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1   Avengers 2 - Ultron  
Avengers 2 - Age of Ultron
Cinco de Mayo
    Free Comics

3     May Day

full moon
5   6   7   Fishing opener
8    Oak Ridge Boys
10   Mother's Day

Susan G. Komen Twin Cities Race for the Cure  Mother's Day
11   12   

14  Taste of Lakeville

15 last hard freeze
     Mad Max
Mad Max - Fury Road
16  Billy Joel
      Willie Nelson
19  Chicago 20   21  Saints opener
Saints opener

full moon 

24   Soundset

Soundset, Canterbury Park, Shakopee
25 Memorial Day
26 27   



Twin Cities Calendar for May 2015

May 1
movie                 Avengers 2 - Age of Ultron
magic                 Penn & Teller, Mystic Lake Casino,
Shakopee Mdewakanton, Prior Lake (8pm, $51+)

May 1-4 fair                     Festival of Nations, RiverCentre, St. Paul ($14)
May 2
awareness         No Kill Walk For The Animals, International Bazaar, State Fairgrounds (9am-2pm, free)
May 2-4 comic con         Wizard World Comic Con, Mpls Convention Center  ($40+ & autographs & photo ops)
                            >> Karen Gillan, Brighton Sharbino, Nathan Fillion, William Shatner, Robert Englund, & James Marsters
                            >> Neal Adams, Mike Grell, Ethan Van Sciver, Bob Layton, Barry Kitson, Kevin Maguire, & more
May 3 parade, fair      Cinco de Mayo, Cesar Chavez Street (between Robert St & Hwy 52), St. Paul (9am-6pm)
comic books
Free Comic Book Day, Big Brain & Comic Book College in Minneapolis, The Source in Roseville,
                            Midway Books in St. Paul, and other locations for a bag of free comic books.

horse racing     Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY
May 4
parade, fair      May Day, Powderhorn Park (1-7pm, free)
dance, music    Pan Asian Arts Festival, Landmark Center, St. Paul (noon-5pm, free)
May 5, 18,
24, 30
basketball        Lynx, Target Center
May 8, 10 football            Viking Draft Weekend, Minneapolis Convention Center ($10+)
                           >>  The Vikings have the 8th pick in the 1st round
May 7-10 fishing               Minnesota Fishing Opener, Lake Vermillion area
                            >> The Governor's Fishing Opener has been a state tradition since 1948 or 1951.
                                        Gov. Mark Dayton was unsuccessful in 2011 & 2012 but caught a walleye in 2013.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty caught 2 saugers & 2 walleyes in 2010 after several unsuccessful years.
Gov. Jesse Ventura caught 2 northern pike in 1999.
Gov. Arne Carlson did not catch a fish in eight fishing openers.
May 8-9,
15-18, 22-25
baseball            Saints, Midway Stadium
May 9
country             Oak Ridge Boys, Treasure Island (8pm, $20+)
May 10 holiday              Mother's Day
walk, benefit     Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Mall of America rotunda (6am registration, 9am 5K walk)
May 11
holiday              Statehood Day, Minnesota Capitol
May 12
rock                   Rush, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $49)
May 14
food                   Taste of Lakeville, Lakeville Area Arts Center (5-9pm)
May 15 comedy              Kevin Hart, Target Center (7pm, $40+)
movie                 Mad Max - Fury Road 
May 16 pop                     Billy Joel, Target Center
country               Willie Nelson, Mystic Lake Casino,
Shakopee Mdewakanton, Prior Lake (8pm, $59+)
May 16-17
comics               MSP Comicon, Grandstand, State Fairgrounds (10am-5pm, $12)
May 19
jazz-rock           Chicago, State Theatre (7:30pm, $65)
May 20
pop                   New Kids On The Block with TLC & Nelly, Xcel Center (7pm, $30)
May 23-25 anime                Animinneapolis, Hyatt Regency, 1300 Nicollet, Minneapolis  ($50)
May 24 hip-hop             Soundset, Canterbury Park, Shakopee (11am-8:30pm, $46) 
                            >> free water, bring a backpack, bring sunscreen, bring a camera (no removeable lenses)

              Indy 500, Indianapolis, IN
May 26 holiday              Memorial Day
powwow            Pow Wow, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Mille Lacs Indian Museum, Onamia, MN (noon, free)
May 29-30
art fair              Artists Market, Fine Arts Center, State Fairgrounds (free)
May 30
fashion              Calvin Hiep 2015 Áo Dài, Hyp Fashion, Mystic Lake Casino, Shakopee Mdewakanton, Prior Lake (8pm, $23+)
May 31 drinks                Beer Festival, 10th & Hennepin Av, Minneapolis (5-9pm, $30+)
health                No Tobacco Day, World Health Organization
fair                     WaterFest, Lake Phalen Pavilion (11am-4pm, free)

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