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  • TODAY thru Dec 31
    Barbie, Barbie Dream House, Mall of America

    Barbie™ The Dreamhouse Experience™

    Location: Mall of America, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Dates: February 14 - December 31, 2014

    Barbie™ The Dreamhouse Experience™ at Mall of America® brings the iconic Barbie® Dreamhouse® to life for Barbie fans of all ages! Focusing on fun interactivity, the exhibition is a one-of-a-kind experience allowing visitors to become a living doll in the Barbie® Dreamhouse®!

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  • TODAY thru Aug 30
    Little Mermaid, Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

    Disney's The Little Mermaid

    Location: Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, 501 W. 78th St., Chanhassen, MN 55317
    Date: February 28 - August 30, 2014

    In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, a beautiful young mermaid named Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on the classic Disney animated feature and originally rooted in Hans Christian Andersen’s enchanting fairy tale, The Little Mermaid is a musical favorite for audiences of all ages. This production is sure to thrill in every way as it showcases beautiful sets, dazzling costumes and an award-winning musical score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 24
    Ultimate Dinosaurs, Science Museum of Minnesota

    Ultimate Dinosaurs

    Location: Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: March 1 - August 24, 2014

    Ultimate Dinosaurs, a huge new exhibition featuring 20 fascinating specimens from the other side of the world, will open at the Science Museum on March 1. It reveals a new breed of dinosaurs that evolved in isolation in South America, Africa and Madagascar—dinosaurs unfamiliar to most North Americans. And cutting-edge technology puts a new twist on bringing these prehistoric creatures to life in the 21st century!

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  • TODAY thru Sep 30
    CSI The-Experience, Mall of America

    CSI The-Experience

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: March 13 - September 30, 2014

    Mall of America® welcomes CSI: The Experience as the second exhibit to open in the Mall of America EMS Exhibit Center on level 3 in the southeast corner of the Mall. Opening next to the Barbie Dreamhouse Experience.

    Based on the top-rated “CSI” television series, CSI: The Experience is a challenging and fun multi-sensory attraction that places guests in the role of crime scene investigators as they solve one of three true-to-life mysteries.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 31
    Great Clips IMAX Theatre at Minnesota Zoo

    Lemurs 3D Madagascar

    Location: Great Clips IMAX Theatre at Minnesota Zoo, 12000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Date: April 4 - August 31, 2014, 2014

    Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby, Dolphin Tale) narrates the IMAX® 3D documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, the incredible true story of nature’s greatest explorers—lemurs. The film reunites Freeman with Drew Fellman, who also wrote and produced the 2011 IMAX 3D documentary Born to Be Wild 3D, and director David Douglas, who served as director of photography on that film.

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  • TODAY thru May 17

    Happy Days A New Musical

    Location: New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Dates: April 24 - May 17, 2015

    Happy Days - A New Musical brings one of television’s best loved families to a new generation. When Arnold’s, the town's number one hangout and malt shop, is in danger of being torn down, Richie, Potsie, Arthur "The Fonz" Fonzarelli and the rest of the gang team up to save it with a dance contest and a TV-worthy wrestling match. In a race against time, can The Fonz save the day?

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  • TODAY thru Oct 1
    Caponi, Art Park, Eagan

    Caponi Art Park

    Location: Caponi Art Park, 1220 Diffley Road, Eagan, MN 55123
    Dates: May 1 - October 1, 2014

    Caponi Art Park opens for the season May 1 and launches its summer Sunday performance series on June 8 with Theatre Pro Rata's performance of "Twelfth Night." Tuesday morning children's programming returns June 3 for its 16th season.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 1

    Artist-Designed Mini-Golf

    Location: Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Dates: May 22 - September 1, 2014

    Tee up in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and let the games begin! Chickens, stars, a hungry snake, a gumball machine, and other novelties await you on the Walker’s new mini-golf course. Players will also encounter some favorites from last year’s course, including a tilting maze game, a gopher hole vortex, and foosball with garden gnomes.

    Don’t let the choice between a round of putt-putt and a wander through air-conditioned contemporary art museum drive a wedge between you and your loved ones: every ticket includes free gallery admission (up to $14 value) for each golfer.

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  • TODAY thru Jul 27

    Dr Seuss The Cat in the Hat

    Location: Children's Theatre Company, 2400 3rd Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55404
    Dates: May 22 - July 27, 2014

    From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with—and he can turn a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But, when the Cat releases Thing One and Thing Two from his box of tricks, havoc ensues, leaving the children to wonder whatever to do! The previous run at CTC sold out with an extended run, so we are bringing it back just for you.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 1
    Big Bugs, Minnesota Zoo

    Big Bugs

    Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN, 55124
    Dates: May 24 - September 1, 2014

    In keeping with its tradition of providing a BIG summer experience, the Minnesota Zoo has announced a first-of-its-kind exhibit for summer 2014–Big Bugs! Thirteen super-sized, animatronic bugs will invade the Zoo’s Northern Trail along with a live bug display and several fun, interactive elements.

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  • TODAY thru Jan 4
    Toys of the 50's 60's and 70's, Minnesota History Center

    Toys of the 50's 60's and 70's

    Location: Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Date: May 24, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. The names of popular toys from the 1950s, '60s and '70s capture the craziness, the joy, the sheer fun of being a kid. But beneath those nutty names are rich veins of nostalgia, memory and history.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 14
    Minnesota History Center

    War of 1812: Canada, the United States, Great Britain, and Native Americans

    Location: MN History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd. St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: June 3 - September 14, 2014

    “War of 1812," mounted by the Canadian War Museum, explores the War of 1812 from the contrasting perspectives of the four main participants: Canadians (including Canadian First Peoples), Americans, the British and Native Americans.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 7
    Ladies & Gentleman...The Beatles!, Mall of America, GRAMMY Museum® traveling exhibition

    Ladies & Gentlemen: The Beatles Exhibition

    Location:Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Dates: June 5 - September 7, 2014

    Come Together! The Grammy Museum® traveling exhibition in tribute to the fab four is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Band’s Arrival in the U.S. Coming to Mall of America.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 24

    State Capitol LEGO

    Location: Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther., St. Paul, MN 55155
    Dates: June 5 - August 24, 2014

    See a monumental and detailed model of the Minnesota State Capitol made entirely of LEGO® bricks. Built by LEGO® ambassador Roy Cook, the six-foot-long, four-foot-wide and three-foot-high model is made of more than 75,000 bricks and took more than 150 hours to build. Free guided tours of the State Capitol building are available on the hour daily during regular hours.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 22

    Washburn A Mill Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Date: June 7, 29 - September 6, 21, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Sep 7

    Railroad History Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Dates: June 8, July 6,20 August 24, September 7, 2014{break]

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  • TODAY thru Aug 12

    MINNEAPOLIS HISTORY PUB CRAWLS

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: June 10th & 24th, July 15th, August 12th, 2014

    Discover the richness of Minneapolis history, and slake your thirst with some fine beverages along a single road: Washington Avenue. Travel down this busy but underappreciated street to see the importance of railroads, warehousing, flour milling,, immigration, entertainment, and vice to the story of the Mill City. A trolley will take participants through the neighborhoods along Washington from 35W to Plymouth, with stops at significant historic places and two watering holes in historic buildings. Ages 21 and up only. Drink purchases are not included in the tour price. Drink specials will be made available at participating locations.

    The tour includes three blocks of moderately-pace walking on uneven surfaces. If someone in your party uses a cane, wheelchair, walker, or has otherwise limited mobility, please call at least two weeks in advance of your tour so we can do our best to accommodate their needs.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 3

    BTAC Presents Pieces of a Whole by Cheryl Krause in the Atrium Gallery

    Location: Bloomingtron Theatre and Art Center, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., Bloomington, MN 55431
    Dates: June 12 - August 3, 2014

    About the Exhibit: A 12” x 12” abstract painting is the baseline for this body of work by artist Cheryl Krause. After suffering a ruptured brain aneurysm in 2011 that affected her concentration and cognition, Krause learned that by sectioning off one original painting she was able to focus on new and creative possibilities. Through her explorations and interpretations of each segment, Krause has created an entirely new body of work based on one original painting.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 21
    Thomas and Friends Explore the Rails, Minnesota Children's Museum

    Thomas and Friends Explore the Rails

    Location: Minnesota Children's Museum, 10 W. 7th St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: June 14 - September 21, 2014

    All aboard to explore! Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails transports visitors to the magical Island of Sodor, combining exciting play with important concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Alongside Thomas, Percy, and others, children can fix engines at the Sodor Steamworks, help keep the trains running on time at Knapford Station, and discover the rich history of everyone’s favorite little blue engine.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 20

    History Player William de la Barre Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Dates: June 14th, July 12th, August 3rd & 31st, September 20th, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Sep 28

    Minneapolis Riverfront Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Dates: June 15 & 28th, July 5th, August 9th September 14th and 28th, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Jun 21

    Damn Yankees

    Location: Ordway Center, 345 Washington St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: June 16 - 21, 2015

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  • TODAY thru Aug 15

    History HiJinx: Robot Mania!

    Location: Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd W., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: June 17 - August 15, 2014

    For centuries scientists and artists, such as Aristotle and Leonardo da Vinci, made sketches and models of movable figures. In the years following World War II, space travel and technology drove the popularity of robots, with comic book and Television characters like Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers hitting the scene. View toy robots in the new History Center exhibit, Toys of the 50s, 60s and 70s and then cut, color and add a dash of flash, to create your own paper and cardboard contraption.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 16

    Family Riverfront Quest Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: June 21st, July 19th, August 16th, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Sep 13

    Historic Main Street Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: June 22nd, July 13th, August 10th, September 13th, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Aug 8
    Free to Be You and ME, Old Log Theater

    Free to Be You and ME

    Location: Old Log Theater, 5185 Meadville St., Greenwood, MN 55331
    Dates: June 24 - August 8, 2014

    Highly regarded as a modern classic of children’s literature, this musical-which is based on an Emmy Award-winning television series and a bestselling book by Marlo Thomas.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 3
    The Wiz, Stages Theatre Company

    The Wiz

    Location: Stages Theatre Company, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343
    Dates: June 27 - August 3, 2014

    Based on the original Tony Award winning Broadway musical, this is the familiar story of Dorothy’s tornado-driven adventure in Oz, and the wonderful characters who befriend and protect her: the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 31
    My Fair Lady, Guthrie Theater

    My Fair lady

    Location: Guthrie Theater, 818 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
    Dates; June 28 - August 31, 2014

    You know the story, the songs and the characters, now see them come to life for the first time in Guthrie history. Professor Henry Higgins loves language.

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  • TODAY thru Aug 17

    Share Summer of Turtles 2014

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: June 28 - August 17, 2014

    Explore the world of Leo, Donnie, Raph and Mikey at Nickelodeon Universe® and enjoy daily activities all summer long in West Market Square.

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  • TODAY thru Sep 21

    Wasburn A Mill Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd, Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: June 29, July 27, August 17, September 6 - 21,2014

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  • TODAY thru Jul 27
    Theatre in the Round

    Godspell

    Location: Theatre in the Round, 245 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454
    Dates: July 4 - July 27, 2014

    Godspell was hailed as a groundbreaking reflection of the life of Christ. It opens with John the Baptist calling out a diverse group of young people to leave their modern workaday lives to follow Jesus. They form a roving troupe that enact the parables by drawing on a variety of theatrical traditions -- clowning, pantomime, vaudeville – all to a sparkling musical score led by the hit song Day By Day.

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  • TODAY thru Nov 1

    The Wolf of Walmart

    Location: The Brave New Workshop, 824 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408
    Dates: July 11 - November 1, 2014
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    Never content to follow the pack, the cast of "The Wolf of Walmart" shows its cunning as it hunts down humor in all areas of pop culture, politics, and everyday life, mining it for this all-new collection of sketches and songs. "The Wolf of Walmart" brilliantly showcases the high-risk, high-reward approach to satire that has made BNW famous.

    In contrast to other recent BNW shows, "The Wolf of Walmart" will not limit itself to a particular theme. "This show will be a sampler platter of what's crazy in America," says BNW artistic director Caleb McEwen. "No one can agree on the cause, but everyone can agree that things have gotten weird."

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  • TODAY thru Jul 26
    Minneapolis Aquatennial

    Minneapolis Aquatennial

    Location: Minneapolis, MN 55414
    Date: July 18 - 26, 2014

    The official civic celebration of Minneapolis hosts about 50 events and brings more than 800,000 people for parades, fireworks and unique water based events.

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  • TODAY thru Jul 27

    Rosemount Leprechaun Days

    Location: Downtown Rosemount, Rosemount MN
    Dates: July 18 - 27, 2014

    Leprechaun Days highlights include the Grande Day Parade, Mid-Summer Faire & Amusement Rides, the Celts Beer Garden, 28th Annual Run for the Gold, Lightin’ Up Family Block Party, Wet ’n Wild Day, Sneaky Pete's Garden Tractor Pull, Bath Tub & Commode races, the Great Hot Dog giveaway, fishing events, live music, great food and more!

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  • TODAY thru Aug 16

    Family Riverfront Quest Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd, Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: July 19, August 16, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Aug 31

    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

    Location: Guthrie Theatre, 818 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55415
    Dates July 19 - August 31, 2014

    This madcap comedy is both a send-up and homage to Chekhov’s finely wrought observational drama. It pulled down a Tony Award last year and enjoyed a sold-out Broadway run. The setup: A quiet man and his adopted sister see their bucolic calm disrupted by their movie-star sister and her young male companion—with a sense of propriety the primary victim. It’s a summer comedy for those looking beyond Eliza Doolittle and My Fair Lady playing on the other side of the lobby.

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  • TODAY thru Jul 25

    Mpls St. Paul Restaurant Week

    Location: Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN
    Dates: July 20 - 25, 2014

    32 Restaurants Participating in Mpls St. Paul Restaurant Week.

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  • TODAY thru Jul 24
    Saint Paul Saints

    Saint Paul Saints against the Sioux Falls Canaries

    Location: 1771 Energy Park Drive, St Paul, MN 55108
    Dates: July 21 - 24, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Jul 27
    Anoka County Fair

    Anoka County Fair

    Location: Anoka, MN, 55303
    Date: July 22-27, 2014

    Motocross Racing, Great Frontier Bull Riding, UPM Truck & Tractor Pull, NTPA TRACTOR PULL – 2013 NTPA Regional National Miller Genuine Draft Showdown Truck & Tractor Pull – Minnesota’s Largest Pull, Demolition Derby*

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  • TODAY thru Jul 26

    Best Days of The Bakken

    Location: The Bakken Museum, 3537 Zenith Ave So., Minneapolis,MN 55416
    Dates; July 22 - 26, 2014

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  • TODAY thru Jul 27
    Isanti County Fair

    Isanti County Fair

    Location: Isanti County Fair, 3101 Hwy 95 East, Cambridge, MN 55008
    Date: July 23-27, 2014

    Come and join in the festivities at the Isanti County Fair.

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  • TODAY thru Jul 27
    Scott County Fair

    Scott County Fair

    Location: 7151 W 190th Street, Jordan, MN
    Date: July 23-27, 2014

    Big crowds, excellent exhibits, huge parades, exciting entertainment, and a variety of tasty foods were always the highlights of the early fairs. This annual exposition has evolved into a prominent, valued tradition for the people of Scott County and the surrounding areas.

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  • TODAY

    Aquatennial Torchlight Parade

    Location: Hennepin Ave. from Dunwoody College of Technology to 5th St., Minneapolis, MN
    Date: July 23, 2014

    Brighten up your summer with the CenterPoint Energy Torchight Parade. This one-of-a-kind parade will illuminate downtown with bands, floats, and fun for all ages.

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  • TODAY thru Jul 27

    House of Comedy J Chris Newberg

    Location: Mall of America, 408 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Dates: July 23 - 27, 2014

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  • TOMORROW

    Ordway Summer Dance Ballroom

    Location: Ordway Center, 345 Washington St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Date: July 24, 2014

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  • Jul 25 thru Jul 27
    Chaska River City Days

    Chaska River City Days

    Location: Chaska, Minnesota 55318
    Date: July 25-27, 2014

    To Chaska's annual summer community celebration of life on the Minnesota River. We are eager to share our fun and our community spirit with you. The entire River City Days weekend is supported and sponsored by dozens of organizations in our community who are dedicated to bringing you all the wonderful sights, sounds and tastes of our annual celebration.

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  • Jul 25
    New Century Sessions: Chastity Brown with BBGUN

    New Century Sessions: Chastity Brown with BBGUN

    Location: New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Date: July 25, 2014

    Chastity Brown channels songs that are born deep in the American bone, the hunger, desperation and confidence that runs through our times. Originally from Tennessee and now based in Minneapolis, she has been dubbed by critics as “a banjo-playing soul-singer” and “a rocking, rolling encyclopedia of roots music.

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  • Jul 25 thru Jul 27
    Great Midwest Grill Fest

    Great Midwest Grill Fest

    Location: Mystic lake Casino Hotel, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake, MN 55372
    Dates: July 25 - 27, 2014

    Sample the best pork ribs you’ll ever eat!

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  • Jul 25
    Music in the Zoo, Minnesota Zoo

    Music in the Zoo: The BoDeans

    Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Date: July 25, 2014

    Long known as one of the best live acts in the business, BoDeans continue to tour year round and deliver amazing, high energy, performances. Chart topping songs like “Fadeaway,” “Only Love,” and “Closer to Free” won them Rolling Stone’s readers poll for Best New American Band in 1987.

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  • Jul 25 thru Jul 27

    The Great Midwest Ribfest

    Location: Mystic Lake Casino, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvs, Prior Lake, MN 55372
    Dates: July 25 - 27, 2014

    Rib lovers rejoice—there’s a new festival coming to town with three days of food and fun! Chow down on ribs from eight cookers competing for $15,000 in prizes—and be sure to cast your vote for the Best of the Fest people’s choice award. Check out The Great Midwest Art Festival featuring artists working in a multitude of mediums, get your groove on listening to live bands, keep the little ones laughing with children’s activities throughout the weekend and much more!

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  • Jul 25

    Chastity brown with BBGun

    Location: New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis,MN 55331
    Date: July 25, 2014

    Chastity Brown channels songs that are born deep in the American bone, the hunger, desperation and confidence that runs through our times. Originally from Tennessee and now based in Minneapolis, she has been dubbed by critics as “a banjo-playing soul-singer” and “a rocking, rolling encyclopedia of roots music.” With her fourth full-length record, Back-Road Highways (2012),

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  • Jul 26 thru Aug 23

    Disasters of the Riverfront Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Dates: July 26th, August 23rd, 2014

    Hear the stories of fires, floods, explosions, collapses, and other natural and human- created calamities on the riverfront, explore the consequences for the people involved, and highlight what these tales reveal about Minneapolis history. Among the stories highlighted will be the Eastman Tunnel Collapse (1869), the Great Conflagration of 1893, bridge collapses in 1859 and 2007, numerous fires, and massive landscape change.

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  • Jul 26

    Target Fireworks

    Location: West River Parkway, along the Mississippi River, Minneapolis, MN
    Date: July 26, 2014

    One of the largest annual firework shows in the country, the Target Fireworks will light up the Minneapolis sky at 10 pm with a spectacular pyrotechnic display in celebration of the 75th Aquatennial. In addition to the amazing fireworks, enjoy pre-firework festivities starting at 6 pm.

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  • Jul 26

    Lowertown Blues Festival

    Location: Mears Park, 221 E. 5th St., St. Paul, MN 55101
    Date: July 26, 2014

    The Lowertown Blues Festival brings a stunning blues lineup to Mears Park for its inaugural season. The Lowertown Blues Festival is a cooperative effort by the Minnesota Blues Society and the Lowertown Blues Festival Committee with support from the City of St. Paul. The mission of this festival is to bring awareness of St. Paul’s Lowertown redevelopment, showcasing the vitality and beauty of Lowertown’s Mears Parks with music and the arts. With the opening of the METRO Green Line and Union Depot down the street, this festival is easy to get to. Admission is free.

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  • Jul 27
    Lowertown Roots Music Festival

    Lowertown Roots Music Festival

    Location: Lowertown, Saint Paul
    Dates: July 27, 2014

    This popular outdoor venue will come alive with the sounds of Zydeco, Blues, Bluegrass, and Nordic roots music for a full day of free concerts.

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  • Jul 27

    Becky G Performance and Signing

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: July 27, 2014

    KDWB and Pepsi® Present Real.Big.Summer. at Mall of America welcomes Becky G for a performance and autograph signing. Six years ago, Becky G. had what she calls “a mid-life crisis.” She asked herself what she was going to do with her life. “I’ve got to get it together and figure out what I want to be.” She was 9. Now, she’s signed a deal with Kemosabe/RCA, the Sony Music Entertainment imprint founded by veteran hit maker Dr. Luke, who has written and produced a series of No. 1’s for the likes of Katy Perry and Britney Spears. You’ve heard Becky’s latest single, Shower, and she’ll be here to perform it for you!

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  • Jul 29

    Share Kiddie Critter Show

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: July 29, 2014

    They’re cute, they’re cuddly and they’re here for you! Join us for a morning filled with all of your favorite animals. Learn about our furry friends from 10 – 10:30 and 11 – 11:30 a.m. and make an adorable animal craft.

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  • Jul 30 thru Aug 3
    Shakopee Derby Days

    Shakopee Derby Days

    Location: Shakopee, Minnesota
    Date: July 30-August 3, 2014

    Derby Days is Shakopee, Minnesota's summer festival, held the first full weekend in August. The celebration begins Wednesday morning with the Senior Olympics and culminates on Sunday with a parade. Most of the events take place in historic downtown Shakopee's Huber Park.

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  • Jul 30

    Groovin’ In The Gardens with The Melvilles

    Location: Como Park Zoo, 1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul, MN 55103
    Date: July 30, 2014

    Eclectic and upbeat. Original songs and covers, brilliant songcraft and lyrics in the style of REM and the best of contemporary rock and indie bands. For The Melvilles’, that’s Wilco, Gaslight Anthem, Avett Bros, My Morning Jacket, Mason Jennings, the National…lotta great bands out there.

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  • Jul 30

    Music in the Cafe Joey Ryan

    Location: Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Date: 30, 2014

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  • Jul 30

    Tyler Ward Performance and Signing

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: July 30, 2014

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  • Jul 30 thru Jul 31

    Sing a Long a Grease

    Location: Ordway Center, 345 Washington St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    DAtes; July 30 - 31, 2014

    Ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a T-bird or a Pink Lady but never felt quite cool enough to pull it off? Well, now is your chance to don those pink jackets, grease up those quiffs and let your inhibitions go for an evening where YOU are the star.

    Sing-a-Long-a Grease is a special event featuring the movie you know with on screen lyrics for everyone to sing along. The evening begins with your host leading a vocal warm-up before they show you how to use your free ‘magic moments’ fun packs filled with props to use at strategic points during the screening. If you dress up, you can even participate in the famous Costume Contest, where you could win prizes!

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  • Jul 30 thru Aug 3

    House of Comedy Barry Brewer

    Location: Mall of America, 408 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Dates: July 30 - August 3, 2014

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  • Jul 31 thru Aug 10
    Minnesota Fringe Festival

    Minnesota Fringe Festival

    Location: Minneapolis & St. Paul Venues
    Date: July 31 - August 10, 2014

    The Fringe Festival is an 11-day extravaganza of performing art shows at various venues throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul. Almost 1,000 shows are performed each year from comedy skits to dances and plays.

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  • Jul 31
    Minnesota Lyna, WNBA

    Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix

    Location: Target Center, 600 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Date: July 31, 2014

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  • Jul 31 thru Aug 2
    Saint Paul Saints

    Saint Paul Saints vs. Wichita Wingnuts

    Location: 1771 Energy Park Drive, St Paul, MN 55108
    Dates: July 31 - August 2, 2014

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  • Jul 31

    Cured and Crafted

    Location: Muse Event Center, 107 3rd Ave N., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Date: July 31, 2014

    The Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma is pairing Minneapolis’ top chefs with the city’s finest craft brewers for a night of pigging out on Prosciutto di Parma and awesome beer. On Thursday, July 31st, stroll through the Muse Event Center, where seven local chefs will each serve a bespoke dish, created just for the event, featuring Prosciutto di Parma and paired with a carefully chosen craft beer.

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  • Aug 1 thru Aug 3
    Little Canada Canadian Days

    Little Canada Canadian Days

    Location: Spooner Park 350 Eli Road, Little Canada, MN 55117
    Date: August 1-3, 2014

    Canadian Days is Little Canada's festival to celebrate its sister-city relationship with Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. Join them in Spooner Park for a corn feed, pancake breakfast, classic car show, 5k walk/run, kiddie and grand parades, carnival, LC's Playland, fireworks, kittenball and more.

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  • Aug 1 thru Aug 3
    Uptown Art Fair

    Uptown Art Fair

    Location: Uptown Minneapolis, MN. The Intersection of Lake Street and Hennepin Avenue
    Date: August 1-3, 2014

    Ranked Minnesota's best art fair in the Harris Guide, the 2013 event will mark the gathering's 50th year. Nationally recognized artists, youth artists and performers are part of the three-day get-together. Crowds also flock to the event for the food, entertainment and kid-friendly activities.

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  • Aug 1 thru Aug 3
    Festival Italiana

    Festa Italiana

    Location: Island Lake Park, Shoreview, Minnesota
    Dates: August 1-3, 2014

    Festa Italiana proudly celebrated all things Italian with over 20,000 in attendance every year! We invite you to once again come to Saint Paul's Harriet Island and immerse yourself in the wonderful music and dancing, heritage building, taste the fantastic food, stroll the Via dell'Amore and take a romantic ride on the Mississippi in our authentic Italian gondola.

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  • Aug 1 thru Aug 17
    Circus Juventas

    Neverland Circus Juventas

    Location: Circus Juventas Big Top, 1270 Montreal Ave., St. Paul, MN 55116
    Dates: August 1 - 17, 2014

    Peter Pan won't be the only one flying in the Circus Juventas big summer show Neverland! For its 20th anniversary, the circus school showcases advanced students doing breathtaking aerial tricks in the big tent leading toward a showdown with the murderous Hook and his band of pirates

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  • Aug 1

    Glamorama Fashion Rocks

    Location: State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 5555402
    Date: August 1, 2014

    Glamorama is the spectacular hour-long event featuring a high-energy fashion show and musical production starring Jason Derulo, singer-songwriter and dancer who has sold 30 million singles worldwide, with over one billion views on YouTube.

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  • Aug 2 thru Aug 3
    Loring Park Art Festival

    Loring Park Art Festival

    Location: Loring Park, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Date: August 2-3, 2014

    Loring Park Art Festival's debut in 2000 drew approximately 6,000 people with about 100 artists participating. Now, more than 30,000 folks visit the two-day event to check out items by 140 artists.

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  • Aug 2
    Minnesota United FC, Minnesota Soccer

    Minnesota United FC vs. Ottawa Fury FC

    Location: National Sports Center, 1700 105th Ave NE., Blaine, MN 55449
    Date: August 2, 2014

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  • Aug 2 thru Aug 30

    Women's Work: History Player Eva Valesh Walking Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Dates: August 2nd & 30th, 2014

    A costumed actor portraying labor writer Eva Valesh will lead a walking tour, highlighting the factories whose working conditions she exposed in a series of articles in 1888 and 1889. This tour also will examine the jobs available to women in the late 19th and early 20th century, and some key events in women’s labor history in Minneapolis..

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  • Aug 2 thru Aug 30

    Womens Work Tour

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Dates: August 2, 30, 2014

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  • Aug 2 thru Aug 3

    Powerhorn Art Fair

    Location: Powerhorn Park, 3400 15th Ave S., Minneapolis,MN 55407
    Dates: August 2 - 3, 2014

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  • Aug 3
    Music in the Zoo, Minnesota Zoo

    Music in the Zoo Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

    Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Date: August 3, 2014

    The singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.

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  • Aug 3

    Broken Bells

    Location: State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402
    Date: August 3, 2014

    Broken Bells will make a stop at the State Theatre in Minneapolis on Sunday, August 3rd. Their February performance at First Avenue sold out immediately. Don’t miss your chance to see them this summer. Broken Bells is artist-producer Brian Burton (better known as Danger Mouse) and James Mercer, the lead vocalist and guitarist for the indie rock band The Shins.

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  • Aug 4 thru Aug 10
    Dakota County Fair

    Dakota County Fair

    Location: 4008 - 220th Street West, Farmington, MN 55024
    Date: August 4-10, 2014

    Dakota County Fair is the place to go for food, fun and entertainment! Featuring the latest products and services and some of the best livestock in the state. The grandstand offers motocross, tractor pull and demolition derbies. Our free entertainment stage will host Battle of the Bands, Talent Contest and more.

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  • Aug 4 thru Aug 7

    Boot Camp

    Location: Riverside Church, 102nd and Nicollet Ave, South Bloomington, MN
    Dates: August 4 - 7, 2014

    Be a soldier for the Lord and come to BOOT Camp! You’re invited to a FUN Bible Adventure in the Lord’s Army! You’ll enjoy games, crafts, music, snacks and more!

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  • Aug 6
    Music in the Zoo, Minnesota Zoo

    Music in the Zoo Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

    Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Date: August 6, 2014

    New Orleans native Trombone Shorty began his career as a bandleader at the young age of six, toured internationally at age 12, and spent his teens playing with various brass bands throughout New Orleans and touring worldwide with Lenny Kravitz.

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  • Aug 6

    Groovin’ In The Gardens with The Limns

    Location: Como Park Zoo, 1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul, MN 55103
    Date: August 6, 2014

    The Limns are a five-piece band from the Twin Cities. They harmonize a blend of rock, reggae, funk and folk with high-energy and soulful spirit. Their shows are contagious and their sound will make you get up and move.

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  • Aug 6

    Great River Walking Tour

    Location: Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Date: August 6, 2014

    Great River Tours | 1st Wednesday of the Month On this tour you will learn about St. Paul’s start and its relationship with the Mississippi River and gather some great information while observing the beautiful view of the river and its surrounding areas. The walking tours will be given the first Wednesday during the months of May through September and departs from Upper Landing Park in St. Paul at Shepard Rd. & Eagle Parkway (also referred to as Chestnut St.) at 10 am (click here for directions). The first tour will take place on May 7, 2014.

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  • Aug 7
    Minnesota Lyna, WNBA

    Minnesota Lynx vs. Chicago

    Location: Target Center, 600 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis,MN 55403
    Date: August 7, 2014

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  • Aug 7 thru Aug 10
    Saint Paul Saints

    Saint Paul Saints host the Sioux City Explorers

    Location: 1771 Energy Park Drive, St Paul, MN 55108
    Dates: August 7 - 10, 2014

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  • Aug 7

    Mill City Live Crankshaft and The gear Grinders

    Location: Mill City Museum, 704 2nd St., Minneapolis,MN 55401
    Date: August 7, 2014

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  • Aug 7 thru Aug 10

    The First 100 Years of Btoadway

    Location: Ordway Center, 345 Washington St., St. Paul, MN 55102
    Dates: August 7 - 10, 2014

    Our popular Broadway Songbook Series is back! Take a journey through the first 100 years of Broadway with classics from Fiddler on the Roof, Oklahoma!, Gypsy and more. From the early years to the Golden Age, this show has something for everyone.

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  • Aug 8 thru Aug 10
    Irish Fair of Minnesota

    Twin Cities Polish Festival

    Location: Main Street, SE Minneapolis, MN 55419
    Date: August 8-10, 2014

    The Twin Cities Polish Festival will immerse Minnesotans in "all things Polish", presenting a kaleidoscope of unique cultural and educational displays, food and top-notch entertainment. See for yourself why Poland has earned itself the reputation as one of the World's most hospitable cultures.

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  • Aug 8 thru Aug 23
    The Dandelion Seed,  Stages Theatre Company

    The Dandelion Seed

    Location: Stages Theatre Company, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343
    Dates: August 8 - August 23, 2014

    Stages Theatre Company is proud to introduce Theatre for the Very Young, an experiential innovation in theatre. Become a part of the story with your young ones. You and your child will be invited to be a participant in the experience. A world premiere, held in the Hopkins Jaycees Studio. (For ages 18 months to 3 years-old)

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  • Aug 8 thru Aug 9
    Miracle-Ear�s 4th Annual SW Metro Pickleball Tournament

    Miracle-Ear’s 4th Annual SW Metro Pickleball Tournament

    Location: Dred Scott Fields, 10820 Bloomington Ferry Road ‐ Bloomington, MN 55438
    Date: August 8 - 9, 2014

    Bring your paddle for a tournament that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis in one sport.

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  • Aug 8
    Brew at the Zoo

    Brew at the Zoo

    Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Date: August 8, 2014

    Raise your glass to conservation and join us for the sixth annual suds sipping’ safari “Brew at the Zoo”. There’s nothing better than cold, frothy beer on a warm summer evening.

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  • Aug 8 thru Aug 10
    Irish Fair of Minnesota

    Irish Fair of Minnesota

    Location: Harriet Island, St. Paul, MN 55104
    Dates: August 8 - 10, 2014

    Billed as the nation's largest free Irish fair, this three-day St. Paul festival includes traditional dancing, Gaelic sports, a Celtic marketplace, cultural displays, Irish food and drink and music from local and international bands.

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  • Aug 9
    Minnesota Garlic Festival

    Minnesota Garlic Festival

    Location: McLeod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. MN
    Date: August 9, 2014

    Minnesota Garlic Festival is the premier event for lovers of garlic, great local foods and good times! Family friendly, fun filled and fragrant, this festival features fantastic foods, celebrity chefs, marvelous music, area artisans, goofy games…and lots of GARLIC – all in support of a healthy environment, sustainable farms and vital rural communities in Minnesota.

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  • Aug 9
    Minnesota United FC, Minnesota Soccer

    Minnesota United FC vs. Edmonton

    Location: National Sports Center, 1700 105th Ave NE., Blaine, MN 55449
    Date: August 9, 2014

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  • Aug 9

    Greyhound 100 Year Mobile Tour

    Location: Mall of America, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
    Date: August 9, 2014

    Beginning May 9, 2014, Greyhound will proudly start celebrating our 100-year anniversary, marking huge strides in intercity transportation and connecting people with their friends, families and the places that they love the most. Please join us for a free, family-friendly celebration where you can tour vintage coaches, participate in our interactive museum located inside a bus, play games, win prizes and much more! For more information about the Greyhound 100 Year Mobile Tour, visit

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  • Aug 10

    Austin Mahone The Secret Tour

    Location: Target Center, 600 1st Ave North., Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Date: August 10, 2014

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