mobile Twin Cities Calendar - May 2016

free list of Minneapolis - St. Paul events from the Twin Cities Calendar

Sunday, May 1

MayDay parade & festival, Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis (parade at noon)

Powwow & Craft Fair, Grand Casino - Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Onamia, MN (10am-7pm, free)

St. Catherine Choral Society Spring Concert, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 515 S. Albert Street, St. Paul (3pm, $10)

The Who, Target Center (7:30pm, $40+)

Tuesday, May 3

Wording Out, Northrop (6:30pm, free)

Wednesday, May 4
Paul McCartney at Target Center, May 4-5
May 4-5: Paul McCartney, Target Center (8pm, $47+)

Thursday, May 5

Ellie Goulding, Xcel Center (7pm, $35+)

May 5-8: Festival of Nations, RiverCentre, St. Paul ($14)

Friday, May 6
Captain America 3: Civil War
Captain America: Civil War movie

Santana tribute, Fitzgerald Theater (7:30pm, $28+)

Tony Bennett at the State Theatre, May 6
Tony Bennett, State Theatre (8pm, $74+)

May 6-8: Animinneapolis, Hyatt Regency, 1300 Nicollet, Minneapolis  ($40+)

May 6-8: Wizard World, Minneapolis Convention Center ($40+)
               Gotham: Robin Lord Taylor (Oswald Cobblepot), Cory Michael Smith (Edward Nygma), & James Frain (Theo Galavan)
               Grimm: David Giuntoli (Nick Burkhardt) & Bitsie Tulloch (Eve)
               plus Billy Boyd (Lord of the Rings),  James Marsters (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Smallville), & more

Saturday, May 7
Cinco de Mayo, Cesar Chavez Street (between Robert St & Hwy 52), St. Paul (9am-6pm)

Easy Star All-Stars, Dakota Jazz Club (7pm, $35+)

Free Comic Book DayBig 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.

Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY

Sunday, May 8
Mother's Day
Mother's  Day
Susan G. Komen Twin Cities Race for the Cure
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Southdale Mall (6am registration, 9:15am 5K walk, $40)

Monday, May 9

Transit of Mercury (astronomy) - don't look at the sun but a dot is crossing it

Tuesday, May 10

May 10-29: Book of Mormon, Orpheum Theatre ($49+)

Wednesday, May 11
Statehood Day

Thursday, May 12
Harry Connick, Jr at State Theatre, May 12
Harry Connick, Jr., State Theatre (7:30pm, $79+)

Melissa Manchester, Dakota Jazz Club (7pm & 9pm, $30+)

Uncensored Voice: Suffering, Protest, and Lament in the Hebrew Bible; Rauenhorst Ballroom, St. Catherine University (7pm, free)
- assistant professor Hanne Loeland Levinson, University of Minnesota - Classical and Near Eastern Studies

Governor's Fishing Opener
May 12-14: Fishing Opener, Big Sandy Lake, McGregor, MN
                   The Governor's Fishing Opener has been a state tradition since 1951 or 1958.
                   Gov. Mark Dayton was unsuccessful in 2011, 2012, & 2014 but caught a walleye in 2013 and caught 9 in 2015.
                   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.

Saturday, May 14

English Beat, Dakota Jazz Club (7:30pm, $40+)

Katwalk fashion, O'Shaughnessy (7:30pm, $15)

Kenny Rogers, Treasure Island Casino, Prairie Island Mdewakanton, Welch MN (8pm, $48+, sold out)

Pan Asian Arts performances, Mall of America rotunda (noon-8pm)

May 14-15: Comicon, State Fairgrounds Grandstand (Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm, $14)

May 14 & 27:  Lynx basketball, Target Center

Sunday, May 15

last hard freeze (on average)

Best of Wurst, Sociable Cider Werks, 1500 Fillmore St NE, Minneapolis (2-6pm, $35)

Tuesday, May 17

Toxicology, Café Scientifique, Bryant-Lake Bowl, Minneapolis (7pm, $5+)

May 17-19:  Solar Expo conference, DoubleTree by Hilton, 411 Minnesota St, St Paul ($350)

Thursday, May 19

Saints opening night
Saints baseball opener, CHS Field, St. Paul (7:05pm, $6+)

May 19-22, 26-29: Saints baseball, CHS Field, St. Paul (pdf)

Friday, May 20

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Surly Brewing Festival Field, 520 Malcolm Avenue SE, Minneapolis (5pm, $35, sold out)

Evolution of Opera, Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall (8pm, $29)

Saturday, May 21
full moon
full moon

Beatles tribute - Fab Four, Jackpot Junction, Morton, MN (8pm, $20+)

Beer Fest, West End, St. Louis Park (5–9pm)

Gregg Allman, Mystic Lake Casino, Shakopee Mdewakanton, Prior Lake MN (8pm, $59+)

Heart & Joan Jett, Grand Casino - Hinckley (7pm, $35+)

Honeydogs, Mill City Nights (8pm, $15)

Monday, May 23

Beatles - In My Life (story, tribute), Cowles Center (7:30pm, $39+)

Beyoncé at TCF Stadium, Minneapolis
Beyoncé, TCF Stadium (7:30pm)

Vikings Skol Line drum auditions, Mall of America rotunda (6-8pm)

Friday, May 27
Tracy Morgan at Mystic Lake Casino, May 27th
Tracy Morgan, Mystic Lake Casino (8pm, $39+)

X-Men: Apocalypse movie
X-Men: Apocalypse movie

Saturday, May 28

Aretha Franklin, Treasure Island Casino, Prairie Island Mdewakanton, Welch MN (8pm, $62+)

Sunday, May 29
Soundset, Canterbury Park, Shakopee
Soundset music festival, Minnesota Fairgrounds (11am-9:30pm, $68+)

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