Twin Cities Deals: September 11th Tribute Concert, Tim Gunn Appearance + More

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Twin Cities Pocketeers can check out a free patriotic concert, a St. Paul street dance, and lots of fun at the Mall of America with the latest local deals for the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

Your turn: Have you attended the September 11th Tribute Concert before?

September 11th Tribute Concert
An annual September 11th Tribute Concert is taking place tonight at 7pm at the Lake Harriet Band Shell. The free event is an evening of patriotic music, flag waving and reflection to honor the memory of those who lost their lives that day.

This looks like a fitting tribute with an impressive musician lineup and inspiring music. (Thanks, PhenoMNal Twin Cities!)

A Prairie Home Companion Street Dance and Meatloaf Supper
A Prairie Home Companion is hosting their annual Street Dance and Meatloaf Supper this Saturday evening, 9/15. Settle in outside the Fitzgerald Theatre in St. Paul to listen to the radio broadcast being recorded inside at 5pm, then enjoy meatloaf and mashed potatoes for $5 a plate at 6pm, followed by a free street dance from 7-10pm.

Finding Nemo 3D Event
This weekend, Finding Nemo 3D opens in theaters, and the Mall of America is hosting some fun Nemo-related events. First, receive a free children’s admission ticket (ages 3-12) to Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium when you purchase a Finding Nemo 3D children’s movie ticket at Theatres at Mall of America September 14-16, 2012.

Then, join Theatres at Mall of America on Saturday, 9/15, from 9:30am-1:30pm and Sunday, 9/16, from 1-4pm for fishy activities, a Nemo red carpet, free popcorn for those dressed as Nemo characters, and more.

Teacher Open House at Sea Life Aquarium
The Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium at the Mall of America is having a Teacher Open House on Tuesday, 9/18 from 4-8pm. Teachers and one guest get free admission (additional guests just $5) and there will be free Behind the Scenes tours from 5-7pm.

Teachers must have a “valid teacher ID” to attend, but I’m not entirely sure what that would involve. For more information, email teachers @ sealifeus.com (remove spaces).

Tim Gunn Appearance and Signing
Rounding out the events at MOA is Project Runway‘s fashion guru, Tim Gunn, appearing at the Mall of America Rotunda on Monday, 9/17 at 7pm. A limited number of wristbands will be given out beginning at 4pm Monday. The event is free, but you must have a copy of Gunn’s new book to get a wristband.

*Reminder* World Market Grand Opening
World Market is coming back to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, and they are having a Grand Opening event this Thursday-Saturday. The two new World Market stores are in Roseville and Bloomington.

The Grand Opening will feature tote bag giveaways to the first 200 customers each day, daily tastings and live entertainment. Saturday will also showcase appearances by Maksim Chmerkovskiy of Dancing With the Stars.

Feel free to contact us if you know of any additional coupons, deals and events available to readers in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

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