News and Notes

Visit Fan HQ at TwinsFest! Exclusives and Special Offers Below


  • Friday, January 24 through Saturday, January 25

Fan HQ is participating in TwinsFest! Visit us in the collectibles area – inside the Champions Club (lower level). Stop by and check out our assortment of new, exclusive and specially priced items including:


  • – 8×10 and 16×20 Unsigned photos
  • – Project pieces to complete (Bomba Squad & Raindrops Signed 16x20s)
  • – Major League and Specialty Baseballs (87/91World Series, Mauer Day, All-Star, Hall of Fame, Gold Glove and more!)
  • – Player game model and Big Stick bats
  • – Game/BP Used Baseballs ($10) and Leather Baseballs ($5)
  • – Sharpies (blue, silver, black), Decocolor & Molotow Paint Pens

NEW! Purchase a prepaid card in advance, redeem at our TwinsFest booth and get photos and baseballs at big savings! – CLICK HERE FOR PREPAID INFO


  • – Choose from Pro Style Jerseys signed by your favorite Minnesota players.
  • More than 50 to choose from! (Diggs, Rudolph, Molitor, Blyleven, Modano, Ciccarelli and many, many more).


  • – Select signed baseballs – $15 each or 2 for $25
  • – Select signed 8×10 photos – $10 each or 3 for $25 – 100’s to choose from!


An Evening with TOMMY THAYER – Sunday, February 23 – 6:00pm

Spend an Evening with KISS lead guitarist TOMMY THAYER!  Presented by Fan HQOuttakes Bar & and Capitol Guitars!

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
Outtakes Bar and Grill – New Hope (Map)

Doors at 5:00pm
Q and A from 6:00-7:00pm
Meet and greet starting about 7:00pm

Tommy will participate in a Q and A session for fans hosted by Tommy Sommers from Three Sides of the Coin.  A number of fan questions will help drive the conversation.  The evening will end with an autograph/photo session for VIP ticket holders.

Tickets start at only $14.99 each in advance ($20 day of the event).  A limited number of VIP Meet and Greet tickets are also available and include an autograph on the item of your choice* (item not included) and a posed photo with Tommy by our event photographer.
***Note – Tommy will not sign any guitars or guitar parts except for his signature model Epiphone guitar, which he will sign for a $100 guitar autograph upgrade (guitar not included.)***

Tommy will have a merch table at the event and will sign those items in addition to the one autograph included with the VIP tickets during the meet and greet.  Tommy’s personally signed merch will also be available for purchase for general admission ticket holders (items will be signed by Tommy in advance).

Order tickets by visiting our new online store or by using the links below:


An Evening with THOMAS IAN NICHOLAS – Saturday, February 15 – 7 PM

Spend an Evening with “Rookie of the Year” and “American Pie” star and musician THOMAS IAN NICHOLAS!  Presented by Fan HQ and Outtakes Bar & Grill.

Thomas is best known for his roles as Henry Rowengartner in “Rookie of the Year” and as Kevin in the “American Pie” film series. His passion for the last two decades, however, has been writing, recording, and performing original music.

Thomas will play a 30 minute acoustic set, followed by a meet-and-greet for ticket holders.

Saturday, February 15th, 2020
Outtakes Bar and Grill – New Hope (Map)

  • 6:00pm – Doors Open (Food and Drink Service)
  • 7:00pm – Live music by Rebel Queens
  • 7:30pm – Thomas Nicholas Acoustic Set
  • 8:00pm (approx) – Thomas Nicholas Meet & Greet (for M&G ticket holders)
  • Order Tickets Using the Links Below (tickets available exclusively online using the links below)

Chalk Talk with Ryan Saunders – Hosted by Marney Gellner – January 28

Join Timberwolves head coach RYAN SAUNDERS for an evening of basketball talk, analysis, and ink – hosted by Fox Sports North’s MARNEY GELLNER.

New Hope Cinema Grill
Tuesday, January 28
7:00-8:30 p.m. – Program with Ryan Saunders and VIP Meet and Greet*
(Meet and Greet approximately 7:45-8:30pm)
*VIP tickets required for Meet & Greet

Ryan will discuss basketball strategy and game-planning, and share experiences from his own career.

Marney will guide the fan-driven Q and A session (tweet your questions in advance with #AskRyan).

A limited number of reserved premium seat tickets are available for purchase, and include an opportunity to meet Ryan and grab an autograph and posed photo with him.

Ryan is donating his appearance fee the the Timberwolves Tickets For Kids Program, which distributes free tickets throughout the upper Midwest, allowing kids to experience an NBA game.

General Admission tickets to this event are FREE and available on a first-come basis at Fan HQ stores in Ridgedale and Eden Prairie Centers (limit 2 per person). Tickets may be available at the door on the day of the event, but advance tickets guarantee admission. Cash donations to the Wolves Tickets For Kids Program will gladly be accepted at ticket pick-up and/or during the event.


Purchase a SotaStick “Better Call Mama” t-shirt and Chalk Talk with Ryan Saunders VIP ticket and save $10! – $59.99 each – CLICK HERE to Order!

SUPER VIP TICKETS – $69 each – Only 8 Available!:

  • “Courtside” (Front Row) Center Reserved Seating for Q and A
  • First group through the Meet and Greet
  • One autograph from Ryan Saunders on the item of your choice (item not provided)
  • Posed photo with Ryan Saunders (your phone/camera)
  • One question per Super VIP table asked during the Q and A
    CLICK HERE to Order

VIP TICKETS – $39 each:

  • Reserved Seating Area for Q and A
  • One autograph from Ryan Saunders on the item of your choice (item not provided)
  • Posed photo with Ryan Saunders (your phone/camera)
    CLICK HERE to Order


  • Advance FREE general admission tickets available exclusively in-person at Fan HQ stores in Ridgedale and Eden Prairie Centers
  • Guaranteed admission to event.
  • Does not include meet and greet or autograph/posed photo opportunity.


  • Guaranteed admission to event.
  • Does not include meet and greet or autograph/posed photo opportunity.
    CLICK HERE to Order

For more information contact Fan HQ at 952-545-6460

Please adjust the ticket quantity in the cart to the desired quantity and check out in one transaction.
No tickets will be mailed – Guests will check in at Will Call the evening of the event with a copy of their Paypal receipt OR a photo ID matching the name on the order.
All ticket sales are final – no refunds or credits issued.
For more information about An Evening with Ryan Saunders please call Fan HQ at 952-545-6460.