James J. Hill Days James J. Hill House Sept. 11-13
Wayzata celebrates community tradition with the 41st Annual James J. Hill Days. Family-friendly activities all weekend long including a carnival, street market, fireworks, beer gardens, live music, water-ski show, dachshund races, kids zone, food trucks, coaster cart races, classic car show, parade and more.
Dedicated to the latest must-haves in fashion, this event will highlight the fall fashion trends that you won't want to miss. Plucked from the pages of our September style issue, models will walk the runway in styles from the hottest Twin Cities boutiques and retail destinations. Allison Kaplan will host the festivities.
Welcome, Planet Changer! What do we want our future Earth to be? Future Earth, our newest Science Museum of Minnesota-produced exhibit, explores the fact that humans—all 7 billion of us—are both the dominant agents of global climate change and the innovators who have the power to keep our planet thriving well into the future.
Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association Fall Fine Arts Show Solar Arts Building Sept. 18 through Sept. 27
Presented by the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA), the Fall Fine Arts Show is an annual exhibition of more than 150 of our memebers' artwork. It's a great opportunity to view a vast collection of quality and diverse artwork, including painting, photography, sculpture, mixed-media art, and much more.
Brave New Workshop: Throwback "Junk from our Trunk" Brave New Workshop Now though Oct. 31
In our latest best-of show, "Throwback BNW: Junk from our Trunk," the cast takes a look in the BNW archives for the best sketches from the last decade. The show will feature recent favorites as well as older gems for a night full crowd-pleasing sketches and songs
Swedes Rock! American Swedish Institute Now through October 25
Swedes Rock! and you can too! Families can explore the world of modern music this summer in the ASI Family Gallery (third floor of Turnblad Mansion). Grab a prop, jump on the stage and rock out to your favorite music from yesterday and today made famous by Sweden’s hottest rock stars. When you are ready for a break, hit the Swede’s Rock! Cafe for a summer fika. Explore language of music behind the scenes, learn a musical alphabet, and set a tempo for a great summer! Included with museum admission.
Art at the Center: Recent Acquisitions Walker Art Center
The Walker Art Center’s celebration of 75 years of collecting continues in the Burnet Gallery with a selection of recent acquisitions. Global, cross-disciplinary, and diverse, the exhibition reflects the Walker’s continued efforts to collect the most adventuresome works being made today. Curators: Olga Viso and Joan Rothfuss, with Andrew Blauvelt, Jill Vuchetich, and Mia Lopez
US Open Racquetball Championships Target Center Play begins Wednesday, Oc
Witness racquetball’s premiere “Grand Slam”- the US OPEN Racquetball Championships. See all of the top players in the world from the IRT, WPRO and CPRT compete for the largest prize money purse in the sport.
The Jungle Book Childrens Theatre Company September 29- December 6
In Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale, Mowgli is adopted by Baloo, Bagheera, and all the beasts who call the mysterious wilderness home. This fast-paced retelling will keep you perched on the edge of your seat. Recommended for grades K+
You haven’t lived until you’ve pretended to be undead. When the sun goes down, the streets become swarmed with all sorts of zombies screaming “BRAAAAIIINNNNSSSSSSS…….BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRR!” The Zombie Pub Crawl is one of the coolest events all year in Minneapolis, as you wander from bar to bar in some extremely creative zombie costumes.