It’s Thursday and you know what that means. The weekend is just around the corner and our Weekend Events Preview is here to help you brainstorm. Should you go to a local art show on Thursday? Maybe enjoy the Great Outdoors at Fitger’s Bockfest? Sample local beer and wings all day at the Wings & Beer Fest? Or you just want to brush up on your knowledge on Prohibition at the Minnesota History Museum? Whatever you’d like to do, we’ve got you covered.
Thursday, March 13th
Don’t miss the opening night celebration of Apron Strings – a Collection of Mosaic Aprons at Mosaic on a Stick in St. Paul. This unique collection was created by local mosaic artist Judy Sell who specializes in Memoryware, artwork full of personal connotations and loaded with nostalgia. Old dishes were used in the creation of eight life-size aprons to create fabric-like patterns with hidden messages, which are universal to mothers. 7–9pm // 1564 Lafond Ave, St. Paul
Rock Bottom Brewery is hosting their annual Fire Chief Ale promotion—a special beer release with “fiery” menu with items like the 3-Alarm Brisket Chili and Campfire Shrimp. A portion of the proceeds from Fire Chief Ale will benefit local fire departments and their related charities. This promotion ends March 30th. All day // 800 Lasalle Ave #125 Minneapolis
Meet the drys, wets, gangsters, flappers, lawmen and suffragists of America’s most colorful, complex constitutional hiccup in the new traveling exhibit “American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition” created by the National Constitution Center. This exhibit runs until March 16th. Find out more. All day at The Minnesota Historical Center // 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul
Did you miss Schell’s Bockfest, or are you ready for round two? Celebrate Bockfest up in Duluth at the Fitger’s Brewery Complex March 13–15. Each day of the event will feature food, beer, and fire. Saturday will include a “big dip” into Lake Superior, stein races, music, a torte-eating contest, a beer drinking contest, and other activities. Try Fitger’s Bock or any of their other tasty beers on tap. Celebrate this German tradition on Thursday 5–8:30pm or Friday and Saturday 12pm–10pm // 600 E Superior St, Duluth, MN
Attend the FREE class at Tradition Creek in St. Paul to learn about the basics of bird watching from Halle O’Falvey. O’Falvey is the columnist and author of “Birds in Particular” and will show you where to bird watch in St. Paul, as well as what to bring and use while birding. No RSVP required. 6:30–7:30pm //933 West 7th St, St. Paul
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