Food & Drink

Booze in a library, booze in a cave, call it a weekend

James J. Hill Reference Library
James J. Hill Reference Library

THURSDAY:

Hit "Book It: The Party" to drink free beer in a library. You don't have to be some sort of brainy, book-reading... umm, guy, to know that sounds great! $10 gets you in the door

Go all Livingston and hit Stanley's at 6p to try all three John Henry brews from Cold Spring Brewing. See what other beers await you at Stanley's here

Three important facts about The Taste of Stadium Village: 1) it starts at the UofM Applebee's (where there will be free Summit), 2) it turns into a night-long foodie bar crawl, 3) Applebee's!! Scope the route

FRIDAY:

Photo: AvabarBefore you hit the town, see where the party's at with new the nightlife-tracking app Avabar, which just launched outta MSP. Get the app

SATURDAY:

As if giving people the ability to brew beer in their basements isn't showing customer appreciation enough, Midwest Supplies in St. Louis Park is offering a day of free beer, grub, and home brew demos to say "thanks". More info

Photo: Michael AgnewHit Hudson, WI's annual Casanova Beer Cave Festival with all your stalag-might from 1-5p. Snag your tix to beer-spelunking paradise here

Sol Bock Revival, Harriet Brewing's annual celebration of Spring, will be celebrating from 1-10p. You'll need tix

The Between The Bluffs Beer, Wine, & Cheese Fest is also happening in LaCrosse. Check it

SUNDAY:

From 11a-330p, legendary St. Paul beer bar Muddy Pig's hosting an Art & Craft Beer Boutique wherein you can shop for local artisan-made gifts for Ma whilst sipping suds from Founders Brewing Co. No tix necessary, but here're more deets

TUESDAY:

Photo: ASIThe American Swedish Institute's debuting their Indeed Brewing-sponsored Cocktails in the Castle series tonight from 7-11p with tuneage by Teenage Moods, which will not be attendance, because, again, cocktails. Secure tix

WEDNESDAY:

Photo: Potter's PastiesFood truck Potter's Pasties got a new Como Ave brick-and-mortar, and the counter-style operation is officially open for biz. Go grab a pasty or three. Scope the menu and get the address at PottersPasties.com

THURSDAY 5.2:

Don your most Wes Andersonian threads and hit Forage Modern Workshop for Pierrepont Forages For A Martini, local tie company Pierrepont Hicks' Royal Tenenbaums-themed happy hour. Get the skinny and see who else is going

FRIDAY 5.3:

Photo: Saga HillHit Saga Hill Cooking & Events and drink Lucid brews while learning how to grill that perfect burger during their Lucid Burger Bash. Thing thing'll sell out

Avabar
Avabar
Cassanova Beer Cave Festival
Michael Agnew
Harriet Brewing Sol Bock Revival
Drew Wood
American Swedish Institute Turnblad Mansion
American Swedish Institute
Potter's Pasties
Potter's Pasties
The Royal Tenenbaums
Wes Anderson
Saga Hill Cooking & Events
Saga Hill Cooking & Events