Things to do in the NW Metro June 17th - June 23rd, 2022 - Twin Cities NW Metro Life

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Things to do in the NW Metro June 17th – June 23rd, 2022

This Sunday is Father’s Day! There are so many fun events this week to enjoy in the NW Metro! Rockin’ Rogers Days has a carnival, food vendors, beer garden and live music – Johnny Holm on Friday evening and Hairball playing on Saturday! The Hennepin County Fair is also this weekend in Corcoran, with barnyard animals and lots of fun activities for the kids!

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

NW Metro Event Highlights

Rockin’ Rogers Days June 16th – 18th, Rogers Community Center

Hennepin County Fair June 17th – 19th, Corcoran Lions Park

Buffalo Crazy Days June 12th – 19th, Buffalo

Rogers City Wide Garage Sales June 17th – 19th, 8am – 5pm

Rock’N Gem & Artisan Show June 17th – 19th, The Hairy Mosquito Trading Co, Milaca

15th Annual Chad Smith Ride for Life Bike Run Saturday June 18th, 9am – 11:30am, Ditto’s Bar, St Michael

Touch a Truck Saturday 10am – 12pm, Albertville Outlet Mall

Craft Fair & Food Trucks Saturday 10am – 4pm, Station 1 Event Center, Zimmerman

Author Lyndon Johnson-Rock Enthusiast Saturday 10:30am, Big Lake Public Library

Mississippi River Boat Parade Saturday starts at 11:15am from Anoka to Dayton’s Elsie Stephans Park

Father’s Day Brunch Sunday 10am, Clive’s Roadhouse, Rogers

Juneteenth Celebration Sunday 11am – 6pm, Central Park, Maple Grove

Elm Creek Brewing Turns 2! June 16th – 19th, Champlin

Mural Fundraiser: Blazing Saddles Monday June 20th, 6:30pm, Third Rail Bar & Grill, Big Lake

Big Lake Spud Fest June 23rd – 26th, Big Lake – Spud Fest Medallion Hunt is underway!

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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
Create & Connect Studio: Coffee & Canvas Monday 6:30pm, Ember Coffee Co, Big Lake
Hooks N Needles Night Tuesday June 21st, Rustech Brewing, Monticello
Paint Your Pet Wednesday 6pm – 8:30pm, Heavy Rotation Brewing, Brooklyn Park

NW Metro Live Music

Friday June 17th

The Juggsluggers 6pm – 9pm, AEGIR Brewing, Elk River
Luke Bakken 7pm, 10K Brewing, Anoka
Whitey Morgan 7pm, Big Bore Barbecue Co, Hanover
Mike Bustin 7pm, BK Tap Haus, St Michael
MoeDell 7pm – 10pm, Rockwoods, Otsego
Johnny Holm Band 8:30pm – 12am, Rockin Rogers Days
Cold Front 9pm – 11:30pm, The Lookout Bar & Grill, Maple Grove
Live Music 9:30pm – 1:30am, Inn Kahoots Hamel

Saturday June 18th

Andy Hanson 6pm, Heavy Rotation Brewing, Brooklyn Park
Dick Heuvels 7pm – 10pm, 10k Brewing Co., Anoka
Luke Bakken 7pm – 10pm, BK Tap Haus, St Michael
Hairball 8pm – 12am, Rockin Rogers Days
Music Junkies 9pm – 11pm, The Lookout Bar & Grill, Maple Grove
Live Music 9:30pm – 1:30am, Inn Kahoots, Hamel

Sunday June 19th

Willard 4pm – 6pm, 10K Brewing, Anoka
Live Music Sundays: Kris Vox 4pm – 6pm, Rockwoods Otsego
Music on the Patio 6pm -8pm, The Stanchion Bar, Corcoran

Monday June 20th
Tuesday June 21st

Live Music Happy Hour: Billy Johnson 4pm – 7pm, Leopold’s Mississippi Gardens, Brooklyn Park
Spring into Summer Concert 5pm – 8pm, Riverfront Memorial Park, Anoka
Taco & Tunes Tuesday 6pm – 8pm, Omni Brewing Company, Maple Grove

Wednesday June 22nd

Todd Michael Jameson at Ambi Wine Bar 6pm, Anoka
Bonfire Wednesdays: Zed Leppelin w F-Bomb 7pm -10pm, Rockwoods Otsego
The Fabulous Armadillos 7:30pm, Le Musique Room, St Michael

Thursday June 23rd

Amanda B Perry 6pm, Ambi Wine Bar, Anoka
Open Mic Night 6pm – 9pm, BK Tap Haus, St Michael
Holy Rocka Rollaz 6:30pm – 8pm, The Draw, Ramsey
Sam Licari 7pm – 10pm, 10k Brewing, Anoka
The Blue Ringers 7pm, Riverside Commons Park, Elk River
Plymouth Concert Band 7pm, Hilde Performance Center, Plymouth
The Fabulous Armadillos 7:30pm, Le Musique Room, St Michael

NW Metro Kids Activities

MiniSota Play Cafe June Schedule – Maple Grove
Kids Night Out Friday 5:30pm – 7pm, Color Me Mine, Maple Grove
Kids Summer Art Series June 10, 17 & 24th, 1pm – 3pm, Create and Connect Studio
Storytime Fridays 10:30am – 11am, Big Lake Public Library
Firefly Hike Saturday June 18th, 8:30pm – 10pm, Eastman Nature Center, Dayton
Free Family Funday Sunday June 19th, Eastman Nature Center, Dayton
Stories from the Porch Tuesday 11am – 12pm, Historic Eidem Farm, Brooklyn Park
The Jolly Pops- Music and Entertainment for Children Wednesday 6:30 pm – 7:30pm, Lions Park, Rogers

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.
Pup Patrol Community Dog Walk, Thursdays 6pm, AEGIR Brewing, Elk River

Farmers Markets

NW Metro Sports, Fitness & Outdoors

Rogers Tennis Club Class Schedule, Rogers
Otsego Group Fitness Schedule, Otsego Parks & Recreation
Yoga and Beer Saturday 10:30am, Rustech Brewing, Monticello
Lupulin Brewing Bike Club Mondays 6pm -9pm, Lupulin Brewing Big Lake
Wellness Workshop Monday 7pm, Christ Church, Otsego
Lupulin Brewing Running Club Wednesdays 6pm – 8pm, Big Lake*
Sunset Yoga in the Park at Town Green Wednesday night 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 June 17th

Karaoke 8pm, Mad Jacks, Brooklyn Park
Friday Night Live Neighbors Eatery & Saloon, Albertville*

Saturday June 18th

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
Late Night Karaoke 8pm – 10:30pm, AEGIR Brewing, Elk River
Karaoke 8pm, Mad Jacks, Brooklyn Park

Sunday June 19th

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 June 20th

Bingo 6pm, The Lookout Bar & Grill Maple Grove
Osseo Legion BINGO 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Maple Grove Osseo American Legion*
Free SH#T Mondays 6:30pm, AEGIR Brewing, Elk River
Karaoke 8pm, Ditto’s Bar, St Michael

Tuesday June 21st

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 June 22nd

Meat Raffle 5:30pm, Villa Bar & Grill, Albertville*
TRIVIA with T.A. 7pm – 9pm, AEGIR Brewing Co, Elk River*
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*
Trivia Mafia 7pm, 10k Brewing, Anoka
Karaoke 7pm, Lookout Bar & Grill, Maple Grove
Bingo 7pm, Villa Bar & Grill, Albertville

Thursday June 23rd

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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