Happy October #MNtech! The weather is cooling, but the MN tech community is heating up. We’re setting you up for a round up of some of the best tech (and a few non-tech) events that our community has to offer. Enjoy!

(The *️⃣  symbol denotes a Minnestar event)


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October 1st – October 9th

Friday – Sunday: Minnesota Renaissance Festival
Friday – Thursday: Grow North’s 2021 Food | Ag | Ideas Week
Friday: Silicon Prairie / Investment Crowdfunding / Ask Me Anything!
Sunday: Minneapolis Trans Equity Summit: Routes to Joy, Community, & Social Change
Sunday: Twin Cities Marathon 2021
Monday: Understanding Black Culture in Tech w/ Door Prize
Monday: Thinkful Webinar | What is UX/UI Design?
Tuesday: Deep Dive: How To Create Equal Opportunity In Your Virtual Meetings
Tuesday: Hackers & Founders Minneapolis
Tuesday: Strategy for Data Migration to Cloud
Tuesday: Test-Driven Data Engineering Fundamentals Using DBT and Python
Tuesday: Lunar Summit: Titan Talks
Wednesday: Thinkful Webinar | Getting Started in Tech
Thursday: Code Switch 2021 Working Sessions
Thursday: Techstars Farm to Fork Showcase & Crash the Networks Happy Hour
Thursday: Oktoberfest, Open Source, & an Open Bar
Thursday: Azure User Group: No More Route Tables! Introducing Azure Route Server
Thursday: Lunar Summit: Athletes Changing the Face of Entrepreneurship

October 10th – October 16th

Monday: BUiLT Open Conversations
Tuesday: [ONLINE] WordPress Help Session
Tuesday: She Talks Data: Minneapolis with Leslie C. Goldsmith (She/Her)
Tuesday: Coffee & Closers: How to Land Your Next 3 Customers
Tuesday: Lunar Summit: Money Menu – How to Fund Your Startup
Wednesday: Women Who Code HackNight
Wednesday: Power BI Meetup
Wednesday: TC Drupal: Monthly Community Meetup
Wednesday: ClojureMN Monthly Meetup
Wednesday: Int’l Game Dev Association Twin Cities (IGDATC) Meetup
Thursday: Blacks in Tech x Techqueria Career Fair
Thursday: PyMNtos Python Presentation Night
Thursday: Code Switch 2021 Working Sessions
Thursday: 6 POWER MOVES for the Data Analyst 2.0
Thursday: Kanban Un-complicated: Definition of Workflow with Blake McMillan
Friday: Microsoft 365 Hands On Immersion Workshop
Saturday: Red Wing WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking
Saturday: Code Switch 2021 Celebration

October 17th – October 23rd

Monday: Blacks in Tech MSP Chapter Meeting
Tuesday: Twin Cities Agile Coach Group Monthly Gathering
Tuesday: League of Data Leaders: Connecting Business with Tech!
Wednesday: IGDATC Twin Cities Playtest
Thursday: Virtual Pair Programming: Let’s Drive & Navigate Together!
Thursday: Ansible Minneapolis
Thursday: Code Switch 2021 Working Sessions
Thursday: Cloud Architecture Summit

October 24th – October 31st

Monday: RubyMN Monthly Meetup
Tuesday: Twin Cities Agile Coach Book Club
Wednesday: Product Owner Forum: Understanding Tech as a PO/PM
Wednesday: JavaScriptMN Monthly Meeting
Thursday: Open Twin Cities Monthly Meetup

What did we miss? Let us know at support@minnestar.org.