mobile Twin Cities Calendar - August 2018

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

Wednesday, August 1

Drake, Xcel Center

Thursday, August 2

Aug 2-12: Fringe Festival, 15 locations in Cedar-Riverside & NE Minneapolis

Friday, August 3

Christopher Robin movie

Aug 3-5: Uptown Art Fair, Hennepin & Lake, Minneapolis (Fri noon-8pm, Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-5pm)

Aug 3-5, 9-18, 29-31: Saints baseball, CHS Stadium, St Paul (pdf schedule)

Saturday, August 4

Loring, Powderhorn, & Uptown Art Fairs

Aug 4-5: Powderhorn Art Fair, Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis (free, 10-6pm, 10-5pm)

Sunday, August 5

Loring, Powderhorn, & Uptown Art Fairs

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

Aug 5, 12, 14, 19: Lynx basketball, Target Center

Monday, August 6

Jack White, The Armory (6:30pm, $70)

Wednesday, August 8

Beyoncé & Jay-Z, USbank Stadium (7:30pm, $50+, echoing accoustics near glass walls)

Charlie Puth, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $25+)

Friday, August 10

Animal Crackers animated film

Steve Martin & Martin Short, Treasure Island Casino, Prairie Island Mdewakanton, Welch MN (8pm, $55+)

Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul
Aug 10-12: Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St Paul (3-11pm, 10am-11pm, 10am-7pm)

Saturday, August 11

Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul

Kid Rock, Treasure Island Casino, Prairie Island Mdewakanton, Welch MN (8pm, $49+)

Reba McEntire, Mystic Lake Casino, Shakopee Mdewakanton, Prior Lake MN (8pm, $49+)

Sunday, August 12

Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul

August 12-13: Perseid meteors (free)

Tuesday, August 14
Election Day - Vote
Primary Election Day (voter info, polling places, register to votecheck if you are registered, more info 1-866-687-8683)
     ✔  US Senator 1
     ✔  US Senator 2
     ✔  US Representative
     ✔  Minnesota Governor
Chris Wright and Judith Schwartzbacker      Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
Erin Murphy and Erin Maye-Quade             Democratic-Farmer-Labor            - MN State Representative, former majority leader, registered nurse
Jeff Johnson and Donna Bergstrom               Republican                                    -  Hennepin County Commissioner, former state representative
Josh Welter and Mary O'Connor                 Libertarian
Lori Swanson and Rick Nolan                     Democratic-Farmer-Labor             - MN Attorney General
Matt Kruse and Theresa Loeffler                 Republican
Olé Savior and Chris Edman                        Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Tim Holden and James P. Mellin II               Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Tim Pawlenty and Michelle Fischbach          Republican                                    - Washington DC lobbyist, former MN Governor
Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan                     Democratic-Farmer-Labor            - US Representative, retired National Guard
     ✔  State Representatives
     ✔  Attorney General, & more

Sam Smith, Xcel Center (8pm, $40+)

Wednesday, August 15

Rod Stewart with Cyndi Lauper, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $35+)

Friday, August 17

August 17-19: 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, Lakota Women Warriors

Saturday, August 18

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)

Minnesota Vikings football at US Bank Stadium
Vikings preseason football v. Jacksonville Jaguars, USbank Stadium (noon)

August 18-19, 25-26, September 1-3, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 28-30: Renaissance Festival, 12364 Chestnut Blvd, Shakopee
    (rat catcher accused of raping photographer)

Sunday, August 19

Smashing Pumpkins, Xcel Center (7pm, $30+)

Thursday, August 23

Niall Horan, State Fair Grandstand (7pm, $49+)

Minnesota State Fair
August 23-Sep 3:  Minnesota State Fair, State Fairgrounds ($13)

Friday, August 24

Minnesota State Fair

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Treasure Island Casino, Prairie Island Mdewakanton, Welch MN (8pm, $55+)

Sugarland, State Fair Grandstand (7:30pm, $57+)

Minnesota Vikings football at US Bank Stadium
Vikings preseason football v. Seattle Seahawks, USbank Stadium (noon)

August 24-25: Big 10 ACC volleyball, UofMN volleyball, Target Center

August 24-26: Woodbury Days, Ojibway Park, Woodbury

Saturday, August 25

Minnesota State Fair

Michael Franti & Spearhead, Weesner Amphitheater, MN Zoo (7:30pm)

Trampled By Turtles, State Fairground Grandstand (6:30pm, $35)

Sunday, August 26
full moon  full moon

Minnesota State Fair

Earth Wind & Fire, State Fairground Grandstand (7:30pm, $49+)

Monday, August 27

Minnesota State Fair

Beach Boys with Righteous Brothers, State Fairground Grandstand (8pm, $39)

Ziggy Marley, Weesner Amphitheater, MN Zoo (7:30pm)

Tuesday, August 28

Minnesota State Fair    

Jason Mraz, State Fair Grandstand (7:30pm, $39+)

Wednesday, August 29

   Minnesota State Fair
Lyle Lovett, State Theatre (7:30pm, $57+)

Thursday, August 30

   Minnesota State Fair

Friday, August 31

   Minnesota State Fair
Lady Antebellum & Darius Rucker, Treasure Island Casino, Prairie Island Mdewakanton, Welch MN (7pm, $49+)

Taylor Swift, USbank Stadium (7pm, $67+, echoing accoustics near glass walls)

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