May & June

Every Thursday : Trivia Night, at 7 PM.  All original questions, topics include the books of JK Rowling and JRR Tolkien, Minnesota history, Broadway musicals, the Simpsons and Friends.  Topic of the week can be found here.

Every Sunday: Winery tour and tasting at 2 PM.  ($18 in advance) Take a tour of the basement winery and production facility at Urban Forage.  Taste a sampling of our offerings on tap, as well as samples of ciders and wines in production. Stay afterward in the taproom for an informal question and answer session.

Every other Sunday at 4 Sunday Afternoon Reading with a Nice Glass of Cider features a local writer (or two) reading from their own work.  June 10 features local writers Margie Newman and Donna Trump.  June 24 will feature Jesse Sawyer.  More to come.

May 19:  Intro to Permaculture  Andrea Eger of Tiny Diner will talk about what Permaculture is and how its principles can be applied in urban yards. This will build on the “Edible Landscaping” talks earlier in the spring, digging deeper into the why and how of growing edibles in a Minneapolis yard. Free.

May 25: 7 PM  Hurt Seljukiv.  Pivo! Zabava!  The Twin Cities best Ukrainian band rocks the house again.  Na zdrovie!

June 2: 11 AM- 5 PM Lake Street Dumpling Tour  K-town Street Foods joins us for the afternoon with lotsa Korean deliciousness.   Happy hours- six of them!  while the tour lasts.  All cider is $4.  Bring your bulgogi inside and pair it with cold, fresh cider.

June 2: 7 PM Julian Manzara & Graydon Peterson.  Cutting edge jazz by guitarist Julian Manzara and Bassist Graydon Peterson.

June 3: 4 PM Hardscaping with found objects.  Learn the how and what of building a patio, walkway or retaining wall with items that can be found for free or cheaply on sites such as craigslist. Learn the basics of laying foundations and building outdoor elements, and what items can often be found, and which are better to purchase new. Free event.

June 6: 6:30 PM Gluten-Free cider pairing dinner.  We’re hosting a four-course meal along with with Sassy Spoon, our neighbors on the Southside. We’re pairing our 100% gluten-free ciders and their gluten-free entrees to create an evening of uncompromising deliciousness.  $45 tickets available at Eventbrite.

June 8: 7 PM One Ukelele. One Ukelele rocks the house at Urban Forage for Cider Week 2018. All-original show by one of the Twin Cities’ most original bands. Come for the ukelele, stay for the good vibes. No cover.

June 29: 7-9 PM  Duo Recital:  Flute and Guitar.  Maja Radovanlija (guitar) and Linda Chatterton (flute) present a concert in advance of their musical tour of Europe. Radovanlija and Chatterton will present classical pieces by Ibert, Piazzolla, Ourkouzunov, Trevors and more.  No cover, donations will help to underwrite the duo’s European tour.

Trivia night themes: Spring & Summer 2018

May 10: Minnesota music trivia

May 17: Harry Potter and books by JK Rowling

May 24: Laura Ingalls Wilder and the Little House books

May 31: The Simpsons

June 7: Cider trivia!  (happy Minnesota Cider Week)

June 14: Seinfeld

June 21: Minnesota music trivia

June 28: Harry Potter and books by JK Rowling

July 5: The 1990s

July 12: Friends

July 19: the 1980s

July 27: Plants of Minnesota and the Upper Midwest

August 2: the 1970s

August 9: Broadway musicals



Spring food truck schedule

Be sure to check here before heading to dinner!


April 27: Natasha’s Pierogies

April 28: Pharaoh’s Gyros

May 4: Xstream Cuisine

May 11:  Gerhard’s Brats

May 12: K-Town Street Foods

May 18: Hot Indian

May 19: El Burrito Mercado

May 25: Natasha’s Pierogies

May 26: Grumpy Claude’s Caribbean and American Cuisine

June 1: Pharaoh’s Gyros

June 2: Lake Street Dumpling Tour  11 am- 5 pm.  Natasha’s Pierogies

June 8:

June 9:

June 15:

June 16:Alimama’s Sambusas

June 22: Gerhard’s Brats

June 23: Pharaoh’s Gyros

June 29: The Herbivorous Butcher

June 30: Alimama’s Sambusas

July 13:

July 14: Potter’s Pasties

July 20: The Herbivorous Butcher

July 21:

July 27:  Potter’s Pasties

July 28:

August 31:  Xstream Cuisine