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Morel Feast Fundraiser at Hook and Ladder

The Hook and Ladder Theater 3010 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis

RSVP ON FACEBOOK EVENT DETAILS The Hook and Ladder Theater Cocktails & Snacks – 6pm Dinner (Station Service) – 7:00pm 21+ Reservations: $100 (Tickets limited) NO REFUNDS (This event sells-out every year, so please don’t wait to secure your tickets.) Reservations Open on Friday, April 12 at 10am COVID-19 Policies EVENT DESCRIPTION Morel Feast Fundraiser ~ A Firehouse Performing Arts Center Fundraiser ~ Attention Minnesota Foodies! The Hook & Ladder Theater is proud to announce a sure sign of spring with the return of it’s Annual Morel Feast Fundraiser on Friday, May 31st, featuring another outstanding mix of local chef-talent with the focus on eclectic preparations of Minnesota’s state fungus, the mighty Morel! As in past years, The Hook & Ladder Theater will be transformed for one-night only into a pop-up culinary exploration of this coveted rite-of-spring with live entertainment with Debbie Center and complimentary craft beers by Summit Brewing and a wide variety of complimentary wines & cocktails. The 2024 Morel Feast will be safely held as an indoor/outdoor event and tickets will be limited to just (120) guests in total, with our friends at The Gentleman Forager providing us with fresh mushrooms! Guests will receive a punch card upon arrival, each punch is good for (1) sample plate at every chef station, in addition to the apps, the salads, a variety of fried fresh Morel preparations and beverages! 6pm Cocktails & Snacks Fresh Fried Morels, both Amish roll-butter and Maytag Blue-cheese Options Sliced French Bread (Rustica) Délice de Bourgogne Cheese (Whole Foods) Morel Sausage Bites Complimentary Beverages 7pm Dinner Service Fresh Watercress Salad with Grandma Edna’s Warm Bacon/egg Vinaigrette Grilled Ukrainian (Kramarczuk’s) Prosciutto-wrapped Fresh-picked Asparagus Spears, Drizzled in a Lemon-morel Butter 6 Chef Preparations (Menu Announced in May) Chef Sandra Sherva – Savory Bake House Chef S. Brown – Tilia / St. Genevieve Chef J. Brown – Bacio Chef Lutunji – Lutunji’s Palate Chef Parella – Culinary Consultant Chef Samuelson – Palmer’s Bar & Grill ** Some people are allergic to even the safest mushrooms. The first time you try a new wild mushroom, it is important that you eat only a small amount. Most wild mushrooms should not be eaten in large quantities since they are difficult to digest. Please consume responsibly. The Hook and it’s partners are not responsible for any adverse reactions brought upon by unknown allergies and/or over consumption. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.


A Mini Grand Finale – One Night in the Fairy Forest at 480 Arts

480 Arts 480 Prior Avenue North, Saint Paul

A sweet story set in a mythical world, a theatrical event for the whole family!This one-woman theatrical show presents a magical world of sprites, fairies, and other mythical beings as depicted in music throughout the centuries. Individual songs are repurposed into a narrative arc with sweet, playful, and mysterious characters. We meet the woodland fairies and their radiant queen, who is deeply connected to nature. She is confident, strong, and head over heels in love with her fairy king, and all is well on earth. Join our event to find out what happens to them.The music spans centuries and genres. We pay homage to Henry Purcell’s “Fairy Queen” opus from the 17th century, Beethoven’s lighthearted Irish Fairy song cycle from 1810, Britten and Humperdinck from the turn of the 20th century, and even contemporary artists such as Bjork and Florence Welch. This lighthearted little fable helps us realize that letting baseless doubts and suspicions into our hearts can cloud our abilities and the beauty of our natures.Gabrielle Doran, sopranoMobile Mini-Concerts Musicians:Marcoantonio Real-d'Arbelles, violinPhil Rukavina, luteCharles Asch, celloAsako Hirabayashi, harpsichordNewly added family event to wrap the MN Bach Festival & Mobile Mini-Concerts Series. Check all MMC musicians all at once!Kids: come with your wand, face paint, & your favorite fairy dress 🧚🎻🧚‍♀️🎶🧚🏻‍♂️🎤

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RHINO at Babes

Babe's Music Bar 20685 Holyoke Avenue S., Lakeville

Said in Stone + Hemma $15 at Aster

SAID IN STONE combines the songwriting, vocal, and instrumental talents of accomplished musicians Rachel Calvert, Hannah Hendrickson, and David Robinson. While their lush three-part harmonies and instrumental prowess harken back to the greats of the 60’s Folk Revival movement, Said in Stone’s thoughtful arrangements solidify them as a fresh and unique voice in the midwestern folk scene.

Wild Colonial Bhoys at Dubliner

The Dubliner Pub 2162 University Avenue, St. Paul

Their shows are a rollicking good time, the music is tight and the banter is lively, and they’ve honed their craft over their two-decade career.

Salsa Del Sol, Latin Dance Nights at the Granada Theater

Granada Theater 3022 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis

Latin Dance Nights Dine in and Drink Specials at the Granada Theater & Uptown LobbyLatin Dance Nights at the renovated Granada Theater in Uptown Minneapolis is a great way to explore Latin-American music through a ten-piece LIVE orchestra. These nights aim to put the musicians at the center of the experience, showcasing the local talent of the twin cities. Come dance and help us keep this long cultural tradition alive!No prior dance knowledge necessary. No partner required. Dress to impress optional.Friday, May 31stSalsa del Soul is a Twin Cities-based, nine-piece orchestra performing various styles of dance music from the Spanish-speaking regions of the Caribbean. Salsa del Soul was formed with the purpose to provide great dance music for Twin Cities Salsa fans. The musicians of Salsa del Soul represent some of the finest talents in the Twin Cities Latin music scene. The styles of music they perform include Son, Son Montuno, Plena, Cha-cha-cha, Bachata, Timba, and, of course, Salsa!Dining and Happy Hour Specials in the Uptown Lobby 8-11PMDoors at 9pmDJ ShunSalsa Del Soul at 9:30pmEvent goes until 1am$20 at the door (taxes and fees not included) or at