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

<<    AUGUST 2014     >>
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday


1    Glamorama

Loring, Powderhorn, & Uptown Art Fairs
3   Tori Amos

Loring, Powderhorn, & Uptown Art Fairs
4   5   


Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul


Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul
10  Rod Stewart
& Santana

Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul  full moon
11  Perseid meteors 12 13

17  Kiss & Def Leppard

Kiss & Def Leppard at Target Center on Aug 17th


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22   Katy Perry
Katy Perry at Target Center on Aug 22nd

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23  Kid Rock

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24  Mpls Duathlon
      Pat Benatar

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Moody Blues at Northrop, 7:30pm

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27  Tim McGraw

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28  football
Vikings & Gophers football
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29  Boston

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Twin Cities Calendar for August  2014
July 30-Aug 3 fair                 Washington County Fair, Lake Elmo
July 31-Aug 10 plays             Fringe Festival, Minneapolis -- 169 shows at 12 venues & here's an Introduction 
August 1 fashion          Glamorama, State Theatre (8pm, $75+) 
Aug 1-3 fair                 Canadian Days, Little Canada  
fair                 Festa Italiana, Island Park, Shoreview
art fair           Uptown Art Fair, Hennepin & Lake, Minneapolis
Aug 1-17 acrobatics    Circus Juventas, 1270 Montreal Avenue‚ St. Paul ($17+)
Aug 1-2, 7-10,
15-17, 26-28
baseball        Saints, Midway Stadium
Aug 2-3
art fair            Loring Park Art Festival, Loring Park, Minneapolis
art fair            Powderhorn Art Fair, Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis
August 3 singer-writer Tori Amos, O’Shaughnessy, St. Catherine University (7pm, $37+) -- here's Flavor
Aug 4-10 fair                  Dakota County Fair, Farmington, MN 
Aug 7-9 fair                  Lakefront Days, Lakefront Park, Prior Lake 
country          We Fest, Detroit Lakes ($79+) -- Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Zac Brown Band & more
Aug 7, 12, 16 basketball     Lynx, Target Center  
August 8 football          Vikings pre-season v. Raiders, TCF Stadium (7pm)
country          Willie Nelson and family, Grand Casino - Mille Lacs Band of  Ojibwe, Onamia, MN
Aug 8-10 fair                  Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul (free)
fair                  Polish Festival, St. Anthony Main, Minneapolis
August 9 films, music   Square Lake Festival, 13359 Partridge Road N, north of Stillwater (2:15pm-midnight)
country          Willie Nelson and family, Grand Casino - Hinckley, MN
August 10 rock                Rod Stewart & Santana, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $40+) 
Aug 12-13 astronomy      Perseid meteors (constellation Perseus)
Aug 15-17 cajun music    Cajunfest, Northern Lights Casino (11am-10pm, free)
powwow         Shakopee Mdewakanton Wacipi, 3212 Dakotah Parkway, Prior Lake ($5)
                         >> Host drums: Mazakute, Nebraska & Wahpekute, South Dakota
Grand entries: Fri 7pm, Sat 1pm & 7pm, & Sun 1pm
music, camp   Summer Set, Somerset Amphitheater, Somerset, WI ($142+) 
August 16 fair                   Art and Jazz Festival, Burnsville Performing Arts Center, Burnsville (noon, free)
fair                   Henderson Hummingbird Hurrah, downtown Henderson, MN (map)  -- preview 
football           Vikings pre-season v. Cardinals, TCF Stadium (7:30pm)
Aug 16-Sep 28 fair                   Minnesota Renaissance Festival, Shakopee (weekends)
August 17 rock                 Kiss & Def Leppard, Target Center (7pm, $49+)  -- here's Rock N Roll All Night & Photograph
Aug 20-Sep 14 musical            Book of Mormon, Orpheum Theatre
Aug 21-Sep 1 fair                   Minnesota State Fair, State Fairgrounds, St. Paul ($13) -- the best state fair in the state (new foods)
                         >> Discount tickets ($10) July 6-Aug 20 at the State Fair, Cub Foods, & Coffman Union 
August 22 pop                  Katy Perry, Target Center (7pm, $30) -- here's Roar & Birthday 
Aug 22-24 fair                   Woodbury Days, Ojibway Park, Woodbury (map)
August 23 rap                   Kid Rock, State Fair Grandstand (7:30pm, $52+)
August 24 duathlon         Minneapolis Duathlon, West River Parkway, Minneapolis (7am) 
rock                 Pat Benatar, Minnesota Zoo (7:30pm, $62+)
August 26 pop, blues       Moody Blues, Northrop (7:30pm)
August 27 country            Tim McGraw, State Fair Grandstand (7:30pm, $56+) -- here's Highway Don't Care 
August 28 football            Minnesota Gophers v. Eastern Illinois, TCF Bank Stadium (6pm)

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The Minnesota State Fair is the glue that holds St. Paul and Minneapolis together as Twin Cities and holds the Twin Cities together with the rest of the state. Attendence continues to increase year by year. It just gets better and batter (corn dogs or pronto pups).

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