ST. CLOUD -- Plenty to see and do this weekend around central Minnesota. Check out the Lemonade Concert and Art Fair, enjoy some live music at Back Shed Brewing, dance at the Liberty Block Party, visit Music in the Gardens and take the family to a movie with the Kids Dream Summer Film Series. Read more in The Weekender!
Kick off the start of Granite City Days with the 49th Annual Lemonade Concert and Art Fair Thursday. The even features over 50 local and regional artisans, food vendors and more on the grounds of St. Cloud State University. Come to shop, dine, an be entertained at the Lemonade Art Fair. Opening Ceremony for Granite City Days will begin at 7:00 p.m. with the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra. The event starts at 11:00 a.m. and admission is free.
Enjoy some great local music inside on of Waite Parks newest breweries! All summer long Back She Brewing is holding live music. This weeks featured performer is Kinzer Creek and show times will begin at 6:00 p.m. You can check their full events calendar for any updates and more information.
Dance the night away at the Liberty Block Party. This annual concert takes place at Whitney Park Friday night. It is free to attend as it is part of the Granite City Days festivities. This year's headliner is the Little River Band with opening act Ambrosia! Don’t forget to bring your own chair and plan for a good time! The concert begins at 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a concert on the banks of the Mississippi River this weekend. The Munsinger Clemens Botanical Society is hosting their second week of Music in the Gardens. This week's musical guest is Paul Imholte. The concerts will begin at 3:00 p.m. Sunday near the Gazebo. All concerts are free and the Munsinger Clemens Botanical Society will again sell those fabulous root beer floats for just $1.
Beat the weekend heat and take your family to see a movie on the big screen this weekend. Marcus Theatre's in Waite Park is holding their Kids Dream Summer Film Series all summer long. For just $3 you and your family can enjoy a kid friendly film in the theatre. This weeks feature is Paw Patrol: The Movie. The movie runs Sunday and Monday, then wraps up Wednesday and Thursday. Showtimes will vary so find on that works for your family.