The Weekend Playbook: The whitest dinner ever, an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil, and free weddings
Event of the WeekOn Saturday, be one of the "thousands" who will dress entirely in white, bring your meal and booze of choice, and head to a top secret outdoor locale for MSP's first-ever Pop-Up Dinner. Nab a spot
Thursday, August 1stThe Pourhouse has an event space called The Fountain Room, and from 7-9p today they'll be performing free weddings there, with an open-to-the-public reception party from 9p-2a. Reserve your wedding?
Getting married not your thing? No worries, Boom Island's taking over the taps at Tasty Pizza in Columbia Heights from 6-8p. Get there
Friday, August 2ndYou know what's really bizarre? Gogol Bordello... whom you can totally catch at the Cabooze Outdoor Plaza tonight at 6p. Tickets, get ya tickets, here
Wanna take a looooong drive instead? Cool, hit Bemidji Brewing Co. for their two-day-long grand opening fiesta. Wait, Bemidji Brewing wha?
Sunday, August 4thHead to Dodgeville, Wisconsin for August's Dinner on the Farm, featuring Boom Island on the beers and Chowgirls Killer Catering on the yum. Tickets?
Wednesday, August 7thLet the MN History Center expound upon the wondrous history of Summit Hill from 7-9p via the Summit Hill Special Pub Crawl, wherein there will be booze. Get the skinny
Thursday, August 8thSet sail for the Vine Park Brews Cruise at Harriet Island. $75, and you're sailing
Saturday, August 10thFrom 12-8p, Smack Shack’s Crayfest means all-you-can-eat Louisiana crawfish boil with Minnesota crayfish, new potatoes, corn, sausage, and coastal slaw, plus hurricanes and beer. All this can be yours if the price is right (and since the price is only $40, it is right)
Also of ConsequenceTix to Summit Brewing's Backyard Bash, the 27th b-day celebraish on Monday, are on sale, so if you wanna actually be at it come 9/7, you best get on that here!
Prairie Kitchen & Bar on Nicollet Mall just added a 40-seat patio, replete with two stone fire pits, grub like BBQ Bison Sliders and Smoked Trout Dip, and local crafts ranging from Summit to Big Bay Brewing Company. Here's the Prairie low-down