Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo
Nov
13
4:30 PM16:30

Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo

Grab a happy hour drink from Parallel Café and join us for a tour of our multi-use facility. Take a guided walk through each space, learn a little building history, and get a behind the scenes look at our parent company Hennepin Made’s glass blowing studio. The studio will be in production-mode during the tour and guests will get a full view of glass blowing in process.

Pre-registration is required. Click here to sign up!

Our building is comprised Hennepin Made’s blown-glass lighting studio, as well as it’s sister company Parallel cafe & events.

  • Hennepin Made – 7 year old, Minneapolis-based, artist owned & operated, blown-glass lighting company.

  • Holden Room & Glassroom- event venues

  • Parallel Café – food, specialty coffee, beer & wine 

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Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo
Oct
16
4:30 PM16:30

Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo

Grab a happy hour drink from Parallel Café and join us for a tour of our multi-use facility. Take a guided walk through each space, learn a little building history, and get a behind the scenes look at our parent company Hennepin Made’s glass blowing studio. The studio will be in production-mode during the tour and guests will get a full view of glass blowing in process.

Pre-registration is required. Click here to sign up!

Our building is comprised Hennepin Made’s blown-glass lighting studio, as well as it’s sister company Parallel cafe & events.

  • Hennepin Made – 7 year old, Minneapolis-based, artist owned & operated, blown-glass lighting company.

  • Holden Room & Glassroom- event venues

  • Parallel Café – food, specialty coffee, beer & wine 

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 LAB Talks
Oct
10
8:30 AM08:30

LAB Talks

COFFEE + CONVERSATION WITH THE BEST OF THE TWIN CITIES

Education and collaboration are the foundation of any LAB event. They are taking these elements to another level and offering a monthly event at The Holden Room to inspire, learn, and connect people to businesses and resources. Meet LAB Talks.

A FREE MONTHLY EVENT CURATED BY LAB FOR BUSINESS

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HENNEPIN MADE + PARALLEL CAFE

Each month we LAB for Business will set the stage to hear from those in our community and their compelling stories and insight. A panel of passion pursuers will share their stories that offer different perspectives on making things happen IRL. Be surrounded by other like-minded individuals and take advantage of this energy to jumpstart your day - and your own passion. Join us every month to be inspired, learn from others, stay curious and gain access to resources, tools and strategies to help you make things happen. Learn. Indulge. Apply. Repeat. BONUS: You will leave fueled from conversation as well as the complimentary coffee from Parallel Cafe

Subscribe to their e-newsletter to be the first to hear about upcoming events! Find registration details on their site.


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Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo
Sep
18
4:30 PM16:30

Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo

Grab a happy hour drink from Parallel Café and join us for a tour of our multi-use facility. Take a guided walk through each space, learn a little building history, and get a behind the scenes look at our parent company Hennepin Made’s glass blowing studio. The studio will be in production-mode during the tour and guests will get a full view of glass blowing in process.

Pre-registration is required. Click here to sign up!

Our building is comprised Hennepin Made’s blown-glass lighting studio, as well as it’s sister company Parallel cafe & events.

  • Hennepin Made – 7 year old, Minneapolis-based, artist owned & operated, blown-glass lighting company.

  • Holden Room & Glassroom- event venues

  • Parallel Café – food, specialty coffee, beer & wine 

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LAB Talks
Sep
4
8:30 AM08:30

LAB Talks

COFFEE + CONVERSATION WITH THE BEST OF THE TWIN CITIES

Education and collaboration are the foundation of any LAB event. They are taking these elements to another level and offering a monthly event at The Holden Room to inspire, learn, and connect people to businesses and resources. Meet LAB Talks.

A FREE MONTHLY EVENT CURATED BY LAB FOR BUSINESS

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HENNEPIN MADE + PARALLEL CAFE

Each month we LAB for Business will set the stage to hear from those in our community and their compelling stories and insight. A panel of passion pursuers will share their stories that offer different perspectives on making things happen IRL. Be surrounded by other like-minded individuals and take advantage of this energy to jumpstart your day - and your own passion. Join us every month to be inspired, learn from others, stay curious and gain access to resources, tools and strategies to help you make things happen. Learn. Indulge. Apply. Repeat. BONUS: You will leave fueled from conversation as well as the complimentary coffee from Parallel Cafe

Subscribe to their e-newsletter to be the first to hear about upcoming events! Find registration details on their site.


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LAB Talks
Aug
8
8:30 AM08:30

LAB Talks

COFFEE + CONVERSATION WITH THE BEST OF THE TWIN CITIES

Education and collaboration are the foundation of any LAB event. They are taking these elements to another level and offering a monthly event at The Holden Room to inspire, learn, and connect people to businesses and resources. Meet LAB Talks.

A FREE MONTHLY EVENT CURATED BY LAB FOR BUSINESS

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HENNEPIN MADE + PARALLEL CAFE

Each month we LAB for Business will set the stage to hear from those in our community and their compelling stories and insight. A panel of passion pursuers will share their stories that offer different perspectives on making things happen IRL. Be surrounded by other like-minded individuals and take advantage of this energy to jumpstart your day - and your own passion. Join us every month to be inspired, learn from others, stay curious and gain access to resources, tools and strategies to help you make things happen. Learn. Indulge. Apply. Repeat. BONUS: You will leave fueled from conversation as well as the complimentary coffee from Parallel Cafe

Subscribe to their e-newsletter to be the first to hear about upcoming events! Find registration details on their site.


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Popular Mechanics: The Lodge
Jul
13
12:00 PM12:00

Popular Mechanics: The Lodge

Join Popular Mechanics on Saturday, July 13 from 12-5 PM in the Holden Room for a day of FREE hands-on workshops and interactive experiences, including . Shop the marketplace and enjoy next-level food and cocktails!
RSVP required Must be 21+. Proper ID required. RSVP with friends to: PMLODGE2019@Hearst.com

WORKSHOPS + DEMOS 

NO SHORTCUTS CRAFT COCKTAIL CLASS presented by Knob Creek® | 12:45 PM, 2:15 PM, 3:30 PM Put in the time to create your own well-earned cocktail. Discover how to make your own Knob Creek® Old Fashioned without taking shortcuts, by using a variety of bitters and garnishes to get the right flavor. Enjoy this hands-on and instructional 35-minute cocktail class. 

GLASSBLOWING | with HENNEPIN MADE | 2 PM, 4 PM 

Create a one-of-a-kind paperweight. Partnering with a master glassblower from Hennepin Made, each person will walk through the step-by-step process of gathering the glass, adding colors, and shaping it into the form they desire. This up-close-and-personal experience is a truly behind-the-scenes look into this scientific craft. 

WHEEL THROWN POTTERY | with Pig’s Eye Pottery | 1 PM, 3 PM Participants of any skill level will be guided on the basics of wheel thrown pottery. Create as many pots as you’d like and select 2 pieces to get fired. Your finished pieces will be available for pickup at Great River Gallery on or after July 31st. Demos all day in between classes. 

METALSMITH DEMO with Anvil Vibe 12:30PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:30 PM 

Hans Early-Nelson and Liz Parent, a Northeast Minneapolis metalsmithing duo and founders of Anvil Vibe, will take you through the process of forging and working with Damascus stainless steel as well as electro-etching various metals.

All Day Happenings:


HAND-CRAFTED WOOD ART

by Minwax® and Hagen & Oats
Meet the team behind Hagen & Oats and shop the collection. Plus, learn the ins-and-outs of staining and create custom wood art to take home. You will leave with a great piece of wood decor stained with your newly learned skills. They will show you the best stain color combos and their barnwood distressing techniques.

HONEY + MILK

Cool off with custom-assembled, made-from-scratch, delicious ice cream sandwiches.

TRU PIZZA

Getting hungry? Check out the only mobile wood-fired Neapolitan pizza truck in the Twin Cities and grab yourself a slice.

SHOP THE MARKETPLACE

Featuring local brands such as Burlesque of North America, Hagen & Oats, Hennepin Made, Humble Nut Butter, Liz P Jewelry, LuLu’s Brasilian Snacks, Maat Mons, Mali & Co. and more!

MOTORCYCLE EXHIBIT | presented by Indian Motorcycle®

Featuring the newest FTR1200 & Scout Bobber models from Indian Motorcycle.

CRAFT COCKTAILS | presented by Knob Creek®

Head to the bar and enjoy Knob Creek® Bourbon and Rye cocktails made with the finest local ingredients.

ASK THE BUILDER | presented by Knob Creek®

Meet Popular Mechanics Editor, James Schadewald who designed and built the Knob Creek® Build A Bar Project. Check out James’ craftmanship, ask questions and get blueprints for building your own home bar to enjoy well-earned Knob Creek® cocktails.

HAND PAINTED SIGN INSTALLATION led by Dusty Signs

Check out Dusty Signs as they complete a large-scale painting project themed around Popular Mechanics. Plus, try your hand at hand painting a collaborative sign.

SILKSCREENING | with Alchemist Printing Co.

Get your Popular Mechanics commemorative tote, designed by Mike Davis from Burlesque of North America.

FILL UP & STAY HYDRATED | presented by Danner

Receive an enamel mug compliments of Danner, while supplies last.

MUSIC BY DJ MIKE 2600

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LAB Talks
Jul
11
8:30 AM08:30

LAB Talks

COFFEE + CONVERSATION WITH THE BEST OF THE TWIN CITIES

Education and collaboration are the foundation of any LAB event. They are taking these elements to another level and offering a monthly event at The Holden Room to inspire, learn, and connect people to businesses and resources. Meet LAB Talks.

A FREE MONTHLY EVENT CURATED BY LAB FOR BUSINESS

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HENNEPIN MADE + PARALLEL CAFE

Each month we LAB for Business will set the stage to hear from those in our community and their compelling stories and insight. A panel of passion pursuers will share their stories that offer different perspectives on making things happen IRL. Be surrounded by other like-minded individuals and take advantage of this energy to jumpstart your day - and your own passion. Join us every month to be inspired, learn from others, stay curious and gain access to resources, tools and strategies to help you make things happen. Learn. Indulge. Apply. Repeat. BONUS: You will leave fueled from conversation as well as the complimentary coffee from Parallel Cafe

Subscribe to their e-newsletter to be the first to hear about upcoming events! Find registration details on their site.


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Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo
Jul
10
4:30 PM16:30

Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo

Grab a happy hour drink from Parallel Café and join us for a tour of our multi-use facility. Take a guided walk through each space, learn a little building history, and get a behind the scenes look at our parent company Hennepin Made’s glass blowing studio. The studio will be in production-mode during the tour and guests will get a full view of glass blowing in process.

Pre-registration is required. Click here to sign up!

Our building is comprised of four unique businesses, all under the same ownership:

  • Hennepin Made – 7 year old, Minneapolis-based, blown glass lighting company. There are 7 professional glass blowers employed on the team, with 80+ years of combined experience. 

  • Hennepin & Co – fresh, modern, co-op working space

  • Holden Room – warehouse event space

  • Parallel Café – food, specialty coffee, beer & wine 

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Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo
Jun
12
4:30 PM16:30

Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo

Grab a happy hour drink from Parallel Café and join us for a tour of our multi-use facility. Take a guided walk through each space, learn a little building history, and get a behind the scenes look at our parent company Hennepin Made’s glass blowing studio. The studio will be in production-mode during the tour and guests will get a full view of glass blowing in process.

Pre-registration is required. Click here to sign up!

Our building is comprised of four unique businesses, all under the same ownership:

  • Hennepin Made – 7 year old, Minneapolis-based, blown glass lighting company. There are 7 professional glass blowers employed on the team, with 80+ years of combined experience. 

  • Hennepin & Co – fresh, modern, co-op working space

  • Holden Room – warehouse event space

  • Parallel Café – food, specialty coffee, beer & wine 

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Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo
May
23
4:30 PM16:30

Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo

Grab a happy hour drink from Parallel Café and join us for a tour of our multi-use facility. Take a guided walk through each space, learn a little building history, and get a behind the scenes look at our parent company Hennepin Made’s glass blowing studio. The studio will be in production-mode during the tour and guests will get a full view of glass blowing in process.

Pre-registration is required. Click here to sign up!

Our building is comprised of four unique businesses, all under the same ownership:

  • Hennepin Made – 7 year old, Minneapolis-based, blown glass lighting company. There are 7 professional glass blowers employed on the team, with 80+ years of combined experience. 

  • Hennepin & Co – fresh, modern, co-op working space

  • Holden Room – warehouse event space

  • Parallel Café – food, specialty coffee, beer & wine 

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May
18
to May 19

Doors Open Minneapolis: BTS Tours

Doors Open Minneapolis is a weekend-long event that allows the public free, behind-the-scenes access to buildings in the City of Minneapolis that are architecturally, culturally, or socially significant. https://www.doorsopenminneapolis.org/

Hennepin Made and Parallel Cafe are excited to participate in this weekend long event with behind the scenes tours of their building at 11:00a, 1:00p, and 3:00p each day.


Click here to pre-register for your spot in one of our tours.

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 Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo
Apr
18
4:30 PM16:30

Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo

Grab a happy hour drink from Parallel Café and join us for a tour of our multi-use facility. Take a guided walk through each space, learn a little building history, and get a behind the scenes look at our parent company Hennepin Made’s glass blowing studio. The studio will be in production-mode during the tour and guests will get a full view of glass blowing in process.

Pre-registration is required. Click here to sign up!

Our building is comprised of four unique businesses, all under the same ownership:

  • Hennepin Made – 7 year old, Minneapolis-based, blown glass lighting company. There are 7 professional glass blowers employed on the team, with 80+ years of combined experience. 

  • Hennepin & Co – fresh, modern, co-op working space

  • Holden Room – warehouse event space

  • Parallel Café – food, specialty coffee, beer & wine 

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MN Made Spring Bazaar: Samples & Seconds Sale
Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

MN Made Spring Bazaar: Samples & Seconds Sale

Join us for a Minnesota made sample and seconds sale, hosted by ethical fashion company Hackwith Design House and blown glass lighting company Hennepin Made. The event will be held at Hennepin Made’s headquarters in their event space the Holden Room. Guests will get the opportunity to shop inventory of samples and seconds from Hackwith, Hennepin Made, Fringe and Fettle, Leather Works Minnesota, SCARF SHOP, and Neal Jewelry. A percentage of the event sales proceeds will be donated to Youthlink. More details and event updates at www.bit.ly/mnbazaar

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NCECA: 2 Ceramics Exhibitions in the Holden Room
Mar
26
to Mar 30

NCECA: 2 Ceramics Exhibitions in the Holden Room

Hennepin Made and Parallel are pleased to host 2 exhibitions as a part of the larger NCECA conference this year. They will be open from 10a-5p each day and there will be a reception from 5p-9p on the Friday of the conference.

On view:

KITCH BITCH WITCH
Featuring:  Lindsay Montgomery, Roxanne Jackson and Meghan Smythe
+
Bonspiel. Canadians and their Love of Winter Sport

Featuring: Pattie Chalmers, Amelia Butcher, Carly Slade, Christopher Pancoe, Martin Tagseth, Toni Losey, Andrew Tarrant, Dawn Detarando, Brian McArthur, Carole Epp, Michael Flaherty, Mariko Paterson

Event sponsors include:
American Craft Council
Northern Clay Center
Hennepin Made


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Yoga + Brunch
Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

Yoga + Brunch

Meet us for Saturday yoga and brunch! Annie Hayes Wellness is offering a special brunch time class in the Holden Room. BYO mat & a friend and get ready to flow. Class cost is $15 and includes a coupon for $5 off your brunch purchase at Parallel.

https://www.anniehayeswellness.com/

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Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo
Mar
14
4:30 PM16:30

Behind the Scenes: Facility Tour and Glass Blowing Demo

Grab a happy hour drink from Parallel Café and join us for a tour of our multi-use facility. Take a guided walk through each space, learn a little building history, and get a behind the scenes look at our parent company Hennepin Made’s glass blowing studio. The studio will be in production-mode during the tour and guests will get a full view of glass blowing in process.

Pre-registration is required. Click here to sign up!

Our building is comprised of four unique businesses, all under the same ownership:

  • Hennepin Made – 7 year old, Minneapolis-based, blown glass lighting company. There are 7 professional glass blowers employed on the team, with 80+ years of combined experience. 

  • Hennepin & Co – fresh, modern, co-op working space

  • Holden Room – warehouse event space

  • Parallel Café – food, specialty coffee, beer & wine 

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Lab Talks
Mar
14
8:30 AM08:30

Lab Talks

A FREE MONTHLY EVENT CURATED BY LAB FOR BUSINESS

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HENNEPIN MADE + PARALLEL CAFE

Each month Lab for Business will set the stage to hear from those in our community and their compelling stories and insight. A panel of passion pursuers will share their stories that offer different perspectives on making things happen IRL. Be surrounded by other like-minded individuals and take advantage of this energy to jumpstart your day - and your own passion. Join us every month to be inspired, learn from others, stay curious and gain access to resources, tools and strategies to help you make things happen. Learn. Indulge. Apply. Repeat. BONUS: You will leave fueled from conversation as well as the complimentary coffee from Parallel Cafe!

Details and registration at https://www.labforbusiness.com/lab-talks/

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Barre + Brunch with Pure Barre
Feb
23
9:00 AM09:00

Barre + Brunch with Pure Barre

Meet Pure Barre in the Holden Room for a pop up fusion class on Saturday, February 23rd. This mix of our Classic and Empower classes will get you moving and grooving. After class, enjoy brunch and coffee in Parallel! Grab a friend and a mat and we'll see you there!
Tickets are $10 and include a Pure Barre Class + $5 off Brunch at Parallel.

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Yoga + Brunch
Feb
16
9:00 AM09:00

Yoga + Brunch

Meet us for Saturday yoga and brunch! Annie Hayes Wellness is offering a special brunch time class in the Holden Room. BYO mat & a friend and get ready to flow. Class cost is $15 and includes a coupon for $5 off your brunch purchase at Parallel.

https://www.anniehayeswellness.com/

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