It’s high time we highlight the do-gooding at Northgate Brewing‘s Ales & Activism—tonight wilderness enthusiasts will fill up the Northgate tap room to talk about saving the boundary waters. In addition to the supporters of the outdoors, special guests for the evening include Hans Cole, director of environmental campaigns and advocacy at Patagonia, Jeff Garcia from Fjällräven and special guest, Tuck, the head brewer at Northgate, and a special video update from Dave and Amy Freeman, who are currently spending a Year in the Wilderness. 6-9 PM. Free.Art Humes

Northgate Brewing, 783 Harding St NE, MPLS; northgatebrew.com