Things to do in the NW Metro August 12th - August 18th, 2022 - Twin Cities NW Metro Life

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Things to do in the NW Metro August 12th – August 18th, 2022

Here is your list of fun things to do in the Twin Cities NW Metro!

Things to do in the NW Metro

St Michael Daze and Knights Festival and City Wide Garage Sale, August 12th – 13th

Country Daze August 12th – 14th, Corcoran

Movie in the Park: Encanto Friday August 12th, 8:30pm, Lions Park, Rogers

Big Lake Fire Dance Friday August 12th, 7pm – 12am, Big Lake Fire Department

Birding by Bike Saturday August 13th 9:30am – 12pm, Eastman Nature Center, Dayton

Yoga, Beer, and Community Saturday August 13th, 10am – Heavy Rotation Brewery, Brooklyn Park

Merchant Mart Saturday 10am – 3pm, 11800 Town Center Dr, St Michael

Friday Movies at Dusk: Raya and the Last Dragon, Friday August 12th, Dusk – Town Green, Maple Grove

Father Daughter Dance Tuesday August 16th, 6pm – 8pm, Ellison Park, Monticello

Monty’s Traveling Reptile Show Tuesday August 16th, 6pm, Prairie Park, Otsego

Music on the Mississippi – The Rockin’ Hollywoods Wednesday August 17th, 6pm -8pm, West Bridge Park, Monticello

Mixed Nuts Kids Comedy Show, Wednesday August 17th, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Triangle Park, Rogers

Family Night in the Park Wednesday August 17th, 6pm – 7:30pm, St Michael Town Center Park

Riverfront Concert Series – Fabulous Armadillos Thursday August 18th 7pm – 9pm, Rivers Edge Commons, Elk River

2nd Annual Summer Showcase – Public Art Gallery August 11th – 12th, Triangle Park, Rogers

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NW Metro Arts & Crafts

Board & Brush Creative Studio Workshops -Elk River
Color Me Mine Studio Calendar – Maple Grove
Color City Pottery – Albertville
Making Memories Ceramics – Otsego
Mini Sign Workshop Friday August 12th, Board & Brush, Elk River
Mosaic Pots, Plants, and Pints Thursday August 18th 6pm – 8:30pm, Lupulin Brewing Co, Big Lake

NW Metro Live Music

Friday August 12th

Debbie Briggs Vintage Jazz Combo 7pm – 10pm, Nukey’s Speakeasy, Anoka
Jimmy Famous Blues Band 7pm, 10K Brewing, Anoka
Live Music Fridays Nick Hensley 7 PM – 10 PM, Rockwoods MN, Otsego
Michael Handler Project 7:30pm – 10:30pm, BK Tap Haus, St Michael
Critical Mass 9pm – 11:30pm, The Lookout Bar & Grill, Maple Grove
Live Music 9:30pm – 1:30am, Inn Kahoots Hamel


Saturday August 13th

Dick Heuvels 7pm – 10pm, 10k Brewing Co., Anoka
Christine Passig 7pm – 10pm, BK Tap Haus, St Michael
5 Minute Major 9pm – 11pm, The Lookout Bar & Grill, Maple Grove
Live Music 9:30pm – 1:30am, Inn Kahoots, Hame

Sunday August 14th

Octocopter 1pm – 3pm, Heavy Rotation Brewery, Brooklyn Park
Todd Michael Jameson 4pm, Maple Tavern, Maple Grove
Shane Martin 4pm – 7pm, Rockwoods, Otsego
Live Music: Betty Danger Residency 4pm, 10k Brewing, Anoka
Anoka Music in the Park 6pm – 7:30pm, George Green Park, Anoka 
The Delta Bombers and Reckless Ones 7pm, Nordic Brewpub, Monticello

Monday August 15th

Maple Grove Sounds of Summer Concert Series 7pm, Town Green Maple Grove

Tuesday August 16th

Live Music Happy Hour 4pm – 7pm, Leopold’s Mississippi Gardens, Brooklyn Park
Rockin’ on the Rum 6pm – 8pm, Riverfront Memorial Park, Anoka
Grooves and Foods 6pm, Town Green, Maple Grove*
Tacos & Tunes Tuesday 6pm – 8pm, Omni Brewing, Maple Grove

Wednesday August 17th

Live Music & Ambi Wine Bar 6pm, Ambi Wine Bar, Anoka
Maple Grove Sounds of Summer 7pm, Maple Grove Town Green
Bonfire Wednesdays: The 70’s Magic Sunshine Band 7pm -10pm, Rockwoods Otsego

Thursday August 18th

Live Music at Ambi Wine Bar 6pm, Ambi Wine Bar, Anoka
Patio Music: Shane Martin 6pm -9pm, Medina Entertainment Center
The Draw Summer Music Series 6:30pm – 8pm, The Draw, Ramsey
Austin Hockert 7pm, 10k Brewing, Anoka*
Riverfront Concert Series – 7pm, Riverside Commons Park, Elk River
Omni Summer Music Series 7pm – 10pm, Omni Brewing, Maple Grove
Big Lake’s Music in the Park 7pm, Lakeside Park, Big Lake

NW Metro Kids Activities

MiniSota Play Cafe Schedule – Maple Grove
Storytime Friday 10:30am – 11am, Big Lake Public Library
Kids Summer Art Series 1pm – 3pm, August 12, 19, 26th – Create & Connect Studio, Big Lake
Movie in the Park: Encanto Friday August 12th, 8:30pm, Lions Park, Rogers
Free Family Day – Country Daze Saturday August 13th 10am – 4pm, Corcoran
Free Family Funday Sundays, Sundays in August, Eastman Nature Center, Dayton
Stories from the Porch Tuesday, August 16th, 11am – 12pm, Historic Eidem Farm, Brooklyn Park
Monty’s Traveling Reptile Show Tuesday August 16th, 6pm, Prairie Park, Otsego
Maple Grove Sounds of Summer Kids Series Thursdays 10:30am, Town Green Maple Grove


NW Metro Pet Activities and Adoption Events

Crossroads Animal Shelter – Buffalo
Happy Tails Rescue
PetSmart Cat Adoption Center, Elk River – Adoptable cats from Arrow’s Heart Animal Rescue are available to view and meet every day! The adoption center is open from 9am-830pm Monday-Saturday and 10am-6:30pm on Sunday.
No Dog Left Behind, Maple Grove


Farmers Market

NW Metro Sports, Fitness & Outdoors

Rogers Tennis Club Class Schedule, Rogers
Otsego Group Fitness Schedule, Otsego Parks & Recreation
Yoga, Beer, and Community Saturday August 13th, 10am – Heavy Rotation Brewery, Brooklyn Park
Lupulin Brewing Bike Club Mondays 6pm -9pm, Lupulin Brewing Big Lake
24Fit – Combat Inspired with Amanda Monday, 6pm, Christ Church, Otsego
Fire Cardio Sculpt Yoga Wednesday 6pm, Zen Yoga Den, Dayton
Lupulin Brewing Running Club Wednesdays 6pm – 8pm, Big Lake*
Sunset Yoga in the Park at Town Green Wednesday Nights from 7pm-8pm this summer (6:30pm-7:30pm on and after August 24th)

Where to go bowling in the NW Metro

NW Metro Bar Games – Bingo, Trivia, Karaoke and More!

**Please check with venue for schedule and availability before attending.

* Denotes ongoing activity

Friday August 12th

Karaoke 8pm, Mad Jacks, Brooklyn Park
Friday Night Live Neighbors Eatery & Saloon, Albertville*
Bango (Adult Dingo) 9pm – 11:30pm, AEGIR Brewing, Elk River

Saturday August 13th

Mad Jacks Bingo 1:30pm – 3:15pm, Mad Jacks, Brooklyn Park
Meat Raffle 2pm – 5pm, Ditto’s, St Michael
Meat Raffle 5pm, 152 Bar & Grill Albertville
Karaoke 8pm, Mad Jacks, Brooklyn Park
Late Night Karaoke 8pm – 10:30pm, AEGIR Brewing, Elk River

Sunday August 14th

Meat Raffle and Electronic Racing 2pm, Boondox Bar & Grill, Otsego*
Meat Raffle 2pm, Chanticlear Pizza, Maple Grove
Meat Raffle 3pm, Dayton Bar, Dayton*
Horse Racing & Meat Raffle 3pm – 5pm, Liberty Restaurant & Bar, St Michael*
Trivia 7pm, Ditto’s, St Michael*

Monday August 15th

Bingo 6pm, The Lookout Bar & Grill Maple Grove
Osseo Legion BINGO 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Maple Grove Osseo American Legion*
Karaoke 8pm, Ditto’s Bar, St Michael

Tuesday August 16th

Beer & Board Game Night! 6:30pm, 10k Brewing, Anoka
Bingo 7pm, Robert’s Bar, Medina Entertainment Center*
Bingo 7pm – 9pm, Broadway Pizza Maple Grove*
Bingo 7pm, Maple Tavern, Maple Grove*
Karaoke 8pm, Mad Jacks, Brooklyn Park

Wednesday August 17th

Meat Raffle 5:30pm, Villa Bar & Grill, Albertville*
TRIVIA with T.A. 7pm – 9pm, AEGIR Brewing Co, Elk River*
Trivia Mafia 7pm, 10K Brewing, Anoka
Bingo 6:30pm – 8:30pm, The Stanchion Bar, Corcoran*
Taproom Trivia 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Nordic Brewpub, Monticello
Bingo 6:30pm, Third Rail Bar & Grill, Big Lake*
Bingo 6:30pm, Chanticlear Pizza, Maple Grove*
Meat Raffle 7pm – 9pm, Heavy Rotation Brewing Co., Brooklyn Park
Karaoke 8pm, Lookout Bar & Grill, Maple Grove
Bingo 7pm, Villa Bar & Grill, Albertville

Thursday August 18th

Bingo 1pm, Lookout Bar & Grill Maple Grove
Meat Raffle 5:30pm, Lookout Bar & Grill, Maple Grove
Thirsty Thursday Meat Raffle 6pm – 8pm, The Stanchion Bar, Corcoran*
DINGO  7pm – 9pm AEGIR Brewing Co, Elk River
Drink Don’t Think Trivia 7pm -9pm, Heavy Rotation Brewing, Brooklyn Park*
Meat Raffle 6:30pm, Neighbors Eatery & Saloon, Albertville*
Bingo 7pm, Riverwood National Bar & Grill, Otsego*
Bingo 7pm, 152 Club Bar & Grill, Albertville*
Karaoke 7:30 – 11:30, Inn Kahoots, Hamel*
Karaoke 8pm, Mad Jacks, Brooklyn Park

If you have an upcoming NW Metro event you would like to have featured, email us at [email protected]

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Myra Jensen

Myra Jensen

I'm Myra Jensen, lifestyle blogger and Realtor at BRIX Real Estate. I live and work in the Twin Cities NW Metro and love everything this beautiful area has to offer. If you live in the NW Metro or are thinking about moving here, you have come to the right place! Stay up to date with NW Metro, Events, Restaurants, Outdoors, Real Estate and more!
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