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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to start planning some weekend fun. It’s a weekend of festivals in the Twin Cities and beyond.

Brew At The Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo isn’t just for kids anymore. Sip some suds Friday night at a conservation event called “Brew at the Zoo.”

Guests can drink local brews, eat appetizers and listen to some live music.

Tickets are $45 in advance or $55 at the gate.

Irish Fest

Celebrate your Irish heritage or love of the Irish this weekend in St. Paul at the Irish Fair.

More than 100,000 attendees are expected at Harriest Island for this free event.

Polish Festival

If you’re Polish, you’ll want to head to the Twin Cities Polish Fesitval Saturday and Sunday.

Immerse yourself in “all things Polish,” with traditional food and drink, kid’s crafts, a Polish Film Fest, music and dance.

It’s free to go, and the celebration is along the Mississippi across from Riverplace and St. Anthony Main.

Summer Set Music & Camping Festival

It’s time to get out your sunblock, sunglasses and camping gear, because the Summer Set Music and Camping Festival is this weekend.

Just over the river in Somerset, Wisconsin the festival returns Friday through Sunday.

This festival mixes electronic music, hip-hop, jam bands, and indie music.

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