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Around Town: A look at this weekend's events

Around Town: A look at this weekend's events Photo: KSTP

April 25, 2019 10:44 AM

No plans this weekend? Need to get out of the house? Here is a look at what is going on in the Twin Cities and the surrounding area this weekend:


Paisley Park Celebration 2019

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Celebrate the life of Minnesota music icon Prince during Paisley Park's Celebration 2019. The celebration will open up Prince's home and recording studio to fans from around the world. Live music performances include guitarist Jesse Johnson, The Revolution and Funk Soldiers. 

Date: Thursday - Sunday

Place: Paisley Park, Chaska


Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Adventure Expo

Outdoor enthusiasts may want to skip the trail and head over to Cedar-Riverside this weekend. Friday through Sunday, Midwest Mountaineering will hold its spring Outdoor Adventure Expo. The event will host more than 60 exhibitors and 85 presentations on topics including kayaking, lightweight backpacking, adventure travel and mountaineering. 

Date: Friday - Sunday

Place: Midwest Mountaineering, Minneapolis 


St. Paul Art Crawl

See what local artists are up to during the St. Paul Art Crawl. The annual event serves as a chance for members of the St. Paul Art Collective to display their work. According to the organizers, the number of artists participating in the art crawl exceeds 300, with about 20,000 attendees. The St. Paul Art Collective holds art crawls every fall and spring. 

Date: Friday - Sunday 

Place: St. Paul Art Collective, St. Paul


Minnesota Horse Expo

Equine enthusiasts are set to gather at the State Fairgrounds over the weekend for the Minnesota Horse Expo. The event includes more than 700 trade show booths, the PRCA Rodeo and pony, horse and wagon rides. 

Date: Friday - Sunday 

Place: Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Falcon Heights 


Independent Book Store Day

Expand your home library and support local businesses during Independent Book Store Day. A total of 12 bookstores in the metro area are participating in the nation-wide event. 

Date: Saturday

Place: Participating locations


Mill City Indoor Winter Market

Find locally grown produce, as well as other food items during the Mill City Farmers Market indoor winter market. The market hosts more than 40 local farmers, food makers and artists. 

Date: Saturday

Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Place: Mill City Museum, Minneapolis


HeadFlyer Brewing Anniversary Party 

Celebrate two years of local brews from HeadFlyer Brewing during the brewery's anniversary party this weekend. The event includes special beer releases, games, live music and food. 

Date: Saturday

Time: Noon to midnight 

Place: HeadFlyer Brewing, Minneapolis


Songkran Uptown Block Party 

Celebrate the Thai New Year during the Songkran Uptown Block Party. The block party celebrates Southeast Asian culture with live performances, food, beer and wine and more. 

Date: Saturday

Time: Noon to 9 p.m.

Place: Uptown, Minneapolis


Minneapolis Vintage Market at Paikka

Looking for that vintage jean jacket or band t-shirt? Find that one-of-a-kind item during the Minneapolis Vintage Market at Paikka. The market includes 19 different vendors from around the Twin Cities. 

Date: Sunday

Time: 12 to 5 p.m.

Place: Paikka, St. Paul 

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