August in the Twin Cities is a time for the Minnesota State Fair, easily the best state fair in the state. August is also the attack of the Art Fairs. The Art Fairs have intensive advanced waiting lists and competitions; they should be called Art Superiors.

<<    AUGUST 2007    >>
S M T W Th F Sa
Aug 1-31 - traffic - Mpls traffic news (35W bridge)
Aug 1-5 - fair - 
Washington Co. Fair
Aug 1, 3-6, 17-22, 31
- baseball - MN Twins, Metrodome
Aug 1, 2, 6-12, 16-18, 20-22
- baseball - St Paul Saints, Midway Stadium
Aug 2-12 - Fringe Festival
Aug 4, 7, 16, 19 - basketball - MN Lynx, target Center
Aug 10-12 - fair - Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul
Aug 18-19 - fair - Vadnais Heights Heritage Days
Aug 18-19, 25-26, Sept 1-3, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 - Renaissance Festival, Shakopee
Aug 19-21 - play - Fiddler on the Roof
Aug 21-Oct 28 - play - Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Aug 23-Sept 3 - Minnesota State Fair, St Paul
Aug 24-26 - skating - MN State Figure Skating, Bloomington  star
Aug 24-26 - fair - Woodbury Days, Ojibway Park, Woodbury
Aug 27-31 - St Paul Schools opening week
1    Lake
Hiawatha Festival

Colour Revolt
2    We Fest - Carrie Underwood
      Blues & Bar-B-Q
JoAnna James
Mears music-movie

MN Twins game
postponed due to
I-35W bridge collapse
3    We Fest
Uptown Art Fair
   Wayne Newton
First Lady Laura Bush visits Mpls
4    American Idol
Loring Park
Powderhorn Park
 Uptown Art Fair
    We Fest
    TPT Public TV
Wayne Newton
Matthew & Gunnar Nelson
Pres. Bush
visits Mpls
5    Loring Park
Powderhorn Park
 Uptown Art Fair
 Dots and Feathers
6     Patti Smith
  Mike Monson
7   Night Out
     Chinese Dance
     Human Abstract
8   Sleeping
Zuhrah Flames
9   Dream Theater
     Angry Mothers
     Bloomington Symphony
Bluegrass & Old Time Music
    Book Club -Walker
    Mears music-movie
    Como Zoo Heroes
10    Josh Groban
Mendota Powwow
        Vikings -pre
11   Mendota Powwow
      Mickey Avalon
      Pizza Lucé Block

12 Mendota Powwow
Bloomington Jazz
Festival of Thailand
Perseid Meteors
Strung Out
Tanya Tucker
13  Perseid Meteors
 Stan Ridgeway
  Reel Big Fish & Less Than Jake
Brio Brass
16  Chris Cornell
      Mears music-movie
Salsa del Soul
      SMSC powwow
17  Glamorama
      Kelly Willis
  Shakopee powwow
      Steve Miller
      Scary Kids

18   I-94 closed

Caponi Art Park
Renaissance Fest.
Sand Volleyball
Shakopee powwow
Snail Run
Weapons Show
19    I-94 closed

Shakopee powwow
St Paul Inline Marathon
St Paul Triathlon 
Weapons Show
Japanese Lantern Lighting
20  Portugal 21
River City Jazz
River City Jazz
23  State Fair
      Fair to Midland
      Hilary Duff
      Mears music-movie
24    State Fair   star
   - Goo Goo Dolls
   - Lifehouse
25    State Fair
       - Fergie
     Los Lobos
Creedence Clearwater
    Queens of Stone Age
26    State Fair
      - Joan Jett
Moonlight Serenaders
27  State Fair
Weird Al
28   State Fair
 - Allman Bros
      Moonlight Serenaders
29   State Fair
  - Vince Gill
- Amy Grant
      Snoop Dogg
      Velvet Revolver
30  State Fair
   - B.B. King
   - Al Green
     Mears music-movie
     Vikings -pre
31    State Fair
      - Prairie Home
  Gopher Vollyball
        52 Pickup

"And I don't want the world to see me, 'cause I don't think that they'd understand.
When everything's meant to be broken, I just want you to know who I am."
 - the Goo Goo Dolls are at the Minnesota State Fair on August 24th.
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