Weekend Best Bets: April 15-17

This weekend in the Twin Cities: Easter festivities, live music, a community bike ride with tasty treats, and more
Surly Easter Brunch
Surly Easter Brunch

Courtesy of Surly Brewing Co.

Family Fun

What: Family Friday Easter Eggstravaganza
When: Friday, April 15; 5-7 p.m.
Where: Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St., Minneapolis

Midtown Global Market will offer a handful of family-friendly festivities at this event, including balloon art, egg coloring, selfies with the Easter Bunny, live music, and more.

“Sad Girl” Indie

What: Snail Mail with Joy Again
When: Friday, April 15; 7 p.m.
Where: First Avenue, 701 N. First Ave., Minneapolis

Snail Mail is hitting the road following the release of her latest album, Valentine, where alt rock meets “sad girl” indie. An opening performance from Joy Again will kick off the show at First Avenue.

Sweet Ride

What: Pastry Ride
When: Saturday, April 16; 9-11 a.m.
Where: Ride starts at Perennial Cycle, 3342 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis

This community bike ride is family- and beginner-friendly. The 4- to 6-mile route will finish at an outdoor space where riders can gather and re-fuel with delicious pastries.

A Heartwarming Musical

What: The Prom
When: Various performances through Sunday, April 17
Where: Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

The hit musical comedy about Broadway stars in a small town is coming to the Twin Cities. Performances begin April 12 and run through April 17 at the Orpheum Theatre.

Brunch and Beer

What: Surly Easter Brunch
When: Sunday, April 17; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Surly Brewing Co., 520 Malcolm Ave SE., Minneapolis

If you’re not in the mood to make your own Easter brunch, hop on over to Surly Brewing. After a two-year absence, this celebration is back with beer cocktails, an Easter egg hunt, a four-course menu, and more.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

What: Easter Brunch at the Ballpark
When: Sunday, April 17; 12:30 p.m.
Where: CHS Field, 360 N. Broadway St., St. Paul

What better way to spend a Sunday than with brunch and baseball? CHS Field, home of the St. Paul Saints, will offer Easter fun for the whole family at their pre-game brunch and egg hunt.


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