mobile Twin Cities Calendar - August 2017

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

Thursday, August 3

August 3-5: We Fest, Detroit Lakes (Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Zac Brown Band, & more)(1-800-4WE-FEST)

August 3-13: Fringe Festival, various locations

August 3, 11, 18, 22: Lynx basketball, Xcel Center

August 3-6, 10-13, 18-24, 29-31: Saints baseball, CHS Field, St. Paul

Friday, August 4

Detroit movie (1967 riots)

Stephen King's Dark Tower movie

Mystery Science Theater 3000 live
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live (MST3K), State Theater (7pm & 10pm, $40+)

Loring, Powderhorn, & Uptown Art Fairs
August 4-6: Uptown Art Fair, Hennepin & Lake, Minneapolis (Fri noon-8pm, Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-5pm)

Saturday, August 5

Bruno Mars, Xcel Center (8pm, $50+)

Loring, Powderhorn, & Uptown Art Fairs

August 5-6: Powderhorn Art Fair, Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis (free)

Sunday, August 6

Loring, Powderhorn, & Uptown Art Fairs

Red Stag block party, Red Stag Supperclub, 509 1st Av NE, Minneapolis (2pm-8pm, free)

Shawn Mendes, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $48+)

Monday, August 7
full moon  full moon

Friday, August 11

August 11-12: Perseid meteors (free)

Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul
August 11-13: Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul

Capitol Grand Opening, Aug 11-13
August 11-13: State Capitol re-opening, St. Paul, MN (free)

Saturday, August 12

Coldplay, Vikings Stadium (7pm)

Pizza Lucé Block Party, Minneapolis warehouse district

August 12-14: Supernatural convention, Minneapolis Convention Center

Tuesday, August 15

Linkin Park, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $40+)

Thursday, August 17

Retro Futura: Howard Jones, the English Beat, Modern English, Men Without Hats, Paul Young and Katrina (ex-Katrina and the Waves), State Theatre (7pm, $53+)

Friday, August 18

Hitman's Bodyguard movie - Ryan Reynolds & Samuel L. Jackson

Justin Bieber - Cancelled, Vikings Stadium (7:30pm)

Rascal Flatts, Grand Casino Hinckley amphitheater (7:30pm, $65+)

August 18-20: Wacipi  (pronounced Wa chee pee), SMSC Wacipi Grounds, 3212 Dakotah Parkway, Shakopee Mdewakanton, Prior Lake, MN ($10)
Grand Entries: Friday 7pm, Saturday 1pm & 7pm, Sunday 1pm
Fireworks: Saturday night - 10pm
Color Guard: Sisseton-Wahpeton Kit Fox Society

Saturday, August 19

Bat Festival, Minnesota Valley Wildlife Refuge, 3815 American Blvd E, Bloomington (9a-5p, free)

Henderson Hummingbird Hurrah in Henderson MN
Henderson Hummingbird Hurrah, Bender Park, 200 North Third Street, Henderson, MN (9-4pm, free)

India Fest at the MN State Capitol grounds
India Fest, State Capitol grounds (11am-9pm, free)

Kendrick Lamar, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $40+)

August 19-20, 26-27, September 2-4, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 29-October 1: Renaissance Festival, 12364 Chestnut Blvd, Shakopee, MN

Sunday, August 20

Central Honors Philandro - Push Back Against Hate, Dunning Rec Center, 1221 Marshall Av, St. Paul (1-7pm, free)

The Seeker, a film by Cloud Cult (5pm, free) at Table Mpls

The Seeker, a film by Cloud Cult, with Josh Radnor & Alex McKenna, at The Table Mpls, 4747 Lyndale Av S, Minneapolis (5pm, free, trailer)

Monday, August 21
Lady Gaga at Xcel Center
Lady Gaga, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $49+)

solar eclipse - partial in Minnesota
Solar Eclipse at 1:06 pm (partial for Minnesota, total for other parts of the U.S.)
Begins: Monday, Aug 21st at 11:43 am
Maximum: Monday, Aug 21st at 1:06 pm
Ends: Monday, Aug 21st at 2:29 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 45 minutes

Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars movie (one night only)

Wednesday, August 23

Fighting Voter Suppression with Rep. Keith Ellison, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Park, 4055 Nicollet Av (near 41st St W), Minneapolis (6pm, free)

Thursday, August 24

Nickelback at MN State Fair grandstand on Aug 24th
Nickelback, State Fair grandstand (7:30pm, $65+)

Minnesota State Fair
August 24-Sep 4:  Minnesota State Fair, State Fairgrounds ($13)

Friday, August 25

Minnesota State Fair

Stevie Nicks, (7:30pm, $49+)

August 25-26: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill, Xcel Center ($80+)

August 25-27: Supernatural convention, Minneapolis Convention Center ($50+)

August 25-27: Woodbury Days, Ojibway Park, Woodbury

Saturday, August 26

Minnesota State Fair

Brad Paisley with Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant, & Lindsay Ell, Treasure Island Casino, Prairie Island Mdewakanton, Welch MN (7pm, $70+)

Equal means Equal
Equal Means Equal film, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Av S, Minneapolis
(7pm, $10, trailer)

Jim Gaffigan, State Fair grandstand (8pm, $50+)

Happy Together: Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dogs Night, The Association, The Cowsills, The Box Tops, & The Archies Ron Dante, Grand Casino - Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Onamia, MN (6pm, $40+)

August 26-28: Woodbury Days, Ojibway Park, Woodbury

Sunday, August 27

Minnesota State Fair

Toby Keith, State Fair grandstand (7:30pm, $53+)

Minnesota Vikings football at US Bank Stadium
Vikings v. 49ers (preseason NFL football), US Bank Stadium (7pm)

Monday, August 28

Minnesota State Fair
     State Fair - day 5 record attendance: 144,504

Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, State Fair grandstand (8pm, $29)

Tuesday, August 29

   Minnesota State Fair
John Mellencamp, State Fair grandstand (7:30pm, $49+)

Wednesday, August 30

   Minnesota State Fair

Pentatonix, State Fair grandstand (8pm, $40+)

Thursday, August 31

   Minnesota State Fair
Usher, State Fair grandstand (7:30pm, $72+)

Minnesota Vikings football at US Bank Stadium
Vikings v. Dolphins (preseason NFL football), US Bank Stadium (7pm)

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