Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival — Friday, September 14th through Sunday, September 16th

Our warm weather driving days are numbered and if you’re looking for one last epic drive of the season consider heading to Road America this weekend for the Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival (ELVF). The ELVF is similar to the big July vintage races at Road America, but a bit more laid back. Attendees will see a couple hundred vintage race cars on track throughout the weekend ranging from pre-war Bugattis to seventies Porsches to contemporary Indy cars.


Minneapolis Bike Tour – Sunday, September 16th

“The 12th annual Minneapolis Bike Tour starts and ends at beautiful Boom Island and features multiple fully supported routes that take riders through the spectacular park and byway system of Minneapolis at their own pace, traffic free!”

Autumn Brew Review – Saturday, September 15th

“The 18th Annual Autumn Brew Review—one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest craft beer fests—is Saturday, September 15, 1-5 p.m. at Hall’s Island in Northeast Minneapolis. This outdoor event will feature unlimited 2-ounce samples from more than 100 Minnesota craft breweries, who will be pouring their flagship beers, new fall releases, specialty beers and more. Also included are non-alcoholic samples, a commemorative tasting glass, strolling music, food vendors, beer educational sessions, merchandise and an opportunity to vote for the best beer and brewery of the festival.”

Wiggle Butt 5K & Festival – Saturday, September 15th

“Teaming up with our home city’s Brooklyn Park Bark Park Expo, the Wiggle Butt 5K & Festival will have food trucks, live music, a bouncy house, professional face painting and much, much more! Miniature horses will also being making a special guest appearance for you to talk to, pet and take a selfie with! Hosted by This Little Horse.”

Hewing Hotel Poolside Movie Series – Friday, September 7th

“We’re launching our poolside movie series on the Hewing Hotel rooftop. Complimentary popcorn, spa pool, and sauna access included with advance ticket purchase. Movie selections to be posted 1 week prior to event – voting for movie selections available on our instagram and facebook pages. Movie will begin at dusk – please note time may vary.”

Wine, Chocolate & Romance – Saturday, September 15th

“Indulge your sweet tooth at our Wine, Chocolate and Romance festival featuring local chocolatiers! Participate in one of our many ‘sweet’ events held all weekend including a chocolate pie eating contest, grape stomp and FREE wine tastings.”