Just in time for fall cooking and entertaining! Sweet Nature invites us to fully enjoy two iconic ingredients from nature’s pantry: honey and maple syrup. James Beard Award–winning cookbook author Beth Dooley and photographer Mette Nielsen make the most of these flavors in foods both savory and sweet, from rosemary honey butter to savory maple black pepper biscotti to curry marinated herring. Stop by at Woodbury Barnes and Noble to meet Beth and Mette and pick up a signed copy of this joyous cookbook! Read more about Meet Beth Dooley and Mette Nielsen, Authors of "Sweet Nature: A Cook's Guide to Using Honey and Maple Syrup"
Food & Drink
Give thanks this season at Holman’s Table. Celebrate Thanksgiving Day at our Gourmet Buffet on Thursday, November 28th from 10 am - 4 pm.
Our chef-crafted grand spread will be in our lobby with seating in our Dining Room and Earhart Room. Adults $39.5 • Kids 9 & under $15. Reserve your seat today by booking online or calling the restaurant.
Elevated traditional Thanksgiving fare, craft cocktails and decadent pastries. Read more about Thanksgiving Day Gourmet Buffet
Join the Minnesota Brewery Running Series at Sociable Cider Werks for a fun run with a twist. Weave through the city with fellow beer enthusiasts and grab a free beer at the finish line. All participants receive a free craft brew along with a collector’s pint glass and swag. End the day with some live music and lots of food as a reward. Ages 21 and up to receive a free beer, all ages welcome. Read more about Beer Run
Visit Afton Apple Orchard for its annual apple festival. Make memories with your loved ones by participating in this super fun seasonal activity that everyone is sure to love. Take a hayride into the orchard for apple picking or just for fun. The kids will want to conquer Straw Mountain or hitch a ride on the Moo Moo Choo Choo train. There is also a petting zoo for the youngsters to enjoy. Afton Apple Orchard is also home to a 15-acre corn maze! Three sections of corn maze offer fun for all levels of explorers from directionally challenged to expert puzzle solvers. Read more about Afton Apple Orchard's Apple Fest
Everyone is invited to the annual Fall Festival at King of Kings Lutheran Church to take place on Friday, October 25. Dinner will be served from 5:30–7:00 p.m. with the Children’s Party from 6:30–8:00 p.m. Read more about Family Fall Festival at King of Kings
October is a special time at Seghesio Family Vineyards; not only does it usher in the waning days of harvest, it's also Italian Heritage Month. Seghesio Family Vineyards marks this occasion with their annual Italian Heritage Dinner. It's a chance for family and friends, new and old, to sit around the table and share wine, food and stories. Read more about Seghesio Heritage Wine Dinner
Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf (CCEFS) hosts its annual Connecting Community Breakfast this month. A $25 ticket includes breakfast and a seat at the table to watch keynote speaker Mark Scharenbroich, an Emmy winner who will share his story, “Nice Bike,” an inspiring tale about connecting with others (a fitting theme for an event that’s all about supporting neighbors, especially over a meal). Read more about Connecting Community Breakfast
Treat yourself with a tasting of unlimited beer, wine and cocktails, hosted at Target Field, the home of the Minnesota Twins. Enjoy the live entertainment or compete in a game of giant Jenga as you take in all the ballpark has to offer. Included is a keepsake sampling glass, free Metro rides to and from the event, as well as free admission to the after party. Target Field, 1 Twins Way, Mpls.; ballparkfestival.com Read more about Minnesota Craft Beer Festival
Experience a Taste of Greece at the Minneapolis Greek Festival at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church. Try authentic Greek food, from gyros to baklava, while participating in the various cultural experiences available. It will be a weekend full of bookstores, boutiques and dancing finished off with a 5K run for Chloe’s Fight Rare Disease Foundation. Read more about Minneapolis Greek Festival