Events in the Twin Cities June 2015
The kids are out of school and summer is finally in full swing. June in the Twin Cities is a wonderful place to be. From outdoor Saints games at the new CHS feel in lower town to the fresh and family fun farmer’s markets that pop up around town there is always something going on.
June is a great month to see some beautiful homes too. This year is the second annual Artisan Home Tour and Custom One Homes is proud to participate in it again, with two homes this year.
Artisan Home Tour
When: June 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 | 1-7pm
Where: Various homes throughout the Twin Cities
This is the second year of the Artisan Home Tour and it’s even better than last year. The 2015 Artisan Home Tour features 22 of the region’s most exquisite homes. You’ll get to tour new homes designed and constructed by exceptional homebuilders, and new this year are four amazing remodeled homes by the regions top remodelers (open the final weekend only). Whether new or remodeled, these are all incredible residences which truly combine artistic vision with master craftsmanship, and do it perfectly. Each has been reviewed by our Architectural Review Panel to assure they meet the exacting standards of design, high-level finish, and impeccable craftsmanship, which make them Artisan Homes. Custom One Homes has two executive level homes on the tour this year.
#13 | 7640 Glen Alcove, Woodbury, MN 55129
Enjoy a warm welcome at this craftsman-style abode, unmatched in beauty by its oversized wrap-around front porch, peaked gables and scenic views. Not just a beautiful facade, a true Artisan interior with one-of-a-kind finishes awaits as you make your way inside.
Outstanding features of this home include:
- 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, 3- car garage and 4,700 finished square feet
- Grand exterior with classic board and batten siding, gables, cedar brackets and wrap around porch
- Soaring vaulted great room with extensive interior detailing, including oversized enameled woodwork
- Custom-designed fireplace boasts an entire wall of detailing for entertaining
- Wide plank rift and quarter-sawn white oak site-finished wood floors
- Inviting spa-like master suite includes free-standing bathtub and oversized shower
- Gourmet-level kitchen features expansive walk-in pantry, custom cabinetry with distressed island and top quality Thermador appliances
- Finished lower level perfect for entertaining with a pub style wet bar, natural stone fireplace and exercise room
- Wirsbo in-floor heating in master bath, garage and lower level add comfort to your living experience
- For sale at $1,099,550
Directions: I-94 to Radio Drive, South to Glen Road, West to Glen Alcove, North to Model on right.
Saint Anthony Park Arts Festival
Where: Como Avenue and Carter Avenue, St. Paul, MN
When: June 6th, 2015 | 10am – 5pm
Now in its 46th year, the Saint Anthony Park Arts Festival brings together artists, musicians, art lovers, families and a supportive community. The festival benefits the historic St. Anthony Park Branch of the St. Paul Public Library. It engages children and adults alike with fun activities for the whole family. Watch in wonder as you learn how to throw a pot! In addition to art activities there is a well stocked used book sale, a plant sale and great music and good food. Click here for more details.
Bike MS: C.H. Robinson MS 150 Ride
Where: Duluth to the Twin Cities
When: June 12 – 14
Bike MS: C.H. Robinson MS 150 Ride 2015 is a two-day, fully supported cycling adventure that starts in Duluth and finishes in the Twin Cities. You’ll enjoy a free bus ride to Duluth Friday, where your bike and friends await. Saturday, you’ll join nearly 4,000 cyclists and travel the scenic Willard Munger Trail to Hinckley where you’ll celebrate your halfway victory at a festive overnight. Sunday, when you cross the finish line, you’ll have helped change the world for people with multiple sclerosis.
This ride is open to cyclists of all levels of expertise. To increase safety and reduce congestion on the Willard Munger Trail, participants may also choose an alternative route option using Highway 61, starting in Carlton. Click here for more information.
Music by the Water Sumer Series
Where: Tally’s Dockside 4441 Lake Avenue South, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
When: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday all summer long | 5pm – 9pm
Get your summer groove on at Tally’s Dockside. All summer long Tally’s will be featuring live bands Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights from 5pm – 9pm. Bands include Scottie Miller Band, Gypsy Lumberjacks, Scenic Roots, Average Gatsby, Joe Cruz, Ben Aaron, Blue Drifters Duet, Armadillo Jump, Moondogs88 and so many more. Click here for the full summer lineup.
Rock The Garden 2015
Where: Walker Art Center/Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
When: June 20 – 21, 2015 | 2pm – 10pm
The two best days of summer are back! The most picturesque festival in the Twin Cities, Rock the Garden returns for two days of great music in the heart of the city. The 2015 lineup features 10 bands ranging from Minnesota punk legends and stars of Afrobeat to scions of rock-and-roll history. Click here for more information and the full music lineup.