Updated Sep 10, 2021 - Things to Do

Twin Cities weekend events: Basilica Block Party, Selby Ave JazzFest

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It's a packed weekend in the Twin Cities! Here's some of what's on tap:

🎤 The Basilica Block Party returns! Stop by the Basilica of Saint Mary Friday and Saturday for a packed lineup of live music across three stages, including Spoon, Remo Drive and AJR. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test required. Tickets here.

🎷 Celebrate 20 years of the Selby Avenue JazzFest Saturday in St. Paul. Enjoy a full day of live music from local bands and artists, including Grammy winner Ignacio "Nachito" Herrera, at the corner of Selby Avenue and Milton Street. Free.

🎡 Stop by James J. Hill Days on Lake Minnetonka this weekend for a craft beer festival, carnival, street market, fireworks, airshow, live music from ZZ Top and more. Free.

Did we miss something? Have suggestions for upcoming calendars? Email Audrey at [email protected].

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect that The Avett Brothers are no longer performing at the Basilica Block Party on Saturday, and that the formerly mentioned Twin Cities Grilled Cheese Festival has been postponed to next year.

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