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. $7 gets you a cup for keg beer, pop, and a whole lot of burly bears, Grrr. The Eagle Bolt Bar has an extensive menu of pizzas, sandwiches, and burgers.
Second Saturdays 10am-1pm Indoor Winter Market, 704 South 2nd St. Also Summer Saturdays: 40+ local vendors - everything from beets and cabbage to artisan chocolates, local honey, maple syrup, hand-milled flour, locally harvested wild rice, specialty cheeses, baked goods, kimchi, preserves, artisan ceramics, kitchen utensils, and jewelry.
August 6-7, 2016, annual two-day event at Powderhorn Park, 3400 15th Avenue South, Minneapolis. Set in a pastoral, 66-acre city park, Powderhorn Art Fair features 184 regional & national artists of varied disciplines, as well as a Community Showcase & Group Exhibitors from the Powderhorn area.
August 13, 2016, 9:30pm-2am at Nomad World Pub, 501 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis. The last GRRRL SCOUT summer bash of 2016 featuring 2 patios, 2 bars, bocce ball, a food truck, Jenga, bag toss, bonfires and all the queer babes. The dance floor will be HOTT with Girl Named Jane and troop 612….+ plenty of ice cold cocktails to cool you off.
August 15, 2016 at Powderhorn Park, South Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Fire Collective has been selected (for the 9th year in a row to perform in the Burning Man Fire Conclave/ Great Circle around the Man before he BURNS! See 29 fire dancers, 8 safeties, 5 drummers, our media guy, and our helmsman/stage manager in a 20-min performance - TWICE - with a re-fueling break in between.
August 18, 2916, 7pm-midnight at Open Minds Fusion Studio, 515 W Lake St. Event for Sex Workers + Allies. Celebrate our exsistence/ help take Sex Work activism to the next level. Sex Workers are beautiful, glittering, complicated, strong, transformative,magical people; and you're invited to the main event in the shake you butt for charity series to CELEBRATE SEX WORKERS! Bring CA$H.
August 20, 2016, Fargo ND. The FM Pride Parade starts promptly at 2pm and makes its way through Downtown Fargo ending at the green space in front of the Fargo Civic Center, right into the Pride Rally. Pride in the Park, 11am-4pm at Island Park, 616 1st Ave S. with shows and performances on stage, food, drinks, booths and vendors.
September 18, 2016, 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 19-29, 2016, 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.
March, 2017 (TBC). FUR FLEE X, for 10 years the premier bear event of the upper midwest including: private hotel with some 200 bears! Welcome party with beer bust and drink specials + poolside lunch with activities + Bears Uncorked wine tasting + beer bust + main event theme dance.
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.
Late July, 2017 (TBC) - past year 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: