Convention Daybook: Events for Tuesday

Posted September 1, 2008 at 10:15am

All listings local Minneapolis time (CDT); compiled by Kelsey Lamb/GalleryWatch. Event information subject to change, pending developments related to Hurricane Gustav.

Taxation Breakfast Conference
Minneapolis-St. Paul Host Committee; Ticketed, RSVP required.
10 a.m.; The Hotel Ivy, 201 S. 11th St., Minneapolis; 703-836-9500

A Day of Fun and Fashion
International Council of Shopping Centers, International Franchise Association, featuring Lisa Rinna and benefiting the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women; Invitation required for brunch, fashion show open to the public.
10:30 a.m.-1p.m.; Great Room, Mall of America, Bloomington

State Legislative Leaders Brunch
Republican State Leadership Committee; Invitation only.
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; The Dakota Jazz Club, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis; 571-480-4860

Latino Leaders Luncheon
Latino Leaders Network, featuring former Rep. Henry Bonilla (R-Texas) and Lionel Sosa; Invitation only.
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Minneapolis Convention Center, Room 208 A-D, 1301 Second Ave. South, Minneapolis; 202-904-2003

Housing Issues Luncheon
The Creative Coalition; National Apartment Association; Invitation only.
Noon-1:30 p.m.; Minnesota History Center-Capitol Concourse, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul; 703-518-6141

Big Tent Event
Log Cabin Republicans; Invitation only.
Noon-2 p.m.; The University Club of St. Paul-Downtown, 340 Cedar St., St. Paul; 202-347-5306

Governors and Senior Staff Luncheon Featuring Newt Gingrich
Republican Governors Association; Invitation only.
Noon-2 p.m.; The Depot Minneapolis, 225 Third Ave. South, Minneapolis; Caitlin Schroder, 202-662-4148

Takin’ It to the Streets
McNally Smith College of Music, live entertainment; Open to the public.
Noon-6 p.m.; Downtown Minneapolis; 651-291-0177, mcnallysmith.edu/streetmusic

Financial Football
Young Republican National Federation, College Republican National Committee, Visa Inc., money management event with former Minnesota Vikings Wide Receiver Cris Carter; Free, open to the public.
12:30 p.m.; Minneapolis Convention Center, Room 205 A, 1301 Second Ave. South; Minneapolis; 703-946-5737

Working Together: Helping Diabetes Patients
The Creative Coalition, Eli Lilly; Invitation only.
1-2:30 p.m.; St. Paul Hotel, James Hill Room, 350 Market St., St. Paul; Contact unavailable

Screening of “14 Women”
White House Project, Best Buy, Women’s Leadership Forum; Open to the public, RSVP required.
1:30-4 p.m.; Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul; Catherine Gray, 651-556-1383, cgray@thewhitehouseproject.org

“VoteForBusiness” Bandwagon
U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Media only, RSVP required.
2 p.m.; Outside the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, 401 N. Robert St., St. Paul; Karen Gaither, 202-297-6098,

Education Forum on 21st Century Skills
National Education Association, Republican Main Street Partnership.
2-4 p.m.; Minneapolis Club, 729 Second Ave. South, Minneapolis; 202-393-4353

CareKits Service Project
ONE Campaign, World Vision with former Sen. Bill Frist (R-Tenn.), preparing relief effort supplies for AIDS patients; open to the public.
2-5 p.m.; CivicFest Marketplace, Minneapolis Convention Center, Ballroom B, 1301 Second Ave. South, Minneapolis; 202-552-4990

Foreign Policy Forum
International Republican Institute; Ticketed, sold out.
3-5 p.m.; The Ordway Center, 345 Washington St., St. Paul; Lisa Gates, 202-256-5497
“Life of the Party” Party
Republican National Coalition for Life, featuring Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the vice presidential nominee; Closed event.
4-6 p.m.; the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 11 E. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul; 214-559-4460

Reception for the Kansas and Oklahoma Delegations
BNSF and Koch Industries; Invitation only.
4-6 p.m.; James Hill House, 240 Summit Ave., St. Paul; 785-234-3456

Reception Honoring Indian-American Delegates and Congressional Caucuses
Indian American Republican Council; Invitation only.
5-7 p.m.; India House, 1400 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis; 612-813-0000

Texas Honky Tonk
AT&T, featuring Gretchen Wilson, John Rich, Cowboy Troy; Ticketed.
5-8 p.m.; Trocaderos, 107 Third Ave. North, Minneapolis; Contact unavailable

RSLC Hospitality Event
Republican State Leadership Committee; Invitation only.
7:30 p.m.; Tom Reid’s Hockey City Pub, 258 Seventh St. West, St. Paul; 571-480-4891

AgNite With Performance by Styx
Minnesota Agri-Growth Council; Invitation only.
8 p.m.-2 a.m.; The Minneapolis Depot, 225 Third Ave. South; Minneapolis; 785-234-3456

Sol y Viento
American Wind Energy Association, Solar Energy Industries Association; Invitation only.
9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Solera, 900 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis; Contact unavailable
Concert With Robert Earl Keen and Jack Ingram
Magnum Entertainment; Tickets required.
9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Fine Line Cafe, 318 First Ave. North; Minneapolis; Contact unavailable

Two Parties
Bipartisan Policy Center; Invitation only.
9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Bellanotte, 600 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis; 202-204-2400

Grammys Rock the Convention
Grammy Foundation; Invitation only.
9 p.m.-1 a.m.; University of Minnesota McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St. Southeast, Minneapolis; 310-392-3777

Mississippi Rising
Nominate Affordable Energy, Republican Governors Association, event in honor of Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (attendance not expected); Invitation only.
9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Epic, 510 First Ave. North, Minneapolis; Contact unavailable

National Treasure Party for the Florida Delegation
Disney; Invitation only.
10 p.m.; James Hill Library, 80 Fourth St. West, Minneapolis; Contact unavailable

“Mark of a Great Party”
Maker’s Mark, GQ; RSVP required.
10 p.m.-1 a.m.; Cosmos at Graves 601 Hotel, 601 First Ave. North, Minneapolis; 800-787-3999 or RSVP4@GQ.com