Aug 12, 2022 - Things to Do

Chalk art and IgboFest: What to do in the Twin Cities

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📸 Check out 3D chalk art at the Downtown Art Street Festival on Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis. Tip: The pieces make for cool photo ops. Free.

🔮 Dive into the multiverse this weekend at CONvergence, a Minneapolis convention for fans of sci-fi, fantasy and alternate realities. $75.

🇳🇬 Learn about Nigerian culture tomorrow at IgboFest in Brooklyn Park, a family-friendly festival celebrating the ethnic group native to Nigeria. Free.

🎸 Nershfest music festival takes over Inbound Brewing this weekend, with an all-day lineup of live music and a night of silent disco. Free.

🚶‍♀️Open Streets is back on Sunday. This month’s street festival shuts down 20-plus blocks of East Lake Street for an all-day, walk/bike/skate party. Free.

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