Food & Drink

The Weekend Playbook: The whitest dinner ever, an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil, and free weddings

Published On 08/01/2013 Published On 08/01/2013
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Event of the Week On 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 1st
The 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 2nd You 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
Saturday, August 3rd From 5-1030p the
Red Stag's going to be hosting their 7th annual block party. Check the roster

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 4th Head 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 7th Let 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 8th Set sail for the Vine Park Brews Cruise at Harriet Island.
$75, and you're sailing
Saturday, August 10th From 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 Consequence Tix 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

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