Twin Cities-based LGBTA concert, jazz, and marching band with concerts throughout the year. See video clips on their website.
Ongoing through September 26, 2015 8am-1pm between the Mill City Museum and the Guthrie Theater. Summer Saturdays, 40+ local vendors - everything from beets and cabbage to artisan chocolates, local honey, maple syrup, hand-milled flour, locally harvested wild rice, specialty cheeses, baked goods, kimchi, preserves, artisan ceramics, kitchen utensils, and jewelry.
June 12, 2015, doors open at 10pm, at The Saloon, 830 Hennepin Ave. $10 all night. From San Francisco: DJ MATT CONSOLA. Party for bears, cubs and friends.
June 14, 2015 at Mattie's on Main. The Monthly Bear Social returns. To kick off Spring in style there is no better place. Looking for craft beer for a Beer Bust? From 2-6pm you can have your pick of ANY craft beer on tap for just $18.00. With such a wide selection of local craft brewers, come hang out with the bears.
June 14, 2015, 2-4:30pm at Hennepin County Central Library/ Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall. Series of gatherings, sharing stories in an open, informal, participatory format; connecting queer communities, queer history and generations to learn from our shared past, present, and future. FEATURING: Eleanor Savage, founder, and Nasreen Mohamed, co-producer of Vulva Riot.
June 20, 2015 and every third Saturday, 7-10pm at the Saloon, Minneapolis. Come out for a raucus time with special musical selections, 6:30pm line dance lesson. Enjoy the real wood dance floor with plenty of space. Unlimited keg beer and soda for $10 ($5 for NSGRA members). The Saloon also offers good food at great prices! Next: July 18th.
June 21-28, 2015. Events include: June 21, 11am-2pm Pride Family Picnic at Como Park Pavilion, St Paul; June 25, 8pm, An Evening Of Classic Lily Tomlin at Orchestra Hall; June 27, 6pm Pride in Concert + Twin Cities Pride Festival: Deborah Cox, Peaches, Hunter Valentine at Loring Park, 1382 Willow St; June 28 Pride Parade: 11am at 3rd Street and Hennepin.
June 24, 2015 at The Theaters at the Mall of America. With 4:30pm pre-screening event at Star Bar, MOA Theaters; 5:30pm screening of NOTES FROM THERE (dramatic short film) and REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG (feature documentary); 7:30pm screening of PUTTING THE RIBBON BACK ON (documentary short with director Richard Louprasong in attendance) and EAT WITH ME (dramedy feature).
July 24, 2015, The Minneapolis Movie Bears will team up with Lavender for another fabulous Out in the Stands, across the Mississippi River in St. Paul for a summer evening of baseball at the St Paul Saints new ballpark in St Paul’s Lowertown neighborhood - St Paul Saints vs Lincoln Saltdogs. After the ballgame, it’s off to a local establishment to celebrate a Saints victory.
July 24-26, 2015 at Dead Broke Arena. 2 full days of rodeo, fun, dancing and music! Friday night registration at the Saloon, and Saturday/Sunday rodeo events. Saturday night dance at the rodeo grounds. More details TBA, watch NSGRA.org for details as they develop!
June 25, 2015, 8pm at Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis. One of America’s foremost comedians, star of television, theater, film, animation + video, recipient of numerous awards,(6 Emmys, 2 Tonys, a Grammy). “Lily Tomlin has made us laugh and continues to amaze us with her acting talent and quick wit.” Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein.
June 27 + July 25, 2015, and every 4th Saturday of each month, 8-11pm at EagleBolt Bar. Join the North Country Bears for their monthly gathering. $7 gets you a cup for keg beer, pop, and a whole lot of burly bears, Grrr. The Eagle Bolt Bar has an extensive menu of pizzas, sandwiches, and burgers.
August 6-9, 2015, Two Creeks Campground, E of Sandstone, MN. 100-acre clothing optional site, modern restrooms. Music, DJ, games, food, Fetish Cowboy/Leather night -gay/bi, transgender, cross-dresser. Basketball/ naked volleyball, drag show. Tent sites, trailers for rent. Dinner included each day. The event fee is as little as $90 per person.
August 8-9, 2015, annual two-day event at Powderhorn Park, 3400 15th Avenue South, Minneapolis. Set in a pastoral, 66-acre city park, Powderhorn Art Fair features 184 regional & national artists of varied disciplines, as well as a Community Showcase & Group Exhibitors from the Powderhorn area.
September 20, 2015, annual event since 2007, tour around lakes and along banks of the Mississippi River; 14 or 36 mile routes. beer garden, water stations, restrooms, medical and mechanical pit stops along the way.
April, 2016 (to be confirmed). Minnesota Leather Sir | Minnesota Leather Boy | Ms Minnesota Leather Pride. People in leather who play without inhibitions/ erotic and kink play/ Leather and Sex! Events typically include: FRI Meet and Greet. SAT Kink U + Contests. SUN Victory Brunch.