It’s the middle of winter and we have all been hibernating as much as possible from the cold weather. Yet, it’s only about a month before the Minnesota Twins officially arrive at Spring Training on February 13 with pitchers and catchers reporting. The rest of the players report on February 17. However, if you’re looking for a baseball fix, the Twins have some events to get you ready for the upcoming season.
Minnesota United FC has hyped up a mysterious free VIP event for Aug. 19, concerning the team’s move to MLS.
Are you a baseball nut like me? Well, I have just the event just for you.
From September 16 to September 29, the Hall of Fame Tour will be at the Mall Of America. This tour combines artifacts from the Baseball Hall of Fame that is located in Cooperstown and cutting edge technology that will bring fans close to the game.
Are you into sampling craft beers? This weekend, you will have an opportunity to do so with 220+ beers at your finger tips.
It’s the Minnesota Craft Beer Festival, held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Saturday April 23 from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. There will be more than 80 breweries present from Minnesota and beyond with over 220 beers. Each brewery has been asked to bring a taproom-only beer and or a rare limited-release beer. Entertainment will be provided by Erik Berry from Trampled by Turtles.
Are you into gourmet foods, fine wines and specialty beers? If so, Target Field is the place to be this upcoming weekend.
On Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6, it’s Minnesota Monthly’s 22nd Food and Wine experience co-sponsored by Hy-Vee. Visitors have a chance to sample gourmet foods, fine wines and specialty beers from more than 200 vendors while enjoying the view of the baseball field and the Minneapolis Skyline from the comfort of the Metropolitan Club and the Legends Club.
Finally, cold weather has arrived here in Minnesota. Also, it’s a little over a month until Spring Training starts for the Minnesota Twins. Can’t wait until then to get your baseball fix? The Twins are once again doing their two annual events later this month.
For those who love craft beer (I am amongst that group), the St. Paul Craft Beer Tour is a perfect event for you. Sure, it’s way too cold to do almost anything that requires going outside — but, almost anything does not include drinking delicious beer, especially when there are approximately 150 craft beers to chose from, and the number of samples is unlimited. Yes, unlimited.
Ah, it’s that time of year again! The yearly ramp-up before the NFL season begins and the Vikings’ trek to Mankato begins.
This past Saturday marked the 2015 report date for the players, but Sunday was the first open practice held by head coach Mike Zimmer (full schedule here). Practice runs each day 10:30-11 a.m. and 2:45-5 p.m.
Once again, it’s time for the annual Internet Cat Video Festival, held this year at CHS Field, the new home of the St. Paul Saints. This year’s event, hosted by the Walker Arts Center, will feature videos curated by Will Braden, who created the Henri Le Chat Noir videos and the festival’s first winner of the Golden Kitty (People’s Choice) Award.
Besides showing cat videos, the event will also feature: photo ops, art adventures and other “meowvelous” fun. Radio personality Barb Abney of Go 96 will host the event.