Sales + Events: June 10-16 features the Bakkenalia, Stone Arch Bridge Festival, and Mixed Culture 2019

This week’s shopping and events highlights.
An aerial view of Stone Arch Bridge Festival.
Courtesy Jenna Klein

The Top 5

The Bakken Museum | Bakkenalia

Stop by The Bakken Museum for a fun-filled evening that explores the world’s only library dedicated to medical electricity. Discover the science behind food and drink, then tour the historic exhibits and gardens at this year’s Bakkenalia event series. Thursday, 6-9 p.m. @ The Bakken Museum, 3537 Zenith Ave. S., Minneapolis, eventbrite.com

Stone Arch Bridge Festival

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Stone Arch Bridge Festival—a Minneapolis art and music fest with live entertainment, family activities, arts and crafts, and lots of tasty food. Whether you’re looking for a fun date night with your significant other or something to keep your kids busy, this three-day festival will fit all your needs. Friday through Sunday, near the riverfront along Northeast Main Street and adjacent parks, stonearchbridgefestival.com

American Swedish Institute | Midsommar Celebration

The American Swedish Institute (ASI) is kicking off summer with its traditional Midsommar event. Inspired by similar festivities across Sweden and Europe, ASI’s celebration includes making flower crowns, live music from Scandinavian musicians, and multiple pop-up shops. ASI is also hosting its Summer Lawn Party series on select Thursdays throughout the summer, showcasing The Vikings Begin exhibit and featuring multiple outdoor activities, crafts, food, and more. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., @ 2600 Park Ave., Minneapolis, asi.org

Mixed Culture 2019

Fair State Brewing Cooperative will be filling the Northeast Beer Garden with its favorite breweries from across the country. Stop by the brewer-driven beer festival and experience some of the rarest beers around, including top-notch pale ales, lagers, and ciders. Most of the lineup isn’t usually available within the Twin Cities; therefore, it’s an event you won’t want to miss. Saturday, noon to 9 p.m., @ Fair State Brewing Cooperative Taproom, 2506 Central Ave. NE, Minneapolis, eventbrite.com

Izzy’s People’s Flavor Awards: An Ice Cream Tasting Event 2019

Kick off Father’s Day with an ice cream tasting event at Izzy’s Ice Cream! The People’s Flavor Awards is an every-other-summer event that Izzy’s hosts for its customers. Bring your family and friends to taste nearly 26 customer-invented ice cream flavors and vote on your favorite from six different categories. They won’t need convincing. Sunday, 1-4:40 p.m. @ Izzy’s Ice Cream, 1100 S. Second St., Minneapolis, eventbrite.com

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