Twin Cities-based LGBTA concert, jazz, and marching band with concerts throughout the year. See video clips on their website.
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.
Second Saturdays 10am-1pm Indoor Winter Market, 704 South 2nd St. Also 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.
February 11, 2017, 9:30pm-2am at Hell's Kitchen, 80 S 9th St, Minneapolis. Dj Kezzy will set the mood with all your favorite jams. Choose from one of three colored glow bracelets. Pick Green: Single and ready to mingle, Yellow: I’m an open book…just ask me, or Red: Closed for business (taken)Not looking for love/ just want to dance..no worries! $7/ 21+
February 17-20, 2017 at The Saloon. FRI 7pm - Meet & Greet Contestants; 9pm - SpANK! Special Tank night for Leathermen + Women. SAT 1-4pm - Kink U, by Titans of the Midwest; 8pm - The Mr. Twin Cities Leather 2017 Contest + Victory Party. SUN 11am-1pm - Brunch + Presentation of the Robert "Bobbie" Smith Community First! Award; 10pm-1am - Weekly Shower Contest - $500 prize!
March 2-5, 2017. FUR FLEE X, for 10 years the premier upper midwest bear event; private hotel, some 200 bears! Welcome party beer bust/drink specials + poolside lunch/activities + wine tasting + beer bust + Saturday Night Poolside Gala theme dance main event with live performance and special guest. Always-Moore Karaoke; DJ Michael Carrera.
June 24-25, 2017 (TBC). Past years' events included: Pride Family Picnic at Como Park Pavilion, St Paul; Performances at Orchestra Hall; Pride in Concert + Twin Cities Pride Festival and Sunday Pride Parade: 11am from 3rd Street at Hennepin.
July 28-30, 2017 - past year held at Dead Broke Arena, 5676 170th St N, Hugo, MN. Huge area featuring vendors, a dance tent, and plenty of on-site space for camping (no electrical or water hook ups) Excellent warm up arena and very supportive staff who are thrilled to host the rodeo again. See more details at their website as announced:
August 5-6, 2017, 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 17, 2017 (TBC), 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.
October 18-28, 2017 (TBC), annual film festival at the ShowPlace ICON Theatre, The Shops at West End, St. Louis Park. Also two events every month, including a screening in the monthly Insider Series. Other events include industry workshops, educational events, and TCFF Members-Only Screenings.
Early October, 2017 (TBC) at Lab Theater, LUSH. Innovative spectacle: showgirls, circus, drag, comedy, live jazz, and la crème de la crème of burlesque! Each show a unique theme with an entirely different lineup of performers from across the globe --no two events the same. Don’t miss the festivities; 7 Shows, 4 Nights, 3 venues and dozens of dazzling performers!