Fair State Brewing has a special beer release at the 331 Club for their new Old Richmond Rye, an old ale beer aged in Whiskey Barrels, which sounds amazing. The MN Opera takes over Faces Mears Park for their usually fun pre-show Taste of Opera event. Amsterdam hosts a “Spelling Bee for Cheaters” (people who cheat at spelling, not on their S.O.’s we think) to fundraise for Family Tree Clinic. This month’s adult-focused Social Science at the Science Museum is of course about The Undead. You can “experience artists’ responses to the paintings of Jack Whitten” tonight at the Walker for their new exhibition. Our friends in The Federales take over Day Block Brewing to record a live album! The Reverb Country Dusters take over Lee’s every Thursday in October for an Americana Night, and tonight’s lineup has Jason Dixon Line and Elizabeth Ghandour & The Heighburners. The Root (Root, Root) of All Evil DJs join Glutton for Punishment and other metal maniacs tonight at the T-Rock.