Events Calendar

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Museums & Galleries

Six McKnight Artists

July 11, 2015 - August 30, 2015

at Northern Clay Center
Six ceramic artists who are past or current residents with the McKnight Residency showcase their work in an exhibition at Northern Clay Center. View Event
Music

Jerry Jeff Walker

July 31, 2015 - July 31, 2015

at Minnesota Zoo
The outlaw country legend who wrote "Mr. Bojangles" straps on the acoustic guitar for a show at the Zoo. View Event
Party

Kräftskiva!

August 1, 2015 - August 1, 2015

at N. 1st St. & 2nd Ave. N.
The fourth annual summer party is shutting down 2nd Ave. N. alongside The Bachelor Farmer to celebrate the Swedish tradition. View Event
Theater

Madame Butterfly

August 1, 2015 - August 1, 2015

at Orchestra Hall
Puccini's tale of a Japanese girl's love for an American naval officer promises an epic end to the Minnesota Orchestra's season. View Event
Music

Nershfest

August 1, 2015 - August 1, 2015

at Harriet Brewing
A free bluegrass fest with all proceeds going to the Minnesota Music Coalition. View Event
Special Events

Pinky Swear Kids Triathlon

August 1, 2015 - August 1, 2015

at Lake Nokomis
The largest triathlon for kids happens every year at Lake Nokomis, and one better: it raises money for families of kids with cancer. View Event
Food & Drink

PopUp Dinner Twin Cities

August 1, 2015 - August 1, 2015

at Various Locations
Ticketholders are instructed to wear only white and join for dinner (it's B.Y.O. Everything, from tablecloth to the actual food) to benefit the Minneapolis Parks Foundation. View Event
Music

Kelly Clarkson

August 4, 2015 - August 4, 2015

at Xcel Energy Center
The first-ever American Idol winner (and maybe its most successful output) visits the Xcel Center. View Event
Comedy

Miranda Sings

August 5, 2015 - August 5, 2015

at Northrop Auditorium
The YouTube sensation is Colleen Ballinger's satirical answer to the earnestly bad performers who've flooded the social video platform. View Event
Music

Mötley Crüe

August 5, 2015 - August 5, 2015

at Xcel Energy Center
Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, and their '80s hair metal circus hits Xcel. View Event
Music

WE Fest

August 6, 2015 - August 8, 2015

at WE Fest
Minnesota country music fans' festival counts Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, and Rascal Flatts among its weekend-long roster. View Event
Music

Diana Krall

August 7, 2015 - August 7, 2015

at Orpheum Theatre
She's the only jazz singer to have eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard jazz albums chart—see her at the Orpheum. View Event
Music

Social Distortion

August 7, 2015 - August 7, 2015

at First Avenue
The SoCal punks have been at it for 37 years with hits like "Ball & Chain" and "Story of My Life" to show for it. View Event
Music

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo

August 11, 2015 - August 11, 2015

at Minnesota Zoo
Fellow '80s rock alums get together at the Zoo. View Event
Special Events

Internet Cat Video Festival

August 12, 2015 - August 12, 2015

at CHS Field
The Walker's film festival dedicated to home videos of cats moves to CHS Field. View Event
Music

Idina Menzel

August 13, 2015 - August 13, 2015

at Northrop Auditorium
Let your other plans for August 13 go so that you can make sure to see the Broadway voice. View Event
Music

Summer Set Festival

August 14, 2015 - August 16, 2015

at Somerset Amphitheater
The three-day-long camping, music, and arts fest seems to get a little bit bigger and more impressive every year. View Event
Special Events

WWE Monday Night Raw

August 17, 2015 - August 17, 2015

at Target Center
Professional wrestling. Apparently still a very big deal. View Event
Comedy

Neil Hamburger & Tim Heidecker

August 21, 2015 - August 21, 2015

at Cedar Cultural Center
A fictional comedian (Neil Hamburger) and an actual one (Tim Heidecker walk into the Cedar . . . View Event
Special Events

Rumble on the Runway

August 21, 2015 - August 21, 2015

at The Depot
The Minnesota Fashion Awards are presented at the second annual Rumble on the Runway, celebrating bloggers, retail stores, and models of Minnesota in style. View Event
Music

Foo Fighters

August 22, 2015 - August 22, 2015

at Xcel Energy Center
Dave Grohl's second-biggest rock band is still going strong, 20-plus years later. View Event
Special Events

Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival

August 23, 2015 - August 23, 2015

at Como Zoo Park and Conservatory
Music, drinks, games, and, well, lantern lighting celebrating the culmination of the Japanese holiday Obon. View Event
Music

Def Leppard, Styx, & Tesla

August 27, 2015 - August 27, 2015

at Minnesota State Fair Grandstand
Three '70s and '80s rockers play the one place in the state where more than half of the crowd is still stuck in that era. View Event
Music

Carrie Underwood

August 29, 2015 - August 29, 2015

at Minnesota State Fair Grandstand
The American Idol winner (and continued success) brings her pop-country music to the fair. View Event
Music

Alan Jackson

August 30, 2015 - August 30, 2015

at Minnesota State Fair Grandstand
Touring in support of his 20th studio album Angels & Alcohol, the country music legend hits the fair. View Event