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
315 First Ave., N., Mpls.
More info: 612-636-9126
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.
More info: www.pumpkinnights.com
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
More info: artspace.org/breakingground
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.
More info: www.diabetes.org/minneapolisexpo
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
More info: http://bit.do/Fall-Media-Forum
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