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9 Things You Must Do in the Twin Cities This February

Published On 01/29/2015 Published On 01/29/2015
DREW TYSON/Thrillist
Colton Otte

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Feb 1 Sun

Super Bowl Party If you’re looking for a party to celebrate the Super Bowl in style, the action is happening at one of Downtown Minneapolis’ biggest clubs. It’s free to enter, but $10 gets you access to an all-you-can-eat buffet and there'll be $3 shots of UV, so you can celebrate your win or drown your losing sorrows.

The Pourhouse

Super Bowl Party The Pourhouse If you’re looking for a party to celebrate the Super Bowl in style, the action is happening at one of Downtown Minneapolis’ biggest clubs. It’s free to enter, but $10 gets you access to an all-you-can-eat buffet and there'll be $3 shots of UV, so you can celebrate your win or drown your losing sorrows.

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Feb 4 Wed

Aesop Rock Strap up for a night of hip hop as the West Coast arm of the Rhymesayers crew is rolling back into town for a throwdown in the Main Room with special guests Rob Sonic and DJ Abilities.

First Avenue

Aesop Rock First Avenue Strap up for a night of hip hop as the West Coast arm of the Rhymesayers crew is rolling back into town for a throwdown in the Main Room with special guests Rob Sonic and DJ Abilities.

VIKTOR HANACEK/Picjumbo

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Feb 6 Fri

Winter Wine Fest If you’ve got an interest in regional wines, this event is an absolute must. This Winter Wine Fest features samples from more than 30 local wineries and a heap of local artisan food vendors.

Hyatt Regency

Winter Wine Fest Hyatt Regency If you’ve got an interest in regional wines, this event is an absolute must. This Winter Wine Fest features samples from more than 30 local wineries and a heap of local artisan food vendors.

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Feb 9 Mon

Staraoke Don’t be shy, head on over for a night of vocally fueled fun as host/local musician Arzu Gokcen lights it up for Staraoke. With a wide variety of songs ranging from punk rock to hip hop, there's almost certainly the perfect jam to get you out of your shell. Also, there’s a lot of cheap beer and that never hurts.

Turf Club - Clown Lounge

Staraoke Turf Club - Clown Lounge Don’t be shy, head on over for a night of vocally fueled fun as host/local musician Arzu Gokcen lights it up for Staraoke. With a wide variety of songs ranging from punk rock to hip hop, there's almost certainly the perfect jam to get you out of your shell. Also, there’s a lot of cheap beer and that never hurts.

John Mellencamp

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Feb 11-12

John Mellencamp If your soul is rooted deep in classic rock, what better way to spend a night in February than at a show with the strength of a cougar? Yes, he’s here for his newest album, but that doesn’t mean that he won’t bust out some old classics… or does it?

Carlson Family Stage at Northrop

John Mellencamp Carlson Family Stage at Northrop If your soul is rooted deep in classic rock, what better way to spend a night in February than at a show with the strength of a cougar? Yes, he’s here for his newest album, but that doesn’t mean that he won’t bust out some old classics… or does it?

Aminda Villa

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Feb 13 Fri

Black Pearl Lounge Check out one of the Twin Cities premier fashion designers, Samantha Rei, as she shows off her fall and winter 2015 collection accompanied by headpieces from Seattle’s Apatico. Her whimsically dark designs draw inspiration from literary sources like Alice in Wonderland and Snow White, often with Victorian-era flair.

Gale Mansion

Black Pearl Lounge Gale Mansion Check out one of the Twin Cities premier fashion designers, Samantha Rei, as she shows off her fall and winter 2015 collection accompanied by headpieces from Seattle’s Apatico. Her whimsically dark designs draw inspiration from literary sources like Alice in Wonderland and Snow White, often with Victorian-era flair.

Nate Ryan

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Feb 14 Sat

Valentine’s Day with Aby Wolf If you’re looking for a great show to celebrate Valentine’s Day, this is the one to hit. Watch as one of the Twin Cities' premier vocalists performs in one of the Twin Cities' best live music venues, along with special guests Sun Gods to Gamma Rays. It’s hard to go wrong when your Valentine’s Day is filled with slick music and mind-bending cocktails.

Icehouse

Valentine’s Day with Aby Wolf Icehouse If you’re looking for a great show to celebrate Valentine’s Day, this is the one to hit. Watch as one of the Twin Cities' premier vocalists performs in one of the Twin Cities' best live music venues, along with special guests Sun Gods to Gamma Rays. It’s hard to go wrong when your Valentine’s Day is filled with slick music and mind-bending cocktails.

Flickr/Hisakazu Watanabe

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Feb 19 Thu

Taste Bud Travels: Chinese Dim Sum Everybody loves dumplings right? Well, now’s your chance to get out of the house and learn to make authentic Chinese dim sum dumplings. You’ll learn how to make a variety of different wrappers and fillings, plus, you get to eat the dumplings.

Whole Foods -- Lake Calhoun

Taste Bud Travels: Chinese Dim Sum Whole Foods -- Lake Calhoun Everybody loves dumplings right? Well, now’s your chance to get out of the house and learn to make authentic Chinese dim sum dumplings. You’ll learn how to make a variety of different wrappers and fillings, plus, you get to eat the dumplings.

TC Pub Crawl

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Feb 21 Sat

Mardi Pub Crawl Can’t afford a ticket to New Orleans for the biggest party of the year? Well fret not and hop on board the Twin Cities Mardi Pub Crawl. Advanced ticket purchases get you a slew of drink specials and live music at several of the best bars in Downtown Minneapolis, plus a bit of Mardi Gras swag to help get your evening started off good and proper.

Downtown Minneapolis

Mardi Pub Crawl Downtown Minneapolis Can’t afford a ticket to New Orleans for the biggest party of the year? Well fret not and hop on board the Twin Cities Mardi Pub Crawl. Advanced ticket purchases get you a slew of drink specials and live music at several of the best bars in Downtown Minneapolis, plus a bit of Mardi Gras swag to help get your evening started off good and proper.