Minnesota Cider Festival 2019
Jun
8
2:00 PM14:00

Minnesota Cider Festival 2019

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Join the Minnesota Cider Guild for the 2019 Minnesota Cider Festival, the region’s premier cider sampling event.

This outdoor festival will feature unlimited samples from around 100 local, national and international cideries. Guests will also enjoy food for purchase from Spring Café and Red River Kitchen all while taking in views of beautiful Como Lake from Como Lakeside Pavilion.

A limited number of early entry tickets are available for $60 and include early entry to the festival, one hour early starting at 1pm, featuring special releases and other goodies. General admission tickets are $50 and include entry to the festival starting at 2pm. All tickets include unlimited cider samples and a souvenir tasting glass. If still available, tickets will be sold at the door for $70 (early entry) and $60 (general admission).

Designated Driver tickets are $10 and include a souvenir tasting glass and non-alcoholic beverage samples.

Tickets are available here: https://bit.ly/2UUTrA2

All attendees, including Designated Drivers, must be 21+ years of age to enter. 

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Minnesota Cider Week: June 3-8
May
31
to Jun 9

Minnesota Cider Week: June 3-8

Minnesota Cider Week is upon us, with events happening all over the state including tap takeovers, trivia, cider happy hours and more! We’ll kick the week off with cider pours at Sea Salt Eatery Friday, May 31-Sunday, June 2. We top it off at the Minnesota Cider Festival, Saturday, June 8, at Como Lakeside Pavilion. See you out there! 

MINNESOTA CIDER WEEK 2019 SCHEDULE

·      Friday, May 31-Sunday, June 2:

o   Cider Tasting

o   Multiple Cideries

o   Sea Salt Eatery, 4825 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis

 

·      Saturday, June 1:

o   Minnesota Cider Week Party featuring Firkin and Music

o   Keepsake Cidery

o   4609 135th St. E., Dundas

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/2274199609506076/

 

o   Cider & Minne Art Show

o   Sapsucker Farms

o   2752 215th Ave., Mora

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/245450406319201/

 

·      Sunday, June 2:

o   Multiple Ciders

o   Open Streets Minneapolis Event

o   Up-Down, 3012 Lyndale Ave. South, Minneapolis

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/1205442612958554/

 

·      Monday, June 3:

o   Cider Industry Networking Social

o   Number 12 Cider

o   614 N 5th St., Minneapolis

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/579740489185531/

 

o   Trivia

o   Duluth Cider

o   2307 West Superior St., Duluth

 

o   Milk & Honey Ciders on tap throughout the week at the following locations:

o   Happy Gnome, 498 Selby Ave., St. Paul

o   Town Hall Tap, 4810 Chicago Ave., Minneapolis

o   Town Hall Brewery, 1430 S. Washington Ave., Minneapolis

o   Red Cow North Loop, 201 N. 1st Ave., Minneapolis

o   Red Cow Uptown, 2626 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

o   Red Cow 50th & France, 3624 W. 50th St., Minneapolis

o   Republic, 221 Cedar Ave., Minneapolis

 

o   Sweetland Orchard’s Cider Spritz on tap throughout the week at the following locations:

o   Republic, 221 Cedar Ave., Minneapolis

o   Happy Gnome, 498 Selby Ave., St. Paul

o   The Mill NE, 1851 Central Ave. NE, Minneapolis

o   Nomad World Pub, 501 Cedar Ave., Minneapolis

o   Town Hall Tap, 4810 Chicago Ave., Minneapolis

  

·      Tuesday, June 4:

o   Happy Hour and Debut of Honey Toast Cider

o   Urban Forage Winery and Cider House

o   3016 East Lake St., Minneapolis

 

o   “Blingo” + Oasis Del Norte Food Truck

o   Duluth Cider

o   2307 West Superior St., Duluth

 

·      Wednesday, June 5:

o   The Rambler Food Truck

o   Duluth Cider

o   2307 West Superior St., Duluth

 

o   Cider Trivia

o   Number 12 Cider

o   614 N 5th St., Minneapolis

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/579740489185531/

 

·      Thursday, June 6:

o   Ciderbration + Spanish Cider Pouring Demo

o   Number 12 Cider

o   614 N 5th St., Minneapolis

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/579740489185531/

 

o   Cider Week Happy Hour + Apple Trivia

o   Urban Forage Winery and Cider House

o   3016 East Lake St. Minneapolis

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/2167008576720714/

 

o Pizza Jeopardy

o  Wild State Cider

o  2515 W Superior St., Duluth, MN

o  https://www.facebook.com/events/360017811317062/

·      Friday, June 7:

o   Seed Savers Exchange and Heirloom Cider Release + Cider Presentation + Private Production Tour

o   Number 12 Cider

o   614 N 5th St., Minneapolis

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/450760999005915/

 

o   Angela Divine and Nana Aforo Art Show

o   Urban Forage Winery and Cider House

o   3016 East Lake St. Minneapolis

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/280029176076637/

 

o   First Ever Friday Night Cookout with Cider and Sausages

o   Keepsake Cidery

o   4609 135th St. E., Dundas

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/450760999005915

o   The Barley Jacks with Four Mile Portage

o   Duluth Cider

o   2307 West Superior St., Duluth

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/2018699968239588/

 

o Superior Siren

o  Wild State Cider

o  2515 W Superior St., Duluth, MN

o  https://www.facebook.com/events/2162954327133236/

·      Saturday, June 8:

o   Minnesota Cider Festival

o   Como Lakeside Pavilion,

o   1360 Lexington Pkwy N., St. Paul

o   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/minnesota-cider-festival-2019-tickets-59486776550

 

o   Run for Cider 5K + Private Production Tour

o   Number 12 Cider

o   614 N 5th St., Minneapolis

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/579740489185531/

 

o   Big Wave Dave & The Ripples

o   Duluth Cider

o   2307 West Superior St., Duluth

o   https://www.facebook.com/events/2451358654884683/

 

o   Rosé Day at Red Rabbit, featuring Milk & Honey Cider Rosé

o   Red Rabbit

o   201 N. Washington Ave., Minneapolis

o Live blues rock music by Zakk Grandahl Trio

o Wild State Cider

o  2515 W Superior St., Duluth, MN

o https://www.facebook.com/events/2201275953517244/

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Winter Conference, Annual Meeting, and Board Member Elections
Mar
23
1:00 PM13:00

Winter Conference, Annual Meeting, and Board Member Elections

Mark your calendars for our winter conference and annual meeting on Saturday, March 23 from 1:00-7:00 at Keepsake Cidery. The annual meeting will be at 1:00, conference sessions will be from 2:00-5:00, and a meal+cider share will be from 5:00-7:00. 

There is no cost for members to attend. The cost is $50 for non-members.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND FOR MORE INFORMATION >

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Certified Cider Professional Level 1 Exam Prep
Jan
21
2:00 PM14:00

Certified Cider Professional Level 1 Exam Prep

Again this year, the MNCG is offering a prep session to prepare attendees to pass the Certified Cider Professional Level One exam. Please RSVP to us at mnciderguild@gmail.com to let us know that you plan to attend, and please feel free to forward this message on to your co-workers and staff who would benefit from the session. 

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