Events

Coverage of events that are of interest to the MN geek community. This includes but is not limited to conventions, festivals, re-enactments, dances, and tournaments.

This Week in Geek (12/10/18–12/16/18)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, December 10th to Sunday, December 16th. Creative Night What: Arts, Community When: Monday, December 10th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Event Horizon at the Waterbury Building Let your creativity shine with drawing, painting, crafting, or whatever your heart desires at Creative Night, a weekly event put on by Crafty Geek and the Geek Partnership Society. This is a...

This Week in Geek (12/3/18–12/9/18)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, December 3rd to Sunday, December 9th. Creative Night What: Arts, Community When: Monday, December 3rd at 6:30 p.m. Where: Event Horizon at the Waterbury Building Let your creativity shine with drawing, painting, crafting, or whatever your heart desires at Creative Night, a weekly event put on by Crafty Geek and the Geek Partnership Society. This is a...

Minnesota Goth Events and Gatherings for December 2018

Welcome back to Minnesota Dark Scene, your guide to goth events and gatherings, for the month of December 2018. The long night will soon be upon us all, and that offers us up a number of dark gatherings as we move deeper into the winter season. It may be cold, but things are just heating up for Twin Cities goths! Special Events Dark Energy December: Anything Goes What: Club Night When: Saturday, December 1st at 10:00 p.m. Where: Kitty...

This Week in Geek (11/26/18–12/2/18)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 26th to Sunday, December 2nd. Creative Night What: Arts, Community When: Monday, November 26th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Event Horizon at the Waterbury Building Let your creativity shine with drawing, painting, crafting, or whatever your heart desires at Creative Night, a weekly event put on by Crafty Geek and the Geek Partnership Society. This is a...

The ULTIMATE Minnesota Geek Guide to Black Friday and Small Business Saturday 2018

Planning to start your holiday shopping, support local geek businesses, or just take advantage of some amazing deals this weekend? Well, we’ve done all the legwork for you and are happy to provide your ultimate Minnesota geek guide to Black Friday and Small Business Saturday! We’ve arranged all of the businesses into categories and featured what sorts of bargains and events they’re offering this year right under their address, complete with a Google Maps link to make life easy....

The MN Bookstore Guide to Black Friday and Small Business Saturday 2018

Thanksgiving weekend features some of the biggest shopping days of the year, and seeing as Minneapolis and St. Paul are always popping up on lists of America’s most literate cities, you can be sure a lot of the purchases around these parts will be books. In addition to Black Friday, independent bookstores have been celebrating Small Business Saturday over the last few years as a shop-local alternative, with author Sherman Alexie’s Indies First campaign helping to bring authors into...

This Week in Geek (11/19/18–11/25/18)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 19th to Sunday, November 25th. Star Party with Mike Lynch What: Science & Technology, Education, Family When: Monday, November 19th at 6:00 p.m. Where: Metropolitan State University Science Education Center We stand at the edge of an endless cosmic ocean, and Star Parties are an opportunity to gaze into infinity with fun activities like a planetarium...

This Week in Geek (11/12/18–11/18/18)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 12th to Sunday, November 18th. Creative Night What: Arts, Community When: Monday, November 12th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Event Horizon at the Waterbury Building Let your creativity shine with drawing, painting, crafting, or whatever your heart desires at Creative Night, a weekly event put on by Crafty Geek and the Geek Partnership Society. This is a...

The 2018 Twin Cities Geek Holiday Toy & Book Drive Is Here!

It’s that time of year again, geeks! Last year’s Twin Cities Geek Holiday Toy & Book Drive was a huge success—we set a new record by collecting over 4,900 donations of games, toys, books, and other items for deserving recipients! This year, with even more great donation locations on board, we’re hoping to do even better. As has been the case the past three years, items donated will go to two very worthy local organizations: Hallie Q. Brown Community...

This Week in Geek (11/5/18–11/11/18)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 5th to Sunday, November 11th. Frankenstein at 200!: The Monsters of Beowulf What: Books, Educational When: Monday, November 5th at 2:30 p.m. Where: University of Minnesota, Lind Hall, room 207A Honor the woman who created one of our greatest modern monsters and the first science-fiction novel with an afternoon of monsters from the literary past. What...
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