Eden Prairie’s First Taproom

Fat Pants Brewing Co., Eden Prairie’s first taproom, is set to open this month. The brewery is located at 8335 Crystal View Road, and they will serve both craft beer and food. The space includes a full kitchen, allowing the Fat Pants team to prepare all their dishes in-house. The taproom is set up to be a local hangout spot for both work and play—offering everything from cozy couches to a conference room. They will also offer a smattering of events, including brew parties. FatPantsBrewing.com

Lowry Nature Center Turns 50

This year, the Lowry Nature Center is celebrating its 50th birthday. Since 1969, the center has been providing residents of the Twin Cities with a place to explore and enjoy nature. It is nestled in the middle of Carver Park Reserve and offers a 250-acre interpretive area featuring hiking trails, exploration kits, trail guides, 250 species of birds and a nature exploration area just for kids! The center also has a variety of seasonal programs and events such as summer camps, fitness and yoga events and more.

The 10th Annual Lakefront Music Fest was a Huge Success

On July 12 and 13, the 10th annual Lakefront Music Fest was held at Lakefront Park in Prior Lake. The fest is an annual fundraiser for the Prior Lake Rotary Club. This year, around 15,000 tickets were sold for each night, according to SW News Media. The first night welcomed performances from the Steve Miller Band, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Marty Stewart and His Fabulous Superlatives. Night two welcomed Brad Paisley, Chris Lane and Riley Green. The 11th annual Lakefront Music Fest will take place on July 10 and 20, 2020. Although the entire lineup is yet to be released, the country headliner will be Lady Antebellum. Both general admission and VIP tickets are available for purchase at LakeFrontMusicFest.com.