Get ready for the Vikings’ first home game with some serious — and not-so-serious — football talk.

Join former Vikings Pro Bowl linebacker and current Youth Football Manager E.J. Henderson, beat writer Matt Vensel, Star Tribune columnist Jim Souhan and digital sports editor Michael Rand for a round of conversation and predictions in advance of the Sept. 20 home opener.

Join the conversation online: Livestream begins at noon. Tweet your questions with the hashtag #StribHQ.

Join the live event: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. today. Discussion begins at noon. There will be plenty of time for questions from readers and fans. 

Also, Natedogs will be on site, selling hot dogs to hungry football fans.

Where: #StribHQ, 650 3rd Av. S., Mpls. In the public atrium connecting the Star Tribune Building and Capella Tower.

Price: Free