Go & Do: Sept 20-26, 2017

Go & Do is the list of weekly recommended events.

Renaissance Festival- Shakopee -Weekends now through Oct 1

Knights, Damsels, royals, fools, entertainers galore, the best people watching and even a guy who sells pickles all in one location. Complete with jousting tournaments, a variety of entertainers, live music, and wenches…. lots and lots of wenches. This I one of the biggest Ren Fests in the nation and it is all ours. Cost: $14- $24 
DO: Family, Festival, Costume



Cinema In the Cemetery: “The Abominable Dr. Phibes – Mpls Pioneers and Soldier Memorial Cemetery- Sept 23, 6:30pm

Nothing quite like watching a classic spooky film in a cemetery! This is film #3 in the Vincent Price series. Proceeds go to help preserve and educate the public about the Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldier Memorial Cemetery. Go early and participate in a smart phone history hunt. Refreshments will be sold during the film. No coolers, pets or alcoholic beverages. Cost: $10 
DO: Film, Family




The Pub Crawl That Must Not Be Named – Downtown Mpls -Sept 23rd, 7pm-2am

Harry Potter themed pub crawl? Yes please. Study for your O.W.L.’s, sip some pollyjuice potion or a butterbeer and spend an evening with all your favorite wizzarding friends. This pub crawl starts out at Kieran’s and winds its way through some of your favorite spots downtown with drink specials and lots of fun and HP themed fun. Muggles are also welcome. Cost: FREE (drinks extra)

DO:  Brew, Costume, Silly


MN Lynx vs LA Sparks- WNBA Finals- Williams Arena- Sept 24, 2:30pm and Tues Sept 26, 7pm

Ok, I know I put this on here two weeks ago too, but now it is the finals and this is the best team in town! 3 recent championships and going for 4. Come help fill the Barn yell loud and help the team to victory. Insider tip: Keep ears open for $6 U of M student discount tickets and free ticket giveaways. Cost: $24- $145 
DO: Spectate, Family



Czech and Slovak Festival- Sokol MN (St. Paul)- Sept 24, 11am-5pm

Kolace’s, folk dancers, Czech Beer, Live music and more at the 28th annual Czech and Slovak Festival. These ethnic festivals always feature great food and are a wonderful way to try some new eats, snack on some favorites and spend some time pretending you are abroad. Cost: FREE admission (food and drinks extra) 
DO: Ethnic, Festival



Gatsby Jazz Night- Bank -Every Wed 5-7pm

Bank just started hosting a Gatsby era Jazz night so had on down to this speakeasy for a night of gin, small plates, music and dancing complete with classic cocktails. Cost: Nothing listed
DO: Repeat, Music



TC Amazon Rugby vs New York- Afton Height Park- ept 24, 11am-2pm

The Twin Cities has a rugby club! Come cheer for the orange and blue while they take on New York. Cost: FREE
DO: Family, Spectate, Free



Celebrate Urban Birds & Make & Take Birdhouse Event- Hamline Midway Library- Sept 23, 3-5pm


Learn about local birds, do a citizen science observation, and make a birdfeeder to take home. “Celebrate Urban Birds” is a citizen science project through the Cornell Lab of Ornithology focused on better understanding the value of green spaces for birds. Elpis Enterprises will be provide birdfeeders materials. Cost: Free 
DO: Family, Nature




Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsallis- Orchestra Hall -Sept 24, 7:30pm

Wynton Marsalis is a masterful musician. This is a great opportunity to hear him play at Orchestra Hall with the Lincoln Center jazz ensemble. Cost: $43-$93 
DO: Music, Concert,



Taiko Drumming Japanese Garden Festival- Norman dale – Sept 23 11:30-1:45 – Festival runs until 5pm

Martial arts demos, the beautiful gardens, vendors and the Taiko drummers all at this Japanese Garden Festival. Get your zen on! Cost: $10
DO: Family, Garden

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I’m an easy going adventurer, explorer, avid music -lover, and enthusiastic photographer who loves trying new things -often the more obscure, the better.
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