MSR Top Five | TCMA Fall Media Forum, Avant, Pumpkin Nights & more!

A snapshot of events around town


Avant live at the 2nd Annual Black Out

Recording artist Avant will host and perform his smash hits live at the 2nd Annual Black Out Grown & Sexy! This is a 21+ event.

Oct. 14 | 10:30 pm

The Venue

315 First Ave., N., Mpls.

More info: 612-636-9126

Pumpkin Nights

Whether you’re young or old, you’ll enjoy this half-mile long walking path of more than 3,000 pumpkins and fun-kins in larger than life displays. 

Oct. 14-31 | Sun-Thurs: 6:30-10:30 pm; Fri. & Sat: 6:30 pm — Midnight

MN State Fairgrounds

1719 Como Avenue, Falcon Heights, Mpls.

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Breaking Ground the ArtSpace Experience

A two-day multifaceted exploration of how artists across America are helping build better communities

Oct. 14 | The Cowles Center 9 am — 5 pm

Oct. 15 | Various Twin Cities’ art spaces and the Lowertown Art Crawl

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13th Annual Diabetes EXPO

The American Diabetes Association-Minnesota is hosting its 13th annual Diabetes EXPO, a one-day event showcasing the latest products and services for people with diabetes.

Oct. 15 | 9 am — 3 pm

Minneapolis Convention Center

1301 Second Ave. S., Mpls.

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TCMA Fall Media Forum | The Power Of Narrative

This day-long event brings together a cross-section of social change makers: from nonprofit professionals, to artists and organizers, media makers and policy advocates. 

Oct. 15 | 9 am — 4 pm

St. Paul Neighborhood Network (SPNN)

782 Snelling Ave., S., St. Paul

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