Nov 23, 2022 - Things to Do

Free museums and MN Pint Day: What to do Thanksgiving weekend

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🎉 Party quietly at “The Thankening” Silent Disco in North Loop Wednesday night. Three DJ’s will play music only audible through provided headphones. $10+.

🖌️ Mia is offering free admission to “Botticelli and Renaissance Florence: Masterworks from the Uffizi” on Friday morning. (Tickets are typically $20.) First-come, first-served.

🎶 “Decolonize Thanksgiving,” a concert on Friday night benefiting food shelf First Nations Kitchen, features legendary and up-and-coming names in Native American music. $20+.

🍻 MN Pint Day is almost here. Pick up a limited edition glass at participating breweries across the state starting Friday, and take advantage of the deals and specials offers through Sunday. Check out the map.

🎇 Holidazzle kicks off Friday, bringing interactive art exhibits — including a giant yeti — vendors, food trucks and fireworks to Loring Park in Minneapolis. Free.

🎉 Hmong New Year, a two-day celebration honoring ancestors and giving thanks for the harvest season, starts Saturday in St. Paul. Expect traditional Hmong dances, music, vendors and food. Free.

🐢 Trampled by Turtles, the bluegrass folk band from Duluth, is coming to the Armory on Saturday. Resale tickets start at $78.

🛍️ Holiday markets, including the European Christmas Market in St. Paul and Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt, are in full swing. Check out our guide.


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