Aug 26, 2022 - Things to Do

What to do in the Twin Cities that's not the State Fair

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The State Fair may be dominating Minnesota, but there are still other things to do this weekend. Here’s what’s happening around town.

🍻 Tickets are still available for the Summer Beer Dabbler Friday night. This year, over 90 breweries and cideries are setting up on Harriet Island in St. Paul. $50+.

🎉 White Bear Meadery, which claims to be Minnesota’s first and only mead hall, has its grand opening party in Maplewood on Friday. Free.

🚆 Head to Hopkins on Saturday for an all-day music and arts festival at a renovated train depot, hosted by coffee shop/community center Depot Coffee House. Free.

💃 Union Rooftop is hosting a Lizzo + Beyonce dance party on Saturday night, with bonus drag performances. $15.

🛍️ This month’s Minneapolis Vintage Market is at Utepils Brewing on Sunday. General admission is free, or get an early bird shopping pass for $10.

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