It’s one of the most popular underground contact sports in the metro, which requires its participants to have thick skin and steel bones. This weekend, you can check out the local roller derby action for yourself. The Minnesota RollerGirls “Roller Vortex” is this Saturday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Roy Wilkins Auditorium.
It’s already Thursday, and St. Paul is going to be busy this weekend with several events going on. Plus, Minneapolis offers a real taste of spring. Here are your best bets for weekend entertainment around town.
The Twin Cities has all the major sports—pro football, basketball, hockey, men’s and women’s basketball, and lacrosse. There’s a well-regarded minor league baseball team, co-owned by comedian Bill Murray. But a newer sport is gaining traction: Roller Girls.
The Minnesota RollerGirls All-Stars aim to finish the season undefeated when they host the Naptown Roller Girls Tornado Sirens from Indianapolis on Saturday.
When Tate Nolan was 3 years old, she fell in love with rollerskating.