A new (old) brewery, a beer dinner, and all the best hot dishes

Minneapolis Opening of the Week
Friday, April 11th, 6pm:
After a three-month overhaul (they added a fireplace, a glass-enclosed brewing space, and hints of grandeur via chandeliers, ceiling panels, etc.), the original Town Hall Brewery space is reopening and throwing a predictably beer-soaked party tomorrow to celebrate.

Saturday, April 12th, 7-10pm: Citadel Gardens in Uptown is breaking out one of their hand-selected barrels of Jack Daniel's. It's only $15 to drink, BUT if you throw in an extra five, they'll add in a cigar on top of things.
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Sunday, April 13th, 6pm: The Grey House and Bad Weather Brewing are serving up five-courses of good weather-appropriate eats (seared pork belly, NY strip, etc.) for $45, and pouring a different beer with each one. Better call 612.823.4338 for reservations.

The Mason Jar

Sunday, April 13th, 2-4pm: The crew that brought you some of MSP's most glorious bacon is putting on a Hotdish and Bars Takedown at O'Gara's. Here's how it works: amateur cooks make some extravagant takes on said hot dishes, and you eat 'em.


All Weekend: It's the Minneapolis International Film Festival's first weekend, which means there are dozens of films (not movies!) to be seen, and parties (including Thursday's Minnesota Made event) to be hit. The whole schedule's right here!