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May
2015 Break The BankClimb For Kidney Cancer at TCF Bank Stadium
2015 Break The BankClimb For Kidney Cancer at TCF Bank Stadium 7am to 12pm Climb the steps at TCF Bank Stadium for a great cause on Saturday, May 30th! Break the Bank- Climb 4 Kidney Cancer, is a professionally managed event with a chip-timed race early in the morning, and a non-competitive fun climb. Children under the age of 12 are welcome to climb with adult supervision, but are not allowed in the race portion of the climb. If youre a serious racer or athlete, the timed race through 6054 stairs will challenge you (3027 up and 3027 down). If you just want to have fun or show support for kidney cancer awareness and climb stairs, set your goal and achieve it. At anytime you can step out of the course and walk over to the elevator to the Club Room. If you just want a fun way to spend Saturday morning, walk through and pop some kidney cancer cells and end up in the air conditioned Club Room. Early Bird Registration ends May 10th (Adults $35, Kids 12-17 $27.50, under 12 free, Teams of 10 or more $27.50 each)

More info here: http://climb4kc.org/break-the-bank-2015/
June
The Rolling Stones Zip Code Tour
The Rolling Stones Zip Code Tour 8pm to 11:30pm Ladies and gentlemen...The Rolling Stones are back! The Rolling Stones are set to play TCF Bank Stadium, Wednesday, June 3rd as part of their Zip Code Tour.

The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour will see Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood head back out on the road after their critically-acclaimed 14 ON FIRE tour in Asia, Europe, Australia and New Zealand in 2014. The iconic band will treat their generations of fans to special one night only shows, with a set packed full of classic Stones hits such as Gimme Shelter, Paint It Black, Jumpin Jack Flash, Tumbling Dice and Its Only Rock N Roll, as well as special gems from their extraordinary catalog.

The stage design for the stadium shows includes a thrust that extends deep into the audience allowing the Stones to interact directly with their fans. Known for their ground-breaking sets and use of cutting-edge technology, the Stones set design will feature video screens and special effects that will enhance the high-octane experience of attending a live Stones show.

Tickets on sale now:
http://www.axs.com/events/274130/the-rolling-stones-tickets
Spring Lake Park Tower Days Parade
Spring Lake Park Tower Days Parade 6:30pm to 8pm 1500 ESPN will be a part of the Spring Lake Park Tower Days Parade!

Parade Route: Begins at 81st & Able St. north on Able to 84th, west on 84th to Monroe, south on Monroe to 79th, and east on 79th to Able St.

For more information on Tower Days, visit:
http://slprec.org/Tower_Days.html
10,000 Lakes Concours dElegance
10,000 Lakes Concours dElegance 10am to 4pm Join 1500 ESPN for the 3rd Annual 10,000 Lakes Concours d'Elegance!

The show field will overflow with select one-of-a-kind, superbly conditioned and historically significant automobiles and watercraft. People of all ages will enjoy seeing the cars and boats up close and hearing firsthand how their owners procured and prepped these proud entries for competition.

The Concours site will also feature a Luxury Retail Village, fine artists with their original artwork, Tastes of the Concours, refreshing beverages, live music and much more. Proceeds will benefit the ICA Food Shelf of Minnetonka, a 501(c)(3) organization.

Tickets are $25 if purchased by May 30th, $35 if purchased after May 30th. Kids 12 and under, and active military FREE.
http://10000lakesconcours.com/index.html
Father Hennepin Parade
Father Hennepin Parade 6:30pm to 6pm Come see 1500 ESPN in the Father Hennepin Parade!

The parade will start at Douglas Dr and West River Rd, and will end at E Hayden Lake Rd and West River Rd.

http://www.fatherhennepinfestival.com/
Special Olympics Celebration of Champions
Special Olympics Celebration of Champions 5:30pm to 8:30pm Come out to Mall of America and join 1500 ESPN in celebrating the Special Olympics State Summer Games, LA 2015 World Games and the Unified Relay Across America!

The Celebration Ceremony will highlight the amazing athletes, great partners in law enforcement, World Games and the running in of the torch as it makes its way across the country in honor of the 2015 Games in LA.

And thats not all! The evening will include special performances from Lennon and Maisy from the hit ABC show Nashville. Be there as the Flame of Hope makes its way into the Mall of America!

For more information, to register or to donate, visit:
http://specialolympicsminnesota.org/champions/?utm_source=hero&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=champions
German Fest
German Fest 4pm to 10pm Celebrate German culture in a family-friendly environment by coming out to German Fest at the historic Schmidt Brewery!

German Fest will feature the many aspects that make up German culture: music/song, dance, childrens games, clothing, local customs, community programs and art, along with food and drink.

For more information, visit:
http://www.germanfestmn.org/
Back to the 50s
Back to the 50s 5pm to 7pm Join 1500 ESPN at the 42nd Annual Minnesota Street Rod Association Back to the 50s Car Show!

Over 10,000 street rods and custom cars along with commercial vendors, swappers, crafters and entertainment will be featured all weekend long!

Fore more information, visit:
http://msrabacktothe50s.com/
The Patriot Ride 2015
The Patriot Ride 2015 9am to 6pm Support Minnesota's Military, Veterans and their families by joining 1500 ESPN at the 10th Annual Patriot Ride. Stop by to see the 1500 ESPN Promotions Team from 1-3pm and win 1500 ESPN prizes!

The event kicks off at 9:00am with Coffee, Breakfast and Ride Check-in. Visit dozens of vendors offering goods, services, food and drink. A pre-ride program will set the stage for this fun and emotional event.

The approximately 50 mile ride starts at Noon, with the on-site activities continuing.

After-Ride activities include great music, food, helicopter rides and a program including speakers that will bring home the dignity, respect and honor message. Join us all for a salute to those who serve, have served, and their families. Then enjoy some great music, tasty food and drinks as the sun sets.

Register online at:
http://www.thepatriotride.org/event-registration/
German Fest
German Fest 10am to 6pm Celebrate German culture in a family-friendly environment by coming out to German Fest at the historic Schmidt Brewery!

German Fest will feature the many aspects that make up German culture: music/song, dance, childrens games, clothing, local customs, community programs and art, along with food and drink.

For more information, visit:
http://www.germanfestmn.org/
German Fest
German Fest 10am to 5pm Celebrate German culture in a family-friendly environment by coming out to German Fest at the historic Schmidt Brewery!

German Fest will feature the many aspects that make up German culture: music/song, dance, childrens games, clothing, local customs, community programs and art, along with food and drink.

For more information, visit:
http://www.germanfestmn.org/
Fridley 49er Days Parade
Fridley 49er Days Parade 6:30pm to 6pm 1500 ESPN will be at the Fridley Lions Club Parade during Fridley 49er Days!

The parade will begin at the Fridley High School, head west on 61st Street, then north on 7th Street, east on Mississippi, south on Able, and back to the High School.

For more information on 49er Days, visit:
https://www.ci.fridley.mn.us/49er-days/49er-days-main
Blues and Brews
Blues and Brews 4pm to 7pm Raise money for Canvas Health by heading out to Blues and Brews!

Dont miss one of the hippest and hoppiest celebrations in Minnesota. This beer tasting event includes craft beers, live music, and a ton of tasty appetizers paired with different beers. All proceeds benefit Canvas Health.

Participate in the silent auction, enjoy hand-rolled cigars and learn about the beers from the breweries themselves. Tickets include a commemorative tasting glass, live music, plenty of appetizers and, of course, beer.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, go to:
www.tinyurl.com/bluesbrews15
Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional at The Cabooze Plaza
Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional at The Cabooze Plaza 5:30pm to 10:30pm Check out Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional LIVE at the Cabooze Plaza.

Tickets on sale now:
http://www.cabooze.com/event/806001-third-eye-blind-dashboard-minneapolis/
Roseville Rose Parade
Roseville Rose Parade 6:15pm to 6pm Come see 1500 ESPN in the 25th Annual Rose Parade in Roseville!

The Roseville Rose Parade is a long-standing Roseville tradition that is built on community pride and sustained by community involvement. 2015 marks the 25th year of the parade, recognized as one of the top three community parades in the state.

For more information, visit:
http://rosefestparade.org/
July
Red, White and Boom! TC Half Marathon and Relay
Red, White and Boom! TC Half Marathon and Relay 6:30am to 10am Start your Fourth with a half in Downtown Minneapolis! Join 1500 ESPN at the Twin Cities in Motion Red, White and Boom! Half Marathon and Relay.

The 6th annual Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon and Relay begins at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2015 near Fr. Hennepin Bluffs Park in Minneapolis.

Race amenities include a Brooks technical short sleeve t-shirt, commemorative Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon and Relay pint glass, post-race food with picnic favorites, lawn games, a dunk tank, and family fun and MORE!

Registration is open NOW through June 30th at:
https://www.tcmevents.org/events/red_white__boom_tc_half_marathon_and_relay_-_july_4_2015/
Birdies for the Brave
Birdies for the Brave 12am to 6pm Support the troops and join 1500 ESPN at Birdies for the Brave at TPC Twin Cities!

Originally created in 2006 by PGA Tour Player, Phil Mickelson, and his wife, Amy, and proudly supported by the PGA TOUR, Birdies for the Brave is a national military outreach initiative dedicated to honoring and showing appreciation to the courageous men and women of the United States Armed Forces and their families.

Birdies for the Brave has raised more than $13 million for non-profit military homefront groups that are supported by PGA TOUR players, which provide direct support to military members, veterans, and their families ranging from financial aid, rehabilitation services, counseling and housing to educational scholarships and career development.

https://www.tpc.com/about-birdies-for-the-brave
Minnesota NHL Alumni Association Golf Classic
Minnesota NHL Alumni Association Golf Classic 11am to 6pm Help raise money for the Minnesota NHL Alumni Charitable Giving Fund and join 1500 ESPN at the 24th Annual Minnesota NHL Alumni Association Golf Classic! Plus, Mackey and Judd will be broadcasting live at the event from 9am-1pm!

This year's Classic will be at Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury. Registration is $250 and includes: golf, cart, complementary on-course food & beverage plus dinner, player gifts, range balls, and prizes - plus great camaraderie with present and past NHL players!

To register, and for more information, visit:
http://mnnhlalumni.com/golfclassic
White Bear Avenue Parade
White Bear Avenue Parade 7pm to 6pm 1500 ESPN will be at the White Bear Avenue in St. Paul!

The White Bear Avenue Parade is the last, traditional, community parade on the Eastside of St. Paul. With over 100 units and more than 12,000 in the audience this is the place to go on a warm summer evening in July! The parade is the official kickoff to the Annual Ramsey County Fair. The parade lines up to the east of the avenue and proceeds north from Ivy Street approximately 1 mile to Aldrich Arena in Maplewood.

For more information, visit:
http://www.wbaba.com/parade.htm
22nd Annual Wing Ding
22nd Annual Wing Ding 5pm to 8:30pm Come out to the 22nd Annual Wing Ding, and raise money for Tubman, all while enjoying all you can eat wings!

Tubman provides help, healing and hope to women, men, children and families struggling with family or dating violence, elder abuse, addiction, sexual exploitation or other forms of trauma

Wing Ding is a beloved Twin Cities summertime tradition for the whole family where local restaurants serve up their sweetest, spiciest, and simply best chicken wings and desserts. Attendees also enjoy games, an exciting auction, live music, potato bar, and cash bar. Its the perfect event for families, co-workers, friends, coupleseveryone!

For more information, visit:
http://www.tubman.org/events/wing-ding.html
August
Fifteen's 5K
Fifteen's 5K 8am to 10am Join 1500 ESPN for Fifteen's 5K, benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Twin Cities In Motion and the Minnesota Twins team up with Twins relief pitcher, number 15, Glen Perkins and his wife Alisha for the third annual Fifteen's 5K, a fun event to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Join Glen, Alisha and the Minnesota Twins players for a great race and a game at Target Field, where everyone finishes on Target Field!

More race details at:
https://www.tcmevents.org/events/fifteens_5k_-_august_2_2015/
New Brighton Stockyard Days Parade
New Brighton Stockyard Days Parade 6pm Come see 1500 ESPN in the New Brighton Stockyard Days Parade!

Renowned as one of the best and biggest parades in the state, this years parade promises to be better than ever. Clowns, bands and upwards of 40 floats will make their way through the streets of Old Town New Brighton.

The parade route will be the same as years past beginning on 1st Ave between St. John's Church and NB Health & Rehab and then marching down 10th Street to Old Hwy 8, past City Hall and then west on 8th Street. Turning south on 8th Ave and returning to Old Hwy 8 ending in front of Oak Grove Community Housing.

For more information on Stockyard Days, visit:
http://www.stockyarddays.org/index.html
Def Leppard, Styx & Tesla at Minnesota State Fair Grandstand
Def Leppard, Styx & Tesla at Minnesota State Fair Grandstand 6pm to 11pm Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla the Band rock the Grandstand at the Minnesota State Fair on Thursday, August 27th! Tickets on sale NOW!

*State Fair admission is not included in the price of Grandstand tickets and must be purchased to attend Grandstand shows.
Discount gate admission tickets are now available online.
Harmon Killebrew Hospice Day at Target Field
Harmon Killebrew Hospice Day at Target Field 4:40pm to 10pm The 3rd Annual Harmon Killebrew Hospice Day at Target Field is going to be a great day!!

JOIN US!

Purpose: To honor and carry on Harmon Killebrew's dream of having each person know about the benefits of hospice care.

There are 4 ways to join the fun:

1. Hop on one of our designated fan buses! For only $130 you get:
A comfortable ride on a coach bus to and from Target Field
Ticket to the game in our hospice fan sections
Free lunch at our tail-gating party with Nita Killebrew
Free event shirt & other goodies!
Knowing that you are helping support hospice care

2. You can help coordinate a fan bus in your community! $130 per person. You only need 50 people to get your own fan bus! This could be a business, service club, a group of friends, church group, or family! See the "Sponsorship" tab for more information.

3. Meet us at the game & sit in the hospice fan sections!
$75.00 includes a seat in our hospice fan section, free event shirt & goodie bag!

4. Meet us at the game & sit in the hospice fan sections!
Field Box seats: $45
Diamond Box Seats: $57
($10 from every seat you purchase benefits hospice awareness)

For option #4 call Luis Breazeale at 612-659-3575. All other options contact Tammy below:

For Questions about the event call Tammy at 218-998-1423

All proceeds from the event support the Harmon Killebrew Hospice project which is a part of the Lakeland Hospice Foundation, a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization.

http://www.hospicekillebrew.org/
Happy Together Tour at the Minnesota State Fair
Happy Together Tour at the Minnesota State Fair 7pm to 10pm The "Happy Together" Tour at the Grandstand at the Minnesota State Fair on Monday, August 31st! The 2015 tour consists of The Turtles with Flo & Eddie; The Association; Mark Lindsay (former lead singer of Paul Revere & The Raiders); The Grass Roots; The Cowsills; and The Buckinghams. Tickets on sale NOW!

*State Fair admission is not included in the price of Grandstand tickets and must be purchased to attend Grandstand shows.
Discount gate admission tickets are now available online.
September
Bloomington Heritage Days Parade
Bloomington Heritage Days Parade 10:30am to 6pm 1500 ESPN will be at the Bloomington Heritage Days Parade!

The Parade route will begin on the corner of 3rd Avenue and 95th Street in Bloomington and proceed West on 95th Street for about one half mile and end at the corner of 95th Street and Garfield. Spectators should set up and sit along 95th Street between 3rd Avenue and Garfield Avenue.

For more information on Bloomington Heritage Days, visit:
http://www.bloomingtonheritagedays.org/
October
Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon 8am to 6pm The Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America is back! Join 1500 ESPN on October 4th for the 34th annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.

The race will start at 8:00am on 6th Street near Portland Avenue in Minneapolis.

This race sells out - so register today at:
https://www.tcmevents.org/events/medtronic_twin_cities_marathon_weekend_-_october_2-4_2015/marathon/registration/

In addition to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, the weekend also includes a 10 Mile, 10K, 5K, Family Events, Health Expo and more!

More information at:
https://www.tcmevents.org/events/medtronic_twin_cities_marathon_weekend_-_october_2-4_2015/marathon/