Great Northern Launch Party
January 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Great Northern celebration of winter kicks off Wednesday, Jan. 26, 6-8:30 pm, Quincy Hall, 1325 Quincy St. NE, with a “festival eve” winter village outside at Northeast Minneapolis’ Quincy Hall. The evening will offer food by Yia Vang (Vinai, Union Hmong Kitchen) and Gustavo and Kate Romero (Nixta), complimentary Vikre Distillery specialty cocktails, Fat Tire beer, and warm beverages from Caribou Coffee. Enjoy musical performances by Joe Rainey Sr. and Andrew Broder on the Fat Tire stage, and wander the space to take in projected visual artwork by Juxtaposition Arts students and the world premiere of Daniel Wohl and Máni Sigfússon’s music video drift. Bask in a Cedar & Stone sauna experience (limited availability), tour an Xcel Energy tiny house, and check out Polestar’s electric vehicles. Register for your meal ($30 feeds two people) and a sauna session at https://thegreatnorthernfestival.com.