Celebrate locally brewed beer with the Minnesota Craft Brewer’s Guild this winter. Sample the wares of over 90 breweries in a festive party atmosphere, pair your unlimited samples with specially crafted small plates and enjoy live entertainment. Ages 21 and up. Read more about Winterfest
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First-Ever Holiday Artisan Market at Emery: - Dec. 19 & 20, 11am – 3pm: Get your holiday shopping done while supporting some of Minnesota’s favorite artisans and makers at Emery’s first-ever holiday market. In celebration of the recent launch of “The Shop at Emery,” a retail space featuring locally crafted goods, a variety of vendors will have one-of-a-kind gift options for everyone on the gift list. Read more about First-Ever Holiday Artisan Market at Emery
Join us for our monthly dining series and learn how you can make a positive difference - all while enjoying delicious food prepared by the talented culinary team at Wise Acre Eatery.
Start your year off right and learn the connection between healthy soil, healthy plants and animals, which leads to healthy people! Tickets include a 4 course, family-style meal followed by a lively 30 minute presentation by Farmer Dean.
Tickets: $65 per person. Read more about January Farm Series Dinner
You don’t have to be a runner to enjoy this event! The Minnesota Brewery Running Series is hosting a dash between Bauhaus Brew Labs and 612Brew. The run only lasts a few blocks, and you’re invited to take your time getting from one brewery to the other. All are invited to participate, but to enjoy the beer you must be 21 and up. Read more about 0.5K Winter Beer Dash
We’re Setting the Record for the Most Nordic Sweaters in One Room!
Come See Us Make History at the 35th Annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
WHAT: 35th Annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast Read more about 35th Annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast
• Family Friendly
• Monster-Themed Games
• Live Music
• Face Painting
• Free Hot Cider & Healthy Snacks
• Build-Your-Own Mask or Super Hero Cape w/ Mobile Menders
• Family Dinner Specials
• Scary Stories in the Play Hive
Need a last minute costume? Make a mask or superhero cape with the wonderful volunteers from Mobile Menders.
Live music by Mrs Pinky and the Great Fox and Red Eye Ruby!
Sample both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, enjoy views of downtown and the river, and live music, food vendors, vote for “Best of Fest” and leave with a commemorative tasting glass. Read more about Autumn Brew Review
Join the Minnesota Brewery Running Series at Sociable Cider Werks for a fun run with a twist. Weave through the city with fellow beer enthusiasts and grab a free beer at the finish line. All participants receive a free craft brew along with a collector’s pint glass and swag. End the day with some live music and lots of food as a reward. Ages 21 and up to receive a free beer, all ages welcome. Read more about Beer Run
Visit Afton Apple Orchard for its annual apple festival. Make memories with your loved ones by participating in this super fun seasonal activity that everyone is sure to love. Take a hayride into the orchard for apple picking or just for fun. The kids will want to conquer Straw Mountain or hitch a ride on the Moo Moo Choo Choo train. There is also a petting zoo for the youngsters to enjoy. Afton Apple Orchard is also home to a 15-acre corn maze! Three sections of corn maze offer fun for all levels of explorers from directionally challenged to expert puzzle solvers. Read more about Afton Apple Orchard's Apple Fest