A snapshot of upcoming events around town
25th Annual Black Master Storytelling Festival “SIGNIFYIN’ & TESTIFYIN'”
A free three-day family-friendly, storytelling festival. This year’s theme: “Courage Is Contagious!”
Sept. 22-24 | 12-2 pm
Opening ceremonies: Perpich Center for Arts Education
6125 Olson Memorial Highway, Golden Valley (see website for more locations)
UROC Community Day
Meet the University staff and community partners behind UROC’s Northside-based programs, tour the building and gallery, and enjoy free breakfast burritos and smoothies from local Minneapolis vendors. Drawings for prizes will take place throughout the morning.
Sept. 24 | 10 am — 12 pm
U of M Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)
2001 Plymouth Ave. S., Mpls.
More info: www.uroc.umn.edu
Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Maze
Kick off the season with a trip to the harvest fest for fall family fun.
Sept. 24 (open to Oct. 20) | 10 am — 10 pm
8001 109th Ave. N.
More info: https://twincitiesmaze.com
Mill City Oktoberfest
Celebrate Minnesota brewing past and present as Mill City Museum and the Mill City Farmers Market team up for their annual Mill City Oktoberfest.
Sept. 24 | 8 am — 2 pm
Mill City Museum
704 S. 2nd St., Mpls.
More info: www.millcitymuseum.org
The Sankofa Film Festival: “Lens Afrique” Shorts
The Sankofa Film Festival features films that showcase narratives of the divergent and dynamic stories of Black life in the US and internationally.
Sept. 25 | 2-4 pm
2822 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls.
More info: www.intermediaarts.org
Find more events or add your event to MSR’s Top Five at our new user-friendly online event calendar: spokesman-recorder.com/events.