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The Brunch Brigade
September 7 • 10am
The Freehouse • 701 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis

Join Lavender Magazine and the Minneapolis Movie Bears for brunch at one of the most popular spots in the North Loop. The Brunch Brigade is a fun way to explore the Twin Cities brunch scene and enjoy a delicious meal while having great conversation with a great group of men and women. Seating is limited so reserve your seat(s) before the event sells out. Reserving your spot is easy. Just log on and pay $5 per person. When you show up at the event, you get your $5 back to put toward your bill. We’ll also be doing drawings for prizes, including a free brunch for two at the next Brunch Brigade. For more information, search “The September Brunch Brigade” on Facebook.


Kink U Minneapolis Weekend
September 12-14
eagleBOLTbar • 515 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis
The Saloon • 830 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis
Twin Cities Leather & Latte • 2717 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

Kink U is coming back to Minneapolis and they’re making a full weekend of events and classes. They’ll be splitting our time between the eagleBOLTbar, The Saloon, and Twin Cities Leather & Latte. The list of topics for the weekend include, but is not limited to Blade Play for Beginners, Interactive Rope Class, Restraints, Art of Submission, Rope Harnesses, Flogging 101, Advanced Flogging Workshop, Straight-Razor Shaving, Create your own Toys, Kink and Social Media, Titleholder/Contest Discussion. For a complete schedule, visit “Kink U Minneapolis Weekend” on Facebook.


4th Annual Open Arms Golf Classic
Monday, September 15

Part of the Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championships presented by Sears Imported Autos. The Open Arms Golf Classic is an annual fundraiser offering the opportunity to enjoy a world-class golf course while supporting Open Arms’ mission.


Fall Fine Arts Show
September 19 – October 5
Solar Arts Building • 711 15th Ave. NE, Minneapolis

Presented by the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA), the Fall Fine Arts Show is an annual exhibition of more than 150 members’ artwork. It’s a great opportunity to view and purchase a vast collection of quality and diverse artwork including painting, photography, sculpture, mixed-media art, and much more—all in one location. Free parking is available. Visit for more information.


Apple Picking with the Movie Bears
September 20 • 10:30am
Minnesota Harvest • 8251 Old Hwy. 169 Blvd., Jordan

The age-old Movie Bear tradition of apple picking is back. Of course, with fall almost here, winter is not far behind. That means the bears must forage for food before hibernation. Some of the varieties available for picking include Haralson, Honeygold, MN 1661, Honeycrisp, RedKist, Redwell and Sweet 16. If you haven’t been apple picking before, join the bears for what’s always a fun time. For more information, search “Apple picking with the Movie Bears” on Facebook or visit


MN4MN Fashion Weekend
September 19-20
Shops at West End • 1621 West End Blvd., St. Louis Park

Imagine a NYC style fashion week event in Minnesota… MN4MN brings the glamour and production of the best fashion shows to Minnesota for one weekend. MN4MN is a weekend-long fashion extravaganza showcasing everything fashion—from national renowned retailers to local boutiques, artists, and designers. The showcase will include two fashion-packed days of runway shows featuring top models, entertainment, boutique/retail hotspots, designer highlights, libations and palette-teasers, VIP upgrades and more! MN4MN will be New York runway style brought to Minnesota, and it’s the event that fashion lovers and trendsetters have been waiting for! Featured designers include Christopher Straub, Duluth Pack, Emma Berg, Faribault Woolen Mills, Freedom From Doubt, Hackwith Design House, Handsome Cycles, Marked Leather, Mill City Fineries, Oh Dier, Oie Jewelry, Sanborn Canoe, Stephanie Lake Design, and more! Visit for more information and a complete schedule of events.

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