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For Attendees

EVENT SCHEDULE

One of the most significant changes we have made to the Twin Cities Women’s Expo, besides a much needed name change, is an evolution from a simple shopping experience to more of a festival meets tradeshow 2-Day event. Rock What You Got includes a wide variety of entertainment, education, demonstrations and fun! Review the schedule, get excited, and start planning your daily must see list!

2:00-2:45 PM

Lowe’s The nation’s second largest home improvement retailer demonstrates the best home improvement and repair practices for 2019! Get a head start on transforming your space this year with free consultations from on-site experts.

 

3:00-3:45 PM

Cooking with Amalia Moreno-Damgaard  Nine-time award-winning author and chef-entrepreneur, Amalia Moreno-Damgaard will inspire you to explore bold & fresh new flavors with her Latin twist on classic home-cooked favorites. Then, get your copy of her best-selling book, Amalia’s Guatemalan Kitchen – Gourmet Cuisine with a Cultural Flair.

4:00-4:45 PM

Home Décor with Create Space  This Do-it-Yourself home decor workshop provides you with all the materials and instructions you will need to create and take home your very own custom piece of home decor!

1:00-7:00 PM

Blood Drive with American Red Cross MAIN ENTRANCE Support a great cause and donate blood with the American Red Cross, one of our featured exhibitors. We are in dire need of blood donations, and you can help. Hop aboard the blood bus, and make a life changing donation right at the event. Register now for a donation time! *Tickets to RWYG not required to donate blood on site. 

 

1:30-2:30 PM

Werk It Like a BOSS: Being Fierce and Fabulous When It Feels Like You’re Not. Being a Fierce and Fabulous Boss doesn’t come without it’s own set of challenges. Being an entrepreneur and leader can be overwhelming and lonely. But when we use our passion to overcome adversity and find time for selfcare, our teams can shine and together we can move mountains! Join leaders from TeamWomenWomen’s Business Development Center (WBDC), the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), and the MAIA community in a panel discussion.

2:45-3:30 PM

Workplace Etiquette with Juliet Mitchell  CEO of Eagles Wings Life Etiquette Institute™, Ms. Juliet Mitchell, presents Personal Growth for Career and Life Success – The most important business and social etiquette practices you need to know, plus the biggest etiquette mistakes that could make or break your career development.

3:45-4:30 PM

50 Fun Things with Teresa Thomas  Create more fulfilling connections and experiences this coming year with 50 Fun Things! Listen along as Teresa guides you through her inspiring story of self-discovery and renewal. Then, learn how you can begin your own journey to love life fully.

4:00 PM-9:00 PM

MISS BALA Photo Booth & Giveaways  Stop by the cocktail lounge on Friday from 4pm-9pm to snap some take home pics in the MISS BALA photo booth and you might just win tickets to the advance screening or some awesome swag! MISS BALA hits theaters February 1st. Watch the trailer now!

5:00-6:00 PM

Sue Scott: Island of Discarded Women  Join former Prairie Home Companion actress, Sue Scott, as she performs a segment of her new podcast, The Island of Discarded Women with a live on stage interview of famed arctic explorer, Ann Bancroft. This clever and witty podcast tackles real-world issues through humor, songs and moving personal stories.

7:00-10:00 PM SEPARATE TICKET REQUIRED

Chastity Brown w/ Jearlyn Steele, 2 Sugars, & Khadijah Cooper  Follow up a day at Rock What You Got with a powerful evening of female performers at RWYG LIVE! Let’s celebrate all women, just as we are today! Must-see performances by renowned musicians Chastity Brown and Jearlyn Steele, theater and comedy by 2 Sugars Show writers and actors Carolyn Pool and Shanan Custer, plus much more!

10:30-11:25 AM

Zumba® with Cindy Sorini Reistad  Celebrate your body just the way it is in Cindy’s Zumba class. Bring some comfy clothes and gear up for a boost of energy with this full-body workout that feels like a party! Cindy blends cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, and flexibility for a serious dose of awesome in each class.

11:50-12:35 PM

Amy Thielen  Feed your soul and your stomach with Food Network host, Amy Thielen’s rustic and extravagant live cooking demonstration. Then, grab a signed copy of her new memoir, Give a Girl a Knife and follow along with her culinary journey that led her to embrace her Midwestern heritage.

12:45-1:15 PM

VOLUNTEERING 101 Ruff Start Rescue takes the stage to talk all things volunteering with Shelby! Interested in getting into volunteering? Learn how to go about finding an organization that’s right for you. With so many amazing causes in need of your time, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Stop by to learn the ins and outs of volunteering in your area!

1:30-2:15 PM

Your Style Panel with Juut (Woody Thies and others)  Be ahead of the curve on all the hottest beauty trends of 2019 with this ultimate style panel of Juut hair and makeup experts!  Get a complimentary style consultation and enter for your chance to win a professional makeover or luxury beauty gift basket.

2:30-3:15 PM

Amy Thielen  Feed your soul and your stomach with Food Network host, Amy Thielen’s rustic and extravagant live cooking demonstration. Then, grab a signed copy of her new memoir, Give a Girl a Knife and follow along with her culinary journey that led her to embrace her Midwestern heritage.

3:30-4:15 PM

Cocktails with Heather Manley Local owner and founder of Crooked Water Spirits, Heather Manley creates an exclusive Rock What You Got signature cocktail from her collection of craft liqueurs. Each delicious cocktail crafted by her team of mixologists adheres to three fundamental traits: Quality, Innovation and the Experience. Cheers!

10:45-11:30 AM

Create Space Demo  This Do-it-Yourself home decor workshop provides you with all the materials and instructions you will need to create and take home your very own custom piece of home decor!

11:45-12:30 PM

Jane Whitlock & Anne Murphy End of Life Doula  Enter this informal space to talk, share, and learn about end-of-life support and guidance from professionals, Jane Whitlock, and Anne Murphy. Know the important environmental, emotional, and economic benefits available to you and your loved ones.

1:00-1:45 PM

Lowe’s  The nation’s second largest home improvement retailer demonstrates the best home improvement and repair practices for 2019! Get a head start on transforming your space this year with free consultations from on-site experts.

2:00-3:00 PM

Nia Sampler w/Beth Giles  Nia is a unique fitness technique that combines dance, martial arts and healing arts. Full-time Nia instructor, Beth will guide you through this joyful practice that will rebalance your physical body, mind, and spirit.

3:15-4:00 PM

LIVE LOCKS OF LOVE DONATION with Hair Club master stylist Alex Farina! Are you willing to donate your hair live on stage to help a great cause? If you answered yes, you will be treated to an instant hair makeover with one of of the top stylists this country has to offer! Do not miss this fun, interactive, and feel-good presentation thanks to Hair Club.

4:15-4:45 PM

Yoga  Take a deep breath and a moment to Zen out in this slow and mindful Yoga class. Wear a set of comfy clothes and release any of that remaining holiday tension with this physically, mentally, and spiritually regenerative practice.

Adoption Time 1:00pm-3:00pm

Pet Adoption with Ruff Start Rescue IN MAIN EXHIBIT AREA  Stop by to pet a pup or find your newest family member! Ruff Start Rescue is a foster home-based Non-Profit 501c3, No-Kill dog and cat rescue based in Central Minnesota that focuses on placing stray, neglected, and abandoned animals in loving homes. Make sure to catch their presentation on how you can get involved in volunteering to help the abandoned animals of Minnesota

MISS BALA Photo Booth & Giveaways!

Stop by the cocktail lounge on Friday from 4pm-9pm to snap some take home pics in the MISS BALA photo booth and you might just win tickets to the advance screening or some awesome swag! MISS BALA hits theaters February 1st.

 

Tickets are on sale now!