Friday July 24
Anthony Bourdain speaks
Love him, hate him, or fear him, Anthony Bourdain is one interesting dude. For one night only, you can see him in person at the Historic State Theater as a part of his Close to the Bone Tour. The chef, author, T.V. personality and world traveler will be sharing his wild experiences from the road and the kitchen. Tickets are still available.
Saturday, July 25th
Duluth or bust!
The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild presents its 4th annual All Pints North Summer Brew Fest featuring beers crafted by many of the non-profit organization’s members, as well as a few select national craft brands. Attendees will enjoy unlimited beer samples, grub from local food vendors, live music and more, all on the shores of Lake Superior.
St. Paul Food Truck Fair
Minnesota’s love affair with food trucks continues with yet another delicious rendezvous, this time in downtown St. Paul. At least 40 trucks, including ubiquitous staples like Vellee Deli, Hot Indian Foods and Nate’s Dogs are expected to tempt visitors with their offerings, and plenty of beer will be poured by Liftbridge Brewery. Get all the details here.
Sunday, July 26th
NE Brewer's block party
Sociable Ciderwerks, in collaboration with Red Stag Supper Club, will host one of the liveliest parties of the summer in its ginormous parking lot. Along with Sociable ciders, there will be pours from 612Brew, Fair State Brewing, Fulton, Bauhaus and more. Revelers can nosh on a wide variety of dishes from food trucks and enjoy tunes from a long list of live bands, cumulating with a top-secret headliner.