Archive | March 2, 2012

Winter Bluegrass Weekend

Every time I hear about a music festival like this I am proud to be a Minnesotan. We get a lot of talent to come to our cold state!

March 2nd-4th The Winter Bluegrass Weekend is happening at the Crowne Plaza in Plymouth. Over 3,000 people attended last year.

There are still tickets for the main act on Saturday, Steep Canyon Rangers at 9:30PM. This act is the current touring band with Steve Martin. There are workshops, jam sessions and artists playing all weekend.

See the website for more details HERE.


Because music can make your heart melt.



Uncle Kracker @ Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar TONIGHT

Have a rocking good time tonight at Toby Keith’s with Uncle Kracker. I am sure it will put a “Smile” on your face.

There are no more tickets available online but give the bar a call and see if you can drum some up.

8:00PM 21+


Because music never gets old.


Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center

This weekend at the Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center you can get up close and personal with some winged creatures.

They are putting on “the owls and other masters of the sky”  March 3-4 for only 10 dollars per person at 11, 1, and 3 PM.

RSVP 651-437-4359

Visit their website for more information. Here.


Because nature is important


Lutsen, MN – Weekend Trip

Need to get out of town for the weekend? Want to hold on to the winter for a little longer?

Head up to Lutsen, MN. They have gotten over 21 inches of snow in the last 9 days.

You can now go skiing on the beautiful mountains in northern Minnesota. Many of the resorts have ski and stay packages and rooms open because until 9 days ago they were missing the snow needed to have really great ski runs.

Check out more information here.


Because a beautiful place can change your mindset.


Fish Fries Minnesota

It is Catholics favorite time of the year Lent! The Catholics give up eating meat on Fridays but they get to have something delicious instead: FISH!

You don’t have to be a Catholic to enjoy the fish fries around the state during the Lenten season. Welcome one and all to the fish fries!

A full list can be found at The Catholic Spirit.

Here is a few of my picks: 

St. Albert the Great Catholic Church
2836 33rd Avenue South



They feed about 700 people every Friday night.  It is the Twin Cities most popular fish fry. They have bingo and many other activities but be prepared to stand in a line.

Any of the VFW’s are a great spot to go because you can get beer as well. Richfield VFW is always highly rated. Beer always enhances the flavors of the fish or at least that is my perception.  Knights of Columbus Hall in  Bloomington is another hall open 5 to 9 PM at 1114 American Blvd. Call (952) 888-1492 for reservations.

If you are looking for something other than fish, head over to Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Paul from 11:00-6:30PM. You can also get them to-go by the dozen. On 401 Concord St.

My best suggestion is to try out a parish in your community. There is nothing better than meeting your neighbors over a great meal.

I would love to hear about your Fish Fries. Leave me a comment or find me on twitter @mplsgossipgirl.

Because food brings people together


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