Twin Cities-based LGBTA concert, jazz, and marching band with concerts throughout the year. See video clips on their website.
February 13-15, 2015. Presidents' Day Weekend. Join the Leather/Kink Community of the Twin Cities Area for this great celebration of all we do to for one another here in the greater Twin Cities metro, our state and our region. Host: DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Minneapolis. Just $94/night! Co-Title Sponsor and Event Host: The Saloon MN
March 20, 2015, doors open at 10pm, at The Saloon, 830 Hennepin Ave. $10 all night. From San Francisco: DJ JOHN LEPAGE. Party for bears, cubs and friends.
March 21, 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: Apr 18
March 21, 2015 at EagleBolt Bar Dance party with beats by Beats by DJ David B. $5 Cover benefits YouthLink. March 28th: Bear Bar Night - join the North Country Bears 8-11pm on this and every 4th Saturday of each month. $7 gets you a cup for keg beer, pop, and a whole lot of burly bears, Grrr....
March 24, 2015, Insurgent - One choice can transform you-or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences. Minneapolis Movie Bears at the Orpheum Theater -- popular social event to meet a lot of bears, cubs, and admirers with several hours of hanging out, eating and chatting. Next: Apr 2nd Annie; Apr 30th Jersey Boys; Jul 30-31 Kinky Boots.
April 3-5, 2015. Featuring Minnesota Leather Sir | Minnesota Leather Boy | Ms Minnesota Leather Pride. People in leather who play without inhibitions/ erotic and kink play/ Leather and Sex! FRI Meet and Greet, 5-7 p.m. at Mason's Restaurant Barre. SAT Kink U by Titans of the Midwest, 11am-5pm + Contests 7-10pm at The Saloon. SUN Victory Brunch, 10am-2pm at EagleBolt Bar.
April 11, 2015 10am-1pm at Mill City Museum. Final Indoor Market of the season. 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. Outdoor Season kicks off Mother’s Day weekend, May 9th
June, 2015 at The Theaters at the Mall of America, Minneapolis. A provocative festival showcasing Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer filmmakers.
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 27-28, 2015 - annual two-day Festival in Loring Park, 1382 Willow St. More details TBA in the spring.
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!
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.