It’s Thursday and you know what that means. The Weekend Events Preview is here to help you navigate your weekend. The weather is forecasted to be in the upper 30s, maybe even 40 on Sunday (knock on wood!) so get out and attend some of these tasty beer releases, exhibits, and—if you’re in the Fargo area—the Beer & Bacon Festival.
Thursday, March 6th
August Schell Brewing Company will be releasing a limited four Pilsner series this March to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of their Pils. The series includes the original 1984 recipe, their contemporary Pils, and two new varieties created for this occasion, a Roggen and Mandarina Bavaria Pils. Don’t miss their tasting at O’Gara’s, then head over to Skinner’s Pub on Randolph for the after party. Tasting 5–7pm, After party 7pm // O’Gara’s Bar & Grill 164 N Snelling Ave, St. Paul // Skinner’s Pub 919 Randolph 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
Don’t miss the last night of the Nordic Lights Film Festival! Celebrate Minnesota’s Scandinavian heritage while viewing feature-length and short films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. See The Film Society of Minneapolis/St. Paul website for showtimes // 115 Main Street, SE 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
Friday, March 7th
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