1. Visit the Northfield Historical Society’s Museum | Open M-Sa 10am-5pm, Su 1pm-5pm
It may surprise you to know that when you walk into the Northfield Historical Society, you are standing in the exact spot where arguably the most famous bank robbery in history took place. Learn about that historic event, and check out the other exhibits, Carleton College’s 150 years in Northfield and Malt-O-Meal Originals.
2. Lonesome Dan Kase | Tavern Lounge | Friday, 8pm
For the last 15 years Lonesome Dan Kase has been playing his unique brand of country-blues on stages throughout the U.S. His live performances showcase his unique finger-picking style and warm vocals as well as his depth of knowledge in the history of the blues. More at lonesomedan.com.
3. Nip n Tuck/The Sleepers | Contented Cow |Sat. 9pm
This quartet has been inducted into the Mid America Hall of Fame, performed at the First Avenue Lennon Tribute and were a core fixture at The Contented Cow’s 2011 Beatles Fest. They’re back! Celebrate The British Invasion (and the American defense) with Gordon Oschwald, Gary Rue, Tilly & Victor Johnson as they perform music by ’60s favorites The Hollies, Searchers, Byrds, Animals, Zombies, Rascals, Kinks, DC Five, Yardbirds and, of course, the Beatles.
4. Shopping in Historic Downtown Northfield | Anyday
On The Corner of Hip & Quaint! Whether you’re searching for a chic fashion or cool antiques, Northfield has boutiques and shops for all your unique shopping finds. From furniture to gourmet foods and kitchen accessories, clothing and shoes to hand-made gifts. It’s all here!
5. Sunday Trivia at Tavern Lounge | 8-10pm
Grab your 3 of your smart friends, $5 bucks and you are ready to start playing the weekly trivia contest at the Tavern Lounge! Half-priced bottles of wine during the game!