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In September the Minnesota State Fair wanes and the Minnesota Vikings return. Watch for school buses and their riders.

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1   Journey
Journey at the MN State Fair

Minnesota State Fair 

Minnesota State Fair
3  Labor Day

Minnesota State Fair
4 5   6 7   8   Gopher football
     Monarch Fest
     Selby Av Jazz

Minnesota Gophers football
9 Democracy
Block Party

  St. Paul Bike Tour
football - Minnesota Vikings home game

11  Metric 12   13  Izzy's Tour 14 Purity Ring
 Smokey Robinson
15  Angry Birds
      Gopher football

      Lewis Black

Minnesota Gophers football
16   17

18  Chronic Wasting Disease
      Theoretical Physics
19  Willie Nelson 20  Brain Game
21  Fall starts
      Kendrick Lamar
22  Gopher football

Minnesota Gophers football
23  Vikings

football - Minnesota Vikings home game
24   Dignity for All

Rush at the Target Center, Minneapolis
25  Marriage equality
26  Rosh Hashanah
27  Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood plays the Target Center, Mpls
28  Movie: Hotel Transylvania 29  Ben Folds Five

full moon
30   Swap Meet
& Auto Show

Twin Cities Calendar for September  2012
  September 1 rock                 Journey with Pat Benatar & Loverboy, Grandstand, MN State Fair (7pm, $38) -- here's Faithfully 
Sep 1, 10, 28, 29 volleyball       Minnesota Gophers, Sports Pavilion, UofM
September 3 holiday           Labor Day
Sep 4, 7, 16 basketball      Lynx, Target Center -- here are Highlights of the 2011 Champions
September 6 art fair            Arts Mania, Coffman Union Plaza, Uof M
September 6-8 music fair       Concrete & Grass, Mears Park, St. Paul (free)
September 7-8 comedy           Ron White, Treasure Island (8pm, $58+)
September 7-9 powwow        Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Wacipi, St Peter's Church, Mendota, MN ($5)
                 Taste of Greece, St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church, 3450 Irving Av S, Minneapolis
Sep 7-9, 14-16,
21-23, 28-30
play                Lysistrata, Theatre in the Round, Minneapolis ($22)
September 8 dinner            Human Rights Campaign, Minneapolis Convention Center (6pm, $185)
nature, fair
   Monarch Festival, NE corner of Lake Nokomis at 50th St E, Minneapolis (10am-4pm)
jazz                  Selby Ave Jazz Fest, Selby & Milton, St. Paul (11am-8pm)
September 8-9 art fair            Fall into the Arts Festival, Centennial Lakes Park, Edina (Fri 10am,-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm)
Sep 8, 15, 22 football          Minnesota Gophers, TCF Bank Stadium
September 9 music benefit  Habitat for Humanity - Rally Day Mission, St. Paul's Church UCC, 900 Summit Av, St Paul (10:30am)
rock, politics
 Rock for Democracy Block Party, Bryant-Lake Bowl, Bryant Av & Lake St, Mpls (3-9pm)
                         >> Mark Mallman, Heiruspecs, Silverback Colony, Zoo Animal, Mrs. Smith, Me & My Arrow,
                         Chalice, Van Stee, MC Brad Erickson, Live Action Set, Epitome No Question, & Chicks on Sticks
vocals             Rose Ensemble, Central Lutheran Church, 333 S 12th St, Mpls (3:30pm-6:30pm, free) -- all ages
biking             Saint Paul Classic Bike Tour, starts at Summit & E River Rd (7:30am, $38) -- 15 , 30, 41, or 45 miles
Sep 9, 23 football          Minnesota Vikings, Metrodome
September 11 rock                Metric, State Theatre (7:30pm, $34) -- here's Sick Muse
September 13 tour                 Izzy's Ice Cream, 2034 Marshall Av, St Paul (6:30pm, $15) -- owner Jeff Sommers shows Izzy's
ice cream making process & innovative systems (Zap WaterRFID Flavor Up, & solar panels)
September 14 electro pop    Purity Ring, First Avenue Mainroom (8pm, $10+) -- here's Lofticries
                Smokey Robinson, Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater, Hinckley, MN (8pm, $15+)
September 14-16 powwow         Dakota Gathering & Homecoming Wacipi, Unity Park, Winona, MN (poster)
pinball            Pinnesota, Pinball Championships, Blainbrook Bowl, 12000 Central Av NE (Hwy 65), Blaine
September 14-17 horses             Minnesota 4-H Horse Show, Warner Coliseum, MN Fairgrounds
September 15 record             Angry Birds World's Record, Roseville Oval (noon, free)
               Congenital Heart Walk, Clifton French Park, Plymouth (reg. 9:30am, walk 10:30am)
                         >> Congenital heart diseases are birth defects of the heart's structure and function
comedy           Lewis Black, Mystic Lake,
Shakopee Mdewakanton Community, Prior Lake (8pm, $66)
                         >> If you've had enough of politics at this point, so has Lewis Black.
politics            Vote No, Patrick's Cabaret, 3010 Minnehaha Av S, Mpls (7:30pm, $10)
food                  Wild Rice Festival, Harriet Alexander Nature Center, Roseville (8am-4pm) -- wild rice pancakes
September 18 lecture             Chronic Wasting Disease, Bell Museum, Bryant-Lake Bowl (7pm, $5+) -- deer or the Internet?
          Machine - women's tackle football player info, Sgt Peppers, 930 Helena Av N, Oakdale (7:30pm)
           Theoretical Physics, McNamara Alumni Center, UofM (7:30pm, free)
September 19 country           Willie Nelson, VetterStone Amphitheater, Riverfront Park, Mankato, MN (7pm, $78+)
September 19-23 acrobatics      Cirque du Soleil - Dralion, Target Center ($40+)
September 20 improv            Brain Game, Table Salt Productions, Bryant-Lake Bowl (7pm, $10)
September 21 hip hop           Kendrick Lamar, Epic, Minneapolis (9pm, $30) -- here's Swimming Pools (clean)
September 21-22 dance              Dance Fellows, Ted Mann Concert Hall (8pm, $25)
                  Festa Italiana, Harriet Island, St. Paul (Fri 3-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm; free)
dance              Kinetic Kitchen
Patrick's Cabaret, 3010 Minnehaha Av S, Mpls (7:30pm, $10)
September 21-23 pow-wow        Mahkato wacipi, Dakota Wokisuye Makoce (Land of Memories Park), Mankato, MN
                         >> 150 years ago (1862), the state of Minnesota and the Dakota nations were at war 
September 22 soft rock          Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, State Theatre (8pm, $64+) -- Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
soft rock
         Kansas, Myth, Maplewood (9pm, $20) -- here's Dust in the Wind
walk, benefit
  NAMIWalks for awareness of mental illness, Minnehaha Park (11:30-reg., 12:30-speakers, 1pm-walk)
September 22-23 art fair             St. Croix Art Festival, Lakefront Park, downtown Hudson, WI
September 23 variety             Fall Equinox Celebration, Theater Now, Lowry Lab Theater, St. Paul (7pm, $25)
September 23-30 fashion            MN Fashion Week, various locations
September 24 classical         Dignity for All, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet Av, Minneapolis (7:30pm, $35)
                 Olivia Newton-John, Guthrie Theater (7:30pm, $55+) -- here's Never Been Mellow
                Rush, Target Center (7:30pm) -- here's Tom Sawyer
Sepember 25 benefit             Music for Marriage Equality, Minnesotans for Equality, Dakota Jazz Club (7pm, $75+)  
                          >> Jonatha Brooke, Chastity Brown, & Keri Noble
play                  Oromiya's Return, Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Av S, Mpls  (7pm, free)
September 27 country, pop   Carrie Underwood, Target Center (7:30pm, $46) -- here's Blown Away
soft rock           Kansas, Myth, Maplewood (7:30pm, $48) -- here's Dust in the Wind
September 28
holiday            Rosh Hashanah
cartoon           Hotel Transylvania (voices of Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Cee Lo Green, & David Spade) - trailer
           Wanda Sykes, Orpheum Theatre (8pm, $40) -- here's Gay Marriage
September 28-29 horror con       Crypticon Double Tree Hilton,7800 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington 55439
                           >> Tony Curran, Sid Haig, Tom Savini, Richard Kiel, Tom Woodruff Jr, Cerina Vincent,
                           Troy Holbrook, Sean Whalen, & more.
September 29 astronomy       Full harvest moon
pop                   Ben Folds Five, Orpheum Theatre (8pm, $40) -- here's Brick
sand volleyball  Sand & Saddles, Cowboy Slims, 1320 W Lake St, Mpls (10am)
September 30
car show          Swap Meet & Antique Car Show, State Fairgrounds north lots (8am-4pm, $5)

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