With the Democrats already cavorting in beautiful Denver, it's not too early to look ahead to the upcoming McCain Fest in Minnesota. Along with the serious business of nominating a presidential ticket, there'll be plenty of entertainment possibilities. We just checked out the party and event list compiled by The Hill in Washington, D.C., and there are highlights galore. First up is "A Very Minnesota Celebration'' beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Not sure what that means, but a 9 a.m. start time certainly sounds right for a very Minnesota party. If that's too much excitement, consider the "American Demographics'' forum at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Science Museum. Then there's the "Rebuilding New Orleans Brunch'' at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Hotel Minneapolis. (It's not clear if it's a kickoff event for the rebuilding effort.) And what convention would be complete without the Beach Boys? You can catch them at 7:30 p.m. Monday at International Market Square in Minneapolis. The Hill's list of events follows...
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