In 1987, Chris Wright started the Minnesota Tea Party and in 1999 he started the Global Marijuana March Minneapolis in conjunction with 400 cities worldwide.  The MN Tea Party and Hempfest is normally held on the second Saturday after Labor Day at the capitol in St. Paul.  The Global Marijuana March Minneapolis is always held on the first Saturday in May at Washburn Fair-Oaks Park, Minneapolis.

Chris Wright is holding organizing meetings at the Eagles Nest every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month between 4PM-6PM in the pool Room – Fraternal Order of Eagles, 2507 E. 25th Street, Minneapolis, MN

Speaking engagements / community forums:

Date Event Time Location (click link for map & directions)

Minnesota Tea Party & Hempfest

1:00pm - 4:00pm Capitol, St. Paul
09-20-2010 Minnesota Public Radio 91.1FM 11:00am - 12:00pm 480 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN
09-30-2010 Minnesota State College - Fergus Falls 7:00pm Legacy Hall, 1414 College Way, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
10-14-2010 Glencoe Area Chamber of Commerce 6:30pm - 7:30pm 1107 11th St E, Glencoe, MN 55336