Food & Drink

Boozy disc golf, tons of live music, and <em>Game of Thrones</em> nerdery

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Drew Wood

Thursday, June 6thSt. Paul's Happy Gnome taps Deschutes Class of '88 Imperial Smoked Porter at 5p. Go Gnome

If you don't mind driving to Mankato, you can score a New Belgium beer dinner at Tavern on the Avenue at 6p. Better buy tix in advance

Friday, June 7thAny chance you'll be in Duluth? If so, hit the Duluth-Superior Symphony Beerthoven Festival at the Historic Union Depot. Event's from 6-9p, and you can score passes here

You know who likes watching romantic plays on the beach? Your girlfriend/wife/a random. So pack a picnic (and BEERS) and hit Cromulent Shakespeare Co's rendition of Romeo and Juliet at Lake Nokomis's main beach. Show's free (verily!) and starts at 7p

HUGE Theater's trotting out their board of directors (who all happen to be world-class improvisational comedians) for a show tonight at 930. It's also next Friday... and the next; and it's only $10

Or hit The Comedy Corner's open mic night at the Corner Bar instead. Show's at 10p

Saturday, June 8thFrom 830a-630p, hit Blue Ribbon Pines Disc Golf Course in East Bethel for the Surly Open Disc Golf Tournament. You get a free Surly disc if you register, so do it up

From 1130a-8p, Stillwater's St. Croix Vineyards plays host to its fourth annual wine fest. Get in on Rock the Vine

The Herk and Moto-i are teaming-up for a day-long Summer patio party. Scope the lineup

Flat Earth Brewing is taking over the taps at Gabe's By The Park from 5-11p. Get to Gabe's

Pub quiz co. Geeks Who Drink is rocking a one-night-only Game of Thrones trivia quiz in 11 cities around the country. See where to be in Mpls, here

After a year-long hiatus, fashion-meets-music night Voltage is back at First Ave, where 16 local designers will host a runway show to the backdrop of tunes from Aby Wolf, The Chalice, Sean Anonymous & Dream Crusher, and Bomba de Luz. See the full lineup and buy your tickets

Sunday, June 9thThe Electric Fetus just turned 45, and to celebrate, they're slashing prices, giving away limited edition Charlie Parr and Dosh 45rpms, and hosting live tunes from Gustafer Yellowgold, and food trucks Natedogs and Hola Arepa. Find out more about the set times and giveaways here

Monday, June 10thMore partying at the Fetus! This time with Crimes at 6p, Strange Names at 7p, and Lucy Michelle at 8p

Tuesday, June 11thThere's a Duvel, Achouffe, Ommegang beer dinner at The Happy Gnome. Who says you can't go Gnome again?

Saturday, June 15thThe Red Stag's hosting a four-course, $50 Crispin Cider brunch starting at 1130a. Reserve and trout, braised pork belly, rhubarb coffee cake, and tons of hard cider could be yours

From 2-6p, it's the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds' International Bazaar. There're more than 100 breweries and this thing goes on Sunday too

Sure, Rock the Garden (from 3-1030p) has been sold out for months, but that doesn't mean that seeing Dan Deacon, Bob Mould, Silversun Pickups, and Metric at the Walker Art Center is totes impossible. Click here to WIN tix

Didn't win tix? Hit the official after party at First Ave with Michael Kiwanuka, Chastity Brown, and DJ Jake Rudh. It starts at 9p, and tix can be had here

AND THERE'S THIS:You can now buy Butcher & The Boar sausages in pre-packed 4-packs to grill at home. Oh, glory of glories