW. Court, Bloomington

Join Nordstrom in celebrating Beauty Trend Week (Sept. 18-24) with an early morning makeup demonstration and discussion of backstage beauty tips and tricks. Guests will receive a free beauty tote as well as makeup, fragrance and skincare consultations.

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18th Century Live Reenactments


River Rendezvous

What: Annual Lester River Rendezvous
When: Sept. 24 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Avenue East and Superior Street, Duluth

This year marks the 23rd annual Lester River Rendezvous, a fall festival in the heart of Lester Park in Duluth. The festivities include more than 50 seasonal food and craft vendors along with live re-enactments of 18th century life. 

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Models Pose to Promote Fashion Week MN


The Best of Minnesota Fashion

What: Fashion Week Minnesota: Evolve
When: Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute, 400 Central Ave. SE, Minneapolis 

See the talent of local designers and the evolution of fashion within the state at Fashion Week Minnesota’s premier event, Evolve. The final runway show of the weeklong event will feature a mix of ready-to-wear and couture made by over 25 of the season’s designers. All garments will be available for purchase at a pop-up shop immediately following the show. 

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(L-R) Dylan Frederick, Reese Britts, Becca Hart

Photo by Lucas Wells

A Merry Night at the Ritz

What: Theater Latté Da’s Production of Merrily We Roll Along
When: Sept. 24-Oct. 30
Where: Ritz Theater, 345 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis

Theater Latté Da’s newest production, “Merrily We Roll Along,opens this week. The popular musical, first debuted on Broadway in 1981, tells the story of a trio of friends across three decades, working its way backwards from their present-day lives to their earliest stages of friendship and youthful dreams. The production will feature a musical score directed by Jason Hansen, which will include some of Stephen Sondheim’s most celebrated songs. 

Squash and a Show

What: Sod House Theater at Squash Blossom Farm
When:  Sept. 25, 5 p.m.
Where: Squash Blossom Farm, 7499 60th Ave. NW, Oronoco 

Dinner and a show will take on a whole new meaning in this immersive event at Squash Blossom Farm. Actors from Sod House Theater perform comedy and song and dance numbers as they serve guests meals made by the farm. 

As an Associate Editor on Greenspring Media's Custom team, Emma contributes to multiple publications, including Real Food and Drinks, Twin Cities Living, and Minnesota Monthly. A true Minnesotan, Emma spent most of her life in an ice rink, training as an elite figure skater. When she is not writing or skating, you can find her at a yoga class, thrifting, drinking overpriced coffee, or spending the day on the lake.