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.

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2   Brandi Carlile

3   4   Kelly Clarkson 5   Mötley Crüe

Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul

Loring, Powderhorn, & Uptown Art Fairs    
Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul
Loring, Powderhorn, & Uptown Art Fairs
Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul  
10 11 12  Perseid meteors
14  Jeff Foxworthy
15  India Fest




22  Foo Fighters





27  Def Leppard

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Minnesota State Fair
29   Carrie Underwood

Minnesota State Fair  full moon
30  Alan Jackson

Minnesota State Fair

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Twin Cities Calendar for August  2015

Saturday, August 1

 Rise Against, Cabooze (6pm, $33+)

Sunday, August 2

 Brandi Carlile, Cabooze (5pm, $56+)

 Django Django, First Avenue (7:30pm, $20)

 Midwest Outlaws Car Show & Tacos, Canterbury Park (3-10pm)

 Woody Allen and His New Orleans Jazz Band, State Theatre

Tuesday, August 4

 Kelly Clarkson, Xcel Center (7pm, $30+)

Wednesday, August 5

 Mötley Crüe, Xcel Center (7pm, $20+)

Thursday, August 6

Aug 6-8: WeFest, Detroit Lakes, MN
Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Dierk bentley, Hank Williams Jr., Jake Owen...

Friday, August 7

   Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul          Loring, Powderhorn, & Uptown Art Fairs

Aug 7-9:  Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul

Aug 7-9: Uptown Art Fair, Lake & Hennepin, uptown Minneapolis

Saturday, August 8

 Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Grand Casino Mille Lacs, Onamia, MN (7pm, $50+)

 Hot Import Nights, Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee

 Jefferson Starship & Hippiefest, Jackpot Junction, Morton MN (8pm, $32)

Aug 8-9: Autopic (cartoon-comic art fair), Aria, 105 N 1st St, Minneapolis (Sat 10-6, Sun 11-6, free)

       Loring, Powderhorn, & Uptown Art Fairs

Aug 8-9: Loring Park Art Festival, Loring Park, Minneapolis

Aug 8-9: Powderhorn Park Art Fair, Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis

Wednesday, August 12

 Internet Cat Videos, CHS Field, St. Paul (6:30-10pm, $10)

Perseid meteors

Friday, August 14

 Jeff Foxworthy, Jackpot Junction, Morton MN (8pm, $37+)

August 14-16:  All Motorsports Show, Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee

Saturday, August 15

 Henderson Hummingbird Hurrah, Bender Park, 200 North Third Street, Henderson, MN (9-5pm, free)

 India Fest, Minnesota State Capitol grounds, St. Paul (11am-9pm, free)

 Vikings v. Buccaneers, TCF Stadium (7pm, preseason)
                                                                                          Minnesota Vikings football at TCF Stadium

Tuesday, August 18

 NOFX, Myth, Maplewood (2pm, $40)

Saturday, August 22

 Foo Fighters, Xcel Center (7pm, $35+)

 Justin Moore & Josh Turner, Grand Casino Hinckley (7pm, $40+)

 Vikings v. Raiders, TCF Stadium (7pm, preseason)
                                                                                          Minnesota Vikings football at TCF Stadium

Aug 22-23:  Greek Festival, St. George Church, 1111 Summit Av, St. Paul (Sat 11am-8pm, Sun 11am-6pm)

Aug 22-23, 29-30, Sep 5-7, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, Oct 2-4: Renaissance Festival, Shakopee MN ($23)

Sunday, August 23

 Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory (3-9pm, $5)

Thursday, August 27

   Minnesota State Fair
 Def Leppard with Styx & Tesla, Grandstand, State Fair (7pm, $52+, sold out except VIP)

August 27-29: Native American Arts & Crafts, Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee

August 27-Sep 7:  Minnesota State Fair, Fairgrounds ($13)

Friday, August 28

   Minnesota State Fair

August 28-30: Woodbury Days, Ojibway Park, Woodbury

Saturday, August 29

   Minnesota State Fair
 Carrie Underwood, Grandstand, State Fair (7:30pm, $50+, sold out)

full moon

Sunday, August 30

   Minnesota State Fair
 Alan Jackson, Grandstand, State Fair (7:30pm, $40)

 Slightly Stoopid, Cabooze (4:30pm, $35)

Monday, August 31

   Minnesota State Fair
 Happy Together, Grandstand, State Fair (8pm, $21)
Turtles, The Association, Mark Lindsay, Grass Roots, Cowsills, Buckinghams

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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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